The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank 86 78 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.41% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 1.35% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £158
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £188
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £280 £318
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.35 £13.23 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+16.02% -13.24%
Smartphone
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
309 297 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.41% 30.21% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 197 114
Median daily rate £425 £450 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £320 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 17
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -46.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £14.44 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.50 £20.19 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Smartphone
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Smartphone Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Smartphone
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smartphone across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Smartphone Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Smartphone Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Smartphone
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester - 2 £450 -
Smartphone
North West

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) AOP
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) JAX-WS
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) CSS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Smartphone Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) JAXB
1 1 (33.33%) JAX-WS
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) WSDL
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) AOP
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Web Design
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle