Period
to 18 August 2017

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 18 August 2017 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
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 826 814
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12 -102
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 44 68 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.063% 0.069%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 55 61
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +25.00% -7.37%
10th Percentile £398 £413 £375
90th Percentile £665 £670 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £550 £425
% change year-on-year -29.55% +29.41% -15.00%
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 next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32200 36034 35964
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.40% 33.17% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21042 23617 22461
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £265 £253 £238
90th Percentile £640 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 986 1198 1375
UK median hourly rate £21.45 £21.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.14% +11.11% -5.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.33 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51% -7.50%

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 18 August 2017.

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 9 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 18 August 2017. 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 +26 42 £525 -4.55% 9
London -9 37 £525 -4.55% 4
UK excluding London +54 6 £388 -29.55% 5
North of England - 3 £388 -
North West - 3 £388 -
Midlands +29 1 £475 -5.00% 3
East of England -8 1 £350 -44.00% 1
East Midlands -12 1 £475 -5.00% 2
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Payment 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 Payment.

1 16 (36.36%) Project Management
2 14 (31.82%) Finance
3 12 (27.27%) Banking
4 7 (15.91%) Retail
4 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.64%) Scrum
5 6 (13.64%) EMV
5 6 (13.64%) Smartcard
5 6 (13.64%) Java
5 6 (13.64%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (11.36%) Presales
6 5 (11.36%) Contactless
6 5 (11.36%) C#
6 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
6 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (11.36%) Financial Institution
6 5 (11.36%) Android
7 4 (9.09%) Marketing
7 4 (9.09%) Degree
7 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 4 (9.09%) NFC
7 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
7 4 (9.09%) Python
7 4 (9.09%) C++
7 4 (9.09%) XML
7 4 (9.09%) Digital Currency
7 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
8 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS

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 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.27%) IaaS
1 1 (2.27%) iTunes
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) NFC
2 1 (2.27%) ATM
2 1 (2.27%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
2 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Big Data
1 1 (2.27%) SQLite
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Banking
3 7 (15.91%) Retail
4 5 (11.36%) Financial Institution
5 4 (9.09%) Marketing
6 3 (6.82%) Legal
7 2 (4.55%) Electronics
8 1 (2.27%) Billing
8 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Architect
2 7 (15.91%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Mobile Project Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Banking Project Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Payments Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Payments Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Product Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Product Owner
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Digital Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Digital Transformation
7 2 (4.55%) Digital Transformation Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) XML
2 3 (6.82%) SOAP
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.27%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (2.27%) Core Data
3 1 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) HTML5
3 1 (2.27%) iOS SDK
3 1 (2.27%) JNI
3 1 (2.27%) JSON
3 1 (2.27%) Kafka
3 1 (2.27%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) Node.js
3 1 (2.27%) OpenID
3 1 (2.27%) RESTful
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) EMV
1 6 (13.64%) Mobile Banking
1 6 (13.64%) Smartcard
2 5 (11.36%) Contactless
3 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.09%) Digital Currency
3 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.55%) Fintech
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.27%) EFT
5 1 (2.27%) EFTPOS
5 1 (2.27%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.27%) iPad
5 1 (2.27%) iPhone
5 1 (2.27%) PKI
5 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.27%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Android
2 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Unix
4 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Project Management
2 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.64%) Scrum
3 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.36%) Presales
4 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
5 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.82%) Mobile Development
6 3 (6.82%) Product Management
6 3 (6.82%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.55%) Android Development
7 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Matrix Management
7 2 (4.55%) Service Design
7 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
8 1 (2.27%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) Java
2 5 (11.36%) C#
3 4 (9.09%) C++
3 4 (9.09%) Python
4 3 (6.82%) C
5 2 (4.55%) Apple Swift
5 2 (4.55%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.27%) Go
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) CEH
3 1 (2.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SEPA
2 1 (2.27%) COBIT
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Grafana
1 1 (2.27%) Kibana
1 1 (2.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.27%) Apple
2 1 (2.27%) FIS
2 1 (2.27%) Ingenico
2 1 (2.27%) TSYS
2 1 (2.27%) VeriFone
2 1 (2.27%) WorldPay