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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Commerce (mCommerce)
Rank 572 541 563
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +22
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 23 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.069% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.095% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 19
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£476 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.02% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
41835 39073 41091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.23% 73.30% 70.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25909 24001 23803
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £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 1148 1055 1460
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.97 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.76% -9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 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 -40 22 £475 +5.55% 11
London +10 17 £425 +6.25% 4
City of London +26 7 £475 +8.57% 3
Berkshire +8 1 - -
North West +1 1 £325 -18.75% 2
South East -5 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 3
North East - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - - 3
Surrey - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Northampton - - - - 3
Norwich - - - - 1
Sale - - - -

Mobile Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (41.56%) Mobile Payment
2 31 (40.26%) Finance
3 30 (38.96%) E-Commerce
4 24 (31.17%) Banking
5 22 (28.57%) Java
6 20 (25.97%) Scrum
7 19 (24.68%) Web Services
8 16 (20.78%) MVC
8 16 (20.78%) Unit Testing
9 15 (19.48%) Android
9 15 (19.48%) Mobile App
9 15 (19.48%) Spring
9 15 (19.48%) Degree
9 15 (19.48%) SOAP
10 14 (18.18%) Struts
10 14 (18.18%) J2EE
10 14 (18.18%) Ant
10 14 (18.18%) JUnit
10 14 (18.18%) UML
10 14 (18.18%) JMS
10 14 (18.18%) Java EE
10 14 (18.18%) Maven
10 14 (18.18%) Hibernate
10 14 (18.18%) JPA
10 14 (18.18%) Mathematics
10 14 (18.18%) Spring Web Flow
10 14 (18.18%) Apache Ivy
11 13 (16.88%) Android Development
11 13 (16.88%) HTML
12 11 (14.29%) NFC

Mobile Commerce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.90%) SAS
4 1 (1.30%) WordPress
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.30%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) InDesign
2 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
1 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) NFC
2 10 (12.99%) Bluetooth
3 3 (3.90%) MVNO
4 1 (1.30%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) DB2
2 3 (3.90%) Pentaho
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.60%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (2.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Ant
1 14 (18.18%) JUnit
1 14 (18.18%) Maven
1 14 (18.18%) Apache Ivy
2 8 (10.39%) Gradle
3 6 (7.79%) SoapUI
4 4 (5.19%) Selenium
5 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.90%) JIRA
6 2 (2.60%) JBehave
6 2 (2.60%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.30%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.30%) Xcode
7 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
General
1 31 (40.26%) Finance
2 24 (31.17%) Banking
3 11 (14.29%) Retail
4 6 (7.79%) Marketing
5 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.90%) Games
6 3 (3.90%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (36.36%) Developer
2 16 (20.78%) Analyst
3 12 (15.58%) Business Analyst
3 12 (15.58%) Android Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Java Team Leader
4 10 (12.99%) Team Leader
4 10 (12.99%) Development Team Leader
4 10 (12.99%) Lead Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Architect
5 9 (11.69%) Project Manager
6 8 (10.39%) Lead Architect
7 7 (9.09%) Payments Business Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Web Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Lead Business Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.68%) Web Services
2 15 (19.48%) Spring
2 15 (19.48%) SOAP
3 14 (18.18%) Struts
3 14 (18.18%) J2EE
3 14 (18.18%) JMS
3 14 (18.18%) Java EE
3 14 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 14 (18.18%) JPA
3 14 (18.18%) Spring Web Flow
4 13 (16.88%) HTML
5 9 (11.69%) CSS
6 6 (7.79%) XML
7 5 (6.49%) REST
8 4 (5.19%) RESTful
9 3 (3.90%) HTML5
9 3 (3.90%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (2.60%) .NET
10 2 (2.60%) CSS3
10 2 (2.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 32 (41.56%) Mobile Payment
2 15 (19.48%) Mobile App
3 14 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 10 (12.99%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.90%) iSeries
6 2 (2.60%) EFT
6 2 (2.60%) EFTPOS
6 2 (2.60%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.30%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.30%) iPhone
7 1 (1.30%) Social Media
7 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.30%) Handset
7 1 (1.30%) EPoS
7 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Android
2 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) E-Commerce
2 20 (25.97%) Scrum
3 16 (20.78%) MVC
3 16 (20.78%) Unit Testing
4 14 (18.18%) UML
5 13 (16.88%) Android Development
6 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (9.09%) Analytics
7 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.79%) Project Management
8 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.79%) Market Research
9 4 (5.19%) Refactoring
10 3 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.90%) Scalability Testing
10 3 (3.90%) Release Management
10 3 (3.90%) Manual Testing
10 3 (3.90%) System Testing
10 3 (3.90%) BDD
10 3 (3.90%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.57%) Java
2 7 (9.09%) SQL
3 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.90%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.60%) PHP
6 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.30%) C#
6 1 (1.30%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (19.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 14443
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 7816
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) CA Endevor
1 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) IBM
2 4 (5.19%) Google
3 3 (3.90%) Greenplum
3 3 (3.90%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.90%) Coremetrics
3 3 (3.90%) Endeca
4 2 (2.60%) Apple
4 2 (2.60%) Adobe
4 2 (2.60%) Tableau
5 1 (1.30%) Zend
5 1 (1.30%) CA
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft