Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 147 134
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13 -24
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 931 745 809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.98% 1.80% 1.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.61% 8.81% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 560 574
London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £200 £275 £213
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 8
London median hourly rate £27.00 £43.51 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.95% +135.19% +3.55%
10th Percentile £17.52 £19.98 £13.88
90th Percentile £57.13 £79.00 £28.25
England median hourly rate £22.00 £32.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -31.78% +69.74% +6.35%

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 9,683 8,458 9,096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.62% 20.47% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,912 5,870 6,217
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +5.42%
10th Percentile £203 £238 £213
90th Percentile £650 £620 £606
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 196 296
London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.65% +19.12% +0.83%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.50 £11.21
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.79
England median hourly rate £17.30 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.85% - +3.13%

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018. 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 -10 165 £450 - 84
West London -5 46 £463 +24.16% 45
East London -4 17 £513 +36.67% 17
South London -33 14 £113 -57.36% 9
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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.

1 581 (62.41%) Android
2 391 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 340 (36.52%) iOS Development
4 269 (28.89%) Mobile App
5 262 (28.14%) Apple Swift
6 223 (23.95%) TDD
7 210 (22.56%) Objective-C
8 196 (21.05%) User Experience
9 183 (19.66%) BDD
10 181 (19.44%) Java
11 174 (18.69%) JavaScript
12 173 (18.58%) Scrum
13 167 (17.94%) Windows
14 164 (17.62%) Mobile Development
15 153 (16.43%) Test Automation
16 142 (15.25%) Android Development
17 139 (14.93%) Apple
17 139 (14.93%) Finance
18 127 (13.64%) JIRA
19 123 (13.21%) RESTful
20 119 (12.78%) Git (software)
21 106 (11.39%) Active Directory
22 102 (10.96%) Software Engineering
23 94 (10.10%) Microsoft
24 87 (9.34%) HTML
24 87 (9.34%) Xcode
24 87 (9.34%) Banking
25 86 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
25 86 (9.24%) React Native
26 85 (9.13%) iPhone

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 43 (4.62%) Confluence
2 33 (3.54%) CMS
3 20 (2.15%) MS Exchange
4 17 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (1.50%) IBM Notes
6 12 (1.29%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.54%) Apache
9 5 (0.54%) JBoss
10 4 (0.43%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.32%) IIS
11 3 (0.32%) Marvel
11 3 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.32%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.21%) Jetty
12 2 (0.21%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.21%) Mule
12 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 49 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.26%) Photoshop
3 20 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (1.83%) InVision
5 16 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
5 16 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (1.29%) Flinto
7 3 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.21%) UserZoom
9 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.11%) Revit
9 1 (0.11%) SPSS
9 1 (0.11%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 10 (1.07%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.32%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Maximo
3 1 (0.11%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 64 (6.87%) Office 365
2 56 (6.02%) GitHub
3 44 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (1.72%) Google Play
6 13 (1.40%) Slack
7 10 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (1.07%) PaaS
8 9 (0.97%) G Suite
8 9 (0.97%) OneDrive
8 9 (0.97%) SaaS
9 8 (0.86%) Firebase
9 8 (0.86%) IaaS
9 8 (0.86%) Sauce Labs
10 7 (0.75%) BrowserStack
10 7 (0.75%) Heroku
10 7 (0.75%) npm
11 6 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.64%) BlazeMeter
11 6 (0.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.08%) VPN
2 33 (3.54%) Internet
3 19 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 18 (1.93%) DNS
4 18 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (1.72%) DHCP
5 16 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
6 13 (1.40%) LAN
6 13 (1.40%) Skype
6 13 (1.40%) Wireless
7 12 (1.29%) Bluetooth
7 12 (1.29%) HTTP
8 11 (1.18%) Firewall
9 10 (1.07%) FTP
10 9 (0.97%) VoIP
11 8 (0.86%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.54%) SMTP
13 4 (0.43%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.43%) WAN
14 3 (0.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (2.79%) Redis
3 23 (2.47%) MongoDB
4 22 (2.36%) MySQL
5 21 (2.26%) NoSQL
6 17 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 17 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (1.83%) SQL Server
7 16 (1.72%) Neo4j
8 11 (1.18%) JanusGraph
9 10 (1.07%) Big Data
9 10 (1.07%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.75%) Blockchain
11 6 (0.64%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.64%) SQLite
12 4 (0.43%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.32%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.32%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 127 (13.64%) JIRA
2 119 (12.78%) Git (software)
3 87 (9.34%) Xcode
4 78 (8.38%) Jenkins
5 74 (7.95%) Cucumber
6 60 (6.44%) Appium
7 57 (6.12%) Selenium
8 31 (3.33%) Subversion
9 27 (2.90%) Calabash
10 20 (2.15%) Maven
11 18 (1.93%) Gradle
11 18 (1.93%) SpecFlow
12 17 (1.83%) GitLab
12 17 (1.83%) WebDriver
13 15 (1.61%) TeamCity
14 14 (1.50%) JUnit
14 14 (1.50%) Visual Studio
14 14 (1.50%) webpack
15 13 (1.40%) CocoaPods
15 13 (1.40%) Jasmine
General
1 139 (14.93%) Finance
2 87 (9.34%) Banking
3 56 (6.02%) Retail
4 40 (4.30%) Games
5 35 (3.76%) Publishing
6 25 (2.69%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.50%) Legal
8 12 (1.29%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.18%) Marketing
10 10 (1.07%) Advertising
11 7 (0.75%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.75%) Spanish Language
12 6 (0.64%) Front Office
13 4 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.43%) Law
14 3 (0.32%) Billing
14 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.21%) Arabic Language
15 2 (0.21%) French Language
15 2 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 426 (45.76%) Developer
2 243 (26.10%) iOS Developer
3 76 (8.16%) Analyst
4 65 (6.98%) Senior Developer
5 64 (6.87%) Android Developer
6 56 (6.02%) Designer
7 53 (5.69%) Mobile Developer
8 41 (4.40%) React Developer
8 41 (4.40%) Senior iOS Developer
9 35 (3.76%) 2nd Line Support
10 34 (3.65%) Architect
10 34 (3.65%) Support Engineer
10 34 (3.65%) UX Designer
11 32 (3.44%) Test Engineer
12 29 (3.11%) Software Engineer
13 28 (3.01%) Desktop Support
13 28 (3.01%) iOS Android Developer
14 27 (2.90%) Service Analyst
14 27 (2.90%) Service Desk Analyst
15 25 (2.69%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (13.21%) RESTful
2 87 (9.34%) HTML
3 86 (9.24%) React Native
4 72 (7.73%) CSS
5 66 (7.09%) iOS SDK
6 61 (6.55%) .NET
6 61 (6.55%) Cocoa
7 56 (6.02%) JSON
7 56 (6.02%) Web Services
8 55 (5.91%) REST
9 54 (5.80%) React
10 53 (5.69%) Node.js
11 49 (5.26%) HTML5
12 40 (4.30%) AngularJS
13 32 (3.44%) Redux
14 31 (3.33%) CSS3
14 31 (3.33%) jQuery
15 30 (3.22%) SOAP
16 29 (3.11%) Cocoa Touch
16 29 (3.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 269 (28.89%) Mobile App
2 196 (21.05%) User Experience
3 85 (9.13%) iPhone
4 67 (7.20%) Greenfield Project
5 65 (6.98%) iPad
6 63 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (4.40%) Computer Science
8 35 (3.76%) Blackberry
8 35 (3.76%) Fintech
8 35 (3.76%) Smartphone
9 19 (2.04%) Management Information System
10 18 (1.93%) Video on Demand
11 15 (1.61%) Animation
12 12 (1.29%) Virtual Team
13 9 (0.97%) Video\Live Streaming
14 8 (0.86%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.86%) Over-the-Top Content
15 7 (0.75%) BYOD
15 7 (0.75%) Social Media
16 6 (0.64%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 581 (62.41%) Android
2 167 (17.94%) Windows
3 57 (6.12%) Windows 7
4 44 (4.73%) Windows 10
5 38 (4.08%) Mac OS X
6 29 (3.11%) Linux
7 25 (2.69%) Mac OS
8 20 (2.15%) Unix
9 18 (1.93%) Windows Server
10 13 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (1.07%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.97%) Nucleus RTOS
13 9 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (0.86%) Windows Phone
14 8 (0.86%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.54%) Solaris
16 3 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 340 (36.52%) iOS Development
3 223 (23.95%) TDD
4 183 (19.66%) BDD
5 173 (18.58%) Scrum
6 164 (17.62%) Mobile Development
7 153 (16.43%) Test Automation
8 142 (15.25%) Android Development
9 102 (10.96%) Software Engineering
10 86 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
11 70 (7.52%) MVC
12 66 (7.09%) E-Commerce
12 66 (7.09%) OO
13 60 (6.44%) Unit Testing
14 54 (5.80%) DevOps
15 50 (5.37%) Kanban
16 48 (5.16%) OOP
17 44 (4.73%) Service Management
18 43 (4.62%) Wireframes
19 39 (4.19%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 262 (28.14%) Apple Swift
2 210 (22.56%) Objective-C
3 181 (19.44%) Java
4 174 (18.69%) JavaScript
5 72 (7.73%) C#
6 60 (6.44%) SQL
7 42 (4.51%) C++
8 41 (4.40%) Ruby
9 34 (3.65%) ES6
10 28 (3.01%) PHP
11 26 (2.79%) Python
12 25 (2.69%) C
13 18 (1.93%) GraphQL
14 10 (1.07%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.07%) TypeScript
15 9 (0.97%) Kotlin
16 8 (0.86%) Go
16 8 (0.86%) Perl
17 7 (0.75%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (6.12%) Degree
2 55 (5.91%) Security Cleared
3 49 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 32 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (2.15%) Master's Degree
6 14 (1.50%) CTC Cleared
7 12 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (1.18%) MCSE
9 9 (0.97%) MCDST
9 9 (0.97%) MCP
10 8 (0.86%) MCSA
10 8 (0.86%) MCSM
10 8 (0.86%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (0.75%) ACHDS
11 7 (0.75%) CISSP
12 6 (0.64%) ACDT
12 6 (0.64%) ACTC
13 5 (0.54%) A+ Certification
13 5 (0.54%) CISM
13 5 (0.54%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (8.49%) QA
2 9 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (0.43%) SLA
5 3 (0.32%) COBIT
5 3 (0.32%) FISMA
5 3 (0.32%) NIST 800
6 2 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.21%) JTAG
6 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.21%) WAI
6 2 (0.21%) WCAG
7 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.11%) PMO
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 106 (11.39%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.47%) Docker
3 8 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (0.64%) XenApp
6 4 (0.43%) Firmware
6 4 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.11%) vCloud
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (5.37%) SCCM
2 13 (1.40%) AirWatch
3 11 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (0.97%) SCOM
5 7 (0.75%) Kubernetes
5 7 (0.75%) Terraform
6 3 (0.32%) EnCase
6 3 (0.32%) FTK
6 3 (0.32%) Nessus
6 3 (0.32%) Nmap
7 2 (0.21%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.21%) Grafana
7 2 (0.21%) Graphite
7 2 (0.21%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.21%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.21%) Kibana
8 1 (0.11%) HockeyApp
8 1 (0.11%) MaaS360
Vendors
1 139 (14.93%) Apple
2 94 (10.10%) Microsoft
3 67 (7.20%) Google
4 38 (4.08%) Citrix
5 24 (2.58%) Atlassian
6 22 (2.36%) Xamarin
7 20 (2.15%) Oracle
8 14 (1.50%) Lotus
9 13 (1.40%) HP
10 12 (1.29%) Adobe
11 11 (1.18%) VMware
12 9 (0.97%) Altiris
12 9 (0.97%) Samsung
13 8 (0.86%) MobileIron
14 7 (0.75%) Bloomberg
14 7 (0.75%) Ivanti
14 7 (0.75%) Reuters
15 6 (0.64%) IBM
16 5 (0.54%) Fidessa
16 5 (0.54%) Splunk