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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPhone
Rank 453 361 302
Rank change year-on-year
-92 -59
Contract jobs citing iPhone 177 273 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.50% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 1.56% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 173 191
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £161 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 18
Average hourly rate £16.98 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.06% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £11.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £33.00 £22.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £12.75 £19.83
% change year-on-year
+25.49% -35.70%

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
18056 17465 16882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.65% 31.94% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11374 10594 10000
Average daily rate £418 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 676 671 742
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -95 172 £375 - 95
London -61 106 £388 -3.12% 34
South West +12 18 £413 +37.50% 13
City of London -40 18 £320 -8.57% 9
North West -11 14 £325 -7.14% 12
South East -48 13 £185 -47.14% 16
West Midlands +7 8 £413 - 4
Bristol +2 7 £413 +37.50% 5
Hampshire -11 6 £275 -31.25%
Birmingham +11 5 £413 - 1
Scotland -2 5 £525 +75.00% 3
Cheshire -6 5 £370 - 4
Yorkshire -31 5 £280 -17.03% 6
North East - 5 £300 - 6
East of England -6 4 £175 -50.00% 4
Manchester -12 4 £325 -7.14% 6
Hertfordshire -14 4 £175 -32.69% 1
Leeds -26 4 £280 - 5
West Yorkshire -26 4 £280 -17.03% 6
Durham - 4 £300 -
Stockton-on-Tees - 4 £300 -
Kent -2 3 - - 1
Edinburgh -6 3 £140 -37.77%
Merseyside -11 3 £150 - 1
Chester - 3 £370 - 1
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - - 1
Warwickshire +3 2 - -
Milton Keynes -1 2 - - 1
Watford -2 2 £175 +79.48% 1

iPhone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 224 (51.73%) iPad
1 224 (51.73%) Apple iOS
2 196 (45.27%) iOS Development
3 187 (43.19%) Windows
4 161 (37.18%) Objective-C
5 135 (31.18%) Blackberry
6 121 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
7 116 (26.79%) Android
8 104 (24.02%) Active Directory
9 102 (23.56%) Windows 7
10 99 (22.86%) Microsoft
11 84 (19.40%) Apple
12 83 (19.17%) Xcode
13 74 (17.09%) MS Office
14 73 (16.86%) Mobile App
15 65 (15.01%) MS Excel
16 64 (14.78%) HTML
17 61 (14.09%) JSON
18 59 (13.63%) Web Services
18 59 (13.63%) Scrum
19 58 (13.39%) Cocoa
20 57 (13.16%) Finance
21 53 (12.24%) TDD
21 53 (12.24%) RESTful
22 52 (12.01%) User Experience
23 50 (11.55%) Mobile Development
23 50 (11.55%) OO
24 48 (11.09%) iOS SDK
25 46 (10.62%) ITIL
26 45 (10.39%) MS Exchange

iPhone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 45 (10.39%) MS Exchange
2 29 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (4.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (3.93%) Lync
5 13 (3.00%) CMS
6 12 (2.77%) IIS
7 11 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (2.31%) SharePoint
9 9 (2.08%) Node.js
10 5 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.92%) SAS
12 2 (0.46%) Apache
12 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.46%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 74 (17.09%) MS Office
2 65 (15.01%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.69%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.23%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.23%) Mingle
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.69%) Eikon
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.23%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.93%) Office 365
2 15 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.62%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.46%) SaaS
4 2 (0.46%) Heroku
5 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.01%) DNS
2 34 (7.85%) TCP/IP
3 33 (7.62%) VPN
4 31 (7.16%) Firewall
5 21 (4.85%) LAN
6 20 (4.62%) DHCP
6 20 (4.62%) HTTP
7 13 (3.00%) VoIP
7 13 (3.00%) Wireless
8 11 (2.54%) VLAN
8 11 (2.54%) WAN
9 10 (2.31%) Internet
10 8 (1.85%) Network Security
10 8 (1.85%) Ethernet
11 7 (1.62%) WLAN
11 7 (1.62%) H.323
12 6 (1.39%) Broadband
12 6 (1.39%) Unified Communications
13 5 (1.15%) IMAP
13 5 (1.15%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.77%) MySQL
2 11 (2.54%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.62%) SQLite
3 7 (1.62%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.15%) MS Access
6 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.92%) Redis
6 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.46%) Big Data
7 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.23%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 83 (19.17%) Xcode
2 38 (8.78%) Git (software)
3 25 (5.77%) Subversion
4 6 (1.39%) CocoaPods
5 5 (1.15%) JIRA
5 5 (1.15%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.15%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.92%) Toad
7 3 (0.69%) RSpec
8 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.46%) Selenium
9 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.23%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.23%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.23%) Redmine
9 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
General
1 57 (13.16%) Finance
2 28 (6.47%) Banking
3 15 (3.46%) Games
4 14 (3.23%) Publishing
5 12 (2.77%) Law
6 11 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.31%) Retail
8 8 (1.85%) Marketing
9 7 (1.62%) Spanish Language
10 6 (1.39%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.15%) Electronics
11 5 (1.15%) Dutch Language
12 4 (0.92%) Legal
12 4 (0.92%) Automotive
13 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.69%) French Language
13 3 (0.69%) German Language
14 2 (0.46%) Advertising
15 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 219 (50.58%) Developer
2 174 (40.18%) iOS Developer
3 59 (13.63%) Analyst
4 42 (9.70%) Senior Developer
5 38 (8.78%) Desktop Support
6 34 (7.85%) Support Engineer
7 33 (7.62%) Support Analyst
8 31 (7.16%) Senior iOS Developer
9 30 (6.93%) 2nd Line Support
10 28 (6.47%) Desktop Engineer
11 25 (5.77%) Mobile Developer
12 20 (4.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 20 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
12 20 (4.62%) Service Analyst
13 17 (3.93%) iPhone Developer
14 16 (3.70%) IT Support
15 15 (3.46%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 15 (3.46%) 1st Line Support
16 12 (2.77%) Junior
16 12 (2.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (14.78%) HTML
2 61 (14.09%) JSON
3 59 (13.63%) Web Services
4 58 (13.39%) Cocoa
5 53 (12.24%) RESTful
6 48 (11.09%) iOS SDK
7 44 (10.16%) HTML5
8 39 (9.01%) CSS
9 37 (8.55%) Cocoa Touch
10 30 (6.93%) XML
11 26 (6.00%) REST
12 22 (5.08%) .NET
13 19 (4.39%) jQuery
14 18 (4.16%) Core Animation
15 17 (3.93%) UIKit
16 15 (3.46%) PhoneGap
17 14 (3.23%) iPhone SDK
18 12 (2.77%) AngularJS
18 12 (2.77%) CSS3
19 11 (2.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 224 (51.73%) iPad
2 135 (31.18%) Blackberry
3 73 (16.86%) Mobile App
4 52 (12.01%) User Experience
5 27 (6.24%) Smartphone
6 21 (4.85%) Computer Science
7 18 (4.16%) Animation
8 17 (3.93%) Social Media
9 15 (3.46%) Video Conferencing
10 14 (3.23%) Streaming Video
11 10 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (2.08%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.62%) Handset
13 7 (1.62%) BYOD
14 6 (1.39%) Data Structures
15 5 (1.15%) DTV
16 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
16 4 (0.92%) NHS
16 4 (0.92%) Mobile Payment
17 2 (0.46%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 224 (51.73%) Apple iOS
2 187 (43.19%) Windows
3 116 (26.79%) Android
4 102 (23.56%) Windows 7
5 43 (9.93%) Windows XP
6 25 (5.77%) Linux
6 25 (5.77%) Windows Phone
7 24 (5.54%) Windows 8
8 21 (4.85%) Mac OS X
9 17 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (3.23%) UNIX
12 12 (2.77%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (1.15%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.69%) Windows Phone 7
15 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (45.27%) iOS Development
2 121 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (13.63%) Scrum
4 53 (12.24%) TDD
5 50 (11.55%) OO
5 50 (11.55%) Mobile Development
6 46 (10.62%) ITIL
7 35 (8.08%) BDD
8 33 (7.62%) Unit Testing
9 30 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (6.93%) OOP
10 25 (5.77%) Software Engineering
11 23 (5.31%) OOD
12 21 (4.85%) Android Development
13 20 (4.62%) Incident Management
13 20 (4.62%) Multithreading
14 15 (3.46%) Content Management
15 12 (2.77%) Memory Management
15 12 (2.77%) Software Deployment
15 12 (2.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 161 (37.18%) Objective-C
2 44 (10.16%) JavaScript
3 31 (7.16%) Apple Swift
4 18 (4.16%) C#
4 18 (4.16%) C++
5 17 (3.93%) Java
5 17 (3.93%) C
6 12 (2.77%) SQL
7 8 (1.85%) Python
7 8 (1.85%) Ruby
8 7 (1.62%) PHP
9 5 (1.15%) VB
9 5 (1.15%) VBA
10 3 (0.69%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.46%) XPath
12 1 (0.23%) VB6
12 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (6.47%) Degree
2 12 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.08%) MCSE
4 8 (1.85%) MCP
4 8 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.15%) CCNA
6 3 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.69%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.46%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.46%) MCSA
7 2 (0.46%) CCNP
8 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.00%) SLA
2 4 (0.92%) QA
3 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 104 (24.02%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.31%) XenApp
2 10 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.08%) XenDesktop
4 7 (1.62%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (0.92%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.69%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (6.47%) SCCM
2 11 (2.54%) Puppet
2 11 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.15%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.92%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.46%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.46%) SAP Afaria
5 2 (0.46%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.23%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.23%) WSUS
6 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.23%) DameWare
Vendors
1 99 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 84 (19.40%) Apple
3 34 (7.85%) Cisco
4 29 (6.70%) Citrix
5 23 (5.31%) VMware
6 15 (3.46%) Altiris
6 15 (3.46%) Bloomberg
7 13 (3.00%) Google
7 13 (3.00%) Adobe
8 12 (2.77%) Dell
9 11 (2.54%) Barracuda Networks
10 10 (2.31%) Facebook
10 10 (2.31%) F5
10 10 (2.31%) Symantec
10 10 (2.31%) McAfee
11 8 (1.85%) HP
11 8 (1.85%) Oracle
11 8 (1.85%) Nokia
11 8 (1.85%) MobileIron
11 8 (1.85%) Reuters
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