The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Handsets
Rank - 122 -
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.039% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £425 £220
% change year-on-year
-58.82% +93.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £11.75 £15.29
% change year-on-year
+17.02% -23.15%
Handset
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
769 707 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.97% 27.67% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 403 375
Median daily rate £375 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 58
Median hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.00 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands