The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank - - 13
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate - - 2.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £16.84 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+27.67% +27.09%
Handset
North Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Harrogate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 10.00% 21.43% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 17
Median daily rate £283 £310 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £325 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £25.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%