Period
to 17 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Payment in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Payment over the 6 months to 17 February 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.

Mobile Payment
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 821 810 806
Rank change year-on-year -11 -4 -71
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 37 32 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.033% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.10% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 57
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £313 £308 £320
90th Percentile £688 £617 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% -8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Mobile Payment 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 33,597 31,400 35,345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.40% 32.72% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,469 20,480 22,721
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £244
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,002 1,121 1,344
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +15.71%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.47 £47.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +18.69%

Mobile Payment
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Payment in the UK

Mobile Payment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Payment in the UK

Mobile Payment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Payment over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Payment in the UK

Mobile Payment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Payment.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Payment in the UK

Mobile Payment
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 Mobile Payment within the UK over the 6 months to 17 February 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 -10 37 £525 - 20
London -20 35 £525 -1.18% 13
UK excluding London +7 2 £525 +5.00% 7
East of England -23 1 £525 - 2
North of England - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Payment 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 Payment.

1 20 (54.05%) Finance
2 14 (37.84%) Banking
3 13 (35.14%) Project Management
4 9 (24.32%) Java
5 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.22%) SOAP
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
6 5 (13.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (13.51%) DevOps
6 5 (13.51%) EMV
6 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (13.51%) Retail
6 5 (13.51%) Contactless
7 4 (10.81%) Presales
7 4 (10.81%) XML
7 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (10.81%) C#
7 4 (10.81%) Smartcard
7 4 (10.81%) Marketing
7 4 (10.81%) NFC
7 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (8.11%) Product Management
8 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Test Management
8 3 (8.11%) Android
8 3 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (8.11%) Business Development
8 3 (8.11%) Degree

Mobile Payment
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 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) JBoss
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Google Play
3 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) NFC
2 3 (8.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Blockchain
1 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.70%) Babel
2 1 (2.70%) Gradle
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (54.05%) Finance
2 14 (37.84%) Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Retail
4 4 (10.81%) Marketing
5 2 (5.41%) Billing
5 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Programme Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Payments Programme Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Product Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) AWS Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Digital Programme Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Payments Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Payments Test Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Programme Test Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Test Programme Manager
6 2 (5.41%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Mobile Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Payments Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Unix Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) SOAP
2 4 (10.81%) XML
3 3 (8.11%) REST
4 2 (5.41%) J2EE
4 2 (5.41%) Spring
4 2 (5.41%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) Akka
5 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.70%) CSS
5 1 (2.70%) Express
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) Kafka
5 1 (2.70%) Redux
5 1 (2.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Contactless
1 5 (13.51%) EMV
2 4 (10.81%) Smartcard
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Digital Currency
4 2 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.41%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (5.41%) SWIFT
4 2 (5.41%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (2.70%) Fintech
5 1 (2.70%) FMCG
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile Wallet
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Android
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Project Management
2 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
2 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (13.51%) DevOps
4 4 (10.81%) Presales
5 3 (8.11%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (8.11%) Business Development
5 3 (8.11%) Change Management
5 3 (8.11%) Creative Thinking
5 3 (8.11%) Line Management
5 3 (8.11%) Product Management
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (8.11%) Test Management
5 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.41%) Innovative Thinking
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Groovy
4 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
1 3 (8.11%) ISEB
1 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
1 2 (5.41%) SEPA
2 1 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.70%) Planview
4 1 (2.70%) Splunk
4 1 (2.70%) Tableau
4 1 (2.70%) VMware