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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Payment
Rank 571 536 525
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -11
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 49 64 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.35% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 46 50
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £600 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
18320 18232 17525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.87% 32.37% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11507 10932 10580
Average daily rate £425 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 706 747 733
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £18.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +3.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 27 August 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 19 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 27 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -40 48 £425 -15.00% 18
London -18 20 £425 -9.33% 10
South West +8 15 £425 -15.00% 1
Bristol - 15 £425 -
South East -12 7 £406 -35.00% 1
Paddington - 6 £400 -
West Sussex - 4 £406 -
North West - 3 £440 - 3
Crawley - 3 £413 -
Berkshire +9 2 - -
Halifax +3 2 £406 -19.70%
City of London -15 2 £575 +9.52% 3
West Yorkshire -24 2 £406 -19.70%
Yorkshire -26 2 £406 -19.70%
Manchester - 2 £450 - 3
Newbury - 2 - -
West Midlands +8 1 - - 2
Birmingham - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £440 -

Mobile Payment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 40 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.43%) Web Services
2 24 (32.43%) Banking
3 22 (29.73%) BDD
4 21 (28.38%) Apple iOS
4 21 (28.38%) Finance
5 20 (27.03%) TDD
6 17 (22.97%) Scrum
6 17 (22.97%) Java
6 17 (22.97%) E-Commerce
6 17 (22.97%) Android
7 15 (20.27%) Android Development
7 15 (20.27%) User Experience
7 15 (20.27%) Retail
8 14 (18.92%) iOS Development
9 12 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
9 12 (16.22%) Windows
9 12 (16.22%) OO
9 12 (16.22%) Project Management
10 10 (13.51%) Mobile App
10 10 (13.51%) Kanban
10 10 (13.51%) OOP
10 10 (13.51%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (13.51%) OOD
10 10 (13.51%) SOAP
10 10 (13.51%) Google
11 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (12.16%) Objective-C
11 9 (12.16%) .NET

Mobile Payment
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (8.11%) Apache
2 5 (6.76%) Confluence
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Project
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) Internet
2 3 (4.05%) ATM
2 3 (4.05%) NFC
3 2 (2.70%) LDAP
3 2 (2.70%) Firewall
3 2 (2.70%) SSH
3 2 (2.70%) LAN
3 2 (2.70%) FTP
3 2 (2.70%) HTTP
3 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.70%) VPN
3 2 (2.70%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.70%) SSL
3 2 (2.70%) SAN
3 2 (2.70%) Intranet
4 1 (1.35%) GSM
4 1 (1.35%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) SQLite
2 4 (5.41%) DB2
3 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.76%) JUnit
2 5 (6.76%) Maven
2 5 (6.76%) JIRA
2 5 (6.76%) Robotium
2 5 (6.76%) Cucumber
2 5 (6.76%) Mechanoid
2 5 (6.76%) Robolectric
3 4 (5.41%) SoapUI
3 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.41%) JBehave
3 4 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.35%) Xcode
5 1 (1.35%) Selenium
5 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.35%) Calabash
5 1 (1.35%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.35%) SonarQube
General
1 24 (32.43%) Banking
2 21 (28.38%) Finance
3 15 (20.27%) Retail
4 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.41%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.70%) Marketing
6 2 (2.70%) Billing
6 2 (2.70%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.35%) Electronics
7 1 (1.35%) Legal
7 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (37.84%) Developer
2 12 (16.22%) Senior Developer
3 11 (14.86%) Analyst
3 11 (14.86%) iOS Developer
4 10 (13.51%) Android Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Senior Android Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Senior iOS Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Payments Business Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Programme Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Architect
9 2 (2.70%) Tester
9 2 (2.70%) Test Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Consultant
9 2 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.70%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.43%) Web Services
2 10 (13.51%) SOAP
3 9 (12.16%) .NET
4 8 (10.81%) Spring
5 6 (8.11%) REST
6 5 (6.76%) ActionBarSherlock
7 3 (4.05%) Android SDK
7 3 (4.05%) HTML5
7 3 (4.05%) HTML
8 2 (2.70%) CSS
8 2 (2.70%) JPA
9 1 (1.35%) Cocoa
9 1 (1.35%) J2EE
9 1 (1.35%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) User Experience
2 10 (13.51%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.41%) iPhone
3 4 (5.41%) DataPower
3 4 (5.41%) iPad
4 3 (4.05%) EMV
4 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.70%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.35%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.35%) DTV
6 1 (1.35%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.38%) Apple iOS
2 17 (22.97%) Android
3 12 (16.22%) Windows
4 9 (12.16%) Windows Phone
4 9 (12.16%) Windows Phone 7
5 6 (8.11%) UNIX
5 6 (8.11%) Linux
6 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.73%) BDD
3 20 (27.03%) TDD
4 17 (22.97%) E-Commerce
4 17 (22.97%) Scrum
5 15 (20.27%) Android Development
6 14 (18.92%) iOS Development
7 12 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
7 12 (16.22%) OO
7 12 (16.22%) Project Management
8 10 (13.51%) OOD
8 10 (13.51%) OOP
8 10 (13.51%) OOA/OOD
8 10 (13.51%) Kanban
9 9 (12.16%) User Stories
9 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.76%) Integration Testing
11 4 (5.41%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.41%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) Java
2 9 (12.16%) Objective-C
3 8 (10.81%) C
4 4 (5.41%) C++
4 4 (5.41%) Apple Swift
5 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Sun Certification
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.35%) PMP
3 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) Google
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle
3 4 (5.41%) IBM
3 4 (5.41%) Atlassian
3 4 (5.41%) Cadence
4 3 (4.05%) PayPal
4 3 (4.05%) Apple
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.70%) TSYS
5 2 (2.70%) Facebook
5 2 (2.70%) Ingenico
6 1 (1.35%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.35%) VocaLink
London
Elevate Direct
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ITF Solutions - Bristol
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago