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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smartphone
Rank 532 469 474
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +5
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 55 87 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.57% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 57 39
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£175 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.20% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% -51.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 £16.10 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.50 £81.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -
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
16586 15176 15443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.09% 32.20% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10515 9706 9237
Average daily rate £420 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 697 595 742
Average hourly rate £17.25 £18.90 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.73% -14.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £41.00 £43.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 23 October 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
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 23 October 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 -16 29 £166 -54.91% 13
South East -19 13 £313 +38.88% 12
East Midlands -1 4 - -
West Midlands -16 3 £256 -10.86% 1
East of England -36 3 £330 +14.78% 4
North West -16 2 £350 +12.00% 3
South West -37 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
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Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 48 (39.34%) Windows
2 41 (33.61%) MS Office
3 38 (31.15%) Android
4 37 (30.33%) Microsoft
5 31 (25.41%) Apple iOS
6 30 (24.59%) Windows 7
7 29 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (19.67%) Mobile App
9 21 (17.21%) Finance
10 20 (16.39%) Blackberry
11 19 (15.57%) User Experience
12 16 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (12.30%) Wireless
13 15 (12.30%) LAN
14 14 (11.48%) WAN
14 14 (11.48%) Citrix
15 13 (10.66%) Java
16 12 (9.84%) Photoshop
17 11 (9.02%) Thin Client
17 11 (9.02%) Marketing
17 11 (9.02%) Fat Client
17 11 (9.02%) Adobe Illustrator
18 10 (8.20%) Linux
18 10 (8.20%) MCP
18 10 (8.20%) Flash
18 10 (8.20%) Adobe
18 10 (8.20%) Active Directory
18 10 (8.20%) SharePoint
18 10 (8.20%) Windows 8
18 10 (8.20%) Android Development

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 10 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.74%) Lync
3 4 (3.28%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.64%) CMS
5 2 (1.64%) Drupal
5 2 (1.64%) WordPress
5 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.64%) Confluence
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.82%) IIS
6 1 (0.82%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 41 (33.61%) MS Office
2 12 (9.84%) Photoshop
3 11 (9.02%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.82%) MS Project
6 1 (0.82%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.82%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.30%) Wireless
1 15 (12.30%) LAN
2 14 (11.48%) WAN
3 9 (7.38%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.74%) DHCP
4 7 (5.74%) DNS
5 5 (4.10%) FTP
5 5 (4.10%) VoIP
5 5 (4.10%) Internet
5 5 (4.10%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (3.28%) VPN
7 1 (0.82%) 4G
7 1 (0.82%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.82%) LDAP
7 1 (0.82%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.82%) PBX
7 1 (0.82%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.82%) Firewall
7 1 (0.82%) 2G
7 1 (0.82%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (8.20%) Axure RP
2 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.10%) Gerrit
3 5 (4.10%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.28%) TestDirector
5 3 (2.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (1.64%) JIRA
6 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.64%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.82%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.82%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.82%) Selenium
General
1 21 (17.21%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Marketing
3 9 (7.38%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.74%) Advertising
5 6 (4.92%) Banking
5 6 (4.92%) Retail
5 6 (4.92%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.28%) Publishing
6 4 (3.28%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.64%) Legal
7 2 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.82%) Games
8 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (22.95%) Analyst
2 18 (14.75%) Developer
3 12 (9.84%) Support Analyst
3 12 (9.84%) Desktop Support
3 12 (9.84%) Architect
4 10 (8.20%) Designer
5 9 (7.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (5.74%) Android Developer
6 7 (5.74%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) Mobile Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Desktop Technician
8 5 (4.10%) Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (4.10%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) UI Designer
8 5 (4.10%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (4.10%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) Systems Architect
9 4 (3.28%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.20%) Flash
2 8 (6.56%) HTML
3 6 (4.92%) .NET
3 6 (4.92%) Android SDK
4 5 (4.10%) HTML5
4 5 (4.10%) Web Services
5 4 (3.28%) jQuery
5 4 (3.28%) CSS
5 4 (3.28%) CSS3
6 2 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.64%) JSON
6 2 (1.64%) wxWidgets
6 2 (1.64%) XML
6 2 (1.64%) J2ME
6 2 (1.64%) SOAP
6 2 (1.64%) J2EE
6 2 (1.64%) Sass
6 2 (1.64%) LESS
6 2 (1.64%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.67%) Mobile App
2 20 (16.39%) Blackberry
3 19 (15.57%) User Experience
4 11 (9.02%) Thin Client
4 11 (9.02%) Fat Client
5 9 (7.38%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (6.56%) FMCG
6 8 (6.56%) iPhone
6 8 (6.56%) iPad
7 7 (5.74%) Visualisation
8 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (4.10%) Smartcard
9 4 (3.28%) Handset
9 4 (3.28%) EPoS
9 4 (3.28%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (2.46%) Taxonomies
10 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.64%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (39.34%) Windows
2 38 (31.15%) Android
3 31 (25.41%) Apple iOS
4 30 (24.59%) Windows 7
5 16 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.20%) Linux
6 10 (8.20%) Windows 8
7 7 (5.74%) Mac OS X
8 5 (4.10%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.10%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.46%) VMS
9 3 (2.46%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.64%) VxWorks
10 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.82%) CentOS
11 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (8.20%) Android Development
3 9 (7.38%) iOS Development
3 9 (7.38%) E-Commerce
3 9 (7.38%) Migration
4 8 (6.56%) Problem Management
4 8 (6.56%) ITIL
5 7 (5.74%) SEO
5 7 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (5.74%) TDD
6 6 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.10%) Analytics
7 5 (4.10%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (4.10%) Software Engineering
8 4 (3.28%) Business Analysis
8 4 (3.28%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (3.28%) Scrum
8 4 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.28%) Test Automation
8 4 (3.28%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.66%) Java
2 6 (4.92%) PHP
3 4 (3.28%) Python
3 4 (3.28%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.28%) Perl
3 4 (3.28%) C#
4 3 (2.46%) Ruby
5 2 (1.64%) VC++
5 2 (1.64%) C++
5 2 (1.64%) SQL
6 1 (0.82%) C
6 1 (0.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (8.20%) MCP
2 9 (7.38%) A+ Certification
3 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.74%) Degree
4 5 (4.10%) MCITP
4 5 (4.10%) MCDST
5 4 (3.28%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.28%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.46%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.64%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.64%) PMP
7 2 (1.64%) ISEB
8 1 (0.82%) MCSE
8 1 (0.82%) CCNA
8 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.82%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.10%) XenApp
2 5 (4.10%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.82%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.28%) SCCM
1 4 (3.28%) Puppet
1 4 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.82%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.82%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 37 (30.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.48%) Citrix
3 10 (8.20%) Adobe
4 9 (7.38%) SAP
4 9 (7.38%) Apple
5 8 (6.56%) Polycom
5 8 (6.56%) Avaya
6 5 (4.10%) CQG
6 5 (4.10%) Reuters
6 5 (4.10%) Bloomberg
7 4 (3.28%) Cisco
7 4 (3.28%) Facebook
8 3 (2.46%) Appcelerator
8 3 (2.46%) HP
9 2 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.64%) Dell
9 2 (1.64%) Oracle
9 2 (1.64%) Twitter
9 2 (1.64%) Syclo
10 1 (0.82%) MobileIron
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