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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
Rank 639 657 622
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -35
Contract jobs citing EMV 13 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.028% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.073% 0.084% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 12
Median daily rate £425 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +55.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £39.51 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.29% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 - -

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
17733 19132 18715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.27% 33.06% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11481 11975 11356
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 644 808 810
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £18.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.93 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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
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 11 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 30 September 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 -6 11 £450 +28.57% 3
North West +18 6 - -
Manchester - 6 - -
London +6 2 £450 - 3
East of England - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -
Fife - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -

EMV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 29 (61.70%) Contactless
2 21 (44.68%) Retail
3 20 (42.55%) NFC
4 15 (31.91%) User Experience
5 11 (23.40%) Mobile Payment
6 9 (19.15%) Data Protection
7 8 (17.02%) BASE24
7 8 (17.02%) Java
7 8 (17.02%) SQL
7 8 (17.02%) Linux
8 7 (14.89%) ATM
8 7 (14.89%) Finance
8 7 (14.89%) Banking
9 6 (12.77%) Tandem
9 6 (12.77%) Supplier Management
9 6 (12.77%) Coaching
9 6 (12.77%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (12.77%) Project Management
9 6 (12.77%) Mainframe
9 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
9 6 (12.77%) Unix
9 6 (12.77%) Windows
9 6 (12.77%) IBM
9 6 (12.77%) COBOL
9 6 (12.77%) J2EE
10 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
10 5 (10.64%) PCI DSS
10 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (8.51%) Information Security
11 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) BASE24
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.13%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 20 (42.55%) NFC
2 7 (14.89%) ATM
3 4 (8.51%) Firewall
3 4 (8.51%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
4 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Robot Framework
1 2 (4.26%) Selenium
2 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (44.68%) Retail
2 7 (14.89%) Banking
2 7 (14.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Architect
2 22 (46.81%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (31.91%) Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 7 (14.89%) Business Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Technical Support
6 5 (10.64%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Payments Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Firewall Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) J2EE
2 2 (4.26%) Android SDK
2 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
2 2 (4.26%) iOS SDK
2 2 (4.26%) JSF
2 2 (4.26%) PrimeFaces
2 2 (4.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (61.70%) Contactless
2 15 (31.91%) User Experience
3 11 (23.40%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (12.77%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (12.77%) Mainframe
4 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
4 6 (12.77%) Tandem
5 3 (6.38%) Smartcard
6 2 (4.26%) APACS
6 2 (4.26%) EPoS
6 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.13%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (2.13%) EFT
7 1 (2.13%) EFTPOS
7 1 (2.13%) FlexPod
7 1 (2.13%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) Unix
2 6 (12.77%) Windows
3 2 (4.26%) Android
3 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Data Protection
2 6 (12.77%) Coaching
2 6 (12.77%) Project Management
2 6 (12.77%) Supplier Management
3 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
4 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.51%) Information Security
4 4 (8.51%) Patch Management
4 4 (8.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (6.38%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.26%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.26%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (4.26%) Fraud Detection
6 2 (4.26%) SDLC
6 2 (4.26%) SOA
6 2 (4.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) Java
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) COBOL
3 3 (6.38%) C#
4 2 (4.26%) C
4 2 (4.26%) C++
4 2 (4.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) ISEB
1 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.13%) ISO 8583
3 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) IBM
2 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
2 4 (8.51%) Juniper
2 4 (8.51%) Palo Alto
2 4 (8.51%) PayPal
3 2 (4.26%) Ab Initio
3 2 (4.26%) ATG
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.26%) webMethods
4 1 (2.13%) Elavon
4 1 (2.13%) EMC
4 1 (2.13%) Ingenico
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) TSYS
4 1 (2.13%) VeriFone
4 1 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) VocaLink
4 1 (2.13%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (2.13%) WorldPay