Period
to 3 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WhatsApp skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WhatsApp over the 6 months to 3 August 2020 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.

WhatsApp
UK > England
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 510 807 868
Rank change year-on-year +297 +61 -28
Contract jobs citing WhatsApp 3 3 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.030% 0.012% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -
10th Percentile £275 £300 £225
90th Percentile £360 £300 £275
UK median daily rate £300 £300 £250
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

WhatsApp is in the Cloud Services 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 cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 9,931 24,320 21,111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.03% 29.02% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,653 16,754 14,578
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £308
90th Percentile £688 £660 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 344 303
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.67 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.88% +18.34% +2.56%
10th Percentile £16.10 £13.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.75 £70.70 £73.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +59.09% +15.79% -

WhatsApp
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing WhatsApp as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for WhatsApp in England

WhatsApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WhatsApp in England.

Daily rate trend for WhatsApp in England

WhatsApp
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 WhatsApp within the England region over the 6 months to 3 August 2020. 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 - 1 £350 -
North West - 1 £300 -
East of England - 1 £300 - 1
North of England - 1 £300 -
WhatsApp
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing WhatsApp 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 WhatsApp.

1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) OO PHP
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) CakePHP
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) WordPress
2 2 (66.67%) BuddyPress
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) BYOD
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control

WhatsApp
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 (66.67%) WordPress
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CakePHP
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) Sass
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OO PHP
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) BuddyPress
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft