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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smartphone
Rank 513 498 484
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 67 72 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.53% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 47 41
Average daily rate
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£345 £206 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.47% -35.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £164 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £397 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £323 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +12.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -52.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £14.50 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £14.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -58.57%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13249 13488 13997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.15% 26.91% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8069 8135 8093
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 609 717
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%

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 11 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 11 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 11 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 -19 57 £325 +58.53% 48
London -27 20 £295 +44.60% 15
South East -4 16 £330 -16.45% 20
East of England -4 11 £223 +64.81% 3
Berkshire +4 8 £313 -21.87% 17
City of London +23 5 £275 -4.34% 4
Cambridgeshire -5 5 £110 - 3
Hampshire -11 5 £345 -9.80% 1
East Midlands -3 4 £325 -
Yorkshire - 4 £385 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £350 -
Surrey +4 2 £300 - 1
Leicestershire -2 2 - -
Leicester -3 2 - -
West Midlands -12 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - - 6
Sheffield - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Swindon - - - - 1
Templecombe - - - -
Thame - - - -
Trowbridge - - - - 6
Wallingford - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - - 3
Cheltenham - - - -

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 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 35 (28.69%) Windows
2 34 (27.87%) Apple iOS
3 33 (27.05%) Android
4 31 (25.41%) Finance
5 30 (24.59%) MS Office
6 28 (22.95%) HTML
7 27 (22.13%) Mobile App
8 25 (20.49%) Microsoft
9 24 (19.67%) CSS
10 23 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (18.03%) HTML5
12 21 (17.21%) Windows 7
12 21 (17.21%) CSS3
13 19 (15.57%) Java
14 17 (13.93%) JavaScript
14 17 (13.93%) iOS Development
15 16 (13.11%) iPad
16 15 (12.30%) Blackberry
16 15 (12.30%) Ajax
16 15 (12.30%) Unit Testing
16 15 (12.30%) JSON
17 14 (11.48%) QA
17 14 (11.48%) XML
18 13 (10.66%) Spring
18 13 (10.66%) Retail
19 12 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
19 12 (9.84%) Citrix
19 12 (9.84%) Windows XP
19 12 (9.84%) REST
19 12 (9.84%) Android Development

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 6 (4.92%) SharePoint
1 6 (4.92%) CMS
2 5 (4.10%) Lync
3 3 (2.46%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.64%) Drupal
4 2 (1.64%) Confluence
4 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.82%) WordPress
5 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 30 (24.59%) MS Office
2 11 (9.02%) MS Excel
3 10 (8.20%) Photoshop
4 9 (7.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (5.74%) Fireworks
6 3 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.82%) MS Project
7 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.64%) Office 365
1 2 (1.64%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.02%) Wireless
2 9 (7.38%) LAN
2 9 (7.38%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.38%) WAN
3 7 (5.74%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (4.92%) DHCP
4 6 (4.92%) VPN
4 6 (4.92%) DNS
5 5 (4.10%) Internet
6 4 (3.28%) FTP
7 2 (1.64%) 3G
7 2 (1.64%) Broadband
7 2 (1.64%) 2G
7 2 (1.64%) NFC
7 2 (1.64%) 4G
8 1 (0.82%) NAS
8 1 (0.82%) GPRS
8 1 (0.82%) SMS
8 1 (0.82%) VoIP
8 1 (0.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.64%) MySQL
1 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Maven
1 9 (7.38%) QUnit
1 9 (7.38%) Jasmine
1 9 (7.38%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.56%) Axure RP
3 6 (4.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (4.10%) Gerrit
5 4 (3.28%) Hudson
5 4 (3.28%) JUnit
5 4 (3.28%) TestDirector
5 4 (3.28%) Subversion
6 3 (2.46%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.46%) PhoneGap
7 2 (1.64%) JIRA
8 1 (0.82%) Xcode
8 1 (0.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 31 (25.41%) Finance
2 13 (10.66%) Retail
3 11 (9.02%) Marketing
3 11 (9.02%) Banking
4 7 (5.74%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.74%) Retail Banking
5 6 (4.92%) Automotive
6 4 (3.28%) Advertising
6 4 (3.28%) Publishing
7 3 (2.46%) Legal
8 2 (1.64%) Law
9 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.82%) French Language
9 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (25.41%) Developer
2 26 (21.31%) Analyst
3 12 (9.84%) Mobile Developer
4 11 (9.02%) Architect
4 11 (9.02%) Support Analyst
4 11 (9.02%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (8.20%) Designer
6 9 (7.38%) User Experience Developer
7 7 (5.74%) User Experience Designer
8 6 (4.92%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Systems Architect
8 6 (4.92%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (4.92%) Service Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Field Service Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Field Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.95%) HTML
2 24 (19.67%) CSS
3 22 (18.03%) HTML5
4 21 (17.21%) CSS3
5 15 (12.30%) Ajax
5 15 (12.30%) JSON
6 14 (11.48%) XML
7 13 (10.66%) Spring
8 12 (9.84%) REST
9 10 (8.20%) Backbone.js
10 9 (7.38%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (7.38%) Spring MVC
11 7 (5.74%) jQuery
12 6 (4.92%) Web Services
13 5 (4.10%) .NET
13 5 (4.10%) Flash
13 5 (4.10%) Sencha Touch
14 4 (3.28%) iOS SDK
14 4 (3.28%) Struts2
14 4 (3.28%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.13%) Mobile App
2 16 (13.11%) iPad
3 15 (12.30%) Blackberry
4 11 (9.02%) iPhone
5 7 (5.74%) Fat Client
5 7 (5.74%) EPoS
5 7 (5.74%) Thin Client
5 7 (5.74%) Handset
6 6 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (4.92%) Social Media
7 4 (3.28%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.28%) Smartcard
8 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.64%) PDA
9 2 (1.64%) CESG
9 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.64%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.82%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.69%) Windows
2 34 (27.87%) Apple iOS
3 33 (27.05%) Android
4 21 (17.21%) Windows 7
5 12 (9.84%) Windows XP
6 9 (7.38%) Linux
7 7 (5.74%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (4.10%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (3.28%) Windows Vista
10 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.64%) VxWorks
11 2 (1.64%) UNIX
11 2 (1.64%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.82%) CentOS
12 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.82%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (13.93%) iOS Development
3 15 (12.30%) Unit Testing
4 12 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (9.84%) Android Development
5 10 (8.20%) TDD
5 10 (8.20%) MVC
6 8 (6.56%) ITIL
6 8 (6.56%) OO
6 8 (6.56%) Scrum
7 7 (5.74%) Migration
7 7 (5.74%) Content Management
8 6 (4.92%) E-Commerce
8 6 (4.92%) Usability Testing
8 6 (4.92%) Rapid Prototyping
9 5 (4.10%) Web Application Development
9 5 (4.10%) Manual Testing
9 5 (4.10%) Time Management
9 5 (4.10%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.10%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.57%) Java
2 17 (13.93%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.92%) Python
4 5 (4.10%) C#
4 5 (4.10%) C++
5 4 (3.28%) Perl
6 2 (1.64%) PHP
6 2 (1.64%) SQL
6 2 (1.64%) Scala
7 1 (0.82%) C
7 1 (0.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (7.38%) MCP
1 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.10%) MCSE
3 4 (3.28%) MCSA
3 4 (3.28%) A+ Certification
3 4 (3.28%) MCDST
3 4 (3.28%) MCTS
3 4 (3.28%) MCITP
3 4 (3.28%) Degree
4 2 (1.64%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.64%) PMP
4 2 (1.64%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.64%) ISEB
5 1 (0.82%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.48%) QA
2 7 (5.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.82%) Section 508
System Software
1 11 (9.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.46%) XenApp
2 3 (2.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (3.28%) Puppet
2 1 (0.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (20.49%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.84%) Citrix
3 9 (7.38%) Adobe
4 6 (4.92%) Avaya
4 6 (4.92%) Polycom
4 6 (4.92%) Appcelerator
4 6 (4.92%) Facebook
5 5 (4.10%) Sencha
6 4 (3.28%) CQG
6 4 (3.28%) Apple
6 4 (3.28%) Reuters
6 4 (3.28%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle
7 2 (1.64%) Tableau
7 2 (1.64%) Twitter
7 2 (1.64%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.82%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.82%) VMware
8 1 (0.82%) Google
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