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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank 514 510 464
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -46
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 133 123 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.69% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 63 89
Median daily rate £250 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £138 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £275 £338
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 23
Median hourly rate £15.43 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.26% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.71 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £25.50 £24.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.46 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -13.16%

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
17832 17935 17416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.24% 31.96% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11535 11197 10680
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 679 704
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +26 129 £250 -18.36% 46
London +15 61 £183 -43.84% 16
South East +12 25 £153 -56.42% 7
Buckinghamshire +21 13 £125 -
Milton Keynes +17 13 £125 -
South West +15 13 £158 -33.68% 2
East of England +26 9 £388 -11.32% 7
North West -7 8 £375 - 4
City of London +52 6 £135 -57.81% 4
Bristol +10 6 £135 -50.90% 1
West Midlands -20 5 - - 5
Blackpool - 5 £375 -
Lancashire - 5 £375 - 1
Berkshire -1 4 £423 +164.06% 2
Oxfordshire +12 3 £125 - 1
Essex +12 3 £388 - 6
Hertfordshire +10 3 £400 -8.46%
Yorkshire +2 3 £76 -62.74% 5
Reading -4 3 £423 +164.06% 1
Bournemouth - 3 £158 -
Kidlington - 3 £125 -
Dorset - 3 £158 -
East Midlands +4 2 £163 -5.79%
Hampshire +4 2 - - 2
Northamptonshire -2 2 £163 -5.79%
Northampton -4 2 £163 -5.79%
Surrey -9 2 £513 +97.11% 2
Scotland -17 2 £163 -56.66% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -55 2 £425 -
North East -58 2 £425 +183.33% 1

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 107 (43.85%) Windows
2 82 (33.61%) Active Directory
3 81 (33.20%) MS Office
4 74 (30.33%) Microsoft
5 64 (26.23%) Windows 7
6 54 (22.13%) Apple iOS
7 53 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (20.90%) Android
9 44 (18.03%) ITIL
10 43 (17.62%) Citrix
11 40 (16.39%) Blackberry
12 39 (15.98%) Apple
13 34 (13.93%) MS Excel
14 29 (11.89%) Finance
14 29 (11.89%) JavaScript
15 25 (10.25%) HTML
16 23 (9.43%) Scrum
17 22 (9.02%) Java
17 22 (9.02%) MS Exchange
17 22 (9.02%) Windows 8
18 21 (8.61%) Telecoms
19 20 (8.20%) CSS
19 20 (8.20%) iOS Development
19 20 (8.20%) HTML5
19 20 (8.20%) Security Cleared
19 20 (8.20%) AirWatch
20 19 (7.79%) Objective-C
21 18 (7.38%) LAN
21 18 (7.38%) Project Management
21 18 (7.38%) SC Cleared

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 22 (9.02%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.74%) Skype for Business
3 12 (4.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.87%) Drupal
6 4 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.23%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.82%) CMS
8 2 (0.82%) Confluence
8 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.82%) WordPress
9 1 (0.41%) IIS
9 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 81 (33.20%) MS Office
2 34 (13.93%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.23%) MS Project
3 3 (1.23%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.82%) InDesign
4 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) assyst
2 1 (0.41%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.33%) Office 365
2 3 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.41%) IaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.38%) LAN
2 16 (6.56%) VoIP
2 16 (6.56%) VPN
3 13 (5.33%) Internet
3 13 (5.33%) WAN
4 11 (4.51%) TCP/IP
5 10 (4.10%) Broadband
6 6 (2.46%) 4G
6 6 (2.46%) Wireless
7 5 (2.05%) 3G
7 5 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.64%) DHCP
8 4 (1.64%) DNS
8 4 (1.64%) NFC
8 4 (1.64%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (1.64%) SAN
9 3 (1.23%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.82%) ADSL
10 2 (0.82%) Firewall
10 2 (0.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.46%) MySQL
2 3 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.82%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.41%) Big Data
4 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.41%) MS Access
4 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.51%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.10%) Ant
2 10 (4.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (4.10%) Gradle
2 10 (4.10%) Grunt
3 7 (2.87%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.46%) Subversion
4 6 (2.46%) Xcode
5 5 (2.05%) JIRA
6 4 (1.64%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.23%) NetBeans
7 3 (1.23%) Zend Studio
8 2 (0.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.41%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.41%) RSpec
9 1 (0.41%) Selenium
9 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (11.89%) Finance
2 21 (8.61%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.15%) Retail
4 9 (3.69%) Billing
5 7 (2.87%) Marketing
6 5 (2.05%) Banking
6 5 (2.05%) Legal
7 3 (1.23%) Automotive
7 3 (1.23%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.82%) German Language
8 2 (0.82%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Front Office
9 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 56 (22.95%) Analyst
2 46 (18.85%) Developer
3 42 (17.21%) Support Analyst
4 33 (13.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 27 (11.07%) Support Engineer
6 26 (10.66%) IT Support
7 25 (10.25%) Desktop Support
8 18 (7.38%) iOS Developer
9 15 (6.15%) IT Analyst
10 14 (5.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 14 (5.74%) IT Support Analyst
11 13 (5.33%) Agile Developer
11 13 (5.33%) Architect
11 13 (5.33%) Desktop Engineer
12 12 (4.92%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 12 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 12 (4.92%) Objective-C Developer
12 12 (4.92%) Service Analyst
13 11 (4.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 11 (4.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.25%) HTML
2 20 (8.20%) CSS
2 20 (8.20%) HTML5
3 10 (4.10%) CSS3
3 10 (4.10%) iOS SDK
3 10 (4.10%) Web Services
4 7 (2.87%) .NET
4 7 (2.87%) jQuery
5 6 (2.46%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.05%) JSON
6 5 (2.05%) Spring
7 4 (1.64%) Ajax
7 4 (1.64%) Android SDK
7 4 (1.64%) Cocoa
7 4 (1.64%) Cocoa Touch
7 4 (1.64%) Node.js
7 4 (1.64%) REST
7 4 (1.64%) SOAP
8 3 (1.23%) Apache Cordova
8 3 (1.23%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.39%) Blackberry
2 16 (6.56%) iPhone
3 15 (6.15%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.74%) iPad
5 11 (4.51%) Handset
5 11 (4.51%) User Experience
6 10 (4.10%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.87%) CMDB
8 7 (2.87%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.46%) BYOD
9 6 (2.46%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.46%) Data Centre
10 5 (2.05%) Driving Licence
10 5 (2.05%) EPoS
11 4 (1.64%) CESG
11 4 (1.64%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (1.64%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 107 (43.85%) Windows
2 64 (26.23%) Windows 7
3 54 (22.13%) Apple iOS
4 51 (20.90%) Android
5 22 (9.02%) Windows 8
6 16 (6.56%) Windows 10
6 16 (6.56%) Windows Server
7 13 (5.33%) Linux
8 12 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (4.10%) Windows XP
10 9 (3.69%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.46%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (2.46%) Windows Phone
12 5 (2.05%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (1.23%) Unix
15 2 (0.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (18.03%) ITIL
3 23 (9.43%) Scrum
4 20 (8.20%) iOS Development
5 18 (7.38%) Project Management
6 17 (6.97%) TDD
7 15 (6.15%) Configuration Management
7 15 (6.15%) Kanban
8 14 (5.74%) Unit Testing
9 13 (5.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (5.33%) Service Management
10 12 (4.92%) E-Commerce
10 12 (4.92%) Wireframes
11 11 (4.51%) Service Delivery
12 10 (4.10%) Front End Development
12 10 (4.10%) PRINCE2
13 9 (3.69%) Business Analysis
13 9 (3.69%) Incident Management
13 9 (3.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.89%) JavaScript
2 22 (9.02%) Java
3 19 (7.79%) Objective-C
4 14 (5.74%) C
5 13 (5.33%) C#
6 12 (4.92%) C++
7 9 (3.69%) SQL
8 6 (2.46%) Apple Swift
9 4 (1.64%) PHP
9 4 (1.64%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.64%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.64%) Ruby
10 3 (1.23%) PHP 5
11 2 (0.82%) Python
11 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.82%) VBScript
12 1 (0.41%) Perl
12 1 (0.41%) VB
12 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.51%) MCP
3 11 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.69%) Degree
4 9 (3.69%) MCSE
5 8 (3.28%) MCDST
6 4 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.23%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.82%) CCNA
8 2 (0.82%) CCNP
8 2 (0.82%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.41%) CNE
9 1 (0.41%) GISP
9 1 (0.41%) HND
9 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.41%) MOS
9 1 (0.41%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.51%) QA
1 11 (4.51%) SLA
2 6 (2.46%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 82 (33.61%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.33%) XenApp
3 6 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.64%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.82%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.82%) UAG
6 2 (0.82%) vSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Docker
7 1 (0.41%) LXC
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (8.20%) AirWatch
2 16 (6.56%) SCCM
3 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.23%) Puppet
5 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.41%) Ansible
6 1 (0.41%) Nagios
6 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.41%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.41%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (30.33%) Microsoft
2 43 (17.62%) Citrix
3 39 (15.98%) Apple
4 17 (6.97%) Cisco
5 14 (5.74%) HP
6 12 (4.92%) Google
7 9 (3.69%) Samsung
7 9 (3.69%) VMware
8 8 (3.28%) MobileIron
8 8 (3.28%) Oracle
9 6 (2.46%) Adobe
9 6 (2.46%) Verint
10 5 (2.05%) AppSense
10 5 (2.05%) Avaya
11 4 (1.64%) LANDesk
11 4 (1.64%) SAP
11 4 (1.64%) Sophos
12 3 (1.23%) Dell
12 3 (1.23%) Lotus
12 3 (1.23%) Zend
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