Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smartphone over the 6 months to 20 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.

Smartphone
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 200 163
Rank change year-on-year +21 -37 +4
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 8 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.18% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.64% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £130 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -58.06% +3.33%
10th Percentile £192 £117 £86
90th Percentile £338 £242 £431
England median daily rate £185 £200 £325
% change year-on-year -7.50% -38.46% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.34 £16.96 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.84% +2.80% -21.43%
10th Percentile £9.13 £15.06 £15.75
90th Percentile £31.10 £27.39 £25.76
England median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -10.00% -5.36% -9.43%

Smartphone 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1333 1711 1380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.76% 27.93% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 1043 819
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £398 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.52% +9.66% +3.57%
10th Percentile £216 £213 £213
90th Percentile £523 £548 £518
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 83 108
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £17.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -9.09% -14.75%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.80 £11.00
90th Percentile £34.50 £32.69 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.08
% change year-on-year -1.58% +9.17% +6.00%

Smartphone
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Smartphone as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Smartphone in the West Midlands

Smartphone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smartphone in the West Midlands

Smartphone
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Smartphone in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Smartphone in the West Midlands

Smartphone
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Smartphone in the West Midlands

Smartphone
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Smartphone in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Smartphone in the West Midlands

Smartphone
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smartphone within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +11 3 £173 -12.10%
Warwickshire +1 3 - -
Smartphone
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Smartphone.

1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (37.50%) Symantec
1 3 (37.50%) Telematics
1 3 (37.50%) Software Architecture
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (37.50%) Line Management
1 3 (37.50%) Infotainment
2 2 (25.00%) MQTT
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) Automotive
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (12.50%) 3G
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) CMDB
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365

Smartphone
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) MQTT
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) 3G
2 1 (12.50%) 4G
2 1 (12.50%) ADSL
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Software Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Infotainment
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (37.50%) Line Management
1 3 (37.50%) Software Architecture
1 3 (37.50%) Telematics
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) HP