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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smartphone
Rank 531 492 451
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -41
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 38 47 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.32% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 40
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£310 £400 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +58.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £174 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Average hourly rate £21.48 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.71% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £14.35 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £22.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £15.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.63% -49.16%
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
14509 14618 12720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.42% 31.41% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9039 9043 7775
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 555 596 717
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.93 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

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 March 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
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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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 +7 21 £300 -11.11% 8
South East -30 7 £320 -20.00% 16
North West -6 6 - - 4
Yorkshire - 2 - - 5
East of England +8 1 - - 2
South West -17 1 - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Smartphone
UK

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 58 (54.72%) Windows
2 44 (41.51%) Microsoft
3 38 (35.85%) MS Office
4 34 (32.08%) Windows 7
5 33 (31.13%) Blackberry
6 25 (23.58%) Android
7 20 (18.87%) Citrix
8 18 (16.98%) Finance
9 16 (15.09%) SharePoint
10 15 (14.15%) Wireless
11 14 (13.21%) Active Directory
11 14 (13.21%) Apple iOS
12 13 (12.26%) Fat Client
12 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (12.26%) Thin Client
12 13 (12.26%) DNS
12 13 (12.26%) DHCP
12 13 (12.26%) MCP
13 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
13 12 (11.32%) ITIL
13 12 (11.32%) A+ Certification
13 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (11.32%) iPhone
13 12 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (10.38%) Java
14 11 (10.38%) Internet
14 11 (10.38%) Bloomberg
15 10 (9.43%) Smartcard
15 10 (9.43%) Reuters
15 10 (9.43%) CQG

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 16 (15.09%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.55%) Lync
3 3 (2.83%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.94%) Node.js
5 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 38 (35.85%) MS Office
2 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.72%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.83%) MS Project
6 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.94%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.83%) SaaS
2 2 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.15%) Wireless
2 13 (12.26%) DHCP
2 13 (12.26%) DNS
3 11 (10.38%) Internet
4 10 (9.43%) FTP
5 8 (7.55%) LAN
5 8 (7.55%) WAN
6 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.83%) VPN
7 3 (2.83%) VoIP
7 3 (2.83%) Broadband
8 2 (1.89%) 3G
8 2 (1.89%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.94%) Network Security
9 1 (0.94%) LTE
9 1 (0.94%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.94%) Firewall
9 1 (0.94%) Intranet
9 1 (0.94%) ADSL
9 1 (0.94%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.94%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Xcode
2 2 (1.89%) TestPartner
2 2 (1.89%) Selenium
2 2 (1.89%) WebDriver
2 2 (1.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.94%) Grunt
3 1 (0.94%) Bower
3 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.94%) Hudson
3 1 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 18 (16.98%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.66%) Publishing
4 4 (3.77%) Advertising
5 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.83%) Banking
6 2 (1.89%) Retail
6 2 (1.89%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.89%) Games
7 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.94%) Legal
7 1 (0.94%) Billing
7 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (28.30%) Analyst
2 19 (17.92%) Desktop Support
3 18 (16.98%) Support Analyst
3 18 (16.98%) Developer
4 13 (12.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 11 (10.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 11 (10.38%) Help Desk Support
5 11 (10.38%) Support Engineer
6 10 (9.43%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 10 (9.43%) Help Desk Analyst
6 10 (9.43%) Mobile Developer
7 8 (7.55%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (7.55%) Service Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.66%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.66%) iOS Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Android Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.43%) .NET
2 4 (3.77%) HTML
3 3 (2.83%) J2EE
3 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.83%) CSS
3 3 (2.83%) J2ME
3 3 (2.83%) JSON
3 3 (2.83%) HTML5
3 3 (2.83%) CSS3
3 3 (2.83%) LESS
4 2 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.89%) Android SDK
4 2 (1.89%) SOAP
4 2 (1.89%) Web Services
4 2 (1.89%) XML
5 1 (0.94%) Django
5 1 (0.94%) RESTful
5 1 (0.94%) BREW
5 1 (0.94%) Jinja
5 1 (0.94%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 33 (31.13%) Blackberry
2 13 (12.26%) Thin Client
2 13 (12.26%) Fat Client
3 12 (11.32%) iPhone
4 10 (9.43%) Smartcard
5 8 (7.55%) Mobile App
6 7 (6.60%) iPad
7 5 (4.72%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (4.72%) FMCG
7 5 (4.72%) User Experience
8 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.77%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.94%) IVR
10 1 (0.94%) CESG
10 1 (0.94%) Tandem
10 1 (0.94%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 58 (54.72%) Windows
2 34 (32.08%) Windows 7
3 25 (23.58%) Android
4 14 (13.21%) Apple iOS
5 12 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (9.43%) Windows 8
6 10 (9.43%) Windows Vista
7 7 (6.60%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.77%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.89%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.94%) UNIX
10 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (11.32%) ITIL
1 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (7.55%) Migration
2 8 (7.55%) PRINCE2
2 8 (7.55%) Project Management
2 8 (7.55%) Problem Management
3 7 (6.60%) iOS Development
4 6 (5.66%) Change Control
4 6 (5.66%) Android Development
5 5 (4.72%) Software Engineering
5 5 (4.72%) Scrum
5 5 (4.72%) E-Commerce
6 4 (3.77%) SEO
6 4 (3.77%) Workflow
6 4 (3.77%) TDD
6 4 (3.77%) Asset Management
6 4 (3.77%) Information Management
6 4 (3.77%) Business Development
6 4 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (3.77%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.38%) Java
2 7 (6.60%) C#
3 5 (4.72%) C
4 4 (3.77%) SQL
4 4 (3.77%) C++
5 3 (2.83%) VC++
6 2 (1.89%) Ruby
7 1 (0.94%) ABAP
7 1 (0.94%) Python
7 1 (0.94%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (12.26%) MCP
1 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.32%) A+ Certification
3 10 (9.43%) MCDST
3 10 (9.43%) MCITP
4 7 (6.60%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.77%) VCP4
6 3 (2.83%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.83%) Degree
6 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.89%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.94%) MCSE
8 1 (0.94%) CCNA
8 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) SLA
1 3 (2.83%) QA
System Software
1 14 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.66%) XenApp
3 5 (4.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) SCCM
2 3 (2.83%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 44 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 20 (18.87%) Citrix
3 11 (10.38%) Bloomberg
4 10 (9.43%) Reuters
4 10 (9.43%) CQG
5 8 (7.55%) HP
6 6 (5.66%) SAP
6 6 (5.66%) Syclo
7 4 (3.77%) Remedy
7 4 (3.77%) Cisco
8 3 (2.83%) Dell
8 3 (2.83%) Avaya
8 3 (2.83%) Peregrine
8 3 (2.83%) Apple
8 3 (2.83%) Polycom
8 3 (2.83%) Facebook
9 1 (0.94%) Symantec
9 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle
9 1 (0.94%) BT
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