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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smarty
Rank 619 607 580
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -27
Contract jobs citing Smarty 12 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.072% 0.032% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 2
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£550 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.50

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
16577 15633 15315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.90% 28.09% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11265 9911 9834
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 218 265
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smarty within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Smarty Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 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 31 August 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 +13 12 £550 - 4
England -23 12 £550 - 9
City of London - 1 - -

Smarty
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 17 (94.44%) PHP
2 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (72.22%) HTML
3 13 (72.22%) CSS
4 11 (61.11%) jQuery
4 11 (61.11%) HTML5
5 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 8 (44.44%) OO
6 7 (38.89%) Publishing
6 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (38.89%) Web Development
7 6 (33.33%) MySQL
7 6 (33.33%) Zend
7 6 (33.33%) REST
7 6 (33.33%) User Experience
8 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
8 5 (27.78%) Mustache
8 5 (27.78%) Sass
8 5 (27.78%) LESS
8 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (27.78%) Apache
8 5 (27.78%) Subversion
8 5 (27.78%) HTTP
9 4 (22.22%) CSS3
9 4 (22.22%) Node.js
9 4 (22.22%) Scala
9 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
9 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
9 4 (22.22%) Selenium
9 4 (22.22%) Symfony

Smarty
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (27.78%) Apache
2 4 (22.22%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Drupal
3 1 (5.56%) WordPress
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) osCommerce
1 1 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Google Apps
1 1 (5.56%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) Subversion
3 4 (22.22%) Selenium
3 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 4 (22.22%) QUnit
3 4 (22.22%) Jasmine
3 4 (22.22%) Sinon.JS
3 4 (22.22%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (16.67%) Xcode
5 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 7 (38.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Front-End Web Developer
3 5 (27.78%) PHP Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Web Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) iOS Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) CSS
1 13 (72.22%) HTML
2 11 (61.11%) jQuery
2 11 (61.11%) HTML5
3 6 (33.33%) REST
4 5 (27.78%) Mustache
4 5 (27.78%) Sass
4 5 (27.78%) LESS
4 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
4 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (22.22%) Backbone.js
5 4 (22.22%) Ember.js
5 4 (22.22%) CSS3
5 4 (22.22%) Ext JS
5 4 (22.22%) Symfony
5 4 (22.22%) YUI
6 3 (16.67%) Ajax
6 3 (16.67%) SOAP
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
6 3 (16.67%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) User Experience
2 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 3 (16.67%) iPhone
3 3 (16.67%) Social Media
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) OO
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Web Development
3 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) OO PHP
5 2 (11.11%) Information Management
5 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 1 (5.56%) Web Design
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.56%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) PHP
2 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) Scala
4 3 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 3 (16.67%) PHP5
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) CoffeeScript
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
1 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Zend
2 1 (5.56%) Facebook
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter
2 1 (5.56%) PayPal
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.56%) Google
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