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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Commerce (mCommerce)
Rank 189 193 201
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 2 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 10
Average daily rate
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£525 £425 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +15.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £480 £520
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -7.69%
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
4179 4583 5057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.37% 76.97% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3298 3467 3817
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 82
Average hourly rate £24.62 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) MVNO
5 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
5 1 (16.67%) Android Development
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Appium
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) Hudson
5 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) MVNO
2 1 (16.67%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (16.67%) NFC
2 1 (16.67%) Bluetooth
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Appium
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
1 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Product Owner
1 1 (16.67%) Lead Android Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Implementation Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Product Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
1 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) OAuth
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) APACS
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Squid
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Sun
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle