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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smartphone
Rank 69 66 75
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.23% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.81% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£205 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +37.93%
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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
330 247 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.61% 28.59% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 129 142
Average daily rate £425 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 8
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.40 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £59.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +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 11 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) PhoneGap
1 1 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Android Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift