The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank - - 61
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £250 £293
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -14.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+226.92% -3.70%
Handset
Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
154 141 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.74% 21.56% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 105 112
Median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £185 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 6
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.80 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.02% -10.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales