The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EFT in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EFT over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
Rank 586 576 557
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs citing EFT 26 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.012% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.036% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 6
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£425 £526 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.12% +84.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £468 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £565 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £538 £285
% change year-on-year
-19.14% +88.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
EFT
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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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17426 16598 16008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.31% 32.96% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11144 10089 9876
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 670 690 652
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

EFT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EFT across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

EFT Jobs Demand Trend in England

EFT
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EFT across the England region.

EFT Daily Rate Trend in England

EFT
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EFT across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

EFT Daily Rate Histogram in England

EFT
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EFT across the England region.

EFT Hourly Rate Trend in England

EFT
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EFT within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 10 £400 - 1
London +9 8 £400 -15.78% 2
North West - 6 £445 -
Yorkshire - 1 £475 -
South East - 1 - -
EFT
UK

EFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing EFT 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 EFT.

1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 15 (50.00%) Banking
3 13 (43.33%) QA
4 11 (36.67%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (33.33%) Cash Management
5 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 10 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
5 10 (33.33%) HP
6 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
7 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (20.00%) UNIX
8 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 5 (16.67%) EPoS
8 5 (16.67%) IBM
8 5 (16.67%) Firewall
8 5 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Coaching
9 4 (13.33%) SWIFT
9 4 (13.33%) VMware
9 4 (13.33%) ISO 8583
9 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
9 4 (13.33%) DataStage
9 4 (13.33%) EFTPOS
9 4 (13.33%) CRM
9 4 (13.33%) XML
9 4 (13.33%) ETL

EFT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing EFT 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 EFT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.00%) CICS
3 1 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) ATM
2 4 (13.33%) FTP
2 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.00%) SNA
3 3 (10.00%) SSL
3 3 (10.00%) SAN
3 3 (10.00%) SMS
3 3 (10.00%) SMTP
3 3 (10.00%) NAS
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.67%) HTTP
5 1 (3.33%) DMZ
5 1 (3.33%) Internet
5 1 (3.33%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) DataStage
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) DB2
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.33%) Calabash
2 1 (3.33%) eggPlant
2 1 (3.33%) Appium
2 1 (3.33%) JMeter
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 15 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) QA Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) QA Leader
5 4 (13.33%) Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Lead Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) QA Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Designer
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) XML
2 3 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
3 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) EPoS
2 4 (13.33%) EFTPOS
2 4 (13.33%) SWIFT
3 3 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (10.00%) Smart Meter
3 3 (10.00%) Smartcard
3 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (10.00%) APACS
3 3 (10.00%) EMV
3 3 (10.00%) Chip and PIN
3 3 (10.00%) VSAM
3 3 (10.00%) PKI
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Video on Demand
5 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.33%) IPTV
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) UNIX
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) AIX
3 3 (10.00%) Solaris
3 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) zOS
4 1 (3.33%) SUSE
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 10 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 10 (33.33%) Cash Management
2 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
3 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Coaching
5 4 (13.33%) CRM
5 4 (13.33%) ETL
6 3 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.67%) Project Management
8 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Open Source
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) Korn
3 1 (3.33%) C-shell
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
1 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) QA
2 4 (13.33%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (10.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 3 (10.00%) RACF
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (10.00%) zSecure
2 3 (10.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
1 10 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (16.67%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) CA
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) F5
5 2 (6.67%) VocaLink
5 2 (6.67%) TSYS
5 2 (6.67%) VeriFone
5 2 (6.67%) WorldPay
5 2 (6.67%) Elavon
5 2 (6.67%) Ingenico
5 2 (6.67%) SunGard
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 2 (6.67%) Sage
5 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec