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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank 530 529 459
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -70
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 111 109 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.20% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.63% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 63 85
Median daily rate £325 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £159 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £151 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
-45.00% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 24
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £23.56 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.23 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -14.64%

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
17740 17249 16743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.03% 31.83% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11477 10510 10308
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 715 748
Median hourly rate £21.17 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.61% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

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 25 May 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
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 25 May 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 -10 102 £261 -25.35% 65
London -1 52 £438 -2.77% 31
South East -1 19 £115 -32.35% 11
South West -1 9 £130 -13.33% 5
East of England +9 6 £253 -43.88% 9
West Midlands -5 6 £110 -68.57%
Scotland -17 6 £143 -55.46% 2
Milton Keynes - 6 £110 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £110 - 1
Surrey -11 5 £140 -17.64% 2
Berkshire -2 4 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £131 - 2
City of London +39 3 £135 -57.81% 7
Edinburgh -9 3 £123 -61.11%
North West -15 3 £450 +24.13% 6
Dorset - 3 - -
Wales - 3 £325 - 3
North Wales - 3 £325 -
Coventry - 3 - -
Wrexham - 3 £325 -
East Midlands +12 2 £163 -7.14%
Hampshire +4 2 - - 2
Northampton +2 2 £163 -7.14%
Northamptonshire -1 2 £163 -7.14%
Cheshire -11 2 £450 -
North East -47 2 £400 +166.66%
Birmingham - 2 £110 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £325 -
Suffolk - 2 £180 - 1

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 104 (47.49%) Windows
2 90 (41.10%) MS Office
3 75 (34.25%) Microsoft
4 74 (33.79%) Active Directory
5 71 (32.42%) Windows 7
6 47 (21.46%) Android
7 44 (20.09%) Citrix
8 41 (18.72%) Blackberry
8 41 (18.72%) Finance
8 41 (18.72%) Apple iOS
9 39 (17.81%) ITIL
10 33 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (14.61%) Apple
12 30 (13.70%) MS Excel
13 24 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (10.96%) JavaScript
14 23 (10.50%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (10.05%) XenApp
15 22 (10.05%) SCCM
16 21 (9.59%) Windows Server
16 21 (9.59%) Scrum
17 19 (8.68%) Objective-C
17 19 (8.68%) Java
17 19 (8.68%) MS Exchange
18 18 (8.22%) LAN
18 18 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
18 18 (8.22%) iOS Development
19 17 (7.76%) Windows 8
19 17 (7.76%) MCDST
19 17 (7.76%) 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 19 (8.68%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (4.11%) Skype for Business
4 8 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (3.20%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.37%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.91%) CMS
8 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.46%) IIS
9 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 90 (41.10%) MS Office
2 30 (13.70%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.83%) Acrobat
4 4 (1.83%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.37%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.91%) InDesign
6 2 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) assyst
2 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.46%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.02%) Office 365
2 4 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.83%) IaaS
2 4 (1.83%) SaaS
3 3 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.22%) LAN
2 17 (7.76%) VPN
3 13 (5.94%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.48%) Broadband
4 12 (5.48%) Internet
4 12 (5.48%) WAN
5 9 (4.11%) VoIP
6 6 (2.74%) SAN
7 5 (2.28%) Unified Communications
7 5 (2.28%) WebEx
7 5 (2.28%) Wireless
8 4 (1.83%) 3G
8 4 (1.83%) Firewall
8 4 (1.83%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (1.37%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.91%) DHCP
10 2 (0.91%) DNS
10 2 (0.91%) PBX
10 2 (0.91%) Skype
10 2 (0.91%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.37%) MySQL
2 2 (0.91%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.57%) Ant
1 10 (4.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (4.57%) Gradle
1 10 (4.57%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.74%) Xcode
3 4 (1.83%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.83%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.37%) NetBeans
4 3 (1.37%) Subversion
4 3 (1.37%) Zend Studio
5 2 (0.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.46%) JIRA
6 1 (0.46%) RSpec
6 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (18.72%) Finance
2 13 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.02%) Retail
4 8 (3.65%) Banking
4 8 (3.65%) Legal
5 7 (3.20%) Billing
6 5 (2.28%) Marketing
7 4 (1.83%) Law
8 3 (1.37%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.91%) Local Government
9 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.46%) Front Office
10 1 (0.46%) German Language
10 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (21.46%) Analyst
2 36 (16.44%) Desktop Support
2 36 (16.44%) Support Analyst
3 33 (15.07%) Developer
4 29 (13.24%) 2nd Line Support
5 25 (11.42%) IT Support
6 22 (10.05%) Support Engineer
7 18 (8.22%) iOS Developer
8 17 (7.76%) IT Analyst
9 16 (7.31%) Desktop Engineer
10 14 (6.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 14 (6.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 13 (5.94%) Agile Developer
11 13 (5.94%) Architect
12 12 (5.48%) Desktop Analyst
12 12 (5.48%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 12 (5.48%) Objective-C Developer
13 11 (5.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 11 (5.02%) IT Support Analyst
14 10 (4.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.48%) HTML
2 11 (5.02%) CSS
3 9 (4.11%) Web Services
4 8 (3.65%) iOS SDK
5 7 (3.20%) .NET
5 7 (3.20%) CSS3
5 7 (3.20%) HTML5
6 5 (2.28%) jQuery
7 4 (1.83%) Cocoa
7 4 (1.83%) Cocoa Touch
7 4 (1.83%) JSON
8 3 (1.37%) REST
8 3 (1.37%) SOAP
8 3 (1.37%) XML
9 2 (0.91%) Ajax
9 2 (0.91%) Android SDK
9 2 (0.91%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.91%) PhoneGap
10 1 (0.46%) Apache Thrift
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.72%) Blackberry
2 13 (5.94%) iPhone
3 12 (5.48%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.02%) Mobile App
5 10 (4.57%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (4.57%) User Experience
6 9 (4.11%) Mobile Computing
7 8 (3.65%) Handset
7 8 (3.65%) iPad
7 8 (3.65%) Management Information System
8 7 (3.20%) Computer Science
8 7 (3.20%) EPoS
9 5 (2.28%) CMDB
9 5 (2.28%) Fat Client
9 5 (2.28%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.83%) e-Learning
11 3 (1.37%) CESG
11 3 (1.37%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.37%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 104 (47.49%) Windows
2 71 (32.42%) Windows 7
3 47 (21.46%) Android
4 41 (18.72%) Apple iOS
5 24 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (10.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (9.59%) Windows Server
8 17 (7.76%) Windows 8
9 14 (6.39%) Windows XP
10 13 (5.94%) Windows 2000 Server
11 10 (4.57%) Linux
12 9 (4.11%) Windows 10
13 8 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (2.74%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.83%) Windows Phone
16 3 (1.37%) Unix
16 3 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.91%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.81%) ITIL
2 33 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (9.59%) Scrum
4 18 (8.22%) iOS Development
5 16 (7.31%) Project Management
6 13 (5.94%) Configuration Management
6 13 (5.94%) Kanban
6 13 (5.94%) Unit Testing
7 12 (5.48%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (5.48%) E-Commerce
7 12 (5.48%) TDD
8 9 (4.11%) Mobile Device Management
9 8 (3.65%) MVC
9 8 (3.65%) PRINCE2
9 8 (3.65%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.20%) Asset Management
10 7 (3.20%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.20%) ITSM
10 7 (3.20%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.96%) JavaScript
2 19 (8.68%) Java
2 19 (8.68%) Objective-C
3 11 (5.02%) C
3 11 (5.02%) C#
4 10 (4.57%) C++
5 6 (2.74%) Apple Swift
5 6 (2.74%) SQL
6 4 (1.83%) PHP
6 4 (1.83%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.37%) PHP 5
7 3 (1.37%) Ruby
8 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.91%) VBScript
9 1 (0.46%) Perl
9 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.46%) Python
9 1 (0.46%) VB
9 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (7.76%) MCDST
2 17 (7.76%) MCP
3 16 (7.31%) MCSE
4 12 (5.48%) Security Cleared
5 11 (5.02%) SC Cleared
6 10 (4.57%) Degree
7 5 (2.28%) HND
8 3 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.37%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.91%) CCNA
9 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.46%) CCNP
10 1 (0.46%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.46%) GISP
10 1 (0.46%) MOS
10 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.02%) SLA
2 6 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 74 (33.79%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.05%) XenApp
3 8 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.20%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.91%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.91%) UAG
6 2 (0.91%) vSphere
7 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (10.05%) SCCM
2 6 (2.74%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.91%) Puppet
3 2 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.46%) Ansible
4 1 (0.46%) Nagios
4 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.46%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.46%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 44 (20.09%) Citrix
3 32 (14.61%) Apple
4 11 (5.02%) VMware
5 10 (4.57%) Cisco
6 9 (4.11%) Adobe
7 8 (3.65%) HP
8 7 (3.20%) Google
9 5 (2.28%) AppSense
9 5 (2.28%) MobileIron
10 4 (1.83%) Avaya
10 4 (1.83%) Dell
10 4 (1.83%) Sophos
11 3 (1.37%) Lotus
11 3 (1.37%) Oracle
11 3 (1.37%) Remedy
11 3 (1.37%) Wyse
11 3 (1.37%) Zend
12 2 (0.91%) LANDesk
12 2 (0.91%) ServiceNow
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £001 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £14 - £17.4 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £525.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Rate: Up to £125 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Harris Global
Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
aap3
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 9 days ago