Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 569 591 623
Rank change year-on-year +22 +32 -163
Contract jobs citing iPhone 315 258 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.82% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 146 151
UK median daily rate £273 £281 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.11% -19.64% -
10th Percentile £122 £120 £135
90th Percentile £538 £488 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £275 £325
% change year-on-year -18.18% -15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 35 29
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £16.29 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.79% +12.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £12.88 £11.25 £11.30
90th Percentile £47.88 £34.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +8.11% +32.14% -

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 33,913 31,424 34,832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.39% 32.73% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,693 20,518 22,449
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £245
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,010 1,115 1,303
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +17.14%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.67 £47.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +18.69%

iPhone
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iPhone in the UK

iPhone
Top 15 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 21 February 2018. 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 +40 292 £275 -15.38% 89
London +44 189 £300 -11.11% 36
UK excluding London -18 122 £225 -18.18% 61
South East +2 48 £225 +28.57% 7
North of England +12 20 £319 -18.27% 22
Scotland -14 17 £120 -68.00% 6
East of England -1 15 £275 - 10
Midlands +4 10 £300 -17.24% 10
South West +3 10 £200 -40.74% 4
Yorkshire -12 10 £338 -15.63% 4
North West +7 9 £300 +110.53% 16
East Midlands +3 5 £300 -20.00% 7
West Midlands +10 4 £275 -21.43% 3
Wales -12 2 £140 -15.15% 1
North East +42 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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.

1 185 (58.73%) Windows
2 168 (53.33%) iPad
3 135 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 105 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 95 (30.16%) Active Directory
6 90 (28.57%) Android
7 81 (25.71%) Blackberry
8 75 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 73 (23.17%) Microsoft Office
10 71 (22.54%) iOS Development
11 70 (22.22%) Apple
12 64 (20.32%) Apple Swift
13 62 (19.68%) ITIL
14 61 (19.37%) Agile Software Development
15 59 (18.73%) Objective-C
15 59 (18.73%) Windows 10
16 46 (14.60%) Office 365
17 45 (14.29%) Finance
18 41 (13.02%) Cocoa
19 37 (11.75%) Xcode
19 37 (11.75%) User Experience
20 35 (11.11%) OO
20 35 (11.11%) Windows 8
20 35 (11.11%) RESTful
21 34 (10.79%) VPN
22 33 (10.48%) Mobile Development
23 31 (9.84%) Mobile App
23 31 (9.84%) Citrix
23 31 (9.84%) TDD
24 30 (9.52%) SCCM

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 22 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 19 (6.03%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.08%) CMS
4 15 (4.76%) MS Exchange
5 13 (4.13%) Skype for Business
6 11 (3.49%) IBM Notes
7 8 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.95%) Confluence
8 3 (0.95%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.32%) Apache
10 1 (0.32%) Drupal
10 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 73 (23.17%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (7.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.27%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.32%) Revit
Business Applications
1 10 (3.17%) Elite 3E
2 9 (2.86%) Carpe Diem
3 3 (0.95%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.32%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 46 (14.60%) Office 365
2 8 (2.54%) OneDrive
3 4 (1.27%) GitHub
3 4 (1.27%) Google Drive
3 4 (1.27%) iTunes
4 3 (0.95%) G Suite
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.63%) Yammer
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.32%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.32%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.79%) VPN
2 29 (9.21%) LAN
3 22 (6.98%) TCP/IP
4 18 (5.71%) WAN
5 16 (5.08%) DNS
6 15 (4.76%) Skype
7 12 (3.81%) Wireless
8 8 (2.54%) DHCP
9 6 (1.90%) Internet
9 6 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (1.59%) Firewall
10 5 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.27%) Broadband
11 4 (1.27%) Intranet
11 4 (1.27%) WLAN
12 3 (0.95%) Cisco Wireless
12 3 (0.95%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.95%) VoIP
13 2 (0.63%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.95%) MongoDB
2 3 (0.95%) QlikView
3 2 (0.63%) GIS
3 2 (0.63%) MySQL
4 1 (0.32%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.32%) Informix
4 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (11.75%) Xcode
2 11 (3.49%) JIRA
3 8 (2.54%) JUnit
4 7 (2.22%) JIRA Agile
5 6 (1.90%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.59%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.27%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.27%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.27%) Hudson
7 4 (1.27%) Selenium
8 3 (0.95%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.95%) Gatling
8 3 (0.95%) JMeter
8 3 (0.95%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.95%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.63%) Appium
9 2 (0.63%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.63%) GCC
9 2 (0.63%) Subversion
9 2 (0.63%) WebStorm
General
1 45 (14.29%) Finance
2 29 (9.21%) Legal
3 28 (8.89%) Law
4 26 (8.25%) Telecoms
5 21 (6.67%) Publishing
6 14 (4.44%) Banking
7 7 (2.22%) Retail
8 5 (1.59%) Back Office
8 5 (1.59%) Games
8 5 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.63%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.32%) Billing
11 1 (0.32%) Front Office
11 1 (0.32%) Marketing
11 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 94 (29.84%) Analyst
2 85 (26.98%) Developer
3 67 (21.27%) Desktop Support
4 64 (20.32%) iOS Developer
5 49 (15.56%) Service Analyst
5 49 (15.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 44 (13.97%) 2nd Line Support
7 39 (12.38%) Support Engineer
8 36 (11.43%) Support Analyst
9 28 (8.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 25 (7.94%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 22 (6.98%) Desktop Engineer
11 22 (6.98%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 22 (6.98%) IT Support
12 19 (6.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 17 (5.40%) IT Analyst
14 15 (4.76%) IT Engineer
15 14 (4.44%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
15 14 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 13 (4.13%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (13.02%) Cocoa
2 35 (11.11%) RESTful
3 19 (6.03%) HTML
4 15 (4.76%) iOS SDK
5 14 (4.44%) HTML5
5 14 (4.44%) JSON
6 11 (3.49%) CSS
7 10 (3.17%) AngularJS
7 10 (3.17%) Web Services
7 10 (3.17%) XML
8 9 (2.86%) CSS3
8 9 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (2.54%) Cocoa Touch
10 7 (2.22%) REST
11 6 (1.90%) Core Data
11 6 (1.90%) Node.js
12 5 (1.59%) Core Animation
12 5 (1.59%) UIKit
13 4 (1.27%) Ionic Framework
13 4 (1.27%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 168 (53.33%) iPad
2 81 (25.71%) Blackberry
3 37 (11.75%) User Experience
4 31 (9.84%) Mobile App
5 20 (6.35%) Smartphone
6 18 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (3.81%) Computer Science
9 8 (2.54%) Animation
9 8 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (2.22%) Handset
11 6 (1.90%) Fat Client
11 6 (1.90%) Thin Client
12 5 (1.59%) BYOD
12 5 (1.59%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.59%) Fintech
12 5 (1.59%) FMCG
13 4 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.27%) Graphic Design
13 4 (1.27%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 185 (58.73%) Windows
2 135 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 105 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 90 (28.57%) Android
5 59 (18.73%) Windows 10
6 35 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 27 (8.57%) Windows Server
8 9 (2.86%) Linux
8 9 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.86%) Windows XP
9 8 (2.54%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.22%) Mac OS
10 7 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.59%) Unix
12 4 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (22.54%) iOS Development
2 62 (19.68%) ITIL
3 61 (19.37%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (11.11%) OO
5 33 (10.48%) Mobile Development
6 31 (9.84%) TDD
7 29 (9.21%) Scrum
8 27 (8.57%) OOD
9 22 (6.98%) Unit Testing
10 21 (6.67%) BDD
11 16 (5.08%) Content Management
11 16 (5.08%) ITSM
11 16 (5.08%) MVC
11 16 (5.08%) Service Management
12 15 (4.76%) Acceptance Criteria
13 14 (4.44%) Document Management
14 13 (4.13%) Test Automation
14 13 (4.13%) Ticket Management
15 12 (3.81%) Incident Management
15 12 (3.81%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (20.32%) Apple Swift
2 59 (18.73%) Objective-C
3 18 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.49%) Java
5 9 (2.86%) C++
6 8 (2.54%) SQL
7 7 (2.22%) Python
8 5 (1.59%) C#
9 3 (0.95%) C
10 2 (0.63%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.63%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (0.63%) PHP
10 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.32%) ES6
11 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (6.35%) Degree
2 13 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.86%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.27%) A+ Certification
6 4 (1.27%) CCNA
6 4 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.27%) MCSE
7 3 (0.95%) CCNP
7 3 (0.95%) MCITP
8 2 (0.63%) ISEB
8 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.63%) MCP
9 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.32%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.57%) SLA
2 14 (4.44%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 95 (30.16%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.90%) BitLocker
5 5 (1.59%) vSphere
6 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.32%) XenApp
6 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (9.52%) SCCM
2 15 (4.76%) AirWatch
3 9 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.95%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.32%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.32%) Nagios
6 1 (0.32%) Opsview
6 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 75 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 70 (22.22%) Apple
3 31 (9.84%) Citrix
4 25 (7.94%) Cisco
5 16 (5.08%) HP
5 16 (5.08%) VMware
6 14 (4.44%) Symantec
7 13 (4.13%) Mitel
8 11 (3.49%) iManage
8 11 (3.49%) Lotus
8 11 (3.49%) MobileIron
8 11 (3.49%) Samsung
9 9 (2.86%) Bloomberg
9 9 (2.86%) Remedy
10 7 (2.22%) Dell
10 7 (2.22%) Google
10 7 (2.22%) SAP
11 6 (1.90%) Avaya
11 6 (1.90%) McAfee
12 5 (1.59%) Oracle