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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPhone
Rank 359 289 223
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -66
Contract jobs citing iPhone 270 335 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.64% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.88% 2.44% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 212 319
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £206 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 20
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £17.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +4.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.60 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £23.95 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-29.03% -7.29%

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
14398 13715 14468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.46% 26.03% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8622 8426 8404
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 633 603 794
Average hourly rate £18.88 £19.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.20% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -68 257 £356 +1.78% 113
London -23 169 £400 +6.66% 48
South East +1 52 £355 +22.41% 16
City of London +1 36 £325 -20.00% 19
Hampshire +4 20 £400 +166.66% 2
Southampton - 13 £378 - 1
East of England -25 11 £358 +19.16% 4
Scotland -15 10 £225 -37.93% 4
South West -30 9 £325 +8.33% 7
Berkshire +2 8 £394 +18.42% 4
West Yorkshire +4 7 £338 -10.05% 3
Yorkshire +2 7 £338 -10.05% 4
West Sussex +5 6 - - 2
Oxfordshire +2 5 £210 -44.00%
Kent -7 5 £138 - 4
Edinburgh -8 5 £170 - 2
Hertfordshire -11 5 £376 - 1
Bristol -15 5 £325 - 4
West Midlands -11 4 £450 -
Glasgow -14 4 £300 -20.00% 1
Essex -4 3 £350 - 3
Surrey -4 3 £160 -54.28% 4
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £290 +7.90%
Wiltshire -13 3 - -
Reading +10 2 £375 - 2
Birmingham -1 2 - -
Milton Keynes -4 2 £290 +36.47%
Salford -8 2 £350 +8.94% 1
Manchester -33 2 £350 +2.18% 9
North West -40 2 £350 +2.18% 12

iPhone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 320 (59.93%) Apple iOS
2 314 (58.80%) iPad
3 276 (51.69%) iOS Development
4 194 (36.33%) Objective-C
5 175 (32.77%) Android
6 171 (32.02%) Windows
7 134 (25.09%) Blackberry
8 115 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
9 106 (19.85%) Active Directory
10 101 (18.91%) Xcode
11 98 (18.35%) Windows 7
12 93 (17.42%) Microsoft
13 90 (16.85%) HTML
14 89 (16.67%) Mobile App
15 88 (16.48%) Apple
16 86 (16.10%) Cocoa
17 76 (14.23%) OO
18 72 (13.48%) TDD
19 69 (12.92%) CSS
20 65 (12.17%) MS Office
21 62 (11.61%) Web Services
22 61 (11.42%) JavaScript
23 60 (11.24%) JSON
23 60 (11.24%) Cocoa Touch
24 54 (10.11%) XML
24 54 (10.11%) Finance
25 53 (9.93%) iOS SDK
26 52 (9.74%) Scrum
26 52 (9.74%) Windows XP
27 50 (9.36%) MS Exchange

iPhone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 50 (9.36%) MS Exchange
2 27 (5.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 21 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (3.00%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.81%) IBM Notes
6 11 (2.06%) CMS
7 8 (1.50%) Lync
8 7 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.75%) IIS
10 4 (0.75%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.56%) Apache
12 2 (0.37%) Drupal
12 2 (0.37%) Node.js
12 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.19%) WordPress
13 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 65 (12.17%) MS Office
2 34 (6.37%) Photoshop
3 28 (5.24%) MS Excel
3 28 (5.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 20 (3.75%) InDesign
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.06%) Office 365
2 4 (0.75%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.61%) VPN
2 31 (5.81%) HTTP
3 17 (3.18%) DNS
4 16 (3.00%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.62%) Firewall
6 10 (1.87%) DHCP
7 9 (1.69%) LAN
7 9 (1.69%) IP Telephony
8 7 (1.31%) WAN
8 7 (1.31%) Internet
9 6 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (0.94%) Wireless
10 5 (0.94%) VoIP
10 5 (0.94%) Broadband
11 4 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.75%) RTCP
11 4 (0.75%) RTP
12 3 (0.56%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.37%) SAN
13 2 (0.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.06%) MySQL
3 10 (1.87%) SQLite
4 7 (1.31%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.37%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.37%) Redis
7 2 (0.37%) MS Access
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 101 (18.91%) Xcode
2 46 (8.61%) Subversion
2 46 (8.61%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.69%) Selenium
4 7 (1.31%) Cucumber
4 7 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.94%) Mercurial
5 5 (0.94%) Hudson
6 4 (0.75%) JIRA
6 4 (0.75%) Calabash
7 3 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (0.56%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.56%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.56%) Mockito
7 3 (0.56%) Hamcrest
7 3 (0.56%) Maven
8 2 (0.37%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.37%) Eclipse
General
1 54 (10.11%) Finance
2 32 (5.99%) Retail
3 15 (2.81%) Marketing
4 14 (2.62%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.43%) Banking
6 11 (2.06%) Games
7 10 (1.87%) Publishing
7 10 (1.87%) Legal
8 9 (1.69%) Advertising
9 6 (1.12%) Dutch Language
10 4 (0.75%) French Language
10 4 (0.75%) Law
11 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.37%) Electronics
12 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 299 (55.99%) Developer
2 236 (44.19%) iOS Developer
3 79 (14.79%) Analyst
4 40 (7.49%) Desktop Support
5 39 (7.30%) Support Analyst
6 36 (6.74%) Mobile Developer
7 33 (6.18%) 2nd Line Support
8 29 (5.43%) Support Engineer
9 28 (5.24%) Designer
10 21 (3.93%) Senior Developer
11 19 (3.56%) iPhone Developer
12 18 (3.37%) Desktop Analyst
12 18 (3.37%) Digital Designer
12 18 (3.37%) Service Analyst
12 18 (3.37%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 17 (3.18%) Service Desk Analyst
14 16 (3.00%) Desktop Engineer
14 16 (3.00%) Senior iOS Developer
15 13 (2.43%) Android Developer
15 13 (2.43%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (16.85%) HTML
2 86 (16.10%) Cocoa
3 69 (12.92%) CSS
4 62 (11.61%) Web Services
5 60 (11.24%) JSON
5 60 (11.24%) Cocoa Touch
6 54 (10.11%) XML
7 53 (9.93%) iOS SDK
8 48 (8.99%) RESTful
9 35 (6.55%) HTML5
10 28 (5.24%) SOAP
11 26 (4.87%) CSS3
12 21 (3.93%) REST
13 20 (3.75%) .NET
13 20 (3.75%) Flash
14 15 (2.81%) jQuery
15 11 (2.06%) Ajax
16 10 (1.87%) PhoneGap
16 10 (1.87%) UIKit
17 9 (1.69%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 314 (58.80%) iPad
2 134 (25.09%) Blackberry
3 89 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 27 (5.06%) Handset
5 25 (4.68%) Computer Science
6 20 (3.75%) Social Media
7 13 (2.43%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.06%) Smartphone
9 8 (1.50%) Animation
10 7 (1.31%) Online Games
10 7 (1.31%) Digital Media
10 7 (1.31%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.12%) Video on Demand
12 5 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (0.94%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
13 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.75%) Streaming Video
13 4 (0.75%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.75%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 320 (59.93%) Apple iOS
2 175 (32.77%) Android
3 171 (32.02%) Windows
4 98 (18.35%) Windows 7
5 52 (9.74%) Windows XP
6 25 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (2.81%) Windows 8
9 14 (2.62%) Linux
10 13 (2.43%) Mac OS X
10 13 (2.43%) Windows Mobile
11 12 (2.25%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.75%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.37%) UNIX
15 2 (0.37%) VMS
15 2 (0.37%) Debian
16 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (51.69%) iOS Development
2 115 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (14.23%) OO
4 72 (13.48%) TDD
5 52 (9.74%) Scrum
6 41 (7.68%) Android Development
7 39 (7.30%) ITIL
8 38 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (5.62%) OOP
10 21 (3.93%) MVC
11 20 (3.75%) E-Commerce
11 20 (3.75%) BDD
12 18 (3.37%) Kanban
12 18 (3.37%) Memory Management
12 18 (3.37%) Software Engineering
13 17 (3.18%) Mobile Application Development
14 15 (2.81%) OOD
15 13 (2.43%) Systems Analysis
15 13 (2.43%) Multithreading
16 12 (2.25%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (36.33%) Objective-C
2 61 (11.42%) JavaScript
3 39 (7.30%) Java
4 37 (6.93%) SQL
5 27 (5.06%) C++
6 18 (3.37%) C
7 16 (3.00%) C#
8 6 (1.12%) PHP
9 5 (0.94%) Python
10 4 (0.75%) PowerHouse
10 4 (0.75%) Ruby
11 3 (0.56%) Groovy
11 3 (0.56%) Lingo
11 3 (0.56%) VB
11 3 (0.56%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.37%) VBA
12 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.37%) Lua
13 1 (0.19%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 22 (4.12%) Degree
2 10 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.12%) A+ Certification
3 6 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.75%) ISEB
5 3 (0.56%) MCSE
5 3 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.37%) MCDST
6 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.19%) MCP
7 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.19%) MCSA
7 1 (0.19%) CCNA
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.12%) QA
2 14 (2.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 106 (19.85%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.18%) Terminal Services
3 16 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.75%) XenApp
4 4 (0.75%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.56%) MetaFrame
6 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.37%) vSphere
7 1 (0.19%) UAG
7 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (2.43%) Backup Exec
1 13 (2.43%) SCCM
2 9 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (0.94%) WSUS
3 5 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.75%) MIMEsweeper
4 4 (0.75%) HP SIM
5 3 (0.56%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.37%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 93 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 88 (16.48%) Apple
3 34 (6.37%) Citrix
4 26 (4.87%) Cisco
5 25 (4.68%) Adobe
5 25 (4.68%) VMware
6 21 (3.93%) Symantec
7 20 (3.75%) HP
8 17 (3.18%) McAfee
9 16 (3.00%) Google
10 15 (2.81%) Lotus
11 14 (2.62%) Avaya
12 9 (1.69%) Facebook
13 8 (1.50%) Dell
14 7 (1.31%) Altiris
14 7 (1.31%) LANDesk
15 5 (0.94%) Xamarin
15 5 (0.94%) MobileIron
15 5 (0.94%) Sophos
15 5 (0.94%) Oracle
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