Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 November 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 132 111
Rank change year-on-year -3 -21 -10
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 949 903 990
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.01% 2.00% 2.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.67% 9.62% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 691 747
London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £210 £250 £238
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 14
London median hourly rate £32.00 £22.84 £16.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.14% +34.52% +14.93%
10th Percentile £16.00 £10.73 £11.15
90th Percentile £57.50 £42.66 £22.93
England median hourly rate £19.50 £22.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.60% +30.49% +6.06%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9817 9389 9941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.84% 20.78% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6962 6489 6778
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £203 £230 £205
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 211 312
London median hourly rate £19.57 £18.00 £17.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.72% +3.75% +8.44%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.38 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.93%

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Apple iOS in London

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in London

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple iOS in London

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in London

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple iOS in London

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Central London +1 182 £450 - 48
West London +36 62 £475 +35.71% 12
East London -2 13 £488 +91.18% 12
South London -27 13 £113 -69.93% 3
North London -12 2 £338 +31.71% 1
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 London region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 560 (59.01%) Android
2 450 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
3 415 (43.73%) iOS Development
4 305 (32.14%) Mobile App
5 303 (31.93%) Apple Swift
6 271 (28.56%) Objective-C
7 227 (23.92%) User Experience
8 220 (23.18%) TDD
9 205 (21.60%) Scrum
10 194 (20.44%) Java
11 175 (18.44%) JavaScript
12 162 (17.07%) Android Development
13 159 (16.75%) RESTful
14 155 (16.33%) Apple
15 154 (16.23%) Test Automation
16 150 (15.81%) Finance
17 149 (15.70%) Mobile Development
18 148 (15.60%) Windows
19 135 (14.23%) BDD
20 132 (13.91%) JIRA
21 127 (13.38%) HTML
22 117 (12.33%) Xcode
23 114 (12.01%) Git (software)
24 109 (11.49%) Banking
25 104 (10.96%) iPhone
26 94 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
27 92 (9.69%) Software Engineering
28 91 (9.59%) OO
28 91 (9.59%) iPad
29 88 (9.27%) CSS

Apple iOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 44 (4.64%) Confluence
2 39 (4.11%) CMS
3 22 (2.32%) IBM Notes
4 13 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.26%) MS Exchange
6 10 (1.05%) SharePoint
7 9 (0.95%) IIS
8 6 (0.63%) Apache
8 6 (0.63%) JBoss
8 6 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.53%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.42%) Jetty
10 4 (0.42%) Mule
11 3 (0.32%) Marvel
12 2 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.21%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.21%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 54 (5.69%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (3.58%) InVision
3 29 (3.06%) Photoshop
4 23 (2.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 20 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
6 13 (1.37%) Flinto
6 13 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.11%) Revit
9 1 (0.11%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 9 (0.95%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.32%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Maximo
4 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 74 (7.80%) GitHub
2 50 (5.27%) Office 365
3 38 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (1.90%) Google Play
6 14 (1.48%) Slack
7 10 (1.05%) PaaS
8 9 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 8 (0.84%) OneDrive
10 7 (0.74%) Firebase
10 7 (0.74%) npm
10 7 (0.74%) SaaS
11 6 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.63%) G Suite
11 6 (0.63%) Google Drive
12 4 (0.42%) Heroku
12 4 (0.42%) IaaS
12 4 (0.42%) Sauce Labs
13 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.53%) Internet
2 26 (2.74%) TCP/IP
3 23 (2.42%) VPN
3 23 (2.42%) Wireless
4 22 (2.32%) LAN
5 20 (2.11%) HTTP
6 18 (1.90%) Bluetooth
6 18 (1.90%) Ethernet
7 15 (1.58%) Network Security
8 13 (1.37%) DNS
9 11 (1.16%) FTP
10 10 (1.05%) DHCP
10 10 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (0.95%) Skype
12 8 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.74%) WAN
14 4 (0.42%) Firewall
14 4 (0.42%) HTTPS
14 4 (0.42%) WLAN
15 3 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 24 (2.53%) SQL Server
4 22 (2.32%) NoSQL
5 21 (2.21%) MySQL
6 20 (2.11%) Redis
7 19 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (1.37%) Big Data
9 12 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (1.26%) Relational Database
10 11 (1.16%) Neo4j
11 9 (0.95%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.63%) SQLite
13 5 (0.53%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (0.42%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.42%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (0.32%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 132 (13.91%) JIRA
2 117 (12.33%) Xcode
3 114 (12.01%) Git (software)
4 83 (8.75%) Jenkins
5 56 (5.90%) Appium
6 55 (5.80%) Cucumber
7 47 (4.95%) Selenium
8 29 (3.06%) Subversion
9 22 (2.32%) Axure RP
10 19 (2.00%) Bitbucket
10 19 (2.00%) Gradle
11 18 (1.90%) Visual Studio
12 17 (1.79%) Calabash
12 17 (1.79%) Maven
12 17 (1.79%) WebDriver
13 16 (1.69%) git-flow
13 16 (1.69%) JUnit
14 15 (1.58%) TeamCity
15 14 (1.48%) Crashlytics
16 13 (1.37%) NUnit
General
1 150 (15.81%) Finance
2 109 (11.49%) Banking
3 61 (6.43%) Retail
4 45 (4.74%) Publishing
5 31 (3.27%) Games
6 22 (2.32%) Marketing
7 18 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.58%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.37%) Advertising
10 12 (1.26%) Front Office
11 11 (1.16%) Legal
12 9 (0.95%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.74%) Private Banking
14 5 (0.53%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.32%) Billing
15 3 (0.32%) Law
16 2 (0.21%) Automotive
16 2 (0.21%) Electronics
16 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 505 (53.21%) Developer
2 309 (32.56%) iOS Developer
3 84 (8.85%) Senior Developer
4 69 (7.27%) Android Developer
5 65 (6.85%) Designer
6 59 (6.22%) Senior iOS Developer
7 58 (6.11%) Analyst
8 55 (5.80%) Mobile Developer
9 44 (4.64%) UX Designer
10 39 (4.11%) Desktop Support
11 35 (3.69%) iOS Android Developer
12 33 (3.48%) Architect
12 33 (3.48%) Support Engineer
13 29 (3.06%) Test Engineer
14 28 (2.95%) Software Engineer
15 25 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
15 25 (2.63%) Mobile Designer
16 23 (2.42%) UI Designer
17 22 (2.32%) Applications Developer
17 22 (2.32%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (16.75%) RESTful
2 127 (13.38%) HTML
3 88 (9.27%) CSS
4 85 (8.96%) HTML5
5 80 (8.43%) React Native
6 78 (8.22%) REST
7 77 (8.11%) iOS SDK
8 75 (7.90%) Cocoa
9 71 (7.48%) .NET
10 65 (6.85%) Web Services
11 64 (6.74%) React
12 57 (6.01%) JSON
13 55 (5.80%) Node.js
14 50 (5.27%) AngularJS
15 45 (4.74%) CSS3
16 43 (4.53%) Core Data
17 33 (3.48%) jQuery
18 32 (3.37%) Redux
19 31 (3.27%) XML
20 30 (3.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 305 (32.14%) Mobile App
2 227 (23.92%) User Experience
3 104 (10.96%) iPhone
4 91 (9.59%) iPad
5 57 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
6 52 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
7 45 (4.74%) Computer Science
8 41 (4.32%) Blackberry
9 39 (4.11%) Fintech
10 24 (2.53%) Animation
11 22 (2.32%) Smartphone
12 18 (1.90%) Video on Demand
13 17 (1.79%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.58%) Virtual Team
15 13 (1.37%) Management Information System
16 11 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
16 11 (1.16%) Video\Live Streaming
17 10 (1.05%) Social Media
18 9 (0.95%) Over-the-Top Content
19 8 (0.84%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 560 (59.01%) Android
2 148 (15.60%) Windows
3 65 (6.85%) Windows 7
4 31 (3.27%) Windows 10
5 24 (2.53%) Mac OS X
6 23 (2.42%) Unix
7 19 (2.00%) Linux
8 15 (1.58%) Mac OS
9 12 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
10 11 (1.16%) Windows Server
11 7 (0.74%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.53%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.42%) Nucleus RTOS
14 2 (0.21%) Solaris
14 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.11%) webOS
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
2 415 (43.73%) iOS Development
3 220 (23.18%) TDD
4 205 (21.60%) Scrum
5 162 (17.07%) Android Development
6 154 (16.23%) Test Automation
7 149 (15.70%) Mobile Development
8 135 (14.23%) BDD
9 94 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
10 92 (9.69%) Software Engineering
11 91 (9.59%) OO
12 71 (7.48%) Unit Testing
13 66 (6.95%) E-Commerce
14 64 (6.74%) MVC
15 63 (6.64%) OOP
16 60 (6.32%) DevOps
17 48 (5.06%) Acceptance Criteria
17 48 (5.06%) OOD
17 48 (5.06%) Wireframes
18 43 (4.53%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 303 (31.93%) Apple Swift
2 271 (28.56%) Objective-C
3 194 (20.44%) Java
4 175 (18.44%) JavaScript
5 69 (7.27%) C#
6 54 (5.69%) SQL
7 43 (4.53%) C++
7 43 (4.53%) Python
8 31 (3.27%) PHP
9 29 (3.06%) ES6
9 29 (3.06%) Ruby
10 23 (2.42%) C
11 20 (2.11%) GraphQL
12 9 (0.95%) Go
13 8 (0.84%) Scala
14 7 (0.74%) Perl
14 7 (0.74%) TypeScript
15 6 (0.63%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.53%) Groovy
16 5 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 67 (7.06%) Degree
2 32 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (2.74%) Master's Degree
4 26 (2.74%) MCSE
4 26 (2.74%) Security Cleared
5 24 (2.53%) MCDST
6 19 (2.00%) SC Cleared
7 18 (1.90%) MCP
8 17 (1.79%) MCSA
8 17 (1.79%) MCSM
8 17 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
9 16 (1.69%) ACHDS
10 15 (1.58%) ACDT
10 15 (1.58%) ACTC
11 12 (1.26%) A+ Certification
12 11 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.53%) CISM
13 5 (0.53%) CISSP
13 5 (0.53%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (8.85%) QA
2 7 (0.74%) SLA
3 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.21%) PMO
4 2 (0.21%) WAI
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 87 (9.17%) Active Directory
2 32 (3.37%) Docker
3 16 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
4 12 (1.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (0.63%) XenApp
6 5 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.42%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.32%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.21%) Firmware
9 2 (0.21%) HDFS
9 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 32 (3.37%) SCCM
2 8 (0.84%) AirWatch
3 6 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.32%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.32%) Terraform
5 2 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.21%) Control-M
5 2 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.21%) Kibana
5 2 (0.21%) Nessus
5 2 (0.21%) Oozie
5 2 (0.21%) Puppet
5 2 (0.21%) SCOM
5 2 (0.21%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.11%) Ansible
6 1 (0.11%) logstash
6 1 (0.11%) Opsview
6 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 155 (16.33%) Apple
2 74 (7.80%) Microsoft
3 61 (6.43%) Google
4 49 (5.16%) Citrix
5 35 (3.69%) Atlassian
6 32 (3.37%) Oracle
7 30 (3.16%) Xamarin
8 22 (2.32%) Lotus
9 20 (2.11%) Adobe
10 16 (1.69%) HP
11 14 (1.48%) Bloomberg
11 14 (1.48%) Reuters
12 10 (1.05%) Altiris
13 8 (0.84%) VMware
13 8 (0.84%) Wyse
14 7 (0.74%) Samsung
15 6 (0.63%) SAP
16 5 (0.53%) Fidessa
16 5 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
17 4 (0.42%) Dell