The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smartphone
Rank - - 53
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £14.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -59.28%
Smartphone
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
290 263 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.94% 21.36% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 119 64
Average daily rate £375 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +101.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -24.98%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Smartphone
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Smartphone Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh