Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 707 693 708
Rank change year-on-year -14 +15 +78
Contract jobs citing Mobile First 148 159 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 106 114
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £298 £300 £306
90th Percentile £556 £525 £550
UK median daily rate £444 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +5.77% -1.18% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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 82,173 80,818 82,573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.39% 85.91% 85.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 55,045 54,282 54,948
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £608
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,095 1,922 2,227
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +1.74%

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 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile First in England

Mobile First
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 20 November 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 -36 84 £513 +20.59% 35
South East -8 19 £350 -9.68% 9
North of England -15 18 £439 +29.93% 18
Midlands +7 14 £450 +33.33% 9
West Midlands -6 13 £450 +20.00% 6
Yorkshire -5 9 £425 +84.78% 14
North West -7 9 £454 +51.42% 4
South West -20 9 £400 -15.79% 12
East of England +2 4 £461 -2.89% 1
East Midlands +6 1 £465 +43.08% 3
Mobile First
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (72.30%) HTML
2 101 (68.24%) CSS
3 99 (66.89%) JavaScript
4 83 (56.08%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (51.35%) HTML5
6 72 (48.65%) Responsive Web Design
7 61 (41.22%) User Experience
8 59 (39.86%) Front End Development
9 47 (31.76%) CSS3
10 41 (27.70%) AngularJS
10 41 (27.70%) Git (software)
10 41 (27.70%) jQuery
11 40 (27.03%) Web Design
12 38 (25.68%) TDD
13 34 (22.97%) React
14 32 (21.62%) gulp
14 32 (21.62%) Sass
15 29 (19.59%) Node.js
16 28 (18.92%) REST
16 28 (18.92%) BDD
17 27 (18.24%) OO
17 27 (18.24%) Wireframes
18 25 (16.89%) Finance
19 23 (15.54%) Scrum
20 22 (14.86%) CMS
21 20 (13.51%) Web Development
21 20 (13.51%) Mobile App
21 20 (13.51%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
22 19 (12.84%) Grunt
22 19 (12.84%) Test Automation

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 22 (14.86%) CMS
2 11 (7.43%) Confluence
3 5 (3.38%) Marvel
4 3 (2.03%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.03%) Kentico
4 3 (2.03%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.03%) WordPress
5 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.68%) EPiServer
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
5 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.73%) InVision
3 3 (2.03%) UXPin
4 2 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.68%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.68%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Magento
1 2 (1.35%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.11%) GitHub
1 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.70%) npm
3 3 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.03%) Basecamp
4 2 (1.35%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.35%) SaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.68%) IaaS
5 1 (0.68%) PaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Slack
5 1 (0.68%) Trello
5 1 (0.68%) Yarn
5 1 (0.68%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.43%) HTTP
2 3 (2.03%) Internet
3 2 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.70%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.35%) Cloudant
4 1 (0.68%) Big Data
4 1 (0.68%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.68%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 41 (27.70%) Git (software)
2 32 (21.62%) gulp
3 19 (12.84%) Grunt
4 16 (10.81%) Bitbucket
5 14 (9.46%) Axure RP
5 14 (9.46%) Mocha
5 14 (9.46%) webpack
6 13 (8.78%) Jasmine
6 13 (8.78%) JIRA
7 11 (7.43%) Karma Test Runner
7 11 (7.43%) Protractor
8 10 (6.76%) Fiddler
9 9 (6.08%) Babel
10 8 (5.41%) Cucumber
10 8 (5.41%) Selenium
11 7 (4.73%) WebDriver
12 5 (3.38%) Visual Studio
13 4 (2.70%) Jenkins
13 4 (2.70%) Sinon.JS
13 4 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 25 (16.89%) Finance
2 18 (12.16%) Marketing
3 16 (10.81%) Banking
4 13 (8.78%) Retail
5 9 (6.08%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.38%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.70%) Games
8 2 (1.35%) Back Office
8 2 (1.35%) Electronics
8 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.35%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.68%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 90 (60.81%) Developer
2 59 (39.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 31 (20.95%) Designer
4 24 (16.22%) UX Designer
5 15 (10.14%) Senior Developer
6 13 (8.78%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (8.78%) React Developer
7 12 (8.11%) Web Developer
8 10 (6.76%) UI Designer
8 10 (6.76%) UI Developer
9 9 (6.08%) Architect
9 9 (6.08%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 7 (4.73%) HTML Developer
10 7 (4.73%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.73%) UI/UX Designer
11 6 (4.05%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (4.05%) HTML CSS Developer
12 5 (3.38%) Angular Developer
12 5 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (72.30%) HTML
2 101 (68.24%) CSS
3 76 (51.35%) HTML5
4 47 (31.76%) CSS3
5 41 (27.70%) AngularJS
5 41 (27.70%) jQuery
6 34 (22.97%) React
7 32 (21.62%) Sass
8 29 (19.59%) Node.js
9 28 (18.92%) REST
10 17 (11.49%) Ajax
11 15 (10.14%) Semantic HTML
12 14 (9.46%) .NET
13 13 (8.78%) JSON
14 10 (6.76%) Handlebars
14 10 (6.76%) Redux
15 8 (5.41%) Angular 2
15 8 (5.41%) Backbone.js
15 8 (5.41%) Express
15 8 (5.41%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (41.22%) User Experience
2 20 (13.51%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.38%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.70%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.70%) EPoS
4 4 (2.70%) Fintech
4 4 (2.70%) W3C
5 3 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.35%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Blog
7 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.68%) iPad
7 1 (0.68%) iPhone
7 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.73%) Android
1 7 (4.73%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (56.08%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (48.65%) Responsive Web Design
3 59 (39.86%) Front End Development
4 40 (27.03%) Web Design
5 38 (25.68%) TDD
6 28 (18.92%) BDD
7 27 (18.24%) OO
7 27 (18.24%) Wireframes
8 23 (15.54%) Scrum
9 20 (13.51%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 20 (13.51%) Web Development
10 19 (12.84%) MVC
10 19 (12.84%) Test Automation
11 18 (12.16%) OOP
12 17 (11.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 16 (10.81%) Content Management
14 15 (10.14%) DevOps
14 15 (10.14%) Prototyping
15 13 (8.78%) A/B Testing
16 12 (8.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 99 (66.89%) JavaScript
2 17 (11.49%) ES6
2 17 (11.49%) Java
3 9 (6.08%) Python
4 5 (3.38%) C#
4 5 (3.38%) SQL
4 5 (3.38%) TypeScript
5 4 (2.70%) Java 8
5 4 (2.70%) PHP
6 3 (2.03%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.35%) Groovy
8 1 (0.68%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (3.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.76%) QA
2 5 (3.38%) WCAG
3 3 (2.03%) PMO
4 2 (1.35%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (8.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.38%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.35%) Ansible
2 2 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.35%) Puppet
2 2 (1.35%) Rancher
2 2 (1.35%) Terraform
3 1 (0.68%) Kibana
3 1 (0.68%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (6.08%) Adobe
1 9 (6.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.38%) Google
3 4 (2.70%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.68%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.68%) Apple
5 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.68%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.68%) IBM
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle
5 1 (0.68%) SAP
5 1 (0.68%) Splunk
5 1 (0.68%) VocaLink