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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank 570 529 516
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -13
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 38 49 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.33% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 38
Average daily rate £275 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £128 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £378 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £268 £415
% change year-on-year
+16.60% -35.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.61 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.01% +15.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £22.73 £17.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.11 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-17.27% -0.91%
Smartphone
UK

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
15339 14868 14926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.49% 31.65% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10028 9356 9179
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 641 619
Average hourly rate £22.06 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.54% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.61 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 16 £275 -6.77% 7
South East -8 7 £171 -46.48% 3
Yorkshire -10 4 £313 +184.09% 1
South West 0 3 £425 - 8
East Midlands -8 3 £270 +42.10%
North West -11 2 £375 +25.41% 5
East of England 0 1 £190 +90.00% 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Smartphone
UK

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 25 (27.47%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.98%) Windows
3 19 (20.88%) MS Office
4 16 (17.58%) HTML
5 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
6 14 (15.38%) CSS
7 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 13 (14.29%) Retail
7 13 (14.29%) Degree
7 13 (14.29%) Apple iOS
8 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared
8 12 (13.19%) Security Cleared
8 12 (13.19%) Android
9 11 (12.09%) Finance
9 11 (12.09%) Adobe
9 11 (12.09%) Apple
9 11 (12.09%) Blackberry
9 11 (12.09%) Windows 7
10 10 (10.99%) HTML5
10 10 (10.99%) EPoS
10 10 (10.99%) Law
10 10 (10.99%) Legal
11 9 (9.89%) Project Management
11 9 (9.89%) Banking
11 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (9.89%) LESS
11 9 (9.89%) Mobile App
11 9 (9.89%) User Experience
11 9 (9.89%) Disclosure Scotland
12 8 (8.79%) WebEx

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (8.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.40%) Apache
3 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.10%) Node.js
3 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (20.88%) MS Office
2 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 8 (8.79%) Acrobat
3 8 (8.79%) Adobe Captivate
3 8 (8.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.40%) Photoshop
5 3 (3.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (2.20%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (2.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (1.10%) Blender
7 1 (1.10%) MS Project
7 1 (1.10%) SketchUp
7 1 (1.10%) Solid Edge
7 1 (1.10%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (1.10%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.10%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.10%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) WebEx
2 5 (5.49%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.30%) LAN
3 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.30%) WAN
4 2 (2.20%) 4G
4 2 (2.20%) Firewall
4 2 (2.20%) VoIP
5 1 (1.10%) Internet
5 1 (1.10%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.10%) ISDN
5 1 (1.10%) PSTN
5 1 (1.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) GIS
1 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Grunt
2 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.20%) RSpec
4 1 (1.10%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.10%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.10%) Bower
4 1 (1.10%) Clang
4 1 (1.10%) gulp
4 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.10%) JUnit
4 1 (1.10%) Maven
4 1 (1.10%) Toad
General
1 13 (14.29%) Retail
2 11 (12.09%) Finance
3 10 (10.99%) Law
3 10 (10.99%) Legal
4 9 (9.89%) Banking
5 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 6 (6.59%) Electronics
7 3 (3.30%) Automotive
8 2 (2.20%) Games
8 2 (2.20%) Publishing
9 1 (1.10%) Back Office
9 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.10%) French Language
9 1 (1.10%) Front Office
9 1 (1.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (25.27%) Developer
2 12 (13.19%) Analyst
3 10 (10.99%) Field Engineer
4 9 (9.89%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.79%) IT Trainer
5 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Trainer
5 8 (8.79%) Trainer
6 7 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Designer
7 5 (5.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (5.49%) iOS Developer
7 5 (5.49%) UI Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Break Fix Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (4.40%) IT Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.58%) HTML
2 14 (15.38%) CSS
3 10 (10.99%) HTML5
4 9 (9.89%) LESS
5 6 (6.59%) jQuery
6 5 (5.49%) CSS3
6 5 (5.49%) Sass
7 4 (4.40%) .NET
7 4 (4.40%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.40%) Backbone.js
7 4 (4.40%) REST
8 3 (3.30%) SOAP
9 2 (2.20%) Apache Thrift
9 2 (2.20%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.20%) Software Packaging
9 2 (2.20%) Swing
10 1 (1.10%) Django
10 1 (1.10%) Java EE
10 1 (1.10%) JSON
10 1 (1.10%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Blackberry
2 10 (10.99%) EPoS
3 9 (9.89%) Mobile App
3 9 (9.89%) User Experience
4 8 (8.79%) e-Learning
5 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.49%) Handset
7 4 (4.40%) BYOD
8 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.30%) CMDB
8 3 (3.30%) Driving Licence
8 3 (3.30%) iPhone
8 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.30%) STB
9 2 (2.20%) Digital Media
9 2 (2.20%) PKI
9 2 (2.20%) Telematics
10 1 (1.10%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
10 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.98%) Windows
2 13 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 12 (13.19%) Android
4 11 (12.09%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.59%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.40%) Linux
6 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.30%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.20%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.20%) Unix
8 2 (2.20%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (9.89%) Project Management
2 8 (8.79%) Service Management
3 7 (7.69%) ITIL
4 6 (6.59%) Asset Management
4 6 (6.59%) Front End Development
4 6 (6.59%) OO
4 6 (6.59%) Product Management
5 5 (5.49%) iOS Development
6 4 (4.40%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.30%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.30%) MVC
7 3 (3.30%) Software Deployment
7 3 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.30%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.20%) ITSM
8 2 (2.20%) Migration
8 2 (2.20%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.20%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.20%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.59%) Java
2 6 (6.59%) PHP
3 5 (5.49%) Objective-C
4 4 (4.40%) Apple Swift
4 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.20%) C
5 2 (2.20%) C++
5 2 (2.20%) Ruby
5 2 (2.20%) SQL
6 1 (1.10%) C#
6 1 (1.10%) GLSL
6 1 (1.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) Degree
2 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared
2 12 (13.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.10%) CCNP
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.10%) MCDST
4 1 (1.10%) MCP
4 1 (1.10%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.10%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.30%) Firmware
2 3 (3.30%) XenApp
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (27.47%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.09%) Adobe
2 11 (12.09%) Apple
3 6 (6.59%) Citrix
4 2 (2.20%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.20%) BMC
4 2 (2.20%) Cisco
4 2 (2.20%) FactSet
4 2 (2.20%) HP
4 2 (2.20%) Motorola
4 2 (2.20%) Nokia
4 2 (2.20%) Nortel
4 2 (2.20%) Remedy
4 2 (2.20%) Reuters
4 2 (2.20%) VMware
5 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.10%) Dell
5 1 (1.10%) Google
5 1 (1.10%) iManage
5 1 (1.10%) Polycom