The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symbian products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symbian over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symbian
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Symbian 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.40% - -
As % of the Vendors category 6.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£295 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £108 £300
% change year-on-year
+174.41% -64.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -65.33%
Symbian
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
61 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 36.53% 37.06% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 21
Average daily rate £350 £300 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +44.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £11.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

Symbian
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Symbian Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Symbian
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Symbian Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Symbian
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symbian within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £295 -
Symbian
West Midlands

Symbian
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Games
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Android
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC

Symbian
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Games
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC