The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smartphone
Rank 137 - 137
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 4 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% - 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% - 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £900 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-55.71% -12.50%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
770 505 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.92% 21.16% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 263 369
Average daily rate £350 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £191 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 50 73
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.39 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.79% -31.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smartphone across the South West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Smartphone Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the South West region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 2 £350 -
Devon - - - - 1
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Smartphone also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Smartphone.

1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Retail Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Social Media
3 1 (16.67%) Facebook
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Smartphone also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Smartphone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Retail Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Project Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Web Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Facebook
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter