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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 135 128 152
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 888 865 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.57% 1.64% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.00% 7.27% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 579 471
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.04 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.52% -56.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £12.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.97% -35.25%

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
12683 11893 12142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.42% 22.57% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7227 6627 6193
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1084 1015 1198
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.00 £40.00
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -12 832 £375 - 326
London -2 563 £400 - 170
City of London +23 126 £375 - 57
South East +36 120 £350 - 40
Berkshire +19 37 £325 -10.34% 4
Scotland -4 30 £325 -10.34% 11
South West -23 28 £344 +14.58% 30
West Yorkshire +18 27 £338 +46.73% 8
Yorkshire +15 27 £338 +22.72% 13
West Midlands -17 27 £300 -2.75% 9
Hampshire +7 26 £400 +31.14% 13
East of England -22 23 £443 +12.02% 17
Edinburgh +3 21 £363 -9.37% 4
Buckinghamshire +12 20 £333 +14.65% 3
Milton Keynes +13 17 £290 +16.00% 1
North West -41 17 £350 +7.69% 31
Birmingham -1 15 £400 +45.54% 6
Southampton +1 14 £400 +31.14% 2
East Midlands 0 14 £338 +42.10% 14
Manchester -22 14 £350 +7.69% 22
Bracknell +10 9 £313 -16.66%
Bradford +5 9 £338 -3.57%
Cardiff 0 9 £338 -15.09% 2
Devon -3 9 £373 -
South Wales -4 9 £338 +12.50% 5
Wales -7 9 £338 +12.50% 5
Bedfordshire - 9 £530 - 2
Surrey 0 8 £263 -15.32% 7
Bristol -15 8 £338 +22.72% 11
Belfast - 8 - - 3

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 988 (57.91%) Android
2 736 (43.14%) iOS Development
3 530 (31.07%) Mobile App
4 470 (27.55%) Objective-C
5 424 (24.85%) HTML
6 382 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
7 340 (19.93%) JavaScript
8 320 (18.76%) iPhone
9 313 (18.35%) CSS
10 302 (17.70%) Java
11 279 (16.35%) Windows
12 274 (16.06%) iPad
13 263 (15.42%) Android Development
14 228 (13.36%) HTML5
14 228 (13.36%) Xcode
15 223 (13.07%) OO
16 219 (12.84%) JSON
17 213 (12.49%) Web Services
18 210 (12.31%) TDD
19 195 (11.43%) Scrum
20 178 (10.43%) Cocoa
20 178 (10.43%) E-Commerce
21 173 (10.14%) XML
22 172 (10.08%) Git (software)
23 163 (9.55%) Finance
24 158 (9.26%) MVC
25 150 (8.79%) Apple
26 149 (8.73%) iOS SDK
27 147 (8.62%) RESTful
28 138 (8.09%) Blackberry

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 38 (2.23%) CMS
2 35 (2.05%) Node.js
3 27 (1.58%) IIS
4 22 (1.29%) MS Exchange
5 17 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 15 (0.88%) IBM Notes
7 14 (0.82%) WebSphere
8 13 (0.76%) Apache
8 13 (0.76%) SharePoint
9 12 (0.70%) Adobe CQ
10 9 (0.53%) Lync
10 9 (0.53%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.35%) CICS
13 6 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.35%) Confluence
14 5 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 75 (4.40%) MS Office
2 72 (4.22%) Photoshop
3 59 (3.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 30 (1.76%) MS Excel
5 12 (0.70%) InDesign
6 10 (0.59%) OmniGraffle
7 9 (0.53%) Fireworks
8 7 (0.41%) Doxygen
8 7 (0.41%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.41%) MS Project
9 6 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.12%) Maya
11 2 (0.12%) Blender
12 1 (0.059%) ZBrush
12 1 (0.059%) Mudbox
12 1 (0.059%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 31 (1.82%) Magento
2 29 (1.70%) Oracle CRM
3 7 (0.41%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.12%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.059%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.059%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.059%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (0.53%) Office 365
4 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.35%) SaaS
5 5 (0.29%) IaaS
5 5 (0.29%) PaaS
5 5 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.29%) Force.com
6 4 (0.23%) GitHub
6 4 (0.23%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.059%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.059%) Route 53
8 1 (0.059%) Heroku
8 1 (0.059%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.93%) HTTP
2 44 (2.58%) Internet
3 40 (2.34%) VPN
4 25 (1.47%) Firewall
5 16 (0.94%) VoIP
6 14 (0.82%) HTTPS
7 12 (0.70%) Bluetooth
8 10 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (0.53%) Network Security
9 9 (0.53%) DNS
9 9 (0.53%) LAN
10 8 (0.47%) WAN
10 8 (0.47%) SSL
10 8 (0.47%) Wireless
11 7 (0.41%) Wireshark
11 7 (0.41%) Intranet
12 6 (0.35%) WCDMA
12 6 (0.35%) TCP/IP
12 6 (0.35%) LTE
13 5 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (5.10%) MySQL
2 43 (2.52%) SQL Server
3 31 (1.82%) Big Data
4 28 (1.64%) Relational Database
5 24 (1.41%) SQLite
6 22 (1.29%) NoSQL
7 19 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (0.82%) MongoDB
9 7 (0.41%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.35%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.29%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.18%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.12%) MS Access
13 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 228 (13.36%) Xcode
2 172 (10.08%) Git (software)
3 116 (6.80%) Subversion
4 67 (3.93%) Cucumber
5 66 (3.87%) Calabash
6 64 (3.75%) JIRA
7 56 (3.28%) Selenium
8 46 (2.70%) Eclipse
9 42 (2.46%) Axure RP
10 37 (2.17%) WebDriver
11 35 (2.05%) Jenkins
12 28 (1.64%) Robotium
13 23 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (1.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 22 (1.29%) Hudson
15 15 (0.88%) Mercurial
16 14 (0.82%) JUnit
16 14 (0.82%) eggPlant
17 12 (0.70%) SoapUI
17 12 (0.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 163 (9.55%) Finance
2 95 (5.57%) Retail
3 83 (4.87%) Marketing
4 60 (3.52%) Games
5 56 (3.28%) Banking
6 52 (3.05%) Telecoms
7 36 (2.11%) Publishing
8 31 (1.82%) Advertising
9 19 (1.11%) Legal
10 12 (0.70%) French Language
11 9 (0.53%) German Language
11 9 (0.53%) Electronics
12 8 (0.47%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.47%) Dutch Language
13 6 (0.35%) Back Office
14 5 (0.29%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.29%) Automotive
15 4 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.23%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 959 (56.21%) Developer
2 532 (31.18%) iOS Developer
3 142 (8.32%) Analyst
4 139 (8.15%) Mobile Developer
5 108 (6.33%) Android Developer
6 105 (6.15%) Architect
7 98 (5.74%) Designer
8 92 (5.39%) Senior Developer
9 83 (4.87%) Tester
10 54 (3.17%) Test Analyst
11 52 (3.05%) Senior iOS Developer
12 51 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
13 48 (2.81%) Mobile Tester
14 46 (2.70%) Web Developer
15 45 (2.64%) Project Manager
16 40 (2.34%) User Experience Designer
16 40 (2.34%) Front-End Developer
16 40 (2.34%) PHP Developer
17 39 (2.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
18 37 (2.17%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (24.85%) HTML
2 313 (18.35%) CSS
3 228 (13.36%) HTML5
4 219 (12.84%) JSON
5 213 (12.49%) Web Services
6 178 (10.43%) Cocoa
7 173 (10.14%) XML
8 149 (8.73%) iOS SDK
9 147 (8.62%) RESTful
10 138 (8.09%) .NET
11 119 (6.98%) Cocoa Touch
12 108 (6.33%) jQuery
13 104 (6.10%) REST
14 98 (5.74%) CSS3
15 86 (5.04%) SOAP
16 57 (3.34%) AngularJS
17 50 (2.93%) Ajax
18 48 (2.81%) Android SDK
19 45 (2.64%) PhoneGap
20 40 (2.34%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 530 (31.07%) Mobile App
2 320 (18.76%) iPhone
3 274 (16.06%) iPad
4 138 (8.09%) Blackberry
5 91 (5.33%) Computer Science
6 55 (3.22%) Open Source
7 38 (2.23%) Smartphone
8 37 (2.17%) Video on Demand
9 34 (1.99%) Digital Media
10 30 (1.76%) Social Media
11 28 (1.64%) Animation
12 23 (1.35%) Client/Server
13 21 (1.23%) Streaming Video
14 20 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (1.11%) Visualisation
16 17 (1.00%) Mobile Banking
17 16 (0.94%) GIS
17 16 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
18 13 (0.76%) Handset
18 13 (0.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 988 (57.91%) Android
2 279 (16.35%) Windows
3 71 (4.16%) Linux
3 71 (4.16%) Windows Phone
4 61 (3.58%) Mac OS X
5 58 (3.40%) Windows 7
6 49 (2.87%) Windows XP
7 48 (2.81%) Windows Mobile
8 31 (1.82%) Windows 8
9 21 (1.23%) Windows Vista
9 21 (1.23%) UNIX
10 14 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (0.70%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.47%) Solaris
13 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.35%) Windows Phone 7
14 6 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
15 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.29%) webOS
16 4 (0.23%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 736 (43.14%) iOS Development
2 382 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
3 263 (15.42%) Android Development
4 223 (13.07%) OO
5 210 (12.31%) TDD
6 195 (11.43%) Scrum
7 178 (10.43%) E-Commerce
8 158 (9.26%) MVC
9 121 (7.09%) BDD
10 114 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
11 102 (5.98%) OOP
12 100 (5.86%) Software Engineering
13 77 (4.51%) Web Development
14 69 (4.04%) Project Management
15 67 (3.93%) Mobile Application Development
16 66 (3.87%) Test Automation
17 57 (3.34%) ITIL
18 56 (3.28%) Unit Testing
19 54 (3.17%) SOA
20 53 (3.11%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 470 (27.55%) Objective-C
2 340 (19.93%) JavaScript
3 302 (17.70%) Java
4 115 (6.74%) PHP
5 114 (6.68%) C#
5 114 (6.68%) SQL
6 87 (5.10%) C++
7 75 (4.40%) Ruby
8 53 (3.11%) C
9 40 (2.34%) Python
10 26 (1.52%) PHP5
11 14 (0.82%) Groovy
12 10 (0.59%) Perl
13 8 (0.47%) ActionScript
14 7 (0.41%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.41%) Korn
14 7 (0.41%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.41%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.35%) Scala
15 6 (0.35%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 97 (5.69%) Degree
2 29 (1.70%) ISEB
3 23 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 14 (0.82%) ISTQB
5 12 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.23%) A+ Certification
6 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.12%) CISSP
7 2 (0.12%) CISM
7 2 (0.12%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.059%) CBAP
8 1 (0.059%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.059%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.059%) GIAC
8 1 (0.059%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.059%) ISSEP
8 1 (0.059%) ISSMP
8 1 (0.059%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (6.27%) QA
2 10 (0.59%) SLA
3 9 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.12%) JTAG
6 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 14443
6 1 (0.059%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 81 (4.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.47%) Terminal Services
3 5 (0.29%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.23%) Docker
4 4 (0.23%) XenApp
4 4 (0.23%) XenServer
4 4 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (0.18%) Cygwin
5 3 (0.18%) Xen
6 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.059%) Varnish
7 1 (0.059%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.059%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.059%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.059%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 10 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.35%) SCCM
3 5 (0.29%) XenMobile
4 4 (0.23%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.12%) Puppet
6 1 (0.059%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.059%) WSUS
6 1 (0.059%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.059%) SCOM
6 1 (0.059%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.059%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 150 (8.79%) Apple
2 115 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 69 (4.04%) Google
4 63 (3.69%) Oracle
5 52 (3.05%) Adobe
6 43 (2.52%) Citrix
7 42 (2.46%) SAP
8 36 (2.11%) Facebook
9 31 (1.82%) Xamarin
10 29 (1.70%) JD Edwards
11 27 (1.58%) Sencha
12 22 (1.29%) MobileIron
13 19 (1.11%) Appcelerator
14 18 (1.06%) HP
15 17 (1.00%) Remedy
15 17 (1.00%) IBM
16 16 (0.94%) TIBCO
17 15 (0.88%) Lotus
18 11 (0.64%) Perforce
18 11 (0.64%) VMware
London
Red Sofa London
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Pioneer Search
Rate: £23000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stott & May
Rate: From £340 to £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hot Rec
Rate: £19k - 24k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago