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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smartphone
Rank 387 362 366
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 27 61 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.64% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 47 35
Average daily rate
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£255 £216 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -42.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £194 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £418 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £288 £323
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -10.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -53.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £14.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+11.79% -63.05%
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
8696 9485 9741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.88% 37.60% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5999 6602 6653
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 169 245
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.23 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +31 12 £338 -15.62% 6
Docklands, London - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.53%) Apple iOS
3 12 (22.64%) MS Office
3 12 (22.64%) Windows
4 11 (20.75%) Android
4 11 (20.75%) Mobile App
4 11 (20.75%) User Experience
5 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
6 9 (16.98%) Finance
6 9 (16.98%) iPhone
6 9 (16.98%) iPad
7 8 (15.09%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (15.09%) Photoshop
8 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
8 7 (13.21%) iOS Development
9 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
9 6 (11.32%) Fireworks
9 6 (11.32%) Blackberry
9 6 (11.32%) TDD
9 6 (11.32%) Banking
9 6 (11.32%) QA
10 5 (9.43%) Marketing
10 5 (9.43%) Retail
10 5 (9.43%) Apple
10 5 (9.43%) Java
11 4 (7.55%) TestDirector
11 4 (7.55%) Mac OS X
11 4 (7.55%) Wireless
11 4 (7.55%) Handset

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Office
2 8 (15.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (15.09%) Photoshop
3 6 (11.32%) Fireworks
4 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Wireless
2 1 (1.89%) 4G
2 1 (1.89%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.89%) NFC
2 1 (1.89%) 2G
2 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) 3G
2 1 (1.89%) LDAP
2 1 (1.89%) Broadband
2 1 (1.89%) LAN
2 1 (1.89%) PBX
2 1 (1.89%) VoIP
2 1 (1.89%) DHCP
2 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.89%) FTP
2 1 (1.89%) VPN
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (1.89%) Azkaban
1 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) TestDirector
2 3 (5.66%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Marketing
3 5 (9.43%) Retail
4 4 (7.55%) Advertising
4 4 (7.55%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.66%) Publishing
5 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Legal
6 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Developer
3 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Test Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support
4 4 (7.55%) iOS Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Designer
5 3 (5.66%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.77%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.77%) UI Designer
7 1 (1.89%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Web Services
1 2 (3.77%) Flash
2 1 (1.89%) Android SDK
2 1 (1.89%) Kafka
2 1 (1.89%) JSON
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) SOAP
2 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Mobile App
1 11 (20.75%) User Experience
2 9 (16.98%) iPhone
2 9 (16.98%) iPad
3 6 (11.32%) Blackberry
4 4 (7.55%) Handset
4 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.55%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (5.66%) Digital Media
5 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.66%) FMCG
6 1 (1.89%) Open Source
6 1 (1.89%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.89%) Social Media
6 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.89%) Statistics
6 1 (1.89%) EPoS
6 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.89%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Apple iOS
2 12 (22.64%) Windows
3 11 (20.75%) Android
4 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.55%) Mac OS X
5 4 (7.55%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.66%) Linux
6 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.66%) VMS
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.21%) iOS Development
3 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (11.32%) TDD
4 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
4 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
4 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (7.55%) Manual Testing
4 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
4 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
4 4 (7.55%) Android Development
5 2 (3.77%) ITIL
5 2 (3.77%) OOP
5 2 (3.77%) OO
5 2 (3.77%) Scrum
5 2 (3.77%) BDD
5 2 (3.77%) Line Management
5 2 (3.77%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.89%) Automation Testing
6 1 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) Java
2 2 (3.77%) C++
3 1 (1.89%) Scala
3 1 (1.89%) Ruby
3 1 (1.89%) SQL
3 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
1 3 (5.66%) A+ Certification
1 3 (5.66%) MCP
2 2 (3.77%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) MCDST
3 1 (1.89%) MCITP
3 1 (1.89%) CCNA
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (1.89%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Apple
3 4 (7.55%) Facebook
4 3 (5.66%) SAP
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco
5 2 (3.77%) Adobe
6 1 (1.89%) Tableau
6 1 (1.89%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) Websense
6 1 (1.89%) CQG
6 1 (1.89%) Peregrine
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix
6 1 (1.89%) Reuters
6 1 (1.89%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.89%) Remedy
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 9 days ago