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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Commerce (mCommerce)
Rank 545 516 553
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +37
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 43 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.084% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.12% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 14
Average daily rate £375 £418 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% +7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £210 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £542 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £453 £400
% change year-on-year
-19.88% +13.12%
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
41318 34649 42090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.34% 72.50% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25663 20657 24013
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1168 1064 1437
Average hourly rate £28.49 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.98% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 17 April 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 30 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -41 34 £375 -10.17% 17
London -32 25 £388 +3.33% 13
City of London -4 10 £425 +17.24% 6
South Wales - 8 £500 -
Wales - 8 £500 -
Cardiff - 8 £500 -
South East -16 5 £313 -26.03% 2
Berkshire -13 1 £313 -26.03% 2
North West -19 1 £185 -61.45% 1
East of England - 1 £350 - 2
Reading - 1 £313 -
Swindon - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -

Mobile Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 38 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 31 (32.63%) Finance
3 27 (28.42%) Java
4 24 (25.26%) Retail
5 22 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (23.16%) Mobile Payment
6 21 (22.11%) Scrum
6 21 (22.11%) Web Services
7 18 (18.95%) Degree
8 15 (15.79%) Banking
9 13 (13.68%) MVC
9 13 (13.68%) SOAP
9 13 (13.68%) HTML
9 13 (13.68%) J2EE
9 13 (13.68%) NFC
10 12 (12.63%) Unit Testing
10 12 (12.63%) UML
11 11 (11.58%) Struts
11 11 (11.58%) Ant
11 11 (11.58%) JUnit
11 11 (11.58%) JMS
11 11 (11.58%) JPA
11 11 (11.58%) Mathematics
11 11 (11.58%) Spring Web Flow
11 11 (11.58%) Spring
11 11 (11.58%) Maven
11 11 (11.58%) Hibernate
11 11 (11.58%) Java EE
11 11 (11.58%) Apache Ivy
12 10 (10.53%) Enterprise Software

Mobile Commerce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (7.37%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.11%) WordPress
2 2 (2.11%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.11%) SAS
3 1 (1.05%) CICS
3 1 (1.05%) CMS
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.05%) IIS
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) InDesign
2 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.05%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.11%) Magento
2 2 (2.11%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
1 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.68%) NFC
2 4 (4.21%) Bluetooth
3 3 (3.16%) 3GPP
4 2 (2.11%) LDAP
4 2 (2.11%) ATM
4 2 (2.11%) X.509
5 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.05%) Wireless
5 1 (1.05%) MVNO
5 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.32%) DB2
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.05%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Ant
1 11 (11.58%) JUnit
1 11 (11.58%) Maven
1 11 (11.58%) Apache Ivy
2 7 (7.37%) Selenium
3 6 (6.32%) WebDriver
3 6 (6.32%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.32%) SoapUI
4 4 (4.21%) Calabash
4 4 (4.21%) JBehave
5 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.16%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.11%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (2.11%) JIRA
7 1 (1.05%) JMeter
7 1 (1.05%) Xcode
7 1 (1.05%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.05%) Axure RP
General
1 31 (32.63%) Finance
2 24 (25.26%) Retail
3 15 (15.79%) Banking
4 7 (7.37%) Advertising
4 7 (7.37%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.26%) Marketing
6 4 (4.21%) Spanish Language
7 3 (3.16%) Games
8 1 (1.05%) Billing
8 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.05%) Automotive
8 1 (1.05%) Law
8 1 (1.05%) German Language
8 1 (1.05%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 28 (29.47%) Analyst
2 23 (24.21%) Developer
3 18 (18.95%) Business Analyst
4 14 (14.74%) Architect
5 11 (11.58%) Project Manager
6 9 (9.47%) Team Leader
6 9 (9.47%) Development Team Leader
6 9 (9.47%) Java Team Leader
6 9 (9.47%) Lead Architect
7 7 (7.37%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Tester
8 5 (5.26%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.26%) iOS Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Contracts Manager
10 3 (3.16%) Technical Manager
10 3 (3.16%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.16%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.11%) Web Services
2 13 (13.68%) HTML
2 13 (13.68%) J2EE
2 13 (13.68%) SOAP
3 11 (11.58%) Struts
3 11 (11.58%) JMS
3 11 (11.58%) Hibernate
3 11 (11.58%) Spring
3 11 (11.58%) Java EE
3 11 (11.58%) Spring Web Flow
3 11 (11.58%) JPA
4 7 (7.37%) CSS
5 6 (6.32%) XML
5 6 (6.32%) RESTful
6 5 (5.26%) HTML5
6 5 (5.26%) REST
7 4 (4.21%) jQuery
8 3 (3.16%) CSS3
8 3 (3.16%) Ajax
8 3 (3.16%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.16%) Mobile Payment
2 11 (11.58%) Mathematics
3 10 (10.53%) Smartcard
3 10 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 10 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (8.42%) EFT
5 7 (7.37%) EFTPOS
5 7 (7.37%) EMV
6 6 (6.32%) Handset
7 5 (5.26%) EPoS
8 3 (3.16%) iPhone
8 3 (3.16%) iSeries
9 2 (2.11%) Digital Media
9 2 (2.11%) Open Source
9 2 (2.11%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (2.11%) APACS
9 2 (2.11%) PKI
9 2 (2.11%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.47%) Android
1 9 (9.47%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.16%) Linux
3 2 (2.11%) Windows
4 1 (1.05%) AIX
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.05%) UNIX
4 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 22 (23.16%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (22.11%) Scrum
4 13 (13.68%) MVC
5 12 (12.63%) UML
5 12 (12.63%) Unit Testing
6 7 (7.37%) Analytics
7 6 (6.32%) BDD
8 5 (5.26%) iOS Development
8 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.21%) TDD
9 4 (4.21%) Test Scripting
9 4 (4.21%) Web Development
9 4 (4.21%) Manual Testing
9 4 (4.21%) SOA
9 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.21%) SEO
10 3 (3.16%) Migration
10 3 (3.16%) Supply Chain Management
10 3 (3.16%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.42%) Java
2 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.37%) SQL
4 4 (4.21%) Groovy
5 3 (3.16%) PHP
5 3 (3.16%) C#
6 2 (2.11%) C++
6 2 (2.11%) C
6 2 (2.11%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.05%) Korn
7 1 (1.05%) COBOL
7 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.05%) Python
7 1 (1.05%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (18.95%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) ISEB
2 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.05%) CISSP
3 1 (1.05%) CISA
3 1 (1.05%) PCI QSA
3 1 (1.05%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) ISO 8583
1 2 (2.11%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.05%) CA Endevor
1 1 (1.05%) nmon
Vendors
1 9 (9.47%) IBM
2 5 (5.26%) ATG
3 4 (4.21%) hybris
3 4 (4.21%) Google
3 4 (4.21%) Apple
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle
4 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.16%) Adobe
4 3 (3.16%) Coremetrics
4 3 (3.16%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 3 (3.16%) Endeca
5 2 (2.11%) TSYS
5 2 (2.11%) VeriFone
5 2 (2.11%) Zend
5 2 (2.11%) Calypso
5 2 (2.11%) Sage
6 1 (1.05%) Symbian
6 1 (1.05%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.05%) CA
6 1 (1.05%) VocaLink
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Profile 29 Limited
Rate: Up to £350 per day for 6 months
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago