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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mobile Payment over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Payment
Rank 602 593 565
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -28
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 19 52 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.28% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 50
Median daily rate £550 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £650 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £413 £450
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.50
UK excluding London median 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
16123 18383 17912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.53% 33.35% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10442 11565 11372
Median daily rate £430 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £623 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 790 744
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.72%

Mobile Payment
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Mobile Payment as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Payment within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 17 £575 +35.29% 9
London -4 12 £568 +19.47% 5
City of London -8 3 £575 +70.37% 1
Swindon +6 2 £575 +15.28%
South West +5 2 £575 +43.75%
Wiltshire +2 2 £575 +15.28%
East Midlands -2 2 £475 -13.63%
Northamptonshire -14 1 £475 -13.63%
Northampton - 1 £475 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £525 -
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Mobile Payment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Payment also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Mobile Payment.

1 34 (56.67%) Finance
2 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (38.33%) Banking
4 14 (23.33%) Java
5 13 (21.67%) SQL
6 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (18.33%) Project Management
7 11 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (15.00%) Windows
8 9 (15.00%) SharePoint
8 9 (15.00%) Retail
8 9 (15.00%) Business Analysis
8 9 (15.00%) Security Architecture
8 9 (15.00%) Mobile App
9 8 (13.33%) User Experience
9 8 (13.33%) Presales
9 8 (13.33%) SWIFT
9 8 (13.33%) Linux
9 8 (13.33%) MySQL
10 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
10 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2
10 7 (11.67%) EMV
10 7 (11.67%) PRINCE
10 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
10 7 (11.67%) Programme Management
10 7 (11.67%) Open Source
10 7 (11.67%) JIRA
11 6 (10.00%) Performance Testing
11 6 (10.00%) PCI DSS
11 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Mobile Payment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) Confluence
4 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Google Play
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) NFC
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) MySQL
2 6 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (10.00%) OLTP
3 4 (6.67%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) JIRA
2 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.00%) Android Studio
4 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.67%) git-flow
5 1 (1.67%) JUnit
5 1 (1.67%) Mechanoid
5 1 (1.67%) Robolectric
5 1 (1.67%) Robotium
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 34 (56.67%) Finance
2 23 (38.33%) Banking
3 9 (15.00%) Retail
4 5 (8.33%) Billing
4 5 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 5 (8.33%) Marketing
5 4 (6.67%) Legal
5 4 (6.67%) Retail Banking
5 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Electronics
6 2 (3.33%) Publishing
7 1 (1.67%) Advertising
7 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Architect
2 18 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 10 (16.67%) Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Digital Project Manager
6 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Android Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Android Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Business Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Digital Business Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Mobile Project Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Mobile Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Android Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Mobile Product Manager
9 3 (5.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) Middleware
1 6 (10.00%) SAML
2 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (5.00%) Spring
3 2 (3.33%) Android SDK
3 2 (3.33%) iOS SDK
3 2 (3.33%) JSF
3 2 (3.33%) PrimeFaces
3 2 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) .NET
4 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.67%) ActionBarSherlock
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.67%) Dancer
4 1 (1.67%) HTML
4 1 (1.67%) J2EE
4 1 (1.67%) Mojolicious
4 1 (1.67%) RESTful
4 1 (1.67%) Velocity
4 1 (1.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (13.33%) SWIFT
2 8 (13.33%) User Experience
3 7 (11.67%) EMV
4 6 (10.00%) Contactless
4 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (10.00%) PKI
5 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (5.00%) Cryptography
6 3 (5.00%) Online Banking
6 3 (5.00%) Smartphone
7 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.33%) Fintech
7 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.33%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Linux
3 6 (10.00%) Android
3 6 (10.00%) Solaris
4 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.00%) Unix
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (18.33%) Project Management
4 9 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 9 (15.00%) Security Architecture
5 8 (13.33%) Presales
6 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
6 7 (11.67%) Open Source
6 7 (11.67%) PRINCE
6 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2
6 7 (11.67%) Programme Management
7 6 (10.00%) Benchmarking
7 6 (10.00%) High Availability
7 6 (10.00%) Network Architecture
7 6 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 6 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (10.00%) RAD
8 5 (8.33%) Market Research
8 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) Java
2 13 (21.67%) SQL
3 2 (3.33%) C
3 2 (3.33%) C#
3 2 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (1.67%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.67%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (1.67%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.67%) Perl
4 1 (1.67%) PHP
4 1 (1.67%) Python
4 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) APMP
2 1 (1.67%) CISSP
2 1 (1.67%) ISSAP
2 1 (1.67%) MBA
2 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.67%) SEPA
3 2 (3.33%) COBIT
3 2 (3.33%) QA
4 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.67%) SAS 70
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) OpenView
1 6 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) BMC
1 6 (10.00%) IBM
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle
1 6 (10.00%) Sun
1 6 (10.00%) VMware
2 5 (8.33%) Atlassian
3 4 (6.67%) Greenplum
3 4 (6.67%) Tableau
4 2 (3.33%) Google
4 2 (3.33%) PayPal
5 1 (1.67%) Lotus
5 1 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) VocaLink