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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Commerce (mCommerce)
Rank 189 192 186
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 7 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 13
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £381 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £540 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.00%
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
4349 5125 4535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.80% 77.07% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3769 3440
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 56 88
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.63 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile Payment
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) MySQL
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Apache
4 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 2 (16.67%) HTTP
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (16.67%) Sun
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
4 2 (16.67%) Middleware
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Hudson

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (16.67%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
1 2 (16.67%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
1 2 (16.67%) Hudson
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) iOS Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior iOS Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Visual Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile Payment
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) iPhone
3 1 (8.33%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (16.67%) Release Management
2 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Change Control
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) Demand Management
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) RAD
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Squid
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Sun
1 2 (16.67%) VMware