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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Payment
Rank 180 205 221
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +16
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 18 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.33% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.89% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 2
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£525 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £359 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £506 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £443
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
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
2013 2702 2985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.62% 37.42% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1475 2008 2190
Average daily rate £470 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 54 65
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £36.25 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014, 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 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 16 (50.00%) Banking
3 13 (40.63%) Mobile Commerce
4 10 (31.25%) Scrum
5 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.00%) User Stories
6 7 (21.88%) Mobile Banking
6 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
7 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.50%) Marketing
8 4 (12.50%) Android
8 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
8 4 (12.50%) Android Development
8 4 (12.50%) User Experience
9 3 (9.38%) Apache Ivy
9 3 (9.38%) MVNO
9 3 (9.38%) Java EE
9 3 (9.38%) Degree
9 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
9 3 (9.38%) Spring Web Flow
9 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
9 3 (9.38%) JPA
9 3 (9.38%) MVC
9 3 (9.38%) JMS
9 3 (9.38%) Java
9 3 (9.38%) J2EE
9 3 (9.38%) Ant
9 3 (9.38%) JUnit
9 3 (9.38%) SOAP
9 3 (9.38%) Struts

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) MVNO
2 2 (6.25%) Bluetooth
2 2 (6.25%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.13%) OLTP
1 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Apache Ivy
1 3 (9.38%) Ant
1 3 (9.38%) JUnit
1 3 (9.38%) Maven
2 2 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 16 (50.00%) Banking
3 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (12.50%) Marketing
5 3 (9.38%) Retail
6 1 (3.13%) Electronics
6 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.13%) Games
6 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Business Analyst
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Payments Business Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Banking Business Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) iPhone Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Android Developer
5 2 (6.25%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Product Owner
6 1 (3.13%) User Experience Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Visual Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Java EE
1 3 (9.38%) Spring Web Flow
1 3 (9.38%) JPA
1 3 (9.38%) JMS
1 3 (9.38%) J2EE
1 3 (9.38%) SOAP
1 3 (9.38%) Struts
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
1 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
1 3 (9.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.50%) User Experience
3 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.25%) iPhone
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Mobile Commerce
2 10 (31.25%) Scrum
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) User Stories
4 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.50%) Android Development
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.38%) MVC
6 3 (9.38%) UML
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) E-Procurement
7 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.25%) OOP
7 2 (6.25%) Refactoring
7 2 (6.25%) Product Management
7 2 (6.25%) Cash Management
7 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.13%) Analytics
8 1 (3.13%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle
1 2 (6.25%) SAP
1 2 (6.25%) Apple