The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EMV in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EMV over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
UK
Rank 584 605 586
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Contract jobs citing EMV 12 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.025% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.086% 0.082% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 9
Median daily rate £463 £400 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £393 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £400 £467
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -14.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London median 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
13998 15781 15735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.87% 30.86% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8972 10198 9736
Median daily rate £440 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £604 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 555 567 642
Median hourly rate £19.11 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.31 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.90 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

EMV
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing EMV as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMV within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 10 £600 +50.00% 1
South East +16 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - -
London +5 3 £600 -25.00%
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
East of England - 3 - -
Hertford - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -

EMV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing EMV also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for EMV.

1 15 (53.57%) Contactless
2 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 9 (32.14%) CSS
4 7 (25.00%) Fraud Detection
4 7 (25.00%) C#
4 7 (25.00%) Retail
5 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (21.43%) Zachman Framework
5 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
5 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 6 (21.43%) .NET
5 6 (21.43%) Unix
6 5 (17.86%) Windows
6 5 (17.86%) Linux
6 5 (17.86%) XML
6 5 (17.86%) XSL
6 5 (17.86%) XSLT
6 5 (17.86%) WSDL
6 5 (17.86%) HTML
6 5 (17.86%) Migration
6 5 (17.86%) JBoss
6 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (17.86%) Back Office
7 4 (14.29%) MVC
7 4 (14.29%) TDD
7 4 (14.29%) WCF
7 4 (14.29%) LINQ
7 4 (14.29%) Atlassian
7 4 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (14.29%) NHibernate

EMV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) JBoss
2 4 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) NFC
3 2 (7.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (14.29%) FxCop
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.29%) JIRA
1 4 (14.29%) Moq
1 4 (14.29%) ReSharper
1 4 (14.29%) StyleCop
2 2 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 7 (25.00%) Retail
2 5 (17.86%) Back Office
3 3 (10.71%) Finance
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
1 9 (32.14%) Architect
1 9 (32.14%) Payments Architect
1 9 (32.14%) Payments Solutions Architect
1 9 (32.14%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Migration Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Payments Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Payments Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior QA Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) CSS
2 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (17.86%) HTML
3 5 (17.86%) WSDL
3 5 (17.86%) XML
3 5 (17.86%) XSL
3 5 (17.86%) XSLT
4 4 (14.29%) ADO.NET
4 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (14.29%) AutoMapper
4 4 (14.29%) Dapper ORM
4 4 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 4 (14.29%) LINQ
4 4 (14.29%) NHibernate
4 4 (14.29%) REST
4 4 (14.29%) SOAP
4 4 (14.29%) WCF
5 2 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Contactless
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.71%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (10.71%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.57%) APACS
3 1 (3.57%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (3.57%) EFT
3 1 (3.57%) EFTPOS
3 1 (3.57%) EPoS
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Tandem
3 1 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Unix
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 7 (25.00%) Fraud Detection
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
3 6 (21.43%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (17.86%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) BDD
5 4 (14.29%) Code Coverage
5 4 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (14.29%) MVC
5 4 (14.29%) OO
5 4 (14.29%) OOP
5 4 (14.29%) Refactoring
5 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) SOLID
5 4 (14.29%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.29%) VBScript
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Cubic Transportation
3 1 (3.57%) Elavon
3 1 (3.57%) FIS
3 1 (3.57%) Hypercom
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Ingenico
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) PayPal
3 1 (3.57%) Sage
3 1 (3.57%) Thales
3 1 (3.57%) TSYS
3 1 (3.57%) VeriFone
3 1 (3.57%) VocaLink
3 1 (3.57%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 1 (3.57%) WorldPay