Period
to 26 September 2021

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 26 September 2021 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
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 744 493 790
Rank change year-on-year -251 +297 +53
Contract jobs citing Payment Gateway 61 16 56
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.054% 0.064%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.23% 0.71% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 9 39
10th Percentile £413 £340 £315
25th Percentile £450 £350 £358
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £405 £425
Median % change year-on-year +35.80% -4.71% -5.56%
75th Percentile £600 £425 £519
90th Percentile £675 £468 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £378 £425
% change year-on-year +39.07% -11.18% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
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 4,975 2,249 6,176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.25% 7.63% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,975 1,360 3,747
10th Percentile £325 £313 £325
25th Percentile £413 £406 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £606 £575
90th Percentile £713 £713 £654
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 19 73
10th Percentile £17.08 £14.98 £11.25
25th Percentile £25.44 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £24.70
Median % change year-on-year - +82.22% +8.74%
75th Percentile £62.63 £51.88 £53.75
90th Percentile £68.00 £57.17 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +9.41% +16.44% +82.50%

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 26 September 2021.

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 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 26 September 2021. 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 -213 50 £563 +38.89% 25
Work from Home -227 32 £550 +56.03% 6
London -165 28 £581 +19.23% 8
UK excluding London -147 17 £525 +39.07% 17
North of England -67 8 £463 - 2
Yorkshire -39 7 £425 - 1
East Midlands - 6 £575 -
Midlands - 6 £575 - 4
South East -94 2 £300 -20.53% 7
North West -56 1 £500 - 1
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 September 2021, 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 20 (32.79%) JavaScript
1 20 (32.79%) E-Commerce
2 16 (26.23%) HTML
2 16 (26.23%) Node.js
3 15 (24.59%) CSS
4 14 (22.95%) Retail
4 14 (22.95%) React
4 14 (22.95%) ES6
5 12 (19.67%) Serverless
5 12 (19.67%) Coaching
5 12 (19.67%) AWS
6 11 (18.03%) Java
7 10 (16.39%) TypeScript
7 10 (16.39%) Jest
8 9 (14.75%) MySQL
8 9 (14.75%) Unit Testing
9 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (13.11%) Middleware
9 8 (13.11%) SOAP
9 8 (13.11%) SAP
9 8 (13.11%) Stripe
9 8 (13.11%) Front End Development
10 7 (11.48%) Presales
10 7 (11.48%) DevOps
10 7 (11.48%) REST
10 7 (11.48%) Analytics
10 7 (11.48%) Azure
11 6 (9.84%) Cypress.io
11 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
11 6 (9.84%) 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 3 (4.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (3.28%) Confluence
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) JBoss
3 1 (1.64%) nginx
3 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Magento
2 2 (3.28%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
2 2 (3.28%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (3.28%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.67%) AWS
1 12 (19.67%) Serverless
2 8 (13.11%) Stripe
3 7 (11.48%) Azure
4 6 (9.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (9.84%) AWS CodeDeploy
4 6 (9.84%) Azure Functions
5 5 (8.20%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (6.56%) Algolia
7 1 (1.64%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (1.64%) Google Play
7 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.64%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Bluetooth
1 2 (3.28%) Internet
1 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) MySQL
2 5 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Cypress.io
1 6 (9.84%) TestCafe
2 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.56%) Mocha
3 3 (4.92%) JIRA
3 3 (4.92%) Subversion
4 2 (3.28%) GitLab
4 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (3.28%) Xcode
5 1 (1.64%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.64%) JMeter
5 1 (1.64%) Postman
General
1 14 (22.95%) Retail
2 6 (9.84%) Social Skills
3 5 (8.20%) Finance
4 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.56%) Presentation Skills
5 3 (4.92%) Marketing
6 2 (3.28%) Advertising
6 2 (3.28%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (3.28%) Publishing
7 1 (1.64%) Banking
7 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) Developer
2 9 (14.75%) Architect
2 9 (14.75%) JavaScript Developer
2 9 (14.75%) React Developer
3 6 (9.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (8.20%) HTML Developer
4 5 (8.20%) PHP Developer
5 4 (6.56%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Lead Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Product Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Presales Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Products Support Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) HTML
1 16 (26.23%) Node.js
2 15 (24.59%) CSS
3 14 (22.95%) React
4 10 (16.39%) Jest
5 8 (13.11%) Middleware
5 8 (13.11%) SOAP
6 7 (11.48%) REST
7 6 (9.84%) Lambda Expressions
8 5 (8.20%) Web Services
9 4 (6.56%) React Native
10 2 (3.28%) Android NDK
10 2 (3.28%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (3.28%) Core Data
10 2 (3.28%) CSS3
10 2 (3.28%) Flutter
10 2 (3.28%) HTML5
10 2 (3.28%) Ionic Framework
10 2 (3.28%) PhoneGap
10 2 (3.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.92%) EMV
3 2 (3.28%) Contactless
3 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.28%) FMCG
3 2 (3.28%) iPad
3 2 (3.28%) Legacy Systems
3 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.28%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) CCTV
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.56%) Android
3 1 (1.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) E-Commerce
2 12 (19.67%) Coaching
3 9 (14.75%) Unit Testing
4 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.11%) Front End Development
5 7 (11.48%) Analytics
5 7 (11.48%) DevOps
5 7 (11.48%) Presales
6 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure as Code
6 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
6 6 (9.84%) Mentoring
6 6 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (8.20%) IT Strategy
7 5 (8.20%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (8.20%) Webhook
8 4 (6.56%) B2C
8 4 (6.56%) ERP
8 4 (6.56%) Product Management
9 3 (4.92%) CRM
9 3 (4.92%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.79%) JavaScript
2 14 (22.95%) ES6
3 11 (18.03%) Java
4 10 (16.39%) TypeScript
5 6 (9.84%) PHP
6 4 (6.56%) Apple Swift
6 4 (6.56%) Objective-C
6 4 (6.56%) PHP 5
7 3 (4.92%) Kotlin
8 2 (3.28%) C
8 2 (3.28%) C++
9 1 (1.64%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.64%) BeanShell
9 1 (1.64%) Go
9 1 (1.64%) Python
9 1 (1.64%) Ruby
9 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) RHCE
2 1 (1.64%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.56%) QA
3 3 (4.92%) GDPR
4 2 (3.28%) HIPAA
4 2 (3.28%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Ansible
1 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.64%) Nagios
1 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) SAP
2 6 (9.84%) MuleSoft
2 6 (9.84%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (9.84%) WorldPay
3 4 (6.56%) Xamarin
4 3 (4.92%) Adobe
4 3 (4.92%) Ariba
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle
5 2 (3.28%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.28%) hybris
5 2 (3.28%) Workday
6 1 (1.64%) Adyen
6 1 (1.64%) Demandware
6 1 (1.64%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.64%) Google
6 1 (1.64%) New Relic
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.64%) Splunk
6 1 (1.64%) Tripwire