Period
to 21 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 603 607 639
Rank change year-on-year +4 +32 -152
Contract jobs citing iPhone 279 242 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 0.78% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 165 171
UK median daily rate £225 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% -6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £109 £114 £153
90th Percentile £575 £495 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £325 £338
% change year-on-year -30.77% -3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 22
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.88% +10.34% -7.94%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.70 £10.93
90th Percentile £23.00 £52.20 £17.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.03% +3.33% +7.14%

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 33,747 31,149 36,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.73% 34.17% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,035 20,194 23,607
UK median daily rate £455 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £271 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +1.25% +5.26% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,051 1,092 1,206
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.28% +17.33%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year +16.22% -12.94% +21.43%

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 June 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 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iPhone in the UK

iPhone
Top 14 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 June 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 -6 258 £250 -28.57% 64
London -7 157 £250 -33.33% 24
UK excluding London +7 120 £225 -30.77% 41
South East -7 34 £225 -18.18% 10
North of England -29 32 £300 -23.57% 17
Midlands 0 19 £313 -3.85% 7
Scotland -41 19 £105 -72.19% 1
Yorkshire -10 17 £400 - 3
West Midlands - 17 £250 - 5
North West -10 12 £240 +92.00% 14
South West +7 8 £305 +58.44% 3
East of England -4 8 £118 -57.27% 3
North East -1 3 £185 -
East Midlands -6 2 £375 +15.38% 2

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 164 (58.78%) Windows
2 136 (48.75%) iPad
3 111 (39.78%) Apple iOS
4 107 (38.35%) Active Directory
5 103 (36.92%) Android
6 91 (32.62%) Windows 7
7 71 (25.45%) Microsoft
7 71 (25.45%) Microsoft Office
8 65 (23.30%) Apple
9 64 (22.94%) iOS Development
10 63 (22.58%) Blackberry
11 60 (21.51%) Windows 10
12 54 (19.35%) ITIL
12 54 (19.35%) Objective-C
13 53 (19.00%) Apple Swift
14 49 (17.56%) Office 365
15 47 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
16 42 (15.05%) Mobile Development
17 38 (13.62%) Mobile App
18 35 (12.54%) Citrix
18 35 (12.54%) SCCM
19 32 (11.47%) Windows 8
20 31 (11.11%) OO
20 31 (11.11%) Cocoa
21 30 (10.75%) Finance
21 30 (10.75%) VPN
22 29 (10.39%) Law
23 28 (10.04%) Xcode
23 28 (10.04%) TDD
23 28 (10.04%) JavaScript

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 25 (8.96%) Skype for Business
2 19 (6.81%) MS Exchange
3 14 (5.02%) SharePoint
4 13 (4.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 13 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (4.30%) CMS
6 5 (1.79%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 71 (25.45%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (6.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (5.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.79%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.72%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.72%) InVision
5 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.23%) Elite 3E
2 8 (2.87%) Carpe Diem
3 4 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.36%) Maximo
4 1 (0.36%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 49 (17.56%) Office 365
2 8 (2.87%) OneDrive
3 3 (1.08%) iTunes
3 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.36%) G Suite
5 1 (0.36%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.36%) GoToWebinar
5 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.36%) npm
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.75%) VPN
2 27 (9.68%) Skype
3 21 (7.53%) LAN
4 20 (7.17%) DNS
5 19 (6.81%) WAN
6 14 (5.02%) DHCP
7 12 (4.30%) Internet
8 11 (3.94%) TCP/IP
9 9 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (2.51%) Bluetooth
10 7 (2.51%) Intranet
10 7 (2.51%) VoIP
10 7 (2.51%) Wireless
10 7 (2.51%) WLAN
11 6 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (1.43%) Firewall
13 3 (1.08%) Broadband
13 3 (1.08%) Ethernet
13 3 (1.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.51%) SQLite
2 4 (1.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.08%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.08%) QlikView
3 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.72%) Blockchain
4 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (10.04%) Xcode
2 11 (3.94%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.94%) JIRA
3 5 (1.79%) JIRA Agile
3 5 (1.79%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.08%) git-flow
4 3 (1.08%) Hudson
5 1 (0.36%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.36%) CocoaPods
5 1 (0.36%) Grunt
5 1 (0.36%) gulp
5 1 (0.36%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.36%) JSUnit
5 1 (0.36%) Mocha
5 1 (0.36%) Subversion
5 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.36%) webpack
General
1 30 (10.75%) Finance
2 29 (10.39%) Law
3 22 (7.89%) Legal
4 18 (6.45%) Publishing
5 15 (5.38%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.94%) Banking
7 5 (1.79%) Games
7 5 (1.79%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.43%) Front Office
9 3 (1.08%) Billing
9 3 (1.08%) Retail
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) French Language
10 1 (0.36%) International Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 86 (30.82%) Analyst
2 74 (26.52%) Developer
3 57 (20.43%) Desktop Support
4 50 (17.92%) iOS Developer
5 46 (16.49%) 2nd Line Support
5 46 (16.49%) Service Analyst
6 45 (16.13%) Service Desk Analyst
7 38 (13.62%) Support Analyst
8 37 (13.26%) Support Engineer
9 28 (10.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 27 (9.68%) IT Support
11 20 (7.17%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 16 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 13 (4.66%) Desktop Engineer
13 13 (4.66%) IT Engineer
13 13 (4.66%) Service Desk Support
14 12 (4.30%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
14 12 (4.30%) Deskside Engineer
14 12 (4.30%) IT Support Engineer
14 12 (4.30%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.11%) Cocoa
2 25 (8.96%) RESTful
3 23 (8.24%) HTML
4 18 (6.45%) AngularJS
4 18 (6.45%) HTML5
5 15 (5.38%) CSS
6 12 (4.30%) Ionic Framework
7 11 (3.94%) Apache Cordova
7 11 (3.94%) CSS3
7 11 (3.94%) React
8 10 (3.58%) iOS SDK
8 10 (3.58%) React Native
9 9 (3.23%) Angular 2
9 9 (3.23%) Node.js
9 9 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (2.51%) Cocoa Touch
10 7 (2.51%) Sencha Touch
10 7 (2.51%) Web Services
11 6 (2.15%) SOAP
11 6 (2.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 136 (48.75%) iPad
2 63 (22.58%) Blackberry
3 38 (13.62%) Mobile App
4 28 (10.04%) User Experience
5 25 (8.96%) Smartphone
6 23 (8.24%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (5.38%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (2.87%) Computer Science
10 7 (2.51%) BYOD
11 6 (2.15%) Data Centre
11 6 (2.15%) Fat Client
11 6 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (2.15%) Thin Client
12 5 (1.79%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.79%) Social Media
13 4 (1.43%) Animation
13 4 (1.43%) NHS
14 3 (1.08%) Graphic Design
14 3 (1.08%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 164 (58.78%) Windows
2 111 (39.78%) Apple iOS
3 103 (36.92%) Android
4 91 (32.62%) Windows 7
5 60 (21.51%) Windows 10
6 32 (11.47%) Windows 8
7 24 (8.60%) Mac OS X
8 20 (7.17%) Windows Server
9 14 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (3.23%) Linux
12 8 (2.87%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (1.79%) Windows Phone
13 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.43%) Windows XP
15 3 (1.08%) Unix
16 2 (0.72%) Solaris
17 1 (0.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (22.94%) iOS Development
2 54 (19.35%) ITIL
3 47 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (15.05%) Mobile Development
5 31 (11.11%) OO
6 28 (10.04%) TDD
7 26 (9.32%) Scrum
8 23 (8.24%) BDD
8 23 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (7.89%) Unit Testing
10 21 (7.53%) Change Management
11 19 (6.81%) ITSM
12 18 (6.45%) OOD
13 17 (6.09%) Incident Management
14 14 (5.02%) Document Management
14 14 (5.02%) Service Delivery
15 13 (4.66%) Acceptance Criteria
15 13 (4.66%) Content Management
15 13 (4.66%) MVC
16 12 (4.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (19.35%) Objective-C
2 53 (19.00%) Apple Swift
3 28 (10.04%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.58%) Java
4 10 (3.58%) SQL
5 9 (3.23%) Python
6 8 (2.87%) C#
7 6 (2.15%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.43%) C++
9 2 (0.72%) PHP
9 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.36%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.36%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.36%) ES6
10 1 (0.36%) GLSL
10 1 (0.36%) Go
10 1 (0.36%) R
10 1 (0.36%) Ruby
10 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (3.58%) Degree
2 9 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.51%) A+ Certification
5 6 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.79%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.08%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.72%) CCNA
8 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.36%) CCNP
9 1 (0.36%) ISEB
9 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.36%) MCITP
9 1 (0.36%) MCP
9 1 (0.36%) MCSE
9 1 (0.36%) MOS
9 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.38%) SLA
2 10 (3.58%) QA
3 2 (0.72%) PMO
4 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 107 (38.35%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.73%) BitLocker
4 7 (2.51%) vSphere
5 6 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.15%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (1.43%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.08%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 35 (12.54%) SCCM
2 6 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.43%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.72%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.72%) Malwarebytes
4 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.36%) DameWare
5 1 (0.36%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (0.36%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.36%) MaaS360
5 1 (0.36%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 71 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 65 (23.30%) Apple
3 35 (12.54%) Citrix
4 24 (8.60%) VMware
5 18 (6.45%) Cisco
6 15 (5.38%) HP
7 12 (4.30%) Adobe
8 11 (3.94%) iManage
8 11 (3.94%) Mitel
9 9 (3.23%) MobileIron
10 8 (2.87%) Avaya
10 8 (2.87%) Bloomberg
10 8 (2.87%) Remedy
11 7 (2.51%) Dell
11 7 (2.51%) Sencha
11 7 (2.51%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.79%) Lotus
12 5 (1.79%) Samsung
12 5 (1.79%) Symantec
13 4 (1.43%) McAfee