Period
to 31 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Payment Gateway skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Payment Gateway over the 6 months to 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Payment Gateway
UK
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 562 806 785
Rank change year-on-year +244 -21 -38
Contract jobs citing Payment Gateway 44 55 95
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.060% 0.094%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.27% 0.90% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 41
Median daily rate £538 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £352 £363 £283
90th Percentile £650 £579 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £450 £410
% change year-on-year +27.78% +9.76% +7.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Payment Gateway is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3,469 6,141 7,040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.47% 6.72% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,053 3,709 4,143
Median daily rate £500 £488 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.72% +4.44%
10th Percentile £317 £325 £313
90th Percentile £712 £673 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £469 £450
% change year-on-year +1.33% +4.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 88 98
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -24.81%
10th Percentile £14.64 £11.25 £10.55
90th Percentile £48.28 £63.75 £50.38
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +66.67% -37.78%

Payment Gateway
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Payment Gateway as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Payment Gateway in the UK

Payment Gateway
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Payment Gateway.

Daily rate trend for Payment Gateway in the UK

Payment Gateway
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Payment Gateway over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Payment Gateway in the UK

Payment Gateway
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Payment Gateway.

Hourly rate trend for Payment Gateway in the UK

Payment Gateway
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Payment Gateway within the UK over the 6 months to 31 May 2020. 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 +226 44 £538 +13.16% 8
London +173 23 £525 +5.00% 4
UK excluding London +172 21 £575 +27.78% 4
North of England +98 8 £638 +41.67% 3
North West +64 7 £625 +47.06%
Midlands - 6 £450 -
South East +139 5 - - 1
East Midlands - 4 - -
South West +62 2 £413 +23.13%
Work from Home +17 2 £550 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £450 -
Yorkshire +58 1 £650 +44.44% 1

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Payment Gateway 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 Payment Gateway.

1 14 (31.82%) CRM
2 12 (27.27%) Middleware
2 12 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
2 12 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 12 (27.27%) Analytics
3 11 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 11 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 11 (25.00%) Marketing
3 11 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 11 (25.00%) Adobe
4 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 10 (22.73%) Finance
4 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (18.18%) Java
6 7 (15.91%) Oracle
6 7 (15.91%) TDD
6 7 (15.91%) Docker
7 6 (13.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (13.64%) Microservices
7 6 (13.64%) Kubernetes
7 6 (13.64%) React
7 6 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (13.64%) Magento
7 6 (13.64%) PHP
7 6 (13.64%) HTML
7 6 (13.64%) CSS
7 6 (13.64%) ERP
7 6 (13.64%) OO
8 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.36%) MySQL

Payment Gateway
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 11 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (11.36%) CMS
3 3 (6.82%) Headless CMS
3 3 (6.82%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.27%) Apache
5 1 (2.27%) Confluence
5 1 (2.27%) JBoss
5 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Magento
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle Assets
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) AWS
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle CX
2 3 (6.82%) Azure
2 3 (6.82%) Logic Apps
2 3 (6.82%) prismic.io
3 1 (2.27%) BrowserStack
3 1 (2.27%) GitHub
3 1 (2.27%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) iSCSI
2 2 (4.55%) BGP
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco Firepower
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (4.55%) Network Security
2 2 (4.55%) OSPF
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) Redis
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) Gradle
3 1 (2.27%) Android Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Charles Proxy
3 1 (2.27%) Crashlytics
3 1 (2.27%) fastlane
3 1 (2.27%) git-flow
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Postman
3 1 (2.27%) Xcode
3 1 (2.27%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (25.00%) Marketing
2 10 (22.73%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Back Office
3 4 (9.09%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Architect
1 13 (29.55%) Developer
2 6 (13.64%) Magento Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Service Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Azure Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Integration Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.55%) PHP Magento Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) Middleware
2 6 (13.64%) CSS
2 6 (13.64%) HTML
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (13.64%) React
3 5 (11.36%) HTML5
3 5 (11.36%) Node.js
3 5 (11.36%) Spring
3 5 (11.36%) Spring Boot
4 4 (9.09%) .NET
5 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (6.82%) CSS3
5 3 (6.82%) GatsbyJS
5 3 (6.82%) React Native
6 2 (4.55%) LAMP
6 2 (4.55%) Laravel
6 2 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) VMS
3 2 (4.55%) Android
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) CRM
2 12 (27.27%) Analytics
2 12 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 11 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.91%) TDD
6 6 (13.64%) ERP
6 6 (13.64%) Microservices
6 6 (13.64%) OO
7 5 (11.36%) Capacity Management
7 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (11.36%) Regression Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.09%) Business Continuity
8 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (9.09%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (18.18%) Java
3 6 (13.64%) PHP
4 5 (11.36%) Java 8
5 3 (6.82%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.27%) COBOL
6 1 (2.27%) Kotlin
6 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) CCNP
1 2 (4.55%) CCSA
1 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
1 2 (4.55%) MCSE
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.55%) VCP6
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.09%) PSD2
3 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Docker
2 3 (6.82%) NFS
3 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.55%) vCloud
3 2 (4.55%) vSphere
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Kubernetes
2 5 (11.36%) Terraform
3 2 (4.55%) vRealize
4 1 (2.27%) Ansible
4 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Adobe
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco
4 3 (6.82%) Sitecore
5 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.55%) F5
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.55%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) Apple
6 1 (2.27%) GoCardless
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat