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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mobile Computing
UK
Rank 603 632 608
Rank change year-on-year +29 -24  
Contract jobs citing Mobile Computing 6 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.017% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.042% 0.054% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 10
Median daily rate £290 £413 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.69% +230.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £411 £125
% change year-on-year -14.89% +229.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.75 -

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

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14315 16559 16101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.01% 31.12% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9233 10794 9724
Median daily rate £445 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 560 677
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.84 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +21.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Mobile Computing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Mobile Computing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Computing.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Computing in the UK

Mobile Computing
Top 5 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 5 £290 -29.69% 2
London +33 5 £290 -40.51%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £290 -
West Lothian - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £350 -

Mobile Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
2 6 (37.50%) Use Case
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) SOA
3 5 (31.25%) MODAF
4 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) ERP
4 4 (25.00%) ArchiMate
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (18.75%) BPMN
6 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
6 2 (12.50%) Office 365
6 2 (12.50%) Benchmarking
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Legal
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) Information Security
6 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL

Mobile Computing
Top Related 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Architect
2 6 (37.50%) TOGAF Architect
3 5 (31.25%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
4 3 (18.75%) IT Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 2 (12.50%) IT Trainer
5 2 (12.50%) MODAF Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Trainer
6 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Head of IT
6 1 (6.25%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support Manager
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL Service Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Service Support Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
2 6 (37.50%) SOA
2 6 (37.50%) Use Case
3 5 (31.25%) MODAF
4 4 (25.00%) ArchiMate
4 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) ERP
5 3 (18.75%) BPMN
6 2 (12.50%) Benchmarking
6 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) Information Security
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
7 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
7 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management
7 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco