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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smartphone
Rank 178 194 183
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 6 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.10% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.27% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Average daily rate
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£295 £388 £214
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.87% +80.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £15.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.63% -49.16%
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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
1947 2221 2157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.91% 38.29% 37.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1507 1599 1662
Average daily rate £465 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.10% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 43 49
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.50 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% +6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £42.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 27 February 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 10 (58.82%) Windows
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) MS Office
3 8 (47.06%) Blackberry
4 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
6 4 (23.53%) Android
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
7 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
7 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) Xcode
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) C
7 3 (17.65%) C++
8 2 (11.76%) MCP
8 2 (11.76%) DHCP
8 2 (11.76%) FTP
8 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
8 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 2 (11.76%) Citrix
8 2 (11.76%) DNS
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
8 2 (11.76%) Reuters
8 2 (11.76%) Bloomberg
8 2 (11.76%) Smartcard
8 2 (11.76%) CQG
8 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
8 2 (11.76%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Lync
2 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) FTP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Xcode
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Grunt
3 1 (5.88%) Bower
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Service Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) C++ Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (17.65%) iOS Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) Django
1 1 (5.88%) HTML5
1 1 (5.88%) CSS3
1 1 (5.88%) Mustache
1 1 (5.88%) Sass
1 1 (5.88%) LESS
1 1 (5.88%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 2 (11.76%) Smartcard
2 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
3 4 (23.53%) Android
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
1 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
2 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (11.76%) BDD
2 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) TDD
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITSM
3 1 (5.88%) Web Development
3 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
1 3 (17.65%) C++
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) A+ Certification
1 2 (11.76%) MCDST
1 2 (11.76%) MCITP
1 2 (11.76%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (5.88%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix
2 2 (11.76%) Reuters
2 2 (11.76%) Bloomberg
2 2 (11.76%) CQG
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) Nokia
3 1 (5.88%) Peregrine
3 1 (5.88%) HP