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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
Rank 567 540 495
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -45
Contract jobs citing EFT 9 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.042% 0.055%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.060% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 7
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£340 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.57% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £331 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £474 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +27.27%
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
15045 15213 13035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.68% 31.85% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9293 9502 8032
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 £255 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 590 610 673
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -18.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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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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
London +3 6 £320 -24.70%
East of England +9 1 - -
South East -24 1 - -
North West - 1 £365 -
West Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
EFT
UK

EFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) EPoS
2 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
3 6 (20.69%) ISO 8583
3 6 (20.69%) Ubuntu
3 6 (20.69%) Use Case
3 6 (20.69%) vSphere
3 6 (20.69%) Analytics
3 6 (20.69%) OpenStack
4 5 (17.24%) DevOps
4 5 (17.24%) Firewall
4 5 (17.24%) EMV
4 5 (17.24%) FTP
4 5 (17.24%) VPN
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) ActionScript
5 4 (13.79%) Oracle
5 4 (13.79%) SAP
5 4 (13.79%) HTTP
5 4 (13.79%) HTTPS
5 4 (13.79%) ATM
5 4 (13.79%) Chip and PIN
5 4 (13.79%) EFTPOS
5 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
5 4 (13.79%) APACS
5 4 (13.79%) ActionScript 2.0
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.79%) SAP FSCM
5 4 (13.79%) Cash Management

EFT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (20.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Bankmaster
1 4 (13.79%) SAP FSCM
2 3 (10.34%) SAP FI
2 3 (10.34%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (10.34%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) FTP
1 5 (17.24%) VPN
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) SSH
2 4 (13.79%) ATM
2 4 (13.79%) HTTPS
2 4 (13.79%) HTTP
3 2 (6.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) DataStage
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Applications Support
4 3 (10.34%) Tester
4 3 (10.34%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Sales Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Sales Director
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) SAP CO Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) EPoS
2 5 (17.24%) EMV
3 4 (13.79%) Chip and PIN
3 4 (13.79%) EFTPOS
3 4 (13.79%) APACS
4 3 (10.34%) Smartcard
5 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
5 1 (3.45%) Open Source
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Ubuntu
2 3 (10.34%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
3 6 (20.69%) Use Case
3 6 (20.69%) Analytics
4 5 (17.24%) DevOps
5 4 (13.79%) Cash Management
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Supply Chain Management
6 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
6 3 (10.34%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.90%) People Management
7 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.45%) Time Management
8 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) ActionScript
2 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.79%) ActionScript 2.0
3 3 (10.34%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) VB
4 2 (6.90%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) Korn
5 1 (3.45%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) ISO 8583
2 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
1 4 (13.79%) SAP
2 3 (10.34%) Sage
2 3 (10.34%) IBM
2 3 (10.34%) VocaLink
2 3 (10.34%) TSYS
2 3 (10.34%) VeriFone
2 3 (10.34%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 1 (3.45%) NetSuite
3 1 (3.45%) Twitter
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Epicor
3 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Cognos