Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 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
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 140 164 195
Rank change year-on-year +24 +31 -20
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 622 1,073 1,383
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.79% 1.65% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.92% 7.97% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 746 975
Median daily rate £450 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +0.71% -
10th Percentile £266 £180 £172
90th Percentile £588 £575 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +0.71% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 79
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +17.86% -16.67%
10th Percentile £10.00 £12.56 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £78.75 £54.00
UK median hourly rate £16.23 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -20.83% +17.14% -16.67%

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 6,270 13,460 19,042
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.08% 20.67% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,033 8,651 12,191
Median daily rate £430 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% -2.94% -
10th Percentile £163 £143 £160
90th Percentile £615 £606 £613
UK median daily rate £431 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 360 1,002 1,186
Median hourly rate £17.75 £17.12 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.68% -0.75% +1.47%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.09
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £47.00
Median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.43% +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 25 January 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 25 January 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 25 January 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 -3 368 £465 +3.33% 126
North of England +49 110 £425 +6.25% 68
Yorkshire +72 68 £450 +12.50% 14
South East +57 48 £319 -20.38% 25
Midlands +44 38 £350 -12.50% 42
North West +9 35 £375 -3.23% 48
East Midlands +38 22 £405 +8.72% 12
South West +83 19 £375 -6.25% 22
West Midlands +33 16 £350 -31.71% 30
East of England +18 8 £325 -24.42% 14
North East +13 7 £285 -28.75% 6
Apple iOS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 397 (63.83%) Android
2 227 (36.50%) Apple Swift
3 226 (36.33%) iOS Development
4 215 (34.57%) Mobile App
5 206 (33.12%) Agile Software Development
6 130 (20.90%) Git (software)
7 127 (20.42%) Test Automation
8 122 (19.61%) Java
9 115 (18.49%) REST
10 100 (16.08%) Jenkins
11 99 (15.92%) Kotlin
12 96 (15.43%) Android Development
13 94 (15.11%) User Experience
13 94 (15.11%) JIRA
13 94 (15.11%) Xcode
14 93 (14.95%) Windows
15 92 (14.79%) Objective-C
16 90 (14.47%) Azure
17 88 (14.15%) JavaScript
18 86 (13.83%) React
19 82 (13.18%) Mobile Development
20 81 (13.02%) DevOps
20 81 (13.02%) Node.js
21 79 (12.70%) AWS
22 78 (12.54%) Scrum
23 77 (12.38%) TDD
24 71 (11.41%) JSON
25 70 (11.25%) Finance
25 70 (11.25%) React Native
26 66 (10.61%) Microsoft

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 63 (10.13%) Confluence
2 34 (5.47%) Cloud Foundry
3 27 (4.34%) Mule
4 21 (3.38%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.77%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.13%) IIS
7 6 (0.96%) CMS
8 4 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.64%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.48%) WordPress
10 2 (0.32%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.32%) Apache
10 2 (0.32%) Drupal
10 2 (0.32%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (4.34%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.89%) InVision
3 16 (2.57%) Sketch
4 15 (2.41%) Adobe XD
5 11 (1.77%) Zeplin
6 10 (1.61%) Photoshop
7 9 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (1.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (0.64%) UserZoom
11 3 (0.48%) Figma
11 3 (0.48%) Maya
11 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.32%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.32%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.32%) iWork
13 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.16%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 90 (14.47%) Azure
2 79 (12.70%) AWS
3 64 (10.29%) GitHub
4 44 (7.07%) Office 365
4 44 (7.07%) Slack
5 29 (4.66%) IaaS
6 28 (4.50%) PaaS
7 21 (3.38%) GCP
8 15 (2.41%) Firebase
9 11 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (1.77%) SaaS
10 7 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.13%) OneDrive
10 7 (1.13%) Serverless
11 5 (0.80%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.64%) Bitrise
13 3 (0.48%) BrowserStack
13 3 (0.48%) Sauce Labs
14 2 (0.32%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (1.61%) Firewall
2 10 (1.61%) Skype
3 9 (1.45%) DNS
3 9 (1.45%) VPN
3 9 (1.45%) WAN
4 6 (0.96%) Bluetooth
4 6 (0.96%) DHCP
4 6 (0.96%) LAN
4 6 (0.96%) Network Security
5 5 (0.80%) HTTP
5 5 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.80%) VoIP
6 4 (0.64%) Internet
7 3 (0.48%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.48%) RS-232
7 3 (0.48%) RS-485
7 3 (0.48%) Wireless
8 2 (0.32%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.22%) NoSQL
2 18 (2.89%) MySQL
3 13 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (2.09%) SQL Server
4 12 (1.93%) MongoDB
5 9 (1.45%) Cosmos DB
6 6 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (0.96%) Big Data
6 6 (0.96%) Data Lake
7 5 (0.80%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.48%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.32%) Power BI
10 2 (0.32%) Redis
10 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.16%) DB2
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.16%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 130 (20.90%) Git (software)
2 100 (16.08%) Jenkins
3 94 (15.11%) JIRA
3 94 (15.11%) Xcode
4 53 (8.52%) Sonatype Nexus
5 51 (8.20%) CocoaPods
5 51 (8.20%) Maven
6 49 (7.88%) Android Studio
7 34 (5.47%) JUnit
7 34 (5.47%) Mockito
8 29 (4.66%) IntelliJ
9 26 (4.18%) fastlane
10 24 (3.86%) Appium
11 22 (3.54%) Postman
12 19 (3.05%) Axure RP
13 18 (2.89%) CircleCI
13 18 (2.89%) Selenium
14 12 (1.93%) Cucumber
14 12 (1.93%) Gradle
15 10 (1.61%) SoapUI
General
1 70 (11.25%) Finance
2 44 (7.07%) Banking
3 33 (5.31%) Retail
4 17 (2.73%) Games
4 17 (2.73%) Public Sector
5 15 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.61%) Marketing
7 9 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.29%) Law
8 8 (1.29%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.13%) Advertising
9 7 (1.13%) German Language
9 7 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.80%) Electronics
11 4 (0.64%) Billing
11 4 (0.64%) Legal
12 3 (0.48%) Automotive
12 3 (0.48%) Publishing
13 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Police
Job Titles
1 296 (47.59%) Developer
2 165 (26.53%) iOS Developer
3 56 (9.00%) Mobile Developer
4 49 (7.88%) React Developer
5 34 (5.47%) Senior Developer
6 31 (4.98%) Designer
7 29 (4.66%) Analyst
8 28 (4.50%) Android Developer
9 26 (4.18%) Mobile Engineer
10 25 (4.02%) Architect
11 24 (3.86%) UX Designer
12 21 (3.38%) Senior iOS Developer
12 21 (3.38%) Xamarin Developer
13 20 (3.22%) Applications Developer
13 20 (3.22%) Support Engineer
14 19 (3.05%) iOS Android Developer
15 17 (2.73%) 2nd Line Support
15 17 (2.73%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 17 (2.73%) UI Designer
16 16 (2.57%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (18.49%) REST
2 86 (13.83%) React
3 81 (13.02%) Node.js
4 71 (11.41%) JSON
5 70 (11.25%) React Native
6 55 (8.84%) HTML
7 49 (7.88%) .NET
7 49 (7.88%) Spring
8 43 (6.91%) CSS
9 42 (6.75%) Spring Boot
10 33 (5.31%) RESTful
11 31 (4.98%) iOS SDK
12 30 (4.82%) Redux
13 29 (4.66%) WireMock
14 28 (4.50%) HTML5
15 27 (4.34%) Web Services
16 22 (3.54%) ASP.NET
17 20 (3.22%) AngularJS
17 20 (3.22%) GraphQL
18 19 (3.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 215 (34.57%) Mobile App
2 94 (15.11%) User Experience
3 28 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.05%) iPhone
5 16 (2.57%) iPad
6 11 (1.77%) Digital Signage
6 11 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (1.61%) Blackberry
8 9 (1.45%) NHS
9 8 (1.29%) Animation
9 8 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.29%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (1.13%) Public Cloud
11 6 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (0.96%) Smartphone
11 6 (0.96%) Social Media
12 4 (0.64%) Augmented Reality
12 4 (0.64%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 397 (63.83%) Android
2 93 (14.95%) Windows
3 38 (6.11%) Windows 10
4 25 (4.02%) Mac OS
5 22 (3.54%) Linux
6 17 (2.73%) Mac OS X
7 16 (2.57%) Windows 7
7 16 (2.57%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.64%) MVS
11 4 (0.64%) tvOS
12 3 (0.48%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.16%) Solaris
13 1 (0.16%) Unix
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (36.33%) iOS Development
2 206 (33.12%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (20.42%) Test Automation
4 96 (15.43%) Android Development
5 82 (13.18%) Mobile Development
6 81 (13.02%) DevOps
7 78 (12.54%) Scrum
8 77 (12.38%) TDD
9 51 (8.20%) Kanban
10 49 (7.88%) Software Engineering
11 45 (7.23%) Pair Programming
12 40 (6.43%) Problem-Solving
12 40 (6.43%) SDLC
13 36 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (5.47%) Wireframes
15 33 (5.31%) Continuous Delivery
15 33 (5.31%) MVVM
16 32 (5.14%) BDD
16 32 (5.14%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 30 (4.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 227 (36.50%) Apple Swift
2 122 (19.61%) Java
3 99 (15.92%) Kotlin
4 92 (14.79%) Objective-C
5 88 (14.15%) JavaScript
6 65 (10.45%) Python
7 54 (8.68%) SQL
8 47 (7.56%) Java 8
9 46 (7.40%) C#
10 25 (4.02%) ES6
11 19 (3.05%) C++
11 19 (3.05%) PHP
12 16 (2.57%) C
12 16 (2.57%) PowerShell
13 14 (2.25%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.61%) TypeScript
15 9 (1.45%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.13%) Ruby
17 6 (0.96%) Go
18 5 (0.80%) Dart
Qualifications
1 32 (5.14%) Degree
2 20 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.77%) TOGAF Certification
5 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.96%) HNC
6 6 (0.96%) HND
6 6 (0.96%) ISEB
6 6 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.80%) MCP
8 4 (0.64%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.64%) MCSE
8 4 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.48%) CISSP
9 3 (0.48%) MCTS
9 3 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.32%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.23%) QA
2 15 (2.41%) SLA
3 10 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.64%) NIST
4 4 (0.64%) PSD2
4 4 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.32%) GDPR
6 2 (0.32%) IEC 62304
6 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 38 (6.11%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.70%) Docker
3 10 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.32%) Firmware
5 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.32%) vSphere
6 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (4.02%) Microsoft Intune
2 16 (2.57%) Kubernetes
3 14 (2.25%) SCCM
4 12 (1.93%) Prometheus
5 9 (1.45%) AirWatch
5 9 (1.45%) Ansible
6 8 (1.29%) Grafana
7 6 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.64%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.32%) WMI
10 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.16%) SafeCom
10 1 (0.16%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 66 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 63 (10.13%) Apple
3 50 (8.04%) Splunk
4 47 (7.56%) AppDynamics
5 35 (5.63%) Xamarin
6 28 (4.50%) Adobe
7 16 (2.57%) Google
7 16 (2.57%) VMware
8 7 (1.13%) Citrix
8 7 (1.13%) SAP
8 7 (1.13%) ServiceNow
9 6 (0.96%) Oracle
9 6 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.96%) Samsung
9 6 (0.96%) Twitter
10 5 (0.80%) CA Agile Central
10 5 (0.80%) IBM
11 4 (0.64%) Cadence
12 3 (0.48%) FactSet
12 3 (0.48%) Sitecore