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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Commerce (mCommerce)
Rank 614 598 539
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -59
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 10 18 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.035% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.024% 0.045% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 26
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £397 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £508 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-18.75% -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
41848 40077 37882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.28% 77.58% 76.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27401 25574 22963
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1200 1065 1153
Average hourly rate £39.34 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.30% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 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 9 February 2016. 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 -39 8 £450 +3.44% 8
London +2 6 £450 -4.76% 3
Berkshire +4 2 £500 +21.95% 1
South East -7 2 £500 +21.95% 1
West Lothian - 2 £325 -
Scotland - 2 £325 -
Livingston - 2 £325 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £500 -

Mobile Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 15 (68.18%) E-Commerce
2 6 (27.27%) Retail
2 6 (27.27%) SDLC
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) HTML
4 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 4 (18.18%) .NET
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 4 (18.18%) CSS
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) HTML5
4 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
4 4 (18.18%) Mobile Development
5 3 (13.64%) WorldPay
5 3 (13.64%) Contactless
5 3 (13.64%) VeriFone
5 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
5 3 (13.64%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Banking
5 3 (13.64%) EPoS
5 3 (13.64%) EMV
5 3 (13.64%) EFT
5 3 (13.64%) EFTPOS
5 3 (13.64%) Smartcard
5 3 (13.64%) BASE24
5 3 (13.64%) ISO 8583
6 2 (9.09%) Finance

Mobile Commerce
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 6 (27.27%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (9.09%) iOS Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Junior
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead iOS Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Defect Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Presales Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) CSS
1 4 (18.18%) HTML
1 4 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) React
3 1 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Contactless
1 3 (13.64%) EFT
1 3 (13.64%) EFTPOS
1 3 (13.64%) EMV
1 3 (13.64%) EPoS
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
1 3 (13.64%) Smartcard
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Handset
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) E-Commerce
2 6 (27.27%) SDLC
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
4 4 (18.18%) Mobile Development
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) B2C
6 2 (9.09%) iOS Development
6 2 (9.09%) Kanban
6 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
6 2 (9.09%) Product Management
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) API Integration
7 1 (4.55%) BDD
7 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
2 2 (9.09%) Apple Swift
2 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.55%) ES6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO 8583
2 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) VeriFone
1 3 (13.64%) Wincor Nixdorf
1 3 (13.64%) WorldPay
2 2 (9.09%) DoubleClick
2 2 (9.09%) hybris
3 1 (4.55%) ATG
3 1 (4.55%) Google