The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 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.

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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symbian
Rank 572 555 541
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Contract jobs citing Symbian 7 5 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.010% 0.073%
As % of the Vendors category 0.029% 0.022% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £438 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.25 - £32.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 - £24.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 - £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.25 - £32.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23934 22343 24958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.62% 46.39% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13814 12876 13105
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
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 1101 1010 1277
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 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 +13 2 £350 -26.31%
North West - - - - 1
Symbian
UK

Symbian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (81.82%) Mobile App
2 6 (54.55%) Handset
3 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (36.36%) Android
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) iPhone
5 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
5 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
6 2 (18.18%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) OS/2
7 1 (9.09%) JMeter
7 1 (9.09%) Games
7 1 (9.09%) Streaming Video
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) Cocoa
7 1 (9.09%) J2ME
7 1 (9.09%) DRM
7 1 (9.09%) SyncML
7 1 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (9.09%) C++
7 1 (9.09%) SQL

Symbian
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) GPRS
1 1 (9.09%) GSM
1 1 (9.09%) 3GPP
1 1 (9.09%) UMTS
1 1 (9.09%) WLAN
1 1 (9.09%) WCDMA
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) LTE
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JMeter
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
1 1 (9.09%) LoadUI
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
3 1 (9.09%) iOS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) J2ME
2 1 (9.09%) WAP
2 1 (9.09%) SyncML
2 1 (9.09%) Cocoa
2 1 (9.09%) JNI
2 1 (9.09%) BREW
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Mobile App
2 6 (54.55%) Handset
3 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
4 3 (27.27%) iPhone
5 1 (9.09%) iPad
5 1 (9.09%) Streaming Video
5 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Android
2 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
3 2 (18.18%) OS/2
4 1 (9.09%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) DRM
1 1 (9.09%) Scrum
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (9.09%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (9.09%) Android Development
1 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
1 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
1 1 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft