The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Payment in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Payment over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Payment
Rank 131 139 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 16 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.097% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £505 £440
% change year-on-year
-15.84% +14.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Mobile Payment
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
929 747 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.92% 24.10% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 467 327
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 50 35
Average hourly rate £39.25 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.57% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +7.69%

Mobile Payment
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Mobile Payment Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Mobile Payment
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Mobile Payment Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Mobile Payment
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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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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
Bristol - 15 £425 -
Mobile Payment
England

Mobile Payment
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Apple iOS
3 13 (81.25%) E-Commerce
4 10 (62.50%) Windows
4 10 (62.50%) Android
5 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (56.25%) Kanban
5 9 (56.25%) Unit Testing
5 9 (56.25%) BDD
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Phone 7
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Phone
5 9 (56.25%) User Experience
5 9 (56.25%) Android Development
5 9 (56.25%) OOP
5 9 (56.25%) OOA/OOD
5 9 (56.25%) OO
5 9 (56.25%) .NET
5 9 (56.25%) OOD
5 9 (56.25%) Web Services
5 9 (56.25%) Internet
5 9 (56.25%) TDD
5 9 (56.25%) Scrum
6 8 (50.00%) Objective-C
6 8 (50.00%) C
6 8 (50.00%) iOS Development
7 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
7 5 (31.25%) SQLite
7 5 (31.25%) ActionBarSherlock
7 5 (31.25%) Mechanoid
7 5 (31.25%) Robolectric

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Robotium
1 5 (31.25%) Mechanoid
1 5 (31.25%) Robolectric
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Senior Developer
3 8 (50.00%) iOS Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Android Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior Android Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Senior iOS Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) ActionBarSherlock
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) User Experience
2 4 (25.00%) iPhone
2 4 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Apple iOS
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Android
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Phone 7
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) E-Commerce
3 9 (56.25%) OOD
3 9 (56.25%) OOP
3 9 (56.25%) OOA/OOD
3 9 (56.25%) OO
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) TDD
3 9 (56.25%) Unit Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (56.25%) Kanban
3 9 (56.25%) BDD
3 9 (56.25%) Android Development
4 8 (50.00%) iOS Development
5 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C
1 8 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Apple Swift
3 4 (25.00%) C++
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) SAP