The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 South East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Commerce (mCommerce)
Rank 241 225 235
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 5 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.060% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.085% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate £313 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.03% +5.62%
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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6873 5915 6977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.83% 70.58% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3067 3324
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 258 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Mobile Commerce
England

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -13 1 £313 -26.03% 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Mobile Commerce
England

Mobile Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (68.42%) E-Commerce
2 6 (31.58%) DB2
2 6 (31.58%) Retail
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (26.32%) IBM
4 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (21.05%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) EFT
5 3 (15.79%) EFTPOS
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Smartcard
5 3 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (15.79%) iSeries
5 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
5 3 (15.79%) Endeca
5 3 (15.79%) Google
5 3 (15.79%) Coremetrics
5 3 (15.79%) Supply Chain Management
5 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
5 3 (15.79%) Google Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Release Management
5 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Scalability Testing
5 3 (15.79%) System Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) CICS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.26%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LDAP
1 2 (10.53%) X.509
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) DB2
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) Star Schema
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.26%) JMeter
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) JBehave
2 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Games
4 1 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Billing
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) EFT
1 3 (15.79%) EFTPOS
1 3 (15.79%) Smartcard
1 3 (15.79%) iSeries
2 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
2 2 (10.53%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) E-Commerce
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) Scalability Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Release Management
3 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.79%) System Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) SEO
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.26%) BPR
5 1 (5.26%) Process Management
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) C
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) COBOL
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) Korn
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) CA Endevor
1 1 (5.26%) nmon
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) Endeca
2 3 (15.79%) Google
2 3 (15.79%) Coremetrics
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) CA
3 1 (5.26%) Kalido