Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 798 767 828
Rank change year-on-year -31 +61 -22
Contract jobs citing Cross-Platform Development 64 66 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.067% 0.075% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.078% 0.088% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 42 27
England median daily rate £425 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +26.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £363 £325
90th Percentile £580 £725 £465
UK median daily rate £405 £463 £370
% change year-on-year -12.43% +25.00% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 10
England median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -1.10% -9.00%
10th Percentile £41.25 £41.50 £36.88
90th Percentile £57.88 £47.50 £48.88
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -1.10% -9.00%

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 81,574 75,234 85,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.83% 85.14% 84.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,247 49,567 57,202
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £269
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.11% +5.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,262 1,939 2,055
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +4.19% +9.30%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.35 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.50 £51.25 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +11.63%

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 21 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cross-Platform Development in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 July 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
South East -5 28 £385 +40.00% 10
London -69 20 £550 +11.39% 9
North of England -12 6 £438 - 11
East of England - 6 £550 - 2
Yorkshire - 5 £400 - 1
Midlands -6 4 £223 -44.38% 2
East Midlands - 4 £223 - 2
North West -13 1 £575 - 9
Cross-Platform Development
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 40 (62.50%) C++
2 31 (48.44%) Linux
3 24 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 20 (31.25%) Windows
5 19 (29.69%) OO
5 19 (29.69%) C#
5 19 (29.69%) Subversion
6 18 (28.13%) Apple iOS
7 17 (26.56%) CUDA
7 17 (26.56%) Mathematics
8 16 (25.00%) OpenMP
8 16 (25.00%) Parallel Programming
8 16 (25.00%) OOD
8 16 (25.00%) NuGet
8 16 (25.00%) DevOps
9 14 (21.88%) Android
10 13 (20.31%) TeamCity
10 13 (20.31%) Apple
10 13 (20.31%) Xamarin
11 12 (18.75%) Mobile Development
11 12 (18.75%) Software Engineering
11 12 (18.75%) Computer Science
12 11 (17.19%) Google
12 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (17.19%) Python
12 11 (17.19%) C
12 11 (17.19%) Fixed Income
12 11 (17.19%) Front Office
12 11 (17.19%) Mobile App
12 11 (17.19%) MSBuild

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 (3.13%) SAP EP
2 1 (1.56%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.56%) Ethereum
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) SAP WM
2 2 (3.13%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.56%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.56%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.00%) NuGet
2 8 (12.50%) Google Play
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (3.13%) IaaS
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Asterisk PBX
1 3 (4.69%) Bluetooth
1 3 (4.69%) Diameter Protocol
1 3 (4.69%) GSM
1 3 (4.69%) LTE
1 3 (4.69%) MGW
1 3 (4.69%) PBX
1 3 (4.69%) RANAP
1 3 (4.69%) RTP
1 3 (4.69%) SGSN
1 3 (4.69%) UMTS
1 3 (4.69%) VoIP
2 2 (3.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Big Data
1 1 (1.56%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 24 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 19 (29.69%) Subversion
3 13 (20.31%) TeamCity
4 11 (17.19%) MSBuild
5 8 (12.50%) Trac
6 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
7 4 (6.25%) Qt Creator
7 4 (6.25%) Xcode
8 3 (4.69%) GCC
8 3 (4.69%) GDB
8 3 (4.69%) webpack
9 2 (3.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (3.13%) JIRA
9 2 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (3.13%) Selenium
9 2 (3.13%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.56%) Android Studio
10 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.56%) Maven
General
1 11 (17.19%) Front Office
2 5 (7.81%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (76.56%) Developer
2 26 (40.63%) C++ Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Mobile Developer
4 9 (14.06%) DevOps Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Python Developer
5 6 (9.38%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (7.81%) Xamarin Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Applications Developer
7 4 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Mac Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Architect
8 3 (4.69%) C++ Software Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) OpenMP
2 8 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 8 (12.50%) CSS
2 8 (12.50%) HTML
3 7 (10.94%) RESTful
4 6 (9.38%) Middleware
5 5 (7.81%) JSON
6 4 (6.25%) Cocoa
6 4 (6.25%) HTML5
6 4 (6.25%) iOS SDK
6 4 (6.25%) Qt
6 4 (6.25%) React
6 4 (6.25%) React Native
7 3 (4.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (4.69%) CSS3
7 3 (4.69%) REST
7 3 (4.69%) STL
8 2 (3.13%) .NET
8 2 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) CUDA
2 12 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 11 (17.19%) Fixed Income
3 11 (17.19%) Mobile App
4 8 (12.50%) User Experience
5 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.13%) NHS
6 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.56%) Fintech
7 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.56%) Life Science
7 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (48.44%) Linux
2 20 (31.25%) Windows
3 18 (28.13%) Apple iOS
4 14 (21.88%) Android
5 4 (6.25%) Mac OS
5 4 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) OO
2 17 (26.56%) Mathematics
3 16 (25.00%) DevOps
3 16 (25.00%) OOD
3 16 (25.00%) Parallel Programming
4 12 (18.75%) Mobile Development
4 12 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (14.06%) Front End Development
7 8 (12.50%) iOS Development
8 7 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (9.38%) Android Development
9 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
10 5 (7.81%) Multithreading
11 4 (6.25%) Integration Testing
11 4 (6.25%) Memory Management
11 4 (6.25%) Migration
11 4 (6.25%) Scrum
11 4 (6.25%) Test Automation
11 4 (6.25%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 40 (62.50%) C++
2 19 (29.69%) C#
3 11 (17.19%) C
3 11 (17.19%) Python
4 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.94%) Objective-C
6 6 (9.38%) Java
7 4 (6.25%) Apple Swift
7 4 (6.25%) SQL
8 3 (4.69%) ES6
9 2 (3.13%) Ruby
9 2 (3.13%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.56%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
1 2 (3.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Ansible
1 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Apple
1 13 (20.31%) Xamarin
2 11 (17.19%) Google
3 6 (9.38%) SAP
4 3 (4.69%) Cisco
5 2 (3.13%) New Relic
5 2 (3.13%) Rollbar
6 1 (1.56%) ConsenSys
6 1 (1.56%) NVIDIA
6 1 (1.56%) Tableau