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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smartphone
Rank 248 224 213
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -11
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 6 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.063% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.85% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +56.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £370 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £475 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £31.80 £13.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.61% -62.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £13.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+28.61% -62.85%
Smartphone
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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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2522 2347 1776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.65% 26.95% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1308 1226 813
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 141 186
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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
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 6 March 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
Berkshire -10 3 £345 -13.75%
East Sussex - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 3
West Sussex - - - -
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Android
3 7 (36.84%) Apple iOS
3 7 (36.84%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) .NET
4 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
5 5 (26.32%) Syclo
6 4 (21.05%) iPhone
6 4 (21.05%) Android Development
6 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
6 4 (21.05%) Publishing
7 3 (15.79%) Advertising
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) J2EE
7 3 (15.79%) OO
7 3 (15.79%) VC++
7 3 (15.79%) J2ME
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) C#
7 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
7 3 (15.79%) iOS Development
7 3 (15.79%) Facebook
7 3 (15.79%) iPad
7 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
8 2 (10.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (10.53%) Windows 8

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) SMS
2 1 (5.26%) 3G
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) TestPartner
1 2 (10.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
1 4 (21.05%) Publishing
2 3 (15.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Mobile Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Desktop Support
3 4 (21.05%) Android Developer
4 3 (15.79%) iOS Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Mobility Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Applications Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) J2EE
2 3 (15.79%) J2ME
3 1 (5.26%) BREW
3 1 (5.26%) JSON
3 1 (5.26%) Android SDK
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Mobile App
2 4 (21.05%) iPhone
3 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
3 3 (15.79%) iPad
4 1 (5.26%) IVR
4 1 (5.26%) Tandem
4 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.26%) FMCG
4 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Android
3 7 (36.84%) Apple iOS
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
6 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Android Development
2 3 (15.79%) iOS Development
2 3 (15.79%) OO
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) VC++
2 3 (15.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Syclo
2 3 (15.79%) Facebook
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) Thunderhead
4 1 (5.26%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Peregrine
4 1 (5.26%) SAP