The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symbian products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symbian over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symbian
Rank 70 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Symbian 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% - 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% - 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 - -
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East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
393 290 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 49.50% 55.45% 52.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 146 198
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £583 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 36
Average hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.50 £11.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £50.00 £34.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Symbian
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Symbian Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Symbian
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Symbian Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Symbian
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Symbian Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Symbian
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAP
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) SyncML
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) bada
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing

Symbian
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) WAP
1 1 (100.00%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) bada
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java