The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Smartphone
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 90 83
Rank change year-on-year +24 -7  
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.75% 0.66% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £111 £123 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.69% -61.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £200 £320
% change year-on-year +50.00% -37.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -7.40%  

Smartphone is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 285 452 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 31.39% 29.76% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 224 189
Median daily rate £381 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.29% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Median hourly rate £52.17 £39.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.76% +129.41%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Smartphone
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Smartphone as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Smartphone in Edinburgh

Smartphone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Smartphone in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Smartphone in Edinburgh

Smartphone
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (20.00%) Moodle
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow

Smartphone
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow