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 26 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iPhone
Rank 368 349 268
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -81
Contract jobs citing iPhone 239 234 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.45% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.48% 1.45% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 134 180
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £281 £288
% change year-on-year
+14.72% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 27
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.76 £25.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -19.40%

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
16097 16166 13912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.82% 30.82% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9830 9907 8380
Average daily rate £421 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £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 651 638 717
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -24.98%

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 26 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 26 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 26 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 -25 226 £355 +1.42% 106
London -16 127 £365 -5.80% 36
South East +26 61 £350 +22.80% 20
City of London +11 37 £375 -3.22% 16
Hampshire +2 21 £448 +55.65% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 18 £394 -1.56% 9
East of England +2 12 £104 -28.27% 1
Berkshire -3 12 £295 -46.36% 1
Milton Keynes +1 10 - - 8
North West -21 10 £350 +16.47% 11
Basingstoke +13 9 £425 +49.12%
Cambridgeshire +6 8 £104 -
Reading +6 7 £270 -50.90% 1
Cheshire +3 6 - - 2
West Midlands -4 6 £115 -58.18% 2
Southampton -8 5 - - 1
Watford +14 4 - -
Hertfordshire +4 4 - -
East Midlands 0 4 - - 2
Northamptonshire -5 4 - -
Northampton -5 4 - -
Surrey -6 4 £400 +185.71% 3
Manchester -8 4 £350 -6.66% 7
Scotland -7 3 £375 - 2
West Yorkshire -8 3 £320 +255.55% 2
Yorkshire -15 3 £320 +236.84% 5
Glasgow - 3 £375 - 1
Kent - 3 £163 -
Oxfordshire -18 2 £223 - 3
South West -25 2 £450 +4.34% 8

iPhone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 256 (59.81%) iPad
2 248 (57.94%) Apple iOS
3 195 (45.56%) iOS Development
4 170 (39.72%) Windows
5 147 (34.35%) Blackberry
6 143 (33.41%) Objective-C
7 120 (28.04%) Android
8 108 (25.23%) Windows 7
9 105 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
10 95 (22.20%) Xcode
10 95 (22.20%) Active Directory
11 83 (19.39%) Mobile App
12 80 (18.69%) Apple
13 73 (17.06%) MS Office
14 70 (16.36%) Microsoft
14 70 (16.36%) Finance
15 60 (14.02%) HTML
16 58 (13.55%) JavaScript
17 57 (13.32%) iOS SDK
17 57 (13.32%) User Experience
18 53 (12.38%) Windows XP
19 52 (12.15%) HTML5
20 47 (10.98%) MS Exchange
21 46 (10.75%) Cocoa
22 45 (10.51%) Scrum
22 45 (10.51%) Web Services
23 43 (10.05%) ITIL
24 40 (9.35%) TDD
24 40 (9.35%) Banking
24 40 (9.35%) RESTful

iPhone
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 47 (10.98%) MS Exchange
2 21 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (3.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (3.27%) Lync
5 12 (2.80%) Node.js
6 10 (2.34%) CMS
7 7 (1.64%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.40%) IIS
9 5 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.93%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 73 (17.06%) MS Office
2 36 (8.41%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.64%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.17%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.70%) MS Project
9 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.70%) Eikon
3 1 (0.23%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.80%) Office 365
2 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.40%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.47%) SaaS
4 2 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.94%) VPN
2 24 (5.61%) TCP/IP
3 16 (3.74%) HTTP
4 15 (3.50%) DNS
5 13 (3.04%) Firewall
6 11 (2.57%) LAN
7 8 (1.87%) DHCP
8 7 (1.64%) Wireless
8 7 (1.64%) VoIP
9 5 (1.17%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.93%) GSM
10 4 (0.93%) WAN
10 4 (0.93%) Internet
11 3 (0.70%) iBeacon
11 3 (0.70%) Network Security
11 3 (0.70%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.70%) Broadband
11 3 (0.70%) CDMA
11 3 (0.70%) WLAN
12 2 (0.47%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.47%) MySQL
2 2 (0.47%) SQLite
3 1 (0.23%) Big Data
3 1 (0.23%) Redis
3 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.23%) FileMaker
3 1 (0.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 95 (22.20%) Xcode
2 37 (8.64%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.74%) Subversion
4 11 (2.57%) Selenium
5 8 (1.87%) Cucumber
6 7 (1.64%) JIRA
7 5 (1.17%) Axure RP
8 4 (0.93%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 3 (0.70%) eggPlant
9 3 (0.70%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (0.70%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.47%) Calabash
10 2 (0.47%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.23%) JUnit
General
1 70 (16.36%) Finance
2 40 (9.35%) Banking
3 19 (4.44%) Retail
4 15 (3.50%) Spanish Language
5 9 (2.10%) Marketing
5 9 (2.10%) Games
6 8 (1.87%) Law
7 7 (1.64%) Legal
7 7 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.40%) Publishing
9 4 (0.93%) Advertising
9 4 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.93%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.70%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.70%) Automotive
11 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.47%) Russian Language
11 2 (0.47%) French Language
11 2 (0.47%) Avionics
12 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 212 (49.53%) Developer
2 176 (41.12%) iOS Developer
3 58 (13.55%) Analyst
4 51 (11.92%) Desktop Support
5 47 (10.98%) Support Engineer
6 34 (7.94%) Mobile Developer
7 32 (7.48%) Desktop Engineer
8 31 (7.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 30 (7.01%) Support Analyst
10 27 (6.31%) 2nd Line Support
11 24 (5.61%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 23 (5.37%) Senior Developer
13 20 (4.67%) Senior iOS Developer
14 19 (4.44%) Service Analyst
15 18 (4.21%) Service Desk Analyst
16 13 (3.04%) Applications Developer
17 12 (2.80%) Tester
18 11 (2.57%) IT Support
18 11 (2.57%) Help Desk Analyst
18 11 (2.57%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (14.02%) HTML
2 57 (13.32%) iOS SDK
3 52 (12.15%) HTML5
4 46 (10.75%) Cocoa
5 45 (10.51%) Web Services
6 40 (9.35%) RESTful
7 39 (9.11%) JSON
8 36 (8.41%) CSS
9 30 (7.01%) Cocoa Touch
10 23 (5.37%) .NET
10 23 (5.37%) CSS3
11 21 (4.91%) XML
12 20 (4.67%) SOAP
13 18 (4.21%) REST
14 15 (3.50%) PhoneGap
15 12 (2.80%) Android SDK
16 11 (2.57%) jQuery
17 8 (1.87%) Core Animation
18 7 (1.64%) AngularJS
18 7 (1.64%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 256 (59.81%) iPad
2 147 (34.35%) Blackberry
3 83 (19.39%) Mobile App
4 57 (13.32%) User Experience
5 17 (3.97%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.74%) Social Media
7 12 (2.80%) Smartphone
8 10 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.10%) Animation
9 9 (2.10%) Streaming Video
10 8 (1.87%) Handset
11 7 (1.64%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.64%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (1.17%) Open Source
14 4 (0.93%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.93%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.70%) Over-the-Top Content
15 3 (0.70%) Video on Demand
15 3 (0.70%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 248 (57.94%) Apple iOS
2 170 (39.72%) Windows
3 120 (28.04%) Android
4 108 (25.23%) Windows 7
5 53 (12.38%) Windows XP
6 26 (6.07%) Mac OS X
7 25 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (5.14%) Linux
9 21 (4.91%) Windows 8
10 17 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (3.27%) UNIX
11 14 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (3.04%) Windows Phone
13 7 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (1.40%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
16 1 (0.23%) webOS
16 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (45.56%) iOS Development
2 105 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (10.51%) Scrum
4 43 (10.05%) ITIL
5 40 (9.35%) TDD
6 39 (9.11%) OO
7 23 (5.37%) Android Development
8 22 (5.14%) Multithreading
8 22 (5.14%) E-Commerce
9 21 (4.91%) Software Engineering
10 19 (4.44%) Incident Management
10 19 (4.44%) MVC
11 17 (3.97%) Project Management
12 13 (3.04%) BDD
12 13 (3.04%) Service Delivery
13 12 (2.80%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (2.80%) Unit Testing
13 12 (2.80%) Test Automation
14 11 (2.57%) Migration
15 8 (1.87%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 143 (33.41%) Objective-C
2 58 (13.55%) JavaScript
3 23 (5.37%) Java
4 18 (4.21%) C++
5 15 (3.50%) C#
6 10 (2.34%) C
7 7 (1.64%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.64%) SQL
8 5 (1.17%) Ruby
9 4 (0.93%) VBA
10 3 (0.70%) VBScript
10 3 (0.70%) VB
11 2 (0.47%) PHP
11 2 (0.47%) Python
11 2 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (3.97%) Degree
2 9 (2.10%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.64%) MCSE
4 5 (1.17%) MCP
5 4 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.70%) CCNA
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.23%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.23%) ISEB
7 1 (0.23%) PMP
7 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.34%) SLA
2 7 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 95 (22.20%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.34%) XenApp
3 8 (1.87%) Terminal Services
4 6 (1.40%) XenDesktop
5 5 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.70%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.47%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (4.67%) SCCM
2 7 (1.64%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.17%) Puppet
3 5 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.23%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.23%) SCOM
6 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 80 (18.69%) Apple
2 70 (16.36%) Microsoft
3 30 (7.01%) Citrix
4 24 (5.61%) Google
5 21 (4.91%) Cisco
6 19 (4.44%) VMware
7 11 (2.57%) Bloomberg
8 10 (2.34%) Symantec
8 10 (2.34%) HP
8 10 (2.34%) MobileIron
9 9 (2.10%) Adobe
9 9 (2.10%) Remedy
9 9 (2.10%) McAfee
10 8 (1.87%) Reuters
11 7 (1.64%) Barracuda Networks
11 7 (1.64%) Altiris
12 6 (1.40%) Dell
12 6 (1.40%) LANDesk
13 5 (1.17%) Facebook
13 5 (1.17%) Sencha
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