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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank 70 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Handset 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% - 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% - 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £275 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £250 £285
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £15.92 £16.65
% change year-on-year
+53.89% -4.38%
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
164 210 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 25.39% 27.42% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 125 74
Average daily rate £350 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £491 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.18 £21.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.74% -13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.63 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £34.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Handset across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 1 £275 -
Handset
UK

Handset
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 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

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

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