Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 175 185
Rank change year-on-year +12 +10 -30
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 1,579 1,382 1,462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.68% 1.53% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.07% 7.41% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,082 955 1,058
England median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £183 £210 £225
90th Percentile £588 £550 £563
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 43 30
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.65% +25.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £28.79 £60.50 £39.08
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year - -21.35% +30.88%

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 19,565 18,642 21,602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.82% 20.64% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,200 11,824 13,836
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
10th Percentile £175 £185 £210
90th Percentile £613 £598 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,401 1,121 1,144
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.63
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.09 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% +0.46%

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 2018. 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 +16 990 £450 +2.62% 249
South East -13 198 £375 -6.25% 102
North of England -2 188 £400 +14.29% 132
Midlands +2 114 £375 +11.11% 71
North West -14 100 £400 +14.29% 81
Yorkshire -8 72 £400 +14.29% 50
West Midlands -8 59 £355 +5.19% 37
East Midlands +11 55 £375 +9.09% 34
East of England -39 44 £388 +10.71% 40
South West -24 41 £363 -12.12% 45
North East -8 16 £260 -11.86% 1
Apple iOS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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.

1 991 (62.76%) Android
2 605 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
3 552 (34.96%) iOS Development
4 496 (31.41%) Mobile App
5 437 (27.68%) JavaScript
6 398 (25.21%) Windows
7 386 (24.45%) Apple Swift
8 329 (20.84%) User Experience
9 315 (19.95%) Java
10 295 (18.68%) Objective-C
11 283 (17.92%) TDD
12 282 (17.86%) Apple
13 266 (16.85%) Finance
14 261 (16.53%) Android Development
15 259 (16.40%) Git (software)
16 247 (15.64%) HTML
17 246 (15.58%) Microsoft
18 232 (14.69%) Active Directory
19 225 (14.25%) CSS
19 225 (14.25%) Mobile Development
20 222 (14.06%) Scrum
21 214 (13.55%) RESTful
22 212 (13.43%) Test Automation
23 203 (12.86%) React Native
24 190 (12.03%) Windows 10
25 186 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
26 179 (11.34%) Office 365
27 175 (11.08%) Banking
28 164 (10.39%) REST
29 160 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure

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 41 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.28%) MS Exchange
3 32 (2.03%) Confluence
4 27 (1.71%) Skype for Business
5 24 (1.52%) CMS
6 23 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (0.63%) IIS
9 7 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (0.44%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.32%) Liferay
11 4 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.25%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.25%) Apache
11 4 (0.25%) Documentum
11 4 (0.25%) Drupal
11 4 (0.25%) FileNet
11 4 (0.25%) LiveCycle
11 4 (0.25%) LiveLink
11 4 (0.25%) Marvel
Applications
1 152 (9.63%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (2.41%) InVision
3 18 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.14%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.25%) UserZoom
6 3 (0.19%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.19%) Flinto
6 3 (0.19%) Pixate
6 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.13%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.063%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.063%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.13%) Line 50
2 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.13%) Sage X3
2 2 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.063%) Eikon
3 1 (0.063%) Magento
3 1 (0.063%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.063%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.063%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.063%) Shopify
3 1 (0.063%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 179 (11.34%) Office 365
2 160 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 117 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (3.04%) PaaS
5 38 (2.41%) OneDrive
6 34 (2.15%) GitHub
7 25 (1.58%) Google Play
8 17 (1.08%) SaaS
9 14 (0.89%) IaaS
9 14 (0.89%) npm
10 11 (0.70%) G Suite
11 9 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (0.51%) Sauce Labs
13 7 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 7 (0.44%) BrowserStack
13 7 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.38%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.38%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.38%) TestFlight
15 4 (0.25%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 72 (4.56%) DNS
2 50 (3.17%) Internet
3 49 (3.10%) VPN
4 43 (2.72%) DHCP
5 36 (2.28%) LAN
6 31 (1.96%) WAN
7 30 (1.90%) Skype
8 28 (1.77%) TCP/IP
8 28 (1.77%) VoIP
9 22 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
10 18 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (1.08%) HTTP
11 17 (1.08%) Wireless
12 16 (1.01%) WLAN
13 15 (0.95%) SSL
14 11 (0.70%) Bluetooth
14 11 (0.70%) Firewall
14 11 (0.70%) SMS
15 9 (0.57%) PABX
15 9 (0.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (3.17%) MySQL
2 38 (2.41%) SQL Server
3 31 (1.96%) SQLite
4 29 (1.84%) MongoDB
5 28 (1.77%) Cosmos DB
5 28 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (1.71%) Relational Database
7 23 (1.46%) NoSQL
8 18 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
8 18 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (0.89%) Redis
10 10 (0.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 10 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (0.57%) Blockchain
12 7 (0.44%) Big Data
13 6 (0.38%) Power BI
14 5 (0.32%) CouchDB
14 5 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 259 (16.40%) Git (software)
2 157 (9.94%) JIRA
3 151 (9.56%) Xcode
4 115 (7.28%) Jenkins
5 69 (4.37%) Appium
5 69 (4.37%) Subversion
6 66 (4.18%) Visual Studio
7 65 (4.12%) Selenium
8 62 (3.93%) Axure RP
9 60 (3.80%) Cucumber
10 57 (3.61%) Visual Studio Team System
11 37 (2.34%) Maven
12 34 (2.15%) Mercurial
13 31 (1.96%) Gradle
14 28 (1.77%) WebDriver
15 27 (1.71%) Sublime Text
16 24 (1.52%) Bitbucket
17 23 (1.46%) TeamCity
18 20 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 20 (1.27%) webpack
General
1 266 (16.85%) Finance
2 175 (11.08%) Banking
3 77 (4.88%) Retail
4 54 (3.42%) Marketing
5 49 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 31 (1.96%) Games
7 30 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 28 (1.77%) Law
9 26 (1.65%) Publishing
10 19 (1.20%) Legal
11 16 (1.01%) Electronics
11 16 (1.01%) Retail Banking
12 12 (0.76%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.70%) Automotive
14 10 (0.63%) Advertising
15 9 (0.57%) Billing
16 8 (0.51%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.38%) Spanish Language
18 5 (0.32%) Front Office
18 5 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 755 (47.82%) Developer
2 328 (20.77%) iOS Developer
3 159 (10.07%) Analyst
4 124 (7.85%) React Developer
5 111 (7.03%) Mobile Developer
6 106 (6.71%) Support Engineer
7 93 (5.89%) Desktop Support
8 87 (5.51%) Applications Developer
9 85 (5.38%) Designer
10 84 (5.32%) Senior Developer
11 78 (4.94%) Support Analyst
12 68 (4.31%) Architect
13 66 (4.18%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 62 (3.93%) UX Designer
15 59 (3.74%) Android Developer
15 59 (3.74%) Desktop Engineer
16 57 (3.61%) IT Support
17 56 (3.55%) 2nd Line Support
18 55 (3.48%) Java Developer
19 52 (3.29%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (15.64%) HTML
2 225 (14.25%) CSS
3 214 (13.55%) RESTful
4 203 (12.86%) React Native
5 164 (10.39%) REST
6 148 (9.37%) React
7 141 (8.93%) AngularJS
8 135 (8.55%) HTML5
8 135 (8.55%) JSON
8 135 (8.55%) Node.js
8 135 (8.55%) Web Services
9 104 (6.59%) .NET
10 98 (6.21%) CSS3
11 81 (5.13%) Redux
12 77 (4.88%) jQuery
13 70 (4.43%) iOS SDK
14 61 (3.86%) Apache Cordova
15 58 (3.67%) OAuth
16 54 (3.42%) XML
17 53 (3.36%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 496 (31.41%) Mobile App
2 329 (20.84%) User Experience
3 110 (6.97%) iPhone
4 96 (6.08%) iPad
5 86 (5.45%) Computer Science
6 82 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
6 82 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
7 81 (5.13%) Fintech
8 46 (2.91%) Smartphone
9 34 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
10 31 (1.96%) Data Structures
11 30 (1.90%) Management Information System
12 28 (1.77%) Animation
12 28 (1.77%) Blackberry
13 26 (1.65%) Algorithms
14 21 (1.33%) Virtual Team
15 19 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
16 17 (1.08%) Video\Live Streaming
17 16 (1.01%) Cloud Native
18 15 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 991 (62.76%) Android
2 398 (25.21%) Windows
3 190 (12.03%) Windows 10
4 133 (8.42%) Windows 7
5 108 (6.84%) Mac OS
6 80 (5.07%) Linux
7 73 (4.62%) Windows Server
8 59 (3.74%) Mac OS X
9 56 (3.55%) Windows 8
10 40 (2.53%) Unix
11 32 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
14 14 (0.89%) Windows Phone
15 12 (0.76%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
18 3 (0.19%) Windows Vista
19 2 (0.13%) DC/OS
19 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 605 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
2 552 (34.96%) iOS Development
3 283 (17.92%) TDD
4 261 (16.53%) Android Development
5 225 (14.25%) Mobile Development
6 222 (14.06%) Scrum
7 212 (13.43%) Test Automation
8 186 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
9 152 (9.63%) DevOps
10 139 (8.80%) BDD
11 115 (7.28%) OO
12 102 (6.46%) Microservices
13 101 (6.40%) Problem-Solving
14 90 (5.70%) MVC
15 88 (5.57%) ITIL
16 87 (5.51%) Software Engineering
17 85 (5.38%) E-Commerce
17 85 (5.38%) Unit Testing
18 84 (5.32%) Mobile Application Development
19 76 (4.81%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 437 (27.68%) JavaScript
2 386 (24.45%) Apple Swift
3 315 (19.95%) Java
4 295 (18.68%) Objective-C
5 137 (8.68%) C#
6 113 (7.16%) SQL
7 89 (5.64%) Python
8 76 (4.81%) C++
9 54 (3.42%) PHP
10 46 (2.91%) PowerShell
11 45 (2.85%) ES6
12 44 (2.79%) Go
13 35 (2.22%) C
14 33 (2.09%) TypeScript
15 28 (1.77%) Java 8
16 27 (1.71%) ES7
17 26 (1.65%) JSX
17 26 (1.65%) Kotlin
17 26 (1.65%) Ruby
18 15 (0.95%) Rust
Qualifications
1 97 (6.14%) Degree
2 55 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 29 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (1.58%) SC Cleared
6 24 (1.52%) A+ Certification
7 18 (1.14%) MCSE
8 13 (0.82%) ISEB
8 13 (0.82%) Master's Degree
9 9 (0.57%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.57%) MCDST
10 8 (0.51%) CEH
10 8 (0.51%) CISSP
11 6 (0.38%) DBS Check
11 6 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.32%) MCSA
13 4 (0.25%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.25%) MBA
13 4 (0.25%) MCSM
14 3 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (6.46%) QA
2 53 (3.36%) SLA
3 22 (1.39%) GDPR
4 7 (0.44%) WCAG
5 5 (0.32%) ISO 8583
5 5 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.32%) PMO
6 3 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.19%) NIST 800
6 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.13%) TickIT
8 1 (0.063%) GxP
8 1 (0.063%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.063%) MISRA
8 1 (0.063%) MISRA C
System Software
1 232 (14.69%) Active Directory
2 69 (4.37%) Docker
3 25 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (0.44%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.38%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.25%) XenApp
10 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.063%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.063%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.063%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.063%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.063%) vSphere
11 1 (0.063%) Xen
Systems Management
1 109 (6.90%) SCCM
2 40 (2.53%) Kubernetes
3 32 (2.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 31 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 22 (1.39%) AirWatch
5 22 (1.39%) Terraform
6 16 (1.01%) HockeyApp
7 15 (0.95%) Ansible
8 9 (0.57%) Puppet
8 9 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.38%) SAP Afaria
10 6 (0.38%) XenMobile
11 5 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.32%) Salt
12 4 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.25%) Jamf Pro
13 3 (0.19%) CASB
13 3 (0.19%) Kibana
14 2 (0.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 282 (17.86%) Apple
2 246 (15.58%) Microsoft
3 86 (5.45%) Xamarin
4 85 (5.38%) Google
5 66 (4.18%) Citrix
6 39 (2.47%) VMware
7 36 (2.28%) Adobe
8 35 (2.22%) ServiceNow
9 23 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (1.39%) HP
10 22 (1.39%) Oracle
11 21 (1.33%) SAP
12 18 (1.14%) Atlassian
13 16 (1.01%) Bloomberg
13 16 (1.01%) Sencha
14 15 (0.95%) McAfee
15 14 (0.89%) IBM
16 13 (0.82%) Twitter
17 11 (0.70%) Remedy
17 11 (0.70%) Reuters