Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 640 612 627
Rank change year-on-year -28 +15 -96
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 219 266 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.82% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 121 140
England median daily rate £185 £200 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% -38.46% +8.33%
10th Percentile £118 £115 £130
90th Percentile £548 £475 £531
UK median daily rate £185 £200 £325
% change year-on-year -7.50% -38.46% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 68 47
England median hourly rate £13.50 £15.08 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.45% -4.89% -9.43%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.68 £9.70
90th Percentile £26.75 £22.20 £33.26
UK median hourly rate £13.50 £15.08 £15.85
% change year-on-year -10.45% -4.89% -9.43%

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 32178 32472 34094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.93% 33.20% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21574 21411 22058
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 931 1115 1344
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.43
UK median hourly rate £20.97 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.28% +5.13% +8.33%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -53 88 £185 +2.78% 31
South East +13 51 £161 -39.44% 7
North of England +75 48 £355 +4.42% 8
North West +29 21 £173 -41.28% 6
North East +74 18 £375 -9.09%
Midlands +26 16 £173 +40.82% 2
South West -24 11 £525 +200.00% 1
Yorkshire +16 9 £405 +22.73% 2
West Midlands +31 8 £325 +150.00%
East Midlands -4 8 £145 +26.09% 2
East of England -30 5 £130 -66.45% 4
Smartphone
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 England region with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 117 (53.42%) Windows
2 75 (34.25%) Active Directory
3 60 (27.40%) Microsoft
4 58 (26.48%) Microsoft Office
4 58 (26.48%) Windows 7
5 54 (24.66%) Android
6 46 (21.00%) Apple iOS
7 42 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (16.44%) Telecoms
9 34 (15.53%) SCCM
10 33 (15.07%) Security Cleared
11 32 (14.61%) ITIL
12 30 (13.70%) Google
13 29 (13.24%) SC Cleared
14 28 (12.79%) Incident Management
14 28 (12.79%) JIRA
14 28 (12.79%) Apple
14 28 (12.79%) Service Management
15 25 (11.42%) Finance
15 25 (11.42%) VPN
16 24 (10.96%) LAN
16 24 (10.96%) Windows 10
17 22 (10.05%) User Experience
17 22 (10.05%) Office 365
17 22 (10.05%) Video Conferencing
17 22 (10.05%) Scrum
18 21 (9.59%) Mac OS X
19 20 (9.13%) Microsoft Excel
20 19 (8.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 19 (8.68%) Blackberry

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 9 (4.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.28%) Confluence
4 4 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (1.83%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.83%) IIS
4 4 (1.83%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.46%) JBoss
6 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 58 (26.48%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (9.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (8.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.28%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.46%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.46%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.05%) Office 365
2 14 (6.39%) Google Drive
3 5 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.28%) SaaS
4 3 (1.37%) G Suite
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.91%) GitHub
6 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.46%) Google Play
6 1 (0.46%) IaaS
6 1 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.46%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.42%) VPN
2 24 (10.96%) LAN
3 17 (7.76%) WAN
4 14 (6.39%) Internet
5 11 (5.02%) DNS
6 10 (4.57%) TCP/IP
7 9 (4.11%) VoIP
8 8 (3.65%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (3.20%) 3G
9 7 (3.20%) 4G
9 7 (3.20%) ADSL
9 7 (3.20%) DHCP
9 7 (3.20%) Firewall
10 5 (2.28%) PBX
11 4 (1.83%) Network Security
11 4 (1.83%) Skype
11 4 (1.83%) WLAN
12 3 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (1.37%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (2.28%) MongoDB
1 5 (2.28%) MySQL
1 5 (2.28%) NoSQL
1 5 (2.28%) Oracle Database
1 5 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (2.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (12.79%) JIRA
2 11 (5.02%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.65%) Selenium
4 4 (1.83%) Axure RP
5 3 (1.37%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.37%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.37%) JUnit
5 3 (1.37%) RSpec
5 3 (1.37%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.91%) gulp
7 1 (0.46%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.46%) Babel
7 1 (0.46%) GitLab
7 1 (0.46%) Gradle
7 1 (0.46%) Grunt
7 1 (0.46%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.46%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.46%) QUnit
7 1 (0.46%) webpack
General
1 36 (16.44%) Telecoms
2 25 (11.42%) Finance
3 9 (4.11%) Electronics
4 7 (3.20%) Banking
4 7 (3.20%) Games
5 6 (2.74%) Law
6 5 (2.28%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.28%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.28%) Legal
7 4 (1.83%) Marketing
7 4 (1.83%) Retail
8 3 (1.37%) Interactive Media
9 2 (0.91%) Automotive
9 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.46%) Back Office
10 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.46%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (33.33%) Analyst
2 47 (21.46%) Support Analyst
3 45 (20.55%) Desktop Support
4 27 (12.33%) Support Engineer
5 26 (11.87%) IT Support
5 26 (11.87%) Service Analyst
5 26 (11.87%) Service Desk Analyst
6 22 (10.05%) 2nd Line Support
7 21 (9.59%) 1st Line Support
7 21 (9.59%) Desktop Engineer
8 20 (9.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 19 (8.68%) IT Analyst
10 16 (7.31%) IT Support Analyst
11 15 (6.85%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 14 (6.39%) Architect
12 14 (6.39%) Service Desk Support
12 14 (6.39%) Service Desk Support Analyst
13 11 (5.02%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 11 (5.02%) Developer
14 9 (4.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.85%) CSS
1 15 (6.85%) HTML
2 9 (4.11%) HTML5
2 9 (4.11%) REST
3 8 (3.65%) CSS3
3 8 (3.65%) JSON
4 7 (3.20%) Ajax
4 7 (3.20%) Web Services
5 6 (2.74%) RESTful
6 5 (2.28%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.28%) Django
6 5 (2.28%) React
6 5 (2.28%) SOAP
6 5 (2.28%) Spring
7 4 (1.83%) jQuery
8 3 (1.37%) Backbone.js
8 3 (1.37%) LESS
8 3 (1.37%) Sass
9 2 (0.91%) Akka
9 2 (0.91%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.05%) User Experience
1 22 (10.05%) Video Conferencing
2 19 (8.68%) Blackberry
3 13 (5.94%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.02%) Handset
6 10 (4.57%) iPhone
6 10 (4.57%) Mobile App
7 9 (4.11%) CMDB
8 8 (3.65%) PDA
9 7 (3.20%) CESG
10 5 (2.28%) Driving Licence
10 5 (2.28%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.83%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (1.83%) Social Media
12 3 (1.37%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.37%) Infotainment
13 2 (0.91%) NHS
14 1 (0.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 117 (53.42%) Windows
2 58 (26.48%) Windows 7
3 54 (24.66%) Android
4 46 (21.00%) Apple iOS
5 24 (10.96%) Windows 10
6 21 (9.59%) Mac OS X
7 16 (7.31%) Windows 8
8 12 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (5.02%) Mac OS
9 11 (5.02%) Windows XP
10 10 (4.57%) Linux
10 10 (4.57%) Windows Server
11 5 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.46%) Unix
13 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (14.61%) ITIL
3 28 (12.79%) Incident Management
3 28 (12.79%) Service Management
4 22 (10.05%) Scrum
5 18 (8.22%) Open Source
6 15 (6.85%) Break/Fix
7 13 (5.94%) ITSM
7 13 (5.94%) Line Management
8 12 (5.48%) Coaching
8 12 (5.48%) Migration
9 11 (5.02%) Mentoring
9 11 (5.02%) Mobile Device Management
9 11 (5.02%) Time Management
10 10 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (4.57%) TDD
10 10 (4.57%) Test Scripting
10 10 (4.57%) User Stories
11 8 (3.65%) Front End Development
11 8 (3.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.57%) Scala
2 9 (4.11%) Java
2 9 (4.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (3.65%) Python
3 8 (3.65%) Ruby
4 5 (2.28%) C
5 4 (1.83%) C++
6 3 (1.37%) C#
7 2 (0.91%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 33 (15.07%) Security Cleared
2 29 (13.24%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.39%) Degree
4 13 (5.94%) CTC Cleared
4 13 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.74%) MCP
5 6 (2.74%) MCSE
6 4 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.83%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.83%) IISP
6 4 (1.83%) MCDST
7 2 (0.91%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.91%) CCNA
7 2 (0.91%) CCNP
7 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.46%) CISA
8 1 (0.46%) ISEB
8 1 (0.46%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.48%) SLA
2 6 (2.74%) QA
3 4 (1.83%) GDPR
3 4 (1.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (1.37%) RMADS
4 3 (1.37%) WCAG
5 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.46%) PMO
5 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 75 (34.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.28%) Docker
3 5 (2.28%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.28%) LXC
4 3 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.91%) vSphere
6 1 (0.46%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 34 (15.53%) SCCM
2 7 (3.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (3.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.28%) Puppet
4 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 60 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.70%) Google
3 28 (12.79%) Apple
4 16 (7.31%) HP
5 14 (6.39%) Citrix
6 11 (5.02%) VMware
7 9 (4.11%) Symantec
8 8 (3.65%) Cisco
9 7 (3.20%) Dell
10 5 (2.28%) LANDesk
10 5 (2.28%) Oracle
10 5 (2.28%) Samsung
11 4 (1.83%) Avaya
11 4 (1.83%) Lotus
12 3 (1.37%) IBM
12 3 (1.37%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.91%) CommVault
13 2 (0.91%) Iron Mountain
13 2 (0.91%) MobileIron
14 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com