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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Payment
Rank 523 480 523
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +43
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 69 90 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.57% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 58 31
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£450 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £393 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £551 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £458 £475
% change year-on-year
+1.09% -3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 - -

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
16471 15885 14405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.37% 31.03% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10634 9829 8499
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 629 681 815
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 14 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 24 December 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 -48 69 £450 -2.70% 7
London -12 58 £450 -2.70% 6
City of London -10 11 £438 +2.94% 2
East of England - 5 £500 -
South East -31 3 - - 1
South West - 1 £400 -
Bristol - 1 £400 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Cambridge - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
North East - - - -

Mobile Payment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 49 (38.58%) Banking
2 44 (34.65%) Finance
3 36 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (27.56%) Android
5 30 (23.62%) User Experience
6 29 (22.83%) Apple iOS
7 28 (22.05%) Marketing
8 25 (19.69%) Retail
9 24 (18.90%) E-Commerce
10 21 (16.54%) Mobile App
11 19 (14.96%) Scrum
11 19 (14.96%) Java
12 17 (13.39%) Oracle
13 16 (12.60%) Web Services
14 15 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (11.81%) TDD
15 14 (11.02%) Mobile Banking
15 14 (11.02%) Social Media
15 14 (11.02%) Maven
15 14 (11.02%) Telecoms
15 14 (11.02%) JUnit
16 13 (10.24%) Android Development
16 13 (10.24%) Ruby
17 12 (9.45%) User Stories
17 12 (9.45%) CSS
18 11 (8.66%) HTML
18 11 (8.66%) OOP
18 11 (8.66%) Project Management
19 10 (7.87%) MVC
19 10 (7.87%) Mobile Commerce

Mobile Payment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (4.72%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.79%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (0.79%) Apache
2 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Photoshop
2 9 (7.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.36%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.57%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 3 (2.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.51%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) Internet
1 4 (3.15%) NFC
2 2 (1.57%) MVNO
2 2 (1.57%) iBeacon
2 2 (1.57%) Wireless
3 1 (0.79%) ATM
3 1 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.51%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.79%) SQLite
5 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.79%) OLTP
5 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (11.02%) JUnit
1 14 (11.02%) Maven
2 6 (4.72%) TeamCity
2 6 (4.72%) Cucumber
2 6 (4.72%) Calabash
2 6 (4.72%) Android Studio
3 5 (3.94%) Xcode
4 3 (2.36%) Selenium
4 3 (2.36%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (1.57%) Subversion
6 1 (0.79%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 49 (38.58%) Banking
2 44 (34.65%) Finance
3 28 (22.05%) Marketing
4 25 (19.69%) Retail
5 14 (11.02%) Telecoms
6 7 (5.51%) Advertising
7 6 (4.72%) Financial Institution
8 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
8 4 (3.15%) Retail Banking
9 3 (2.36%) Electronics
10 2 (1.57%) German Language
10 2 (1.57%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 38 (29.92%) Developer
2 27 (21.26%) Analyst
3 23 (18.11%) Project Manager
4 18 (14.17%) Business Analyst
5 15 (11.81%) Designer
6 10 (7.87%) UI Designer
7 9 (7.09%) Banking Business Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) iOS Developer
8 8 (6.30%) Android Developer
8 8 (6.30%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.51%) Product Manager
9 7 (5.51%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.51%) Architect
9 7 (5.51%) Payments Business Analyst
9 7 (5.51%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 6 (4.72%) Senior Android Developer
10 6 (4.72%) Lead Designer
11 5 (3.94%) Senior Designer
11 5 (3.94%) Visual Designer
11 5 (3.94%) Lead Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.60%) Web Services
2 12 (9.45%) CSS
3 11 (8.66%) HTML
4 9 (7.09%) J2EE
5 8 (6.30%) .NET
5 8 (6.30%) Spring
5 8 (6.30%) Spring MVC
6 7 (5.51%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (5.51%) Android SDK
7 6 (4.72%) REST
7 6 (4.72%) JSON
7 6 (4.72%) SOAP
7 6 (4.72%) RESTful
7 6 (4.72%) XML
7 6 (4.72%) XSD
8 2 (1.57%) J2SE
8 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.57%) HTML5
8 2 (1.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.62%) User Experience
2 21 (16.54%) Mobile App
3 14 (11.02%) Mobile Banking
3 14 (11.02%) Social Media
4 5 (3.94%) iPhone
4 5 (3.94%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.36%) EMV
5 3 (2.36%) DTV
6 2 (1.57%) EPoS
6 2 (1.57%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.57%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.57%) iPad
7 1 (0.79%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.79%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.79%) Psychology
7 1 (0.79%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.79%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.79%) APACS
7 1 (0.79%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 35 (27.56%) Android
2 29 (22.83%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.72%) Windows
3 6 (4.72%) Linux
4 4 (3.15%) Solaris
4 4 (3.15%) UNIX
5 3 (2.36%) Windows Phone 8
5 3 (2.36%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.90%) E-Commerce
3 19 (14.96%) Scrum
4 15 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (11.81%) TDD
5 13 (10.24%) Android Development
6 12 (9.45%) User Stories
7 11 (8.66%) OOP
7 11 (8.66%) Project Management
8 10 (7.87%) MVC
8 10 (7.87%) Mobile Commerce
8 10 (7.87%) iOS Development
9 8 (6.30%) OO
10 7 (5.51%) Programme Management
10 7 (5.51%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.72%) Investment Management
11 6 (4.72%) Kanban
11 6 (4.72%) BDD
11 6 (4.72%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.96%) Java
2 13 (10.24%) Ruby
3 8 (6.30%) C#
4 7 (5.51%) SQL
5 6 (4.72%) VB.NET
5 6 (4.72%) PHP
6 5 (3.94%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.36%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.36%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.36%) VBA
8 2 (1.57%) Embedded C
8 2 (1.57%) Embedded C++
8 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.57%) C++
8 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.57%) C
9 1 (0.79%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 14443
2 1 (0.79%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.79%) Firmware
2 1 (0.79%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (13.39%) Oracle
2 6 (4.72%) Google
3 5 (3.94%) SAP
3 5 (3.94%) Apple
4 3 (2.36%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.57%) Cisco
5 2 (1.57%) Motorola
5 2 (1.57%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.79%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.79%) Veritas
6 1 (0.79%) VocaLink
6 1 (0.79%) Sun
6 1 (0.79%) HP
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