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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Payment
Rank 149 172 187
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +15
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 4 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.81% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 12
Average daily rate £338 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £378 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £708 £475 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.84% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.50 -
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
1265 1981 2332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.21% 38.53% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 1553 1689
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 36
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £21.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -15.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) Calabash
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Appium
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Zephyr
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) JBehave
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Appium
1 3 (60.00%) Calabash
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (60.00%) JBehave
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Zephyr
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) EMV
4 1 (20.00%) Online Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) HP