The first 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 11 July 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 England 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smartphone
Rank 492 473 457
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -16
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 57 66 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.53% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 40
Average daily rate
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£325 £205 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.53% -36.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £164 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £398 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £323 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +12.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -52.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £14.50 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £14.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -58.57%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12277 12471 13119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.76% 27.37% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7553 7707 7766
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 494 547 653
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £24.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -8.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
Smartphone
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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 11 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smartphone across the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Smartphone Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 July 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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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 -27 20 £295 +44.60% 9
South East -4 16 £330 -16.45% 15
East of England -4 11 £223 +64.81% 3
East Midlands -3 4 £325 -
Yorkshire - 4 £385 - 1
West Midlands -12 2 - -
South West - - - - 8
North West - - - - 1
Smartphone
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Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 35 (31.82%) Windows
2 33 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 32 (29.09%) Android
4 31 (28.18%) Finance
5 30 (27.27%) MS Office
6 26 (23.64%) Mobile App
7 25 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 21 (19.09%) Windows 7
9 19 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (17.27%) HTML
10 16 (14.55%) iPad
10 16 (14.55%) iOS Development
11 15 (13.64%) Java
11 15 (13.64%) CSS
11 15 (13.64%) Blackberry
12 13 (11.82%) Retail
12 13 (11.82%) QA
12 13 (11.82%) HTML5
13 12 (10.91%) CSS3
13 12 (10.91%) Citrix
13 12 (10.91%) Windows XP
14 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
14 11 (10.00%) Active Directory
14 11 (10.00%) Wireless
14 11 (10.00%) Marketing
14 11 (10.00%) iPhone
14 11 (10.00%) Android Development
15 10 (9.09%) Banking
15 10 (9.09%) Photoshop
16 9 (8.18%) Linux

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
1 6 (5.45%) CMS
2 5 (4.55%) Lync
3 3 (2.73%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.82%) Drupal
4 2 (1.82%) Confluence
4 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.91%) WordPress
5 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 30 (27.27%) MS Office
2 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 10 (9.09%) Photoshop
4 9 (8.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (6.36%) Fireworks
6 3 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.91%) MS Project
7 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.82%) Office 365
1 2 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) Wireless
2 9 (8.18%) LAN
2 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.18%) WAN
3 7 (6.36%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (5.45%) DHCP
4 6 (5.45%) VPN
4 6 (5.45%) DNS
5 5 (4.55%) Internet
6 4 (3.64%) FTP
7 2 (1.82%) 3G
7 2 (1.82%) Broadband
7 2 (1.82%) 2G
7 2 (1.82%) NFC
7 2 (1.82%) 4G
8 1 (0.91%) NAS
8 1 (0.91%) GPRS
8 1 (0.91%) SMS
8 1 (0.91%) VoIP
8 1 (0.91%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.82%) MySQL
1 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Axure RP
2 6 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 5 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (4.55%) Gerrit
4 4 (3.64%) TestDirector
4 4 (3.64%) Subversion
5 3 (2.73%) PhoneGap
5 3 (2.73%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.82%) JIRA
7 1 (0.91%) Xcode
7 1 (0.91%) SpecFlow
General
1 31 (28.18%) Finance
2 13 (11.82%) Retail
3 11 (10.00%) Marketing
4 10 (9.09%) Banking
5 7 (6.36%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.36%) Retail Banking
6 6 (5.45%) Automotive
7 4 (3.64%) Advertising
7 4 (3.64%) Publishing
8 3 (2.73%) Legal
9 2 (1.82%) Law
10 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (23.64%) Analyst
2 21 (19.09%) Developer
3 12 (10.91%) Mobile Developer
4 11 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (10.00%) Architect
4 11 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 10 (9.09%) Designer
6 7 (6.36%) User Experience Designer
7 6 (5.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Systems Architect
7 6 (5.45%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (5.45%) Service Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Android Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Help Desk Support
9 4 (3.64%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.27%) HTML
2 15 (13.64%) CSS
3 13 (11.82%) HTML5
4 12 (10.91%) CSS3
5 7 (6.36%) jQuery
6 6 (5.45%) Ajax
6 6 (5.45%) JSON
6 6 (5.45%) Web Services
7 5 (4.55%) XML
7 5 (4.55%) Flash
7 5 (4.55%) .NET
7 5 (4.55%) Sencha Touch
8 4 (3.64%) iOS SDK
8 4 (3.64%) Struts2
8 4 (3.64%) Android SDK
8 4 (3.64%) Spring
8 4 (3.64%) Struts
9 3 (2.73%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.73%) SOAP
9 3 (2.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.64%) Mobile App
2 16 (14.55%) iPad
3 15 (13.64%) Blackberry
4 11 (10.00%) iPhone
5 7 (6.36%) Fat Client
5 7 (6.36%) Thin Client
5 7 (6.36%) Handset
6 6 (5.45%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (5.45%) Social Media
7 5 (4.55%) EPoS
8 4 (3.64%) Smartcard
8 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.64%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.82%) PDA
10 2 (1.82%) CESG
10 2 (1.82%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.82%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.91%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (31.82%) Windows
2 33 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 32 (29.09%) Android
4 21 (19.09%) Windows 7
5 12 (10.91%) Windows XP
6 9 (8.18%) Linux
7 7 (6.36%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (3.64%) Windows Vista
10 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.82%) VxWorks
11 2 (1.82%) UNIX
11 2 (1.82%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.91%) CentOS
12 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.91%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.55%) iOS Development
3 11 (10.00%) Android Development
4 8 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (7.27%) ITIL
4 8 (7.27%) OO
5 7 (6.36%) Content Management
5 7 (6.36%) Migration
5 7 (6.36%) Scrum
6 6 (5.45%) TDD
6 6 (5.45%) E-Commerce
6 6 (5.45%) Rapid Prototyping
6 6 (5.45%) Usability Testing
7 5 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 5 (4.55%) Manual Testing
7 5 (4.55%) Test Scripting
7 5 (4.55%) Time Management
7 5 (4.55%) Test Automation
7 5 (4.55%) Web Application Development
7 5 (4.55%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.64%) Java
2 8 (7.27%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.45%) Python
4 5 (4.55%) C#
4 5 (4.55%) C++
5 4 (3.64%) Perl
6 2 (1.82%) PHP
6 2 (1.82%) SQL
6 2 (1.82%) Scala
7 1 (0.91%) C
7 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) MCP
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.55%) MCSE
3 4 (3.64%) MCSA
3 4 (3.64%) A+ Certification
3 4 (3.64%) MCDST
3 4 (3.64%) MCTS
3 4 (3.64%) MCITP
3 4 (3.64%) Degree
4 2 (1.82%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.82%) PMP
4 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.82%) ISEB
5 1 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.82%) QA
2 7 (6.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.91%) Section 508
System Software
1 11 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.73%) XenApp
2 3 (2.73%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (3.64%) Puppet
2 1 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.91%) Citrix
3 9 (8.18%) Adobe
4 6 (5.45%) Avaya
4 6 (5.45%) Polycom
4 6 (5.45%) Appcelerator
4 6 (5.45%) Facebook
5 5 (4.55%) Sencha
6 4 (3.64%) CQG
6 4 (3.64%) Apple
6 4 (3.64%) Reuters
6 4 (3.64%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle
7 2 (1.82%) Tableau
7 2 (1.82%) Twitter
7 2 (1.82%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.91%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.91%) VMware
8 1 (0.91%) Google
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