The table below looks at the statistics for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iOS
Rank 168 150 151
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 823 948 843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.54% 1.63% 1.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.30% 7.71% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 667 528
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £354 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.06% +4.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 36
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £10.85 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.92 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11267 12289 12635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.09% 21.15% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7081 7308 7350
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 629 957 1098
Median hourly rate £16.29 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Apple iOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend

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

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Apple iOS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 764 £425 +6.25% 312
London -37 456 £431 +1.47% 159
South East 0 86 £340 -4.89% 26
City of London -18 61 £475 +18.75% 30
North West -22 55 £400 +3.22% 41
Yorkshire +25 49 £363 +20.83% 9
Scotland +8 48 £350 -6.66% 8
Manchester +5 45 £400 +6.66% 29
West Yorkshire +37 44 £363 +9.43% 6
South West +5 31 £500 +29.03% 22
East of England +12 27 £350 +12.00% 22
Berkshire +16 24 £363 +0.69% 4
Leeds +13 24 £390 +17.73% 6
West Midlands -32 23 £375 +21.95% 15
Bristol +1 21 £500 +23.07% 12
Surrey +15 20 £400 +77.77% 2
North East 0 20 £313 -2.34% 2
Tyne and Wear -11 19 £313 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 19 £313 - 1
Hampshire +16 17 £315 -13.10% 11
Cambridgeshire +37 15 £350 +55.55% 8
Cambridge +24 13 £350 +55.55% 8
Edinburgh +10 13 £375 -6.25% 4
East Midlands -3 13 £375 +19.04% 15
Salford 0 12 £419 +11.66% 1
Erskine - 12 £310 -
Renfrewshire - 12 £310 -
Halifax - 11 £325 -
Buckinghamshire +21 9 £400 +14.28% 2
West Sussex -13 9 £338 -6.89%

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS 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 Apple iOS.

1 940 (59.57%) Android
2 716 (45.37%) iOS Development
3 700 (44.36%) Agile Software Development
4 489 (30.99%) Objective-C
5 453 (28.71%) Mobile App
6 368 (23.32%) Apple Swift
7 344 (21.80%) Windows
8 328 (20.79%) TDD
9 301 (19.07%) User Experience
10 298 (18.88%) JavaScript
11 281 (17.81%) Scrum
12 270 (17.11%) Mobile Development
13 265 (16.79%) Android Development
14 261 (16.54%) HTML
15 257 (16.29%) Apple
16 255 (16.16%) Java
17 232 (14.70%) CSS
18 229 (14.51%) Microsoft
19 217 (13.75%) Git (software)
20 211 (13.37%) BDD
21 194 (12.29%) Cocoa
22 193 (12.23%) RESTful
23 192 (12.17%) JSON
24 181 (11.47%) Xcode
25 169 (10.71%) Degree
26 167 (10.58%) Active Directory
27 165 (10.46%) Unit Testing
28 159 (10.08%) Web Services
29 155 (9.82%) HTML5
30 150 (9.51%) E-Commerce

Apple iOS
Top Related 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 56 (3.55%) MS Exchange
2 46 (2.92%) Skype for Business
3 40 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 30 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 24 (1.52%) IIS
6 22 (1.39%) Confluence
7 19 (1.20%) CMS
7 19 (1.20%) IBM Notes
8 17 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 15 (0.95%) Apache
9 15 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
10 14 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
12 11 (0.70%) Marvel
13 10 (0.63%) Drupal
14 7 (0.44%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.38%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (0.32%) Joomla!
Applications
1 111 (7.03%) MS Office
2 108 (6.84%) MS Excel
3 48 (3.04%) Photoshop
4 32 (2.03%) Adobe Illustrator
5 19 (1.20%) InVision
6 16 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (0.70%) OmniGraffle
8 10 (0.63%) MS Visio
9 8 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (0.38%) InDesign
11 5 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.25%) Acrobat
13 3 (0.19%) Pixate
14 2 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.13%) MS Project
14 2 (0.13%) UserZoom
15 1 (0.063%) Flinto
15 1 (0.063%) GIMP
15 1 (0.063%) Pixelapse
15 1 (0.063%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (0.76%) Faxination
2 11 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.063%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.063%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 77 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (3.36%) Office 365
4 35 (2.22%) Google Play
5 23 (1.46%) TestFlight
6 22 (1.39%) Google Apps
7 19 (1.20%) GitHub
8 16 (1.01%) iTunes
9 13 (0.82%) Mimecast
10 10 (0.63%) Trello
11 9 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 9 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.57%) Google Analytics
11 9 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.51%) Heroku
12 8 (0.51%) IaaS
12 8 (0.51%) PaaS
12 8 (0.51%) SaaS
13 6 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.38%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 70 (4.44%) Internet
2 45 (2.85%) DNS
3 40 (2.53%) VPN
4 36 (2.28%) HTTP
5 33 (2.09%) DHCP
6 31 (1.96%) Skype
7 26 (1.65%) TCP/IP
8 23 (1.46%) Network Security
9 21 (1.33%) Wireless
10 18 (1.14%) Ethernet
11 17 (1.08%) NAS
12 16 (1.01%) Extranet
12 16 (1.01%) LAN
13 15 (0.95%) VoIP
14 14 (0.89%) SAN
15 12 (0.76%) Firewall
16 11 (0.70%) Bluetooth
16 11 (0.70%) SSL
17 10 (0.63%) Intranet
18 9 (0.57%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 59 (3.74%) MySQL
3 42 (2.66%) MongoDB
4 40 (2.53%) SQLite
5 21 (1.33%) CouchDB
6 20 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
7 16 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (0.95%) Relational Database
9 12 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (0.44%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.44%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.38%) Big Data
13 6 (0.38%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.32%) GIS
15 4 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
16 3 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 217 (13.75%) Git (software)
2 181 (11.47%) Xcode
3 101 (6.40%) Jenkins
4 85 (5.39%) JIRA
5 57 (3.61%) Subversion
6 54 (3.42%) Appium
7 45 (2.85%) Cucumber
7 45 (2.85%) Selenium
8 38 (2.41%) Calabash
9 35 (2.22%) Axure RP
10 27 (1.71%) Gradle
11 25 (1.58%) JUnit
12 22 (1.39%) Android Studio
12 22 (1.39%) Robotium
13 21 (1.33%) CocoaPods
13 21 (1.33%) Visual Studio
13 21 (1.33%) WebDriver
14 20 (1.27%) git-flow
15 18 (1.14%) gulp
16 17 (1.08%) Maven
General
1 135 (8.56%) Finance
2 86 (5.45%) Retail
3 82 (5.20%) Banking
4 58 (3.68%) Games
5 34 (2.15%) Marketing
6 33 (2.09%) Publishing
6 33 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.20%) Legal
8 15 (0.95%) Law
9 11 (0.70%) Advertising
10 7 (0.44%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.38%) Electronics
12 5 (0.32%) Back Office
12 5 (0.32%) Billing
12 5 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.32%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.25%) Automotive
14 3 (0.19%) Front Office
15 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 872 (55.26%) Developer
2 551 (34.92%) iOS Developer
3 130 (8.24%) Senior Developer
4 120 (7.60%) Android Developer
5 117 (7.41%) Mobile Developer
6 108 (6.84%) Designer
7 105 (6.65%) Analyst
8 99 (6.27%) Senior iOS Developer
9 71 (4.50%) Applications Developer
10 70 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 68 (4.31%) UX Designer
12 67 (4.25%) iOS Android Developer
13 66 (4.18%) Objective-C Developer
14 58 (3.68%) Architect
15 53 (3.36%) Tester
16 52 (3.30%) UI Designer
17 45 (2.85%) Desktop Support
17 45 (2.85%) JavaScript Developer
18 44 (2.79%) Support Engineer
18 44 (2.79%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (16.54%) HTML
2 232 (14.70%) CSS
3 194 (12.29%) Cocoa
4 193 (12.23%) RESTful
5 192 (12.17%) JSON
6 159 (10.08%) Web Services
7 155 (9.82%) HTML5
8 148 (9.38%) REST
9 127 (8.05%) XML
10 121 (7.67%) .NET
11 112 (7.10%) iOS SDK
12 111 (7.03%) AngularJS
13 107 (6.78%) CSS3
14 99 (6.27%) Core Data
15 98 (6.21%) Cocoa Touch
16 86 (5.45%) Node.js
17 72 (4.56%) jQuery
18 58 (3.68%) SOAP
19 57 (3.61%) Core Animation
20 45 (2.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 453 (28.71%) Mobile App
2 301 (19.07%) User Experience
3 149 (9.44%) iPhone
4 127 (8.05%) iPad
5 122 (7.73%) Computer Science
6 118 (7.48%) Blackberry
7 63 (3.99%) Animation
8 48 (3.04%) Smartphone
9 36 (2.28%) Digital Media
10 33 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (1.96%) Algorithms
12 28 (1.77%) Client/Server
12 28 (1.77%) Fintech
12 28 (1.77%) Mathematics
13 26 (1.65%) Data Structures
14 25 (1.58%) Mobile Banking
15 23 (1.46%) Data Centre
16 22 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
17 21 (1.33%) Apple TV
17 21 (1.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 940 (59.57%) Android
2 344 (21.80%) Windows
3 96 (6.08%) Windows Server
4 73 (4.63%) Linux
5 69 (4.37%) Windows 7
6 61 (3.87%) Windows Phone
7 52 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (3.04%) Mac OS X
9 41 (2.60%) Windows Mobile
10 35 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (2.15%) Windows 8
12 31 (1.96%) Mac OS
12 31 (1.96%) Windows 10
13 24 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (1.52%) Windows XP
14 22 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (1.08%) webOS
15 17 (1.08%) Windows Phone 7
16 16 (1.01%) Unix
17 14 (0.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 716 (45.37%) iOS Development
2 700 (44.36%) Agile Software Development
3 328 (20.79%) TDD
4 281 (17.81%) Scrum
5 270 (17.11%) Mobile Development
6 265 (16.79%) Android Development
7 211 (13.37%) BDD
8 165 (10.46%) Unit Testing
9 150 (9.51%) E-Commerce
10 145 (9.19%) OO
11 143 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
12 99 (6.27%) Software Engineering
13 96 (6.08%) Automated Testing
14 95 (6.02%) Web Development
15 88 (5.58%) MVC
16 78 (4.94%) Mobile Application Development
17 77 (4.88%) Front End Development
17 77 (4.88%) ITIL
18 68 (4.31%) OOP
18 68 (4.31%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 489 (30.99%) Objective-C
2 368 (23.32%) Apple Swift
3 298 (18.88%) JavaScript
4 255 (16.16%) Java
5 139 (8.81%) C#
6 107 (6.78%) SQL
7 81 (5.13%) C++
8 72 (4.56%) PHP
9 70 (4.44%) Ruby
10 63 (3.99%) Python
11 43 (2.72%) C
12 26 (1.65%) PowerShell
13 17 (1.08%) Scala
14 16 (1.01%) Perl
15 13 (0.82%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.63%) Clojure
17 7 (0.44%) VBScript
18 6 (0.38%) ES6
19 5 (0.32%) Shell Script
19 5 (0.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 169 (10.71%) Degree
2 69 (4.37%) Security Cleared
3 57 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (2.72%) MCSE
5 39 (2.47%) SC Cleared
6 27 (1.71%) MCDST
6 27 (1.71%) MCP
7 18 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 15 (0.95%) A+ Certification
8 15 (0.95%) ACDT
8 15 (0.95%) ACHDS
8 15 (0.95%) ACTC
8 15 (0.95%) MCSA
8 15 (0.95%) MCSM
8 15 (0.95%) Network+ Certification
9 14 (0.89%) DV Cleared
10 13 (0.82%) ISEB
11 12 (0.76%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.38%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.07%) QA
2 20 (1.27%) SLA
3 15 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.51%) SDET
5 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.13%) WCAG
7 1 (0.063%) COBIT
7 1 (0.063%) FISMA
7 1 (0.063%) GCP
7 1 (0.063%) WAI
System Software
1 167 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 41 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 35 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.52%) Docker
5 17 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (0.57%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.44%) BitLocker
8 6 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.32%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.32%) XenApp
10 3 (0.19%) Xen
11 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.063%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.063%) Samba
12 1 (0.063%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.063%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (3.49%) AirWatch
2 38 (2.41%) SCCM
3 16 (1.01%) Casper Suite
3 16 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.95%) XenMobile
5 14 (0.89%) Puppet
6 13 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 12 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
8 10 (0.63%) SCOM
9 8 (0.51%) Ansible
9 8 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
10 7 (0.44%) Kubernetes
10 7 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 6 (0.38%) Kibana
11 6 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.32%) WSUS
12 5 (0.32%) yum
13 4 (0.25%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 257 (16.29%) Apple
2 229 (14.51%) Microsoft
3 99 (6.27%) Google
4 87 (5.51%) Xamarin
5 73 (4.63%) Citrix
6 54 (3.42%) Adobe
7 48 (3.04%) VMware
8 45 (2.85%) Oracle
9 41 (2.60%) HP
10 32 (2.03%) MobileIron
11 25 (1.58%) Symantec
12 20 (1.27%) Samsung
12 20 (1.27%) SAP
13 19 (1.20%) Facebook
13 19 (1.20%) Lotus
13 19 (1.20%) Red Hat
14 15 (0.95%) Atlassian
14 15 (0.95%) NetApp
15 13 (0.82%) Trend Micro
16 12 (0.76%) Proofpoint
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Nakama
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Intelletec
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £250.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £200 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £251 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago