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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank 492 523 470
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -53
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 136 114 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.21% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 0.62% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 66 91
Median daily rate £200 £275 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £128 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £508 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £185 £321 £225
% change year-on-year
-42.41% +42.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 19 26
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £9.95 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £28.40 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.81 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -7.40%

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 18243 18179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.59% 33.35% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10596 11467 11532
Median daily rate £430 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 787 758
Median hourly rate £19.02 £20.63 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +21.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +16 124 £188 -31.81% 38
London -4 57 £200 -18.36% 13
South East +19 23 £125 -64.28% 5
Surrey +31 12 £300 +9.09%
South West +16 12 £185 -38.58% 1
Scotland +15 10 £338 +221.42% 2
Yorkshire +7 8 £438 +32.57% 2
City of London +4 8 £169 -14.14% 1
North West +8 7 £145 -53.60% 7
Somerset - 7 - -
East of England +12 6 - - 2
North Yorkshire +7 6 - - 1
Middlesbrough - 6 - -
Cheshire +18 5 £140 - 1
Glasgow +9 5 £375 -
North East -30 5 £413 -
Taunton - 5 - -
Oxfordshire -1 4 £125 -68.75%
East Midlands -4 4 £115 - 2
Stirling - 4 £338 -
Kidlington - 4 £125 -
Berkshire +8 3 - - 2
Tyne and Wear -36 3 £413 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -37 3 £413 -
Essex - 3 - -
Chertsey - 3 £300 -
Warrington - 3 £140 -
Crawley +20 2 - -
West Sussex +10 2 - -
West Yorkshire +5 2 £438 +29.62%

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 141 (53.61%) Windows
2 104 (39.54%) Active Directory
3 91 (34.60%) Microsoft
4 86 (32.70%) MS Office
5 59 (22.43%) MS Excel
6 57 (21.67%) Windows 7
7 55 (20.91%) Citrix
8 53 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (17.49%) ITIL
10 42 (15.97%) Android
10 42 (15.97%) SCCM
11 40 (15.21%) Apple iOS
12 38 (14.45%) Blackberry
13 29 (11.03%) Service Management
14 28 (10.65%) VoIP
14 28 (10.65%) Video Conferencing
15 27 (10.27%) Apple
16 25 (9.51%) HTML
16 25 (9.51%) iPhone
17 24 (9.13%) Skype for Business
17 24 (9.13%) Telecoms
17 24 (9.13%) Windows 10
18 23 (8.75%) Cisco
19 22 (8.37%) CSS
19 22 (8.37%) Finance
20 21 (7.98%) MS Exchange
20 21 (7.98%) Windows 8
20 21 (7.98%) Skype
20 21 (7.98%) Security Cleared
20 21 (7.98%) Google

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 24 (9.13%) Skype for Business
2 21 (7.98%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (3.42%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.66%) Drupal
5 6 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.52%) CMS
8 2 (0.76%) Confluence
8 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.76%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.38%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.38%) Moodle
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 86 (32.70%) MS Office
2 59 (22.43%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.28%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.28%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.76%) InVision
6 2 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) assyst
2 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.32%) Office 365
2 9 (3.42%) Google Drive
3 6 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.14%) SaaS
5 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.76%) GitHub
5 2 (0.76%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.76%) Google Play
5 2 (0.76%) IaaS
5 2 (0.76%) iTunes
5 2 (0.76%) PaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.65%) VoIP
2 21 (7.98%) Skype
3 17 (6.46%) LAN
4 16 (6.08%) VPN
4 16 (6.08%) WAN
5 15 (5.70%) DNS
6 14 (5.32%) Internet
7 13 (4.94%) TCP/IP
8 11 (4.18%) DHCP
8 11 (4.18%) ISDN
9 10 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (2.28%) IP Telephony
10 6 (2.28%) Wireless
11 5 (1.90%) ADSL
11 5 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (1.52%) 3G
12 4 (1.52%) Unified Communications
13 3 (1.14%) 4G
13 3 (1.14%) Network Security
13 3 (1.14%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.42%) MySQL
2 5 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.38%) Big Data
5 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.38%) MS Access
5 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (7.22%) JIRA
2 11 (4.18%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.18%) Grunt
3 7 (2.66%) Axure RP
3 7 (2.66%) Subversion
4 4 (1.52%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.52%) NetBeans
4 4 (1.52%) Zend Studio
5 3 (1.14%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.76%) Android Studio
6 2 (0.76%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.76%) Gradle
6 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.38%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 24 (9.13%) Telecoms
2 22 (8.37%) Finance
3 11 (4.18%) Law
4 8 (3.04%) Legal
4 8 (3.04%) Retail
5 6 (2.28%) Automotive
5 6 (2.28%) Banking
5 6 (2.28%) German Language
6 3 (1.14%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.76%) Billing
7 2 (0.76%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.76%) French Language
7 2 (0.76%) Local Government
7 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.76%) Marketing
7 2 (0.76%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.38%) Military
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (31.56%) Analyst
2 48 (18.25%) Support Analyst
3 41 (15.59%) IT Support
4 37 (14.07%) 2nd Line Support
4 37 (14.07%) Developer
5 32 (12.17%) Support Engineer
6 30 (11.41%) Desktop Support
7 24 (9.13%) Service Analyst
8 23 (8.75%) Service Desk Analyst
9 22 (8.37%) IT Analyst
9 22 (8.37%) IT Support Analyst
10 16 (6.08%) 1st Line Support
10 16 (6.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 14 (5.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 13 (4.94%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 13 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 13 (4.94%) Desktop Engineer
12 13 (4.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 13 (4.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 11 (4.18%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.51%) HTML
2 22 (8.37%) CSS
3 18 (6.84%) HTML5
4 10 (3.80%) JSON
4 10 (3.80%) Web Services
5 9 (3.42%) RESTful
6 8 (3.04%) .NET
6 8 (3.04%) AngularJS
7 7 (2.66%) CSS3
7 7 (2.66%) XML
8 5 (1.90%) jQuery
8 5 (1.90%) PhoneGap
9 4 (1.52%) Spring
9 4 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (1.14%) Core Data
10 3 (1.14%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.14%) Node.js
11 2 (0.76%) iOS SDK
11 2 (0.76%) PrimeFaces
11 2 (0.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.45%) Blackberry
2 28 (10.65%) Video Conferencing
3 25 (9.51%) iPhone
4 19 (7.22%) User Experience
5 17 (6.46%) Mobile App
6 14 (5.32%) Computer Science
7 13 (4.94%) iPad
7 13 (4.94%) Management Information System
8 10 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (3.04%) BYOD
9 8 (3.04%) Handset
10 7 (2.66%) CMDB
10 7 (2.66%) Statistics
11 6 (2.28%) mHealth
12 5 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.52%) Data Centre
14 3 (1.14%) Driving Licence
14 3 (1.14%) Mobile Computing
14 3 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
15 2 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 141 (53.61%) Windows
2 57 (21.67%) Windows 7
3 42 (15.97%) Android
4 40 (15.21%) Apple iOS
5 24 (9.13%) Windows 10
6 21 (7.98%) Windows 8
7 19 (7.22%) Windows Server
8 13 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (4.56%) Linux
9 12 (4.56%) Windows XP
10 11 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (2.28%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.28%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (2.28%) Windows Phone
12 4 (1.52%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.14%) Unix
13 3 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (17.49%) ITIL
3 29 (11.03%) Service Management
4 19 (7.22%) Wireframes
5 18 (6.84%) Front End Development
5 18 (6.84%) Incident Management
5 18 (6.84%) Scrum
5 18 (6.84%) Service Delivery
6 17 (6.46%) Project Management
6 17 (6.46%) Software Deployment
7 12 (4.56%) Configuration Management
7 12 (4.56%) iOS Development
8 11 (4.18%) Asset Management
9 10 (3.80%) Change Management
9 10 (3.80%) CRM
10 9 (3.42%) ITSM
10 9 (3.42%) User Stories
11 8 (3.04%) Patch Management
11 8 (3.04%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.04%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.70%) JavaScript
2 12 (4.56%) Java
3 9 (3.42%) Objective-C
4 8 (3.04%) SQL
5 7 (2.66%) Apple Swift
5 7 (2.66%) PHP
6 4 (1.52%) PHP 5
7 3 (1.14%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.14%) Python
8 2 (0.76%) C
8 2 (0.76%) C#
8 2 (0.76%) C++
8 2 (0.76%) Dart
8 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.38%) Ruby
9 1 (0.38%) Scala
9 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (7.98%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.08%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (4.56%) Degree
5 10 (3.80%) MCP
6 9 (3.42%) MCSE
7 7 (2.66%) MCDST
8 5 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.52%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (1.52%) MCSA
10 3 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.76%) CCDA
11 2 (0.76%) CCNA
11 2 (0.76%) CNA
11 2 (0.76%) CNE
11 2 (0.76%) MBA
11 2 (0.76%) Novell Certification
11 2 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.94%) QA
1 13 (4.94%) SLA
2 3 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 104 (39.54%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.56%) XenApp
3 6 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.76%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.76%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.38%) Docker
6 1 (0.38%) LXC
Systems Management
1 42 (15.97%) SCCM
2 12 (4.56%) AirWatch
3 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.38%) EnCase
4 1 (0.38%) FTK
4 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.38%) Puppet
4 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 91 (34.60%) Microsoft
2 55 (20.91%) Citrix
3 27 (10.27%) Apple
4 23 (8.75%) Cisco
5 21 (7.98%) Google
6 17 (6.46%) HP
7 12 (4.56%) Dell
8 11 (4.18%) Mitel
9 9 (3.42%) Canon
9 9 (3.42%) Samsung
9 9 (3.42%) VMware
10 7 (2.66%) Oracle
11 6 (2.28%) Altiris
11 6 (2.28%) Verint
12 5 (1.90%) Adobe
13 4 (1.52%) Avaya
13 4 (1.52%) WorldPay
13 4 (1.52%) Zend
14 3 (1.14%) Lotus
14 3 (1.14%) Nokia
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