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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 622 561
Rank change year-on-year +37 -61  
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 20 26 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.048% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.15% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 48
Median daily rate £450 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +22.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £595 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £563 £467
% change year-on-year -24.44% +20.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 14438 16788 16177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.92% 31.19% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9334 10966 9753
Median daily rate £445 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 571 682
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.54 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.17% +20.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

Mobile Payment
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Mobile Payment as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 14 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 19 £450 -18.18% 12
London +26 15 £454 -11.46% 6
South East +19 2 £475 - 1
Wiltshire +2 1 - -
City of London -3 1 £625 -
Swindon -3 1 - -
South West -8 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £375 -
Berkshire - 1 £425 -
Surrey - 1 £525 -
Reading - 1 £425 -
North West - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 (47.06%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) Retail
2 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (14.71%) Marketing
4 5 (14.71%) Android
5 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
5 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.76%) Legal
5 4 (11.76%) Scrum
5 4 (11.76%) EMV
5 4 (11.76%) Mobile Commerce
5 4 (11.76%) Contactless
5 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
5 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
5 4 (11.76%) Android Development
6 3 (8.82%) SDLC
6 3 (8.82%) SWIFT
6 3 (8.82%) Apple Swift
6 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.82%) SQL
6 3 (8.82%) C++
6 3 (8.82%) HTML
6 3 (8.82%) Objective-C
6 3 (8.82%) MVC
6 3 (8.82%) Zachman Framework

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 (2.94%) Confluence
1 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) iTunes
1 2 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) IaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) FTP
2 1 (2.94%) Intranet
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQLite
2 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Android Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.94%) JUnit
2 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Retail
3 6 (17.65%) Banking
4 5 (14.71%) Marketing
5 4 (11.76%) Legal
6 1 (2.94%) Back Office
6 1 (2.94%) Billing
6 1 (2.94%) Electronics
6 1 (2.94%) Law
6 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Payments Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Payments Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Android Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) iOS Developer
5 2 (5.88%) iPad Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Objective-C Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Payments Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Digital Product Owner
6 1 (2.94%) Product Owner
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
1 3 (8.82%) HTML5
2 2 (5.88%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (5.88%) Core Data
2 2 (5.88%) JSON
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.94%) J2EE
3 1 (2.94%) OpenID
3 1 (2.94%) REST
3 1 (2.94%) RESTful
3 1 (2.94%) SOAP
3 1 (2.94%) Spring
3 1 (2.94%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Contactless
2 4 (11.76%) EMV
2 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.82%) SWIFT
4 2 (5.88%) iPad
4 2 (5.88%) iPhone
4 2 (5.88%) Smartcard
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) EFT
5 1 (2.94%) EFTPOS
5 1 (2.94%) Fintech
5 1 (2.94%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.94%) PKI
5 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.94%) Social Media
5 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Android
2 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.76%) Android Development
3 4 (11.76%) Mobile Commerce
3 4 (11.76%) Scrum
3 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.82%) MVC
4 3 (8.82%) SDLC
4 3 (8.82%) TDD
4 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
4 3 (8.82%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (5.88%) B2B
5 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
5 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.88%) iOS Development
5 2 (5.88%) Memory Management
5 2 (5.88%) Open Source
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) Apple Swift
2 3 (8.82%) C++
2 3 (8.82%) Objective-C
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) C
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) Scala
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) SANS
3 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) CEH
3 1 (2.94%) CISA
3 1 (2.94%) CISM
3 1 (2.94%) CISSP
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) COBIT
3 1 (2.94%) GDPR
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 8583
3 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.94%) SAS 70
3 1 (2.94%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Apple
2 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.94%) FIS
2 1 (2.94%) Ingenico
2 1 (2.94%) Lotus
2 1 (2.94%) PayPal
2 1 (2.94%) VeriFone
2 1 (2.94%) VMware
2 1 (2.94%) WorldPay
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