Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 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
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 169 152 208
Rank change year-on-year -17 +56 -39
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 626 933 1,259
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.50% 1.74% 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.91% 8.52% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 623 842
10th Percentile £263 £159 £210
25th Percentile £350 £313 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £438 £450
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +5.88%
75th Percentile £547 £538 £525
90th Percentile £600 £575 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £440
% change year-on-year +2.86% -0.57% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 54
10th Percentile £11.08 £13.89 £12.50
25th Percentile £14.53 £17.44 £13.16
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -25.00% +14.29% -12.50%
75th Percentile £41.63 £25.00 £39.00
90th Percentile £61.25 £78.75 £58.50
UK median hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -10.68% +11.11% -10.00%

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 7,027 10,949 17,974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.83% 20.42% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,634 7,143 11,711
10th Percentile £180 £143 £160
25th Percentile £325 £250 £315
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £438
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -
75th Percentile £538 £528 £538
90th Percentile £630 £613 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 855 1,026
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.61 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.00 £13.56 £13.00
Median hourly rate £17.75 £17.25 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year +2.90% +1.47% +3.03%
75th Percentile £41.50 £21.63 £27.37
90th Percentile £54.00 £47.50 £48.20
UK median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £16.95
% change year-on-year +1.43% +3.24% +3.64%

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 11 April 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 11 April 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 11 April 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 -44 390 £475 +5.56% 155
North of England +3 70 £405 +1.17% 61
South East +34 53 £317 -25.47% 35
Yorkshire +31 39 £439 +8.27% 24
Midlands +21 36 £370 - 44
South West +69 23 £375 -14.29% 18
East Midlands +31 23 £373 +14.62% 13
North West -9 23 £372 -11.43% 32
East of England +16 17 £475 +10.47% 17
West Midlands +6 14 £370 -34.22% 31
North East +11 8 £308 -23.13% 5
Apple iOS
UK

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 406 (64.86%) Android
2 224 (35.78%) iOS Development
3 210 (33.55%) Mobile App
4 209 (33.39%) Agile Software Development
5 184 (29.39%) Apple Swift
6 103 (16.45%) Test Automation
7 102 (16.29%) JavaScript
8 100 (15.97%) User Experience
9 99 (15.81%) Android Development
10 97 (15.50%) Git (software)
11 95 (15.18%) Azure
11 95 (15.18%) Windows
12 93 (14.86%) TDD
12 93 (14.86%) Objective-C
13 89 (14.22%) REST
14 85 (13.58%) Java
15 81 (12.94%) Finance
15 81 (12.94%) Mobile Development
16 80 (12.78%) React Native
16 80 (12.78%) Xcode
17 79 (12.62%) Jenkins
18 72 (11.50%) React
19 71 (11.34%) DevOps
20 68 (10.86%) Software Engineering
21 65 (10.38%) Apple
22 64 (10.22%) Kotlin
22 64 (10.22%) Node.js
23 60 (9.58%) Microsoft
24 59 (9.42%) Scrum
24 59 (9.42%) JSON

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 35 (5.59%) Confluence
2 16 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.76%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (1.60%) Mule
5 8 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.28%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.80%) CMS
6 5 (0.80%) IIS
7 3 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.32%) Apache
8 2 (0.32%) Drupal
8 2 (0.32%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.32%) WordPress
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.16%) Kentico
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 37 (5.91%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (5.59%) Sketch
3 26 (4.15%) InVision
4 25 (3.99%) Zeplin
5 18 (2.88%) Adobe XD
6 12 (1.92%) Photoshop
7 11 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (1.28%) Figma
8 8 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (0.64%) UserZoom
11 3 (0.48%) Maya
12 2 (0.32%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.16%) Marvel
13 1 (0.16%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.48%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.16%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 95 (15.18%) Azure
2 57 (9.11%) Microsoft 365
3 44 (7.03%) GitHub
4 41 (6.55%) AWS
5 24 (3.83%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (3.19%) Slack
7 19 (3.04%) SaaS
8 18 (2.88%) IaaS
9 15 (2.40%) Firebase
10 13 (2.08%) PaaS
11 12 (1.92%) Serverless
12 8 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 6 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.80%) Bitrise
14 5 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.80%) GCP
14 5 (0.80%) IBM Cloud
14 5 (0.80%) OneDrive
15 3 (0.48%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.48%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.35%) Wi-Fi
2 18 (2.88%) VPN
3 14 (2.24%) Firewall
3 14 (2.24%) Skype
4 11 (1.76%) SAN
5 9 (1.44%) NAS
5 9 (1.44%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.28%) DNS
6 8 (1.28%) FTP
6 8 (1.28%) LAN
6 8 (1.28%) WAN
7 7 (1.12%) DHCP
7 7 (1.12%) Internet
7 7 (1.12%) Network Security
8 5 (0.80%) Bluetooth
8 5 (0.80%) HTTP
8 5 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.64%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.48%) RS-232
10 3 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.56%) MySQL
2 14 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (1.60%) DB2
4 8 (1.28%) SQL Server
5 5 (0.80%) Big Data
5 5 (0.80%) Cosmos DB
5 5 (0.80%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.80%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.80%) SQLite
6 4 (0.64%) Redis
7 3 (0.48%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.48%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.32%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 97 (15.50%) Git (software)
2 80 (12.78%) Xcode
3 79 (12.62%) Jenkins
4 56 (8.95%) JIRA
5 28 (4.47%) CocoaPods
5 28 (4.47%) fastlane
6 27 (4.31%) Postman
6 27 (4.31%) Sonatype Nexus
7 22 (3.51%) Axure RP
7 22 (3.51%) JUnit
8 21 (3.35%) Maven
9 20 (3.19%) Android Studio
9 20 (3.19%) Selenium
10 16 (2.56%) Appium
11 15 (2.40%) Mockito
12 12 (1.92%) CircleCI
12 12 (1.92%) Cucumber
12 12 (1.92%) Cypress.io
12 12 (1.92%) IntelliJ
13 11 (1.76%) SoapUI
General
1 81 (12.94%) Finance
2 28 (4.47%) Banking
2 28 (4.47%) Retail
3 25 (3.99%) Public Sector
4 22 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.72%) Marketing
5 17 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.40%) Games
6 15 (2.40%) Publishing
7 9 (1.44%) Electronics
8 7 (1.12%) Law
9 5 (0.80%) Advertising
9 5 (0.80%) German Language
9 5 (0.80%) Legal
10 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.32%) Police
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Front Office
12 1 (0.16%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 308 (49.20%) Developer
2 161 (25.72%) iOS Developer
3 56 (8.95%) Mobile Developer
4 51 (8.15%) React Developer
5 47 (7.51%) Designer
6 39 (6.23%) Senior Developer
7 36 (5.75%) Android Developer
8 25 (3.99%) UX Designer
9 24 (3.83%) Applications Developer
9 24 (3.83%) iOS Android Developer
9 24 (3.83%) Mobile Engineer
9 24 (3.83%) Xamarin Developer
10 23 (3.67%) Analyst
10 23 (3.67%) Senior iOS Developer
10 23 (3.67%) UI Designer
11 22 (3.51%) C++ Developer
11 22 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
12 21 (3.35%) Support Engineer
13 20 (3.19%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 19 (3.04%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (14.22%) REST
2 80 (12.78%) React Native
3 72 (11.50%) React
4 64 (10.22%) Node.js
5 59 (9.42%) JSON
6 56 (8.95%) RESTful
7 55 (8.79%) HTML
8 50 (7.99%) .NET
9 44 (7.03%) iOS SDK
10 38 (6.07%) CSS
11 36 (5.75%) Cocoa
12 35 (5.59%) Redux
13 28 (4.47%) Web Services
14 25 (3.99%) Spring
15 24 (3.83%) ASP.NET
16 21 (3.35%) Express
16 21 (3.35%) Middleware
16 21 (3.35%) XML
17 20 (3.19%) GraphQL
17 20 (3.19%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 210 (33.55%) Mobile App
2 100 (15.97%) User Experience
3 38 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (4.15%) iPhone
5 20 (3.19%) iPad
6 17 (2.72%) Animation
7 12 (1.92%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (1.60%) AS400
9 10 (1.60%) iSeries
10 9 (1.44%) Social Media
11 8 (1.28%) LPAR
11 8 (1.28%) NHS
11 8 (1.28%) Replication
11 8 (1.28%) Smartphone
11 8 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (1.12%) W3C
13 6 (0.96%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.96%) Digital Signage
13 6 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 406 (64.86%) Android
2 95 (15.18%) Windows
3 36 (5.75%) Windows 10
4 33 (5.27%) Mac OS
5 31 (4.95%) Linux
6 24 (3.83%) Mac OS X
7 15 (2.40%) Windows 7
8 14 (2.24%) Windows Mobile
9 12 (1.92%) Windows Server
10 7 (1.12%) Unix
11 5 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.64%) MVS
13 3 (0.48%) tvOS
13 3 (0.48%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.32%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
15 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (35.78%) iOS Development
2 209 (33.39%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (16.45%) Test Automation
4 99 (15.81%) Android Development
5 93 (14.86%) TDD
6 81 (12.94%) Mobile Development
7 71 (11.34%) DevOps
8 68 (10.86%) Software Engineering
9 59 (9.42%) Scrum
10 52 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
11 50 (7.99%) Problem-Solving
12 48 (7.67%) Pair Programming
13 41 (6.55%) MVVM
14 37 (5.91%) Wireframes
15 36 (5.75%) SDLC
15 36 (5.75%) User Stories
16 32 (5.11%) Continuous Delivery
17 31 (4.95%) Acceptance Criteria
17 31 (4.95%) OO
17 31 (4.95%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 184 (29.39%) Apple Swift
2 102 (16.29%) JavaScript
3 93 (14.86%) Objective-C
4 85 (13.58%) Java
5 64 (10.22%) Kotlin
6 48 (7.67%) C#
7 41 (6.55%) C++
8 40 (6.39%) SQL
9 34 (5.43%) Python
10 27 (4.31%) ES6
11 23 (3.67%) Java 8
12 21 (3.35%) PHP
13 20 (3.19%) TypeScript
14 19 (3.04%) C
15 17 (2.72%) PowerShell
16 14 (2.24%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.28%) Ruby
18 5 (0.80%) Go
18 5 (0.80%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.80%) XAML
Qualifications
1 32 (5.11%) Degree
2 21 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.04%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.12%) TOGAF Certification
5 6 (0.96%) HNC
5 6 (0.96%) HND
6 5 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.80%) MCP
6 5 (0.80%) PMP
7 4 (0.64%) CHECK Team Leader
7 4 (0.64%) CREST Certified
7 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.48%) CISSP
8 3 (0.48%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.48%) MCSE
8 3 (0.48%) MCTS
9 2 (0.32%) CEH
9 2 (0.32%) GIAC
9 2 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (9.11%) QA
2 14 (2.24%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.44%) SLA
4 8 (1.28%) WCAG
5 6 (0.96%) NIST
6 4 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.32%) COBIT
8 2 (0.32%) GDPR
9 1 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.16%) GLBA
9 1 (0.16%) GRC
System Software
1 46 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.04%) Docker
3 10 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.44%) PowerHA
5 4 (0.64%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.32%) Firmware
7 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.32%) vSphere
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 27 (4.31%) Microsoft Intune
2 17 (2.72%) Kubernetes
3 14 (2.24%) AirWatch
4 10 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (1.28%) SCCM
6 5 (0.80%) Grafana
7 3 (0.48%) Jamf Pro
7 3 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.32%) EnCase
8 2 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.32%) Kibana
8 2 (0.32%) Puppet
8 2 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.32%) WMI
9 1 (0.16%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.16%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.16%) SCOM
9 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 65 (10.38%) Apple
2 60 (9.58%) Microsoft
3 44 (7.03%) Xamarin
4 32 (5.11%) Adobe
5 23 (3.67%) Google
6 22 (3.51%) Splunk
7 19 (3.04%) AppDynamics
8 18 (2.88%) VMware
9 15 (2.40%) IBM
10 14 (2.24%) Samsung
11 13 (2.08%) SAP
12 12 (1.92%) Citrix
13 7 (1.12%) CA Agile Central
14 6 (0.96%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.96%) Twitter
15 4 (0.64%) MobileIron
15 4 (0.64%) Oracle
16 3 (0.48%) Avaya
16 3 (0.48%) Ivanti
16 3 (0.48%) Sitecore