The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPhone in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPhone over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPhone
Rank 38 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing iPhone 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.28% 0.54% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 2.27% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £251 £301 £285
% change year-on-year
-16.38% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.87%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
101 44 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.21% 23.91% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 22 18
Average daily rate £344 £265 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.71% +17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £185 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £12.24 £16.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.51 £14.90 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.97 £25.00 £15.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +4.65%

iPhone
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iPhone across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iPhone Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

iPhone
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iPhone across the Merseyside region.

iPhone Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

iPhone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing iPhone also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iPhone.

1 2 (100.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) POSIX
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) TOWER Software
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa

iPhone
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing iPhone also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iPhone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) POSIX
1 1 (50.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Pthreads
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Lotus
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) TOWER Software