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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
UK
Rank 569 608 560
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -48
Contract jobs citing EMV 22 10 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.020% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.060% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 11
Median daily rate £600 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +9.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London median 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
14550 16750 16025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.53% 32.93% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9306 10623 10070
Median daily rate £440 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 698 647
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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 19 January 2017.

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 9 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +52 21 £600 +50.00% 4
London +24 11 £600 -25.00% 4
South East +27 6 - -
Berkshire - 6 - -
East of England - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
Hertford - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
City of London -8 1 £600 -25.00%

EMV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 15 (46.88%) Contactless
2 10 (31.25%) Unix
3 9 (28.13%) CSS
3 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
4 8 (25.00%) Java
5 7 (21.88%) SQL
5 7 (21.88%) Project Management
5 7 (21.88%) Finance
5 7 (21.88%) Retail
5 7 (21.88%) Fraud Detection
6 6 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
6 6 (18.75%) TOGAF
6 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.75%) C#
6 6 (18.75%) Linux
7 5 (15.63%) Windows
7 5 (15.63%) JBoss
7 5 (15.63%) XML
7 5 (15.63%) XSL
7 5 (15.63%) XSLT
7 5 (15.63%) COBOL
7 5 (15.63%) HTML
7 5 (15.63%) .NET
7 5 (15.63%) J2EE
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.63%) Migration
7 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
7 5 (15.63%) Back Office
7 5 (15.63%) Mainframe
7 5 (15.63%) IBM

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 5 (15.63%) JBoss
2 4 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) Confluence
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) BASE24
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) ATM
1 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.38%) NFC
3 1 (3.13%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (12.50%) FxCop
1 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
1 4 (12.50%) Moq
1 4 (12.50%) ReSharper
1 4 (12.50%) StyleCop
2 2 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) Robot Framework
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
1 7 (21.88%) Retail
2 5 (15.63%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Architect
2 9 (28.13%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (15.63%) BASE24 Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (12.50%) BASE24 Support
4 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Migration Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 4 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# WCF Developer
6 2 (6.25%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) CSS
2 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) J2EE
2 5 (15.63%) WSDL
2 5 (15.63%) XML
2 5 (15.63%) XSL
2 5 (15.63%) XSLT
3 4 (12.50%) ADO.NET
3 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (12.50%) AutoMapper
3 4 (12.50%) Dapper ORM
3 4 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 4 (12.50%) LINQ
3 4 (12.50%) NHibernate
3 4 (12.50%) REST
3 4 (12.50%) SOAP
3 4 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Contactless
2 5 (15.63%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (15.63%) Mainframe
2 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.63%) Tandem
3 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.38%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.13%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.13%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.13%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (3.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Unix
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
2 7 (21.88%) Fraud Detection
2 7 (21.88%) Project Management
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) TOGAF
3 6 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (15.63%) Coaching
4 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (15.63%) Migration
4 5 (15.63%) Supplier Management
5 4 (12.50%) BDD
5 4 (12.50%) Code Coverage
5 4 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (12.50%) MVC
5 4 (12.50%) OO
5 4 (12.50%) OOP
5 4 (12.50%) Refactoring
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) SOLID
5 4 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) C#
4 5 (15.63%) COBOL
5 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.50%) VBScript
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) IBM
2 4 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp
5 1 (3.13%) PayPal
5 1 (3.13%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) VMware