Period
to 22 February 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smartphone over the 6 months to 22 February 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 > Scotland
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 169 160
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 +31
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 20 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.43% 0.35% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.55% 1.16% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 13
Scotland median daily rate £213 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.38% +7.41% +221.43%
10th Percentile £116 £105 £106
90th Percentile £438 £394 £403
UK median daily rate £178 £175 £200
% change year-on-year +1.43% -12.50% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK median hourly rate £17.19 £16.18 £15.08
% change year-on-year +6.26% +7.30% +20.60%

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,293 1,463 1,284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 27.97% 29.81% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 808 738
Scotland median daily rate £405 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% +10.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £192 £207 £194
90th Percentile £550 £538 £513
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 50 34
Scotland median hourly rate £25.50 £20.21 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.18% -0.20% -10.00%
10th Percentile £12.40 £11.34 £11.32
90th Percentile £46.63 £45.50 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -5.81% +10.26% -2.50%

Smartphone
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Smartphone in Scotland

Smartphone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smartphone in Scotland

Smartphone
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Smartphone in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Smartphone in Scotland

Smartphone
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Smartphone in Scotland

Smartphone
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 February 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
Glasgow -10 12 £400 +10.34% 2
Edinburgh +11 5 £140 +30.23% 1
South Lanarkshire -3 2 £190 -49.33%
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Smartphone
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 12 (60.00%) Android
2 11 (55.00%) REST
3 10 (50.00%) XML
3 10 (50.00%) JSON
3 10 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 9 (45.00%) Finance
4 9 (45.00%) Java
5 8 (40.00%) Web Services
5 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
5 8 (40.00%) Android Studio
5 8 (40.00%) Android SDK
5 8 (40.00%) Android Development
6 7 (35.00%) MVVM
6 7 (35.00%) MVC
6 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (30.00%) TDD
7 6 (30.00%) Open Source
8 5 (25.00%) Office 365
8 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (25.00%) Digital Wallet
8 5 (25.00%) Banking
8 5 (25.00%) NFC
8 5 (25.00%) Bluetooth
8 5 (25.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (20.00%) Google
9 4 (20.00%) Cocoa
9 4 (20.00%) Xcode
9 4 (20.00%) Objective-C
9 4 (20.00%) Samsung

Smartphone
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
2 4 (20.00%) Google Pay
2 4 (20.00%) Samsung Pay
3 1 (5.00%) Apple Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Bluetooth
1 5 (25.00%) NFC
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) Skype
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Android Studio
1 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (20.00%) Xcode
4 1 (5.00%) JMeter
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Android Developer
3 4 (20.00%) iOS Developer
3 4 (20.00%) IT Support
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Trainer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Android Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Android Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Trainer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) REST
2 10 (50.00%) JSON
2 10 (50.00%) XML
3 8 (40.00%) Android SDK
3 8 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (20.00%) Cocoa
4 4 (20.00%) iOS SDK
5 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (25.00%) Digital Wallet
3 3 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (5.00%) Life Science
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Android
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Android Development
2 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 7 (35.00%) MVVM
2 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Open Source
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Contract Negotiation
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) ETL
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) Apple Swift
2 4 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.00%) Java 8
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Google
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) Samsung
2 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) VMware