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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
Rank 562 573 516
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -57
Contract jobs citing EMV 24 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.037% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 20
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£467 £400 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £343 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £470 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £467 £394 £290
% change year-on-year
+18.60% +35.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
16777 16783 14506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.09% 31.01% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10299 10326 8737
Average daily rate £425 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 664 649 742
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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
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 17 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 1 April 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
England -2 24 £467 +18.60% 3
London +7 10 - - 2
South East -21 4 £400 - 1
South West - 4 £475 -
City of London - 2 - - 1
East of England - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Guildford - - - -

EMV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 22 (39.29%) Java
2 16 (28.57%) C++
3 15 (26.79%) ISO 8583
4 12 (21.43%) ATM
5 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
5 11 (19.64%) Finance
5 11 (19.64%) VeriFone
6 10 (17.86%) Spring
6 10 (17.86%) Chip and PIN
7 9 (16.07%) J2EE
8 8 (14.29%) HTML
8 8 (14.29%) JBoss
9 7 (12.50%) C#
9 7 (12.50%) Chip Card
9 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (10.71%) NFC
11 5 (8.93%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (8.93%) BASE24
11 5 (8.93%) APACS
11 5 (8.93%) Smartcard
11 5 (8.93%) EFT
11 5 (8.93%) EPoS
11 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
12 4 (7.14%) C
12 4 (7.14%) Scrum
12 4 (7.14%) Banking
12 4 (7.14%) Android
13 3 (5.36%) Kanban
13 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
13 3 (5.36%) Wincor Nixdorf

EMV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 8 (14.29%) JBoss
2 2 (3.57%) SAS
2 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) BASE24
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) ATM
2 6 (10.71%) NFC
3 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.79%) GPRS
4 1 (1.79%) PSTN
4 1 (1.79%) SMS
4 1 (1.79%) WLAN
4 1 (1.79%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) ReSharper
2 2 (3.57%) Moq
3 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.79%) GitLab
3 1 (1.79%) Android Studio
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (60.71%) Developer
2 8 (14.29%) AWS Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Consultant
3 7 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 5 (8.93%) EMV Consultant
4 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Tester
7 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.57%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.57%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Platform Architect
7 2 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) Spring
2 9 (16.07%) J2EE
3 8 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (3.57%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (3.57%) XML
4 2 (3.57%) XSL
4 2 (3.57%) XSLT
4 2 (3.57%) .NET
4 2 (3.57%) ADO.NET
4 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.57%) CSS
4 2 (3.57%) JSP
4 2 (3.57%) SOAP
4 2 (3.57%) WCF
4 2 (3.57%) LINQ
4 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.57%) NHibernate
4 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.57%) AutoMapper
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Chip and PIN
2 7 (12.50%) Chip Card
3 5 (8.93%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (8.93%) APACS
3 5 (8.93%) Smartcard
3 5 (8.93%) EFT
3 5 (8.93%) EPoS
4 2 (3.57%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.57%) EFTPOS
4 2 (3.57%) Tandem
5 1 (1.79%) Open Source
5 1 (1.79%) Java Card
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Android
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
3 4 (7.14%) Scrum
4 3 (5.36%) Kanban
4 3 (5.36%) TDD
4 3 (5.36%) Android Development
5 2 (3.57%) MVC
5 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.57%) Code Coverage
5 2 (3.57%) Project Management
5 2 (3.57%) OOP
5 2 (3.57%) OO
5 2 (3.57%) CRM
5 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.57%) Information Security
5 2 (3.57%) Refactoring
5 2 (3.57%) BDD
5 2 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (3.57%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) Java
2 16 (28.57%) C++
3 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.50%) C#
5 4 (7.14%) C
6 2 (3.57%) SQL
6 2 (3.57%) VBScript
7 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) CISSP
2 1 (1.79%) PMP
2 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.79%) CISA
2 1 (1.79%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.79%) ISO 8583
2 3 (5.36%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) SELinux
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) VeriFone
2 3 (5.36%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 3 (5.36%) VocaLink
2 3 (5.36%) TSYS
2 3 (5.36%) Sage
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle