Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 13 November 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
UK
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 739 715 715
Rank change year-on-year -24 0 +97
Contract jobs citing Mobile First 152 169 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 112 128
UK median daily rate £450 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% -0.59% +11.48%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £306
90th Percentile £559 £525 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 89,569 87,612 89,358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.35% 85.76% 85.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,261 58,217 58,879
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,338 2,111 2,459
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.08 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +2.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.25 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +6.67% -

Mobile First
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile First in the UK

Mobile First
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile First in the UK

Mobile First
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile First over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile First in the UK

Mobile First
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile First in the UK

Mobile First
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 13 November 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
England -16 139 £456 +7.35% 88
London -34 78 £510 +20.00% 37
UK excluding London +4 73 £425 +9.68% 58
South East -3 20 £350 -17.65% 8
North of England -11 17 £439 +29.93% 19
Midlands -11 11 £458 +35.56% 10
West Midlands -16 10 £450 +20.00% 7
North West -1 9 £454 +51.42% 2
Wales -8 9 £381 -15.28% 3
South West -36 9 £400 -15.79% 13
Yorkshire +3 8 £425 +84.78% 17
East of England +2 4 £461 -2.89% 1
Scotland -17 2 £345 +2.30% 3
East Midlands +6 1 £465 +43.08% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 with a requirement for Mobile First.

1 108 (71.05%) CSS
2 106 (69.74%) HTML
3 95 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 84 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (52.63%) HTML5
6 71 (46.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 70 (46.05%) User Experience
8 59 (38.82%) Front End Development
9 50 (32.89%) CSS3
9 50 (32.89%) AngularJS
10 43 (28.29%) jQuery
11 40 (26.32%) Git (software)
12 39 (25.66%) Sass
12 39 (25.66%) Web Design
13 38 (25.00%) gulp
14 37 (24.34%) TDD
15 36 (23.68%) Wireframes
16 33 (21.71%) React
17 28 (18.42%) Node.js
17 28 (18.42%) BDD
17 28 (18.42%) Finance
18 27 (17.76%) REST
19 25 (16.45%) Grunt
20 24 (15.79%) OO
21 23 (15.13%) Scrum
21 23 (15.13%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
22 22 (14.47%) CMS
23 21 (13.82%) Test Automation
24 20 (13.16%) Web Development
25 19 (12.50%) Marketing

Mobile First
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 22 (14.47%) CMS
2 10 (6.58%) Confluence
3 5 (3.29%) Marvel
4 4 (2.63%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.97%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.97%) Kentico
5 3 (1.97%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.97%) WordPress
6 1 (0.66%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.66%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.66%) Mule
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (7.24%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.95%) InVision
3 3 (1.97%) UXPin
4 2 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.66%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.66%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.66%) InDesign
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Magento
1 1 (0.66%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.24%) GitHub
1 11 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.63%) npm
3 2 (1.32%) Basecamp
3 2 (1.32%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.32%) IaaS
3 2 (1.32%) PaaS
3 2 (1.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Slack
4 1 (0.66%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.24%) HTTP
2 3 (1.97%) Internet
2 3 (1.97%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.29%) NoSQL
1 5 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.63%) Big Data
2 4 (2.63%) Blockchain
3 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.32%) Cloudant
4 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.66%) MySQL
5 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 40 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 38 (25.00%) gulp
3 25 (16.45%) Grunt
4 19 (12.50%) webpack
5 15 (9.87%) Axure RP
5 15 (9.87%) Bitbucket
6 14 (9.21%) Mocha
7 13 (8.55%) Jasmine
8 11 (7.24%) JIRA
9 10 (6.58%) Fiddler
9 10 (6.58%) Karma Test Runner
9 10 (6.58%) Protractor
10 9 (5.92%) Babel
11 8 (5.26%) Cucumber
12 7 (4.61%) Selenium
12 7 (4.61%) WebDriver
13 5 (3.29%) Visual Studio
14 4 (2.63%) Jenkins
14 4 (2.63%) Sinon.JS
14 4 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 28 (18.42%) Finance
2 19 (12.50%) Marketing
3 15 (9.87%) Banking
4 12 (7.89%) Retail
5 8 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.63%) Games
7 3 (1.97%) Dutch Language
7 3 (1.97%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.32%) Back Office
8 2 (1.32%) Electronics
8 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.66%) Advertising
9 1 (0.66%) Legal
9 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (60.53%) Developer
2 59 (38.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 33 (21.71%) Designer
4 27 (17.76%) UX Designer
5 16 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (7.89%) React Developer
7 11 (7.24%) UI Designer
7 11 (7.24%) UI Developer
7 11 (7.24%) Web Developer
8 9 (5.92%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 9 (5.92%) UI/UX Designer
9 8 (5.26%) Angular Developer
9 8 (5.26%) Architect
10 6 (3.95%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (3.95%) HTML Developer
10 6 (3.95%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.95%) UX Developer
11 5 (3.29%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (3.29%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (71.05%) CSS
2 106 (69.74%) HTML
3 80 (52.63%) HTML5
4 50 (32.89%) AngularJS
4 50 (32.89%) CSS3
5 43 (28.29%) jQuery
6 39 (25.66%) Sass
7 33 (21.71%) React
8 28 (18.42%) Node.js
9 27 (17.76%) REST
10 18 (11.84%) Ajax
11 14 (9.21%) .NET
11 14 (9.21%) Semantic HTML
12 12 (7.89%) JSON
13 10 (6.58%) Handlebars
13 10 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (5.92%) Django
14 9 (5.92%) LESS
14 9 (5.92%) Redux
15 8 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 70 (46.05%) User Experience
2 18 (11.84%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.29%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.63%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.63%) Blog
5 4 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.63%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.63%) EPoS
5 4 (2.63%) Fintech
6 3 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.97%) W3C
7 2 (1.32%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.61%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.29%) Android
3 2 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (46.71%) Responsive Web Design
3 59 (38.82%) Front End Development
4 39 (25.66%) Web Design
5 37 (24.34%) TDD
6 36 (23.68%) Wireframes
7 28 (18.42%) BDD
8 24 (15.79%) OO
9 23 (15.13%) Scrum
9 23 (15.13%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 21 (13.82%) Test Automation
11 20 (13.16%) Web Development
12 18 (11.84%) MVC
12 18 (11.84%) OOP
12 18 (11.84%) Prototyping
13 17 (11.18%) DevOps
14 16 (10.53%) Content Management
15 15 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (8.55%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 12 (7.89%) A/B Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 16 (10.53%) ES6
2 16 (10.53%) Java
3 13 (8.55%) Python
4 6 (3.95%) C#
5 4 (2.63%) Java 8
5 4 (2.63%) PHP
5 4 (2.63%) SQL
5 4 (2.63%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.32%) Groovy
6 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.66%) Kotlin
7 1 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (3.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.26%) QA
2 5 (3.29%) WCAG
3 3 (1.97%) PMO
4 2 (1.32%) WAI
5 1 (0.66%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (7.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.32%) Ansible
2 2 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.32%) Puppet
2 2 (1.32%) Rancher
2 2 (1.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (7.89%) Adobe
2 10 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.63%) Google
3 4 (2.63%) Oracle
3 4 (2.63%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.66%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.66%) SAP
5 1 (0.66%) Splunk
5 1 (0.66%) VocaLink