Period
to 19 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smartcard over the 6 months to 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Smart Card
England > North West
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 221 232
Contract jobs citing Smartcard 0 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.12% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.38% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
North West median daily rate - £650 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +182.61% +2.22%
England median daily rate £350 £375 £240
% change year-on-year -6.67% +56.25% -12.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £11.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.03 £41.50
% change year-on-year +2.93% -61.39% +144.12%

Smartcard is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1685 2352 2321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 30.04% 32.48% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1054 1456 1373
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £228
90th Percentile £559 £561 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 93 119
North West median hourly rate £21.89 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.81% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.30 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £47.39 £42.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.60
% change year-on-year - +7.54% +0.45%

Smartcard
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Smartcard as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Smartcard in the North West

Smartcard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Smartcard in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Smartcard in the North West

Smartcard
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartcard in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Smartcard in the North West