The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMS over the 3 months to 11 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £516 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+58.76% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.20 £10.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -68.25%
SMS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
128 125 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.34% 18.09% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 64 51
Average daily rate £363 £413 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +23.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.69 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.66% -32.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SMS across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

SMS
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SMS across the Wiltshire region.

SMS Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

SMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SMS across the Wiltshire region.

SMS Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

SMS
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing SMS 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 SMS.

1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) Laravel

SMS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing SMS 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 SMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (100.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Laravel
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP