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 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.

Handsets
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 69 67
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.45% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £300 £225
% change year-on-year -53.33% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.38 £21.50 £15.92
% change year-on-year -5.20% +35.05%  

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 164 223 238
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.32% 26.11% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 148 114
Median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £217 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Median hourly rate £19.66 £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.62% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.61 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £30.48 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Handset in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Handset in Reading