The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank - - 85
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-27.14% +12.90%
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 Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
571 489 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.48% 29.26% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 250 181
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £230 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 31
Average hourly rate £13.60 £12.00 £15.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% -23.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £10.14 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.94 £17.50 £37.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Smartphone
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Smartphone Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Smartphone Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Smartphone
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) 4G
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) 4G
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) UI Designer
1 2 (50.00%) UI/UX Designer
1 2 (50.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Communications Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Data Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior UI Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior UI/UX Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior UX Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Information Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft