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 3 months to 26 May 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
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 629 627
Rank change year-on-year +38 -2  
Contract jobs citing EMV 15 31 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.058% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.098% 0.17% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 2
Median daily rate £575 £550 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.54% +64.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £370 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £650 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £324 £335
% change year-on-year -15.05% -3.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15268 17759 17320
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.00% 33.03% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9908 11620 10684
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 473 558 668
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.54 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.35% +25.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £23.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +26.08% +27.77%  

EMV
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing EMV as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 26 May 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 6 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 3 months to 26 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +44 15 £575 +4.54% 4
London -3 13 £575 +4.54% 1
City of London -7 2 £305 -
South East - 2 £275 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £275 -
Basingstoke - 1 £275 -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 8 (30.77%) Retail
2 7 (26.92%) Contactless
3 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 5 (19.23%) CSS
4 5 (19.23%) Back Office
4 5 (19.23%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Finance
5 4 (15.38%) C#
5 4 (15.38%) .NET
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 3 (11.54%) JBoss
6 3 (11.54%) WSDL
6 3 (11.54%) Unix
6 3 (11.54%) Windows
6 3 (11.54%) Linux
6 3 (11.54%) Smartcard
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) Code Coverage
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) TDD
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) APACS
7 2 (7.69%) ISO 8583
7 2 (7.69%) OOP
7 2 (7.69%) OO
7 2 (7.69%) SOAP
7 2 (7.69%) XML
7 2 (7.69%) XSL

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 3 (11.54%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) NFC
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) ATM
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (7.69%) FxCop
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
1 2 (7.69%) Moq
1 2 (7.69%) ReSharper
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
1 2 (7.69%) StyleCop
General
1 8 (30.77%) Retail
2 5 (19.23%) Back Office
3 4 (15.38%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Migration Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Technical Writer
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Architect
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Author
3 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
3 2 (7.69%) C# WCF Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Payments Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Payments Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Payments Solutions Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) QA Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (7.69%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) CSS
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 3 (11.54%) WSDL
4 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (7.69%) AutoMapper
4 2 (7.69%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) LINQ
4 2 (7.69%) NHibernate
4 2 (7.69%) REST
4 2 (7.69%) RESTful
4 2 (7.69%) SOAP
4 2 (7.69%) WCF
4 2 (7.69%) XML
4 2 (7.69%) XSL
4 2 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Contactless
2 3 (11.54%) Smartcard
3 2 (7.69%) APACS
3 2 (7.69%) Fintech
4 1 (3.85%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (3.85%) EFT
4 1 (3.85%) EFTPOS
4 1 (3.85%) EPoS
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) BDD
3 2 (7.69%) Business Development
3 2 (7.69%) Code Coverage
3 2 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
3 2 (7.69%) MVC
3 2 (7.69%) OO
3 2 (7.69%) OOP
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
3 2 (7.69%) Scrum
3 2 (7.69%) SOLID
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.69%) System Testing
3 2 (7.69%) TDD
3 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.85%) Fraud Detection
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) VBScript
3 1 (3.85%) Apple Swift
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) CEH
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 8583
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.85%) Cubic Transportation
2 1 (3.85%) Elavon
2 1 (3.85%) FIS
2 1 (3.85%) Gemalto
2 1 (3.85%) Hypercom
2 1 (3.85%) Ingenico
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Sage
2 1 (3.85%) Thales
2 1 (3.85%) TSYS
2 1 (3.85%) VeriFone
2 1 (3.85%) VocaLink
2 1 (3.85%) Wincor Nixdorf
2 1 (3.85%) WorldPay