The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symbian products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symbian over the 3 months to 27 April 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Symbian Ltd.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symbian
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Symbian 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £108 £450
% change year-on-year
+174.41% -76.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £37.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1229 1370 1008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.54% 43.12% 43.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 820 581
Average daily rate £360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 80 56
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.56% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Symbian
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Symbian Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Symbian
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Symbian Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Symbian
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Symbian Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Symbian
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Symbian 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 Symbian.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) SyncML
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) bada
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone

Symbian
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Symbian 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 Symbian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) WAP
1 1 (100.00%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) bada
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB