Period
to 21 October 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 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 600 563
Rank change year-on-year +20 -37 -129
Contract jobs citing iPhone 306 292 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 0.83% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 160 221
UK median daily rate £350 £381 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.20% -1.61% +8.77%
10th Percentile £123 £142 £150
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £294 £338 £313
% change year-on-year -12.96% +8.00% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 30 42
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £16.29 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.79% +8.60% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.78 £10.75 £11.58
90th Percentile £63.75 £21.05 £22.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +16.07% +12.00%

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 33347 35358 37028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.57% 33.30% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22047 23176 23428
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 993 1199 1462
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.68% +5.26% +1.60%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.71 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.05 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.21 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% +13.89% -2.70%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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 +50 283 £355 -10.13% 42
London +44 199 £400 -5.88% 21
UK excluding London +7 100 £294 -12.96% 24
North of England +51 23 £160 -61.21% 8
South East +5 23 £345 +46.81% 3
North West +29 16 £140 -48.15% 8
East of England -11 15 £313 -13.79% 2
Midlands +42 14 £300 -11.11% 4
Scotland +17 12 £396 +46.76% 3
South West +13 10 £190 -43.70% 4
East Midlands +4 8 £300 -3.23% 3
West Midlands +32 6 £400 +14.29% 1
Yorkshire -4 5 £400 -5.88%
Wales +8 4 £150 -9.09%
North East +70 2 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (59.80%) iPad
2 158 (51.63%) Apple iOS
3 149 (48.69%) Windows
4 117 (38.24%) iOS Development
5 104 (33.99%) Apple Swift
6 96 (31.37%) Objective-C
7 93 (30.39%) Windows 7
8 88 (28.76%) Active Directory
9 85 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
10 84 (27.45%) Microsoft
11 77 (25.16%) Blackberry
12 69 (22.55%) RESTful
13 61 (19.93%) Apple
13 61 (19.93%) TDD
14 60 (19.61%) Cocoa
15 59 (19.28%) Android
16 58 (18.95%) User Experience
17 56 (18.30%) Xcode
18 54 (17.65%) OO
18 54 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
19 51 (16.67%) ITIL
20 48 (15.69%) Scrum
21 46 (15.03%) Windows 10
22 41 (13.40%) Finance
22 41 (13.40%) Office 365
23 40 (13.07%) Windows 8
24 37 (12.09%) OOD
25 32 (10.46%) Software Engineering
26 31 (10.13%) Citrix
27 30 (9.80%) 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 26 (8.50%) CMS
2 17 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 15 (4.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (3.59%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.61%) Confluence
5 8 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.61%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.63%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.33%) Apache
9 1 (0.33%) Drupal
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 54 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.33%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.33%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 41 (13.40%) Office 365
2 16 (5.23%) GitHub
3 1 (0.33%) G Suite
3 1 (0.33%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.17%) LAN
2 23 (7.52%) TCP/IP
3 22 (7.19%) DNS
4 20 (6.54%) VPN
5 14 (4.58%) DHCP
5 14 (4.58%) WAN
6 10 (3.27%) Network Security
7 9 (2.94%) Wireless
8 7 (2.29%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (1.96%) Broadband
10 5 (1.63%) Bluetooth
10 5 (1.63%) Skype
10 5 (1.63%) VoIP
10 5 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.31%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.31%) Firewall
11 4 (1.31%) VLAN
11 4 (1.31%) WebEx
12 3 (0.98%) WLAN
13 2 (0.65%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.65%) GIS
2 2 (0.65%) MySQL
2 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 56 (18.30%) Xcode
2 22 (7.19%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.19%) JIRA
3 10 (3.27%) git-flow
4 9 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.61%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.96%) JUnit
7 5 (1.63%) Subversion
8 4 (1.31%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.98%) CocoaPods
9 3 (0.98%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.65%) GCC
10 2 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.65%) WebStorm
11 1 (0.33%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.33%) Gradle
11 1 (0.33%) Hudson
11 1 (0.33%) Selenium
11 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (13.40%) Finance
2 29 (9.48%) Publishing
3 21 (6.86%) Banking
4 19 (6.21%) Retail
5 13 (4.25%) Law
6 12 (3.92%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.94%) Legal
8 5 (1.63%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.98%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.65%) Back Office
10 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.65%) Marketing
10 2 (0.65%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Front Office
11 1 (0.33%) Games
11 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 129 (42.16%) Developer
2 115 (37.58%) iOS Developer
3 58 (18.95%) Analyst
4 55 (17.97%) Desktop Support
5 42 (13.73%) Support Engineer
6 31 (10.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 29 (9.48%) Service Analyst
7 29 (9.48%) Service Desk Analyst
8 25 (8.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 25 (8.17%) Support Analyst
9 24 (7.84%) Desktop Engineer
10 23 (7.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 20 (6.54%) IT Support
12 19 (6.21%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 19 (6.21%) Senior Developer
12 19 (6.21%) Senior iOS Developer
13 17 (5.56%) IT Engineer
14 15 (4.90%) 1st Line Support
15 14 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 14 (4.58%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (22.55%) RESTful
2 60 (19.61%) Cocoa
3 28 (9.15%) iOS SDK
4 24 (7.84%) JSON
5 15 (4.90%) XML
6 14 (4.58%) Core Data
6 14 (4.58%) Web Services
7 13 (4.25%) HTML
8 12 (3.92%) Core Animation
8 12 (3.92%) REST
9 8 (2.61%) Cocoa Touch
9 8 (2.61%) CSS
9 8 (2.61%) CSS3
9 8 (2.61%) HTML5
9 8 (2.61%) UIKit
10 7 (2.29%) WebKit
11 5 (1.63%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.63%) iPhone SDK
11 5 (1.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (1.31%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 183 (59.80%) iPad
2 77 (25.16%) Blackberry
3 58 (18.95%) User Experience
4 28 (9.15%) Mobile App
5 21 (6.86%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.58%) Data Structures
7 12 (3.92%) Animation
7 12 (3.92%) FMCG
7 12 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (3.59%) Algorithms
9 10 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (3.27%) Smartphone
10 7 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.29%) Fintech
10 7 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.98%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.65%) Social Media
12 2 (0.65%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 158 (51.63%) Apple iOS
2 149 (48.69%) Windows
3 93 (30.39%) Windows 7
4 59 (19.28%) Android
5 46 (15.03%) Windows 10
6 40 (13.07%) Windows 8
7 20 (6.54%) Windows Server
8 14 (4.58%) Windows XP
9 11 (3.59%) Linux
10 8 (2.61%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.29%) Windows Phone
11 7 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.63%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.31%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.98%) Unix
14 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (38.24%) iOS Development
2 85 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (19.93%) TDD
4 54 (17.65%) OO
5 51 (16.67%) ITIL
6 48 (15.69%) Scrum
7 37 (12.09%) OOD
8 32 (10.46%) Software Engineering
9 26 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (8.50%) Test Automation
10 24 (7.84%) Content Management
11 23 (7.52%) Acceptance Criteria
11 23 (7.52%) OOP
12 19 (6.21%) Mobile Development
12 19 (6.21%) Unit Testing
13 17 (5.56%) SOLID
14 15 (4.90%) Mobile Device Management
15 14 (4.58%) BDD
16 11 (3.59%) Android Development
16 11 (3.59%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 104 (33.99%) Apple Swift
2 96 (31.37%) Objective-C
3 17 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 14 (4.58%) C++
5 13 (4.25%) Java
6 5 (1.63%) C#
6 5 (1.63%) Python
7 4 (1.31%) C
8 3 (0.98%) SQL
9 2 (0.65%) PHP
10 1 (0.33%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.33%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (8.50%) Degree
2 17 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (4.25%) Master's Degree
4 11 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.96%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.31%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.98%) MCITP
8 2 (0.65%) CCENT
8 2 (0.65%) CCNA
8 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.65%) MCDST
8 2 (0.65%) MCSA
8 2 (0.65%) MCSE
9 1 (0.33%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.56%) SLA
2 5 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 88 (28.76%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.29%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.63%) vSphere
4 5 (1.63%) XenApp
5 3 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.98%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 30 (9.80%) SCCM
2 19 (6.21%) AirWatch
3 7 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.33%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.33%) Nagios
6 1 (0.33%) SafeCom
6 1 (0.33%) SCOM
6 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 84 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 61 (19.93%) Apple
3 31 (10.13%) Citrix
4 26 (8.50%) Cisco
5 19 (6.21%) VMware
6 12 (3.92%) SAP
7 11 (3.59%) Dell
7 11 (3.59%) HP
7 11 (3.59%) Symantec
8 10 (3.27%) Bloomberg
9 9 (2.94%) Remedy
10 8 (2.61%) Atlassian
11 7 (2.29%) Google
12 6 (1.96%) iManage
12 6 (1.96%) MobileIron
13 5 (1.63%) Avaya
13 5 (1.63%) LANDesk
13 5 (1.63%) Lotus
13 5 (1.63%) Reuters
14 4 (1.31%) Adobe