The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank 152 149 125
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -24
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 3 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.077% 0.18% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.64% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £450 £363 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £363 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £163 £280 £318
% change year-on-year
-41.96% -11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.23 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -13.24%
Smartphone
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1230 1094 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.54% 28.89% 29.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 613 466
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 77 78
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.87% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Smartphone
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Smartphone Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Smartphone
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smartphone across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Smartphone Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Smartphone Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Smartphone
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -8 2 £450 -
Manchester -8 1 - - 4
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) 4G
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) AOP
3 1 (16.67%) Local Government
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Informatics
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) JAX-WS
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (16.67%) Android

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) 4G
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) JAXB
1 1 (16.67%) JAX-WS
1 1 (16.67%) JDBC
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) WSDL
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Health Informatics
1 1 (16.67%) Informatics
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) AOP
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Lotus
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle