The 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smartphone
Rank 527 491 491
Rank change year-on-year
-36 0
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 72 82 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.60% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 62 48
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£345 £213 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.97% -37.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £168 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £263 £320
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -17.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -58.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £14.50 £16.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £14.90 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -60.00%

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
14338 13715 14464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.46% 26.14% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8593 8388 8401
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £245 £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 620 612 795
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.25 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.49% -25.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -30 64 £330 +54.92% 38
South East +17 23 £313 +13.63% 16
London -35 19 £300 +40.84% 15
East of England -17 11 £225 +5.88% 1
Berkshire +9 10 £313 -16.66% 14
City of London +27 8 £408 +6.88% 5
East Midlands +7 6 £400 -
Surrey +3 6 £238 -
Hampshire - 6 £345 - 1
Cambridgeshire -5 5 £110 -60.00%
Leicestershire - 5 £350 -
Hertfordshire -15 4 £358 +24.34%
Leicester - 4 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £385 -
Yorkshire - 4 £385 -
Reading +9 2 £313 - 2
Leeds - 2 £385 -
West Midlands -13 1 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Thame - - - -
Trowbridge - - - -

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 40 (28.17%) Android
2 39 (27.46%) Apple iOS
3 35 (24.65%) Windows
4 32 (22.54%) MS Office
5 29 (20.42%) Finance
6 28 (19.72%) HTML
7 27 (19.01%) Mobile App
8 26 (18.31%) Microsoft
9 24 (16.90%) CSS
10 23 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (15.49%) Java
11 22 (15.49%) HTML5
12 21 (14.79%) JavaScript
12 21 (14.79%) CSS3
13 20 (14.08%) Windows 7
14 17 (11.97%) Unit Testing
14 17 (11.97%) iOS Development
15 16 (11.27%) Photoshop
15 16 (11.27%) Ajax
15 16 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (11.27%) iPad
16 15 (10.56%) XML
16 15 (10.56%) Wireless
16 15 (10.56%) Adobe Illustrator
16 15 (10.56%) TDD
16 15 (10.56%) JSON
17 14 (9.86%) Spring
17 14 (9.86%) REST
17 14 (9.86%) Android Development
18 13 (9.15%) Blackberry

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.52%) CMS
2 5 (3.52%) Lync
3 4 (2.82%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.11%) WordPress
5 2 (1.41%) Confluence
5 2 (1.41%) Drupal
5 2 (1.41%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.70%) IIS
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (22.54%) MS Office
2 16 (11.27%) Photoshop
3 15 (10.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (8.45%) MS Excel
5 6 (4.23%) Fireworks
6 2 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.41%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.41%) Office 365
1 2 (1.41%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.56%) Wireless
2 10 (7.04%) WAN
2 10 (7.04%) LAN
3 9 (6.34%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.93%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (4.23%) DHCP
5 6 (4.23%) VPN
5 6 (4.23%) DNS
5 6 (4.23%) Internet
6 4 (2.82%) FTP
7 2 (1.41%) 4G
7 2 (1.41%) 2G
7 2 (1.41%) NFC
7 2 (1.41%) 3G
7 2 (1.41%) Broadband
8 1 (0.70%) GPRS
8 1 (0.70%) LDAP
8 1 (0.70%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.70%) PBX
8 1 (0.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.41%) MySQL
1 2 (1.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (1.41%) Azkaban
2 1 (0.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (8.45%) Jasmine
2 11 (7.75%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.75%) QUnit
2 11 (7.75%) Maven
3 10 (7.04%) Axure RP
4 6 (4.23%) Hudson
4 6 (4.23%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.23%) JUnit
5 5 (3.52%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.52%) Gerrit
6 4 (2.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 4 (2.82%) TestDirector
7 3 (2.11%) Subversion
8 2 (1.41%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.41%) JIRA
9 1 (0.70%) Selenium
9 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.70%) Xcode
9 1 (0.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 29 (20.42%) Finance
2 12 (8.45%) Marketing
3 9 (6.34%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.34%) Banking
3 9 (6.34%) Retail
4 6 (4.23%) Advertising
4 6 (4.23%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.52%) Publishing
6 3 (2.11%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.70%) Automotive
7 1 (0.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (26.06%) Developer
2 22 (15.49%) Analyst
3 13 (9.15%) Architect
4 11 (7.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (7.75%) Designer
4 11 (7.75%) Mobile Developer
5 10 (7.04%) Support Analyst
6 9 (6.34%) User Experience Developer
7 6 (4.23%) Android Developer
7 6 (4.23%) Systems Architect
8 5 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (3.52%) Field Service Engineer
8 5 (3.52%) Field Engineer
8 5 (3.52%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (3.52%) Service Analyst
8 5 (3.52%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.52%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.52%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 4 (2.82%) User Experience Designer
9 4 (2.82%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.72%) HTML
2 24 (16.90%) CSS
3 22 (15.49%) HTML5
4 21 (14.79%) CSS3
5 16 (11.27%) Ajax
6 15 (10.56%) JSON
6 15 (10.56%) XML
7 14 (9.86%) Spring
7 14 (9.86%) REST
8 11 (7.75%) Backbone.js
8 11 (7.75%) Spring MVC
9 10 (7.04%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (6.34%) jQuery
10 9 (6.34%) Flash
11 7 (4.93%) Web Services
12 6 (4.23%) Android SDK
13 5 (3.52%) Durandal
13 5 (3.52%) .NET
14 4 (2.82%) Sencha Touch
14 4 (2.82%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.01%) Mobile App
2 16 (11.27%) iPad
3 13 (9.15%) Blackberry
4 10 (7.04%) iPhone
5 8 (5.63%) Thin Client
5 8 (5.63%) Fat Client
6 7 (4.93%) EPoS
7 6 (4.23%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (4.23%) Visualisation
7 6 (4.23%) Social Media
8 5 (3.52%) Handset
9 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.82%) Smartcard
9 4 (2.82%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (2.11%) Digital Media
10 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.41%) PDA
12 1 (0.70%) Mobile Computing
12 1 (0.70%) Open Source
12 1 (0.70%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.17%) Android
2 39 (27.46%) Apple iOS
3 35 (24.65%) Windows
4 20 (14.08%) Windows 7
5 11 (7.75%) Linux
6 9 (6.34%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.23%) Windows 8
7 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.52%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (3.52%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.82%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.11%) VMS
11 2 (1.41%) VxWorks
11 2 (1.41%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.70%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.70%) CentOS
12 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (11.97%) Unit Testing
2 17 (11.97%) iOS Development
3 16 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (10.56%) TDD
5 14 (9.86%) Android Development
6 12 (8.45%) MVC
7 10 (7.04%) OO
8 9 (6.34%) E-Commerce
9 8 (5.63%) Migration
10 6 (4.23%) Content Management
10 6 (4.23%) ITIL
10 6 (4.23%) BDD
10 6 (4.23%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (3.52%) Analytics
11 5 (3.52%) Test Automation
11 5 (3.52%) SEO
11 5 (3.52%) Document Management
11 5 (3.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (3.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.49%) Java
2 21 (14.79%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.23%) PHP
3 6 (4.23%) Python
4 5 (3.52%) C#
4 5 (3.52%) C++
5 4 (2.82%) Perl
6 3 (2.11%) SQL
6 3 (2.11%) Ruby
7 2 (1.41%) Scala
8 1 (0.70%) C
8 1 (0.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (6.34%) MCP
1 9 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.52%) MCSE
3 4 (2.82%) MCSA
3 4 (2.82%) A+ Certification
3 4 (2.82%) MCDST
3 4 (2.82%) MCTS
3 4 (2.82%) MCITP
4 3 (2.11%) Degree
4 3 (2.11%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.41%) PMP
5 2 (1.41%) ISEB
5 2 (1.41%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.15%) QA
2 6 (4.23%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.82%) XenApp
2 4 (2.82%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.82%) Puppet
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.45%) Citrix
3 10 (7.04%) Adobe
4 8 (5.63%) Apple
5 6 (4.23%) Avaya
5 6 (4.23%) Polycom
5 6 (4.23%) Facebook
6 4 (2.82%) Twitter
6 4 (2.82%) Sencha
6 4 (2.82%) CQG
6 4 (2.82%) Appcelerator
6 4 (2.82%) Reuters
6 4 (2.82%) Bloomberg
7 3 (2.11%) Oracle
8 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.41%) Tableau
8 2 (1.41%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.70%) VMware
9 1 (0.70%) Google
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