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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Commerce (mCommerce)
Rank 585 523 515
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -8
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 27 55 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 44 35
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£470 £425 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £322 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +6.66%
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
41873 37624 36372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.63% 73.75% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27230 23353 21214
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1164 1139 1463
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 25 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 27 November 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 -31 27 £470 +9.30% 12
London -23 16 £473 -0.52% 7
City of London +20 8 £525 -
East Midlands - 2 £363 - 3
Northamptonshire - 2 £363 -
South East -44 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £525 -
Cheshire - 1 £525 -
Hampshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Street - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
South West - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1

Mobile Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (46.67%) E-Commerce
3 13 (28.89%) Retail
4 12 (26.67%) Finance
5 11 (24.44%) Banking
6 10 (22.22%) Mobile Payment
6 10 (22.22%) User Experience
7 8 (17.78%) HTML
7 8 (17.78%) Java
8 7 (15.56%) Objective-C
8 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
8 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
9 6 (13.33%) TDD
9 6 (13.33%) Scrum
10 5 (11.11%) Project Management
10 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
10 5 (11.11%) WebSphere
11 4 (8.89%) Marketing
11 4 (8.89%) .NET
11 4 (8.89%) CSS
11 4 (8.89%) RAD
11 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
11 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
11 4 (8.89%) RESTful
11 4 (8.89%) HTML5
11 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
11 4 (8.89%) iOS Development
12 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (6.67%) User Stories

Mobile Commerce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.67%) CMS
2 3 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.22%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) MVNO
1 1 (2.22%) Wireless
1 1 (2.22%) 2G
1 1 (2.22%) 2.5G
1 1 (2.22%) DMZ
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
1 1 (2.22%) 3G
1 1 (2.22%) ATM
1 1 (2.22%) GSM
1 1 (2.22%) 3GPP
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
1 1 (2.22%) VLAN
1 1 (2.22%) Network Security
1 1 (2.22%) NFC
1 1 (2.22%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (2.22%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) JUnit
3 2 (4.44%) Maven
3 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.44%) Calabash
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.22%) Hudson
4 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.22%) Ant
4 1 (2.22%) Xcode
General
1 13 (28.89%) Retail
2 12 (26.67%) Finance
3 11 (24.44%) Banking
4 4 (8.89%) Marketing
4 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Project Manager
3 7 (15.56%) Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) iOS Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Payments Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Designer
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) UI Designer
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior iOS Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Digital Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Telecoms Consultant
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%) XML
3 3 (6.67%) Spring
3 3 (6.67%) JSON
4 2 (4.44%) Spring MVC
4 2 (4.44%) Cocoa
4 2 (4.44%) SOAP
4 2 (4.44%) REST
4 2 (4.44%) LESS
4 2 (4.44%) UIKit
4 2 (4.44%) CSS3
4 2 (4.44%) Core Animation
5 1 (2.22%) Android SDK
5 1 (2.22%) Middleware
5 1 (2.22%) JMS
5 1 (2.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Mobile Payment
1 10 (22.22%) User Experience
2 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) iPhone
4 2 (4.44%) Animation
4 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) iPad
5 1 (2.22%) EPoS
5 1 (2.22%) EFT
5 1 (2.22%) EFTPOS
5 1 (2.22%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.22%) Handset
5 1 (2.22%) APACS
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Solaris
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (46.67%) E-Commerce
3 6 (13.33%) TDD
3 6 (13.33%) Scrum
4 5 (11.11%) Project Management
4 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 4 (8.89%) RAD
5 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
5 4 (8.89%) iOS Development
6 3 (6.67%) User Stories
6 3 (6.67%) MVC
6 3 (6.67%) SOA
6 3 (6.67%) OO
7 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.44%) UML
7 2 (4.44%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (4.44%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.22%) Android Development
8 1 (2.22%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) Java
2 7 (15.56%) Objective-C
3 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.67%) C#
5 2 (4.44%) PHP
5 2 (4.44%) SQL
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 14443
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Squid
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) IBM
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.67%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Sun
3 1 (2.22%) VMware
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