Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 703 738 707
Rank change year-on-year +35 -31 +56
Contract jobs citing Mobile First 140 113 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 75 91
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £293
90th Percentile £558 £660 £563
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £400
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
England median hourly rate £52.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year +200.00% - -

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 78,643 78,933 75,265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.23% 86.06% 85.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,559 53,147 50,052
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £304 £288 £266
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,975 1,917 2,132
England median hourly rate £23.84 £24.00 £24.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.69% -1.78% +6.24%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.48 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £23.86 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -0.59% - -

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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 +18 91 £481 +6.94% 41
South East -1 20 £450 +28.57% 11
North of England -19 17 £425 -45.16% 19
Yorkshire -7 15 £425 -46.88% 7
West Midlands -6 6 £400 +6.67% 5
Midlands -7 6 £400 +18.52% 10
South West -32 4 £400 +17.65% 10
East of England +15 2 £405 - 1
North West -13 2 - - 11
Mobile First
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 89 (63.57%) HTML
2 85 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 85 (60.71%) CSS
3 82 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (45.71%) User Experience
5 50 (35.71%) HTML5
6 49 (35.00%) Front End Development
7 48 (34.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 40 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 40 (28.57%) Sass
8 40 (28.57%) AngularJS
9 39 (27.86%) CSS3
10 34 (24.29%) Wireframes
11 32 (22.86%) React
12 31 (22.14%) TDD
13 29 (20.71%) gulp
14 26 (18.57%) BDD
14 26 (18.57%) Web Development
15 24 (17.14%) Scrum
15 24 (17.14%) ES6
16 23 (16.43%) Node.js
17 22 (15.71%) REST
17 22 (15.71%) jQuery
17 22 (15.71%) webpack
18 20 (14.29%) Mobile App
18 20 (14.29%) Finance
18 20 (14.29%) Adobe
19 18 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
20 17 (12.14%) Web Design
20 17 (12.14%) JIRA

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 14 (10.00%) Confluence
2 8 (5.71%) CMS
3 5 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.14%) Kentico
4 3 (2.14%) Marvel
5 2 (1.43%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.71%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (9.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 13 (9.29%) Photoshop
2 7 (5.00%) InVision
3 6 (4.29%) InDesign
4 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (2.14%) UXPin
6 1 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.71%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.71%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Magento
1 2 (1.43%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (8.57%) GitHub
3 8 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.71%) Google Analytics
4 6 (4.29%) npm
5 5 (3.57%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (3.57%) Office 365
6 4 (2.86%) SaaS
6 4 (2.86%) Yarn
7 2 (1.43%) Basecamp
7 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.43%) IaaS
7 2 (1.43%) PaaS
8 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.71%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.71%) Trello
8 1 (0.71%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) Internet
2 3 (2.14%) HTTP
3 2 (1.43%) DNS
3 2 (1.43%) Firewall
3 2 (1.43%) Intranet
3 2 (1.43%) NAS
3 2 (1.43%) PBX
3 2 (1.43%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (1.43%) SAN
3 2 (1.43%) Skype
3 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.43%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.43%) Cloudant
4 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.71%) Big Data
5 1 (0.71%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.71%) MySQL
5 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 40 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 29 (20.71%) gulp
3 22 (15.71%) webpack
4 17 (12.14%) JIRA
5 15 (10.71%) Jasmine
5 15 (10.71%) Mocha
6 14 (10.00%) PostCSS
7 12 (8.57%) Grunt
8 11 (7.86%) Karma Test Runner
8 11 (7.86%) Protractor
9 10 (7.14%) Axure RP
10 9 (6.43%) Cucumber
10 9 (6.43%) Selenium
11 8 (5.71%) Babel
11 8 (5.71%) Jenkins
11 8 (5.71%) Visual Studio
11 8 (5.71%) WebDriver
12 5 (3.57%) git-flow
13 4 (2.86%) Bitbucket
13 4 (2.86%) Sinon.JS
General
1 20 (14.29%) Finance
2 12 (8.57%) Marketing
3 10 (7.14%) Retail
4 8 (5.71%) Banking
5 7 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.57%) French Language
6 5 (3.57%) Games
7 4 (2.86%) Electronics
8 3 (2.14%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.43%) Back Office
9 2 (1.43%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.71%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 77 (55.00%) Developer
2 47 (33.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 30 (21.43%) Designer
4 23 (16.43%) UX Designer
5 16 (11.43%) Senior Developer
6 15 (10.71%) UI Designer
7 13 (9.29%) UI/UX Designer
8 11 (7.86%) Web Developer
9 10 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (7.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 9 (6.43%) HTML Developer
10 9 (6.43%) React Developer
11 8 (5.71%) HTML CSS Developer
11 8 (5.71%) UI Developer
12 7 (5.00%) Architect
13 6 (4.29%) Angular Developer
13 6 (4.29%) Consultant
13 6 (4.29%) Full Stack Developer
14 5 (3.57%) .NET Developer
14 5 (3.57%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (63.57%) HTML
2 85 (60.71%) CSS
3 50 (35.71%) HTML5
4 40 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 40 (28.57%) Sass
5 39 (27.86%) CSS3
6 32 (22.86%) React
7 23 (16.43%) Node.js
8 22 (15.71%) jQuery
8 22 (15.71%) REST
9 16 (11.43%) JSON
10 14 (10.00%) .NET
11 12 (8.57%) LESS
12 11 (7.86%) RESTful
12 11 (7.86%) SVG
13 10 (7.14%) Ajax
14 9 (6.43%) Angular 2
14 9 (6.43%) Django
14 9 (6.43%) Express
14 9 (6.43%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 64 (45.71%) User Experience
2 20 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.00%) W3C
4 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.86%) Fintech
6 3 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.43%) EPoS
7 2 (1.43%) Handset
7 2 (1.43%) IVR
7 2 (1.43%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.43%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (1.43%) Replication
7 2 (1.43%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.43%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.71%) Blog
8 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.71%) iPad
8 1 (0.71%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.43%) Android
2 6 (4.29%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.29%) Linux
3 4 (2.86%) Unix
4 2 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (35.00%) Front End Development
3 48 (34.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 34 (24.29%) Wireframes
5 31 (22.14%) TDD
6 26 (18.57%) BDD
6 26 (18.57%) Web Development
7 24 (17.14%) Scrum
8 18 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (12.14%) Web Design
10 16 (11.43%) MVC
11 15 (10.71%) A/B Testing
11 15 (10.71%) OO
12 14 (10.00%) Prototyping
13 13 (9.29%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
14 12 (8.57%) Analytics
15 11 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (7.86%) DevOps
15 11 (7.86%) SEO
16 10 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 85 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 24 (17.14%) ES6
3 16 (11.43%) Java
4 10 (7.14%) Python
5 9 (6.43%) C#
6 5 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.57%) TypeScript
7 4 (2.86%) SQL
8 3 (2.14%) XPath
9 2 (1.43%) Groovy
9 2 (1.43%) PHP
10 1 (0.71%) Java 8
10 1 (0.71%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 9 (6.43%) Degree
2 2 (1.43%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.57%) QA
2 6 (4.29%) WCAG
3 1 (0.71%) WAI
System Software
1 16 (11.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.57%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.43%) Ansible
2 2 (1.43%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.43%) Puppet
2 2 (1.43%) Rancher
2 2 (1.43%) Terraform
3 1 (0.71%) Kibana
3 1 (0.71%) logstash
Vendors
1 20 (14.29%) Adobe
2 10 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.29%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.57%) IBM
4 5 (3.57%) Optimizely
5 4 (2.86%) Google
6 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.71%) Apple
7 1 (0.71%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.71%) Omniture
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle
7 1 (0.71%) SAP
7 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.71%) VocaLink