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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smartphone
Rank 542 500 514
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +14
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 70 86 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.52% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 60 46
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£313 £216 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.67% -37.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £194 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £413 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £288 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -10.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 13
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -61.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -61.33%

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
17586 16390 17257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.53% 31.06% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10697 10107 9986
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 670 874
Average hourly rate £18.73 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 September 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 September 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 -26 66 £300 +38.88% 43
London -18 28 £260 +22.06% 13
South East +20 21 £313 +56.25% 21
City of London +31 12 £338 -15.62% 2
East of England -17 10 £120 -58.26% 4
Berkshire +14 9 £313 -11.34% 15
Cambridgeshire +7 5 £110 -64.08% 2
Leicestershire +5 5 £350 - 1
East Midlands +4 5 £350 - 1
Surrey 0 5 £238 - 1
Hampshire -9 3 £345 +137.93% 1
Scotland -11 3 £375 +36.36%
Hertfordshire -23 3 £340 +18.26% 1
Middlesex - 3 £175 -
Reading +16 2 £313 - 11
North West -10 1 £375 +17.64% 1
West Midlands - 1 £375 - 1
Northern Ireland - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
South West - - - - 2
Kent - - - - 2
Docklands, London - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southwold - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
Trowbridge - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (28.37%) Windows
1 40 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (26.95%) Android
2 38 (26.95%) MS Office
3 33 (23.40%) Apple iOS
3 33 (23.40%) User Experience
4 32 (22.70%) Microsoft
5 25 (17.73%) Mobile App
5 25 (17.73%) Windows 7
6 24 (17.02%) Finance
7 21 (14.89%) HTML
8 20 (14.18%) Java
9 17 (12.06%) Photoshop
10 16 (11.35%) CSS
10 16 (11.35%) Adobe Illustrator
10 16 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (11.35%) HTML5
11 15 (10.64%) iPad
11 15 (10.64%) CSS3
11 15 (10.64%) TDD
11 15 (10.64%) JavaScript
11 15 (10.64%) Active Directory
12 13 (9.22%) LAN
12 13 (9.22%) XML
12 13 (9.22%) Wireless
12 13 (9.22%) Unit Testing
12 13 (9.22%) JSON
12 13 (9.22%) iOS Development
13 12 (8.51%) Jasmine
13 12 (8.51%) Android Development

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (3.55%) Lync
2 4 (2.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.42%) CMS
4 2 (1.42%) WordPress
4 2 (1.42%) Drupal
4 2 (1.42%) Confluence
4 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.71%) IIS
5 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (26.95%) MS Office
2 17 (12.06%) Photoshop
3 16 (11.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (7.09%) MS Excel
5 6 (4.26%) Fireworks
6 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.71%) MS Project
7 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (1.42%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.22%) LAN
1 13 (9.22%) Wireless
2 12 (8.51%) WAN
3 8 (5.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.96%) VPN
4 7 (4.96%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.13%) DNS
5 3 (2.13%) DHCP
6 2 (1.42%) 2G
6 2 (1.42%) VoIP
6 2 (1.42%) 3G
6 2 (1.42%) Internet
6 2 (1.42%) 4G
7 1 (0.71%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.71%) NAS
7 1 (0.71%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.71%) Telnet
7 1 (0.71%) Firewall
7 1 (0.71%) Intranet
7 1 (0.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.42%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.42%) MySQL
1 2 (1.42%) Azkaban
1 2 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (0.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (8.51%) Jasmine
2 11 (7.80%) Maven
2 11 (7.80%) QUnit
2 11 (7.80%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.09%) Axure RP
4 6 (4.26%) JUnit
4 6 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.26%) Hudson
5 5 (3.55%) Gerrit
6 4 (2.84%) TestDirector
7 3 (2.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (1.42%) JIRA
8 2 (1.42%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.42%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.71%) Selenium
General
1 24 (17.02%) Finance
2 11 (7.80%) Marketing
3 8 (5.67%) Banking
3 8 (5.67%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.96%) Retail
5 6 (4.26%) Advertising
6 5 (3.55%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.84%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.13%) Publishing
8 3 (2.13%) Legal
9 2 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.71%) Law
10 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (23.40%) Developer
2 25 (17.73%) Analyst
3 12 (8.51%) Architect
4 11 (7.80%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (7.80%) Designer
5 10 (7.09%) User Experience Developer
5 10 (7.09%) Support Analyst
6 8 (5.67%) Service Analyst
6 8 (5.67%) Desktop Support
6 8 (5.67%) Mobile Developer
6 8 (5.67%) Android Developer
7 7 (4.96%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (4.26%) Systems Architect
9 5 (3.55%) Field Service Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Field Engineer
9 5 (3.55%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.55%) UI Designer
10 4 (2.84%) Support Engineer
10 4 (2.84%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.84%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.89%) HTML
2 16 (11.35%) CSS
2 16 (11.35%) HTML5
3 15 (10.64%) CSS3
4 13 (9.22%) XML
4 13 (9.22%) JSON
5 11 (7.80%) Spring MVC
5 11 (7.80%) Ajax
5 11 (7.80%) Spring
5 11 (7.80%) REST
6 10 (7.09%) Backbone.js
6 10 (7.09%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (7.09%) Flash
7 8 (5.67%) Android SDK
8 5 (3.55%) Durandal
8 5 (3.55%) .NET
8 5 (3.55%) Web Services
9 4 (2.84%) jQuery
9 4 (2.84%) iOS SDK
10 3 (2.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (23.40%) User Experience
2 25 (17.73%) Mobile App
3 15 (10.64%) iPad
4 11 (7.80%) Blackberry
4 11 (7.80%) iPhone
5 7 (4.96%) EPoS
6 6 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (4.26%) Fat Client
6 6 (4.26%) Thin Client
6 6 (4.26%) Visualisation
7 5 (3.55%) Social Media
7 5 (3.55%) FMCG
7 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.55%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.84%) Handset
8 4 (2.84%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (2.84%) Digital Media
9 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.42%) PDA
11 1 (0.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.37%) Windows
2 38 (26.95%) Android
3 33 (23.40%) Apple iOS
4 25 (17.73%) Windows 7
5 11 (7.80%) Windows XP
5 11 (7.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.09%) Linux
7 7 (4.96%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.55%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.84%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.13%) VMS
11 2 (1.42%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.71%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.71%) CentOS
12 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (10.64%) TDD
4 13 (9.22%) Unit Testing
4 13 (9.22%) iOS Development
5 12 (8.51%) Android Development
6 11 (7.80%) MVC
7 10 (7.09%) ITIL
8 9 (6.38%) E-Commerce
9 8 (5.67%) Migration
10 5 (3.55%) BDD
10 5 (3.55%) Test Automation
10 5 (3.55%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (3.55%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.55%) Document Management
10 5 (3.55%) Software Engineering
11 4 (2.84%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (2.84%) Business Analysis
11 4 (2.84%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.18%) Java
2 15 (10.64%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.26%) Python
3 6 (4.26%) PHP
4 4 (2.84%) C#
4 4 (2.84%) C++
4 4 (2.84%) Perl
5 3 (2.13%) SQL
5 3 (2.13%) Ruby
6 2 (1.42%) Scala
7 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (6.38%) MCP
2 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.26%) Degree
4 5 (3.55%) MCSE
5 4 (2.84%) MCTS
5 4 (2.84%) MCSA
5 4 (2.84%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.13%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.42%) ISEB
7 2 (1.42%) PMP
8 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.71%) CCNA
8 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.71%) MCITP
8 1 (0.71%) MCDST
8 1 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) QA
2 6 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.84%) XenApp
2 4 (2.84%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.84%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.71%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (22.70%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.09%) Adobe
3 9 (6.38%) Citrix
4 7 (4.96%) Apple
5 6 (4.26%) Polycom
5 6 (4.26%) SAP
5 6 (4.26%) Avaya
6 5 (3.55%) Facebook
7 3 (2.13%) Twitter
7 3 (2.13%) Appcelerator
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle
8 2 (1.42%) Cisco
8 2 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.42%) Tableau
9 1 (0.71%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.71%) Reuters
9 1 (0.71%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.71%) Symantec
9 1 (0.71%) Remedy
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