Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 246 145 171
Rank change year-on-year -101 +26 +22
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 774 623 1,075
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.11% 1.78% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.97% 9.94% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 426 704
10th Percentile £185 £263 £180
25th Percentile £395 £350 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £431
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.35% +1.47%
75th Percentile £575 £538 £525
90th Percentile £675 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 20 35
10th Percentile £12.03 £10.00 £12.38
25th Percentile £14.71 £10.25 £13.75
Median hourly rate £16.95 £14.33 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +18.28% -30.10% +17.14%
75th Percentile £21.13 £16.49 £24.21
90th Percentile £64.68 £49.13 £73.25
UK median hourly rate £16.95 £15.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +13.00% -24.05% +12.86%

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 11,107 6,267 13,528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.90% 17.95% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,753 4,063 8,699
10th Percentile £160 £163 £143
25th Percentile £313 £313 £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £431 £413
Median % change year-on-year +14.85% +4.48% -2.94%
75th Percentile £600 £538 £525
90th Percentile £688 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £495 £432 £410
% change year-on-year +14.58% +5.37% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 591 363 1,015
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.17 £11.25
25th Percentile £14.79 £13.38 £14.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £17.10
Median % change year-on-year +12.68% +3.80% -0.15%
75th Percentile £47.09 £42.00 £22.84
90th Percentile £64.25 £53.75 £48.38
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.68% +1.43% +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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -91 467 £525 +12.90% 165
North of England -69 91 £478 +12.35% 72
South East -45 74 £300 -10.25% 41
North West -24 52 £425 +13.33% 40
Midlands -55 52 £350 -12.50% 40
South West -37 33 £375 -0.66% 30
Yorkshire -67 32 £500 +11.11% 23
West Midlands -48 27 £325 -7.14% 20
East Midlands -25 25 £350 -15.15% 20
East of England -39 15 £500 +53.85% 31
North East -2 7 £500 +75.44% 9
Apple iOS
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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.

1 471 (60.85%) Android
2 280 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
3 254 (32.82%) iOS Development
4 240 (31.01%) Mobile App
5 218 (28.17%) Apple Swift
6 210 (27.13%) Windows
7 145 (18.73%) Microsoft
8 141 (18.22%) Social Skills
9 116 (14.99%) Active Directory
10 113 (14.60%) Apple
11 111 (14.34%) Windows 10
12 108 (13.95%) User Experience
13 104 (13.44%) Microsoft 365
14 103 (13.31%) Azure
15 99 (12.79%) JavaScript
16 96 (12.40%) React Native
17 94 (12.14%) Android Development
18 93 (12.02%) Finance
19 91 (11.76%) Banking
20 90 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
20 90 (11.63%) CI/CD
21 89 (11.50%) Test Automation
22 83 (10.72%) Objective-C
23 82 (10.59%) Java
24 79 (10.21%) TDD
25 75 (9.69%) Mobile Development
26 70 (9.04%) React
27 68 (8.79%) UX Design
27 68 (8.79%) Scrum
28 67 (8.66%) Git (software)

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 28 (3.62%) Confluence
2 10 (1.29%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.90%) CMS
4 6 (0.78%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.39%) Apache
7 3 (0.39%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (0.39%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.26%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.26%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.26%) IIS
9 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.13%) MTS
Applications
1 56 (7.24%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (3.62%) Sketch
3 19 (2.45%) Zeplin
4 18 (2.33%) InVision
5 13 (1.68%) Adobe XD
6 11 (1.42%) Photoshop
7 10 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
8 7 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (0.52%) UXPin
11 3 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.39%) Marvel
12 2 (0.26%) InDesign
13 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.13%) iWork
13 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
13 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
13 1 (0.13%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 4 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 104 (13.44%) Microsoft 365
2 103 (13.31%) Azure
3 41 (5.30%) AWS
4 38 (4.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 38 (4.91%) GitHub
5 27 (3.49%) SaaS
6 13 (1.68%) BrowserStack
6 13 (1.68%) Sauce Labs
7 11 (1.42%) GCP
8 9 (1.16%) Figma
9 8 (1.03%) Bitrise
9 8 (1.03%) Google Play
10 7 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 7 (0.90%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.90%) PaaS
10 7 (0.90%) Serverless
11 6 (0.78%) OneDrive
11 6 (0.78%) Power Platform
11 6 (0.78%) Stripe
12 5 (0.65%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.33%) VPN
2 36 (4.65%) DNS
3 28 (3.62%) DHCP
3 28 (3.62%) Wi-Fi
4 27 (3.49%) Firewall
5 18 (2.33%) LAN
6 17 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
6 17 (2.20%) TCP/IP
7 13 (1.68%) WAN
7 13 (1.68%) Wireless
8 12 (1.55%) HTTP
9 11 (1.42%) BGP
9 11 (1.42%) Ethernet VPN
9 11 (1.42%) IOS XR
9 11 (1.42%) MPLS
9 11 (1.42%) NX-OS
9 11 (1.42%) VPLS
9 11 (1.42%) VXLAN
10 10 (1.29%) VoIP
11 9 (1.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.65%) MongoDB
3 4 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (0.52%) Redis
4 3 (0.39%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.26%) Big Data
5 2 (0.26%) BigQuery
5 2 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.26%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (0.26%) MySQL
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.26%) Power BI
5 2 (0.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.13%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.13%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 67 (8.66%) Git (software)
2 56 (7.24%) Xcode
3 53 (6.85%) Jenkins
4 46 (5.94%) JIRA
5 30 (3.88%) fastlane
6 25 (3.23%) Cucumber
7 23 (2.97%) Appium
7 23 (2.97%) Postman
8 19 (2.45%) CocoaPods
9 18 (2.33%) Android Studio
10 17 (2.20%) Selenium
11 14 (1.81%) JUnit
12 12 (1.55%) Axure RP
13 10 (1.29%) Maven
13 10 (1.29%) SoapUI
13 10 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (1.29%) Subversion
14 8 (1.03%) git-flow
14 8 (1.03%) Mockito
14 8 (1.03%) TestNG
General
1 141 (18.22%) Social Skills
2 93 (12.02%) Finance
3 91 (11.76%) Banking
4 53 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (6.72%) Retail
6 26 (3.36%) Investment Banking
7 16 (2.07%) Games
7 16 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.81%) Public Sector
9 13 (1.68%) Law
10 12 (1.55%) French Language
10 12 (1.55%) German Language
10 12 (1.55%) Marketing
10 12 (1.55%) Organisational Skills
10 12 (1.55%) Presentation Skills
11 11 (1.42%) Publishing
12 9 (1.16%) Italian Language
13 7 (0.90%) Automotive
14 6 (0.78%) Documentation Skills
15 5 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 340 (43.93%) Developer
2 197 (25.45%) iOS Developer
3 79 (10.21%) React Developer
4 60 (7.75%) Support Engineer
5 58 (7.49%) Senior Developer
6 54 (6.98%) Analyst
7 47 (6.07%) Mobile Developer
8 46 (5.94%) Android Developer
9 42 (5.43%) Designer
10 39 (5.04%) IT Support
11 31 (4.01%) Senior iOS Developer
12 30 (3.88%) iOS Android Developer
13 28 (3.62%) Desktop Support
14 22 (2.84%) 1st Line Support
14 22 (2.84%) Desktop Engineer
14 22 (2.84%) Tester
15 21 (2.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 21 (2.71%) Lead Developer
15 21 (2.71%) Support Analyst
15 21 (2.71%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (12.40%) React Native
2 70 (9.04%) React
3 56 (7.24%) RESTful
4 55 (7.11%) REST
5 53 (6.85%) HTML
5 53 (6.85%) iOS SDK
6 41 (5.30%) Node.js
7 36 (4.65%) .NET
8 30 (3.88%) JSON
9 29 (3.75%) CSS
10 23 (2.97%) Web Services
11 21 (2.71%) Cocoa
12 20 (2.58%) ASP.NET
12 20 (2.58%) RxSwift
13 19 (2.45%) GraphQL
14 18 (2.33%) Redux
15 17 (2.20%) Core Data
16 15 (1.94%) Android SDK
16 15 (1.94%) Ruby on Rails
16 15 (1.94%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 240 (31.01%) Mobile App
2 108 (13.95%) User Experience
3 47 (6.07%) iPhone
4 39 (5.04%) Virtual Team
5 33 (4.26%) iPad
6 22 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (2.20%) Data Protection Act
8 16 (2.07%) Blackberry
8 16 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
9 15 (1.94%) Animation
10 14 (1.81%) Life Science
10 14 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
11 13 (1.68%) BYOD
11 13 (1.68%) Digital Signage
12 11 (1.42%) Video\Live Streaming
13 10 (1.29%) Social Media
14 8 (1.03%) Algorithms
14 8 (1.03%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.03%) Management Information System
15 7 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 471 (60.85%) Android
2 210 (27.13%) Windows
3 111 (14.34%) Windows 10
4 60 (7.75%) Mac OS
5 31 (4.01%) Windows 7
6 30 (3.88%) Mac OS X
7 29 (3.75%) Windows Server
8 16 (2.07%) Linux
9 12 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.29%) Windows Server 2016
11 9 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (0.90%) tvOS
13 6 (0.78%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.52%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2019
15 3 (0.39%) VMS
15 3 (0.39%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (32.82%) iOS Development
3 94 (12.14%) Android Development
4 90 (11.63%) CI/CD
4 90 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
5 89 (11.50%) Test Automation
6 79 (10.21%) TDD
7 75 (9.69%) Mobile Development
8 68 (8.79%) Scrum
8 68 (8.79%) UX Design
9 67 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
10 66 (8.53%) Software Engineering
11 48 (6.20%) DevOps
11 48 (6.20%) SDLC
12 44 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
13 43 (5.56%) MVVM
14 36 (4.65%) Unit Testing
15 35 (4.52%) Clean Code
16 33 (4.26%) ITIL
17 32 (4.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 218 (28.17%) Apple Swift
2 99 (12.79%) JavaScript
3 83 (10.72%) Objective-C
4 82 (10.59%) Java
5 51 (6.59%) Kotlin
6 48 (6.20%) PowerShell
7 33 (4.26%) C#
7 33 (4.26%) SQL
7 33 (4.26%) TypeScript
8 24 (3.10%) Python
9 23 (2.97%) C++
10 19 (2.45%) Ruby
11 15 (1.94%) C
12 11 (1.42%) Go
13 10 (1.29%) PHP
14 9 (1.16%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.90%) VBScript
16 6 (0.78%) Scala
17 5 (0.65%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (4.26%) Degree
2 20 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.29%) MCSA
6 9 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.90%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.90%) MCSE
8 5 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.52%) CEH
9 4 (0.52%) CREST Certified
9 4 (0.52%) ISEB
9 4 (0.52%) OSCP
10 3 (0.39%) ACSP
10 3 (0.39%) CCNA
10 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.39%) MCITP
10 3 (0.39%) MCP
10 3 (0.39%) MCTS
10 3 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.33%) Accessibility
2 44 (5.68%) QA
3 36 (4.65%) SLA
4 13 (1.68%) WCAG
5 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.26%) NCSC
7 2 (0.26%) NIST
7 2 (0.26%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.26%) PMO
8 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.13%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) GDPR
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 116 (14.99%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.68%) Docker
4 11 (1.42%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.03%) vSphere
7 7 (0.90%) BitLocker
8 6 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.52%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.13%) Firmware
10 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.13%) XenApp
10 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 60 (7.75%) Microsoft Intune
2 45 (5.81%) SCCM
3 18 (2.33%) Kubernetes
4 11 (1.42%) Jamf Pro
5 6 (0.78%) AirWatch
6 5 (0.65%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 5 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.39%) Ansible
7 3 (0.39%) Grafana
7 3 (0.39%) WSUS
8 2 (0.26%) Nessus
8 2 (0.26%) SCOM
8 2 (0.26%) Terraform
8 2 (0.26%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.13%) Endace
9 1 (0.13%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.13%) Istio
9 1 (0.13%) MobiControl
9 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.13%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 145 (18.73%) Microsoft
2 113 (14.60%) Apple
3 36 (4.65%) Google
4 35 (4.52%) Adobe
5 28 (3.62%) Citrix
6 27 (3.49%) VMware
7 25 (3.23%) Xamarin
8 22 (2.84%) Dell
9 20 (2.58%) HP
9 20 (2.58%) ServiceNow
10 13 (1.68%) Perfecto Mobile
11 11 (1.42%) Nokia
12 10 (1.29%) Samsung
13 8 (1.03%) McAfee
13 8 (1.03%) Remedy
14 7 (0.90%) MobileIron
15 6 (0.78%) Oracle
15 6 (0.78%) Splunk
16 5 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
17 4 (0.52%) IBM