The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EMV in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EMV over the 3 months to 30 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.

Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 395 427 410
Rank change year-on-year +32 -17  
Contract jobs citing EMV 5 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.025% 0.031% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.073% 0.089% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £578 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £400 £467
% change year-on-year -25.00% -14.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

EMV 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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6889 7852 7598
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.96% 34.80% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4809 5600 5166
Median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 124 140
Median hourly rate £26.50 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.91% +4.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.35 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.80 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

EMV
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for EMV in London

EMV
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EMV in London

EMV
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EMV in London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EMV in London

EMV
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EMV in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing EMV 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 London region with a requirement for EMV.

1 11 (68.75%) Contactless
2 7 (43.75%) Back Office
2 7 (43.75%) Fraud Detection
3 6 (37.50%) Zachman Framework
3 6 (37.50%) TOGAF
4 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (18.75%) Retail
7 2 (12.50%) NFC
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) C
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
8 1 (6.25%) MS Office
8 1 (6.25%) XML
8 1 (6.25%) XSL
8 1 (6.25%) XSLT
8 1 (6.25%) Windows
8 1 (6.25%) Linux
8 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
8 1 (6.25%) Python
8 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
8 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.25%) ATM
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.25%) SAN
8 1 (6.25%) Sage
8 1 (6.25%) EPoS

EMV
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) NFC
2 1 (6.25%) ATM
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 7 (43.75%) Back Office
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Architect
1 9 (56.25%) Payments Architect
1 9 (56.25%) Payments Solutions Architect
1 9 (56.25%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Author
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Commercial Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Head of Security
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Payments Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Payments Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Payments Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Author
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Android SDK
1 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) iOS SDK
1 1 (6.25%) JSF
1 1 (6.25%) PrimeFaces
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XSL
1 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Contactless
2 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (6.25%) APACS
3 1 (6.25%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (6.25%) EFT
3 1 (6.25%) EFTPOS
3 1 (6.25%) EPoS
3 1 (6.25%) Fintech
3 1 (6.25%) Smartcard
3 1 (6.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Fraud Detection
2 6 (37.50%) TOGAF
2 6 (37.50%) Zachman Framework
3 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Android Development
5 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) C
3 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CEH
1 1 (6.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 8583
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Cubic Transportation
2 1 (6.25%) Elavon
2 1 (6.25%) FIS
2 1 (6.25%) Hypercom
2 1 (6.25%) Ingenico
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) PayPal
2 1 (6.25%) Sage
2 1 (6.25%) Thales
2 1 (6.25%) TSYS
2 1 (6.25%) VeriFone
2 1 (6.25%) VocaLink
2 1 (6.25%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 1 (6.25%) WorldPay