Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Cross-Platform Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cross-Platform Development over the 6 months to 19 October 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.

Cross-Platform Development
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 809 791 807
Rank change year-on-year -18 +16 -15
Contract jobs citing Cross-Platform Development 47 40 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.044% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.051% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 42
England median daily rate £550 £525 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +35.48% -3.13%
10th Percentile £375 £375 £326
90th Percentile £619 £725 £523
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £375
% change year-on-year +4.76% +40.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 12
England median hourly rate - £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
UK median hourly rate - £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%

Cross-Platform Development 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 81,256 78,544 84,075
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.24% 85.91% 85.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,241 52,550 55,988
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £645 £631 £605
UK median daily rate £454 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.89% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,177 1,851 2,228
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.73%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.87 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.56% +10.53% +3.45%

Cross-Platform Development
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cross-Platform Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cross-Platform Development in England

Cross-Platform Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cross-Platform Development in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cross-Platform Development in England

Cross-Platform Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cross-Platform Development in England over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cross-Platform Development in England

Cross-Platform Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cross-Platform Development in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cross-Platform Development in England

Cross-Platform Development
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cross-Platform Development within the England region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
London 0 30 £550 -11.29% 20
South East -8 9 £400 -20.00% 13
East of England +4 3 £650 +85.71% 5
North of England -21 3 £400 - 13
East Midlands +5 2 - - 1
Midlands -7 2 - - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £388 - 6
North West -19 1 £440 - 5
Cross-Platform Development
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cross-Platform Development 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 England region with a requirement for Cross-Platform Development.

1 25 (53.19%) C#
2 24 (51.06%) Git (software)
3 23 (48.94%) C++
3 23 (48.94%) Windows
3 23 (48.94%) DevOps
4 22 (46.81%) Linux
4 22 (46.81%) Subversion
5 20 (42.55%) Python
6 19 (40.43%) NuGet
7 18 (38.30%) MSBuild
7 18 (38.30%) TeamCity
7 18 (38.30%) C
7 18 (38.30%) Front Office
7 18 (38.30%) Fixed Income
8 14 (29.79%) Migration
8 14 (29.79%) CSS
8 14 (29.79%) HTML
8 14 (29.79%) Integration Testing
9 13 (27.66%) Google
10 12 (25.53%) HTML5
10 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
10 12 (25.53%) Front End Development
11 11 (23.40%) TDD
11 11 (23.40%) CSS3
12 10 (21.28%) User Experience
12 10 (21.28%) Xamarin
13 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (17.02%) Android
14 8 (17.02%) RESTful
14 8 (17.02%) Google Play

Cross-Platform Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (4.26%) SAP EP
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.13%) Ethereum
2 1 (2.13%) Mule
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.13%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.13%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 19 (40.43%) NuGet
2 8 (17.02%) Google Play
3 5 (10.64%) GitHub
4 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (4.26%) IaaS
5 2 (4.26%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.13%) PaaS
6 1 (2.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Bluetooth
2 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.26%) SSL
2 2 (4.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) MySQL
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 24 (51.06%) Git (software)
2 22 (46.81%) Subversion
3 18 (38.30%) MSBuild
3 18 (38.30%) TeamCity
4 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.38%) JIRA
5 3 (6.38%) Trac
6 2 (4.26%) Android Studio
6 2 (4.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (4.26%) Babel
6 2 (4.26%) CMake
6 2 (4.26%) Maven
7 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.13%) GCC
7 1 (2.13%) JUnit
7 1 (2.13%) Mocha
7 1 (2.13%) Selenium
7 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.13%) webpack
General
1 18 (38.30%) Front Office
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (85.11%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) C++ Developer
3 16 (34.04%) DevOps Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (14.89%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Xamarin Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Applications Developer
6 4 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Python Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Angular Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (6.38%) HTML Developer
7 3 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.38%) React Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) CSS
1 14 (29.79%) HTML
2 12 (25.53%) HTML5
3 11 (23.40%) CSS3
4 8 (17.02%) RESTful
5 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
5 6 (12.77%) JSON
5 6 (12.77%) REST
6 5 (10.64%) React
7 3 (6.38%) Middleware
7 3 (6.38%) React Native
7 3 (6.38%) Redux
8 2 (4.26%) DOM
8 2 (4.26%) jQuery
8 2 (4.26%) LESS
8 2 (4.26%) Node.js
8 2 (4.26%) Sass
8 2 (4.26%) Spring
8 2 (4.26%) Spring Boot
8 2 (4.26%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Fixed Income
2 10 (21.28%) User Experience
3 7 (14.89%) Mobile App
4 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.26%) Life Science
7 1 (2.13%) CUDA
7 1 (2.13%) Fintech
7 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (48.94%) Windows
2 22 (46.81%) Linux
3 8 (17.02%) Android
4 7 (14.89%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) DevOps
2 14 (29.79%) Integration Testing
2 14 (29.79%) Migration
3 12 (25.53%) Front End Development
4 11 (23.40%) TDD
5 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.64%) Analytics
7 5 (10.64%) Multithreading
7 5 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (8.51%) Mobile Development
8 4 (8.51%) MVC
8 4 (8.51%) Wireframes
9 3 (6.38%) Android Development
9 3 (6.38%) BDD
9 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.38%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (4.26%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (4.26%) Information Retrieval
10 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (53.19%) C#
2 23 (48.94%) C++
3 20 (42.55%) Python
4 18 (38.30%) C
5 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.51%) Java
7 2 (4.26%) ES6
7 2 (4.26%) Java 8
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Google
2 10 (21.28%) Xamarin
3 6 (12.77%) Apple
4 3 (6.38%) SAP
4 3 (6.38%) Splunk
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.13%) ConsenSys
6 1 (2.13%) New Relic
6 1 (2.13%) Rollbar
6 1 (2.13%) Tableau