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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
Rank 546 550 491
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -59
Contract jobs citing EMV 33 14 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.028% 0.073%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.091% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 22
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£459 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £480 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £467 £450 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.72% +56.60%
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
15473 15376 13456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.83% 30.70% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9538 9406 8067
Average daily rate £425 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 591 611 745
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.60 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

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
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 18 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 5 March 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 +7 29 £459 +14.75% 6
London +2 12 £450 +12.50% 2
South East -17 5 £400 - 4
South West - 4 £475 -
City of London - 3 £450 - 2
East of England - 1 - -
Basildon - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Watford - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

EMV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 22 (40.74%) Java
2 16 (29.63%) C++
3 15 (27.78%) ISO 8583
4 12 (22.22%) ATM
5 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
5 11 (20.37%) VeriFone
6 10 (18.52%) Spring
6 10 (18.52%) Finance
7 9 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
7 9 (16.67%) J2EE
8 8 (14.81%) HTML
8 8 (14.81%) JBoss
9 7 (12.96%) C#
9 7 (12.96%) Chip Card
9 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (11.11%) NFC
10 6 (11.11%) Smartcard
11 5 (9.26%) EPoS
11 5 (9.26%) EFT
11 5 (9.26%) BASE24
11 5 (9.26%) APACS
12 4 (7.41%) QA
12 4 (7.41%) Android
12 4 (7.41%) Scrum
12 4 (7.41%) C
12 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
12 4 (7.41%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (5.56%) Android Development
13 3 (5.56%) Linux
13 3 (5.56%) SQL

EMV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (14.81%) JBoss
2 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.70%) SAS
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) BASE24
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) ATM
2 6 (11.11%) NFC
3 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.85%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.85%) GPRS
4 1 (1.85%) PSTN
4 1 (1.85%) WLAN
4 1 (1.85%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) ReSharper
2 2 (3.70%) Moq
3 1 (1.85%) GitLab
3 1 (1.85%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (62.96%) Developer
2 7 (12.96%) Applications Developer
3 6 (11.11%) Consultant
4 5 (9.26%) Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) EMV Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Tester
6 3 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Platform Architect
7 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) Spring
2 9 (16.67%) J2EE
3 8 (14.81%) HTML
4 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.70%) NHibernate
4 2 (3.70%) WCF
4 2 (3.70%) LINQ
4 2 (3.70%) AutoMapper
4 2 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (3.70%) REST
4 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.70%) .NET
4 2 (3.70%) ADO.NET
4 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.70%) CSS
4 2 (3.70%) JSP
4 2 (3.70%) SOAP
4 2 (3.70%) XML
4 2 (3.70%) XSL
4 2 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
2 7 (12.96%) Chip Card
3 6 (11.11%) Smartcard
4 5 (9.26%) EPoS
4 5 (9.26%) EFT
4 5 (9.26%) APACS
5 4 (7.41%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (3.70%) Tandem
6 2 (3.70%) EFTPOS
6 2 (3.70%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.85%) Open Source
7 1 (1.85%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Android
2 3 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (7.41%) Scrum
2 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
3 3 (5.56%) Android Development
3 3 (5.56%) Kanban
3 3 (5.56%) TDD
4 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
4 2 (3.70%) Information Security
4 2 (3.70%) Performance Testing
4 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
4 2 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (3.70%) Refactoring
4 2 (3.70%) BDD
4 2 (3.70%) Code Coverage
4 2 (3.70%) MVC
4 2 (3.70%) OOP
4 2 (3.70%) OO
4 2 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) Java
2 16 (29.63%) C++
3 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.96%) C#
5 4 (7.41%) C
6 3 (5.56%) SQL
7 2 (3.70%) VBScript
8 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) CISA
2 1 (1.85%) CISM
2 1 (1.85%) CISSP
2 1 (1.85%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.78%) ISO 8583
2 4 (7.41%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SELinux
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) VeriFone
2 3 (5.56%) Sage
2 3 (5.56%) VocaLink
2 3 (5.56%) TSYS
2 3 (5.56%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) VMware