The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Symbian products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symbian over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Symbian Ltd.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symbian
Rank 588 496 542
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +46
Contract jobs citing Symbian 2 7 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.016% 0.063%
As % of the Vendors category 0.009% 0.035% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 24
Average daily rate £108 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-75.42% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £108 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
-76.11% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Symbian
UK

Symbian
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symbian across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Symbian Jobs Demand Trend in England

Symbian
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Symbian across the England region.

Symbian Daily Rate Trend in England

Symbian
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Symbian across the England region.

Symbian Hourly Rate Trend in England

Symbian
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 Symbian within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -24 1 - - 3
South East - 1 £108 -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
Symbian
UK

Symbian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Symbian 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 Symbian.

1 22 (88.00%) Android
2 21 (84.00%) Mobile App
3 19 (76.00%) Apple iOS
4 16 (64.00%) Java
5 13 (52.00%) Windows
5 13 (52.00%) Blackberry
6 11 (44.00%) Web Services
6 11 (44.00%) Windows Phone
7 9 (36.00%) HTML
7 9 (36.00%) JSON
8 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
8 8 (32.00%) iPhone
8 8 (32.00%) Degree
8 8 (32.00%) Qt
8 8 (32.00%) bada
9 7 (28.00%) NFC
9 7 (28.00%) SOAP
9 7 (28.00%) .NET
9 7 (28.00%) J2ME
10 6 (24.00%) XML
10 6 (24.00%) Nokia
10 6 (24.00%) QA
10 6 (24.00%) iOS SDK
11 5 (20.00%) BlackBerry OS
11 5 (20.00%) HTML5
11 5 (20.00%) Apple
12 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
12 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
12 4 (16.00%) MySQL
12 4 (16.00%) JavaScript

Symbian
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Symbian 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 Symbian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) NFC
2 2 (8.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) PhoneGap
2 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (12.00%) LoadUI
2 3 (12.00%) JMeter
3 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.00%) Xcode
3 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Architect
1 9 (36.00%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Android Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Mobile Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Applications Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Applications Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Designer
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Web Services
2 9 (36.00%) HTML
2 9 (36.00%) JSON
3 8 (32.00%) Qt
4 7 (28.00%) SOAP
4 7 (28.00%) .NET
4 7 (28.00%) J2ME
5 6 (24.00%) XML
5 6 (24.00%) iOS SDK
6 5 (20.00%) HTML5
7 3 (12.00%) REST
7 3 (12.00%) BREW
7 3 (12.00%) Middleware
8 2 (8.00%) OpenGL
8 2 (8.00%) CSS
8 2 (8.00%) J2EE
8 2 (8.00%) LAMP
8 2 (8.00%) Android SDK
9 1 (4.00%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (4.00%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 21 (84.00%) Mobile App
2 13 (52.00%) Blackberry
3 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (32.00%) iPhone
4 3 (12.00%) Handset
5 2 (8.00%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Android
2 19 (76.00%) Apple iOS
3 13 (52.00%) Windows
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Phone
5 8 (32.00%) bada
6 5 (20.00%) BlackBerry OS
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (8.00%) Linux
9 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (16.00%) Scrum
1 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (12.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (12.00%) Android Development
3 2 (8.00%) OO
3 2 (8.00%) Test Management
3 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Nokia
2 5 (20.00%) Apple
3 3 (12.00%) Google
3 3 (12.00%) Sybase
3 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Adobe
4 2 (8.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Sencha
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) JBoss