Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 181 157
Rank change year-on-year +19 -24 -6
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 1491 1498 1669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.63% 1.52% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.85% 6.93% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1033 1080 1196
England median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £193 £225 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
UK median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 32 51
England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.61% +30.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.60 £11.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £39.43 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £22.84 £17.00
% change year-on-year -16.79% +34.32% +9.68%

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 18997 21629 22756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.79% 21.95% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12122 13788 13548
England median daily rate £425 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +5.13% +4.00%
10th Percentile £180 £206 £190
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1142 1177 1815
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

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 19 October 2017.

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 19 October 2017.

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 19 October 2017. 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 -3 907 £450 +5.88% 190
South East +23 188 £400 +9.97% 38
North of England +45 172 £350 -6.04% 74
North West +43 105 £350 -12.50% 43
Midlands +51 98 £350 - 31
East of England -9 70 £330 -5.71% 27
South West -8 54 £420 +15.86% 25
West Midlands +35 51 £350 - 17
Yorkshire +1 51 £400 +3.23% 25
East Midlands +20 47 £363 +9.85% 13
North East +53 17 £275 -11.29% 6
Apple iOS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 England region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 916 (61.44%) Android
2 624 (41.85%) iOS Development
3 614 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 516 (34.61%) Mobile App
5 427 (28.64%) Apple Swift
6 373 (25.02%) Objective-C
7 365 (24.48%) Windows
8 300 (20.12%) Java
9 271 (18.18%) TDD
10 258 (17.30%) User Experience
11 253 (16.97%) Scrum
12 245 (16.43%) JavaScript
13 244 (16.36%) Android Development
14 243 (16.30%) Apple
15 219 (14.69%) RESTful
16 218 (14.62%) HTML
17 211 (14.15%) Finance
17 211 (14.15%) Mobile Development
18 204 (13.68%) Test Automation
19 192 (12.88%) Active Directory
20 190 (12.74%) Git (software)
20 190 (12.74%) JIRA
21 161 (10.80%) Microsoft
22 150 (10.06%) Xcode
23 148 (9.93%) iPhone
24 147 (9.86%) REST
25 144 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
26 140 (9.39%) CSS
27 138 (9.26%) Web Services
28 134 (8.99%) Banking

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 65 (4.36%) Confluence
2 41 (2.75%) CMS
3 28 (1.88%) IBM Notes
3 28 (1.88%) MS Exchange
4 24 (1.61%) JBoss
4 24 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 17 (1.14%) Apache Spark
6 13 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (0.80%) Skype for Business
8 11 (0.74%) Apache
8 11 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (0.74%) GlassFish
8 11 (0.74%) IIS
8 11 (0.74%) WildFly
9 10 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
9 10 (0.67%) Mule
10 9 (0.60%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 100 (6.71%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (2.28%) Photoshop
5 33 (2.21%) InVision
6 29 (1.95%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.67%) Flinto
8 5 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.34%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.27%) UXPin
10 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.067%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.067%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 9 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.067%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.067%) Maximo
3 1 (0.067%) RMDS
3 1 (0.067%) Shopify
3 1 (0.067%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 92 (6.17%) Office 365
2 73 (4.90%) GitHub
3 60 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (1.54%) Google Drive
6 19 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
7 18 (1.21%) G Suite
8 16 (1.07%) Sauce Labs
9 15 (1.01%) OneDrive
9 15 (1.01%) SaaS
10 10 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 10 (0.67%) Google Play
10 10 (0.67%) PaaS
10 10 (0.67%) Slack
11 9 (0.60%) npm
12 4 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.27%) Firebase
12 4 (0.27%) IaaS
12 4 (0.27%) TestFlight
13 3 (0.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.96%) Internet
2 47 (3.15%) LAN
3 46 (3.09%) VPN
4 42 (2.82%) Wireless
5 41 (2.75%) TCP/IP
6 40 (2.68%) Bluetooth
7 32 (2.15%) DNS
8 29 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
9 27 (1.81%) Ethernet
9 27 (1.81%) WAN
10 26 (1.74%) DHCP
11 24 (1.61%) HTTP
12 20 (1.34%) Skype
13 17 (1.14%) 3G
13 17 (1.14%) GSM
13 17 (1.14%) LTE
14 16 (1.07%) Network Security
15 13 (0.87%) Firewall
16 12 (0.80%) GPRS
16 12 (0.80%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (2.95%) MongoDB
2 41 (2.75%) SQL Server
3 32 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (2.08%) MySQL
4 31 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 27 (1.81%) Redis
6 25 (1.68%) Big Data
7 22 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 20 (1.34%) Relational Database
9 18 (1.21%) Hadoop
10 11 (0.74%) CouchDB
11 10 (0.67%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.54%) SQLite
13 7 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
16 4 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 4 (0.27%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.27%) HBase
16 4 (0.27%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 190 (12.74%) Git (software)
1 190 (12.74%) JIRA
2 150 (10.06%) Xcode
3 130 (8.72%) Jenkins
4 73 (4.90%) Selenium
5 66 (4.43%) Appium
5 66 (4.43%) Cucumber
6 49 (3.29%) Subversion
7 39 (2.62%) Bitbucket
8 37 (2.48%) JUnit
9 36 (2.41%) WebDriver
10 32 (2.15%) Visual Studio
11 31 (2.08%) Axure RP
11 31 (2.08%) Calabash
12 27 (1.81%) git-flow
13 26 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 21 (1.41%) Android Studio
15 20 (1.34%) NUnit
15 20 (1.34%) TeamCity
16 17 (1.14%) Hudson
General
1 211 (14.15%) Finance
2 134 (8.99%) Banking
3 82 (5.50%) Retail
4 59 (3.96%) Marketing
5 47 (3.15%) Publishing
6 45 (3.02%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.81%) Electronics
8 26 (1.74%) Games
8 26 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.21%) Advertising
9 18 (1.21%) Investment Banking
10 13 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
11 12 (0.80%) Front Office
11 12 (0.80%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.54%) Legal
13 7 (0.47%) Private Banking
14 6 (0.40%) Automotive
15 5 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.34%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 767 (51.44%) Developer
2 479 (32.13%) iOS Developer
3 111 (7.44%) Android Developer
4 103 (6.91%) Analyst
5 97 (6.51%) Senior Developer
6 88 (5.90%) Mobile Developer
7 74 (4.96%) Designer
8 70 (4.69%) iOS Android Developer
9 68 (4.56%) Desktop Support
10 67 (4.49%) Applications Developer
10 67 (4.49%) Xamarin Developer
11 62 (4.16%) Senior iOS Developer
12 56 (3.76%) Architect
13 55 (3.69%) Support Engineer
14 49 (3.29%) Support Analyst
14 49 (3.29%) Tester
15 47 (3.15%) Mobile Applications Developer
16 45 (3.02%) UX Designer
17 43 (2.88%) IT Support
18 39 (2.62%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (14.69%) RESTful
2 218 (14.62%) HTML
3 147 (9.86%) REST
4 140 (9.39%) CSS
5 138 (9.26%) Web Services
6 119 (7.98%) JSON
7 114 (7.65%) HTML5
7 114 (7.65%) iOS SDK
8 108 (7.24%) Cocoa
9 107 (7.18%) .NET
10 81 (5.43%) AngularJS
11 77 (5.16%) SOAP
12 76 (5.10%) Node.js
13 70 (4.69%) React
14 68 (4.56%) React Native
15 60 (4.02%) XML
16 57 (3.82%) Core Data
17 55 (3.69%) CSS3
18 47 (3.15%) jQuery
19 45 (3.02%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 516 (34.61%) Mobile App
2 258 (17.30%) User Experience
3 148 (9.93%) iPhone
4 119 (7.98%) iPad
5 81 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
6 61 (4.09%) Blackberry
6 61 (4.09%) Smartphone
7 58 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
8 56 (3.76%) Computer Science
9 35 (2.35%) Animation
10 32 (2.15%) Fintech
11 29 (1.95%) Management Information System
12 22 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (1.34%) Data Structures
13 20 (1.34%) Social Media
13 20 (1.34%) Virtual Team
14 17 (1.14%) Client/Server
14 17 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
15 14 (0.94%) Video on Demand
16 13 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 916 (61.44%) Android
2 365 (24.48%) Windows
3 115 (7.71%) Windows 7
4 94 (6.30%) Windows 10
5 73 (4.90%) Linux
6 59 (3.96%) Mac OS X
7 50 (3.35%) Windows Server
8 38 (2.55%) Unix
9 34 (2.28%) Windows 8
10 33 (2.21%) Windows Mobile
11 27 (1.81%) Mac OS
12 22 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (1.14%) Windows Phone
14 17 (1.14%) Windows XP
15 14 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (0.67%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.27%) Solaris
17 4 (0.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 624 (41.85%) iOS Development
2 614 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 271 (18.18%) TDD
4 253 (16.97%) Scrum
5 244 (16.36%) Android Development
6 211 (14.15%) Mobile Development
7 204 (13.68%) Test Automation
8 144 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
9 128 (8.58%) BDD
10 123 (8.25%) Software Engineering
11 117 (7.85%) OO
12 99 (6.64%) Unit Testing
13 95 (6.37%) E-Commerce
14 90 (6.04%) MVC
15 82 (5.50%) Mobile Application Development
16 70 (4.69%) DevOps
17 67 (4.49%) OOP
18 63 (4.23%) ITIL
19 60 (4.02%) Open Source
20 55 (3.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 427 (28.64%) Apple Swift
2 373 (25.02%) Objective-C
3 300 (20.12%) Java
4 245 (16.43%) JavaScript
5 116 (7.78%) C#
6 96 (6.44%) SQL
7 51 (3.42%) Python
8 50 (3.35%) C++
9 47 (3.15%) PHP
10 39 (2.62%) Ruby
11 31 (2.08%) PowerShell
12 24 (1.61%) C
13 22 (1.48%) ES6
14 21 (1.41%) Scala
15 16 (1.07%) XAML
16 13 (0.87%) VB
17 10 (0.67%) GraphQL
17 10 (0.67%) TypeScript
18 8 (0.54%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 111 (7.44%) Degree
2 81 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 52 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 41 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 29 (1.95%) MCSE
7 28 (1.88%) Master's Degree
8 23 (1.54%) CTC Cleared
8 23 (1.54%) MCDST
9 22 (1.48%) MCSA
10 19 (1.27%) A+ Certification
10 19 (1.27%) DV Cleared
11 17 (1.14%) MCP
11 17 (1.14%) MCSM
12 16 (1.07%) ACHDS
12 16 (1.07%) Network+ Certification
13 15 (1.01%) ACDT
13 15 (1.01%) ACTC
14 11 (0.74%) NVQ Level 4
15 9 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (7.91%) QA
2 19 (1.27%) SLA
3 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.20%) PMO
5 2 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.067%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 192 (12.88%) Active Directory
2 61 (4.09%) Docker
3 19 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
5 11 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.60%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.60%) XenApp
7 9 (0.60%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.27%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.27%) Firmware
9 3 (0.20%) HDFS
10 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.067%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 65 (4.36%) SCCM
2 30 (2.01%) AirWatch
3 18 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.40%) HockeyApp
6 6 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.34%) SCOM
8 4 (0.27%) WSUS
9 3 (0.20%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.20%) Kibana
10 2 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 2 (0.13%) Control-M
10 2 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.13%) logstash
10 2 (0.13%) Nessus
10 2 (0.13%) Oozie
10 2 (0.13%) Puppet
10 2 (0.13%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.067%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 243 (16.30%) Apple
2 161 (10.80%) Microsoft
3 108 (7.24%) Xamarin
4 96 (6.44%) Google
5 64 (4.29%) Citrix
6 49 (3.29%) Oracle
7 45 (3.02%) Atlassian
8 36 (2.41%) SAP
9 29 (1.95%) HP
10 28 (1.88%) Adobe
10 28 (1.88%) Lotus
11 24 (1.61%) VMware
12 18 (1.21%) MobileIron
13 15 (1.01%) Samsung
14 13 (0.87%) Bloomberg
14 13 (0.87%) Reuters
15 12 (0.80%) Symantec
16 9 (0.60%) IBM
17 8 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
18 7 (0.47%) Wyse