Period
to 29 September 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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 158 198 172
Rank change year-on-year +40 -26 +5
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 457 1,126 1,526
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.77% 1.43% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.58% 7.01% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 787 1,060
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £263 £163 £174
90th Percentile £575 £596 £588
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 60
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.85 £13.00
90th Percentile £41.13 £25.81 £29.26
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.49 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.11% -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 4,771 16,074 19,308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.44% 20.35% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,898 10,147 12,045
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £182 £150 £175
90th Percentile £625 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.35% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 1,037 1,372
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £12.03 £11.21 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.07 £51.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -2.86%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +12 262 £450 - 104
North of England +76 90 £398 +6.00% 57
North West +50 45 £360 -4.00% 29
Yorkshire +85 41 £428 -10.00% 17
South East +75 39 £429 +22.44% 35
Midlands +72 30 £350 -15.15% 29
West Midlands +58 19 £363 -14.71% 20
East Midlands +48 11 £325 -16.13% 9
East of England +62 9 £325 -11.62% 12
South West +91 7 £450 - 26
North East +29 4 £563 +257.46% 11
Apple iOS
UK

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 269 (58.86%) Android
2 165 (36.11%) iOS Development
3 162 (35.45%) Apple Swift
4 139 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (29.54%) Mobile App
6 96 (21.01%) User Experience
7 90 (19.69%) Java
8 84 (18.38%) Git (software)
9 80 (17.51%) Objective-C
10 79 (17.29%) JavaScript
11 78 (17.07%) Windows
12 72 (15.75%) REST
12 72 (15.75%) AWS
13 68 (14.88%) Jenkins
13 68 (14.88%) Test Automation
13 68 (14.88%) Microsoft
14 64 (14.00%) Azure
15 63 (13.79%) Android Development
16 61 (13.35%) Scrum
17 60 (13.13%) React
18 59 (12.91%) Xcode
18 59 (12.91%) JIRA
19 57 (12.47%) Node.js
20 56 (12.25%) Finance
21 55 (12.04%) HTML
22 54 (11.82%) Python
22 54 (11.82%) JSON
23 53 (11.60%) TDD
24 51 (11.16%) React Native
24 51 (11.16%) Kotlin

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 44 (9.63%) Confluence
2 20 (4.38%) Cloud Foundry
3 15 (3.28%) MS Exchange
4 13 (2.84%) Mule
4 13 (2.84%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.09%) Headless CMS
6 5 (1.09%) IIS
6 5 (1.09%) JBoss
6 5 (1.09%) Jetty
6 5 (1.09%) MQSeries
6 5 (1.09%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 5 (1.09%) Red Hat Fuse
6 5 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.09%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.09%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.09%) WordPress
7 4 (0.88%) Apache
7 4 (0.88%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (2.84%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.63%) Figma
3 10 (2.19%) Photoshop
3 10 (2.19%) Sketch
4 9 (1.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (1.53%) Zeplin
6 6 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (1.31%) MS Visio
7 5 (1.09%) Adobe XD
7 5 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.88%) InVision
9 3 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.44%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.44%) iWork
11 1 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.09%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 72 (15.75%) AWS
2 64 (14.00%) Azure
3 38 (8.32%) GitHub
4 31 (6.78%) Slack
5 30 (6.56%) Office 365
6 26 (5.69%) GCP
7 16 (3.50%) Firebase
8 15 (3.28%) PaaS
9 13 (2.84%) IaaS
10 10 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (2.19%) SaaS
11 9 (1.97%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (1.97%) Serverless
12 7 (1.53%) OneDrive
13 6 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (1.09%) Amazon S3
14 5 (1.09%) AWS CloudTrail
14 5 (1.09%) Azure Functions
14 5 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (2.63%) Firewall
3 9 (1.97%) VoIP
4 7 (1.53%) VPN
5 6 (1.31%) Bluetooth
5 6 (1.31%) WAN
6 5 (1.09%) DNS
6 5 (1.09%) IP Telephony
6 5 (1.09%) Skype
6 5 (1.09%) SSH
7 3 (0.66%) HTTP
7 3 (0.66%) Wireless
7 3 (0.66%) ZigBee
7 3 (0.66%) Z-Wave
8 2 (0.44%) Internet
8 2 (0.44%) LAN
9 1 (0.22%) DHCP
9 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.25%) NoSQL
2 22 (4.81%) MySQL
3 21 (4.60%) MongoDB
4 20 (4.38%) SQL Server
5 11 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.19%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.53%) Cosmos DB
7 7 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.09%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.66%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.66%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.44%) MS Access
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.44%) Power BI
12 1 (0.22%) Big Data
12 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 84 (18.38%) Git (software)
2 68 (14.88%) Jenkins
3 59 (12.91%) JIRA
3 59 (12.91%) Xcode
4 36 (7.88%) CocoaPods
5 33 (7.22%) Sonatype Nexus
6 30 (6.56%) Maven
7 27 (5.91%) Android Studio
8 21 (4.60%) JUnit
9 20 (4.38%) IntelliJ
10 17 (3.72%) Gradle
11 15 (3.28%) Mockito
12 14 (3.06%) Vagrant
13 11 (2.41%) Cucumber
14 10 (2.19%) CircleCI
15 9 (1.97%) Appium
15 9 (1.97%) Selenium
15 9 (1.97%) webpack
16 8 (1.75%) Ant
16 8 (1.75%) Axure RP
General
1 56 (12.25%) Finance
2 38 (8.32%) Banking
3 19 (4.16%) Public Sector
4 15 (3.28%) Retail
4 15 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.84%) Law
6 11 (2.41%) Electronics
7 9 (1.97%) Games
8 7 (1.53%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.31%) Marketing
10 5 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.88%) Billing
11 4 (0.88%) Local Government
11 4 (0.88%) Publishing
12 3 (0.66%) Advertising
12 3 (0.66%) Automotive
13 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 226 (49.45%) Developer
2 122 (26.70%) iOS Developer
3 29 (6.35%) Mobile Developer
3 29 (6.35%) Senior Developer
4 27 (5.91%) React Developer
5 24 (5.25%) Designer
6 22 (4.81%) Architect
7 20 (4.38%) Analyst
7 20 (4.38%) Senior iOS Developer
8 19 (4.16%) Applications Developer
9 17 (3.72%) Android Developer
9 17 (3.72%) Support Engineer
9 17 (3.72%) UX Designer
10 15 (3.28%) Lead Developer
11 14 (3.06%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 13 (2.84%) iOS Android Developer
12 13 (2.84%) Mobile Engineer
13 11 (2.41%) Full Stack Developer
13 11 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (1.97%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (15.75%) REST
2 60 (13.13%) React
3 57 (12.47%) Node.js
4 55 (12.04%) HTML
5 54 (11.82%) JSON
6 51 (11.16%) React Native
7 41 (8.97%) CSS
7 41 (8.97%) HTML5
8 32 (7.00%) Spring
9 30 (6.56%) AngularJS
10 28 (6.13%) RESTful
11 24 (5.25%) Spring Boot
12 22 (4.81%) .NET
13 20 (4.38%) Cocoa
13 20 (4.38%) CSS3
14 19 (4.16%) iOS SDK
14 19 (4.16%) jQuery
15 18 (3.94%) Cocoa Touch
15 18 (3.94%) Redux
16 16 (3.50%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 135 (29.54%) Mobile App
2 96 (21.01%) User Experience
3 22 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.28%) Animation
5 12 (2.63%) iPhone
6 9 (1.97%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.97%) Video\Live Streaming
7 8 (1.75%) Graphic Design
7 8 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.53%) iPad
8 7 (1.53%) NHS
8 7 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.31%) Video on Demand
10 5 (1.09%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.09%) Derivative
10 5 (1.09%) Digital Signage
10 5 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.09%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 269 (58.86%) Android
2 78 (17.07%) Windows
3 22 (4.81%) Mac OS
3 22 (4.81%) Windows 10
4 18 (3.94%) Windows 7
5 16 (3.50%) Linux
6 15 (3.28%) Windows Server
7 11 (2.41%) Mac OS X
8 10 (2.19%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.53%) tvOS
10 7 (1.53%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (1.31%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.09%) CentOS
12 5 (1.09%) Debian
12 5 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.88%) Unix
14 3 (0.66%) Tizen
15 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (36.11%) iOS Development
2 139 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (14.88%) Test Automation
4 63 (13.79%) Android Development
5 61 (13.35%) Scrum
6 53 (11.60%) TDD
7 50 (10.94%) DevOps
8 47 (10.28%) Mobile Development
9 40 (8.75%) Kanban
10 31 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (6.56%) OO
12 29 (6.35%) Software Engineering
13 27 (5.91%) Problem-Solving
14 24 (5.25%) BDD
14 24 (5.25%) Microservices
14 24 (5.25%) Wireframes
15 22 (4.81%) Change Management
16 20 (4.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 20 (4.38%) Mentoring
16 20 (4.38%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 162 (35.45%) Apple Swift
2 90 (19.69%) Java
3 80 (17.51%) Objective-C
4 79 (17.29%) JavaScript
5 54 (11.82%) Python
6 51 (11.16%) Kotlin
7 35 (7.66%) SQL
8 33 (7.22%) C#
9 21 (4.60%) Java 8
10 14 (3.06%) C++
10 14 (3.06%) ES6
11 13 (2.84%) Bash Shell
12 11 (2.41%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.19%) Groovy
13 10 (2.19%) Ruby
14 9 (1.97%) VBA
15 8 (1.75%) Perl
15 8 (1.75%) PHP
15 8 (1.75%) Scala
15 8 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (6.56%) Degree
2 22 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 20 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.31%) ISEB
6 6 (1.31%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.66%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.44%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.44%) MCSA
9 2 (0.44%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.22%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.81%) QA
2 10 (2.19%) SLA
3 5 (1.09%) PSD2
4 2 (0.44%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (7.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.50%) Docker
3 9 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.22%) XenApp
6 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (5.47%) Microsoft Intune
2 17 (3.72%) SCCM
3 12 (2.63%) Ansible
4 9 (1.97%) Prometheus
5 8 (1.75%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (1.09%) Puppet
6 5 (1.09%) Salt
7 4 (0.88%) WSUS
8 3 (0.66%) Grafana
8 3 (0.66%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.66%) SafeCom
9 2 (0.44%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.44%) Terraform
10 1 (0.22%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 68 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 47 (10.28%) Apple
3 38 (8.32%) Splunk
4 31 (6.78%) Google
5 30 (6.56%) AppDynamics
6 15 (3.28%) Adobe
7 14 (3.06%) Xamarin
8 11 (2.41%) VMware
9 10 (2.19%) Oracle
10 7 (1.53%) MuleSoft
11 6 (1.31%) HP
12 5 (1.09%) Axway
12 5 (1.09%) Capita
12 5 (1.09%) Citrix
12 5 (1.09%) Cloudera
12 5 (1.09%) Hortonworks
12 5 (1.09%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.09%) Samsung
12 5 (1.09%) Sparx
12 5 (1.09%) Sybase