Period
to 9 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Banking in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Banking over the 6 months to 9 December 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.

Mobile Banking
UK
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 703 844 813
Rank change year-on-year +141 -31 +6
Contract jobs citing Mobile Banking 82 59 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.057% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 36 41
UK median daily rate £544 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +2.04% -10.91%
10th Percentile £425 £405 £263
90th Percentile £775 £618 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £458
% change year-on-year - +9.29% -16.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £70.00

Mobile Banking 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 25,113 33,640 34,027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.12% 32.23% 33.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,905 21,966 22,450
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £253 £275 £263
90th Percentile £669 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,052 1,054 1,001
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.50% -2.91% +3.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.01 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% -

Mobile Banking
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mobile Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Banking in the UK

Mobile Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mobile Banking.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Banking in the UK

Mobile Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Banking over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Banking in the UK

Mobile Banking
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Banking within the UK over the 6 months to 9 December 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 +136 64 £568 +13.50% 10
London +114 50 £567 +13.35% 10
UK excluding London +82 31 £500 -
Scotland +41 17 £450 -10.00%
North of England +22 9 £500 +20.12%
Yorkshire +39 7 £500 -
North West +11 2 - -
South West +1 2 - -
South East - 2 £681 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Banking 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 Mobile Banking.

1 82 (100.00%) Banking
2 57 (69.51%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (60.98%) Java
4 38 (46.34%) Finance
5 24 (29.27%) Android
5 24 (29.27%) DevOps
6 23 (28.05%) Microservices
6 23 (28.05%) AWS
7 22 (26.83%) Test Automation
7 22 (26.83%) Kotlin
8 21 (25.61%) Retail Banking
9 20 (24.39%) Unit Testing
9 20 (24.39%) Android Development
10 18 (21.95%) User Experience
10 18 (21.95%) TDD
11 17 (20.73%) JIRA
12 16 (19.51%) Investment Banking
12 16 (19.51%) REST
13 15 (18.29%) Jenkins
13 15 (18.29%) Wealth Management
13 15 (18.29%) Management Information System
13 15 (18.29%) Scrum
14 14 (17.07%) SQL
14 14 (17.07%) Spring
14 14 (17.07%) Git (software)
15 13 (15.85%) Confluence
15 13 (15.85%) Spring Boot
16 12 (14.63%) Apple iOS
16 12 (14.63%) Fintech
16 12 (14.63%) Digital Banking

Mobile Banking
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 13 (15.85%) Confluence
2 7 (8.54%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (8.54%) Mule
3 1 (1.22%) CMS
3 1 (1.22%) ColdFusion
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.05%) AWS
2 10 (12.20%) AWS Lambda
2 10 (12.20%) Serverless
3 9 (10.98%) GitHub
4 6 (7.32%) Slack
5 4 (4.88%) Azure
5 4 (4.88%) GCP
5 4 (4.88%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (3.66%) npm
7 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.44%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.22%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Network Security
2 1 (1.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.44%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (20.73%) JIRA
2 15 (18.29%) Jenkins
3 14 (17.07%) Git (software)
4 11 (13.41%) Maven
5 10 (12.20%) Cucumber
6 7 (8.54%) Android Studio
6 7 (8.54%) JUnit
7 6 (7.32%) Bitbucket
7 6 (7.32%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (7.32%) TeamCity
7 6 (7.32%) Xcode
8 5 (6.10%) Eclipse
9 4 (4.88%) IntelliJ
9 4 (4.88%) JBehave
9 4 (4.88%) Selenium
10 3 (3.66%) Gradle
10 3 (3.66%) gulp
10 3 (3.66%) Mockito
10 3 (3.66%) SonarQube
10 3 (3.66%) webpack
General
1 82 (100.00%) Banking
2 38 (46.34%) Finance
3 21 (25.61%) Retail Banking
4 16 (19.51%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.66%) Advertising
5 3 (3.66%) Games
5 3 (3.66%) Retail
6 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (20.73%) Android Developer
3 9 (10.98%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) MuleSoft Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Architect
5 6 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (6.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) iOS Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) ForgeRock Architect
7 4 (4.88%) JavaScript Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Technical Leader
7 4 (4.88%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Mobile Test Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.66%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.51%) REST
2 14 (17.07%) Spring
3 13 (15.85%) Spring Boot
4 12 (14.63%) JSON
5 10 (12.20%) Node.js
6 8 (9.76%) Middleware
7 6 (7.32%) React
7 6 (7.32%) SOAP
8 5 (6.10%) CSS
8 5 (6.10%) HTML
8 5 (6.10%) Web Services
9 4 (4.88%) Ember.js
9 4 (4.88%) LDAP
9 4 (4.88%) OAuth
9 4 (4.88%) OAuth2
9 4 (4.88%) OpenID
10 3 (3.66%) HTML5
10 3 (3.66%) RxSwift
10 3 (3.66%) Sass
10 3 (3.66%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) User Experience
2 15 (18.29%) Management Information System
3 11 (13.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.44%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.22%) PKI
5 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) Android
2 12 (14.63%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.88%) VMS
4 2 (2.44%) Linux
4 2 (2.44%) Windows
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (69.51%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (29.27%) DevOps
3 23 (28.05%) Microservices
4 22 (26.83%) Test Automation
5 20 (24.39%) Android Development
5 20 (24.39%) Unit Testing
6 18 (21.95%) TDD
7 15 (18.29%) Scrum
7 15 (18.29%) Wealth Management
8 12 (14.63%) Digital Banking
8 12 (14.63%) Fintech
9 11 (13.41%) Integration Testing
10 9 (10.98%) Kanban
11 8 (9.76%) BDD
12 7 (8.54%) Pair Programming
13 6 (7.32%) iOS Development
13 6 (7.32%) IT Strategy
13 6 (7.32%) Risk Management
14 5 (6.10%) Continuous Delivery
14 5 (6.10%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (60.98%) Java
2 22 (26.83%) Kotlin
3 14 (17.07%) SQL
4 11 (13.41%) Java 8
4 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.76%) Apple Swift
5 8 (9.76%) Python
6 7 (8.54%) Scala
7 6 (7.32%) ES6
8 5 (6.10%) Go
8 5 (6.10%) Ruby
9 2 (2.44%) C
9 2 (2.44%) C++
9 2 (2.44%) Groovy
9 2 (2.44%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.22%) Perl
10 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.22%) ISEB
2 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) PSD2
2 3 (3.66%) PMO
2 3 (3.66%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) Docker
2 4 (4.88%) OpenAM
2 4 (4.88%) OpenDJ
2 4 (4.88%) OpenIDM
3 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (13.41%) Terraform
2 8 (9.76%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.44%) Ansible
4 1 (1.22%) HockeyApp
4 1 (1.22%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) MuleSoft
2 6 (7.32%) AppDynamics
2 6 (7.32%) Splunk
3 4 (4.88%) ForgeRock
3 4 (4.88%) Google
3 4 (4.88%) IBM
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle
4 3 (3.66%) Blue Coat
4 3 (3.66%) F5
5 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.22%) Apple
6 1 (1.22%) HP
6 1 (1.22%) Nimsoft