The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smartphone
Rank 554 491 508
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +17
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 63 99 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.60% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 65 47
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£285 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £194 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £288 £323
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -10.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 12
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% -62.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £14.55 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.95 £49.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £14.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+11.79% -63.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17525 16502 17427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.63% 31.32% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10780 10232 10133
Average daily rate £413 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 720 646 880
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.81 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -27.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Smartphone
Daily Rate Trend

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

Smartphone Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Smartphone
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smartphone within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Smartphone Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Smartphone Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Smartphone
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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
England -51 60 £270 +9.97% 31
London -25 27 £255 +18.05% 12
South East -1 17 £313 +56.25% 12
City of London +31 12 £338 -15.62% 6
Berkshire +22 8 £313 -11.34% 9
East of England -30 7 £110 -61.73% 4
Leicestershire +7 5 £350 -
East Midlands +4 5 £350 -
Cambridgeshire -2 5 £110 -67.40% 4
Surrey +3 4 £175 -
Leicester +7 3 £350 -
Middlesex - 3 £175 -
Scotland -7 2 £375 +7.14% 1
West Midlands -15 2 £256 -10.86% 1
Hertfordshire -26 2 £335 +16.52%
Reading +19 1 £313 - 8
Hampshire -10 1 - - 1
North West -13 1 £375 +17.64% 1
South West - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 £138 -
Brentwood - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 4
Canterbury - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Halesworth - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 39 (28.89%) Android
2 38 (28.15%) Windows
3 37 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (25.93%) MS Office
5 33 (24.44%) Apple iOS
5 33 (24.44%) User Experience
6 31 (22.96%) Microsoft
7 25 (18.52%) Mobile App
8 22 (16.30%) Windows 7
8 22 (16.30%) Finance
9 20 (14.81%) HTML
10 19 (14.07%) Java
11 17 (12.59%) Photoshop
12 16 (11.85%) CSS
12 16 (11.85%) Adobe Illustrator
12 16 (11.85%) HTML5
13 15 (11.11%) CSS3
13 15 (11.11%) JavaScript
14 14 (10.37%) TDD
15 13 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (9.63%) Unit Testing
15 13 (9.63%) JSON
15 13 (9.63%) XML
15 13 (9.63%) Active Directory
15 13 (9.63%) Blackberry
15 13 (9.63%) Android Development
15 13 (9.63%) iOS Development
16 12 (8.89%) Jasmine
16 12 (8.89%) iPad
16 12 (8.89%) LAN

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (3.70%) Lync
2 4 (2.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (2.96%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.48%) Confluence
4 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.48%) Drupal
4 2 (1.48%) WordPress
4 2 (1.48%) CMS
5 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.74%) IIS
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 35 (25.93%) MS Office
2 17 (12.59%) Photoshop
3 16 (11.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (5.19%) MS Excel
5 6 (4.44%) Fireworks
6 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.74%) MS Project
7 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.89%) LAN
2 11 (8.15%) WAN
3 10 (7.41%) Wireless
4 8 (5.93%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.96%) VPN
7 3 (2.22%) DNS
7 3 (2.22%) DHCP
7 3 (2.22%) VoIP
8 2 (1.48%) 4G
8 2 (1.48%) 2G
8 2 (1.48%) Internet
8 2 (1.48%) 3G
9 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.74%) FTP
9 1 (0.74%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.74%) Broadband
9 1 (0.74%) GPRS
9 1 (0.74%) PBX
9 1 (0.74%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.74%) MySQL
2 1 (0.74%) Azkaban
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (0.74%) Big Data
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (8.89%) Jasmine
2 11 (8.15%) Maven
2 11 (8.15%) QUnit
2 11 (8.15%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.41%) Axure RP
4 6 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.44%) Hudson
4 6 (4.44%) JUnit
5 5 (3.70%) Gerrit
6 4 (2.96%) TestDirector
7 3 (2.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (1.48%) JIRA
8 2 (1.48%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.48%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.74%) Selenium
9 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (16.30%) Finance
2 11 (8.15%) Marketing
3 9 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.19%) Advertising
5 6 (4.44%) Banking
5 6 (4.44%) Retail
6 4 (2.96%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.96%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.22%) Publishing
8 2 (1.48%) Legal
8 2 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (25.19%) Developer
2 22 (16.30%) Analyst
3 11 (8.15%) Architect
3 11 (8.15%) Designer
4 10 (7.41%) UX Developer
5 9 (6.67%) Android Developer
5 9 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
6 8 (5.93%) Desktop Support
6 8 (5.93%) Support Analyst
6 8 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (4.44%) Systems Architect
8 5 (3.70%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) Field Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) Field Service Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) Service Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) UI Designer
8 5 (3.70%) iOS Developer
9 4 (2.96%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (2.96%) Desktop Technician
9 4 (2.96%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.81%) HTML
2 16 (11.85%) CSS
2 16 (11.85%) HTML5
3 15 (11.11%) CSS3
4 13 (9.63%) JSON
4 13 (9.63%) XML
5 11 (8.15%) Spring MVC
5 11 (8.15%) Spring
5 11 (8.15%) Ajax
5 11 (8.15%) REST
6 10 (7.41%) Backbone.js
6 10 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (7.41%) Flash
7 8 (5.93%) Android SDK
8 6 (4.44%) .NET
9 5 (3.70%) Web Services
9 5 (3.70%) Durandal
10 4 (2.96%) iOS SDK
10 4 (2.96%) jQuery
11 3 (2.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.44%) User Experience
2 25 (18.52%) Mobile App
3 13 (9.63%) Blackberry
4 12 (8.89%) iPad
5 11 (8.15%) iPhone
6 7 (5.19%) EPoS
6 7 (5.19%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (4.44%) Visualisation
7 6 (4.44%) Fat Client
7 6 (4.44%) Thin Client
8 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.70%) FMCG
8 5 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.96%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (2.96%) Social Media
9 4 (2.96%) Handset
10 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.22%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.48%) PDA
12 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (28.89%) Android
2 38 (28.15%) Windows
3 33 (24.44%) Apple iOS
4 22 (16.30%) Windows 7
5 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.41%) Linux
7 8 (5.93%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.19%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.44%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.96%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (2.22%) VMS
11 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.48%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.74%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.74%) CentOS
13 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (10.37%) TDD
3 13 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (9.63%) Unit Testing
3 13 (9.63%) Android Development
3 13 (9.63%) iOS Development
4 11 (8.15%) MVC
5 9 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 8 (5.93%) Migration
6 8 (5.93%) ITIL
7 6 (4.44%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.70%) OO
8 5 (3.70%) Software Engineering
8 5 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (3.70%) Test Automation
9 4 (2.96%) Business Transformation
9 4 (2.96%) Analytics
9 4 (2.96%) Manual Testing
9 4 (2.96%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.07%) Java
2 15 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.44%) PHP
4 5 (3.70%) C#
4 5 (3.70%) Python
5 4 (2.96%) C++
5 4 (2.96%) Perl
6 3 (2.22%) SQL
6 3 (2.22%) Ruby
7 1 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (4.44%) Degree
1 6 (4.44%) MCP
2 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.96%) A+ Certification
3 3 (2.22%) PMI Certification
3 3 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (1.48%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.48%) PMP
4 2 (1.48%) ISEB
4 2 (1.48%) MCSE
5 1 (0.74%) CCNA
5 1 (0.74%) MCSA
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) MCTS
5 1 (0.74%) MCITP
5 1 (0.74%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) QA
2 4 (2.96%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (9.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.96%) XenApp
2 4 (2.96%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.74%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.96%) Puppet
2 2 (1.48%) SCCM
3 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.74%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.74%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 31 (22.96%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.41%) Adobe
3 9 (6.67%) Citrix
4 8 (5.93%) Apple
5 6 (4.44%) Polycom
5 6 (4.44%) Facebook
5 6 (4.44%) Avaya
5 6 (4.44%) SAP
6 3 (2.22%) Cisco
6 3 (2.22%) Oracle
6 3 (2.22%) Appcelerator
6 3 (2.22%) Twitter
7 2 (1.48%) Dell
7 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.74%) IBM
8 1 (0.74%) HP
8 1 (0.74%) Symantec
8 1 (0.74%) Remedy
8 1 (0.74%) McAfee
8 1 (0.74%) Websense
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