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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Payment
Rank 572 516 520
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +4
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 28 83 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.15% 0.096%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.49% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 65 30
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£438 £475 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +7.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £360
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +38.88%
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
17597 17102 16421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.37% 31.76% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10983 10536 9717
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £243
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 640 655 709
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 30 June 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 13 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 30 June 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 -62 26 £425 -10.52% 14
London -59 12 £450 +5.88% 10
South West +10 11 £425 -15.00% 3
Bristol - 10 £425 - 2
City of London -12 3 £575 +35.29% 2
Scotland +4 2 £513 +105.00%
Halifax -5 2 £457 -9.50%
West Yorkshire -23 2 £457 -9.50%
Yorkshire -23 2 £457 -9.50%
Edinburgh - 2 £513 -
Paddington - 2 £400 -
Berkshire -1 1 £575 -8.00%
South East -27 1 £575 +74.24%

Mobile Payment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 45 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (39.56%) Finance
3 31 (34.07%) Banking
4 30 (32.97%) E-Commerce
5 26 (28.57%) Web Services
5 26 (28.57%) Android
5 26 (28.57%) User Experience
6 24 (26.37%) Android Development
7 23 (25.27%) Java
8 22 (24.18%) Apple iOS
9 17 (18.68%) BDD
9 17 (18.68%) Mobile App
9 17 (18.68%) Retail
10 16 (17.58%) TDD
10 16 (17.58%) Scrum
10 16 (17.58%) iOS Development
11 14 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (14.29%) Unit Testing
13 11 (12.09%) OOP
13 11 (12.09%) OOA/OOD
13 11 (12.09%) OO
13 11 (12.09%) OOD
13 11 (12.09%) Kanban
14 9 (9.89%) Android SDK
14 9 (9.89%) SQLite
14 9 (9.89%) Oracle
14 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (9.89%) Maven
14 9 (9.89%) Google
15 8 (8.79%) Objective-C

Mobile Payment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 7 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (6.59%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.30%) Confluence
4 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.20%) Apache
4 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Project
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) Internet
1 6 (6.59%) NFC
2 1 (1.10%) Software-Defined Radio
2 1 (1.10%) ATM
2 1 (1.10%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.10%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) SQLite
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (2.20%) DB2
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Maven
2 8 (8.79%) JUnit
2 8 (8.79%) Cucumber
3 7 (7.69%) Android Studio
4 6 (6.59%) SoapUI
4 6 (6.59%) TeamCity
4 6 (6.59%) Calabash
5 4 (4.40%) Selenium
6 3 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.30%) JIRA
6 3 (3.30%) Robotium
6 3 (3.30%) Mechanoid
6 3 (3.30%) Robolectric
7 2 (2.20%) Appium
7 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.20%) JBehave
8 1 (1.10%) Xcode
8 1 (1.10%) Subversion
8 1 (1.10%) SonarQube
General
1 36 (39.56%) Finance
2 31 (34.07%) Banking
3 17 (18.68%) Retail
4 5 (5.49%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) German Language
6 1 (1.10%) Legal
6 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (40.66%) Developer
2 20 (21.98%) Android Developer
3 16 (17.58%) Analyst
3 16 (17.58%) Senior Developer
4 12 (13.19%) Business Analyst
5 10 (10.99%) iOS Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Senior Android Developer
6 9 (9.89%) Project Manager
7 7 (7.69%) Payments Business Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Tester
9 5 (5.49%) Banking Business Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Architect
10 4 (4.40%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Integration Tester
11 3 (3.30%) Lead Business Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) Incident Manager
11 3 (3.30%) Systems Tester
11 3 (3.30%) Product Manager
11 3 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.57%) Web Services
2 9 (9.89%) Android SDK
3 7 (7.69%) SOAP
4 6 (6.59%) Spring
5 5 (5.49%) .NET
6 3 (3.30%) HTML
6 3 (3.30%) ActionBarSherlock
6 3 (3.30%) HTML5
6 3 (3.30%) REST
7 2 (2.20%) CSS
7 2 (2.20%) JPA
8 1 (1.10%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.10%) Cocoa
8 1 (1.10%) J2EE
8 1 (1.10%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (1.10%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.57%) User Experience
2 17 (18.68%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.40%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) EMV
4 3 (3.30%) iPhone
4 3 (3.30%) iPad
5 2 (2.20%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.20%) DataPower
5 2 (2.20%) EPoS
6 1 (1.10%) Social Media
6 1 (1.10%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.10%) EFT
6 1 (1.10%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.10%) DTV
6 1 (1.10%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.57%) Android
2 22 (24.18%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.69%) Linux
4 6 (6.59%) Windows
5 5 (5.49%) Windows Phone
5 5 (5.49%) Windows Phone 7
6 4 (4.40%) Solaris
7 3 (3.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (49.45%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (32.97%) E-Commerce
3 24 (26.37%) Android Development
4 17 (18.68%) BDD
5 16 (17.58%) iOS Development
5 16 (17.58%) TDD
5 16 (17.58%) Scrum
6 14 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 11 (12.09%) Kanban
8 11 (12.09%) OOD
8 11 (12.09%) OOP
8 11 (12.09%) OOA/OOD
8 11 (12.09%) OO
9 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (8.79%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.59%) Usability Testing
11 6 (6.59%) User Stories
11 6 (6.59%) Project Management
12 5 (5.49%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.27%) Java
2 8 (8.79%) Objective-C
3 6 (6.59%) SQL
3 6 (6.59%) C
4 5 (5.49%) Apple Swift
5 3 (3.30%) C++
5 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.10%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.20%) ISEB
3 2 (2.20%) Sun Certification
3 2 (2.20%) PMP
3 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.10%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (9.89%) Google
1 9 (9.89%) Oracle
2 3 (3.30%) IBM
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.20%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.20%) PayPal
3 2 (2.20%) Ingenico
3 2 (2.20%) Cadence
4 1 (1.10%) SAP
4 1 (1.10%) Apple
4 1 (1.10%) VMware
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 21 days ago