Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 875 833 842
Rank change year-on-year -42 +9 +39
Contract jobs citing EMV 12 33 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.034% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.035% 0.098% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 36
UK median daily rate £600 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +29.56%
10th Percentile £540 £225 £378
90th Percentile £675 £638 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate - £263 £400
% change year-on-year - -34.38% +45.45%
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 34,532 33,515 36,957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.15% 34.21% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,553 21,931 24,158
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +4.38% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,062 1,034 1,256
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.36
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.35 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.78
% change year-on-year - -3.75% +18.74%

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 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 23 September 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 -28 8 £600 +6.67% 9
London -33 7 £600 +3.90% 4
UK excluding London -13 5 - - 5
Scotland - 4 - -
South East -20 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (75.00%) CISSP
1 9 (75.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 9 (75.00%) CEH
1 9 (75.00%) Android
1 9 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (66.67%) Banking
3 7 (58.33%) Information Security
3 7 (58.33%) Mobile Development
4 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
4 5 (41.67%) Burp Suite
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (33.33%) Retail Banking
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (16.67%) OSCP
7 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
7 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
7 2 (16.67%) Apple Swift
7 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (16.67%) Contactless
7 2 (16.67%) CREST Certified
7 2 (16.67%) Python
7 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
7 2 (16.67%) C
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office

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 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Burp Suite
2 2 (16.67%) Xcode
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 8 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile Solutions Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Security Solutions Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Writer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Android Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Android Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Ethical Hacker
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Professional Services Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) Contactless
2 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) APACS
3 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Android
1 9 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 7 (58.33%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) Mobile Development
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Analytical Thinking
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Apple Swift
1 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) CEH
1 9 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) CREST Certified
2 2 (16.67%) OSCP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft