The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 145 166 226
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +60
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 806 611 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.43% 1.28% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.55% 6.09% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 406 322
Average daily rate £400 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £27.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% -31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -31.25%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12305 10039 12127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.84% 21.01% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6838 5359 6191
Average daily rate £350 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1074 983 1178
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +12 772 £400 +6.66% 395
London +17 495 £415 +3.68% 213
South East +47 131 £325 +2.36% 57
City of London -1 95 £425 +13.33% 44
Berkshire +23 59 £350 +40.00% 12
East of England -13 40 £338 -20.58% 33
Hampshire +16 28 £300 -9.09% 13
North West -36 27 £301 -8.93% 35
Cambridgeshire +1 22 £400 +10.34% 22
West Midlands -18 22 £300 -8.39% 11
South West -39 22 £463 +42.30% 16
Manchester -15 19 £300 - 19
Cambridge +13 17 £400 +10.34% 18
Yorkshire -4 16 £325 +5.69% 18
Bracknell - 16 £400 -
Reading -4 15 £209 -42.34% 9
East Midlands -4 15 £200 -39.39% 8
West Yorkshire -13 15 £325 +5.69% 13
Warwickshire - 13 £265 - 1
Leeds -7 12 £325 - 8
Surrey -11 12 £140 -65.00% 7
Buckinghamshire -11 10 £358 +24.34% 2
Scotland -29 10 £300 +20.00% 12
Northern Ireland +21 8 £375 +66.66%
County Antrim +20 8 £375 +66.66%
Belfast +20 8 £375 +66.66%
Southampton -3 8 £325 -4.41% 1
Swindon -8 8 £170 -43.80%
Wiltshire -22 8 £170 -29.16% 1
East Sussex - 8 £275 - 1

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 911 (59.78%) Android
2 607 (39.83%) iOS Development
3 532 (34.91%) Mobile App
4 431 (28.28%) HTML
5 383 (25.13%) Objective-C
6 360 (23.62%) JavaScript
7 318 (20.87%) CSS
8 317 (20.80%) Java
9 309 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
10 293 (19.23%) Windows
11 269 (17.65%) HTML5
12 240 (15.75%) Android Development
13 239 (15.68%) iPhone
14 236 (15.49%) iPad
15 222 (14.57%) OO
16 209 (13.71%) Scrum
17 206 (13.52%) Xcode
18 205 (13.45%) Web Services
19 183 (12.01%) Apple
20 179 (11.75%) .NET
21 165 (10.83%) jQuery
22 163 (10.70%) JSON
23 162 (10.63%) TDD
24 155 (10.17%) PHP
24 155 (10.17%) E-Commerce
25 153 (10.04%) iOS SDK
26 150 (9.84%) Finance
27 135 (8.86%) Blackberry
28 124 (8.14%) Cocoa
29 122 (8.01%) MVC

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 60 (3.94%) MS Exchange
2 40 (2.62%) CMS
3 36 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 35 (2.30%) IIS
5 33 (2.17%) Node.js
6 30 (1.97%) Apache
7 29 (1.90%) IBM Notes
7 29 (1.90%) WebSphere
8 23 (1.51%) WordPress
9 17 (1.12%) nginx
10 16 (1.05%) Tomcat
10 16 (1.05%) SharePoint
11 13 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (0.85%) CICS
12 11 (0.72%) Drupal
12 11 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (0.59%) Adobe CQ
13 9 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
14 7 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 57 (3.74%) MS Office
2 54 (3.54%) Photoshop
3 38 (2.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 21 (1.38%) MS Excel
5 12 (0.79%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (0.39%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.39%) MS Project
7 5 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.26%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.26%) InDesign
8 4 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.066%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 54 (3.54%) Magento
2 51 (3.35%) Oracle CRM
3 8 (0.52%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.33%) SiteCatalyst
5 4 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.13%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.066%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.066%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.25%) SaaS
3 15 (0.98%) GitHub
4 12 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.66%) Google App Engine
6 8 (0.52%) Office 365
7 7 (0.46%) Google Apps
7 7 (0.46%) IaaS
7 7 (0.46%) PaaS
7 7 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.39%) Heroku
9 5 (0.33%) Trello
10 4 (0.26%) Force.com
11 1 (0.066%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.066%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.61%) VPN
2 42 (2.76%) HTTP
3 38 (2.49%) Internet
4 24 (1.57%) Firewall
5 22 (1.44%) TCP/IP
6 20 (1.31%) DNS
7 15 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (0.92%) DHCP
9 13 (0.85%) Bluetooth
10 12 (0.79%) Wireless
11 10 (0.66%) NFC
11 10 (0.66%) LDAP
12 9 (0.59%) VoIP
12 9 (0.59%) Intranet
13 8 (0.52%) Network Security
13 8 (0.52%) LAN
14 7 (0.46%) Wireshark
14 7 (0.46%) AMQP
15 6 (0.39%) ZigBee
15 6 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (4.72%) MySQL
2 49 (3.22%) SQL Server
3 25 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 24 (1.57%) SQLite
5 18 (1.18%) Big Data
6 17 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 13 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (0.72%) NoSQL
9 10 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.33%) DB2
12 5 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
14 3 (0.20%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 206 (13.52%) Xcode
2 92 (6.04%) Git (software)
3 72 (4.72%) Selenium
4 61 (4.00%) Subversion
5 60 (3.94%) PhoneGap
6 57 (3.74%) Cucumber
7 53 (3.48%) JIRA
8 50 (3.28%) Calabash
9 39 (2.56%) Axure RP
10 36 (2.36%) Eclipse
11 34 (2.23%) WebDriver
12 31 (2.03%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 25 (1.64%) Robotium
14 24 (1.57%) Jenkins
15 17 (1.12%) Hudson
16 16 (1.05%) SoapUI
16 16 (1.05%) JBehave
16 16 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
17 15 (0.98%) Visual Studio
17 15 (0.98%) Maven
General
1 150 (9.84%) Finance
2 87 (5.71%) Marketing
3 71 (4.66%) Retail
4 65 (4.27%) Games
5 56 (3.67%) Banking
6 33 (2.17%) Publishing
7 26 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.64%) Automotive
9 17 (1.12%) Advertising
10 13 (0.85%) Back Office
11 11 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (0.72%) Legal
12 10 (0.66%) Dutch Language
13 8 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.52%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.52%) Billing
13 8 (0.52%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.39%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.26%) Electronics
16 3 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 796 (52.23%) Developer
2 385 (25.26%) iOS Developer
3 123 (8.07%) Mobile Developer
4 120 (7.87%) Analyst
5 112 (7.35%) Architect
6 88 (5.77%) Designer
7 87 (5.71%) Android Developer
8 60 (3.94%) Tester
9 58 (3.81%) Web Developer
10 57 (3.74%) Senior Developer
11 52 (3.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 46 (3.02%) User Experience Designer
12 46 (3.02%) Applications Developer
13 45 (2.95%) Project Manager
14 44 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
15 35 (2.30%) Test Analyst
15 35 (2.30%) PHP Developer
15 35 (2.30%) JavaScript Developer
16 34 (2.23%) Front-End Developer
17 33 (2.17%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 431 (28.28%) HTML
2 318 (20.87%) CSS
3 269 (17.65%) HTML5
4 205 (13.45%) Web Services
5 179 (11.75%) .NET
6 165 (10.83%) jQuery
7 163 (10.70%) JSON
8 153 (10.04%) iOS SDK
9 124 (8.14%) Cocoa
10 122 (8.01%) XML
11 112 (7.35%) REST
12 111 (7.28%) CSS3
13 82 (5.38%) RESTful
14 67 (4.40%) Ajax
15 66 (4.33%) SOAP
16 48 (3.15%) AngularJS
17 46 (3.02%) Cocoa Touch
18 44 (2.89%) ASP.NET
19 39 (2.56%) Android SDK
20 37 (2.43%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 532 (34.91%) Mobile App
2 239 (15.68%) iPhone
3 236 (15.49%) iPad
4 135 (8.86%) Blackberry
5 51 (3.35%) Open Source
6 48 (3.15%) Computer Science
7 35 (2.30%) Social Media
8 31 (2.03%) Digital Media
8 31 (2.03%) Smartphone
9 30 (1.97%) Video on Demand
10 25 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (1.57%) Graphic Design
12 20 (1.31%) Visualisation
13 19 (1.25%) Social Network
13 19 (1.25%) IPTV
14 16 (1.05%) NHS
14 16 (1.05%) Augmented Reality
15 15 (0.98%) Handset
16 13 (0.85%) Animation
17 11 (0.72%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 911 (59.78%) Android
2 293 (19.23%) Windows
3 76 (4.99%) Windows 7
4 70 (4.59%) Windows Phone
5 55 (3.61%) Linux
6 52 (3.41%) Mac OS X
7 49 (3.22%) Windows XP
8 39 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
9 30 (1.97%) Windows Vista
10 29 (1.90%) Windows 8
11 25 (1.64%) UNIX
12 22 (1.44%) NetWare
12 22 (1.44%) Windows 2000
13 17 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (0.98%) Solaris
15 13 (0.85%) Ubuntu
16 11 (0.72%) Mac OS
16 11 (0.72%) Windows Phone 8
17 10 (0.66%) bada
18 9 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (39.83%) iOS Development
2 309 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
3 240 (15.75%) Android Development
4 222 (14.57%) OO
5 209 (13.71%) Scrum
6 162 (10.63%) TDD
7 155 (10.17%) E-Commerce
8 122 (8.01%) MVC
9 101 (6.63%) OOP
10 92 (6.04%) BDD
11 83 (5.45%) Software Engineering
12 82 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
13 76 (4.99%) Web Development
13 76 (4.99%) Mobile Application Development
14 75 (4.92%) CRM
15 63 (4.13%) Test Automation
16 54 (3.54%) Unit Testing
17 51 (3.35%) Analytics
18 45 (2.95%) Responsive Web Design
19 44 (2.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 383 (25.13%) Objective-C
2 360 (23.62%) JavaScript
3 317 (20.80%) Java
4 155 (10.17%) PHP
5 121 (7.94%) SQL
6 111 (7.28%) C#
7 76 (4.99%) Ruby
8 75 (4.92%) C++
9 61 (4.00%) Python
10 50 (3.28%) C
11 33 (2.17%) PHP5
12 28 (1.84%) PowerShell
13 25 (1.64%) VBScript
14 16 (1.05%) Perl
15 15 (0.98%) Bash Shell
16 14 (0.92%) Korn
17 13 (0.85%) ActionScript
18 9 (0.59%) ActionScript 3.0
19 8 (0.52%) VB.NET
20 6 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (4.40%) Degree
2 32 (2.10%) ISEB
3 28 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 14 (0.92%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.33%) MCP
9 4 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.13%) ACTC
11 1 (0.066%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.066%) MCSE
11 1 (0.066%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (6.69%) QA
2 13 (0.85%) SLA
3 9 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.066%) GxP
5 1 (0.066%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.066%) GAMP
System Software
1 95 (6.23%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.71%) XenDesktop
3 10 (0.66%) Terminal Services
4 9 (0.59%) XenApp
5 8 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.20%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.066%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.066%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (1.44%) ServiceCenter
2 15 (0.98%) SCCM
3 12 (0.79%) Nagios
3 12 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.26%) Puppet
4 4 (0.26%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.26%) SCOM
5 3 (0.20%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.13%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.066%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.066%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (0.066%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.066%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.066%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.066%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.066%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 183 (12.01%) Apple
2 112 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 82 (5.38%) Google
4 77 (5.05%) Oracle
5 63 (4.13%) SAP
6 60 (3.94%) Citrix
7 55 (3.61%) JD Edwards
8 47 (3.08%) HP
9 44 (2.89%) Adobe
10 37 (2.43%) Facebook
11 33 (2.17%) Sencha
12 29 (1.90%) Twitter
12 29 (1.90%) Appcelerator
12 29 (1.90%) Lotus
13 24 (1.57%) IBM
14 22 (1.44%) Novell
14 22 (1.44%) Xamarin
15 21 (1.38%) Symbian
16 17 (1.12%) TIBCO
16 17 (1.12%) VMware
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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