Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for MEAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MEAP over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 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 Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP)
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 868 885 908
Rank change year-on-year +17 +23 -48
Contract jobs citing MEAP 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.001% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.015% 0.003% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
UK median daily rate £605 £525 £580
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.24% -9.48% +10.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £605 £525 -
% change year-on-year +15.24% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MEAP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32709 31881 32450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.96% 30.46% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23071 22056 22265
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.28% +2.88%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 372 556
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.35 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +10.74%

MEAP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MEAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MEAP in the UK

MEAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MEAP in the UK

MEAP
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MEAP within the UK over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
UK excluding London +55 5 £605 +15.24%
England +11 5 £605 +15.24%
South East - 5 £605 -

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MEAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MEAP.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Sybase
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Cordova
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Development
2 4 (80.00%) PhoneGap
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) SAPUI5

MEAP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Consultant
1 5 (100.00%) Development Consultant
1 5 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 5 (100.00%) SAP Mobile Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Cordova
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) PhoneGap
3 1 (20.00%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 5 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) Sybase