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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
Rank 542 547 510
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -37
Contract jobs citing EMV 36 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.021% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.067% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 20
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£375 £475 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.09% +65.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £455 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £495 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £501 £288
% change year-on-year
-26.07% +74.08%
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
15163 14956 13365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.90% 30.70% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9582 9248 8000
Average daily rate £418 £404 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% +0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 618 798
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 23 January 2015.

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 16 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 23 January 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 -1 32 £375 -16.66% 11
London +6 11 £450 - 5
South East -22 3 - - 3
East of England - 2 £365 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £365 -
City of London +11 1 £450 - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Basildon - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1

EMV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 19 (39.58%) Java
2 13 (27.08%) C++
2 13 (27.08%) ISO 8583
3 10 (20.83%) Spring
3 10 (20.83%) VeriFone
4 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.75%) ATM
4 9 (18.75%) Smartcard
5 8 (16.67%) Finance
5 8 (16.67%) JBoss
5 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.58%) J2EE
6 7 (14.58%) Chip and PIN
7 6 (12.50%) SQL
7 6 (12.50%) HTML
7 6 (12.50%) C#
7 6 (12.50%) QA
8 5 (10.42%) Selenium
8 5 (10.42%) Manual Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.42%) EPoS
9 4 (8.33%) EFT
9 4 (8.33%) Chip Card
9 4 (8.33%) C
9 4 (8.33%) Banking
9 4 (8.33%) Android
10 3 (6.25%) VocaLink
10 3 (6.25%) TSYS
10 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
10 3 (6.25%) NFC

EMV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) BASE24
2 1 (2.08%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) ATM
2 3 (6.25%) NFC
2 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.08%) GPRS
3 1 (2.08%) PSTN
3 1 (2.08%) WLAN
3 1 (2.08%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Selenium
2 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.17%) ReSharper
3 2 (4.17%) Moq
4 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.08%) GitLab
4 1 (2.08%) Android Studio
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (60.42%) Developer
2 7 (14.58%) Tester
2 7 (14.58%) Applications Developer
3 5 (10.42%) QA Tester
4 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Hardware Tester
5 3 (6.25%) EMV Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Tester
5 3 (6.25%) QA Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) Spring
2 7 (14.58%) J2EE
3 6 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.17%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (4.17%) .NET
4 2 (4.17%) ADO.NET
4 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.17%) CSS
4 2 (4.17%) JSP
4 2 (4.17%) SOAP
4 2 (4.17%) XML
4 2 (4.17%) XSL
4 2 (4.17%) XSLT
4 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.17%) NHibernate
4 2 (4.17%) WCF
4 2 (4.17%) LINQ
4 2 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Smartcard
2 7 (14.58%) Chip and PIN
3 5 (10.42%) EPoS
4 4 (8.33%) EFT
4 4 (8.33%) Chip Card
5 3 (6.25%) APACS
5 3 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (4.17%) EFTPOS
7 1 (2.08%) Open Source
7 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
7 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Android
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (10.42%) Manual Testing
2 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
3 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
3 3 (6.25%) TDD
3 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 3 (6.25%) Scrum
4 2 (4.17%) Android Development
4 2 (4.17%) MVC
4 2 (4.17%) Code Coverage
4 2 (4.17%) CRM
4 2 (4.17%) OOP
4 2 (4.17%) OO
4 2 (4.17%) Information Security
4 2 (4.17%) Web Testing
4 2 (4.17%) Kanban
4 2 (4.17%) BDD
4 2 (4.17%) Refactoring
4 2 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) Java
2 13 (27.08%) C++
3 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.50%) SQL
4 6 (12.50%) C#
5 4 (8.33%) C
6 2 (4.17%) Embedded C
6 2 (4.17%) VBScript
7 1 (2.08%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
1 1 (2.08%) CISSP
1 1 (2.08%) CISA
1 1 (2.08%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.08%) ISO 8583
2 6 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 14443
3 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) SELinux
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) VeriFone
2 3 (6.25%) VocaLink
2 3 (6.25%) TSYS
2 3 (6.25%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 3 (6.25%) Sage
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
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