The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 1 August 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 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank - 111 126
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.095% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.43% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £215 £275
% change year-on-year
+55.81% -21.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £19.67 £43.25
% change year-on-year
-31.36% -54.52%
Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
540 466 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.25% 22.24% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 240 236
Average daily rate £338 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £211 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £38.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
Handset
England

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Handset
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Handset Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Handset
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Handset Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Handset
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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England

Handset
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (100.00%) iPhone
2 7 (87.50%) iPad
3 5 (62.50%) Android
3 5 (62.50%) Objective-C
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Subversion
4 4 (50.00%) Cocoa
4 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) JSON
4 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (50.00%) Digital Media
4 4 (50.00%) UIKit
4 4 (50.00%) Android Development
4 4 (50.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (37.50%) IBM Notes
5 3 (37.50%) Adobe
5 3 (37.50%) Lotus
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) SAP
5 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) ISAPI
6 1 (12.50%) MAPI
6 1 (12.50%) DAO
6 1 (12.50%) BREW
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) iPhone Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Android Developer
2 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Cocoa
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) JSON
1 4 (50.00%) UIKit
2 1 (12.50%) ISAPI
2 1 (12.50%) MAPI
2 1 (12.50%) DAO
2 1 (12.50%) BREW
2 1 (12.50%) ODBC
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) MFC
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) OLE
2 1 (12.50%) OLE DB
2 1 (12.50%) ActiveX
2 1 (12.50%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) iPhone
2 7 (87.50%) iPad
3 4 (50.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (12.50%) Animation
4 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Android
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) Android Development
1 4 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Objective-C
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) VC++
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe
1 3 (37.50%) Lotus
1 3 (37.50%) SAP