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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Banking
Rank 539 493 485
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -8
Contract jobs citing Mobile Banking 78 97 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.59% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 86 60
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£500 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £270 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £555 £475 £420
% change year-on-year
+16.89% +13.09%
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
17525 16502 17427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.63% 31.32% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10780 10232 10133
Average daily rate £413 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 720 646 880
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.81 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -27.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 1 October 2014.

Mobile Banking Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile Banking
Top 20 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 1 October 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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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 -43 70 £500 +20.84% 13
London -20 53 £475 +15.15% 9
City of London +26 24 £538 +30.30% 2
Edinburgh - 5 £600 - 3
Scotland - 5 £600 - 3
South East -10 4 - - 2
North West -13 1 - -
Cambridge - - - - 2
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 2

Mobile Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Banking
2 75 (58.14%) Finance
3 41 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (27.13%) Scrum
5 31 (24.03%) Retail
6 28 (21.71%) Internet
7 25 (19.38%) Retail Banking
8 23 (17.83%) Online Banking
8 23 (17.83%) Apple iOS
9 22 (17.05%) Mobile App
10 20 (15.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (14.73%) Android
12 18 (13.95%) Mobile Payment
13 16 (12.40%) Java
14 14 (10.85%) User Stories
15 13 (10.08%) HTML
15 13 (10.08%) E-Commerce
16 12 (9.30%) J2EE
16 12 (9.30%) SAP
17 10 (7.75%) OO
17 10 (7.75%) Project Management
18 9 (6.98%) Telecoms
18 9 (6.98%) JavaScript
18 9 (6.98%) Unisys
18 9 (6.98%) iOS Development
18 9 (6.98%) User Experience
19 8 (6.20%) SQL
19 8 (6.20%) Web Services
19 8 (6.20%) Information Security Management
19 8 (6.20%) Security Management

Mobile Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 5 (3.88%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.33%) CMS
2 3 (2.33%) Apache
3 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.55%) IIS
3 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.55%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.55%) nginx
4 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (2.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.78%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.71%) Internet
2 5 (3.88%) Network Security
2 5 (3.88%) Intranet
3 4 (3.10%) HTTP
4 2 (1.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (1.55%) ATM
4 2 (1.55%) DMZ
4 2 (1.55%) SSL
4 2 (1.55%) NFC
4 2 (1.55%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.78%) 4G
5 1 (0.78%) Firewall
5 1 (0.78%) 2G
5 1 (0.78%) 3G
5 1 (0.78%) LAN
5 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.43%) SQL Server
1 7 (5.43%) DB2
2 1 (0.78%) Big Data
2 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (3.88%) Selenium
2 4 (3.10%) TestDirector
2 4 (3.10%) WebDriver
2 4 (3.10%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.10%) SoapUI
2 4 (3.10%) Axure RP
3 3 (2.33%) JIRA
3 3 (2.33%) Maven
3 3 (2.33%) Hudson
3 3 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.33%) Xcode
3 3 (2.33%) Ant
3 3 (2.33%) JUnit
3 3 (2.33%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (1.55%) Calabash
4 2 (1.55%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.55%) JBehave
4 2 (1.55%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.55%) Subversion
5 1 (0.78%) Robotium
General
1 129 (100.00%) Banking
2 75 (58.14%) Finance
3 31 (24.03%) Retail
4 25 (19.38%) Retail Banking
5 9 (6.98%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.10%) Spanish Language
6 4 (3.10%) Marketing
7 3 (2.33%) Electronics
7 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.33%) Advertising
8 2 (1.55%) German Language
9 1 (0.78%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.78%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.78%) Billing
9 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.78%) Front Office
9 1 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (29.46%) Analyst
2 26 (20.16%) Developer
3 24 (18.60%) Business Analyst
4 20 (15.50%) Project Manager
5 16 (12.40%) Banking Business Analyst
6 15 (11.63%) Architect
7 10 (7.75%) Designer
8 9 (6.98%) iOS Developer
9 8 (6.20%) Senior Developer
9 8 (6.20%) Senior iOS Developer
10 7 (5.43%) Java Developer
10 7 (5.43%) Programme Manager
11 6 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.88%) Senior Project Manager
12 5 (3.88%) Senior Manager
12 5 (3.88%) Solutions Designer
12 5 (3.88%) Test Analyst
13 4 (3.10%) Technical Architect
13 4 (3.10%) UX Designer
13 4 (3.10%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.08%) HTML
2 12 (9.30%) J2EE
3 8 (6.20%) Web Services
4 7 (5.43%) SOAP
5 6 (4.65%) CSS
5 6 (4.65%) Spring
6 5 (3.88%) Struts
7 4 (3.10%) Middleware
7 4 (3.10%) iOS SDK
8 3 (2.33%) Ajax
8 3 (2.33%) Xamarin.iOS
8 3 (2.33%) Cocoa Touch
8 3 (2.33%) UIKit
8 3 (2.33%) RESTful
8 3 (2.33%) Cocoa
8 3 (2.33%) J2ME
8 3 (2.33%) Android SDK
9 2 (1.55%) .NET
9 2 (1.55%) XML
9 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.83%) Online Banking
2 22 (17.05%) Mobile App
3 18 (13.95%) Mobile Payment
4 9 (6.98%) User Experience
5 5 (3.88%) Handset
5 5 (3.88%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.10%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.33%) iPhone
7 3 (2.33%) DTV
8 2 (1.55%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.55%) IVR
8 2 (1.55%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.78%) Statistics
9 1 (0.78%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.83%) Apple iOS
2 19 (14.73%) Android
3 3 (2.33%) Linux
3 3 (2.33%) UNIX
4 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (27.13%) Scrum
3 20 (15.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (10.85%) User Stories
5 13 (10.08%) E-Commerce
6 10 (7.75%) OO
6 10 (7.75%) Project Management
7 9 (6.98%) iOS Development
8 8 (6.20%) Information Security Management
8 8 (6.20%) Security Management
8 8 (6.20%) Information Security
8 8 (6.20%) Business Analysis
9 6 (4.65%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.65%) Programme Management
9 6 (4.65%) TDD
10 5 (3.88%) Manual Testing
10 5 (3.88%) Use Case
10 5 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (3.88%) Test Scripting
10 5 (3.88%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.40%) Java
2 9 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.20%) SQL
4 4 (3.10%) Objective-C
5 3 (2.33%) Groovy
5 3 (2.33%) JCL
5 3 (2.33%) Perl
5 3 (2.33%) C#
5 3 (2.33%) COBOL
6 2 (1.55%) C
6 2 (1.55%) XQuery
6 2 (1.55%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.55%) XPath
7 1 (0.78%) Ruby
7 1 (0.78%) VBA
7 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
1 1 (0.78%) CIMA
1 1 (0.78%) ACCA
1 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) FATCA
2 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.78%) COREP
2 1 (0.78%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (9.30%) SAP
2 9 (6.98%) Unisys
3 7 (5.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.65%) Cisco
5 5 (3.88%) ICL
5 5 (3.88%) Oracle
6 4 (3.10%) IBM
6 4 (3.10%) EMC
6 4 (3.10%) Citrix
6 4 (3.10%) VMware
6 4 (3.10%) Google
7 3 (2.33%) HP
8 2 (1.55%) Apple
8 2 (1.55%) F5
9 1 (0.78%) Sun
9 1 (0.78%) Veritas
9 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.78%) Cognos
9 1 (0.78%) SoftLayer
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