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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smartphone
Rank 546 504 488
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -16
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 51 67 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.42% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 48 52
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£425 £321 £204
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.29% +57.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £176 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £458 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +26.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +37.93%
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
16582 16018 15655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.09% 32.43% 33.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10650 9848 9491
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 620 681
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.16 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% -10.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +3 26 £475 +65.21% 4
South East -23 14 £170 -45.60% 7
East of England -8 4 £350 +191.66%
North West - 3 - - 6
West Midlands -2 1 £445 - 2
Yorkshire -29 1 - - 3
North East - 1 £175 -
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Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 33 (37.93%) Windows
2 27 (31.03%) iPhone
3 23 (26.44%) iPad
4 22 (25.29%) Windows 7
4 22 (25.29%) Android
4 22 (25.29%) MS Office
5 21 (24.14%) Blackberry
6 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
6 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (18.39%) Apple iOS
8 15 (17.24%) Git (software)
8 15 (17.24%) Web Services
9 14 (16.09%) CSS
9 14 (16.09%) HTML
10 13 (14.94%) Active Directory
10 13 (14.94%) User Experience
11 12 (13.79%) iOS Development
11 12 (13.79%) SCCM
11 12 (13.79%) Unit Testing
11 12 (13.79%) Citrix
12 11 (12.64%) Xcode
12 11 (12.64%) Objective-C
12 11 (12.64%) Subversion
12 11 (12.64%) UIKit
13 10 (11.49%) Android Development
13 10 (11.49%) Mobile Development
13 10 (11.49%) JSON
13 10 (11.49%) OOP
14 9 (10.34%) Dell
14 9 (10.34%) DHCP

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (9.20%) Lync
2 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.45%) MS Project Server
4 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 22 (25.29%) MS Office
2 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.45%) MS Project
5 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.30%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.15%) Fireworks
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Office 365
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) DHCP
1 9 (10.34%) DNS
2 8 (9.20%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (9.20%) Wireless
3 6 (6.90%) Broadband
4 4 (4.60%) LAN
4 4 (4.60%) WAN
4 4 (4.60%) LTE
5 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.30%) VPN
6 2 (2.30%) 3G
6 2 (2.30%) Firewall
7 1 (1.15%) Multicast
7 1 (1.15%) Telepresence
7 1 (1.15%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.15%) RFID
7 1 (1.15%) H.323
7 1 (1.15%) SSL
7 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) Informix
Development Applications
1 15 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.64%) Xcode
2 11 (12.64%) Subversion
3 4 (4.60%) JIRA
3 4 (4.60%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.45%) Axure RP
5 2 (2.30%) Grunt
5 2 (2.30%) Bower
5 2 (2.30%) gulp
6 1 (1.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 9 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.20%) Finance
3 4 (4.60%) Law
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Interactive Media
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (25.29%) Analyst
2 19 (21.84%) Developer
3 11 (12.64%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.20%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Desktop Support
5 7 (8.05%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (6.90%) IT Support
7 5 (5.75%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.75%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Designer
8 4 (4.60%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Android Developer
8 4 (4.60%) iOS Developer
9 3 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.24%) Web Services
2 14 (16.09%) HTML
2 14 (16.09%) CSS
3 11 (12.64%) UIKit
4 10 (11.49%) JSON
5 6 (6.90%) CSS3
5 6 (6.90%) HTML5
6 3 (3.45%) LESS
6 3 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.45%) Backbone.js
6 3 (3.45%) jQuery
6 3 (3.45%) .NET
6 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.45%) ODBC
7 2 (2.30%) RESTful
7 2 (2.30%) Django
7 2 (2.30%) Mustache
7 2 (2.30%) Sass
7 2 (2.30%) iOS SDK
7 2 (2.30%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 27 (31.03%) iPhone
2 23 (26.44%) iPad
3 21 (24.14%) Blackberry
4 13 (14.94%) User Experience
5 6 (6.90%) BYOD
6 4 (4.60%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.15%) Handset
8 1 (1.15%) Psychology
8 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.15%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.93%) Windows
2 22 (25.29%) Android
2 22 (25.29%) Windows 7
3 16 (18.39%) Apple iOS
4 8 (9.20%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.75%) Linux
6 3 (3.45%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.30%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.79%) Unit Testing
2 12 (13.79%) iOS Development
3 10 (11.49%) Mobile Development
3 10 (11.49%) Android Development
3 10 (11.49%) OOP
4 9 (10.34%) Project Management
5 8 (9.20%) ITIL
5 8 (9.20%) Migration
5 8 (9.20%) Incident Management
6 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
6 7 (8.05%) BDD
7 5 (5.75%) Change Control
7 5 (5.75%) Change Management
7 5 (5.75%) Scrum
8 4 (4.60%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.60%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (4.60%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.60%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.64%) Objective-C
2 7 (8.05%) Java
3 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.60%) SQL
5 3 (3.45%) C#
6 2 (2.30%) PHP
6 2 (2.30%) Python
6 2 (2.30%) C
7 1 (1.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (3.45%) MCP
2 3 (3.45%) MCSE
3 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.30%) Degree
4 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (14.94%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.05%) XenApp
3 6 (6.90%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) SCCM
2 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.15%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.79%) Citrix
3 9 (10.34%) Dell
4 7 (8.05%) HP
5 4 (4.60%) Remedy
5 4 (4.60%) McAfee
6 3 (3.45%) LANDesk
6 3 (3.45%) Apple
7 2 (2.30%) Adobe
7 2 (2.30%) Altiris
8 1 (1.15%) Cisco
8 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.15%) BMC
8 1 (1.15%) Nokia
8 1 (1.15%) Polycom
8 1 (1.15%) Tandberg
8 1 (1.15%) Tableau
8 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.15%) Sony
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