The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Smarty skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smarty over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Smarty
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 607 648 636
Rank change year-on-year +41 -12  
Contract jobs citing Smarty 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.020% 0.039% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £413 £421 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.07% +8.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £402 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £440 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Smarty is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 15079 15377 15197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 28.48% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10419 10829 10153
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 188 210
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Smarty
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Smarty as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Smarty in the UK

Smarty
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smarty in the UK

Smarty
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Smarty in the UK

Smarty
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smarty within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +19 3 £413 -2.07% 4
South East - 3 £413 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £413 -
Thame - 2 £419 -
Oxford - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Smarty 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 Smarty.

1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) Twig
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 5 (71.43%) CSS3
4 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) Ajax
4 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
5 3 (42.86%) Angular 2
5 3 (42.86%) Symfony
5 3 (42.86%) MySQL
5 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 3 (42.86%) Bitbucket
6 2 (28.57%) Redis
6 2 (28.57%) Web Accessibility
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (28.57%) BDD
6 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
6 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
6 2 (28.57%) Web Development
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 2 (28.57%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 2 (28.57%) User Experience
6 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (14.29%) Piwik

Smarty
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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) phpBB
1 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Redis
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Bitbucket
3 1 (14.29%) Grunt
3 1 (14.29%) gulp
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (42.86%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Symfony Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Symfony Developer
4 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) Twig
3 5 (71.43%) CSS3
3 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
4 4 (57.14%) Ajax
5 3 (42.86%) Angular 2
5 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 3 (42.86%) Symfony
6 1 (14.29%) Apache Tika
6 1 (14.29%) JSON
6 1 (14.29%) LAMP
6 1 (14.29%) Laravel
6 1 (14.29%) LESS
6 1 (14.29%) Node.js
6 1 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (14.29%) Sass
6 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (14.29%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Web Accessibility
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) B2C
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) OWASP
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Piwik
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Zend
South East London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: Unspecified Day rate dependant on experience.
Posted: 4 days ago