The table below looks at the statistics for Mobile Commerce skills 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 Mobile Commerce over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Commerce (mCommerce)
Rank 244 239 230
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 1 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% 0.068% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.015% 0.094% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Average daily rate
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- £550 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Mobile Commerce
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6729 6375 6950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.52% 71.86% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3766 3478 3316
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 251 328
Average hourly rate £20.25 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.58% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Mobile Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Mobile Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Mobile Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Mobile Commerce Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Mobile Commerce
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Commerce within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +8 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Mobile Commerce
England

Mobile Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (60.00%) iSeries
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Google Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Release Management
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Scalability Testing
3 3 (60.00%) System Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 3 (60.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 3 (60.00%) Endeca
3 3 (60.00%) Google
3 3 (60.00%) Coremetrics
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Games
5 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) Smartcard

Mobile Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) CICS
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) iSeries
2 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (20.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) EFT
2 1 (20.00%) EFTPOS
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Release Management
3 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Scalability Testing
3 3 (60.00%) System Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Endeca
2 3 (60.00%) Google
2 3 (60.00%) Coremetrics
3 1 (20.00%) CA