The table below looks at the statistics for Mobile Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Commerce over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Commerce (mCommerce)
Rank 586 509 486
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -23
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 22 60 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 46 40
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£454 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £323 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £585 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +12.00%
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41214 38103 35480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.51% 73.72% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26955 23499 20863
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1172 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Mobile Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Commerce within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Mobile Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Commerce
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mobile Commerce Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Commerce within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Mobile Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Commerce within the UK.

Mobile Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Commerce
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Commerce within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 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 -67 22 £454 +3.12% 6
London +2 13 £470 -6.00% 5
City of London +10 8 £513 -2.38% 2
East Midlands +8 1 £425 +30.76%
South East -58 1 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Street - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

Mobile Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mobile Commerce 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 Commerce.

1 23 (51.11%) E-Commerce
2 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.11%) Retail
4 11 (24.44%) Finance
5 10 (22.22%) Banking
5 10 (22.22%) Mobile Payment
5 10 (22.22%) User Experience
6 8 (17.78%) Objective-C
6 8 (17.78%) Project Management
6 8 (17.78%) HTML
7 7 (15.56%) Java
7 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
7 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
8 6 (13.33%) TDD
8 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
9 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 5 (11.11%) Scrum
9 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
9 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 4 (8.89%) .NET
10 4 (8.89%) CSS
10 4 (8.89%) IBM
10 4 (8.89%) RAD
10 4 (8.89%) RESTful
10 4 (8.89%) HTML5
10 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
10 4 (8.89%) QA
10 4 (8.89%) Marketing
10 4 (8.89%) iOS Development
10 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills

Mobile Commerce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mobile Commerce 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 Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (6.67%) CMS
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.44%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
1 2 (4.44%) ATM
1 2 (4.44%) MVNO
2 1 (2.22%) VLAN
2 1 (2.22%) NFC
2 1 (2.22%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (2.22%) GGSN
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
2 1 (2.22%) GSM
2 1 (2.22%) 3GPP
2 1 (2.22%) 3G
2 1 (2.22%) DMZ
2 1 (2.22%) Wireless
2 1 (2.22%) 2G
2 1 (2.22%) 2.5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.44%) JUnit
3 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
3 2 (4.44%) Hudson
3 2 (4.44%) Calabash
4 1 (2.22%) Xcode
4 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 14 (31.11%) Retail
2 11 (24.44%) Finance
3 10 (22.22%) Banking
4 4 (8.89%) Marketing
5 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Project Manager
2 10 (22.22%) Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) iOS Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Payments Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Designer
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) UI Designer
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) HTML
2 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) CSS
2 4 (8.89%) RESTful
2 4 (8.89%) HTML5
3 3 (6.67%) JSON
3 3 (6.67%) XML
4 2 (4.44%) Middleware
4 2 (4.44%) Core Animation
4 2 (4.44%) Spring MVC
4 2 (4.44%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (4.44%) Spring
4 2 (4.44%) Cocoa
4 2 (4.44%) LESS
4 2 (4.44%) UIKit
4 2 (4.44%) CSS3
4 2 (4.44%) REST
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) XSD
5 1 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Mobile Payment
1 10 (22.22%) User Experience
2 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) iPhone
5 2 (4.44%) EPoS
5 2 (4.44%) EFT
5 2 (4.44%) EFTPOS
5 2 (4.44%) Animation
5 2 (4.44%) Smartcard
5 2 (4.44%) PKI
5 2 (4.44%) APACS
5 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.22%) iPad
6 1 (2.22%) EMV
6 1 (2.22%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (2.22%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.44%) UNIX
2 2 (4.44%) Solaris
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) E-Commerce
2 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.78%) Project Management
4 6 (13.33%) TDD
5 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 5 (11.11%) Scrum
6 4 (8.89%) RAD
6 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.89%) iOS Development
7 3 (6.67%) User Stories
7 3 (6.67%) SOA
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.44%) MVC
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL
8 2 (4.44%) OO
8 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.44%) Release Management
8 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) Objective-C
2 7 (15.56%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.67%) C#
5 2 (4.44%) Perl
5 2 (4.44%) PHP
5 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO 8583
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 14443
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.44%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) IBM
2 3 (6.67%) Sitecore
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Sun
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (2.22%) VocaLink
4 1 (2.22%) TSYS
4 1 (2.22%) VeriFone
4 1 (2.22%) Sage