The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPhone in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPhone over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPhone
Rank 134 102 112
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +10
Contract jobs citing iPhone 8 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.69% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 3.02% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 10
Average daily rate £263 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £294 £320
% change year-on-year
- -8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.25 £12.13
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +34.02%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
731 563 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.13% 22.90% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 257 336
Average daily rate £325 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 46 59
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.42 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.80 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £34.80 £25.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
iPhone
England

iPhone
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

iPhone Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

iPhone
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

iPhone Daily Rate Trend in the North West

iPhone
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPhone across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

iPhone Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

iPhone
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iPhone across the North West region.

iPhone Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

iPhone
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPhone within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 3 £225 - 1
Cheshire -9 2 £120 -56.36%
Manchester -19 1 £400 +53.84% 5
Merseyside - - - - 1
iPhone
England

iPhone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 11 (64.71%) iPad
2 10 (58.82%) Apple iOS
2 10 (58.82%) Objective-C
2 10 (58.82%) iOS Development
3 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
4 5 (29.41%) Cocoa
5 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
5 4 (23.53%) Android
5 4 (23.53%) XenApp
5 4 (23.53%) Citrix
5 4 (23.53%) Apple
6 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
6 3 (17.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (17.65%) AppSense
6 3 (17.65%) MS Office
6 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
6 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 3 (17.65%) SLA
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
6 3 (17.65%) iOS SDK
7 2 (11.76%) Xcode
7 2 (11.76%) Legal

iPhone
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Broadband
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Xcode
General
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) iOS Developer
3 3 (17.65%) iPhone Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) iPhone Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Cocoa
2 3 (17.65%) iOS SDK
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) Android SDK
3 1 (5.88%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) iPad
2 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
3 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
4 3 (17.65%) Thin Client
4 3 (17.65%) Fat Client
5 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
5 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Apple iOS
2 4 (23.53%) Android
3 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) iOS Development
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) Web Design
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Information Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Android Development
4 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Objective-C
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) XenApp
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Citrix
1 4 (23.53%) Apple
2 3 (17.65%) AppSense
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Adobe
4 1 (5.88%) Google
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