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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iPhone
Rank 488 444 375
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -69
Contract jobs citing iPhone 154 196 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.36% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 1.14% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 108 155
Median daily rate £375 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £130 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £273 £250
% change year-on-year
+23.85% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 16
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £13.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £32.04 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%

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
17740 17249 16743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.03% 31.83% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11477 10510 10308
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 715 748
Median hourly rate £21.17 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.61% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

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 25 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPhone within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

iPhone Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 May 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 -55 146 £388 +3.33% 53
London -62 67 £450 +12.50% 29
Yorkshire +20 26 £401 +45.90% 1
West Yorkshire +19 25 £413 +217.30%
Leeds +16 25 £401 +208.65%
South East -11 22 £300 +11.11% 6
South West +5 15 £338 -18.18% 3
City of London +30 10 £225 -31.81% 1
Scotland -11 7 £263 -30.00% 1
Glasgow +11 6 £263 -30.00%
Dorset - 6 £600 -
Buckinghamshire +8 5 £233 -45.29% 1
East of England +7 5 £310 +63.15% 3
Tunbridge Wells -1 5 - -
Kent -14 5 - -
North West -15 5 - - 5
Bournemouth - 5 £600 -
Bristol +3 4 £338 -18.18%
Milton Keynes -1 4 £233 - 1
West Midlands -8 4 £293 +154.34%
Oxfordshire +15 3 - - 2
Hertfordshire +13 3 - - 1
Oxford +6 3 - - 1
Surrey -10 3 £300 - 1
Cheshire -10 3 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
North Yorkshire +7 2 £350 -
Bedfordshire +6 2 £310 +63.15%
Luton +1 2 £225 +18.42%
Berkshire -5 2 - - 1

iPhone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 150 (59.76%) iPad
2 124 (49.40%) Apple iOS
3 110 (43.82%) iOS Development
4 96 (38.25%) Windows
5 84 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (31.08%) Objective-C
7 75 (29.88%) Apple
8 68 (27.09%) Windows 7
9 60 (23.90%) Xcode
10 58 (23.11%) Active Directory
11 56 (22.31%) Cocoa
11 56 (22.31%) Android
12 55 (21.91%) Blackberry
13 54 (21.51%) TDD
14 53 (21.12%) RESTful
15 51 (20.32%) Scrum
16 44 (17.53%) MS Office
17 43 (17.13%) User Experience
18 42 (16.73%) Finance
19 41 (16.33%) Unit Testing
20 40 (15.94%) BDD
21 38 (15.14%) Microsoft
22 37 (14.74%) Mobile Development
23 35 (13.94%) ITIL
23 35 (13.94%) OO
24 31 (12.35%) JSON
25 30 (11.95%) Software Engineering
25 30 (11.95%) OOD
25 30 (11.95%) Citrix
25 30 (11.95%) Mobile App

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 16 (6.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (5.18%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.98%) Skype for Business
4 9 (3.59%) CMS
5 6 (2.39%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.20%) Node.js
7 3 (1.20%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.80%) IIS
8 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.40%) Apache
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.40%) JBoss
9 1 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 44 (17.53%) MS Office
2 17 (6.77%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.39%) QuarkXPress
4 3 (1.20%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.80%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.80%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.98%) Eikon
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.78%) GitHub
1 12 (4.78%) Office 365
2 10 (3.98%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 5 (1.99%) iTunes
4 3 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.77%) HTTP
2 16 (6.37%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.58%) Internet
4 13 (5.18%) WAN
5 11 (4.38%) Wireless
6 10 (3.98%) LAN
7 9 (3.59%) DHCP
8 7 (2.79%) DNS
9 6 (2.39%) Intranet
10 3 (1.20%) Firewall
10 3 (1.20%) MQTT
11 2 (0.80%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.80%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.80%) Skype
11 2 (0.80%) VPN
12 1 (0.40%) H.323
12 1 (0.40%) SAN
12 1 (0.40%) SCCP
12 1 (0.40%) SMTP
12 1 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.19%) FileMaker
2 5 (1.99%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.20%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.20%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.20%) RavenDB
4 2 (0.80%) Big Data
5 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.40%) DataStage
5 1 (0.40%) GIS
5 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.40%) MySQL
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.40%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 60 (23.90%) Xcode
2 14 (5.58%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.59%) Subversion
4 6 (2.39%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.99%) Clang
6 3 (1.20%) Artifactory
6 3 (1.20%) JIRA
6 3 (1.20%) NuGet
6 3 (1.20%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.80%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.80%) CocoaPods
7 2 (0.80%) eggPlant
7 2 (0.80%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.80%) Introscope
7 2 (0.80%) Maven
7 2 (0.80%) Selenium
7 2 (0.80%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.80%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.40%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
General
1 42 (16.73%) Finance
2 17 (6.77%) Banking
3 14 (5.58%) Retail
4 12 (4.78%) Legal
5 10 (3.98%) Publishing
6 7 (2.79%) Law
7 5 (1.99%) Games
7 5 (1.99%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.59%) Marketing
9 3 (1.20%) Front Office
10 2 (0.80%) Back Office
10 2 (0.80%) Electronics
10 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.40%) French Language
11 1 (0.40%) German Language
11 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 123 (49.00%) Developer
2 104 (41.43%) iOS Developer
3 45 (17.93%) Analyst
4 28 (11.16%) Support Engineer
5 25 (9.96%) Desktop Support
6 23 (9.16%) Service Analyst
6 23 (9.16%) Service Desk Analyst
7 22 (8.76%) IT Support
7 22 (8.76%) Senior Developer
8 21 (8.37%) Senior iOS Developer
9 19 (7.57%) Desktop Engineer
9 19 (7.57%) Support Analyst
10 18 (7.17%) 2nd Line Support
11 16 (6.37%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 16 (6.37%) Objective-C Developer
12 12 (4.78%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 10 (3.98%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
13 10 (3.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 10 (3.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 10 (3.98%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (22.31%) Cocoa
2 53 (21.12%) RESTful
3 31 (12.35%) JSON
4 28 (11.16%) XML
5 25 (9.96%) Cocoa Touch
6 20 (7.97%) Core Animation
7 19 (7.57%) CSS
8 18 (7.17%) HTML
9 16 (6.37%) .NET
9 16 (6.37%) Web Services
10 14 (5.58%) iOS SDK
11 13 (5.18%) CSS3
11 13 (5.18%) REST
12 12 (4.78%) jQuery
13 10 (3.98%) React
13 10 (3.98%) UIKit
14 9 (3.59%) AngularJS
14 9 (3.59%) HTML5
14 9 (3.59%) PhoneGap
15 6 (2.39%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 150 (59.76%) iPad
2 55 (21.91%) Blackberry
3 43 (17.13%) User Experience
4 30 (11.95%) Mobile App
5 24 (9.56%) Computer Science
6 20 (7.97%) Animation
7 16 (6.37%) Data Structures
8 15 (5.98%) Algorithms
9 13 (5.18%) Cryptography
9 13 (5.18%) Smartphone
10 10 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (2.79%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (2.39%) Apple TV
14 4 (1.59%) Hedge funds
14 4 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
14 4 (1.59%) Streaming Video
14 4 (1.59%) Video on Demand
15 3 (1.20%) Mathematics
15 3 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 124 (49.40%) Apple iOS
2 96 (38.25%) Windows
3 68 (27.09%) Windows 7
4 56 (22.31%) Android
5 22 (8.76%) Windows XP
6 18 (7.17%) Windows Server
7 16 (6.37%) Mac OS X
8 15 (5.98%) Windows 8
9 9 (3.59%) Windows 10
9 9 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (2.79%) Linux
12 6 (2.39%) Windows Phone
13 4 (1.59%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.20%) Unix
15 2 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (43.82%) iOS Development
2 84 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (21.51%) TDD
4 51 (20.32%) Scrum
5 41 (16.33%) Unit Testing
6 40 (15.94%) BDD
7 37 (14.74%) Mobile Development
8 35 (13.94%) ITIL
8 35 (13.94%) OO
9 30 (11.95%) OOD
9 30 (11.95%) Software Engineering
10 20 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (7.57%) Memory Management
12 17 (6.77%) Automated Testing
12 17 (6.77%) MVC
13 15 (5.98%) Multithreading
14 13 (5.18%) Code Optimisation
15 12 (4.78%) ITSM
16 10 (3.98%) Mobile Device Management
16 10 (3.98%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (31.08%) Objective-C
2 29 (11.55%) Apple Swift
3 23 (9.16%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.78%) PowerShell
5 11 (4.38%) C
5 11 (4.38%) Java
6 10 (3.98%) C#
7 7 (2.79%) Python
7 7 (2.79%) SQL
8 4 (1.59%) COBOL
9 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.80%) C++
9 2 (0.80%) Groovy
9 2 (0.80%) VB
10 1 (0.40%) PHP
10 1 (0.40%) Ruby
10 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (9.96%) Degree
2 6 (2.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 6 (2.39%) MCP
2 6 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.99%) CCNA
3 5 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.20%) MCSE
6 2 (0.80%) MCSA
6 2 (0.80%) MOS
7 1 (0.40%) CCA
7 1 (0.40%) CCNP
7 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) HND
7 1 (0.40%) MCITP
7 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.98%) SLA
2 3 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 58 (23.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.59%) XenApp
4 2 (0.80%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.40%) NFS
5 1 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (5.18%) SCCM
2 11 (4.38%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.80%) Ansible
4 2 (0.80%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 75 (29.88%) Apple
2 38 (15.14%) Microsoft
3 30 (11.95%) Citrix
4 18 (7.17%) VMware
5 17 (6.77%) Bloomberg
6 16 (6.37%) Reuters
7 15 (5.98%) Adobe
8 13 (5.18%) Cisco
9 8 (3.19%) Wyse
9 8 (3.19%) Xamarin
10 7 (2.79%) Google
11 6 (2.39%) HP
11 6 (2.39%) Lotus
12 5 (1.99%) Avaya
12 5 (1.99%) Dell
12 5 (1.99%) Kony
12 5 (1.99%) MobileIron
13 4 (1.59%) iManage
13 4 (1.59%) Intel Security
13 4 (1.59%) Oracle
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