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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smarty
Rank 622 606 570
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -36
Contract jobs citing Smarty 4 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.012% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.027% 0.043% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 15
Average daily rate £258 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £334 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £437 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 - £325
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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 5 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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 4 £258 -31.33% 4
London +5 3 £265 -29.33% 4
Matlock - 1 £220 -
Derbyshire - 1 £220 -
East Midlands - 1 £220 -

Smarty
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
1 11 (91.67%) PHP
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) jQuery
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 8 (66.67%) User Experience
5 7 (58.33%) Front End Development
5 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
6 6 (50.00%) HTTP
6 6 (50.00%) Twig
6 6 (50.00%) Mustache
7 5 (41.67%) Jasmine
7 5 (41.67%) Backbone.js
7 5 (41.67%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (41.67%) Typography
7 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
7 5 (41.67%) Selenium
7 5 (41.67%) Scala
7 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
7 5 (41.67%) Node.js
7 5 (41.67%) REST
8 3 (25.00%) Web Development
8 3 (25.00%) JSON
8 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (25.00%) Sass
8 3 (25.00%) LESS
9 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
9 2 (16.67%) Analytics

Smarty
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (41.67%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
1 1 (8.33%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
2 5 (41.67%) Jasmine
2 5 (41.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Grunt
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) QUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Sinon.JS
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
1 2 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) HTML Developer
4 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Angular Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) Senior iOS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior MySQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) jQuery
2 9 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 6 (50.00%) Mustache
4 6 (50.00%) Twig
5 5 (41.67%) Backbone.js
5 5 (41.67%) REST
6 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 3 (25.00%) LESS
6 3 (25.00%) Sass
7 2 (16.67%) Ajax
7 2 (16.67%) HTML5
8 1 (8.33%) iOS SDK
8 1 (8.33%) LAMP
8 1 (8.33%) SOAP
8 1 (8.33%) Symfony
8 1 (8.33%) Web Services
8 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) iPhone
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Front End Development
2 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Typography
3 3 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Vertical Rhythm
5 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
1 11 (91.67%) PHP
2 5 (41.67%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) CoffeeScript
3 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (8.33%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe
1 2 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Zend