Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 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
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 855 875 834
Rank change year-on-year +20 -41 +38
Contract jobs citing EMV 24 10 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.010% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.074% 0.029% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 15
UK median daily rate £550 £630 £585
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.70% +7.69% +46.25%
10th Percentile £343 £588 £335
90th Percentile £665 £657 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 32,455 33,926 31,630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.78% 33.39% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,379 22,658 20,588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.06% +6.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,027 1,019 1,129
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.81% +10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.59 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.84 £48.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.23 £18.38
% change year-on-year -1.14% +10.10% -8.13%

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 22 February 2019.

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 7 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 22 February 2019. 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 +29 24 £550 -12.70% 1
London +40 17 £588 -6.75%
UK excluding London +6 7 £360 - 1
North of England - 6 £355 -
North West - 5 £360 -
South East -15 1 £550 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing EMV 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 with a requirement for EMV.

1 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
2 8 (33.33%) Android
2 8 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 8 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 8 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 8 (33.33%) CEH
2 8 (33.33%) CISSP
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Burp Suite
3 7 (29.17%) Mobile Development
4 6 (25.00%) Contactless
5 5 (20.83%) ATM
5 5 (20.83%) BASE24
5 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Banking
6 4 (16.67%) Information Security
6 4 (16.67%) French Language
6 4 (16.67%) German Language
6 4 (16.67%) Spanish Language
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Personalization
7 3 (12.50%) Android Development
7 3 (12.50%) iOS Development
7 3 (12.50%) Presales
7 3 (12.50%) Java
7 3 (12.50%) Legal
7 3 (12.50%) Italian Language
7 3 (12.50%) NFC
7 3 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development

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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) ATM
2 3 (12.50%) NFC
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Burp Suite
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Android Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Xcode
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) French Language
2 4 (16.67%) German Language
2 4 (16.67%) Spanish Language
3 3 (12.50%) Italian Language
3 3 (12.50%) Legal
4 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Security Engineer
1 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Mobile Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Tester
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Ethical Hacker
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Junior
4 1 (4.17%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Support Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 6 (25.00%) Contactless
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.17%) EPoS
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Android
1 8 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
2 8 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 7 (29.17%) Mobile Development
4 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Information Security
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Android Development
6 3 (12.50%) iOS Development
6 3 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (12.50%) Personalization
6 3 (12.50%) Presales
7 2 (8.33%) Product Management
8 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Storage Management
8 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) Apple Swift
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) Kotlin
2 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) CEH
1 8 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (4.17%) CREST Certified
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.17%) Dell
2 1 (4.17%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat