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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Commerce (mCommerce)
Rank 554 508 482
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -26
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 17 51 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 32 31
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£416 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.05% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £321 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £560 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +29.23%
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
37746 36266 32728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.34% 74.25% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24225 22016 19460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 1106 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 -50 17 £416 -2.05% 14
London -10 10 £470 -1.05% 8
City of London +9 5 £475 - 2
South East -20 4 £400 +5.26% 3
Berkshire +1 3 £400 -5.88% 2
East Midlands +17 1 - - 1
Northampton - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 2
Bracknell - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Fareham - - - -
North East - - - - 2
North West - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 2
Wales - - - -

Mobile Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 22 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) Retail
4 12 (27.27%) Finance
5 11 (25.00%) Banking
6 10 (22.73%) Mobile Payment
7 9 (20.45%) User Experience
7 9 (20.45%) Java
8 7 (15.91%) Apple iOS
9 6 (13.64%) TDD
9 6 (13.64%) Objective-C
9 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
10 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (11.36%) Scrum
10 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
10 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
11 4 (9.09%) iOS Development
11 4 (9.09%) RESTful
11 4 (9.09%) Marketing
11 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
11 4 (9.09%) QA
11 4 (9.09%) Project Management
11 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
11 4 (9.09%) HTML
11 4 (9.09%) .NET
11 4 (9.09%) UNIX
11 4 (9.09%) RAD
12 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
12 3 (6.82%) CRM

Mobile Commerce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.82%) CMS
2 3 (6.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.55%) GlassFish
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) JBoss
4 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.27%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) MVNO
2 2 (4.55%) NFC
2 2 (4.55%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) SMS
2 2 (4.55%) ATM
3 1 (2.27%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.27%) GSM
3 1 (2.27%) 3G
3 1 (2.27%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.27%) DMZ
3 1 (2.27%) Network Security
3 1 (2.27%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (2.27%) GGSN
3 1 (2.27%) VLAN
3 1 (2.27%) 2G
3 1 (2.27%) 2.5G
3 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Data Mart
1 2 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.55%) Calabash
3 2 (4.55%) Mercurial
3 2 (4.55%) Hudson
3 2 (4.55%) JUnit
3 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.27%) Maven
4 1 (2.27%) Xcode
4 1 (2.27%) Appium
General
1 14 (31.82%) Retail
2 12 (27.27%) Finance
3 11 (25.00%) Banking
4 4 (9.09%) Marketing
5 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.55%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Architect
3 7 (15.91%) Project Manager
3 7 (15.91%) Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) iOS Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Designer
6 3 (6.82%) Digital Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Payments Business Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) UI Designer
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Senior iOS Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) RESTful
1 4 (9.09%) HTML
1 4 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) JSON
2 3 (6.82%) Spring
3 2 (4.55%) UIKit
3 2 (4.55%) Core Animation
3 2 (4.55%) REST
3 2 (4.55%) HTML5
3 2 (4.55%) Cocoa
3 2 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (4.55%) Spring MVC
3 2 (4.55%) Middleware
4 1 (2.27%) J2EE
4 1 (2.27%) CSS
4 1 (2.27%) SOAP
4 1 (2.27%) XML
4 1 (2.27%) XSD
4 1 (2.27%) LAMP
4 1 (2.27%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Mobile Payment
2 9 (20.45%) User Experience
3 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.82%) iPhone
5 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.55%) Animation
5 2 (4.55%) APACS
5 2 (4.55%) PKI
5 2 (4.55%) EFT
5 2 (4.55%) EFTPOS
5 2 (4.55%) Smartcard
5 2 (4.55%) EPoS
6 1 (2.27%) EMV
6 1 (2.27%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.27%) Handset
6 1 (2.27%) iPad
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Apple iOS
2 4 (9.09%) UNIX
3 2 (4.55%) Android
3 2 (4.55%) Solaris
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.64%) TDD
3 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
4 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.36%) Scrum
5 4 (9.09%) iOS Development
5 4 (9.09%) Project Management
5 4 (9.09%) RAD
6 3 (6.82%) CRM
6 3 (6.82%) SOA
6 3 (6.82%) User Stories
7 2 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Change Control
7 2 (4.55%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.55%) Release Management
7 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.55%) MVC
7 2 (4.55%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) Java
2 6 (13.64%) Objective-C
3 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) C#
4 3 (6.82%) SQL
5 2 (4.55%) Perl
5 2 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) ISO 8583
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 14443
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.55%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.82%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.55%) VMware
2 2 (4.55%) Sun
2 2 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Siebel
3 1 (2.27%) Chordiant
3 1 (2.27%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Sage
3 1 (2.27%) Unica
3 1 (2.27%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 1 (2.27%) Epiphany
3 1 (2.27%) VocaLink
3 1 (2.27%) TSYS
3 1 (2.27%) VeriFone
3 1 (2.27%) hybris