The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EFT in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EFT over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
UK / England
Rank 566 609 585
Rank change year-on-year +43 -24  
Contract jobs citing EFT 8 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.008% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.060% 0.026% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £366 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £366 £365
% change year-on-year - +0.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

EFT is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13235 15356 14851
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.08% 31.30% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8569 10134 9081
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 521 620
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.43 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

EFT
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing EFT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for EFT in England

EFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing EFT in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for EFT in England

EFT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EFT in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for EFT in England

EFT
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EFT within the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
London +32 3 - -
South East +27 3 - -
North East - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
EFT
UK

EFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing EFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for EFT.

1 12 (41.38%) Linux
1 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (34.48%) Unix
2 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
3 9 (31.03%) EFTPOS
3 9 (31.03%) Smartcard
3 9 (31.03%) Mobile Commerce
3 9 (31.03%) ISO 8583
3 9 (31.03%) FIS
3 9 (31.03%) VeriFone
4 8 (27.59%) BASE24
4 8 (27.59%) SQL
5 7 (24.14%) QA
6 6 (20.69%) WorldPay
6 6 (20.69%) Ingenico
6 6 (20.69%) FTP
6 6 (20.69%) Internet
6 6 (20.69%) Use Case
7 5 (17.24%) Banking
7 5 (17.24%) Finance
7 5 (17.24%) Thales
8 4 (13.79%) Target Operating Model
8 4 (13.79%) Security Management
8 4 (13.79%) Product Management
8 4 (13.79%) Trend Analysis
8 4 (13.79%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
8 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
8 4 (13.79%) NonStop SQL

EFT
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 1 (3.45%) PowerExchange
Business Applications
1 8 (27.59%) BASE24
2 2 (6.90%) Postilion
3 1 (3.45%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (3.45%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) FTP
1 6 (20.69%) Internet
2 3 (10.34%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) NonStop SQL
1 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
1 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) VersaTest
General
1 5 (17.24%) Banking
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Service Desk Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Applications Support
4 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Payments Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Payments Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) BASE24 Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Customer Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Product Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (31.03%) EFTPOS
2 9 (31.03%) Smartcard
3 4 (13.79%) EPoS
4 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.45%) APACS
5 1 (3.45%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (3.45%) EMV
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Unix
2 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
1 9 (31.03%) Mobile Commerce
2 6 (20.69%) Use Case
3 4 (13.79%) BPR
3 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Product Management
3 4 (13.79%) Security Management
3 4 (13.79%) Target Operating Model
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) Trend Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) BPMN
5 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Open Source
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) ISO 8583
2 7 (24.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) KVM
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) FIS
1 9 (31.03%) VeriFone
2 6 (20.69%) Ingenico
2 6 (20.69%) WorldPay
3 5 (17.24%) Thales
4 4 (13.79%) HP
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.34%) Wincor Nixdorf
6 2 (6.90%) Elavon
6 2 (6.90%) Fujitsu
6 2 (6.90%) IBM
6 2 (6.90%) Toshiba
7 1 (3.45%) Cubic Transportation
7 1 (3.45%) Hypercom
7 1 (3.45%) Informatica
7 1 (3.45%) PayPal
7 1 (3.45%) Sage
7 1 (3.45%) TSYS
7 1 (3.45%) VocaLink