Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 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
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 200 170 204
Rank change year-on-year -30 +34 -38
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 650 626 1,162
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.33% 1.61% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.39% 8.05% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 449 766
10th Percentile £262 £194 £183
25th Percentile £369 £325 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £438 £450
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +5.88%
75th Percentile £550 £538 £538
90th Percentile £619 £585 £588
UK median daily rate £471 £440 £450
% change year-on-year +7.10% -2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 34
10th Percentile £12.00 £14.42 £13.05
25th Percentile £12.25 £17.88 £15.53
Median hourly rate £14.60 £19.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -25.13% +11.43% -7.89%
75th Percentile £48.75 £20.75 £21.69
90th Percentile £60.50 £25.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £14.61 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.10% +11.43% -7.16%

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 7,747 7,773 16,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.80% 19.93% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,074 5,176 10,668
10th Percentile £185 £150 £160
25th Percentile £342 £300 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £427 £445
Median % change year-on-year +5.39% -4.04% +1.71%
75th Percentile £550 £538 £550
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £433
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.85% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 515 956
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.64 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.63 £13.67 £13.00
Median hourly rate £17.63 £17.50 £17.16
Median % change year-on-year +0.71% +2.01% -1.97%
75th Percentile £43.94 £22.25 £32.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £47.45 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Apple iOS in England

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Apple iOS in England.

Daily rate trend for Apple iOS in England

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Apple iOS in England over the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Apple iOS in England

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Apple iOS in England.

Hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in England

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Apple iOS in England over the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

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 15 June 2021. 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 -49 427 £475 +5.56% 175
North of England -10 54 £450 +12.50% 74
South East -12 52 £293 -31.18% 35
East of England +15 29 £475 +5.56% 19
Midlands -21 27 £413 +6.45% 36
Yorkshire +12 24 £450 +5.88% 19
North West -1 23 £463 +20.13% 45
East Midlands +6 17 £345 +6.15% 10
South West +15 15 £350 -24.32% 20
West Midlands -22 11 £413 +3.13% 26
North East -3 7 £350 -12.50% 10
Apple iOS
UK

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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.

1 395 (60.77%) Android
2 219 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
3 215 (33.08%) iOS Development
4 191 (29.38%) Mobile App
5 177 (27.23%) Apple Swift
6 123 (18.92%) Windows
7 122 (18.77%) JavaScript
8 113 (17.38%) TDD
8 113 (17.38%) Social Skills
9 109 (16.77%) User Experience
10 108 (16.62%) Objective-C
11 98 (15.08%) Azure
12 95 (14.62%) React Native
13 88 (13.54%) Microsoft
14 86 (13.23%) Git (software)
15 83 (12.77%) Android Development
16 82 (12.62%) Finance
17 81 (12.46%) Xcode
18 76 (11.69%) Test Automation
19 75 (11.54%) REST
20 74 (11.38%) Jenkins
20 74 (11.38%) Mobile Development
21 73 (11.23%) Microsoft 365
22 70 (10.77%) Software Engineering
23 68 (10.46%) RESTful
23 68 (10.46%) Java
24 67 (10.31%) Active Directory
24 67 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
25 65 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
26 63 (9.69%) QA

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 18 (2.77%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.00%) Skype for Business
3 12 (1.85%) Confluence
4 5 (0.77%) IIS
5 4 (0.62%) Apache
6 3 (0.46%) CMS
6 3 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.46%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.31%) Appian
7 2 (0.31%) Drupal
7 2 (0.31%) JBoss
7 2 (0.31%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.31%) WordPress
8 1 (0.15%) Headless CMS
8 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.15%) Kentico
8 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 56 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (7.69%) Sketch
3 41 (6.31%) Zeplin
4 22 (3.38%) InVision
5 15 (2.31%) Adobe XD
5 15 (2.31%) Figma
6 13 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 12 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 12 (1.85%) Photoshop
8 11 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.15%) Marvel
11 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.15%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.15%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.46%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.31%) Shopify
4 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.15%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 98 (15.08%) Azure
2 73 (11.23%) Microsoft 365
3 33 (5.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 30 (4.62%) AWS
5 29 (4.46%) GitHub
6 26 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 19 (2.92%) SaaS
8 18 (2.77%) Firebase
9 14 (2.15%) Serverless
10 10 (1.54%) IaaS
10 10 (1.54%) OneDrive
11 7 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.92%) TestFlight
13 5 (0.77%) GCP
14 4 (0.62%) BrowserStack
14 4 (0.62%) PaaS
14 4 (0.62%) Power Automate
14 4 (0.62%) Slack
15 3 (0.46%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.46%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.54%) Wi-Fi
2 19 (2.92%) Internet
3 18 (2.77%) VPN
4 14 (2.15%) Skype
5 13 (2.00%) Firewall
6 12 (1.85%) SAN
7 10 (1.54%) NAS
8 9 (1.38%) FTP
8 9 (1.38%) LAN
8 9 (1.38%) WAN
9 8 (1.23%) DNS
9 8 (1.23%) HTTP
9 8 (1.23%) TCP/IP
10 7 (1.08%) Wireshark
11 6 (0.92%) 2G
11 6 (0.92%) Bluetooth
11 6 (0.92%) DHCP
11 6 (0.92%) VoIP
12 5 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (0.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.31%) MySQL
2 12 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (1.54%) DB2
3 10 (1.54%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.77%) SQLite
5 4 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.46%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.46%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.46%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.46%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.31%) Big Data
7 2 (0.31%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.31%) Redis
7 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 86 (13.23%) Git (software)
2 81 (12.46%) Xcode
3 74 (11.38%) Jenkins
4 36 (5.54%) JIRA
5 32 (4.92%) Postman
6 25 (3.85%) fastlane
7 22 (3.38%) Selenium
8 19 (2.92%) CircleCI
9 17 (2.62%) JUnit
10 16 (2.46%) CocoaPods
10 16 (2.46%) Cucumber
11 15 (2.31%) Axure RP
12 14 (2.15%) Appium
12 14 (2.15%) SoapUI
13 11 (1.69%) Cypress.io
14 10 (1.54%) GitLab
15 9 (1.38%) Pivotal Tracker
16 8 (1.23%) Android Studio
16 8 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
16 8 (1.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 113 (17.38%) Social Skills
2 82 (12.62%) Finance
3 45 (6.92%) Retail
4 39 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (4.92%) Banking
6 22 (3.38%) Publishing
6 22 (3.38%) Telecoms
7 21 (3.23%) Public Sector
8 20 (3.08%) Manufacturing
9 14 (2.15%) Marketing
10 13 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
11 12 (1.85%) Electronics
12 11 (1.69%) Games
13 8 (1.23%) Influencing Skills
14 6 (0.92%) Law
15 3 (0.46%) German Language
15 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.31%) Legal
16 2 (0.31%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 300 (46.15%) Developer
2 148 (22.77%) iOS Developer
3 58 (8.92%) Designer
4 49 (7.54%) React Developer
5 47 (7.23%) Mobile Developer
6 40 (6.15%) Senior Developer
7 36 (5.54%) UI Designer
8 30 (4.62%) Android Developer
9 25 (3.85%) Senior iOS Developer
10 24 (3.69%) C++ Developer
11 23 (3.54%) Analyst
11 23 (3.54%) Mobile Engineer
12 20 (3.08%) Xamarin Developer
13 19 (2.92%) iOS Android Developer
13 19 (2.92%) Support Engineer
13 19 (2.92%) Tester
13 19 (2.92%) UX Designer
14 17 (2.62%) Architect
15 16 (2.46%) Applications Developer
15 16 (2.46%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (14.62%) React Native
2 75 (11.54%) REST
3 68 (10.46%) RESTful
4 58 (8.92%) JSON
5 56 (8.62%) HTML
6 54 (8.31%) React
7 46 (7.08%) Node.js
8 43 (6.62%) iOS SDK
9 40 (6.15%) Cocoa
10 38 (5.85%) XML
11 37 (5.69%) .NET
12 36 (5.54%) CSS
13 32 (4.92%) Redux
14 30 (4.62%) Core Data
14 30 (4.62%) Web Services
15 27 (4.15%) GraphQL
16 22 (3.38%) AngularJS
16 22 (3.38%) Core Animation
17 21 (3.23%) SOAP
18 20 (3.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 191 (29.38%) Mobile App
2 109 (16.77%) User Experience
3 36 (5.54%) iPhone
4 26 (4.00%) iPad
5 25 (3.85%) Animation
6 21 (3.23%) W3C
7 19 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.85%) Social Media
10 11 (1.69%) AS400
10 11 (1.69%) iSeries
11 9 (1.38%) LPAR
11 9 (1.38%) Replication
11 9 (1.38%) Smartphone
12 8 (1.23%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (1.23%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.23%) NHS
13 7 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 395 (60.77%) Android
2 123 (18.92%) Windows
3 48 (7.38%) Windows 10
4 36 (5.54%) Mac OS
5 31 (4.77%) Mac OS X
6 22 (3.38%) Linux
7 16 (2.46%) Windows 7
7 16 (2.46%) Windows Mobile
8 14 (2.15%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.92%) Unix
10 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.62%) tvOS
12 3 (0.46%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2016
12 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.31%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.15%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (33.08%) iOS Development
3 113 (17.38%) TDD
4 83 (12.77%) Android Development
5 76 (11.69%) Test Automation
6 74 (11.38%) Mobile Development
7 70 (10.77%) Software Engineering
8 67 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
9 65 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (8.46%) Pair Programming
11 54 (8.31%) DevOps
12 47 (7.23%) MVVM
13 45 (6.92%) Unit Testing
14 43 (6.62%) Scrum
15 41 (6.31%) Prototyping
16 40 (6.15%) MVC
17 35 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
17 35 (5.38%) Mentoring
18 33 (5.08%) Wireframes
19 30 (4.62%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 177 (27.23%) Apple Swift
2 122 (18.77%) JavaScript
3 108 (16.62%) Objective-C
4 68 (10.46%) Java
5 50 (7.69%) C++
6 44 (6.77%) Kotlin
7 43 (6.62%) C#
8 36 (5.54%) SQL
9 35 (5.38%) TypeScript
10 27 (4.15%) PowerShell
11 25 (3.85%) C
12 22 (3.38%) ES6
13 20 (3.08%) Python
14 15 (2.31%) PHP
15 11 (1.69%) Ruby
16 8 (1.23%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.92%) XAML
18 5 (0.77%) T-SQL
19 4 (0.62%) Perl
20 3 (0.46%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 35 (5.38%) Degree
2 21 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.77%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.92%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.77%) PMP
7 4 (0.62%) A+ Certification
7 4 (0.62%) CHECK Team Leader
7 4 (0.62%) CREST Certified
8 3 (0.46%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.46%) MCP
8 3 (0.46%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.31%) CISSP
9 2 (0.31%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.31%) MCDST
9 2 (0.31%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (9.69%) QA
2 42 (6.46%) Accessibility
3 26 (4.00%) SLA
4 10 (1.54%) WCAG
5 6 (0.92%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.46%) GDPR
6 3 (0.46%) NIST
7 2 (0.31%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.15%) COBIT
8 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.15%) GLBA
8 1 (0.15%) GRC
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 67 (10.31%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.92%) Docker
3 10 (1.54%) PowerHA
4 9 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.92%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.46%) Firmware
7 3 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.31%) vSphere
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 37 (5.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 20 (3.08%) SCCM
3 15 (2.31%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 14 (2.15%) Kubernetes
4 14 (2.15%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.77%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.62%) Grafana
6 4 (0.62%) Nessus
7 3 (0.46%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.46%) Kibana
7 3 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.46%) Terraform
8 2 (0.31%) EnCase
8 2 (0.31%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.31%) MobiControl
8 2 (0.31%) Puppet
8 2 (0.31%) SCOM
8 2 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.31%) WMI
8 2 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 88 (13.54%) Microsoft
2 61 (9.38%) Apple
3 48 (7.38%) Adobe
4 37 (5.69%) Xamarin
5 28 (4.31%) Google
6 18 (2.77%) Samsung
7 16 (2.46%) Citrix
8 15 (2.31%) SAP
9 14 (2.15%) VMware
10 12 (1.85%) IBM
11 8 (1.23%) CA Agile Central
12 7 (1.08%) MobileIron
13 5 (0.77%) CA
13 5 (0.77%) HP
13 5 (0.77%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.62%) Ivanti
14 4 (0.62%) Oracle
14 4 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (0.46%) Avaya
15 3 (0.46%) Bloomberg