The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Handsets
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Handset 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £294 £400
% change year-on-year +10.63% -26.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.78 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year -4.39% -  

Handset 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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 217 272 230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 32.44% 26.98% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 151 115
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £268 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £514 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.65 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.04% +192.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Handset in Reading

Handset
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Handset in Reading

Handset
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Handset in Reading

Handset
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Handset 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 Reading region with a requirement for Handset.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) HSPA
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) HSPA
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple