Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 18 January 2019 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 66 68
Rank change year-on-year +29 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 80 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.10% 1.89% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.51% 8.15% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 17 7
Glasgow median daily rate £406 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +9.15% -5.33%
10th Percentile £138 £324 £323
90th Percentile £518 £425 £388
Scotland median daily rate £400 £369 £350
% change year-on-year +8.47% +5.36% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £129.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £77.25 £20.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +286.25% -50.62% -32.50%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 390 270 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 24.87% 23.26% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 126 157
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £138 £300 £162
90th Percentile £525 £550 £438
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £340
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 £14.76 £17.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.66% -14.17% -68.75%
10th Percentile £10.79 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £123.65 £28.75 £33.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year -4.11% +1.39% -2.70%

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Apple iOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Apple iOS in Glasgow

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in Glasgow

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple iOS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 62 (77.50%) iOS Development
2 59 (73.75%) Apple Swift
3 53 (66.25%) Objective-C
4 36 (45.00%) Android
5 35 (43.75%) JSON
6 32 (40.00%) iOS SDK
6 32 (40.00%) Xcode
7 31 (38.75%) Apple
7 31 (38.75%) Web Services
8 29 (36.25%) Mobile App
8 29 (36.25%) SQLite
9 28 (35.00%) Mobile Development
10 25 (31.25%) Cocoa
11 23 (28.75%) RESTful
12 21 (26.25%) Unit Testing
12 21 (26.25%) TDD
13 20 (25.00%) Git (software)
14 19 (23.75%) REST
14 19 (23.75%) C#
15 18 (22.50%) XML
15 18 (22.50%) Google
15 18 (22.50%) Google Maps API
15 18 (22.50%) Greenfield Project
16 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (17.50%) CocoaPods
18 13 (16.25%) JIRA
18 13 (16.25%) Android Development
19 12 (15.00%) MVVM
19 12 (15.00%) MVC
20 11 (13.75%) Banking

Apple iOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (1.25%) Confluence
1 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Firebase
1 4 (5.00%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.75%) Office 365
3 1 (1.25%) Apple Pay
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.25%) Internet
2 5 (6.25%) LAN
2 5 (6.25%) Wireless
3 4 (5.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.50%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.50%) NFC
4 2 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.25%) DHCP
5 1 (1.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.25%) SQLite
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (40.00%) Xcode
2 20 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 14 (17.50%) CocoaPods
4 13 (16.25%) JIRA
5 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.50%) fastlane
7 3 (3.75%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.75%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.50%) Android Studio
9 1 (1.25%) Appium
9 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.25%) Selenium
9 1 (1.25%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (13.75%) Banking
2 5 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (76.25%) Developer
2 59 (73.75%) iOS Developer
3 14 (17.50%) Objective-C Developer
4 13 (16.25%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.50%) Android Developer
5 6 (7.50%) iOS Android Developer
6 3 (3.75%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (3.75%) Analyst
6 3 (3.75%) Desktop Support
6 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.75%) Xamarin Developer
7 2 (2.50%) Mobile Engineer
7 2 (2.50%) Technical Manager
8 1 (1.25%) Active Directory Analyst
8 1 (1.25%) Active Directory Support
8 1 (1.25%) Exchange Support
8 1 (1.25%) Senior iOS Android Developer
8 1 (1.25%) Technical Solutions Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.75%) JSON
2 32 (40.00%) iOS SDK
3 31 (38.75%) Web Services
4 25 (31.25%) Cocoa
5 23 (28.75%) RESTful
6 19 (23.75%) REST
7 18 (22.50%) Google Maps API
7 18 (22.50%) XML
8 10 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
9 7 (8.75%) Core Data
10 6 (7.50%) UIKit
11 4 (5.00%) React Native
11 4 (5.00%) SOAP
12 2 (2.50%) Android SDK
13 1 (1.25%) .NET
13 1 (1.25%) Core Animation
13 1 (1.25%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 29 (36.25%) Mobile App
2 18 (22.50%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
4 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (6.25%) Blackberry
6 4 (5.00%) Client/Server
6 4 (5.00%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.50%) User Experience
8 1 (1.25%) Animation
8 1 (1.25%) Digital Wallet
8 1 (1.25%) iPad
8 1 (1.25%) iPhone
8 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (45.00%) Android
2 9 (11.25%) Windows
3 6 (7.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (77.50%) iOS Development
2 28 (35.00%) Mobile Development
3 21 (26.25%) TDD
3 21 (26.25%) Unit Testing
4 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (16.25%) Android Development
6 12 (15.00%) MVC
6 12 (15.00%) MVVM
7 11 (13.75%) Computer Science
7 11 (13.75%) Scrum
8 10 (12.50%) Web Development
9 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
10 6 (7.50%) Technical Leadership
10 6 (7.50%) Workflow
11 4 (5.00%) Analytics
11 4 (5.00%) Change Management
11 4 (5.00%) Validation
12 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.75%) SDLC
13 2 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (73.75%) Apple Swift
2 53 (66.25%) Objective-C
3 19 (23.75%) C#
4 10 (12.50%) Java
5 4 (5.00%) SQL
6 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) ACDT
2 5 (6.25%) ACHDS
2 5 (6.25%) ACTC
2 5 (6.25%) MCDST
2 5 (6.25%) MCP
2 5 (6.25%) MCSA
2 5 (6.25%) MCSE
2 5 (6.25%) MCSM
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (38.75%) Apple
2 18 (22.50%) Google
3 5 (6.25%) Citrix
3 5 (6.25%) Oracle
4 4 (5.00%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.25%) VMware