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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Commerce (mCommerce)
Rank 576 544 515
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -29
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 36 50 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.093% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 18
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £480
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.87%
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
42640 40307 34513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.39% 74.95% 73.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26680 25279 20562
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1247 1176 1030
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.99 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 26 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 6 May 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 -24 34 £400 -5.88% 7
London -28 11 £463 +2.77% 4
South East -6 8 £400 +28.00% 2
East Midlands -7 6 £225 -40.00%
Northamptonshire - 6 £225 -
East of England +9 4 - -
City of London +9 3 £525 +16.66% 2
Halifax 0 3 £405 -15.18%
West Yorkshire -1 3 £405 -15.18%
Hampshire -7 3 £400 -
Yorkshire -9 3 £405 -15.18%
Thames Valley - 3 £480 - 2
Basingstoke +4 2 £400 -
Norfolk +3 2 - -
Norwich 0 2 - -
North West -16 2 £450 +143.24%
Portsmouth - 2 £400 -
Southampton - 2 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Berkshire -4 1 £450 +44.00%
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £450 -
Newbury - 1 £450 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -

Mobile Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 34 (65.38%) E-Commerce
2 20 (38.46%) Java
3 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (28.85%) Finance
5 14 (26.92%) Scrum
5 14 (26.92%) User Experience
6 12 (23.08%) Retail
6 12 (23.08%) B2B
7 10 (19.23%) Project Management
7 10 (19.23%) B2C
7 10 (19.23%) Business Analysis
7 10 (19.23%) hybris
8 9 (17.31%) Apple iOS
8 9 (17.31%) Marketing
8 9 (17.31%) Banking
8 9 (17.31%) Web Services
9 8 (15.38%) J2EE
9 8 (15.38%) SAP
9 8 (15.38%) Analytics
10 7 (13.46%) Mobile Payment
10 7 (13.46%) Middleware
10 7 (13.46%) Spring
10 7 (13.46%) TDD
11 6 (11.54%) Web Analytics
11 6 (11.54%) Endeca
11 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (11.54%) ERP
11 6 (11.54%) EAI
11 6 (11.54%) User Stories
11 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills

Mobile Commerce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.92%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.92%) Apache
2 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.92%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Project
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) SPSS
2 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Sage Pay
2 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Internet
2 3 (5.77%) MVNO
2 3 (5.77%) ATM
3 2 (3.85%) SMS
4 1 (1.92%) HTTP
4 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.92%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.92%) NFC
4 1 (1.92%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) JIRA
1 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
1 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.85%) Calabash
2 2 (3.85%) CocoaPods
2 2 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (1.92%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.92%) Xcode
3 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.92%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.92%) Hudson
3 1 (1.92%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (1.92%) Appium
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Retail
3 9 (17.31%) Marketing
3 9 (17.31%) Banking
4 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) Analyst
3 9 (17.31%) Project Manager
4 8 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Hybris Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Junior
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Junior Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Lead Android Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Android Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) iOS Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Support Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Product Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) Web Services
2 8 (15.38%) J2EE
3 7 (13.46%) Middleware
3 7 (13.46%) Spring
4 4 (7.69%) JSON
5 3 (5.77%) HTML
5 3 (5.77%) iOS SDK
5 3 (5.77%) Android SDK
6 2 (3.85%) JSP
6 2 (3.85%) UIKit
6 2 (3.85%) REST
6 2 (3.85%) Core Animation
6 2 (3.85%) Spring MVC
6 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.85%) Cocoa
7 1 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (1.92%) jQuery
7 1 (1.92%) OAuth
7 1 (1.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) User Experience
2 7 (13.46%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.69%) EFT
4 4 (7.69%) EFTPOS
4 4 (7.69%) Smartcard
4 4 (7.69%) APACS
4 4 (7.69%) EPoS
5 2 (3.85%) EMV
5 2 (3.85%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (3.85%) iPhone
5 2 (3.85%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.85%) Animation
6 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.92%) PKI
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Apple iOS
2 6 (11.54%) Android
3 3 (5.77%) UNIX
4 2 (3.85%) Linux
5 1 (1.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (65.38%) E-Commerce
2 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.92%) Scrum
4 12 (23.08%) B2B
5 10 (19.23%) B2C
5 10 (19.23%) Project Management
5 10 (19.23%) Business Analysis
6 8 (15.38%) Analytics
7 7 (13.46%) TDD
8 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.54%) Web Analytics
8 6 (11.54%) ERP
8 6 (11.54%) EAI
8 6 (11.54%) User Stories
8 6 (11.54%) Performance Management
8 6 (11.54%) Demand Management
9 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
9 5 (9.62%) Programme Management
9 5 (9.62%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (9.62%) Objective-C
3 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.77%) SQL
5 2 (3.85%) Groovy
6 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.92%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) Ruby
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
2 3 (5.77%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Squid
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) hybris
2 8 (15.38%) SAP
3 6 (11.54%) Endeca
4 2 (3.85%) Sage
4 2 (3.85%) IBM
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) VocaLink
4 2 (3.85%) TSYS
4 2 (3.85%) VeriFone
4 2 (3.85%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 2 (3.85%) WorldPay
4 2 (3.85%) Elavon
4 2 (3.85%) Ingenico
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Kony
5 1 (1.92%) Sun
5 1 (1.92%) Siebel
5 1 (1.92%) Chordiant
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) Epiphany
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