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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple iOS
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 62 74 74
Rank change year-on-year +12 0  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 10 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.14% 1.38% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.92% 7.07% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 5
Median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £385 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £345
% change year-on-year -6.66% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 169 297 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 19.18% 19.53% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 145 106
Median daily rate £350 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £275 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £25.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 - £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in Edinburgh

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 11 (50.00%) Android
1 11 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 9 (40.91%) Objective-C
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) Apple
4 7 (31.82%) Apple Swift
5 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Spring
6 5 (22.73%) iOS SDK
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) Core Data
7 4 (18.18%) OO
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 4 (18.18%) HP
7 4 (18.18%) Web Services
7 4 (18.18%) REST
7 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
7 4 (18.18%) User Experience
7 4 (18.18%) Web Development
8 3 (13.64%) Degree
8 3 (13.64%) SCCM
8 3 (13.64%) Time Management
8 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
8 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
8 3 (13.64%) iPad
8 3 (13.64%) Bitbucket

Apple iOS
Top Related 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 (9.09%) CMS
1 2 (9.09%) Confluence
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Bluemix
1 1 (4.55%) Google Play
1 1 (4.55%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DHCP
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) FTP
2 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Bitbucket
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.64%) Xcode
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Ant
3 1 (4.55%) Gerrit
3 1 (4.55%) JMeter
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
3 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) iOS Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Deskside Support
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (4.55%) IT Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Junior
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Core Data
1 5 (22.73%) iOS SDK
1 5 (22.73%) Spring
2 4 (18.18%) REST
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) Cocoa
3 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
3 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) SOAP
4 2 (9.09%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) JSON
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js
4 2 (9.09%) RESTful
4 2 (9.09%) UIKit
5 1 (4.55%) Ajax
5 1 (4.55%) JPA
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
1 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) iPad
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Fintech
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
3 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Android
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) Mac OS
4 2 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 4 (18.18%) OO
4 4 (18.18%) Web Development
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) Time Management
6 2 (9.09%) Android Development
6 2 (9.09%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.09%) Mobile Development
6 2 (9.09%) OOD
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) Email Filtering
7 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Objective-C
2 8 (36.36%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) Apple Swift
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) C#
6 2 (9.09%) C
6 2 (9.09%) Ruby
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.55%) Python
7 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Apple
2 4 (18.18%) HP
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Adobe
3 2 (9.09%) Dell
3 2 (9.09%) Lumension
3 2 (9.09%) Mitel
3 2 (9.09%) Xerox
4 1 (4.55%) Canon
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Splunk
4 1 (4.55%) Xamarin