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 31 March 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.

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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symbian
Rank 585 583 537
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -46
Contract jobs citing Symbian 4 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.009% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.016% 0.021% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 13
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£178 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £159 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £178 £105 £450
% change year-on-year
+69.04% -76.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - -

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
24903 24255 21715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.32% 45.52% 46.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14217 13367 11566
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1069 1060 1196
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Symbian within the UK over the 3 months to 31 March 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
England -8 3 £170 -54.66% 1
East of England - 1 £170 -
Colchester - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Symbian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (85.71%) Android
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
5 3 (42.86%) Apple
6 2 (28.57%) Nokia
6 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone
6 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
7 1 (14.29%) Handset
7 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
7 1 (14.29%) Xcode
7 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
7 1 (14.29%) Billing
7 1 (14.29%) Content Management
7 1 (14.29%) Workflow Management
7 1 (14.29%) Google
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (14.29%) JSON
7 1 (14.29%) JIRA
7 1 (14.29%) QA
7 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 1 (14.29%) Workflow
7 1 (14.29%) SyncML
7 1 (14.29%) J2ME

Symbian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Xcode
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) J2ME
1 1 (14.29%) WAP
1 1 (14.29%) SyncML
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Handset
3 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (85.71%) Android
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) webOS
5 1 (14.29%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow Management
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Apple
2 2 (28.57%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) Google
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