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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank - 44 -
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.24% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £320 £414
% change year-on-year
-18.35% -22.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.45 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -11.47%
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 Lancashire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
136 123 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 33.58% 28.94% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 82 46
Average daily rate £388 £378 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +45.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £285 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £538 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +54.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £14.50 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £30.41 £19.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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

Smartphone
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Smartphone also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Smartphone.

1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Smartphone also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Smartphone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Apple