The table below looks at the statistics for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 156 140 132
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 894 888 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.51% 1.57% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.05% 6.99% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 560 579
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 26 19
Average hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 £14.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% +17.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £14.04 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.68 £45.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -24.97%

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
12673 12704 11897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.35% 22.46% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7500 7239 6632
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 994 1084 1014
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -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 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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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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
England -14 846 £408 +8.66% 354
London -9 530 £425 +6.25% 145
City of London -20 94 £445 +18.66% 45
South East -57 83 £355 +1.42% 54
North West +43 82 £390 +11.42% 45
South West +16 49 £413 +20.00% 27
Scotland +7 43 £325 - 17
Cheshire +28 41 £413 -26.66% 13
Chester - 31 £414 - 4
Bristol +18 29 £413 +22.22% 14
Yorkshire -29 28 £325 -3.70% 19
West Midlands +6 27 £300 -0.08% 16
Manchester +3 27 £383 +9.28% 30
East of England +7 24 £300 -32.20% 20
Kent +15 21 £350 +154.54% 3
Tunbridge Wells - 20 - -
Buckinghamshire -7 17 £350 +5.26% 6
Hampshire -7 17 £363 -9.37% 13
East Midlands -7 17 £275 -18.51% 20
West Yorkshire -35 17 £350 +3.70% 13
Edinburgh -23 15 £400 +10.34% 6
Glasgow +18 14 £350 +5.26% 9
Leeds -18 14 £350 - 13
Cambridgeshire +7 13 £225 - 13
Milton Keynes -10 13 £350 +20.68% 3
Berkshire -29 13 £355 +9.23% 15
Cambridge +6 12 £225 - 13
Warwickshire +12 8 £275 - 4
Reading -5 8 £355 -5.33% 8
Wiltshire +1 7 £275 +64.17% 7

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1043 (61.61%) Android
2 891 (52.63%) iOS Development
3 769 (45.42%) Agile Software Development
4 610 (36.03%) Mobile App
5 511 (30.18%) Objective-C
6 405 (23.92%) Android Development
7 318 (18.78%) Mobile Development
8 311 (18.37%) Windows
9 308 (18.19%) HTML
10 285 (16.83%) Java
10 285 (16.83%) JavaScript
11 276 (16.30%) User Experience
12 265 (15.65%) TDD
13 234 (13.82%) JSON
14 223 (13.17%) CSS
15 220 (12.99%) Scrum
16 216 (12.76%) Web Services
17 211 (12.46%) Apple
18 204 (12.05%) Cocoa
19 197 (11.64%) Xcode
20 195 (11.52%) HTML5
21 191 (11.28%) iPhone
22 172 (10.16%) OO
23 170 (10.04%) Finance
24 167 (9.86%) E-Commerce
25 166 (9.81%) BDD
26 165 (9.75%) REST
27 162 (9.57%) iOS SDK
27 162 (9.57%) Apple Swift
28 160 (9.45%) C#

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (2.72%) Node.js
2 36 (2.13%) CMS
3 24 (1.42%) MS Exchange
4 18 (1.06%) SharePoint
5 15 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (0.83%) Lync
7 13 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 13 (0.77%) Confluence
7 13 (0.77%) IIS
8 12 (0.71%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (0.47%) Apache
11 6 (0.35%) Drupal
12 5 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.24%) NetWeaver
13 4 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.18%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 98 (5.79%) MS Office
2 48 (2.84%) MS Excel
3 20 (1.18%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.53%) Adobe Captivate
7 8 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.41%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.30%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.12%) MS Project
11 1 (0.059%) InDesign
11 1 (0.059%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.059%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 13 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.18%) BigMachines
3 2 (0.12%) CODA-Financials
3 2 (0.12%) Magento
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.059%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.059%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.18%) Google Analytics
4 18 (1.06%) Office 365
5 17 (1.00%) GitHub
6 12 (0.71%) Google Apps
7 10 (0.59%) SaaS
8 8 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.24%) PaaS
11 3 (0.18%) Yammer
12 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.059%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.059%) Amazon Glacier
13 1 (0.059%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.059%) Boomi
13 1 (0.059%) Route 53
13 1 (0.059%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.13%) Internet
2 33 (1.95%) HTTP
3 29 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
4 26 (1.54%) LAN
5 23 (1.36%) Wireless
6 22 (1.30%) TCP/IP
7 21 (1.24%) DNS
7 21 (1.24%) WAN
8 16 (0.95%) Firewall
9 14 (0.83%) VPN
10 13 (0.77%) DHCP
11 12 (0.71%) Bluetooth
11 12 (0.71%) NFC
12 8 (0.47%) VoIP
12 8 (0.47%) SAN
13 7 (0.41%) iBeacon
14 6 (0.35%) Skype
14 6 (0.35%) Intranet
15 5 (0.30%) SSL
15 5 (0.30%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 61 (3.60%) SQLite
3 47 (2.78%) MySQL
4 26 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 17 (1.00%) Relational Database
6 12 (0.71%) Oracle Database
7 10 (0.59%) Redis
7 10 (0.59%) Big Data
8 8 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (0.41%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.41%) CouchDB
10 6 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.30%) DB2
11 5 (0.30%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.24%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 197 (11.64%) Xcode
2 155 (9.16%) Git (software)
3 60 (3.54%) Subversion
4 58 (3.43%) Appium
5 56 (3.31%) Cucumber
6 55 (3.25%) JIRA
7 54 (3.19%) Calabash
8 49 (2.89%) Selenium
9 31 (1.83%) Android Studio
10 28 (1.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 27 (1.59%) Jenkins
12 24 (1.42%) CocoaPods
12 24 (1.42%) WebDriver
13 21 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (1.18%) Eclipse
15 15 (0.89%) Axure RP
16 12 (0.71%) Visual Studio
17 11 (0.65%) Maven
18 10 (0.59%) Hudson
18 10 (0.59%) SoapUI
General
1 170 (10.04%) Finance
2 79 (4.67%) Retail
3 73 (4.31%) Banking
4 68 (4.02%) Games
5 55 (3.25%) Marketing
6 42 (2.48%) Publishing
7 41 (2.42%) Telecoms
8 26 (1.54%) Electronics
9 20 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.95%) Legal
11 15 (0.89%) Automotive
12 11 (0.65%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.47%) Back Office
15 7 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.41%) Law
16 6 (0.35%) Advertising
16 6 (0.35%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.30%) French Language
17 5 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1055 (62.32%) Developer
2 626 (36.98%) iOS Developer
3 210 (12.40%) Mobile Developer
4 161 (9.51%) Android Developer
5 144 (8.51%) Senior Developer
6 107 (6.32%) Analyst
7 97 (5.73%) Senior iOS Developer
8 94 (5.55%) Architect
9 71 (4.19%) Tester
10 68 (4.02%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 59 (3.48%) Applications Developer
12 54 (3.19%) Project Manager
13 52 (3.07%) Designer
14 40 (2.36%) Solutions Architect
15 38 (2.24%) Test Analyst
16 37 (2.19%) Software Engineer
17 36 (2.13%) Lead Developer
18 35 (2.07%) Desktop Support
19 33 (1.95%) Support Engineer
20 32 (1.89%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (18.19%) HTML
2 234 (13.82%) JSON
3 223 (13.17%) CSS
4 216 (12.76%) Web Services
5 204 (12.05%) Cocoa
6 195 (11.52%) HTML5
7 165 (9.75%) REST
8 162 (9.57%) iOS SDK
9 134 (7.91%) XML
10 133 (7.86%) RESTful
11 130 (7.68%) .NET
12 121 (7.15%) Cocoa Touch
13 98 (5.79%) CSS3
14 95 (5.61%) jQuery
15 89 (5.26%) SOAP
16 77 (4.55%) AngularJS
17 75 (4.43%) Android SDK
18 53 (3.13%) PhoneGap
19 44 (2.60%) ASP.NET
20 41 (2.42%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 610 (36.03%) Mobile App
2 276 (16.30%) User Experience
3 191 (11.28%) iPhone
4 148 (8.74%) iPad
5 107 (6.32%) Blackberry
6 78 (4.61%) Computer Science
7 48 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
8 46 (2.72%) Animation
9 44 (2.60%) Social Media
10 36 (2.13%) Streaming Video
11 20 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.18%) BYOD
12 19 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
12 19 (1.12%) Over-the-Top Content
12 19 (1.12%) Smartphone
13 18 (1.06%) Video on Demand
14 17 (1.00%) IPTV
15 16 (0.95%) STB
16 15 (0.89%) DTV
17 14 (0.83%) Apple TV
Operating Systems
1 1043 (61.61%) Android
2 311 (18.37%) Windows
3 74 (4.37%) Windows 7
4 66 (3.90%) Mac OS X
5 63 (3.72%) Windows Phone
6 49 (2.89%) Linux
7 36 (2.13%) Mac OS
8 35 (2.07%) Windows 8
8 35 (2.07%) Windows Mobile
9 34 (2.01%) Windows XP
10 23 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (0.95%) UNIX
13 12 (0.71%) Windows Phone 7
13 12 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (0.59%) BlackBerry OS
14 10 (0.59%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.30%) webOS
16 4 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
17 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 891 (52.63%) iOS Development
2 769 (45.42%) Agile Software Development
3 405 (23.92%) Android Development
4 318 (18.78%) Mobile Development
5 265 (15.65%) TDD
6 220 (12.99%) Scrum
7 172 (10.16%) OO
8 167 (9.86%) E-Commerce
9 166 (9.81%) BDD
10 126 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
11 124 (7.32%) Mobile Application Development
12 116 (6.85%) Software Engineering
13 108 (6.38%) Unit Testing
14 77 (4.55%) OOP
15 67 (3.96%) Open Source
15 67 (3.96%) Automation Testing
16 65 (3.84%) OOD
17 64 (3.78%) Kanban
18 61 (3.60%) Test Automation
19 54 (3.19%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 511 (30.18%) Objective-C
2 285 (16.83%) Java
2 285 (16.83%) JavaScript
3 162 (9.57%) Apple Swift
4 160 (9.45%) C#
5 98 (5.79%) C++
6 82 (4.84%) SQL
7 57 (3.37%) PHP
8 42 (2.48%) Ruby
9 37 (2.19%) C
10 28 (1.65%) Python
11 21 (1.24%) ActionScript
12 13 (0.77%) T-SQL
13 9 (0.53%) PowerShell
13 9 (0.53%) Scala
13 9 (0.53%) Apex Code
14 7 (0.41%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.35%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.30%) ActionScript 3.0
17 4 (0.24%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 110 (6.50%) Degree
2 20 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 16 (0.95%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.59%) ISEB
6 9 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.47%) MCSE
8 7 (0.41%) MCP
9 6 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.30%) A+ Certification
10 5 (0.30%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 4 (0.24%) MCSA
12 3 (0.18%) CCNA
12 3 (0.18%) CISSP
12 3 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.18%) PMP
12 3 (0.18%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (7.03%) QA
2 22 (1.30%) SLA
3 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.24%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.18%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.059%) GxP
5 1 (0.059%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 82 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.89%) XenApp
3 12 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (0.30%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.30%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.059%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.059%) Xen
7 1 (0.059%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.059%) XenServer
7 1 (0.059%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.059%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (1.24%) SCCM
2 13 (0.77%) Puppet
3 11 (0.65%) AirWatch
4 6 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.30%) Jitterbit
5 5 (0.30%) Casper Suite
6 3 (0.18%) XenMobile
6 3 (0.18%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.18%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.12%) DameWare
7 2 (0.12%) WSUS
7 2 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.059%) SCOM
8 1 (0.059%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.059%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.059%) Nagios
8 1 (0.059%) Ansible
8 1 (0.059%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.059%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.059%) yum
Vendors
1 211 (12.46%) Apple
2 159 (9.39%) Microsoft
3 88 (5.20%) Google
4 61 (3.60%) Xamarin
5 48 (2.84%) Adobe
6 36 (2.13%) Citrix
7 28 (1.65%) Oracle
8 22 (1.30%) MobileIron
9 21 (1.24%) SAP
10 19 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (1.06%) HP
12 17 (1.00%) Appcelerator
13 16 (0.95%) VMware
14 15 (0.89%) Facebook
15 14 (0.83%) Remedy
16 9 (0.53%) IBM
16 9 (0.53%) Roku
17 8 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
18 7 (0.41%) McAfee
18 7 (0.41%) Dell
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
Applause IT Innovation
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Entrust People Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Rate: From £450 to £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago