The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPhone in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iPhone over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apple iPhone
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 478 502 451
Rank change year-on-year +24 -51  
Contract jobs citing iPhone 136 148 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.83% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 89 113
Median daily rate £355 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.38% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £160 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £275
% change year-on-year +7.14% +27.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 17
Median hourly rate £15.33 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.46% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £12.33 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £20.08 £23.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.33 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.46% -6.66%  

iPhone is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15670 17861 17809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.26% 33.25% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14461 16373 15825
Median daily rate £450 £425 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £630 £636
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 683 850 842
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +21.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.61 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £47.83 £49.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +27.77%  

iPhone
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing iPhone as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for iPhone in the UK

iPhone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing iPhone.

Contractor daily rate trend for iPhone in the UK

iPhone
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iPhone over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iPhone in the UK

iPhone
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iPhone in the UK

iPhone
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing iPhone over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iPhone in the UK

iPhone
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPhone within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 116 £350 -10.25% 61
London +25 82 £350 -12.50% 28
UK excluding London +31 53 £375 +7.14% 33
Scotland +44 19 £388 +51.96%
North of England +36 14 £300 -27.27% 14
East of England -2 6 £425 +65.04% 5
South East +1 5 £440 +120.00% 3
South West -5 5 £190 -43.70% 6
Midlands +11 4 £381 +17.30% 5

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iPhone also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for iPhone.

1 140 (54.90%) Apple iOS
2 116 (45.49%) iPad
3 105 (41.18%) iOS Development
4 97 (38.04%) Windows
5 87 (34.12%) Apple Swift
6 74 (29.02%) Objective-C
7 72 (28.24%) Android
8 65 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
9 64 (25.10%) Active Directory
10 57 (22.35%) Microsoft
11 56 (21.96%) Blackberry
12 55 (21.57%) Windows 7
13 54 (21.18%) TDD
14 42 (16.47%) Test Automation
15 41 (16.08%) Finance
16 39 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
17 38 (14.90%) Microsoft Office
17 38 (14.90%) RESTful
18 36 (14.12%) Mobile App
19 34 (13.33%) OO
19 34 (13.33%) Apple
19 34 (13.33%) JSON
19 34 (13.33%) Cocoa
20 32 (12.55%) ITIL
21 29 (11.37%) Scrum
22 28 (10.98%) Core Data
23 27 (10.59%) User Experience
23 27 (10.59%) Git (software)
23 27 (10.59%) XML
23 27 (10.59%) Software Engineering

iPhone
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (5.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (4.71%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.53%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.96%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.57%) CMS
7 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.78%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.39%) Apache
8 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (14.90%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.57%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.18%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.39%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.78%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.84%) Office 365
2 10 (3.92%) GitHub
3 6 (2.35%) iTunes
4 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.39%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.88%) Network Security
2 11 (4.31%) LAN
2 11 (4.31%) VPN
3 10 (3.92%) DNS
4 9 (3.53%) VoIP
5 8 (3.14%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.75%) DHCP
7 5 (1.96%) Skype
7 5 (1.96%) WebEx
8 4 (1.57%) WAN
8 4 (1.57%) Wireless
9 3 (1.18%) Bluetooth
9 3 (1.18%) HTTP
9 3 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.78%) 4G
10 2 (0.78%) ADSL
10 2 (0.78%) Firewall
10 2 (0.78%) NAS
10 2 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (0.78%) SQLite
3 1 (0.39%) MySQL
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (10.59%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.24%) Xcode
3 20 (7.84%) JIRA
4 17 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 15 (5.88%) git-flow
6 11 (4.31%) Subversion
7 9 (3.53%) JUnit
8 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.39%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.39%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.39%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.39%) Zephyr
General
1 41 (16.08%) Finance
2 21 (8.24%) Banking
3 14 (5.49%) Retail
4 12 (4.71%) Legal
5 11 (4.31%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.14%) Automotive
7 5 (1.96%) Law
7 5 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.57%) Marketing
9 2 (0.78%) Publishing
10 1 (0.39%) Back Office
10 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Electronics
10 1 (0.39%) Front Office
10 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 113 (44.31%) Developer
2 96 (37.65%) iOS Developer
3 45 (17.65%) Analyst
4 28 (10.98%) Desktop Support
5 22 (8.63%) Support Analyst
6 19 (7.45%) Support Engineer
7 18 (7.06%) IT Support
8 17 (6.67%) Service Analyst
8 17 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
9 16 (6.27%) Senior Developer
9 16 (6.27%) Senior iOS Developer
10 15 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
11 14 (5.49%) Designer
12 13 (5.10%) UI Designer
13 10 (3.92%) Desktop Engineer
13 10 (3.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 9 (3.53%) Mobile Engineer
15 8 (3.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 8 (3.14%) IT Analyst
15 8 (3.14%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.90%) RESTful
2 34 (13.33%) Cocoa
2 34 (13.33%) JSON
3 28 (10.98%) Core Data
4 27 (10.59%) XML
5 23 (9.02%) HTML
6 15 (5.88%) Core Animation
7 14 (5.49%) Cocoa Touch
8 13 (5.10%) iOS SDK
8 13 (5.10%) Web Services
9 11 (4.31%) CSS
9 11 (4.31%) UIKit
10 9 (3.53%) HTML5
10 9 (3.53%) iPhone SDK
10 9 (3.53%) REST
11 7 (2.75%) .NET
11 7 (2.75%) CSS3
12 5 (1.96%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.57%) Node.js
13 4 (1.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 116 (45.49%) iPad
2 56 (21.96%) Blackberry
3 36 (14.12%) Mobile App
4 27 (10.59%) User Experience
5 21 (8.24%) Algorithms
6 19 (7.45%) Data Structures
7 15 (5.88%) Animation
7 15 (5.88%) Smartphone
8 8 (3.14%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (2.35%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (1.96%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.96%) HTC Vive
12 3 (1.18%) CMDB
12 3 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.18%) FMCG
12 3 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 140 (54.90%) Apple iOS
2 97 (38.04%) Windows
3 72 (28.24%) Android
4 55 (21.57%) Windows 7
5 22 (8.63%) Windows 10
6 20 (7.84%) Windows 8
7 16 (6.27%) Windows XP
8 11 (4.31%) Mac OS X
8 11 (4.31%) Windows Server
9 8 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (2.35%) Linux
11 4 (1.57%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.78%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.39%) Solaris
14 1 (0.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (41.18%) iOS Development
2 65 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (21.18%) TDD
4 42 (16.47%) Test Automation
5 39 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (13.33%) OO
7 32 (12.55%) ITIL
8 29 (11.37%) Scrum
9 27 (10.59%) Software Engineering
10 26 (10.20%) MVC
11 22 (8.63%) OOD
12 21 (8.24%) Memory Management
13 20 (7.84%) OOP
14 19 (7.45%) Code Optimisation
14 19 (7.45%) Multithreading
15 18 (7.06%) Android Development
15 18 (7.06%) High Availability
16 17 (6.67%) Migration
17 15 (5.88%) API Design
18 14 (5.49%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 87 (34.12%) Apple Swift
2 74 (29.02%) Objective-C
3 26 (10.20%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.67%) C++
5 8 (3.14%) C#
6 6 (2.35%) Java
7 5 (1.96%) SQL
8 2 (0.78%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.78%) Python
8 2 (0.78%) Ruby
8 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.39%) C
9 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (2.75%) Degree
3 5 (1.96%) MCP
4 4 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.39%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.92%) SLA
2 4 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 64 (25.10%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.53%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (3.14%) XenApp
5 6 (2.35%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.57%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.18%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.18%) vSphere
8 1 (0.39%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (7.06%) SCCM
2 9 (3.53%) AirWatch
3 5 (1.96%) SCOM
4 2 (0.78%) DameWare
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco CME
5 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.39%) Nagios
5 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.39%) SafeCom
5 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 57 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 34 (13.33%) Apple
3 22 (8.63%) Citrix
4 16 (6.27%) VMware
5 13 (5.10%) Cisco
6 10 (3.92%) Google
6 10 (3.92%) MobileIron
7 8 (3.14%) Samsung
8 7 (2.75%) Adobe
9 5 (1.96%) Mitel
10 4 (1.57%) Autodesk
10 4 (1.57%) HP
10 4 (1.57%) McAfee
10 4 (1.57%) Remedy
10 4 (1.57%) Xamarin
11 3 (1.18%) Canon
11 3 (1.18%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.78%) Avaya
12 2 (0.78%) Charles River
12 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
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