The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPhone in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 for the West Midlands region.

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 112 89 96
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Contract jobs citing iPhone 6 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.49% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 2.85% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 8
Average daily rate £250 £238 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -20.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £188 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £12.13
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +36.08%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
473 316 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.97% 17.24% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 156 156
Average daily rate £325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 37 33
Average hourly rate £25.63 £25.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
iPhone
England

iPhone
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iPhone across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iPhone Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

iPhone
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iPhone across the West Midlands region.

iPhone Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

iPhone
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iPhone across the West Midlands region.

iPhone Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

iPhone
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPhone within the West Midlands region 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
Birmingham -8 3 £250 -16.66%
Warwickshire -8 3 £225 +28.57% 2
Solihull - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - - 1
iPhone
England

iPhone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 9 (64.29%) iPad
2 8 (57.14%) Apple iOS
3 6 (42.86%) iOS Development
4 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
4 5 (35.71%) Objective-C
4 5 (35.71%) Android
5 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 4 (28.57%) Xcode
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) IBM Notes
5 4 (28.57%) Lotus
6 3 (21.43%) Apple
6 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Phone
7 2 (14.29%) Handset
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) SLA
8 1 (7.14%) GIS
8 1 (7.14%) ESRI
8 1 (7.14%) Data Security
8 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (7.14%) DRM
8 1 (7.14%) RTCP
8 1 (7.14%) RTP
8 1 (7.14%) SyncML
8 1 (7.14%) SQL
8 1 (7.14%) .NET

iPhone
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (28.57%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) RTCP
1 1 (7.14%) RTP
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Xcode
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) iOS Developer
3 3 (21.43%) iPhone Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Software Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) iPad Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) iPhone Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) SyncML
2 1 (7.14%) Cocoa
2 1 (7.14%) iOS SDK
2 1 (7.14%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) iPad
2 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
3 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (14.29%) Handset
5 1 (7.14%) Telematics
5 1 (7.14%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 5 (35.71%) Android
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Phone
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) iOS Development
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) DRM
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience Design
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Objective-C
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Lotus
2 3 (21.43%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) ESRI