The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smartphone
Rank - 84 -
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.27% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £20.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-20.92% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
236 364 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.96% 32.94% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 219 101
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £457 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £11.25 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.18 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Smartphone
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Smartphone Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Smartphone Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Smartphone
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe