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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Commerce (mCommerce)
Rank 197 225 209
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -16
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 7 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.041% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.054% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 14
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £447
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £470 £873
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £431
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -7.24%
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
4540 5600 5633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.42% 76.68% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3479 4134 4192
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 91
Average hourly rate £15.75 £20.93 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.73% -39.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Commerce across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Mobile Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 (68.42%) Mobile Payment
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Banking
4 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
4 5 (26.32%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) UML
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) Android
5 4 (21.05%) User Experience
6 3 (15.79%) Android Development
6 3 (15.79%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (15.79%) MVNO
6 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) JPA
6 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
6 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
6 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
6 3 (15.79%) Spring Web Flow
6 3 (15.79%) Spring
6 3 (15.79%) Maven
6 3 (15.79%) Marketing
6 3 (15.79%) Java EE
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
6 3 (15.79%) MVC
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) JMS
6 3 (15.79%) SOAP
6 3 (15.79%) Struts

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 (5.26%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) MVNO
2 2 (10.53%) Bluetooth
2 2 (10.53%) NFC
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Ant
1 3 (15.79%) JUnit
1 3 (15.79%) Maven
1 3 (15.79%) Apache Ivy
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.79%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Android Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) iOS Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior iOS Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Payments Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Product Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Chief Technology Officer
5 1 (5.26%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (5.26%) J2EE Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) J2EE
1 3 (15.79%) SOAP
1 3 (15.79%) Struts
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
1 3 (15.79%) JMS
1 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
1 3 (15.79%) Spring
1 3 (15.79%) Java EE
1 3 (15.79%) Spring Web Flow
1 3 (15.79%) JPA
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) Android SDK
3 1 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (21.05%) User Experience
3 3 (15.79%) Mathematics
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) iPhone
4 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Android
2 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Scrum
2 4 (21.05%) UML
3 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Android Development
4 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
4 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) OOD
5 1 (5.26%) BPR
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree