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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
Rank 603 572 565
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -7
Contract jobs citing EMV 17 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.050% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.093% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 15
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£425 £225 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.66% -46.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £225 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £493 £420
% change year-on-year
-13.80% +17.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
18320 18232 17525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.87% 32.37% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11507 10932 10580
Average daily rate £425 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 706 747 733
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £18.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +3.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 27 August 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 10 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 27 August 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 -41 14 £350 +55.44% 3
London +4 10 - -
South East -20 2 £425 -8.21%
North West - 2 £275 -
Paddington - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £275 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Chester - 1 - -

EMV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (46.15%) NFC
2 11 (42.31%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 6 (23.08%) ISO 8583
5 5 (19.23%) Chip and PIN
5 5 (19.23%) C
5 5 (19.23%) C++
6 4 (15.38%) Android
7 3 (11.54%) APACS
7 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
7 3 (11.54%) Node.js
7 3 (11.54%) Degree
7 3 (11.54%) Banking
7 3 (11.54%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (11.54%) WorldPay
7 3 (11.54%) EFT
7 3 (11.54%) PMI
7 3 (11.54%) PMP
7 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
7 3 (11.54%) ATM
7 3 (11.54%) Smartcard
7 3 (11.54%) Chip Card
7 3 (11.54%) EPoS
7 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
8 2 (7.69%) BASE24
8 2 (7.69%) Tandem
8 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.69%) Sage

EMV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (11.54%) Node.js
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) NFC
2 3 (11.54%) ATM
3 2 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) SMS
4 1 (3.85%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Ant
1 1 (3.85%) Xcode
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Maven
1 1 (3.85%) Hudson
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) VersaTest
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
1 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) EMV Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) C Developer
3 2 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Project Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
4 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Test Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Tester
4 1 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) REST
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (11.54%) EFT
2 3 (11.54%) PMI
2 3 (11.54%) EPoS
2 3 (11.54%) Smartcard
2 3 (11.54%) Chip Card
2 3 (11.54%) APACS
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) PKI
3 2 (7.69%) Tandem
3 2 (7.69%) EFTPOS
4 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Android
2 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
3 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (7.69%) Android Development
4 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
4 1 (3.85%) Line Management
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Development
4 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.85%) Service Management
4 1 (3.85%) Content Management
4 1 (3.85%) Matrix Management
4 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Test Management
4 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.85%) System Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Kanban
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) C
2 5 (19.23%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) COBOL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) PMP
1 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) ISO 8583
2 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) NET24-XPNET
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) WorldPay
2 2 (7.69%) Elavon
2 2 (7.69%) Ingenico
2 2 (7.69%) Sage
2 2 (7.69%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 2 (7.69%) VocaLink
2 2 (7.69%) TSYS
2 2 (7.69%) VeriFone