Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Payment Gateway skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Payment Gateway over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 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.

Payment Gateway
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 619 578 654
Rank change year-on-year -41 +76 -1
Contract jobs citing Payment Gateway 40 66 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.071% 0.12% 0.027%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.21% 1.62% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 9
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £280 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -27.74% +13.97%
10th Percentile £300 £192 £179
90th Percentile £450 £600 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £345 £450
% change year-on-year +30.43% -23.33% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £190.00 -

Payment Gateway is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3,319 4,084 4,566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 5.92% 7.62% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,971 2,423 2,690
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £310 £300 £288
90th Percentile £600 £625 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 64 69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £23.75 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.47% -23.39% +10.71%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.08 £10.80
90th Percentile £67.00 £60.30 £89.40
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -16.67%

Payment Gateway
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Payment Gateway as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Payment Gateway in the UK excluding London

Payment Gateway
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Payment Gateway in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Payment Gateway in the UK excluding London

Payment Gateway
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Payment Gateway in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Payment Gateway in the UK excluding London

Payment Gateway
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Payment Gateway in the UK excluding London

Payment Gateway
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Payment Gateway within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East 0 20 £393 +12.95% 6
North of England -9 10 £300 - 14
Midlands -4 7 £375 +8.70% 4
Yorkshire -7 5 £300 - 9
North West -20 4 - - 5
West Midlands - 4 £375 - 4
East Midlands +8 3 - -
Scotland -41 2 - - 1
East of England -10 1 £500 +135.29%
North East - 1 £325 -
Payment Gateway
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Payment Gateway also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for Payment Gateway.

1 18 (45.00%) ITIL
2 14 (35.00%) NFS
2 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
2 14 (35.00%) iSCSI
3 13 (32.50%) E-Commerce
4 12 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (30.00%) VMware
4 12 (30.00%) Business Continuity
4 12 (30.00%) Change Control
5 11 (27.50%) Finance
6 10 (25.00%) NetApp
6 10 (25.00%) Firmware
6 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (25.00%) PHP
6 10 (25.00%) NCDA
6 10 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 10 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
6 10 (25.00%) NCSIE
7 9 (22.50%) Web Development
8 8 (20.00%) jQuery
8 8 (20.00%) Capacity Management
8 8 (20.00%) Magento
8 8 (20.00%) Windows
8 8 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (17.50%) HTML
9 7 (17.50%) CSS
9 7 (17.50%) Network Security
9 7 (17.50%) Sass
9 7 (17.50%) Retail
10 6 (15.00%) Linux

Payment Gateway
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 3 (7.50%) Apache
1 3 (7.50%) JBoss
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Magento
2 2 (5.00%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) GitHub
1 1 (2.50%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) iSCSI
2 7 (17.50%) Network Security
3 4 (10.00%) Firewall
3 4 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) BGP
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) gulp
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.50%) GitLab
3 1 (2.50%) Mockito
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Retail
3 4 (10.00%) Legal
4 3 (7.50%) Marketing
5 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.50%) Advertising
6 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Magento Developer
3 6 (15.00%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) NetApp Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) DBA
6 2 (5.00%) Digital Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.00%) Payments Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Payments Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.00%) SAP Architect
6 2 (5.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) jQuery
2 7 (17.50%) CSS
2 7 (17.50%) HTML
2 7 (17.50%) Sass
3 5 (12.50%) XML
4 3 (7.50%) JSON
4 3 (7.50%) XHTML
5 2 (5.00%) Ajax
5 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.00%) Ionic Framework
5 2 (5.00%) Laravel
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (5.00%) RESTful
5 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.00%) Vue.js
6 1 (2.50%) CSS3
6 1 (2.50%) HTML5
6 1 (2.50%) Node.js
6 1 (2.50%) React
6 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
2 8 (20.00%) Windows
3 6 (15.00%) Linux
4 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) ITIL
2 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
3 13 (32.50%) E-Commerce
4 12 (30.00%) Business Continuity
4 12 (30.00%) Change Control
4 12 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 9 (22.50%) Web Development
7 8 (20.00%) Capacity Management
7 8 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (12.50%) API Integration
9 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (10.00%) Front End Development
9 4 (10.00%) Information Security
9 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.00%) Workflow
10 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (7.50%) Data Privacy
11 2 (5.00%) DevOps
11 2 (5.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (25.00%) PHP
2 5 (12.50%) Java
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) NCDA
1 10 (25.00%) NCSIE
2 4 (10.00%) CISA
2 4 (10.00%) CISM
2 4 (10.00%) CISSP
2 4 (10.00%) NCIE
2 4 (10.00%) PCI QSA
3 2 (5.00%) MCSE
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) OCP
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (5.00%) VCP6
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.50%) CCNP
4 1 (2.50%) CCSA
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) GDPR
1 4 (10.00%) PA-DSS
1 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) NFS
2 10 (25.00%) Firmware
3 4 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (5.00%) vCloud
5 2 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) Ansible
2 2 (5.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.00%) Foglight
2 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (5.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) VMware
2 10 (25.00%) NetApp
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco
3 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.00%) Imperva
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.50%) F5
5 1 (2.50%) PayPal
5 1 (2.50%) Sage
5 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.50%) WorldPay