The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Payment in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Payment over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Payment
Rank 576 512 511
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -1
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 20 83 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.16% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.50% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 67 30
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£500 £475 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £359 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £639 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £459 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.20% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16812 16661 15515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 31.47% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10365 10360 9121
Average daily rate £413 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 667 657 668
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

Mobile Payment
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Payment within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mobile Payment Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Payment
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mobile Payment within the UK.

Mobile Payment Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Payment
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mobile Payment within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Mobile Payment Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mobile Payment
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Payment within the UK.

Mobile Payment Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mobile Payment
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Payment within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 -80 18 £475 - 16
London -41 10 £588 +23.68% 11
City of London +3 4 £613 +36.11% 3
Halifax -6 4 £432 -14.45%
West Yorkshire -15 4 £432 -14.45%
Yorkshire -21 4 £432 -14.45%
Edinburgh - 2 £513 -
Scotland - 2 £513 -
South West +10 1 £395 -21.97% 3
Berkshire +1 1 £575 +31.42%
South East -11 1 £575 +52.31% 1
North West -17 1 £475 -5.94% 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £475 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £475 -

Mobile Payment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mobile Payment 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 Payment.

1 41 (47.13%) Finance
2 35 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (36.78%) Banking
4 26 (29.89%) E-Commerce
5 23 (26.44%) User Experience
6 22 (25.29%) Android
7 20 (22.99%) Android Development
8 19 (21.84%) Java
8 19 (21.84%) Web Services
9 17 (19.54%) Retail
9 17 (19.54%) Mobile App
10 13 (14.94%) Apple iOS
11 12 (13.79%) TDD
11 12 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (12.64%) Scrum
12 11 (12.64%) Maven
12 11 (12.64%) Android SDK
12 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (11.49%) Unit Testing
13 10 (11.49%) iOS Development
13 10 (11.49%) Project Management
13 10 (11.49%) JUnit
14 9 (10.34%) Oracle
14 9 (10.34%) Android Studio
15 8 (9.20%) Calabash
15 8 (9.20%) Kanban
15 8 (9.20%) Cucumber
15 8 (9.20%) BDD
15 8 (9.20%) TeamCity
15 8 (9.20%) OOP

Mobile Payment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mobile Payment 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 Payment. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.75%) Oracle Service Bus
1 5 (5.75%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Project
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
2 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) NFC
2 2 (2.30%) ATM
2 2 (2.30%) Internet
3 1 (1.15%) MVNO
3 1 (1.15%) Software-Defined Radio
3 1 (1.15%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.15%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) SQLite
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Maven
2 10 (11.49%) JUnit
3 9 (10.34%) Android Studio
4 8 (9.20%) Calabash
4 8 (9.20%) Cucumber
4 8 (9.20%) TeamCity
5 5 (5.75%) SoapUI
5 5 (5.75%) Selenium
6 2 (2.30%) Appium
7 1 (1.15%) JIRA
7 1 (1.15%) Xcode
7 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 41 (47.13%) Finance
2 32 (36.78%) Banking
3 17 (19.54%) Retail
4 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.45%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.15%) Electronics
7 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.15%) German Language
7 1 (1.15%) Marketing
7 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (31.03%) Developer
2 19 (21.84%) Android Developer
3 15 (17.24%) Analyst
4 12 (13.79%) Project Manager
5 11 (12.64%) Senior Developer
6 10 (11.49%) Business Analyst
7 9 (10.34%) Senior Android Developer
8 5 (5.75%) iOS Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Payments Business Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Tester
8 5 (5.75%) Integration Tester
8 5 (5.75%) Product Manager
9 4 (4.60%) Systems Tester
9 4 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.45%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Programme Manager
10 3 (3.45%) Banking Business Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.84%) Web Services
2 11 (12.64%) Android SDK
3 3 (3.45%) J2EE
3 3 (3.45%) Spring
4 2 (2.30%) Spring MVC
4 2 (2.30%) SOAP
4 2 (2.30%) J2SE
5 1 (1.15%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (1.15%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.15%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.15%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.44%) User Experience
2 17 (19.54%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.60%) EMV
4 4 (4.60%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (3.45%) Social Media
6 2 (2.30%) EPoS
6 2 (2.30%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.30%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.15%) Java Card
7 1 (1.15%) iPhone
7 1 (1.15%) iPad
7 1 (1.15%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.15%) EFT
7 1 (1.15%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.15%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.29%) Android
2 13 (14.94%) Apple iOS
3 7 (8.05%) Linux
4 5 (5.75%) Solaris
5 1 (1.15%) UNIX
5 1 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.89%) E-Commerce
3 20 (22.99%) Android Development
4 12 (13.79%) TDD
4 12 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (12.64%) Scrum
5 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (11.49%) Unit Testing
6 10 (11.49%) iOS Development
6 10 (11.49%) Project Management
7 8 (9.20%) Kanban
7 8 (9.20%) BDD
7 8 (9.20%) OOP
7 8 (9.20%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (9.20%) OO
7 8 (9.20%) OOD
8 7 (8.05%) Mobile Commerce
8 7 (8.05%) Waterfall
9 6 (6.90%) Usability Testing
10 5 (5.75%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.84%) Java
2 7 (8.05%) SQL
3 3 (3.45%) Objective-C
4 2 (2.30%) C
4 2 (2.30%) C++
4 2 (2.30%) Embedded C
4 2 (2.30%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.15%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) Degree
1 4 (4.60%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.30%) ISEB
2 2 (2.30%) PMP
2 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.15%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Oracle
2 8 (9.20%) Google
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.30%) PayPal
4 2 (2.30%) Ingenico
5 1 (1.15%) Apple
5 1 (1.15%) IBM
5 1 (1.15%) SAP
5 1 (1.15%) VMware