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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
Rank 583 559 503
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -56
Contract jobs citing EMV 7 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.019% 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.045% 0.058% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 14
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£400 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £422
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.22%
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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15514 15484 14208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.02% 32.15% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9731 9758 8574
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £234 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 614 617
Average hourly rate £18.24 £21.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -7.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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
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 29 May 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
South East -4 4 £400 +77.77% 2
London +3 2 - - 7
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
EMV
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EMV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 13 (36.11%) ATM
2 11 (30.56%) C++
3 10 (27.78%) Java
3 10 (27.78%) ISO 8583
4 8 (22.22%) Chip and PIN
4 8 (22.22%) Chip Card
5 7 (19.44%) Finance
5 7 (19.44%) NFC
5 7 (19.44%) VeriFone
6 6 (16.67%) WorldPay
6 6 (16.67%) APACS
6 6 (16.67%) Smartcard
6 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (16.67%) J2EE
6 6 (16.67%) HTML
7 5 (13.89%) C#
7 5 (13.89%) EFT
7 5 (13.89%) EPoS
7 5 (13.89%) BASE24
8 4 (11.11%) Banking
8 4 (11.11%) Wincor Nixdorf
8 4 (11.11%) Sage
8 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.11%) Sage Pay
8 4 (11.11%) Elavon
8 4 (11.11%) Ingenico
8 4 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (11.11%) VocaLink
8 4 (11.11%) TSYS
9 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development

EMV
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (5.56%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) BASE24
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) ATM
2 7 (19.44%) NFC
3 1 (2.78%) SMS
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) EMV Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) AWS Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Project Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Tester
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Platform Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.78%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Security Officer
6 1 (2.78%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (2.78%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) J2EE
1 6 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Chip and PIN
1 8 (22.22%) Chip Card
2 6 (16.67%) APACS
2 6 (16.67%) Smartcard
3 5 (13.89%) EFT
3 5 (13.89%) EPoS
4 4 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (5.56%) Device Driver
5 2 (5.56%) Tandem
5 2 (5.56%) EFTPOS
6 1 (2.78%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.78%) PMI
6 1 (2.78%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
1 2 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
3 2 (5.56%) Scrum
3 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
3 2 (5.56%) Kanban
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (5.56%) Android Development
4 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.78%) SDLC
4 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
4 1 (2.78%) Project Management
4 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.78%) Test Management
4 1 (2.78%) Release Management
4 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.78%) Information Security
4 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) C++
2 10 (27.78%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.89%) C#
5 3 (8.33%) C
6 2 (5.56%) SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) CISA
2 1 (2.78%) CISM
2 1 (2.78%) CISSP
2 1 (2.78%) PMP
2 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) ISO 8583
2 3 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) VeriFone
2 6 (16.67%) WorldPay
3 4 (11.11%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 4 (11.11%) Sage
3 4 (11.11%) Elavon
3 4 (11.11%) Ingenico
3 4 (11.11%) VocaLink
3 4 (11.11%) TSYS
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) VMware