The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smartphone
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £20.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-20.92% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
133 41 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.74% 21.81% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 18 37
Average daily rate £350 £300 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £183 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £332 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 4
Average hourly rate £37.00 £13.00 £15.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.61% -18.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.85 £10.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £21.90 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Smartphone
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Smartphone Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Smartphone Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire