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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank 146 151 137
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 6 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.29% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.98% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Median daily rate £363 £520 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.28% +48.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £495 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £652 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
-10.27% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.93 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.50% -2.94%
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
1139 1221 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.68% 29.09% 31.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 747 526
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 58 58
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £35.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £19.29 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -1.07%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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
Lancashire +16 5 £375 -24.24% 2
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) HP
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Apple
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 6 (66.67%) Drupal
2 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 6 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 6 (66.67%) Verint
2 6 (66.67%) AirWatch
2 6 (66.67%) Samsung
3 5 (55.56%) Time Management
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (11.11%) Web Design
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) WSDL
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
6 1 (11.11%) Lotus

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 6 (66.67%) Drupal
1 6 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) JAXB
1 1 (11.11%) JAX-WS
1 1 (11.11%) JDBC
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) WSDL
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Health Informatics
1 1 (11.11%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 5 (55.56%) Time Management
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) AOP
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 1 (11.11%) SEO
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Web Design
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) AirWatch
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Apple
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) HP
2 6 (66.67%) Samsung
2 6 (66.67%) Verint
3 1 (11.11%) Lotus
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle