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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank 586 548 518
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -30
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 37 45 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.088% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.28% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 41
Average daily rate £243 £295 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.79% -26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £156 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £390 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £320 £414
% change year-on-year
-18.35% -22.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.59 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -11.47%

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
16353 15933 15959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.27% 31.15% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10543 9918 9611
Average daily rate £425 £420 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 643 668 680
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.58 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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 13 February 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
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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 0 37 £243 -17.79% 25
London -10 16 £235 -20.33% 9
South East +6 7 £171 -46.48% 1
South West 0 3 £425 - 6
Yorkshire -10 3 £313 +184.09% 2
East Midlands - 3 £270 - 3
City of London +38 2 - - 1
Hampshire +13 2 £165 -43.10%
Berkshire +9 2 £210 -39.13%
North West -10 2 £375 +25.41% 3
Kent - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £375 - 2
Southampton - 2 £165 -
North Yorkshire +8 1 - -
Oxfordshire +2 1 £178 -
East of England +2 1 £190 -
Essex -5 1 £190 -
Hull - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £475 - 1
Dorset - 1 £375 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £163 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £313 -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £450 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £90 -
Lincoln - 1 - -

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 26 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.74%) MS Office
2 20 (21.74%) Windows
3 16 (17.39%) HTML
4 15 (16.30%) JavaScript
5 14 (15.22%) CSS
6 13 (14.13%) MS Excel
6 13 (14.13%) Degree
6 13 (14.13%) Apple iOS
7 12 (13.04%) Android
7 12 (13.04%) Retail
7 12 (13.04%) Blackberry
8 11 (11.96%) Apple
8 11 (11.96%) Adobe
8 11 (11.96%) Finance
8 11 (11.96%) Legal
8 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
8 11 (11.96%) Security Cleared
8 11 (11.96%) Windows 7
9 10 (10.87%) HTML5
9 10 (10.87%) Law
10 9 (9.78%) EPoS
10 9 (9.78%) Project Management
10 9 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (9.78%) Banking
10 9 (9.78%) LESS
10 9 (9.78%) Mobile App
10 9 (9.78%) User Experience
10 9 (9.78%) Disclosure Scotland
11 8 (8.70%) WebEx

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.09%) Node.js
3 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (21.74%) MS Office
2 13 (14.13%) MS Excel
3 8 (8.70%) Acrobat
3 8 (8.70%) Adobe Captivate
3 8 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.35%) Photoshop
5 3 (3.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (2.17%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (1.09%) Blender
7 1 (1.09%) MS Project
7 1 (1.09%) SketchUp
7 1 (1.09%) Solid Edge
7 1 (1.09%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (1.09%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.09%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.09%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) WebEx
2 5 (5.43%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (4.35%) LAN
3 4 (4.35%) WAN
4 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.17%) 4G
5 2 (2.17%) Firewall
5 2 (2.17%) VoIP
6 1 (1.09%) Internet
6 1 (1.09%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.09%) ISDN
6 1 (1.09%) PSTN
6 1 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.09%) GIS
1 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Grunt
2 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.17%) RSpec
4 1 (1.09%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.09%) Bower
4 1 (1.09%) Clang
4 1 (1.09%) gulp
4 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.09%) JUnit
4 1 (1.09%) Maven
4 1 (1.09%) Toad
General
1 12 (13.04%) Retail
2 11 (11.96%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Legal
3 10 (10.87%) Law
4 9 (9.78%) Banking
5 7 (7.61%) Telecoms
6 6 (6.52%) Electronics
7 3 (3.26%) Automotive
8 2 (2.17%) Games
8 2 (2.17%) Publishing
9 1 (1.09%) Back Office
9 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.09%) French Language
9 1 (1.09%) Front Office
9 1 (1.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (25.00%) Developer
2 13 (14.13%) Analyst
3 9 (9.78%) Field Engineer
3 9 (9.78%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (8.70%) IT Trainer
4 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Trainer
4 8 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 8 (8.70%) Trainer
5 5 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (5.43%) Designer
5 5 (5.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (5.43%) iOS Developer
5 5 (5.43%) UI Developer
5 5 (5.43%) Web Developer
6 4 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (4.35%) Break Fix Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Consultant
6 4 (4.35%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (4.35%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.39%) HTML
2 14 (15.22%) CSS
3 10 (10.87%) HTML5
4 9 (9.78%) LESS
5 6 (6.52%) jQuery
6 5 (5.43%) CSS3
6 5 (5.43%) Sass
7 4 (4.35%) .NET
7 4 (4.35%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.35%) Backbone.js
7 4 (4.35%) REST
8 3 (3.26%) SOAP
9 2 (2.17%) Apache Thrift
9 2 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.17%) Software Packaging
9 2 (2.17%) Swing
10 1 (1.09%) Android SDK
10 1 (1.09%) JAX-RS
10 1 (1.09%) Mustache
10 1 (1.09%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 9 (9.78%) EPoS
2 9 (9.78%) Mobile App
2 9 (9.78%) User Experience
3 8 (8.70%) e-Learning
4 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.43%) Handset
6 4 (4.35%) BYOD
7 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.26%) CMDB
7 3 (3.26%) Driving Licence
7 3 (3.26%) iPhone
7 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.26%) STB
8 2 (2.17%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.17%) PKI
8 2 (2.17%) Telematics
9 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.09%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.74%) Windows
2 13 (14.13%) Apple iOS
3 12 (13.04%) Android
4 11 (11.96%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.52%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.35%) Linux
6 4 (4.35%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.26%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.17%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.17%) Unix
8 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (9.78%) Project Management
2 8 (8.70%) Service Management
3 7 (7.61%) ITIL
4 6 (6.52%) Asset Management
4 6 (6.52%) Front End Development
4 6 (6.52%) OO
4 6 (6.52%) Product Management
5 5 (5.43%) iOS Development
6 4 (4.35%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.26%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.26%) MVC
7 3 (3.26%) Software Deployment
7 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.26%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.17%) ITSM
8 2 (2.17%) Migration
8 2 (2.17%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.17%) UML
8 2 (2.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.30%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.52%) Java
2 6 (6.52%) PHP
3 5 (5.43%) Objective-C
4 4 (4.35%) Apple Swift
4 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.17%) C
5 2 (2.17%) C++
5 2 (2.17%) Ruby
5 2 (2.17%) SQL
6 1 (1.09%) C#
6 1 (1.09%) GLSL
6 1 (1.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) Degree
2 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
2 11 (11.96%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.09%) CCNP
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.09%) MCDST
4 1 (1.09%) MCP
4 1 (1.09%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.09%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) Firmware
2 3 (3.26%) XenApp
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.96%) Adobe
2 11 (11.96%) Apple
3 7 (7.61%) Citrix
4 2 (2.17%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.17%) BMC
4 2 (2.17%) Cisco
4 2 (2.17%) FactSet
4 2 (2.17%) HP
4 2 (2.17%) Motorola
4 2 (2.17%) Nokia
4 2 (2.17%) Nortel
4 2 (2.17%) Remedy
4 2 (2.17%) Reuters
4 2 (2.17%) VMware
5 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.09%) Facebook
5 1 (1.09%) iManage
5 1 (1.09%) Sony
5 1 (1.09%) Twitter