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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank 78 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 1 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.11% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.40% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £258
UK excluding London median daily rate £163 £280 £318
% change year-on-year
-41.96% -11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.23 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -13.24%
Smartphone
Berkshire

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
260 253 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.67% 28.21% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 127 144
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £25.38 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.76% +53.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.18 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.77 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.11% -7.65%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Smartphone as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (50.00%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Handset
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) 3G
1 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) LTE
2 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (50.00%) VoLTE
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA