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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smartphone
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +37.93%
Smartphone
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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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
120 64 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.50% 26.12% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 31 36
Average daily rate £385 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.71 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.70% -20.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £11.75 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £29.50 £21.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Smartphone Jobs Demand 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

Smartphone
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) BYOD
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) BYOD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy