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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 489 496 521
Rank change year-on-year +7 +25  
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 99 124 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.75% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 73 61
Median daily rate £200 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £110 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £363 £275
% change year-on-year -54.48% +31.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 15
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.43 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.23% +18.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £12.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.70 £20.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14396 16468 16411
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.49% 33.32% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9444 10967 10474
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £613 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 528 596
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +12.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.43 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.81 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

Smartphone
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 38 £200 +5.26% 17
North West +29 14 £176 -53.00% 6
South East -5 12 £250 +51.51% 7
East of England -6 11 £160 -54.28% 5
West Midlands +18 8 £115 -
East Midlands -1 6 £150 -7.69% 5
Yorkshire +27 4 - - 11
South West 0 4 £725 +437.03% 1
North East +68 2 £481 +13.11%
Smartphone
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 (55.19%) Windows
2 68 (32.08%) Active Directory
3 63 (29.72%) Android
4 60 (28.30%) Microsoft
5 58 (27.36%) Windows 7
6 54 (25.47%) Apple iOS
7 45 (21.23%) Microsoft Office
8 40 (18.87%) Apple
9 38 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (17.45%) WAN
11 32 (15.09%) SCCM
11 32 (15.09%) Break/Fix
12 30 (14.15%) Security Cleared
12 30 (14.15%) VPN
13 29 (13.68%) Google
14 28 (13.21%) ITIL
15 27 (12.74%) Incident Management
16 25 (11.79%) HP
17 24 (11.32%) Windows 8
18 23 (10.85%) LAN
19 21 (9.91%) Citrix
19 21 (9.91%) TDD
19 21 (9.91%) Office 365
20 20 (9.43%) SC Cleared
20 20 (9.43%) Telecoms
21 19 (8.96%) JIRA
21 19 (8.96%) ITSM
22 18 (8.49%) Service Management
22 18 (8.49%) SLA
22 18 (8.49%) Java

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 8 (3.77%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.94%) Confluence
4 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.94%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.47%) CMS
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.47%) Marvel
5 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (21.23%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (8.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (7.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.47%) InVision
4 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.47%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 5 (2.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.91%) Office 365
2 9 (4.25%) G Suite
2 9 (4.25%) Google Drive
3 6 (2.83%) SaaS
4 3 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.42%) IaaS
5 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.94%) PaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 37 (17.45%) WAN
2 30 (14.15%) VPN
3 23 (10.85%) LAN
4 15 (7.08%) Wireless
5 14 (6.60%) TCP/IP
6 11 (5.19%) DNS
6 11 (5.19%) Firewall
6 11 (5.19%) Internet
6 11 (5.19%) VoIP
7 9 (4.25%) DHCP
8 6 (2.83%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (2.83%) SSL
9 5 (2.36%) IP Telephony
9 5 (2.36%) SAN
9 5 (2.36%) Skype
10 4 (1.89%) MPLS
10 4 (1.89%) PBX
10 4 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (1.89%) VLAN
10 4 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.94%) MongoDB
1 2 (0.94%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.47%) MySQL
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (8.96%) JIRA
2 15 (7.08%) Jenkins
2 15 (7.08%) Selenium
3 14 (6.60%) Cucumber
3 14 (6.60%) JUnit
3 14 (6.60%) RSpec
3 14 (6.60%) WebDriver
4 7 (3.30%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.30%) Grunt
4 7 (3.30%) Subversion
5 3 (1.42%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.47%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.47%) Firebug
6 1 (0.47%) gulp
6 1 (0.47%) PostCSS
General
1 20 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.66%) Finance
3 10 (4.72%) Legal
4 9 (4.25%) Marketing
5 8 (3.77%) Electronics
6 7 (3.30%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.30%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.89%) Games
7 4 (1.89%) Law
8 3 (1.42%) Banking
8 3 (1.42%) Publishing
8 3 (1.42%) Retail
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Automotive
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Billing
9 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.47%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 42 (19.81%) Desktop Support
2 40 (18.87%) Support Engineer
3 34 (16.04%) Analyst
4 32 (15.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 29 (13.68%) IT Support
6 25 (11.79%) Desktop Engineer
7 22 (10.38%) Support Analyst
8 21 (9.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 18 (8.49%) Developer
10 17 (8.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 16 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 16 (7.55%) IT Engineer
12 15 (7.08%) Architect
12 15 (7.08%) IT Support Engineer
12 15 (7.08%) Tester
13 14 (6.60%) Automation Tester
13 14 (6.60%) Service Desk Support
14 13 (6.13%) Agile Tester
14 13 (6.13%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 13 (6.13%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.13%) Gherkin
1 13 (6.13%) HTML
2 10 (4.72%) CSS
2 10 (4.72%) HTML5
3 7 (3.30%) LESS
3 7 (3.30%) Sass
4 6 (2.83%) Node.js
5 3 (1.42%) Middleware
6 2 (0.94%) Ajax
6 2 (0.94%) CSS3
6 2 (0.94%) jQuery
6 2 (0.94%) JSON
6 2 (0.94%) REST
6 2 (0.94%) SOAP
6 2 (0.94%) Web Services
6 2 (0.94%) WebKit
6 2 (0.94%) XML
7 1 (0.47%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.47%) OpenID
7 1 (0.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.66%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.66%) iPhone
3 11 (5.19%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.72%) RSA SecurID
4 10 (4.72%) User Experience
5 7 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.36%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.89%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.89%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.42%) BYOD
8 3 (1.42%) CMDB
8 3 (1.42%) Handset
9 2 (0.94%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.94%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.94%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.94%) PDA
9 2 (0.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 117 (55.19%) Windows
2 63 (29.72%) Android
3 58 (27.36%) Windows 7
4 54 (25.47%) Apple iOS
5 24 (11.32%) Windows 8
6 13 (6.13%) Windows XP
7 11 (5.19%) Windows 10
8 7 (3.30%) Linux
9 5 (2.36%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.42%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.94%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.47%) Unix
13 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (15.09%) Break/Fix
3 28 (13.21%) ITIL
4 27 (12.74%) Incident Management
5 21 (9.91%) TDD
6 19 (8.96%) ITSM
7 18 (8.49%) Service Management
8 17 (8.02%) Migration
9 16 (7.55%) Mobile Device Management
9 16 (7.55%) Time Management
10 15 (7.08%) Test Scripting
11 14 (6.60%) Defect Tracking
11 14 (6.60%) Project Management
11 14 (6.60%) Test Automation
11 14 (6.60%) Web Testing
12 13 (6.13%) Change Management
12 13 (6.13%) Service Delivery
13 12 (5.66%) Scrum
14 10 (4.72%) Workflow
15 9 (4.25%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.49%) Java
2 16 (7.55%) C#
2 16 (7.55%) Python
3 15 (7.08%) Ruby
3 15 (7.08%) Scala
4 8 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.42%) C++
6 2 (0.94%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.47%) C
7 1 (0.47%) ECMAScript
7 1 (0.47%) R
7 1 (0.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (14.15%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.72%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.77%) Degree
5 7 (3.30%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (2.83%) MCP
6 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.94%) CCNA
9 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.94%) ISEB
9 2 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.94%) MCDST
9 2 (0.94%) MCSE
10 1 (0.47%) CCNP
10 1 (0.47%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.49%) SLA
2 8 (3.77%) QA
3 3 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.94%) GPG13
5 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.47%) PMO
5 1 (0.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 68 (32.08%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.36%) XenApp
4 3 (1.42%) BitLocker
4 3 (1.42%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.94%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.47%) Docker
6 1 (0.47%) LXC
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (15.09%) SCCM
2 5 (2.36%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.94%) WSUS
3 2 (0.94%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.47%) Puppet
4 1 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 40 (18.87%) Apple
3 29 (13.68%) Google
4 25 (11.79%) HP
5 21 (9.91%) Citrix
6 14 (6.60%) Cisco
6 14 (6.60%) Dell
6 14 (6.60%) VMware
7 10 (4.72%) Toshiba
8 9 (4.25%) Remedy
9 7 (3.30%) Samsung
10 6 (2.83%) Avaya
10 6 (2.83%) PayPal
11 5 (2.36%) LANDesk
11 5 (2.36%) SAP
12 4 (1.89%) BMC
12 4 (1.89%) Canon
12 4 (1.89%) IBM
13 3 (1.42%) McAfee
13 3 (1.42%) Polycom
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