The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EMV in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EMV over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
Rank 564 552 517
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -35
Contract jobs citing EMV 25 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.015% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.047% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 12
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£365 £450 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +56.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £570 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 - -
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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
15460 14991 13695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.65% 31.74% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10102 9480 8215
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 629 778
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

EMV
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

EMV Jobs Demand Trend in England

EMV
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

EMV Daily Rate Trend in England

EMV
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EMV across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

EMV Daily Rate Histogram in England

EMV
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

EMV Hourly Rate Trend in England

EMV
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 EMV within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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 +19 8 £400 -23.80% 2
South East -18 4 £450 -
East of England - 3 £365 -
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -
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EMV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing EMV 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 EMV.

1 14 (31.11%) Java
2 13 (28.89%) Smartcard
2 13 (28.89%) ISO 8583
3 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.22%) QA
5 9 (20.00%) Selenium
5 9 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 9 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 9 (20.00%) C++
5 9 (20.00%) SQL
5 9 (20.00%) VeriFone
6 8 (17.78%) JBoss
6 8 (17.78%) Spring
7 7 (15.56%) APACS
8 6 (13.33%) Finance
8 6 (13.33%) Android
8 6 (13.33%) NFC
8 6 (13.33%) Chip and PIN
9 5 (11.11%) EPoS
9 5 (11.11%) Linux
10 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
10 4 (8.89%) EFT
10 4 (8.89%) ATM
10 4 (8.89%) Project Management
10 4 (8.89%) Retail
11 3 (6.67%) Tandem
11 3 (6.67%) Scrum
11 3 (6.67%) BASE24
11 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (6.67%) Performance Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing EMV 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 EMV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.78%) JBoss
2 3 (6.67%) SAS
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) BASE24
2 1 (2.22%) Retail-J
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) NFC
2 4 (8.89%) ATM
3 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.22%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Base SAS
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.44%) Moq
3 2 (4.44%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.22%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.22%) GitLab
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Tester
3 9 (20.00%) QA Tester
4 7 (15.56%) Technical Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) QA Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Technical Tester
4 7 (15.56%) Software Tester
4 7 (15.56%) Hardware Tester
5 6 (13.33%) Applications Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) Spring
2 3 (6.67%) HTML
3 2 (4.44%) AutoMapper
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.44%) Dapper ORM
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (4.44%) REST
3 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) J2EE
3 2 (4.44%) ADO.NET
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.44%) CSS
3 2 (4.44%) SOAP
3 2 (4.44%) Web Services
3 2 (4.44%) XML
3 2 (4.44%) XSL
3 2 (4.44%) XSLT
3 2 (4.44%) NHibernate
3 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Smartcard
2 7 (15.56%) APACS
3 6 (13.33%) Chip and PIN
4 5 (11.11%) EPoS
5 4 (8.89%) EFT
6 3 (6.67%) Tandem
6 3 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (4.44%) EFTPOS
8 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
8 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
8 1 (2.22%) PKI
8 1 (2.22%) DTV
8 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
8 1 (2.22%) Open Source
8 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Android
2 5 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) UNIX
4 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.44%) Windows
5 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 9 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (8.89%) Project Management
4 3 (6.67%) Scrum
4 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (6.67%) System Testing
4 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (4.44%) Android Development
5 2 (4.44%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (4.44%) BDD
5 2 (4.44%) OOP
5 2 (4.44%) OO
5 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.44%) Code Coverage
5 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) Java
2 9 (20.00%) C++
2 9 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.67%) C#
5 2 (4.44%) C
5 2 (4.44%) VBScript
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) MBA
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) CISA
1 1 (2.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) ISO 8583
2 10 (22.22%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) VeriFone
2 3 (6.67%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Sage
2 3 (6.67%) VocaLink
2 3 (6.67%) TSYS
3 1 (2.22%) CA
3 1 (2.22%) SAP