The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Hertfordshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symbian
Rank - 58 68
Contract jobs citing Symbian 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.47% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.12% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate - £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £108 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
-76.11% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
426 267 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 55.32% 41.78% 40.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 121 170
Average daily rate £350 £398 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £225 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 36
Average hourly rate £23.86 £17.50 £15.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.31% +15.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Symbian
East of England

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 21 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) JSON
1 7 (100.00%) Qt
1 7 (100.00%) bada
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (85.71%) NFC
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) Android
3 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
4 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5

Symbian
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (85.71%) NFC
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
1 6 (85.71%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (85.71%) Mobile Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) JSON
1 7 (100.00%) Qt
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) bada
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (71.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree