Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 749 698 769
Rank change year-on-year -51 +71 +20
Contract jobs citing Mobile First 126 148 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 106 72
UK median daily rate £439 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.69% +6.67% +1.69%
10th Percentile £300 £297 £289
90th Percentile £641 £563 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.75% -3.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £17.50 - £22.62
10th Percentile £16.25 - £19.44
90th Percentile £18.75 - £25.80
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 86,111 80,463 88,072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.77% 83.81% 82.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,529 53,322 57,292
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,080 2,233 2,595
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +0.60% +24.25%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.67 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -3.92% -3.85% +23.81%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -30 118 £443 +5.36% 118
London -35 78 £450 +5.88% 59
UK excluding London -16 46 £375 +7.14% 60
North of England +37 16 £775 +100.00% 22
South East -17 13 £350 -6.67% 17
Yorkshire +5 11 £800 +68.42% 7
Scotland -21 7 £350 +3.70% 1
Midlands +5 4 £338 +8.00% 14
North East - 4 £513 - 1
East Midlands +11 3 £325 -7.14% 4
South West +5 3 £354 -16.76% 3
East of England -6 2 - - 3
North West +11 1 £418 +28.46% 14
West Midlands +4 1 £375 +49.85% 10
Wales -7 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 96 (76.19%) HTML
2 88 (69.84%) CSS
3 79 (62.70%) JavaScript
4 63 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 58 (46.03%) HTML5
6 47 (37.30%) User Experience
7 36 (28.57%) Front End Development
7 36 (28.57%) CSS3
8 33 (26.19%) Sass
9 32 (25.40%) ES6
9 32 (25.40%) TDD
10 29 (23.02%) AngularJS
11 26 (20.63%) Prototyping
12 25 (19.84%) Wireframes
12 25 (19.84%) BDD
12 25 (19.84%) Node.js
13 24 (19.05%) gulp
13 24 (19.05%) React
14 23 (18.25%) jQuery
14 23 (18.25%) Web Design
15 22 (17.46%) .NET
15 22 (17.46%) Test Automation
16 21 (16.67%) Git (software)
17 20 (15.87%) REST
17 20 (15.87%) E-Commerce
18 19 (15.08%) Java
18 19 (15.08%) Web Services
18 19 (15.08%) Web Development
19 18 (14.29%) QA

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 15 (11.90%) Confluence
2 7 (5.56%) EPiServer
3 6 (4.76%) Drupal
4 5 (3.97%) CMS
5 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.79%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.79%) Marvel
7 1 (0.79%) Mule
7 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (14.29%) InVision
2 13 (10.32%) Photoshop
3 7 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (5.56%) Flinto
3 7 (5.56%) UXPin
4 5 (3.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.79%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.79%) InDesign
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.79%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Magento
1 2 (1.59%) Maximo
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.79%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (9.52%) npm
4 10 (7.94%) GitHub
5 6 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (3.97%) SaaS
7 4 (3.17%) Basecamp
7 4 (3.17%) OpenShift
8 3 (2.38%) IaaS
8 3 (2.38%) PaaS
9 2 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.59%) Office 365
10 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.56%) HTTP
1 7 (5.56%) Internet
2 6 (4.76%) SMS
3 2 (1.59%) DNS
3 2 (1.59%) Firewall
3 2 (1.59%) FTP
3 2 (1.59%) NAS
3 2 (1.59%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (1.59%) SAN
3 2 (1.59%) SMTP
3 2 (1.59%) SSH
3 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.59%) VPN
4 1 (0.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.70%) MySQL
2 12 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.35%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (4.76%) Cloud Spanner
4 6 (4.76%) NewSQL
4 6 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.79%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.79%) Lumira
7 1 (0.79%) Power BI
7 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.79%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.79%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 24 (19.05%) gulp
2 21 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 16 (12.70%) Axure RP
4 15 (11.90%) JIRA
5 13 (10.32%) Mocha
5 13 (10.32%) Subversion
6 12 (9.52%) Jasmine
7 11 (8.73%) TeamCity
8 7 (5.56%) Bitbucket
8 7 (5.56%) Grunt
8 7 (5.56%) Jenkins
8 7 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (4.76%) webpack
10 5 (3.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 5 (3.97%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (3.17%) QUnit
12 3 (2.38%) Cucumber
12 3 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (12.70%) Finance
2 12 (9.52%) Banking
3 11 (8.73%) Retail
4 10 (7.94%) Marketing
5 4 (3.17%) Games
6 3 (2.38%) Advertising
6 3 (2.38%) Automotive
6 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.59%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.59%) Publishing
8 1 (0.79%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.79%) iGaming
8 1 (0.79%) Law
8 1 (0.79%) Legal
8 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 62 (49.21%) Developer
2 33 (26.19%) Designer
3 25 (19.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 18 (14.29%) UX Designer
5 15 (11.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (11.90%) UI Designer
6 12 (9.52%) Mobile Designer
7 10 (7.94%) Mobile UX Designer
7 10 (7.94%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.14%) Architect
8 9 (7.14%) HTML Developer
8 9 (7.14%) UI Developer
9 8 (6.35%) HTML CSS Developer
10 7 (5.56%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.56%) Digital Designer
10 7 (5.56%) Web Designer
11 6 (4.76%) JavaScript Engineer
11 6 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (3.97%) React Developer
12 5 (3.97%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (76.19%) HTML
2 88 (69.84%) CSS
3 58 (46.03%) HTML5
4 36 (28.57%) CSS3
5 33 (26.19%) Sass
6 29 (23.02%) AngularJS
7 25 (19.84%) Node.js
8 24 (19.05%) React
9 23 (18.25%) jQuery
10 22 (17.46%) .NET
11 20 (15.87%) REST
12 19 (15.08%) Web Services
13 16 (12.70%) Angular 2
14 14 (11.11%) LESS
15 12 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (8.73%) JSON
17 8 (6.35%) .NET Framework
17 8 (6.35%) Backbone.js
17 8 (6.35%) Semantic HTML
17 8 (6.35%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 47 (37.30%) User Experience
2 16 (12.70%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.14%) W3C
4 7 (5.56%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.17%) Fintech
5 4 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.59%) Online Games
6 2 (1.59%) Replication
6 2 (1.59%) RIA
6 2 (1.59%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.79%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.79%) iPad
7 1 (0.79%) iPhone
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 13 (10.32%) Android
3 6 (4.76%) Linux
4 4 (3.17%) Windows
5 3 (2.38%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.38%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 63 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 36 (28.57%) Front End Development
3 32 (25.40%) TDD
4 26 (20.63%) Prototyping
5 25 (19.84%) BDD
5 25 (19.84%) Wireframes
6 23 (18.25%) Web Design
7 22 (17.46%) Test Automation
8 20 (15.87%) E-Commerce
9 19 (15.08%) Web Development
10 14 (11.11%) DevOps
10 14 (11.11%) Scrum
11 13 (10.32%) MVC
11 13 (10.32%) Progressive Enhancement
12 11 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (7.94%) Collaborative Working
13 10 (7.94%) Validation
13 10 (7.94%) Waterfall
14 9 (7.14%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 79 (62.70%) JavaScript
2 32 (25.40%) ES6
3 19 (15.08%) Java
4 10 (7.94%) SQL
5 8 (6.35%) C#
6 7 (5.56%) Python
7 6 (4.76%) PHP
8 3 (2.38%) Ruby
9 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.59%) ES7
9 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (2.38%) Degree
1 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.79%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.29%) QA
2 12 (9.52%) WCAG
3 6 (4.76%) GCP
4 2 (1.59%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (6.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) Grafana
1 6 (4.76%) Prometheus
2 2 (1.59%) Terraform
3 1 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (13.49%) Adobe
2 10 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.56%) Sitecore
3 7 (5.56%) Splunk
4 6 (4.76%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.17%) Google
5 4 (3.17%) Oracle
6 3 (2.38%) Mapbox
6 3 (2.38%) SAP
7 2 (1.59%) Apple
7 2 (1.59%) hybris
7 2 (1.59%) IBM
7 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.79%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.79%) Facebook
8 1 (0.79%) Hotjar
8 1 (0.79%) Monetate
8 1 (0.79%) Qubit
8 1 (0.79%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Twitter