The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank 500 518 472
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -46
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 134 146 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.77% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 73 92
Median daily rate £200 £375 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £558 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £360 £340
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 31 17
Median hourly rate £15.21 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%

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
17813 18953 18515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.41% 32.49% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11509 11900 11078
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 765 780
Median hourly rate £20.67 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.82% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.44 £44.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Smartphone as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smartphone within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Smartphone Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Smartphone
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 126 £200 -46.66% 118
London -1 61 £140 -65.00% 16
South East -2 20 £345 +38.00% 27
South West +18 16 £166 -39.54% 10
Milton Keynes +22 10 £525 - 1
Buckinghamshire +20 10 £525 - 2
East of England +24 9 £400 +11.11% 14
City of London +36 7 £135 -53.84% 3
Bristol +2 7 £143 -48.18% 1
West Midlands -33 7 £130 -60.60% 11
North West +9 6 £363 -30.28% 16
Somerset - 6 £275 - 1
Blackpool +23 5 £375 -24.24% 1
Lancashire +14 5 £375 -24.24% 2
Essex +7 5 - - 4
Yorkshire +1 5 £330 +4.76% 16
Scotland +9 4 £130 -62.85% 9
Berkshire +3 3 £423 +69.00% 6
North Yorkshire +2 3 £330 - 7
Oxfordshire +2 3 £145 - 1
Hampshire -4 3 - - 7
York - 3 £330 - 1
County Antrim - 3 - - 2
Bath - 3 - - 1
Belfast - 3 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 3 - - 2
Reading +16 2 £423 +106.09% 3
Glasgow +13 2 - - 2
Hertfordshire +5 2 £400 +11.11% 3
Edinburgh +4 2 £130 -65.33%

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 125 (49.80%) Windows
2 98 (39.04%) MS Office
3 94 (37.45%) Active Directory
4 80 (31.87%) Microsoft
5 63 (25.10%) Windows 7
6 55 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (20.72%) Citrix
8 48 (19.12%) MS Excel
8 48 (19.12%) Android
9 47 (18.73%) ITIL
10 46 (18.33%) Apple
11 45 (17.93%) Apple iOS
12 38 (15.14%) Blackberry
13 28 (11.16%) MS Exchange
13 28 (11.16%) SCCM
13 28 (11.16%) Windows 8
14 27 (10.76%) HTML
15 25 (9.96%) JavaScript
16 23 (9.16%) VoIP
16 23 (9.16%) iPhone
16 23 (9.16%) Windows 10
17 22 (8.76%) HTML5
17 22 (8.76%) CSS
18 21 (8.37%) Security Cleared
19 20 (7.97%) AirWatch
19 20 (7.97%) Finance
19 20 (7.97%) Scrum
20 19 (7.57%) Cisco
20 19 (7.57%) Office 365
20 19 (7.57%) Skype for Business

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (11.16%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.57%) Skype for Business
3 17 (6.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.79%) Drupal
6 5 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.20%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.80%) CMS
8 2 (0.80%) Confluence
8 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.80%) WordPress
9 1 (0.40%) IIS
9 1 (0.40%) Moodle
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 98 (39.04%) MS Office
2 48 (19.12%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.20%) MS Project
4 3 (1.20%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.80%) InDesign
5 2 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.99%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.57%) Office 365
2 6 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.80%) iTunes
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.40%) IaaS
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.16%) VoIP
2 14 (5.58%) LAN
2 14 (5.58%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.38%) Internet
3 11 (4.38%) VPN
3 11 (4.38%) WAN
4 9 (3.59%) DNS
5 7 (2.79%) DHCP
5 7 (2.79%) Wireless
6 6 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (1.99%) Skype
8 4 (1.59%) 4G
9 3 (1.20%) ADSL
9 3 (1.20%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.20%) Network Security
10 2 (0.80%) Broadband
10 2 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.80%) ISDN
10 2 (0.80%) NFC
10 2 (0.80%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.79%) MySQL
2 3 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.80%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.40%) Big Data
4 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.40%) MS Access
4 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.78%) Grunt
2 9 (3.59%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.19%) Ant
3 8 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (3.19%) Gradle
4 6 (2.39%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.39%) Subversion
4 6 (2.39%) Xcode
5 5 (1.99%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.99%) JIRA
6 4 (1.59%) NetBeans
6 4 (1.59%) Zend Studio
7 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.80%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 20 (7.97%) Finance
2 17 (6.77%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.98%) Retail
4 7 (2.79%) Banking
4 7 (2.79%) Marketing
5 6 (2.39%) Billing
6 5 (1.99%) Automotive
7 4 (1.59%) German Language
8 2 (0.80%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Local Government
9 1 (0.40%) Military
9 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (25.90%) Analyst
2 43 (17.13%) Developer
2 43 (17.13%) Support Analyst
3 37 (14.74%) Support Engineer
4 35 (13.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 33 (13.15%) IT Support
6 31 (12.35%) Desktop Support
7 18 (7.17%) Desktop Engineer
8 17 (6.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 17 (6.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 17 (6.77%) IT Analyst
8 17 (6.77%) IT Support Analyst
9 16 (6.37%) Service Analyst
9 16 (6.37%) Service Desk Analyst
10 15 (5.98%) iOS Developer
11 14 (5.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 13 (5.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 12 (4.78%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 12 (4.78%) Desktop Analyst
14 11 (4.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.76%) HTML
2 22 (8.76%) CSS
2 22 (8.76%) HTML5
3 11 (4.38%) Web Services
4 10 (3.98%) CSS3
5 8 (3.19%) AngularJS
5 8 (3.19%) iOS SDK
6 7 (2.79%) .NET
6 7 (2.79%) jQuery
7 5 (1.99%) Core Data
7 5 (1.99%) JSON
7 5 (1.99%) Spring
8 4 (1.59%) Ajax
8 4 (1.59%) Cocoa
8 4 (1.59%) Cocoa Touch
8 4 (1.59%) Node.js
8 4 (1.59%) REST
8 4 (1.59%) SOAP
9 3 (1.20%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.14%) Blackberry
2 23 (9.16%) iPhone
3 16 (6.37%) iPad
4 15 (5.98%) Mobile App
5 13 (5.18%) User Experience
6 10 (3.98%) BYOD
6 10 (3.98%) Handset
6 10 (3.98%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.19%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (2.39%) CMDB
8 6 (2.39%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.99%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.59%) CESG
10 4 (1.59%) Statistics
11 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.20%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.20%) Health Informatics
11 3 (1.20%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 125 (49.80%) Windows
2 63 (25.10%) Windows 7
3 48 (19.12%) Android
4 45 (17.93%) Apple iOS
5 28 (11.16%) Windows 8
6 23 (9.16%) Windows 10
7 17 (6.77%) Windows Server
8 13 (5.18%) Linux
8 13 (5.18%) Windows XP
9 10 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (3.59%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.79%) Windows Phone
12 6 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (1.59%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.80%) Unix
15 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (18.73%) ITIL
3 20 (7.97%) Scrum
4 17 (6.77%) iOS Development
5 16 (6.37%) Wireframes
6 15 (5.98%) TDD
7 14 (5.58%) Front End Development
7 14 (5.58%) Service Delivery
8 13 (5.18%) Service Management
9 12 (4.78%) Configuration Management
9 12 (4.78%) Incident Management
10 11 (4.38%) CRM
10 11 (4.38%) Kanban
11 10 (3.98%) Mobile Device Management
12 9 (3.59%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (3.59%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (3.59%) Time Management
12 9 (3.59%) Unit Testing
12 9 (3.59%) Web Development
13 8 (3.19%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.96%) JavaScript
2 18 (7.17%) Java
3 16 (6.37%) Objective-C
4 12 (4.78%) C
5 11 (4.38%) C#
6 10 (3.98%) C++
7 9 (3.59%) SQL
8 6 (2.39%) Apple Swift
9 5 (1.99%) PHP
10 4 (1.59%) PHP 5
10 4 (1.59%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.20%) Ruby
12 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.80%) Python
12 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.80%) VB
12 2 (0.80%) VBScript
13 1 (0.40%) Perl
13 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (8.37%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.57%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.78%) MCP
3 12 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.59%) MCSE
5 8 (3.19%) MCDST
6 3 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.20%) Degree
6 3 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.80%) CCNP
7 2 (0.80%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.40%) CCNA
8 1 (0.40%) CNE
8 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.40%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.37%) SLA
2 12 (4.78%) QA
3 3 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 94 (37.45%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.58%) XenApp
3 5 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (1.99%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.20%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.80%) UAG
7 1 (0.40%) Docker
7 1 (0.40%) LXC
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (11.16%) SCCM
2 20 (7.97%) AirWatch
3 5 (1.99%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.20%) Puppet
5 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.40%) Ansible
6 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.40%) Nagios
6 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.40%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.40%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (31.87%) Microsoft
2 52 (20.72%) Citrix
3 46 (18.33%) Apple
4 19 (7.57%) Cisco
5 16 (6.37%) HP
6 12 (4.78%) Samsung
7 9 (3.59%) Google
7 9 (3.59%) VMware
8 8 (3.19%) MobileIron
8 8 (3.19%) Oracle
9 7 (2.79%) Mitel
10 6 (2.39%) Avaya
10 6 (2.39%) Canon
10 6 (2.39%) Verint
11 5 (1.99%) Adobe
11 5 (1.99%) AppSense
11 5 (1.99%) Sophos
12 4 (1.59%) Clearswift
12 4 (1.59%) Nokia
12 4 (1.59%) Zend
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