The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 79 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Handset 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% - 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £230 £283
% change year-on-year
+17.39% -18.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.65 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-55.60% +36.36%
Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
245 138 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.89% 18.04% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 88 78
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 10
Average hourly rate £29.00 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.66% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £53.30 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Handset
West Yorkshire

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 15 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) iPhone
1 3 (100.00%) iPad
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 3 (100.00%) UIKit
1 3 (100.00%) Android Development
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) iPhone Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) iPhone
1 3 (100.00%) iPad
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Android Development
1 3 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Objective-C