The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPhone in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPhone over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iPhone
Rank 525 492 365
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -127
Contract jobs citing iPhone 135 182 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.32% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.99% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 110 170
Median daily rate £390 £384 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £21.60 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18108 18446 17467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.54% 32.33% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11689 11594 10569
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 733 697
Median hourly rate £20.92 £18.68 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.96% -6.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

iPhone
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing iPhone as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

iPhone Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

iPhone
Daily Rate Trend

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

iPhone Daily Rate Trend in the UK

iPhone
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPhone within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

iPhone Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

iPhone
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iPhone within the UK.

iPhone Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

iPhone
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPhone within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -66 125 £410 +7.89% 54
London -47 59 £390 -2.50% 30
Yorkshire +15 22 £425 +51.78% 4
West Yorkshire +14 22 £425 +51.78% 4
Leeds +15 21 £413 +47.32% 3
South East +9 20 £225 +21.62% 4
South West -4 11 £338 -18.18% 1
Scotland +10 10 £255 -51.42% 1
City of London +41 9 £425 +22.30% 9
Kent +15 9 - -
Tunbridge Wells +7 9 - -
Glasgow - 6 £263 -
North West -16 5 £410 +42.60% 5
Bristol -2 4 £338 -18.18%
Edinburgh -6 4 £110 -21.42% 1
East of England +18 3 £375 +114.28% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 3 - -
Cheshire +1 3 - - 1
Warrington +1 3 - -
Hampshire +1 3 - - 1
Wiltshire -7 3 - -
Essex - 3 £375 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £450 - 4
Milton Keynes +13 2 - -
Manchester -10 2 £410 +42.60% 4
West Midlands -40 2 £325 -21.21% 4
Spalding - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 2 £200 -
Twickenham - 2 - -

iPhone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing iPhone also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for iPhone.

1 168 (61.31%) iPad
2 144 (52.55%) Apple iOS
3 121 (44.16%) iOS Development
4 107 (39.05%) Windows
5 102 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (34.67%) Objective-C
7 84 (30.66%) Apple
8 79 (28.83%) Xcode
9 76 (27.74%) Android
10 71 (25.91%) Cocoa
11 69 (25.18%) Windows 7
12 66 (24.09%) TDD
12 66 (24.09%) Blackberry
13 64 (23.36%) Active Directory
14 60 (21.90%) Scrum
15 55 (20.07%) RESTful
16 53 (19.34%) MS Office
17 52 (18.98%) Microsoft
18 51 (18.61%) User Experience
19 49 (17.88%) Mobile Development
19 49 (17.88%) Unit Testing
20 47 (17.15%) Mobile App
21 46 (16.79%) BDD
21 46 (16.79%) OO
22 42 (15.33%) Apple Swift
23 40 (14.60%) ITIL
24 37 (13.50%) JSON
25 36 (13.14%) Degree
25 36 (13.14%) Finance
26 35 (12.77%) XML

iPhone
Top Related IT Skills 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 28 (10.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 14 (5.11%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.92%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.19%) IBM Notes
5 5 (1.82%) CMS
5 5 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.46%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.09%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.73%) IIS
9 1 (0.36%) Apache
9 1 (0.36%) Confluence
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.36%) JBoss
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 53 (19.34%) MS Office
2 23 (8.39%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.09%) MS Project
5 2 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.73%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.73%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.73%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Eikon
2 3 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.36%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.84%) Office 365
2 8 (2.92%) GitHub
3 7 (2.55%) iTunes
4 6 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 4 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.36%) TestFlight
7 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.84%) HTTP
2 11 (4.01%) Internet
2 11 (4.01%) LAN
2 11 (4.01%) WAN
3 10 (3.65%) VPN
4 9 (3.28%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.55%) DHCP
5 7 (2.55%) VoIP
6 5 (1.82%) DNS
7 4 (1.46%) Skype
7 4 (1.46%) Wireless
8 3 (1.09%) MQTT
9 2 (0.73%) 4G
9 2 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.73%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.73%) Firewall
9 2 (0.73%) Intranet
9 2 (0.73%) SAN
9 2 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.36%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.46%) MongoDB
2 4 (1.46%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.46%) RavenDB
3 3 (1.09%) Big Data
3 3 (1.09%) GIS
3 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.73%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.36%) DataStage
5 1 (0.36%) MySQL
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.36%) SQLite
5 1 (0.36%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 79 (28.83%) Xcode
2 17 (6.20%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.65%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.92%) Subversion
5 4 (1.46%) Artifactory
5 4 (1.46%) eggPlant
5 4 (1.46%) Fiddler
5 4 (1.46%) JIRA
5 4 (1.46%) NuGet
5 4 (1.46%) Selenium
5 4 (1.46%) SoapUI
5 4 (1.46%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.46%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.09%) Maven
7 2 (0.73%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.73%) Introscope
7 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.36%) Hudson
8 1 (0.36%) Redmine
General
1 36 (13.14%) Finance
2 18 (6.57%) Legal
3 11 (4.01%) Banking
3 11 (4.01%) Retail
4 6 (2.19%) Games
4 6 (2.19%) Publishing
5 5 (1.82%) Law
5 5 (1.82%) Marketing
6 4 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.73%) Back Office
7 2 (0.73%) Billing
7 2 (0.73%) Electronics
7 2 (0.73%) French Language
7 2 (0.73%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.36%) German Language
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 134 (48.91%) Developer
2 112 (40.88%) iOS Developer
3 55 (20.07%) Analyst
4 29 (10.58%) Service Analyst
4 29 (10.58%) Service Desk Analyst
5 26 (9.49%) Support Engineer
6 24 (8.76%) Desktop Support
7 23 (8.39%) Objective-C Developer
7 23 (8.39%) Senior Developer
8 22 (8.03%) Support Analyst
9 20 (7.30%) Senior iOS Developer
10 19 (6.93%) IT Support
11 14 (5.11%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
11 14 (5.11%) Desktop Engineer
12 11 (4.01%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 10 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support
13 10 (3.65%) IT Analyst
14 9 (3.28%) Applications Developer
15 8 (2.92%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 8 (2.92%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (25.91%) Cocoa
2 55 (20.07%) RESTful
3 37 (13.50%) JSON
4 35 (12.77%) XML
5 28 (10.22%) Cocoa Touch
6 19 (6.93%) REST
6 19 (6.93%) Web Services
7 18 (6.57%) Core Animation
8 17 (6.20%) CSS
9 16 (5.84%) HTML
10 14 (5.11%) .NET
11 13 (4.74%) iOS SDK
12 11 (4.01%) UIKit
13 10 (3.65%) CSS3
13 10 (3.65%) OpenGL
14 8 (2.92%) jQuery
15 7 (2.55%) AngularJS
15 7 (2.55%) React
16 6 (2.19%) HTML5
16 6 (2.19%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 168 (61.31%) iPad
2 66 (24.09%) Blackberry
3 51 (18.61%) User Experience
4 47 (17.15%) Mobile App
5 34 (12.41%) Computer Science
6 19 (6.93%) Smartphone
7 18 (6.57%) Animation
8 16 (5.84%) Data Structures
9 14 (5.11%) Algorithms
10 11 (4.01%) Cryptography
11 9 (3.28%) Apple TV
12 6 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (2.19%) Handset
13 5 (1.82%) BYOD
13 5 (1.82%) Fintech
13 5 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.46%) Hedge funds
14 4 (1.46%) Mobile Banking
15 3 (1.09%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 144 (52.55%) Apple iOS
2 107 (39.05%) Windows
3 76 (27.74%) Android
4 69 (25.18%) Windows 7
5 21 (7.66%) Windows XP
6 14 (5.11%) Windows Server
7 13 (4.74%) Mac OS X
8 12 (4.38%) Windows 8
9 11 (4.01%) Windows 10
9 11 (4.01%) Windows Phone
9 11 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (2.55%) Linux
10 7 (2.55%) Mac OS
11 5 (1.82%) Unix
11 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (44.16%) iOS Development
2 102 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (24.09%) TDD
4 60 (21.90%) Scrum
5 49 (17.88%) Mobile Development
5 49 (17.88%) Unit Testing
6 46 (16.79%) BDD
6 46 (16.79%) OO
7 40 (14.60%) ITIL
8 35 (12.77%) OOD
9 26 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (9.49%) Software Engineering
10 22 (8.03%) Memory Management
11 20 (7.30%) ITSM
12 18 (6.57%) MVC
12 18 (6.57%) Problem Management
13 16 (5.84%) Automated Testing
14 13 (4.74%) Multithreading
15 12 (4.38%) Android Development
16 11 (4.01%) Code Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 95 (34.67%) Objective-C
2 42 (15.33%) Apple Swift
3 22 (8.03%) JavaScript
4 16 (5.84%) Java
5 14 (5.11%) C#
6 10 (3.65%) C
6 10 (3.65%) Python
7 8 (2.92%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.92%) SQL
8 5 (1.82%) C++
9 4 (1.46%) COBOL
9 4 (1.46%) Ruby
10 2 (0.73%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.73%) Groovy
11 1 (0.36%) PHP
11 1 (0.36%) VB
11 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (13.14%) Degree
2 6 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.82%) MCSE
3 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.46%) CCNA
4 4 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.46%) MCP
4 4 (1.46%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.73%) MCSA
5 2 (0.73%) MOS
6 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) HND
6 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.82%) SLA
2 3 (1.09%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (23.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (1.09%) VMware Server
3 3 (1.09%) XenApp
4 1 (0.36%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (4.38%) SCCM
2 8 (2.92%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.73%) Ansible
4 2 (0.73%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.36%) SCOM
5 1 (0.36%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 84 (30.66%) Apple
2 52 (18.98%) Microsoft
3 23 (8.39%) Citrix
4 18 (6.57%) VMware
5 11 (4.01%) Adobe
5 11 (4.01%) Bloomberg
5 11 (4.01%) Cisco
5 11 (4.01%) Reuters
6 10 (3.65%) MobileIron
7 7 (2.55%) Google
8 6 (2.19%) Lotus
9 5 (1.82%) Dell
9 5 (1.82%) Oracle
9 5 (1.82%) Samsung
10 4 (1.46%) Avaya
10 4 (1.46%) BMC
10 4 (1.46%) HP
10 4 (1.46%) Intel Security
10 4 (1.46%) SAP
10 4 (1.46%) Xamarin
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