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 25 June 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
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 101 126
Rank change year-on-year +1 +25  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 32 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.39% 0.96% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.57% 3.90% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 8
Median daily rate £350 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £183 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £577 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -51.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £18.00 £36.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £20.80 £42.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year -18.60% +33.25%  

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 575 615 814
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 24.99% 24.66% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 341 428
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £140 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 98 103
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £35.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 25 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Norfolk +16 13 £318 +15.45%
Cambridgeshire -3 8 £125 -66.73% 9
Bedfordshire -5 6 £340 -22.28% 1
Essex -11 3 £450 +100.00% 1
Hertfordshire -6 2 £375 +48.51% 5
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 63 (75.00%) Android
2 41 (48.81%) Mobile App
3 38 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (39.29%) iOS Development
5 29 (34.52%) Test Automation
6 27 (32.14%) Java
6 27 (32.14%) JavaScript
7 26 (30.95%) TDD
7 26 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (27.38%) Windows
9 21 (25.00%) XML
9 21 (25.00%) Objective-C
10 20 (23.81%) RESTful
10 20 (23.81%) Jenkins
11 19 (22.62%) Android Development
12 18 (21.43%) iOS SDK
13 17 (20.24%) Apple Swift
13 17 (20.24%) Microsoft
14 16 (19.05%) Pair Programming
14 16 (19.05%) Xamarin
14 16 (19.05%) JIRA
15 15 (17.86%) Mentoring
16 14 (16.67%) Calabash
16 14 (16.67%) JSON
16 14 (16.67%) HTML
17 13 (15.48%) C#
17 13 (15.48%) C++
17 13 (15.48%) Xcode
18 12 (14.29%) Cocoa
18 12 (14.29%) Smartphone

Apple iOS
Co-occurring 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 6 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.38%) Confluence
3 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) GitHub
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.95%) Google Drive
3 3 (3.57%) Office 365
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.38%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) VoIP
1 4 (4.76%) Wireshark
2 3 (3.57%) DNS
2 3 (3.57%) Internet
3 2 (2.38%) DHCP
3 2 (2.38%) Firewall
4 1 (1.19%) VPN
4 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) Redis
2 1 (1.19%) Big Data
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 16 (19.05%) JIRA
3 14 (16.67%) Calabash
4 13 (15.48%) Xcode
5 12 (14.29%) Selenium
6 11 (13.10%) Cucumber
7 10 (11.90%) Appium
8 9 (10.71%) Capybara
8 9 (10.71%) JUnit
8 9 (10.71%) SoapUI
9 6 (7.14%) SpecFlow
10 5 (5.95%) Axure RP
10 5 (5.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
12 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (2.38%) Bitbucket
12 2 (2.38%) Jasmine
12 2 (2.38%) Protractor
12 2 (2.38%) WebDriver
13 1 (1.19%) Robotium
General
1 8 (9.52%) Automotive
2 7 (8.33%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
3 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
4 2 (2.38%) Publishing
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (45.24%) Developer
2 27 (32.14%) iOS Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Android Developer
4 13 (15.48%) Mobile Engineer
4 13 (15.48%) Test Engineer
5 11 (13.10%) iOS Android Developer
6 9 (10.71%) Java Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Applications Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Desktop Support
8 7 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
8 7 (8.33%) Xamarin Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Architect
9 6 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (7.14%) Support Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (5.95%) Analyst
10 5 (5.95%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.00%) XML
2 20 (23.81%) RESTful
3 18 (21.43%) iOS SDK
4 14 (16.67%) HTML
4 14 (16.67%) JSON
5 12 (14.29%) Cocoa
6 11 (13.10%) Core Data
6 11 (13.10%) Web Services
7 9 (10.71%) Core Animation
7 9 (10.71%) iPhone SDK
8 6 (7.14%) Android SDK
9 5 (5.95%) Gherkin
10 4 (4.76%) HTML5
10 4 (4.76%) Xamarin.iOS
11 3 (3.57%) REST
11 3 (3.57%) SOAP
12 2 (2.38%) .NET
12 2 (2.38%) WebKit
13 1 (1.19%) CSS3
13 1 (1.19%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 41 (48.81%) Mobile App
2 12 (14.29%) iPhone
2 12 (14.29%) Smartphone
3 9 (10.71%) Animation
4 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.95%) User Experience
6 3 (3.57%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.38%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.19%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (75.00%) Android
2 23 (27.38%) Windows
3 10 (11.90%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 4 (4.76%) Mac OS X
5 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.38%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (39.29%) iOS Development
3 29 (34.52%) Test Automation
4 26 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (30.95%) TDD
5 19 (22.62%) Android Development
6 16 (19.05%) Pair Programming
7 15 (17.86%) Mentoring
8 10 (11.90%) API Testing
9 9 (10.71%) MVC
9 9 (10.71%) OOA/OOD
9 9 (10.71%) OOD
9 9 (10.71%) Push Notifications
9 9 (10.71%) Scrum
10 8 (9.52%) BDD
10 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
11 7 (8.33%) DevOps
12 6 (7.14%) Functional Testing
12 6 (7.14%) Migration
12 6 (7.14%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.14%) Java
1 27 (32.14%) JavaScript
2 21 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 17 (20.24%) Apple Swift
4 13 (15.48%) C#
4 13 (15.48%) C++
5 12 (14.29%) SQL
6 9 (10.71%) Python
6 9 (10.71%) Ruby
7 4 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (5.95%) Master's Degree
3 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) ISEB
4 3 (3.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) MCSA
6 1 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.38%) Docker
3 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) XenApp
3 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) SCCM
2 2 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.19%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.19%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (20.24%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.05%) Xamarin
3 10 (11.90%) Apple
4 8 (9.52%) Adobe
5 5 (5.95%) Google
6 2 (2.38%) Citrix
6 2 (2.38%) VMware
7 1 (1.19%) Mitel
7 1 (1.19%) Samsung
7 1 (1.19%) SAP