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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 140 160 218
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +58
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 826 639 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.47% 1.32% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 6.21% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 433 340
Average daily rate £400 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 10
Average hourly rate £18.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.94 £13.65 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12387 10290 12049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.03% 21.23% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6904 5519 6165
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1071 1004 1156
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 £39.00
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 23 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 23 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 23 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 +12 791 £400 +6.66% 230
London +23 518 £415 +3.62% 123
South East +42 124 £325 +2.36% 43
City of London 0 97 £425 +17.24% 27
Berkshire +29 57 £350 +27.27% 7
East of England -20 38 £338 -20.58% 14
North West -46 31 £325 -1.51% 17
Hampshire +16 30 £300 +1.69% 17
West Midlands -16 24 £325 -0.76% 7
Cambridgeshire +1 22 £400 +10.34% 7
Manchester -10 21 £300 - 9
South West -37 19 £463 +42.30% 11
Cambridge +11 17 £400 +10.34% 5
Yorkshire -16 16 £325 +5.69% 12
Reading 0 15 £209 -41.33% 7
West Yorkshire -7 15 £325 +5.69% 8
Bracknell - 15 £400 -
East Midlands -1 14 £163 -50.75% 2
Warwickshire - 14 £250 -
Surrey -9 12 £140 -65.00% 5
Leeds -15 12 £325 - 6
Northern Ireland +26 11 £375 +66.66%
County Antrim +23 11 £375 +66.66%
Belfast +23 11 £375 +66.66%
Southampton -3 9 £325 -1.51% 6
Scotland -14 9 £300 +20.00% 6
Swindon -7 8 £170 -49.62%
Wiltshire -32 8 £170 -29.16%
Buckinghamshire -10 7 £438 +52.17% 1
Leicestershire - 7 £200 -

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 907 (59.32%) Android
2 600 (39.24%) iOS Development
3 531 (34.73%) Mobile App
4 442 (28.91%) HTML
5 382 (24.98%) Objective-C
6 358 (23.41%) JavaScript
7 328 (21.45%) Java
8 325 (21.26%) CSS
9 309 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
10 283 (18.51%) Windows
11 270 (17.66%) HTML5
12 238 (15.57%) iPad
13 234 (15.30%) iPhone
14 232 (15.17%) Android Development
15 223 (14.58%) OO
16 206 (13.47%) Xcode
17 204 (13.34%) Web Services
18 202 (13.21%) Scrum
19 181 (11.84%) Apple
20 176 (11.51%) .NET
21 165 (10.79%) E-Commerce
22 161 (10.53%) JSON
23 160 (10.46%) jQuery
24 159 (10.40%) TDD
25 154 (10.07%) PHP
26 150 (9.81%) iOS SDK
27 147 (9.61%) Finance
28 128 (8.37%) MVC
28 128 (8.37%) Blackberry
29 123 (8.04%) Cocoa

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 58 (3.79%) MS Exchange
2 36 (2.35%) IIS
3 33 (2.16%) Node.js
3 33 (2.16%) CMS
4 32 (2.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 30 (1.96%) Apache
6 29 (1.90%) WebSphere
7 28 (1.83%) IBM Notes
8 21 (1.37%) WordPress
9 17 (1.11%) nginx
10 16 (1.05%) SharePoint
10 16 (1.05%) Tomcat
11 13 (0.85%) CICS
11 13 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
12 11 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
13 9 (0.59%) Adobe CQ
14 7 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.46%) Drupal
14 7 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 59 (3.86%) Photoshop
2 55 (3.60%) MS Office
3 43 (2.81%) Adobe Illustrator
4 20 (1.31%) MS Excel
5 13 (0.85%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (0.39%) MS Project
6 6 (0.39%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.26%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.26%) InDesign
9 1 (0.065%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 55 (3.60%) Magento
2 52 (3.40%) 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%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.065%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.065%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.18%) SaaS
2 17 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (0.98%) GitHub
4 11 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.65%) Google App Engine
6 8 (0.52%) Office 365
7 7 (0.46%) PaaS
7 7 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.46%) IaaS
7 7 (0.46%) Google Apps
8 6 (0.39%) Heroku
8 6 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.33%) Trello
10 4 (0.26%) Force.com
11 1 (0.065%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.065%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.47%) VPN
2 43 (2.81%) HTTP
3 39 (2.55%) Internet
4 25 (1.64%) Firewall
5 23 (1.50%) TCP/IP
6 20 (1.31%) DNS
7 16 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (0.92%) DHCP
9 13 (0.85%) Bluetooth
10 12 (0.78%) Wireless
11 10 (0.65%) NFC
11 10 (0.65%) LDAP
12 9 (0.59%) Intranet
12 9 (0.59%) VoIP
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%) LTE
15 6 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (4.64%) MySQL
2 49 (3.20%) SQL Server
3 26 (1.70%) Relational Database
4 22 (1.44%) SQLite
5 21 (1.37%) Big Data
6 17 (1.11%) MongoDB
7 13 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (0.72%) NoSQL
9 10 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.26%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.26%) DB2
14 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 206 (13.47%) Xcode
2 96 (6.28%) Git (software)
3 70 (4.58%) Selenium
4 60 (3.92%) Subversion
5 59 (3.86%) PhoneGap
6 56 (3.66%) Cucumber
7 53 (3.47%) Calabash
8 48 (3.14%) JIRA
9 40 (2.62%) Axure RP
10 34 (2.22%) Eclipse
11 33 (2.16%) WebDriver
12 31 (2.03%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 27 (1.77%) Robotium
14 23 (1.50%) Jenkins
15 17 (1.11%) Hudson
16 16 (1.05%) SoapUI
16 16 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (1.05%) JBehave
17 15 (0.98%) eggPlant
17 15 (0.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 147 (9.61%) Finance
2 93 (6.08%) Marketing
3 74 (4.84%) Retail
4 63 (4.12%) Games
5 55 (3.60%) Banking
6 30 (1.96%) Publishing
7 26 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.64%) Automotive
9 20 (1.31%) Advertising
10 14 (0.92%) Back Office
11 12 (0.78%) Legal
12 11 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.65%) Dutch Language
14 9 (0.59%) Billing
15 8 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.52%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.39%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.33%) Manufacturing
18 4 (0.26%) French Language
18 4 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 792 (51.80%) Developer
2 381 (24.92%) iOS Developer
3 121 (7.91%) Analyst
4 119 (7.78%) Mobile Developer
5 117 (7.65%) Architect
6 94 (6.15%) Designer
7 85 (5.56%) Android Developer
8 62 (4.05%) Tester
9 58 (3.79%) Web Developer
10 57 (3.73%) Senior Developer
11 48 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
11 48 (3.14%) User Experience Designer
12 44 (2.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 41 (2.68%) Applications Developer
13 41 (2.68%) Project Manager
14 37 (2.42%) Test Analyst
15 36 (2.35%) JavaScript Developer
15 36 (2.35%) Mobile Tester
16 35 (2.29%) PHP Developer
17 34 (2.22%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (28.91%) HTML
2 325 (21.26%) CSS
3 270 (17.66%) HTML5
4 204 (13.34%) Web Services
5 176 (11.51%) .NET
6 161 (10.53%) JSON
7 160 (10.46%) jQuery
8 150 (9.81%) iOS SDK
9 123 (8.04%) Cocoa
10 118 (7.72%) XML
11 113 (7.39%) CSS3
12 106 (6.93%) REST
13 85 (5.56%) RESTful
14 65 (4.25%) Ajax
15 64 (4.19%) SOAP
16 49 (3.20%) AngularJS
17 47 (3.07%) Cocoa Touch
18 45 (2.94%) Android SDK
19 43 (2.81%) ASP.NET
20 36 (2.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 531 (34.73%) Mobile App
2 238 (15.57%) iPad
3 234 (15.30%) iPhone
4 128 (8.37%) Blackberry
5 56 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 51 (3.34%) Open Source
7 36 (2.35%) Social Media
8 33 (2.16%) Digital Media
9 30 (1.96%) Video on Demand
9 30 (1.96%) Smartphone
10 27 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (1.64%) Graphic Design
12 20 (1.31%) Visualisation
13 19 (1.24%) IPTV
14 18 (1.18%) Social Network
15 16 (1.05%) Augmented Reality
15 16 (1.05%) NHS
16 15 (0.98%) Handset
16 15 (0.98%) Animation
17 12 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 907 (59.32%) Android
2 283 (18.51%) Windows
3 73 (4.77%) Windows 7
4 66 (4.32%) Windows Phone
5 57 (3.73%) Linux
6 55 (3.60%) Mac OS X
7 46 (3.01%) Windows XP
8 40 (2.62%) Windows Mobile
9 28 (1.83%) Windows Vista
10 27 (1.77%) Windows 8
11 25 (1.64%) UNIX
12 20 (1.31%) Windows 2000
12 20 (1.31%) NetWare
13 16 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (0.98%) Solaris
15 13 (0.85%) Ubuntu
16 11 (0.72%) Mac OS
16 11 (0.72%) bada
16 11 (0.72%) Windows Phone 8
17 9 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 600 (39.24%) iOS Development
2 309 (20.21%) Agile Software Development
3 232 (15.17%) Android Development
4 223 (14.58%) OO
5 202 (13.21%) Scrum
6 165 (10.79%) E-Commerce
7 159 (10.40%) TDD
8 128 (8.37%) MVC
9 107 (7.00%) OOP
10 93 (6.08%) BDD
11 81 (5.30%) Software Engineering
12 79 (5.17%) Web Development
13 76 (4.97%) CRM
13 76 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
14 73 (4.77%) Mobile Application Development
15 61 (3.99%) Test Automation
16 52 (3.40%) Unit Testing
17 51 (3.34%) Analytics
18 48 (3.14%) Responsive Web Design
19 46 (3.01%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 382 (24.98%) Objective-C
2 358 (23.41%) JavaScript
3 328 (21.45%) Java
4 154 (10.07%) PHP
5 122 (7.98%) SQL
6 111 (7.26%) C#
7 80 (5.23%) Ruby
8 78 (5.10%) C++
9 60 (3.92%) Python
10 54 (3.53%) C
11 33 (2.16%) PHP5
12 26 (1.70%) PowerShell
13 23 (1.50%) VBScript
14 15 (0.98%) Perl
14 15 (0.98%) Bash Shell
15 14 (0.92%) Korn
16 9 (0.59%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.59%) ActionScript
17 8 (0.52%) ActionScript 3.0
18 6 (0.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 72 (4.71%) Degree
2 32 (2.09%) ISEB
3 26 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 15 (0.98%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.33%) MCP
9 4 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.13%) ACTC
11 1 (0.065%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.065%) MCSE
11 1 (0.065%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (6.34%) QA
2 14 (0.92%) SLA
3 10 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.065%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.065%) GAMP
4 1 (0.065%) GxP
System Software
1 92 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.57%) XenDesktop
3 10 (0.65%) Terminal Services
4 9 (0.59%) XenApp
5 8 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.20%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.065%) vSphere
9 1 (0.065%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (1.31%) ServiceCenter
2 14 (0.92%) SCCM
3 13 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (0.78%) Nagios
5 4 (0.26%) SCOM
5 4 (0.26%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.20%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.20%) Puppet
7 2 (0.13%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.065%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.065%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.065%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.065%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.065%) SAP Afaria
8 1 (0.065%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.065%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 181 (11.84%) Apple
2 111 (7.26%) Microsoft
3 78 (5.10%) Google
4 76 (4.97%) Oracle
5 61 (3.99%) SAP
6 58 (3.79%) Citrix
7 56 (3.66%) JD Edwards
8 45 (2.94%) HP
9 41 (2.68%) Adobe
10 36 (2.35%) Facebook
11 31 (2.03%) Sencha
12 29 (1.90%) Appcelerator
12 29 (1.90%) Twitter
13 28 (1.83%) Lotus
14 25 (1.64%) IBM
15 22 (1.44%) Xamarin
16 20 (1.31%) Novell
17 17 (1.11%) TIBCO
17 17 (1.11%) Symbian
17 17 (1.11%) VMware
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Roc Search
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: DOE
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £17 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum dep on exp
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis IT
Rate: £250 - £279 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Vertex Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday