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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smartphone
Rank 522 491 458
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -33
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 55 67 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.45% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 47 60
Average daily rate
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£256 £401 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.01% +33.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £200 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £480 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
-36.74% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -56.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.45 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.09 £17.05 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.11 £15.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-0.91% +27.08%

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
15201 14934 13626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.91% 30.67% 30.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9596 9217 8156
Average daily rate £420 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 613 602 813
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.50 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 -23 52 £256 -35.93% 21
London -6 29 £250 -28.57% 8
City of London +21 12 £295 -1.25% 4
South East -29 10 £320 -20.00% 6
Berkshire -4 4 £345 -13.75% 2
North West -9 4 £268 - 3
East Midlands - 4 £190 -
North Wales - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 £190 -
Wales - 3 - - 1
East of England - 3 £100 - 2
West Sussex - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £100 - 1
Northampton - 2 £190 -
Surrey -4 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -5 1 £110 -
Oxfordshire -18 1 - - 1
South West -19 1 - - 2
Hampshire -21 1 £290 -38.94% 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - - 1
Canterbury - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Corby - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Epsom - - - - 1

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 61 (55.96%) Windows
2 46 (42.20%) Microsoft
3 36 (33.03%) MS Office
3 36 (33.03%) Windows 7
4 29 (26.61%) Blackberry
5 27 (24.77%) Android
6 19 (17.43%) Citrix
7 18 (16.51%) Active Directory
8 17 (15.60%) Finance
9 16 (14.68%) Wireless
9 16 (14.68%) SharePoint
9 16 (14.68%) Apple iOS
10 15 (13.76%) MCP
11 14 (12.84%) ITIL
11 14 (12.84%) A+ Certification
11 14 (12.84%) Thin Client
11 14 (12.84%) Fat Client
12 13 (11.93%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (11.93%) Java
13 12 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (10.09%) Internet
14 11 (10.09%) Bloomberg
14 11 (10.09%) DNS
14 11 (10.09%) DHCP
15 10 (9.17%) FTP
15 10 (9.17%) LAN
15 10 (9.17%) SAP
15 10 (9.17%) MS Excel
15 10 (9.17%) Reuters

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 16 (14.68%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.50%) Lync
3 2 (1.83%) WordPress
4 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.92%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 36 (33.03%) MS Office
2 10 (9.17%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.67%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.67%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.92%) MS Project
5 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.92%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) SaaS
1 2 (1.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.68%) Wireless
2 11 (10.09%) Internet
2 11 (10.09%) DNS
2 11 (10.09%) DHCP
3 10 (9.17%) FTP
3 10 (9.17%) LAN
4 9 (8.26%) WAN
5 4 (3.67%) VoIP
5 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.75%) VPN
7 2 (1.83%) 3G
7 2 (1.83%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.92%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.92%) LTE
8 1 (0.92%) Network Security
8 1 (0.92%) ADSL
8 1 (0.92%) Broadband
8 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.92%) PBX
8 1 (0.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Xcode
2 2 (1.83%) TestPartner
2 2 (1.83%) Selenium
2 2 (1.83%) WebDriver
2 2 (1.83%) Hudson
2 2 (1.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.83%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.92%) QUnit
3 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.92%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.92%) JIRA
3 1 (0.92%) Maven
3 1 (0.92%) JUnit
General
1 17 (15.60%) Finance
2 10 (9.17%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.42%) Publishing
4 6 (5.50%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.59%) Advertising
6 3 (2.75%) Banking
7 2 (1.83%) Games
7 2 (1.83%) Marketing
7 2 (1.83%) Retail
7 2 (1.83%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.92%) Billing
8 1 (0.92%) Legal
8 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (25.69%) Analyst
2 22 (20.18%) Desktop Support
3 20 (18.35%) Developer
4 18 (16.51%) Support Analyst
5 13 (11.93%) Desktop Engineer
6 12 (11.01%) Support Engineer
6 12 (11.01%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 11 (10.09%) Help Desk Support
8 10 (9.17%) Help Desk Analyst
8 10 (9.17%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 10 (9.17%) Mobile Developer
9 9 (8.26%) 1st Line Support
10 8 (7.34%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 7 (6.42%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (6.42%) Service Analyst
11 7 (6.42%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (5.50%) iOS Developer
13 5 (4.59%) Android Developer
13 5 (4.59%) Architect
14 4 (3.67%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.42%) .NET
2 6 (5.50%) HTML
3 5 (4.59%) CSS3
3 5 (4.59%) HTML5
3 5 (4.59%) CSS
4 4 (3.67%) JSON
5 3 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (2.75%) jQuery
5 3 (2.75%) XML
5 3 (2.75%) J2ME
5 3 (2.75%) J2EE
6 2 (1.83%) SOAP
6 2 (1.83%) Web Services
6 2 (1.83%) LESS
6 2 (1.83%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.92%) Sass
7 1 (0.92%) Ember.js
7 1 (0.92%) REST
7 1 (0.92%) RESTful
7 1 (0.92%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.61%) Blackberry
2 14 (12.84%) Thin Client
2 14 (12.84%) Fat Client
3 10 (9.17%) Smartcard
4 9 (8.26%) Mobile App
4 9 (8.26%) iPhone
5 8 (7.34%) FMCG
5 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (6.42%) User Experience
7 6 (5.50%) iPad
8 5 (4.59%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (3.67%) Taxonomies
10 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.92%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.92%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.92%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.92%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 61 (55.96%) Windows
2 36 (33.03%) Windows 7
3 27 (24.77%) Android
4 16 (14.68%) Apple iOS
5 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (9.17%) Windows Vista
6 10 (9.17%) Windows 8
7 7 (6.42%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.67%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.83%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.92%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.84%) ITIL
2 12 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (7.34%) Problem Management
3 8 (7.34%) iOS Development
4 7 (6.42%) Android Development
4 7 (6.42%) PRINCE2
4 7 (6.42%) Migration
5 6 (5.50%) SEO
5 6 (5.50%) TDD
6 5 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (4.59%) Software Engineering
6 5 (4.59%) E-Commerce
7 4 (3.67%) Workflow
7 4 (3.67%) OO
7 4 (3.67%) Information Management
7 4 (3.67%) Business Development
7 4 (3.67%) Asset Management
7 4 (3.67%) Cash Management
7 4 (3.67%) Change Control
7 4 (3.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.93%) Java
2 5 (4.59%) C
3 4 (3.67%) SQL
3 4 (3.67%) C#
3 4 (3.67%) C++
3 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.75%) Ruby
4 3 (2.75%) VC++
4 3 (2.75%) PHP
5 2 (1.83%) ABAP
6 1 (0.92%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.92%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (13.76%) MCP
2 14 (12.84%) A+ Certification
3 13 (11.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (9.17%) MCDST
4 10 (9.17%) MCITP
5 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.59%) Degree
7 4 (3.67%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (2.75%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.92%) MCSE
9 1 (0.92%) CCNA
9 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
1 3 (2.75%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (16.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.59%) XenApp
3 4 (3.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) SCCM
1 3 (2.75%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (42.20%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.43%) Citrix
3 11 (10.09%) Bloomberg
4 10 (9.17%) SAP
4 10 (9.17%) Reuters
4 10 (9.17%) CQG
5 8 (7.34%) HP
6 7 (6.42%) Syclo
7 4 (3.67%) Remedy
7 4 (3.67%) Cisco
8 3 (2.75%) Facebook
8 3 (2.75%) Polycom
8 3 (2.75%) Apple
8 3 (2.75%) Peregrine
8 3 (2.75%) Avaya
8 3 (2.75%) Dell
9 2 (1.83%) Adobe
9 2 (1.83%) Twitter
10 1 (0.92%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.92%) thinkFolio
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