The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smarty
Rank 585 565 565
Rank change year-on-year
-20 0
Contract jobs citing Smarty 5 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.010% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 0.035% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
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£350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.50 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15105 14234 14850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.61% 27.92% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9741 9047 9067
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 296 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%

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 14 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 24 July 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 -16 5 £350 - 6
London +8 3 £350 - 5
South East -11 2 - - 1
Watford - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
East of England - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 1
Hockley - - - -

Smarty
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) MySQL
2 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (66.67%) PHP5
3 8 (66.67%) jQuery
3 8 (66.67%) OO
3 8 (66.67%) HTML
4 7 (58.33%) Rackspace
4 7 (58.33%) Rackspace Cloud
5 6 (50.00%) HTML5
5 6 (50.00%) CSS3
5 6 (50.00%) nginx
5 6 (50.00%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) Symfony
6 5 (41.67%) Zend
6 5 (41.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 4 (33.33%) Zend Framework
7 4 (33.33%) OO PHP
8 3 (25.00%) Sublime Text
8 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (16.67%) Apache
9 2 (16.67%) XML
9 2 (16.67%) OOP
9 2 (16.67%) MVC
9 2 (16.67%) CMS
9 2 (16.67%) Subversion
9 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 2 (16.67%) Selenium
9 2 (16.67%) Mustache

Smarty
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 6 (50.00%) nginx
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) Drupal
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (8.33%) Joomla!
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 7 (58.33%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (25.00%) Sublime Text
4 2 (16.67%) Subversion
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) PHPUnit
5 1 (8.33%) Phing
5 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (8.33%) Music Industry
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 2 (16.67%) PHP Zend Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) jQuery
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) HTML5
3 6 (50.00%) CSS3
4 5 (41.67%) Symfony
5 4 (33.33%) Zend Framework
6 2 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) Mustache
7 1 (8.33%) Gearman
7 1 (8.33%) Sass
7 1 (8.33%) LESS
7 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (8.33%) Sencha Touch
7 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (8.33%) Kohana
7 1 (8.33%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (8.33%) YUI
7 1 (8.33%) RESTful
7 1 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Social Media
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 2 (16.67%) OOP
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) PHP
2 8 (66.67%) PHP5
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Rackspace
2 5 (41.67%) Zend
3 1 (8.33%) Sencha
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