The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EFT in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EFT over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
Rank 255 241 226
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Contract jobs citing EFT 1 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.085% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.035% 0.31% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £330 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2871 2596 2135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.68% 27.45% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1396 1033
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 156 183
Average hourly rate £18.90 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

EFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

EFT Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

EFT
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

EFT Daily Rate Trend in the South East

EFT
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

EFT Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

EFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing EFT 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 EFT.

1 5 (35.71%) FTP
1 5 (35.71%) VPN
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) APACS
2 4 (28.57%) ISO 8583
2 4 (28.57%) EPoS
2 4 (28.57%) ATM
2 4 (28.57%) HTTPS
2 4 (28.57%) HTTP
2 4 (28.57%) ActionScript
2 4 (28.57%) SSH
2 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) ActionScript 2.0
3 3 (21.43%) VocaLink
3 3 (21.43%) TSYS
3 3 (21.43%) VeriFone
3 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
3 3 (21.43%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) vSphere
3 3 (21.43%) WorldPay
3 3 (21.43%) Sage Pay
3 3 (21.43%) Elavon
3 3 (21.43%) Ingenico
3 3 (21.43%) Use Case
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
3 3 (21.43%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) Sage

EFT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing EFT 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 EFT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) FTP
1 5 (35.71%) VPN
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) ATM
2 4 (28.57%) HTTPS
2 4 (28.57%) HTTP
2 4 (28.57%) SSH
3 2 (14.29%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 4 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) APACS
1 4 (28.57%) EPoS
2 3 (21.43%) EMV
2 3 (21.43%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (14.29%) EFTPOS
3 2 (14.29%) Smartcard
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Analytics
1 3 (21.43%) Use Case
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Bug Management
3 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) ActionScript
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 4 (28.57%) ActionScript 2.0
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) VB
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) VocaLink
1 3 (21.43%) TSYS
1 3 (21.43%) VeriFone
1 3 (21.43%) WorldPay
1 3 (21.43%) Elavon
1 3 (21.43%) Ingenico
1 3 (21.43%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 3 (21.43%) IBM
1 3 (21.43%) Sage
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle