The first table below looks at the demand for Mobile Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Commerce over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Commerce (mCommerce)
Rank 130 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.035% 0.082% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £313 £423 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £453 £400
% change year-on-year
-19.88% +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2045 1671 1976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 71.18% 68.18% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1058 673 757
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Mobile Commerce
South East

Mobile Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Commerce across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Mobile Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Mobile Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce across the Berkshire region.

Mobile Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Mobile Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Commerce within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £313 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Mobile Commerce
South East

Mobile Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Mobile Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mobile Commerce.

1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) DB2
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Kalido
4 1 (12.50%) Billing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Endeca
4 1 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) Coremetrics
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) Korn
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management

Mobile Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Mobile Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mobile Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) DB2
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Star Schema
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) JBehave
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Report Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Development DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
1 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
1 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Scalability Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) nmon
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Kalido
2 1 (12.50%) Endeca
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Coremetrics
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle