Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 841 814 841
Rank change year-on-year -27 +27 -89
Contract jobs citing Mobile Payment 43 34 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.037% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 43
UK median daily rate £500 £458 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.29% -3.68% +5.56%
10th Percentile £386 £327 £326
90th Percentile £698 £601 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £463
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.11% -2.63%
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 34,326 31,143 35,618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.93% 33.59% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,562 20,203 23,165
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £265 £260 £245
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,073 1,094 1,263
UK median hourly rate £21.79 £20.97 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.91% -0.14% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.40 £50.00 £49.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +20.14%

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 April 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 7 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 April 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 -17 43 £500 +5.26% 17
London -35 34 £518 +13.11% 9
UK excluding London -22 9 £450 -10.00% 9
North of England -7 4 £500 +33.33%
North West -14 4 £500 +33.33%
South East -14 4 £425 -10.53% 2
East of England - 1 £525 - 5

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (37.21%) Banking
3 14 (32.56%) Java
4 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
5 10 (23.26%) HTML
5 10 (23.26%) CSS
6 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
6 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (20.93%) Android
6 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
6 9 (20.93%) RESTful
6 9 (20.93%) Open Source
6 9 (20.93%) HTML5
6 9 (20.93%) SDLC
7 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
7 8 (18.60%) WebSphere
7 8 (18.60%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (18.60%) Project Management
8 7 (16.28%) Degree
8 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
8 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
8 7 (16.28%) REST
8 7 (16.28%) User Experience
9 6 (13.95%) RxJava
9 6 (13.95%) GitHub
9 6 (13.95%) Gradle
9 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
9 6 (13.95%) DevOps
9 6 (13.95%) Kotlin

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 8 (18.60%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) JBoss
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.33%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) GitHub
2 4 (9.30%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) SMS
2 2 (4.65%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Blockchain
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
1 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.95%) git-flow
2 6 (13.95%) Gradle
2 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.95%) JUnit
3 4 (9.30%) Android Studio
4 2 (4.65%) Ant
4 2 (4.65%) JIRA
4 2 (4.65%) JMeter
4 2 (4.65%) Maven
4 2 (4.65%) Mockito
5 1 (2.33%) Babel
5 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 16 (37.21%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Retail
4 3 (6.98%) Marketing
5 2 (4.65%) Billing
6 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Payments Programme Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Programme Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Android Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Digital Programme Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) iOS Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Payments Test Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Programme Test Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Test Programme Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Account Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) CSS
1 10 (23.26%) HTML
2 9 (20.93%) HTML5
2 9 (20.93%) RESTful
3 7 (16.28%) REST
4 6 (13.95%) RxJava
4 6 (13.95%) Web Services
5 5 (11.63%) Android SDK
5 5 (11.63%) SOAP
5 5 (11.63%) XML
6 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.30%) Spring
7 3 (6.98%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (6.98%) Middleware
7 3 (6.98%) Node.js
7 3 (6.98%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (4.65%) J2EE
8 2 (4.65%) JSON
8 2 (4.65%) Spring Boot
9 1 (2.33%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
2 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
2 7 (16.28%) User Experience
3 6 (13.95%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.65%) Fintech
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (2.33%) Contactless
5 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.33%) Digital Currency
5 1 (2.33%) EMV
5 1 (2.33%) FMCG
5 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.33%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Android
2 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (20.93%) Open Source
2 9 (20.93%) SDLC
3 8 (18.60%) Project Management
3 8 (18.60%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
4 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
4 6 (13.95%) DevOps
4 6 (13.95%) Service Design
5 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.30%) Android Development
6 4 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (9.30%) Scrum
6 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (9.30%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Business Development
7 3 (6.98%) iOS Development
7 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) Java
2 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.95%) Kotlin
4 4 (9.30%) Apple Swift
4 4 (9.30%) Groovy
5 3 (6.98%) XPath
6 2 (4.65%) SQL
7 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.98%) ISEB
3 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.33%) MBA
4 1 (2.33%) MCITP
4 1 (2.33%) MCSA
4 1 (2.33%) MCSE
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.98%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) IBM
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Apple
2 3 (6.98%) Splunk
3 2 (4.65%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Tableau
4 1 (2.33%) Veeam
4 1 (2.33%) VMware