Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 861 849 873
Rank change year-on-year -12 +24 -37
Contract jobs citing EMV 21 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.034% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.062% 0.10% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 6
UK median daily rate £300 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +29.49% +78.84%
10th Percentile £225 £388 £254
90th Percentile £650 £675 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £550 £350
% change year-on-year -54.55% +57.26% -17.71%
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% -
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 33639 35060 36986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.58% 33.27% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22255 22998 23412
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 999 1184 1460
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.69 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.35 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.21 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% +13.89% -0.08%

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 23 October 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 6 months to 23 October 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 +3 20 £300 -45.45% 1
London -5 12 £600 +9.09% 1
UK excluding London +29 8 £250 -54.55%
South East - 5 - -
South West - 2 £250 -
East of England -31 1 £350 -36.36%

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Smartcard
3 9 (42.86%) NFC
3 9 (42.86%) Mobile Payment
3 9 (42.86%) Contactless
4 8 (38.10%) Presales
4 8 (38.10%) Project Management
4 8 (38.10%) Java
4 8 (38.10%) XML
5 7 (33.33%) C#
5 7 (33.33%) SOAP
6 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 6 (28.57%) Degree
6 6 (28.57%) Financial Institution
6 6 (28.57%) Digital Currency
7 5 (23.81%) Personalization
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) C++
8 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
8 4 (19.05%) APACS
8 4 (19.05%) Tandem
9 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (14.29%) Banking
9 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 3 (14.29%) Migration
9 3 (14.29%) Scrum
9 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
9 3 (14.29%) OO
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft

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 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Confluence
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) BASE24
1 1 (4.76%) Postilion
1 1 (4.76%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) NFC
2 1 (4.76%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) NonStop SQL
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Financial Institution
3 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Analyst
1 3 (14.29%) Assistant Project Manager
1 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
1 3 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Author
2 2 (9.52%) Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Product Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Programme Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Technical Author
2 2 (9.52%) Technical Writer
3 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) EMV Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Engineering Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Services Director
3 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) XML
2 7 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) XSL
3 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Smartcard
2 9 (42.86%) Contactless
2 9 (42.86%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 6 (28.57%) Digital Currency
4 4 (19.05%) APACS
4 4 (19.05%) Tandem
5 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (4.76%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (4.76%) Chip Card
7 1 (4.76%) EFT
7 1 (4.76%) EFTPOS
7 1 (4.76%) Fintech
7 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Presales
1 8 (38.10%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Personalization
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Content Management
6 1 (4.76%) Product Marketing
6 1 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Gemalto
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft