The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 25 April 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 60 33
Rank change year-on-year +23 -27  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 7 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.32% 0.42% 2.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.89% 2.47% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £370 £338
% change year-on-year +0.67% +9.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £6.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.60
% change year-on-year - -28.86%  

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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 47 81 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 15.56% 16.84% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 63 28
Median daily rate £338 £328 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.05% -27.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.00% +122.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in Kent

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Tunbridge Wells +11 3 £450 - 1
Dover - 1 - -
Apple iOS
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Kent region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 7 (100.00%) Android
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) Adobe
3 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
3 3 (42.86%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (42.86%) Xamarin
3 3 (42.86%) Android Development
3 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
3 3 (42.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile Development
3 3 (42.86%) Material Design
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
5 1 (14.29%) C#

Apple iOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Designer
1 3 (42.86%) UI Designer
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Android Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Android Developer
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Material Design
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Android Development
1 3 (42.86%) Data Visualisation
1 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile Development
1 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
1 3 (42.86%) Xamarin
2 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft