The table below looks at the statistics for Smarty skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smarty over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smarty
UK
Rank 592 624 610
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -14
Contract jobs citing Smarty 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.008% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.021% 0.027% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £283 £258 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.70% -28.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £220 -
% change year-on-year
+28.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
14134 14852 14129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.15% 28.54% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9839 10231 9344
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 249 192
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £21.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

Smarty
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Smarty as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smarty within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +36 3 £283 +9.70% 3
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2
Hampshire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £283 - 1
South East - 1 - -
South West - 1 £283 - 1
East of England - 1 - - 2

Smarty
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Smarty 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 Smarty.

1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Ajax
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Symfony
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) Twig
5 2 (25.00%) PHP 5
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) User Experience
5 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (12.50%) PaaS
6 1 (12.50%) Shibboleth
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) Node.js
6 1 (12.50%) CSS3
6 1 (12.50%) phpBB
6 1 (12.50%) Laravel
6 1 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Sass
6 1 (12.50%) LESS
6 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (12.50%) IaaS

Smarty
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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) phpBB
1 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Grunt
2 1 (12.50%) gulp
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Testing Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) Ajax
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Symfony
4 3 (37.50%) Twig
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Tika
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) Laravel
5 1 (12.50%) LESS
5 1 (12.50%) Node.js
5 1 (12.50%) Pug
5 1 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (12.50%) Sass
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Smart Meter
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) MVC
1 2 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) B2C
2 1 (12.50%) Content Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
2 1 (12.50%) OWASP
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) SEO
2 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) PHP 5
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Piwik
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Zend