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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smartphone
England / West Midlands
Rank 118 116 104
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.25% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 0.91% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £113 £243 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.60% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £263
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.85 £15.85 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.40%

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
660 660 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.34% 27.59% 28.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 365 349
Median daily rate £380 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 36 53
Median hourly rate £21.47 £15.85 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.42% -36.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -1 5 £113 - 6
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 5 (55.56%) Google
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Apple
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Android
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) MySQL
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) Automotive
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) NetBeans
5 1 (11.11%) Office 365

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) NetBeans
1 1 (11.11%) Zend Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Technician
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (22.22%) IT Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Migration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Android
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) API Integration
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
1 1 (11.11%) MVC
1 1 (11.11%) OOP
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
1 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) PHP 5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Google
2 4 (44.44%) Apple
3 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Zend