The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smartphone
Rank 540 498 458
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -40
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 31 61 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.40% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 41
Average daily rate
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£310 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £175 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £605 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £313 £370
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -15.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -52.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -55.71%
Smartphone
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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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15544 15311 13748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.92% 32.19% 33.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9746 9624 8293
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £233 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 609 599
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -7.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -2.32%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in England

Smartphone
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Smartphone Daily Rate Trend in England

Smartphone
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smartphone across the England region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Smartphone Daily Rate Histogram in England

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Smartphone Hourly Rate Trend in England

Smartphone
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the England region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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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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
London -13 14 £320 -34.35% 10
North West -15 6 - - 8
South East -18 5 £260 +0.97% 14
Yorkshire - 3 £275 - 4
South West -3 1 - - 6
North East - 1 £175 -
Smartphone
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Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 26 (39.39%) Windows
2 21 (31.82%) iPhone
3 19 (28.79%) MS Office
3 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
3 19 (28.79%) Blackberry
4 18 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 18 (27.27%) iPad
5 14 (21.21%) Android
6 13 (19.70%) Active Directory
7 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (16.67%) SCCM
8 11 (16.67%) Apple iOS
9 10 (15.15%) Citrix
10 9 (13.64%) Project Management
10 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
10 9 (13.64%) Finance
10 9 (13.64%) Lync
10 9 (13.64%) Change Control
11 8 (12.12%) User Experience
11 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
11 8 (12.12%) Migration
11 8 (12.12%) Incident Management
11 8 (12.12%) DHCP
11 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
11 8 (12.12%) DNS
12 7 (10.61%) CSS
12 7 (10.61%) HTML
12 7 (10.61%) XenApp
13 6 (9.09%) XenDesktop
13 6 (9.09%) CSS3

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 9 (13.64%) Lync
2 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.55%) MS Project Server
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.52%) Node.js
Applications
1 19 (28.79%) MS Office
2 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.55%) MS Project
3 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Office 365
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) DHCP
1 8 (12.12%) DNS
2 6 (9.09%) Broadband
3 2 (3.03%) Wireshark
3 2 (3.03%) Wireless
3 2 (3.03%) LAN
3 2 (3.03%) WAN
3 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.52%) Internet
4 1 (1.52%) VPN
4 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.06%) Subversion
1 4 (6.06%) Xcode
2 2 (3.03%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (3.03%) TestPartner
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) Hudson
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) Bower
3 1 (1.52%) Grunt
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Law
4 2 (3.03%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Analyst
2 12 (18.18%) Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.61%) Desktop Support
4 7 (10.61%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) iOS Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Programme Director
7 4 (6.06%) IT Support
7 4 (6.06%) Android Developer
7 4 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) CSS
1 7 (10.61%) HTML
2 6 (9.09%) CSS3
2 6 (9.09%) HTML5
3 5 (7.58%) .NET
4 4 (6.06%) UIKit
4 4 (6.06%) JSON
4 4 (6.06%) Web Services
5 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.55%) jQuery
5 3 (4.55%) Backbone.js
5 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.55%) LESS
6 2 (3.03%) RESTful
6 2 (3.03%) iOS SDK
6 2 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.03%) ODBC
7 1 (1.52%) Struts
7 1 (1.52%) Cocoa
7 1 (1.52%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.82%) iPhone
2 19 (28.79%) Blackberry
3 18 (27.27%) iPad
4 8 (12.12%) User Experience
5 5 (7.58%) BYOD
5 5 (7.58%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.52%) CESG
8 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (39.39%) Windows
2 18 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 14 (21.21%) Android
4 11 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.06%) Mac OS X
6 3 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.03%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.52%) UNIX
8 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.64%) Project Management
2 9 (13.64%) Change Control
3 8 (12.12%) Migration
3 8 (12.12%) Incident Management
3 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
4 6 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 6 (9.09%) ITIL
5 5 (7.58%) Business Development
5 5 (7.58%) Cash Management
5 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (6.06%) Android Development
6 4 (6.06%) Project Planning
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (6.06%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.06%) Scrum
7 3 (4.55%) UML
7 3 (4.55%) OOP
7 3 (4.55%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) Java
1 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
1 5 (7.58%) C#
2 4 (6.06%) Objective-C
3 3 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (1.52%) C
4 1 (1.52%) PHP
4 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
1 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.61%) XenApp
3 6 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.15%) Citrix
3 5 (7.58%) Dell
4 3 (4.55%) HP
4 3 (4.55%) McAfee
5 2 (3.03%) Facebook
5 2 (3.03%) Altiris
5 2 (3.03%) Remedy
6 1 (1.52%) Apple
6 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.52%) Mitel
6 1 (1.52%) Tableau