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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple iPhone
UK
Rank 480 514 393
Rank change year-on-year +34 -121  
Contract jobs citing iPhone 119 114 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.22% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 0.70% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 74 116
Median daily rate £275 £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -8.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £140 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £528 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £310 £325
% change year-on-year -11.29% -4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 28
Median hourly rate £19.25 £15.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.33% -7.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £8.75 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £16.25 £37.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  

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 14330 16380 15830
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.04% 31.01% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9234 10679 9585
Median daily rate £443 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 554 655
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

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 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iPhone in the UK

iPhone
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 March 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 +34 109 £325 - 47
London +13 56 £400 -11.11% 25
South East +19 18 £105 -65.00% 4
East of England -4 11 £275 -11.29% 1
Essex -2 10 £275 -
Buckinghamshire -3 10 £338 +8.87%
Yorkshire +10 9 £400 +3.22% 4
Leeds +6 9 £400 +3.22% 2
West Yorkshire +5 9 £400 +3.22% 2
North West +25 7 £130 -23.52% 9
City of London +11 7 £425 +32.29% 4
Scotland +28 5 £125 -64.28% 1
Oxford 0 5 £100 -
Oxfordshire -4 5 £100 -
East Midlands -2 4 £325 +11.11% 1
South West -2 4 - -
Hampshire +7 3 - -
Glasgow +3 3 £125 -64.28%
Leicestershire -5 3 £325 +18.18% 1
Milton Keynes -6 3 £350 +12.90%
Cheshire - 3 £120 - 7
Wales - 3 £134 -
South Wales - 3 £134 -
Portsmouth -7 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £285 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £134 -
Aylesbury - 2 £300 -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £120 - 1

iPhone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 133 (53.41%) iPad
2 121 (48.59%) Windows
3 114 (45.78%) Apple iOS
4 93 (37.35%) iOS Development
5 82 (32.93%) Android
6 76 (30.52%) Windows 7
7 71 (28.51%) Apple Swift
7 71 (28.51%) Objective-C
8 66 (26.51%) Blackberry
9 60 (24.10%) Active Directory
10 55 (22.09%) MS Office
11 54 (21.69%) Microsoft
11 54 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
12 51 (20.48%) Mobile App
13 45 (18.07%) TDD
14 38 (15.26%) ITIL
15 37 (14.86%) JavaScript
15 37 (14.86%) RESTful
16 35 (14.06%) User Experience
17 32 (12.85%) Android Development
17 32 (12.85%) Windows XP
17 32 (12.85%) Cocoa
18 31 (12.45%) Xcode
18 31 (12.45%) Scrum
18 31 (12.45%) Git (software)
19 30 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
20 28 (11.24%) Finance
20 28 (11.24%) Banking
21 27 (10.84%) JSON
22 26 (10.44%) Automated Testing

iPhone
Top Related 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 17 (6.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (5.22%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.61%) IBM Notes
4 7 (2.81%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.81%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.80%) CMS
6 2 (0.80%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 55 (22.09%) MS Office
2 25 (10.04%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.20%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.20%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (4.02%) Eikon
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.62%) Office 365
2 11 (4.42%) GitHub
3 7 (2.81%) iTunes
4 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.61%) TestFlight
6 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.80%) Yammer
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.82%) Network Security
1 12 (4.82%) VoIP
2 8 (3.21%) DNS
2 8 (3.21%) LAN
3 6 (2.41%) DHCP
3 6 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.01%) Skype
4 5 (2.01%) VPN
5 4 (1.61%) HTTP
5 4 (1.61%) Wireless
6 3 (1.20%) ADSL
6 3 (1.20%) NAS
6 3 (1.20%) SAN
6 3 (1.20%) WAN
6 3 (1.20%) WebEx
7 2 (0.80%) Firewall
7 2 (0.80%) Internet
8 1 (0.40%) 3G
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.41%) SQLite
3 4 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (12.45%) Git (software)
1 31 (12.45%) Xcode
2 24 (9.64%) Jenkins
3 16 (6.43%) Subversion
4 13 (5.22%) JIRA
5 10 (4.02%) JUnit
6 9 (3.61%) git-flow
7 4 (1.61%) Android Studio
7 4 (1.61%) CocoaPods
8 2 (0.80%) Calabash
8 2 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.80%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.40%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.40%) Grunt
9 1 (0.40%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.40%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.40%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.40%) Zephyr
General
1 28 (11.24%) Banking
1 28 (11.24%) Finance
2 26 (10.44%) Retail
3 20 (8.03%) Legal
4 12 (4.82%) Law
5 10 (4.02%) Retail Banking
5 10 (4.02%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.21%) Automotive
7 5 (2.01%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.61%) Publishing
9 3 (1.20%) Games
9 3 (1.20%) Marketing
9 3 (1.20%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) Front Office
10 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 101 (40.56%) Developer
2 75 (30.12%) iOS Developer
3 50 (20.08%) Analyst
4 32 (12.85%) Support Engineer
5 30 (12.05%) 2nd Line Support
6 27 (10.84%) Desktop Support
6 27 (10.84%) Service Analyst
7 26 (10.44%) Service Desk Analyst
8 23 (9.24%) Support Analyst
9 22 (8.84%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 17 (6.83%) Desktop Engineer
10 17 (6.83%) IT Support
11 16 (6.43%) 1st Line Support
11 16 (6.43%) Designer
11 16 (6.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 15 (6.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 15 (6.02%) Mobile Developer
13 14 (5.62%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
13 14 (5.62%) Service Desk Support
13 14 (5.62%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.86%) RESTful
2 32 (12.85%) Cocoa
3 27 (10.84%) JSON
4 23 (9.24%) HTML
5 21 (8.43%) XML
6 19 (7.63%) Core Data
7 18 (7.23%) .NET
8 14 (5.62%) Web Services
9 13 (5.22%) Core Animation
10 11 (4.42%) CSS
10 11 (4.42%) iOS SDK
10 11 (4.42%) iPhone SDK
11 10 (4.02%) Cocoa Touch
12 8 (3.21%) HTML5
12 8 (3.21%) Xamarin.iOS
13 7 (2.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 6 (2.41%) CSS3
15 5 (2.01%) AngularJS
15 5 (2.01%) Flash
15 5 (2.01%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 133 (53.41%) iPad
2 66 (26.51%) Blackberry
3 51 (20.48%) Mobile App
4 35 (14.06%) User Experience
5 16 (6.43%) Smartphone
6 13 (5.22%) Algorithms
6 13 (5.22%) Animation
7 11 (4.42%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (3.61%) Data Structures
8 9 (3.61%) Mobile Banking
9 6 (2.41%) Graphic Design
10 5 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.01%) HTC Vive
11 3 (1.20%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (1.20%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.80%) CMDB
12 2 (0.80%) EPoS
12 2 (0.80%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 121 (48.59%) Windows
2 114 (45.78%) Apple iOS
3 82 (32.93%) Android
4 76 (30.52%) Windows 7
5 32 (12.85%) Windows XP
6 20 (8.03%) Windows Server
7 17 (6.83%) Windows 8
8 14 (5.62%) Windows 10
8 14 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (4.82%) Mac OS X
10 9 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (2.41%) Linux
12 5 (2.01%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.40%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (37.35%) iOS Development
2 54 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (18.07%) TDD
4 38 (15.26%) ITIL
5 32 (12.85%) Android Development
6 31 (12.45%) Scrum
7 30 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (10.44%) Automated Testing
9 22 (8.84%) OO
10 18 (7.23%) Mobile Development
10 18 (7.23%) Software Engineering
11 17 (6.83%) MVC
12 14 (5.62%) Pair Programming
13 13 (5.22%) E-Commerce
13 13 (5.22%) High Availability
13 13 (5.22%) Systems Analysis
14 12 (4.82%) API Design
14 12 (4.82%) OOD
14 12 (4.82%) OOP
14 12 (4.82%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 71 (28.51%) Apple Swift
1 71 (28.51%) Objective-C
2 37 (14.86%) JavaScript
3 23 (9.24%) C++
4 22 (8.84%) C#
5 17 (6.83%) Java
6 8 (3.21%) SQL
7 6 (2.41%) Python
8 4 (1.61%) ActionScript
8 4 (1.61%) Ruby
9 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.40%) C
10 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (2.01%) Degree
1 5 (2.01%) MOS
2 4 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.80%) MCP
3 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.40%) MCSE
4 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.21%) SLA
2 4 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 60 (24.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.20%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.20%) Terminal Services
2 3 (1.20%) XenApp
3 2 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.80%) vSphere
4 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (6.43%) SCCM
2 3 (1.20%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.40%) DameWare
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 54 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.43%) Apple
3 16 (6.43%) Citrix
4 12 (4.82%) Bloomberg
5 11 (4.42%) Google
5 11 (4.42%) Reuters
6 10 (4.02%) MobileIron
6 10 (4.02%) Xamarin
7 9 (3.61%) Lotus
8 8 (3.21%) VMware
9 7 (2.81%) Dell
9 7 (2.81%) Samsung
10 6 (2.41%) Adobe
11 5 (2.01%) Altiris
11 5 (2.01%) Cisco
12 4 (1.61%) SAP
13 3 (1.20%) Autodesk
13 3 (1.20%) Avaya
13 3 (1.20%) Intel Security
13 3 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
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