The first table below looks at the demand for Mobile Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Commerce over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Commerce (mCommerce)
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.093% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £453 £400
% change year-on-year
-19.88% +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
786 550 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.18% 71.24% 63.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 236 267
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Mobile Commerce
Berkshire

Mobile Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Commerce across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Mobile Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Mobile Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Mobile Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Mobile Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Mobile Commerce 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 Commerce.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Kalido
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Endeca
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) Coremetrics
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scalability Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Reference Data

Mobile Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Mobile Commerce 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 Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) JBehave
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Development DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
1 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
1 1 (20.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Korn
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Kalido
2 1 (20.00%) Endeca
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Coremetrics
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft