Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 811 757 796
Rank change year-on-year -54 +39 -4
Contract jobs citing Cross-Platform Development 45 81 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.048% 0.086% 0.063%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.056% 0.10% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 49 38
England median daily rate £620 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.00% -4.76% +20.00%
10th Percentile £440 £335 £312
90th Percentile £725 £620 £588
UK median daily rate £620 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +55.00% -4.76% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 36
England median hourly rate - £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.50% +33.33%
UK median hourly rate - £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +2.50% +33.33%

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 79944 79712 85036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.66% 84.19% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53946 53082 56127
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £268 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1816 2114 2533
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +11.36% +15.79%
10th Percentile £11.47 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +15.38%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 -38 28 £620 +37.78% 10
South East -30 11 £500 +33.33% 6
North of England +39 2 - - 1
North West +6 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - - 3
South West +8 1 £400 -20.00%
East of England -12 1 £350 - 2
Cross-Platform Development
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cross-Platform Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Cross-Platform Development.

1 22 (48.89%) C++
2 21 (46.67%) Linux
3 19 (42.22%) Subversion
4 17 (37.78%) Software Engineering
5 15 (33.33%) OO
5 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 13 (28.89%) C#
7 12 (26.67%) Windows
7 12 (26.67%) Computer Science
8 11 (24.44%) Front Office
8 11 (24.44%) C
8 11 (24.44%) HTML
8 11 (24.44%) Banking
8 11 (24.44%) Fixed Income
8 11 (24.44%) Docker
9 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (22.22%) Python
9 10 (22.22%) CSS
10 9 (20.00%) STL
10 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 9 (20.00%) RTP
10 9 (20.00%) GSM
10 9 (20.00%) PBX
10 9 (20.00%) UMTS
10 9 (20.00%) VoIP
10 9 (20.00%) Cisco
10 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 9 (20.00%) Investment Banking
10 9 (20.00%) Quality Management
10 9 (20.00%) Degree

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 (4.44%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (4.44%) Confluence
1 2 (4.44%) Mule
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.22%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) CloudBees
2 2 (4.44%) GitHub
2 2 (4.44%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.44%) IaaS
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) OpenShift
2 2 (4.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 9 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 9 (20.00%) GGSN
1 9 (20.00%) GSM
1 9 (20.00%) LTE
1 9 (20.00%) MGW
1 9 (20.00%) PBX
1 9 (20.00%) RANAP
1 9 (20.00%) RTP
1 9 (20.00%) SGSN
1 9 (20.00%) UMTS
1 9 (20.00%) VoIP
1 9 (20.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) Subversion
2 9 (20.00%) GCC
2 9 (20.00%) GDB
2 9 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 9 (20.00%) Trac
3 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.67%) Jasmine
4 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.67%) Mocha
5 2 (4.44%) Capybara
5 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.44%) Grunt
5 2 (4.44%) JIRA
5 2 (4.44%) JUnit
5 2 (4.44%) QUnit
5 2 (4.44%) Selenium
5 2 (4.44%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.22%) Android Studio
6 1 (2.22%) gulp
6 1 (2.22%) webpack
General
1 11 (24.44%) Banking
1 11 (24.44%) Front Office
2 9 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Software Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Telecoms Software Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) JavaScript Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (8.89%) AWS Developer
7 4 (8.89%) AWS Software Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) C++ Developer
7 4 (8.89%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Front Office C++ Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Front Office Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Linux Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) HTML
2 10 (22.22%) CSS
3 9 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 9 (20.00%) HTML5
3 9 (20.00%) Node.js
3 9 (20.00%) STL
4 7 (15.56%) CSS3
5 6 (13.33%) Apache Cordova
5 6 (13.33%) React Native
6 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 5 (11.11%) jQuery
6 5 (11.11%) PhoneGap
6 5 (11.11%) REST
6 5 (11.11%) Sass
7 4 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.67%) .NET
8 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (6.67%) React
8 3 (6.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 11 (24.44%) Fixed Income
3 8 (17.78%) User Experience
4 6 (13.33%) Mobile App
5 4 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (6.67%) Social Media
7 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
7 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.22%) IPTV
8 1 (2.22%) Video on Demand
8 1 (2.22%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) Windows
3 8 (17.78%) Android
4 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Software Engineering
2 15 (33.33%) OO
3 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 9 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 9 (20.00%) SDLC
4 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Scrum
6 6 (13.33%) Front End Development
7 5 (11.11%) Android Development
7 5 (11.11%) Mobile Development
7 5 (11.11%) TDD
7 5 (11.11%) User Stories
8 4 (8.89%) DevOps
8 4 (8.89%) iOS Development
8 4 (8.89%) MVC
9 3 (6.67%) BDD
9 3 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) C++
2 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (28.89%) C#
4 11 (24.44%) C
5 10 (22.22%) Python
6 8 (17.78%) ES6
7 4 (8.89%) Apple Swift
7 4 (8.89%) Java
7 4 (8.89%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.44%) PHP
9 1 (2.22%) Ruby
9 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
1 9 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (8.89%) Apple
3 3 (6.67%) Google
4 2 (4.44%) Telerik
4 2 (4.44%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe