Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 881 852 892
Rank change year-on-year -29 +40 -4
Contract jobs citing iTunes 9 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.010% 0.018%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.041% 0.068% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 10
UK median daily rate £380 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.94% -13.89% -
10th Percentile £378 £150 £269
90th Percentile £459 £518 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £150 £263
% change year-on-year +153.33% -42.86% -41.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 22,140 14,745 11,622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.72% 14.94% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,206 10,121 8,067
UK median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +9.76%
10th Percentile £303 £275 £275
90th Percentile £645 £625 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 218 182
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.54% -16.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.52
90th Percentile £64.00 £63.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.98 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.80% +11.65% -26.09%

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 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 -12 7 £380 -5.00% 10
UK excluding London -33 7 £380 +153.33% 9
East of England - 5 £380 - 1
Scotland -20 2 - -
London -26 2 £525 +14.75% 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Apple
2 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Android
2 6 (66.67%) Office 365
3 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (55.56%) Proofpoint
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) Blackberry
3 5 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (55.56%) Clearswift
3 5 (55.56%) Smartphone
4 4 (44.44%) Legal
4 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (44.44%) Supplier Management
4 4 (44.44%) SCCM
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (33.33%) Apple Swift
5 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
5 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
6 2 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (22.22%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (22.22%) Android Development

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 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Office 365
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) CocoaPods
1 1 (11.11%) Xcode
General
1 4 (44.44%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Games
2 2 (22.22%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
1 2 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 2 (22.22%) Unreal Engine
1 2 (22.22%) WebGL
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Blackberry
1 5 (55.56%) Smartphone
2 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 2 (22.22%) iPad
2 2 (22.22%) iPhone
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) Fintech
3 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Android
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 4 (44.44%) Supplier Management
2 3 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 2 (22.22%) Android Development
3 2 (22.22%) Applied Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) Game Development
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Physics
4 1 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
4 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Apple Swift
1 3 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 2 (22.22%) GLSL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Apple
3 5 (55.56%) Clearswift
3 5 (55.56%) Proofpoint
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco