Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 15 December 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
England > South West
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 196 -
Rank change year-on-year -27 - -
Contract jobs citing Mobile First 9 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.14% 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
South West median daily rate £400 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% - -
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,556 4,634 4,660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.78% 83.42% 82.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,556 2,914 3,124
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £276 £255 £238
90th Percentile £575 £560 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 197 295
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.38%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.53 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.25 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.20 £25.00 £23.10
% change year-on-year -11.22% +8.25% +4.98%

Mobile First
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile First in the South West

Mobile First
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile First in the South West

Mobile First
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile First in the South West over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile First in the South West

Mobile First
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Bristol -14 3 £400 -11.11% 4
Wiltshire - 3 £400 - 2
Mobile First
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 South West region with a requirement for Mobile First.

1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (33.33%) React
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 3 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 3 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 3 (33.33%) A/B Testing
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Competitor Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) REST
2 3 (33.33%) Sass
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Engineering

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

General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Designer
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 3 (33.33%) React Developer
1 3 (33.33%) UX Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Digital UX Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile UX Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) HTML5
1 3 (33.33%) jQuery
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
1 3 (33.33%) React
1 3 (33.33%) REST
1 3 (33.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) A/B Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Competitor Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 3 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript