The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Payment 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 Payment 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 terms in our Miscellaneous 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Payment
Rank 238 233 237
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 12 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.048% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.26% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 7
Average daily rate £425 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £330 £388
% change year-on-year
+32.57% -14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2066 1562 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 18.66% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1124 730 919
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 159 198
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Mobile Payment
England

Mobile Payment
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Mobile Payment Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Mobile Payment
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 Payment across the South East region.

Mobile Payment Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Mobile Payment
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Payment across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Mobile Payment Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Mobile Payment
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 Payment within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 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 -7 5 £450 -
Surrey - 3 £315 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £325 -
Mobile Payment
England

Mobile Payment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (28.57%) UML
3 4 (28.57%) NFC
3 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) C
4 3 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) Middleware
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Electronics
4 3 (21.43%) Handset
4 3 (21.43%) Perforce
4 3 (21.43%) Subversion
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) Content Management
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 2 (14.29%) B2C

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) NFC
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Electronics
4 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) Spanish Language
5 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Programme Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Payments Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Domain Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 3 (21.43%) Handset
2 2 (14.29%) EPoS
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (7.14%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (7.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) UML
1 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Content Management
3 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 2 (14.29%) B2C
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
1 3 (21.43%) C++
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) APMP
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Xen
1 2 (14.29%) KVM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Perforce
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com