The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 57 61
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.69% 0.21% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.14% 0.67% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £225 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
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 Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 140 150 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 32.41% 31.06% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 58 56
Median daily rate £475 £350 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -8.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £171 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 61 27
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.96% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £27.50 £40.60
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 Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Apple iOS in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in Essex

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in Essex

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in Essex over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple iOS in Essex

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex 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
Basildon - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Apple iOS
East of England

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 Essex region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 18 (94.74%) TDD
2 17 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (89.47%) iOS Development
3 12 (63.16%) Mobile App
3 12 (63.16%) Apple Swift
3 12 (63.16%) Pair Programming
4 11 (57.89%) Objective-C
4 11 (57.89%) Cocoa
4 11 (57.89%) iOS SDK
5 10 (52.63%) iPhone
5 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
5 10 (52.63%) Core Data
5 10 (52.63%) Xcode
5 10 (52.63%) C++
5 10 (52.63%) HTML
5 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
5 10 (52.63%) XML
6 9 (47.37%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (47.37%) OOD
6 9 (47.37%) JUnit
6 9 (47.37%) MVC
6 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (47.37%) Animation
6 9 (47.37%) JSON
6 9 (47.37%) Push Notifications
6 9 (47.37%) RESTful
6 9 (47.37%) Core Animation
6 9 (47.37%) iPhone SDK
6 9 (47.37%) GitHub
7 8 (42.11%) Automotive

Apple iOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (31.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
1 10 (52.63%) Xcode
2 9 (47.37%) JUnit
General
1 8 (42.11%) Automotive
2 6 (31.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) iOS Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Java Software Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Coach
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Trainer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Cocoa
1 11 (57.89%) iOS SDK
2 10 (52.63%) Core Data
2 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 10 (52.63%) XML
3 9 (47.37%) Core Animation
3 9 (47.37%) iPhone SDK
3 9 (47.37%) JSON
3 9 (47.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Mobile App
2 10 (52.63%) iPhone
3 9 (47.37%) Animation
4 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) TDD
2 17 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (89.47%) iOS Development
3 12 (63.16%) Pair Programming
4 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (47.37%) MVC
4 9 (47.37%) OOA/OOD
4 9 (47.37%) OOD
4 9 (47.37%) Push Notifications
5 6 (31.58%) DevOps
5 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
5 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
5 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 5 (26.32%) Android Development
7 4 (21.05%) IT Strategy
8 2 (10.53%) Scrum
9 1 (5.26%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Apple Swift
2 11 (57.89%) Objective-C
3 10 (52.63%) C++
3 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Adobe