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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smartphone
Rank 120 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.15% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
- -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -56.84%
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
764 697 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.94% 26.63% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 361 292
Average daily rate £375 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 33
Average hourly rate £15.75 £21.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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 21 October 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
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Reading - - - - 3
Smartphone
South East

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9 (64.29%) Android
1 9 (64.29%) Apple iOS
1 9 (64.29%) Mobile App
2 8 (57.14%) User Experience
2 8 (57.14%) Flash
3 7 (50.00%) MS Office
3 7 (50.00%) Adobe
3 7 (50.00%) Axure RP
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Visualisation
4 6 (42.86%) Photoshop
4 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 6 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (28.57%) Marketing
6 3 (21.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (21.43%) Appcelerator
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) PHP
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) PMP
7 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
7 2 (14.29%) EPoS
7 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (14.29%) CMS
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (14.29%) B2B
7 2 (14.29%) B2C

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (14.29%) CMS
1 2 (14.29%) Drupal
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 6 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (42.86%) Photoshop
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 3 (21.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Designer
2 3 (21.43%) UI Designer
2 3 (21.43%) UX Designer
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Relationships Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Android Developer
4 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Flash
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Mobile App
2 8 (57.14%) User Experience
3 6 (42.86%) Visualisation
4 2 (14.29%) Social Media
4 2 (14.29%) EPoS
5 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) iPhone
5 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Android
1 9 (64.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Web Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Email Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) B2B
4 2 (14.29%) B2C
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) SEO
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Content Management
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) E-business
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PMP
1 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Adobe
2 3 (21.43%) Appcelerator
3 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) Facebook