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 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple iPhone
UK
Rank 474 529 391
Rank change year-on-year +55 -138  
Contract jobs citing iPhone 122 113 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.21% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 0.69% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 73 115
Median daily rate £310 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £139 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £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 27
Median hourly rate £19.25 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £8.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £16.25 £38.76
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 14497 16421 15905
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 30.98% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9339 10703 9623
Median daily rate £445 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +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 £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 557 661
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 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

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 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 24 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 24 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 +38 112 £325 - 50
London +26 57 £413 -8.33% 28
South East +30 19 £190 -36.66% 4
East of England -3 11 £275 -11.29% 1
Yorkshire +14 10 £400 +3.22% 3
West Yorkshire +13 10 £400 +3.22% 1
Leeds +10 10 £400 +3.22% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 10 £338 +8.87%
Essex +1 10 £275 -
North West +33 7 £130 -23.52% 9
City of London +8 7 £425 +32.29% 5
Scotland +21 5 £125 -64.28% 1
Oxford -4 5 £100 -
Oxfordshire -8 5 £100 -
East Midlands -3 4 £325 +11.11% 1
South West -6 4 - - 1
Hampshire +12 3 - -
Glasgow +2 3 £125 -64.28%
Leicestershire -4 3 £325 +18.18% 1
Milton Keynes -4 3 £350 +12.90%
Cheshire - 3 £120 - 7
Wales - 3 £134 -
South Wales - 3 £134 -
Portsmouth -7 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £120 - 1
West End of London - 2 £298 - 3
Brentwood - 2 - -
Aylesbury - 2 £300 -
Docklands, London - 2 £150 -
Manchester - 2 £285 - 1

iPhone
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 134 (53.17%) iPad
2 122 (48.41%) Windows
3 116 (46.03%) Apple iOS
4 95 (37.70%) iOS Development
5 83 (32.94%) Android
6 76 (30.16%) Windows 7
7 72 (28.57%) Apple Swift
8 71 (28.17%) Objective-C
9 66 (26.19%) Blackberry
10 61 (24.21%) Active Directory
11 55 (21.83%) Microsoft
11 55 (21.83%) MS Office
11 55 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
12 52 (20.63%) Mobile App
13 46 (18.25%) TDD
14 39 (15.48%) ITIL
15 38 (15.08%) JavaScript
16 37 (14.68%) RESTful
17 35 (13.89%) User Experience
18 33 (13.10%) Android Development
19 32 (12.70%) Windows XP
19 32 (12.70%) Cocoa
20 31 (12.30%) Xcode
20 31 (12.30%) Scrum
20 31 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
20 31 (12.30%) Git (software)
21 29 (11.51%) Finance
22 28 (11.11%) Banking
23 27 (10.71%) JSON
23 27 (10.71%) 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 (6.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (5.16%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.57%) IBM Notes
4 7 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.78%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.79%) CMS
6 2 (0.79%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 55 (21.83%) MS Office
2 25 (9.92%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.19%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.19%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (3.97%) Eikon
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.79%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.95%) Office 365
2 11 (4.37%) GitHub
3 7 (2.78%) iTunes
4 6 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.59%) TestFlight
6 2 (0.79%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.79%) Yammer
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.76%) Network Security
1 12 (4.76%) VoIP
2 8 (3.17%) DNS
2 8 (3.17%) LAN
3 6 (2.38%) DHCP
3 6 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.38%) VPN
4 5 (1.98%) Skype
5 4 (1.59%) HTTP
5 4 (1.59%) Wireless
6 3 (1.19%) ADSL
6 3 (1.19%) NAS
6 3 (1.19%) SAN
6 3 (1.19%) WAN
6 3 (1.19%) WebEx
7 2 (0.79%) Firewall
7 2 (0.79%) Internet
8 1 (0.40%) 3G
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.38%) SQLite
3 4 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.79%) 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 (12.30%) Git (software)
1 31 (12.30%) Xcode
2 24 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 16 (6.35%) Subversion
4 13 (5.16%) JIRA
5 10 (3.97%) JUnit
6 9 (3.57%) git-flow
7 4 (1.59%) Android Studio
7 4 (1.59%) CocoaPods
8 2 (0.79%) Calabash
8 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.79%) 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 29 (11.51%) Finance
2 28 (11.11%) Banking
3 26 (10.32%) Retail
4 20 (7.94%) Legal
5 12 (4.76%) Law
6 10 (3.97%) Retail Banking
6 10 (3.97%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.17%) Automotive
8 5 (1.98%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.59%) Publishing
10 3 (1.19%) Games
10 3 (1.19%) Marketing
10 3 (1.19%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.40%) Electronics
11 1 (0.40%) Front Office
11 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 103 (40.87%) Developer
2 76 (30.16%) iOS Developer
3 50 (19.84%) Analyst
4 32 (12.70%) Support Engineer
5 30 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 27 (10.71%) Desktop Support
6 27 (10.71%) Service Analyst
7 26 (10.32%) Service Desk Analyst
8 23 (9.13%) Support Analyst
9 22 (8.73%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 17 (6.75%) Desktop Engineer
10 17 (6.75%) IT Support
11 16 (6.35%) 1st Line Support
11 16 (6.35%) Designer
11 16 (6.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 15 (5.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 15 (5.95%) Mobile Developer
13 14 (5.56%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
13 14 (5.56%) Service Desk Support
13 14 (5.56%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.68%) RESTful
2 32 (12.70%) Cocoa
3 27 (10.71%) JSON
4 23 (9.13%) HTML
5 21 (8.33%) XML
6 19 (7.54%) Core Data
7 18 (7.14%) .NET
8 14 (5.56%) Web Services
9 13 (5.16%) Core Animation
10 11 (4.37%) CSS
10 11 (4.37%) iOS SDK
10 11 (4.37%) iPhone SDK
11 10 (3.97%) Cocoa Touch
12 8 (3.17%) HTML5
12 8 (3.17%) Xamarin.iOS
13 7 (2.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 6 (2.38%) CSS3
15 5 (1.98%) AngularJS
15 5 (1.98%) Flash
15 5 (1.98%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 134 (53.17%) iPad
2 66 (26.19%) Blackberry
3 52 (20.63%) Mobile App
4 35 (13.89%) User Experience
5 16 (6.35%) Smartphone
6 14 (5.56%) Algorithms
7 13 (5.16%) Animation
8 11 (4.37%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (3.97%) Data Structures
10 9 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (2.38%) Graphic Design
12 5 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.98%) HTC Vive
13 3 (1.19%) Augmented Reality
13 3 (1.19%) Computer Science
13 3 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.79%) CMDB
14 2 (0.79%) EPoS
14 2 (0.79%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 122 (48.41%) Windows
2 116 (46.03%) Apple iOS
3 83 (32.94%) Android
4 76 (30.16%) Windows 7
5 32 (12.70%) Windows XP
6 20 (7.94%) Windows Server
7 17 (6.75%) Windows 8
8 14 (5.56%) Windows 10
8 14 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (4.76%) Mac OS X
10 9 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (2.38%) Linux
12 5 (1.98%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (1.59%) 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 95 (37.70%) iOS Development
2 55 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (18.25%) TDD
4 39 (15.48%) ITIL
5 33 (13.10%) Android Development
6 31 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (12.30%) Scrum
7 27 (10.71%) Automated Testing
8 22 (8.73%) OO
9 19 (7.54%) Software Engineering
10 18 (7.14%) Mobile Development
11 17 (6.75%) MVC
12 14 (5.56%) High Availability
12 14 (5.56%) Pair Programming
13 13 (5.16%) E-Commerce
13 13 (5.16%) Migration
13 13 (5.16%) Systems Analysis
14 12 (4.76%) Incident Management
14 12 (4.76%) OOD
14 12 (4.76%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 72 (28.57%) Apple Swift
2 71 (28.17%) Objective-C
3 38 (15.08%) JavaScript
4 23 (9.13%) C++
5 22 (8.73%) C#
6 17 (6.75%) Java
7 8 (3.17%) SQL
8 6 (2.38%) Python
9 4 (1.59%) ActionScript
9 4 (1.59%) Ruby
10 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.40%) C
11 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (1.98%) Degree
1 5 (1.98%) MOS
2 4 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.79%) MCP
5 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.40%) MCSE
5 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.17%) SLA
2 4 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 61 (24.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.59%) XenApp
3 3 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.19%) Terminal Services
3 3 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.79%) vSphere
5 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (6.75%) SCCM
2 4 (1.59%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.40%) DameWare
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (21.83%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.73%) Apple
3 17 (6.75%) Citrix
4 12 (4.76%) Bloomberg
5 11 (4.37%) Google
5 11 (4.37%) Reuters
6 10 (3.97%) MobileIron
6 10 (3.97%) Xamarin
7 9 (3.57%) Lotus
7 9 (3.57%) VMware
8 7 (2.78%) Dell
8 7 (2.78%) Samsung
9 6 (2.38%) Adobe
9 6 (2.38%) Cisco
10 5 (1.98%) Altiris
11 4 (1.59%) SAP
12 3 (1.19%) Autodesk
12 3 (1.19%) Avaya
12 3 (1.19%) Intel Security
12 3 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
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