Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 610 559
Rank change year-on-year +25 -51 -97
Contract jobs citing iPhone 309 281 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.81% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 154 207
UK median daily rate £325 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £121 £136 £145
90th Percentile £544 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £325 £331
% change year-on-year -34.62% -1.89% -1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 44
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £16.29 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.79% +1.81% +10.34%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.15 £11.73
90th Percentile £37.50 £26.45 £23.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +24.14% +16.00%

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 34682 34666 36957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.63% 33.10% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23021 22730 23492
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £616
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1016 1189 1465
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £20.67 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.22% +6.00% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

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 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +44 290 £325 -13.33% 57
London +29 203 £398 -6.47% 24
UK excluding London -8 100 £213 -34.62% 35
South East -3 25 £325 +47.73% 11
North of England +28 20 £140 -64.56% 13
East of England +3 17 £325 -7.14% 2
North West +27 15 £133 -51.82% 11
Midlands +20 13 £300 -20.00% 4
South West -5 13 £190 -43.70% 3
Scotland -6 9 £300 -29.41% 2
West Midlands +25 6 £400 +14.29% 1
East Midlands -4 6 £300 -20.00% 3
Wales +4 4 £150 -9.09%
Yorkshire -6 3 £400 -3.03%
North East +65 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 183 (59.22%) iPad
2 164 (53.07%) Windows
3 148 (47.90%) Apple iOS
4 104 (33.66%) iOS Development
5 100 (32.36%) Windows 7
6 94 (30.42%) Active Directory
7 92 (29.77%) Apple Swift
8 88 (28.48%) Microsoft
9 87 (28.16%) Objective-C
10 83 (26.86%) Agile Software Development
11 80 (25.89%) Blackberry
12 69 (22.33%) Apple
12 69 (22.33%) RESTful
13 64 (20.71%) Android
14 63 (20.39%) User Experience
15 61 (19.74%) Microsoft Office
16 59 (19.09%) TDD
17 58 (18.77%) Xcode
18 57 (18.45%) OO
19 56 (18.12%) Windows 10
20 55 (17.80%) ITIL
20 55 (17.80%) Cocoa
21 54 (17.48%) Scrum
22 52 (16.83%) Office 365
23 46 (14.89%) Windows 8
24 37 (11.97%) OOD
25 35 (11.33%) Finance
26 33 (10.68%) Publishing
27 32 (10.36%) Citrix
27 32 (10.36%) 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 30 (9.71%) CMS
2 17 (5.50%) MS Exchange
2 17 (5.50%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (3.56%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.59%) Confluence
6 7 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.27%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.32%) Drupal
9 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.32%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 61 (19.74%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (4.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.32%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.32%) SAP EWM
2 1 (0.32%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 52 (16.83%) Office 365
2 15 (4.85%) GitHub
3 2 (0.65%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.32%) G Suite
4 1 (0.32%) iTunes
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.39%) LAN
2 25 (8.09%) TCP/IP
3 23 (7.44%) DNS
3 23 (7.44%) VPN
4 19 (6.15%) WAN
5 15 (4.85%) DHCP
6 11 (3.56%) Wireless
7 10 (3.24%) Network Security
8 9 (2.91%) Skype
9 8 (2.59%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (2.27%) Firewall
11 6 (1.94%) Broadband
11 6 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.29%) Bluetooth
12 4 (1.29%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.29%) VLAN
12 4 (1.29%) VoIP
12 4 (1.29%) WebEx
12 4 (1.29%) WLAN
13 3 (0.97%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.65%) GIS
2 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 58 (18.77%) Xcode
2 22 (7.12%) JIRA
3 21 (6.80%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.24%) git-flow
5 8 (2.59%) Bitbucket
5 8 (2.59%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.27%) JUnit
7 4 (1.29%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.29%) Subversion
8 3 (0.97%) CocoaPods
8 3 (0.97%) Selenium
8 3 (0.97%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.65%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.65%) Gatling
9 2 (0.65%) GCC
9 2 (0.65%) JMeter
9 2 (0.65%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.65%) WebStorm
10 1 (0.32%) Gradle
General
1 35 (11.33%) Finance
2 33 (10.68%) Publishing
3 20 (6.47%) Retail
4 19 (6.15%) Banking
4 19 (6.15%) Law
5 14 (4.53%) Legal
6 11 (3.56%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.97%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.65%) Back Office
9 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.65%) Games
9 2 (0.65%) Marketing
9 2 (0.65%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Front Office
10 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 117 (37.86%) Developer
2 101 (32.69%) iOS Developer
3 69 (22.33%) Analyst
4 61 (19.74%) Desktop Support
5 46 (14.89%) Support Engineer
6 37 (11.97%) Service Analyst
6 37 (11.97%) Service Desk Analyst
7 36 (11.65%) 2nd Line Support
8 28 (9.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 28 (9.06%) Support Analyst
9 26 (8.41%) Desktop Engineer
10 25 (8.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 23 (7.44%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 21 (6.80%) IT Support
13 19 (6.15%) IT Engineer
14 18 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 17 (5.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
15 17 (5.50%) Senior Developer
15 17 (5.50%) Senior iOS Developer
16 14 (4.53%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (22.33%) RESTful
2 55 (17.80%) Cocoa
3 25 (8.09%) iOS SDK
4 15 (4.85%) JSON
5 13 (4.21%) HTML
5 13 (4.21%) Web Services
6 11 (3.56%) Core Animation
7 10 (3.24%) REST
7 10 (3.24%) XML
8 8 (2.59%) Core Data
8 8 (2.59%) CSS
8 8 (2.59%) CSS3
8 8 (2.59%) HTML5
9 7 (2.27%) WebKit
10 5 (1.62%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (1.62%) UIKit
11 4 (1.29%) Cocoa Touch
11 4 (1.29%) iPhone SDK
11 4 (1.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 183 (59.22%) iPad
2 80 (25.89%) Blackberry
3 63 (20.39%) User Experience
4 26 (8.41%) Mobile App
5 20 (6.47%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.53%) Video Conferencing
7 12 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (3.88%) FMCG
8 11 (3.56%) Animation
8 11 (3.56%) Smartphone
9 9 (2.91%) Data Structures
10 8 (2.59%) Fintech
11 7 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (1.94%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.29%) Handset
14 3 (0.97%) Augmented Reality
15 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
15 2 (0.65%) Social Media
15 2 (0.65%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 164 (53.07%) Windows
2 148 (47.90%) Apple iOS
3 100 (32.36%) Windows 7
4 64 (20.71%) Android
5 56 (18.12%) Windows 10
6 46 (14.89%) Windows 8
7 28 (9.06%) Windows Server
8 12 (3.88%) Windows XP
9 10 (3.24%) Linux
10 9 (2.91%) Mac OS X
10 9 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (2.27%) Windows Phone
12 6 (1.94%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.29%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (33.66%) iOS Development
2 83 (26.86%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (19.09%) TDD
4 57 (18.45%) OO
5 55 (17.80%) ITIL
6 54 (17.48%) Scrum
7 37 (11.97%) OOD
8 28 (9.06%) Content Management
9 27 (8.74%) Acceptance Criteria
9 27 (8.74%) Software Engineering
10 25 (8.09%) Mobile Development
11 24 (7.77%) OOP
12 23 (7.44%) Test Automation
13 22 (7.12%) Unit Testing
14 18 (5.83%) BDD
14 18 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (5.50%) SOLID
16 15 (4.85%) Mobile Device Management
17 12 (3.88%) Service Management
18 11 (3.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (29.77%) Apple Swift
2 87 (28.16%) Objective-C
3 17 (5.50%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.21%) C++
4 13 (4.21%) Java
5 7 (2.27%) Python
6 5 (1.62%) C#
7 3 (0.97%) C
8 2 (0.65%) SQL
9 1 (0.32%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.32%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.32%) PHP
9 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (8.74%) Degree
2 16 (5.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (4.53%) Master's Degree
4 12 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.94%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.62%) MCITP
7 4 (1.29%) MCSE
8 3 (0.97%) A+ Certification
8 3 (0.97%) CCNA
8 3 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.97%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.65%) CCENT
9 2 (0.65%) MCDST
9 2 (0.65%) MCSA
10 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.32%) ISEB
10 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.15%) SLA
2 7 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 94 (30.42%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.62%) vSphere
4 5 (1.62%) XenApp
5 3 (0.97%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.97%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (10.36%) SCCM
2 21 (6.80%) AirWatch
3 9 (2.91%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.29%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.32%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.32%) SafeCom
6 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 88 (28.48%) Microsoft
2 69 (22.33%) Apple
3 32 (10.36%) Citrix
4 25 (8.09%) Cisco
5 19 (6.15%) VMware
6 14 (4.53%) Symantec
7 12 (3.88%) SAP
8 11 (3.56%) Dell
8 11 (3.56%) HP
9 10 (3.24%) Bloomberg
10 9 (2.91%) iManage
11 8 (2.59%) Atlassian
12 7 (2.27%) Avaya
12 7 (2.27%) Lotus
12 7 (2.27%) Remedy
13 6 (1.94%) Google
13 6 (1.94%) Mitel
13 6 (1.94%) Samsung
14 5 (1.62%) LANDesk
14 5 (1.62%) MobileIron