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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iOS
Rank 185 156 138
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -18
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 748 838 898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.39% 1.49% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.03% 6.75% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 554 623
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 25
Median hourly rate £28.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £12.47 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £40.00 £44.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £15.77 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+77.55% +5.13%

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
12413 12419 12488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 23.14% 22.13% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7782 7269 7148
Median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 655 965 1021
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -26 700 £413 +3.12% 327
London -12 430 £436 +2.64% 163
South East -12 81 £375 +10.29% 40
City of London +25 69 £450 - 35
Yorkshire +32 43 £425 +11.84% 21
Scotland +15 41 £270 -16.92% 7
South West -17 38 £350 -15.15% 23
West Yorkshire +16 37 £425 +20.56% 15
North West -60 28 £388 +8.77% 31
East of England +22 25 £350 +11.11% 19
Leeds +10 24 £413 +17.02% 12
West Sussex -19 24 £425 +30.76% 3
West Midlands -10 22 £225 -38.98% 16
North East -37 20 £305 - 3
Tyne and Wear -41 20 £305 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 18 £293 - 1
Manchester -11 17 £400 +6.66% 23
Glasgow +11 15 £275 -15.38% 2
Bristol -22 15 £350 -15.15% 8
Cambridgeshire +11 13 £375 +42.85% 14
Berkshire +1 13 £356 +5.55% 5
East Midlands -4 13 £340 +13.33% 11
Hampshire +9 12 £331 -5.35% 11
Wiltshire +4 12 £375 -11.76% 4
Crawley -7 12 £450 +35.33%
Buckinghamshire -5 11 £425 +13.33% 2
Cambridge +12 10 £375 +42.85% 14
Kent +7 10 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells -1 10 - -
Dundee - 10 £225 - 1

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 824 (56.71%) Android
2 620 (42.67%) iOS Development
3 566 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
4 428 (29.46%) Mobile App
5 410 (28.22%) Objective-C
6 296 (20.37%) Apple Swift
7 293 (20.17%) Windows
8 292 (20.10%) User Experience
9 265 (18.24%) TDD
10 235 (16.17%) JavaScript
10 235 (16.17%) Mobile Development
11 229 (15.76%) Java
12 224 (15.42%) Apple
13 207 (14.25%) Scrum
14 202 (13.90%) Microsoft
15 200 (13.76%) Android Development
16 182 (12.53%) HTML
17 166 (11.42%) Xcode
18 160 (11.01%) RESTful
19 156 (10.74%) BDD
20 150 (10.32%) Cocoa
21 149 (10.25%) Web Services
22 146 (10.05%) Active Directory
23 145 (9.98%) CSS
23 145 (9.98%) JSON
24 138 (9.50%) iPhone
25 135 (9.29%) Git (software)
26 130 (8.95%) iPad
27 129 (8.88%) Unit Testing
28 125 (8.60%) Degree

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 51 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 46 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 39 (2.68%) CMS
4 34 (2.34%) Skype for Business
5 29 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 28 (1.93%) SharePoint
7 17 (1.17%) Apache
8 13 (0.89%) Confluence
8 13 (0.89%) IBM Notes
9 12 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (0.76%) Mule
10 11 (0.76%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.69%) Drupal
11 10 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (0.55%) IIS
12 8 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.55%) WordPress
13 7 (0.48%) nginx
14 6 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 94 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 91 (6.26%) MS Office
3 42 (2.89%) Photoshop
4 27 (1.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (1.24%) InVision
6 17 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 14 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 11 (0.76%) MS Visio
9 10 (0.69%) OmniGraffle
10 7 (0.48%) UserZoom
11 6 (0.41%) InDesign
12 5 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.28%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.14%) MS Project
15 1 (0.069%) Flinto
15 1 (0.069%) GIMP
15 1 (0.069%) Pixelapse
15 1 (0.069%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 33 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.55%) Faxination
3 5 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.21%) BigMachines
4 3 (0.21%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.21%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.14%) KANA IQ
5 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.069%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.069%) assyst
6 1 (0.069%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 60 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (2.82%) Office 365
4 24 (1.65%) GitHub
5 19 (1.31%) Google Play
6 14 (0.96%) SaaS
7 13 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.89%) TestFlight
8 12 (0.83%) Heroku
8 12 (0.83%) iTunes
9 10 (0.69%) Google Apps
9 10 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.62%) Force.com
11 8 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 8 (0.55%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.55%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.82%) Internet
2 34 (2.34%) VPN
3 32 (2.20%) HTTP
4 30 (2.06%) DNS
5 23 (1.58%) SAN
6 21 (1.45%) DHCP
6 21 (1.45%) SSL
7 15 (1.03%) LAN
8 14 (0.96%) Network Security
8 14 (0.96%) Skype
8 14 (0.96%) TCP/IP
9 13 (0.89%) Firewall
9 13 (0.89%) NAS
10 12 (0.83%) Bluetooth
10 12 (0.83%) Extranet
10 12 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
10 12 (0.83%) Wireless
11 9 (0.62%) AMQP
11 9 (0.62%) VoIP
12 7 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 47 (3.23%) MySQL
3 35 (2.41%) MongoDB
4 25 (1.72%) SQLite
5 14 (0.96%) DB2
5 14 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
6 13 (0.89%) Relational Database
7 11 (0.76%) CouchDB
8 10 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
8 10 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (0.62%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.55%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.48%) Big Data
12 6 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.34%) Redis
13 5 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 166 (11.42%) Xcode
2 135 (9.29%) Git (software)
3 76 (5.23%) Jenkins
4 75 (5.16%) JIRA
5 41 (2.82%) Appium
6 38 (2.62%) Cucumber
7 37 (2.55%) Selenium
8 31 (2.13%) Gradle
9 27 (1.86%) Subversion
9 27 (1.86%) WebDriver
10 20 (1.38%) Axure RP
11 18 (1.24%) Robotium
12 17 (1.17%) Ant
13 15 (1.03%) Bitbucket
14 14 (0.96%) Android Studio
14 14 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 14 (0.96%) Calabash
15 13 (0.89%) git-flow
15 13 (0.89%) JUnit
16 11 (0.76%) CocoaPods
General
1 116 (7.98%) Finance
2 91 (6.26%) Banking
3 75 (5.16%) Retail
4 43 (2.96%) Games
5 33 (2.27%) Publishing
5 33 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.13%) Marketing
7 17 (1.17%) Law
8 14 (0.96%) Retail Banking
9 13 (0.89%) Legal
10 11 (0.76%) Advertising
11 9 (0.62%) Electronics
12 7 (0.48%) Back Office
12 7 (0.48%) Billing
12 7 (0.48%) German Language
12 7 (0.48%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.34%) Automotive
14 4 (0.28%) French Language
14 4 (0.28%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 743 (51.14%) Developer
2 504 (34.69%) iOS Developer
3 108 (7.43%) Designer
4 102 (7.02%) Android Developer
5 100 (6.88%) Mobile Developer
5 100 (6.88%) Senior Developer
6 93 (6.40%) Analyst
7 82 (5.64%) Applications Developer
8 80 (5.51%) Objective-C Developer
8 80 (5.51%) Senior iOS Developer
9 65 (4.47%) iOS Android Developer
10 64 (4.40%) UX Designer
11 62 (4.27%) Architect
12 54 (3.72%) UI Designer
13 51 (3.51%) Desktop Support
14 45 (3.10%) Support Engineer
15 44 (3.03%) QA Engineer
16 42 (2.89%) Tester
17 41 (2.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 41 (2.82%) Mobile Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (12.53%) HTML
2 160 (11.01%) RESTful
3 150 (10.32%) Cocoa
4 149 (10.25%) Web Services
5 145 (9.98%) CSS
5 145 (9.98%) JSON
6 120 (8.26%) REST
7 116 (7.98%) HTML5
8 114 (7.85%) XML
9 96 (6.61%) .NET
10 95 (6.54%) iOS SDK
11 82 (5.64%) Cocoa Touch
12 70 (4.82%) jQuery
13 66 (4.54%) CSS3
14 64 (4.40%) AngularJS
15 54 (3.72%) SOAP
16 50 (3.44%) Node.js
17 48 (3.30%) Core Animation
18 31 (2.13%) Backbone.js
18 31 (2.13%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 428 (29.46%) Mobile App
2 292 (20.10%) User Experience
3 138 (9.50%) iPhone
4 130 (8.95%) iPad
5 90 (6.19%) Blackberry
6 81 (5.57%) Computer Science
7 54 (3.72%) Animation
7 54 (3.72%) Smartphone
8 38 (2.62%) Data Structures
9 33 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
10 32 (2.20%) Algorithms
10 32 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
11 28 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
12 23 (1.58%) Digital Media
13 20 (1.38%) Mathematics
14 17 (1.17%) Cryptography
14 17 (1.17%) Social Media
15 16 (1.10%) Fintech
16 15 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
17 14 (0.96%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 824 (56.71%) Android
2 293 (20.17%) Windows
3 85 (5.85%) Windows 7
4 75 (5.16%) Linux
5 61 (4.20%) Windows Server
6 48 (3.30%) Windows 8
7 41 (2.82%) Windows Phone
8 40 (2.75%) Mac OS X
9 36 (2.48%) Mac OS
10 35 (2.41%) Windows 10
11 32 (2.20%) Windows XP
12 27 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
14 20 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (1.31%) Windows Vista
16 18 (1.24%) Unix
17 13 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
18 9 (0.62%) webOS
18 9 (0.62%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 620 (42.67%) iOS Development
2 566 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (18.24%) TDD
4 235 (16.17%) Mobile Development
5 207 (14.25%) Scrum
6 200 (13.76%) Android Development
7 156 (10.74%) BDD
8 129 (8.88%) Unit Testing
9 121 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 114 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
11 105 (7.23%) OO
12 91 (6.26%) Software Engineering
13 87 (5.99%) ITIL
14 85 (5.85%) Automated Testing
15 74 (5.09%) Mobile Application Development
16 72 (4.96%) Web Development
17 67 (4.61%) CRM
17 67 (4.61%) MVC
18 54 (3.72%) Project Management
18 54 (3.72%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 410 (28.22%) Objective-C
2 296 (20.37%) Apple Swift
3 235 (16.17%) JavaScript
4 229 (15.76%) Java
5 123 (8.47%) C#
6 98 (6.74%) SQL
7 62 (4.27%) PHP
8 57 (3.92%) C++
9 46 (3.17%) Python
10 42 (2.89%) C
11 41 (2.82%) Ruby
12 20 (1.38%) PowerShell
13 18 (1.24%) Scala
14 13 (0.89%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.83%) Apex Code
15 12 (0.83%) Perl
16 10 (0.69%) Clojure
16 10 (0.69%) SOQL
17 7 (0.48%) VBScript
18 5 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (8.60%) Degree
2 45 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.51%) MCSE
6 15 (1.03%) MCDST
6 15 (1.03%) MCP
7 12 (0.83%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.69%) A+ Certification
9 9 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (0.62%) ISEB
10 7 (0.48%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 6 (0.41%) CISSP
12 5 (0.34%) ACHDS
12 5 (0.34%) ACTC
12 5 (0.34%) MCSA
12 5 (0.34%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (5.51%) QA
2 25 (1.72%) SLA
3 9 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.34%) SDET
5 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.069%) COBIT
6 1 (0.069%) FISMA
6 1 (0.069%) WAI
6 1 (0.069%) WCAG
System Software
1 146 (10.05%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.03%) XenDesktop
5 11 (0.76%) Docker
6 8 (0.55%) XenApp
7 7 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (0.41%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.34%) BitLocker
10 4 (0.28%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.28%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.28%) Xen
11 3 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.14%) Postfix
12 2 (0.14%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.069%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.069%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.069%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (2.89%) AirWatch
2 37 (2.55%) SCCM
3 11 (0.76%) Casper Suite
3 11 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 11 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (0.69%) Puppet
5 8 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.48%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.48%) XenMobile
7 6 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (0.34%) SCOM
8 5 (0.34%) ServiceCenter
9 4 (0.28%) Ansible
9 4 (0.28%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.28%) WSUS
10 3 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.21%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.14%) yum
Vendors
1 224 (15.42%) Apple
2 202 (13.90%) Microsoft
3 85 (5.85%) Google
4 63 (4.34%) Xamarin
5 59 (4.06%) Citrix
6 49 (3.37%) Adobe
7 32 (2.20%) MobileIron
8 31 (2.13%) HP
9 29 (2.00%) VMware
10 28 (1.93%) SAP
11 27 (1.86%) Oracle
12 23 (1.58%) Atlassian
13 21 (1.45%) Symantec
14 16 (1.10%) Facebook
14 16 (1.10%) Red Hat
14 16 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (1.03%) Intel Security
15 15 (1.03%) Samsung
16 14 (0.96%) iManage
17 13 (0.89%) Lotus
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London
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Manchester, Lancashire
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London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Bonus
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Central London / West End
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South West London
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Manchester, Lancashire
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