The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Handsets
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Handset 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £226 £425
% change year-on-year
+32.59% -46.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.07 £16.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-26.84% -25.00%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
214 272 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.62% 26.67% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 163 99
Median daily rate £450 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 5
Median hourly rate £34.00 £55.65 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.90% +219.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £15.00 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.46 £63.00 £19.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Handset
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Handset 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 Reading region with a requirement for Handset.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) HSPA
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) HSPA
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple