Period
to 20 September 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smartphone over the 6 months to 20 September 2020 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
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 473 619 676
Rank change year-on-year +146 +57 +15
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 29 206 236
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.74% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 127 146
Median daily rate £196 £214 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.64% +8.35% -1.25%
10th Percentile £130 £127 £115
90th Percentile £375 £510 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £178 £180
% change year-on-year -15.49% -1.39% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 25 54
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.85 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.18% - +15.27%
10th Percentile £15.81 £13.65 £12.76
90th Percentile £55.00 £33.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.12 £15.85 £15.85
% change year-on-year +1.69% - +21.92%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 9,899 27,840 33,371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.94% 31.37% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,259 17,647 21,591
Median daily rate £480 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £275
90th Percentile £725 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 1,035 1,040
Median hourly rate £34.13 £22.00 £20.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.11% +9.53% -2.99%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.63 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £50.25
Median hourly rate £26.89 £20.63 £19.00
% change year-on-year +30.35% +8.55% -5.00%

Smartphone
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Smartphone as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Smartphone in the UK

Smartphone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Smartphone.

Daily rate trend for Smartphone in the UK

Smartphone
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Smartphone over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Smartphone in the UK

Smartphone
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Smartphone.

Hourly rate trend for Smartphone in the UK

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Smartphone over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Smartphone in the UK

Smartphone
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the UK over the 6 months to 20 September 2020. 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
England +171 22 £180 -10.00% 49
London +190 12 £238 -26.92% 14
UK excluding London +153 12 £150 -15.49% 35
Work from Home -52 5 £280 -44.00% 9
Midlands +104 4 £150 -47.83% 6
South East +172 3 £143 -27.66% 2
East Midlands +64 3 - - 3
North of England +104 2 £213 +6.25% 20
South West +93 1 £165 +26.92% 5
Yorkshire +78 1 £245 +22.50% 9
Scotland +74 1 - -
West Midlands +69 1 £150 -47.83% 3
North West +68 1 £180 -16.28% 11
Wales +38 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, 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 with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
3 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
4 10 (34.48%) Windows 10
5 8 (27.59%) Office 365
5 8 (27.59%) SCCM
5 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
6 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (20.69%) VPN
7 6 (20.69%) Wireless
8 5 (17.24%) ITSM
8 5 (17.24%) Apple
8 5 (17.24%) LAN
8 5 (17.24%) Dell
9 4 (13.79%) HTML
9 4 (13.79%) ITIL
9 4 (13.79%) Ivanti
9 4 (13.79%) Migration
9 4 (13.79%) Public Sector
9 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (13.79%) Break/Fix
10 3 (10.34%) webpack
10 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
10 3 (10.34%) ServiceNow
10 3 (10.34%) Grunt
10 3 (10.34%) gulp
10 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
10 3 (10.34%) Degree

Smartphone
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Confluence
3 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) npm
2 1 (3.45%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) VPN
1 6 (20.69%) Wireless
2 5 (17.24%) LAN
3 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
4 2 (6.90%) DHCP
4 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (6.90%) VoIP
5 1 (3.45%) 2G
5 1 (3.45%) 3G
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.45%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) LTE
5 1 (3.45%) MIMO
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) SAN
5 1 (3.45%) VLAN
5 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Grunt
1 3 (10.34%) gulp
1 3 (10.34%) webpack
2 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (13.79%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support
2 4 (13.79%) IT Support
3 3 (10.34%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Floorwalker
3 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Trainer
4 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Deskside Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (6.90%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (6.90%) ICT Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (6.90%) IT Technician
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Support Technician
4 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 2 (6.90%) Node.js
4 1 (3.45%) CSS3
4 1 (3.45%) GraphQL
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) Jest
4 1 (3.45%) Redux
4 1 (3.45%) Sass
4 1 (3.45%) Twig
4 1 (3.45%) Vue.js
4 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) iPad
2 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.90%) iPhone
3 2 (6.90%) NHS
3 2 (6.90%) PKI
3 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.45%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows 10
3 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.90%) Android
4 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (17.24%) ITSM
3 4 (13.79%) Break/Fix
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.34%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
5 2 (6.90%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.90%) Server Management
5 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
5 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Web Development
6 1 (3.45%) Antivirus Management
6 1 (3.45%) Due Diligence
6 1 (3.45%) Line Management
6 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) BrightScript
2 1 (3.45%) ES6
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CNE
3 1 (3.45%) ECDL
3 1 (3.45%) HND
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Novell Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) BitLocker
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Apple
2 5 (17.24%) Dell
3 4 (13.79%) Ivanti
4 3 (10.34%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.90%) BT
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) CA
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) Google
6 1 (3.45%) McAfee
6 1 (3.45%) Roku
6 1 (3.45%) Samsung
6 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.45%) VMware