The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smartphone
Rank 141 106 121
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +15
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.37% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 1.29% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £130 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.60% -12.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £15.21 £16.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
Smartphone
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
913 695 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.66% 28.32% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 410 343
Median daily rate £395 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 66 60
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.60 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% -19.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.62 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £40.87 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +0.42%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Smartphone as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -10 1 - - 1
Birmingham -12 1 £130 -70.78%
Dudley - 1 - -
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) MS Office
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Apple
4 4 (30.77%) NetBeans
4 4 (30.77%) OOP
4 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) PHP
4 4 (30.77%) MySQL
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) Zend
4 4 (30.77%) Zend Studio
4 4 (30.77%) PHP 5
4 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (23.08%) API Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) Avaya
6 2 (15.38%) Android
6 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
6 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 2 (15.38%) Billing
7 1 (7.69%) Google
7 1 (7.69%) PDA

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
1 4 (30.77%) NetBeans
1 4 (30.77%) Zend Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) PHP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Database Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Health Informatics
2 1 (7.69%) Informatics
2 1 (7.69%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (15.38%) Android
5 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) MVC
1 4 (30.77%) OOP
2 3 (23.08%) API Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
1 4 (30.77%) PHP
1 4 (30.77%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CNE
1 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Apple
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Zend
3 2 (15.38%) Avaya
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
4 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
4 1 (7.69%) Lotus