Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing PSD2 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.052% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £550 £575 £525
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% -
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 657 492 806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.40% 9.14% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 320 490
North West median daily rate £420 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -1.45% +8.71%
10th Percentile £220 £220 £210
90th Percentile £625 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £410
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 26
North West median hourly rate £34.99 £26.83 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.41% -28.45% +82.93%
10th Percentile £12.93 £10.60 £12.63
90th Percentile £76.28 £49.55 £85.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +4.65% -8.51% +9.05%

PSD2
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PSD2 within the North West region over the 6 months to 26 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 3 - -
PSD2
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PSD2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for PSD2.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) XML Messaging
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) CCA
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Private Banking
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Planview
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay

PSD2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Private Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) AML Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Lead
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Struts
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XML Messaging
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Allocation
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
1 1 (33.33%) IFRS
1 1 (33.33%) IFRS 9
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Planview