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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smarty
Rank 606 564 599
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +35
Contract jobs citing Smarty 8 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.027% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.051% 0.092% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 2
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£290 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £215 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £400 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £225
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
15570 15180 15836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.94% 28.80% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10092 9796 9484
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 256 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 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 23 September 2014. 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 8 £290 -22.66% 8
London - 5 £290 - 4
South East -18 3 - - 3
Horsham - 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 - -
City of London - 1 £304 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Leicester - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - - 2
Essex - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - - 3
Bath - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Hockley - - - -

Smarty
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) jQuery
2 9 (75.00%) PHP
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) MySQL
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
4 6 (50.00%) HTML5
4 6 (50.00%) PHP5
4 6 (50.00%) CSS3
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (41.67%) Ajax
5 5 (41.67%) OO
5 5 (41.67%) Rackspace Cloud
5 5 (41.67%) Rackspace
6 4 (33.33%) OO PHP
6 4 (33.33%) Symfony
6 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (25.00%) XML
7 3 (25.00%) XSD
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Apache
7 3 (25.00%) MVC
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) nginx
7 3 (25.00%) Velocity
8 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
8 2 (16.67%) Selenium
8 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (16.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (16.67%) PHPUnit

Smarty
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) nginx
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) Joomla!
3 1 (8.33%) Drupal
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (8.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) osCommerce
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Rackspace Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) JUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) PHPUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (8.33%) Phing
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Sublime Text
3 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (25.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) jQuery
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (50.00%) CSS3
4 5 (41.67%) Ajax
5 4 (33.33%) Symfony
6 3 (25.00%) Velocity
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) XSD
7 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
7 2 (16.67%) Zend Framework
7 2 (16.67%) FreeMarker
7 2 (16.67%) Mustache
7 2 (16.67%) Spring
8 1 (8.33%) Sass
8 1 (8.33%) LESS
8 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 1 (8.33%) RESTful
8 1 (8.33%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) PHP
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) PHP5
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Capistrano
1 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Rackspace
2 2 (16.67%) Zend
3 1 (8.33%) Sencha
3 1 (8.33%) Facebook
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter
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