The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 10 July 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 Midlands 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
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 £325 £295 £250
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-62.85% -22.22%
Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
33 27 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 19.41% 12.74% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 13
Average daily rate £350 £500 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Average hourly rate £97.50 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 - £25.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £159.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
Handset
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Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands