The table below looks at the statistics for Mobile Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Commerce over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Commerce (mCommerce)
Rank 193 223 219
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -4
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 5 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.083% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £299 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4445 5527 5825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.44% 76.55% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3360 4080 4298
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 70 91
Average hourly rate £21.62 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Mobile Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Mobile Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Mobile Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Mobile Commerce Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Mobile Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 13 (81.25%) Mobile Payment
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
4 4 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) J2EE
5 3 (18.75%) Ant
5 3 (18.75%) JUnit
5 3 (18.75%) SOAP
5 3 (18.75%) Struts
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) JMS
5 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Spring
5 3 (18.75%) Maven
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 3 (18.75%) Marketing
5 3 (18.75%) Java EE
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 3 (18.75%) JPA
5 3 (18.75%) Android
5 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
5 3 (18.75%) Spring Web Flow
5 3 (18.75%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (18.75%) MVNO
5 3 (18.75%) Mobile App

Mobile Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) MVNO
2 2 (12.50%) NFC
2 2 (12.50%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Ant
1 3 (18.75%) JUnit
1 3 (18.75%) Maven
1 3 (18.75%) Apache Ivy
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (18.75%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Games
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Android Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Payments Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Product Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE
1 3 (18.75%) SOAP
1 3 (18.75%) Struts
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) JMS
1 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
1 3 (18.75%) Spring
1 3 (18.75%) Java EE
1 3 (18.75%) JPA
1 3 (18.75%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Android Development
4 2 (12.50%) Refactoring
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) BPR
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) RAD
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree