Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile Computing in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Computing over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Computing
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 864 863 838
Rank change year-on-year -1 -25 +10
Contract jobs citing Mobile Computing 13 18 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.017% 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.037% 0.052% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 39
UK median daily rate £375 £319 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -29.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £120 £213 £200
90th Percentile £555 £571 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -52.63% +11.76% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £19.56 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.56 - -

Mobile Computing is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34682 34666 36957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.63% 33.10% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23021 22730 23492
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £616
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1016 1189 1465
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £20.67 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.22% +6.00% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

Mobile Computing
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Computing in the UK

Mobile Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Computing in the UK

Mobile Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Computing over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Computing in the UK

Mobile Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Computing.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Computing in the UK

Mobile Computing
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Computing within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England +11 13 £375 +17.65% 8
UK excluding London +17 8 £225 -52.63% 6
London -23 5 £375 +20.00% 2
South East +1 3 £120 -46.67% 4
Midlands +21 2 £550 -
South West -11 2 £225 -57.14%
West Midlands +22 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 £550 -
North of England - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Computing 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 Mobile Computing.

1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Office 365
3 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 3 (23.08%) Smartphone
4 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Legal
4 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (23.08%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (15.38%) McAfee
5 2 (15.38%) Middleware
5 2 (15.38%) NHS
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) VPN

Mobile Computing
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Skype
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Legal
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Head of IT
2 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) Smartphone
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) SDLC
2 3 (23.08%) TOGAF
2 3 (23.08%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) IT Governance
3 2 (15.38%) IT Strategy
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) Robotic Process Automation
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) B2B
4 1 (7.69%) B2C
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Information Management
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) McAfee
5 1 (7.69%) Remedy