The 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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smartphone
Rank 199 197 195
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 2 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.096% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.25% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 9
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£320 £543 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.01% +31.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £318 £330
% change year-on-year
-13.38% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -55.71%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1967 2362 2405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.90% 37.75% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1500 1785 1797
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 53
Average hourly rate £19.35 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £11.80 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.25 £45.98 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

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
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 1 May 2015, 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%) MS Office
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) Android
3 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (26.67%) Mobile Development
4 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 3 (20.00%) CSS3
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) HTML5
4 3 (20.00%) Xcode
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) C
4 3 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium
5 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) Lync
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) FTP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Xcode
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.67%) Grunt
3 1 (6.67%) Bower
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) iOS Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) C Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) AWS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) CSS3
1 3 (20.00%) HTML5
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
2 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) Jinja
3 1 (6.67%) Mustache
3 1 (6.67%) Sass
3 1 (6.67%) LESS
3 1 (6.67%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Android
2 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile Development
2 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (20.00%) C
1 3 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCDST
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) CQG
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Nokia
2 1 (6.67%) Reuters
2 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg