Period
to 21 January 2020

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 January 2020 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 183 171
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12 +16
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 1,090 1,382 1,462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.64% 1.53% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.92% 7.30% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 946 1,039
England median daily rate £428 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £180 £170 £190
90th Percentile £575 £588 £563
UK median daily rate £428 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +0.71% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 77 35
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £21.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -19.35% -4.97%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.50 £13.73
90th Percentile £78.75 £51.50 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £21.35
% change year-on-year +8.57% -18.03% -6.50%

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 13,757 18,940 18,932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.74% 20.91% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,575 11,871 12,220
England median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £143 £163 £170
90th Percentile £606 £613 £613
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,068 1,214 1,144
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.41 £17.43
% change year-on-year +0.52% -0.11% +5.64%

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 +18 632 £450 -5.26% 191
North of England +66 168 £400 +3.23% 109
South East +18 126 £400 - 58
North West +30 94 £381 -4.69% 66
Midlands +17 55 £400 +6.67% 46
East of England +30 54 £430 +10.97% 23
Yorkshire +42 45 £400 +3.63% 33
North East +37 29 £394 +110.00% 10
West Midlands +30 29 £500 +38.89% 21
South West -24 28 £475 +32.87% 23
East Midlands +11 26 £373 -6.88% 25
Apple iOS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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.

1 683 (62.66%) Android
2 375 (34.40%) iOS Development
3 325 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
4 292 (26.79%) Apple Swift
5 275 (25.23%) Windows
6 241 (22.11%) Mobile App
7 196 (17.98%) Microsoft
8 170 (15.60%) Office 365
9 163 (14.95%) Objective-C
10 154 (14.13%) User Experience
11 147 (13.49%) Windows 10
12 144 (13.21%) Android Development
12 144 (13.21%) Apple
13 143 (13.12%) Active Directory
14 134 (12.29%) JavaScript
15 126 (11.56%) TDD
16 124 (11.38%) Java
17 114 (10.46%) Mobile Development
18 112 (10.28%) Finance
19 110 (10.09%) Git (software)
19 110 (10.09%) React Native
20 105 (9.63%) Scrum
21 103 (9.45%) Microsoft Office
22 102 (9.36%) JIRA
23 96 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
24 94 (8.62%) REST
25 88 (8.07%) Xcode
26 87 (7.98%) Azure
27 86 (7.89%) HTML
28 79 (7.25%) Windows 7

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 44 (4.04%) Confluence
2 42 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 27 (2.48%) Skype for Business
4 14 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 13 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (0.92%) CMS
7 7 (0.64%) JBoss
8 6 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.55%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.46%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.37%) Apache
10 4 (0.37%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.28%) IIS
11 3 (0.28%) Mendix
11 3 (0.28%) nginx
12 2 (0.18%) Drupal
12 2 (0.18%) Jetty
12 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 103 (9.45%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (3.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.83%) Sketch
5 15 (1.38%) InVision
6 10 (0.92%) Zeplin
7 7 (0.64%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.18%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.092%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.092%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.092%) Marvel
12 1 (0.092%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.092%) Revit
12 1 (0.092%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 6 (0.55%) assyst
2 4 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.092%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.092%) Magento
4 1 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.092%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.092%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 170 (15.60%) Office 365
2 87 (7.98%) Azure
3 55 (5.05%) AWS
4 34 (3.12%) GitHub
5 27 (2.48%) SaaS
6 23 (2.11%) G Suite
7 22 (2.02%) OneDrive
8 19 (1.74%) Serverless
8 19 (1.74%) TestFlight
9 18 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
10 15 (1.38%) Slack
11 13 (1.19%) GCP
12 12 (1.10%) Power Platform
13 11 (1.01%) Google Play
13 11 (1.01%) PowerApps
14 10 (0.92%) Azure Functions
14 10 (0.92%) Google Analytics
15 9 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (0.83%) Firebase
16 7 (0.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.94%) Skype
2 37 (3.39%) VPN
3 21 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
4 19 (1.74%) LAN
5 16 (1.47%) HTTP
6 14 (1.28%) Internet
6 14 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
6 14 (1.28%) WAN
6 14 (1.28%) Wireless
7 12 (1.10%) Wireshark
8 11 (1.01%) TCP/IP
9 10 (0.92%) HTTPS
9 10 (0.92%) VoIP
10 8 (0.73%) DNS
11 7 (0.64%) WebEx
12 6 (0.55%) DHCP
12 6 (0.55%) Ethernet
13 5 (0.46%) Bluetooth
13 5 (0.46%) NAS
13 5 (0.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.56%) MySQL
3 14 (1.28%) MongoDB
3 14 (1.28%) SQLite
4 12 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
5 11 (1.01%) NoSQL
6 10 (0.92%) Big Data
6 10 (0.92%) Cosmos DB
6 10 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.37%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.28%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.28%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.28%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.18%) InfluxDB
10 2 (0.18%) MS Access
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 110 (10.09%) Git (software)
2 102 (9.36%) JIRA
3 88 (8.07%) Xcode
4 49 (4.50%) Jenkins
5 29 (2.66%) fastlane
6 22 (2.02%) Selenium
7 21 (1.93%) CocoaPods
7 21 (1.93%) git-flow
8 18 (1.65%) Cucumber
9 17 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
10 14 (1.28%) CircleCI
10 14 (1.28%) Visual Studio
11 13 (1.19%) Appium
11 13 (1.19%) Gradle
11 13 (1.19%) Subversion
12 12 (1.10%) Bitbucket
12 12 (1.10%) Bugzilla
13 11 (1.01%) Postman
14 10 (0.92%) Android Studio
14 10 (0.92%) Maven
General
1 112 (10.28%) Finance
2 68 (6.24%) Banking
3 54 (4.95%) Retail
4 38 (3.49%) Public Sector
5 37 (3.39%) Marketing
6 27 (2.48%) Games
7 21 (1.93%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.10%) Advertising
8 12 (1.10%) German Language
8 12 (1.10%) Publishing
9 11 (1.01%) Electronics
9 11 (1.01%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.73%) Italian Language
11 8 (0.73%) Law
12 7 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.37%) Local Government
14 2 (0.18%) Back Office
15 1 (0.092%) Front Office
15 1 (0.092%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 503 (46.15%) Developer
2 284 (26.06%) iOS Developer
3 78 (7.16%) Android Developer
4 70 (6.42%) Analyst
5 67 (6.15%) React Developer
6 61 (5.60%) Support Engineer
7 59 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 54 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
9 51 (4.68%) Mobile Developer
10 43 (3.94%) Desktop Support
11 41 (3.76%) iOS Android Developer
12 38 (3.49%) Tester
13 35 (3.21%) Senior iOS Developer
14 32 (2.94%) Designer
15 31 (2.84%) Xamarin Developer
16 29 (2.66%) Applications Developer
16 29 (2.66%) Desktop Engineer
17 28 (2.57%) Architect
18 25 (2.29%) Service Analyst
18 25 (2.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (10.09%) React Native
2 94 (8.62%) REST
3 86 (7.89%) HTML
4 78 (7.16%) RESTful
5 72 (6.61%) .NET
5 72 (6.61%) CSS
6 66 (6.06%) JSON
7 57 (5.23%) iOS SDK
7 57 (5.23%) React
8 47 (4.31%) Node.js
9 41 (3.76%) HTML5
9 41 (3.76%) RxSwift
9 41 (3.76%) Web Services
10 40 (3.67%) AngularJS
10 40 (3.67%) XML
11 29 (2.66%) ASP.NET
12 27 (2.48%) .NET Framework
13 24 (2.20%) Core Data
14 23 (2.11%) Flutter
15 22 (2.02%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 241 (22.11%) Mobile App
2 154 (14.13%) User Experience
3 65 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 63 (5.78%) Greenfield Project
5 40 (3.67%) iPhone
6 32 (2.94%) Blackberry
7 31 (2.84%) iPad
8 25 (2.29%) Management Information System
8 25 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
9 24 (2.20%) Animation
10 20 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.83%) Smartphone
11 17 (1.56%) Video on Demand
12 15 (1.38%) Video\Live Streaming
13 14 (1.28%) Wiki
14 12 (1.10%) Algorithms
15 11 (1.01%) Social Media
15 11 (1.01%) STB
16 10 (0.92%) Data Structures
17 9 (0.83%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 683 (62.66%) Android
2 275 (25.23%) Windows
3 147 (13.49%) Windows 10
4 79 (7.25%) Windows 7
5 58 (5.32%) Mac OS
6 51 (4.68%) Mac OS X
7 50 (4.59%) Linux
8 17 (1.56%) tvOS
9 12 (1.10%) Unix
9 12 (1.10%) Windows Server
10 10 (0.92%) Windows 8
10 10 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (0.64%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.55%) CentOS
12 6 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.46%) Mac OS X Server
14 4 (0.37%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (34.40%) iOS Development
2 325 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (13.21%) Android Development
4 126 (11.56%) TDD
5 114 (10.46%) Mobile Development
6 105 (9.63%) Scrum
7 96 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
8 75 (6.88%) Problem-Solving
9 69 (6.33%) Test Automation
10 61 (5.60%) BDD
11 59 (5.41%) Unit Testing
12 55 (5.05%) ITIL
13 54 (4.95%) Mobile Application Development
14 53 (4.86%) MVVM
15 49 (4.50%) MVC
16 46 (4.22%) DevOps
17 44 (4.04%) E-Commerce
18 42 (3.85%) OO
19 40 (3.67%) Software Engineering
20 38 (3.49%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 292 (26.79%) Apple Swift
2 163 (14.95%) Objective-C
3 134 (12.29%) JavaScript
4 124 (11.38%) Java
5 74 (6.79%) Kotlin
6 66 (6.06%) C#
7 58 (5.32%) Python
8 33 (3.03%) SQL
9 29 (2.66%) C
10 28 (2.57%) PowerShell
11 26 (2.39%) C++
12 23 (2.11%) PHP
13 22 (2.02%) Ruby
14 17 (1.56%) Bash Shell
15 14 (1.28%) Groovy
15 14 (1.28%) T-SQL
16 11 (1.01%) Perl
16 11 (1.01%) Scala
17 9 (0.83%) TypeScript
18 7 (0.64%) Dart
Qualifications
1 66 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 61 (5.60%) SC Cleared
3 53 (4.86%) Degree
4 17 (1.56%) DBS Check
5 15 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (0.83%) MCSE
8 8 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.64%) A+ Certification
10 6 (0.55%) CISSP
11 5 (0.46%) ACSP
11 5 (0.46%) CCNA
11 5 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.46%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (0.46%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.46%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (0.37%) CCA
12 4 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.37%) ISEB
12 4 (0.37%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.70%) QA
2 42 (3.85%) SLA
3 4 (0.37%) GDPR
4 3 (0.28%) PMO
5 2 (0.18%) NCSC
6 1 (0.092%) COBIT
6 1 (0.092%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.092%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 143 (13.12%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.66%) Docker
3 10 (0.92%) Firmware
4 8 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.092%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.092%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.092%) HDFS
6 1 (0.092%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.092%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.092%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.092%) Xen
6 1 (0.092%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 54 (4.95%) SCCM
2 35 (3.21%) AirWatch
3 29 (2.66%) Microsoft Intune
4 26 (2.39%) Kubernetes
5 21 (1.93%) Jamf Pro
6 14 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (1.10%) Puppet
7 12 (1.10%) Terraform
8 9 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.46%) WSUS
10 4 (0.37%) Ansible
10 4 (0.37%) Grafana
10 4 (0.37%) Kibana
10 4 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.18%) Consul
11 2 (0.18%) Graphite
11 2 (0.18%) logstash
11 2 (0.18%) Salt
11 2 (0.18%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 196 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 144 (13.21%) Apple
3 59 (5.41%) Xamarin
4 52 (4.77%) Google
5 27 (2.48%) HP
6 26 (2.39%) Citrix
6 26 (2.39%) VMware
7 22 (2.02%) Adobe
8 15 (1.38%) ServiceNow
9 14 (1.28%) Dell
10 12 (1.10%) Oracle
11 11 (1.01%) CA
12 10 (0.92%) SAP
13 9 (0.83%) Facebook
13 9 (0.83%) Juniper
13 9 (0.83%) Zscaler
14 7 (0.64%) hybris
14 7 (0.64%) Red Hat
15 6 (0.55%) FactSet
15 6 (0.55%) Sophos