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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 154 136 124
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 800 826 830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.43% 1.60% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.31% 6.93% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 568 557
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 15 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% -36.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.23 £14.04 £29.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.76 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-52.30% -

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
12669 11921 11222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.60% 23.05% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7523 6672 5927
Average daily rate £353 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1111 1085 1140
Average hourly rate £15.85 £15.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 26 November 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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -15 740 £363 -3.33% 352
London -11 463 £400 - 149
City of London +37 132 £400 - 31
South East +5 88 £325 -7.14% 56
North West +11 70 £350 +3.70% 54
Manchester +11 49 £344 +5.76% 29
South West -13 39 £350 -6.66% 15
Scotland +3 38 £394 +27.01% 11
Edinburgh +11 32 £388 +29.16% 2
East Midlands +12 28 £325 +64.55% 7
Hampshire -21 23 £325 -13.33% 22
Berkshire -4 20 £338 -3.57% 4
East of England -24 19 £300 -14.28% 30
Cheshire +8 17 £350 -3.44% 21
Yorkshire -16 17 £300 -13.04% 19
Northamptonshire - 17 £325 -
Buckinghamshire 0 15 £338 -10.00% 3
Milton Keynes 0 13 £350 - 3
West Yorkshire -2 13 £225 -34.78% 16
Bristol -4 13 £325 -13.33% 4
West Midlands -23 11 £325 +6.12% 19
Northampton - 11 £450 -
Swindon 0 10 £345 +19.05% 2
Wiltshire -5 10 £345 +16.05% 3
Warrington -7 10 £350 - 4
Southampton +1 9 £325 - 9
Bracknell - 9 £331 -
Oxfordshire -27 7 £225 -22.41% 9
Chester +17 6 £413 +22.22% 3
Leeds -8 6 £130 -54.78% 10

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 1013 (60.01%) Android
2 781 (46.27%) iOS Development
3 631 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
4 511 (30.27%) Mobile App
5 479 (28.38%) Objective-C
6 368 (21.80%) HTML
7 334 (19.79%) Windows
8 333 (19.73%) JavaScript
9 313 (18.54%) iPhone
10 301 (17.83%) Android Development
11 285 (16.88%) CSS
12 264 (15.64%) User Experience
13 247 (14.63%) Xcode
14 244 (14.45%) iPad
15 239 (14.16%) Java
16 235 (13.92%) HTML5
17 230 (13.63%) JSON
18 226 (13.39%) Web Services
19 198 (11.73%) OO
20 196 (11.61%) XML
21 190 (11.26%) Scrum
22 183 (10.84%) Finance
23 178 (10.55%) TDD
23 178 (10.55%) Git (software)
24 173 (10.25%) RESTful
25 161 (9.54%) Cocoa
26 146 (8.65%) iOS SDK
27 142 (8.41%) E-Commerce
27 142 (8.41%) Apple
28 137 (8.12%) .NET

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 50 (2.96%) CMS
2 39 (2.31%) Node.js
3 20 (1.18%) IBM Notes
4 18 (1.07%) MS Exchange
5 16 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 15 (0.89%) Apache
7 11 (0.65%) Lync
7 11 (0.65%) IIS
7 11 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.53%) WordPress
9 8 (0.47%) SharePoint
9 8 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
10 7 (0.41%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.41%) Drupal
11 6 (0.36%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.30%) Confluence
12 5 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.24%) nginx
13 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 107 (6.34%) MS Office
2 82 (4.86%) Photoshop
3 63 (3.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 41 (2.43%) MS Excel
5 16 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (0.83%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.71%) Acrobat
8 11 (0.65%) Doxygen
9 7 (0.41%) InDesign
10 6 (0.36%) Maya
11 3 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (0.12%) MS Project
12 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.12%) Blender
13 1 (0.059%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.059%) ZBrush
13 1 (0.059%) Mudbox
13 1 (0.059%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (0.24%) Magento
2 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.059%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.059%) assyst
3 1 (0.059%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.059%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.01%) Google Apps
2 12 (0.71%) GitHub
3 11 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.47%) PaaS
6 6 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.24%) IaaS
8 3 (0.18%) Office 365
8 3 (0.18%) Heroku
9 2 (0.12%) SaaS
10 1 (0.059%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.059%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.059%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.059%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 65 (3.85%) HTTP
2 48 (2.84%) VPN
3 40 (2.37%) Internet
4 26 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
5 20 (1.18%) TCP/IP
6 16 (0.95%) Firewall
6 16 (0.95%) HTTPS
6 16 (0.95%) SSL
7 14 (0.83%) VoIP
8 11 (0.65%) DNS
8 11 (0.65%) LAN
8 11 (0.65%) Bluetooth
9 10 (0.59%) Network Security
10 9 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (0.53%) Wireless
11 8 (0.47%) WAN
11 8 (0.47%) iBeacon
12 7 (0.41%) Wireshark
13 6 (0.36%) DHCP
13 6 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (5.75%) MySQL
2 51 (3.02%) SQL Server
3 41 (2.43%) SQLite
4 31 (1.84%) NoSQL
5 19 (1.13%) Relational Database
6 18 (1.07%) MongoDB
7 13 (0.77%) Big Data
8 11 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.36%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.24%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.18%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 247 (14.63%) Xcode
2 178 (10.55%) Git (software)
3 111 (6.58%) Subversion
4 63 (3.73%) JIRA
4 63 (3.73%) Calabash
5 59 (3.50%) Cucumber
6 56 (3.32%) Selenium
7 50 (2.96%) Axure RP
8 42 (2.49%) Appium
9 38 (2.25%) Jenkins
10 35 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 35 (2.07%) Eclipse
11 30 (1.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 24 (1.42%) WebDriver
13 18 (1.07%) Mercurial
13 18 (1.07%) Hudson
14 16 (0.95%) JMeter
15 15 (0.89%) Visual Studio
15 15 (0.89%) NUnit
16 13 (0.77%) JUnit
General
1 183 (10.84%) Finance
2 99 (5.86%) Retail
3 96 (5.69%) Banking
4 64 (3.79%) Marketing
5 62 (3.67%) Games
6 45 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 31 (1.84%) Advertising
8 28 (1.66%) Publishing
9 13 (0.77%) Retail Banking
10 11 (0.65%) French Language
11 10 (0.59%) Electronics
11 10 (0.59%) Automotive
12 9 (0.53%) German Language
12 9 (0.53%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.47%) Legal
14 7 (0.41%) Spanish Language
14 7 (0.41%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.36%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.30%) Law
17 4 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 990 (58.65%) Developer
2 567 (33.59%) iOS Developer
3 168 (9.95%) Mobile Developer
4 138 (8.18%) Analyst
5 125 (7.41%) Android Developer
6 112 (6.64%) Designer
7 87 (5.15%) Senior Developer
8 73 (4.32%) Tester
9 60 (3.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 57 (3.38%) Architect
11 55 (3.26%) Senior iOS Developer
12 54 (3.20%) Test Analyst
12 54 (3.20%) Applications Developer
13 51 (3.02%) Project Manager
14 42 (2.49%) UI Designer
15 40 (2.37%) Mobile Tester
16 39 (2.31%) Front-End Developer
17 38 (2.25%) UX Designer
18 36 (2.13%) Support Engineer
19 35 (2.07%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (21.80%) HTML
2 285 (16.88%) CSS
3 235 (13.92%) HTML5
4 230 (13.63%) JSON
5 226 (13.39%) Web Services
6 196 (11.61%) XML
7 173 (10.25%) RESTful
8 161 (9.54%) Cocoa
9 146 (8.65%) iOS SDK
10 137 (8.12%) .NET
11 132 (7.82%) CSS3
12 118 (6.99%) jQuery
13 111 (6.58%) Cocoa Touch
14 110 (6.52%) REST
15 82 (4.86%) SOAP
16 63 (3.73%) AngularJS
16 63 (3.73%) PhoneGap
17 55 (3.26%) Android SDK
17 55 (3.26%) Ajax
18 54 (3.20%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 511 (30.27%) Mobile App
2 313 (18.54%) iPhone
3 264 (15.64%) User Experience
4 244 (14.45%) iPad
5 123 (7.29%) Blackberry
6 81 (4.80%) Computer Science
7 66 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
8 49 (2.90%) Open Source
9 44 (2.61%) Social Media
10 39 (2.31%) Mobile Banking
11 31 (1.84%) Mobile Payment
12 26 (1.54%) Smartphone
13 25 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
13 25 (1.48%) Video on Demand
14 24 (1.42%) Animation
15 23 (1.36%) Client/Server
15 23 (1.36%) Visualisation
16 22 (1.30%) PKI
16 22 (1.30%) Data Structures
17 20 (1.18%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1013 (60.01%) Android
2 334 (19.79%) Windows
3 87 (5.15%) Windows Phone
4 82 (4.86%) Windows 7
5 77 (4.56%) Linux
6 53 (3.14%) Mac OS X
7 46 (2.73%) Windows XP
8 34 (2.01%) Windows Mobile
9 29 (1.72%) Mac OS
10 19 (1.13%) Windows 8
11 16 (0.95%) Windows Phone 8
12 15 (0.89%) Windows Vista
13 14 (0.83%) UNIX
14 11 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (0.36%) webOS
16 6 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
17 4 (0.24%) Solaris
17 4 (0.24%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 781 (46.27%) iOS Development
2 631 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
3 301 (17.83%) Android Development
4 198 (11.73%) OO
5 190 (11.26%) Scrum
6 178 (10.55%) TDD
7 142 (8.41%) E-Commerce
8 115 (6.81%) MVC
9 94 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
10 89 (5.27%) BDD
11 88 (5.21%) Software Engineering
12 81 (4.80%) OOP
13 62 (3.67%) Mobile Application Development
14 57 (3.38%) ITIL
15 55 (3.26%) Project Management
16 53 (3.14%) Responsive Web Design
17 52 (3.08%) Web Development
18 50 (2.96%) Unit Testing
18 50 (2.96%) Test Automation
19 44 (2.61%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 479 (28.38%) Objective-C
2 333 (19.73%) JavaScript
3 239 (14.16%) Java
4 133 (7.88%) C#
5 98 (5.81%) SQL
6 81 (4.80%) C++
7 66 (3.91%) PHP
8 59 (3.50%) Ruby
9 44 (2.61%) C
10 35 (2.07%) Python
11 13 (0.77%) XPath
12 11 (0.65%) PowerShell
12 11 (0.65%) PHP5
13 10 (0.59%) Groovy
14 9 (0.53%) Perl
15 8 (0.47%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.47%) Scala
16 6 (0.36%) ActionScript
17 5 (0.30%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 94 (5.57%) Degree
2 32 (1.90%) ISEB
3 19 (1.13%) Security Cleared
4 14 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 11 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.36%) A+ Certification
7 6 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.24%) MCDST
9 3 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.18%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.18%) MCSE
10 2 (0.12%) CISM
10 2 (0.12%) MCP
10 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.12%) CISSP
10 2 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.059%) CBAP
11 1 (0.059%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (5.21%) QA
2 13 (0.77%) SLA
3 7 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.059%) PAS 55
5 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 1 (0.059%) JTAG
5 1 (0.059%) COBIT
5 1 (0.059%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.059%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 68 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.65%) Firmware
3 9 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.36%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.36%) XenApp
6 5 (0.30%) Docker
7 4 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.24%) XenServer
8 3 (0.18%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.12%) MetaFrame
9 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.12%) Xen
9 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.12%) Kerio MailServer
10 1 (0.059%) Cygwin
10 1 (0.059%) Varnish
10 1 (0.059%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.059%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (0.95%) SCCM
2 15 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.24%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.12%) Nagios
4 2 (0.12%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.12%) SCOM
5 1 (0.059%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.059%) Puppet
5 1 (0.059%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.059%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.059%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 142 (8.41%) Apple
2 135 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 71 (4.21%) Google
4 55 (3.26%) Adobe
5 46 (2.73%) Xamarin
6 37 (2.19%) Oracle
7 33 (1.95%) Citrix
8 28 (1.66%) Facebook
9 27 (1.60%) HP
10 25 (1.48%) Appcelerator
10 25 (1.48%) Sencha
11 23 (1.36%) VMware
12 20 (1.18%) Lotus
13 15 (0.89%) MobileIron
14 13 (0.77%) Perforce
15 11 (0.65%) Remedy
15 11 (0.65%) Red Hat
15 11 (0.65%) SAP
16 10 (0.59%) Twitter
17 9 (0.53%) F5
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