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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
Rank 626 628 615
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing EMV 21 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.022% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.068% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 6
Median daily rate £450 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £400 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £236 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-40.93% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
18125 17694 17778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.60% 31.70% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11788 10715 10842
Median daily rate £425 £418 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.67% +4.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 694 769
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

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 3 May 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 7 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 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -14 19 £475 +18.75% 6
London -12 17 £500 - 5
Fife - 2 £98 -
Scotland - 2 £98 -
North West - 2 £400 -
Manchester - 1 £375 -
Lancashire - 1 £425 -

EMV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 13 (39.39%) Contactless
2 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) BASE24
2 10 (30.30%) Banking
3 9 (27.27%) Java
4 8 (24.24%) EPoS
4 8 (24.24%) Retail
5 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
5 7 (21.21%) ATM
5 7 (21.21%) SQL
5 7 (21.21%) Smartcard
6 6 (18.18%) Unix
6 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.15%) Tandem
7 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
7 5 (15.15%) NFC
7 5 (15.15%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (15.15%) J2EE
7 5 (15.15%) COBOL
7 5 (15.15%) IBM
7 5 (15.15%) Mainframe
7 5 (15.15%) Mobile Commerce
8 4 (12.12%) C#
8 4 (12.12%) EFT
8 4 (12.12%) EFTPOS
8 4 (12.12%) SOAP
8 4 (12.12%) Web Services
8 4 (12.12%) VeriFone
8 4 (12.12%) REST
8 4 (12.12%) Mobile Payment

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 1 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) Confluence
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (30.30%) BASE24
2 1 (3.03%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) ATM
2 5 (15.15%) NFC
3 1 (3.03%) GSM
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) RFID
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Robot Framework
1 2 (6.06%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (30.30%) Banking
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Retail
3 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.06%) German Language
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.03%) Back Office
5 1 (3.03%) Electronics
5 1 (3.03%) French Language
5 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Support
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) EPoS Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Defect Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) J2EE
2 4 (12.12%) REST
2 4 (12.12%) SOAP
2 4 (12.12%) Web Services
3 3 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (6.06%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) HTML
5 1 (3.03%) RESTful
5 1 (3.03%) XSL
5 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Contactless
2 8 (24.24%) EPoS
3 7 (21.21%) Smartcard
4 5 (15.15%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (15.15%) Mainframe
4 5 (15.15%) Tandem
5 4 (12.12%) EFT
5 4 (12.12%) EFTPOS
5 4 (12.12%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (12.12%) User Experience
6 3 (9.09%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (6.06%) APACS
7 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (3.03%) Chip Card
8 1 (3.03%) PKI
8 1 (3.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
2 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) Mobile Commerce
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 3 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (6.06%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) Fraud Detection
5 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
5 2 (6.06%) SDLC
5 2 (6.06%) SOA
5 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.03%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) COBOL
4 4 (12.12%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB
1 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO 8583
2 2 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) IBM
2 4 (12.12%) VeriFone
2 4 (12.12%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 4 (12.12%) WorldPay
3 2 (6.06%) Ab Initio
3 2 (6.06%) ATG
3 2 (6.06%) PayPal
3 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.06%) webMethods
4 1 (3.03%) Elavon
4 1 (3.03%) Gemalto
4 1 (3.03%) Ingenico
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Sage
4 1 (3.03%) TSYS
4 1 (3.03%) VocaLink
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