The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 April 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 / South East
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 260 277 257
Rank change year-on-year +17 -20  
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.036% 0.010% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.013% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - £405
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6885 7907 7991
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.21% 81.20% 79.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3997 4919 4479
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 264 289
Median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.33% +13.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Mobile Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Mobile Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Commerce in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Mobile Commerce.

1 5 (100.00%) EFT
1 5 (100.00%) EFTPOS
1 5 (100.00%) Smartcard
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) ISO 8583
1 5 (100.00%) VeriFone
1 5 (100.00%) FIS
2 3 (60.00%) BASE24
2 3 (60.00%) WorldPay
2 3 (60.00%) Ingenico
3 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Postilion
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 2 (40.00%) Fujitsu
3 2 (40.00%) EPoS
3 2 (40.00%) Toshiba
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) BPMN

Mobile Commerce
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) BASE24
2 2 (40.00%) Postilion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Implementation Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Payments Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Payments Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Payments Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Product Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Payments Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) EFT
1 5 (100.00%) EFTPOS
1 5 (100.00%) Smartcard
2 2 (40.00%) EPoS
2 2 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) BPMN
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) FIS
1 5 (100.00%) VeriFone
2 3 (60.00%) Ingenico
2 3 (60.00%) WorldPay
3 2 (40.00%) Fujitsu
3 2 (40.00%) Toshiba
3 2 (40.00%) Wincor Nixdorf