The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank - - 82
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - - 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
- +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.46 £22.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-35.75% -6.25%
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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 Leeds region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
239 207 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.61% 22.60% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 126 141
Average daily rate £328 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.14% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £245 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £615 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.50 £12.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% +38.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.45 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Handset 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 Handset.

1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) UIKit
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) DAO
2 1 (50.00%) BREW
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) MFC
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Handset 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 Handset. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) MFC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) ODBC
1 1 (50.00%) ActiveX
1 1 (50.00%) J2ME
1 1 (50.00%) ISAPI
1 1 (50.00%) MAPI
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) OLE
1 1 (50.00%) OLE DB
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (50.00%) DAO
1 1 (50.00%) BREW
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VC++