The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £250 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £15.92 £16.65
% change year-on-year
+53.89% -4.38%
Handset
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
44 34 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 21.57% 23.13% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 14
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing Handset as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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