Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 178 156
Rank change year-on-year +16 -22 0
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 1560 1495 1659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.64% 1.54% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.85% 7.13% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 1079 1187
England median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 37 57
England median hourly rate £18.25 £22.84 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.08% +30.49% +6.06%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.10 £11.10
90th Percentile £61.88 £40.74 £36.22
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.17 £17.50
% change year-on-year -21.38% +38.10% +12.90%

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 19879 20962 22465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.96% 21.54% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12794 13374 13374
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £188
90th Percentile £600 £575 £571
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1201 1182 1827
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 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £42.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.28 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.53% -1.36% +4.76%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -6 952 £450 +2.86% 186
South East +27 187 £388 +12.32% 41
North of England +26 174 £375 +3.09% 62
Midlands +44 112 £350 -2.71% 34
North West +32 110 £370 -7.50% 40
East of England -7 74 £350 - 24
West Midlands +32 65 £350 -1.34% 20
South West -24 59 £425 +22.30% 19
Yorkshire +4 51 £420 +15.07% 17
East Midlands +19 47 £363 -1.36% 14
North East +45 14 £248 -23.85% 5
Apple iOS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 949 (60.83%) Android
2 679 (43.53%) iOS Development
3 647 (41.47%) Agile Software Development
4 544 (34.87%) Mobile App
5 462 (29.62%) Apple Swift
6 406 (26.03%) Objective-C
7 359 (23.01%) Windows
8 323 (20.71%) Java
9 309 (19.81%) TDD
10 291 (18.65%) User Experience
11 283 (18.14%) JavaScript
12 275 (17.63%) Scrum
13 268 (17.18%) Android Development
14 252 (16.15%) Apple
15 249 (15.96%) Mobile Development
16 231 (14.81%) HTML
17 229 (14.68%) Finance
17 229 (14.68%) RESTful
18 212 (13.59%) Test Automation
19 199 (12.76%) Git (software)
20 187 (11.99%) Active Directory
21 175 (11.22%) JIRA
22 166 (10.64%) Xcode
22 166 (10.64%) BDD
23 165 (10.58%) Microsoft
24 156 (10.00%) Web Services
25 153 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
26 150 (9.62%) CSS
27 147 (9.42%) Banking
27 147 (9.42%) REST

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 63 (4.04%) Confluence
2 47 (3.01%) CMS
3 29 (1.86%) MS Exchange
4 27 (1.73%) IBM Notes
4 27 (1.73%) SharePoint
5 20 (1.28%) JBoss
6 16 (1.03%) Apache Spark
7 13 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (0.71%) GlassFish
8 11 (0.71%) IIS
8 11 (0.71%) Skype for Business
8 11 (0.71%) WildFly
9 9 (0.58%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.38%) Apache
12 6 (0.38%) Mule
13 5 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 97 (6.22%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (2.44%) Photoshop
3 36 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 35 (2.24%) InVision
5 31 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
6 29 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 13 (0.83%) Flinto
8 5 (0.32%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.26%) UXPin
10 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.064%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.064%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.064%) Revit
12 1 (0.064%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 9 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.19%) Maximo
3 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.13%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.064%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 106 (6.79%) Office 365
2 85 (5.45%) GitHub
3 63 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (1.35%) Google Play
6 19 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (1.22%) Sauce Labs
7 18 (1.15%) SaaS
8 15 (0.96%) OneDrive
9 14 (0.90%) Google Drive
9 14 (0.90%) Slack
10 11 (0.71%) G Suite
11 10 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 10 (0.64%) PaaS
12 9 (0.58%) IaaS
13 8 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.51%) npm
14 7 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (0.38%) Firebase
16 5 (0.32%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 67 (4.29%) Internet
2 52 (3.33%) VPN
3 49 (3.14%) LAN
4 45 (2.88%) TCP/IP
5 43 (2.76%) Bluetooth
6 38 (2.44%) Wireless
7 35 (2.24%) DNS
8 31 (1.99%) HTTP
9 28 (1.79%) DHCP
9 28 (1.79%) Ethernet
10 27 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
11 26 (1.67%) WAN
12 20 (1.28%) Skype
13 15 (0.96%) Network Security
14 14 (0.90%) 3G
14 14 (0.90%) Firewall
14 14 (0.90%) GSM
14 14 (0.90%) LTE
15 11 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
16 10 (0.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (3.08%) MongoDB
2 46 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
3 44 (2.82%) SQL Server
4 39 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 39 (2.50%) Redis
5 37 (2.37%) MySQL
6 31 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 28 (1.79%) Big Data
8 19 (1.22%) Hadoop
8 19 (1.22%) Relational Database
9 12 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (0.71%) CouchDB
10 11 (0.71%) Neo4j
11 10 (0.64%) RDBMS
11 10 (0.64%) SQLite
12 8 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
15 4 (0.26%) Blockchain
15 4 (0.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 199 (12.76%) Git (software)
2 175 (11.22%) JIRA
3 166 (10.64%) Xcode
4 134 (8.59%) Jenkins
5 87 (5.58%) Cucumber
6 78 (5.00%) Appium
6 78 (5.00%) Selenium
7 46 (2.95%) Subversion
8 39 (2.50%) JUnit
9 38 (2.44%) WebDriver
10 37 (2.37%) Bitbucket
11 35 (2.24%) Visual Studio
12 33 (2.12%) Axure RP
13 30 (1.92%) Calabash
14 29 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 24 (1.54%) Android Studio
15 24 (1.54%) git-flow
16 23 (1.47%) Gradle
16 23 (1.47%) Maven
17 21 (1.35%) NUnit
General
1 229 (14.68%) Finance
2 147 (9.42%) Banking
3 96 (6.15%) Retail
4 59 (3.78%) Publishing
5 49 (3.14%) Marketing
6 46 (2.95%) Telecoms
7 35 (2.24%) Games
8 22 (1.41%) Electronics
8 22 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.15%) Advertising
10 15 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 15 (0.96%) Legal
11 13 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
11 13 (0.83%) Retail Banking
12 12 (0.77%) Front Office
13 7 (0.45%) Automotive
13 7 (0.45%) Private Banking
14 5 (0.32%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.26%) Back Office
15 4 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 828 (53.08%) Developer
2 508 (32.56%) iOS Developer
3 115 (7.37%) Android Developer
4 105 (6.73%) Senior Developer
5 103 (6.60%) Analyst
6 98 (6.28%) Mobile Developer
7 74 (4.74%) Designer
8 73 (4.68%) Desktop Support
9 71 (4.55%) iOS Android Developer
10 66 (4.23%) Senior iOS Developer
11 64 (4.10%) Xamarin Developer
12 61 (3.91%) Support Engineer
13 60 (3.85%) Architect
14 53 (3.40%) Applications Developer
15 47 (3.01%) UX Designer
16 44 (2.82%) Tester
17 40 (2.56%) Test Engineer
18 39 (2.50%) Software Engineer
19 37 (2.37%) IT Support
19 37 (2.37%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (14.81%) HTML
2 229 (14.68%) RESTful
3 156 (10.00%) Web Services
4 150 (9.62%) CSS
5 147 (9.42%) REST
6 129 (8.27%) iOS SDK
7 125 (8.01%) JSON
8 115 (7.37%) .NET
8 115 (7.37%) HTML5
9 109 (6.99%) Cocoa
10 94 (6.03%) React Native
11 86 (5.51%) Node.js
12 85 (5.45%) React
13 78 (5.00%) AngularJS
14 75 (4.81%) SOAP
15 72 (4.62%) XML
16 57 (3.65%) Core Data
16 57 (3.65%) CSS3
17 51 (3.27%) jQuery
18 48 (3.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 544 (34.87%) Mobile App
2 291 (18.65%) User Experience
3 142 (9.10%) iPhone
4 118 (7.56%) iPad
5 92 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
6 74 (4.74%) Greenfield Project
7 56 (3.59%) Blackberry
8 54 (3.46%) Computer Science
9 46 (2.95%) Smartphone
10 43 (2.76%) Fintech
11 34 (2.18%) Animation
12 28 (1.79%) Management Information System
13 20 (1.28%) Virtual Team
14 18 (1.15%) Social Media
14 18 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
14 18 (1.15%) Video on Demand
15 17 (1.09%) Client/Server
15 17 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (0.96%) Data Structures
17 12 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 949 (60.83%) Android
2 359 (23.01%) Windows
3 132 (8.46%) Windows 7
4 97 (6.22%) Windows 10
5 76 (4.87%) Linux
6 64 (4.10%) Mac OS X
7 45 (2.88%) Windows Server
8 39 (2.50%) Unix
9 36 (2.31%) Windows 8
10 29 (1.86%) Windows Mobile
11 24 (1.54%) Mac OS
12 19 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (1.15%) Windows Phone
14 15 (0.96%) Windows XP
15 12 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (0.64%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.51%) Solaris
18 5 (0.32%) AIX
18 5 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 679 (43.53%) iOS Development
2 647 (41.47%) Agile Software Development
3 309 (19.81%) TDD
4 275 (17.63%) Scrum
5 268 (17.18%) Android Development
6 249 (15.96%) Mobile Development
7 212 (13.59%) Test Automation
8 166 (10.64%) BDD
9 153 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
10 130 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 126 (8.08%) OO
12 117 (7.50%) Unit Testing
13 98 (6.28%) MVC
14 96 (6.15%) E-Commerce
15 78 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
16 73 (4.68%) DevOps
17 67 (4.29%) ITIL
18 66 (4.23%) OOP
19 61 (3.91%) OOD
20 58 (3.72%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 462 (29.62%) Apple Swift
2 406 (26.03%) Objective-C
3 323 (20.71%) Java
4 283 (18.14%) JavaScript
5 123 (7.88%) C#
6 109 (6.99%) SQL
7 57 (3.65%) C++
8 56 (3.59%) PHP
9 49 (3.14%) Python
10 41 (2.63%) Ruby
11 37 (2.37%) ES6
12 31 (1.99%) C
13 25 (1.60%) PowerShell
14 21 (1.35%) Scala
15 20 (1.28%) GraphQL
16 14 (0.90%) TypeScript
17 11 (0.71%) VB
18 9 (0.58%) Go
18 9 (0.58%) XAML
19 8 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (6.86%) Degree
2 69 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 43 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 42 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 30 (1.92%) MCSE
7 26 (1.67%) Master's Degree
8 24 (1.54%) MCDST
8 24 (1.54%) MCSA
9 21 (1.35%) A+ Certification
10 18 (1.15%) DV Cleared
10 18 (1.15%) MCP
11 17 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
11 17 (1.09%) MCSM
11 17 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
12 16 (1.03%) ACHDS
13 15 (0.96%) ACDT
13 15 (0.96%) ACTC
14 11 (0.71%) NVQ Level 4
15 9 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (8.53%) QA
2 20 (1.28%) SLA
3 4 (0.26%) PMO
4 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.064%) WAI
System Software
1 187 (11.99%) Active Directory
2 69 (4.42%) Docker
3 23 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
5 12 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (0.71%) XenApp
7 9 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.51%) Hyper-V
9 7 (0.45%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.32%) vCloud
10 5 (0.32%) vSphere
11 4 (0.26%) Firmware
12 3 (0.19%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.13%) HDFS
13 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.064%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 64 (4.10%) SCCM
2 30 (1.92%) AirWatch
3 22 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.32%) SCOM
8 4 (0.26%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.26%) WSUS
9 3 (0.19%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.19%) Terraform
10 2 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 2 (0.13%) Control-M
10 2 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.13%) HockeyApp
10 2 (0.13%) Kibana
10 2 (0.13%) Nessus
10 2 (0.13%) Oozie
10 2 (0.13%) Puppet
10 2 (0.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 252 (16.15%) Apple
2 165 (10.58%) Microsoft
3 103 (6.60%) Xamarin
4 96 (6.15%) Google
5 70 (4.49%) Citrix
6 49 (3.14%) Oracle
7 46 (2.95%) Atlassian
8 32 (2.05%) SAP
9 29 (1.86%) VMware
10 27 (1.73%) Lotus
11 26 (1.67%) Adobe
11 26 (1.67%) HP
12 18 (1.15%) Samsung
13 14 (0.90%) Bloomberg
13 14 (0.90%) MobileIron
13 14 (0.90%) Reuters
14 12 (0.77%) Symantec
15 10 (0.64%) Altiris
16 9 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
17 8 (0.51%) Wyse