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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Payment over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Payment
Rank 204 177 212
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +35
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 2 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.092% 0.79% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 9
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£575 £438 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% +12.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £402 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £505 £389
% change year-on-year
-15.84% +29.90%
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 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
2172 2154 2715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.58% 37.38% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1727 1558 1983
Average daily rate £475 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 71
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £36.50 £47.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

Mobile Payment
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Payment across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Payment across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Mobile Payment Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Mobile Payment 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 Payment.

1 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) User Experience
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQLite
4 3 (23.08%) Usability Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Android
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
4 3 (23.08%) Android Development
5 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
5 2 (15.38%) SWIFT
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) GSM
6 1 (7.69%) Internet
6 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.69%) UNIX
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) HTML
6 1 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.69%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Mobile Payment 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 Payment. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) GSM
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQLite
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Android Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Product Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Product Manager
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Strategy Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) User Experience
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (15.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Android
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) Usability Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Android Development
3 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) Database Security
4 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle