The table below looks at the statistics for SMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SMS 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
Short Message Service (SMS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SMS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £338 £282
% change year-on-year
-17.03% +19.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.30 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.75%
SMS
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 49 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 14.98% 23.44% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 20
Median daily rate £375 £255 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £219 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% +26.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

SMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon region citing SMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

SMS Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

SMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

SMS Hourly Rate Trend in Devon