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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 141 142 172
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +30
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 804 776 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.49% 1.48% 1.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.83% 6.79% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 512 376
Average daily rate
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£383 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 14
Average hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.04 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.42 £34.75 £102.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.95 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.65% -1.53%

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
11774 11422 9640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.76% 21.79% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6680 6216 5109
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £159 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 985 1055 997
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.20 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.15 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -6 754 £384 -4.06% 382
London +5 445 £400 -3.03% 186
South East -31 123 £328 +0.76% 67
City of London +48 121 £388 -8.82% 51
North West +10 56 £315 -3.07% 41
Hampshire +16 54 £340 +20.35% 6
South West +2 33 £350 - 30
Manchester -3 30 £338 - 26
East of England +3 29 £331 -10.16% 18
Yorkshire -8 26 £325 - 20
Buckinghamshire +6 25 £400 - 5
West Yorkshire -11 24 £325 - 15
Scotland -1 23 £413 +37.50% 12
Berkshire -48 23 £306 -12.50% 14
West Midlands -3 21 £348 +10.31% 4
Surrey 0 18 £450 +221.42% 13
Basingstoke +11 15 £438 +25.00%
Leeds -6 14 £325 +8.33% 11
Hertfordshire +19 13 £293 -8.59% 3
Edinburgh +2 12 £413 +37.50% 6
Milton Keynes -4 12 - - 4
East Midlands -15 12 £375 +200.00% 11
Cambridgeshire -5 10 £338 -25.00% 9
Cheshire +9 9 £311 -2.73% 11
Reading -3 9 £250 +19.61% 5
Warwickshire -4 9 £108 -61.42%
Southampton -10 9 £330 +13.79%
Bradford -12 9 £325 -
Bristol +3 8 £363 -9.37% 17
Lancashire - 8 £319 - 1

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1006 (62.41%) Android
2 727 (45.10%) iOS Development
3 595 (36.91%) Agile Software Development
4 497 (30.83%) Mobile App
5 401 (24.88%) Objective-C
6 386 (23.95%) HTML
7 380 (23.57%) Windows
8 326 (20.22%) JavaScript
9 290 (17.99%) CSS
10 276 (17.12%) HTML5
11 272 (16.87%) Android Development
12 266 (16.50%) Mobile Development
13 247 (15.32%) iPhone
14 244 (15.14%) User Experience
15 231 (14.33%) Xcode
16 225 (13.96%) Java
17 220 (13.65%) Web Services
18 210 (13.03%) Scrum
19 205 (12.72%) iPad
20 200 (12.41%) TDD
21 184 (11.41%) Apple
22 177 (10.98%) JSON
22 177 (10.98%) Finance
23 157 (9.74%) Git (software)
24 156 (9.68%) .NET
25 152 (9.43%) RESTful
26 151 (9.37%) Microsoft
27 149 (9.24%) OO
28 148 (9.18%) iOS SDK
29 140 (8.68%) CSS3

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 54 (3.35%) Node.js
2 47 (2.92%) CMS
3 35 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 15 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 13 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (0.62%) Apache
7 10 (0.62%) IIS
8 9 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.37%) WordPress
10 5 (0.31%) nginx
10 5 (0.31%) Confluence
10 5 (0.31%) ArcGIS
10 5 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.31%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.25%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.25%) Drupal
12 3 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 91 (5.65%) MS Office
2 59 (3.66%) Photoshop
3 51 (3.16%) MS Excel
4 46 (2.85%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 12 (0.74%) Acrobat
8 11 (0.68%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.43%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.31%) MS Project
10 5 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (0.31%) InDesign
11 4 (0.25%) Maya
12 2 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.12%) CINEMA 4D
12 2 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.12%) Quicktime
12 2 (0.12%) Doxygen
13 1 (0.062%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.062%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 7 (0.43%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.19%) Magento
2 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.12%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.12%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.062%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.062%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.062%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.30%) Google Apps
3 16 (0.99%) GitHub
4 14 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.81%) Office 365
6 8 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.25%) Heroku
10 2 (0.12%) PaaS
11 1 (0.062%) SaaS
11 1 (0.062%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.062%) Yammer
11 1 (0.062%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.062%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.36%) HTTP
2 32 (1.99%) Internet
3 30 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
4 25 (1.55%) VPN
5 20 (1.24%) LAN
6 19 (1.18%) TCP/IP
7 15 (0.93%) Wireless
7 15 (0.93%) Firewall
7 15 (0.93%) Bluetooth
8 14 (0.87%) HTTPS
9 12 (0.74%) SSL
10 11 (0.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (0.50%) iBeacon
11 8 (0.50%) WAN
11 8 (0.50%) VoIP
12 7 (0.43%) VLAN
13 6 (0.37%) NFC
13 6 (0.37%) DNS
14 5 (0.31%) SAN
14 5 (0.31%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (3.91%) MySQL
2 62 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 26 (1.61%) SQLite
4 21 (1.30%) MongoDB
5 15 (0.93%) NoSQL
5 15 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (0.50%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.43%) Big Data
7 7 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.37%) RDBMS
8 6 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.37%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.19%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 231 (14.33%) Xcode
2 157 (9.74%) Git (software)
3 79 (4.90%) Cucumber
4 77 (4.78%) Calabash
5 66 (4.09%) Subversion
6 57 (3.54%) Jenkins
7 55 (3.41%) Selenium
8 49 (3.04%) JIRA
9 47 (2.92%) Appium
10 37 (2.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 24 (1.49%) Axure RP
12 21 (1.30%) Maven
12 21 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (0.99%) Eclipse
13 16 (0.99%) Android Studio
14 15 (0.93%) Hudson
14 15 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (0.87%) TeamCity
15 14 (0.87%) WebDriver
15 14 (0.87%) JUnit
General
1 177 (10.98%) Finance
2 107 (6.64%) Banking
3 67 (4.16%) Retail
4 53 (3.29%) Games
5 47 (2.92%) Marketing
6 28 (1.74%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.36%) Advertising
8 20 (1.24%) Publishing
9 19 (1.18%) Spanish Language
10 13 (0.81%) Legal
11 12 (0.74%) Retail Banking
11 12 (0.74%) Law
12 8 (0.50%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.50%) Automotive
12 8 (0.50%) Electronics
13 7 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.43%) Back Office
13 7 (0.43%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.37%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.37%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 923 (57.26%) Developer
2 502 (31.14%) iOS Developer
3 179 (11.10%) Mobile Developer
4 122 (7.57%) Analyst
5 103 (6.39%) Senior Developer
6 94 (5.83%) Android Developer
7 78 (4.84%) Designer
8 77 (4.78%) Architect
9 75 (4.65%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 67 (4.16%) Tester
11 56 (3.47%) Applications Developer
12 52 (3.23%) Senior iOS Developer
12 52 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
13 45 (2.79%) Test Analyst
14 39 (2.42%) UI Designer
15 34 (2.11%) .NET Developer
16 33 (2.05%) Test Engineer
17 32 (1.99%) Mobile Tester
18 30 (1.86%) Solutions Architect
19 29 (1.80%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (23.95%) HTML
2 290 (17.99%) CSS
3 276 (17.12%) HTML5
4 220 (13.65%) Web Services
5 177 (10.98%) JSON
6 156 (9.68%) .NET
7 152 (9.43%) RESTful
8 148 (9.18%) iOS SDK
9 140 (8.68%) CSS3
10 122 (7.57%) XML
11 119 (7.38%) Cocoa
12 117 (7.26%) REST
13 109 (6.76%) jQuery
14 85 (5.27%) AngularJS
15 79 (4.90%) Cocoa Touch
16 67 (4.16%) PhoneGap
17 66 (4.09%) SOAP
18 56 (3.47%) Android SDK
19 55 (3.41%) Apache Cordova
20 41 (2.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 497 (30.83%) Mobile App
2 247 (15.32%) iPhone
3 244 (15.14%) User Experience
4 205 (12.72%) iPad
5 113 (7.01%) Blackberry
6 97 (6.02%) Computer Science
7 59 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
8 43 (2.67%) Open Source
9 38 (2.36%) Animation
10 37 (2.30%) Social Media
11 31 (1.92%) Mobile Banking
12 30 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
13 28 (1.74%) Client/Server
14 26 (1.61%) Mobile Payment
15 22 (1.36%) Mathematics
16 18 (1.12%) Physics
16 18 (1.12%) Data Structures
17 17 (1.05%) Visualisation
18 16 (0.99%) Smartphone
19 14 (0.87%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1006 (62.41%) Android
2 380 (23.57%) Windows
3 97 (6.02%) Windows Phone
4 91 (5.65%) Linux
5 86 (5.33%) Mac OS X
6 84 (5.21%) Windows 7
7 56 (3.47%) Windows Mobile
8 41 (2.54%) UNIX
9 38 (2.36%) Windows XP
10 33 (2.05%) Windows 8
11 28 (1.74%) Mac OS
12 21 (1.30%) Windows Phone 8
13 14 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (0.50%) Windows Phone 7
17 7 (0.43%) webOS
18 4 (0.25%) Windows CE
19 3 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 727 (45.10%) iOS Development
2 595 (36.91%) Agile Software Development
3 272 (16.87%) Android Development
4 266 (16.50%) Mobile Development
5 210 (13.03%) Scrum
6 200 (12.41%) TDD
7 149 (9.24%) OO
8 119 (7.38%) Software Engineering
9 111 (6.89%) BDD
10 107 (6.64%) E-Commerce
11 98 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
12 82 (5.09%) MVC
13 79 (4.90%) Mobile Application Development
14 66 (4.09%) OOP
15 64 (3.97%) Test Automation
16 61 (3.78%) Unit Testing
17 59 (3.66%) Automated Testing
18 49 (3.04%) Responsive Web Design
19 48 (2.98%) Project Management
20 46 (2.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 401 (24.88%) Objective-C
2 326 (20.22%) JavaScript
3 225 (13.96%) Java
4 135 (8.37%) C#
5 89 (5.52%) SQL
6 73 (4.53%) C++
7 68 (4.22%) Ruby
8 50 (3.10%) PHP
9 45 (2.79%) Python
10 44 (2.73%) C
11 15 (0.93%) XPath
12 10 (0.62%) VBA
13 9 (0.56%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.37%) VB
14 6 (0.37%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.31%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.31%) Scala
16 4 (0.25%) PHP5
16 4 (0.25%) VC++
16 4 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 136 (8.44%) Degree
2 31 (1.92%) ISEB
3 21 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.05%) SC Cleared
5 12 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.31%) MCP
8 5 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.25%) MCDST
10 3 (0.19%) MCSE
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.12%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.12%) MCSA
12 1 (0.062%) MCITP
12 1 (0.062%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.062%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.062%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (6.02%) QA
2 11 (0.68%) SLA
3 4 (0.25%) WAI
4 1 (0.062%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (4.53%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.81%) Firmware
3 12 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.37%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.31%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.19%) XenApp
8 2 (0.12%) XenServer
8 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.062%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.062%) Xen
9 1 (0.062%) Kerio MailServer
9 1 (0.062%) IAG
9 1 (0.062%) Docker
9 1 (0.062%) iptables
9 1 (0.062%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 18 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.56%) SCCM
3 5 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (0.25%) yum
5 3 (0.19%) Puppet
5 3 (0.19%) XenMobile
5 3 (0.19%) Ansible
6 2 (0.12%) Nagios
6 2 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.062%) WSUS
7 1 (0.062%) DameWare
7 1 (0.062%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.062%) Iperf
7 1 (0.062%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 184 (11.41%) Apple
2 151 (9.37%) Microsoft
3 72 (4.47%) Google
4 47 (2.92%) Xamarin
5 44 (2.73%) Adobe
6 29 (1.80%) Oracle
7 27 (1.67%) Citrix
8 24 (1.49%) VMware
9 23 (1.43%) HP
10 21 (1.30%) Appcelerator
11 20 (1.24%) SAP
11 20 (1.24%) Twitter
12 19 (1.18%) MobileIron
12 19 (1.18%) Facebook
13 12 (0.74%) Sitecore
13 12 (0.74%) Sencha
13 12 (0.74%) Symantec
14 11 (0.68%) Red Hat
14 11 (0.68%) IBM
14 11 (0.68%) F5
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable D.O.E
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Zebra People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £350 - 425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350 - 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £280pd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £325 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £12.00 - £13.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago