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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smartphone
Rank 530 487 460
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -27
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 65 95 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.59% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 58 60
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£210 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £217 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-34.41% +14.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 11
Average hourly rate £15.25 £20.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% -54.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £18.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.50 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-21.95% +26.15%

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
16672 16035 14712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.22% 31.07% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10749 9939 8668
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 688 837
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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 -33 64 £205 -41.42% 28
London +11 34 £205 -45.33% 13
South East -14 13 £325 +36.69% 7
City of London +6 11 £295 -3.67% 5
East Midlands +6 5 £190 -
North West -9 4 £297 -5.12% 3
East of England -21 4 £105 -68.30% 2
Berkshire -1 3 £320 +27.74% 3
Cambridgeshire -13 3 £105 -70.00% 1
Leicestershire +14 2 - -
Leicester +12 2 - -
West Midlands -15 2 £138 -52.17% 2
Birmingham - 2 £138 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Cambridge -3 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -12 1 £110 -
South West -23 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 2
County Antrim - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Belfast - - - - 1
Brentwood - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 63 (46.67%) Windows
2 49 (36.30%) MS Office
3 48 (35.56%) Microsoft
4 42 (31.11%) Android
5 36 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 29 (21.48%) Apple iOS
6 29 (21.48%) Blackberry
7 22 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (15.56%) Finance
8 21 (15.56%) User Experience
9 19 (14.07%) Wireless
9 19 (14.07%) Citrix
10 17 (12.59%) SharePoint
10 17 (12.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (12.59%) Mobile App
11 16 (11.85%) MCP
12 15 (11.11%) LAN
12 15 (11.11%) Thin Client
12 15 (11.11%) Fat Client
13 14 (10.37%) Telecoms
13 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (10.37%) A+ Certification
13 14 (10.37%) WAN
13 14 (10.37%) Java
14 13 (9.63%) Active Directory
15 12 (8.89%) E-Commerce
16 11 (8.15%) MS Excel
16 11 (8.15%) DNS
16 11 (8.15%) ITIL
16 11 (8.15%) DHCP

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (12.59%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.67%) Lync
3 3 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.48%) Confluence
4 2 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.48%) WordPress
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.74%) IIS
5 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 49 (36.30%) MS Office
2 11 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.15%) Photoshop
3 10 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.96%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.74%) MS Project
6 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
1 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.07%) Wireless
2 15 (11.11%) LAN
3 14 (10.37%) WAN
4 11 (8.15%) DNS
4 11 (8.15%) DHCP
4 11 (8.15%) Internet
5 10 (7.41%) FTP
5 10 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.96%) VPN
6 4 (2.96%) VoIP
7 2 (1.48%) 3G
7 2 (1.48%) PBX
7 2 (1.48%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.74%) Firewall
8 1 (0.74%) Network Security
8 1 (0.74%) NFC
8 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.74%) LDAP
8 1 (0.74%) SMS
8 1 (0.74%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.74%) MS Access
1 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (7.41%) Axure RP
2 4 (2.96%) Jasmine
2 4 (2.96%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.22%) Xcode
3 3 (2.22%) Maven
3 3 (2.22%) Selenium
3 3 (2.22%) QUnit
3 3 (2.22%) WebDriver
3 3 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (1.48%) Hudson
4 2 (1.48%) Gerrit
4 2 (1.48%) JUnit
4 2 (1.48%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.48%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.48%) TestPartner
4 2 (1.48%) JIRA
5 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (15.56%) Finance
2 14 (10.37%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.67%) Publishing
4 6 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.70%) Marketing
6 4 (2.96%) Advertising
7 3 (2.22%) Banking
8 2 (1.48%) Retail
9 1 (0.74%) Legal
9 1 (0.74%) Games
9 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.74%) Billing
9 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (21.48%) Analyst
2 23 (17.04%) Developer
3 19 (14.07%) Support Analyst
4 17 (12.59%) Desktop Support
5 11 (8.15%) Help Desk Support
6 10 (7.41%) Designer
6 10 (7.41%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 10 (7.41%) Help Desk Analyst
6 10 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (6.67%) Architect
7 9 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
8 8 (5.93%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Service Analyst
10 6 (4.44%) Android Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (3.70%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.67%) HTML
2 8 (5.93%) HTML5
2 8 (5.93%) Flash
3 7 (5.19%) CSS
3 7 (5.19%) CSS3
4 5 (3.70%) JSON
4 5 (3.70%) .NET
4 5 (3.70%) XML
4 5 (3.70%) Android SDK
5 4 (2.96%) jQuery
6 3 (2.22%) Spring
6 3 (2.22%) Spring MVC
6 3 (2.22%) Ajax
6 3 (2.22%) J2ME
6 3 (2.22%) J2EE
6 3 (2.22%) Web Services
6 3 (2.22%) REST
7 2 (1.48%) Backbone.js
7 2 (1.48%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.48%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.48%) Blackberry
2 21 (15.56%) User Experience
3 17 (12.59%) Mobile App
4 15 (11.11%) Thin Client
4 15 (11.11%) Fat Client
5 10 (7.41%) Smartcard
6 9 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (5.93%) FMCG
8 7 (5.19%) Visualisation
9 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (4.44%) iPhone
10 4 (2.96%) iPad
10 4 (2.96%) Taxonomies
11 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
11 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
11 3 (2.22%) EPoS
12 2 (1.48%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.74%) IVR
13 1 (0.74%) Tandem
13 1 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 63 (46.67%) Windows
2 42 (31.11%) Android
3 36 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 29 (21.48%) Apple iOS
5 17 (12.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (8.15%) Windows 8
7 10 (7.41%) Windows Vista
8 7 (5.19%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.19%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.70%) Linux
10 3 (2.22%) VMS
11 2 (1.48%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.74%) UNIX
12 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (8.89%) E-Commerce
3 11 (8.15%) ITIL
4 9 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 8 (5.93%) Android Development
5 8 (5.93%) TDD
6 7 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (5.19%) iOS Development
7 6 (4.44%) SEO
8 5 (3.70%) Unit Testing
8 5 (3.70%) Software Engineering
8 5 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (3.70%) BDD
9 4 (2.96%) Information Management
9 4 (2.96%) Scrum
9 4 (2.96%) Workflow
9 4 (2.96%) Migration
10 3 (2.22%) MVC
10 3 (2.22%) ITSM
10 3 (2.22%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.37%) Java
2 7 (5.19%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.70%) Ruby
3 5 (3.70%) SQL
3 5 (3.70%) C
4 4 (2.96%) PHP
4 4 (2.96%) C++
5 3 (2.22%) VC++
6 2 (1.48%) Python
6 2 (1.48%) C#
6 2 (1.48%) ABAP
6 2 (1.48%) Perl
7 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (11.85%) MCP
2 14 (10.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (10.37%) A+ Certification
3 10 (7.41%) MCDST
3 10 (7.41%) MCITP
4 7 (5.19%) Degree
5 5 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.96%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.48%) MCSE
7 2 (1.48%) ISEB
7 2 (1.48%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.74%) CCNA
8 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) QA
2 3 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (9.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.70%) XenApp
3 4 (2.96%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.74%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.22%) ServiceCenter
1 3 (2.22%) SCCM
2 2 (1.48%) Puppet
2 2 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.74%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 48 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.07%) Citrix
3 11 (8.15%) SAP
3 11 (8.15%) Bloomberg
4 10 (7.41%) Adobe
4 10 (7.41%) Reuters
4 10 (7.41%) CQG
5 9 (6.67%) Apple
6 8 (5.93%) Polycom
6 8 (5.93%) Avaya
6 8 (5.93%) HP
7 7 (5.19%) Syclo
8 4 (2.96%) Cisco
9 3 (2.22%) Dell
9 3 (2.22%) Peregrine
9 3 (2.22%) Remedy
9 3 (2.22%) Appcelerator
10 2 (1.48%) Twitter
10 2 (1.48%) Oracle
11 1 (0.74%) BT
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