Period
to 24 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 April 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
England > South East
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 352 371 336
Rank change year-on-year +19 -35 +45
Contract jobs citing Mobile First 20 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.048% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.056% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 5
South East median daily rate £375 £388 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -10.92% +70.59%
10th Percentile £333 £324 £240
90th Percentile £538 £461 £500
England median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,496 14,271 12,902
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.09% 85.14% 83.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,163 8,414 7,478
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £281 £260
90th Percentile £604 £588 £565
England median daily rate £475 £463 £445
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.93% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 437 521
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £21.00 £22.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.62% -6.75% -16.59%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.50 £11.06
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £50.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +6.38%

Mobile First
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Mobile First as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile First in the South East

Mobile First
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile First in the South East

Mobile First
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile First in the South East over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile First in the South East

Mobile First
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 24 April 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
Thames Valley +25 8 £375 +15.38%
Berkshire -2 8 £375 -
Hampshire - 8 £375 -
East Sussex - 3 £525 -
Mobile First
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Mobile First.

1 11 (55.00%) User Experience
2 10 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) Adobe
4 6 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (30.00%) InDesign
4 6 (30.00%) Customer Analysis
4 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
5 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (20.00%) InVision
6 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
6 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (20.00%) HTML5
6 4 (20.00%) BDD
6 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (20.00%) Web Development
7 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 3 (15.00%) Spring
7 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (15.00%) Jasmine
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement

Mobile First
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (30.00%) InDesign
2 4 (20.00%) InVision
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (10.00%) UXPin
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
2 2 (10.00%) SaaS
3 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
1 2 (10.00%) NAS
1 2 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Cloudant
1 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) Grunt
1 3 (15.00%) gulp
1 3 (15.00%) Jasmine
1 3 (15.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 3 (15.00%) Mocha
1 3 (15.00%) PostCSS
2 2 (10.00%) Axure RP
2 2 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (5.00%) git-flow
3 1 (5.00%) Protractor
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Designer
2 8 (40.00%) UX Designer
3 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) UI Designer
4 4 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 2 (10.00%) UI/UX Designer
7 1 (5.00%) Communications Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Internal Communications Manager
7 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) User Experience Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) CSS
1 8 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (20.00%) HTML5
3 3 (15.00%) LESS
3 3 (15.00%) React
3 3 (15.00%) Sass
3 3 (15.00%) Spring
4 2 (10.00%) .NET
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) Angular 2
5 1 (5.00%) Framer.js
5 1 (5.00%) J2EE
5 1 (5.00%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) User Experience
2 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Customer Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
4 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) BDD
5 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (20.00%) Web Development
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.00%) Progressive Enhancement
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 2 (10.00%) A/B Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Prototyping
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
7 2 (10.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Adobe
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft