Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 95 106
Contract jobs citing Handset 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.068% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.23% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Reading median daily rate - - £125
Berkshire median daily rate £130 £153 £125
% change year-on-year -14.75% +22.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

Handset is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 440 435 563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 34.84% 29.51% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 231 359
Reading median daily rate £388 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £234 £188 £219
90th Percentile £538 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 17
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £24.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.78% +44.12% -10.53%
10th Percentile £10.54 £18.61 £11.53
90th Percentile £40.00 £55.52 £88.29
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.48 £19.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year -10.93% -1.88% +12.68%

Handset
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Handset as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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