The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 30 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 29 36
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 5 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.59% 4.60% 1.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.94% 12.41% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Median daily rate £175 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.28% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £338 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £505 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £338
% change year-on-year +1.35% +9.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -
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 Cambridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 63 145 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 20.00% 37.08% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 83 70
Median daily rate £275 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.70% +5.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £172 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £505 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 16
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.25 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £50.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -8.82% +7.25%  

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in Cambridge

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 10 (83.33%) Android
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) Android Development
4 5 (41.67%) iOS SDK
4 5 (41.67%) Android SDK
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (41.67%) C++
5 4 (33.33%) Digital Media
6 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (25.00%) Xamarin
6 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
6 3 (25.00%) Objective-C
6 3 (25.00%) Smartphone
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 2 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Publishing
7 2 (16.67%) HTML5
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
7 2 (16.67%) WebKit
7 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012

Apple iOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Android Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
1 1 (8.33%) Appium
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Robotium
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) TestNG
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Android Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Java Android Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (16.67%) iOS Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Android Tester
6 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) iOS Android Developer
6 1 (8.33%) iOS Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) iOS Tester
6 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Android SDK
1 5 (41.67%) iOS SDK
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) WebKit
3 2 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (25.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Android
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Android Development
2 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (8.33%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) SAP