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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smarty
Rank 654 623 610
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -13
Contract jobs citing Smarty 4 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.014% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.026% 0.053% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £445 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 -
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
15413 14955 14841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.57% 26.78% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10766 9686 9710
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 202 204
Average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 10 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 30 April 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
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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 -33 4 £445 +4.70% 8
North West -5 2 - - 1
London -9 2 £445 -1.11% 5
North East - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -

Smarty
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) PHP
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) CSS3
4 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 4 (50.00%) User Experience
5 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (37.50%) Grunt
5 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
5 3 (37.50%) Retail
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Google
6 2 (25.00%) JSON
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) Adobe
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) J2EE
6 2 (25.00%) Play Framework
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (25.00%) Scalatra
6 2 (25.00%) Handlebars
6 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (25.00%) Mustache

Smarty
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 1 (12.50%) Node.js
1 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Grunt
2 2 (25.00%) gulp
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (25.00%) HTML Developer
4 2 (25.00%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS3
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) FreeMarker
4 2 (25.00%) Grails
4 2 (25.00%) Handlebars
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) Mustache
4 2 (25.00%) Play Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Scalatra
4 2 (25.00%) Velocity
5 1 (12.50%) LESS
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) Groovy
3 2 (25.00%) Scala
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe
1 2 (25.00%) Google
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