Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 831 800 839
Rank change year-on-year -31 +39 -64
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 52 41 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.045% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 47
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -11.36% +25.71%
10th Percentile £391 £374 £358
90th Percentile £700 £639 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £550
% change year-on-year +5.88% -22.73% +20.88%
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 33,846 31,314 36,081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.76% 34.19% 33.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,101 20,303 23,628
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +1.25% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,052 1,093 1,200
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -2.38% +13.51%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.22% -11.90% +20.00%

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 24 June 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 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 24 June 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 -39 48 £500 +2.56% 19
London -42 35 £500 - 9
UK excluding London -27 15 £450 +5.88% 12
South East -19 9 £440 -7.37% 1
North West -17 4 £500 +29.03% 2
North of England -17 4 £500 +29.03% 2
Scotland -41 1 £450 -
Wales - 1 £435 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (44.23%) Finance
3 22 (42.31%) Degree
3 22 (42.31%) Computer Science
4 21 (40.38%) Waterfall
5 20 (38.46%) Mobile App
5 20 (38.46%) Java
6 16 (30.77%) HTML
6 16 (30.77%) CSS
6 16 (30.77%) SDLC
7 15 (28.85%) HTML5
7 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
7 15 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (28.85%) Git (software)
7 15 (28.85%) RESTful
7 15 (28.85%) Open Source
7 15 (28.85%) Requirements Analysis
8 13 (25.00%) Banking
8 13 (25.00%) Android
8 13 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (23.08%) User Experience
9 12 (23.08%) IBM
10 11 (21.15%) Mathematics
10 11 (21.15%) Apple iOS
10 11 (21.15%) DevOps
11 10 (19.23%) GitHub
11 10 (19.23%) RxJava
11 10 (19.23%) Kotlin
11 10 (19.23%) git-flow
11 10 (19.23%) Microsoft

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 9 (17.31%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.54%) IIS
3 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.85%) JBoss
4 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.92%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) GitHub
2 4 (7.69%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) HTTP
1 3 (5.77%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) NFC
2 1 (1.92%) SAN
2 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Blockchain
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
1 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Git (software)
2 10 (19.23%) git-flow
2 10 (19.23%) JUnit
3 7 (13.46%) Android Studio
3 7 (13.46%) Gradle
3 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
4 6 (11.54%) SonarQube
5 3 (5.77%) Ant
5 3 (5.77%) JMeter
5 3 (5.77%) Maven
5 3 (5.77%) Mockito
6 1 (1.92%) Babel
6 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 13 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Billing
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Developer
2 8 (15.38%) Architect
3 6 (11.54%) Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Android Developer
3 6 (11.54%) iOS Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Security Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Digital Programme Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (5.77%) Payments Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Payments Programme Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Payments Test Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Programme Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Programme Test Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Leader
5 3 (5.77%) Test Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Test Programme Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Agile Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Payments Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) CSS
1 16 (30.77%) HTML
2 15 (28.85%) HTML5
2 15 (28.85%) RESTful
3 10 (19.23%) RxJava
4 9 (17.31%) Web Services
5 8 (15.38%) Android SDK
6 7 (13.46%) REST
7 6 (11.54%) SOAP
7 6 (11.54%) XML
8 5 (9.62%) Spring
9 4 (7.69%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.77%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (5.77%) J2EE
10 3 (5.77%) JSON
10 3 (5.77%) Middleware
10 3 (5.77%) Node.js
10 3 (5.77%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (3.85%) Spring Boot
12 1 (1.92%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 22 (42.31%) Computer Science
2 20 (38.46%) Mobile App
3 12 (23.08%) User Experience
4 9 (17.31%) Management Information System
5 6 (11.54%) Driving Licence
5 6 (11.54%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (11.54%) Smartcard
6 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
7 3 (5.77%) Digital Currency
7 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (5.77%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
8 2 (3.85%) Fintech
9 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.92%) Contactless
9 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Android
2 11 (21.15%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (40.38%) Waterfall
3 16 (30.77%) SDLC
4 15 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (28.85%) Open Source
4 15 (28.85%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (21.15%) DevOps
5 11 (21.15%) Mathematics
6 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (13.46%) Android Development
7 7 (13.46%) Business Development
7 7 (13.46%) ITIL
7 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.54%) Information Security
8 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
8 6 (11.54%) Quality Management
8 6 (11.54%) Security Architecture
8 6 (11.54%) Security Management
8 6 (11.54%) Security Testing
8 6 (11.54%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
3 10 (19.23%) Kotlin
4 9 (17.31%) Apple Swift
5 4 (7.69%) Groovy
5 4 (7.69%) SQL
6 3 (5.77%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.77%) XPath
7 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) Degree
2 13 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (11.54%) CISA
3 6 (11.54%) CISM
3 6 (11.54%) CISSP
3 6 (11.54%) CREST Certified
3 6 (11.54%) IISP
4 3 (5.77%) ISEB
4 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.77%) MBA
5 1 (1.92%) MCITP
5 1 (1.92%) MCSA
5 1 (1.92%) MCSE
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) GDPR
1 6 (11.54%) ISAE 3402
1 6 (11.54%) ISO 22301
1 6 (11.54%) ISO 31000
1 6 (11.54%) ISO 9001
1 6 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 6 (11.54%) PCI DSS
1 6 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.77%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) Nessus
1 6 (11.54%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 4 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.77%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) IBM
2 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.31%) Splunk
4 6 (11.54%) ArcSight
4 6 (11.54%) Barracuda Networks
4 6 (11.54%) Centrify
4 6 (11.54%) Cisco
4 6 (11.54%) Imperva
4 6 (11.54%) McAfee
4 6 (11.54%) Oracle
4 6 (11.54%) Qualys
4 6 (11.54%) Sun
4 6 (11.54%) Trend Micro
4 6 (11.54%) Tripwire
5 5 (9.62%) Apple
6 2 (3.85%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.92%) Veeam
7 1 (1.92%) VMware