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 23 May 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
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 458 494 436
Rank change year-on-year +36 -58  
Contract jobs citing iPhone 123 156 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 0.89% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 101 110
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £158 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £190
% change year-on-year +11.11% +77.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 19
Median hourly rate £15.15 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% -3.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £9.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.20 £18.20 £32.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +1.00% -4.76%  

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 14860 17624 17518
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.15% 32.96% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9653 11527 10749
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 563 680
Median hourly rate £27.00 £22.54 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.78% +21.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +28.26% +24.32%  

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +3 101 £395 +1.93% 42
London +15 66 £400 -11.11% 18
Scotland +55 18 £378 +43.80% 1
City of London +4 17 £406 +103.12%
Glasgow +16 15 £378 +43.80% 1
East of England +8 10 £275 -11.29% 3
Essex - 9 £275 -
West Yorkshire +7 8 £400 +2.56% 1
Yorkshire +1 8 £400 +2.56% 1
South East +18 7 £270 -1.81% 2
Leeds -2 7 £400 +2.56%
North West +24 5 £175 - 10
West End of London - 5 £445 -
Hampshire +22 3 - -
Cheshire +34 2 - - 7
Surrey +8 2 £495 +65.00% 1
Bristol +1 2 - - 1
South West 0 2 - - 3
Oxford 0 2 £100 -
Portsmouth 0 2 - -
Oxfordshire -1 2 £100 -
East Midlands -9 2 - - 2
Wales - 2 £138 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 £245 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Liverpool - 2 £245 - 1
South Wales - 2 £138 -
Newport - 2 £138 -
Docklands, London - 2 £150 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 131 (53.69%) Apple iOS
2 122 (50.00%) iPad
3 103 (42.21%) iOS Development
4 96 (39.34%) Windows
5 84 (34.43%) Apple Swift
6 79 (32.38%) Android
7 75 (30.74%) Objective-C
8 59 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (22.95%) Blackberry
9 56 (22.95%) Windows 7
10 54 (22.13%) Active Directory
11 49 (20.08%) Microsoft
12 47 (19.26%) TDD
13 44 (18.03%) Mobile App
14 41 (16.80%) Finance
15 39 (15.98%) Cocoa
15 39 (15.98%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (15.16%) Test Automation
17 36 (14.75%) RESTful
17 36 (14.75%) JSON
18 34 (13.93%) JavaScript
19 33 (13.52%) Microsoft Office
20 31 (12.70%) OO
21 30 (12.30%) ITIL
22 29 (11.89%) Scrum
22 29 (11.89%) Core Data
23 28 (11.48%) User Experience
23 28 (11.48%) XML
23 28 (11.48%) Apple
24 27 (11.07%) 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 15 (6.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (5.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.46%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.46%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.05%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.23%) CMS
7 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.82%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.41%) Apache
Applications
1 33 (13.52%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.23%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.23%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.41%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 5 (2.05%) Eikon
2 3 (1.23%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.82%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.15%) Office 365
2 9 (3.69%) GitHub
3 8 (3.28%) iTunes
4 3 (1.23%) TestFlight
5 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.33%) Network Security
2 11 (4.51%) LAN
2 11 (4.51%) VoIP
3 9 (3.69%) DNS
3 9 (3.69%) VPN
4 8 (3.28%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.46%) DHCP
6 5 (2.05%) Skype
6 5 (2.05%) Wireless
7 4 (1.64%) HTTP
8 3 (1.23%) ADSL
8 3 (1.23%) NAS
8 3 (1.23%) SAN
8 3 (1.23%) WAN
8 3 (1.23%) WebEx
8 3 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.82%) 4G
9 2 (0.82%) Firewall
10 1 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.05%) SQLite
2 4 (1.64%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.41%) MySQL
5 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (11.07%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.02%) Jenkins
2 22 (9.02%) Xcode
3 17 (6.97%) JIRA
4 10 (4.10%) git-flow
4 10 (4.10%) Subversion
5 9 (3.69%) JUnit
6 3 (1.23%) Android Studio
6 3 (1.23%) CocoaPods
7 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.41%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.41%) Grunt
8 1 (0.41%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.41%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.41%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.41%) Zephyr
General
1 41 (16.80%) Finance
2 25 (10.25%) Banking
3 15 (6.15%) Retail
4 14 (5.74%) Legal
5 8 (3.28%) Automotive
5 8 (3.28%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.05%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.64%) Law
8 3 (1.23%) Marketing
8 3 (1.23%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.82%) Publishing
10 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Electronics
10 1 (0.41%) Front Office
10 1 (0.41%) Games
10 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (45.08%) Developer
2 89 (36.48%) iOS Developer
3 39 (15.98%) Analyst
4 23 (9.43%) Support Engineer
5 22 (9.02%) Desktop Support
6 20 (8.20%) Support Analyst
7 18 (7.38%) IT Support
8 17 (6.97%) Designer
9 16 (6.56%) 1st Line Support
9 16 (6.56%) UI Designer
10 15 (6.15%) Service Analyst
10 15 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
11 12 (4.92%) Applications Developer
11 12 (4.92%) Desktop Engineer
11 12 (4.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 12 (4.92%) Mobile Developer
12 11 (4.51%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 10 (4.10%) IT Analyst
13 10 (4.10%) Mobile Engineer
13 10 (4.10%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.98%) Cocoa
2 36 (14.75%) JSON
2 36 (14.75%) RESTful
3 29 (11.89%) Core Data
4 28 (11.48%) XML
5 25 (10.25%) HTML
6 17 (6.97%) Cocoa Touch
7 14 (5.74%) Core Animation
8 13 (5.33%) CSS
9 12 (4.92%) iOS SDK
9 12 (4.92%) Web Services
10 11 (4.51%) HTML5
10 11 (4.51%) UIKit
11 9 (3.69%) CSS3
11 9 (3.69%) iPhone SDK
12 8 (3.28%) REST
13 6 (2.46%) .NET
13 6 (2.46%) AngularJS
14 5 (2.05%) Flash
15 4 (1.64%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 122 (50.00%) iPad
2 56 (22.95%) Blackberry
3 44 (18.03%) Mobile App
4 28 (11.48%) User Experience
5 19 (7.79%) Algorithms
6 16 (6.56%) Data Structures
7 14 (5.74%) Animation
8 12 (4.92%) Smartphone
9 8 (3.28%) Mobile Banking
10 7 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (1.64%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (1.23%) CMDB
13 3 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (1.23%) Graphic Design
13 3 (1.23%) HTC Vive
13 3 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 131 (53.69%) Apple iOS
2 96 (39.34%) Windows
3 79 (32.38%) Android
4 56 (22.95%) Windows 7
5 23 (9.43%) Windows XP
6 18 (7.38%) Windows 10
6 18 (7.38%) Windows 8
7 15 (6.15%) Windows Server
8 14 (5.74%) Mac OS X
9 8 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.05%) Linux
10 5 (2.05%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (1.64%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.82%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.41%) Solaris
14 1 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (42.21%) iOS Development
2 59 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (19.26%) TDD
4 39 (15.98%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (15.16%) Test Automation
6 31 (12.70%) OO
7 30 (12.30%) ITIL
8 29 (11.89%) Scrum
9 26 (10.66%) MVC
10 25 (10.25%) Android Development
11 22 (9.02%) Software Engineering
12 20 (8.20%) OOD
13 19 (7.79%) High Availability
14 18 (7.38%) Memory Management
14 18 (7.38%) Migration
15 16 (6.56%) Code Optimisation
15 16 (6.56%) Multithreading
15 16 (6.56%) Pair Programming
16 14 (5.74%) Data Protection
16 14 (5.74%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 84 (34.43%) Apple Swift
2 75 (30.74%) Objective-C
3 34 (13.93%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.97%) C++
5 15 (6.15%) Java
6 10 (4.10%) C#
7 6 (2.46%) SQL
8 5 (2.05%) Python
9 3 (1.23%) ActionScript
9 3 (1.23%) Ruby
10 2 (0.82%) C
10 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (2.46%) Degree
3 5 (2.05%) MCP
4 3 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.23%) MOS
5 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.69%) SLA
2 5 (2.05%) QA
System Software
1 54 (22.13%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.69%) Virtual Desktop
3 8 (3.28%) XenApp
4 7 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.64%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.64%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.41%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (6.15%) SCCM
2 6 (2.46%) AirWatch
3 5 (2.05%) SCOM
4 2 (0.82%) DameWare
5 1 (0.41%) Cisco CME
5 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.41%) Nagios
5 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (20.08%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.48%) Apple
3 24 (9.84%) Citrix
4 12 (4.92%) Cisco
5 11 (4.51%) Google
5 11 (4.51%) VMware
6 8 (3.28%) MobileIron
7 7 (2.87%) Bloomberg
7 7 (2.87%) Samsung
8 6 (2.46%) Adobe
8 6 (2.46%) Reuters
9 5 (2.05%) Lotus
10 4 (1.64%) Autodesk
10 4 (1.64%) Avaya
10 4 (1.64%) HP
10 4 (1.64%) McAfee
11 3 (1.23%) Canon
11 3 (1.23%) Mitel
11 3 (1.23%) Remedy
11 3 (1.23%) ServiceNow
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