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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPhone
Rank 429 371 293
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -78
Contract jobs citing iPhone 204 265 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.48% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% 1.47% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 175 212
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £160 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £34.60 £23.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -29.03%

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
18977 18018 17291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.94% 32.37% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11929 10808 10452
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 730 740 714
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.70 £18.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.13% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.73 £45.00 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -66 199 £388 +9.15% 90
London -32 129 £425 +6.25% 41
South West +9 22 £350 +7.69% 4
North West -17 15 £356 +1.78% 14
City of London -25 13 £320 -1.53% 7
South East -68 11 £275 -22.53% 13
West Midlands +1 8 £413 -8.33% 4
Bristol -3 8 £425 +30.76% 3
Wiltshire 0 7 £105 - 1
Manchester -11 7 £363 +3.57% 9
Hampshire -20 7 £275 -31.25% 1
Yorkshire -30 7 £300 -11.11% 8
West Yorkshire -30 6 £300 -11.11% 6
Leeds -22 5 £300 - 3
North East - 5 £300 - 5
Birmingham +7 4 £413 -
Scotland -17 4 £463 +105.55% 4
Basingstoke - 4 - - 1
Feltham - 4 - - 2
Stockton-on-Tees - 4 £300 - 1
Durham - 4 £300 - 1
Hertfordshire +1 3 £175 -53.48%
Kent +1 3 - - 1
East of England -2 3 £175 -51.04% 1
Edinburgh -17 3 £400 +135.29%
Chester - 3 £370 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - - 1
Cheshire - 3 £370 - 4
Merseyside - 3 £150 - 1
Warwickshire +5 2 - - 2

iPhone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 197 (50.13%) iPad
2 195 (49.62%) Apple iOS
3 182 (46.31%) iOS Development
4 162 (41.22%) Windows
5 149 (37.91%) Objective-C
6 117 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
7 107 (27.23%) Blackberry
8 96 (24.43%) Microsoft
8 96 (24.43%) Android
9 92 (23.41%) Active Directory
10 91 (23.16%) Apple
11 88 (22.39%) Xcode
12 84 (21.37%) Windows 7
13 71 (18.07%) Cocoa
14 67 (17.05%) MS Office
15 64 (16.28%) MS Excel
16 60 (15.27%) OO
17 58 (14.76%) Mobile App
18 55 (13.99%) User Experience
19 54 (13.74%) Scrum
19 54 (13.74%) TDD
20 51 (12.98%) JSON
21 50 (12.72%) BDD
22 49 (12.47%) RESTful
22 49 (12.47%) HTML
22 49 (12.47%) Mobile Development
23 46 (11.70%) Finance
24 43 (10.94%) Web Services
25 40 (10.18%) DNS
25 40 (10.18%) Unit Testing

iPhone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 38 (9.67%) MS Exchange
2 26 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (5.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (4.58%) CMS
5 13 (3.31%) Lync
6 11 (2.80%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.54%) IIS
8 8 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.02%) SAS
11 2 (0.51%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.51%) Apache
11 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.51%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 67 (17.05%) MS Office
2 64 (16.28%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) MS Project
6 1 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.25%) Mingle
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.76%) Eikon
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.25%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.80%) Office 365
3 9 (2.29%) Google Apps
4 4 (1.02%) GitHub
5 2 (0.51%) Heroku
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.18%) DNS
2 32 (8.14%) Firewall
3 27 (6.87%) VPN
4 26 (6.62%) TCP/IP
5 19 (4.83%) LAN
6 18 (4.58%) DHCP
7 17 (4.33%) Wireless
8 14 (3.56%) HTTP
9 12 (3.05%) Ethernet
9 12 (3.05%) VoIP
10 11 (2.80%) WAN
10 11 (2.80%) Internet
11 10 (2.54%) H.323
11 10 (2.54%) VLAN
12 8 (2.04%) WebEx
13 7 (1.78%) Unified Communications
13 7 (1.78%) BIG-IP
13 7 (1.78%) Network Security
13 7 (1.78%) SCCP
13 7 (1.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.05%) MySQL
2 8 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.04%) SQLite
3 7 (1.78%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.53%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.53%) MS Access
5 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.02%) Redis
6 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.25%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.25%) Big Data
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 88 (22.39%) Xcode
2 35 (8.91%) Git (software)
3 24 (6.11%) Subversion
4 8 (2.04%) CocoaPods
5 6 (1.53%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.27%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.02%) Toad
7 4 (1.02%) JIRA
7 4 (1.02%) RSpec
8 2 (0.51%) Appium
8 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.51%) Calabash
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.25%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.25%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.25%) Redmine
9 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.25%) InstallShield
General
1 46 (11.70%) Finance
2 22 (5.60%) Publishing
3 19 (4.83%) Banking
4 13 (3.31%) Games
5 11 (2.80%) Retail
5 11 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.29%) Law
6 9 (2.29%) Marketing
7 7 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.53%) Electronics
9 4 (1.02%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.02%) Automotive
9 4 (1.02%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.76%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.76%) German Language
11 2 (0.51%) French Language
11 2 (0.51%) Legal
11 2 (0.51%) Front Office
11 2 (0.51%) Advertising
12 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 195 (49.62%) Developer
2 157 (39.95%) iOS Developer
3 64 (16.28%) Analyst
4 40 (10.18%) Senior Developer
5 34 (8.65%) Support Analyst
6 32 (8.14%) Senior iOS Developer
7 29 (7.38%) 2nd Line Support
8 26 (6.62%) Service Desk Analyst
8 26 (6.62%) Service Analyst
9 23 (5.85%) Desktop Support
10 22 (5.60%) Support Engineer
11 18 (4.58%) IT Support
12 16 (4.07%) iPhone Developer
13 15 (3.82%) Desktop Engineer
14 14 (3.56%) Junior
15 13 (3.31%) Mobile Developer
16 12 (3.05%) 1st Line Support
17 11 (2.80%) IT Support Analyst
18 10 (2.54%) iPhone Applications Developer
19 9 (2.29%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (18.07%) Cocoa
2 51 (12.98%) JSON
3 49 (12.47%) RESTful
3 49 (12.47%) HTML
4 43 (10.94%) Web Services
5 38 (9.67%) Cocoa Touch
6 33 (8.40%) CSS
7 32 (8.14%) iOS SDK
8 26 (6.62%) HTML5
9 25 (6.36%) UIKit
9 25 (6.36%) XML
10 20 (5.09%) REST
11 18 (4.58%) jQuery
12 16 (4.07%) Core Animation
13 13 (3.31%) .NET
13 13 (3.31%) AngularJS
14 10 (2.54%) iPhone SDK
15 9 (2.29%) PhoneGap
16 8 (2.04%) SOAP
17 7 (1.78%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 197 (50.13%) iPad
2 107 (27.23%) Blackberry
3 58 (14.76%) Mobile App
4 55 (13.99%) User Experience
5 22 (5.60%) Smartphone
6 19 (4.83%) Computer Science
7 16 (4.07%) Animation
7 16 (4.07%) Video Conferencing
8 13 (3.31%) Social Media
8 13 (3.31%) Streaming Video
9 8 (2.04%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (1.78%) BYOD
11 6 (1.53%) DTV
12 5 (1.27%) Handset
13 4 (1.02%) NHS
13 4 (1.02%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
13 4 (1.02%) Video on Demand
13 4 (1.02%) Apple TV
Operating Systems
1 195 (49.62%) Apple iOS
2 162 (41.22%) Windows
3 96 (24.43%) Android
4 84 (21.37%) Windows 7
5 33 (8.40%) Windows XP
6 24 (6.11%) Windows 8
7 23 (5.85%) Windows Phone
8 17 (4.33%) Mac OS X
9 16 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (3.31%) Linux
11 13 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (1.53%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.02%) Windows Phone 7
15 3 (0.76%) UNIX
16 2 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (46.31%) iOS Development
2 117 (29.77%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (15.27%) OO
4 54 (13.74%) TDD
4 54 (13.74%) Scrum
5 50 (12.72%) BDD
6 49 (12.47%) Mobile Development
7 40 (10.18%) Unit Testing
8 39 (9.92%) ITIL
9 33 (8.40%) OOD
10 31 (7.89%) OOP
11 28 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (5.85%) Android Development
13 18 (4.58%) Content Management
14 16 (4.07%) Software Engineering
15 14 (3.56%) Incident Management
16 11 (2.80%) Software Deployment
16 11 (2.80%) Pair Programming
16 11 (2.80%) Mentoring
17 10 (2.54%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (37.91%) Objective-C
2 34 (8.65%) Apple Swift
3 27 (6.87%) JavaScript
4 20 (5.09%) Java
5 16 (4.07%) C++
6 13 (3.31%) C#
7 12 (3.05%) SQL
8 11 (2.80%) C
9 10 (2.54%) PHP
10 8 (2.04%) Ruby
10 8 (2.04%) Python
11 6 (1.53%) VB
12 5 (1.27%) VBA
13 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.51%) VB6
14 2 (0.51%) VBScript
15 1 (0.25%) XPath
15 1 (0.25%) PHP5
15 1 (0.25%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 26 (6.62%) Degree
2 8 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.27%) MCSE
5 4 (1.02%) MCP
6 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.51%) MCSA
6 2 (0.51%) CCNP
6 2 (0.51%) CCNA
6 2 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.25%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.05%) SLA
2 5 (1.27%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 92 (23.41%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (1.27%) XenApp
5 4 (1.02%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.02%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.76%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (5.09%) SCCM
2 9 (2.29%) Puppet
2 9 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.27%) AirWatch
4 4 (1.02%) SAP Afaria
4 4 (1.02%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.51%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.51%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.51%) Casper Suite
5 2 (0.51%) DameWare
6 1 (0.25%) WSUS
6 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 96 (24.43%) Microsoft
2 91 (23.16%) Apple
3 37 (9.41%) Cisco
4 21 (5.34%) VMware
5 20 (5.09%) Citrix
6 15 (3.82%) Bloomberg
7 12 (3.05%) Altiris
7 12 (3.05%) F5
8 11 (2.80%) Dell
9 10 (2.54%) Adobe
10 9 (2.29%) Google
10 9 (2.29%) HP
10 9 (2.29%) Barracuda Networks
11 8 (2.04%) Polycom
11 8 (2.04%) Reuters
11 8 (2.04%) Oracle
11 8 (2.04%) Nokia
12 7 (1.78%) Avaya
12 7 (1.78%) SAP
12 7 (1.78%) Facebook
London
Webrecruit
Rate: Up to £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £12.00 - £15.00 per hour + n/a
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £14 per hour - This is an initial 2 -3-month contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £16.00 - £18.00 per hour + temp to perm opportunity
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Hanover IT Recruitment
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Fife
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Arrows Group
Rate: £12 - £13 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Amsys
Rate: Unspecified negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £9.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Feltham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £16.00 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
Chippenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £100 - £150 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago