The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank - - 68
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £290 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £16.84 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+27.67% +24.74%
Handset
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
148 176 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 25.21% 19.98% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 130 129
Median daily rate £384 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £13.10 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+243.51% -41.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £11.53 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £17.43 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Handset
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Handset 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 Wales region with a requirement for Handset.

1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Android Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Wireframes