The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Symbian products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Symbian over the 3 months to 28 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Symbian Ltd.

Symbian
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 638
Contract jobs citing Symbian 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - - 0.007%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £178
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £178
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.00

Symbian is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19880 23441 24407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.09% 43.75% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12294 14240 13819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 708 804 1038
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.25% +11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Symbian
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Symbian in the UK

Symbian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Symbian in the UK

Symbian
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Symbian in the UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Symbian 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 Symbian.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) WFM
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Spatial Data

Symbian
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 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Spatial Data
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL