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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 137 145 154
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 881 805 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.58% 1.48% 1.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.18% 6.69% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 553 430
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 15
Average hourly rate £18.43 £18.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -44.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.94 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.74 £32.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.60 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.12% +6.66%

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
12272 12027 10115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.05% 22.08% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6955 6714 5422
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1004 1034 993
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +5 835 £400 - 381
London -2 492 £425 +2.40% 204
South East -8 129 £334 +2.69% 43
City of London +28 117 £413 -2.94% 65
North West +30 82 £320 -1.53% 43
South West +19 40 £363 -21.62% 33
Hampshire +1 38 £353 +17.50% 7
Manchester +5 35 £331 +10.41% 24
East of England +6 31 £338 - 21
Buckinghamshire +18 28 £388 -8.82% 3
West Midlands -14 24 £348 +6.92% 8
Berkshire -25 24 £306 -12.50% 8
Cheshire +13 22 £350 - 17
West Sussex -4 20 £340 +18.26% 4
Yorkshire -21 20 £325 - 19
Scotland +14 19 £375 +25.00% 12
Bristol +17 18 £375 -6.25% 19
West Yorkshire -8 17 £325 - 10
Surrey +4 16 £463 +230.35% 8
Crawley +11 15 £340 +23.63% 2
Chester - 14 £350 - 10
Basingstoke +13 13 £425 +21.42% 1
Milton Keynes +9 13 - - 1
Edinburgh +3 13 £413 +37.50% 5
Cambridgeshire -7 13 £338 -15.62% 11
East Midlands -6 12 £350 +115.38% 3
Reading +2 11 £270 +29.18% 3
Hertfordshire +11 10 £300 -7.69% 5
Merseyside -8 9 £300 -25.00% 1
Bradford - 9 £325 -

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1023 (62.08%) Android
2 778 (47.21%) iOS Development
3 656 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
4 539 (32.71%) Mobile App
5 438 (26.58%) Objective-C
6 370 (22.45%) HTML
7 356 (21.60%) Windows
8 331 (20.08%) JavaScript
9 308 (18.69%) Android Development
10 290 (17.60%) Mobile Development
11 279 (16.93%) HTML5
12 264 (16.02%) User Experience
13 260 (15.78%) CSS
14 253 (15.35%) iPhone
15 229 (13.90%) Xcode
16 228 (13.83%) Java
17 227 (13.77%) Web Services
18 222 (13.47%) Scrum
19 208 (12.62%) TDD
20 207 (12.56%) JSON
21 204 (12.38%) Apple
22 201 (12.20%) iPad
23 168 (10.19%) Finance
24 166 (10.07%) iOS SDK
25 156 (9.47%) Git (software)
25 156 (9.47%) Microsoft
26 154 (9.34%) RESTful
27 151 (9.16%) OO
28 148 (8.98%) Cocoa
29 143 (8.68%) Degree

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 59 (3.58%) Node.js
2 47 (2.85%) CMS
3 36 (2.18%) MS Exchange
4 14 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (0.61%) SharePoint
8 9 (0.55%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.49%) Apache
9 8 (0.49%) IIS
9 8 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.42%) Confluence
11 6 (0.36%) Lync
12 5 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.30%) ArcGIS
12 5 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.24%) nginx
14 3 (0.18%) Drupal
14 3 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 93 (5.64%) MS Office
2 51 (3.09%) MS Excel
3 46 (2.79%) Photoshop
4 34 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
5 17 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 12 (0.73%) Acrobat
8 11 (0.67%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.42%) Fireworks
10 6 (0.36%) MS Project
11 4 (0.24%) InDesign
11 4 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.18%) Maya
13 2 (0.12%) Quicktime
13 2 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
13 2 (0.12%) CINEMA 4D
14 1 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.061%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.18%) Magento
1 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.12%) Misys Midas
2 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.12%) CODA-Financials
2 2 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.061%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.15%) Google Apps
3 17 (1.03%) Office 365
3 17 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.79%) GitHub
5 9 (0.55%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.49%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.18%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.12%) Heroku
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.061%) SaaS
12 1 (0.061%) PaaS
12 1 (0.061%) Yammer
12 1 (0.061%) Veeva
12 1 (0.061%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.061%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.43%) HTTP
2 36 (2.18%) Internet
3 28 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
4 22 (1.33%) LAN
5 21 (1.27%) VPN
6 19 (1.15%) TCP/IP
7 18 (1.09%) Firewall
8 17 (1.03%) Wireless
9 14 (0.85%) Bluetooth
10 12 (0.73%) HTTPS
11 11 (0.67%) SSL
11 11 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 10 (0.61%) WAN
13 9 (0.55%) DNS
14 7 (0.42%) VLAN
15 6 (0.36%) NFC
16 5 (0.30%) iBeacon
16 5 (0.30%) IP Telephony
16 5 (0.30%) DVB
16 5 (0.30%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 62 (3.76%) MySQL
3 21 (1.27%) SQLite
4 19 (1.15%) MongoDB
5 14 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (0.61%) NoSQL
7 9 (0.55%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.49%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.42%) Big Data
9 7 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.30%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.30%) Redis
11 5 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 229 (13.90%) Xcode
2 156 (9.47%) Git (software)
3 77 (4.67%) Calabash
4 74 (4.49%) Cucumber
5 62 (3.76%) Subversion
6 56 (3.40%) Jenkins
7 51 (3.09%) JIRA
8 49 (2.97%) Appium
9 47 (2.85%) Selenium
10 40 (2.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 30 (1.82%) Android Studio
12 23 (1.40%) CocoaPods
12 23 (1.40%) Eclipse
13 21 (1.27%) Axure RP
14 18 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (0.97%) Maven
16 15 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 15 (0.91%) WebDriver
17 14 (0.85%) Grunt
18 13 (0.79%) Bower
General
1 168 (10.19%) Finance
2 106 (6.43%) Banking
3 86 (5.22%) Retail
4 56 (3.40%) Games
5 44 (2.67%) Marketing
6 40 (2.43%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.33%) Publishing
8 17 (1.03%) Spanish Language
9 14 (0.85%) Advertising
10 13 (0.79%) Electronics
11 12 (0.73%) Law
11 12 (0.73%) Retail Banking
12 11 (0.67%) Legal
13 10 (0.61%) Automotive
14 8 (0.49%) Back Office
14 8 (0.49%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.42%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.36%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.36%) Dutch Language
16 6 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 959 (58.19%) Developer
2 541 (32.83%) iOS Developer
3 188 (11.41%) Mobile Developer
4 124 (7.52%) Analyst
5 123 (7.46%) Senior Developer
6 107 (6.49%) Android Developer
7 90 (5.46%) Architect
8 74 (4.49%) Designer
9 70 (4.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 67 (4.07%) Senior iOS Developer
11 62 (3.76%) Tester
12 57 (3.46%) Applications Developer
13 50 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
14 47 (2.85%) Test Analyst
15 37 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
16 36 (2.18%) UI Designer
17 34 (2.06%) Lead Developer
18 32 (1.94%) Project Manager
19 30 (1.82%) Support Analyst
20 28 (1.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (22.45%) HTML
2 279 (16.93%) HTML5
3 260 (15.78%) CSS
4 227 (13.77%) Web Services
5 207 (12.56%) JSON
6 166 (10.07%) iOS SDK
7 154 (9.34%) RESTful
8 148 (8.98%) Cocoa
9 142 (8.62%) .NET
10 135 (8.19%) REST
11 132 (8.01%) CSS3
12 127 (7.71%) XML
13 100 (6.07%) Cocoa Touch
14 89 (5.40%) jQuery
15 81 (4.92%) AngularJS
16 73 (4.43%) SOAP
17 70 (4.25%) Android SDK
18 60 (3.64%) PhoneGap
19 43 (2.61%) Apache Cordova
19 43 (2.61%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 539 (32.71%) Mobile App
2 264 (16.02%) User Experience
3 253 (15.35%) iPhone
4 201 (12.20%) iPad
5 114 (6.92%) Blackberry
6 100 (6.07%) Computer Science
7 56 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
8 52 (3.16%) Open Source
9 51 (3.09%) Animation
10 31 (1.88%) Social Media
11 30 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
11 30 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
12 28 (1.70%) Client/Server
13 22 (1.33%) Mathematics
14 21 (1.27%) Streaming Video
15 20 (1.21%) Physics
16 18 (1.09%) STB
16 18 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
17 17 (1.03%) IPTV
18 16 (0.97%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 1023 (62.08%) Android
2 356 (21.60%) Windows
3 87 (5.28%) Windows Phone
4 84 (5.10%) Linux
5 77 (4.67%) Mac OS X
5 77 (4.67%) Windows 7
6 53 (3.22%) Windows Mobile
7 41 (2.49%) UNIX
8 39 (2.37%) Windows XP
9 37 (2.25%) Windows 8
10 28 (1.70%) Mac OS
11 22 (1.33%) Windows Phone 8
12 18 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.55%) Windows Phone 7
16 8 (0.49%) BlackBerry OS
17 7 (0.42%) Windows Vista
18 6 (0.36%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 778 (47.21%) iOS Development
2 656 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
3 308 (18.69%) Android Development
4 290 (17.60%) Mobile Development
5 222 (13.47%) Scrum
6 208 (12.62%) TDD
7 151 (9.16%) OO
8 125 (7.58%) Software Engineering
9 124 (7.52%) E-Commerce
10 117 (7.10%) BDD
11 109 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
12 102 (6.19%) Mobile Application Development
13 80 (4.85%) MVC
14 73 (4.43%) OOP
15 67 (4.07%) Unit Testing
16 56 (3.40%) Automated Testing
17 54 (3.28%) Project Management
17 54 (3.28%) Test Automation
18 53 (3.22%) Analytics
19 47 (2.85%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 438 (26.58%) Objective-C
2 331 (20.08%) JavaScript
3 228 (13.83%) Java
4 135 (8.19%) C#
5 88 (5.34%) Apple Swift
6 79 (4.79%) C++
7 78 (4.73%) SQL
8 59 (3.58%) Ruby
9 52 (3.16%) PHP
10 44 (2.67%) Python
11 43 (2.61%) C
12 11 (0.67%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.55%) VBA
14 8 (0.49%) ActionScript
15 6 (0.36%) VB
15 6 (0.36%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.36%) XPath
16 5 (0.30%) Scala
17 4 (0.24%) ActionScript 2.0
17 4 (0.24%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 143 (8.68%) Degree
2 26 (1.58%) ISEB
3 22 (1.33%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 12 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (0.30%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.30%) MCP
7 5 (0.30%) MCSE
8 4 (0.24%) MCSA
8 4 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.24%) MCDST
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.061%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.061%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.061%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.061%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.061%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (6.13%) QA
2 12 (0.73%) SLA
3 4 (0.24%) WAI
4 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.061%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.061%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 82 (4.98%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.73%) Firmware
2 12 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.49%) Terminal Services
5 5 (0.30%) XenApp
6 4 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.12%) XenServer
8 1 (0.061%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.061%) IAG
8 1 (0.061%) Docker
8 1 (0.061%) iptables
8 1 (0.061%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.061%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.061%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.061%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.061%) Xen
8 1 (0.061%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 27 (1.64%) AirWatch
2 13 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.30%) SCCM
4 4 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (0.24%) yum
5 3 (0.18%) Puppet
5 3 (0.18%) XenMobile
5 3 (0.18%) Ansible
6 2 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.12%) DameWare
7 1 (0.061%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.061%) WSUS
7 1 (0.061%) Nagios
7 1 (0.061%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.061%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.061%) Iperf
7 1 (0.061%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 204 (12.38%) Apple
2 156 (9.47%) Microsoft
3 80 (4.85%) Google
4 49 (2.97%) Xamarin
5 39 (2.37%) Adobe
6 32 (1.94%) Oracle
7 31 (1.88%) Citrix
8 27 (1.64%) VMware
9 22 (1.33%) Facebook
9 22 (1.33%) MobileIron
10 21 (1.27%) Appcelerator
10 21 (1.27%) SAP
11 20 (1.21%) Twitter
12 18 (1.09%) HP
13 14 (0.85%) IBM
13 14 (0.85%) Sitecore
14 12 (0.73%) Symantec
15 11 (0.67%) Red Hat
15 11 (0.67%) Sencha
15 11 (0.67%) F5
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