The table below looks at the statistics for Smarty skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smarty over the 3 months to 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smarty
Rank 570 554 526
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -28
Contract jobs citing Smarty 6 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.024% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.043% 0.088% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 8
Average daily rate
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£361 £325 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.15% +54.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £323 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £188
% change year-on-year
- +73.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14022 13562 12160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.72% 26.98% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9222 8450 7632
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 260 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Smarty
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smarty within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Smarty Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Smarty
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Smarty within the UK.

Smarty Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Smarty
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smarty within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Smarty Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Smarty
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Smarty within the UK.

Smarty Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Smarty
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smarty within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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 -25 5 £361 +11.15% 5
London -15 4 £361 -15.00% 4
Glasgow - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £348 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Bath - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -

Smarty
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Smarty 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 Smarty.

1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 25 (96.15%) HTML
2 25 (96.15%) CSS
3 23 (88.46%) HTML5
4 22 (84.62%) jQuery
5 17 (65.38%) PHP
6 16 (61.54%) CSS3
7 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
8 13 (50.00%) Sass
9 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (38.46%) Mustache
10 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
11 9 (34.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (34.62%) LESS
11 9 (34.62%) User Experience
11 9 (34.62%) YUI
11 9 (34.62%) Ajax
12 8 (30.77%) Web Development
12 8 (30.77%) Ext JS
12 8 (30.77%) HTTP
12 8 (30.77%) Ember.js
12 8 (30.77%) QUnit
12 8 (30.77%) Jasmine
12 8 (30.77%) Sinon.JS
12 8 (30.77%) Karma Test Runner
12 8 (30.77%) Backbone.js
13 7 (26.92%) Node.js
13 7 (26.92%) Scala
13 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
14 6 (23.08%) Integration Testing

Smarty
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Smarty 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 Smarty. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (26.92%) Node.js
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) nginx
4 1 (3.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) osCommerce
1 2 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 8 (30.77%) QUnit
2 8 (30.77%) Jasmine
2 8 (30.77%) Sinon.JS
2 8 (30.77%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (23.08%) WebDriver
3 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 6 (23.08%) Selenium
4 4 (15.38%) Grunt
5 3 (11.54%) Subversion
6 2 (7.69%) JUnit
6 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Web Developer
4 4 (15.38%) PHP Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.85%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (3.85%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 1 (3.85%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) HTML
1 25 (96.15%) CSS
2 23 (88.46%) HTML5
3 22 (84.62%) jQuery
4 16 (61.54%) CSS3
5 13 (50.00%) Sass
6 10 (38.46%) Mustache
6 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
7 9 (34.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (34.62%) YUI
7 9 (34.62%) LESS
7 9 (34.62%) Ajax
8 8 (30.77%) Ext JS
8 8 (30.77%) Ember.js
8 8 (30.77%) Backbone.js
9 6 (23.08%) REST
10 5 (19.23%) XML
11 4 (15.38%) XSD
11 4 (15.38%) Velocity
12 3 (11.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) User Experience
2 5 (19.23%) Digital Media
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) W3C
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Web Development
3 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
4 6 (23.08%) Integration Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Progressive Enhancement
5 5 (19.23%) Graceful Degradation
5 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
6 4 (15.38%) MVC
7 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (7.69%) Web Design
8 2 (7.69%) OOP
8 2 (7.69%) OO
8 2 (7.69%) TDD
9 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.85%) BDD
9 1 (3.85%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (65.38%) PHP
3 7 (26.92%) Scala
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) PHP5
6 2 (7.69%) Java
7 1 (3.85%) C#
7 1 (3.85%) PHP4
7 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Zend
2 1 (3.85%) Facebook
2 1 (3.85%) Twitter