The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smartphone
Rank 390 370 351
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -19
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 24 61 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.099% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.76% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 50 34
Average daily rate
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£270 £213 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -41.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £194 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+25.45% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -61.33%
Smartphone
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7423 8071 8221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.51% 32.26% 31.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4929 5559 5615
Average daily rate £450 £460 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £629 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 173 220
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in London

Smartphone
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Smartphone Daily Rate Trend in London

Smartphone
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smartphone across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Smartphone Daily Rate Histogram in London

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Smartphone Hourly Rate Trend in London

Smartphone
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
City of London +18 9 £383 +0.32% 4
Docklands, London - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 15 (26.32%) Apple iOS
2 13 (22.81%) Finance
3 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.30%) Android
4 11 (19.30%) MS Office
4 11 (19.30%) iPad
4 11 (19.30%) Mobile App
5 10 (17.54%) Windows
5 10 (17.54%) iPhone
6 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.79%) QA
6 9 (15.79%) iOS Development
7 8 (14.04%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (14.04%) Photoshop
7 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
8 7 (12.28%) Java
8 7 (12.28%) TDD
8 7 (12.28%) Banking
8 7 (12.28%) Windows 7
9 6 (10.53%) Wireless
9 6 (10.53%) Fireworks
10 5 (8.77%) Apple
10 5 (8.77%) A+ Certification
10 5 (8.77%) MCP
10 5 (8.77%) Blackberry
10 5 (8.77%) Retail
10 5 (8.77%) Marketing
10 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
11 4 (7.02%) Manual Testing
11 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) MS Office
2 8 (14.04%) Photoshop
2 8 (14.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (10.53%) Fireworks
4 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) Wireless
2 3 (5.26%) FTP
2 3 (5.26%) DNS
2 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 3 (5.26%) DHCP
3 2 (3.51%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) PBX
4 1 (1.75%) VoIP
4 1 (1.75%) WAN
4 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.75%) LDAP
4 1 (1.75%) Broadband
4 1 (1.75%) 3G
4 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.75%) 2G
4 1 (1.75%) NFC
4 1 (1.75%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.75%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) MySQL
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (3.51%) Azkaban
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) TestDirector
2 3 (5.26%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Retail
3 5 (8.77%) Marketing
4 4 (7.02%) Retail Banking
4 4 (7.02%) Advertising
5 3 (5.26%) Publishing
6 2 (3.51%) Legal
6 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.75%) Law
7 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (7.02%) Test Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) iOS Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Designer
5 3 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (5.26%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) QA Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (3.51%) UI Designer
6 2 (3.51%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.51%) Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) HTML
1 2 (3.51%) Flash
1 2 (3.51%) Kafka
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) iPad
1 11 (19.30%) Mobile App
2 10 (17.54%) iPhone
3 5 (8.77%) Blackberry
3 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.02%) Handset
4 4 (7.02%) Digital Media
4 4 (7.02%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (5.26%) Fat Client
5 3 (5.26%) Thin Client
5 3 (5.26%) Smartcard
6 2 (3.51%) FMCG
6 2 (3.51%) Social Media
7 1 (1.75%) Open Source
7 1 (1.75%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.75%) Statistics
7 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.75%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Apple iOS
2 11 (19.30%) Android
3 10 (17.54%) Windows
4 7 (12.28%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.02%) Mac OS X
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Vista
6 3 (5.26%) Linux
6 3 (5.26%) VMS
6 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (15.79%) iOS Development
3 7 (12.28%) TDD
4 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
4 4 (7.02%) Manual Testing
4 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
4 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (7.02%) Test Scripting
4 4 (7.02%) BDD
4 4 (7.02%) Android Development
5 3 (5.26%) Scrum
5 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.26%) OOP
5 3 (5.26%) OO
6 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.51%) Workflow
6 2 (3.51%) ITIL
6 2 (3.51%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.75%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) Java
2 3 (5.26%) C++
3 2 (3.51%) Scala
3 2 (3.51%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.75%) Ruby
4 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) MCP
1 5 (8.77%) A+ Certification
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.26%) MCDST
2 3 (5.26%) MCITP
2 3 (5.26%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Apple
3 4 (7.02%) Facebook
4 3 (5.26%) CQG
4 3 (5.26%) Citrix
4 3 (5.26%) Reuters
4 3 (5.26%) Bloomberg
5 2 (3.51%) Adobe
5 2 (3.51%) SAP
5 2 (3.51%) Tableau
6 1 (1.75%) VMware
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco
6 1 (1.75%) Websense
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