The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Banking in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Banking over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Banking
Rank 58 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Mobile Banking 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.17% 0.21% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £398 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £478 £463 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +24.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
130 107 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.65% 22.81% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 63 49
Average daily rate £325 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £263 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -73.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £10.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.80 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Mobile Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Mobile Banking Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Mobile Banking
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Mobile Banking Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Mobile Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Mobile Banking 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 Banking.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (60.00%) eggPlant
2 3 (60.00%) 4G
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) 2G
2 3 (60.00%) Handset
2 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (60.00%) Apple
2 3 (60.00%) Sun
2 3 (60.00%) 3G

Mobile Banking
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Mobile Banking 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 Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) 4G
1 3 (60.00%) 2G
1 3 (60.00%) 3G
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (60.00%) eggPlant
2 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (60.00%) Toad
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) Hudson
3 2 (40.00%) JBehave
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) QA Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Test Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) J2ME
2 3 (60.00%) WAP
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) XQuery
2 2 (40.00%) XPath
2 2 (40.00%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Apple
2 3 (60.00%) Sun