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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Payment
Rank 510 470 504
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +34
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 73 83 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.56% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 55 29
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£475 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £545 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £390 £463
% change year-on-year
+21.79% -15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.33% -
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
15251 14775 13370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.89% 30.68% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9638 9110 7984
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 606 589 811
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.69 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 January 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 21 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 January 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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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 -29 72 £475 +2.70% 24
London -26 59 £470 +1.62% 15
City of London +9 18 £416 -2.05% 3
East of England - 5 £500 - 1
South East -2 3 - - 2
South West - 2 £500 - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 3
Northampton - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Guildford - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -

Mobile Payment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (40.15%) Finance
2 51 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (36.36%) Banking
4 41 (31.06%) Android
5 40 (30.30%) User Experience
6 33 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 29 (21.97%) Mobile App
8 27 (20.45%) Apple iOS
8 27 (20.45%) Java
8 27 (20.45%) Web Services
9 26 (19.70%) Scrum
10 24 (18.18%) Marketing
11 21 (15.91%) Android Development
12 20 (15.15%) Retail
12 20 (15.15%) TDD
12 20 (15.15%) Maven
13 19 (14.39%) Oracle
13 19 (14.39%) JUnit
14 16 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (11.36%) Social Media
16 14 (10.61%) Android SDK
16 14 (10.61%) Mobile Banking
17 13 (9.85%) OO
17 13 (9.85%) Ruby
18 12 (9.09%) User Stories
18 12 (9.09%) CSS
19 11 (8.33%) Telecoms
19 11 (8.33%) HTML
19 11 (8.33%) OOP
19 11 (8.33%) OOA/OOD

Mobile Payment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.03%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (3.03%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.76%) Apache
3 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.76%) GlassFish
Applications
1 10 (7.58%) Photoshop
2 9 (6.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.27%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.52%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 2 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) NFC
2 4 (3.03%) Internet
3 2 (1.52%) iBeacon
3 2 (1.52%) Wireless
4 1 (0.76%) ATM
4 1 (0.76%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.76%) HTTP
4 1 (0.76%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (3.03%) SQLite
3 3 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (15.15%) Maven
2 19 (14.39%) JUnit
3 11 (8.33%) Calabash
3 11 (8.33%) Android Studio
3 11 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 11 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 7 (5.30%) Selenium
5 4 (3.03%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.27%) Axure RP
7 2 (1.52%) Appium
7 2 (1.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (1.52%) Subversion
7 2 (1.52%) Xcode
8 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
General
1 53 (40.15%) Finance
2 48 (36.36%) Banking
3 24 (18.18%) Marketing
4 20 (15.15%) Retail
5 11 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 7 (5.30%) Financial Institution
6 7 (5.30%) Advertising
7 4 (3.03%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 48 (36.36%) Developer
2 29 (21.97%) Analyst
3 20 (15.15%) Android Developer
4 19 (14.39%) Business Analyst
5 15 (11.36%) Designer
6 14 (10.61%) Senior Developer
7 12 (9.09%) Project Manager
8 11 (8.33%) Senior Android Developer
9 10 (7.58%) UI Designer
10 9 (6.82%) Java Developer
10 9 (6.82%) Banking Business Analyst
11 8 (6.06%) Payments Business Analyst
11 8 (6.06%) Product Manager
12 7 (5.30%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 6 (4.55%) iOS Developer
13 6 (4.55%) Architect
13 6 (4.55%) Lead Designer
14 5 (3.79%) Senior Designer
14 5 (3.79%) UX Designer
14 5 (3.79%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.45%) Web Services
2 14 (10.61%) Android SDK
3 12 (9.09%) CSS
4 11 (8.33%) HTML
5 9 (6.82%) Spring
6 8 (6.06%) Spring MVC
6 8 (6.06%) .NET
6 8 (6.06%) J2EE
6 8 (6.06%) SOAP
7 7 (5.30%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (4.55%) REST
8 6 (4.55%) RESTful
8 6 (4.55%) JSON
8 6 (4.55%) XML
8 6 (4.55%) XSD
9 2 (1.52%) CSS3
9 2 (1.52%) HTML5
9 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.52%) J2SE
9 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (30.30%) User Experience
2 29 (21.97%) Mobile App
3 15 (11.36%) Social Media
4 14 (10.61%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (3.79%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.27%) iPhone
6 3 (2.27%) iPad
7 2 (1.52%) EMV
7 2 (1.52%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.52%) DTV
8 1 (0.76%) EPoS
8 1 (0.76%) Psychology
8 1 (0.76%) PKI
8 1 (0.76%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.76%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 41 (31.06%) Android
2 27 (20.45%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.06%) Solaris
3 8 (6.06%) Linux
4 6 (4.55%) Windows
5 3 (2.27%) UNIX
5 3 (2.27%) Windows Phone 8
5 3 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 26 (19.70%) Scrum
4 21 (15.91%) Android Development
5 20 (15.15%) TDD
6 16 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (9.85%) OO
8 12 (9.09%) User Stories
9 11 (8.33%) OOP
9 11 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
9 11 (8.33%) OOD
9 11 (8.33%) BDD
9 11 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (8.33%) Kanban
10 10 (7.58%) Mobile Commerce
10 10 (7.58%) MVC
10 10 (7.58%) Project Management
11 9 (6.82%) iOS Development
12 8 (6.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.45%) Java
2 13 (9.85%) Ruby
3 9 (6.82%) SQL
4 8 (6.06%) C#
5 6 (4.55%) PHP
5 6 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.03%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.27%) VBA
7 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.52%) Embedded C
8 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.52%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.52%) C
9 1 (0.76%) C++
9 1 (0.76%) Perl
9 1 (0.76%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.27%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.52%) ISEB
3 1 (0.76%) PMP
3 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.76%) Degree
3 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.76%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (14.39%) Oracle
2 11 (8.33%) Google
3 4 (3.03%) SAP
4 2 (1.52%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.52%) Cisco
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.52%) Motorola
5 1 (0.76%) Veritas
5 1 (0.76%) Apple
5 1 (0.76%) HP
5 1 (0.76%) Sun
5 1 (0.76%) VocaLink
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