Period
to 22 November 2019

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 22 November 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.

WhatsApp
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 758 867 881
Rank change year-on-year +109 +14 -
Contract jobs citing WhatsApp 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.018% 0.017% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
England median daily rate £400 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +53.85% -
10th Percentile £315 £275 £313
90th Percentile £525 £525 £428
UK median daily rate £400 £500 £325
% change year-on-year -20.00% +53.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England 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 22,399 23,342 16,516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.87% 24.59% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,335 16,354 11,552
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £294 £305 £275
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 310 214
England median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.48 £11.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £60.29 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +7.85%

WhatsApp
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for WhatsApp in England

WhatsApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WhatsApp in England

WhatsApp
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WhatsApp in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 November 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
South East +50 3 £300 -
London +88 1 £500 - 2
WhatsApp
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (25.00%) WeChat
2 1 (25.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (25.00%) Power BI
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) Twilio
2 1 (25.00%) IVR

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 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Power Platform
1 1 (25.00%) Twilio
1 1 (25.00%) WeChat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) Power BI
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (25.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL