The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank - 38 25
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.60% 1.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.44% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £151 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
-45.00% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.23 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -14.64%
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
108 82 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.76% 24.40% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 36 23
Median daily rate £395 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 7
Median hourly rate £12.49 £51.67 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.82% +233.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.79 £51.67 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £51.67 £16.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Smartphone as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Smartphone
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Smartphone Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Smartphone Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside