The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smartphone
South East / West Sussex
Rank - 64 59
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.35% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.05% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £200 £330
% change year-on-year +50.00% -39.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +24.00% -7.40%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 178 190 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 35.25% 33.04% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 132 87
Median daily rate £390 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £280 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 10
Median hourly rate £33.25 £40.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.87% +75.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £40.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

Smartphone
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Smartphone
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Smartphone in West Sussex