Period
to 11 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smartphone over the 6 months to 11 December 2019 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
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 564 649 642
Rank change year-on-year +85 -7 +5
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 192 227 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 0.72% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 131 135
England median daily rate £180 £200 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +8.40% -5.38%
10th Percentile £109 £118 £118
90th Percentile £488 £475 £538
UK median daily rate £180 £200 £184
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.99% -8.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 52 32
England median hourly rate £15.85 £15.85 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.23% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.83 £14.44 £10.00
90th Percentile £19.93 £23.10 £29.75
UK median hourly rate £15.93 £15.85 £13.50
% change year-on-year +0.47% +17.41% -10.00%

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

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 22,917 31,364 31,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.28% 32.52% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,689 20,743 21,141
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £258 £280 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £656
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 969 918
England median hourly rate £23.30 £20.00 £20.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.50% -2.68% +2.75%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.10 £11.18
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.60
% change year-on-year +17.50% -2.91% +3.00%

Smartphone
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Smartphone as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Smartphone in England

Smartphone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smartphone in England

Smartphone
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Smartphone in England over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Smartphone in England

Smartphone
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Smartphone in England

Smartphone
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Smartphone in England over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Smartphone in England

Smartphone
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the England region over the 6 months to 11 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +62 55 £246 +52.71% 30
South East +68 43 £180 -47.83% 17
South West +35 34 £130 +5.48% 13
North of England +44 32 £200 -45.76% 13
North West +21 20 £180 -52.00% 9
East of England +35 18 £235 -37.33% 12
Yorkshire +43 12 £200 - 4
Midlands +31 10 - - 10
West Midlands +21 7 - - 6
East Midlands +27 3 - - 4
Smartphone
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 145 (75.52%) Windows
2 104 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 96 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 87 (45.31%) Office 365
5 83 (43.23%) Microsoft Office
6 80 (41.67%) Windows 10
7 74 (38.54%) Windows 7
8 56 (29.17%) Android
9 51 (26.56%) ITIL
10 35 (18.23%) Cisco
10 35 (18.23%) Citrix
11 33 (17.19%) VPN
12 29 (15.10%) DNS
13 28 (14.58%) LAN
13 28 (14.58%) Apple
14 26 (13.54%) DHCP
15 25 (13.02%) Apple iOS
16 24 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
17 23 (11.98%) Wi-Fi
18 21 (10.94%) ServiceNow
18 21 (10.94%) AirWatch
19 20 (10.42%) Finance
19 20 (10.42%) MCP
20 19 (9.90%) Wireless
20 19 (9.90%) Mac OS X
20 19 (9.90%) Cisco IOS
21 18 (9.38%) iPhone
22 17 (8.85%) Blackberry
22 17 (8.85%) MS Exchange
22 17 (8.85%) WAN

Smartphone
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 17 (8.85%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (7.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (6.77%) SharePoint
5 11 (5.73%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.52%) Confluence
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 83 (43.23%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (5.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (3.13%) Sketch
4 6 (3.13%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Carpe Diem
1 3 (1.56%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.52%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 87 (45.31%) Office 365
2 11 (5.73%) Azure
3 9 (4.69%) OneDrive
4 7 (3.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (3.13%) Azure Functions
5 6 (3.13%) Serverless
6 3 (1.56%) AWS
6 3 (1.56%) G Suite
7 2 (1.04%) SaaS
8 1 (0.52%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.52%) GoToWebinar
8 1 (0.52%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 33 (17.19%) VPN
2 29 (15.10%) DNS
3 28 (14.58%) LAN
4 26 (13.54%) DHCP
5 23 (11.98%) Wi-Fi
6 19 (9.90%) Cisco IOS
6 19 (9.90%) Wireless
7 17 (8.85%) WAN
8 15 (7.81%) Skype
9 14 (7.29%) TCP/IP
10 12 (6.25%) FTP
11 10 (5.21%) Structured Cabling
12 9 (4.69%) VoIP
13 6 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (2.60%) PBX
15 4 (2.08%) Firewall
15 4 (2.08%) ISDN
15 4 (2.08%) MPLS
15 4 (2.08%) Softphone
15 4 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
1 6 (3.13%) Cosmos DB
1 6 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 6 (3.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (4.69%) Git (software)
1 9 (4.69%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.13%) Android Studio
3 3 (1.56%) Jasmine
3 3 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (1.04%) JIRA
4 2 (1.04%) Mocha
5 1 (0.52%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.52%) Grunt
5 1 (0.52%) gulp
5 1 (0.52%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.52%) JUnit
5 1 (0.52%) Selenium
5 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (10.42%) Finance
2 13 (6.77%) Public Sector
3 12 (6.25%) Law
4 10 (5.21%) Legal
4 10 (5.21%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.08%) German Language
6 2 (1.04%) Back Office
6 2 (1.04%) Local Government
7 1 (0.52%) Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
7 1 (0.52%) Front Office
7 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (26.04%) Support Engineer
2 48 (25.00%) Analyst
3 30 (15.63%) Desktop Support
4 27 (14.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 24 (12.50%) Service Analyst
6 22 (11.46%) Desktop Engineer
6 22 (11.46%) Service Desk Analyst
7 18 (9.38%) Developer
7 18 (9.38%) IT Support
8 17 (8.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 15 (7.81%) IT Engineer
9 15 (7.81%) IT Support Engineer
10 12 (6.25%) Senior Developer
11 10 (5.21%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 10 (5.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 10 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (3.65%) Forensic Analyst
12 7 (3.65%) Support Specialist
13 6 (3.13%) Support Analyst
13 6 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.21%) React
2 9 (4.69%) AngularJS
3 7 (3.65%) JSON
4 6 (3.13%) .NET
4 6 (3.13%) .NET Core
4 6 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 6 (3.13%) Android SDK
4 6 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (3.13%) CSS
4 6 (3.13%) Entity Framework
4 6 (3.13%) HTML
4 6 (3.13%) LINQ
4 6 (3.13%) REST
4 6 (3.13%) XML
5 5 (2.60%) HTML5
6 4 (2.08%) CSS3
6 4 (2.08%) XMPP
7 3 (1.56%) RESTful
8 2 (1.04%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.38%) iPhone
2 17 (8.85%) Blackberry
3 14 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.29%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.69%) User Experience
5 8 (4.17%) BYOD
6 7 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.65%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (3.13%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.08%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.08%) PDA
9 3 (1.56%) Handset
9 3 (1.56%) Home Automation
9 3 (1.56%) iPad
10 2 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.52%) Contactless
11 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 145 (75.52%) Windows
2 80 (41.67%) Windows 10
3 74 (38.54%) Windows 7
4 56 (29.17%) Android
5 25 (13.02%) Apple iOS
6 19 (9.90%) Mac OS X
7 12 (6.25%) Linux
8 9 (4.69%) Windows Server
9 7 (3.65%) Unix
10 4 (2.08%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.08%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.56%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.04%) AIX
12 2 (1.04%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.04%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.56%) ITIL
2 24 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (8.33%) Service Management
4 15 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (5.73%) Asset Management
6 10 (5.21%) Computer Science
6 10 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (4.69%) Information Security
7 9 (4.69%) Mentoring
8 8 (4.17%) Malware Analysis
8 8 (4.17%) Software Engineering
9 7 (3.65%) Incident Management
9 7 (3.65%) Workflow
10 6 (3.13%) B2C
10 6 (3.13%) Digital Forensics
10 6 (3.13%) Fintech
10 6 (3.13%) Problem Management
10 6 (3.13%) Scrum
10 6 (3.13%) TDD
10 6 (3.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 11 (5.73%) JavaScript
3 9 (4.69%) Python
4 8 (4.17%) Java
5 6 (3.13%) C#
5 6 (3.13%) Kotlin
5 6 (3.13%) SQL
5 6 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.60%) VBA
7 4 (2.08%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.56%) C
8 3 (1.56%) Perl
9 2 (1.04%) ES6
10 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.52%) C++
10 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (10.42%) MCP
2 17 (8.85%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (5.73%) Security Cleared
4 10 (5.21%) Degree
4 10 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (4.69%) MCITP
6 7 (3.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.56%) GCFA
7 3 (1.56%) GCFE
7 3 (1.56%) GIAC
7 3 (1.56%) GREM
7 3 (1.56%) ISEB
8 2 (1.04%) CBAP
8 2 (1.04%) CCNA
8 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.04%) EnCE
8 2 (1.04%) IIBA
9 1 (0.52%) MCDST
9 1 (0.52%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.13%) SLA
2 5 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 104 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.17%) BitLocker
2 8 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.52%) Docker
5 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (10.94%) AirWatch
2 16 (8.33%) SCCM
3 8 (4.17%) EnCase
3 8 (4.17%) FTK
4 5 (2.60%) CSIRT
5 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.04%) MaaS360
7 1 (0.52%) Ansible
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.52%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 96 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (18.23%) Cisco
2 35 (18.23%) Citrix
3 28 (14.58%) Apple
4 21 (10.94%) ServiceNow
5 16 (8.33%) Google
6 13 (6.77%) Ivanti
7 11 (5.73%) VMware
8 6 (3.13%) Bloomberg
8 6 (3.13%) FactSet
8 6 (3.13%) HP
8 6 (3.13%) McAfee
8 6 (3.13%) Reuters
8 6 (3.13%) Xamarin
9 4 (2.08%) iManage
10 3 (1.56%) Adobe
10 3 (1.56%) MobileIron
10 3 (1.56%) Sony
11 2 (1.04%) Dell
11 2 (1.04%) Mitel