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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smartphone
Rank 555 516 493
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -23
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 57 66 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.40% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 51 61
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£450 £313 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +46.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £113 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +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
17426 16598 16008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.31% 32.96% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11144 10089 9876
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 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 670 690 652
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +4 24 £475 +74.31% 8
South East -36 16 £210 -32.80% 6
East of England +1 6 £360 +60.00% 2
North West - 5 £495 - 4
Yorkshire -30 4 £495 +28.57% 4
West Midlands -2 2 £445 +18.66% 2
South West - 1 - - 3
Smartphone
UK

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 30 (33.71%) Windows
2 26 (29.21%) Android
3 22 (24.72%) iPhone
4 21 (23.60%) Blackberry
5 20 (22.47%) iPad
5 20 (22.47%) Apple iOS
6 18 (20.22%) Windows 7
6 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (19.10%) Git (software)
7 17 (19.10%) MS Office
8 16 (17.98%) Web Services
8 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
9 14 (15.73%) Active Directory
9 14 (15.73%) Unit Testing
9 14 (15.73%) User Experience
10 13 (14.61%) Android Development
10 13 (14.61%) iOS Development
10 13 (14.61%) CSS
10 13 (14.61%) HTML
11 12 (13.48%) Objective-C
11 12 (13.48%) JSON
12 11 (12.36%) Subversion
12 11 (12.36%) UIKit
12 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
12 11 (12.36%) Xcode
13 10 (11.24%) OOP
13 10 (11.24%) Dell
13 10 (11.24%) Citrix
13 10 (11.24%) SCCM
14 9 (10.11%) BDD

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (6.74%) Lync
2 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (5.62%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.12%) Apache
5 1 (1.12%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (19.10%) MS Office
2 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.37%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (2.25%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (2.25%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.12%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.12%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.12%) Vectorworks
5 1 (1.12%) Solid Edge
5 1 (1.12%) SketchUp
5 1 (1.12%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.11%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (8.99%) Wireless
3 7 (7.87%) DHCP
3 7 (7.87%) DNS
4 4 (4.49%) Broadband
4 4 (4.49%) LAN
4 4 (4.49%) WAN
4 4 (4.49%) LTE
5 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.25%) VPN
6 2 (2.25%) 3G
6 2 (2.25%) Firewall
7 1 (1.12%) Multicast
7 1 (1.12%) Telepresence
7 1 (1.12%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.12%) RFID
7 1 (1.12%) H.323
7 1 (1.12%) SSL
7 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) Informix
Development Applications
1 17 (19.10%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.36%) Xcode
2 11 (12.36%) Subversion
3 4 (4.49%) JIRA
3 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.37%) Axure RP
5 2 (2.25%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.12%) gulp
6 1 (1.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.12%) Grunt
6 1 (1.12%) Bower
6 1 (1.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.11%) Finance
3 4 (4.49%) Law
4 3 (3.37%) Electronics
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 2 (2.25%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Automotive
6 1 (1.12%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 21 (23.60%) Developer
2 17 (19.10%) Analyst
3 10 (11.24%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.87%) Senior Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Designer
4 7 (7.87%) Mobile Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Android Developer
5 6 (6.74%) IT Support
5 6 (6.74%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (5.62%) Desktop Support
6 5 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.62%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) iOS Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (3.37%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) Web Services
2 13 (14.61%) HTML
2 13 (14.61%) CSS
3 12 (13.48%) JSON
4 11 (12.36%) UIKit
5 5 (5.62%) HTML5
6 4 (4.49%) jQuery
6 4 (4.49%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.49%) CSS3
7 3 (3.37%) Android SDK
7 3 (3.37%) Backbone.js
7 3 (3.37%) ODBC
8 2 (2.25%) RESTful
8 2 (2.25%) iOS SDK
8 2 (2.25%) REST
8 2 (2.25%) LESS
9 1 (1.12%) PhoneGap
9 1 (1.12%) Jinja
9 1 (1.12%) Mustache
9 1 (1.12%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.72%) iPhone
2 21 (23.60%) Blackberry
3 20 (22.47%) iPad
4 14 (15.73%) User Experience
5 5 (5.62%) BYOD
6 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.49%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.37%) Handset
8 2 (2.25%) Statistics
8 2 (2.25%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.12%) Telematics
9 1 (1.12%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.12%) Psychology
9 1 (1.12%) EPoS
9 1 (1.12%) NHS
9 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 30 (33.71%) Windows
2 26 (29.21%) Android
3 20 (22.47%) Apple iOS
4 18 (20.22%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.87%) Windows 8
6 5 (5.62%) Linux
6 5 (5.62%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.37%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.73%) Unit Testing
3 13 (14.61%) Android Development
3 13 (14.61%) iOS Development
4 10 (11.24%) OOP
5 9 (10.11%) ITIL
5 9 (10.11%) Mobile Development
5 9 (10.11%) BDD
6 8 (8.99%) Project Management
7 6 (6.74%) Service Management
7 6 (6.74%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.62%) TDD
8 5 (5.62%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.62%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.62%) Change Management
9 4 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.49%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.49%) Performance Testing
9 4 (4.49%) Software Deployment
10 3 (3.37%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.48%) Objective-C
2 8 (8.99%) Java
3 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.49%) SQL
5 2 (2.25%) PHP
5 2 (2.25%) C
6 1 (1.12%) C++
6 1 (1.12%) Python
6 1 (1.12%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.37%) MCP
2 3 (3.37%) MCSE
2 3 (3.37%) Degree
3 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.12%) ISEB
4 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (15.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.62%) XenApp
3 4 (4.49%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) SCCM
2 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.12%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.12%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.24%) Dell
2 10 (11.24%) Citrix
3 8 (8.99%) HP
3 8 (8.99%) Apple
4 4 (4.49%) Adobe
4 4 (4.49%) Remedy
4 4 (4.49%) McAfee
5 3 (3.37%) LANDesk
5 3 (3.37%) Nokia
6 2 (2.25%) Motorola
6 2 (2.25%) Sony
6 2 (2.25%) Altiris
7 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.12%) Mitel
7 1 (1.12%) Polycom
7 1 (1.12%) Tandberg
7 1 (1.12%) Tableau
7 1 (1.12%) MobileIron
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