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 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 153 131 135
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 815 847 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.43% 1.63% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.34% 7.03% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 578 527
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £13.42 £25.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.40 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £20.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.26% -41.42%

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
12860 12050 11029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.54% 23.18% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7607 6759 5844
Average daily rate £355 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1127 1098 1113
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.61 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 21 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 21 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 21 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 -27 757 £363 -3.33% 328
London -15 473 £400 - 136
City of London +21 130 £400 - 35
South East +2 95 £325 -7.14% 49
North West +11 70 £350 +1.81% 43
Manchester +12 49 £338 +3.84% 28
Scotland +8 36 £388 +25.00% 17
South West -19 36 £332 -11.46% 23
Edinburgh +16 33 £388 +25.00% 3
East Midlands +10 29 £325 +64.55% 7
Hampshire -14 27 £338 -10.00% 22
Berkshire -6 21 £338 +3.84% 4
East of England -28 19 £300 -14.28% 21
Yorkshire -15 18 £300 -17.24% 26
Cheshire +11 17 £350 -6.66% 11
Northamptonshire - 17 £325 -
Buckinghamshire +4 16 £325 -13.33% 3
Milton Keynes +3 14 £338 - 3
West Yorkshire -3 14 £225 -37.93% 20
Bristol -9 14 £325 -13.33% 4
Southampton +7 13 £355 - 8
West Midlands -24 11 £338 +13.44% 19
Northampton - 11 £450 -
Warrington -6 10 £350 - 3
Bracknell 0 9 £331 -8.62%
Swindon -6 8 £332 +14.48% 9
Wiltshire -12 8 £332 +11.59% 10
Oxfordshire -26 8 £225 -22.41% 7
Northern Ireland - 8 £281 -
Chester +15 6 £413 +22.22% 2

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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 1007 (59.24%) Android
2 781 (45.94%) iOS Development
3 627 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
4 519 (30.53%) Mobile App
5 488 (28.71%) Objective-C
6 370 (21.76%) HTML
7 334 (19.65%) Windows
8 330 (19.41%) JavaScript
9 318 (18.71%) iPhone
10 293 (17.24%) Android Development
11 283 (16.65%) CSS
12 258 (15.18%) User Experience
13 251 (14.76%) iPad
14 246 (14.47%) Xcode
15 242 (14.24%) Java
16 233 (13.71%) JSON
17 232 (13.65%) Web Services
18 231 (13.59%) HTML5
19 199 (11.71%) XML
20 197 (11.59%) OO
21 188 (11.06%) Scrum
22 180 (10.59%) TDD
22 180 (10.59%) Git (software)
23 171 (10.06%) Finance
24 166 (9.76%) RESTful
25 165 (9.71%) Cocoa
26 153 (9.00%) iOS SDK
27 146 (8.59%) Apple
28 142 (8.35%) E-Commerce
29 137 (8.06%) Microsoft

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (2.94%) CMS
2 40 (2.35%) Node.js
3 20 (1.18%) IBM Notes
4 19 (1.12%) MS Exchange
5 17 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 15 (0.88%) Apache
7 11 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 11 (0.65%) IIS
7 11 (0.65%) Lync
8 9 (0.53%) WordPress
9 8 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (0.47%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.41%) Drupal
10 7 (0.41%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (0.35%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.29%) Confluence
12 5 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.24%) nginx
13 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 108 (6.35%) MS Office
2 73 (4.29%) Photoshop
3 55 (3.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 41 (2.41%) MS Excel
5 15 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (0.82%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.65%) Doxygen
8 6 (0.35%) Maya
9 5 (0.29%) InDesign
9 5 (0.29%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.12%) MS Project
12 2 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.12%) Blender
13 1 (0.059%) ZBrush
13 1 (0.059%) Mudbox
13 1 (0.059%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.059%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (0.24%) Magento
2 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.059%) assyst
3 1 (0.059%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.059%) Maximo
3 1 (0.059%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.94%) 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 7 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.24%) Office 365
8 4 (0.24%) IaaS
9 3 (0.18%) Heroku
10 2 (0.12%) SaaS
11 1 (0.059%) Force.com
11 1 (0.059%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.059%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.059%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.94%) HTTP
2 50 (2.94%) VPN
3 41 (2.41%) Internet
4 26 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
5 20 (1.18%) TCP/IP
6 19 (1.12%) Firewall
7 18 (1.06%) HTTPS
7 18 (1.06%) SSL
8 16 (0.94%) VoIP
9 13 (0.76%) DNS
10 12 (0.71%) LAN
11 11 (0.65%) Bluetooth
12 10 (0.59%) Network Security
13 9 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (0.53%) Wireless
13 9 (0.53%) WAN
14 8 (0.47%) iBeacon
15 7 (0.41%) Wireshark
15 7 (0.41%) DHCP
16 6 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (5.71%) MySQL
2 50 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 42 (2.47%) SQLite
4 31 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 19 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 18 (1.06%) MongoDB
7 14 (0.82%) Big Data
8 13 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.35%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (0.29%) 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 2005
13 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 246 (14.47%) Xcode
2 180 (10.59%) Git (software)
3 114 (6.71%) Subversion
4 63 (3.71%) JIRA
5 62 (3.65%) Calabash
6 59 (3.47%) Cucumber
7 56 (3.29%) Selenium
8 50 (2.94%) Axure RP
9 42 (2.47%) Appium
10 37 (2.18%) Jenkins
11 36 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 34 (2.00%) Eclipse
13 30 (1.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 26 (1.53%) WebDriver
15 19 (1.12%) Mercurial
15 19 (1.12%) Hudson
16 16 (0.94%) JMeter
17 15 (0.88%) Visual Studio
17 15 (0.88%) NUnit
18 13 (0.76%) Maven
General
1 171 (10.06%) Finance
2 93 (5.47%) Retail
3 86 (5.06%) Banking
4 66 (3.88%) Games
4 66 (3.88%) Marketing
5 46 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 31 (1.82%) Advertising
7 28 (1.65%) Publishing
8 10 (0.59%) Legal
8 10 (0.59%) French Language
9 9 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 9 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.53%) Automotive
9 9 (0.53%) Electronics
10 8 (0.47%) German Language
11 7 (0.41%) Spanish Language
11 7 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.35%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.24%) Law
13 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 993 (58.41%) Developer
2 571 (33.59%) iOS Developer
3 167 (9.82%) Mobile Developer
4 144 (8.47%) Analyst
5 124 (7.29%) Android Developer
6 103 (6.06%) Designer
7 87 (5.12%) Senior Developer
8 74 (4.35%) Tester
9 59 (3.47%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 56 (3.29%) Test Analyst
11 55 (3.24%) Architect
11 55 (3.24%) Senior iOS Developer
12 51 (3.00%) Project Manager
13 50 (2.94%) Applications Developer
14 41 (2.41%) Mobile Tester
15 39 (2.29%) Front-End Developer
15 39 (2.29%) Desktop Support
16 38 (2.24%) Support Engineer
17 37 (2.18%) UI Designer
18 36 (2.12%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (21.76%) HTML
2 283 (16.65%) CSS
3 233 (13.71%) JSON
4 232 (13.65%) Web Services
5 231 (13.59%) HTML5
6 199 (11.71%) XML
7 166 (9.76%) RESTful
8 165 (9.71%) Cocoa
9 153 (9.00%) iOS SDK
10 132 (7.76%) .NET
11 130 (7.65%) CSS3
12 118 (6.94%) jQuery
13 116 (6.82%) Cocoa Touch
14 109 (6.41%) REST
15 84 (4.94%) SOAP
16 65 (3.82%) AngularJS
17 58 (3.41%) PhoneGap
18 56 (3.29%) Ajax
19 55 (3.24%) Android SDK
20 50 (2.94%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 519 (30.53%) Mobile App
2 318 (18.71%) iPhone
3 258 (15.18%) User Experience
4 251 (14.76%) iPad
5 125 (7.35%) Blackberry
6 86 (5.06%) Computer Science
7 65 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
8 52 (3.06%) Open Source
9 45 (2.65%) Social Media
10 37 (2.18%) Mobile Banking
11 30 (1.76%) Mobile Payment
12 27 (1.59%) Video on Demand
13 26 (1.53%) Smartphone
13 26 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
14 24 (1.41%) Client/Server
14 24 (1.41%) Animation
15 23 (1.35%) Visualisation
16 22 (1.29%) PKI
16 22 (1.29%) Data Structures
17 21 (1.24%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1007 (59.24%) Android
2 334 (19.65%) Windows
3 87 (5.12%) Windows Phone
4 86 (5.06%) Windows 7
5 79 (4.65%) Linux
6 59 (3.47%) Mac OS X
7 53 (3.12%) Windows XP
8 34 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
9 29 (1.71%) Mac OS
10 26 (1.53%) Windows 8
11 17 (1.00%) Windows Phone 8
12 16 (0.94%) Windows Vista
13 14 (0.82%) UNIX
14 11 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.35%) webOS
16 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
17 4 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
17 4 (0.24%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 781 (45.94%) iOS Development
2 627 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
3 293 (17.24%) Android Development
4 197 (11.59%) OO
5 188 (11.06%) Scrum
6 180 (10.59%) TDD
7 142 (8.35%) E-Commerce
8 117 (6.88%) MVC
9 97 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
10 95 (5.59%) Software Engineering
11 91 (5.35%) BDD
12 83 (4.88%) OOP
13 62 (3.65%) ITIL
13 62 (3.65%) Mobile Application Development
14 54 (3.18%) Web Development
15 53 (3.12%) Test Automation
15 53 (3.12%) Project Management
16 52 (3.06%) Responsive Web Design
17 50 (2.94%) Unit Testing
18 45 (2.65%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 488 (28.71%) Objective-C
2 330 (19.41%) JavaScript
3 242 (14.24%) Java
4 133 (7.82%) C#
5 101 (5.94%) SQL
6 86 (5.06%) C++
7 68 (4.00%) PHP
8 60 (3.53%) Ruby
9 45 (2.65%) C
10 38 (2.24%) Python
11 13 (0.76%) XPath
12 11 (0.65%) PHP5
12 11 (0.65%) PowerShell
13 10 (0.59%) Groovy
14 9 (0.53%) Perl
15 8 (0.47%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.47%) Scala
16 6 (0.35%) ActionScript
17 5 (0.29%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (5.41%) Degree
2 31 (1.82%) ISEB
3 21 (1.24%) Security Cleared
4 15 (0.88%) ISTQB
5 12 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.59%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.35%) A+ Certification
7 6 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.24%) MCDST
9 3 (0.18%) MCSE
9 3 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.18%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.12%) CISSP
10 2 (0.12%) MCP
10 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.12%) CISM
11 1 (0.059%) GIAC
11 1 (0.059%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (5.18%) QA
2 15 (0.88%) SLA
3 7 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.12%) JTAG
6 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 14443
6 1 (0.059%) PAS 55
6 1 (0.059%) COBIT
6 1 (0.059%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.059%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (4.47%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.65%) Firmware
3 9 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.35%) XenApp
5 6 (0.35%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.29%) Docker
7 4 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (0.24%) XenServer
8 3 (0.18%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.18%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.12%) MetaFrame
9 2 (0.12%) Xen
9 2 (0.12%) Kerio MailServer
9 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.059%) Cygwin
10 1 (0.059%) Varnish
10 1 (0.059%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.059%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 16 (0.94%) SCCM
2 14 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.24%) XenMobile
4 2 (0.12%) SCOM
4 2 (0.12%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.12%) Nagios
4 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.059%) WSUS
5 1 (0.059%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.059%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.059%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.059%) Puppet
5 1 (0.059%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 146 (8.59%) Apple
2 137 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 71 (4.18%) Google
4 54 (3.18%) Adobe
5 47 (2.76%) Xamarin
6 37 (2.18%) Oracle
7 35 (2.06%) Citrix
8 30 (1.76%) Facebook
9 28 (1.65%) HP
10 25 (1.47%) Appcelerator
11 23 (1.35%) Sencha
11 23 (1.35%) VMware
12 20 (1.18%) Lotus
13 15 (0.88%) MobileIron
14 13 (0.76%) Perforce
15 11 (0.65%) Red Hat
15 11 (0.65%) Remedy
15 11 (0.65%) SAP
16 10 (0.59%) Twitter
17 9 (0.53%) F5
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