The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Commerce (mCommerce)
Rank 183 207 223
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +16
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 9 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.18% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.24% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £505 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4343 5387 5824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.37% 76.00% 74.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3231 4024 4330
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 92 87
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.90 £16.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Mobile Commerce
London

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 15 (68.18%) Mobile Payment
2 12 (54.55%) Finance
3 10 (45.45%) Banking
4 9 (40.91%) Scrum
4 9 (40.91%) Java
4 9 (40.91%) J2EE
4 9 (40.91%) Web Services
5 8 (36.36%) UML
5 8 (36.36%) JMS
5 8 (36.36%) Ant
5 8 (36.36%) JUnit
5 8 (36.36%) SOAP
5 8 (36.36%) Struts
5 8 (36.36%) MVC
5 8 (36.36%) Java EE
5 8 (36.36%) Degree
5 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
5 8 (36.36%) Spring
5 8 (36.36%) Maven
5 8 (36.36%) JPA
5 8 (36.36%) Apache Ivy
5 8 (36.36%) Mathematics
5 8 (36.36%) Spring Web Flow
5 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
7 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (18.18%) Android
7 4 (18.18%) Refactoring
8 3 (13.64%) MVNO
8 3 (13.64%) Android Development

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) MVNO
2 2 (9.09%) Bluetooth
2 2 (9.09%) NFC
3 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (4.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Ant
1 8 (36.36%) JUnit
1 8 (36.36%) Maven
1 8 (36.36%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.55%) SilkPerformer
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Banking
3 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Games
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Team Leader
2 4 (18.18%) Development Team Leader
2 4 (18.18%) Java Team Leader
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Android Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Lead Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Product Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Automated Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Payments Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) J2EE
1 9 (40.91%) Web Services
2 8 (36.36%) JMS
2 8 (36.36%) SOAP
2 8 (36.36%) Struts
2 8 (36.36%) Java EE
2 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
2 8 (36.36%) Spring
2 8 (36.36%) JPA
2 8 (36.36%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (4.55%) Android SDK
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Mobile Payment
2 8 (36.36%) Mathematics
3 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.55%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Scrum
2 8 (36.36%) UML
2 8 (36.36%) MVC
2 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Refactoring
4 3 (13.64%) Android Development
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Product Management
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) BPR
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) OOD
6 1 (4.55%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle