Period
to 2 June 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 156 202 164
Rank change year-on-year +46 -38 +21
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 660 1,159 1,556
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.62% 1.40% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.13% 7.02% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 813 1,065
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £187 £200 £213
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £438 £440 £415
% change year-on-year -0.57% +6.02% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 35 49
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -7.89% +0.26%
10th Percentile £14.03 £13.05 £12.90
90th Percentile £24.50 £50.00 £40.50
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.43% -7.89% +1.60%

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 8,120 16,512 19,324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.94% 19.94% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,054 10,538 12,258
Median daily rate £425 £445 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.49% - +4.71%
10th Percentile £150 £160 £185
90th Percentile £625 £625 £615
UK median daily rate £425 £433 £425
% change year-on-year -1.73% +1.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 968 1,265
Median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.22 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £18.21 £17.25 £17.33
% change year-on-year +5.54% -0.43% +5.00%

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 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 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 +48 427 £450 - 42
North of England +30 81 £400 - 38
South East +25 74 £425 -5.56% 20
Midlands +54 34 £325 -18.75% 12
North West +25 31 £398 -6.47% 16
East of England +53 27 £450 +18.03% 19
Yorkshire +46 27 £438 -0.57% 15
North East +23 23 £400 +63.27% 7
West Midlands +54 20 £438 +6.06% 8
East Midlands +33 14 £325 -18.75% 4
South West +31 12 £463 +12.12% 9
Apple iOS
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 421 (63.79%) Android
2 219 (33.18%) iOS Development
3 183 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
4 181 (27.42%) Apple Swift
5 170 (25.76%) Windows
6 152 (23.03%) Mobile App
7 108 (16.36%) Objective-C
8 102 (15.45%) Microsoft
9 99 (15.00%) User Experience
10 83 (12.58%) Android Development
10 83 (12.58%) Office 365
10 83 (12.58%) Active Directory
10 83 (12.58%) Java
11 78 (11.82%) React Native
12 73 (11.06%) Mobile Development
13 72 (10.91%) Finance
14 70 (10.61%) Xcode
15 68 (10.30%) Windows 10
16 66 (10.00%) JavaScript
16 66 (10.00%) TDD
17 65 (9.85%) Apple
18 64 (9.70%) Git (software)
19 63 (9.55%) Azure
20 62 (9.39%) Scrum
21 57 (8.64%) Kotlin
22 52 (7.88%) REST
22 52 (7.88%) Test Automation
22 52 (7.88%) Security Cleared
23 50 (7.58%) SC Cleared
24 48 (7.27%) JIRA

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 27 (4.09%) Confluence
2 18 (2.73%) MS Exchange
2 18 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.52%) Skype for Business
4 6 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.76%) WordPress
6 3 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.30%) CMS
7 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.30%) IIS
8 1 (0.15%) Apache Qpid
8 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.15%) Drupal
8 1 (0.15%) Luigi
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 47 (7.12%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.97%) Sketch
3 12 (1.82%) InVision
4 11 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.91%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.76%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.61%) Adobe XD
9 3 (0.45%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.30%) Zeplin
11 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.15%) Figma
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) assyst
2 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 83 (12.58%) Office 365
2 63 (9.55%) Azure
3 30 (4.55%) GitHub
4 29 (4.39%) SaaS
5 27 (4.09%) AWS
6 19 (2.88%) G Suite
7 17 (2.58%) Slack
8 14 (2.12%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (1.67%) Firebase
10 10 (1.52%) GCP
11 8 (1.21%) OneDrive
11 8 (1.21%) Power Platform
11 8 (1.21%) PowerApps
12 6 (0.91%) Google Play
13 5 (0.76%) AWS CloudTrail
13 5 (0.76%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.76%) Serverless
13 5 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 4 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.64%) VPN
2 22 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
3 20 (3.03%) Skype
4 16 (2.42%) LAN
5 13 (1.97%) WAN
6 10 (1.52%) Internet
7 8 (1.21%) DNS
7 8 (1.21%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.21%) VoIP
7 8 (1.21%) Wireless
8 7 (1.06%) Firewall
9 6 (0.91%) DHCP
10 5 (0.76%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (0.61%) Bluetooth
11 4 (0.61%) WebEx
12 3 (0.45%) HTTP
12 3 (0.45%) PBX
12 3 (0.45%) ZigBee
12 3 (0.45%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.97%) MySQL
3 10 (1.52%) NoSQL
3 10 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.61%) MS Access
4 4 (0.61%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.45%) MariaDB
5 3 (0.45%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.30%) QlikView
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.15%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.15%) Redis
7 1 (0.15%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 70 (10.61%) Xcode
2 64 (9.70%) Git (software)
3 48 (7.27%) JIRA
4 27 (4.09%) Jenkins
5 22 (3.33%) CocoaPods
6 18 (2.73%) Selenium
7 17 (2.58%) Sonatype Nexus
8 13 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (1.82%) Gradle
9 12 (1.82%) Katalon Studio
10 11 (1.67%) Android Studio
10 11 (1.67%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.52%) Postman
12 9 (1.36%) Appium
12 9 (1.36%) fastlane
13 7 (1.06%) Visual Studio
14 6 (0.91%) CircleCI
14 6 (0.91%) git-flow
14 6 (0.91%) JUnit
14 6 (0.91%) Maven
General
1 72 (10.91%) Finance
2 42 (6.36%) Banking
3 19 (2.88%) Public Sector
4 18 (2.73%) Games
4 18 (2.73%) Retail
5 15 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.36%) Law
7 9 (1.36%) Marketing
8 8 (1.21%) Electronics
9 7 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.61%) Advertising
12 3 (0.45%) Billing
12 3 (0.45%) German Language
12 3 (0.45%) Police
12 3 (0.45%) Publishing
12 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.30%) French Language
13 2 (0.30%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 302 (45.76%) Developer
2 173 (26.21%) iOS Developer
3 51 (7.73%) Analyst
4 48 (7.27%) React Developer
5 33 (5.00%) Android Developer
5 33 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
6 32 (4.85%) Senior Developer
6 32 (4.85%) Support Engineer
7 26 (3.94%) Senior iOS Developer
8 25 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support
9 23 (3.48%) Designer
9 23 (3.48%) Desktop Support
10 17 (2.58%) Architect
10 17 (2.58%) Full Stack Developer
10 17 (2.58%) iOS Android Developer
10 17 (2.58%) IT Support
11 15 (2.27%) Support Analyst
11 15 (2.27%) Tester
12 14 (2.12%) Applications Developer
12 14 (2.12%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (11.82%) React Native
2 52 (7.88%) REST
3 40 (6.06%) Node.js
4 35 (5.30%) .NET
5 34 (5.15%) HTML
6 33 (5.00%) React
7 30 (4.55%) RESTful
8 27 (4.09%) iOS SDK
8 27 (4.09%) Redux
9 26 (3.94%) JSON
10 25 (3.79%) CSS
11 23 (3.48%) HTML5
11 23 (3.48%) RxSwift
12 22 (3.33%) Cocoa
13 19 (2.88%) Kafka
14 14 (2.12%) Flutter
14 14 (2.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (1.97%) AngularJS
16 11 (1.67%) RxCocoa
16 11 (1.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 152 (23.03%) Mobile App
2 99 (15.00%) User Experience
3 42 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (5.91%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (4.09%) iPhone
6 21 (3.18%) iPad
7 19 (2.88%) Management Information System
8 18 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
9 16 (2.42%) Blackberry
10 13 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (1.82%) W3C
12 11 (1.67%) SCORM
13 8 (1.21%) Animation
13 8 (1.21%) NHS
14 7 (1.06%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.91%) Mobile Games
15 6 (0.91%) Public Cloud
15 6 (0.91%) STB
16 5 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
17 4 (0.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 421 (63.79%) Android
2 170 (25.76%) Windows
3 68 (10.30%) Windows 10
4 35 (5.30%) Mac OS
5 33 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 25 (3.79%) Mac OS X
7 21 (3.18%) Linux
8 20 (3.03%) Windows Server
9 14 (2.12%) Windows Mobile
10 9 (1.36%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2016
12 4 (0.61%) tvOS
12 4 (0.61%) Unix
12 4 (0.61%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.45%) Tizen
13 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.15%) Android TV
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (33.18%) iOS Development
2 183 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (12.58%) Android Development
4 73 (11.06%) Mobile Development
5 66 (10.00%) TDD
6 62 (9.39%) Scrum
7 52 (7.88%) Test Automation
8 45 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
9 37 (5.61%) ITIL
9 37 (5.61%) Software Engineering
10 35 (5.30%) Mobile Application Development
11 33 (5.00%) DevOps
12 30 (4.55%) Open Source
13 29 (4.39%) MVVM
14 27 (4.09%) Microservices
15 25 (3.79%) Analytics
15 25 (3.79%) BDD
16 24 (3.64%) Mentoring
17 23 (3.48%) Functional Testing
17 23 (3.48%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 181 (27.42%) Apple Swift
2 108 (16.36%) Objective-C
3 83 (12.58%) Java
4 66 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 57 (8.64%) Kotlin
6 30 (4.55%) C#
7 27 (4.09%) Python
7 27 (4.09%) TypeScript
8 22 (3.33%) C++
9 17 (2.58%) SQL
10 14 (2.12%) PowerShell
11 13 (1.97%) PHP
12 12 (1.82%) C
13 6 (0.91%) Java 8
13 6 (0.91%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.76%) Scala
15 4 (0.61%) Clojure
16 3 (0.45%) ES6
16 3 (0.45%) Ruby
17 2 (0.30%) Dart
Qualifications
1 52 (7.88%) Security Cleared
2 50 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 38 (5.76%) Degree
4 12 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.21%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (0.91%) A+ Certification
8 5 (0.76%) Postgraduate
9 4 (0.61%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (0.61%) ISEB
9 4 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.45%) CCNA
10 3 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.45%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.45%) MCP
10 3 (0.45%) MCSE
10 3 (0.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.91%) QA
2 12 (1.82%) SLA
2 12 (1.82%) WCAG
3 6 (0.91%) GDPR
4 2 (0.30%) NCSC
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 83 (12.58%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.18%) Docker
3 11 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.15%) Firmware
6 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (5.15%) Microsoft Intune
2 27 (4.09%) SCCM
3 22 (3.33%) AirWatch
4 18 (2.73%) Terraform
5 14 (2.12%) Jamf Pro
6 11 (1.67%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.61%) WSUS
9 3 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.30%) Ansible
10 2 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.15%) Puppet
11 1 (0.15%) SafeCom
11 1 (0.15%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 102 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 65 (9.85%) Apple
3 33 (5.00%) Google
4 29 (4.39%) VMware
5 20 (3.03%) Adobe
6 18 (2.73%) Splunk
7 17 (2.58%) Xamarin
8 16 (2.42%) Citrix
9 13 (1.97%) HP
10 12 (1.82%) Samsung
11 11 (1.67%) AppDynamics
12 10 (1.52%) Dell
13 9 (1.36%) ServiceNow
14 7 (1.06%) Remedy
15 6 (0.91%) SAP
16 5 (0.76%) CA
16 5 (0.76%) Mapbox
16 5 (0.76%) Polycom
17 4 (0.61%) MobileIron
17 4 (0.61%) Xerox