The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 14 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 Yorkshire 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 96 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Handset 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.18% 0.13% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £250
% change year-on-year
+10.16% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-62.85% -22.22%
Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
359 331 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.32% 21.83% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 178 163
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
- +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 14
Average hourly rate £13.38 £16.38 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.32% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.60 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.38 £36.45 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Handset
Yorkshire

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 5 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) iPhone
2 4 (80.00%) iPad
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) Digital Media
2 4 (80.00%) UIKit
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Cocoa
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) Android Development
2 4 (80.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) ODBC
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) MFC
3 1 (20.00%) VC++
3 1 (20.00%) ActiveX
3 1 (20.00%) J2ME
3 1 (20.00%) ISAPI
3 1 (20.00%) MAPI

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) iPhone Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) Cocoa
1 4 (80.00%) JSON
1 4 (80.00%) UIKit
2 1 (20.00%) DAO
2 1 (20.00%) BREW
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) MFC
2 1 (20.00%) ODBC
2 1 (20.00%) ActiveX
2 1 (20.00%) J2ME
2 1 (20.00%) ISAPI
2 1 (20.00%) MAPI
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) OLE
2 1 (20.00%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) iPhone
2 4 (80.00%) iPad
2 4 (80.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Android Development
1 4 (80.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) VC++