The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smartphone
Rank 252 227 221
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -6
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 5 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.053% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.50% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Average daily rate
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£260 £279 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.72% -25.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £173 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £336 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £310 £373
% change year-on-year
-11.29% -16.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -55.71%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2954 2616 2236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.60% 28.50% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1568 1410 1072
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 162 148
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £11.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Smartphone
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Smartphone Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Smartphone
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smartphone across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Smartphone Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Smartphone Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Smartphone
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
Surrey +17 4 £170 -
Hampshire +1 1 £388 +21.09%
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Android
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 4 (33.33%) MS Office
3 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
4 3 (25.00%) iPhone
4 3 (25.00%) SCCM
4 3 (25.00%) iPad
5 2 (16.67%) Office 365
5 2 (16.67%) Facebook
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone
5 2 (16.67%) Android Development
5 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 2 (16.67%) BYOD
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (16.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) McAfee
5 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
1 2 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 2 (16.67%) TestPartner
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Operations Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Android Developer
4 2 (16.67%) iOS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 2 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) IT Operations Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) ODBC
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) JSF
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Struts
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (25.00%) iPhone
2 3 (25.00%) iPad
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (16.67%) BYOD
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Android
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Android Development
2 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (16.67%) Facebook
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) McAfee
4 1 (8.33%) Altiris
4 1 (8.33%) HP