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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Payment
Rank 548 529 521
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 46 71 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.13% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.41% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 51 26
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£465 £460 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.97% +5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £350 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £669 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £459 £438 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +21.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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
16828 17126 14998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.20% 31.02% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10345 10546 8944
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £243
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 636 660 681
Average hourly rate £18.90 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.09% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 April 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 20 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 April 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 -22 45 £465 +3.22% 19
London -11 32 £473 -0.52% 14
City of London +14 10 £475 - 3
South East -15 4 £575 +35.29% 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £432 -
Yorkshire - 4 £432 -
Halifax - 4 £432 -
Berkshire -8 2 £575 +27.77%
Cheshire - 2 £444 -
North West - 2 £444 -
East of England +22 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £475 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £475 -
Brighton - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £413 -
Coventry - 1 - -

Mobile Payment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 53 (44.92%) Finance
2 48 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (33.05%) Banking
4 36 (30.51%) E-Commerce
5 32 (27.12%) User Experience
6 31 (26.27%) Android
7 25 (21.19%) Android Development
7 25 (21.19%) Java
8 23 (19.49%) Web Services
9 22 (18.64%) Mobile App
10 21 (17.80%) Retail
11 18 (15.25%) Apple iOS
12 17 (14.41%) TDD
13 16 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (13.56%) Android SDK
14 15 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (12.71%) Maven
15 14 (11.86%) Oracle
15 14 (11.86%) JUnit
15 14 (11.86%) Scrum
15 14 (11.86%) Unit Testing
16 13 (11.02%) Android Studio
17 12 (10.17%) Calabash
17 12 (10.17%) Mobile Development
17 12 (10.17%) Kanban
17 12 (10.17%) Cucumber
17 12 (10.17%) BDD
17 12 (10.17%) TeamCity
17 12 (10.17%) Google
17 12 (10.17%) SQL

Mobile Payment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (4.24%) WebLogic
1 5 (4.24%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (0.85%) Apache
2 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.85%) Confluence
2 1 (0.85%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (1.69%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.69%) MS Project
2 2 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Heroku
2 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) Internet
1 5 (4.24%) NFC
2 2 (1.69%) ATM
2 2 (1.69%) Wireless
3 1 (0.85%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.85%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.08%) Oracle Database
1 6 (5.08%) SQLite
2 5 (4.24%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (12.71%) Maven
2 14 (11.86%) JUnit
3 13 (11.02%) Android Studio
4 12 (10.17%) Calabash
4 12 (10.17%) Cucumber
4 12 (10.17%) TeamCity
5 8 (6.78%) Selenium
6 5 (4.24%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.54%) Subversion
8 2 (1.69%) CocoaPods
8 2 (1.69%) Appium
8 2 (1.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.69%) Axure RP
8 2 (1.69%) Xcode
9 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 53 (44.92%) Finance
2 39 (33.05%) Banking
3 21 (17.80%) Retail
4 7 (5.93%) Marketing
5 5 (4.24%) Advertising
6 3 (2.54%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.85%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 41 (34.75%) Developer
2 24 (20.34%) Android Developer
3 20 (16.95%) Analyst
4 15 (12.71%) Senior Developer
4 15 (12.71%) Project Manager
5 13 (11.02%) Senior Android Developer
6 10 (8.47%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.78%) Architect
8 7 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.08%) iOS Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Designer
9 6 (5.08%) Product Manager
10 5 (4.24%) Tester
10 5 (4.24%) Integration Tester
10 5 (4.24%) Payments Business Analyst
11 4 (3.39%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 4 (3.39%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.39%) Systems Tester
12 3 (2.54%) Incident Manager
12 3 (2.54%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.49%) Web Services
2 16 (13.56%) Android SDK
3 4 (3.39%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (2.54%) Spring
4 3 (2.54%) CSS
5 2 (1.69%) Spring MVC
5 2 (1.69%) J2SE
5 2 (1.69%) J2EE
5 2 (1.69%) HTML
5 2 (1.69%) SOAP
6 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.85%) Cocoa
6 1 (0.85%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.12%) User Experience
2 22 (18.64%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.78%) Social Media
4 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.24%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.39%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (3.39%) EMV
7 2 (1.69%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.69%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.69%) Open Source
7 2 (1.69%) EPoS
8 1 (0.85%) PKI
8 1 (0.85%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.85%) EFT
8 1 (0.85%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.85%) iPhone
8 1 (0.85%) iPad
8 1 (0.85%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.27%) Android
2 18 (15.25%) Apple iOS
3 10 (8.47%) Linux
4 9 (7.63%) Solaris
5 5 (4.24%) Windows
6 4 (3.39%) UNIX
7 3 (2.54%) Windows Phone 8
7 3 (2.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.51%) E-Commerce
3 25 (21.19%) Android Development
4 17 (14.41%) TDD
5 16 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (11.86%) Scrum
7 14 (11.86%) Unit Testing
8 12 (10.17%) Mobile Development
8 12 (10.17%) Kanban
8 12 (10.17%) BDD
8 12 (10.17%) OOD
8 12 (10.17%) OOP
8 12 (10.17%) OOA/OOD
8 12 (10.17%) OO
8 12 (10.17%) Project Management
9 11 (9.32%) iOS Development
10 9 (7.63%) Waterfall
11 7 (5.93%) Mobile Commerce
12 6 (5.08%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.19%) Java
2 12 (10.17%) SQL
3 4 (3.39%) Ruby
4 3 (2.54%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.54%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.54%) VBA
4 3 (2.54%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.69%) Apple Swift
5 2 (1.69%) C
5 2 (1.69%) C++
5 2 (1.69%) Embedded C
5 2 (1.69%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.85%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (3.39%) Degree
1 4 (3.39%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.69%) ISEB
2 2 (1.69%) PMP
2 2 (1.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.85%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (11.86%) Oracle
2 12 (10.17%) Google
3 5 (4.24%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.69%) Ingenico
4 2 (1.69%) PayPal
4 2 (1.69%) Motorola
4 2 (1.69%) Cisco
5 1 (0.85%) VMware
5 1 (0.85%) IBM
5 1 (0.85%) Sun
5 1 (0.85%) Veritas
5 1 (0.85%) Apple
5 1 (0.85%) VocaLink
5 1 (0.85%) WorldPay
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