Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 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
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 635 508 649
Rank change year-on-year -127 +141 -36
Contract jobs citing iPhone 169 27 184
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.086% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.27% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 20 107
10th Percentile £119 £160 £119
25th Percentile £130 £284 £142
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £150 £428 £180
Median % change year-on-year -64.91% +137.50% -10.00%
75th Percentile £500 £485 £238
90th Percentile £615 £539 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £135 £370 £163
% change year-on-year -63.55% +127.90% -20.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 1 21
10th Percentile £12.25 " £13.00
25th Percentile £12.31 £12.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate £15.86 £13.50 £16.20
Median % change year-on-year +17.48% -16.67% -1.82%
75th Percentile £20.00 £14.25 £18.70
90th Percentile £25.50 " "
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% -15.63% +18.52%

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 25,141 9,930 24,294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.80% 31.52% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,646 6,745 15,960
10th Percentile £305 £263 £265
25th Percentile £413 £369 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £485 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% -
75th Percentile £625 £603 £581
90th Percentile £725 £720 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 698 323 863
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.02 £11.69
25th Percentile £15.04 £16.31 £14.28
Median hourly rate £24.91 £26.50 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -6.00% +29.27% +2.50%
75th Percentile £49.25 £45.13 £46.00
90th Percentile £64.75 £57.50 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.45 £23.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year -11.09% +20.86% +0.16%

iPhone
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for iPhone in the UK

iPhone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing iPhone.

Daily rate trend for iPhone in the UK

iPhone
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing iPhone over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for iPhone in the UK

iPhone
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing iPhone.

Hourly rate trend for iPhone in the UK

iPhone
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing iPhone over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for iPhone in the UK

iPhone
Top 17 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 20 October 2021. 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 -120 150 £150 -64.91% 56
UK excluding London -96 85 £135 -63.55% 41
London -152 71 £465 - 17
North of England -55 29 £150 -38.78% 18
South West -32 19 £120 -18.64% 3
North West -41 15 £150 - 10
Work from Home -223 13 £178 -60.56% 3
South East -82 12 £135 -68.24% 8
East of England -44 9 £138 - 9
Yorkshire -39 8 £330 +34.69% 6
Midlands -72 6 £135 -68.24% 1
North East - 6 £110 - 2
Scotland - 5 - -
West Midlands - 5 £135 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £145 - 2
East Midlands -30 1 £135 -68.24% 1
Wales - 1 £230 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing iPhone also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for iPhone.

1 102 (60.36%) Windows
2 87 (51.48%) iPad
3 74 (43.79%) Apple iOS
4 64 (37.87%) Microsoft
5 57 (33.73%) Microsoft Office
6 54 (31.95%) Windows 10
6 54 (31.95%) Social Skills
7 40 (23.67%) Apple Swift
8 39 (23.08%) Active Directory
9 37 (21.89%) Android
10 36 (21.30%) Blackberry
11 34 (20.12%) iOS Development
12 32 (18.93%) Problem-Solving
13 31 (18.34%) Apple
14 29 (17.16%) Mobile App
15 27 (15.98%) Microsoft 365
15 27 (15.98%) Finance
16 26 (15.38%) Dell
17 25 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (13.61%) Windows Phone
18 23 (13.61%) Xcode
18 23 (13.61%) Mac OS X
18 23 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
19 21 (12.43%) Asset Management
20 20 (11.83%) Windows 7
20 20 (11.83%) HP
20 20 (11.83%) Break/Fix
21 19 (11.24%) Antivirus Management
21 19 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (11.24%) iOS SDK

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 4 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.59%) Moodle
3 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 57 (33.73%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.59%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.98%) Microsoft 365
2 12 (7.10%) GitHub
3 3 (1.78%) Apple Pay
3 3 (1.78%) Azure
4 2 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.18%) PlayCanvas
5 1 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.59%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.59%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.28%) VPN
2 12 (7.10%) Internet
3 10 (5.92%) LAN
3 10 (5.92%) WAN
4 9 (5.33%) DNS
5 7 (4.14%) DHCP
5 7 (4.14%) Junos
5 7 (4.14%) SAN
6 6 (3.55%) 2G
7 4 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.78%) Firewall
9 2 (1.18%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.18%) Wireless
10 1 (0.59%) eduroam
10 1 (0.59%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (13.61%) Xcode
2 12 (7.10%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.51%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.92%) fastlane
5 8 (4.73%) CocoaPods
5 8 (4.73%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (2.37%) JUnit
7 3 (1.78%) Appium
7 3 (1.78%) Charles Proxy
7 3 (1.78%) Postman
8 2 (1.18%) Subversion
9 1 (0.59%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 54 (31.95%) Social Skills
2 27 (15.98%) Finance
3 19 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.14%) Banking
5 5 (2.96%) Retail
6 2 (1.18%) Automotive
6 2 (1.18%) Games
6 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Local Government
7 1 (0.59%) Military
7 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (39.05%) Support Engineer
2 47 (27.81%) Desktop Support
3 44 (26.04%) Desktop Engineer
4 42 (24.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 41 (24.26%) Developer
6 34 (20.12%) iOS Developer
7 29 (17.16%) Analyst
8 27 (15.98%) 2nd Line Support
9 25 (14.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 25 (14.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 16 (9.47%) Service Analyst
10 16 (9.47%) Service Desk Analyst
11 11 (6.51%) Windows Engineer
11 11 (6.51%) Windows Support Engineer
12 10 (5.92%) Mobile Developer
12 10 (5.92%) Support Analyst
13 8 (4.73%) Help Desk Technician
14 6 (3.55%) Technical Analyst
15 4 (2.37%) IT Support
15 4 (2.37%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.24%) iOS SDK
2 15 (8.88%) JSON
3 13 (7.69%) Cocoa
3 13 (7.69%) REST
4 10 (5.92%) .NET
4 10 (5.92%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.92%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (4.14%) iPhone SDK
6 6 (3.55%) Core Data
6 6 (3.55%) GraphQL
6 6 (3.55%) RESTful
7 5 (2.96%) Apache Cordova
7 5 (2.96%) Ionic Framework
8 4 (2.37%) Core Animation
8 4 (2.37%) HTML
8 4 (2.37%) XML
8 4 (2.37%) XMPP
9 3 (1.78%) Web Services
10 2 (1.18%) React
10 2 (1.18%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 87 (51.48%) iPad
2 36 (21.30%) Blackberry
3 29 (17.16%) Mobile App
4 11 (6.51%) User Experience
5 5 (2.96%) BYOD
5 5 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.37%) Animation
7 3 (1.78%) Handset
8 2 (1.18%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.59%) NHS
9 1 (0.59%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 102 (60.36%) Windows
2 74 (43.79%) Apple iOS
3 54 (31.95%) Windows 10
4 37 (21.89%) Android
5 23 (13.61%) Mac OS X
5 23 (13.61%) Windows Phone
6 20 (11.83%) Windows 7
7 10 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.14%) Windows Server 2019
9 6 (3.55%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.96%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.12%) iOS Development
2 32 (18.93%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (14.79%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (12.43%) Asset Management
6 20 (11.83%) Break/Fix
7 19 (11.24%) Antivirus Management
8 16 (9.47%) Software Architecture
9 14 (8.28%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (8.28%) Test Automation
10 13 (7.69%) ITIL
10 13 (7.69%) Mobile Development
10 13 (7.69%) Pair Programming
10 13 (7.69%) TDD
11 12 (7.10%) Incident Management
11 12 (7.10%) SDLC
12 11 (6.51%) Problem Management
12 11 (6.51%) Validation
13 10 (5.92%) OO
13 10 (5.92%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 40 (23.67%) Apple Swift
2 14 (8.28%) Objective-C
3 10 (5.92%) PHP
3 10 (5.92%) Shell Script
4 7 (4.14%) Java
4 7 (4.14%) SQL
5 5 (2.96%) C++
6 4 (2.37%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.18%) Kotlin
7 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (5.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.37%) MCP
4 2 (1.18%) MCSA
4 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.88%) SLA
2 3 (1.78%) QA
System Software
1 39 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.14%) VMware Workstation
3 7 (4.14%) vSphere
4 1 (0.59%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.59%) Firmware
4 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.59%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.59%) XenApp
4 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.55%) AirWatch
2 5 (2.96%) SCCM
3 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.59%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (0.59%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 64 (37.87%) Microsoft
2 31 (18.34%) Apple
3 26 (15.38%) Dell
4 20 (11.83%) HP
5 17 (10.06%) Citrix
6 9 (5.33%) VMware
7 8 (4.73%) Samsung
8 7 (4.14%) Adobe
8 7 (4.14%) Juniper
8 7 (4.14%) Kaspersky
8 7 (4.14%) Oracle
8 7 (4.14%) Veeam
9 6 (3.55%) ServiceNow
10 5 (2.96%) Wyse
11 2 (1.18%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.18%) Remedy
12 1 (0.59%) Becrypt
12 1 (0.59%) Bomgar
12 1 (0.59%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.59%) McAfee