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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mobile Payment
Rank 602 615 553
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -62
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 36 28 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.050% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.16% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 65
Median daily rate £550 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £652 £575 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median 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
17770 17952 17408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.23% 31.98% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11474 11202 10660
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 676 708
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

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 1 July 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 6 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 1 July 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 +14 36 £550 +29.41% 11
London +15 35 £550 +22.22% 8
City of London +33 5 £425 -26.08% 3
South West -8 1 £550 +29.41% 1
Swindon - 1 £550 -
Wiltshire - 1 £550 -

Mobile Payment
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) User Experience
3 19 (30.16%) Finance
3 19 (30.16%) Retail
4 17 (26.98%) Banking
5 14 (22.22%) NFC
5 14 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 13 (20.63%) Apple iOS
6 13 (20.63%) Contactless
7 12 (19.05%) Mobile App
7 12 (19.05%) EMV
8 11 (17.46%) TDD
8 11 (17.46%) SWIFT
9 10 (15.87%) Android
9 10 (15.87%) Data Protection
9 10 (15.87%) Java
10 9 (14.29%) Web Services
10 9 (14.29%) Scrum
11 8 (12.70%) SQL
11 8 (12.70%) iOS Development
11 8 (12.70%) SEPA
12 7 (11.11%) Android Development
12 7 (11.11%) Apple Swift
12 7 (11.11%) SDLC
12 7 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (11.11%) Objective-C
12 7 (11.11%) TOGAF
12 7 (11.11%) Business Analysis
13 6 (9.52%) MS Excel

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 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) JBoss
2 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Google Play
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) NFC
2 2 (3.17%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.59%) HTTP
3 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (6.35%) Amazon Redshift
1 4 (6.35%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (6.35%) Pentaho
1 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.17%) MySQL
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) JIRA
2 4 (6.35%) Capybara
2 4 (6.35%) Cucumber
2 4 (6.35%) Selenium
2 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.17%) Mechanoid
3 2 (3.17%) Robolectric
3 2 (3.17%) Robotium
3 2 (3.17%) RSpec
3 2 (3.17%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.59%) NUnit
4 1 (1.59%) Xcode
General
1 19 (30.16%) Finance
1 19 (30.16%) Retail
2 17 (26.98%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Billing
3 4 (6.35%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.35%) Legal
3 4 (6.35%) Marketing
4 3 (4.76%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Architect
2 18 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (26.98%) Developer
4 10 (15.87%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 7 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 6 (9.52%) Android Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Digital Project Manager
7 5 (7.94%) iOS Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) DBA
8 4 (6.35%) Java Android Developer
8 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL DBA
9 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Mobile Project Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Operations Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
10 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) Web Services
2 5 (7.94%) iOS SDK
2 5 (7.94%) Spring
3 4 (6.35%) .NET
3 4 (6.35%) Android SDK
3 4 (6.35%) RESTful
4 3 (4.76%) REST
4 3 (4.76%) SOAP
4 3 (4.76%) Spring MVC
5 2 (3.17%) ActionBarSherlock
5 2 (3.17%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.17%) JSF
5 2 (3.17%) PrimeFaces
5 2 (3.17%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.59%) HTML
6 1 (1.59%) Middleware
6 1 (1.59%) RAML
6 1 (1.59%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.75%) User Experience
2 13 (20.63%) Contactless
3 12 (19.05%) EMV
3 12 (19.05%) Mobile App
4 11 (17.46%) SWIFT
5 4 (6.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (6.35%) Smartphone
6 3 (4.76%) Fintech
7 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.17%) Smartcard
8 1 (1.59%) EPoS
8 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.59%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Apple iOS
2 10 (15.87%) Android
3 2 (3.17%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Solaris
3 2 (3.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 11 (17.46%) TDD
4 10 (15.87%) Data Protection
5 9 (14.29%) Scrum
6 8 (12.70%) iOS Development
7 7 (11.11%) Android Development
7 7 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 7 (11.11%) SDLC
7 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (7.94%) Business Development
9 5 (7.94%) Mobile Development
9 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.94%) UML
9 5 (7.94%) Use Case
10 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) Java
2 8 (12.70%) SQL
3 7 (11.11%) Apple Swift
3 7 (11.11%) Objective-C
4 3 (4.76%) C#
4 3 (4.76%) PHP
5 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.17%) C
5 2 (3.17%) C++
5 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.17%) Ruby
5 2 (3.17%) VBA
6 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) CISSP
1 1 (1.59%) ISSAP
1 1 (1.59%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) SEPA
2 3 (4.76%) QA
3 2 (3.17%) COBIT
4 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) Apple
1 4 (6.35%) Atlassian
1 4 (6.35%) Google
1 4 (6.35%) Greenplum
1 4 (6.35%) Tableau
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle
2 2 (3.17%) PayPal
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) VocaLink
3 1 (1.59%) WorldPay
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