The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Symbian products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Symbian over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Symbian Ltd.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symbian
UK / England
Rank - - 590
Contract jobs citing Symbian 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - - 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £178
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £178
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.00

Symbian is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18104 21410 21910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.88% 43.64% 45.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11276 13153 12665
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 762 928
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.20% +12.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Symbian
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Symbian as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Symbian in England

Symbian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symbian in England

Symbian
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symbian in England

Symbian
Top 16 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Symbian 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 Symbian.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) WFM
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Spatial Data

Symbian
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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Spatial Data
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL