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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smartphone
Rank 245 228 240
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 11 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.069% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
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£244 £213 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -1.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
- -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.35 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -56.84%
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
2799 2224 2476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.12% 25.73% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1590 1201 1121
Average daily rate £360 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 116 186
Average hourly rate £16.61 £20.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.95% -1.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
Middlesex - 4 £148 -
Berkshire +9 3 £313 -10.71% 4
Surrey - 3 £175 - 2
Kent - 1 - - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 16 (50.00%) Android
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) MS Office
3 10 (31.25%) Apple iOS
3 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
4 9 (28.13%) Windows
5 8 (25.00%) Flash
5 8 (25.00%) Photoshop
5 8 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (25.00%) User Experience
6 7 (21.88%) Axure RP
6 7 (21.88%) Adobe
7 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 6 (18.75%) Visualisation
8 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
8 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
8 5 (15.63%) Gerrit
8 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
8 5 (15.63%) Linux
8 5 (15.63%) HTML
8 5 (15.63%) Blackberry
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (12.50%) Marketing
9 4 (12.50%) Degree
9 4 (12.50%) SEO
9 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 4 (12.50%) Java
9 4 (12.50%) Perl
9 4 (12.50%) PHP

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) Drupal
2 2 (6.25%) WordPress
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Office
2 8 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Business One
2 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) Telnet
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) NAS
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) VoIP
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Axure RP
2 5 (15.63%) Gerrit
2 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 4 (12.50%) Marketing
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Designer
2 5 (15.63%) Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Systems Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
4 3 (9.38%) Visual Designer
4 3 (9.38%) UI Designer
4 3 (9.38%) UX Designer
5 2 (6.25%) Relationships Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Android Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Field Service Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Manager
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) Flash
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
3 3 (9.38%) Web Services
3 3 (9.38%) HTML5
4 2 (6.25%) CSS3
4 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (6.25%) jQuery
4 2 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (3.13%) SOAP
5 1 (3.13%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) XML
5 1 (3.13%) ODBC
5 1 (3.13%) JSON
5 1 (3.13%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 8 (25.00%) User Experience
3 6 (18.75%) Visualisation
4 5 (15.63%) Blackberry
5 3 (9.38%) FMCG
6 2 (6.25%) iPhone
6 2 (6.25%) EPoS
6 2 (6.25%) Social Media
6 2 (6.25%) iPad
6 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
7 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Android
2 10 (31.25%) Apple iOS
3 9 (28.13%) Windows
4 5 (15.63%) Linux
4 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.13%) CentOS
7 1 (3.13%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) SEO
4 3 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (9.38%) Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) Android Development
5 2 (6.25%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.25%) Email Marketing
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (6.25%) CRM
5 2 (6.25%) Web Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) B2B
5 2 (6.25%) B2C
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Java
1 4 (12.50%) Perl
1 4 (12.50%) PHP
1 4 (12.50%) Python
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) MCP
3 2 (6.25%) A+ Certification
3 2 (6.25%) PMP
3 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Adobe
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) SAP
4 3 (9.38%) Appcelerator
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) Twitter
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) Apple
5 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.13%) McAfee
6 1 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (3.13%) Polycom
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) MobileIron
6 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.13%) Avaya
6 1 (3.13%) CommVault
6 1 (3.13%) Facebook