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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPhone
Rank 418 350 275
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -75
Contract jobs citing iPhone 196 261 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.50% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 1.62% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 155 178
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £148 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £250 £285
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.75 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.04 £25.00 £22.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £12.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -20.31%

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
16501 16144 14914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.46% 30.67% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10228 10089 8893
Average daily rate £415 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £243
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 660 645 613
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 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 22 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 22 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 -79 186 £375 - 101
London -39 129 £400 - 55
City of London -15 26 £330 -10.81% 13
South East -26 24 £270 +8.00% 16
Buckinghamshire +6 9 £425 +73.46% 3
North West -18 9 £125 -58.36% 9
Milton Keynes +10 8 - - 1
Yorkshire -21 8 £275 -15.38% 5
East of England -2 6 £190 +31.03% 5
Kent - 6 £170 - 1
Scotland -1 5 £375 +194.11% 1
West Midlands -10 5 £115 -54.00% 2
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £170 - 1
Reading +9 4 £380 -
South West +4 4 £413 +1.53% 9
Warrington -7 4 - - 2
Cheshire -8 4 - - 5
Manchester -8 4 £125 -68.75% 4
Berkshire -14 4 £380 +27.19% 1
West Yorkshire -17 4 £130 -60.00% 3
Leeds -20 4 £130 -60.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 3 - - 1
Warwickshire -1 3 - -
Bristol -3 3 £413 +26.92% 2
Sheffield -6 3 £275 -15.38%
South Yorkshire -7 3 £275 -15.38%
Peterborough - 3 - -
Edinburgh 0 2 £140 +9.80%
Surrey 0 2 - - 3
Glasgow -4 2 £375 - 1

iPhone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 243 (55.48%) iPad
2 240 (54.79%) Apple iOS
3 195 (44.52%) iOS Development
4 184 (42.01%) Windows
5 149 (34.02%) Blackberry
6 147 (33.56%) Objective-C
7 124 (28.31%) Android
8 113 (25.80%) Agile Software Development
9 101 (23.06%) Active Directory
9 101 (23.06%) Windows 7
10 90 (20.55%) Apple
10 90 (20.55%) Xcode
11 86 (19.63%) Microsoft
12 78 (17.81%) Mobile App
13 71 (16.21%) MS Office
14 66 (15.07%) Finance
15 64 (14.61%) HTML
16 59 (13.47%) iOS SDK
17 56 (12.79%) HTML5
18 54 (12.33%) User Experience
18 54 (12.33%) RESTful
18 54 (12.33%) Scrum
19 53 (12.10%) Cocoa
19 53 (12.10%) JavaScript
19 53 (12.10%) Web Services
20 51 (11.64%) MS Excel
20 51 (11.64%) JSON
21 48 (10.96%) Windows XP
21 48 (10.96%) TDD
22 46 (10.50%) MS Exchange

iPhone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 46 (10.50%) MS Exchange
2 26 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (4.11%) Lync
4 16 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (2.74%) IIS
5 12 (2.74%) Node.js
6 11 (2.51%) CMS
7 8 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (0.91%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.91%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.46%) Apache
10 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 71 (16.21%) MS Office
2 51 (11.64%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.91%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.46%) MS Project
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Eikon
2 3 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.23%) TeleForm
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.74%) Office 365
3 8 (1.83%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.46%) SaaS
4 2 (0.46%) Heroku
5 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.45%) VPN
2 29 (6.62%) DNS
3 26 (5.94%) Firewall
3 26 (5.94%) TCP/IP
4 25 (5.71%) HTTP
5 19 (4.34%) LAN
6 15 (3.42%) DHCP
7 13 (2.97%) Wireless
7 13 (2.97%) VoIP
8 9 (2.05%) VLAN
8 9 (2.05%) WAN
9 7 (1.60%) WLAN
9 7 (1.60%) Internet
10 6 (1.37%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (1.14%) WebEx
11 5 (1.14%) Network Security
11 5 (1.14%) IMAP
11 5 (1.14%) Broadband
11 5 (1.14%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.60%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.37%) MySQL
3 4 (0.91%) SQLite
4 3 (0.68%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.68%) Redis
5 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.46%) Big Data
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.23%) MS Access
6 1 (0.23%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 90 (20.55%) Xcode
2 37 (8.45%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.34%) Subversion
4 9 (2.05%) Selenium
5 8 (1.83%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.14%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.14%) CocoaPods
6 5 (1.14%) JIRA
7 4 (0.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (0.68%) Axure RP
8 3 (0.68%) eggPlant
8 3 (0.68%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.46%) RSpec
9 2 (0.46%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.23%) Calabash
10 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 66 (15.07%) Finance
2 40 (9.13%) Banking
3 18 (4.11%) Retail
4 15 (3.42%) Games
5 12 (2.74%) Spanish Language
6 10 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.28%) Law
7 8 (1.83%) Publishing
8 7 (1.60%) Legal
9 5 (1.14%) Dutch Language
10 4 (0.91%) Advertising
10 4 (0.91%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.68%) French Language
11 3 (0.68%) German Language
11 3 (0.68%) Marketing
11 3 (0.68%) Automotive
12 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.46%) Avionics
13 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.23%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 212 (48.40%) Developer
2 178 (40.64%) iOS Developer
3 61 (13.93%) Analyst
4 47 (10.73%) Desktop Support
5 41 (9.36%) Support Engineer
6 35 (7.99%) Desktop Engineer
7 34 (7.76%) Support Analyst
8 31 (7.08%) Senior Developer
9 30 (6.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 29 (6.62%) Mobile Developer
11 28 (6.39%) 2nd Line Support
12 27 (6.16%) Senior iOS Developer
13 21 (4.79%) Service Analyst
14 20 (4.57%) Service Desk Analyst
14 20 (4.57%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 15 (3.42%) IT Support
16 13 (2.97%) iPhone Developer
16 13 (2.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 12 (2.74%) 1st Line Support
17 12 (2.74%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (14.61%) HTML
2 59 (13.47%) iOS SDK
3 56 (12.79%) HTML5
4 54 (12.33%) RESTful
5 53 (12.10%) Cocoa
5 53 (12.10%) Web Services
6 51 (11.64%) JSON
7 35 (7.99%) Cocoa Touch
7 35 (7.99%) CSS
8 24 (5.48%) REST
8 24 (5.48%) XML
9 21 (4.79%) CSS3
9 21 (4.79%) .NET
10 17 (3.88%) PhoneGap
10 17 (3.88%) SOAP
11 14 (3.20%) jQuery
11 14 (3.20%) Core Animation
12 10 (2.28%) AngularJS
13 9 (2.05%) UIKit
14 8 (1.83%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 243 (55.48%) iPad
2 149 (34.02%) Blackberry
3 78 (17.81%) Mobile App
4 54 (12.33%) User Experience
5 20 (4.57%) Smartphone
6 17 (3.88%) Computer Science
7 15 (3.42%) Video Conferencing
7 15 (3.42%) Animation
8 14 (3.20%) Streaming Video
8 14 (3.20%) Social Media
9 9 (2.05%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.83%) Client/Server
10 8 (1.83%) Open Source
10 8 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (1.60%) Handset
12 4 (0.91%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.68%) Over-the-Top Content
13 3 (0.68%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.46%) DTV
14 2 (0.46%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 240 (54.79%) Apple iOS
2 184 (42.01%) Windows
3 124 (28.31%) Android
4 101 (23.06%) Windows 7
5 48 (10.96%) Windows XP
6 28 (6.39%) Mac OS X
7 26 (5.94%) Linux
8 19 (4.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (3.88%) Windows 8
10 16 (3.65%) UNIX
11 15 (3.42%) Windows Phone
11 15 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (1.60%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (1.37%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
15 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (44.52%) iOS Development
2 113 (25.80%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (12.33%) Scrum
4 48 (10.96%) TDD
5 44 (10.05%) OO
6 42 (9.59%) ITIL
6 42 (9.59%) Mobile Development
7 25 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (5.71%) Multithreading
8 24 (5.48%) MVC
9 21 (4.79%) Incident Management
10 20 (4.57%) Software Engineering
10 20 (4.57%) BDD
11 19 (4.34%) Unit Testing
11 19 (4.34%) Android Development
12 13 (2.97%) Service Delivery
12 13 (2.97%) OOP
13 12 (2.74%) OOD
13 12 (2.74%) E-Commerce
13 12 (2.74%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 147 (33.56%) Objective-C
2 53 (12.10%) JavaScript
3 21 (4.79%) Apple Swift
3 21 (4.79%) Java
4 15 (3.42%) C#
4 15 (3.42%) C++
5 13 (2.97%) C
6 7 (1.60%) Ruby
7 5 (1.14%) SQL
8 4 (0.91%) VBScript
8 4 (0.91%) VB
9 3 (0.68%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.68%) VBA
9 3 (0.68%) PHP
10 2 (0.46%) Python
10 2 (0.46%) XPath
11 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (5.94%) Degree
2 9 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.37%) MCP
4 6 (1.37%) MCSE
5 5 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.68%) CCNA
6 3 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.46%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) MCSA
8 1 (0.23%) PMP
8 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.51%) SLA
2 6 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 101 (23.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.05%) XenApp
3 8 (1.83%) XenDesktop
4 7 (1.60%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.68%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (5.25%) SCCM
2 11 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.51%) Puppet
3 8 (1.83%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.68%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.46%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.23%) SCOM
6 1 (0.23%) WSUS
6 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 90 (20.55%) Apple
2 86 (19.63%) Microsoft
3 37 (8.45%) Cisco
4 26 (5.94%) Citrix
5 23 (5.25%) Google
6 15 (3.42%) VMware
7 13 (2.97%) Adobe
8 11 (2.51%) Barracuda Networks
8 11 (2.51%) Bloomberg
9 10 (2.28%) Symantec
9 10 (2.28%) Altiris
10 9 (2.05%) F5
10 9 (2.05%) McAfee
11 8 (1.83%) Facebook
12 7 (1.60%) Dell
13 6 (1.37%) Remedy
13 6 (1.37%) HP
13 6 (1.37%) LANDesk
14 5 (1.14%) MobileIron
14 5 (1.14%) Polycom
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