Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for PSD2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PSD2 over the 6 months to 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

EU Revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 192 -
Contract jobs citing PSD2 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.16% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
North West median daily rate - £600 -
England median daily rate £550 £575 £500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

PSD2 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 636 532 747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.34% 9.38% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 343 438
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £213 £225 £214
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 20 24
North West median hourly rate £28.00 £15.25 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.61% -57.34% +69.67%
10th Percentile £12.09 £8.77 £12.19
90th Percentile £67.50 £40.50 £85.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +31.58% -15.56% +4.65%