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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
Rank 560 564 537
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Contract jobs citing EMV 32 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.012% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.038% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 16
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£365 £450 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +56.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £570 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £288
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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
16471 15885 14405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.37% 31.03% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10634 9829 8499
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 629 681 815
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 22 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 24 December 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
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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 -6 28 £365 -18.88% 3
London +20 10 £450 -14.28% 2
South East -27 4 £450 -
East of England - 3 £365 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £365 -
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
Bracknell - 1 £450 -
Cambridge - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Watford - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Farnborough - - - -

EMV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 17 (34.00%) Java
2 14 (28.00%) Smartcard
3 13 (26.00%) ISO 8583
4 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.00%) Spring
5 10 (20.00%) QA
5 10 (20.00%) C++
6 9 (18.00%) SQL
6 9 (18.00%) Selenium
6 9 (18.00%) Manual Testing
6 9 (18.00%) Automated Testing
6 9 (18.00%) VeriFone
7 8 (16.00%) JBoss
8 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (14.00%) Chip and PIN
9 6 (12.00%) Finance
9 6 (12.00%) APACS
9 6 (12.00%) NFC
9 6 (12.00%) EPoS
10 5 (10.00%) ATM
10 5 (10.00%) J2EE
10 5 (10.00%) Linux
10 5 (10.00%) Android
11 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
11 4 (8.00%) Retail
11 4 (8.00%) HTML
11 4 (8.00%) C#
11 4 (8.00%) EFT
12 3 (6.00%) Sage
12 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP

EMV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (16.00%) JBoss
2 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.00%) SAS
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) BASE24
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.00%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) NFC
2 5 (10.00%) ATM
3 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.00%) Bluetooth
5 1 (2.00%) GPRS
5 1 (2.00%) PSTN
5 1 (2.00%) WLAN
5 1 (2.00%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.00%) Base SAS
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Selenium
2 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.00%) Moq
3 2 (4.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.00%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.00%) GitLab
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) Tester
3 9 (18.00%) QA Tester
4 7 (14.00%) Technical Tester
4 7 (14.00%) QA Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Hardware Tester
4 7 (14.00%) Technical Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Applications Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Software Tester
5 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) Spring
2 5 (10.00%) J2EE
3 4 (8.00%) HTML
4 2 (4.00%) .NET
4 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.00%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (4.00%) ADO.NET
4 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.00%) CSS
4 2 (4.00%) JSP
4 2 (4.00%) SOAP
4 2 (4.00%) Web Services
4 2 (4.00%) XML
4 2 (4.00%) XSL
4 2 (4.00%) XSLT
4 2 (4.00%) NHibernate
4 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.00%) WCF
4 2 (4.00%) LINQ
4 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Smartcard
2 7 (14.00%) Chip and PIN
3 6 (12.00%) EPoS
3 6 (12.00%) APACS
4 4 (8.00%) EFT
5 3 (6.00%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (4.00%) Tandem
6 2 (4.00%) EFTPOS
6 2 (4.00%) Chip Card
7 1 (2.00%) DTV
7 1 (2.00%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.00%) Open Source
7 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
1 5 (10.00%) Android
2 3 (6.00%) UNIX
3 2 (4.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.00%) Manual Testing
2 9 (18.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (6.00%) TDD
4 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.00%) Project Management
4 3 (6.00%) Scrum
4 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.00%) Code Coverage
5 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.00%) OOP
5 2 (4.00%) OO
5 2 (4.00%) CRM
5 2 (4.00%) MVC
5 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (4.00%) Web Testing
5 2 (4.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) Java
2 10 (20.00%) C++
3 9 (18.00%) SQL
4 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.00%) C#
6 3 (6.00%) C
7 2 (4.00%) VBScript
8 1 (2.00%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) CISSP
1 1 (2.00%) CISA
1 1 (2.00%) MBA
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) ISO 8583
2 10 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) VeriFone
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Sage
2 3 (6.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 3 (6.00%) VocaLink
2 3 (6.00%) TSYS
3 1 (2.00%) SAP
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