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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smarty
Rank 641 626 626
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing Smarty 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.012% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.039% 0.045% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £421 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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
15281 15440 15028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.48% 27.52% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10779 10321 9819
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 219 215
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.90 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.01% +8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.85 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 11 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 30 June 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 trends)
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 +10 6 £421 +12.33% 6
London +10 4 £421 +12.33% 4
Liverpool - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
City of London - 1 £398 - 1

Smarty
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) CSS3
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) gulp
3 4 (57.14%) Mustache
3 4 (57.14%) Grunt
3 4 (57.14%) Play Framework
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (57.14%) Scalatra
3 4 (57.14%) Handlebars
3 4 (57.14%) Retail
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Velocity
3 4 (57.14%) FreeMarker
3 4 (57.14%) Grails
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Groovy
3 4 (57.14%) Scala
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) J2EE
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 3 (42.86%) Node.js
5 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (28.57%) User Experience

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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Grunt
1 4 (57.14%) gulp
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (28.57%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (28.57%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (28.57%) HTML Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PHP Web Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) CSS3
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) FreeMarker
2 4 (57.14%) Grails
2 4 (57.14%) Handlebars
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) Mustache
2 4 (57.14%) Play Framework
2 4 (57.14%) Scalatra
2 4 (57.14%) Velocity
3 3 (42.86%) Node.js
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Groovy
2 4 (57.14%) Scala
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) PHP 5