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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smartphone
UK
Rank 491 501 485
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 106 121 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.72% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 67
Median daily rate £300 £256 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £128 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £532 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £226 £265
% change year-on-year
+32.59% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £10.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.55 £24.15 £19.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -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
14558 16732 16039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.52% 32.94% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9299 10629 10061
Median daily rate £440 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 694 649
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £17.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +13 98 £300 +11.62% 355
London -12 35 £213 -22.72% 18
South East +14 17 £145 -42.00% 99
South West +17 15 £274 -27.00% 43
North East -12 10 £381 - 11
Tyne and Wear -15 10 £381 - 7
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 10 £381 - 1
Somerset - 7 - - 7
North West +27 6 £150 -48.93% 48
Taunton - 6 - - 1
Berkshire +16 5 - - 9
Scotland +26 4 £225 +114.28% 32
Hampshire +11 4 - - 18
East of England +5 4 - - 43
Warwickshire +1 4 £113 - 5
Bristol 0 4 - - 2
West Midlands -9 4 £113 -53.60% 34
Cheshire +24 3 £145 - 16
Surrey +13 3 - - 16
Southampton +7 3 - - 1
East Midlands 0 3 £115 -42.50% 26
Oxfordshire -2 3 £135 -66.25% 8
Kidlington - 3 £135 - 1
West Yorkshire +11 2 £438 - 11
Glasgow +5 2 £113 - 1
Yorkshire +3 2 £438 +40.00% 31
Essex +1 2 - - 8
Lincolnshire +1 2 - - 7
Warwick -1 2 - - 1
Wiltshire -1 2 - - 8

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 (52.30%) Windows
2 101 (42.26%) Active Directory
3 79 (33.05%) MS Office
4 78 (32.64%) Microsoft
5 59 (24.69%) Windows 7
6 58 (24.27%) MS Excel
7 44 (18.41%) Citrix
8 42 (17.57%) SCCM
9 41 (17.15%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (16.32%) ITIL
10 39 (16.32%) Android
11 28 (11.72%) Apple iOS
12 26 (10.88%) Blackberry
13 24 (10.04%) WAN
13 24 (10.04%) Video Conferencing
14 23 (9.62%) Skype
14 23 (9.62%) VoIP
15 22 (9.21%) iPhone
16 21 (8.79%) Windows 8
16 21 (8.79%) Windows 10
16 21 (8.79%) Service Delivery
16 21 (8.79%) Telecoms
17 20 (8.37%) Scrum
17 20 (8.37%) Incident Management
17 20 (8.37%) Service Management
17 20 (8.37%) Apple
17 20 (8.37%) Security Cleared
17 20 (8.37%) Skype for Business
18 19 (7.95%) Cisco
18 19 (7.95%) VPN

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 20 (8.37%) Skype for Business
2 14 (5.86%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.67%) CMS
5 3 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.84%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.42%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.42%) Moodle
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 79 (33.05%) MS Office
2 58 (24.27%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.93%) Photoshop
5 5 (2.09%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (1.67%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.84%) InVision
8 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.42%) assyst
2 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.69%) Office 365
2 9 (3.77%) Google Drive
3 3 (1.26%) SaaS
4 2 (0.84%) GitHub
4 2 (0.84%) Google Play
4 2 (0.84%) IaaS
4 2 (0.84%) PaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.04%) WAN
2 23 (9.62%) Skype
2 23 (9.62%) VoIP
3 19 (7.95%) VPN
4 18 (7.53%) LAN
5 13 (5.44%) Internet
5 13 (5.44%) TCP/IP
6 11 (4.60%) DNS
6 11 (4.60%) Wireless
7 10 (4.18%) DHCP
8 9 (3.77%) ISDN
9 7 (2.93%) IP Telephony
9 7 (2.93%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (2.51%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (2.09%) Network Security
12 4 (1.67%) 3G
12 4 (1.67%) ADSL
12 4 (1.67%) Unified Communications
13 3 (1.26%) Firewall
13 3 (1.26%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.26%) MySQL
3 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (6.28%) JIRA
2 8 (3.35%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.93%) Axure RP
3 7 (2.93%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.09%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.09%) JUnit
4 5 (2.09%) RSpec
4 5 (2.09%) Selenium
4 5 (2.09%) WebDriver
5 4 (1.67%) Subversion
6 2 (0.84%) Android Studio
6 2 (0.84%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.84%) Gradle
6 2 (0.84%) Grunt
7 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.42%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.42%) Zend Studio
General
1 21 (8.79%) Telecoms
2 19 (7.95%) Finance
3 13 (5.44%) Legal
4 11 (4.60%) Law
5 6 (2.51%) Marketing
5 6 (2.51%) Retail
6 5 (2.09%) Banking
6 5 (2.09%) German Language
7 3 (1.26%) Automotive
7 3 (1.26%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.84%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.84%) French Language
8 2 (0.84%) Games
8 2 (0.84%) Local Government
8 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Billing
9 1 (0.42%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.42%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (28.03%) Analyst
2 41 (17.15%) 2nd Line Support
2 41 (17.15%) IT Support
2 41 (17.15%) Support Analyst
3 36 (15.06%) Support Engineer
4 35 (14.64%) Desktop Support
5 21 (8.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 21 (8.79%) Developer
6 18 (7.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 17 (7.11%) IT Analyst
7 17 (7.11%) IT Support Analyst
8 16 (6.69%) Service Analyst
9 15 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (6.28%) Desktop Engineer
9 15 (6.28%) Service Desk Analyst
10 14 (5.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 13 (5.44%) Service Desk Support
12 12 (5.02%) 1st Line Support
12 12 (5.02%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 12 (5.02%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.02%) HTML
2 11 (4.60%) CSS
3 8 (3.35%) .NET
3 8 (3.35%) JSON
3 8 (3.35%) RESTful
4 7 (2.93%) HTML5
5 6 (2.51%) XML
6 5 (2.09%) Web Services
7 4 (1.67%) CSS3
7 4 (1.67%) Gherkin
7 4 (1.67%) PhoneGap
7 4 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (1.26%) jQuery
9 2 (0.84%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.42%) Core Data
10 1 (0.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.88%) Blackberry
2 24 (10.04%) Video Conferencing
3 22 (9.21%) iPhone
4 17 (7.11%) User Experience
5 15 (6.28%) Computer Science
6 11 (4.60%) Management Information System
7 10 (4.18%) Data Centre
7 10 (4.18%) iPad
7 10 (4.18%) Mobile App
8 9 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.51%) Handset
9 6 (2.51%) mHealth
9 6 (2.51%) RSA SecurID
10 5 (2.09%) BYOD
10 5 (2.09%) CMDB
11 3 (1.26%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.26%) Statistics
12 2 (0.84%) EPoS
12 2 (0.84%) Replication
12 2 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 125 (52.30%) Windows
2 59 (24.69%) Windows 7
3 39 (16.32%) Android
4 28 (11.72%) Apple iOS
5 21 (8.79%) Windows 10
5 21 (8.79%) Windows 8
6 16 (6.69%) Windows Server
7 11 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.60%) Windows XP
8 9 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (2.51%) Linux
10 5 (2.09%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.09%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (2.09%) Windows Phone
11 4 (1.67%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.26%) Unix
12 3 (1.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (17.15%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (16.32%) ITIL
3 21 (8.79%) Service Delivery
4 20 (8.37%) Incident Management
4 20 (8.37%) Scrum
4 20 (8.37%) Service Management
5 18 (7.53%) Software Deployment
6 17 (7.11%) Change Management
7 15 (6.28%) Project Management
8 13 (5.44%) ITSM
9 12 (5.02%) Front End Development
9 12 (5.02%) ITIL V3
10 11 (4.60%) Automated Testing
10 11 (4.60%) Wireframes
11 10 (4.18%) Asset Management
11 10 (4.18%) iOS Development
11 10 (4.18%) Service Design
12 9 (3.77%) Configuration Management
13 8 (3.35%) Mobile Device Management
13 8 (3.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.44%) Java
2 9 (3.77%) JavaScript
2 9 (3.77%) Objective-C
3 7 (2.93%) Apple Swift
3 7 (2.93%) Python
4 5 (2.09%) C#
4 5 (2.09%) Ruby
4 5 (2.09%) Scala
4 5 (2.09%) SQL
5 4 (1.67%) PHP
6 2 (0.84%) Dart
6 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.42%) C
7 1 (0.42%) PHP 5
7 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (8.37%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.69%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.44%) Degree
3 13 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.77%) MCP
4 9 (3.77%) MCSE
5 7 (2.93%) MCDST
6 4 (1.67%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (1.67%) MCSA
7 3 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.84%) CCDA
8 2 (0.84%) CCNA
8 2 (0.84%) CNA
8 2 (0.84%) CNE
8 2 (0.84%) MBA
8 2 (0.84%) MOS
8 2 (0.84%) Novell Certification
8 2 (0.84%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.11%) SLA
2 6 (2.51%) QA
3 3 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.42%) WCAG
System Software
1 101 (42.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.44%) XenApp
3 7 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.84%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (17.57%) SCCM
2 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.67%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.67%) WSUS
4 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.42%) EnCase
4 1 (0.42%) FTK
Vendors
1 78 (32.64%) Microsoft
2 44 (18.41%) Citrix
3 20 (8.37%) Apple
4 19 (7.95%) Cisco
4 19 (7.95%) Dell
4 19 (7.95%) Google
5 16 (6.69%) HP
6 10 (4.18%) Canon
6 10 (4.18%) Mitel
6 10 (4.18%) VMware
7 6 (2.51%) Toshiba
8 5 (2.09%) Adobe
8 5 (2.09%) Altiris
8 5 (2.09%) Samsung
9 4 (1.67%) Intel Security
9 4 (1.67%) Remedy
9 4 (1.67%) WorldPay
10 3 (1.26%) Bloomberg
10 3 (1.26%) Lotus
11 2 (0.84%) Avaya
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