The first table below looks at the demand for bada skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited bada over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Samsung bada
Rank 584 540 582
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +42
Contract jobs citing bada 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.008% 0.010%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.024% 0.040% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Average daily rate - £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12312 10060 12139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.87% 21.08% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6850 5374 6201
Average daily rate £350 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1083 989 1179
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

bada
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing bada within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

bada Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

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Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing bada within the UK.

bada Daily Rate Trend in the UK

bada
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing bada within the UK.

bada Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing bada 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 bada.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Symbian
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (81.82%) Mobile App
2 9 (81.82%) Android
3 8 (72.73%) Qt
3 8 (72.73%) JSON
3 8 (72.73%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 6 (54.55%) Degree
4 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
4 6 (54.55%) NFC
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
6 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
7 3 (27.27%) ETL
7 3 (27.27%) XML
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) 3GPP
7 3 (27.27%) UMTS
7 3 (27.27%) WLAN
7 3 (27.27%) WAP
7 3 (27.27%) WCDMA
7 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
7 3 (27.27%) Streaming Video
7 3 (27.27%) Multimedia
7 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
7 3 (27.27%) SyncML
7 3 (27.27%) GPRS
7 3 (27.27%) GSM
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Phone

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing bada 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 bada. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) NFC
2 3 (27.27%) 3GPP
2 3 (27.27%) UMTS
2 3 (27.27%) WLAN
2 3 (27.27%) WCDMA
2 3 (27.27%) GPRS
2 3 (27.27%) GSM
2 3 (27.27%) LTE
3 1 (9.09%) IPv6
3 1 (9.09%) VoLTE
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
1 3 (27.27%) Multimedia
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
1 6 (54.55%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (54.55%) Mobile Solutions Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Qt
1 8 (72.73%) JSON
1 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) WAP
4 3 (27.27%) SyncML
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Mobile App
2 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) Streaming Video
3 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
4 2 (18.18%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (81.82%) Android
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Test Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Symbian
2 3 (27.27%) Huawei
2 3 (27.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks