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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank 33 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.58% 1.08% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.27% 2.98% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Median daily rate £375 £495 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +41.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
-10.27% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.93 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.50% -2.94%
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
117 168 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.03% 36.21% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 113 77
Median daily rate £393 £435 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% +24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £213 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £41.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.85% +86.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.73 £16.20 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £19.29 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -1.07%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Smartphone as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smartphone across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Smartphone Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +21 5 £375 -24.24% 1
Smartphone
North West

Smartphone
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Apple
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Drupal
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 5 (100.00%) Verint
1 5 (100.00%) AirWatch
1 5 (100.00%) Samsung
2 4 (80.00%) Time Management
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) Drupal
1 5 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Manager
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) SEO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Apple
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Samsung
1 5 (100.00%) Verint