The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPhone in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPhone over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPhone
Rank 388 343 268
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -75
Contract jobs citing iPhone 237 261 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.48% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 1.54% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 153 194
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £153 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £301 £285
% change year-on-year
-10.14% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £11.50 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £25.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -19.35%

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
16952 16963 14865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.32% 31.08% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10413 10531 8844
Average daily rate £420 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 649 663 636
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.78 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.74% -7.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

iPhone
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iPhone within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPhone within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -50 223 £365 -2.66% 85
London -1 141 £375 -6.25% 43
South East -15 42 £350 +32.07% 12
City of London -4 35 £375 - 12
Buckinghamshire -2 12 £394 +27.01% 1
North West -11 12 £150 -42.85% 8
Hampshire -8 11 £445 +32.34%
East of England +6 9 £104 -25.71% 6
Berkshire -9 8 £233 -40.76% 2
Basingstoke +9 7 £425 +49.12%
Milton Keynes +8 7 - -
Yorkshire -26 7 £275 -15.38% 6
Kent - 7 £163 - 1
Reading +2 6 £270 -50.90% 2
Cheshire -2 6 - - 3
Warrington -10 6 - - 2
West Midlands -15 6 £115 -54.00% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £163 - 1
Cambridgeshire +7 5 £104 - 3
Manchester +1 5 £150 -62.50% 4
Peterborough - 5 £104 -
Scotland - 4 £375 - 1
Surrey +3 3 - - 5
Hertfordshire 0 3 - - 2
Warwickshire -5 3 - - 1
Sheffield -5 3 £275 -15.38%
South Yorkshire -8 3 £275 -15.38%
South West -10 3 £400 -17.94% 5
West Yorkshire -14 3 £130 -60.00% 4
Leeds -23 3 £130 -60.00% 2

iPhone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 247 (56.52%) iPad
2 244 (55.84%) Apple iOS
3 196 (44.85%) iOS Development
4 179 (40.96%) Windows
5 145 (33.18%) Blackberry
6 144 (32.95%) Objective-C
7 124 (28.38%) Android
8 116 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
9 99 (22.65%) Windows 7
10 95 (21.74%) Active Directory
11 92 (21.05%) Xcode
12 91 (20.82%) Apple
13 82 (18.76%) Mobile App
14 80 (18.31%) Microsoft
15 69 (15.79%) MS Office
16 66 (15.10%) HTML
17 62 (14.19%) Finance
18 59 (13.50%) HTML5
19 58 (13.27%) Scrum
20 57 (13.04%) JavaScript
21 56 (12.81%) iOS SDK
22 55 (12.59%) User Experience
23 52 (11.90%) RESTful
23 52 (11.90%) JSON
23 52 (11.90%) Web Services
24 51 (11.67%) Cocoa
25 48 (10.98%) TDD
25 48 (10.98%) MS Exchange
25 48 (10.98%) Windows XP
26 47 (10.76%) MS Excel

iPhone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 48 (10.98%) MS Exchange
2 26 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (3.89%) Lync
4 16 (3.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (2.97%) CMS
6 12 (2.75%) Node.js
7 10 (2.29%) IIS
8 7 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (1.14%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.92%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.46%) Apache
11 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 69 (15.79%) MS Office
2 47 (10.76%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.14%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.92%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.69%) MS Project
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.92%) Eikon
2 3 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.23%) TeleForm
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.52%) Office 365
3 9 (2.06%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.46%) SaaS
4 2 (0.46%) Heroku
5 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.01%) VPN
2 24 (5.49%) Firewall
3 23 (5.26%) HTTP
4 22 (5.03%) TCP/IP
5 21 (4.81%) DNS
6 19 (4.35%) LAN
7 12 (2.75%) Wireless
8 11 (2.52%) DHCP
9 10 (2.29%) VoIP
10 9 (2.06%) VLAN
10 9 (2.06%) WAN
11 7 (1.60%) Internet
11 7 (1.60%) WLAN
12 6 (1.37%) Ethernet
12 6 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (1.14%) IMAP
13 5 (1.14%) WebEx
13 5 (1.14%) BIG-IP
13 5 (1.14%) Broadband
13 5 (1.14%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.60%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.37%) MySQL
3 3 (0.69%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.69%) Redis
4 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.46%) Big Data
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.46%) SQLite
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.23%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 92 (21.05%) Xcode
2 35 (8.01%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.66%) Subversion
4 9 (2.06%) Selenium
5 8 (1.83%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.37%) CocoaPods
6 6 (1.37%) JIRA
7 4 (0.92%) Axure RP
7 4 (0.92%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.69%) eggPlant
8 3 (0.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (0.69%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.46%) RSpec
9 2 (0.46%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (0.46%) Calabash
10 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.23%) JUnit
General
1 62 (14.19%) Finance
2 40 (9.15%) Banking
3 19 (4.35%) Retail
4 13 (2.97%) Games
5 12 (2.75%) Spanish Language
6 10 (2.29%) Law
7 9 (2.06%) Publishing
8 8 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.60%) Legal
10 5 (1.14%) Dutch Language
10 5 (1.14%) Advertising
11 4 (0.92%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.69%) French Language
12 3 (0.69%) German Language
12 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.46%) Automotive
13 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.46%) Marketing
13 2 (0.46%) Avionics
14 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 215 (49.20%) Developer
2 180 (41.19%) iOS Developer
3 60 (13.73%) Analyst
4 50 (11.44%) Desktop Support
5 40 (9.15%) Support Engineer
6 33 (7.55%) Support Analyst
7 32 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
8 30 (6.86%) Mobile Developer
8 30 (6.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 29 (6.64%) Senior Developer
10 27 (6.18%) 2nd Line Support
11 25 (5.72%) Senior iOS Developer
12 20 (4.58%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 19 (4.35%) Service Analyst
14 18 (4.12%) Service Desk Analyst
15 14 (3.20%) IT Support
16 12 (2.75%) iPhone Developer
17 11 (2.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 11 (2.52%) Help Desk Analyst
17 11 (2.52%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (15.10%) HTML
2 59 (13.50%) HTML5
3 56 (12.81%) iOS SDK
4 52 (11.90%) RESTful
4 52 (11.90%) JSON
4 52 (11.90%) Web Services
5 51 (11.67%) Cocoa
6 38 (8.70%) CSS
7 31 (7.09%) Cocoa Touch
8 26 (5.95%) XML
9 24 (5.49%) CSS3
10 22 (5.03%) .NET
10 22 (5.03%) REST
11 20 (4.58%) SOAP
12 18 (4.12%) PhoneGap
13 14 (3.20%) Core Animation
13 14 (3.20%) jQuery
14 10 (2.29%) AngularJS
15 8 (1.83%) Android SDK
16 7 (1.60%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 247 (56.52%) iPad
2 145 (33.18%) Blackberry
3 82 (18.76%) Mobile App
4 55 (12.59%) User Experience
5 17 (3.89%) Smartphone
6 16 (3.66%) Computer Science
7 15 (3.43%) Animation
7 15 (3.43%) Video Conferencing
8 14 (3.20%) Social Media
9 12 (2.75%) Streaming Video
10 11 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (1.83%) Handset
11 8 (1.83%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.60%) Open Source
12 7 (1.60%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.69%) Over-the-Top Content
14 3 (0.69%) Algorithms
15 2 (0.46%) Thin Client
15 2 (0.46%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 244 (55.84%) Apple iOS
2 179 (40.96%) Windows
3 124 (28.38%) Android
4 99 (22.65%) Windows 7
5 48 (10.98%) Windows XP
6 29 (6.64%) Mac OS X
7 25 (5.72%) Linux
8 19 (4.35%) Windows 8
8 19 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (3.43%) UNIX
10 14 (3.20%) Windows Phone
11 12 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.60%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (1.37%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.23%) webOS
14 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (44.85%) iOS Development
2 116 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (13.27%) Scrum
4 48 (10.98%) TDD
5 45 (10.30%) OO
6 43 (9.84%) Mobile Development
7 41 (9.38%) ITIL
8 25 (5.72%) Multithreading
9 23 (5.26%) MVC
10 22 (5.03%) Incident Management
11 21 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (4.58%) Software Engineering
13 19 (4.35%) BDD
14 18 (4.12%) Android Development
15 16 (3.66%) Unit Testing
16 13 (2.97%) E-Commerce
16 13 (2.97%) Service Delivery
17 12 (2.75%) Memory Management
17 12 (2.75%) Test Automation
18 11 (2.52%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (32.95%) Objective-C
2 57 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 20 (4.58%) Java
4 19 (4.35%) Apple Swift
5 16 (3.66%) C#
6 14 (3.20%) C++
7 13 (2.97%) C
8 7 (1.60%) Ruby
9 5 (1.14%) SQL
10 4 (0.92%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.69%) PHP
11 3 (0.69%) VBScript
11 3 (0.69%) VB
11 3 (0.69%) VBA
12 2 (0.46%) Python
12 2 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (5.26%) Degree
2 8 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.60%) MCSE
4 6 (1.37%) MCP
4 6 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (0.69%) CCNA
5 3 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.46%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.23%) MCSA
7 1 (0.23%) PMP
7 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.83%) SLA
2 7 (1.60%) QA
3 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 95 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.29%) XenApp
3 8 (1.83%) Terminal Services
3 8 (1.83%) XenDesktop
4 5 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.69%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (4.81%) SCCM
2 9 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.06%) Puppet
3 8 (1.83%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.46%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.46%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.23%) SCOM
6 1 (0.23%) WSUS
6 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 91 (20.82%) Apple
2 80 (18.31%) Microsoft
3 34 (7.78%) Cisco
4 28 (6.41%) Citrix
5 24 (5.49%) Google
6 16 (3.66%) VMware
7 15 (3.43%) Adobe
8 9 (2.06%) Barracuda Networks
8 9 (2.06%) F5
8 9 (2.06%) Symantec
9 8 (1.83%) Bloomberg
9 8 (1.83%) McAfee
9 8 (1.83%) Altiris
9 8 (1.83%) Facebook
10 7 (1.60%) Remedy
10 7 (1.60%) HP
11 6 (1.37%) Lotus
11 6 (1.37%) Reuters
11 6 (1.37%) LANDesk
12 5 (1.14%) Polycom
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