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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 150 139 138
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 825 813 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.52% 1.54% 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.89% 6.87% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 582 459
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 20 27
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.04 £27.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.32% -48.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.68 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.87 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+18.96% -47.66%

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
11976 11833 10146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.11% 22.48% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6932 6723 5446
Average daily rate £363 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1049 986
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.89 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.83% -9.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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
England -5 792 £400 - 373
London -11 472 £450 +9.69% 180
South East -5 105 £330 +10.00% 50
City of London -2 102 £450 +1.12% 55
North West +22 81 £350 - 35
South West +39 53 £400 +23.07% 20
Bristol +27 31 £413 +3.12% 12
Manchester -5 29 £350 +16.66% 19
Buckinghamshire +23 25 £375 +15.38% 7
Cheshire +12 25 £350 -6.66% 13
East of England +7 24 £363 -6.45% 40
West Sussex 0 24 £325 +13.04% 1
West Midlands -16 20 £345 +10.40% 13
Berkshire -20 20 £319 -1.92% 4
Chester - 20 £350 -
Crawley +14 18 £333 +20.90% 1
Yorkshire -12 18 £345 +6.15% 16
West Yorkshire -8 15 £348 +6.92% 10
Cambridgeshire +3 14 £338 -15.62% 20
East Midlands -8 14 £363 +45.00% 6
Scotland -1 13 £413 +192.03% 12
Leeds -13 13 £350 +7.69% 6
Hampshire -16 13 £330 +10.00% 8
Milton Keynes +14 12 - - 4
Edinburgh +3 12 £413 +192.03% 4
Surrey +3 10 £400 +185.71% 10
Merseyside -4 10 £163 -59.37%
Nottinghamshire -1 9 £388 +93.75% 2
Dorset +1 8 £315 -41.42%
Northern Ireland -6 8 £295 -21.33% 2

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1030 (62.09%) Android
2 812 (48.95%) iOS Development
3 697 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
4 557 (33.57%) Mobile App
5 471 (28.39%) Objective-C
6 354 (21.34%) HTML
7 332 (20.01%) Android Development
8 327 (19.71%) Windows
9 313 (18.87%) JavaScript
10 305 (18.38%) Mobile Development
11 264 (15.91%) HTML5
12 259 (15.61%) User Experience
13 248 (14.95%) Web Services
14 246 (14.83%) Java
15 243 (14.65%) CSS
16 240 (14.47%) iPhone
17 230 (13.86%) Xcode
18 228 (13.74%) TDD
19 222 (13.38%) Scrum
20 219 (13.20%) Apple
21 212 (12.78%) JSON
22 188 (11.33%) iPad
23 181 (10.91%) Git (software)
24 177 (10.67%) iOS SDK
25 174 (10.49%) Finance
26 167 (10.07%) OO
27 160 (9.64%) Cocoa
28 159 (9.58%) Microsoft
28 159 (9.58%) REST
29 157 (9.46%) RESTful

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (3.50%) Node.js
2 40 (2.41%) MS Exchange
3 38 (2.29%) CMS
4 19 (1.15%) SharePoint
5 13 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (0.66%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.54%) IIS
9 8 (0.48%) Apache
10 7 (0.42%) Confluence
10 7 (0.42%) Lync
11 6 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.36%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.30%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.24%) nginx
13 4 (0.24%) Drupal
13 4 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 92 (5.55%) MS Office
2 45 (2.71%) MS Excel
3 36 (2.17%) Photoshop
4 29 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 16 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.60%) Acrobat
8 8 (0.48%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.42%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
10 5 (0.30%) MS Project
11 3 (0.18%) InDesign
12 2 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.060%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.060%) Quicktime
13 1 (0.060%) Maya
13 1 (0.060%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 7 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.12%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.060%) Magento
4 1 (0.060%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.060%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.060%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.08%) Google Apps
4 17 (1.02%) Office 365
5 13 (0.78%) GitHub
6 11 (0.66%) Google Analytics
7 10 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.48%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.24%) Yammer
12 3 (0.18%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.12%) SaaS
13 2 (0.12%) PaaS
14 1 (0.060%) Boomi
14 1 (0.060%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.060%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.23%) HTTP
2 36 (2.17%) Internet
3 34 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
4 24 (1.45%) LAN
4 24 (1.45%) VPN
5 20 (1.21%) Firewall
6 19 (1.15%) TCP/IP
7 17 (1.02%) Wireless
8 14 (0.84%) Bluetooth
9 13 (0.78%) DNS
9 13 (0.78%) WAN
10 11 (0.66%) HTTPS
11 8 (0.48%) VLAN
12 7 (0.42%) NFC
12 7 (0.42%) DHCP
13 6 (0.36%) iBeacon
14 5 (0.30%) VoIP
14 5 (0.30%) DVB
14 5 (0.30%) IP Telephony
15 4 (0.24%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 56 (3.38%) MySQL
3 31 (1.87%) SQLite
4 21 (1.27%) MongoDB
5 14 (0.84%) Relational Database
6 13 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (0.60%) NoSQL
7 10 (0.60%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.36%) Big Data
10 5 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.30%) Redis
10 5 (0.30%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.18%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 230 (13.86%) Xcode
2 181 (10.91%) Git (software)
3 76 (4.58%) Calabash
4 75 (4.52%) Cucumber
5 68 (4.10%) Subversion
6 59 (3.56%) Jenkins
7 52 (3.13%) JIRA
8 48 (2.89%) Selenium
8 48 (2.89%) Appium
9 40 (2.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 36 (2.17%) Android Studio
11 24 (1.45%) CocoaPods
12 23 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (1.39%) Eclipse
13 17 (1.02%) JUnit
13 17 (1.02%) Maven
14 16 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (0.90%) Grunt
16 14 (0.84%) Visual Studio
16 14 (0.84%) WebDriver
General
1 174 (10.49%) Finance
2 90 (5.42%) Banking
3 88 (5.30%) Retail
4 61 (3.68%) Games
5 43 (2.59%) Marketing
6 42 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.45%) Publishing
8 20 (1.21%) Electronics
8 20 (1.21%) Spanish Language
9 15 (0.90%) Legal
10 14 (0.84%) Automotive
11 10 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.60%) Law
12 9 (0.54%) Back Office
13 8 (0.48%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.48%) Advertising
13 8 (0.48%) French Language
13 8 (0.48%) German Language
14 7 (0.42%) Italian Language
15 6 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1000 (60.28%) Developer
2 567 (34.18%) iOS Developer
3 203 (12.24%) Mobile Developer
4 133 (8.02%) Senior Developer
5 122 (7.35%) Android Developer
6 113 (6.81%) Analyst
7 95 (5.73%) Architect
8 76 (4.58%) Senior iOS Developer
9 72 (4.34%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 64 (3.86%) Designer
11 62 (3.74%) Tester
12 54 (3.25%) Applications Developer
13 52 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
14 42 (2.53%) Test Analyst
14 42 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
15 37 (2.23%) Lead Developer
16 33 (1.99%) Project Manager
17 30 (1.81%) Mobile Tester
17 30 (1.81%) Support Analyst
18 29 (1.75%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (21.34%) HTML
2 264 (15.91%) HTML5
3 248 (14.95%) Web Services
4 243 (14.65%) CSS
5 212 (12.78%) JSON
6 177 (10.67%) iOS SDK
7 160 (9.64%) Cocoa
8 159 (9.58%) REST
9 157 (9.46%) RESTful
10 134 (8.08%) XML
11 132 (7.96%) .NET
12 117 (7.05%) CSS3
13 106 (6.39%) Cocoa Touch
14 86 (5.18%) AngularJS
15 83 (5.00%) SOAP
16 79 (4.76%) jQuery
17 76 (4.58%) Android SDK
18 57 (3.44%) PhoneGap
19 46 (2.77%) Core Animation
20 40 (2.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 557 (33.57%) Mobile App
2 259 (15.61%) User Experience
3 240 (14.47%) iPhone
4 188 (11.33%) iPad
5 113 (6.81%) Blackberry
6 99 (5.97%) Computer Science
7 56 (3.38%) Open Source
8 55 (3.32%) Animation
9 47 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (1.81%) Streaming Video
11 28 (1.69%) Social Media
11 28 (1.69%) Client/Server
12 23 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
13 22 (1.33%) Mathematics
14 21 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (1.21%) IPTV
15 20 (1.21%) Physics
16 19 (1.15%) STB
17 18 (1.08%) Over-the-Top Content
18 17 (1.02%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1030 (62.09%) Android
2 327 (19.71%) Windows
3 80 (4.82%) Mac OS X
4 77 (4.64%) Windows 7
5 72 (4.34%) Windows Phone
6 71 (4.28%) Linux
7 51 (3.07%) Windows Mobile
8 40 (2.41%) UNIX
9 36 (2.17%) Windows XP
9 36 (2.17%) Windows 8
10 27 (1.63%) Mac OS
11 19 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.54%) Windows Phone 8
13 9 (0.54%) Windows Phone 7
14 8 (0.48%) BlackBerry OS
15 6 (0.36%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.30%) webOS
16 5 (0.30%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 812 (48.95%) iOS Development
2 697 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
3 332 (20.01%) Android Development
4 305 (18.38%) Mobile Development
5 228 (13.74%) TDD
6 222 (13.38%) Scrum
7 167 (10.07%) OO
8 137 (8.26%) Software Engineering
9 133 (8.02%) E-Commerce
10 128 (7.72%) BDD
11 126 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
12 108 (6.51%) Mobile Application Development
13 77 (4.64%) MVC
13 77 (4.64%) Unit Testing
14 73 (4.40%) OOP
15 58 (3.50%) Automated Testing
16 55 (3.32%) Analytics
17 54 (3.25%) Test Automation
18 52 (3.13%) Project Management
19 51 (3.07%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 471 (28.39%) Objective-C
2 313 (18.87%) JavaScript
3 246 (14.83%) Java
4 139 (8.38%) C#
5 98 (5.91%) Apple Swift
6 85 (5.12%) C++
7 81 (4.88%) SQL
8 61 (3.68%) Ruby
9 49 (2.95%) PHP
10 46 (2.77%) C
10 46 (2.77%) Python
11 14 (0.84%) ActionScript
12 11 (0.66%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.54%) VBA
14 8 (0.48%) Scala
15 6 (0.36%) VB
16 5 (0.30%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.24%) VBScript
17 4 (0.24%) Clojure
17 4 (0.24%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 148 (8.92%) Degree
2 22 (1.33%) ISEB
3 21 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.08%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
5 9 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.30%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.30%) MCSE
7 4 (0.24%) MCSA
8 3 (0.18%) MCP
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.12%) MCDST
9 2 (0.12%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.12%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.060%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.060%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.060%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (6.75%) QA
2 11 (0.66%) SLA
3 4 (0.24%) WAI
4 3 (0.18%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.060%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 82 (4.94%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.48%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.24%) XenApp
5 3 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.18%) Firmware
6 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.12%) XenServer
7 1 (0.060%) iptables
7 1 (0.060%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.060%) Xen
7 1 (0.060%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.060%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.060%) Docker
7 1 (0.060%) IAG
7 1 (0.060%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 24 (1.45%) AirWatch
2 11 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.36%) Puppet
3 6 (0.36%) SCCM
4 5 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.24%) yum
5 4 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (0.18%) Casper Suite
6 3 (0.18%) Ansible
7 2 (0.12%) DameWare
7 2 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.12%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.12%) WSUS
8 1 (0.060%) Iperf
8 1 (0.060%) SCOM
8 1 (0.060%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.060%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.060%) Nagios
8 1 (0.060%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 219 (13.20%) Apple
2 159 (9.58%) Microsoft
3 78 (4.70%) Google
4 54 (3.25%) Xamarin
5 40 (2.41%) Adobe
6 32 (1.93%) Oracle
7 29 (1.75%) Citrix
8 25 (1.51%) SAP
9 23 (1.39%) MobileIron
10 22 (1.33%) Appcelerator
11 21 (1.27%) Facebook
12 19 (1.15%) HP
13 17 (1.02%) VMware
14 16 (0.96%) Twitter
15 15 (0.90%) IBM
16 11 (0.66%) Symantec
17 10 (0.60%) Roku
17 10 (0.60%) LANDesk
18 8 (0.48%) Remedy
18 8 (0.48%) McAfee
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