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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 144 129 153
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 835 876 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.46% 1.66% 1.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.65% 7.27% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 572 491
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 11 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.04 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.52% -59.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-38.18% -24.13%

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
12552 12056 11934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.94% 22.88% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7332 6789 6147
Average daily rate £350 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.23% +2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 1029 1191
Average hourly rate £16.08 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -15 775 £353 -5.84% 347
London -7 520 £400 - 170
City of London +14 113 £375 -3.22% 53
South East +33 104 £350 +7.69% 45
Berkshire +31 35 £325 - 7
North West -27 33 £350 +2.18% 45
Scotland +3 32 £388 +10.71% 13
Manchester -3 29 £338 -1.45% 26
Yorkshire +6 27 £301 -4.44% 16
Edinburgh +11 26 £388 +25.00% 4
West Yorkshire +4 26 £313 -0.63% 13
Hampshire +11 25 £400 +3.22% 12
East Midlands +21 24 £313 +4.16% 4
South West -30 23 £320 -8.57% 30
West Midlands -27 21 £325 +13.04% 10
Bristol -7 15 £344 +5.76% 10
Southampton +6 14 £378 +23.77% 3
Bracknell +12 13 £313 -13.79% 1
East of England -46 13 £265 -28.13% 23
Northern Ireland - 13 £213 - 1
County Antrim - 11 £213 - 1
Belfast - 11 £213 - 1
Buckinghamshire +11 10 £290 +7.90% 4
Birmingham -12 10 £400 +42.94% 4
Northamptonshire +9 9 £313 - 1
Bradford +2 8 £338 -12.90%
Nottinghamshire +10 7 £350 +16.66% 1
Surrey 0 7 £325 -2.98% 10
Kent - 7 £145 - 3
Nottingham +13 6 £356 +18.75% 1

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 996 (57.24%) Android
2 772 (44.37%) iOS Development
3 661 (37.99%) Agile Software Development
4 532 (30.57%) Mobile App
5 508 (29.20%) Objective-C
6 394 (22.64%) HTML
7 345 (19.83%) iPhone
8 328 (18.85%) JavaScript
9 294 (16.90%) Windows
10 293 (16.84%) CSS
11 289 (16.61%) Java
12 286 (16.44%) iPad
13 282 (16.21%) Android Development
14 247 (14.20%) Xcode
15 246 (14.14%) User Experience
16 238 (13.68%) Web Services
17 234 (13.45%) JSON
18 219 (12.59%) OO
19 217 (12.47%) HTML5
20 209 (12.01%) TDD
21 196 (11.26%) Scrum
22 190 (10.92%) Git (software)
23 187 (10.75%) XML
24 183 (10.52%) Cocoa
25 173 (9.94%) E-Commerce
26 169 (9.71%) Finance
26 169 (9.71%) RESTful
27 161 (9.25%) iOS SDK
28 155 (8.91%) MVC
29 152 (8.74%) Apple

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 42 (2.41%) CMS
2 38 (2.18%) Node.js
3 22 (1.26%) IBM Notes
4 21 (1.21%) MS Exchange
5 18 (1.03%) SharePoint
5 18 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 17 (0.98%) Apache
6 17 (0.98%) IIS
7 11 (0.63%) Lync
8 9 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.46%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.40%) uiautomator
10 7 (0.40%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (0.34%) Drupal
11 6 (0.34%) WordPress
11 6 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.29%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.29%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 92 (5.29%) MS Office
2 77 (4.43%) Photoshop
3 64 (3.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 35 (2.01%) MS Excel
5 12 (0.69%) InDesign
6 11 (0.63%) Doxygen
7 10 (0.57%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.52%) Fireworks
8 9 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
10 6 (0.34%) MS Project
11 3 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (0.17%) Maya
12 2 (0.11%) Blender
13 1 (0.057%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.057%) ZBrush
13 1 (0.057%) Mudbox
Business Applications
1 22 (1.26%) Magento
2 20 (1.15%) Oracle CRM
3 6 (0.34%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.057%) Maximo
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.057%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.057%) assyst
6 1 (0.057%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.40%) Google Apps
4 7 (0.40%) PaaS
5 6 (0.34%) Office 365
5 6 (0.34%) GitHub
6 5 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.23%) SaaS
8 3 (0.17%) IaaS
9 2 (0.11%) Force.com
10 1 (0.057%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.057%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.057%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 72 (4.14%) HTTP
2 50 (2.87%) VPN
3 44 (2.53%) Internet
4 21 (1.21%) Firewall
5 18 (1.03%) HTTPS
5 18 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (0.98%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.75%) DNS
7 13 (0.75%) VoIP
8 12 (0.69%) Bluetooth
9 11 (0.63%) LAN
10 10 (0.57%) Network Security
10 10 (0.57%) SSL
11 9 (0.52%) Intranet
11 9 (0.52%) WAN
11 9 (0.52%) Wireless
11 9 (0.52%) Wireshark
12 6 (0.34%) DHCP
12 6 (0.34%) iBeacon
13 5 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (5.17%) MySQL
2 45 (2.59%) SQL Server
3 30 (1.72%) SQLite
4 29 (1.67%) NoSQL
5 25 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 22 (1.26%) Big Data
7 15 (0.86%) MongoDB
8 14 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (0.46%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.34%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (0.23%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 247 (14.20%) Xcode
2 190 (10.92%) Git (software)
3 127 (7.30%) Subversion
4 65 (3.74%) Calabash
5 64 (3.68%) JIRA
6 59 (3.39%) Cucumber
7 52 (2.99%) Selenium
8 44 (2.53%) Eclipse
8 44 (2.53%) Axure RP
9 42 (2.41%) Appium
10 32 (1.84%) Jenkins
11 30 (1.72%) WebDriver
12 29 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 27 (1.55%) Robotium
14 22 (1.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 17 (0.98%) Hudson
16 15 (0.86%) NUnit
16 15 (0.86%) JMeter
16 15 (0.86%) Mercurial
17 14 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 169 (9.71%) Finance
2 92 (5.29%) Retail
3 75 (4.31%) Marketing
4 66 (3.79%) Banking
5 65 (3.74%) Games
6 50 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 34 (1.95%) Publishing
8 31 (1.78%) Advertising
9 12 (0.69%) Legal
10 11 (0.63%) Electronics
10 11 (0.63%) French Language
11 9 (0.52%) German Language
12 8 (0.46%) Automotive
13 7 (0.40%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.34%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.29%) Dutch Language
15 5 (0.29%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.23%) Back Office
16 4 (0.23%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1005 (57.76%) Developer
2 574 (32.99%) iOS Developer
3 149 (8.56%) Analyst
4 147 (8.45%) Mobile Developer
5 127 (7.30%) Android Developer
6 103 (5.92%) Designer
7 100 (5.75%) Senior Developer
8 85 (4.89%) Tester
9 81 (4.66%) Architect
10 60 (3.45%) Senior iOS Developer
11 55 (3.16%) Test Analyst
12 48 (2.76%) Project Manager
13 46 (2.64%) Mobile Tester
14 41 (2.36%) Front-End Developer
15 40 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
16 39 (2.24%) Web Developer
16 39 (2.24%) UX Designer
16 39 (2.24%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 35 (2.01%) Desktop Support
18 34 (1.95%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 394 (22.64%) HTML
2 293 (16.84%) CSS
3 238 (13.68%) Web Services
4 234 (13.45%) JSON
5 217 (12.47%) HTML5
6 187 (10.75%) XML
7 183 (10.52%) Cocoa
8 169 (9.71%) RESTful
9 161 (9.25%) iOS SDK
10 139 (7.99%) .NET
11 127 (7.30%) Cocoa Touch
12 116 (6.67%) REST
13 101 (5.80%) CSS3
14 96 (5.52%) jQuery
15 94 (5.40%) SOAP
16 62 (3.56%) AngularJS
17 60 (3.45%) Android SDK
18 44 (2.53%) Ajax
19 43 (2.47%) PhoneGap
20 41 (2.36%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 532 (30.57%) Mobile App
2 345 (19.83%) iPhone
3 286 (16.44%) iPad
4 246 (14.14%) User Experience
5 151 (8.68%) Blackberry
6 93 (5.34%) Computer Science
7 56 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (2.87%) Open Source
9 36 (2.07%) Video on Demand
10 33 (1.90%) Social Media
10 33 (1.90%) Smartphone
11 30 (1.72%) Digital Media
12 27 (1.55%) Animation
13 25 (1.44%) Client/Server
14 24 (1.38%) Data Structures
15 23 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
16 22 (1.26%) Visualisation
17 21 (1.21%) Mobile Payment
17 21 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
18 20 (1.15%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 996 (57.24%) Android
2 294 (16.90%) Windows
3 79 (4.54%) Linux
3 79 (4.54%) Windows 7
4 67 (3.85%) Windows Phone
5 65 (3.74%) Mac OS X
6 58 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 47 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
8 31 (1.78%) Windows 8
9 22 (1.26%) Windows Vista
9 22 (1.26%) Mac OS
10 15 (0.86%) UNIX
11 13 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.34%) Windows Phone 7
14 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.29%) BlackBerry OS
14 5 (0.29%) webOS
15 3 (0.17%) Solaris
15 3 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 772 (44.37%) iOS Development
2 661 (37.99%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (16.21%) Android Development
4 219 (12.59%) OO
5 209 (12.01%) TDD
6 196 (11.26%) Scrum
7 173 (9.94%) E-Commerce
8 155 (8.91%) MVC
9 114 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
10 113 (6.49%) BDD
11 106 (6.09%) Software Engineering
12 100 (5.75%) OOP
13 71 (4.08%) Project Management
13 71 (4.08%) Web Development
14 65 (3.74%) Mobile Application Development
15 64 (3.68%) ITIL
16 60 (3.45%) Test Automation
17 56 (3.22%) Test Scripting
18 55 (3.16%) Unit Testing
19 52 (2.99%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 508 (29.20%) Objective-C
2 328 (18.85%) JavaScript
3 289 (16.61%) Java
4 118 (6.78%) C#
5 110 (6.32%) SQL
6 101 (5.80%) PHP
7 88 (5.06%) C++
8 68 (3.91%) Ruby
9 55 (3.16%) C
10 43 (2.47%) Python
11 20 (1.15%) PHP5
12 13 (0.75%) Groovy
13 11 (0.63%) Perl
14 10 (0.57%) PowerShell
15 8 (0.46%) Scala
15 8 (0.46%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.40%) ActionScript
17 6 (0.34%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.34%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.29%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 97 (5.57%) Degree
2 31 (1.78%) ISEB
3 19 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 14 (0.80%) ISTQB
5 8 (0.46%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.29%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.17%) MCSE
10 2 (0.11%) CBAP
10 2 (0.11%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.11%) MCDST
10 2 (0.11%) CISM
10 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.11%) CISSP
10 2 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.057%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.057%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.057%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (5.75%) QA
2 15 (0.86%) SLA
3 8 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.11%) JTAG
6 1 (0.057%) PAS 55
6 1 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.057%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.057%) COBIT
6 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 84 (4.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.29%) Docker
2 5 (0.29%) Terminal Services
2 5 (0.29%) VMware ESX
2 5 (0.29%) XenApp
3 4 (0.23%) XenServer
3 4 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (0.17%) Xen
4 3 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.17%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.11%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.057%) Firmware
6 1 (0.057%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.057%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.057%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.057%) Varnish
6 1 (0.057%) Kerio MailServer
Systems Management
1 11 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.57%) SCCM
3 5 (0.29%) XenMobile
4 3 (0.17%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.11%) SCOM
6 1 (0.057%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.057%) Nagios
6 1 (0.057%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.057%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.057%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.057%) WSUS
6 1 (0.057%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.057%) Puppet
Vendors
1 152 (8.74%) Apple
2 132 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 76 (4.37%) Google
4 59 (3.39%) Oracle
5 53 (3.05%) Adobe
6 45 (2.59%) Xamarin
7 43 (2.47%) Citrix
8 36 (2.07%) Facebook
9 35 (2.01%) SAP
10 23 (1.32%) Sencha
11 22 (1.26%) MobileIron
11 22 (1.26%) HP
11 22 (1.26%) Lotus
12 20 (1.15%) JD Edwards
13 19 (1.09%) Appcelerator
14 18 (1.03%) Remedy
15 14 (0.80%) Perforce
16 11 (0.63%) TIBCO
16 11 (0.63%) IBM
16 11 (0.63%) VMware
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