The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Payment in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Payment over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Payment
Rank 373 367 361
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 37 48 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.53% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 19
Average daily rate
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£470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £638 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £459 £438 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +32.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Mobile Payment
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
7884 9089 8436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.35% 37.53% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5378 6374 5850
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 154 175
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -5.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £13.91 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

Mobile Payment
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Mobile Payment Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mobile Payment
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Mobile Payment Daily Rate Trend in London

Mobile Payment
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Payment across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Mobile Payment Daily Rate Histogram in London

Mobile Payment
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Mobile Payment Hourly Rate Trend in London

Mobile Payment
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 Mobile Payment within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
City of London +19 12 £475 +1.06% 2
Mobile Payment
England

Mobile Payment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 44 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (40.63%) Finance
3 35 (36.46%) User Experience
4 34 (35.42%) Android
5 32 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 29 (30.21%) Banking
7 25 (26.04%) Web Services
7 25 (26.04%) Android Development
8 23 (23.96%) Mobile App
8 23 (23.96%) Java
9 21 (21.88%) Apple iOS
10 17 (17.71%) TDD
11 16 (16.67%) Android SDK
12 15 (15.63%) Mobile Development
12 15 (15.63%) Maven
13 14 (14.58%) JUnit
13 14 (14.58%) Unit Testing
13 14 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (13.54%) Android Studio
14 13 (13.54%) Scrum
15 12 (12.50%) Google
15 12 (12.50%) OOP
15 12 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
15 12 (12.50%) OO
15 12 (12.50%) OOD
15 12 (12.50%) Calabash
15 12 (12.50%) Cucumber
15 12 (12.50%) BDD
15 12 (12.50%) Kanban
15 12 (12.50%) TeamCity

Mobile Payment
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (5.21%) WebLogic
1 5 (5.21%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.04%) Apache
2 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.04%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Photoshop
1 5 (5.21%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.08%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Heroku
2 1 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) Internet
2 4 (4.17%) NFC
3 2 (2.08%) Wireless
4 1 (1.04%) ATM
4 1 (1.04%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.04%) HTTP
4 1 (1.04%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) SQLite
2 5 (5.21%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (15.63%) Maven
2 14 (14.58%) JUnit
3 13 (13.54%) Android Studio
4 12 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 12 (12.50%) Calabash
4 12 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 7 (7.29%) Selenium
6 5 (5.21%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.13%) Subversion
8 2 (2.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (2.08%) Axure RP
8 2 (2.08%) Xcode
8 2 (2.08%) Appium
9 1 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 39 (40.63%) Finance
2 29 (30.21%) Banking
3 11 (11.46%) Marketing
4 8 (8.33%) Retail
5 6 (6.25%) Advertising
6 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (45.83%) Developer
2 24 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 15 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 13 (13.54%) Senior Android Developer
5 10 (10.42%) Analyst
6 9 (9.38%) Designer
7 8 (8.33%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.25%) UI Designer
8 6 (6.25%) iOS Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Tester
9 5 (5.21%) Product Manager
9 5 (5.21%) Integration Tester
10 4 (4.17%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Systems Tester
10 4 (4.17%) Architect
10 4 (4.17%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.17%) UX Designer
11 3 (3.13%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.04%) Web Services
2 16 (16.67%) Android SDK
3 6 (6.25%) CSS
4 5 (5.21%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (5.21%) HTML
5 3 (3.13%) Spring
6 2 (2.08%) SOAP
6 2 (2.08%) Spring MVC
6 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.08%) .NET
6 2 (2.08%) J2EE
6 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.08%) J2SE
7 1 (1.04%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.04%) Cocoa
7 1 (1.04%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 35 (36.46%) User Experience
2 23 (23.96%) Mobile App
3 11 (11.46%) Social Media
4 5 (5.21%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Open Source
6 2 (2.08%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.04%) iPad
7 1 (1.04%) EMV
7 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.04%) PKI
7 1 (1.04%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.04%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.42%) Android
2 21 (21.88%) Apple iOS
3 9 (9.38%) Linux
4 6 (6.25%) Solaris
5 5 (5.21%) Windows
6 4 (4.17%) UNIX
7 3 (3.13%) Windows Phone 8
7 3 (3.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 25 (26.04%) Android Development
4 17 (17.71%) TDD
5 15 (15.63%) Mobile Development
6 14 (14.58%) Unit Testing
6 14 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (13.54%) Scrum
8 12 (12.50%) Kanban
8 12 (12.50%) OOD
8 12 (12.50%) OOP
8 12 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
8 12 (12.50%) OO
8 12 (12.50%) BDD
9 11 (11.46%) iOS Development
10 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.25%) Usability Testing
11 6 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 6 (6.25%) Waterfall
12 5 (5.21%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.96%) Java
2 8 (8.33%) SQL
3 5 (5.21%) Ruby
4 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.08%) C#
5 2 (2.08%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.04%) C++
6 1 (1.04%) Perl
6 1 (1.04%) C
6 1 (1.04%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.08%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.04%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) Google
2 10 (10.42%) Oracle
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.08%) Cisco
4 2 (2.08%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.08%) PayPal
4 2 (2.08%) Ingenico
4 2 (2.08%) Motorola
5 1 (1.04%) Veritas
5 1 (1.04%) Apple
5 1 (1.04%) Sun