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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 180 159
Rank change year-on-year -6 -21  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 601 712 785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.39% 1.44% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.77% 6.26% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 506 520
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £238 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 27
Median hourly rate £17.50 £24.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.29% +45.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.05 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £80.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.75 £16.14
% change year-on-year -29.29% +53.39%  

Apple iOS is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8881 11374 11222
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.54% 22.94% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5537 7301 6668
Median daily rate £413 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 516 593 877
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Apple iOS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -29 347 £438 +1.74% 151
South East -5 71 £395 +5.33% 40
North West +32 42 £313 -19.35% 38
Yorkshire +26 37 £398 -6.47% 29
East of England +6 31 £350 - 24
East Midlands +8 27 £375 +10.29% 10
West Midlands +15 17 £225 - 29
South West -17 17 £403 +15.00% 15
North East +64 11 £400 +31.14% 2
Apple iOS
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 800 (63.75%) Android
2 553 (44.06%) Agile Software Development
3 516 (41.12%) iOS Development
4 434 (34.58%) Mobile App
5 348 (27.73%) Apple Swift
6 299 (23.82%) Objective-C
7 263 (20.96%) Windows
8 240 (19.12%) TDD
9 228 (18.17%) Android Development
10 226 (18.01%) Test Automation
11 218 (17.37%) JavaScript
12 213 (16.97%) Java
13 209 (16.65%) HTML
14 198 (15.78%) Scrum
15 196 (15.62%) User Experience
16 195 (15.54%) Finance
17 180 (14.34%) Apple
18 163 (12.99%) RESTful
19 161 (12.83%) Git (software)
20 145 (11.55%) CSS
21 144 (11.47%) Microsoft
22 143 (11.39%) Mobile Development
23 140 (11.16%) JIRA
24 133 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
25 130 (10.36%) Web Services
26 129 (10.28%) REST
27 122 (9.72%) Xamarin
28 117 (9.32%) Software Engineering
29 114 (9.08%) iPhone
30 113 (9.00%) C#

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 43 (3.43%) Confluence
2 30 (2.39%) SharePoint
3 28 (2.23%) MS Exchange
4 22 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (1.75%) JBoss
5 18 (1.43%) CMS
6 16 (1.27%) Apache
7 15 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (1.04%) IBM Notes
9 12 (0.96%) Skype for Business
10 11 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (0.64%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.64%) IIS
11 8 (0.64%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.48%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.40%) Mule
Applications
1 68 (5.42%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (2.39%) InVision
3 23 (1.83%) Photoshop
4 20 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
5 19 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.40%) UXPin
9 4 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.080%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.080%) Flinto
11 1 (0.080%) InDesign
11 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.080%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 21 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.080%) Magento
5 1 (0.080%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 49 (3.90%) Office 365
2 46 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (2.39%) GitHub
5 17 (1.35%) G Suite
6 14 (1.12%) OneDrive
7 9 (0.72%) Google Drive
7 9 (0.72%) Google Play
8 7 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 7 (0.56%) SaaS
9 6 (0.48%) Heroku
9 6 (0.48%) TestFlight
10 5 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.40%) Firebase
10 5 (0.40%) iTunes
11 4 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.32%) Sauce Labs
12 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.24%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.95%) Internet
2 26 (2.07%) DNS
3 23 (1.83%) LAN
3 23 (1.83%) VPN
4 20 (1.59%) DHCP
4 20 (1.59%) Skype
4 20 (1.59%) Wireless
5 18 (1.43%) Network Security
6 17 (1.35%) WAN
7 14 (1.12%) HTTP
7 14 (1.12%) TCP/IP
8 13 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (0.80%) GSM
9 10 (0.80%) LTE
9 10 (0.80%) VoIP
10 9 (0.72%) 3G
10 9 (0.72%) GPRS
10 9 (0.72%) SGSN
10 9 (0.72%) SSL
11 7 (0.56%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (3.19%) MongoDB
2 38 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 22 (1.75%) MySQL
4 18 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 14 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 11 (0.88%) Big Data
7 10 (0.80%) MariaDB
7 10 (0.80%) Redis
7 10 (0.80%) SQLite
8 9 (0.72%) CouchDB
9 8 (0.64%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.56%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.40%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.24%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.24%) HBase
13 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 161 (12.83%) Git (software)
2 140 (11.16%) JIRA
3 105 (8.37%) Xcode
4 91 (7.25%) Jenkins
5 59 (4.70%) Selenium
6 45 (3.59%) Cucumber
7 42 (3.35%) Appium
8 37 (2.95%) Calabash
8 37 (2.95%) Subversion
9 34 (2.71%) Axure RP
10 29 (2.31%) git-flow
11 26 (2.07%) JUnit
12 22 (1.75%) Bitbucket
13 19 (1.51%) Android Studio
13 19 (1.51%) WebDriver
14 16 (1.27%) SpecFlow
15 13 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (0.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 12 (0.96%) Capybara
16 12 (0.96%) TeamCity
General
1 195 (15.54%) Finance
2 106 (8.45%) Banking
3 63 (5.02%) Retail
4 54 (4.30%) Marketing
5 35 (2.79%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 26 (2.07%) Games
8 25 (1.99%) Electronics
9 11 (0.88%) Publishing
10 10 (0.80%) Advertising
11 9 (0.72%) Legal
11 9 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.64%) Automotive
12 8 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
12 8 (0.64%) Law
12 8 (0.64%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.48%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.40%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 665 (52.99%) Developer
2 404 (32.19%) iOS Developer
3 116 (9.24%) Android Developer
4 90 (7.17%) Analyst
5 85 (6.77%) Designer
6 78 (6.22%) Mobile Developer
7 77 (6.14%) iOS Android Developer
8 70 (5.58%) Xamarin Developer
9 68 (5.42%) Applications Developer
10 60 (4.78%) Senior Developer
11 46 (3.67%) UI Designer
12 45 (3.59%) Tester
13 44 (3.51%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 43 (3.43%) Architect
15 42 (3.35%) Senior iOS Developer
16 41 (3.27%) Desktop Support
17 39 (3.11%) UX Designer
18 37 (2.95%) Mobile Engineer
19 36 (2.87%) Support Engineer
20 34 (2.71%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (16.65%) HTML
2 163 (12.99%) RESTful
3 145 (11.55%) CSS
4 130 (10.36%) Web Services
5 129 (10.28%) REST
6 107 (8.53%) JSON
7 102 (8.13%) HTML5
8 95 (7.57%) .NET
9 93 (7.41%) iOS SDK
10 85 (6.77%) Cocoa
11 79 (6.29%) XML
12 77 (6.14%) AngularJS
13 67 (5.34%) SOAP
14 64 (5.10%) Node.js
15 61 (4.86%) Core Data
16 59 (4.70%) React
17 57 (4.54%) jQuery
18 47 (3.75%) CSS3
19 45 (3.59%) Cocoa Touch
20 42 (3.35%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 434 (34.58%) Mobile App
2 196 (15.62%) User Experience
3 114 (9.08%) iPhone
4 70 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
5 64 (5.10%) iPad
6 54 (4.30%) Smartphone
7 53 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
8 47 (3.75%) Blackberry
9 46 (3.67%) Computer Science
10 36 (2.87%) Animation
11 30 (2.39%) Algorithms
12 27 (2.15%) Data Structures
13 25 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
14 23 (1.83%) Fintech
15 20 (1.59%) Management Information System
16 18 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
17 12 (0.96%) Social Media
18 10 (0.80%) Private Cloud
18 10 (0.80%) Virtual Team
19 9 (0.72%) STB
Operating Systems
1 800 (63.75%) Android
2 263 (20.96%) Windows
3 67 (5.34%) Windows 7
4 56 (4.46%) Windows 10
5 47 (3.75%) Mac OS X
6 46 (3.67%) Linux
7 30 (2.39%) Unix
7 30 (2.39%) Windows 8
7 30 (2.39%) Windows Server
8 24 (1.91%) Windows Mobile
8 24 (1.91%) Windows XP
9 22 (1.75%) Windows Phone
10 20 (1.59%) Mac OS
11 19 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.40%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (44.06%) Agile Software Development
2 516 (41.12%) iOS Development
3 240 (19.12%) TDD
4 228 (18.17%) Android Development
5 226 (18.01%) Test Automation
6 198 (15.78%) Scrum
7 143 (11.39%) Mobile Development
8 133 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
9 117 (9.32%) Software Engineering
10 99 (7.89%) BDD
11 92 (7.33%) OO
12 79 (6.29%) E-Commerce
12 79 (6.29%) Mobile Application Development
13 70 (5.58%) MVC
14 67 (5.34%) DevOps
15 63 (5.02%) Unit Testing
16 48 (3.82%) Pair Programming
17 46 (3.67%) Front End Development
18 45 (3.59%) ITIL
19 43 (3.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 348 (27.73%) Apple Swift
2 299 (23.82%) Objective-C
3 218 (17.37%) JavaScript
4 213 (16.97%) Java
5 113 (9.00%) C#
6 90 (7.17%) SQL
7 60 (4.78%) C++
8 55 (4.38%) Python
9 45 (3.59%) Ruby
10 37 (2.95%) PHP
11 26 (2.07%) PowerShell
12 23 (1.83%) C
13 19 (1.51%) XAML
14 12 (0.96%) Scala
15 10 (0.80%) Go
15 10 (0.80%) VBScript
16 9 (0.72%) VB
17 8 (0.64%) Shell Script
18 7 (0.56%) ES6
18 7 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 85 (6.77%) Degree
2 48 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.15%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (1.67%) Master's Degree
7 11 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
8 10 (0.80%) MCSE
9 9 (0.72%) ISEB
10 7 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
10 7 (0.56%) DBS Check
11 6 (0.48%) A+ Certification
11 6 (0.48%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.48%) MCSA
12 5 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.32%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.32%) MCP
13 4 (0.32%) NVQ Level 4
13 4 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (7.81%) QA
2 13 (1.04%) SLA
3 5 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.40%) WAI
3 5 (0.40%) WCAG
4 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.16%) PMO
5 1 (0.080%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 101 (8.05%) Active Directory
2 32 (2.55%) Docker
3 10 (0.80%) XenDesktop
4 8 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.40%) XenApp
7 4 (0.32%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.24%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.16%) HDFS
9 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.080%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (2.71%) SCCM
2 24 (1.91%) HockeyApp
3 20 (1.59%) AirWatch
4 9 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (0.24%) Puppet
7 2 (0.16%) Ansible
7 2 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.16%) Kibana
7 2 (0.16%) logstash
7 2 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.080%) Control-M
8 1 (0.080%) Nagios
8 1 (0.080%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.080%) WSUS
8 1 (0.080%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.080%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 180 (14.34%) Apple
2 144 (11.47%) Microsoft
3 122 (9.72%) Xamarin
4 79 (6.29%) Google
5 47 (3.75%) Adobe
6 27 (2.15%) SAP
7 26 (2.07%) Citrix
8 20 (1.59%) Oracle
9 16 (1.27%) IBM
10 15 (1.20%) MobileIron
11 14 (1.12%) HP
12 13 (1.04%) Lotus
13 11 (0.88%) VMware
14 9 (0.72%) Atlassian
14 9 (0.72%) Remedy
14 9 (0.72%) Samsung
15 8 (0.64%) BMC
15 8 (0.64%) Pega
16 7 (0.56%) Facebook
17 6 (0.48%) Twitter
Central London / West End
D4 Digital Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £700 - £710 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
PCR
Rate: £480 - £535 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Jumar Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linkpoint Resources Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £28000 - £30000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
onezeero.
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £170 - £220 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £700 - £710 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £385 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £575 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Source Technology
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Social Superstore
Rate: From £250 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day 6 Months +
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Coded People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago