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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 135 133 167
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +34
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 830 767 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.58% 1.53% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.15% 6.89% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 488 379
Average daily rate
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£383 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £238 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 9
Average hourly rate £17.87 £25.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.54% -41.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £35.00 £126.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £32.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year
-28.12% -26.01%

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
11605 11139 9628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.11% 22.16% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6688 6038 5075
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 886 1028 1016
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 +3 782 £383 -1.29% 371
London +8 467 £400 - 160
South East -16 142 £344 -1.78% 76
City of London +52 130 £388 -3.12% 41
Hampshire +25 63 £330 +13.79% 12
North West +8 47 £350 +7.69% 40
South West -24 31 £338 +3.84% 22
Scotland -1 29 £388 +29.16% 12
Buckinghamshire -2 27 £388 +6.89% 6
Yorkshire -3 27 £325 -7.14% 29
Manchester +1 26 £350 - 31
West Yorkshire -5 26 £325 -7.14% 22
Berkshire -40 26 £313 -21.87% 17
East Midlands +5 24 £338 +206.81% 14
East of England -11 21 £250 -33.33% 15
Nottinghamshire +8 18 £338 - 4
Nottingham +6 18 £338 - 4
Milton Keynes -15 17 £366 +1.03% 4
Southampton -5 16 £325 +5.69% 1
West Midlands -6 16 £363 +29.46% 12
Basingstoke +10 15 £438 - 2
Leeds +1 15 £363 +16.00% 11
Surrey +6 13 £450 +256.43% 15
Edinburgh -8 13 £428 +31.53% 5
Hertfordshire +15 11 £285 -18.57% 7
Gloucestershire -4 11 £275 - 1
Cheshire +12 10 £350 +9.37% 5
Bradford -6 9 £325 - 2
Bristol -14 7 £338 -31.12% 12
South Wales +3 6 £325 - 7

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1003 (61.46%) Android
2 723 (44.30%) iOS Development
3 592 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
4 504 (30.88%) Mobile App
5 409 (25.06%) Objective-C
6 390 (23.90%) Windows
7 382 (23.41%) HTML
8 332 (20.34%) JavaScript
9 287 (17.59%) CSS
10 272 (16.67%) iPhone
11 271 (16.61%) Android Development
12 266 (16.30%) HTML5
13 257 (15.75%) User Experience
14 236 (14.46%) Xcode
15 234 (14.34%) Web Services
16 225 (13.79%) Java
17 217 (13.30%) iPad
18 211 (12.93%) Scrum
19 191 (11.70%) Finance
20 187 (11.46%) TDD
21 175 (10.72%) JSON
21 175 (10.72%) Apple
22 172 (10.54%) Git (software)
23 166 (10.17%) .NET
24 164 (10.05%) OO
25 157 (9.62%) iOS SDK
26 155 (9.50%) RESTful
27 147 (9.01%) Microsoft
28 139 (8.52%) XML
29 137 (8.39%) CSS3

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 51 (3.13%) CMS
2 49 (3.00%) Node.js
3 29 (1.78%) MS Exchange
4 17 (1.04%) Tomcat
5 13 (0.80%) Apache
5 13 (0.80%) IBM Notes
5 13 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (0.67%) IIS
6 11 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (0.49%) WordPress
8 8 (0.49%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.37%) nginx
10 5 (0.31%) Drupal
10 5 (0.31%) Lync
10 5 (0.31%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.25%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 93 (5.70%) MS Office
2 70 (4.29%) Photoshop
3 57 (3.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 49 (3.00%) MS Excel
5 16 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.74%) Acrobat
7 10 (0.61%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.55%) Fireworks
9 6 (0.37%) Doxygen
10 5 (0.31%) MS Project
10 5 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (0.31%) InDesign
10 5 (0.31%) Maya
11 2 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.12%) CINEMA 4D
11 2 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.12%) Quicktime
12 1 (0.061%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.061%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 7 (0.43%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.12%) Magento
3 2 (0.12%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.12%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.061%) Maximo
4 1 (0.061%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.29%) Google Apps
3 18 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (0.98%) GitHub
5 9 (0.55%) Office 365
5 9 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.43%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.37%) PaaS
8 5 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.25%) Heroku
10 1 (0.061%) SaaS
10 1 (0.061%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.061%) Yammer
10 1 (0.061%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.94%) HTTP
2 42 (2.57%) VPN
3 34 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
4 30 (1.84%) Internet
5 29 (1.78%) TCP/IP
6 20 (1.23%) LAN
7 16 (0.98%) HTTPS
7 16 (0.98%) Firewall
8 14 (0.86%) SSL
9 13 (0.80%) Bluetooth
10 11 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 10 (0.61%) iBeacon
11 10 (0.61%) Wireless
12 9 (0.55%) VoIP
12 9 (0.55%) WAN
13 8 (0.49%) Wireshark
14 7 (0.43%) NFC
15 6 (0.37%) IP Telephony
15 6 (0.37%) DNS
16 5 (0.31%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (4.66%) MySQL
2 66 (4.04%) SQL Server
3 28 (1.72%) SQLite
4 23 (1.41%) NoSQL
5 17 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (0.86%) MongoDB
7 13 (0.80%) Relational Database
8 9 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (0.43%) Big Data
11 6 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (0.37%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.37%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.18%) Redis
14 3 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 236 (14.46%) Xcode
2 172 (10.54%) Git (software)
3 77 (4.72%) Subversion
4 76 (4.66%) Calabash
5 75 (4.60%) Cucumber
6 56 (3.43%) Jenkins
6 56 (3.43%) Selenium
7 48 (2.94%) JIRA
8 44 (2.70%) Appium
9 34 (2.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 29 (1.78%) Axure RP
11 28 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (1.04%) Maven
12 17 (1.04%) Visual Studio
12 17 (1.04%) Eclipse
13 16 (0.98%) WebDriver
14 15 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 15 (0.92%) JUnit
15 14 (0.86%) TeamCity
16 13 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 191 (11.70%) Finance
2 114 (6.99%) Banking
3 70 (4.29%) Retail
4 59 (3.62%) Games
5 52 (3.19%) Marketing
6 29 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.53%) Advertising
8 20 (1.23%) Spanish Language
9 19 (1.16%) Publishing
10 13 (0.80%) Retail Banking
11 11 (0.67%) Electronics
12 9 (0.55%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.49%) Automotive
13 8 (0.49%) Law
14 7 (0.43%) Legal
14 7 (0.43%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.37%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.37%) French Language
16 5 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 925 (56.68%) Developer
2 510 (31.25%) iOS Developer
3 177 (10.85%) Mobile Developer
4 130 (7.97%) Analyst
5 101 (6.19%) Android Developer
6 97 (5.94%) Senior Developer
7 94 (5.76%) Designer
8 71 (4.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 71 (4.35%) Architect
9 69 (4.23%) Tester
10 53 (3.25%) Applications Developer
10 53 (3.25%) Senior iOS Developer
10 53 (3.25%) Front-End Developer
11 52 (3.19%) Test Analyst
12 38 (2.33%) Support Engineer
12 38 (2.33%) UI Designer
13 34 (2.08%) Desktop Support
14 33 (2.02%) .NET Developer
14 33 (2.02%) Test Engineer
14 33 (2.02%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 382 (23.41%) HTML
2 287 (17.59%) CSS
3 266 (16.30%) HTML5
4 234 (14.34%) Web Services
5 175 (10.72%) JSON
6 166 (10.17%) .NET
7 157 (9.62%) iOS SDK
8 155 (9.50%) RESTful
9 139 (8.52%) XML
10 137 (8.39%) CSS3
11 118 (7.23%) REST
12 117 (7.17%) Cocoa
13 108 (6.62%) jQuery
14 81 (4.96%) AngularJS
15 74 (4.53%) Cocoa Touch
16 70 (4.29%) SOAP
17 68 (4.17%) PhoneGap
17 68 (4.17%) Android SDK
18 58 (3.55%) Apache Cordova
19 43 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 504 (30.88%) Mobile App
2 272 (16.67%) iPhone
3 257 (15.75%) User Experience
4 217 (13.30%) iPad
5 124 (7.60%) Blackberry
6 82 (5.02%) Computer Science
7 62 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (2.57%) Social Media
9 38 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
10 35 (2.14%) Open Source
11 34 (2.08%) Client/Server
12 28 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
13 27 (1.65%) Mobile Payment
14 23 (1.41%) Animation
15 22 (1.35%) Data Structures
16 18 (1.10%) Graphic Design
17 17 (1.04%) Visualisation
18 16 (0.98%) Streaming Video
19 15 (0.92%) Smartphone
19 15 (0.92%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1003 (61.46%) Android
2 390 (23.90%) Windows
3 101 (6.19%) Linux
4 100 (6.13%) Windows Phone
5 93 (5.70%) Windows 7
6 83 (5.09%) Mac OS X
7 50 (3.06%) Windows Mobile
8 38 (2.33%) Windows XP
9 36 (2.21%) UNIX
10 33 (2.02%) Mac OS
11 26 (1.59%) Windows 8
12 21 (1.29%) Windows Phone 8
13 12 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (0.49%) Windows Phone 7
15 8 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.37%) webOS
16 6 (0.37%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
17 3 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (44.30%) iOS Development
2 592 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
3 271 (16.61%) Android Development
4 211 (12.93%) Scrum
5 187 (11.46%) TDD
6 164 (10.05%) OO
7 125 (7.66%) Software Engineering
8 120 (7.35%) E-Commerce
9 104 (6.37%) BDD
10 98 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
11 91 (5.58%) MVC
12 71 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
13 69 (4.23%) OOP
14 59 (3.62%) Test Automation
15 58 (3.55%) Automated Testing
16 53 (3.25%) Unit Testing
17 51 (3.13%) Multithreading
18 50 (3.06%) Project Management
19 47 (2.88%) ITIL
20 44 (2.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 409 (25.06%) Objective-C
2 332 (20.34%) JavaScript
3 225 (13.79%) Java
4 135 (8.27%) C#
5 88 (5.39%) SQL
6 73 (4.47%) C++
7 64 (3.92%) Ruby
8 55 (3.37%) C
9 53 (3.25%) PHP
10 45 (2.76%) Python
11 15 (0.92%) XPath
12 11 (0.67%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.55%) VBA
14 8 (0.49%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.43%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.43%) VBScript
16 6 (0.37%) VB
16 6 (0.37%) Scala
17 5 (0.31%) PHP5
17 5 (0.31%) VC++
Qualifications
1 115 (7.05%) Degree
2 33 (2.02%) ISEB
3 22 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 16 (0.98%) VCP4
6 12 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.18%) MCDST
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.18%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.18%) MCSE
9 3 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.12%) MCP
10 2 (0.12%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.061%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.061%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (5.51%) QA
2 14 (0.86%) SLA
3 4 (0.25%) WAI
4 1 (0.061%) COBIT
4 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.061%) PAS 55
4 1 (0.061%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.74%) Firmware
3 11 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.25%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.18%) XenApp
6 3 (0.18%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.12%) Kerio MailServer
7 2 (0.12%) Docker
8 1 (0.061%) IAG
8 1 (0.061%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.061%) Xen
8 1 (0.061%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.80%) SCCM
3 5 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.25%) yum
4 4 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (0.18%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.12%) Ansible
6 2 (0.12%) Puppet
6 2 (0.12%) Nagios
6 2 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.12%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.061%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.061%) SCOM
7 1 (0.061%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 175 (10.72%) Apple
2 147 (9.01%) Microsoft
3 75 (4.60%) Google
4 59 (3.62%) Xamarin
5 43 (2.63%) Adobe
6 37 (2.27%) Oracle
7 31 (1.90%) HP
8 28 (1.72%) Citrix
9 24 (1.47%) VMware
10 22 (1.35%) Appcelerator
10 22 (1.35%) SAP
11 21 (1.29%) Facebook
12 17 (1.04%) Twitter
13 15 (0.92%) Sencha
14 14 (0.86%) Lotus
15 13 (0.80%) MobileIron
16 12 (0.74%) Red Hat
17 11 (0.67%) IBM
17 11 (0.67%) F5
17 11 (0.67%) Sitecore
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