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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 465 523 402
Rank change year-on-year +58 -121  
Contract jobs citing iPhone 131 134 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.24% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.74% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 89 137
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £155 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £273
% change year-on-year - +19.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 22
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £9.60 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £18.85 £44.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.00% -14.28%  

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 15391 18192 18050
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.24% 32.55% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10079 11961 11031
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 509 565 687
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.34% +22.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.20% +29.72%  

iPhone
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing iPhone as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 24 April 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 24 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iPhone in the UK

iPhone
Top 30 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 24 April 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 +42 115 £350 -5.08% 41
London +31 65 £400 -11.11% 13
South East +17 15 £275 +3.77% 3
Scotland +42 13 £346 -1.07% 2
City of London +12 12 £425 +142.85% 1
Yorkshire +25 11 £400 +3.22% 3
West Yorkshire +15 11 £400 +3.22% 3
East of England +8 11 £275 -11.29% 2
Leeds +14 10 £400 +3.22% 3
Glasgow +10 10 £346 -1.07% 2
Essex - 10 £275 - 1
North West +34 6 £143 - 15
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £338 +8.87% 1
West End of London - 5 £425 - 1
Hampshire +15 4 - -
Oxford -2 4 £100 -
Oxfordshire -8 4 £100 -
East Midlands -9 4 £325 +2.36% 1
Cheshire +31 3 £120 - 13
South West -7 3 - - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £325 -
Bristol +5 2 - -
Milton Keynes -2 2 £350 +12.90%
Portsmouth -7 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 £245 -
Chester - 2 - - 2
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Aylesbury - 2 £300 -
Basildon - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 126 (51.22%) Apple iOS
2 123 (50.00%) iPad
3 105 (42.68%) Windows
4 103 (41.87%) iOS Development
5 89 (36.18%) Android
6 82 (33.33%) Apple Swift
7 80 (32.52%) Objective-C
8 61 (24.80%) Windows 7
9 56 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (22.36%) Blackberry
11 53 (21.54%) Active Directory
12 51 (20.73%) Microsoft
12 51 (20.73%) Mobile App
13 50 (20.33%) TDD
14 43 (17.48%) JavaScript
15 38 (15.45%) Microsoft Office
15 38 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (15.45%) RESTful
16 37 (15.04%) Cocoa
17 34 (13.82%) Finance
17 34 (13.82%) Git (software)
18 33 (13.41%) User Experience
18 33 (13.41%) Scrum
18 33 (13.41%) JSON
18 33 (13.41%) Automated Testing
19 32 (13.01%) Xcode
19 32 (13.01%) ITIL
20 31 (12.60%) Android Development
21 29 (11.79%) Jenkins
21 29 (11.79%) OO

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 14 (5.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (4.47%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.25%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.85%) IBM Notes
4 7 (2.85%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.22%) CMS
7 2 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.81%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 38 (15.45%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.22%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.22%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (2.85%) Eikon
2 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.81%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.50%) Office 365
2 11 (4.47%) GitHub
3 9 (3.66%) iTunes
4 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.63%) TestFlight
6 3 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.81%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.81%) Yammer
8 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.28%) Network Security
2 12 (4.88%) VoIP
3 10 (4.07%) LAN
4 9 (3.66%) DNS
4 9 (3.66%) VPN
5 8 (3.25%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.44%) DHCP
7 5 (2.03%) Skype
8 4 (1.63%) HTTP
8 4 (1.63%) WAN
8 4 (1.63%) Wireless
9 3 (1.22%) ADSL
9 3 (1.22%) NAS
9 3 (1.22%) SAN
9 3 (1.22%) WebEx
10 2 (0.81%) Firewall
10 2 (0.81%) Internet
11 1 (0.41%) 3G
11 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 6 (2.44%) SQLite
2 4 (1.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (13.82%) Git (software)
2 32 (13.01%) Xcode
3 29 (11.79%) Jenkins
4 17 (6.91%) JIRA
5 16 (6.50%) Subversion
6 11 (4.47%) JUnit
7 10 (4.07%) git-flow
8 4 (1.63%) Android Studio
8 4 (1.63%) CocoaPods
9 2 (0.81%) Calabash
9 2 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.81%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.41%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.41%) Grunt
10 1 (0.41%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.41%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.41%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.41%) Zephyr
General
1 34 (13.82%) Finance
2 24 (9.76%) Banking
3 22 (8.94%) Retail
4 16 (6.50%) Legal
5 8 (3.25%) Automotive
6 7 (2.85%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.85%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.44%) Law
8 5 (2.03%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.22%) Games
9 3 (1.22%) Marketing
9 3 (1.22%) Publishing
9 3 (1.22%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Electronics
10 1 (0.41%) Front Office
10 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (45.93%) Developer
2 87 (35.37%) iOS Developer
3 44 (17.89%) Analyst
4 27 (10.98%) Support Engineer
5 22 (8.94%) Desktop Support
5 22 (8.94%) Support Analyst
6 19 (7.72%) IT Support
6 19 (7.72%) Service Analyst
7 18 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
8 17 (6.91%) 2nd Line Support
9 16 (6.50%) 1st Line Support
9 16 (6.50%) Mobile Developer
10 14 (5.69%) Desktop Engineer
10 14 (5.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 13 (5.28%) Designer
12 12 (4.88%) Applications Developer
12 12 (4.88%) UI Designer
13 11 (4.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 11 (4.47%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 11 (4.47%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.45%) RESTful
2 37 (15.04%) Cocoa
3 33 (13.41%) JSON
4 28 (11.38%) Core Data
4 28 (11.38%) XML
5 27 (10.98%) HTML
6 18 (7.32%) Core Animation
7 15 (6.10%) Cocoa Touch
7 15 (6.10%) Web Services
8 14 (5.69%) .NET
9 13 (5.28%) CSS
10 12 (4.88%) iOS SDK
10 12 (4.88%) iPhone SDK
11 11 (4.47%) HTML5
12 9 (3.66%) CSS3
13 7 (2.85%) REST
13 7 (2.85%) UIKit
13 7 (2.85%) Xamarin.iOS
14 6 (2.44%) AngularJS
15 5 (2.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 123 (50.00%) iPad
2 55 (22.36%) Blackberry
3 51 (20.73%) Mobile App
4 33 (13.41%) User Experience
5 18 (7.32%) Animation
6 15 (6.10%) Algorithms
7 12 (4.88%) Smartphone
8 11 (4.47%) Data Structures
9 8 (3.25%) Mobile Banking
10 7 (2.85%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (2.44%) Graphic Design
12 5 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (1.22%) CMDB
13 3 (1.22%) HTC Vive
13 3 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
14 2 (0.81%) Handset
14 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 126 (51.22%) Apple iOS
2 105 (42.68%) Windows
3 89 (36.18%) Android
4 61 (24.80%) Windows 7
5 25 (10.16%) Windows XP
6 18 (7.32%) Windows 8
7 17 (6.91%) Windows 10
8 16 (6.50%) Windows Server
9 15 (6.10%) Mac OS X
10 10 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (2.03%) Linux
13 5 (2.03%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.81%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (41.87%) iOS Development
2 56 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (20.33%) TDD
4 38 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (13.41%) Automated Testing
5 33 (13.41%) Scrum
6 32 (13.01%) ITIL
7 31 (12.60%) Android Development
8 29 (11.79%) OO
9 25 (10.16%) MVC
10 20 (8.13%) Software Engineering
11 19 (7.72%) OOD
12 18 (7.32%) High Availability
12 18 (7.32%) Pair Programming
13 17 (6.91%) Migration
14 14 (5.69%) Mobile Development
14 14 (5.69%) OOP
14 14 (5.69%) Systems Analysis
15 13 (5.28%) API Design
15 13 (5.28%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 82 (33.33%) Apple Swift
2 80 (32.52%) Objective-C
3 43 (17.48%) JavaScript
4 23 (9.35%) C++
5 19 (7.72%) C#
6 17 (6.91%) Java
7 6 (2.44%) Python
7 6 (2.44%) SQL
8 4 (1.63%) ActionScript
8 4 (1.63%) Ruby
9 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.41%) C
10 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (2.44%) MCP
3 4 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (1.63%) Degree
3 4 (1.63%) MOS
4 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.41%) MCSE
4 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.25%) SLA
2 5 (2.03%) QA
System Software
1 53 (21.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.25%) Virtual Desktop
3 7 (2.85%) XenApp
4 5 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.63%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.63%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.22%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.81%) vSphere
8 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (6.10%) SCCM
2 6 (2.44%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.63%) SCOM
4 3 (1.22%) DameWare
5 1 (0.41%) Cisco CME
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 51 (20.73%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.16%) Apple
3 22 (8.94%) Citrix
4 11 (4.47%) Google
4 11 (4.47%) VMware
5 10 (4.07%) Cisco
6 9 (3.66%) Bloomberg
6 9 (3.66%) MobileIron
6 9 (3.66%) Xamarin
7 8 (3.25%) Reuters
7 8 (3.25%) Samsung
8 7 (2.85%) Lotus
9 5 (2.03%) Adobe
10 4 (1.63%) Avaya
10 4 (1.63%) SAP
11 3 (1.22%) Autodesk
11 3 (1.22%) Dell
11 3 (1.22%) Intel Security
11 3 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.81%) Nokia
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