Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for iTunes skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iTunes over the 6 months to 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in 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 iTunes
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 854 874 852
Rank change year-on-year +20 -22 +17
Contract jobs citing iTunes 17 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.005% 0.013%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.070% 0.028% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 2
UK median daily rate £380 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -5.06% -4.24%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £364
90th Percentile £525 £388 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 - £415
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £12.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

iTunes is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 24,185 17,802 12,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.28% 17.70% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,685 12,379 8,373
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £308 £286 £285
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 306 231 165
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.83% +3.29% -12.20%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £10.95
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.50 £56.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

iTunes
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for iTunes in the UK

iTunes
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing iTunes.

Contractor daily rate trend for iTunes in the UK

iTunes
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iTunes over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iTunes in the UK

iTunes
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing iTunes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for iTunes in the UK

iTunes
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iTunes within the UK over the 6 months to 24 January 2019. 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 +37 17 £380 +1.33% 7
UK excluding London -9 11 £380 - 3
East of England - 9 £380 -
London +42 6 £500 +33.33% 4
South East - 2 - - 3

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing iTunes 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 iTunes.

1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Apple
3 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Smartphone
3 9 (52.94%) Office 365
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (47.06%) Proofpoint
4 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (47.06%) VPN
4 8 (47.06%) Blackberry
4 8 (47.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (47.06%) Clearswift
5 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
5 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (41.18%) SCCM
5 7 (41.18%) Android
6 6 (35.29%) Java
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (29.41%) Legal
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (23.53%) TDD
8 4 (23.53%) Supplier Management
8 4 (23.53%) Kanban
8 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (23.53%) Software Architecture
8 4 (23.53%) Publishing
8 4 (23.53%) Scrum
8 4 (23.53%) SOA
8 4 (23.53%) DevOps

iTunes
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 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 8 (47.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Office 365
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (11.76%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Xcode
2 2 (11.76%) Android Studio
3 1 (5.88%) CocoaPods
General
1 5 (29.41%) Legal
2 4 (23.53%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Java Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Application Development Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Development Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Development Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) iOS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Smartphone
2 8 (47.06%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Fintech
3 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Android
3 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) watchOS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) Kanban
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) SOA
3 4 (23.53%) Software Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) SOLID
3 4 (23.53%) Supplier Management
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (5.88%) Cash Management
5 1 (5.88%) Server Management
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) User Stories
5 1 (5.88%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) Apple Swift
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
1 1 (5.88%) MCSA
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Apple
3 8 (47.06%) Clearswift
3 8 (47.06%) Proofpoint
4 2 (11.76%) Google
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco