The first 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 16 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 terms in our Miscellaneous 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Payment
Rank 125 118 131
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 5 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 0.91% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate £450 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £330 £388
% change year-on-year
+32.57% -14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
592 439 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.23% 17.69% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 164 271
Average daily rate £375 £355 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% +2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 26
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.53 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Mobile Payment
South East

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
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 Payment within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 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.

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Mobile Payment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) MS Project
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) NFC
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) BPMN
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) APMP
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Demand Management
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning

Mobile Payment
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (28.57%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) NFC
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) UML
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) APMP
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft