The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term EMV in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EMV over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
Rank 390 393 409
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs citing EMV 18 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.086% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.27% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £415 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £446 £420 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.37% +11.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7175 7861 8139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.58% 32.38% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4788 5398 5500
Average daily rate £450 £451 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.16% -4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 169 213
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
EMV
England

EMV
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

EMV Jobs Demand Trend in London

EMV
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

EMV Daily Rate Trend in London

EMV
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

EMV Hourly Rate Trend in London

EMV
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMV within the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
City of London +27 5 - -
Paddington - - - -
Wembley - - - -
EMV
England

EMV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (36.00%) Smartcard
2 8 (32.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (28.00%) QA
3 7 (28.00%) Selenium
4 6 (24.00%) APACS
5 5 (20.00%) BASE24
5 5 (20.00%) SAS
5 5 (20.00%) Android
5 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.00%) System Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Base SAS
5 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Tandem
5 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (16.00%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (16.00%) Cyber Security
6 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
6 4 (16.00%) PKI
6 4 (16.00%) NFC
6 4 (16.00%) EPoS
6 4 (16.00%) Chip and PIN
6 4 (16.00%) MS Visio
6 4 (16.00%) MS Office
6 4 (16.00%) CA
7 3 (12.00%) Mobile Commerce
7 3 (12.00%) Finance

EMV
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) NFC
2 2 (8.00%) ATM
3 1 (4.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Tester
2 7 (28.00%) Software Tester
2 7 (28.00%) Technical Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) QA Tester
2 7 (28.00%) QA Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Technical Tester
2 7 (28.00%) Hardware Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) EMV Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) EMV Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Relationships Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Smartcard
2 6 (24.00%) APACS
3 5 (20.00%) Tandem
4 4 (16.00%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (16.00%) PKI
4 4 (16.00%) EPoS
4 4 (16.00%) Chip and PIN
5 3 (12.00%) EFT
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (4.00%) Handset
7 1 (4.00%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Android
2 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Project Management
2 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (20.00%) System Testing
3 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (16.00%) Cyber Security
5 3 (12.00%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.00%) B2B
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.00%) UML
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.00%) Use Case
7 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) CISA
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
2 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) CA
2 1 (4.00%) Apple
2 1 (4.00%) Sage
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) TSYS
2 1 (4.00%) VeriFone
2 1 (4.00%) Wincor Nixdorf