Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 6 months to 20 October 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 108 111
Rank change year-on-year -22 +3 +4
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 131 153 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.89% 2.23% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.24% 11.18% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 114 114
City of London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £185 £298 £325
90th Percentile £625 £584 £575
Central London median daily rate £469 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 - -
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 - -

Apple iOS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,418 1,368 1,429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.46% 19.95% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,087 1,069 1,140
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £158 £218 £285
90th Percentile £638 £665 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £455
% change year-on-year - +4.40% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 45 34
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% -2.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.58 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.80 £27.50 £32.25
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £18.45
% change year-on-year +6.86% -5.15% +2.50%

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Apple iOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Apple iOS in the City of London

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in the City of London

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple iOS in the City of London

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 75 (57.25%) Android
2 52 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (28.24%) Mobile App
4 35 (26.72%) Apple
5 34 (25.95%) Java
5 34 (25.95%) JavaScript
6 33 (25.19%) iOS Development
7 31 (23.66%) Apple Swift
7 31 (23.66%) Windows
8 30 (22.90%) RESTful
9 29 (22.14%) iPad
10 27 (20.61%) User Experience
10 27 (20.61%) Banking
11 23 (17.56%) TDD
11 23 (17.56%) Scrum
12 21 (16.03%) React
13 20 (15.27%) Windows 7
13 20 (15.27%) Finance
14 19 (14.50%) Fintech
15 18 (13.74%) Jenkins
15 18 (13.74%) Objective-C
15 18 (13.74%) Software Engineering
16 17 (12.98%) Degree
16 17 (12.98%) REST
16 17 (12.98%) React Native
17 16 (12.21%) Windows 10
17 16 (12.21%) BDD
17 16 (12.21%) QA
17 16 (12.21%) Test Automation
17 16 (12.21%) Kanban

Apple iOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (4.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.82%) Confluence
3 3 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.53%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.76%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.76%) CMS
5 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.29%) InVision
3 2 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.53%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.76%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.76%) Flinto
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) Pixate
4 1 (0.76%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.45%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.16%) Office 365
3 7 (5.34%) Apigee
3 7 (5.34%) Google Play
4 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.29%) GitHub
5 3 (2.29%) npm
5 3 (2.29%) Slack
6 2 (1.53%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (1.53%) Heroku
6 2 (1.53%) IaaS
7 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.76%) Fastly
7 1 (0.76%) Firebase
7 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.76%) GoToWebinar
7 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.87%) Internet
2 7 (5.34%) SSL
3 5 (3.82%) DNS
3 5 (3.82%) Wireless
4 4 (3.05%) LAN
4 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.05%) VPN
4 4 (3.05%) WAN
4 4 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.29%) Broadband
6 2 (1.53%) DHCP
6 2 (1.53%) Firewall
6 2 (1.53%) Intranet
6 2 (1.53%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.53%) Skype
7 1 (0.76%) 4G
7 1 (0.76%) FTP
7 1 (0.76%) HTTP
7 1 (0.76%) SMTP
7 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.34%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (2.29%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.53%) Big Data
3 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.76%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.76%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.76%) MySQL
4 1 (0.76%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.76%) Redis
4 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (13.74%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.92%) Xcode
3 9 (6.87%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.87%) JUnit
3 9 (6.87%) Maven
3 9 (6.87%) Mockito
3 9 (6.87%) Selenium
4 7 (5.34%) JIRA
5 6 (4.58%) Appium
6 5 (3.82%) webpack
7 4 (3.05%) CircleCI
7 4 (3.05%) fastlane
7 4 (3.05%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.29%) Axure RP
8 3 (2.29%) Babel
8 3 (2.29%) Pivotal Tracker
9 2 (1.53%) Android Studio
9 2 (1.53%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.53%) git-flow
9 2 (1.53%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (20.61%) Banking
2 20 (15.27%) Finance
3 9 (6.87%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.11%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.82%) Billing
5 5 (3.82%) Law
5 5 (3.82%) Retail
6 4 (3.05%) Games
6 4 (3.05%) Marketing
7 3 (2.29%) Automotive
7 3 (2.29%) Back Office
7 3 (2.29%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.29%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.53%) Advertising
8 2 (1.53%) Digital Economy
8 2 (1.53%) Legal
9 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 63 (48.09%) Developer
2 22 (16.79%) iOS Developer
3 14 (10.69%) Analyst
4 13 (9.92%) Java Developer
5 11 (8.40%) Full Stack Developer
5 11 (8.40%) IT Support
6 10 (7.63%) Designer
6 10 (7.63%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.87%) React Developer
8 8 (6.11%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 8 (6.11%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.34%) IT Analyst
9 7 (5.34%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (5.34%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) Desktop Support
10 6 (4.58%) Mobile Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) UX Designer
11 5 (3.82%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (3.82%) UI Designer
12 4 (3.05%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (22.90%) RESTful
2 21 (16.03%) React
3 17 (12.98%) React Native
3 17 (12.98%) REST
4 14 (10.69%) HTML
5 13 (9.92%) CSS
5 13 (9.92%) Node.js
6 11 (8.40%) JSON
7 10 (7.63%) AngularJS
7 10 (7.63%) Spring
8 9 (6.87%) Hibernate
9 8 (6.11%) Ajax
9 8 (6.11%) Redux
10 7 (5.34%) iOS SDK
10 7 (5.34%) OAuth
10 7 (5.34%) SAML
11 5 (3.82%) HTML5
11 5 (3.82%) Web Services
12 4 (3.05%) Core Data
12 4 (3.05%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.24%) Mobile App
2 29 (22.14%) iPad
3 27 (20.61%) User Experience
4 19 (14.50%) Fintech
5 15 (11.45%) Computer Science
6 14 (10.69%) iPhone
7 8 (6.11%) Virtual Team
8 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (3.05%) Blackberry
9 4 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (3.05%) Internet of Things
9 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
9 4 (3.05%) Smartphone
10 3 (2.29%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (1.53%) Animation
11 2 (1.53%) Digital Currency
11 2 (1.53%) Machine to Machine
11 2 (1.53%) Photography
11 2 (1.53%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 75 (57.25%) Android
2 31 (23.66%) Windows
3 20 (15.27%) Windows 7
4 16 (12.21%) Windows 10
5 7 (5.34%) Mac OS X
5 7 (5.34%) Windows Server
6 6 (4.58%) Unix
7 5 (3.82%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.53%) Linux
9 1 (0.76%) AIX
9 1 (0.76%) Solaris
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (25.19%) iOS Development
3 23 (17.56%) Scrum
3 23 (17.56%) TDD
4 18 (13.74%) Software Engineering
5 16 (12.21%) BDD
5 16 (12.21%) Kanban
5 16 (12.21%) Test Automation
6 11 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (7.63%) Mobile Application Development
7 10 (7.63%) Mobile Development
7 10 (7.63%) Multithreading
7 10 (7.63%) MVC
8 9 (6.87%) Creative Thinking
8 9 (6.87%) E-Commerce
8 9 (6.87%) Front End Development
8 9 (6.87%) ITIL
9 8 (6.11%) Configuration Management
9 8 (6.11%) Investment Management
9 8 (6.11%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.95%) Java
1 34 (25.95%) JavaScript
2 31 (23.66%) Apple Swift
3 18 (13.74%) Objective-C
4 14 (10.69%) Python
5 9 (6.87%) Java 8
6 8 (6.11%) ES6
7 6 (4.58%) ES7
7 6 (4.58%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.82%) C
8 5 (3.82%) SQL
9 4 (3.05%) C++
10 3 (2.29%) Scala
11 2 (1.53%) C#
11 2 (1.53%) Perl
11 2 (1.53%) PHP
11 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.76%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 17 (12.98%) Degree
2 9 (6.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.58%) MCSE
5 3 (2.29%) CEH
5 3 (2.29%) CISSP
5 3 (2.29%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.53%) MBA
6 2 (1.53%) MCDST
7 1 (0.76%) CCNA
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.76%) GCIH
7 1 (0.76%) ISEB
7 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.76%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.76%) MCP
7 1 (0.76%) MCSA
7 1 (0.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.21%) QA
2 5 (3.82%) SLA
3 2 (1.53%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.76%) GDPR
4 1 (0.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (12.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.82%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.53%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.76%) Docker
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.76%) vSphere
4 1 (0.76%) XenApp
4 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) SCCM
2 2 (1.53%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.76%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.76%) Grafana
3 1 (0.76%) Graphite
3 1 (0.76%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (0.76%) SCOM
3 1 (0.76%) SCSM
Vendors
1 35 (26.72%) Apple
2 15 (11.45%) Citrix
2 15 (11.45%) Google
3 12 (9.16%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.82%) Bloomberg
5 4 (3.05%) Xamarin
6 3 (2.29%) FactSet
6 3 (2.29%) IBM
6 3 (2.29%) McAfee
6 3 (2.29%) VMware
7 2 (1.53%) Adobe
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle
7 2 (1.53%) Reuters
7 2 (1.53%) Splunk
7 2 (1.53%) Wyse
8 1 (0.76%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.76%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.76%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.76%) Sophos
8 1 (0.76%) TOWER Software