The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Payment 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 Payment over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Payment
Rank 120 128 138
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% 0.078% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.37% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£625 - £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
535 538 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.86% 20.97% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 269 248
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 22
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -49.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.83 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -39.00%

Mobile Payment
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Mobile Payment Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Mobile Payment
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Mobile Payment Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Mobile Payment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Mobile Payment 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 Payment.

1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) MS Project
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) PMI
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) EPoS
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) APMP
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management

Mobile Payment
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Mobile Payment 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 Payment. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
1 1 (20.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) APMP
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft