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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPhone
Rank 353 341 279
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -62
Contract jobs citing iPhone 242 234 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.47% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 1.55% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 143 187
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £160 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £308 £288
% change year-on-year
+7.72% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 20
Average hourly rate £17.68 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £12.50 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.34 £25.40 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.57%

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
15157 15145 13683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.75% 30.69% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9313 9265 8214
Average daily rate £425 £408 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 588 757
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -3.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.52 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -16 233 £350 - 99
London -20 128 £350 -6.66% 34
South East +28 68 £344 +21.68% 19
City of London +20 39 £375 - 9
Hampshire +14 23 £445 +53.44% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 21 £394 +5.00% 8
Berkshire +3 14 £300 -1.63% 1
Milton Keynes -11 12 £400 +6.66% 8
East of England +13 11 £104 -61.12% 1
Basingstoke - 9 £425 - 1
Cambridgeshire +2 7 £104 - 1
Reading 0 7 £270 -40.00%
North West -18 7 £350 +3.70% 11
East Midlands +3 6 £374 +49.50% 5
West Midlands 0 6 £190 -30.90%
Northampton -7 6 £374 +49.50% 1
Northamptonshire -8 6 £374 +49.50% 1
Cheshire +6 5 - - 3
Croydon - 5 - -
Hertfordshire +3 4 - -
Surrey -2 4 £250 +58.73% 3
South West -21 4 £450 +20.00% 2
Oxfordshire -14 3 £225 - 4
Yorkshire -3 2 - - 9
West Yorkshire -9 2 - - 5
Manchester -9 2 £350 - 8
Scotland -10 2 £413 - 6
Bracknell - 2 £151 -
Kent - 2 £155 -
County Antrim -4 1 - -

iPhone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 268 (59.82%) iPad
2 266 (59.38%) Apple iOS
3 209 (46.65%) iOS Development
4 175 (39.06%) Windows
5 157 (35.04%) Objective-C
6 152 (33.93%) Blackberry
7 128 (28.57%) Android
8 112 (25.00%) Windows 7
9 108 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
10 102 (22.77%) Mobile App
11 98 (21.88%) Xcode
12 86 (19.20%) Active Directory
13 81 (18.08%) Apple
14 78 (17.41%) Finance
15 73 (16.29%) Microsoft
15 73 (16.29%) MS Office
16 65 (14.51%) JavaScript
17 62 (13.84%) HTML
18 60 (13.39%) iOS SDK
19 59 (13.17%) User Experience
20 58 (12.95%) Web Services
21 57 (12.72%) Windows XP
22 51 (11.38%) HTML5
23 50 (11.16%) Cocoa
24 46 (10.27%) OO
25 45 (10.04%) TDD
26 44 (9.82%) ITIL
26 44 (9.82%) JSON
27 43 (9.60%) Git (software)
27 43 (9.60%) MS Exchange

iPhone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 43 (9.60%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (3.35%) Lync
5 13 (2.90%) CMS
6 12 (2.68%) Node.js
7 7 (1.56%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.34%) IBM Notes
8 6 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.89%) Kentico
10 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.45%) IIS
12 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 73 (16.29%) MS Office
2 31 (6.92%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.79%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.12%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.45%) MS Project
7 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.22%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.67%) Eikon
3 1 (0.22%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.68%) Office 365
2 6 (1.34%) Google Apps
3 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.45%) GitHub
4 2 (0.45%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.48%) VPN
2 28 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 16 (3.57%) HTTP
4 12 (2.68%) LAN
5 11 (2.46%) DNS
6 8 (1.79%) Firewall
7 7 (1.56%) Wireless
7 7 (1.56%) VoIP
8 6 (1.34%) DHCP
9 5 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.89%) iBeacon
10 4 (0.89%) WAN
10 4 (0.89%) Broadband
10 4 (0.89%) GSM
11 3 (0.67%) CDMA
11 3 (0.67%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.45%) SNMP
12 2 (0.45%) ADSL
12 2 (0.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.34%) MySQL
3 5 (1.12%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.89%) RavenDB
4 4 (0.89%) RDBMS
4 4 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (0.89%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.45%) SQLite
5 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.22%) MS Access
6 1 (0.22%) Redis
6 1 (0.22%) Big Data
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 98 (21.88%) Xcode
2 43 (9.60%) Git (software)
3 21 (4.69%) Subversion
4 13 (2.90%) Selenium
5 9 (2.01%) Cucumber
6 8 (1.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 7 (1.56%) JIRA
8 5 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.12%) Axure RP
9 4 (0.89%) LLBLGen Pro
9 4 (0.89%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.89%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.89%) Calabash
10 3 (0.67%) eggPlant
10 3 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (0.67%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.45%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.22%) Robotium
12 1 (0.22%) JUnit
12 1 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
General
1 78 (17.41%) Finance
2 42 (9.38%) Banking
3 20 (4.46%) Retail
4 17 (3.79%) Spanish Language
5 9 (2.01%) Marketing
6 7 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.56%) Law
6 7 (1.56%) Legal
6 7 (1.56%) Games
7 6 (1.34%) Advertising
7 6 (1.34%) Publishing
8 4 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.67%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.67%) Automotive
10 2 (0.45%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.45%) Russian Language
10 2 (0.45%) Avionics
11 1 (0.22%) Front Office
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 233 (52.01%) Developer
2 185 (41.29%) iOS Developer
3 60 (13.39%) Analyst
4 52 (11.61%) Desktop Support
5 50 (11.16%) Support Engineer
6 44 (9.82%) Mobile Developer
7 32 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
8 31 (6.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 30 (6.70%) Support Analyst
10 28 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
11 27 (6.03%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 26 (5.80%) Senior Developer
13 22 (4.91%) Senior iOS Developer
14 20 (4.46%) Service Analyst
15 19 (4.24%) Service Desk Analyst
16 15 (3.35%) Applications Developer
17 12 (2.68%) Tester
18 11 (2.46%) Help Desk Analyst
18 11 (2.46%) Android Developer
19 10 (2.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (13.84%) HTML
2 60 (13.39%) iOS SDK
3 58 (12.95%) Web Services
4 51 (11.38%) HTML5
5 50 (11.16%) Cocoa
6 44 (9.82%) JSON
7 42 (9.38%) CSS
8 38 (8.48%) RESTful
9 31 (6.92%) Cocoa Touch
10 29 (6.47%) CSS3
11 28 (6.25%) .NET
12 26 (5.80%) SOAP
13 24 (5.36%) XML
14 17 (3.79%) REST
14 17 (3.79%) Android SDK
15 15 (3.35%) PhoneGap
16 12 (2.68%) jQuery
17 10 (2.23%) iPhone SDK
18 8 (1.79%) Sencha Touch
18 8 (1.79%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 268 (59.82%) iPad
2 152 (33.93%) Blackberry
3 102 (22.77%) Mobile App
4 59 (13.17%) User Experience
5 18 (4.02%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.57%) Social Media
7 13 (2.90%) Smartphone
8 9 (2.01%) Animation
8 9 (2.01%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.56%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.56%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.56%) Handset
10 6 (1.34%) Streaming Video
10 6 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.12%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.89%) Open Source
13 3 (0.67%) Video on Demand
13 3 (0.67%) Psychology
13 3 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 266 (59.38%) Apple iOS
2 175 (39.06%) Windows
3 128 (28.57%) Android
4 112 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 57 (12.72%) Windows XP
6 27 (6.03%) Mac OS X
7 24 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (4.69%) Linux
9 20 (4.46%) Windows 8
10 16 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (3.35%) Windows Phone
12 14 (3.13%) UNIX
13 12 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (2.23%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.89%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone 7
16 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.22%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (46.65%) iOS Development
2 108 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (10.27%) OO
4 45 (10.04%) TDD
5 44 (9.82%) ITIL
6 43 (9.60%) Scrum
7 28 (6.25%) Android Development
8 25 (5.58%) E-Commerce
9 23 (5.13%) Software Engineering
10 22 (4.91%) Incident Management
10 22 (4.91%) Multithreading
11 21 (4.69%) MVC
12 17 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (3.57%) Project Management
14 13 (2.90%) Service Delivery
14 13 (2.90%) Migration
14 13 (2.90%) BDD
15 12 (2.68%) Test Automation
16 11 (2.46%) Unit Testing
17 10 (2.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 157 (35.04%) Objective-C
2 65 (14.51%) JavaScript
3 29 (6.47%) Java
4 20 (4.46%) C#
5 19 (4.24%) C++
6 13 (2.90%) C
7 11 (2.46%) SQL
8 7 (1.56%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.89%) VB
9 4 (0.89%) VBA
10 3 (0.67%) Ruby
10 3 (0.67%) VBScript
11 2 (0.45%) PHP
12 1 (0.22%) XPath
12 1 (0.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (4.24%) Degree
2 11 (2.46%) VCP4
3 9 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.01%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.56%) MCSE
4 7 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.12%) MCP
6 4 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.67%) CCNA
7 3 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.45%) ISEB
8 2 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.22%) PMP
9 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.22%) MCSA
9 1 (0.22%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.90%) SLA
2 11 (2.46%) QA
System Software
1 86 (19.20%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.01%) XenApp
3 6 (1.34%) Terminal Services
4 5 (1.12%) XenDesktop
4 5 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.67%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (3.57%) SCCM
2 8 (1.79%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.45%) Puppet
4 2 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 81 (18.08%) Apple
2 73 (16.29%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.03%) Citrix
4 25 (5.58%) Google
5 21 (4.69%) Cisco
6 18 (4.02%) VMware
7 14 (3.13%) Bloomberg
8 11 (2.46%) Reuters
9 10 (2.23%) HP
9 10 (2.23%) MobileIron
10 9 (2.01%) Sencha
10 9 (2.01%) Adobe
10 9 (2.01%) Symantec
10 9 (2.01%) Remedy
11 8 (1.79%) McAfee
12 7 (1.56%) Lotus
12 7 (1.56%) Oracle
13 6 (1.34%) Nokia
13 6 (1.34%) LANDesk
13 6 (1.34%) Appcelerator
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