The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPhone
Rank 352 279 253
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -26
Contract jobs citing iPhone 258 323 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.68% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.80% 2.64% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 183 290
Average daily rate £325 £375 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £12.13
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +36.08%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14301 12230 14881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.38% 25.59% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8825 7369 8656
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 571 628 770
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -66 251 £325 -13.33% 112
London -68 159 £394 -1.56% 50
City of London -26 43 £379 -2.88% 14
South East -27 26 £250 -28.14% 16
South West -14 20 £488 +178.57% 4
East of England -28 20 £140 -67.05% 3
Yorkshire -4 13 £325 -13.33% 7
Leeds -8 10 £288 -23.33% 4
Berkshire -12 10 £393 +96.25% 6
West Yorkshire -19 10 £288 -23.33% 5
North West -27 8 £263 -4.54% 10
Bristol -11 7 £325 -7.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -16 7 £250 -13.04% 3
Hertfordshire -6 6 £150 -64.70%
West Midlands -23 6 £250 +5.26% 7
Surrey -17 5 £140 -52.54% 3
Essex -17 5 £140 -26.31%
Reading -8 4 £550 +29.41% 2
Wiltshire - 4 £500 -
Warwickshire -8 3 £225 +28.57% 2
Birmingham -8 3 £250 -16.66%
Milton Keynes -20 3 £250 - 1
Lancashire - 3 £225 - 2
North Yorkshire - 3 £325 - 1
Warrington -3 2 £120 -56.36%
Cambridge -4 2 - - 1
Hampshire -5 2 £493 +40.71% 4
Bath -7 2 £350 +75.00%
Somerset -10 2 £350 +75.00%
East Midlands -11 2 £250 - 4

iPhone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 258 (50.89%) iPad
2 239 (47.14%) Apple iOS
3 200 (39.45%) Android
4 196 (38.66%) Windows
5 195 (38.46%) iOS Development
6 183 (36.09%) Blackberry
7 140 (27.61%) Objective-C
8 115 (22.68%) Mobile App
9 110 (21.70%) Active Directory
10 98 (19.33%) Windows 7
11 97 (19.13%) Windows XP
12 93 (18.34%) Apple
13 88 (17.36%) HTML
14 84 (16.57%) Xcode
15 76 (14.99%) Microsoft
16 70 (13.81%) MS Exchange
17 67 (13.21%) Finance
18 65 (12.82%) iOS SDK
19 62 (12.23%) Cocoa
19 62 (12.23%) MS Office
20 61 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
21 59 (11.64%) JavaScript
22 55 (10.85%) CSS
23 51 (10.06%) Java
24 48 (9.47%) ITIL
24 48 (9.47%) HTML5
25 47 (9.27%) Citrix
25 47 (9.27%) Android Development
26 45 (8.88%) OO
27 43 (8.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

iPhone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 70 (13.81%) MS Exchange
2 43 (8.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 39 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (3.94%) CMS
5 16 (3.16%) IBM Notes
6 10 (1.97%) IIS
7 9 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (1.78%) SharePoint
8 7 (1.38%) Apache
9 6 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.99%) Lync
11 4 (0.79%) WordPress
12 3 (0.59%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.20%) Drupal
14 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 62 (12.23%) MS Office
2 31 (6.11%) MS Excel
3 25 (4.93%) Photoshop
4 21 (4.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (1.97%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.38%) InDesign
6 7 (1.38%) MS Project
7 4 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.59%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.39%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.39%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.20%) Maya
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 10 (1.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.18%) Office 365
2 4 (0.79%) Trello
2 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.31%) VPN
2 16 (3.16%) IP Telephony
2 16 (3.16%) TCP/IP
3 14 (2.76%) DNS
4 13 (2.56%) Internet
5 10 (1.97%) DHCP
6 9 (1.78%) Firewall
7 7 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (1.18%) VoIP
9 5 (0.99%) HTTP
9 5 (0.99%) RTCP
9 5 (0.99%) RTP
9 5 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.79%) WAN
10 4 (0.79%) LAN
11 3 (0.59%) Network Security
11 3 (0.59%) Extranet
12 2 (0.39%) 3G
12 2 (0.39%) Wireless
12 2 (0.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.55%) MySQL
2 16 (3.16%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.79%) SQLite
6 4 (0.79%) EDRMS
6 4 (0.79%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.39%) DB2
8 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.20%) Infinispan
9 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 84 (16.57%) Xcode
2 17 (3.35%) PhoneGap
3 13 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.17%) Eclipse
5 10 (1.97%) Visual Studio
5 10 (1.97%) Selenium
6 9 (1.78%) Subversion
7 7 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.38%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.99%) Calabash
8 5 (0.99%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (0.79%) Maven
9 4 (0.79%) Robotium
10 3 (0.59%) Grunt
10 3 (0.59%) Yeoman
10 3 (0.59%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 3 (0.59%) Mockito
10 3 (0.59%) Hamcrest
10 3 (0.59%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 67 (13.21%) Finance
2 33 (6.51%) Banking
3 29 (5.72%) Retail
4 19 (3.75%) Games
5 18 (3.55%) Marketing
6 17 (3.35%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.56%) Publishing
8 11 (2.17%) Legal
9 6 (1.18%) Law
9 6 (1.18%) Front Office
9 6 (1.18%) Advertising
9 6 (1.18%) Dutch Language
10 5 (0.99%) French Language
10 5 (0.99%) Italian Language
10 5 (0.99%) Back Office
10 5 (0.99%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.79%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 222 (43.79%) Developer
2 145 (28.60%) iOS Developer
3 88 (17.36%) Analyst
4 41 (8.09%) Desktop Support
5 38 (7.50%) Support Analyst
5 38 (7.50%) Mobile Developer
6 33 (6.51%) Support Engineer
7 31 (6.11%) Designer
8 30 (5.92%) 2nd Line Support
9 27 (5.33%) Service Analyst
10 24 (4.73%) Senior Developer
10 24 (4.73%) Service Desk Analyst
11 23 (4.54%) iPhone Developer
12 20 (3.94%) Architect
13 18 (3.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 17 (3.35%) Senior iOS Developer
15 16 (3.16%) Applications Developer
15 16 (3.16%) 1st Line Support
15 16 (3.16%) Android Developer
16 15 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (17.36%) HTML
2 65 (12.82%) iOS SDK
3 62 (12.23%) Cocoa
4 55 (10.85%) CSS
5 48 (9.47%) HTML5
6 36 (7.10%) jQuery
7 35 (6.90%) Web Services
8 32 (6.31%) .NET
9 29 (5.72%) Cocoa Touch
10 28 (5.52%) REST
11 26 (5.13%) JSON
12 23 (4.54%) XML
13 19 (3.75%) Flash
14 15 (2.96%) ASP.NET
15 14 (2.76%) J2ME
15 14 (2.76%) CSS3
15 14 (2.76%) UIKit
16 13 (2.56%) Android SDK
17 12 (2.37%) RESTful
18 11 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 258 (50.89%) iPad
2 183 (36.09%) Blackberry
3 115 (22.68%) Mobile App
4 20 (3.94%) Handset
5 15 (2.96%) Smartphone
6 13 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
7 12 (2.37%) Social Media
7 12 (2.37%) N-Tier
8 11 (2.17%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.17%) Augmented Reality
8 11 (2.17%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.97%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.58%) GIS
10 8 (1.58%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.38%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.38%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.18%) IVR
12 6 (1.18%) Animation
13 5 (0.99%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 239 (47.14%) Apple iOS
2 200 (39.45%) Android
3 196 (38.66%) Windows
4 98 (19.33%) Windows 7
5 97 (19.13%) Windows XP
6 25 (4.93%) Windows Phone
7 20 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (3.75%) Windows Mobile
9 16 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (2.37%) Mac OS X
11 9 (1.78%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.38%) Linux
13 5 (0.99%) UNIX
13 5 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.79%) webOS
14 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.59%) Windows Phone 8
15 3 (0.59%) BlackBerry OS
15 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (38.46%) iOS Development
2 61 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (9.47%) ITIL
4 47 (9.27%) Android Development
5 45 (8.88%) OO
6 36 (7.10%) TDD
7 30 (5.92%) Scrum
8 29 (5.72%) MVC
9 25 (4.93%) OOP
10 22 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (4.14%) Software Engineering
12 19 (3.75%) Unit Testing
13 18 (3.55%) Memory Management
13 18 (3.55%) Mobile Application Development
14 16 (3.16%) User Stories
15 15 (2.96%) Multithreading
15 15 (2.96%) Content Management
16 14 (2.76%) SOA
17 12 (2.37%) E-Commerce
17 12 (2.37%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (27.61%) Objective-C
2 59 (11.64%) JavaScript
3 51 (10.06%) Java
4 34 (6.71%) SQL
5 27 (5.33%) C#
6 24 (4.73%) PHP
7 23 (4.54%) C++
8 17 (3.35%) C
9 8 (1.58%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.38%) Python
11 6 (1.18%) Groovy
12 4 (0.79%) VB
12 4 (0.79%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.79%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.59%) ActionScript
13 3 (0.59%) ActionScript 3.0
14 2 (0.39%) Lingo
14 2 (0.39%) Ruby
14 2 (0.39%) Perl
15 1 (0.20%) Lua
Qualifications
1 20 (3.94%) Degree
2 12 (2.37%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.97%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.79%) ISEB
5 4 (0.79%) A+ Certification
5 4 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.20%) CCNA
7 1 (0.20%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.20%) MCDST
7 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.56%) SLA
2 12 (2.37%) QA
3 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 110 (21.70%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.94%) XenApp
3 13 (2.56%) Terminal Services
4 8 (1.58%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.79%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.59%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.39%) vSphere
8 1 (0.20%) KVM
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (3.16%) SCCM
2 11 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (1.18%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.79%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.39%) SCOM
6 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.20%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.20%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.20%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.20%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 93 (18.34%) Apple
2 76 (14.99%) Microsoft
3 47 (9.27%) Citrix
4 31 (6.11%) Adobe
4 31 (6.11%) Cisco
5 22 (4.34%) VMware
6 21 (4.14%) HP
7 19 (3.75%) Bloomberg
7 19 (3.75%) McAfee
8 18 (3.55%) Reuters
8 18 (3.55%) Google
9 17 (3.35%) Oracle
10 16 (3.16%) Avaya
10 16 (3.16%) BMC
10 16 (3.16%) Lotus
11 11 (2.17%) Remedy
11 11 (2.17%) SAP
12 10 (1.97%) Fidessa
13 8 (1.58%) ESRI
13 8 (1.58%) Symantec
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Rate: From £9 to £12 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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Slough
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London
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Rate: £600 - £800 per day
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Rate: £300 - 400 per day
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