The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Payment in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Payment over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Payment
Rank 164 192 201
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +9
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 2 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.43% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 9
Median daily rate - £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £459 £425
% change year-on-year
+19.82% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Mobile Payment
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1300 2087 2435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.22% 37.27% 38.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1057 1601 1819
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.73 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £65.55 £45.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

Mobile Payment
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Mobile Payment as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mobile Payment Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Mobile Payment
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 Payment across the City of London region.

Mobile Payment Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Payment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Mobile Payment.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) Calabash
2 3 (50.00%) Appium
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) JBehave
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Zephyr
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Capybara
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) Appium
2 3 (50.00%) Calabash
2 3 (50.00%) JBehave
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (16.67%) Capybara
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Test Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Head of Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) EMV
4 1 (16.67%) Fintech
4 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle