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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iPhone
Rank 499 393 382
Rank change year-on-year
-106 -11
Contract jobs citing iPhone 141 255 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.46% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 1.45% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 141 143
Average daily rate £375 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £131 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £273 £313
% change year-on-year
+19.26% -12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 19
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £13.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.53 £43.32 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +40.00%

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
18196 17628 17516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.57% 31.62% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11835 10674 10658
Average daily rate £425 £420 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 684 758
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.86 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -108 139 £375 +3.44% 61
London -95 71 £450 +20.00% 27
South East -39 21 £265 -24.28% 13
Yorkshire +13 19 £388 +40.90% 1
Leeds +12 18 £388 +198.07% 1
West Yorkshire +9 18 £388 +198.07% 1
South West +9 12 £413 +3.12% 2
City of London +12 8 £200 -38.93% 6
East of England +6 8 £310 +198.07%
Dorset - 6 £600 -
Bedfordshire +4 5 £310 +63.15%
Luton +1 5 £310 +63.15%
Bournemouth - 5 £600 -
East Sussex - 5 £168 -
West Midlands -16 4 £260 +126.08% 4
North West -17 4 - - 8
Kent -29 4 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +8 3 £310 -21.26%
Hertfordshire +7 3 - -
Milton Keynes 0 3 £310 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 - - 1
Northamptonshire +9 2 £318 - 1
Northampton +9 2 £318 -
Oxfordshire +8 2 - - 2
North Yorkshire +7 2 £350 -
East Midlands +7 2 £318 - 3
Berkshire +1 2 - - 3
Bristol -1 2 £375 -6.25% 1
Cheshire -10 2 - - 2

iPhone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 147 (58.10%) iPad
2 110 (43.48%) Windows
3 108 (42.69%) Apple iOS
4 100 (39.53%) iOS Development
5 72 (28.46%) Windows 7
6 70 (27.67%) Blackberry
6 70 (27.67%) Apple
6 70 (27.67%) Objective-C
6 70 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (24.90%) Active Directory
8 53 (20.95%) Xcode
8 53 (20.95%) RESTful
9 51 (20.16%) TDD
10 50 (19.76%) Finance
10 50 (19.76%) Android
11 48 (18.97%) Microsoft
12 45 (17.79%) MS Office
13 44 (17.39%) Scrum
14 43 (17.00%) Cocoa
15 40 (15.81%) ITIL
16 37 (14.62%) User Experience
17 36 (14.23%) BDD
18 33 (13.04%) Unit Testing
19 32 (12.65%) Citrix
20 30 (11.86%) Software Engineering
21 29 (11.46%) Mobile Development
22 25 (9.88%) OO
22 25 (9.88%) MS Exchange
23 24 (9.49%) Apple Swift
23 24 (9.49%) Windows Server

iPhone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 25 (9.88%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (6.32%) Skype for Business
4 15 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.95%) IBM Notes
6 9 (3.56%) CMS
7 7 (2.77%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (1.98%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.79%) Apache
11 2 (0.79%) IIS
11 2 (0.79%) JBoss
11 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.40%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 45 (17.79%) MS Office
2 16 (6.32%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.37%) QuarkXPress
4 3 (1.19%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.79%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.79%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (5.53%) Eikon
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.79%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.32%) Office 365
2 13 (5.14%) GitHub
3 8 (3.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (1.19%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.79%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.11%) HTTP
2 14 (5.53%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.74%) Internet
3 12 (4.74%) WAN
4 10 (3.95%) Wireless
5 9 (3.56%) LAN
6 8 (3.16%) DHCP
6 8 (3.16%) Firewall
7 6 (2.37%) DNS
7 6 (2.37%) Intranet
7 6 (2.37%) VPN
8 3 (1.19%) BIG-IP
8 3 (1.19%) MQTT
9 2 (0.79%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.79%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.79%) Skype
9 2 (0.79%) SMTP
9 2 (0.79%) SSL
9 2 (0.79%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.16%) FileMaker
1 8 (3.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.58%) MySQL
3 3 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.19%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.40%) Big Data
5 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.40%) DataStage
5 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.40%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.40%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 53 (20.95%) Xcode
2 9 (3.56%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.77%) Subversion
4 5 (1.98%) Clang
5 3 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.19%) JIRA
6 2 (0.79%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.79%) CocoaPods
6 2 (0.79%) Introscope
6 2 (0.79%) Maven
7 1 (0.40%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.40%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.40%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.40%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.40%) NuGet
7 1 (0.40%) Selenium
7 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (19.76%) Finance
2 19 (7.51%) Banking
3 18 (7.11%) Retail
4 9 (3.56%) Publishing
4 9 (3.56%) Retail Banking
5 8 (3.16%) Law
5 8 (3.16%) Legal
6 6 (2.37%) Games
7 4 (1.58%) Front Office
7 4 (1.58%) Marketing
8 3 (1.19%) Electronics
8 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.79%) Back Office
9 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) German Language
10 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.40%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 111 (43.87%) Developer
2 97 (38.34%) iOS Developer
3 45 (17.79%) Analyst
4 35 (13.83%) Support Engineer
5 29 (11.46%) Desktop Support
6 25 (9.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 24 (9.49%) Service Analyst
7 24 (9.49%) Service Desk Analyst
8 22 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
8 22 (8.70%) IT Support
9 20 (7.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 20 (7.91%) Support Analyst
10 19 (7.51%) Senior Developer
10 19 (7.51%) Senior iOS Developer
11 18 (7.11%) Objective-C Developer
12 16 (6.32%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 16 (6.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 16 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (5.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 14 (5.53%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (20.95%) RESTful
2 43 (17.00%) Cocoa
3 23 (9.09%) JSON
4 20 (7.91%) HTML
5 19 (7.51%) CSS
5 19 (7.51%) XML
6 16 (6.32%) .NET
6 16 (6.32%) Cocoa Touch
7 14 (5.53%) Core Animation
7 14 (5.53%) iOS SDK
7 14 (5.53%) jQuery
8 12 (4.74%) Web Services
9 11 (4.35%) CSS3
10 9 (3.56%) HTML5
10 9 (3.56%) PhoneGap
11 7 (2.77%) REST
12 6 (2.37%) AngularJS
12 6 (2.37%) React
13 5 (1.98%) Apache Cordova
13 5 (1.98%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 147 (58.10%) iPad
2 70 (27.67%) Blackberry
3 37 (14.62%) User Experience
4 22 (8.70%) Mobile App
5 19 (7.51%) Computer Science
6 16 (6.32%) Data Structures
7 15 (5.93%) Algorithms
8 14 (5.53%) Animation
8 14 (5.53%) Cryptography
9 11 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (2.77%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.98%) Social Media
13 4 (1.58%) Hedge funds
13 4 (1.58%) Streaming Video
13 4 (1.58%) Video on Demand
14 3 (1.19%) Fintech
14 3 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 2 (0.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 110 (43.48%) Windows
2 108 (42.69%) Apple iOS
3 72 (28.46%) Windows 7
4 50 (19.76%) Android
5 24 (9.49%) Windows Server
6 23 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 20 (7.91%) Windows 8
8 14 (5.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (5.14%) Mac OS X
10 9 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (3.16%) Linux
11 8 (3.16%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.58%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.19%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.79%) Unix
14 2 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.40%) AIX
15 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (39.53%) iOS Development
2 70 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (20.16%) TDD
4 44 (17.39%) Scrum
5 40 (15.81%) ITIL
6 36 (14.23%) BDD
7 33 (13.04%) Unit Testing
8 30 (11.86%) Software Engineering
9 29 (11.46%) Mobile Development
10 25 (9.88%) OO
11 22 (8.70%) OOD
12 17 (6.72%) Memory Management
12 17 (6.72%) Multithreading
13 15 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (5.53%) Automated Testing
14 14 (5.53%) Code Optimisation
15 9 (3.56%) Android Development
15 9 (3.56%) Mobile Device Management
16 8 (3.16%) Content Management
16 8 (3.16%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (27.67%) Objective-C
2 24 (9.49%) Apple Swift
3 17 (6.72%) PowerShell
4 16 (6.32%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.35%) SQL
6 10 (3.95%) C
7 9 (3.56%) C#
7 9 (3.56%) Java
8 5 (1.98%) Python
9 4 (1.58%) COBOL
10 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.79%) Groovy
10 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.40%) C++
11 1 (0.40%) VB
11 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (8.30%) Degree
2 6 (2.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (1.98%) CCNA
3 5 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.98%) MCP
3 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.58%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.79%) MCSA
6 2 (0.79%) MCSE
7 1 (0.40%) CCA
7 1 (0.40%) CCNP
7 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) HND
7 1 (0.40%) MCITP
7 1 (0.40%) MOS
7 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.14%) SLA
2 2 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 63 (24.90%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.58%) XenApp
4 3 (1.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.79%) NFS
5 2 (0.79%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (6.72%) SCCM
2 11 (4.35%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.79%) Ansible
3 2 (0.79%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.79%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 70 (27.67%) Apple
2 48 (18.97%) Microsoft
3 32 (12.65%) Citrix
4 23 (9.09%) Bloomberg
5 21 (8.30%) Reuters
6 19 (7.51%) VMware
7 17 (6.72%) Cisco
8 14 (5.53%) Adobe
9 10 (3.95%) Lotus
10 9 (3.56%) Google
11 8 (3.16%) MobileIron
11 8 (3.16%) Oracle
12 7 (2.77%) HP
12 7 (2.77%) Wyse
12 7 (2.77%) Xamarin
13 5 (1.98%) Dell
13 5 (1.98%) iManage
13 5 (1.98%) Kony
13 5 (1.98%) SAP
14 4 (1.58%) FireEye
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North East
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Rate: From £250 to £350 per day - 3 months contract
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day +
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
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Rate: £28 per hour
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London
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £9 - £13 per hour
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
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Rate: £ Excellent
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Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
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