The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Pocket PC in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Pocket PC over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Pocket PC
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Pocket PC 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18209 17679 17519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.58% 31.66% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11843 10703 10683
Average daily rate £425 £420 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 596 696 759
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -10.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.93 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

Pocket PC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Pocket PC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Pocket PC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Pocket PC
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Pocket PC within the UK.

Pocket PC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Pocket PC
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Pocket PC within the UK.

Pocket PC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK