The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank 136 138 141
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.069% 0.033% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.14% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £900
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £275 £318
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -13.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
786 729 858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.13% 23.74% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 445 498
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 54 57
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% +69.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £11.68 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Smartphone
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Smartphone Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Smartphone Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Smartphone
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 4 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
Devon - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 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 South West region with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 2 (40.00%) EPoS
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) ISDN

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) ISDN
1 1 (20.00%) PSTN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) EPoS
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Nortel