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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank 513 518 427
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -91
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 130 128 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 0.70% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 64 109
Median daily rate £200 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £518 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 17
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.83 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £29.00 £22.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-6.51% +4.76%

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
18103 18393 17223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.45% 32.30% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11668 11542 10428
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 722 689
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.35 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -5 126 £200 -42.85% 29
London -7 63 £170 -58.53% 13
South East -1 24 £270 -22.85% 5
South West +9 13 £158 -42.72% 1
Buckinghamshire +20 11 £398 -
Milton Keynes +16 11 £398 -
East of England +23 9 £388 -11.32% 4
City of London +49 8 £153 -52.34% 1
Bristol +2 6 £135 -50.90%
North West -2 6 £363 -
West Midlands -25 6 - - 2
Essex +14 5 £375 - 1
Lancashire - 5 £375 -
Blackpool - 5 £375 -
Berkshire +3 4 £423 +164.06% 2
Reading +7 3 £423 +164.06%
Hampshire -4 3 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £125 - 1
Dorset - 3 £158 -
Bournemouth - 3 £158 -
Kidlington - 3 £125 -
Somerset +15 2 - -
Hertfordshire +13 2 £400 -8.46% 1
Yorkshire +1 2 - - 1
Surrey -6 2 £331 +94.85%
Tyne and Wear -44 2 £425 - 1
North East -44 2 £425 +183.33% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -48 2 £425 -
Bath - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 - -

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 113 (47.08%) Windows
2 88 (36.67%) MS Office
3 85 (35.42%) Active Directory
4 81 (33.75%) Microsoft
5 56 (23.33%) Windows 7
6 52 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (21.25%) Android
8 50 (20.83%) Apple iOS
8 50 (20.83%) Citrix
9 47 (19.58%) ITIL
10 45 (18.75%) Apple
11 40 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 36 (15.00%) Blackberry
13 29 (12.08%) JavaScript
14 27 (11.25%) HTML
15 24 (10.00%) MS Exchange
16 23 (9.58%) Windows 8
17 22 (9.17%) HTML5
17 22 (9.17%) Java
17 22 (9.17%) CSS
18 21 (8.75%) VoIP
18 21 (8.75%) Scrum
18 21 (8.75%) SCCM
19 20 (8.33%) Security Cleared
19 20 (8.33%) AirWatch
19 20 (8.33%) Telecoms
19 20 (8.33%) Cisco
20 19 (7.92%) Finance
20 19 (7.92%) iOS Development
21 18 (7.50%) SC Cleared

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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (5.83%) Skype for Business
4 12 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.92%) Drupal
6 5 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.25%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.83%) CMS
8 2 (0.83%) Confluence
8 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.83%) WordPress
9 1 (0.42%) IIS
9 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 88 (36.67%) MS Office
2 40 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.25%) MS Project
3 3 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.25%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.83%) InDesign
5 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.00%) Office 365
2 5 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.83%) iTunes
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.42%) IaaS
5 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.75%) VoIP
2 16 (6.67%) LAN
3 13 (5.42%) Internet
3 13 (5.42%) WAN
4 12 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (4.17%) VPN
6 7 (2.92%) DNS
6 7 (2.92%) Wireless
7 6 (2.50%) Broadband
7 6 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (2.08%) 3G
8 5 (2.08%) 4G
8 5 (2.08%) DHCP
9 4 (1.67%) NFC
9 4 (1.67%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (1.25%) ADSL
10 3 (1.25%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.83%) ISDN
11 2 (0.83%) SAN
11 2 (0.83%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.50%) MySQL
2 3 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.83%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.42%) Big Data
4 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.42%) MS Access
4 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.00%) Grunt
2 11 (4.58%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.17%) Ant
3 10 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (4.17%) Gradle
4 6 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.50%) Subversion
4 6 (2.50%) Xcode
5 5 (2.08%) JIRA
6 4 (1.67%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.25%) NetBeans
7 3 (1.25%) Zend Studio
8 2 (0.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.42%) RSpec
9 1 (0.42%) Selenium
General
1 20 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 19 (7.92%) Finance
3 14 (5.83%) Retail
4 9 (3.75%) Billing
5 6 (2.50%) Marketing
6 5 (2.08%) Legal
7 4 (1.67%) Banking
8 3 (1.25%) Automotive
9 2 (0.83%) German Language
9 2 (0.83%) Publishing
10 1 (0.42%) Front Office
10 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Local Government
10 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 58 (24.17%) Analyst
2 47 (19.58%) Developer
3 42 (17.50%) Support Analyst
4 33 (13.75%) 2nd Line Support
5 30 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 29 (12.08%) IT Support
7 25 (10.42%) Desktop Support
8 17 (7.08%) iOS Developer
9 16 (6.67%) IT Analyst
9 16 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
10 14 (5.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 13 (5.42%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 13 (5.42%) Agile Developer
11 13 (5.42%) Architect
11 13 (5.42%) Desktop Engineer
11 13 (5.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 12 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 12 (5.00%) Objective-C Developer
12 12 (5.00%) Service Analyst
12 12 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.25%) HTML
2 22 (9.17%) CSS
2 22 (9.17%) HTML5
3 10 (4.17%) CSS3
3 10 (4.17%) iOS SDK
3 10 (4.17%) Web Services
4 8 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 7 (2.92%) .NET
5 7 (2.92%) jQuery
6 5 (2.08%) JSON
6 5 (2.08%) Spring
7 4 (1.67%) Ajax
7 4 (1.67%) Android SDK
7 4 (1.67%) Cocoa
7 4 (1.67%) Cocoa Touch
7 4 (1.67%) Node.js
7 4 (1.67%) REST
7 4 (1.67%) SOAP
8 3 (1.25%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 18 (7.50%) iPhone
3 16 (6.67%) iPad
4 15 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.58%) Handset
6 10 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (3.75%) BYOD
7 9 (3.75%) User Experience
7 9 (3.75%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (3.33%) CMDB
9 6 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.50%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.50%) Data Centre
10 5 (2.08%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.67%) CESG
11 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.67%) EPoS
11 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 113 (47.08%) Windows
2 56 (23.33%) Windows 7
3 51 (21.25%) Android
4 50 (20.83%) Apple iOS
5 23 (9.58%) Windows 8
6 18 (7.50%) Windows 10
7 16 (6.67%) Windows Server
8 13 (5.42%) Linux
9 11 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (4.17%) Windows XP
11 8 (3.33%) Mac OS X
12 7 (2.92%) Windows Phone
13 6 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (1.25%) Mac OS
15 3 (1.25%) Unix
15 3 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (19.58%) ITIL
3 21 (8.75%) Scrum
4 19 (7.92%) iOS Development
5 18 (7.50%) TDD
6 15 (6.25%) Kanban
7 14 (5.83%) Configuration Management
7 14 (5.83%) Unit Testing
7 14 (5.83%) Wireframes
8 13 (5.42%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (5.42%) Project Management
8 13 (5.42%) Service Delivery
9 12 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 12 (5.00%) Front End Development
9 12 (5.00%) Service Management
10 11 (4.58%) Incident Management
11 9 (3.75%) Mobile Device Management
11 9 (3.75%) Time Management
11 9 (3.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.08%) JavaScript
2 22 (9.17%) Java
3 18 (7.50%) Objective-C
4 14 (5.83%) C
5 13 (5.42%) C#
6 12 (5.00%) C++
7 9 (3.75%) SQL
8 6 (2.50%) Apple Swift
9 4 (1.67%) PHP
9 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.67%) Ruby
10 3 (1.25%) PHP 5
10 3 (1.25%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.83%) Python
11 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.83%) VBScript
12 1 (0.42%) Perl
12 1 (0.42%) VB
12 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.58%) MCP
3 11 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.75%) MCSE
5 8 (3.33%) Degree
5 8 (3.33%) MCDST
6 4 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.83%) CCNA
8 2 (0.83%) CCNP
8 2 (0.83%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.42%) CNE
9 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.42%) MOS
9 1 (0.42%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.83%) SLA
2 12 (5.00%) QA
3 4 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 85 (35.42%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.17%) XenApp
3 5 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.67%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.25%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.83%) UAG
6 2 (0.83%) vSphere
7 1 (0.42%) Docker
7 1 (0.42%) LXC
7 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (8.75%) SCCM
2 20 (8.33%) AirWatch
3 7 (2.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.25%) Puppet
5 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.42%) Ansible
6 1 (0.42%) Nagios
6 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.42%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.42%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (33.75%) Microsoft
2 50 (20.83%) Citrix
3 45 (18.75%) Apple
4 20 (8.33%) Cisco
5 16 (6.67%) HP
6 12 (5.00%) Google
7 9 (3.75%) Samsung
8 8 (3.33%) MobileIron
8 8 (3.33%) Oracle
8 8 (3.33%) VMware
9 6 (2.50%) Avaya
9 6 (2.50%) Verint
10 5 (2.08%) Adobe
10 5 (2.08%) AppSense
11 4 (1.67%) Clearswift
11 4 (1.67%) LANDesk
11 4 (1.67%) Sophos
12 3 (1.25%) Dell
12 3 (1.25%) Symantec
12 3 (1.25%) Zend