The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Mobile Commerce skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Commerce over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Commerce (mCommerce)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 639 597
Rank change year-on-year +46 -42  
Contract jobs citing Mobile Commerce 12 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.017% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.020% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 19
Median daily rate £425 £405 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% -1.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +23.07% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Mobile Commerce is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37580 44576 42623
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.08% 82.82% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24839 29287 26403
Median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.77% +2.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1229
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +32.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Mobile Commerce
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Mobile Commerce as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Commerce in the UK

Mobile Commerce
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Commerce in the UK

Mobile Commerce
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 Mobile Commerce within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 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 +52 11 £425 -0.58% 2
London +31 7 £450 +5.26% 1
South East +20 3 - -
North West - 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Commerce 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 Mobile Commerce.

1 21 (77.78%) E-Commerce
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) VeriFone
3 10 (37.04%) EFT
3 10 (37.04%) EFTPOS
3 10 (37.04%) Smartcard
3 10 (37.04%) ISO 8583
3 10 (37.04%) FIS
4 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (29.63%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) Retail
5 7 (25.93%) Ingenico
5 7 (25.93%) WorldPay
6 6 (22.22%) Scrum
7 5 (18.52%) J2EE
7 5 (18.52%) B2B
7 5 (18.52%) Banking
7 5 (18.52%) Spring
8 4 (14.81%) Content Management
8 4 (14.81%) hybris
8 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (14.81%) B2C
8 4 (14.81%) EPoS
8 4 (14.81%) ERP
8 4 (14.81%) Web Services
8 4 (14.81%) CMS
8 4 (14.81%) BASE24
8 4 (14.81%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (14.81%) User Stories
8 4 (14.81%) Mobile Payment

Mobile Commerce
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 4 (14.81%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) BASE24
1 4 (14.81%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (7.41%) Postilion
3 1 (3.70%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.70%) Google Play
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) ATM
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 3 (11.11%) Travis CI
2 2 (7.41%) Calabash
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Xcode
3 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Grunt
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
3 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (25.93%) Retail
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Architect
2 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Hybris Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Payments Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Payments Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Lead Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Implementation Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) iOS Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Lead iOS Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Payments Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Payments Test Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Product Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) J2EE
1 5 (18.52%) Spring
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) Cocoa
3 2 (7.41%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (7.41%) Core Animation
3 2 (7.41%) Core Data
4 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
4 1 (3.70%) Android SDK
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
4 1 (3.70%) MSMQ
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) OpenID
4 1 (3.70%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) Velocity
4 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) EFT
1 10 (37.04%) EFTPOS
1 10 (37.04%) Smartcard
2 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) EPoS
3 4 (14.81%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (11.11%) User Experience
5 2 (7.41%) Animation
5 2 (7.41%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (3.70%) APACS
6 1 (3.70%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.70%) EMV
6 1 (3.70%) Grid Computing
6 1 (3.70%) iPhone
6 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.70%) PKI
6 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Android
1 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) E-Commerce
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) B2B
5 4 (14.81%) B2C
5 4 (14.81%) Content Management
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.81%) ERP
5 4 (14.81%) User Stories
6 3 (11.11%) Mobile Development
6 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 3 (11.11%) Use Case
6 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.41%) BDD
7 2 (7.41%) BPMN
7 2 (7.41%) High Availability
7 2 (7.41%) MVC
7 2 (7.41%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (7.41%) SDLC
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 2 (7.41%) Apple Swift
3 2 (7.41%) C
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) ISO 8583
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
2 1 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.70%) SAS 70
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) FIS
1 10 (37.04%) VeriFone
2 7 (25.93%) Ingenico
2 7 (25.93%) WorldPay
3 4 (14.81%) hybris
4 3 (11.11%) Wincor Nixdorf
5 2 (7.41%) Elavon
5 2 (7.41%) Fujitsu
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) Toshiba
6 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.70%) Cubic Transportation
6 1 (3.70%) Google
6 1 (3.70%) Hypercom
6 1 (3.70%) Lotus
6 1 (3.70%) Sage
6 1 (3.70%) Thales
6 1 (3.70%) TSYS
6 1 (3.70%) VocaLink