Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Mobile First skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile First over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 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.

Mobile First
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 161 155
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 +22
Contract jobs citing Mobile First 14 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.32% 0.12% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.14% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% -5.00% +5.26%
South East median daily rate £375 £388 £450
% change year-on-year -3.23% -13.89% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Mobile First is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,704 3,474 3,531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.46% 84.61% 82.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,757 1,819 1,870
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £240 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 108 135
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.28% -21.62% -27.55%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.63 £41.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.56 £23.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year +11.13% -4.76% -3.40%

Mobile First
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Mobile First as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile First in Berkshire

Mobile First
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mobile First in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile First in Berkshire

Mobile First
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile First within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Newbury - 8 - -
Reading -7 3 - - 1
Slough - 1 - -
Mobile First
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile First 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Mobile First.

1 12 (85.71%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
2 11 (78.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (64.29%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 9 (64.29%) Content Management
4 8 (57.14%) CMS
4 8 (57.14%) jQuery
4 8 (57.14%) Fiddler
4 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
4 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 8 (57.14%) OO
4 8 (57.14%) HTTP
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (57.14%) Web Design
4 8 (57.14%) Front End Development
4 8 (57.14%) HTML5
4 8 (57.14%) CSS3
5 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (28.57%) Axure RP
6 4 (28.57%) User Experience
6 4 (28.57%) UXPin
6 4 (28.57%) InVision
7 3 (21.43%) Framer.js
7 3 (21.43%) A/B Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Heuristic Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Prototyping
7 3 (21.43%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (21.43%) Adobe
8 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
8 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving

Mobile First
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (57.14%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) InVision
1 4 (28.57%) UXPin
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Fiddler
2 4 (28.57%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
1 8 (57.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Designer
4 3 (21.43%) Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) Telecoms Developer
4 3 (21.43%) User Experience Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) UX Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Communications Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 1 (7.14%) Internal Communications Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) CSS3
2 8 (57.14%) HTML5
2 8 (57.14%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
2 11 (78.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (64.29%) Content Management
4 8 (57.14%) Front End Development
4 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
4 8 (57.14%) OO
4 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 8 (57.14%) Web Design
5 3 (21.43%) A/B Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Heuristic Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Prototyping
5 3 (21.43%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (7.14%) Scrum
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe