Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 195 173 167
Rank change year-on-year -22 -6 +20
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 1,097 1,504 1,495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.42% 1.59% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.96% 7.58% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 1,036 1,038
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% -
10th Percentile £163 £169 £190
90th Percentile £600 £588 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 73 42
England median hourly rate £16.74 £17.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.37% -4.11% -19.49%
10th Percentile £11.69 £12.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £29.27 £28.51 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £16.74 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year -4.33% -4.11% -20.08%

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 15,764 19,842 19,139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.40% 20.99% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,936 12,358 12,233
England median daily rate £425 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +3.66%
10th Percentile £150 £167 £180
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,047 1,391 1,153
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.45 £47.50 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -16 649 £450 -0.06% 191
South East +44 156 £350 -12.50% 80
North of England +11 140 £375 -6.25% 88
North West +15 81 £381 -4.69% 52
Midlands +3 56 £400 +11.11% 53
East of England +17 39 £395 +1.94% 60
Yorkshire +3 38 £475 +18.75% 30
East Midlands +8 30 £375 - 25
West Midlands +4 26 £419 +19.64% 28
South West -26 25 £363 -2.03% 47
North East +20 21 £158 -39.13% 6
Apple iOS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 700 (63.81%) Android
2 382 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
3 379 (34.55%) iOS Development
4 316 (28.81%) Windows
5 312 (28.44%) Mobile App
6 272 (24.79%) Apple Swift
7 208 (18.96%) JavaScript
8 192 (17.50%) User Experience
9 186 (16.96%) Microsoft
10 183 (16.68%) Office 365
11 176 (16.04%) Android Development
12 167 (15.22%) TDD
13 157 (14.31%) Active Directory
14 151 (13.76%) Java
15 148 (13.49%) Apple
16 145 (13.22%) Git (software)
17 138 (12.58%) Windows 10
18 131 (11.94%) Scrum
18 131 (11.94%) Objective-C
19 129 (11.76%) Finance
20 125 (11.39%) Mobile Development
21 122 (11.12%) React Native
22 121 (11.03%) Azure
23 118 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
24 116 (10.57%) Test Automation
24 116 (10.57%) REST
25 114 (10.39%) HTML
26 105 (9.57%) JIRA
27 101 (9.21%) Microsoft Office
28 98 (8.93%) 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 58 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 44 (4.01%) Confluence
3 34 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
4 33 (3.01%) MS Exchange
5 31 (2.83%) Skype for Business
6 12 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (1.00%) JBoss
7 11 (1.00%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.91%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.73%) CMS
10 7 (0.64%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (0.55%) Jetty
11 6 (0.55%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 5 (0.46%) Apache
12 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.27%) IIS
13 3 (0.27%) nginx
14 2 (0.18%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.18%) Mendix
Applications
1 101 (9.21%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (3.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (3.01%) Sketch
4 31 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (2.01%) InVision
6 14 (1.28%) Zeplin
7 11 (1.00%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.46%) Flinto
9 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (0.46%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.27%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.18%) Marvel
12 1 (0.091%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.091%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.091%) FreeHand
12 1 (0.091%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 5 (0.46%) assyst
2 3 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.091%) BASE24
4 1 (0.091%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.091%) Magento
4 1 (0.091%) Postilion
4 1 (0.091%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.091%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 183 (16.68%) Office 365
2 121 (11.03%) Azure
3 85 (7.75%) AWS
4 51 (4.65%) GitHub
5 36 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 23 (2.10%) Slack
7 19 (1.73%) Serverless
8 14 (1.28%) TestFlight
9 13 (1.19%) OneDrive
9 13 (1.19%) SaaS
10 10 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (0.82%) Datadog
11 9 (0.82%) GCP
12 7 (0.64%) Firebase
12 7 (0.64%) Sauce Labs
13 6 (0.55%) Azure Functions
13 6 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.46%) G Suite
14 5 (0.46%) Heroku
14 5 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.28%) VPN
2 42 (3.83%) Skype
3 32 (2.92%) Wi-Fi
4 26 (2.37%) DNS
5 24 (2.19%) TCP/IP
6 21 (1.91%) Wireless
7 20 (1.82%) LAN
8 19 (1.73%) HTTP
9 17 (1.55%) Internet
10 13 (1.19%) WAN
11 12 (1.09%) DHCP
11 12 (1.09%) VoIP
12 9 (0.82%) Ethernet
12 9 (0.82%) Intranet
12 9 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (0.64%) SSH
14 6 (0.55%) PABX
14 6 (0.55%) Wireshark
15 5 (0.46%) Firewall
15 5 (0.46%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.19%) MongoDB
1 24 (2.19%) MySQL
2 21 (1.91%) SQL Server
3 18 (1.64%) Data Mining
4 16 (1.46%) NoSQL
5 14 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (1.19%) Big Data
6 13 (1.19%) Redis
7 11 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 11 (1.00%) Hadoop
8 10 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (0.91%) SQLite
9 9 (0.82%) InfluxDB
10 8 (0.73%) Cosmos DB
11 7 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (0.64%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.55%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.36%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.27%) Apache Hive
15 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 145 (13.22%) Git (software)
2 105 (9.57%) JIRA
3 87 (7.93%) Xcode
4 86 (7.84%) Jenkins
5 50 (4.56%) Appium
6 45 (4.10%) Selenium
7 34 (3.10%) Cucumber
8 26 (2.37%) Maven
9 25 (2.28%) Sonatype Nexus
9 25 (2.28%) Subversion
10 24 (2.19%) Visual Studio
11 22 (2.01%) fastlane
12 19 (1.73%) CircleCI
12 19 (1.73%) git-flow
12 19 (1.73%) WebDriver
13 18 (1.64%) Axure RP
14 17 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
15 16 (1.46%) GitLab
15 16 (1.46%) Gradle
15 16 (1.46%) Mercurial
General
1 129 (11.76%) Finance
2 87 (7.93%) Banking
3 67 (6.11%) Retail
4 40 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.64%) Public Sector
6 27 (2.46%) Marketing
7 17 (1.55%) Games
8 12 (1.09%) Publishing
9 11 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.82%) Electronics
10 9 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.64%) Advertising
12 7 (0.64%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.64%) Law
13 6 (0.55%) German Language
13 6 (0.55%) Italian Language
13 6 (0.55%) Local Government
14 5 (0.46%) Automotive
15 4 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 494 (45.03%) Developer
2 270 (24.61%) iOS Developer
3 85 (7.75%) React Developer
4 84 (7.66%) Analyst
5 83 (7.57%) Android Developer
6 70 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 63 (5.74%) Senior Developer
8 49 (4.47%) iOS Android Developer
9 48 (4.38%) Tester
10 45 (4.10%) Designer
11 42 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support
12 39 (3.56%) Mobile Developer
13 38 (3.46%) Senior iOS Developer
14 37 (3.37%) Desktop Support
15 34 (3.10%) Support Analyst
16 31 (2.83%) Architect
16 31 (2.83%) Service Analyst
17 29 (2.64%) Service Desk Analyst
18 28 (2.55%) IT Support
18 28 (2.55%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (11.12%) React Native
2 116 (10.57%) REST
3 114 (10.39%) HTML
4 96 (8.75%) JSON
5 88 (8.02%) CSS
5 88 (8.02%) RESTful
6 86 (7.84%) React
7 63 (5.74%) Web Services
8 62 (5.65%) Node.js
9 55 (5.01%) .NET
10 51 (4.65%) AngularJS
10 51 (4.65%) HTML5
11 49 (4.47%) RxSwift
12 42 (3.83%) XML
13 41 (3.74%) GraphQL
13 41 (3.74%) Spring
14 30 (2.73%) iOS SDK
15 28 (2.55%) ASP.NET
16 26 (2.37%) Kafka
17 24 (2.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 312 (28.44%) Mobile App
2 192 (17.50%) User Experience
3 64 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
4 40 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
5 37 (3.37%) Animation
6 34 (3.10%) iPhone
7 32 (2.92%) Video on Demand
8 30 (2.73%) Blackberry
9 27 (2.46%) Video\Live Streaming
10 26 (2.37%) Smartphone
11 21 (1.91%) Management Information System
12 18 (1.64%) iPad
13 17 (1.55%) STB
14 16 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
15 15 (1.37%) Wiki
16 14 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
17 13 (1.19%) Handset
18 11 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
19 10 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 700 (63.81%) Android
2 316 (28.81%) Windows
3 138 (12.58%) Windows 10
4 98 (8.93%) Windows 7
5 66 (6.02%) Linux
6 61 (5.56%) Mac OS
7 50 (4.56%) Mac OS X
8 34 (3.10%) tvOS
9 22 (2.01%) Windows Mobile
10 19 (1.73%) Windows Server
11 18 (1.64%) Unix
12 12 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (0.91%) CentOS
13 10 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (0.73%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.64%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.55%) Debian
16 6 (0.55%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.46%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (34.55%) iOS Development
3 176 (16.04%) Android Development
4 167 (15.22%) TDD
5 131 (11.94%) Scrum
6 125 (11.39%) Mobile Development
7 118 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
8 116 (10.57%) Test Automation
9 81 (7.38%) DevOps
10 76 (6.93%) BDD
11 69 (6.29%) Problem-Solving
12 63 (5.74%) Kanban
13 57 (5.20%) ITIL
14 55 (5.01%) Mobile Application Development
15 52 (4.74%) Fintech
16 50 (4.56%) E-Commerce
17 49 (4.47%) OO
18 48 (4.38%) Microservices
19 45 (4.10%) Mobile Device Management
19 45 (4.10%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 272 (24.79%) Apple Swift
2 208 (18.96%) JavaScript
3 151 (13.76%) Java
4 131 (11.94%) Objective-C
5 80 (7.29%) Python
6 70 (6.38%) SQL
7 68 (6.20%) Kotlin
8 64 (5.83%) C#
9 43 (3.92%) PowerShell
10 36 (3.28%) Bash Shell
11 27 (2.46%) PHP
12 24 (2.19%) Ruby
13 20 (1.82%) C
13 20 (1.82%) Java 8
13 20 (1.82%) TypeScript
14 19 (1.73%) Perl
15 17 (1.55%) C++
16 14 (1.28%) Groovy
16 14 (1.28%) Scala
17 12 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (5.01%) Security Cleared
2 50 (4.56%) SC Cleared
3 47 (4.28%) Degree
4 18 (1.64%) DBS Check
5 15 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.55%) A+ Certification
8 6 (0.55%) MCSE
9 5 (0.46%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.36%) CISSP
10 4 (0.36%) SANS
11 3 (0.27%) CCA
11 3 (0.27%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.27%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.27%) PMP
11 3 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.18%) ACTC
12 2 (0.18%) CISM
12 2 (0.18%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.74%) QA
2 60 (5.47%) SLA
3 4 (0.36%) PMO
4 3 (0.27%) GDPR
4 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.091%) COBIT
5 1 (0.091%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 157 (14.31%) Active Directory
2 45 (4.10%) Docker
3 8 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.18%) Firmware
5 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.091%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.091%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.091%) HDFS
6 1 (0.091%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.091%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.091%) UAG
6 1 (0.091%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.091%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.091%) vSphere
6 1 (0.091%) Xen
6 1 (0.091%) XenApp
6 1 (0.091%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 57 (5.20%) SCCM
2 55 (5.01%) Microsoft Intune
3 37 (3.37%) AirWatch
4 28 (2.55%) Kubernetes
5 25 (2.28%) Jamf Pro
6 23 (2.10%) Puppet
7 19 (1.73%) Terraform
8 15 (1.37%) Grafana
9 13 (1.19%) Graphite
10 11 (1.00%) Ansible
10 11 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (1.00%) Kibana
11 9 (0.82%) Consul
11 9 (0.82%) logstash
11 9 (0.82%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
13 6 (0.55%) Salt
14 5 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
14 5 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 4 (0.36%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 186 (16.96%) Microsoft
2 148 (13.49%) Apple
3 45 (4.10%) Xamarin
4 37 (3.37%) Google
5 30 (2.73%) ServiceNow
6 28 (2.55%) Citrix
7 27 (2.46%) Adobe
8 22 (2.01%) Oracle
8 22 (2.01%) Samsung
9 20 (1.82%) HP
10 15 (1.37%) Splunk
10 15 (1.37%) VMware
11 11 (1.00%) AppDynamics
11 11 (1.00%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.00%) Sophos
12 9 (0.82%) SaltStack
12 9 (0.82%) SAP
13 7 (0.64%) Cloudera
13 7 (0.64%) Dell
13 7 (0.64%) IBM