The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Payment in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Payment over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Payment
Rank 527 474 518
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +44
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 61 79 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.16% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.51% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 52 37
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £540 £557
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £34.75
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
16422 15385 15284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.01% 32.13% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10474 9830 9143
Average daily rate £418 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 676 637 740
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

Mobile Payment
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Mobile Payment Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mobile Payment
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Mobile Payment Daily Rate Trend in England

Mobile Payment
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Payment across the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Mobile Payment Daily Rate Histogram in England

Mobile Payment
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Mobile Payment Hourly Rate Trend in England

Mobile Payment
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 Mobile Payment within the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 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 0 57 £450 - 13
South West - 1 £400 -
East of England - - - - 3
North East - - - -
South East - - - - 3
Mobile Payment
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Mobile Payment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 56 (41.79%) Banking
2 51 (38.06%) Finance
3 38 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (21.64%) Android
5 26 (19.40%) Marketing
6 25 (18.66%) Apple iOS
6 25 (18.66%) User Experience
7 24 (17.91%) Retail
8 23 (17.16%) Oracle
9 22 (16.42%) Mobile Commerce
10 21 (15.67%) Mobile App
11 17 (12.69%) E-Commerce
12 16 (11.94%) Web Services
12 16 (11.94%) Telecoms
13 15 (11.19%) Scrum
14 14 (10.45%) Mobile Banking
15 13 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (8.96%) Java
16 12 (8.96%) User Stories
17 11 (8.21%) HTML
17 11 (8.21%) CSS
17 11 (8.21%) Linux
17 11 (8.21%) Ruby
18 10 (7.46%) Business Analysis
18 10 (7.46%) Social Media
18 10 (7.46%) Photoshop
18 10 (7.46%) Android Development
19 9 (6.72%) iOS Development
19 9 (6.72%) SQL
19 9 (6.72%) MVC

Mobile Payment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.48%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.75%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (0.75%) Apache
2 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (7.46%) Photoshop
2 9 (6.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.75%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 3 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.97%) NFC
2 3 (2.24%) MVNO
2 3 (2.24%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.49%) Internet
3 2 (1.49%) Wireless
3 2 (1.49%) iBeacon
4 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.97%) Oracle Database
2 7 (5.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (4.48%) OLTP
3 6 (4.48%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.73%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.49%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.75%) SQLite
6 1 (0.75%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (5.22%) JUnit
1 7 (5.22%) Maven
2 5 (3.73%) Selenium
2 5 (3.73%) SoapUI
2 5 (3.73%) Calabash
3 4 (2.99%) Xcode
4 3 (2.24%) Rational Rose
5 2 (1.49%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.49%) Subversion
5 2 (1.49%) Gradle
5 2 (1.49%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.75%) Ant
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 56 (41.79%) Banking
2 51 (38.06%) Finance
3 26 (19.40%) Marketing
4 24 (17.91%) Retail
5 16 (11.94%) Telecoms
6 8 (5.97%) Financial Institution
7 6 (4.48%) Retail Banking
8 5 (3.73%) Manufacturing
8 5 (3.73%) Advertising
9 4 (2.99%) Electronics
10 2 (1.49%) German Language
10 2 (1.49%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (24.63%) Analyst
2 27 (20.15%) Developer
3 26 (19.40%) Business Analyst
4 24 (17.91%) Project Manager
5 14 (10.45%) Payments Business Analyst
6 13 (9.70%) Designer
7 11 (8.21%) Architect
8 9 (6.72%) UI Designer
8 9 (6.72%) Banking Business Analyst
9 8 (5.97%) iOS Developer
10 7 (5.22%) Java Developer
11 6 (4.48%) Lead Designer
11 6 (4.48%) Data Architect
12 5 (3.73%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 5 (3.73%) Oracle Architect
12 5 (3.73%) Senior Designer
12 5 (3.73%) Visual Designer
12 5 (3.73%) Lead Visual Designer
13 4 (2.99%) Android Developer
13 4 (2.99%) Senior UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.94%) Web Services
2 11 (8.21%) HTML
2 11 (8.21%) CSS
3 8 (5.97%) .NET
3 8 (5.97%) J2EE
4 7 (5.22%) SOAP
4 7 (5.22%) Spring
5 6 (4.48%) JSON
5 6 (4.48%) Spring MVC
5 6 (4.48%) XML
5 6 (4.48%) XSD
5 6 (4.48%) RESTful
5 6 (4.48%) REST
6 5 (3.73%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.49%) CSS3
7 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.49%) HTML5
8 1 (0.75%) JMS
8 1 (0.75%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.66%) User Experience
2 21 (15.67%) Mobile App
3 14 (10.45%) Mobile Banking
4 10 (7.46%) Social Media
5 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.48%) iPhone
7 3 (2.24%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.24%) DTV
7 3 (2.24%) EPoS
7 3 (2.24%) EMV
7 3 (2.24%) APACS
8 2 (1.49%) iPad
9 1 (0.75%) Handset
9 1 (0.75%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.75%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.75%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.75%) PKI
9 1 (0.75%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.75%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.64%) Android
2 25 (18.66%) Apple iOS
3 11 (8.21%) Linux
4 6 (4.48%) Solaris
5 4 (2.99%) UNIX
6 3 (2.24%) Windows
7 1 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (16.42%) Mobile Commerce
3 17 (12.69%) E-Commerce
4 15 (11.19%) Scrum
5 13 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (8.96%) User Stories
7 10 (7.46%) Android Development
7 10 (7.46%) Business Analysis
8 9 (6.72%) Programme Management
8 9 (6.72%) MVC
8 9 (6.72%) iOS Development
9 8 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (5.97%) Project Management
9 8 (5.97%) SOA
10 7 (5.22%) Waterfall
10 7 (5.22%) Data Architecture
11 6 (4.48%) Investment Management
11 6 (4.48%) OOP
11 6 (4.48%) TDD
12 5 (3.73%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.96%) Java
2 11 (8.21%) Ruby
3 9 (6.72%) SQL
4 8 (5.97%) C#
5 6 (4.48%) VB.NET
5 6 (4.48%) PHP
5 6 (4.48%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.49%) C
6 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.49%) C++
6 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.75%) Perl
7 1 (0.75%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (5.22%) ISTQB
2 6 (4.48%) Degree
3 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.49%) ISEB
4 1 (0.75%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) ISO 8583
1 1 (0.75%) QA
1 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 8 (5.97%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.75%) Firmware
2 1 (0.75%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.75%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (17.16%) Oracle
2 6 (4.48%) Apple
3 5 (3.73%) SAP
4 2 (1.49%) Cisco
4 2 (1.49%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.49%) Motorola
4 2 (1.49%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.75%) Veritas
5 1 (0.75%) Sun
5 1 (0.75%) HP
5 1 (0.75%) Perforce
5 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.75%) Greenplum
5 1 (0.75%) Tableau
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