Period
to 22 August 2017

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 6 months to 22 August 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
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 614 525
Rank change year-on-year +34 -89 -98
Contract jobs citing iPhone 286 298 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.83% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 187 229
UK median daily rate £376 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.90% +3.33% +4.90%
10th Percentile £117 £150 £142
90th Percentile £544 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £344 £300
% change year-on-year -12.73% +14.58% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 41
UK median hourly rate £15.15 £14.23 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.50% -11.09% +12.28%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.58 £13.25
90th Percentile £47.35 £19.25 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.70 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% -6.67% +20.00%

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

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31989 35916 36232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.37% 33.17% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20893 23533 22630
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £265 £253 £238
90th Percentile £648 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 977 1198 1411
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.39 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51% -7.50%

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 6 months to 22 August 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 6 months to 22 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iPhone in the UK

iPhone
Top 15 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 6 months to 22 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +27 255 £391 +0.32% 55
London +44 177 £425 - 25
UK excluding London +22 105 £300 -12.73% 32
North of England +27 30 £343 -12.18% 12
Scotland +35 21 £388 +51.96% 2
North West +42 18 £140 -65.00% 10
South East 0 15 £270 -12.90% 4
East of England -9 13 £275 -15.38% 2
South West -7 12 £190 -49.33% 7
Yorkshire +2 10 £400 -0.31% 2
Midlands +23 9 £381 +17.31% 5
East Midlands -11 6 £338 +3.85% 4
Wales - 6 £150 -
West Midlands +37 3 £413 +26.92% 1
North East +54 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 159 (55.59%) iPad
2 157 (54.90%) Apple iOS
3 123 (43.01%) iOS Development
4 121 (42.31%) Windows
5 106 (37.06%) Apple Swift
6 98 (34.27%) Objective-C
7 82 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
8 77 (26.92%) Active Directory
9 75 (26.22%) Windows 7
10 74 (25.87%) Microsoft
11 68 (23.78%) TDD
12 64 (22.38%) Android
13 63 (22.03%) Blackberry
14 62 (21.68%) RESTful
15 55 (19.23%) Apple
16 54 (18.88%) OO
16 54 (18.88%) Cocoa
17 49 (17.13%) User Experience
18 48 (16.78%) ITIL
19 47 (16.43%) Xcode
19 47 (16.43%) Scrum
20 46 (16.08%) Microsoft Office
21 42 (14.69%) Finance
22 39 (13.64%) Windows 10
23 38 (13.29%) Test Automation
24 36 (12.59%) OOD
25 34 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
26 33 (11.54%) Software Engineering
27 31 (10.84%) Office 365
28 30 (10.49%) Git (software)

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 20 (6.99%) CMS
2 16 (5.59%) MS Exchange
3 13 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.80%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.10%) Confluence
8 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.35%) Apache
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 46 (16.08%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.05%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.05%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.35%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.70%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.84%) Office 365
2 16 (5.59%) GitHub
3 4 (1.40%) iTunes
4 1 (0.35%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.29%) DNS
1 18 (6.29%) VPN
2 16 (5.59%) Network Security
3 14 (4.90%) DHCP
4 13 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.85%) LAN
6 9 (3.15%) WAN
7 7 (2.45%) VoIP
7 7 (2.45%) Wireless
8 5 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (1.75%) Skype
8 5 (1.75%) WebEx
8 5 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.40%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.40%) Firewall
9 4 (1.40%) VLAN
10 3 (1.05%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.70%) 4G
11 2 (0.70%) Broadband
11 2 (0.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.35%) MySQL
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 47 (16.43%) Xcode
2 30 (10.49%) Git (software)
3 29 (10.14%) JIRA
4 16 (5.59%) git-flow
5 14 (4.90%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.45%) Subversion
7 6 (2.10%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.75%) JUnit
9 2 (0.70%) CocoaPods
9 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.35%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.35%) Gradle
10 1 (0.35%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.35%) Zephyr
General
1 42 (14.69%) Finance
2 22 (7.69%) Publishing
3 21 (7.34%) Retail
4 17 (5.94%) Banking
5 13 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.50%) Legal
7 8 (2.80%) Law
8 6 (2.10%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.75%) Automotive
10 2 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.70%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Back Office
11 1 (0.35%) Games
11 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 131 (45.80%) Developer
2 121 (42.31%) iOS Developer
3 50 (17.48%) Analyst
4 30 (10.49%) Desktop Support
5 27 (9.44%) Support Engineer
6 25 (8.74%) Support Analyst
7 23 (8.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 23 (8.04%) IT Support
8 21 (7.34%) Senior Developer
8 21 (7.34%) Senior iOS Developer
9 20 (6.99%) Service Analyst
9 20 (6.99%) Service Desk Analyst
10 18 (6.29%) 1st Line Support
10 18 (6.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 15 (5.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 13 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
13 12 (4.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 11 (3.85%) Objective-C Developer
15 10 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 9 (3.15%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (21.68%) RESTful
2 54 (18.88%) Cocoa
3 29 (10.14%) JSON
4 23 (8.04%) Core Data
5 20 (6.99%) iOS SDK
5 20 (6.99%) XML
6 16 (5.59%) HTML
7 15 (5.24%) Cocoa Touch
7 15 (5.24%) Core Animation
8 13 (4.55%) UIKit
9 12 (4.20%) Web Services
10 10 (3.50%) HTML5
10 10 (3.50%) REST
11 9 (3.15%) CSS
11 9 (3.15%) CSS3
12 5 (1.75%) iPhone SDK
12 5 (1.75%) WebKit
13 4 (1.40%) Node.js
13 4 (1.40%) React
13 4 (1.40%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 159 (55.59%) iPad
2 63 (22.03%) Blackberry
3 49 (17.13%) User Experience
4 24 (8.39%) Mobile App
5 15 (5.24%) Algorithms
5 15 (5.24%) Animation
5 15 (5.24%) Data Structures
6 13 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.55%) Smartphone
7 11 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (2.80%) FMCG
10 7 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (1.75%) HTC Vive
12 3 (1.05%) Augmented Reality
12 3 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.05%) Fintech
12 3 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 157 (54.90%) Apple iOS
2 121 (42.31%) Windows
3 75 (26.22%) Windows 7
4 64 (22.38%) Android
5 39 (13.64%) Windows 10
6 25 (8.74%) Windows 8
7 13 (4.55%) Windows Server
8 12 (4.20%) Windows XP
9 10 (3.50%) Mac OS X
10 9 (3.15%) Linux
11 8 (2.80%) Windows Phone
11 8 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (2.45%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (1.40%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.35%) Solaris
15 1 (0.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (43.01%) iOS Development
2 82 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (23.78%) TDD
4 54 (18.88%) OO
5 48 (16.78%) ITIL
6 47 (16.43%) Scrum
7 38 (13.29%) Test Automation
8 36 (12.59%) OOD
9 34 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (11.54%) Software Engineering
11 29 (10.14%) OOP
12 19 (6.64%) MVC
13 18 (6.29%) Content Management
13 18 (6.29%) High Availability
14 16 (5.59%) API Design
14 16 (5.59%) Systems Analysis
15 15 (5.24%) Memory Management
15 15 (5.24%) SOLID
16 14 (4.90%) Data Protection
16 14 (4.90%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (37.06%) Apple Swift
2 98 (34.27%) Objective-C
3 18 (6.29%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.55%) C++
5 9 (3.15%) Java
6 4 (1.40%) C#
7 3 (1.05%) SQL
8 2 (0.70%) Python
9 1 (0.35%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.35%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.35%) C
9 1 (0.35%) PHP
9 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (5.24%) Degree
3 10 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.45%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.75%) MCP
6 4 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.40%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.05%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.70%) CCENT
8 2 (0.70%) CCNA
8 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.70%) MCDST
8 2 (0.70%) MCITP
8 2 (0.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.50%) SLA
2 4 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 77 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.15%) Virtual Desktop
3 9 (3.15%) XenApp
4 8 (2.80%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.10%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.40%) vSphere
7 2 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (9.44%) SCCM
2 17 (5.94%) AirWatch
3 5 (1.75%) SCOM
4 3 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.70%) DameWare
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco CME
6 1 (0.35%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.35%) Nagios
6 1 (0.35%) SafeCom
6 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 74 (25.87%) Microsoft
2 55 (19.23%) Apple
3 30 (10.49%) Citrix
4 22 (7.69%) Cisco
5 20 (6.99%) VMware
6 11 (3.85%) MobileIron
7 9 (3.15%) Dell
7 9 (3.15%) Samsung
8 7 (2.45%) HP
8 7 (2.45%) SAP
9 6 (2.10%) Atlassian
9 6 (2.10%) Remedy
10 5 (1.75%) Adobe
10 5 (1.75%) Bloomberg
11 4 (1.40%) Autodesk
11 4 (1.40%) Google
11 4 (1.40%) LANDesk
12 3 (1.05%) Avaya
12 3 (1.05%) Mitel
12 3 (1.05%) Reuters