The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 90 81
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 7 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.59% 0.59% 0.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.38% 2.82% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Median daily rate £350 £410 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +5.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £383 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £424 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 207 284 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 17.37% 21.08% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 124 111
Median daily rate £375 £387 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.10% +13.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £290 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Median hourly rate £15.56 £12.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.62% -70.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £12.00 £42.00
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 Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in Edinburgh

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple iOS in Edinburgh

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 11 (64.71%) Android
2 9 (52.94%) iOS Development
2 9 (52.94%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) Mobile App
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Objective-C
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) Web Services
5 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
6 4 (23.53%) iOS SDK
6 4 (23.53%) SOAP
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Spring
6 4 (23.53%) Web Development
6 4 (23.53%) Apple Swift
6 4 (23.53%) Mobile Development
7 3 (17.65%) Android Development
7 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 3 (17.65%) Cocoa
7 3 (17.65%) Xcode
7 3 (17.65%) C#
7 3 (17.65%) REST
7 3 (17.65%) Xamarin
7 3 (17.65%) Node.js
7 3 (17.65%) DevOps
7 3 (17.65%) User Experience
7 3 (17.65%) Bitbucket
7 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (17.65%) Git (software)

Apple iOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (11.76%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Bluemix
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) Bitbucket
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Xcode
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Maven
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
4 1 (5.88%) Ant
4 1 (5.88%) Appium
4 1 (5.88%) CocoaPods
4 1 (5.88%) Gerrit
4 1 (5.88%) JMeter
4 1 (5.88%) JUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) iOS Developer
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (5.88%) iOS Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Splunk Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) iOS SDK
2 4 (23.53%) SOAP
2 4 (23.53%) Spring
3 3 (17.65%) Cocoa
3 3 (17.65%) Node.js
3 3 (17.65%) REST
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (11.76%) Core Data
4 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
4 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 2 (11.76%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) React Native
4 2 (11.76%) UIKit
5 1 (5.88%) Ajax
5 1 (5.88%) Java ME
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Mobile App
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) User Experience
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.88%) Fintech
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.88%) Social Media
4 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Android
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) iOS Development
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Mobile Development
3 4 (23.53%) Web Development
4 3 (17.65%) Android Development
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Data Management
6 1 (5.88%) Market Research
6 1 (5.88%) Physics
6 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) Objective-C
4 4 (23.53%) Apple Swift
5 3 (17.65%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) Ruby
7 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.88%) Perl
7 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.88%) Python
7 1 (5.88%) SQL
7 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Xamarin
2 2 (11.76%) Apple
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Adobe
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Lumension
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk