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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 615 617
Rank change year-on-year +23 +2  
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 22 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.063% 0.048%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 23
Median daily rate £525 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.54% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £375 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £678 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £550 £431
% change year-on-year -20.45% +27.53%  
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 15670 17861 17809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.26% 33.25% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14461 16373 15825
Median daily rate £450 £425 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £630 £636
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 683 850 842
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +21.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.61 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £47.83 £49.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +27.77%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 5 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 June 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 +15 21 £525 -4.54% 14
London -8 19 £525 -4.54% 10
UK excluding London +64 2 £438 -20.45% 4
North of England - 1 £400 -
Midlands - 1 £475 - 3

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Banking
3 11 (26.19%) Project Management
4 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (19.05%) Retail
5 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.29%) Scrum
6 6 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.90%) Marketing
7 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Android
8 4 (9.52%) Legal
8 4 (9.52%) Java
8 4 (9.52%) Mobile Commerce
9 3 (7.14%) C++
9 3 (7.14%) Python
9 3 (7.14%) Objective-C
9 3 (7.14%) Product Management
9 3 (7.14%) Android Development
9 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
9 3 (7.14%) Mobile Development
9 3 (7.14%) Apple Swift
10 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
10 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (4.76%) Cocoa Touch
10 2 (4.76%) iOS Development
10 2 (4.76%) Push Notifications
10 2 (4.76%) Contactless

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 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.76%) iTunes
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Network Security
2 1 (2.38%) ATM
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) FTP
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQLite
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Banking
3 8 (19.05%) Retail
4 5 (11.90%) Marketing
5 4 (9.52%) Legal
6 2 (4.76%) Electronics
6 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.38%) Back Office
7 1 (2.38%) Billing
7 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Architect
2 6 (14.29%) Mobile Project Manager
2 6 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Banking Project Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Payments Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Payments Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Product Owner
4 3 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Digital Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Digital Product Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Digital Transformation
5 2 (4.76%) Digital Transformation Architect
5 2 (4.76%) iOS Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Objective-C Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Payments Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Cocoa Touch
1 2 (4.76%) Core Data
1 2 (4.76%) HTML
1 2 (4.76%) HTML5
1 2 (4.76%) JSON
1 2 (4.76%) Web Services
1 2 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.38%) Kafka
2 1 (2.38%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) OpenID
2 1 (2.38%) REST
2 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Contactless
2 2 (4.76%) iPad
2 2 (4.76%) iPhone
2 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.76%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.38%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.38%) EFT
3 1 (2.38%) EFTPOS
3 1 (2.38%) EMV
3 1 (2.38%) Fintech
3 1 (2.38%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.38%) PKI
3 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.38%) Social Media
3 1 (2.38%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Android
2 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.38%) Unix
4 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Project Management
2 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) Scrum
5 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Mobile Commerce
7 3 (7.14%) Android Development
7 3 (7.14%) Mobile Development
7 3 (7.14%) Product Management
8 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.76%) iOS Development
8 2 (4.76%) Matrix Management
8 2 (4.76%) Memory Management
8 2 (4.76%) Push Notifications
8 2 (4.76%) Service Design
8 2 (4.76%) TDD
8 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.76%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) Java
2 3 (7.14%) Apple Swift
2 3 (7.14%) C++
2 3 (7.14%) Objective-C
2 3 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (4.76%) C
3 2 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) Go
4 1 (2.38%) Ruby
4 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.76%) SANS
3 1 (2.38%) CEH
3 1 (2.38%) CISA
3 1 (2.38%) CISM
3 1 (2.38%) CISSP
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) COBIT
2 1 (2.38%) GDPR
2 1 (2.38%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.38%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Grafana
1 1 (2.38%) Kibana
1 1 (2.38%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.38%) Apple
2 1 (2.38%) FIS
2 1 (2.38%) Ingenico
2 1 (2.38%) VeriFone
2 1 (2.38%) VMware
2 1 (2.38%) WorldPay