The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EMV in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EMV over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
Rank 610 560 564
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +4
Contract jobs citing EMV 13 33 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.065% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.079% 0.21% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 3
Average daily rate £400 £459 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +14.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £467 £450
% change year-on-year
-14.34% +3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.50 -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16353 15933 15959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.27% 31.15% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10543 9918 9611
Average daily rate £425 £420 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 643 668 680
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.58 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

EMV
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EMV within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

EMV Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

EMV
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EMV within the UK.

EMV Daily Rate Trend in the UK

EMV
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EMV within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

EMV Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

EMV
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EMV within the UK.

EMV Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

EMV
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMV within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -12 13 £400 -12.85% 4
North West -9 7 £400 -1.11% 1
Manchester - 6 £400 -
London -10 4 £800 +77.77% 1
South East +7 2 - - 1
Hampshire - 2 - -
City of London +46 1 £800 +77.77%
Lancashire - 1 £425 -

EMV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing EMV 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 EMV.

1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Banking
3 8 (34.78%) BASE24
3 8 (34.78%) ISO 8583
4 7 (30.43%) ATM
5 6 (26.09%) C
5 6 (26.09%) Smartcard
5 6 (26.09%) Contactless
6 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
6 5 (21.74%) VeriFone
6 5 (21.74%) Node.js
6 5 (21.74%) Tandem
6 5 (21.74%) Investment Banking
6 5 (21.74%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (21.74%) Android
6 5 (21.74%) Mainframe
6 5 (21.74%) IBM
6 5 (21.74%) C++
6 5 (21.74%) COBOL
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) J2EE
6 5 (21.74%) Unix
7 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 4 (17.39%) EPoS
7 4 (17.39%) EFT
7 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 4 (17.39%) Wincor Nixdorf
7 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
7 4 (17.39%) WorldPay

EMV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing EMV 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 EMV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (34.78%) BASE24
2 1 (4.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) ATM
2 1 (4.35%) 4G
2 1 (4.35%) GSM
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) NFC
2 1 (4.35%) RFID
2 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Ant
1 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.35%) Hudson
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Xcode
General
1 9 (39.13%) Banking
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.70%) German Language
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) French Language
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) C Developer
2 5 (21.74%) C/C++ Developer
2 5 (21.74%) C++ Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Support
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) C Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) C/C++ Software Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) C++ Software Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Digital Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Contactless
1 6 (26.09%) Smartcard
2 5 (21.74%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (21.74%) Mainframe
2 5 (21.74%) Tandem
3 4 (17.39%) EFT
3 4 (17.39%) EPoS
3 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
4 3 (13.04%) Chip and PIN
4 3 (13.04%) EFTPOS
5 2 (8.70%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (4.35%) APACS
6 1 (4.35%) Chip Card
6 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Android
1 5 (21.74%) Apple iOS
1 5 (21.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
1 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile Commerce
3 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.35%) B2B
4 1 (4.35%) B2C
4 1 (4.35%) Business Development
4 1 (4.35%) Content Management
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Data Security
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) C
3 5 (21.74%) C++
3 5 (21.74%) COBOL
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) ISO 8583
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) IBM
1 5 (21.74%) VeriFone
2 4 (17.39%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 4 (17.39%) WorldPay
3 1 (4.35%) Elavon
3 1 (4.35%) Gemalto
3 1 (4.35%) Hyperion
3 1 (4.35%) Ingenico
3 1 (4.35%) Sage
3 1 (4.35%) TSYS
3 1 (4.35%) VocaLink