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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smarty
Rank 565 542 510
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -32
Contract jobs citing Smarty 6 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.035% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.044% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £295 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £231
% change year-on-year
- +40.54%
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
13557 13167 12846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 26.96% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9084 8265 8122
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 270 329
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 16 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 29 January 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
London +17 5 £375 -11.76% 2
England -30 5 £375 +15.38% 4
City of London - 2 £379 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -

Smarty
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 24 (96.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (92.00%) HTML
2 23 (92.00%) CSS
3 22 (88.00%) jQuery
4 21 (84.00%) HTML5
5 16 (64.00%) PHP
6 15 (60.00%) CSS3
7 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
8 12 (48.00%) Sass
9 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (36.00%) Ajax
10 9 (36.00%) Mustache
10 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
11 8 (32.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (32.00%) LESS
11 8 (32.00%) YUI
12 7 (28.00%) Ext JS
12 7 (28.00%) Web Development
12 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
12 7 (28.00%) HTTP
12 7 (28.00%) QUnit
12 7 (28.00%) Jasmine
12 7 (28.00%) Sinon.JS
12 7 (28.00%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (28.00%) Backbone.js
12 7 (28.00%) Ember.js
12 7 (28.00%) User Experience
13 6 (24.00%) Node.js
13 6 (24.00%) Scala
14 5 (20.00%) Cucumber

Smarty
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (24.00%) Node.js
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) nginx
4 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) osCommerce
1 2 (8.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (28.00%) QUnit
2 7 (28.00%) Jasmine
2 7 (28.00%) Sinon.JS
2 7 (28.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (20.00%) Selenium
4 4 (16.00%) Grunt
5 3 (12.00%) Subversion
6 2 (8.00%) JUnit
6 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 4 (16.00%) PHP Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) UI Programmer
7 1 (4.00%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.00%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.00%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (4.00%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) HTML
1 23 (92.00%) CSS
2 22 (88.00%) jQuery
3 21 (84.00%) HTML5
4 15 (60.00%) CSS3
5 12 (48.00%) Sass
6 9 (36.00%) Ajax
6 9 (36.00%) Mustache
6 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (32.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (32.00%) LESS
7 8 (32.00%) YUI
8 7 (28.00%) Ext JS
8 7 (28.00%) Backbone.js
8 7 (28.00%) Ember.js
9 5 (20.00%) REST
9 5 (20.00%) XML
10 4 (16.00%) Velocity
10 4 (16.00%) XSD
11 3 (12.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) User Experience
2 5 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) W3C
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Web Development
2 7 (28.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (16.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 4 (16.00%) Graceful Degradation
5 3 (12.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) OOP
6 2 (8.00%) Web Design
6 2 (8.00%) OO PHP
6 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) TDD
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (64.00%) PHP
3 6 (24.00%) Scala
4 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) PHP5
6 2 (8.00%) Java
7 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.00%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.00%) C#
7 1 (4.00%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Zend
2 1 (4.00%) Facebook
2 1 (4.00%) Twitter
2 1 (4.00%) Rackspace