The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Smalltalk skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smalltalk over the 3 months to 30 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.

Smalltalk
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 - 622
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Smalltalk 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% - 0.006%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.011% - 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £333 - £200
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 - £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 - £205
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Smalltalk is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 18757 20594 19950
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.20% 38.04% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12916 14137 12939
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 469 411
Median hourly rate £42.49 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.21% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £19.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Smalltalk
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Smalltalk as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Smalltalk in the UK

Smalltalk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smalltalk in the UK

Smalltalk
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Smalltalk in the UK

Smalltalk
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smalltalk within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England - 2 £333 -
City of London - 1 £325 -
Portsmouth - 1 £340 -
Hampshire - 1 £340 -
London - 1 £325 -
South East - 1 £340 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Smalltalk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Smalltalk.

1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) C++

Smalltalk
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Smalltalk Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby Developer
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) C++