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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Symbian over the 3 months to 26 July 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Symbian
Rank - 642 600
Contract jobs citing Symbian 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.005% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.012% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £295 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £295 £375
% change year-on-year
- -21.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.75

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
24339 25095 24262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.07% 44.06% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14932 14721 13394
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 810 1084 1062
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Symbian
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Symbian as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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