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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Payment
Rank 554 509 529
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +20
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 58 77 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.47% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 59 35
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £533 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £443
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
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
17586 16390 17257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.53% 31.06% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10697 10107 9986
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 670 874
Average hourly rate £18.73 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 26 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 19 September 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 -30 56 £488 +8.33% 7
London -1 48 £500 +11.11% 6
City of London +25 18 £525 +13.51% 2
South East -1 1 - -
South West - 1 £500 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £500 -
Swindon - 1 £500 -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North East - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Paddington - - - -
East of England - - - -

Mobile Payment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 70 (49.30%) Banking
2 69 (48.59%) Finance
3 47 (33.10%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (22.54%) Mobile Commerce
5 27 (19.01%) Scrum
6 25 (17.61%) Android
6 25 (17.61%) Mobile App
7 24 (16.90%) Retail
8 23 (16.20%) Oracle
8 23 (16.20%) Web Services
9 22 (15.49%) Degree
10 21 (14.79%) Java
11 20 (14.08%) Telecoms
11 20 (14.08%) Apple iOS
12 18 (12.68%) Mobile Banking
12 18 (12.68%) User Experience
13 16 (11.27%) Linux
14 15 (10.56%) UML
14 15 (10.56%) J2EE
14 15 (10.56%) E-Commerce
15 14 (9.86%) SOAP
15 14 (9.86%) MVC
15 14 (9.86%) Project Management
15 14 (9.86%) Marketing
16 13 (9.15%) Spring
16 13 (9.15%) Maven
16 13 (9.15%) Unit Testing
16 13 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (9.15%) Programme Management
16 13 (9.15%) JUnit

Mobile Payment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (2.82%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.70%) ColdFusion
2 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.70%) WordPress
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Project
2 4 (2.82%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 3 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.75%) NFC
2 5 (3.52%) Bluetooth
3 3 (2.11%) MVNO
4 2 (1.41%) Internet
4 2 (1.41%) iBeacon
5 1 (0.70%) SSL
5 1 (0.70%) SMS
5 1 (0.70%) HTTP
5 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.93%) Oracle Database
2 6 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (4.23%) OLTP
2 6 (4.23%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (3.52%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (3.52%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.41%) Big Data
5 1 (0.70%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.70%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 13 (9.15%) Maven
1 13 (9.15%) JUnit
2 9 (6.34%) Apache Ivy
2 9 (6.34%) Ant
3 8 (5.63%) Selenium
3 8 (5.63%) SoapUI
3 8 (5.63%) Calabash
4 5 (3.52%) Xcode
5 3 (2.11%) Gradle
5 3 (2.11%) Rational Rose
5 3 (2.11%) Subversion
6 2 (1.41%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.70%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.70%) JIRA
General
1 70 (49.30%) Banking
2 69 (48.59%) Finance
3 24 (16.90%) Retail
4 20 (14.08%) Telecoms
5 14 (9.86%) Marketing
6 7 (4.93%) Retail Banking
7 6 (4.23%) Electronics
7 6 (4.23%) Financial Institution
8 5 (3.52%) Manufacturing
9 4 (2.82%) German Language
10 2 (1.41%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.70%) Games
11 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (24.65%) Analyst
2 28 (19.72%) Project Manager
3 27 (19.01%) Business Analyst
4 24 (16.90%) Developer
5 14 (9.86%) Architect
6 13 (9.15%) Payments Business Analyst
7 10 (7.04%) iOS Developer
8 9 (6.34%) Banking Business Analyst
9 7 (4.93%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.93%) Programme Manager
9 7 (4.93%) Test Manager
9 7 (4.93%) Test Analyst
9 7 (4.93%) Android Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Team Leader
10 6 (4.23%) Development Team Leader
10 6 (4.23%) Java Team Leader
10 6 (4.23%) Lead Architect
10 6 (4.23%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.23%) Data Architect
11 5 (3.52%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.20%) Web Services
2 15 (10.56%) J2EE
3 14 (9.86%) SOAP
4 13 (9.15%) Spring
5 9 (6.34%) Struts
5 9 (6.34%) JMS
5 9 (6.34%) Hibernate
5 9 (6.34%) Spring Web Flow
5 9 (6.34%) JPA
5 9 (6.34%) Java EE
6 7 (4.93%) HTML
6 7 (4.93%) .NET
7 6 (4.23%) CSS
8 5 (3.52%) REST
8 5 (3.52%) XML
8 5 (3.52%) RESTful
8 5 (3.52%) JSON
9 4 (2.82%) Spring MVC
9 4 (2.82%) XSD
10 3 (2.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.61%) Mobile App
2 18 (12.68%) Mobile Banking
2 18 (12.68%) User Experience
3 11 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.34%) Mathematics
5 7 (4.93%) iPhone
6 6 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.82%) Social Media
7 4 (2.82%) EPoS
8 3 (2.11%) EMV
8 3 (2.11%) Handset
8 3 (2.11%) APACS
8 3 (2.11%) DTV
8 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.11%) SWIFT
8 3 (2.11%) iPad
9 2 (1.41%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.70%) Firmware
10 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.70%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.61%) Android
2 20 (14.08%) Apple iOS
3 16 (11.27%) Linux
4 8 (5.63%) Solaris
5 4 (2.82%) UNIX
6 2 (1.41%) Windows
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.10%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (22.54%) Mobile Commerce
3 27 (19.01%) Scrum
4 15 (10.56%) UML
4 15 (10.56%) E-Commerce
5 14 (9.86%) MVC
5 14 (9.86%) Project Management
6 13 (9.15%) Unit Testing
6 13 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (9.15%) Programme Management
6 13 (9.15%) Android Development
6 13 (9.15%) User Stories
7 11 (7.75%) SOA
7 11 (7.75%) Business Analysis
8 10 (7.04%) Waterfall
8 10 (7.04%) iOS Development
9 7 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (4.93%) Migration
9 7 (4.93%) Data Architecture
9 7 (4.93%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.79%) Java
2 10 (7.04%) SQL
3 7 (4.93%) PHP
3 7 (4.93%) Objective-C
3 7 (4.93%) Ruby
4 5 (3.52%) VB.NET
4 5 (3.52%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.52%) C
4 5 (3.52%) C#
4 5 (3.52%) C++
5 2 (1.41%) Scala
6 1 (0.70%) Perl
6 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.70%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.70%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (15.49%) Degree
2 10 (7.04%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.11%) ISEB
5 1 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) FATCA
1 1 (0.70%) SLA
1 1 (0.70%) ISO 8583
1 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 14443
1 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.93%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.41%) Xen
2 2 (1.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) Puppet
2 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (16.20%) Oracle
2 7 (4.93%) Apple
3 5 (3.52%) SAP
3 5 (3.52%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.11%) Perforce
5 2 (1.41%) IBM
6 1 (0.70%) Tableau
6 1 (0.70%) Facebook
6 1 (0.70%) HP
6 1 (0.70%) Greenplum
6 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
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