The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smartphone
Rank 110 125 131
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.86% 0.75% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
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£313 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.97% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+25.45% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -61.33%
Smartphone
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
539 530 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.89% 20.91% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 266 249
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 23
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -51.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.68 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £38.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Smartphone
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Smartphone across the Berkshire region.

Smartphone Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone across the Berkshire region.

Smartphone Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Smartphone
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 2 £313 - 3
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Smartphone
South East

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Smartphone also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Smartphone.

1 12 (70.59%) Apple iOS
1 12 (70.59%) Mobile App
2 11 (64.71%) Android
3 8 (47.06%) Flash
4 7 (41.18%) HTML
4 7 (41.18%) MS Office
4 7 (41.18%) Adobe
4 7 (41.18%) Axure RP
5 6 (35.29%) Visualisation
5 6 (35.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (35.29%) Photoshop
5 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
6 5 (29.41%) Web Services
6 5 (29.41%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) CMS
6 5 (29.41%) HTML5
7 4 (23.53%) jQuery
7 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Time Management
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) Content Management
7 4 (23.53%) Ajax
7 4 (23.53%) Marketing
7 4 (23.53%) Web Development
7 4 (23.53%) JSON
7 4 (23.53%) QA
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) CSS
7 4 (23.53%) XML
7 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Smartphone also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Smartphone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) Drupal
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
2 6 (35.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (35.29%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Axure RP
2 3 (17.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Xcode
General
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Designer
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Visual Designer
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile Web Developer
2 3 (17.65%) UI Designer
2 3 (17.65%) User Experience Designer
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Field Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Web Applications Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Relationships Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Flash
2 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 5 (29.41%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) CSS3
4 4 (23.53%) Ajax
4 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) jQuery
4 4 (23.53%) XML
4 4 (23.53%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) Sencha Touch
5 3 (17.65%) SOAP
5 3 (17.65%) Struts
5 3 (17.65%) Spring
5 3 (17.65%) Struts2
5 3 (17.65%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) Mobile App
2 6 (35.29%) Visualisation
3 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
4 2 (11.76%) Social Media
4 2 (11.76%) EPoS
5 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Apple iOS
2 11 (64.71%) Android
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Content Management
2 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Time Management
2 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
2 4 (23.53%) Web Development
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) Android Development
3 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
3 3 (17.65%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Web Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) B2B
4 2 (11.76%) B2C
4 2 (11.76%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Email Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) SEO
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) PMP
1 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Adobe
2 4 (23.53%) Sencha
3 3 (17.65%) Appcelerator
4 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) Google