The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple iOS
England / East of England
Rank 74 89 108
Rank change year-on-year +15 +19  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 52 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.39% 1.39% 0.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.59% 6.48% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 15
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £310 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -4.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.71% -58.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £25.70
% change year-on-year +8.57% -31.90%  

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 the East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 542 525 600
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 24.95% 21.50% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 275 281
Median daily rate £350 £348 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% +6.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £170 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 87 110
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £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 the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in the East of England

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple iOS in the East of England

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in the East of England

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple iOS in the East of England

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Bedfordshire +10 16 £435 +33.84% 3
Essex +6 16 £313 -21.87% 3
Hertfordshire +5 7 £300 -25.00% 7
Cambridgeshire -9 7 £325 -26.55% 17
Norfolk +6 6 £450 +12.50% 3
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 75 (72.12%) Android
2 54 (51.92%) iOS Development
3 49 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (40.38%) Java
5 38 (36.54%) Mobile App
6 34 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (32.69%) Objective-C
7 33 (31.73%) TDD
7 33 (31.73%) Android Development
8 30 (28.85%) JavaScript
9 28 (26.92%) Apple Swift
10 26 (25.00%) iOS SDK
11 23 (22.12%) Software Engineering
12 21 (20.19%) Degree
13 20 (19.23%) Core Animation
13 20 (19.23%) RESTful
13 20 (19.23%) Mentoring
13 20 (19.23%) Adobe
14 17 (16.35%) HTML
14 17 (16.35%) Xamarin
15 16 (15.38%) DevOps
15 16 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
15 16 (15.38%) Automated Testing
15 16 (15.38%) Pair Programming
15 16 (15.38%) XML
15 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
16 15 (14.42%) C++
16 15 (14.42%) Computer Science
16 15 (14.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 14 (13.46%) C#

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 15 (14.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.92%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (12.50%) GitHub
3 5 (4.81%) Office 365
4 2 (1.92%) Yammer
5 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.96%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) VoIP
1 4 (3.85%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.92%) DNS
3 1 (0.96%) DHCP
3 1 (0.96%) Firewall
3 1 (0.96%) Internet
3 1 (0.96%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.92%) SQLite
3 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.96%) Big Data
3 1 (0.96%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.96%) HBase
3 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.96%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.96%) Redis
3 1 (0.96%) Riak
Development Applications
1 14 (13.46%) JIRA
2 13 (12.50%) Xcode
3 12 (11.54%) Cucumber
3 12 (11.54%) Jenkins
4 11 (10.58%) Calabash
4 11 (10.58%) Selenium
5 10 (9.62%) Capybara
5 10 (9.62%) JUnit
5 10 (9.62%) SoapUI
6 7 (6.73%) Android Studio
7 5 (4.81%) Appium
7 5 (4.81%) Axure RP
7 5 (4.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 4 (3.85%) Subversion
9 3 (2.88%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.92%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.96%) Robotium
11 1 (0.96%) TestNG
General
1 9 (8.65%) Automotive
2 6 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.88%) Finance
4 3 (2.88%) Publishing
5 2 (1.92%) Marketing
5 2 (1.92%) Retail
6 1 (0.96%) Electronics
6 1 (0.96%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 70 (67.31%) Developer
2 42 (40.38%) iOS Developer
3 21 (20.19%) Android Developer
4 17 (16.35%) Java Developer
5 12 (11.54%) Java Software Developer
6 11 (10.58%) iOS Android Developer
6 11 (10.58%) Mobile Engineer
6 11 (10.58%) Senior Developer
6 11 (10.58%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (10.58%) Test Engineer
7 10 (9.62%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 10 (9.62%) Senior Software Developer
8 9 (8.65%) Applications Engineer
9 8 (7.69%) Applications Developer
9 8 (7.69%) Objective-C Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Architect
10 6 (5.77%) C# Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Java Android Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.00%) iOS SDK
2 20 (19.23%) Core Animation
2 20 (19.23%) RESTful
3 17 (16.35%) HTML
4 16 (15.38%) XML
5 13 (12.50%) Cocoa
6 12 (11.54%) JSON
7 10 (9.62%) Android SDK
7 10 (9.62%) Core Data
7 10 (9.62%) iPhone SDK
8 8 (7.69%) .NET
9 5 (4.81%) HTML5
9 5 (4.81%) Web Services
10 4 (3.85%) CSS
10 4 (3.85%) Xamarin.iOS
11 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET
11 3 (2.88%) jQuery
12 2 (1.92%) Apache Cordova
12 2 (1.92%) CSS3
12 2 (1.92%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 38 (36.54%) Mobile App
2 15 (14.42%) Computer Science
3 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (10.58%) iPhone
5 10 (9.62%) Animation
6 5 (4.81%) User Experience
7 4 (3.85%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.85%) Digital Media
7 4 (3.85%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.92%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.92%) iPad
9 1 (0.96%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 75 (72.12%) Android
2 11 (10.58%) Windows
3 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.88%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.88%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.96%) Unix
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (51.92%) iOS Development
2 49 (47.12%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (31.73%) Android Development
4 33 (31.73%) TDD
5 23 (22.12%) Software Engineering
6 20 (19.23%) Mentoring
7 16 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 16 (15.38%) DevOps
7 16 (15.38%) Pair Programming
8 13 (12.50%) MVC
8 13 (12.50%) Push Notifications
9 10 (9.62%) API Testing
9 10 (9.62%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (9.62%) OOD
10 8 (7.69%) Scrum
11 7 (6.73%) Project Management
12 5 (4.81%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (4.81%) Mobile Development
12 5 (4.81%) Psychology
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.38%) Java
2 34 (32.69%) Objective-C
3 30 (28.85%) JavaScript
4 28 (26.92%) Apple Swift
5 15 (14.42%) C++
6 14 (13.46%) C#
6 14 (13.46%) SQL
7 12 (11.54%) Python
7 12 (11.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (20.19%) Degree
2 3 (2.88%) ISEB
2 3 (2.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.96%) MCSA
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) SDET
3 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.96%) XenApp
2 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (0.96%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 20 (19.23%) Adobe
2 17 (16.35%) Xamarin
3 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.85%) Apple
5 3 (2.88%) SAP
6 2 (1.92%) Citrix
6 2 (1.92%) Google
6 2 (1.92%) Infor
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle
6 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.92%) VMware
7 1 (0.96%) Mapbox
7 1 (0.96%) Samsung
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