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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Payment
Rank 563 490 478
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -12
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 23 73 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.47% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 59 29
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£467 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £362 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £627 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £459 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.20% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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
16057 15445 13872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.04% 32.17% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10018 9741 8362
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 £260 £235 £250
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 620 623 599
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 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
London -24 14 £498 +4.73% 10
Yorkshire -21 4 £432 -14.45%
North West -21 2 £444 -12.12% 1
South West +7 1 £395 -21.97%
South East -25 1 £575 +52.31% 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
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Mobile Payment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 40 (46.51%) Finance
2 37 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (36.05%) Banking
4 26 (30.23%) E-Commerce
5 25 (29.07%) User Experience
6 22 (25.58%) Android
7 21 (24.42%) Android Development
8 20 (23.26%) Web Services
9 19 (22.09%) Java
10 17 (19.77%) Retail
10 17 (19.77%) Mobile App
11 13 (15.12%) TDD
12 12 (13.95%) Maven
12 12 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (13.95%) Android SDK
13 11 (12.79%) Unit Testing
13 11 (12.79%) Apple iOS
13 11 (12.79%) JUnit
13 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (12.79%) Scrum
14 10 (11.63%) Project Management
14 10 (11.63%) Android Studio
15 9 (10.47%) iOS Development
15 9 (10.47%) Calabash
15 9 (10.47%) Kanban
15 9 (10.47%) TeamCity
15 9 (10.47%) Cucumber
15 9 (10.47%) BDD
15 9 (10.47%) Oracle
15 9 (10.47%) OOP

Mobile Payment
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 5 (5.81%) WebLogic
1 5 (5.81%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.33%) MS Project
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.16%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) NFC
2 2 (2.33%) ATM
2 2 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.16%) GSM
3 1 (1.16%) MVNO
3 1 (1.16%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) SQLite
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Maven
2 11 (12.79%) JUnit
3 10 (11.63%) Android Studio
4 9 (10.47%) Calabash
4 9 (10.47%) TeamCity
4 9 (10.47%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.81%) SoapUI
5 5 (5.81%) Selenium
6 2 (2.33%) Appium
7 1 (1.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.16%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.16%) Subversion
7 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 40 (46.51%) Finance
2 31 (36.05%) Banking
3 17 (19.77%) Retail
4 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.49%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.16%) Marketing
7 1 (1.16%) Legal
7 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (31.40%) Developer
2 20 (23.26%) Android Developer
3 14 (16.28%) Analyst
4 13 (15.12%) Project Manager
5 12 (13.95%) Senior Developer
6 10 (11.63%) Senior Android Developer
7 9 (10.47%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Tester
8 5 (5.81%) Integration Tester
8 5 (5.81%) Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Payments Business Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) iOS Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Systems Tester
9 4 (4.65%) Product Manager
9 4 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Programme Manager
10 3 (3.49%) Incident Manager
10 3 (3.49%) Banking Business Analyst
11 2 (2.33%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.26%) Web Services
2 12 (13.95%) Android SDK
3 3 (3.49%) Spring
4 2 (2.33%) Spring MVC
4 2 (2.33%) J2SE
4 2 (2.33%) J2EE
4 2 (2.33%) SOAP
5 1 (1.16%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.16%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.07%) User Experience
2 17 (19.77%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.65%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (4.65%) EMV
5 3 (3.49%) Social Media
6 2 (2.33%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.33%) EPoS
6 2 (2.33%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Java Card
7 1 (1.16%) iPhone
7 1 (1.16%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.16%) EFT
7 1 (1.16%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.16%) DTV
7 1 (1.16%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.58%) Android
2 11 (12.79%) Apple iOS
3 7 (8.14%) Linux
4 5 (5.81%) Solaris
5 1 (1.16%) UNIX
5 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.23%) E-Commerce
3 21 (24.42%) Android Development
4 13 (15.12%) TDD
5 12 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (12.79%) Unit Testing
6 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (12.79%) Scrum
7 10 (11.63%) Project Management
8 9 (10.47%) OOD
8 9 (10.47%) OOP
8 9 (10.47%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (10.47%) OO
8 9 (10.47%) Kanban
8 9 (10.47%) BDD
8 9 (10.47%) iOS Development
9 7 (8.14%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.14%) Mobile Commerce
10 6 (6.98%) Usability Testing
11 5 (5.81%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.09%) Java
2 7 (8.14%) SQL
3 2 (2.33%) Embedded C
3 2 (2.33%) C
3 2 (2.33%) C++
3 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
3 2 (2.33%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.16%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) ISTQB
1 4 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.33%) ISEB
2 2 (2.33%) PMP
2 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.16%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) Oracle
1 9 (10.47%) Google
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.33%) PayPal
3 2 (2.33%) Ingenico
4 1 (1.16%) Apple
4 1 (1.16%) VMware
4 1 (1.16%) SAP
4 1 (1.16%) IBM