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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Commerce (mCommerce)
Rank 589 555 568
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +13
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 23 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.059% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.079% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 14
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£451 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.81% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £345 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
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
42716 39097 41510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.16% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 24121 24021
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1186 1114 1519
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 23 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 19 September 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 -16 23 £451 +12.81% 12
London +7 14 £500 +21.21% 9
City of London +25 4 £513 +13.88% 3
South East +3 2 - - 1
North West -4 2 £425 +6.25% 1
Cheshire - 2 £425 -
East Midlands - 1 £300 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £300 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Sale - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
North East - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

Mobile Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 32 (43.24%) E-Commerce
1 32 (43.24%) Mobile Payment
2 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (36.49%) Finance
4 25 (33.78%) Banking
5 18 (24.32%) Java
6 17 (22.97%) Mobile App
7 15 (20.27%) Scrum
8 13 (17.57%) MVC
8 13 (17.57%) Web Services
8 13 (17.57%) Android
9 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
9 12 (16.22%) Android Development
9 12 (16.22%) JUnit
9 12 (16.22%) Spring
10 11 (14.86%) Maven
10 11 (14.86%) Retail
10 11 (14.86%) Degree
10 11 (14.86%) SOAP
10 11 (14.86%) NFC
11 10 (13.51%) JPA
11 10 (13.51%) Apache Ivy
11 10 (13.51%) Struts
11 10 (13.51%) Ant
11 10 (13.51%) J2EE
11 10 (13.51%) UML
11 10 (13.51%) JMS
11 10 (13.51%) Bluetooth
11 10 (13.51%) Mathematics
11 10 (13.51%) Java EE

Mobile Commerce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (6.76%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) SAS
4 1 (1.35%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.35%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) NFC
2 10 (13.51%) Bluetooth
3 3 (4.05%) MVNO
4 1 (1.35%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.35%) ATM
4 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) Pentaho
2 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.35%) DB2
3 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (16.22%) JUnit
2 11 (14.86%) Maven
3 10 (13.51%) Apache Ivy
3 10 (13.51%) Ant
4 8 (10.81%) Gradle
5 3 (4.05%) Selenium
5 3 (4.05%) JIRA
6 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.70%) JBehave
6 2 (2.70%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.35%) Xcode
General
1 27 (36.49%) Finance
2 25 (33.78%) Banking
3 11 (14.86%) Retail
4 7 (9.46%) Marketing
5 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.05%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.35%) Games
8 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (39.19%) Developer
2 13 (17.57%) Analyst
3 12 (16.22%) Android Developer
3 12 (16.22%) Project Manager
3 12 (16.22%) Business Analyst
4 10 (13.51%) Lead Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Payments Business Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Java Team Leader
5 7 (9.46%) Team Leader
5 7 (9.46%) Development Team Leader
5 7 (9.46%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Architect
7 5 (6.76%) Lead Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Designer
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.05%) J2EE Team Leader
9 3 (4.05%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) Web Services
2 12 (16.22%) Spring
3 11 (14.86%) SOAP
4 10 (13.51%) JPA
4 10 (13.51%) Struts
4 10 (13.51%) J2EE
4 10 (13.51%) JMS
4 10 (13.51%) Java EE
4 10 (13.51%) Spring Web Flow
4 10 (13.51%) Hibernate
5 9 (12.16%) HTML
6 8 (10.81%) CSS
7 7 (9.46%) RESTful
8 3 (4.05%) REST
8 3 (4.05%) XML
9 2 (2.70%) Spring MVC
9 2 (2.70%) .NET
9 2 (2.70%) HTML5
10 1 (1.35%) jQuery
10 1 (1.35%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (43.24%) Mobile Payment
2 17 (22.97%) Mobile App
3 10 (13.51%) Mathematics
4 8 (10.81%) User Experience
5 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.05%) EFT
7 3 (4.05%) EFTPOS
7 3 (4.05%) Smartcard
8 2 (2.70%) EPoS
9 1 (1.35%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.35%) iPhone
9 1 (1.35%) Social Media
9 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.35%) Handset
9 1 (1.35%) APACS
9 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Android
2 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) E-Commerce
2 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.27%) Scrum
4 13 (17.57%) MVC
5 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
5 12 (16.22%) Android Development
6 10 (13.51%) UML
7 7 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (9.46%) Project Management
7 7 (9.46%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.11%) Market Research
9 5 (6.76%) TDD
10 3 (4.05%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.05%) BDD
10 3 (4.05%) Analytics
10 3 (4.05%) OO
10 3 (4.05%) RAD
10 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.05%) Refactoring
10 3 (4.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) Java
2 6 (8.11%) SQL
3 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.05%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.35%) PHP
5 1 (1.35%) C#
5 1 (1.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) ISEB
2 1 (1.35%) CISSP
2 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 14443
1 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 7816
1 1 (1.35%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) CA Endevor
1 1 (1.35%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 4 (5.41%) IBM
2 3 (4.05%) Greenplum
2 3 (4.05%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.70%) Tableau
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe
4 1 (1.35%) CA
4 1 (1.35%) Apple
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) JBoss
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