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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Payment
Rank 184 190 202
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 8 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.49% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +28.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £418 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £613 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £459 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.20% +11.11%
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
1917 2252 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.33% 37.67% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 1736 1782
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 54
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.30 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Finance
3 10 (40.00%) User Experience
4 9 (36.00%) Web Services
4 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (36.00%) Banking
5 7 (28.00%) Android
5 7 (28.00%) Android Development
6 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
6 6 (24.00%) SQLite
6 6 (24.00%) Usability Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
7 5 (20.00%) iOS Development
8 4 (16.00%) Mobile Development
8 4 (16.00%) Selenium
8 4 (16.00%) Project Management
8 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.00%) Linux
8 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle
9 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
9 3 (12.00%) Solaris
9 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
9 3 (12.00%) Line Management
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (8.00%) Open Source
10 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (4.00%) GSM
1 1 (4.00%) NFC
1 1 (4.00%) MVNO
1 1 (4.00%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQLite
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Selenium
2 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.00%) Xcode
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Appium
3 1 (4.00%) CocoaPods
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Android Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Product Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Product Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Strategy Manager
6 1 (4.00%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) Cocoa
3 1 (4.00%) iOS SDK
3 1 (4.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) User Experience
2 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) Open Source
3 2 (8.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Android
2 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Solaris
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (28.00%) Android Development
4 6 (24.00%) Usability Testing
5 5 (20.00%) iOS Development
6 4 (16.00%) Mobile Development
6 4 (16.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.00%) Line Management
8 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.00%) TDD
8 2 (8.00%) Mobile Commerce
9 1 (4.00%) SOA
9 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle