The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symbian products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symbian over the 3 months to 24 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.

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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symbian
Rank 83 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Symbian 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.072% - 0.075%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - £32.75
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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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
626 481 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.00% 41.22% 45.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 209 271
Average daily rate £340 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 49 54
Average hourly rate £14.25 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.97% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £27.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Symbian
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Symbian Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Symbian
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Symbian Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Symbian
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Symbian Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Symbian
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) J2ME
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

Symbian
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) J2ME
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone