Period
to 8 March 2021

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 8 March 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
England > London
6 months to
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 138 119 155
Rank change year-on-year -19 +36 -13
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 392 600 808
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.96% 2.20% 1.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.95% 12.88% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 467 592
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £285 £163 £210
90th Percentile £615 £588 £613
England median daily rate £450 £443 £434
% change year-on-year +1.69% +2.02% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £72.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.31% +297.26% -17.05%
England median hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -31.82% +25.71% -16.67%

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 3,027 4,657 8,273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.15% 17.10% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,142 3,277 5,809
Median daily rate £488 £450 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.22% +2.11%
10th Percentile £262 £158 £175
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £413 £431
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.29% +0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 149 218
Median hourly rate £35.50 £21.25 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.06% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £18.00 £15.40 £12.50
90th Percentile £65.90 £63.75 £40.38
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.45 £17.00
% change year-on-year -0.11% +2.65% +3.03%

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Apple iOS in London

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Apple iOS in London.

Daily rate trend for Apple iOS in London

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Apple iOS in London over the 6 months to 8 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Apple iOS in London

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Apple iOS in London.

Hourly rate trend 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 8 March 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
Central London +11 38 £525 +16.67% 47
West London +17 22 £495 -1.00% 30
South London +36 2 £456 +204.17%
East London +16 1 £505 +79.72% 10
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 8 March 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 London region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 231 (58.93%) Android
2 140 (35.71%) iOS Development
3 139 (35.46%) Apple Swift
4 126 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 124 (31.63%) Mobile App
6 77 (19.64%) JavaScript
7 70 (17.86%) Objective-C
7 70 (17.86%) Mobile Development
8 67 (17.09%) React Native
9 66 (16.84%) Test Automation
9 66 (16.84%) Azure
10 64 (16.33%) User Experience
11 62 (15.82%) TDD
12 61 (15.56%) Git (software)
13 59 (15.05%) REST
14 49 (12.50%) Finance
15 48 (12.24%) Windows
16 47 (11.99%) React
17 46 (11.73%) HTML
18 43 (10.97%) Java
18 43 (10.97%) DevOps
19 42 (10.71%) Android Development
19 42 (10.71%) Node.js
20 40 (10.20%) Xcode
20 40 (10.20%) Software Engineering
21 39 (9.95%) Apple
21 39 (9.95%) QA
22 37 (9.44%) Kotlin
23 35 (8.93%) SDLC
23 35 (8.93%) Redux

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 14 (3.57%) Confluence
1 14 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.53%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.51%) Apache
4 2 (0.51%) CMS
4 2 (0.51%) Drupal
4 2 (0.51%) IIS
4 2 (0.51%) Joomla!
4 2 (0.51%) Mule
4 2 (0.51%) WordPress
5 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (5.10%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (4.85%) Sketch
3 17 (4.34%) InVision
4 14 (3.57%) Adobe XD
4 14 (3.57%) Zeplin
5 7 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (1.79%) Photoshop
6 5 (1.28%) Figma
6 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.26%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.26%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.26%) Maya
9 1 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP GRC
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 66 (16.84%) Azure
2 35 (8.93%) Microsoft 365
3 23 (5.87%) AWS
4 16 (4.08%) GitHub
5 14 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (3.57%) Firebase
6 11 (2.81%) SaaS
7 8 (2.04%) GCP
8 7 (1.79%) IaaS
9 6 (1.53%) Serverless
10 5 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (1.02%) Sauce Labs
12 3 (0.77%) BrowserStack
12 3 (0.77%) Google Play
12 3 (0.77%) PaaS
12 3 (0.77%) Slack
13 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.26%) Amazon Cognito
14 1 (0.26%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.55%) Firewall
1 10 (2.55%) VPN
2 9 (2.30%) Skype
2 9 (2.30%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (2.04%) Internet
4 7 (1.79%) SAN
5 6 (1.53%) DHCP
6 5 (1.28%) DNS
6 5 (1.28%) NAS
7 4 (1.02%) FTP
7 4 (1.02%) HTTP
7 4 (1.02%) LAN
7 4 (1.02%) WAN
8 3 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.77%) Network Security
9 2 (0.51%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.51%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.51%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.26%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.32%) MySQL
2 11 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (2.30%) MongoDB
3 9 (2.30%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.04%) Cosmos DB
5 5 (1.28%) DB2
6 3 (0.77%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.77%) Big Data
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.51%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.26%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.26%) GIS
8 1 (0.26%) Redis
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 61 (15.56%) Git (software)
2 40 (10.20%) Xcode
3 34 (8.67%) Jenkins
4 32 (8.16%) JIRA
5 22 (5.61%) Postman
6 21 (5.36%) fastlane
7 17 (4.34%) Axure RP
7 17 (4.34%) Selenium
8 14 (3.57%) Appium
9 12 (3.06%) Cucumber
10 11 (2.81%) CircleCI
10 11 (2.81%) Cypress.io
11 8 (2.04%) Jasmine
11 8 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
11 8 (2.04%) SoapUI
11 8 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (1.79%) CocoaPods
12 7 (1.79%) git-flow
12 7 (1.79%) Mockito
12 7 (1.79%) webpack
General
1 49 (12.50%) Finance
2 18 (4.59%) Banking
3 16 (4.08%) Retail
4 10 (2.55%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.30%) Publishing
6 7 (1.79%) Games
6 7 (1.79%) Marketing
7 6 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.53%) Public Sector
8 5 (1.28%) Advertising
8 5 (1.28%) German Language
9 4 (1.02%) Electronics
9 4 (1.02%) Law
9 4 (1.02%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Billing
11 1 (0.26%) Front Office
11 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 202 (51.53%) Developer
2 113 (28.83%) iOS Developer
3 50 (12.76%) React Developer
4 35 (8.93%) Mobile Developer
5 32 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 27 (6.89%) Designer
7 26 (6.63%) Android Developer
8 24 (6.12%) Senior iOS Developer
9 21 (5.36%) UX Designer
10 20 (5.10%) iOS Android Developer
11 18 (4.59%) Full Stack Developer
12 17 (4.34%) Mobile Engineer
13 15 (3.83%) Tester
14 14 (3.57%) Analyst
15 13 (3.32%) C++ Developer
16 12 (3.06%) Node.js Developer
16 12 (3.06%) UI Designer
16 12 (3.06%) UI/UX Designer
17 11 (2.81%) 2nd Line Support
18 10 (2.55%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (17.09%) React Native
2 59 (15.05%) REST
3 47 (11.99%) React
4 46 (11.73%) HTML
5 42 (10.71%) Node.js
6 35 (8.93%) CSS
6 35 (8.93%) Redux
7 25 (6.38%) .NET
7 25 (6.38%) iOS SDK
8 24 (6.12%) HTML5
8 24 (6.12%) RESTful
9 22 (5.61%) Cocoa
10 19 (4.85%) JSON
11 18 (4.59%) Express
11 18 (4.59%) GraphQL
12 17 (4.34%) Web Services
13 16 (4.08%) Middleware
14 15 (3.83%) AngularJS
14 15 (3.83%) Jest
14 15 (3.83%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 124 (31.63%) Mobile App
2 64 (16.33%) User Experience
3 27 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.83%) iPad
5 13 (3.32%) iPhone
6 8 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.79%) Social Media
8 6 (1.53%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.28%) AS400
9 5 (1.28%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.28%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.28%) iSeries
9 5 (1.28%) NHS
10 4 (1.02%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.02%) Animation
10 4 (1.02%) CESG
10 4 (1.02%) Cloud Native
10 4 (1.02%) LPAR
10 4 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 231 (58.93%) Android
2 48 (12.24%) Windows
3 25 (6.38%) Windows 10
4 17 (4.34%) Mac OS
5 11 (2.81%) Linux
5 11 (2.81%) Mac OS X
6 8 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (1.79%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.77%) tvOS
9 3 (0.77%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.51%) MVS
10 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (35.71%) iOS Development
2 126 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (17.86%) Mobile Development
4 66 (16.84%) Test Automation
5 62 (15.82%) TDD
6 43 (10.97%) DevOps
7 42 (10.71%) Android Development
8 40 (10.20%) Software Engineering
9 35 (8.93%) SDLC
10 32 (8.16%) Scrum
11 31 (7.91%) Problem-Solving
12 30 (7.65%) MVVM
12 30 (7.65%) Wireframes
13 29 (7.40%) OO
14 24 (6.12%) Acceptance Criteria
14 24 (6.12%) User Stories
15 22 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (5.10%) OOP
16 20 (5.10%) Pair Programming
16 20 (5.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 139 (35.46%) Apple Swift
2 77 (19.64%) JavaScript
3 70 (17.86%) Objective-C
4 43 (10.97%) Java
5 37 (9.44%) Kotlin
6 26 (6.63%) ES6
7 24 (6.12%) SQL
8 23 (5.87%) C++
9 18 (4.59%) C#
9 18 (4.59%) Python
10 14 (3.57%) TypeScript
11 12 (3.06%) C
12 11 (2.81%) PHP
12 11 (2.81%) PowerShell
13 8 (2.04%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.79%) Ruby
15 5 (1.28%) Dart
15 5 (1.28%) XAML
16 4 (1.02%) Java 8
17 3 (0.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (2.81%) Degree
2 9 (2.30%) SC Cleared
2 9 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.28%) MCP
3 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.02%) CHECK Team Leader
4 4 (1.02%) CREST Certified
4 4 (1.02%) MCSE
5 3 (0.77%) MCTS
5 3 (0.77%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.51%) PMP
7 1 (0.26%) CCA
7 1 (0.26%) CISSP
7 1 (0.26%) HNC
7 1 (0.26%) HND
7 1 (0.26%) ISEB
7 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.95%) QA
2 6 (1.53%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.02%) PSD2
3 4 (1.02%) WCAG
4 3 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.51%) NIST
6 1 (0.26%) GDPR
6 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.53%) Docker
3 5 (1.28%) PowerHA
4 4 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.77%) vSphere
6 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (3.32%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (1.79%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.77%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (0.51%) Grafana
5 2 (0.51%) SCCM
5 2 (0.51%) WMI
6 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.26%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.26%) Puppet
6 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (9.95%) Apple
2 27 (6.89%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.12%) Adobe
4 17 (4.34%) Google
5 13 (3.32%) Xamarin
6 9 (2.30%) VMware
7 8 (2.04%) IBM
7 8 (2.04%) Samsung
8 6 (1.53%) Citrix
8 6 (1.53%) SAP
9 3 (0.77%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.77%) Brightcove
9 3 (0.77%) FactSet
9 3 (0.77%) Splunk
9 3 (0.77%) Tealium
10 2 (0.51%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.51%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.51%) Reuters
10 2 (0.51%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.51%) Twitter