The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Commerce (mCommerce)
Rank 553 533 552
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 37 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.078% 0.050%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.11% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 16
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£479 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £505 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40487 37295 40755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.10% 72.93% 70.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25009 22626 23492
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1153 1056 1466
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -

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 1 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 19 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 1 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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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 -9 34 £478 +3.24% 7
London +7 25 £425 +6.25% 1
City of London +24 9 £425 +6.25%
Berkshire -5 1 - - 1
South East -12 1 - - 1
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
North West - - - - 2
Bracknell - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Northampton - - - - 2
Norwich - - - -
Sale - - - -

Mobile Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 39 (45.35%) Finance
2 36 (41.86%) Mobile Payment
3 34 (39.53%) E-Commerce
4 27 (31.40%) Banking
5 25 (29.07%) Java
6 23 (26.74%) Scrum
7 22 (25.58%) Web Services
8 20 (23.26%) Degree
9 19 (22.09%) J2EE
10 18 (20.93%) SOAP
10 18 (20.93%) UML
10 18 (20.93%) MVC
10 18 (20.93%) Unit Testing
11 17 (19.77%) JPA
11 17 (19.77%) Android
11 17 (19.77%) Mathematics
11 17 (19.77%) Spring Web Flow
11 17 (19.77%) Java EE
11 17 (19.77%) Apache Ivy
11 17 (19.77%) Hibernate
11 17 (19.77%) Spring
11 17 (19.77%) Maven
11 17 (19.77%) JMS
11 17 (19.77%) Struts
11 17 (19.77%) Ant
11 17 (19.77%) JUnit
12 15 (17.44%) Mobile App
13 13 (15.12%) Android Development
13 13 (15.12%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (15.12%) HTML

Mobile Commerce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (6.98%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.49%) SAS
4 1 (1.16%) CICS
4 1 (1.16%) WordPress
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.16%) InDesign
2 1 (1.16%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.16%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
1 1 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) NFC
2 11 (12.79%) Bluetooth
3 3 (3.49%) MVNO
4 2 (2.33%) ATM
5 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) DB2
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) Pentaho
3 2 (2.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (2.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Apache Ivy
1 17 (19.77%) Maven
1 17 (19.77%) Ant
1 17 (19.77%) JUnit
2 8 (9.30%) Gradle
3 6 (6.98%) SoapUI
4 5 (5.81%) Selenium
5 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.49%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.49%) JIRA
6 2 (2.33%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (2.33%) JBehave
6 2 (2.33%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.16%) Xcode
7 1 (1.16%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
General
1 39 (45.35%) Finance
2 27 (31.40%) Banking
3 13 (15.12%) Retail
4 6 (6.98%) Marketing
5 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.65%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.49%) Games
8 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (32.56%) Developer
2 20 (23.26%) Analyst
3 13 (15.12%) Business Analyst
4 12 (13.95%) Team Leader
4 12 (13.95%) Development Team Leader
4 12 (13.95%) Java Team Leader
4 12 (13.95%) Android Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Architect
5 10 (11.63%) Project Manager
5 10 (11.63%) Lead Developer
6 9 (10.47%) Lead Architect
7 7 (8.14%) Test Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Payments Business Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Tester
11 3 (3.49%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.58%) Web Services
2 19 (22.09%) J2EE
3 18 (20.93%) SOAP
4 17 (19.77%) JPA
4 17 (19.77%) Spring Web Flow
4 17 (19.77%) Java EE
4 17 (19.77%) Hibernate
4 17 (19.77%) Spring
4 17 (19.77%) JMS
4 17 (19.77%) Struts
5 13 (15.12%) HTML
6 9 (10.47%) CSS
7 6 (6.98%) XML
8 4 (4.65%) REST
9 3 (3.49%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (3.49%) HTML5
9 3 (3.49%) RESTful
10 2 (2.33%) jQuery
10 2 (2.33%) CSS3
10 2 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (41.86%) Mobile Payment
2 17 (19.77%) Mathematics
3 15 (17.44%) Mobile App
4 13 (15.12%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (6.98%) EFT
6 5 (5.81%) Smartcard
6 5 (5.81%) EFTPOS
7 4 (4.65%) EPoS
7 4 (4.65%) EMV
8 3 (3.49%) iSeries
9 2 (2.33%) APACS
9 2 (2.33%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.16%) Device Driver
10 1 (1.16%) Handset
10 1 (1.16%) Tandem
10 1 (1.16%) Social Media
10 1 (1.16%) iPhone
10 1 (1.16%) Smart Meter
10 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) Android
2 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.49%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Windows
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.53%) E-Commerce
2 23 (26.74%) Scrum
3 18 (20.93%) UML
3 18 (20.93%) MVC
3 18 (20.93%) Unit Testing
4 13 (15.12%) Android Development
5 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.14%) Analytics
7 6 (6.98%) Market Research
7 6 (6.98%) Project Management
8 5 (5.81%) Business Analysis
8 5 (5.81%) Refactoring
9 4 (4.65%) Manual Testing
10 3 (3.49%) ETL
10 3 (3.49%) OO
10 3 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.49%) Supply Chain Management
10 3 (3.49%) Automation Testing
10 3 (3.49%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.07%) Java
2 7 (8.14%) SQL
3 6 (6.98%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.49%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.33%) C#
6 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.16%) C++
6 1 (1.16%) COBOL
6 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (23.26%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) CISSP
3 1 (1.16%) ISEB
3 1 (1.16%) CISA
3 1 (1.16%) PCI QSA
3 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.16%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 7 (8.14%) IBM
2 4 (4.65%) Google
3 3 (3.49%) Apple
3 3 (3.49%) Greenplum
3 3 (3.49%) Coremetrics
3 3 (3.49%) Endeca
3 3 (3.49%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.33%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 2 (2.33%) TSYS
4 2 (2.33%) Tableau
4 2 (2.33%) Adobe
4 2 (2.33%) Sage
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.16%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.16%) CA
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.16%) VeriFone
5 1 (1.16%) VocaLink
5 1 (1.16%) Zend
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £505 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
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Posted: 10 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 days ago