The table below looks at the statistics for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 148 131 124
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 838 829 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.56% 1.62% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.23% 7.12% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 537 580
Average daily rate
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£406 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £491 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 26 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £14.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £14.04 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.84 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -26.88%
Apple iOS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11583 11636 11097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.54% 22.74% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6915 6736 6334
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 904 1022 973
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.25 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in England

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple iOS across the England region.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in England

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Histogram in England

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the England region.

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Trend in England

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -12 524 £425 +6.25% 150
South East -49 86 £355 +1.42% 55
North West +31 79 £395 +12.85% 44
South West +19 48 £406 +18.18% 27
Yorkshire -27 29 £325 -3.70% 19
West Midlands +5 26 £300 -0.08% 18
East of England +9 24 £300 -25.92% 20
East Midlands -2 16 £275 -15.38% 20
North East -28 4 £320 +45.45% 7
Apple iOS
UK

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple iOS.

1 987 (61.15%) Android
2 863 (53.47%) iOS Development
3 739 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
4 594 (36.80%) Mobile App
5 495 (30.67%) Objective-C
6 395 (24.47%) Android Development
7 310 (19.21%) Mobile Development
8 296 (18.34%) Windows
9 292 (18.09%) HTML
10 269 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 267 (16.54%) User Experience
12 261 (16.17%) Java
13 257 (15.92%) TDD
14 226 (14.00%) JSON
15 215 (13.32%) Scrum
16 211 (13.07%) CSS
17 207 (12.83%) Apple
18 205 (12.70%) Web Services
19 201 (12.45%) Cocoa
20 185 (11.46%) Xcode
20 185 (11.46%) HTML5
21 184 (11.40%) iPhone
22 165 (10.22%) Finance
22 165 (10.22%) E-Commerce
23 164 (10.16%) OO
24 160 (9.91%) BDD
25 158 (9.79%) iOS SDK
25 158 (9.79%) REST
25 158 (9.79%) Apple Swift
26 151 (9.36%) C#

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple iOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 46 (2.85%) Node.js
2 36 (2.23%) CMS
3 20 (1.24%) MS Exchange
4 14 (0.87%) SharePoint
4 14 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 13 (0.81%) Confluence
5 13 (0.81%) Lync
6 12 (0.74%) IIS
7 10 (0.62%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.43%) Apache
10 6 (0.37%) Drupal
11 5 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.19%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.19%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 97 (6.01%) MS Office
2 45 (2.79%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.12%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
7 8 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.31%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.25%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.12%) MS Project
11 1 (0.062%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.062%) InDesign
11 1 (0.062%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 13 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.19%) BigMachines
4 2 (0.12%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (0.12%) Magento
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.062%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.062%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (0.99%) Google Analytics
3 16 (0.99%) Office 365
3 16 (0.99%) GitHub
4 12 (0.74%) Google Apps
5 9 (0.56%) SaaS
6 8 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.19%) Yammer
8 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.19%) PaaS
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.062%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.062%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.062%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.062%) Boomi
10 1 (0.062%) Route 53
10 1 (0.062%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.97%) Internet
2 32 (1.98%) HTTP
3 29 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
4 23 (1.43%) Wireless
4 23 (1.43%) LAN
5 20 (1.24%) TCP/IP
6 18 (1.12%) DNS
6 18 (1.12%) WAN
7 14 (0.87%) Firewall
8 12 (0.74%) Bluetooth
9 11 (0.68%) DHCP
9 11 (0.68%) NFC
10 10 (0.62%) VPN
11 8 (0.50%) VoIP
12 7 (0.43%) SAN
13 6 (0.37%) Intranet
13 6 (0.37%) iBeacon
13 6 (0.37%) Skype
14 5 (0.31%) 4G
14 5 (0.31%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 58 (3.59%) SQLite
3 47 (2.91%) MySQL
4 23 (1.43%) MongoDB
5 14 (0.87%) Relational Database
6 11 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 10 (0.62%) Redis
8 9 (0.56%) Big Data
9 8 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (0.43%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.43%) CouchDB
11 6 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.31%) DB2
13 4 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.25%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.25%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 185 (11.46%) Xcode
2 150 (9.29%) Git (software)
3 57 (3.53%) Subversion
4 55 (3.41%) Appium
5 53 (3.28%) Cucumber
6 51 (3.16%) Calabash
7 50 (3.10%) JIRA
8 49 (3.04%) Selenium
9 31 (1.92%) Android Studio
10 28 (1.73%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 24 (1.49%) WebDriver
12 23 (1.43%) CocoaPods
13 22 (1.36%) Jenkins
14 18 (1.12%) Eclipse
15 15 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (0.68%) Axure RP
17 10 (0.62%) SpecFlow
17 10 (0.62%) Grunt
18 8 (0.50%) SoapUI
18 8 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 165 (10.22%) Finance
2 77 (4.77%) Retail
3 67 (4.15%) Banking
4 58 (3.59%) Games
5 54 (3.35%) Marketing
6 41 (2.54%) Publishing
7 40 (2.48%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.55%) Electronics
9 18 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.93%) Legal
11 14 (0.87%) Automotive
12 11 (0.68%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.62%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.50%) Back Office
14 8 (0.50%) Law
15 5 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.31%) Advertising
15 5 (0.31%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.25%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1021 (63.26%) Developer
2 609 (37.73%) iOS Developer
3 207 (12.83%) Mobile Developer
4 162 (10.04%) Android Developer
5 141 (8.74%) Senior Developer
6 98 (6.07%) Analyst
7 95 (5.89%) Senior iOS Developer
8 91 (5.64%) Architect
9 67 (4.15%) Tester
9 67 (4.15%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 59 (3.66%) Applications Developer
11 47 (2.91%) Project Manager
12 45 (2.79%) Designer
13 38 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
14 35 (2.17%) Test Analyst
14 35 (2.17%) Desktop Support
14 35 (2.17%) Lead Developer
15 32 (1.98%) Support Engineer
15 32 (1.98%) Software Engineer
15 32 (1.98%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (18.09%) HTML
2 226 (14.00%) JSON
3 211 (13.07%) CSS
4 205 (12.70%) Web Services
5 201 (12.45%) Cocoa
6 185 (11.46%) HTML5
7 158 (9.79%) iOS SDK
7 158 (9.79%) REST
8 127 (7.87%) RESTful
9 124 (7.68%) XML
10 121 (7.50%) .NET
11 118 (7.31%) Cocoa Touch
12 98 (6.07%) CSS3
13 92 (5.70%) jQuery
14 82 (5.08%) SOAP
15 74 (4.58%) Android SDK
16 69 (4.28%) AngularJS
17 52 (3.22%) PhoneGap
18 41 (2.54%) ASP.NET
19 39 (2.42%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 594 (36.80%) Mobile App
2 267 (16.54%) User Experience
3 184 (11.40%) iPhone
4 141 (8.74%) iPad
5 101 (6.26%) Blackberry
6 74 (4.58%) Computer Science
7 44 (2.73%) Animation
7 44 (2.73%) Social Media
7 44 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
8 36 (2.23%) Streaming Video
9 23 (1.43%) BYOD
10 22 (1.36%) Smartphone
11 19 (1.18%) Over-the-Top Content
11 19 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (1.12%) Video on Demand
13 17 (1.05%) IPTV
14 16 (0.99%) STB
14 16 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
15 15 (0.93%) DTV
16 14 (0.87%) Apple TV
Operating Systems
1 987 (61.15%) Android
2 296 (18.34%) Windows
3 72 (4.46%) Windows 7
4 62 (3.84%) Mac OS X
5 60 (3.72%) Windows Phone
6 47 (2.91%) Linux
7 37 (2.29%) Mac OS
8 35 (2.17%) Windows 8
9 32 (1.98%) Windows XP
9 32 (1.98%) Windows Mobile
10 22 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (0.74%) Windows Phone 7
13 11 (0.68%) UNIX
13 11 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (0.62%) BlackBerry OS
15 9 (0.56%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
17 3 (0.19%) webOS
18 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 863 (53.47%) iOS Development
2 739 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
3 395 (24.47%) Android Development
4 310 (19.21%) Mobile Development
5 257 (15.92%) TDD
6 215 (13.32%) Scrum
7 165 (10.22%) E-Commerce
8 164 (10.16%) OO
9 160 (9.91%) BDD
10 120 (7.43%) Mobile Application Development
11 118 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
12 105 (6.51%) Unit Testing
13 104 (6.44%) Software Engineering
14 75 (4.65%) OOP
15 67 (4.15%) Automation Testing
16 65 (4.03%) Kanban
17 64 (3.97%) OOD
18 56 (3.47%) Test Automation
18 56 (3.47%) Open Source
19 53 (3.28%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 495 (30.67%) Objective-C
2 269 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 261 (16.17%) Java
4 158 (9.79%) Apple Swift
5 151 (9.36%) C#
6 93 (5.76%) C++
7 74 (4.58%) SQL
8 56 (3.47%) PHP
9 37 (2.29%) Ruby
10 36 (2.23%) C
11 24 (1.49%) Python
12 14 (0.87%) ActionScript
13 12 (0.74%) PowerShell
14 11 (0.68%) T-SQL
15 9 (0.56%) Scala
15 9 (0.56%) Apex Code
16 6 (0.37%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.25%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.25%) Groovy
17 4 (0.25%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 103 (6.38%) Degree
2 20 (1.24%) Security Cleared
3 16 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.50%) MCSE
6 7 (0.43%) MCP
7 6 (0.37%) ISEB
7 6 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.31%) A+ Certification
8 5 (0.31%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 4 (0.25%) MCSA
10 3 (0.19%) CCNA
10 3 (0.19%) CISSP
10 3 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.19%) PMP
10 3 (0.19%) CISM
10 3 (0.19%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (7.13%) QA
2 21 (1.30%) SLA
3 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.25%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.19%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.062%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 78 (4.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.99%) XenApp
3 10 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 6 (0.37%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.19%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.12%) XenServer
9 1 (0.062%) Xen
9 1 (0.062%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.062%) Firmware
9 1 (0.062%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.062%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (1.30%) SCCM
2 13 (0.81%) Puppet
3 10 (0.62%) AirWatch
4 6 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.31%) Jitterbit
6 4 (0.25%) Casper Suite
7 3 (0.19%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.19%) ZENworks
8 2 (0.12%) DameWare
8 2 (0.12%) WSUS
8 2 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.12%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.062%) Ansible
9 1 (0.062%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.062%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.062%) yum
9 1 (0.062%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.062%) SCOM
9 1 (0.062%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.062%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 207 (12.83%) Apple
2 151 (9.36%) Microsoft
3 81 (5.02%) Google
4 53 (3.28%) Xamarin
5 47 (2.91%) Adobe
6 33 (2.04%) Citrix
7 27 (1.67%) Oracle
8 21 (1.30%) SAP
9 20 (1.24%) MobileIron
10 19 (1.18%) HP
10 19 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (1.05%) Appcelerator
12 16 (0.99%) Remedy
13 15 (0.93%) Facebook
14 12 (0.74%) VMware
15 9 (0.56%) Roku
16 8 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
17 7 (0.43%) IBM
17 7 (0.43%) SaltStack
17 7 (0.43%) Zend
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