Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 182 173
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9 -18
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 1,516 1,348 1,448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.63% 1.52% 1.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.83% 7.30% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,062 955 1,005
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £215 £213
90th Percentile £575 £531 £538
UK median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 34 59
England median hourly rate £22.00 £32.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.78% +69.74% +6.35%
10th Percentile £13.73 £14.50 £11.81
90th Percentile £63.75 £62.25 £27.71
UK median hourly rate £21.89 £25.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -14.16% +34.21% +6.35%

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 19,351 18,472 21,310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.77% 20.77% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,501 11,765 12,858
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £171 £200 £192
90th Percentile £621 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,155 1,159 1,640
England median hourly rate £17.30 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.85% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.33
90th Percentile £47.83 £45.12 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.69% -0.64% +3.13%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +7 923 £450 +5.88% 301
North of England +44 211 £394 +5.00% 148
South East -1 172 £375 +7.14% 75
Midlands +27 115 £350 - 75
North West +22 112 £375 +1.35% 91
Yorkshire +14 83 £425 +6.25% 45
West Midlands +26 67 £350 - 35
East Midlands +10 48 £300 -10.45% 40
East of England -49 45 £375 +7.14% 49
South West -10 43 £375 +25.00% 42
North East +38 18 £285 -13.64% 12
Apple iOS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 983 (64.84%) Android
2 591 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 572 (37.73%) iOS Development
4 473 (31.20%) Mobile App
5 378 (24.93%) Apple Swift
6 337 (22.23%) Windows
7 327 (21.57%) Objective-C
8 310 (20.45%) JavaScript
9 300 (19.79%) Java
10 278 (18.34%) TDD
11 275 (18.14%) User Experience
12 244 (16.09%) Mobile Development
13 240 (15.83%) Android Development
14 233 (15.37%) Scrum
15 225 (14.84%) Apple
16 217 (14.31%) BDD
17 212 (13.98%) Test Automation
18 210 (13.85%) Git (software)
19 205 (13.52%) HTML
19 205 (13.52%) Finance
20 182 (12.01%) Microsoft
21 175 (11.54%) JIRA
22 174 (11.48%) CSS
23 172 (11.35%) RESTful
24 170 (11.21%) Active Directory
25 147 (9.70%) Xcode
26 146 (9.63%) Web Services
27 140 (9.23%) C#
27 140 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
28 132 (8.71%) Jenkins

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 64 (4.22%) Confluence
2 45 (2.97%) CMS
3 41 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 25 (1.65%) SharePoint
5 23 (1.52%) Skype for Business
6 22 (1.45%) IBM Notes
7 17 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (0.46%) Apache
9 7 (0.46%) JBoss
10 6 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.40%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.40%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.26%) IIS
12 4 (0.26%) Mule
13 3 (0.20%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 88 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (1.91%) Photoshop
5 28 (1.85%) InVision
6 25 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.66%) Flinto
8 7 (0.46%) UserZoom
9 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.13%) UXPin
12 1 (0.066%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.066%) Revit
12 1 (0.066%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.20%) Maximo
2 3 (0.20%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.066%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 108 (7.12%) Office 365
2 73 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
3 67 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 64 (4.22%) GitHub
5 18 (1.19%) Google Play
5 18 (1.19%) Sauce Labs
6 17 (1.12%) OneDrive
7 15 (0.99%) Google Drive
8 14 (0.92%) IaaS
9 13 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (0.86%) SaaS
9 13 (0.86%) Slack
10 12 (0.79%) Firebase
11 10 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 10 (0.66%) G Suite
11 10 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.66%) PaaS
12 8 (0.53%) npm
13 7 (0.46%) BrowserStack
13 7 (0.46%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.63%) VPN
2 54 (3.56%) Internet
3 41 (2.70%) DNS
4 36 (2.37%) Bluetooth
5 35 (2.31%) DHCP
5 35 (2.31%) LAN
5 35 (2.31%) Skype
6 34 (2.24%) TCP/IP
7 30 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
8 22 (1.45%) Firewall
9 21 (1.39%) HTTP
10 17 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
10 17 (1.12%) VoIP
10 17 (1.12%) WAN
11 14 (0.92%) SMS
12 13 (0.86%) Wireless
13 10 (0.66%) FTP
14 8 (0.53%) HTTPS
14 8 (0.53%) PBX
15 7 (0.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 49 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 41 (2.70%) MySQL
3 41 (2.70%) Redis
4 36 (2.37%) NoSQL
5 35 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 16 (1.06%) Big Data
8 16 (1.06%) Neo4j
8 16 (1.06%) Relational Database
9 12 (0.79%) CouchDB
10 11 (0.73%) JanusGraph
11 9 (0.59%) Blockchain
11 9 (0.59%) RDBMS
11 9 (0.59%) SQLite
12 8 (0.53%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.40%) Cloud Spanner
13 6 (0.40%) NewSQL
13 6 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 210 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 175 (11.54%) JIRA
3 147 (9.70%) Xcode
4 132 (8.71%) Jenkins
5 90 (5.94%) Cucumber
6 81 (5.34%) Appium
7 79 (5.21%) Selenium
8 47 (3.10%) Subversion
9 35 (2.31%) WebDriver
10 34 (2.24%) Calabash
11 32 (2.11%) Android Studio
11 32 (2.11%) Axure RP
11 32 (2.11%) Maven
12 28 (1.85%) Bitbucket
12 28 (1.85%) Visual Studio
13 26 (1.72%) JUnit
14 25 (1.65%) Gradle
15 23 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 23 (1.52%) webpack
16 22 (1.45%) gulp
General
1 205 (13.52%) Finance
2 124 (8.18%) Banking
3 99 (6.53%) Retail
4 55 (3.63%) Games
5 44 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 41 (2.70%) Publishing
7 27 (1.78%) Marketing
8 20 (1.32%) Legal
9 13 (0.86%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.79%) Retail Banking
11 11 (0.73%) Advertising
12 10 (0.66%) Automotive
13 9 (0.59%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
15 7 (0.46%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.46%) Law
15 7 (0.46%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.40%) Front Office
17 5 (0.33%) Electronics
18 4 (0.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 727 (47.96%) Developer
2 397 (26.19%) iOS Developer
3 132 (8.71%) Analyst
4 97 (6.40%) Mobile Developer
5 96 (6.33%) Android Developer
6 80 (5.28%) Senior Developer
7 77 (5.08%) Designer
8 75 (4.95%) Architect
9 60 (3.96%) Support Engineer
10 59 (3.89%) Xamarin Developer
11 54 (3.56%) iOS Android Developer
12 53 (3.50%) Desktop Support
13 51 (3.36%) React Developer
14 47 (3.10%) Senior iOS Developer
14 47 (3.10%) UX Designer
15 46 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
16 44 (2.90%) Applications Developer
17 43 (2.84%) JavaScript Developer
18 41 (2.70%) Java Developer
18 41 (2.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (13.52%) HTML
2 174 (11.48%) CSS
3 172 (11.35%) RESTful
4 146 (9.63%) Web Services
5 126 (8.31%) .NET
5 126 (8.31%) REST
6 113 (7.45%) JSON
7 110 (7.26%) Node.js
8 109 (7.19%) iOS SDK
9 108 (7.12%) React Native
10 99 (6.53%) HTML5
11 96 (6.33%) AngularJS
12 95 (6.27%) React
13 91 (6.00%) Cocoa
14 65 (4.29%) SOAP
15 64 (4.22%) XML
16 63 (4.16%) CSS3
17 48 (3.17%) jQuery
18 45 (2.97%) Redux
19 44 (2.90%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 473 (31.20%) Mobile App
2 275 (18.14%) User Experience
3 126 (8.31%) iPhone
4 110 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
5 90 (5.94%) iPad
6 82 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
7 65 (4.29%) Smartphone
8 56 (3.69%) Computer Science
9 43 (2.84%) Blackberry
10 35 (2.31%) Fintech
11 29 (1.91%) Animation
11 29 (1.91%) Management Information System
12 26 (1.72%) Virtual Team
13 18 (1.19%) Video on Demand
14 12 (0.79%) Data Structures
14 12 (0.79%) Social Media
15 10 (0.66%) NHS
16 9 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (0.59%) Mobile Games
16 9 (0.59%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 983 (64.84%) Android
2 337 (22.23%) Windows
3 107 (7.06%) Windows 10
4 103 (6.79%) Windows 7
5 73 (4.82%) Mac OS X
6 63 (4.16%) Linux
7 46 (3.03%) Windows Server
8 37 (2.44%) Windows 8
9 35 (2.31%) Mac OS
10 28 (1.85%) Unix
11 27 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (0.99%) Windows Phone
14 15 (0.99%) Windows Vista
15 14 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
16 12 (0.79%) Solaris
16 12 (0.79%) Windows XP
17 9 (0.59%) Nucleus RTOS
18 7 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 572 (37.73%) iOS Development
3 278 (18.34%) TDD
4 244 (16.09%) Mobile Development
5 240 (15.83%) Android Development
6 233 (15.37%) Scrum
7 217 (14.31%) BDD
8 212 (13.98%) Test Automation
9 140 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
10 120 (7.92%) Software Engineering
11 101 (6.66%) MVC
12 95 (6.27%) DevOps
13 94 (6.20%) E-Commerce
14 92 (6.07%) Unit Testing
15 85 (5.61%) OO
16 69 (4.55%) SDLC
17 68 (4.49%) Wireframes
18 63 (4.16%) Service Management
19 62 (4.09%) Kanban
20 59 (3.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 378 (24.93%) Apple Swift
2 327 (21.57%) Objective-C
3 310 (20.45%) JavaScript
4 300 (19.79%) Java
5 140 (9.23%) C#
6 109 (7.19%) SQL
7 71 (4.68%) C++
8 61 (4.02%) PHP
9 56 (3.69%) ES6
10 47 (3.10%) Ruby
11 36 (2.37%) C
12 35 (2.31%) Python
13 25 (1.65%) TypeScript
14 18 (1.19%) GraphQL
15 17 (1.12%) PowerShell
16 15 (0.99%) Kotlin
17 9 (0.59%) T-SQL
18 8 (0.53%) Perl
18 8 (0.53%) XAML
19 7 (0.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 96 (6.33%) Degree
2 94 (6.20%) Security Cleared
3 80 (5.28%) SC Cleared
4 38 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (1.58%) Master's Degree
7 20 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
8 13 (0.86%) MCSA
9 11 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (0.73%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.73%) MCSE
10 9 (0.59%) A+ Certification
11 8 (0.53%) CISM
11 8 (0.53%) MCDST
11 8 (0.53%) MCP
12 7 (0.46%) CISSP
12 7 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
13 6 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (0.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (8.18%) QA
2 26 (1.72%) SLA
3 9 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.33%) PMO
7 3 (0.20%) COBIT
7 3 (0.20%) FISMA
7 3 (0.20%) NIST 800
7 3 (0.20%) WAI
7 3 (0.20%) WCAG
8 2 (0.13%) JTAG
8 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.066%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.066%) GCP
9 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 170 (11.21%) Active Directory
2 56 (3.69%) Docker
3 23 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.59%) XenApp
5 7 (0.46%) Firmware
5 7 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (0.46%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.40%) vCloud
6 6 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.40%) vSphere
7 4 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.20%) Varnish
9 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.066%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 67 (4.42%) SCCM
2 28 (1.85%) AirWatch
3 23 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 12 (0.79%) Kubernetes
5 12 (0.79%) SCOM
6 10 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (0.46%) Terraform
7 7 (0.46%) XenMobile
8 6 (0.40%) Ansible
8 6 (0.40%) SAP Afaria
9 5 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.26%) Puppet
10 4 (0.26%) WSUS
11 3 (0.20%) EnCase
11 3 (0.20%) FTK
11 3 (0.20%) HockeyApp
11 3 (0.20%) Nessus
11 3 (0.20%) Nmap
Vendors
1 225 (14.84%) Apple
2 182 (12.01%) Microsoft
3 101 (6.66%) Xamarin
4 89 (5.87%) Google
5 66 (4.35%) Citrix
6 29 (1.91%) VMware
7 28 (1.85%) HP
8 24 (1.58%) Oracle
9 22 (1.45%) Atlassian
9 22 (1.45%) Lotus
10 20 (1.32%) Adobe
11 15 (0.99%) SAP
12 14 (0.92%) Samsung
13 10 (0.66%) Symantec
14 9 (0.59%) Altiris
14 9 (0.59%) IBM
14 9 (0.59%) MobileIron
15 7 (0.46%) Bloomberg
15 7 (0.46%) McAfee
15 7 (0.46%) Reuters