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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank 158 149 138
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 2 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.050% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.74% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £120
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £275 £318
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -13.38%
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 £12.75 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-27.14% +12.90%
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
1285 1219 944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.91% 30.67% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 660 483
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 73 83
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -6.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.00 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

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 2 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 2 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 -12 2 £450 -
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 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%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) 4G
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) WSDL
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) JAXB
3 1 (16.67%) JDBC
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE

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%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Designer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) UI Designer
1 2 (33.33%) UI/UX Designer
1 2 (33.33%) UX Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Communications Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) CSS Developer
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 CSS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior UI Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior UI/UX Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior UX Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) JAXB
2 1 (16.67%) JAX-WS
2 1 (16.67%) JDBC
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) WSDL
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
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%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle