The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Apple iOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apple iOS
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 73 68
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 23 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.14% 0.75% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.19% 3.65% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 5
Median daily rate £338 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £249 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £395 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £338
% change year-on-year - +9.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.60
% change year-on-year - -28.86%  

Apple iOS is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 281 219 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 26.16% 20.45% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 93 95
Median daily rate £425 £373 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.09% -6.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 20
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Apple iOS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Apple iOS in Buckinghamshire

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Apple iOS in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in Buckinghamshire

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple iOS in Buckinghamshire

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in Buckinghamshire

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +9 13 £350 +12.90%
Aylesbury - 2 £300 -
Apple iOS
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 31 (70.45%) Android
2 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (59.09%) Mobile App
4 25 (56.82%) iOS Development
4 25 (56.82%) Scrum
5 23 (52.27%) Banking
6 19 (43.18%) User Experience
7 15 (34.09%) Apple Swift
8 14 (31.82%) iPhone
8 14 (31.82%) iPad
8 14 (31.82%) Finance
9 13 (29.55%) Android Development
10 11 (25.00%) TDD
10 11 (25.00%) Business Analysis
10 11 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
11 10 (22.73%) OO
11 10 (22.73%) RESTful
12 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
12 9 (20.45%) iOS SDK
12 9 (20.45%) Apple
13 8 (18.18%) XML
13 8 (18.18%) JSON
13 8 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
14 7 (15.91%) Web Services
14 7 (15.91%) Objective-C
15 6 (13.64%) Java
15 6 (13.64%) Adobe
15 6 (13.64%) Agile Testing
15 6 (13.64%) Mobile Development
16 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration

Apple iOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) CMS
1 2 (4.55%) Confluence
1 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) InVision
1 3 (6.82%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.27%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Redis
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.27%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) git-flow
2 4 (9.09%) JIRA
2 4 (9.09%) Selenium
2 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.55%) Appium
3 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.55%) Calabash
3 2 (4.55%) MSTest
3 2 (4.55%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.55%) Subversion
3 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (52.27%) Banking
2 14 (31.82%) Finance
3 5 (11.36%) Spanish Language
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Designer
2 20 (45.45%) Developer
3 16 (36.36%) UI Designer
4 14 (31.82%) iOS Developer
5 12 (27.27%) UI/UX Designer
5 12 (27.27%) UX Designer
6 7 (15.91%) Mobile Designer
6 7 (15.91%) Mobile UI Designer
6 7 (15.91%) Senior Designer
6 7 (15.91%) Senior UI Designer
7 5 (11.36%) Agile Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Mobile UI/UX Designer
7 5 (11.36%) Mobile UX Designer
7 5 (11.36%) Senior UI/UX Designer
7 5 (11.36%) Senior UX Designer
8 4 (9.09%) UI Developer
8 4 (9.09%) UI/UX Developer
8 4 (9.09%) UX Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Visual Designer
9 3 (6.82%) Senior Mobile Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) RESTful
2 9 (20.45%) iOS SDK
3 8 (18.18%) JSON
3 8 (18.18%) XML
4 7 (15.91%) Web Services
5 4 (9.09%) CSS
5 4 (9.09%) HTML
5 4 (9.09%) jQuery
6 3 (6.82%) .NET
6 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (6.82%) SOAP
7 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (2.27%) Ajax
8 1 (2.27%) Android SDK
8 1 (2.27%) Cocoa
8 1 (2.27%) LAMP
8 1 (2.27%) REST
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 26 (59.09%) Mobile App
2 19 (43.18%) User Experience
3 14 (31.82%) iPad
3 14 (31.82%) iPhone
4 11 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.55%) Digital Media
5 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.27%) e-Learning
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.27%) Learning Management System
6 1 (2.27%) SCORM
6 1 (2.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Android
2 4 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (56.82%) iOS Development
2 25 (56.82%) Scrum
3 13 (29.55%) Android Development
4 11 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 11 (25.00%) TDD
5 10 (22.73%) OO
6 8 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Agile Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Mobile Development
8 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
9 4 (9.09%) MVC
9 4 (9.09%) Wireframes
10 3 (6.82%) Mathematics
10 3 (6.82%) MVVM
10 3 (6.82%) OOP
10 3 (6.82%) Open Source
10 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) Apple Swift
2 7 (15.91%) Objective-C
3 6 (13.64%) Java
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.09%) C#
5 4 (9.09%) SQL
6 3 (6.82%) Ruby
6 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.55%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) PHP
8 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) ISEB
2 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Apple
2 6 (13.64%) Adobe
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) Google
5 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.27%) Xamarin