The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 22 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 West Midlands 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smartphone
Rank 116 107 103
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.085% 0.052% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.26% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -58.57%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
455 380 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.43% 19.67% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 185 196
Average daily rate £330 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 37
Average hourly rate £31.50 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.51% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Smartphone
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Smartphone Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Smartphone
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Smartphone Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Smartphone
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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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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
Wolverhampton - - - -
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Smartphone 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 Smartphone.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) VxWorks
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) wxWidgets
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Qt
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Smartphone 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 Smartphone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Platform Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Mobility Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) wxWidgets
1 2 (66.67%) Qt
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) VxWorks
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia