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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smartphone
UK / England
Rank 462 509 509
Rank change year-on-year +47 0  
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 112 104 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.68% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 51 38
Median daily rate £300 £225 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -31.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £140 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £200 £320
% change year-on-year +50.00% -37.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 10
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £15.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -17.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.25 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.50 £26.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.08 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +20.60% -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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13235 15356 14851
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.08% 31.30% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8569 10134 9081
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 521 620
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.43 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +16 37 £275 -32.09% 14
South East +32 26 £176 +2.91% 100
North East 0 16 £300 - 11
East of England +10 14 £225 +30.43% 48
West Midlands +13 8 £115 -51.06% 34
South West +2 6 - - 46
North West +30 4 £205 -41.42% 44
East Midlands 0 2 £115 -42.50% 28
Smartphone
UK

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 95 (44.19%) Windows
2 79 (36.74%) Active Directory
3 74 (34.42%) Microsoft
4 66 (30.70%) MS Office
5 46 (21.40%) Windows 7
6 41 (19.07%) MS Excel
7 40 (18.60%) Android
8 37 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (14.88%) Apple
9 32 (14.88%) ITIL
10 31 (14.42%) VPN
11 30 (13.95%) WAN
12 29 (13.49%) Citrix
13 26 (12.09%) Video Conferencing
14 25 (11.63%) SCCM
14 25 (11.63%) Apple iOS
14 25 (11.63%) Telecoms
15 24 (11.16%) Incident Management
16 22 (10.23%) HP
16 22 (10.23%) SLA
16 22 (10.23%) VoIP
17 21 (9.77%) Dell
17 21 (9.77%) Java
18 20 (9.30%) LAN
18 20 (9.30%) Service Delivery
19 19 (8.84%) Cisco
20 18 (8.37%) Office 365
21 17 (7.91%) Security Cleared
21 17 (7.91%) Python
21 17 (7.91%) Project Management

Smartphone
Top Related 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 13 (6.05%) Skype for Business
2 8 (3.72%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.79%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.93%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.47%) CMS
5 1 (0.47%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.47%) Marvel
Applications
1 66 (30.70%) MS Office
2 41 (19.07%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.37%) Office 365
2 8 (3.72%) SaaS
3 7 (3.26%) Google Drive
4 4 (1.86%) IaaS
5 3 (1.40%) PaaS
6 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.42%) VPN
2 30 (13.95%) WAN
3 22 (10.23%) VoIP
4 20 (9.30%) LAN
5 15 (6.98%) TCP/IP
6 14 (6.51%) Wireless
7 12 (5.58%) DNS
8 10 (4.65%) DHCP
8 10 (4.65%) Internet
8 10 (4.65%) Skype
9 9 (4.19%) ISDN
10 8 (3.72%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (2.79%) 3G
11 6 (2.79%) Firewall
11 6 (2.79%) Unified Communications
12 5 (2.33%) IP Telephony
13 4 (1.86%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.86%) Network Security
13 4 (1.86%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (1.40%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.93%) MySQL
3 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (6.51%) Cucumber
1 14 (6.51%) Jenkins
1 14 (6.51%) JUnit
1 14 (6.51%) RSpec
1 14 (6.51%) Selenium
1 14 (6.51%) WebDriver
2 8 (3.72%) JIRA
3 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.93%) Subversion
4 1 (0.47%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.47%) Grunt
General
1 25 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 16 (7.44%) Legal
3 13 (6.05%) Law
4 10 (4.65%) Finance
5 6 (2.79%) Marketing
6 5 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.86%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.40%) Electronics
8 3 (1.40%) Local Government
8 3 (1.40%) Publishing
8 3 (1.40%) Retail
9 2 (0.93%) Banking
9 2 (0.93%) Billing
9 2 (0.93%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.93%) Games
9 2 (0.93%) German Language
9 2 (0.93%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.47%) Advertising
10 1 (0.47%) French Language
10 1 (0.47%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 41 (19.07%) Analyst
2 38 (17.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 36 (16.74%) IT Support
4 33 (15.35%) Support Engineer
5 31 (14.42%) Desktop Support
6 25 (11.63%) Support Analyst
7 20 (9.30%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 18 (8.37%) Service Desk Support
9 16 (7.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 16 (7.44%) Desktop Engineer
10 15 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (6.98%) Tester
11 14 (6.51%) Automation Tester
12 13 (6.05%) Agile Tester
12 13 (6.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 13 (6.05%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 13 (6.05%) Selenium Tester
13 12 (5.58%) Help Desk Support
13 12 (5.58%) IT Support Engineer
13 12 (5.58%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.05%) Gherkin
2 7 (3.26%) HTML
3 5 (2.33%) XML
4 4 (1.86%) .NET
4 4 (1.86%) HTML5
5 3 (1.40%) CSS
5 3 (1.40%) JSON
5 3 (1.40%) RESTful
6 2 (0.93%) Middleware
6 2 (0.93%) WebKit
7 1 (0.47%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.47%) jQuery
7 1 (0.47%) LESS
7 1 (0.47%) Node.js
7 1 (0.47%) OpenID
7 1 (0.47%) REST
7 1 (0.47%) Sass
7 1 (0.47%) SOAP
7 1 (0.47%) Web Services
7 1 (0.47%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.09%) Video Conferencing
2 14 (6.51%) iPhone
3 12 (5.58%) Blackberry
4 11 (5.12%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.65%) RSA SecurID
6 9 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.72%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.79%) CMDB
8 6 (2.79%) Handset
8 6 (2.79%) iPad
8 6 (2.79%) User Experience
9 5 (2.33%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.86%) BYOD
10 4 (1.86%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.86%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.40%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.93%) Life Science
12 2 (0.93%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 95 (44.19%) Windows
2 46 (21.40%) Windows 7
3 40 (18.60%) Android
4 25 (11.63%) Apple iOS
5 10 (4.65%) Windows 10
5 10 (4.65%) Windows 8
6 9 (4.19%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.33%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.86%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.40%) Linux
9 3 (1.40%) Unix
9 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.93%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (14.88%) ITIL
3 24 (11.16%) Incident Management
4 20 (9.30%) Service Delivery
5 17 (7.91%) Project Management
6 16 (7.44%) Change Management
7 15 (6.98%) Service Management
7 15 (6.98%) TDD
8 14 (6.51%) Automated Testing
8 14 (6.51%) Automation Testing
8 14 (6.51%) Defect Tracking
8 14 (6.51%) Scrum
8 14 (6.51%) Test Automation
8 14 (6.51%) Test Scripting
8 14 (6.51%) Web Testing
9 12 (5.58%) Software Deployment
10 11 (5.12%) ITIL V3
10 11 (5.12%) ITSM
11 10 (4.65%) Coaching
11 10 (4.65%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.77%) Java
2 17 (7.91%) Python
3 16 (7.44%) C#
4 14 (6.51%) Ruby
4 14 (6.51%) Scala
5 5 (2.33%) SQL
6 3 (1.40%) C++
6 3 (1.40%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.93%) C
7 2 (0.93%) Objective-C
7 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (7.91%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.58%) Degree
2 12 (5.58%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (2.79%) MCP
4 6 (2.79%) MCSE
5 5 (2.33%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.86%) MCDST
6 4 (1.86%) MCSA
7 3 (1.40%) CCNA
8 2 (0.93%) CCDA
8 2 (0.93%) CNA
8 2 (0.93%) CNE
8 2 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.93%) MBA
8 2 (0.93%) MOS
8 2 (0.93%) Novell Certification
8 2 (0.93%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.23%) SLA
2 3 (1.40%) QA
3 2 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 79 (36.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.86%) XenApp
3 2 (0.93%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (11.63%) SCCM
2 8 (3.72%) AirWatch
3 5 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.40%) WSUS
5 2 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.93%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.47%) EnCase
6 1 (0.47%) FTK
Vendors
1 74 (34.42%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.88%) Apple
3 29 (13.49%) Citrix
4 22 (10.23%) HP
5 21 (9.77%) Dell
6 19 (8.84%) Cisco
7 17 (7.91%) Google
8 10 (4.65%) Toshiba
9 9 (4.19%) Remedy
10 8 (3.72%) VMware
11 6 (2.79%) Samsung
12 5 (2.33%) Altiris
12 5 (2.33%) Avaya
12 5 (2.33%) LANDesk
13 4 (1.86%) BMC
13 4 (1.86%) Intel Security
14 3 (1.40%) AppSense
14 3 (1.40%) Lotus
14 3 (1.40%) Polycom
14 3 (1.40%) Wyse
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