The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Surrey 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank - 83 -
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.080% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £215 £250
% change year-on-year
+55.81% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -51.35%
Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
250 210 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.72% 16.75% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 83 104
Average daily rate £363 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 28
Average hourly rate £32.50 £31.88 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.95 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Handset
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Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Handset
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Handset 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 Handset.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Perforce
1 2 (100.00%) Xen
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) NFC
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Handset 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 Handset. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) NFC
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Principal Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Xen
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Perforce