Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 828 801
Rank change year-on-year -10 -27 -39
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 49 63 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.060% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.18% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 51 63
UK median daily rate £538 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +29.41% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £388 £330
90th Percentile £650 £675 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £513 £425
% change year-on-year -31.71% +20.59% -5.56%
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 34725 34822 36974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.68% 33.08% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23034 22825 23509
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1022 1194 1462
UK median hourly rate £20.97 £20.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.28% +5.13% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

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 23 November 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 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 23 November 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 +2 48 £538 -2.27% 5
London -24 46 £550 - 1
UK excluding London +30 2 £350 -31.71% 4
East of England -20 1 £350 -44.00%
North West - 1 - - 3
North of England - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 22 (44.90%) Project Management
2 21 (42.86%) Finance
3 13 (26.53%) Banking
4 11 (22.45%) Java
5 10 (20.41%) EMV
6 9 (18.37%) SOAP
6 9 (18.37%) Smartcard
6 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (18.37%) Presales
6 9 (18.37%) Contactless
7 8 (16.33%) NFC
8 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (14.29%) XML
8 7 (14.29%) C#
8 7 (14.29%) Degree
9 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
9 6 (12.24%) Financial Institution
9 6 (12.24%) Digital Currency
9 6 (12.24%) Mobile App
10 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (10.20%) Marketing
10 5 (10.20%) Product Management
10 5 (10.20%) Business Analysis
10 5 (10.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 4 (8.16%) Retail
11 4 (8.16%) Android
11 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
11 4 (8.16%) Scrum

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 (6.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) NFC
2 3 (6.12%) SMS
3 1 (2.04%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.04%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (42.86%) Finance
2 13 (26.53%) Banking
3 6 (12.24%) Financial Institution
4 5 (10.20%) Marketing
5 4 (8.16%) Retail
6 2 (4.08%) Billing
7 1 (2.04%) Electronics
7 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Project Manager
2 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Mobile Project Manager
3 6 (12.24%) Payments Project Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Product Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Product Owner
5 3 (6.12%) Banking Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Payments Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Programme Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.08%) AWS Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) Digital Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Digital Transformation
6 2 (4.08%) Digital Transformation Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) Payments Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Unix Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) SOAP
2 7 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (4.08%) J2EE
3 2 (4.08%) REST
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) Akka
4 1 (2.04%) iOS SDK
4 1 (2.04%) JNI
4 1 (2.04%) Kafka
4 1 (2.04%) Middleware
4 1 (2.04%) RESTful
4 1 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) EMV
2 9 (18.37%) Contactless
2 9 (18.37%) Smartcard
3 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.24%) Digital Currency
3 6 (12.24%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.16%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.12%) SWIFT
5 3 (6.12%) User Experience
6 1 (2.04%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (2.04%) Fintech
6 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Android
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Unix
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Project Management
2 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.37%) Presales
3 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.20%) Business Analysis
4 5 (10.20%) Product Management
5 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.16%) Scrum
6 3 (6.12%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (6.12%) Business Development
6 3 (6.12%) Creative Thinking
6 3 (6.12%) DevOps
6 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.12%) Line Management
6 3 (6.12%) Mobile Development
6 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.08%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (4.08%) Innovative Thinking
7 2 (4.08%) Swim Lanes
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) Java
2 7 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (4.08%) C++
3 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.08%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) C
4 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SEPA
2 2 (4.08%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) COBIT
3 1 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) Google
2 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.04%) Apple
3 1 (2.04%) Planview
3 1 (2.04%) Tableau
3 1 (2.04%) TSYS
3 1 (2.04%) VMware