The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smartphone
Rank - - 9
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - - 3.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £20.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-20.92% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
25 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 58.14% 50.00% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 10
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £8.38 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Smartphone
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Smartphone Daily Rate Trend in Salford