The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Mobile Commerce skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Commerce over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Mobile Commerce (mCommerce)
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 401 432 396
Rank change year-on-year +31 -36  
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 7 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.036% 0.031% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.037% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Median daily rate £450 £428 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -12.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +23.07% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Mobile Commerce is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16653 19113 17455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.13% 85.16% 82.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11983 13825 12271
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 195 244
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.33% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Mobile Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Mobile Commerce as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Commerce in London

Mobile Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Commerce in London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Commerce 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 Mobile Commerce.

1 13 (72.22%) E-Commerce
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (38.89%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) Retail
6 4 (22.22%) Content Management
6 4 (22.22%) Spring
6 4 (22.22%) Smartcard
6 4 (22.22%) CMS
6 4 (22.22%) EFT
6 4 (22.22%) EFTPOS
6 4 (22.22%) ERP
6 4 (22.22%) B2B
6 4 (22.22%) B2C
6 4 (22.22%) J2EE
6 4 (22.22%) User Stories
6 4 (22.22%) VeriFone
6 4 (22.22%) Banking
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (22.22%) ISO 8583
6 4 (22.22%) hybris
6 4 (22.22%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (22.22%) FIS
7 3 (16.67%) Travis CI
7 3 (16.67%) WorldPay
7 3 (16.67%) User Experience
7 3 (16.67%) Ingenico
7 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 3 (16.67%) Android

Mobile Commerce
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 4 (22.22%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (5.56%) BASE24
2 1 (5.56%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) Google Play
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) ATM
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 3 (16.67%) Travis CI
2 2 (11.11%) Calabash
2 2 (11.11%) Xcode
3 1 (5.56%) Grunt
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Billing
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Hybris Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) iOS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead iOS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Payments Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Payments Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Coach
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Scrum Master
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Product Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Payments Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) J2EE
1 4 (22.22%) Spring
2 2 (11.11%) Cocoa
2 2 (11.11%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (11.11%) Core Animation
2 2 (11.11%) Core Data
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
3 1 (5.56%) Android SDK
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
3 1 (5.56%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) OpenID
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) EFT
2 4 (22.22%) EFTPOS
2 4 (22.22%) Smartcard
3 3 (16.67%) User Experience
4 2 (11.11%) Animation
4 2 (11.11%) EPoS
4 2 (11.11%) Minimum Viable Product
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (5.56%) APACS
5 1 (5.56%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (5.56%) EMV
5 1 (5.56%) Grid Computing
5 1 (5.56%) iPhone
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.56%) PKI
5 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Android
1 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) E-Commerce
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) B2B
4 4 (22.22%) B2C
4 4 (22.22%) Content Management
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) ERP
4 4 (22.22%) User Stories
5 3 (16.67%) Mobile Development
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (11.11%) High Availability
6 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 2 (11.11%) Apple Swift
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO 8583
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) FIS
1 4 (22.22%) hybris
1 4 (22.22%) VeriFone
2 3 (16.67%) Ingenico
2 3 (16.67%) WorldPay
3 2 (11.11%) Elavon
4 1 (5.56%) Cubic Transportation
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) Hypercom
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Sage
4 1 (5.56%) Thales
4 1 (5.56%) TSYS
4 1 (5.56%) VocaLink
4 1 (5.56%) Wincor Nixdorf