The table below looks at the statistics for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 91 112 102
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 459 407 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.19% 1.86% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.54% 8.37% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 294 313
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.60 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% -7.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.15 £32.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
-22.63% -26.13%
Apple iOS
England

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

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4811 4863 4413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.90% 22.21% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3312 3244 2810
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 218 286
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in London

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in London

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Histogram in London

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Trend in London

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
City of London +51 139 £400 - 50
Hounslow -1 1 £350 +133.33% 1
Uxbridge - 1 £350 - 2
Hillingdon - 1 - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 573 (59.38%) Android
2 427 (44.25%) iOS Development
3 416 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
4 240 (24.87%) Objective-C
5 225 (23.32%) Mobile App
6 206 (21.35%) HTML
7 192 (19.90%) Windows
8 177 (18.34%) JavaScript
8 177 (18.34%) User Experience
9 168 (17.41%) iPhone
10 165 (17.10%) Xcode
11 154 (15.96%) CSS
12 148 (15.34%) Android Development
13 142 (14.72%) JSON
14 132 (13.68%) HTML5
14 132 (13.68%) iPad
15 129 (13.37%) Scrum
16 122 (12.64%) Java
17 121 (12.54%) Web Services
18 118 (12.23%) OO
19 115 (11.92%) TDD
20 103 (10.67%) E-Commerce
20 103 (10.67%) Finance
20 103 (10.67%) Git (software)
21 94 (9.74%) XML
22 83 (8.60%) BDD
23 81 (8.39%) iOS SDK
23 81 (8.39%) Apple
24 77 (7.98%) RESTful
25 75 (7.77%) Cocoa

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 29 (3.01%) CMS
2 28 (2.90%) Node.js
3 11 (1.14%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.73%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (0.62%) Drupal
5 6 (0.62%) IIS
6 5 (0.52%) IBM Notes
6 5 (0.52%) WordPress
6 5 (0.52%) Lync
7 3 (0.31%) Apache
7 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.21%) Confluence
8 2 (0.21%) Moodle
8 2 (0.21%) nginx
8 2 (0.21%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.21%) JBoss
8 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.21%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 64 (6.63%) MS Office
2 56 (5.80%) Photoshop
3 48 (4.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 28 (2.90%) MS Excel
5 12 (1.24%) Acrobat
6 8 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.83%) Doxygen
6 8 (0.83%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.62%) InDesign
8 5 (0.52%) Maya
8 5 (0.52%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.31%) MS Project
10 2 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (0.21%) CINEMA 4D
10 2 (0.21%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.21%) Misys Midas
2 2 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.10%) Maximo
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.66%) Google Apps
2 15 (1.55%) GitHub
2 15 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.73%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.52%) PaaS
7 5 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.31%) Heroku
9 2 (0.21%) Office 365
9 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.10%) SaaS
10 1 (0.10%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.52%) HTTP
2 28 (2.90%) VPN
3 21 (2.18%) Internet
4 20 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (1.14%) HTTPS
6 9 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.93%) LAN
6 9 (0.93%) VoIP
6 9 (0.93%) WAN
7 5 (0.52%) Firewall
7 5 (0.52%) Network Security
8 4 (0.41%) Intranet
8 4 (0.41%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.31%) VLAN
9 3 (0.31%) NFC
9 3 (0.31%) iBeacon
10 2 (0.21%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.21%) NAS
10 2 (0.21%) SSL
11 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (4.66%) MySQL
2 26 (2.69%) SQL Server
3 18 (1.87%) NoSQL
4 14 (1.45%) SQLite
5 12 (1.24%) Relational Database
6 9 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.62%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.41%) Big Data
11 3 (0.31%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.21%) Redis
12 2 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.21%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 165 (17.10%) Xcode
2 103 (10.67%) Git (software)
3 52 (5.39%) Subversion
3 52 (5.39%) Calabash
4 50 (5.18%) Cucumber
5 48 (4.97%) Selenium
6 34 (3.52%) Jenkins
7 31 (3.21%) Appium
8 28 (2.90%) JIRA
9 20 (2.07%) Axure RP
10 19 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (1.87%) WebDriver
12 11 (1.14%) Hudson
13 9 (0.93%) JMeter
13 9 (0.93%) NUnit
13 9 (0.93%) Maven
14 8 (0.83%) Grunt
14 8 (0.83%) TeamCity
14 8 (0.83%) Visual Studio
15 7 (0.73%) Bugzilla
General
1 103 (10.67%) Finance
2 68 (7.05%) Banking
3 62 (6.42%) Retail
4 40 (4.15%) Marketing
4 40 (4.15%) Games
5 22 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.55%) Spanish Language
7 13 (1.35%) Advertising
8 11 (1.14%) Publishing
9 8 (0.83%) French Language
9 8 (0.83%) German Language
9 8 (0.83%) Retail Banking
9 8 (0.83%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.52%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.41%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.41%) Automotive
11 4 (0.41%) Law
11 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.31%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 535 (55.44%) Developer
2 330 (34.20%) iOS Developer
3 81 (8.39%) Analyst
4 72 (7.46%) Designer
5 61 (6.32%) Android Developer
6 57 (5.91%) Senior Developer
6 57 (5.91%) Mobile Developer
7 38 (3.94%) Tester
7 38 (3.94%) Front-End Developer
8 37 (3.83%) UI Designer
9 36 (3.73%) Senior iOS Developer
10 33 (3.42%) Architect
11 30 (3.11%) Test Analyst
12 26 (2.69%) Support Engineer
13 24 (2.49%) Project Manager
13 24 (2.49%) Test Engineer
14 22 (2.28%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 21 (2.18%) Desktop Support
15 21 (2.18%) Service Analyst
15 21 (2.18%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (21.35%) HTML
2 154 (15.96%) CSS
3 142 (14.72%) JSON
4 132 (13.68%) HTML5
5 121 (12.54%) Web Services
6 94 (9.74%) XML
7 81 (8.39%) iOS SDK
8 77 (7.98%) RESTful
9 75 (7.77%) Cocoa
10 74 (7.67%) REST
11 59 (6.11%) CSS3
12 52 (5.39%) .NET
13 46 (4.77%) jQuery
14 45 (4.66%) Cocoa Touch
15 42 (4.35%) AngularJS
16 32 (3.32%) Android SDK
17 21 (2.18%) Ajax
18 20 (2.07%) SOAP
19 19 (1.97%) UIKit
19 19 (1.97%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 225 (23.32%) Mobile App
2 177 (18.34%) User Experience
3 168 (17.41%) iPhone
4 132 (13.68%) iPad
5 62 (6.42%) Blackberry
6 59 (6.11%) Computer Science
7 44 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (3.63%) Social Media
9 28 (2.90%) Mobile Banking
10 23 (2.38%) Mobile Payment
11 15 (1.55%) Open Source
12 13 (1.35%) Animation
13 12 (1.24%) Client/Server
14 11 (1.14%) N-Tier
14 11 (1.14%) W3C
14 11 (1.14%) New Media
15 10 (1.04%) Digital Media
15 10 (1.04%) Graphic Design
16 9 (0.93%) Visualisation
16 9 (0.93%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 573 (59.38%) Android
2 192 (19.90%) Windows
3 57 (5.91%) Mac OS X
3 57 (5.91%) Windows 7
4 40 (4.15%) Linux
5 36 (3.73%) Windows Phone
6 29 (3.01%) Windows XP
7 24 (2.49%) Mac OS
8 22 (2.28%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (0.93%) Windows Vista
9 9 (0.93%) webOS
10 7 (0.73%) UNIX
10 7 (0.73%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.52%) CoreOS
11 5 (0.52%) Windows Phone 7
11 5 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (44.25%) iOS Development
2 416 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (15.34%) Android Development
4 129 (13.37%) Scrum
5 118 (12.23%) OO
6 115 (11.92%) TDD
7 103 (10.67%) E-Commerce
8 83 (8.60%) BDD
9 63 (6.53%) Software Engineering
10 61 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (5.80%) MVC
12 44 (4.56%) Mobile Application Development
13 42 (4.35%) Test Scripting
14 41 (4.25%) Test Automation
15 40 (4.15%) Waterfall
16 36 (3.73%) Project Management
17 34 (3.52%) OOP
18 30 (3.11%) Mentoring
18 30 (3.11%) Web Development
18 30 (3.11%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 240 (24.87%) Objective-C
2 177 (18.34%) JavaScript
3 122 (12.64%) Java
4 55 (5.70%) Ruby
4 55 (5.70%) SQL
5 53 (5.49%) C#
6 45 (4.66%) C++
7 27 (2.80%) PHP
7 27 (2.80%) C
8 18 (1.87%) Python
9 7 (0.73%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.52%) PHP5
10 5 (0.52%) PowerShell
10 5 (0.52%) Scala
11 4 (0.41%) Lua
11 4 (0.41%) VBA
11 4 (0.41%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.31%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.31%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.31%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 66 (6.84%) Degree
2 17 (1.76%) ISEB
3 10 (1.04%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.52%) A+ Certification
4 5 (0.52%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.21%) MCSE
7 2 (0.21%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.10%) CISM
8 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.10%) CISSP
8 1 (0.10%) PhD
8 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.10%) CEH
8 1 (0.10%) MCDST
8 1 (0.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.84%) QA
2 6 (0.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.10%) WAI
3 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.10%) PAS 55
System Software
1 35 (3.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.62%) Docker
3 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.21%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.10%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (0.93%) SCCM
2 4 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.41%) XenMobile
3 3 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.21%) yum
4 2 (0.21%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.10%) Ansible
5 1 (0.10%) Puppet
5 1 (0.10%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 81 (8.39%) Apple
2 74 (7.67%) Microsoft
3 56 (5.80%) Google
4 25 (2.59%) Adobe
5 20 (2.07%) Xamarin
6 17 (1.76%) Facebook
7 15 (1.55%) Oracle
8 13 (1.35%) Citrix
8 13 (1.35%) Twitter
9 10 (1.04%) Remedy
10 9 (0.93%) Perforce
11 6 (0.62%) Akamai
11 6 (0.62%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.62%) HP
11 6 (0.62%) IBM
11 6 (0.62%) Reuters
11 6 (0.62%) Bloomberg
12 5 (0.52%) Lotus
12 5 (0.52%) SAP
12 5 (0.52%) MobileIron
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