The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank - 28 -
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 1.28% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £218 £325
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -33.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £15.92 £16.65
% change year-on-year
+35.05% -4.38%
Handset
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Miscellaneous Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39 86 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 33.33% 55.13% 49.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 53 35
Median daily rate £513 £520 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% -0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £288 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £793
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £26.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -13.16%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Handset as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Handset across the Canary Wharf region.

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf