Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 23 September 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 708 675 709
Rank change year-on-year -33 +34 +94
Contract jobs citing Mobile First 147 176 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 117 114
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £306
90th Percentile £573 £540 £538
UK median daily rate £439 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +3.18% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 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 79,694 77,269 84,836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.24% 85.80% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,185 51,395 56,658
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,172 1,880 2,155
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.46% +1.58% +4.99%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.70 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £20.65 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -13.98% +6.67% +3.45%

Mobile First
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile First in England

Mobile First
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile First in England

Mobile First
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile First in England over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile First in England

Mobile First
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 Mobile First within the England region over the 6 months to 23 September 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 -64 83 £463 +7.56% 33
North of England -14 18 £439 +23.09% 28
South East -8 17 £288 -39.42% 6
Midlands -7 14 £450 +20.00% 7
West Midlands -18 13 £450 +20.00% 2
South West -10 11 £400 -15.79% 5
North West -6 10 £454 +27.51% 14
Yorkshire -8 8 £400 +29.55% 14
East of England -4 4 £468 +6.86%
East Midlands +2 1 £465 +43.08% 5
Mobile First
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 England region with a requirement for Mobile First.

1 107 (72.79%) HTML
2 103 (70.07%) CSS
3 93 (63.27%) JavaScript
4 83 (56.46%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (53.74%) Responsive Web Design
6 75 (51.02%) HTML5
7 60 (40.82%) User Experience
8 58 (39.46%) Front End Development
9 48 (32.65%) CSS3
10 43 (29.25%) Web Design
11 42 (28.57%) jQuery
12 41 (27.89%) AngularJS
13 40 (27.21%) React
14 33 (22.45%) Git (software)
15 32 (21.77%) Sass
16 31 (21.09%) TDD
17 30 (20.41%) gulp
18 28 (19.05%) Scrum
19 27 (18.37%) OO
20 25 (17.01%) Node.js
21 23 (15.65%) REST
21 23 (15.65%) Finance
22 22 (14.97%) Grunt
22 22 (14.97%) Wireframes
23 20 (13.61%) Test Automation
23 20 (13.61%) CMS
24 19 (12.93%) BDD
25 18 (12.24%) Web Development
25 18 (12.24%) OOP
26 16 (10.88%) Web Services

Mobile First
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 20 (13.61%) CMS
2 9 (6.12%) Confluence
3 4 (2.72%) Marvel
3 4 (2.72%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.04%) WordPress
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.68%) Mule
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.40%) InVision
3 3 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.36%) Flinto
4 2 (1.36%) UXPin
5 1 (0.68%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.68%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.68%) InDesign
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.08%) npm
4 5 (3.40%) GitHub
5 2 (1.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (1.36%) Basecamp
5 2 (1.36%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.36%) IaaS
5 2 (1.36%) PaaS
6 1 (0.68%) Heroku
6 1 (0.68%) SaaS
6 1 (0.68%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.80%) HTTP
2 3 (2.04%) SMS
3 2 (1.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.40%) MongoDB
1 5 (3.40%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.04%) MySQL
3 2 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.36%) Cloud Spanner
3 2 (1.36%) NewSQL
3 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.68%) Big Data
4 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 33 (22.45%) Git (software)
2 30 (20.41%) gulp
3 22 (14.97%) Grunt
4 16 (10.88%) Axure RP
5 13 (8.84%) Bitbucket
5 13 (8.84%) Karma Test Runner
6 11 (7.48%) Jasmine
6 11 (7.48%) Protractor
6 11 (7.48%) webpack
7 10 (6.80%) Fiddler
7 10 (6.80%) JIRA
8 9 (6.12%) Mocha
9 5 (3.40%) Babel
10 4 (2.72%) PostCSS
10 4 (2.72%) Selenium
11 3 (2.04%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.04%) Sinon.JS
11 3 (2.04%) Subversion
11 3 (2.04%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 23 (15.65%) Finance
2 16 (10.88%) Marketing
3 12 (8.16%) Banking
3 12 (8.16%) Retail
4 9 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.40%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.04%) Games
8 2 (1.36%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 82 (55.78%) Developer
2 55 (37.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 32 (21.77%) Designer
4 23 (15.65%) UX Designer
5 16 (10.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 16 (10.88%) React Developer
5 16 (10.88%) Senior Developer
6 14 (9.52%) UI Designer
7 13 (8.84%) UI Developer
8 10 (6.80%) Architect
8 10 (6.80%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 9 (6.12%) UI/UX Designer
9 9 (6.12%) Web Developer
10 6 (4.08%) HTML Developer
11 5 (3.40%) Azure Developer
11 5 (3.40%) Digital Architect
11 5 (3.40%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (3.40%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.40%) Senior Designer
11 5 (3.40%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (72.79%) HTML
2 103 (70.07%) CSS
3 75 (51.02%) HTML5
4 48 (32.65%) CSS3
5 42 (28.57%) jQuery
6 41 (27.89%) AngularJS
7 40 (27.21%) React
8 32 (21.77%) Sass
9 25 (17.01%) Node.js
10 23 (15.65%) REST
11 16 (10.88%) Web Services
12 15 (10.20%) Ajax
13 13 (8.84%) Semantic HTML
14 12 (8.16%) .NET
15 10 (6.80%) LESS
16 9 (6.12%) Backbone.js
16 9 (6.12%) JSON
16 9 (6.12%) Redux
16 9 (6.12%) RESTful
16 9 (6.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 60 (40.82%) User Experience
2 11 (7.48%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.40%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.72%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.72%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.04%) EPoS
5 3 (2.04%) W3C
6 2 (1.36%) Fintech
7 1 (0.68%) Blog
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.68%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.12%) Android
1 9 (6.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (56.46%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (53.74%) Responsive Web Design
3 58 (39.46%) Front End Development
4 43 (29.25%) Web Design
5 31 (21.09%) TDD
6 28 (19.05%) Scrum
7 27 (18.37%) OO
8 22 (14.97%) Wireframes
9 20 (13.61%) Test Automation
10 19 (12.93%) BDD
11 18 (12.24%) OOP
11 18 (12.24%) Web Development
12 14 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
12 14 (9.52%) Content Management
12 14 (9.52%) DevOps
12 14 (9.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 14 (9.52%) MVC
12 14 (9.52%) Progressive Enhancement
12 14 (9.52%) Prototyping
13 13 (8.84%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 93 (63.27%) JavaScript
2 16 (10.88%) Java
3 11 (7.48%) ES6
4 7 (4.76%) C#
5 5 (3.40%) PHP
5 5 (3.40%) SQL
6 4 (2.72%) Java 8
6 4 (2.72%) Python
7 3 (2.04%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.68%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (2.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.80%) QA
2 4 (2.72%) WCAG
3 3 (2.04%) PMO
3 3 (2.04%) WAI
4 1 (0.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (2.04%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (7.48%) Adobe
2 9 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.72%) Google
3 4 (2.72%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.68%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.68%) ATG
5 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.68%) Ivanti
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle
5 1 (0.68%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (0.68%) SAP
5 1 (0.68%) Splunk