Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 208 156 202
Rank change year-on-year -52 +46 -33
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 829 458 1,151
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.31% 1.74% 1.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.37% 9.22% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 309 772
10th Percentile £213 £213 £165
25th Percentile £400 £325 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £484 £425 £434
Median % change year-on-year +13.82% -2.02% +2.06%
75th Percentile £575 £525 £525
90th Percentile £650 £576 £600
UK median daily rate £495 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +16.47% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 23 36
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.00 £10.87
25th Percentile £12.25 £13.66 £13.39
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £16.49
Median % change year-on-year -21.62% +12.17% -5.76%
75th Percentile £39.38 £20.75 £19.00
90th Percentile £61.20 £40.09 £25.22
UK median hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £16.49
% change year-on-year -21.62% +12.17% -5.76%

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 9,900 4,970 16,625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.59% 18.87% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,675 3,245 10,733
10th Percentile £170 £180 £150
25th Percentile £335 £318 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
75th Percentile £575 £538 £538
90th Percentile £668 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 574 261 1,006
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.43 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.88 £14.35 £13.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.41
Median % change year-on-year -7.89% +9.16% -0.54%
75th Percentile £39.90 £36.34 £33.44
90th Percentile £62.85 £48.17 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -44 519 £500 +11.11% 164
North of England -74 77 £475 +18.75% 77
South East -54 73 £306 -24.38% 33
South West -11 40 £200 -55.56% 26
Midlands -63 38 £375 -6.25% 40
North West -57 37 £475 +31.94% 50
Yorkshire -49 32 £475 +11.76% 16
East of England -25 27 £475 +100.00% 27
East Midlands -29 19 £375 +15.38% 24
West Midlands -60 19 £425 +6.25% 16
North East -11 8 £463 -17.85% 11
Apple iOS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 494 (59.59%) Android
2 306 (36.91%) Agile Software Development
3 270 (32.57%) iOS Development
4 244 (29.43%) Apple Swift
5 229 (27.62%) Mobile App
6 193 (23.28%) Windows
7 156 (18.82%) User Experience
7 156 (18.82%) Social Skills
8 151 (18.21%) Microsoft
9 128 (15.44%) TDD
10 127 (15.32%) JavaScript
10 127 (15.32%) Objective-C
11 109 (13.15%) React Native
12 101 (12.18%) Active Directory
13 99 (11.94%) Java
13 99 (11.94%) Android Development
14 97 (11.70%) Microsoft 365
14 97 (11.70%) Apple
15 95 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
16 94 (11.34%) Azure
17 92 (11.10%) Windows 10
18 91 (10.98%) Test Automation
19 90 (10.86%) RESTful
20 87 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
21 86 (10.37%) Finance
22 83 (10.01%) Git (software)
23 80 (9.65%) Retail
23 80 (9.65%) Xcode
24 77 (9.29%) iOS SDK
24 77 (9.29%) Mobile Development

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 23 (2.77%) Confluence
2 17 (2.05%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.69%) Skype for Business
4 6 (0.72%) IBM Notes
5 5 (0.60%) Apache
5 5 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.60%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.36%) Appian
6 3 (0.36%) JBoss
6 3 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.24%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.24%) CMS
7 2 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.24%) Headless CMS
7 2 (0.24%) IIS
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.12%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 76 (9.17%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (7.60%) Sketch
3 50 (6.03%) Zeplin
4 18 (2.17%) InVision
5 15 (1.81%) Figma
6 14 (1.69%) Adobe XD
6 14 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
7 13 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 12 (1.45%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (0.60%) Marvel
11 4 (0.48%) UXPin
12 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
13 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.12%) iWork
14 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.36%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.24%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 97 (11.70%) Microsoft 365
2 94 (11.34%) Azure
3 37 (4.46%) GitHub
4 34 (4.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 33 (3.98%) AWS
6 29 (3.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 18 (2.17%) SaaS
8 13 (1.57%) Serverless
9 12 (1.45%) BrowserStack
9 12 (1.45%) Firebase
9 12 (1.45%) GCP
9 12 (1.45%) OneDrive
10 11 (1.33%) Sauce Labs
11 8 (0.97%) Google Play
11 8 (0.97%) IaaS
12 7 (0.84%) Google Workspace
13 6 (0.72%) GitHub Actions
14 5 (0.60%) PaaS
15 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.48%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.98%) Wi-Fi
2 25 (3.02%) LAN
3 20 (2.41%) Firewall
4 18 (2.17%) DNS
4 18 (2.17%) VoIP
4 18 (2.17%) VPN
5 17 (2.05%) Skype
5 17 (2.05%) WAN
6 16 (1.93%) Internet
7 13 (1.57%) DHCP
8 10 (1.21%) TCP/IP
9 9 (1.09%) Bluetooth
9 9 (1.09%) Wireless
10 8 (0.97%) HTTP
10 8 (0.97%) WebEx
11 7 (0.84%) 2G
12 6 (0.72%) MQTT
13 5 (0.60%) Network Security
13 5 (0.60%) Wireshark
14 4 (0.48%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.33%) MongoDB
2 11 (1.33%) MySQL
3 10 (1.21%) NoSQL
4 6 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.60%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.48%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.36%) Big Data
7 3 (0.36%) MariaDB
7 3 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.24%) BigQuery
8 2 (0.24%) DB2
8 2 (0.24%) OLAP
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.12%) Redis
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.12%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 83 (10.01%) Git (software)
2 80 (9.65%) Xcode
3 70 (8.44%) Jenkins
4 54 (6.51%) JIRA
5 40 (4.83%) Postman
6 32 (3.86%) fastlane
7 28 (3.38%) Appium
8 25 (3.02%) Cucumber
9 24 (2.90%) Selenium
10 22 (2.65%) JUnit
11 14 (1.69%) Axure RP
12 13 (1.57%) Android Studio
12 13 (1.57%) CocoaPods
12 13 (1.57%) SoapUI
13 12 (1.45%) Mercurial
13 12 (1.45%) Subversion
14 11 (1.33%) CircleCI
15 10 (1.21%) Cypress.io
15 10 (1.21%) Mockito
16 9 (1.09%) Calabash
General
1 156 (18.82%) Social Skills
2 86 (10.37%) Finance
3 80 (9.65%) Retail
4 65 (7.84%) Banking
5 46 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (3.86%) Telecoms
7 24 (2.90%) Publishing
8 22 (2.65%) Games
9 21 (2.53%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.93%) Presentation Skills
11 15 (1.81%) Public Sector
12 14 (1.69%) Marketing
13 13 (1.57%) Investment Banking
14 9 (1.09%) Electronics
14 9 (1.09%) Law
15 8 (0.97%) Documentation Skills
16 7 (0.84%) Automotive
17 6 (0.72%) German Language
17 6 (0.72%) Organisational Skills
18 5 (0.60%) French Language
Job Titles
1 368 (44.39%) Developer
2 200 (24.13%) iOS Developer
3 71 (8.56%) Designer
4 69 (8.32%) Senior Developer
5 65 (7.84%) React Developer
6 52 (6.27%) Mobile Developer
6 52 (6.27%) Support Engineer
7 50 (6.03%) UI Designer
8 47 (5.67%) Senior iOS Developer
9 38 (4.58%) Android Developer
10 35 (4.22%) Analyst
11 31 (3.74%) Mobile Engineer
12 28 (3.38%) IT Support
13 27 (3.26%) Architect
13 27 (3.26%) Desktop Support
13 27 (3.26%) Tester
14 24 (2.90%) UX Designer
15 22 (2.65%) Desktop Engineer
15 22 (2.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 21 (2.53%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (13.15%) React Native
2 90 (10.86%) RESTful
3 77 (9.29%) iOS SDK
4 69 (8.32%) HTML
5 63 (7.60%) React
6 62 (7.48%) REST
7 47 (5.67%) JSON
8 44 (5.31%) CSS
9 39 (4.70%) Node.js
10 35 (4.22%) Web Services
11 34 (4.10%) Cocoa
12 32 (3.86%) Core Data
13 31 (3.74%) XML
14 26 (3.14%) RxSwift
15 25 (3.02%) .NET
16 23 (2.77%) Core Animation
16 23 (2.77%) GraphQL
17 22 (2.65%) SOAP
18 21 (2.53%) Android SDK
19 16 (1.93%) Flutter
Miscellaneous
1 229 (27.62%) Mobile App
2 156 (18.82%) User Experience
3 63 (7.60%) iPhone
4 36 (4.34%) Greenfield Project
5 34 (4.10%) iPad
6 26 (3.14%) W3C
7 24 (2.90%) Animation
7 24 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
8 22 (2.65%) Data Protection Act
9 21 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
10 18 (2.17%) Video\Live Streaming
10 18 (2.17%) Virtual Team
11 12 (1.45%) Digital Signage
11 12 (1.45%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.45%) Video on Demand
12 11 (1.33%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.21%) Blackberry
13 10 (1.21%) Social Media
14 9 (1.09%) Smartphone
15 8 (0.97%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 494 (59.59%) Android
2 193 (23.28%) Windows
3 92 (11.10%) Windows 10
4 54 (6.51%) Mac OS
5 31 (3.74%) Mac OS X
6 30 (3.62%) Windows Server
7 24 (2.90%) Windows 7
8 22 (2.65%) Linux
9 14 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
10 13 (1.57%) tvOS
11 11 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.97%) Windows Server 2016
14 6 (0.72%) Unix
14 6 (0.72%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.72%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2019
16 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.48%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (36.91%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (32.57%) iOS Development
3 128 (15.44%) TDD
4 99 (11.94%) Android Development
5 95 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
6 91 (10.98%) Test Automation
7 87 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
8 77 (9.29%) Mobile Development
9 66 (7.96%) Scrum
9 66 (7.96%) Software Engineering
10 64 (7.72%) MVVM
11 60 (7.24%) Pair Programming
12 57 (6.88%) Prototyping
13 56 (6.76%) MVC
14 54 (6.51%) DevOps
15 49 (5.91%) Clean Code
16 48 (5.79%) Continuous Improvement
17 47 (5.67%) Unit Testing
18 43 (5.19%) Computer Science
19 42 (5.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 244 (29.43%) Apple Swift
2 127 (15.32%) JavaScript
2 127 (15.32%) Objective-C
3 99 (11.94%) Java
4 62 (7.48%) Kotlin
5 45 (5.43%) C#
6 43 (5.19%) C++
7 41 (4.95%) TypeScript
8 33 (3.98%) PowerShell
9 29 (3.50%) SQL
10 22 (2.65%) C
11 19 (2.29%) Python
12 17 (2.05%) Ruby
13 13 (1.57%) PHP
14 10 (1.21%) Scala
15 8 (0.97%) ES6
16 7 (0.84%) Go
16 7 (0.84%) Perl
16 7 (0.84%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.84%) XAML
Qualifications
1 42 (5.07%) Degree
2 27 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.33%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.33%) MCSA
7 9 (1.09%) MCSE
8 7 (0.84%) MCP
9 6 (0.72%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.48%) A+ Certification
10 4 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.48%) MCITP
11 3 (0.36%) ISEB
11 3 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.36%) MCTS
11 3 (0.36%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.36%) PMP
12 2 (0.24%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (8.32%) QA
2 59 (7.12%) Accessibility
3 36 (4.34%) SLA
4 14 (1.69%) WCAG
5 4 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.48%) PMO
6 3 (0.36%) GDPR
6 3 (0.36%) NIST
6 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.24%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) GLBA
System Software
1 101 (12.18%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.09%) Docker
3 9 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.24%) Firmware
7 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.24%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.24%) PowerHA
7 2 (0.24%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.24%) vSphere
8 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 48 (5.79%) SCCM
2 47 (5.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (2.05%) Single Sign-On
4 16 (1.93%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 11 (1.33%) Kubernetes
6 9 (1.09%) AirWatch
7 8 (0.97%) Jamf Pro
8 6 (0.72%) Grafana
8 6 (0.72%) Kibana
9 5 (0.60%) Nessus
10 4 (0.48%) HP ALM
10 4 (0.48%) Terraform
11 3 (0.36%) SCOM
12 2 (0.24%) Ansible
12 2 (0.24%) EnCase
12 2 (0.24%) MobiControl
12 2 (0.24%) WSUS
13 1 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
13 1 (0.12%) Nmap
13 1 (0.12%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 151 (18.21%) Microsoft
2 97 (11.70%) Apple
3 60 (7.24%) Adobe
4 38 (4.58%) Google
5 30 (3.62%) Xamarin
6 26 (3.14%) HP
7 23 (2.77%) Dell
8 20 (2.41%) VMware
9 19 (2.29%) Citrix
10 17 (2.05%) Samsung
11 13 (1.57%) SAP
12 12 (1.45%) ServiceNow
13 11 (1.33%) Perfecto Mobile
14 8 (0.97%) CA
14 8 (0.97%) CA Agile Central
14 8 (0.97%) IBM
14 8 (0.97%) MobileIron
14 8 (0.97%) Oracle
14 8 (0.97%) Roku
15 7 (0.84%) Splunk