The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smartphone
Rank 516 491 464
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -27
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 78 79 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.59% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 58 52
Average daily rate
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£330 £210 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.51% -38.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £164 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £386 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £275 £304
% change year-on-year
+25.45% -9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £14.50 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £14.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -60.00%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13803 13390 14249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.23% 26.19% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8349 8099 8176
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 567 599 792
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -36 68 £313 +51.69% 47
London -16 23 £273 +32.28% 13
South East +7 22 £313 -18.83% 22
Berkshire +13 12 £313 -21.87% 17
East of England -14 10 £120 -11.11% 2
City of London +27 9 £345 +6.15% 3
East Midlands +6 7 £350 -
Hampshire -7 6 £345 -6.75% 2
Leicestershire - 5 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £110 -
Leicester - 4 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £385 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £385 - 2
Surrey -4 3 £300 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £375 - 1
Reading +10 2 £313 - 5
West Midlands -19 2 - - 2
Leeds - 2 £385 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 41 (29.29%) Android
2 40 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 37 (26.43%) Windows
4 35 (25.00%) MS Office
5 31 (22.14%) Finance
6 30 (21.43%) Mobile App
7 27 (19.29%) HTML
8 26 (18.57%) Microsoft
9 24 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (16.43%) CSS
11 22 (15.71%) Java
11 22 (15.71%) Windows 7
12 21 (15.00%) HTML5
13 20 (14.29%) CSS3
14 18 (12.86%) JavaScript
15 17 (12.14%) Unit Testing
16 16 (11.43%) Ajax
16 16 (11.43%) iPad
16 16 (11.43%) iOS Development
17 15 (10.71%) JSON
17 15 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (10.71%) Wireless
17 15 (10.71%) XML
18 14 (10.00%) Blackberry
18 14 (10.00%) Spring
18 14 (10.00%) QA
19 13 (9.29%) TDD
19 13 (9.29%) Adobe Illustrator
19 13 (9.29%) Citrix
19 13 (9.29%) Photoshop

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.29%) CMS
3 5 (3.57%) Lync
4 4 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.43%) Drupal
5 2 (1.43%) Confluence
5 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.71%) IIS
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.71%) WordPress
6 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 35 (25.00%) MS Office
2 13 (9.29%) Photoshop
2 13 (9.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (8.57%) MS Excel
4 6 (4.29%) Fireworks
5 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.43%) Office 365
1 2 (1.43%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.71%) Wireless
2 10 (7.14%) WAN
2 10 (7.14%) LAN
2 10 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (4.29%) DHCP
4 6 (4.29%) VPN
4 6 (4.29%) DNS
4 6 (4.29%) Internet
5 4 (2.86%) FTP
6 2 (1.43%) 4G
6 2 (1.43%) 2G
6 2 (1.43%) NFC
6 2 (1.43%) 3G
6 2 (1.43%) Broadband
7 1 (0.71%) GPRS
7 1 (0.71%) LDAP
7 1 (0.71%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.71%) PBX
7 1 (0.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.43%) MySQL
1 2 (1.43%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (0.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (8.57%) Axure RP
2 10 (7.14%) Maven
2 10 (7.14%) QUnit
2 10 (7.14%) Jasmine
2 10 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 5 (3.57%) Hudson
4 5 (3.57%) Gerrit
4 5 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.57%) JUnit
4 5 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.86%) TestDirector
6 3 (2.14%) Subversion
6 3 (2.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (1.43%) PhoneGap
7 2 (1.43%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.43%) JIRA
8 1 (0.71%) Selenium
8 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.71%) Xcode
General
1 31 (22.14%) Finance
2 11 (7.86%) Retail
2 11 (7.86%) Marketing
3 10 (7.14%) Banking
4 8 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.00%) Retail Banking
6 6 (4.29%) Publishing
7 5 (3.57%) Advertising
8 3 (2.14%) Legal
8 3 (2.14%) Automotive
9 2 (1.43%) Law
10 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (24.29%) Developer
2 25 (17.86%) Analyst
3 13 (9.29%) Architect
3 13 (9.29%) Designer
4 12 (8.57%) Mobile Developer
5 11 (7.86%) Support Analyst
5 11 (7.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (6.43%) User Experience Developer
7 6 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (4.29%) Service Analyst
7 6 (4.29%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.29%) User Experience Designer
7 6 (4.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (4.29%) Android Developer
7 6 (4.29%) Systems Architect
8 5 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (3.57%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.57%) Field Service Engineer
8 5 (3.57%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.29%) HTML
2 23 (16.43%) CSS
3 21 (15.00%) HTML5
4 20 (14.29%) CSS3
5 16 (11.43%) Ajax
6 15 (10.71%) JSON
6 15 (10.71%) XML
7 14 (10.00%) Spring
8 13 (9.29%) REST
9 11 (7.86%) Backbone.js
10 10 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (7.14%) Spring MVC
11 9 (6.43%) Flash
12 7 (5.00%) jQuery
12 7 (5.00%) Web Services
13 6 (4.29%) Android SDK
14 5 (3.57%) Sencha Touch
14 5 (3.57%) Durandal
14 5 (3.57%) .NET
15 4 (2.86%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 16 (11.43%) iPad
3 14 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 10 (7.14%) iPhone
5 8 (5.71%) Fat Client
5 8 (5.71%) Thin Client
6 7 (5.00%) EPoS
7 6 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (4.29%) Visualisation
7 6 (4.29%) Social Media
8 5 (3.57%) Handset
9 4 (2.86%) Smartcard
9 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (2.14%) Digital Media
10 3 (2.14%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.43%) PDA
12 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.71%) Copywriting
12 1 (0.71%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 41 (29.29%) Android
2 40 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 37 (26.43%) Windows
4 22 (15.71%) Windows 7
5 11 (7.86%) Linux
5 11 (7.86%) Windows XP
6 6 (4.29%) Windows 8
6 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (3.57%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.86%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.14%) VMS
10 2 (1.43%) VxWorks
10 2 (1.43%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.71%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.71%) CentOS
11 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (12.14%) Unit Testing
3 16 (11.43%) iOS Development
4 15 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (9.29%) Android Development
5 13 (9.29%) TDD
6 11 (7.86%) MVC
7 9 (6.43%) OO
7 9 (6.43%) E-Commerce
8 8 (5.71%) ITIL
8 8 (5.71%) Migration
9 7 (5.00%) Scrum
9 7 (5.00%) Content Management
10 5 (3.57%) Document Management
10 5 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.57%) BDD
10 5 (3.57%) Web Application Development
10 5 (3.57%) Analytics
10 5 (3.57%) Time Management
10 5 (3.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.71%) Java
2 18 (12.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.29%) Python
4 5 (3.57%) C#
4 5 (3.57%) C++
5 4 (2.86%) Perl
6 3 (2.14%) PHP
6 3 (2.14%) SQL
7 2 (1.43%) Ruby
7 2 (1.43%) Scala
8 1 (0.71%) C
8 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (6.43%) MCP
1 9 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.57%) MCSE
3 4 (2.86%) MCSA
3 4 (2.86%) A+ Certification
3 4 (2.86%) MCDST
3 4 (2.86%) MCTS
3 4 (2.86%) MCITP
4 3 (2.14%) Degree
5 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.43%) PMP
5 2 (1.43%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.43%) ISEB
6 1 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.00%) QA
2 7 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (7.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.86%) XenApp
2 4 (2.86%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.29%) Citrix
3 11 (7.86%) Adobe
4 9 (6.43%) Apple
5 6 (4.29%) Appcelerator
5 6 (4.29%) Facebook
5 6 (4.29%) Polycom
5 6 (4.29%) Avaya
6 5 (3.57%) Sencha
7 4 (2.86%) CQG
7 4 (2.86%) Reuters
7 4 (2.86%) Bloomberg
8 3 (2.14%) Oracle
9 2 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.43%) Twitter
9 2 (1.43%) MobileIron
9 2 (1.43%) Tableau
10 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.71%) VMware
10 1 (0.71%) Google
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