The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smartphone
Rank 204 186 214
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +28
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 6 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.56% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 6
Average daily rate £350 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £274 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-55.71% -12.50%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2104 1962 2676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.60% 31.48% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1453 2002
Average daily rate £500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 54 81
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £135.00 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Smartphone
London

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Smartphone
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Smartphone Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Smartphone
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smartphone across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Smartphone Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Smartphone Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Apple
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (20.00%) Android
3 3 (20.00%) iPhone
3 3 (20.00%) CA
3 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (13.33%) Tableau
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Scala
4 2 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
4 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
4 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (13.33%) Kafka
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (13.33%) Kanban
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
4 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (13.33%) Feature Driven Development
4 2 (13.33%) Social Media
4 2 (13.33%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (13.33%) Amazon RDS

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) PBX
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.67%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Law
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Developer
1 2 (13.33%) Analyst
1 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
1 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (13.33%) Migration Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (6.67%) Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Architect
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
1 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
1 2 (13.33%) Kafka
1 2 (13.33%) jQuery
1 2 (13.33%) AutoMapper
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (20.00%) iPhone
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
2 2 (13.33%) Social Media
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (13.33%) BDD
2 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (13.33%) Kanban
2 2 (13.33%) Feature Driven Development
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (13.33%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) Workflow
2 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
2 2 (13.33%) Scrum
2 2 (13.33%) TDD
2 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (13.33%) Content Management
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Scala
1 2 (13.33%) Python
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Apple
3 3 (20.00%) CA
4 2 (13.33%) Tableau
4 2 (13.33%) MobileIron
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) Interwoven
5 1 (6.67%) Websense