The 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
Rank 394 420 402
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -18
Contract jobs citing EMV 20 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.044% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.14% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
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£225 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.78% -7.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £420 £283
% change year-on-year
+17.40% +48.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
EMV
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7423 8071 8221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.51% 32.26% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4929 5559 5615
Average daily rate £450 £460 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £629 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 173 220
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 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 +20 5 - -
Paddington - - - -
EMV
England

EMV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 10 (45.45%) SQL
1 10 (45.45%) Smartcard
2 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
2 9 (40.91%) QA
2 9 (40.91%) Selenium
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) SAS
4 5 (22.73%) BASE24
4 5 (22.73%) APACS
4 5 (22.73%) Tandem
4 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
4 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
4 5 (22.73%) System Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Base SAS
5 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
5 4 (18.18%) Android
5 4 (18.18%) Cyber Security
5 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
5 4 (18.18%) PKI
5 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
5 4 (18.18%) MS Office
5 4 (18.18%) CA
6 3 (13.64%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (9.09%) EPoS
7 2 (9.09%) Retail
7 2 (9.09%) NFC
7 2 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software

EMV
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (22.73%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) NFC
2 1 (4.55%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Selenium
General
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Tester
2 9 (40.91%) QA Tester
3 8 (36.36%) Hardware Tester
3 8 (36.36%) Technical Tester
3 8 (36.36%) QA Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Software Tester
3 8 (36.36%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) EMV Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Smartcard
2 5 (22.73%) APACS
2 5 (22.73%) Tandem
3 4 (18.18%) PKI
4 3 (13.64%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (9.09%) EPoS
5 2 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (4.55%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Android
1 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
3 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
3 5 (22.73%) System Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Cyber Security
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Web Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
2 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) CA
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft