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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iPhone
Rank 516 402 358
Rank change year-on-year
-114 -44
Contract jobs citing iPhone 103 202 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.40% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 1.28% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 116 155
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £154 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £288
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +17.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.37 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.00 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -27.02%

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
16633 15745 15629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.34% 31.08% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 9800 9458
Average daily rate £425 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 666 650
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 5 February 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
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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 -96 99 £350 - 66
London -63 60 £356 +1.78% 29
South East -39 12 £350 +3.70% 7
East of England +2 9 £150 - 3
City of London +13 6 £428 +31.53% 7
Hertfordshire +10 6 £168 -
Yorkshire -5 6 £450 - 5
West Yorkshire -1 5 £450 - 5
West Midlands -11 5 £413 +117.10% 4
Leeds - 5 £450 - 4
Glasgow +12 4 £375 -31.81%
Buckinghamshire +4 4 £373 +6.42% 1
Surrey -6 4 £350 -17.64% 1
Scotland -7 4 £375 -25.00% 1
Birmingham - 4 £413 -
Milton Keynes 0 3 £385 +5.11% 1
East Midlands -10 3 £275 -26.42%
South West +2 2 - - 3
Leicestershire -7 2 £275 +120.00%
Borehamwood - 2 £150 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £185 -
Essex - 2 - - 2
Northamptonshire +8 1 £90 -76.47%
Somerset +3 1 - - 1
Lancashire -1 1 £170 -
Wiltshire -2 1 - -
Middlesex -2 1 £230 -
Watford -3 1 - -
Swindon -3 1 - -
Berkshire -5 1 - - 1

iPhone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 156 (56.93%) iPad
2 128 (46.72%) Windows
3 121 (44.16%) Apple iOS
4 106 (38.69%) iOS Development
5 96 (35.04%) Blackberry
6 86 (31.39%) Apple
7 82 (29.93%) Objective-C
7 82 (29.93%) Windows 7
8 75 (27.37%) Active Directory
9 72 (26.28%) Microsoft
10 62 (22.63%) Finance
11 55 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
12 51 (18.61%) Xcode
13 49 (17.88%) Android
14 46 (16.79%) RESTful
15 44 (16.06%) MS Office
16 43 (15.69%) ITIL
17 42 (15.33%) Cocoa
18 41 (14.96%) TDD
19 38 (13.87%) Windows Server
20 33 (12.04%) User Experience
21 32 (11.68%) Windows 8
21 32 (11.68%) Windows XP
22 31 (11.31%) MS Excel
22 31 (11.31%) Citrix
23 30 (10.95%) Bloomberg
23 30 (10.95%) OO
23 30 (10.95%) BDD
24 28 (10.22%) Scrum
25 27 (9.85%) Apple Swift

iPhone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 26 (9.49%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.93%) IBM Notes
3 17 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (5.11%) Lync
5 13 (4.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (4.74%) CMS
6 10 (3.65%) Office Communications Server
7 6 (2.19%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.36%) Apache
11 1 (0.36%) IIS
11 1 (0.36%) JBoss
11 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 44 (16.06%) MS Office
2 31 (11.31%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.46%) QuarkXPress
5 2 (0.73%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (6.20%) Eikon
2 4 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.36%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.30%) Office 365
2 10 (3.65%) GitHub
3 6 (2.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 6 (2.19%) Google Apps
4 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.73%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.84%) Firewall
2 15 (5.47%) Wireless
3 14 (5.11%) DNS
3 14 (5.11%) VPN
4 13 (4.74%) HTTP
5 12 (4.38%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.65%) LAN
6 10 (3.65%) WAN
7 8 (2.92%) Internet
8 7 (2.55%) WebEx
9 6 (2.19%) DHCP
9 6 (2.19%) Ethernet
10 5 (1.82%) BIG-IP
11 4 (1.46%) H.323
11 4 (1.46%) Intranet
11 4 (1.46%) SCCP
11 4 (1.46%) SMTP
12 2 (0.73%) LDAP
12 2 (0.73%) SSL
12 2 (0.73%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.19%) FileMaker
3 5 (1.82%) MySQL
4 4 (1.46%) SQLite
5 3 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.73%) GIS
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.36%) DataStage
7 1 (0.36%) MS Access
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.36%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 51 (18.61%) Xcode
2 21 (7.66%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.11%) Subversion
4 4 (1.46%) Clang
4 4 (1.46%) JIRA
5 3 (1.09%) CocoaPods
5 3 (1.09%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.73%) Appium
6 2 (0.73%) Calabash
6 2 (0.73%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.36%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 62 (22.63%) Finance
2 24 (8.76%) Retail
3 23 (8.39%) Banking
4 17 (6.20%) Retail Banking
5 14 (5.11%) Publishing
6 7 (2.55%) Front Office
6 7 (2.55%) Marketing
6 7 (2.55%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.82%) Electronics
7 5 (1.82%) Law
8 4 (1.46%) Games
8 4 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.73%) Advertising
9 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.73%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.73%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Automotive
10 1 (0.36%) German Language
10 1 (0.36%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 112 (40.88%) Developer
2 98 (35.77%) iOS Developer
3 63 (22.99%) Analyst
4 42 (15.33%) Support Engineer
5 36 (13.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 36 (13.14%) Desktop Support
6 33 (12.04%) Service Analyst
6 33 (12.04%) Service Desk Analyst
7 28 (10.22%) Desktop Engineer
7 28 (10.22%) Support Analyst
8 26 (9.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 26 (9.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 26 (9.49%) Objective-C Developer
8 26 (9.49%) Service Desk Support
9 25 (9.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 23 (8.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 22 (8.03%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 21 (7.66%) Senior Developer
12 21 (7.66%) Senior iOS Developer
13 20 (7.30%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (16.79%) RESTful
2 42 (15.33%) Cocoa
3 22 (8.03%) HTML
4 21 (7.66%) JSON
5 17 (6.20%) iOS SDK
6 16 (5.84%) Cocoa Touch
7 14 (5.11%) CSS
8 13 (4.74%) HTML5
9 12 (4.38%) UIKit
9 12 (4.38%) Web Services
9 12 (4.38%) XML
10 11 (4.01%) .NET
10 11 (4.01%) jQuery
11 10 (3.65%) Core Animation
12 8 (2.92%) AngularJS
12 8 (2.92%) CSS3
13 7 (2.55%) REST
14 6 (2.19%) RSS
15 5 (1.82%) Apache Cordova
15 5 (1.82%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 156 (56.93%) iPad
2 96 (35.04%) Blackberry
3 33 (12.04%) User Experience
4 17 (6.20%) Video Conferencing
5 15 (5.47%) Mobile App
6 11 (4.01%) Algorithms
6 11 (4.01%) Data Structures
6 11 (4.01%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.65%) Animation
8 9 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.28%) Cryptography
9 7 (2.55%) Streaming Video
9 7 (2.55%) Video on Demand
10 6 (2.19%) Apple TV
10 6 (2.19%) Fintech
10 6 (2.19%) Social Media
11 5 (1.82%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.82%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.46%) BYOD
12 4 (1.46%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 128 (46.72%) Windows
2 121 (44.16%) Apple iOS
3 82 (29.93%) Windows 7
4 49 (17.88%) Android
5 38 (13.87%) Windows Server
6 32 (11.68%) Windows 8
6 32 (11.68%) Windows XP
7 25 (9.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (4.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (4.38%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.55%) Linux
11 6 (2.19%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (1.09%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.09%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.09%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.73%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (38.69%) iOS Development
2 55 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (15.69%) ITIL
4 41 (14.96%) TDD
5 30 (10.95%) BDD
5 30 (10.95%) OO
6 28 (10.22%) Scrum
7 23 (8.39%) Software Engineering
8 22 (8.03%) Unit Testing
9 19 (6.93%) Multithreading
10 16 (5.84%) Mobile Development
10 16 (5.84%) OOD
11 12 (4.38%) Android Development
11 12 (4.38%) Content Management
11 12 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (4.01%) Asset Management
13 10 (3.65%) Memory Management
14 9 (3.28%) Automated Testing
14 9 (3.28%) Migration
14 9 (3.28%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 82 (29.93%) Objective-C
2 27 (9.85%) Apple Swift
3 15 (5.47%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.74%) PowerShell
5 10 (3.65%) C++
6 9 (3.28%) C#
6 9 (3.28%) Java
6 9 (3.28%) SQL
7 5 (1.82%) C
8 4 (1.46%) Python
9 3 (1.09%) Ruby
10 2 (0.73%) PHP
10 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.73%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.73%) VB
10 2 (0.73%) VBA
11 1 (0.36%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.36%) Smalltalk
11 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (3.28%) Degree
2 8 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (1.82%) MCP
3 5 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.46%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.46%) MCSE
5 3 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.73%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.73%) CCNA
6 2 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.73%) MCITP
7 1 (0.36%) CCA
7 1 (0.36%) CCNP
7 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.36%) HND
7 1 (0.36%) MCSA
7 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.74%) SLA
2 6 (2.19%) QA
System Software
1 75 (27.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (1.46%) XenApp
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.36%) NFS
6 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (6.57%) SCCM
2 7 (2.55%) Windows Intune
3 5 (1.82%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.09%) SAP Afaria
5 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.36%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.36%) DameWare
5 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 86 (31.39%) Apple
2 72 (26.28%) Microsoft
3 31 (11.31%) Citrix
4 30 (10.95%) Bloomberg
5 25 (9.12%) Reuters
6 22 (8.03%) Cisco
7 19 (6.93%) Lotus
8 15 (5.47%) VMware
9 11 (4.01%) Adobe
9 11 (4.01%) HP
10 9 (3.28%) Polycom
11 8 (2.92%) Google
11 8 (2.92%) Xamarin
12 6 (2.19%) MobileIron
12 6 (2.19%) Remedy
13 5 (1.82%) F5
13 5 (1.82%) Oracle
13 5 (1.82%) Palo Alto
13 5 (1.82%) SAP
13 5 (1.82%) Wyse
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