The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Smartphone
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 53 61
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.64% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.00% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £375 £275
% change year-on-year -56.00% +36.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.23
% change year-on-year -10.00% +13.37%  

Smartphone is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 160 150 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 36.87% 31.78% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 65 86
Median daily rate £450 £300 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -21.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 52 23
Median hourly rate £35.50 £19.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.84% -11.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Smartphone
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Smartphone as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Smartphone in Essex

Smartphone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Smartphone in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Smartphone in Essex

Smartphone
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Smartphone in Essex