The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Banking in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Banking over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Banking
Rank 534 508 505
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -3
Contract jobs citing Mobile Banking 67 67 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.48% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 58 49
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£470 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £245 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £541 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £478 £463 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +24.16%
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
14120 13908 14654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.49% 26.15% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8449 8513 8505
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 609 615 803
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.30 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -24.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Mobile Banking
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Banking within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mobile Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Banking
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile Banking within the UK.

Mobile Banking Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Banking
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Banking within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Mobile Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile Banking
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Banking within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -29 63 £470 +10.58% 12
London +11 48 £470 +13.93% 12
City of London +38 21 £500 +20.48% 8
South East -1 5 £350 -19.77%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £350 -
Nottingham - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -

Mobile Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mobile Banking 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 Mobile Banking.

1 127 (100.00%) Banking
2 67 (52.76%) Finance
3 38 (29.92%) Scrum
4 33 (25.98%) Internet
5 29 (22.83%) Retail
6 26 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (18.90%) Mobile App
8 23 (18.11%) Online Banking
9 22 (17.32%) Retail Banking
10 20 (15.75%) Mobile Payment
11 19 (14.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (13.39%) Apple iOS
13 15 (11.81%) Java
14 14 (11.02%) HTML
14 14 (11.02%) Android
15 13 (10.24%) Selenium
15 13 (10.24%) Project Management
16 12 (9.45%) QA
16 12 (9.45%) HP Quality Center
16 12 (9.45%) User Stories
17 11 (8.66%) Test Automation
17 11 (8.66%) Web Services
17 11 (8.66%) SQL
18 10 (7.87%) JavaScript
18 10 (7.87%) SOAP
18 10 (7.87%) E-Commerce
18 10 (7.87%) TDD
19 9 (7.09%) SoapUI
19 9 (7.09%) Manual Testing
19 9 (7.09%) Continuous Integration

Mobile Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mobile Banking 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 Mobile Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.30%) Apache
2 5 (3.94%) CMS
3 2 (1.57%) IIS
3 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.57%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.57%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Project
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.79%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 33 (25.98%) Internet
2 5 (3.94%) 4G
2 5 (3.94%) 2G
2 5 (3.94%) Intranet
2 5 (3.94%) 3G
2 5 (3.94%) HTTP
3 3 (2.36%) SSL
4 2 (1.57%) DMZ
4 2 (1.57%) ATM
4 2 (1.57%) NFC
4 2 (1.57%) Network Security
4 2 (1.57%) BIG-IP
4 2 (1.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.79%) Firewall
5 1 (0.79%) LAN
5 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.15%) DB2
3 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (10.24%) Selenium
2 9 (7.09%) SoapUI
2 9 (7.09%) Maven
2 9 (7.09%) Ant
3 8 (6.30%) JIRA
3 8 (6.30%) Apache Ivy
4 7 (5.51%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.51%) WebDriver
4 7 (5.51%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.72%) Hudson
6 5 (3.94%) eggPlant
6 5 (3.94%) LoadRunner
6 5 (3.94%) Toad
7 4 (3.15%) TestDirector
7 4 (3.15%) Xcode
7 4 (3.15%) Calabash
8 3 (2.36%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.36%) Axure RP
8 3 (2.36%) JBehave
8 3 (2.36%) Mercurial
General
1 127 (100.00%) Banking
2 67 (52.76%) Finance
3 29 (22.83%) Retail
4 22 (17.32%) Retail Banking
5 9 (7.09%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.72%) Marketing
7 4 (3.15%) German Language
8 3 (2.36%) Spanish Language
8 3 (2.36%) Advertising
9 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.57%) Electronics
10 1 (0.79%) Billing
10 1 (0.79%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.79%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (27.56%) Analyst
2 27 (21.26%) Developer
3 21 (16.54%) Business Analyst
4 15 (11.81%) Banking Business Analyst
4 15 (11.81%) Architect
5 12 (9.45%) Project Manager
6 10 (7.87%) Designer
7 8 (6.30%) Programme Manager
7 8 (6.30%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (6.30%) iOS Developer
8 7 (5.51%) Senior iOS Developer
8 7 (5.51%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.72%) Solutions Designer
10 5 (3.94%) Copywriter
10 5 (3.94%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.15%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.15%) Test Leader
11 4 (3.15%) Android Developer
12 3 (2.36%) QA Leader
12 3 (2.36%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.02%) HTML
2 11 (8.66%) Web Services
3 10 (7.87%) SOAP
4 9 (7.09%) J2EE
5 8 (6.30%) CSS
6 7 (5.51%) REST
6 7 (5.51%) J2ME
7 6 (4.72%) jQuery
7 6 (4.72%) HTML5
8 5 (3.94%) WAP
9 4 (3.15%) .NET
9 4 (3.15%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.15%) Middleware
9 4 (3.15%) Android SDK
9 4 (3.15%) iOS SDK
9 4 (3.15%) CSS3
10 3 (2.36%) Xamarin.iOS
10 3 (2.36%) RESTful
10 3 (2.36%) Cocoa Touch
10 3 (2.36%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.90%) Mobile App
2 23 (18.11%) Online Banking
3 20 (15.75%) Mobile Payment
4 9 (7.09%) Handset
5 4 (3.15%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.36%) Copywriting
6 3 (2.36%) W3C
6 3 (2.36%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.57%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.57%) DTV
7 2 (1.57%) IVR
7 2 (1.57%) iPhone
8 1 (0.79%) Statistics
8 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.39%) Apple iOS
2 14 (11.02%) Android
3 3 (2.36%) UNIX
4 2 (1.57%) Linux
5 1 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.92%) Scrum
2 26 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (14.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (10.24%) Project Management
5 12 (9.45%) User Stories
6 11 (8.66%) Test Automation
7 10 (7.87%) E-Commerce
7 10 (7.87%) TDD
8 9 (7.09%) Manual Testing
8 9 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (7.09%) Programme Management
9 8 (6.30%) Regression Testing
9 8 (6.30%) Business Analysis
9 8 (6.30%) Automation Testing
9 8 (6.30%) iOS Development
10 7 (5.51%) BDD
10 7 (5.51%) Content Management
10 7 (5.51%) OO
11 5 (3.94%) Test Scripting
11 5 (3.94%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.81%) Java
2 11 (8.66%) SQL
3 10 (7.87%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.51%) C#
5 6 (4.72%) Groovy
6 5 (3.94%) Perl
7 3 (2.36%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.36%) Ruby
7 3 (2.36%) XPath
7 3 (2.36%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.36%) XQuery
7 3 (2.36%) Python
8 2 (1.57%) C
9 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
1 1 (0.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.45%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (9.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (7.09%) SAP
1 9 (7.09%) Oracle
2 8 (6.30%) HP
3 7 (5.51%) Unisys
4 6 (4.72%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.72%) Apple
4 6 (4.72%) ICL
5 5 (3.94%) Sun
6 3 (2.36%) Google
6 3 (2.36%) Cisco
7 2 (1.57%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.57%) F5
8 1 (0.79%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.79%) VMware
8 1 (0.79%) EMC
8 1 (0.79%) Citrix
8 1 (0.79%) IBM
8 1 (0.79%) Cognos
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