The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symbian products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symbian over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Symbian Ltd.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symbian
Rank - 609 573
Contract jobs citing Symbian 0 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.006% 0.030%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.013% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
Average daily rate - £178 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -60.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £178 £450
% change year-on-year
- -60.55%
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22062 23715 22622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.89% 45.79% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13749 12420
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1006 988
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Symbian
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Symbian within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Symbian Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Symbian
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Symbian within the UK.

Symbian Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Symbian
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Symbian within the UK.

Symbian Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Symbian
Top 14 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Symbian 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 Symbian.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) MFC
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (100.00%) DirectX
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) SQLite
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
1 2 (100.00%) iPad
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development

Symbian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Symbian 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 Symbian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQLite
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) DirectX
1 2 (100.00%) MFC
1 2 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) iPad
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C