The 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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPhone
Rank 108 99 89
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing iPhone 4 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.28% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 1.16% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 12
Average daily rate
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£190 £208 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.43% -40.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £13.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.75% -26.38%
iPhone
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
619 518 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.28% 23.97% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 287 200
Average daily rate £360 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 39 48
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.49 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.95% -12.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 29 December 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
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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
Birmingham - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
iPhone
England

iPhone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 8 (88.89%) iPad
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Nokia
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (11.11%) iOS SDK
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 1 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Apple
5 1 (11.11%) Acrobat
5 1 (11.11%) Sophos
5 1 (11.11%) Adobe
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) Automotive
5 1 (11.11%) Xcode
5 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
5 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services

iPhone
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQLite
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Xcode
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Technician
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
2 1 (11.11%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) Software Packaging
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) iOS SDK
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
1 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) iPad
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Change Management
1 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
1 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
1 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Nokia
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Sophos
2 1 (11.11%) Veeam
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix