Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 831 824 814
Rank change year-on-year -7 -10 -83
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 47 68 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.064% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 53 63
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.41% -10.53%
10th Percentile £383 £393 £363
90th Percentile £650 £675 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £513 £425
% change year-on-year -21.95% +20.59% -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 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 33353 35380 37024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.58% 33.29% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 22051 23199 23416
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1201 1453
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.68% +5.26% +1.60%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.21 £20.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year -1.41% +12.33% -0.05%

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 20 October 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 8 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 20 October 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 +25 46 £550 - 2
London -2 42 £550 - 1
UK excluding London +46 4 £400 -21.95% 1
North of England - 2 £400 -
North West - 2 £400 -
Midlands +36 1 £475 -5.00% 1
East Midlands +1 1 £475 -5.00%
East of England -20 1 £350 -44.00%

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 19 (40.43%) Project Management
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 15 (31.91%) Banking
3 12 (25.53%) Java
4 9 (19.15%) SOAP
4 9 (19.15%) Smartcard
4 9 (19.15%) EMV
4 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (19.15%) Presales
5 8 (17.02%) Contactless
5 8 (17.02%) NFC
5 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.89%) Financial Institution
6 7 (14.89%) C#
6 7 (14.89%) XML
6 7 (14.89%) Degree
6 7 (14.89%) Mobile Banking
7 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
7 6 (12.77%) Digital Currency
7 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
7 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
7 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (8.51%) Scrum
8 4 (8.51%) Product Management
8 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (8.51%) Android
8 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.51%) Retail
9 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.38%) SWIFT

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 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) NFC
2 1 (2.13%) ATM
2 1 (2.13%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Big Data
1 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 15 (31.91%) Banking
3 7 (14.89%) Financial Institution
4 4 (8.51%) Retail
5 2 (4.26%) Marketing
6 1 (2.13%) Billing
6 1 (2.13%) Electronics
6 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) Project Manager
2 8 (17.02%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Mobile Project Manager
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Payments Project Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Banking Project Manager
5 5 (10.64%) Product Owner
6 4 (8.51%) Product Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Applications Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Payments Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Programme Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Support Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Product Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) SOAP
2 7 (14.89%) XML
3 2 (4.26%) J2EE
3 2 (4.26%) Kafka
3 2 (4.26%) REST
3 2 (4.26%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) Akka
4 1 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.13%) iOS SDK
4 1 (2.13%) JNI
4 1 (2.13%) Middleware
4 1 (2.13%) Node.js
4 1 (2.13%) RESTful
4 1 (2.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) EMV
1 9 (19.15%) Smartcard
2 8 (17.02%) Contactless
3 7 (14.89%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
4 6 (12.77%) Digital Currency
4 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.38%) SWIFT
6 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.26%) Fintech
6 2 (4.26%) User Experience
7 1 (2.13%) Cloud Native
7 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Android
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Project Management
2 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.15%) Presales
3 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
5 4 (8.51%) Product Management
5 4 (8.51%) Scrum
6 3 (6.38%) DevOps
6 3 (6.38%) Mobile Development
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.26%) Android Development
7 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.26%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.26%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.13%) Matrix Management
8 1 (2.13%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) Java
2 7 (14.89%) C#
3 2 (4.26%) C++
3 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.26%) Python
3 2 (4.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.13%) C
4 1 (2.13%) Go
4 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SEPA
2 1 (2.13%) COBIT
2 1 (2.13%) PMO
2 1 (2.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Grafana
1 1 (2.13%) Kibana
1 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.13%) logstash
1 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) Google
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle
1 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.13%) Apple
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Planview
2 1 (2.13%) TSYS
2 1 (2.13%) VMware