Period
to 17 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EMV in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EMV over the 6 months to 17 December 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)
UK
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 856 841 881
Rank change year-on-year -15 +40 -35
Contract jobs citing EMV 20 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.033% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.058% 0.10% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 4
UK median daily rate £606 £585 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.63% +50.97% +19.23%
10th Percentile £383 £370 £271
90th Percentile £660 £613 £726
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £39.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -63.30% +38.61%
10th Percentile £42.50 £14.25 £37.69
90th Percentile £47.50 £14.75 £41.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 -
% change year-on-year +210.34% - -

EMV is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34562 33362 36882
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.68% 32.77% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23020 21796 23503
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £238
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 990 1173 1458
UK median hourly rate £21.74 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £46.96
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +8.57%

EMV
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing EMV as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for EMV in the UK

EMV
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EMV in the UK

EMV
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EMV over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EMV in the UK

EMV
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EMV in the UK

EMV
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMV within the UK over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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
England -31 19 £606 +3.63%
London -21 13 £613 +3.38%
UK excluding London 0 6 £350 -12.50%
South East -14 5 - -
East of England -19 1 £350 -12.50%

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 with a requirement for EMV.

1 10 (50.00%) Smartcard
1 10 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
1 10 (50.00%) Contactless
2 9 (45.00%) NFC
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) Project Management
3 8 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) XML
3 8 (40.00%) Presales
4 7 (35.00%) C#
4 7 (35.00%) SOAP
5 6 (30.00%) Financial Institution
5 6 (30.00%) Degree
5 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (30.00%) Digital Currency
6 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (20.00%) C++
7 4 (20.00%) Tandem
8 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
8 3 (15.00%) OO
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.00%) Scrum
9 2 (10.00%) Information Security
9 2 (10.00%) ISO 8583
9 2 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (10.00%) CEH

EMV
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) BASE24
1 1 (5.00%) Postilion
1 1 (5.00%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) NFC
2 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) NonStop SQL
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Analyst
1 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Developer
2 2 (10.00%) EMV Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Product Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (5.00%) BASE24 Developer
3 1 (5.00%) CISSP Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Payments Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Payments Programme Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Presales Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) XML
2 7 (35.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) XSL
3 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Contactless
1 10 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
1 10 (50.00%) Smartcard
2 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (30.00%) Digital Currency
3 4 (20.00%) Tandem
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.00%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (5.00%) APACS
6 1 (5.00%) Chip Card
6 1 (5.00%) EFT
6 1 (5.00%) EFTPOS
6 1 (5.00%) Fintech
6 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Presales
1 8 (40.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (10.00%) Personalization
5 1 (5.00%) Content Management
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Product Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CEH
2 2 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft