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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smartphone
UK
Rank 490 521 517
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -4
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 107 108 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.67% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 46 37
Median daily rate £244 £235 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.72% -28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £165 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £228 £330
% change year-on-year
+31.86% -31.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 15
Median hourly rate £15.85 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.29 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.80 £22.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -7.40%

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
13967 16013 15725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.20% 30.82% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9004 10344 9643
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 577 643
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £44.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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 +20 98 £288 +22.34% 352
London 0 32 £180 -34.54% 14
South East +18 22 £155 -26.19% 98
North East +1 13 £300 - 11
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 13 £300 - 1
Tyne and Wear -7 13 £300 - 7
West Midlands +9 9 £114 -51.59% 31
South West +7 9 - - 43
Hampshire +13 7 £156 -19.87% 20
East of England +2 7 £130 -26.76% 44
Buckinghamshire - 7 £165 - 9
Warwickshire - 7 £113 - 5
Berkshire +13 5 - - 9
Cambridgeshire +10 4 £425 +157.57% 6
Bristol +8 4 - - 2
Warwick - 4 £115 - 1
Aylesbury - 4 - - 1
North West +16 3 £165 -56.00% 48
Cambridge +12 3 - - 3
Wiltshire +1 3 - - 8
Havant - 3 - - 2
Milton Keynes - 3 £165 - 1
Scotland - 3 £146 - 32
Cheshire +35 2 - - 16
Southampton +8 2 - - 1
Maidenhead -1 2 - - 1
Surrey -1 2 - - 14
Hertfordshire - 2 £130 - 9
Watford - 2 £130 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £146 -

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 127 (50.20%) Windows
2 107 (42.29%) Active Directory
3 88 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 83 (32.81%) MS Office
5 68 (26.88%) Windows 7
6 52 (20.55%) MS Excel
7 49 (19.37%) Android
8 44 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (14.62%) ITIL
9 37 (14.62%) Citrix
9 37 (14.62%) WAN
9 37 (14.62%) SCCM
10 35 (13.83%) VPN
11 33 (13.04%) Apple
12 31 (12.25%) Apple iOS
13 30 (11.86%) Incident Management
14 29 (11.46%) Dell
15 28 (11.07%) SLA
16 27 (10.67%) HP
17 26 (10.28%) Telecoms
18 24 (9.49%) Video Conferencing
19 23 (9.09%) Cisco
19 23 (9.09%) LAN
19 23 (9.09%) Service Delivery
20 22 (8.70%) VoIP
20 22 (8.70%) Google
20 22 (8.70%) Skype
21 21 (8.30%) Security Cleared
21 21 (8.30%) Service Management
22 20 (7.91%) Change Management

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 (7.51%) Skype for Business
2 11 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.56%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.58%) CMS
5 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.79%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.40%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.40%) Marvel
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 83 (32.81%) MS Office
2 52 (20.55%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.77%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.98%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.79%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.91%) Office 365
2 9 (3.56%) Google Drive
3 6 (2.37%) SaaS
4 2 (0.79%) GitHub
4 2 (0.79%) Google Play
4 2 (0.79%) IaaS
4 2 (0.79%) PaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.40%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 37 (14.62%) WAN
2 35 (13.83%) VPN
3 23 (9.09%) LAN
4 22 (8.70%) Skype
4 22 (8.70%) VoIP
5 19 (7.51%) Wireless
6 14 (5.53%) Internet
7 13 (5.14%) TCP/IP
8 12 (4.74%) DNS
9 10 (3.95%) DHCP
10 9 (3.56%) ISDN
10 9 (3.56%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (2.77%) IP Telephony
11 7 (2.77%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (2.37%) 3G
13 5 (1.98%) Firewall
14 4 (1.58%) Unified Communications
15 3 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (1.19%) Network Security
15 3 (1.19%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.79%) MySQL
2 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (5.93%) JIRA
2 13 (5.14%) Jenkins
3 11 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 11 (4.35%) JUnit
3 11 (4.35%) RSpec
3 11 (4.35%) Selenium
3 11 (4.35%) WebDriver
4 8 (3.16%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.37%) Axure RP
6 4 (1.58%) Subversion
7 2 (0.79%) Android Studio
7 2 (0.79%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.79%) Gradle
8 1 (0.40%) Grunt
General
1 26 (10.28%) Telecoms
2 15 (5.93%) Finance
3 13 (5.14%) Legal
4 11 (4.35%) Law
5 6 (2.37%) Marketing
6 5 (1.98%) Retail
7 4 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.58%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.19%) Banking
8 3 (1.19%) German Language
8 3 (1.19%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.79%) Automotive
9 2 (0.79%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.79%) French Language
9 2 (0.79%) Games
9 2 (0.79%) Local Government
10 1 (0.40%) Billing
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) Publishing
10 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (22.92%) Analyst
2 49 (19.37%) 2nd Line Support
3 47 (18.58%) IT Support
4 44 (17.39%) Support Engineer
5 37 (14.62%) Support Analyst
6 34 (13.44%) Desktop Support
7 27 (10.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 27 (10.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 24 (9.49%) Service Desk Support
9 23 (9.09%) Developer
10 22 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 19 (7.51%) IT Engineer
11 19 (7.51%) IT Support Engineer
12 16 (6.32%) Help Desk Support
12 16 (6.32%) Service Desk Engineer
13 15 (5.93%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
13 15 (5.93%) Desktop Engineer
13 15 (5.93%) IT Analyst
13 15 (5.93%) IT Support Analyst
14 14 (5.53%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.35%) HTML
2 10 (3.95%) Gherkin
3 9 (3.56%) CSS
4 8 (3.16%) .NET
4 8 (3.16%) JSON
4 8 (3.16%) RESTful
5 6 (2.37%) HTML5
5 6 (2.37%) XML
6 4 (1.58%) CSS3
6 4 (1.58%) PhoneGap
6 4 (1.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (1.58%) Web Services
7 3 (1.19%) jQuery
8 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.40%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.49%) Video Conferencing
2 19 (7.51%) iPhone
3 18 (7.11%) Blackberry
4 17 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.72%) Computer Science
5 16 (6.32%) User Experience
6 14 (5.53%) RSA SecurID
7 10 (3.95%) Data Centre
7 10 (3.95%) iPad
7 10 (3.95%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.16%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.77%) CMDB
9 7 (2.77%) Handset
10 6 (2.37%) mHealth
11 4 (1.58%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.19%) BYOD
13 2 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.79%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.79%) Mobile Computing
13 2 (0.79%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 127 (50.20%) Windows
2 68 (26.88%) Windows 7
3 49 (19.37%) Android
4 31 (12.25%) Apple iOS
5 19 (7.51%) Windows 10
6 17 (6.72%) Windows 8
7 13 (5.14%) Windows Server
8 10 (3.95%) Windows XP
9 9 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.77%) Linux
10 7 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.98%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (1.98%) Windows Phone
12 4 (1.58%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.19%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.19%) Unix
13 3 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (14.62%) ITIL
3 30 (11.86%) Incident Management
4 23 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 21 (8.30%) Service Management
6 20 (7.91%) Change Management
6 20 (7.91%) Scrum
7 19 (7.51%) Project Management
8 17 (6.72%) Automated Testing
8 17 (6.72%) Software Deployment
9 14 (5.53%) Coaching
10 13 (5.14%) iOS Development
10 13 (5.14%) ITIL V3
10 13 (5.14%) ITSM
11 12 (4.74%) Configuration Management
12 11 (4.35%) Asset Management
12 11 (4.35%) TDD
12 11 (4.35%) Test Automation
12 11 (4.35%) Test Scripting
12 11 (4.35%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.51%) Java
2 13 (5.14%) Python
3 11 (4.35%) C#
3 11 (4.35%) Ruby
3 11 (4.35%) Scala
4 9 (3.56%) Objective-C
5 8 (3.16%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.77%) Apple Swift
7 6 (2.37%) SQL
8 3 (1.19%) PHP
9 2 (0.79%) Dart
9 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.40%) C
10 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (8.30%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.72%) Degree
2 17 (6.72%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (2.37%) MCP
4 6 (2.37%) MCSE
5 4 (1.58%) CTC Cleared
5 4 (1.58%) MCDST
5 4 (1.58%) MCSA
6 3 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.79%) CCDA
7 2 (0.79%) CCNA
7 2 (0.79%) CNA
7 2 (0.79%) CNE
7 2 (0.79%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.79%) Novell Certification
7 2 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.07%) SLA
2 5 (1.98%) QA
3 3 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 107 (42.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.56%) XenApp
3 6 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.79%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (14.62%) SCCM
2 7 (2.77%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.58%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.58%) WSUS
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.40%) EnCase
4 1 (0.40%) FTK
4 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 88 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.62%) Citrix
3 33 (13.04%) Apple
4 29 (11.46%) Dell
5 27 (10.67%) HP
6 23 (9.09%) Cisco
7 22 (8.70%) Google
8 14 (5.53%) Toshiba
9 7 (2.77%) Canon
9 7 (2.77%) Mitel
9 7 (2.77%) VMware
10 6 (2.37%) Adobe
10 6 (2.37%) Remedy
11 5 (1.98%) Altiris
11 5 (1.98%) Avaya
11 5 (1.98%) LANDesk
12 4 (1.58%) Intel Security
12 4 (1.58%) WorldPay
12 4 (1.58%) Wyse
13 3 (1.19%) Bloomberg
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