Period
to 27 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 27 June 2019 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
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 200 158 175
Rank change year-on-year -42 +17 +23
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 1,162 1,595 1,259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.40% 1.73% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.05% 8.25% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 1,068 869
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £181 £213 £221
90th Percentile £588 £579 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 51 43
England median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +8.57% -7.89%
10th Percentile £13.05 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £23.75 £42.50 £58.80
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year -6.42% +6.86% -7.89%

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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 16,484 19,323 17,420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.80% 20.93% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,510 12,194 11,011
England median daily rate £443 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.57% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £160 £185 £204
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 1,325 1,036
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +0.95%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.47 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.20% +5.85% -2.94%

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Apple iOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Apple iOS in England

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in England

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in England over the 6 months to 27 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple iOS in England

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in England

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in England over the 6 months to 27 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple iOS in England

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 27 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -24 712 £460 -0.54% 102
South East -22 174 £450 +12.50% 38
North of England -29 148 £400 - 61
Midlands -11 62 £400 +14.29% 29
North West -41 61 £428 +6.88% 37
Yorkshire -13 55 £450 +5.88% 21
West Midlands -5 33 £440 +35.38% 15
North East +27 32 £200 -24.53% 3
East of England +13 31 £381 -1.61% 21
East Midlands -4 29 £400 +10.34% 14
South West -19 24 £425 +13.33% 29
Apple iOS
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 805 (69.28%) Android
2 435 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
3 413 (35.54%) Mobile App
4 365 (31.41%) iOS Development
5 300 (25.82%) Windows
6 266 (22.89%) Apple Swift
7 265 (22.81%) JavaScript
8 219 (18.85%) User Experience
9 215 (18.50%) Java
10 191 (16.44%) Microsoft
11 168 (14.46%) Android Development
12 166 (14.29%) Office 365
13 158 (13.60%) Scrum
14 155 (13.34%) Git (software)
15 153 (13.17%) TDD
16 150 (12.91%) Active Directory
17 149 (12.82%) Objective-C
18 147 (12.65%) Finance
19 143 (12.31%) Test Automation
20 139 (11.96%) Windows 10
21 136 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
22 133 (11.45%) HTML
23 129 (11.10%) REST
24 128 (11.02%) JIRA
25 127 (10.93%) Mobile Development
26 113 (9.72%) Jenkins
27 112 (9.64%) React Native
27 112 (9.64%) Apple
28 109 (9.38%) Windows 7
29 104 (8.95%) CSS

Apple iOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 49 (4.22%) MS Exchange
2 44 (3.79%) Confluence
3 27 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (2.24%) SharePoint
5 24 (2.07%) Skype for Business
6 18 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (1.03%) CMS
8 11 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (0.69%) IIS
11 7 (0.60%) Mule
12 6 (0.52%) Drupal
13 3 (0.26%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.17%) Commerce Server
14 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.086%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.086%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.086%) Exchange Server 2003
15 1 (0.086%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 90 (7.75%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (4.99%) Sketch
3 36 (3.10%) InVision
4 24 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
5 19 (1.64%) Zeplin
6 17 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 14 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (1.03%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.60%) Flinto
10 6 (0.52%) Marvel
10 6 (0.52%) MS Visio
11 5 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.26%) Adobe XD
12 3 (0.26%) FreeHand
12 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
13 2 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.086%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.086%) MotionBuilder
14 1 (0.086%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.26%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.17%) assyst
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.086%) BASE24
4 1 (0.086%) Postilion
4 1 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.086%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 166 (14.29%) Office 365
2 136 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
4 63 (5.42%) GitHub
5 31 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 31 (2.67%) Slack
6 20 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 16 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.38%) Serverless
8 12 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (0.86%) Datadog
9 10 (0.86%) SaaS
10 9 (0.77%) PaaS
11 8 (0.69%) Apigee
12 7 (0.60%) Akamai
12 7 (0.60%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.60%) Firebase
12 7 (0.60%) G Suite
12 7 (0.60%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.56%) VPN
2 46 (3.96%) Skype
3 35 (3.01%) TCP/IP
4 32 (2.75%) DNS
5 29 (2.50%) Internet
6 25 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
7 24 (2.07%) LAN
8 20 (1.72%) Firewall
9 18 (1.55%) DHCP
9 18 (1.55%) Wireless
10 17 (1.46%) VoIP
11 13 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
12 11 (0.95%) WAN
13 10 (0.86%) SSL
14 8 (0.69%) NFC
14 8 (0.69%) WebEx
15 7 (0.60%) FTP
15 7 (0.60%) H.323
15 7 (0.60%) PABX
15 7 (0.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (1.81%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
2 20 (1.72%) NoSQL
3 17 (1.46%) Redis
4 13 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 13 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.03%) Big Data
6 11 (0.95%) MySQL
7 10 (0.86%) Data Mining
8 9 (0.77%) InfluxDB
8 9 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.69%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.43%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.43%) Neo4j
10 5 (0.43%) SQLite
11 4 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.26%) Power BI
12 3 (0.26%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.17%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 155 (13.34%) Git (software)
2 128 (11.02%) JIRA
3 113 (9.72%) Jenkins
4 89 (7.66%) Xcode
5 59 (5.08%) Appium
6 58 (4.99%) Selenium
7 41 (3.53%) Maven
8 35 (3.01%) Cucumber
9 34 (2.93%) Sonatype Nexus
10 32 (2.75%) Axure RP
11 31 (2.67%) Visual Studio Team System
12 30 (2.58%) WebDriver
13 20 (1.72%) Gradle
14 18 (1.55%) CircleCI
14 18 (1.55%) GitLab
14 18 (1.55%) Visual Studio
15 17 (1.46%) Subversion
16 16 (1.38%) Bitbucket
17 15 (1.29%) JUnit
18 14 (1.20%) CocoaPods
General
1 147 (12.65%) Finance
2 88 (7.57%) Banking
3 55 (4.73%) Retail
4 50 (4.30%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.93%) Marketing
6 16 (1.38%) Games
6 16 (1.38%) Law
7 13 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 11 (0.95%) Advertising
8 11 (0.95%) Automotive
9 9 (0.77%) Legal
10 7 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.52%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.43%) Electronics
12 5 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.34%) Local Government
14 3 (0.26%) Publishing
15 2 (0.17%) Back Office
16 1 (0.086%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 513 (44.15%) Developer
2 268 (23.06%) iOS Developer
3 89 (7.66%) React Developer
4 81 (6.97%) Senior Developer
5 76 (6.54%) Analyst
5 76 (6.54%) Designer
6 64 (5.51%) Android Developer
7 61 (5.25%) Support Engineer
8 59 (5.08%) Mobile Developer
9 55 (4.73%) UX Designer
10 52 (4.48%) Senior iOS Developer
11 50 (4.30%) Architect
12 47 (4.04%) iOS Android Developer
13 45 (3.87%) Desktop Support
13 45 (3.87%) UI Designer
14 44 (3.79%) Tester
15 32 (2.75%) Applications Developer
15 32 (2.75%) IT Support
15 32 (2.75%) Support Analyst
16 31 (2.67%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (11.45%) HTML
2 129 (11.10%) REST
3 112 (9.64%) React Native
4 104 (8.95%) CSS
5 101 (8.69%) React
6 92 (7.92%) Node.js
7 89 (7.66%) JSON
8 85 (7.31%) RESTful
9 81 (6.97%) .NET
10 69 (5.94%) AngularJS
11 65 (5.59%) Web Services
12 59 (5.08%) iOS SDK
13 58 (4.99%) HTML5
14 56 (4.82%) Spring
15 50 (4.30%) GraphQL
16 38 (3.27%) RxSwift
17 30 (2.58%) jQuery
17 30 (2.58%) Spring Boot
18 29 (2.50%) SOAP
19 27 (2.32%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 413 (35.54%) Mobile App
2 219 (18.85%) User Experience
3 49 (4.22%) Greenfield Project
4 47 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (2.93%) Video Conferencing
6 31 (2.67%) Video on Demand
7 30 (2.58%) Blackberry
8 29 (2.50%) Animation
9 27 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
10 26 (2.24%) iPhone
11 24 (2.07%) Video\Live Streaming
12 23 (1.98%) Smartphone
13 21 (1.81%) iPad
14 20 (1.72%) Mobile Banking
15 18 (1.55%) Handset
16 14 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
17 13 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
18 12 (1.03%) Private Cloud
19 10 (0.86%) Management Information System
20 9 (0.77%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 805 (69.28%) Android
2 300 (25.82%) Windows
3 139 (11.96%) Windows 10
4 109 (9.38%) Windows 7
5 67 (5.77%) Mac OS
6 62 (5.34%) Linux
7 26 (2.24%) tvOS
8 25 (2.15%) Windows Server
9 23 (1.98%) Unix
10 20 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
11 18 (1.55%) Mac OS X
12 17 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (1.03%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.52%) Windows Phone
16 4 (0.34%) Android TV
16 4 (0.34%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 1 (0.086%) CentOS
18 1 (0.086%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (31.41%) iOS Development
3 168 (14.46%) Android Development
4 158 (13.60%) Scrum
5 153 (13.17%) TDD
6 143 (12.31%) Test Automation
7 127 (10.93%) Mobile Development
8 104 (8.95%) Continuous Integration
9 90 (7.75%) DevOps
10 86 (7.40%) Problem-Solving
11 72 (6.20%) Kanban
12 71 (6.11%) E-Commerce
13 65 (5.59%) BDD
14 62 (5.34%) Microservices
14 62 (5.34%) Mobile Application Development
15 57 (4.91%) ITIL
15 57 (4.91%) Unit Testing
16 55 (4.73%) Front End Development
17 53 (4.56%) Mobile Device Management
18 52 (4.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 266 (22.89%) Apple Swift
2 265 (22.81%) JavaScript
3 215 (18.50%) Java
4 149 (12.82%) Objective-C
5 104 (8.95%) Python
6 94 (8.09%) C#
7 83 (7.14%) SQL
8 66 (5.68%) Kotlin
9 41 (3.53%) PowerShell
10 39 (3.36%) TypeScript
11 37 (3.18%) Bash Shell
12 32 (2.75%) Java 8
13 30 (2.58%) C
13 30 (2.58%) PHP
14 24 (2.07%) C++
15 23 (1.98%) Ruby
16 16 (1.38%) ES6
17 14 (1.20%) Perl
18 13 (1.12%) Scala
19 9 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (5.08%) Degree
2 30 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.60%) ISTQB
5 7 (0.60%) Master's Degree
5 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.52%) A+ Certification
7 5 (0.43%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.34%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.34%) ISEB
8 4 (0.34%) MBA
8 4 (0.34%) MCSA
9 3 (0.26%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.26%) MCP
9 3 (0.26%) OSCP
10 2 (0.17%) CEH
10 2 (0.17%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (7.57%) QA
2 31 (2.67%) SLA
3 6 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.34%) GDPR
5 2 (0.17%) PSD2
6 1 (0.086%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.086%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.086%) NCSC
6 1 (0.086%) PMO
6 1 (0.086%) Section 508
6 1 (0.086%) WAI
6 1 (0.086%) WCAG
System Software
1 150 (12.91%) Active Directory
2 61 (5.25%) Docker
3 11 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.34%) vSphere
7 3 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.17%) UAG
8 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.086%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.086%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 68 (5.85%) Microsoft Intune
1 68 (5.85%) SCCM
2 54 (4.65%) AirWatch
3 31 (2.67%) Kubernetes
4 21 (1.81%) Jamf Pro
5 19 (1.64%) Ansible
5 19 (1.64%) Terraform
6 16 (1.38%) Puppet
7 14 (1.20%) Grafana
7 14 (1.20%) Graphite
8 11 (0.95%) Kibana
8 11 (0.95%) logstash
9 9 (0.77%) Consul
9 9 (0.77%) ZABBIX
10 7 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.43%) PaperCut
13 3 (0.26%) EnCase
13 3 (0.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 191 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 112 (9.64%) Apple
3 52 (4.48%) Adobe
3 52 (4.48%) Xamarin
4 50 (4.30%) Google
5 33 (2.84%) Citrix
6 30 (2.58%) Splunk
7 28 (2.41%) ServiceNow
7 28 (2.41%) VMware
8 23 (1.98%) AppDynamics
9 22 (1.89%) Samsung
10 9 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (0.77%) SaltStack
11 8 (0.69%) Oracle
11 8 (0.69%) SAP
11 8 (0.69%) Sophos
12 7 (0.60%) HP
12 7 (0.60%) Mitel
13 6 (0.52%) Bomgar
13 6 (0.52%) Micro Focus