Period
to 23 July 2019

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 23 July 2019 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
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 765 840 777
Rank change year-on-year +75 -63 +25
Contract jobs citing Payment Gateway 68 67 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.065% 0.088%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.07% 0.98% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 39 36
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +37.93% -
10th Percentile £346 £332 £181
90th Percentile £589 £576 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £394
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.94% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £190.00
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 6,352 6,814 7,827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.90% 6.60% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,824 3,977 4,515
UK median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £304
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +4.44% +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 110 115
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -24.24% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £13.10
90th Percentile £66.00 £51.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.96 £35.00
% change year-on-year +59.42% -37.27% -

Payment Gateway
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Payment Gateway in the UK

Payment Gateway
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Payment Gateway.

Contractor daily rate trend for Payment Gateway in the UK

Payment Gateway
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Payment Gateway over the 6 months to 23 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Payment Gateway in the UK

Payment Gateway
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Payment Gateway.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Payment Gateway in the UK

Payment Gateway
Top 11 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 23 July 2019. 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 +61 64 £450 -10.00% 18
London +38 34 £475 -5.00% 4
UK excluding London +63 33 £450 +5.88% 14
South East +22 16 £463 +8.82% 2
North of England +27 6 £450 - 7
Yorkshire - 6 £450 - 3
Scotland +20 3 £375 +9.49%
East of England +12 3 £650 +44.44%
South West - 3 £335 - 4
Midlands +24 2 £300 - 1
West Midlands +18 2 £300 -

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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 26 (38.24%) Java
2 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 13 (19.12%) Retail
4 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (17.65%) Finance
5 12 (17.65%) JSON
6 11 (16.18%) Banking
6 11 (16.18%) Linux
6 11 (16.18%) HTML
6 11 (16.18%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (14.71%) PHP
7 10 (14.71%) .NET
7 10 (14.71%) XML
8 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
8 9 (13.24%) CSS
8 9 (13.24%) TDD
8 9 (13.24%) Git (software)
9 8 (11.76%) MVC
9 8 (11.76%) jQuery
9 8 (11.76%) ITIL
9 8 (11.76%) Apache
10 7 (10.29%) MySQL
10 7 (10.29%) SQL
10 7 (10.29%) Middleware
10 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
10 7 (10.29%) Red Hat
10 7 (10.29%) Unit Testing
10 7 (10.29%) Test Scripting
10 7 (10.29%) PCI DSS

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 8 (11.76%) Apache
2 6 (8.82%) JBoss
3 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.94%) Lightstreamer
4 2 (2.94%) WordPress
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.47%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) GitHub
2 5 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.88%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon EKS
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.94%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) SSL
2 3 (4.41%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) MySQL
2 5 (7.35%) Redis
3 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.47%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.82%) git-flow
2 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.82%) JIRA
3 4 (5.88%) Artifactory
3 4 (5.88%) QUnit
4 3 (4.41%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.94%) JUnit
5 2 (2.94%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.94%) Mockito
5 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.94%) WebStorm
6 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.47%) Maven
6 1 (1.47%) Subversion
6 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.47%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.47%) XMLSpy
General
1 13 (19.12%) Retail
2 12 (17.65%) Finance
3 11 (16.18%) Banking
4 5 (7.35%) Marketing
5 3 (4.41%) Games
6 1 (1.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Developer
2 15 (22.06%) Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) PHP Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Architect
4 6 (8.82%) Test Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Web Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Web Test Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Android Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Magento Developer
6 4 (5.88%) PHP Magento Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Product Owner
6 4 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) JSON
2 11 (16.18%) HTML
3 10 (14.71%) .NET
3 10 (14.71%) XML
4 9 (13.24%) CSS
5 8 (11.76%) jQuery
6 7 (10.29%) Middleware
7 6 (8.82%) Apache Cordova
8 5 (7.35%) HTML5
9 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.88%) JPA
9 4 (5.88%) LAMP
9 4 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (5.88%) REST
9 4 (5.88%) Spring
9 4 (5.88%) Web Services
10 3 (4.41%) CSS3
10 3 (4.41%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.94%) Laravel
11 2 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Data Centre
1 6 (8.82%) Mobile Payment
1 6 (8.82%) User Experience
2 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 4 (5.88%) Online Banking
3 3 (4.41%) EMV
3 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.94%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Linux
2 7 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.88%) Android
4 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (16.18%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (13.24%) TDD
6 8 (11.76%) ITIL
6 8 (11.76%) MVC
7 7 (10.29%) Capacity Management
7 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
7 7 (10.29%) Microservices
7 7 (10.29%) Test Scripting
7 7 (10.29%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.82%) Business Continuity
8 6 (8.82%) Change Control
8 6 (8.82%) CRM
8 6 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.82%) Fintech
8 6 (8.82%) Scrum
8 6 (8.82%) Tech Ops
8 6 (8.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.24%) Java
2 10 (14.71%) PHP
3 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.29%) SQL
5 3 (4.41%) C
5 3 (4.41%) C#
5 3 (4.41%) Embedded C
5 3 (4.41%) Java 8
5 3 (4.41%) Python
6 2 (2.94%) COBOL
6 2 (2.94%) Groovy
6 2 (2.94%) Scala
7 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) RHCSA
2 1 (1.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.94%) GDPR
2 2 (2.94%) ISO 8583
2 2 (2.94%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) SEPA
3 1 (1.47%) PSD2
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Docker
2 3 (4.41%) NFS
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Ansible
1 7 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (10.29%) Puppet
2 6 (8.82%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.88%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.94%) Packer
4 2 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Red Hat
2 6 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (7.35%) Demandware
4 4 (5.88%) Adobe
5 3 (4.41%) PayPal
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle
6 2 (2.94%) WooCommerce
6 2 (2.94%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.47%) Avaya
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco
7 1 (1.47%) IBM
7 1 (1.47%) Instagram
7 1 (1.47%) VMware
7 1 (1.47%) Xamarin