The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £225 £313
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £15.92 £16.65
% change year-on-year
+53.89% -4.38%
Handset
South Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
102 76 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.48% 28.25% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 59 43
Median daily rate £306 £303 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -20.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £182 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.13 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.74% +0.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Handset across the Cardiff region.

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff