Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 874 868 856
Rank change year-on-year -6 -12 +10
Contract jobs citing EMV 21 21 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.021% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.059% 0.060% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 22
UK median daily rate £588 £300 £568
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +95.83% -47.14% +33.61%
10th Percentile £353 £225 £376
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £250 £400
% change year-on-year +42.00% -37.50% +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
UK median hourly rate - £45.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +210.34% -63.30%
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 35,460 35,225 35,479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.08% 34.44% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,381 23,306 23,202
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,082 1,069 1,227
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.21 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.91% +1.05% +5.10%
10th Percentile £12.14 £11.25 £11.66
90th Percentile £50.70 £48.05 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +7.89%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 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
England -3 20 £588 +95.83% 5
London +4 14 £600 - 1
UK excluding London -32 7 £355 +42.00% 4
North of England - 6 £355 -
North West - 5 £360 -
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 (52.38%) Test Automation
2 10 (47.62%) Android
2 10 (47.62%) Apple iOS
2 10 (47.62%) CISSP
2 10 (47.62%) Ethical Hacking
2 10 (47.62%) CEH
3 9 (42.86%) Mobile App
3 9 (42.86%) Burp Suite
4 8 (38.10%) Mobile Development
5 7 (33.33%) Banking
6 5 (23.81%) BASE24
6 5 (23.81%) Information Security
6 5 (23.81%) ATM
6 5 (23.81%) Contactless
6 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Android Development
8 3 (14.29%) iOS Development
8 3 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (9.52%) Linux
9 2 (9.52%) Python
9 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
9 2 (9.52%) C
9 2 (9.52%) Java
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (9.52%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (9.52%) OSCP
9 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (9.52%) Apple Swift

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:

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) ATM
2 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Burp Suite
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) Xcode
General
1 7 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Security Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Test Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Mobile Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Writer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) BASE24 Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Payments Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 5 (23.81%) Contactless
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Android
1 10 (47.62%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
2 10 (47.62%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (38.10%) Mobile Development
4 5 (23.81%) Information Security
4 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Android Development
6 3 (14.29%) iOS Development
6 3 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (9.52%) Product Management
8 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.76%) Storage Management
8 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Apple Swift
1 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
1 2 (9.52%) C
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) CEH
1 10 (47.62%) CISSP
2 2 (9.52%) CREST Certified
2 2 (9.52%) OSCP
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Dell
1 1 (4.76%) HP