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 3 months to 25 June 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.

Smartphone
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 479 523 520
Rank change year-on-year +44 -3  
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 108 129 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.73% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 77 64
Median daily rate £200 £325 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £110 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £375 £275
% change year-on-year -56.00% +36.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.43 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.23% +18.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £12.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.70 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.23
% change year-on-year -10.00% +13.37%  

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15365 17649 17726
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.20% 33.26% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9982 11571 11114
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 579 649
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.50 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £46.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Smartphone
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Smartphone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smartphone in the UK

Smartphone
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Smartphone over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Smartphone in the UK

Smartphone
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Smartphone in the UK

Smartphone
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Smartphone over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Smartphone in the UK

Smartphone
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 June 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 +23 99 £200 -30.43% 41
London -14 38 £200 +5.26% 16
North West +33 14 £176 -53.00% 8
South East +26 12 £250 +51.51% 6
East of England -6 11 £160 -57.33% 3
West Midlands +27 8 £115 -
Manchester +22 8 £250 - 3
Scotland +46 7 £115 -60.85% 2
East Midlands -6 6 £150 -7.69% 6
Westminster - 6 £210 -
City of London +2 5 £200 +48.14% 6
Norwich - 5 £176 -
Norfolk - 5 £176 -
Yorkshire +23 4 - -
Edinburgh +16 4 £115 -72.94% 1
Warwickshire +13 4 £115 -
South West -3 4 £725 +437.03% 2
Merseyside - 4 £166 -
Liverpool - 4 £166 -
Lincoln - 4 - -
Lincolnshire - 4 - -
Birmingham +18 3 £145 -
Berkshire +17 3 £150 -64.49%
Cambridgeshire +3 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire -3 3 £130 -67.50% 2
Milton Keynes -21 3 £650 +364.28%
Buckinghamshire -23 3 £650 +364.28%
Huntingdon - 3 - -
Watford - 3 £130 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +78 2 £481 +13.11%

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 133 (55.88%) Windows
2 75 (31.51%) Microsoft
2 75 (31.51%) Active Directory
3 72 (30.25%) Android
4 70 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 58 (24.37%) Apple iOS
6 56 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
7 44 (18.49%) Apple
8 43 (18.07%) WAN
9 41 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (15.13%) SCCM
10 36 (15.13%) Break/Fix
11 34 (14.29%) VPN
12 33 (13.87%) Incident Management
13 31 (13.03%) HP
13 31 (13.03%) Security Cleared
14 29 (12.18%) Office 365
14 29 (12.18%) Google
15 28 (11.76%) ITIL
16 26 (10.92%) Windows 8
17 25 (10.50%) LAN
18 22 (9.24%) Telecoms
18 22 (9.24%) SLA
19 21 (8.82%) Mobile Device Management
19 21 (8.82%) Citrix
19 21 (8.82%) TDD
20 20 (8.40%) SC Cleared
20 20 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (7.98%) JIRA
21 19 (7.98%) Wireless

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 9 (3.78%) Skype for Business
2 5 (2.10%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.68%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.84%) Confluence
4 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.84%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.42%) CMS
5 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.42%) Marvel
5 1 (0.42%) Moodle
5 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 56 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (7.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (6.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.26%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 3 (1.26%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.42%) InVision
5 1 (0.42%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 5 (2.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.84%) assyst
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.18%) Office 365
2 9 (3.78%) G Suite
2 9 (3.78%) Google Drive
3 6 (2.52%) SaaS
4 3 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.26%) IaaS
5 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.84%) PaaS
6 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 43 (18.07%) WAN
2 34 (14.29%) VPN
3 25 (10.50%) LAN
4 19 (7.98%) Wireless
5 15 (6.30%) TCP/IP
6 14 (5.88%) Internet
7 11 (4.62%) DNS
7 11 (4.62%) Firewall
7 11 (4.62%) VoIP
8 9 (3.78%) DHCP
9 6 (2.52%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (2.52%) Skype
9 6 (2.52%) SSL
10 5 (2.10%) IP Telephony
10 5 (2.10%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (2.10%) SAN
10 5 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.68%) MPLS
11 4 (1.68%) PBX
11 4 (1.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
1 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.42%) MySQL
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (7.98%) JIRA
2 15 (6.30%) Jenkins
2 15 (6.30%) Selenium
3 14 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 14 (5.88%) JUnit
3 14 (5.88%) RSpec
3 14 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 8 (3.36%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.36%) Grunt
5 7 (2.94%) Subversion
6 6 (2.52%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.84%) gulp
8 1 (0.42%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.42%) Firebug
8 1 (0.42%) PostCSS
8 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.42%) webpack
General
1 22 (9.24%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.46%) Finance
3 10 (4.20%) Legal
4 9 (3.78%) Marketing
5 8 (3.36%) Electronics
6 7 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.94%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.68%) Games
7 4 (1.68%) Law
8 3 (1.26%) Banking
8 3 (1.26%) Publishing
8 3 (1.26%) Retail
9 1 (0.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Billing
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 48 (20.17%) Desktop Support
1 48 (20.17%) Support Engineer
2 39 (16.39%) 2nd Line Support
2 39 (16.39%) Analyst
3 38 (15.97%) IT Support
4 28 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 24 (10.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 24 (10.08%) Support Analyst
6 22 (9.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 22 (9.24%) IT Engineer
7 21 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 21 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
8 19 (7.98%) Developer
9 18 (7.56%) Service Desk Support
10 17 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
11 16 (6.72%) Help Desk Engineer
12 15 (6.30%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 15 (6.30%) Architect
12 15 (6.30%) Service Desk Engineer
12 15 (6.30%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.88%) HTML
2 13 (5.46%) Gherkin
3 11 (4.62%) CSS
3 11 (4.62%) HTML5
4 8 (3.36%) LESS
4 8 (3.36%) Sass
5 6 (2.52%) Node.js
6 3 (1.26%) CSS3
6 3 (1.26%) Middleware
7 2 (0.84%) Ajax
7 2 (0.84%) jQuery
7 2 (0.84%) JSON
7 2 (0.84%) REST
7 2 (0.84%) SOAP
7 2 (0.84%) Web Services
7 2 (0.84%) WebKit
7 2 (0.84%) XML
8 1 (0.42%) Django
8 1 (0.42%) OpenID
8 1 (0.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.88%) iPhone
2 14 (5.88%) RSA SecurID
2 14 (5.88%) User Experience
3 12 (5.04%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.04%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (4.20%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.68%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.68%) BYOD
7 4 (1.68%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.26%) CMDB
8 3 (1.26%) Handset
9 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.84%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.84%) PDA
9 2 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 133 (55.88%) Windows
2 72 (30.25%) Android
3 70 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 58 (24.37%) Apple iOS
5 26 (10.92%) Windows 8
6 14 (5.88%) Windows 10
6 14 (5.88%) Windows XP
7 9 (3.78%) Linux
8 5 (2.10%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.10%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.26%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.84%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.42%) Unix
12 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (15.13%) Break/Fix
3 33 (13.87%) Incident Management
4 28 (11.76%) ITIL
5 21 (8.82%) Mobile Device Management
5 21 (8.82%) TDD
6 19 (7.98%) ITSM
6 19 (7.98%) Service Management
7 17 (7.14%) Migration
8 16 (6.72%) Time Management
9 15 (6.30%) Project Management
9 15 (6.30%) Test Scripting
10 14 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
10 14 (5.88%) Test Automation
10 14 (5.88%) Web Testing
11 13 (5.46%) Change Management
11 13 (5.46%) Service Delivery
12 12 (5.04%) Coaching
12 12 (5.04%) Scrum
13 11 (4.62%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.56%) Java
2 16 (6.72%) C#
2 16 (6.72%) Python
3 15 (6.30%) Ruby
3 15 (6.30%) Scala
4 9 (3.78%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.26%) C++
6 2 (0.84%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.42%) C
7 1 (0.42%) ECMAScript
7 1 (0.42%) R
7 1 (0.42%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (13.03%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.40%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.20%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.36%) Degree
5 7 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (2.52%) MCP
6 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.84%) CCNA
9 2 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.84%) ISEB
9 2 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.84%) MCDST
9 2 (0.84%) MCSE
10 1 (0.42%) CCNP
10 1 (0.42%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.24%) SLA
2 9 (3.78%) QA
3 4 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.84%) GPG13
5 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.42%) PMO
5 1 (0.42%) WCAG
System Software
1 75 (31.51%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.10%) XenApp
4 3 (1.26%) BitLocker
4 3 (1.26%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.42%) Docker
6 1 (0.42%) LXC
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (15.13%) SCCM
2 5 (2.10%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.84%) WSUS
4 2 (0.84%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.42%) Puppet
5 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 75 (31.51%) Microsoft
2 44 (18.49%) Apple
3 31 (13.03%) HP
4 29 (12.18%) Google
5 21 (8.82%) Citrix
6 18 (7.56%) Dell
7 15 (6.30%) Cisco
8 14 (5.88%) Toshiba
8 14 (5.88%) VMware
9 9 (3.78%) Remedy
10 8 (3.36%) Samsung
11 6 (2.52%) Avaya
11 6 (2.52%) PayPal
12 5 (2.10%) LANDesk
12 5 (2.10%) SAP
13 4 (1.68%) BMC
13 4 (1.68%) Canon
13 4 (1.68%) IBM
14 3 (1.26%) McAfee
14 3 (1.26%) Polycom
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Posted: 2 days ago
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London
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Warrington, Cheshire
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