Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 123 110
Rank change year-on-year -8 -13 -22
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 128 117 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.80% 1.88% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.90% 8.72% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 96 121
City of London median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £256 £325 £195
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £98.75
Central London median hourly rate - - £18.00

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 1,439 1,341 1,617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.28% 21.53% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,130 1,060 1,260
City of London median daily rate £498 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.56% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £300 £225
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 25 49
City of London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +11.54% +21.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.10 £12.04
90th Percentile £25.75 £79.00 £38.75
Central London median hourly rate £15.50 £18.85 £18.50
% change year-on-year -17.77% +1.89% +19.35%

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 19 January 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 19 January 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 91 (71.09%) Android
2 66 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (43.75%) Mobile App
3 56 (43.75%) iOS Development
4 41 (32.03%) Scrum
5 36 (28.13%) Android Development
6 30 (23.44%) User Experience
6 30 (23.44%) Apple Swift
7 29 (22.66%) Objective-C
7 29 (22.66%) TDD
8 28 (21.88%) Git (software)
9 26 (20.31%) JavaScript
9 26 (20.31%) React Native
10 24 (18.75%) Finance
10 24 (18.75%) BDD
11 22 (17.19%) Banking
12 21 (16.41%) Java
12 21 (16.41%) Windows
12 21 (16.41%) Jenkins
13 20 (15.63%) HTML
14 19 (14.84%) Test Automation
15 18 (14.06%) JIRA
16 17 (13.28%) Mobile Development
17 16 (12.50%) REST
18 15 (11.72%) Cucumber
18 15 (11.72%) HTML5
18 15 (11.72%) SQL
18 15 (11.72%) React
19 14 (10.94%) CSS
19 14 (10.94%) Apple

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 5 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.34%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.56%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.78%) Confluence
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.78%) IIS
4 1 (0.78%) JBoss
4 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.78%) Mule
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.34%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.56%) InVision
3 2 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.78%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.16%) Office 365
2 9 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.47%) GitHub
3 7 (5.47%) Google Play
4 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.13%) npm
5 3 (2.34%) BlazeMeter
5 3 (2.34%) BrowserStack
5 3 (2.34%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.78%) Firebase
6 1 (0.78%) PaaS
6 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) Bluetooth
2 4 (3.13%) DHCP
2 4 (3.13%) DNS
3 3 (2.34%) Skype
4 2 (1.56%) Internet
4 2 (1.56%) VoIP
5 1 (0.78%) HTTP
5 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.78%) LAN
5 1 (0.78%) NFC
5 1 (0.78%) SMS
5 1 (0.78%) SMTP
5 1 (0.78%) SSL
5 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.78%) VPN
5 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.03%) MySQL
2 8 (6.25%) Redis
3 7 (5.47%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (5.47%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.69%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (3.91%) JanusGraph
5 5 (3.91%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.56%) Big Data
7 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.78%) Firebird
7 1 (0.78%) HBase
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 21 (16.41%) Jenkins
3 18 (14.06%) JIRA
4 15 (11.72%) Cucumber
5 12 (9.38%) Appium
6 10 (7.81%) Gradle
7 8 (6.25%) Selenium
8 7 (5.47%) Maven
9 6 (4.69%) Crashlytics
10 5 (3.91%) SonarQube
11 4 (3.13%) SpecFlow
11 4 (3.13%) WebDriver
12 3 (2.34%) Babel
12 3 (2.34%) JMeter
12 3 (2.34%) TeamCity
12 3 (2.34%) TestRail
12 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.34%) webpack
12 3 (2.34%) Zephyr
13 2 (1.56%) Xcode
General
1 24 (18.75%) Finance
2 22 (17.19%) Banking
3 9 (7.03%) Games
4 6 (4.69%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.69%) Retail
5 5 (3.91%) Publishing
6 4 (3.13%) Advertising
7 3 (2.34%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.56%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 74 (57.81%) Developer
2 29 (22.66%) iOS Developer
3 14 (10.94%) Senior Developer
4 13 (10.16%) Android Developer
5 12 (9.38%) Designer
5 12 (9.38%) React Developer
6 10 (7.81%) Mobile Developer
6 10 (7.81%) UX Designer
7 9 (7.03%) Applications Developer
8 8 (6.25%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.47%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Analyst
10 6 (4.69%) iOS Android Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Senior iOS Developer
11 5 (3.91%) Desktop Support
11 5 (3.91%) Java Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Senior Android Developer
11 5 (3.91%) Software Engineer
12 4 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
12 4 (3.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.31%) React Native
2 20 (15.63%) HTML
3 16 (12.50%) REST
4 15 (11.72%) HTML5
4 15 (11.72%) React
5 14 (10.94%) CSS
5 14 (10.94%) RESTful
6 13 (10.16%) Node.js
7 12 (9.38%) JSON
8 10 (7.81%) CSS3
8 10 (7.81%) iOS SDK
8 10 (7.81%) Spring
8 10 (7.81%) Spring Boot
9 9 (7.03%) Spring Security
10 8 (6.25%) Redux
11 7 (5.47%) Jest
11 7 (5.47%) Web Services
12 6 (4.69%) Android SDK
12 6 (4.69%) Gherkin
13 5 (3.91%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 56 (43.75%) Mobile App
2 30 (23.44%) User Experience
3 11 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.03%) iPhone
5 7 (5.47%) Fintech
5 7 (5.47%) iPad
5 7 (5.47%) Mobile Games
6 5 (3.91%) Animation
7 4 (3.13%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.13%) Social Media
7 4 (3.13%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.56%) BYOD
9 2 (1.56%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.78%) Clustering
10 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.78%) State Machine
10 1 (0.78%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 91 (71.09%) Android
2 21 (16.41%) Windows
3 12 (9.38%) Windows 10
3 12 (9.38%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.13%) Mac OS
4 4 (3.13%) Mac OS X
4 4 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) Linux
6 1 (0.78%) Unix
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (43.75%) iOS Development
3 41 (32.03%) Scrum
4 36 (28.13%) Android Development
5 29 (22.66%) TDD
6 24 (18.75%) BDD
7 19 (14.84%) Test Automation
8 17 (13.28%) Mobile Development
9 14 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (10.16%) Software Engineering
11 11 (8.59%) Domain-Driven Design
11 11 (8.59%) Kanban
11 11 (8.59%) Microservices
11 11 (8.59%) OOP
12 9 (7.03%) DevOps
12 9 (7.03%) Pair Programming
13 8 (6.25%) Functional Testing
13 8 (6.25%) MVC
13 8 (6.25%) Wealth Management
13 8 (6.25%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.44%) Apple Swift
2 29 (22.66%) Objective-C
3 26 (20.31%) JavaScript
4 21 (16.41%) Java
5 15 (11.72%) SQL
6 9 (7.03%) C#
7 8 (6.25%) ES6
8 7 (5.47%) C++
9 5 (3.91%) GraphQL
10 3 (2.34%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.56%) PHP
11 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.78%) C
12 1 (0.78%) Delphi
12 1 (0.78%) Python
12 1 (0.78%) Scala
12 1 (0.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (5.47%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.34%) MCDST
3 3 (2.34%) MCSE
3 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.78%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.38%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.34%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (1.56%) SCOM
3 1 (0.78%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.78%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.78%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 14 (10.94%) Apple
2 8 (6.25%) Google
3 7 (5.47%) Atlassian
4 6 (4.69%) Citrix
4 6 (4.69%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.34%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.34%) Dell
5 3 (2.34%) HP
5 3 (2.34%) Reuters
5 3 (2.34%) Wyse
5 3 (2.34%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.56%) Adobe
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle
6 2 (1.56%) VMware
7 1 (0.78%) NetApp
7 1 (0.78%) Perfecto Mobile
7 1 (0.78%) Perforce
7 1 (0.78%) Remedy
7 1 (0.78%) Xerox