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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 141 136 126
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 825 775 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.52% 1.51% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.60% 6.66% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 529 526
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.39% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £14.04 £28.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.88 £26.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-58.96% -29.33%

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
12507 11628 10791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 23.06% 22.71% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7404 6469 5707
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1048 1117
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -10 764 £375 - 232
London +10 470 £400 - 91
City of London +45 144 £400 - 28
South East -8 98 £325 -7.14% 40
North West +18 68 £350 +7.69% 28
Manchester +3 42 £350 +5.66% 19
Scotland +3 41 £375 +20.96% 18
South West -19 39 £350 - 19
East Midlands +14 34 £325 +195.45% 4
Edinburgh +1 32 £413 +35.24% 5
Hampshire -15 25 £325 -13.33% 8
Buckinghamshire -2 24 £338 -6.89% 2
Milton Keynes +1 22 £350 - 2
Berkshire -10 22 £346 -13.43% 11
East of England -19 21 £250 -37.50% 17
Cheshire +24 20 £365 +4.28% 8
Northamptonshire -2 14 £325 - 1
Yorkshire -10 14 £325 +3.17% 24
West Midlands -11 14 £325 +8.33% 6
Nottinghamshire +1 13 £300 - 1
Nottingham +1 13 £300 -9.63% 1
Warrington - 12 £350 - 1
Southampton +5 11 £325 - 3
West Yorkshire -10 11 £333 +5.55% 15
Northampton +1 10 £450 - 1
Swindon -1 10 £359 +23.62% 1
Wiltshire -7 10 £359 +16.58% 4
Gloucestershire -9 9 £350 - 1
Leeds -11 9 £325 +5.69% 9
Bristol -16 8 £325 -33.67% 8

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1013 (60.73%) Android
2 767 (45.98%) iOS Development
3 623 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
4 477 (28.60%) Mobile App
5 444 (26.62%) Objective-C
6 372 (22.30%) HTML
7 353 (21.16%) Windows
8 335 (20.08%) JavaScript
9 298 (17.87%) iPhone
10 295 (17.69%) Android Development
11 292 (17.51%) CSS
12 268 (16.07%) User Experience
13 254 (15.23%) Xcode
14 252 (15.11%) Java
15 246 (14.75%) HTML5
16 236 (14.15%) JSON
17 228 (13.67%) iPad
18 205 (12.29%) Web Services
19 203 (12.17%) Scrum
19 203 (12.17%) Finance
20 196 (11.75%) OO
21 191 (11.45%) XML
22 189 (11.33%) TDD
23 178 (10.67%) Git (software)
24 175 (10.49%) RESTful
25 153 (9.17%) iOS SDK
26 147 (8.81%) Apple
27 146 (8.75%) Cocoa
28 141 (8.45%) E-Commerce
29 136 (8.15%) Microsoft

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 45 (2.70%) CMS
2 39 (2.34%) Node.js
3 20 (1.20%) IBM Notes
4 17 (1.02%) Apache
5 16 (0.96%) MS Exchange
6 14 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 14 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (0.66%) IIS
8 9 (0.54%) SharePoint
8 9 (0.54%) Lync
8 9 (0.54%) WordPress
8 9 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.42%) Drupal
10 6 (0.36%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.30%) nginx
11 5 (0.30%) Confluence
12 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.24%) Adobe CQ
12 4 (0.24%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.24%) Joomla!
Applications
1 102 (6.12%) MS Office
2 81 (4.86%) Photoshop
3 63 (3.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 42 (2.52%) MS Excel
5 17 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.72%) Acrobat
7 11 (0.66%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.54%) Doxygen
9 7 (0.42%) Maya
10 5 (0.30%) InDesign
10 5 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (0.30%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.24%) MS Project
12 2 (0.12%) Quicktime
12 2 (0.12%) CINEMA 4D
12 2 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.12%) Blender
12 2 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.060%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 4 (0.24%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.18%) Magento
2 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.12%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.060%) assyst
4 1 (0.060%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.060%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.96%) Google Apps
2 12 (0.72%) GitHub
2 12 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.54%) PaaS
5 4 (0.24%) Heroku
5 4 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.18%) SaaS
6 3 (0.18%) IaaS
7 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.060%) Force.com
8 1 (0.060%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.060%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.060%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.060%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (3.78%) HTTP
2 43 (2.58%) VPN
3 37 (2.22%) Internet
4 26 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
5 20 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 15 (0.90%) SSL
6 15 (0.90%) Firewall
7 13 (0.78%) HTTPS
8 12 (0.72%) Bluetooth
8 12 (0.72%) LAN
9 11 (0.66%) VoIP
9 11 (0.66%) DNS
9 11 (0.66%) Wireless
9 11 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (0.54%) Wireshark
10 9 (0.54%) WAN
11 7 (0.42%) Network Security
12 6 (0.36%) iBeacon
12 6 (0.36%) DHCP
12 6 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (5.94%) MySQL
2 48 (2.88%) SQL Server
3 36 (2.16%) SQLite
4 28 (1.68%) NoSQL
5 18 (1.08%) Relational Database
6 16 (0.96%) MongoDB
7 10 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (0.36%) Big Data
9 6 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.30%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.24%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.18%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.18%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.12%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 254 (15.23%) Xcode
2 178 (10.67%) Git (software)
3 104 (6.24%) Subversion
4 79 (4.74%) Calabash
5 66 (3.96%) Cucumber
6 65 (3.90%) Selenium
7 59 (3.54%) JIRA
8 54 (3.24%) Appium
9 50 (3.00%) Axure RP
10 49 (2.94%) Jenkins
11 31 (1.86%) Eclipse
12 30 (1.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 29 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
14 26 (1.56%) WebDriver
15 18 (1.08%) Mercurial
15 18 (1.08%) Maven
16 17 (1.02%) JUnit
16 17 (1.02%) Hudson
17 15 (0.90%) Robotium
18 14 (0.84%) JMeter
General
1 203 (12.17%) Finance
2 104 (6.24%) Banking
3 99 (5.94%) Retail
4 63 (3.78%) Games
5 61 (3.66%) Marketing
6 41 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 29 (1.74%) Publishing
8 26 (1.56%) Advertising
9 14 (0.84%) Retail Banking
10 12 (0.72%) Spanish Language
11 11 (0.66%) French Language
11 11 (0.66%) Automotive
12 10 (0.60%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.54%) German Language
13 9 (0.54%) Electronics
14 8 (0.48%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.42%) Law
16 6 (0.36%) Legal
16 6 (0.36%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 975 (58.45%) Developer
2 556 (33.33%) iOS Developer
3 167 (10.01%) Mobile Developer
4 137 (8.21%) Analyst
5 123 (7.37%) Android Developer
6 108 (6.47%) Designer
7 83 (4.98%) Senior Developer
8 69 (4.14%) Tester
9 60 (3.60%) Architect
9 60 (3.60%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 54 (3.24%) Applications Developer
11 53 (3.18%) Test Analyst
11 53 (3.18%) Senior iOS Developer
12 43 (2.58%) UI Designer
13 40 (2.40%) Support Engineer
14 39 (2.34%) Project Manager
14 39 (2.34%) Front-End Developer
15 38 (2.28%) UX Designer
15 38 (2.28%) Desktop Support
16 36 (2.16%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (22.30%) HTML
2 292 (17.51%) CSS
3 246 (14.75%) HTML5
4 236 (14.15%) JSON
5 205 (12.29%) Web Services
6 191 (11.45%) XML
7 175 (10.49%) RESTful
8 153 (9.17%) iOS SDK
9 146 (8.75%) Cocoa
10 134 (8.03%) CSS3
11 131 (7.85%) .NET
12 124 (7.43%) REST
13 121 (7.25%) jQuery
14 90 (5.40%) Cocoa Touch
15 76 (4.56%) SOAP
16 72 (4.32%) AngularJS
17 66 (3.96%) Android SDK
18 65 (3.90%) PhoneGap
19 54 (3.24%) Ajax
20 51 (3.06%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 477 (28.60%) Mobile App
2 298 (17.87%) iPhone
3 268 (16.07%) User Experience
4 228 (13.67%) iPad
5 124 (7.43%) Blackberry
6 88 (5.28%) Computer Science
7 66 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
8 45 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
9 41 (2.46%) Social Media
9 41 (2.46%) Open Source
10 29 (1.74%) Mobile Payment
11 28 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (1.62%) Smartphone
12 27 (1.62%) Client/Server
13 22 (1.32%) Visualisation
14 21 (1.26%) Animation
15 20 (1.20%) Data Structures
16 18 (1.08%) Graphic Design
17 16 (0.96%) Video on Demand
17 16 (0.96%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1013 (60.73%) Android
2 353 (21.16%) Windows
3 93 (5.58%) Windows Phone
4 83 (4.98%) Windows 7
4 83 (4.98%) Linux
5 59 (3.54%) Mac OS X
6 43 (2.58%) Windows XP
7 38 (2.28%) Windows Mobile
8 29 (1.74%) Mac OS
9 19 (1.14%) Windows Phone 8
10 18 (1.08%) Windows 8
11 17 (1.02%) UNIX
12 15 (0.90%) Windows Vista
13 13 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (0.42%) webOS
16 7 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (0.30%) Windows Phone 7
17 5 (0.30%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 767 (45.98%) iOS Development
2 623 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
3 295 (17.69%) Android Development
4 203 (12.17%) Scrum
5 196 (11.75%) OO
6 189 (11.33%) TDD
7 141 (8.45%) E-Commerce
8 113 (6.77%) MVC
9 102 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
9 102 (6.12%) BDD
10 97 (5.82%) Software Engineering
11 82 (4.92%) OOP
12 64 (3.84%) Mobile Application Development
13 59 (3.54%) ITIL
14 55 (3.30%) Responsive Web Design
15 53 (3.18%) Test Automation
16 49 (2.94%) Project Management
17 48 (2.88%) Multithreading
18 47 (2.82%) Web Development
18 47 (2.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 444 (26.62%) Objective-C
2 335 (20.08%) JavaScript
3 252 (15.11%) Java
4 123 (7.37%) C#
5 98 (5.88%) SQL
6 73 (4.38%) C++
7 67 (4.02%) PHP
8 59 (3.54%) Ruby
9 42 (2.52%) C
10 32 (1.92%) Python
11 13 (0.78%) XPath
12 10 (0.60%) PHP5
13 9 (0.54%) PowerShell
13 9 (0.54%) Scala
14 7 (0.42%) Perl
15 6 (0.36%) Groovy
15 6 (0.36%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.36%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.30%) VC++
16 5 (0.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (6.18%) Degree
2 34 (2.04%) ISEB
3 20 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.66%) ISTQB
5 11 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.42%) A+ Certification
7 6 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.24%) MCDST
9 3 (0.18%) MCSE
9 3 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.18%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.12%) CISSP
10 2 (0.12%) MCP
10 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.12%) CISM
11 1 (0.060%) GIAC
11 1 (0.060%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (5.82%) QA
2 14 (0.84%) SLA
3 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.060%) COBIT
4 1 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.060%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.060%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 14443
4 1 (0.060%) PAS 55
4 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.78%) Firmware
3 11 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.36%) Docker
5 6 (0.36%) XenApp
6 5 (0.30%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.18%) XenServer
7 3 (0.18%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.12%) Kerio MailServer
8 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.12%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.060%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.060%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.060%) IAG
9 1 (0.060%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.84%) SCCM
3 3 (0.18%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.12%) Puppet
4 2 (0.12%) Nagios
4 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.12%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.060%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.060%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.060%) SCOM
5 1 (0.060%) yum
5 1 (0.060%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.060%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.060%) Ansible
5 1 (0.060%) cPanel
5 1 (0.060%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 147 (8.81%) Apple
2 136 (8.15%) Microsoft
3 74 (4.44%) Google
4 56 (3.36%) Adobe
5 43 (2.58%) Xamarin
6 32 (1.92%) Oracle
6 32 (1.92%) HP
7 28 (1.68%) Citrix
8 25 (1.50%) VMware
9 24 (1.44%) Appcelerator
9 24 (1.44%) Facebook
10 21 (1.26%) Lotus
11 17 (1.02%) Sencha
12 16 (0.96%) Twitter
12 16 (0.96%) SAP
13 15 (0.90%) MobileIron
14 13 (0.78%) Red Hat
15 11 (0.66%) Remedy
15 11 (0.66%) IBM
15 11 (0.66%) F5
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Up to £300 per hour DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £320 per day + £320 / Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £29.00 - £33.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ISL
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £0 per day £competitive
Posted: 8 days ago