Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 182 138 162
Rank change year-on-year -44 +24 -29
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 519 270 689
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.55% 2.00% 1.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.35% 11.69% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 198 514
10th Percentile £300 £247 £200
25th Percentile £413 £361 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
75th Percentile £600 £538 £538
90th Percentile £665 £588 £625
England median daily rate £484 £425 £434
% change year-on-year +13.82% -2.02% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 7
10th Percentile £10.84 £19.08 £19.00
25th Percentile £16.25 £19.20 £19.50
Median hourly rate £42.50 £19.39 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +119.19% -7.67% +12.30%
75th Percentile £60.19 " £25.22
90th Percentile £65.30 " £36.91
England median hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £16.49
% change year-on-year -21.62% +12.17% -5.76%

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 4,573 2,310 7,020
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.67% 17.11% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,280 1,625 5,045
10th Percentile £263 £245 £170
25th Percentile £425 £363 £345
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £488 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £663 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 32 181
10th Percentile £14.19 £13.64 £12.75
25th Percentile £16.61 £18.88 £16.08
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +28.05% +9.63%
75th Percentile £48.71 £41.50 £27.75
90th Percentile £64.00 £47.83 £51.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.41
% change year-on-year -7.89% +9.16% -0.54%

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 17 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Apple iOS in London over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

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 17 September 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 -34 52 £515 +27.16% 55
East London +9 22 £480 +47.69% 14
West London -25 16 £550 +4.76% 17
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 318 (61.27%) Android
2 215 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (33.91%) iOS Development
4 167 (32.18%) Apple Swift
5 150 (28.90%) Mobile App
6 108 (20.81%) User Experience
7 107 (20.62%) Windows
8 98 (18.88%) Social Skills
9 93 (17.92%) TDD
10 90 (17.34%) JavaScript
11 78 (15.03%) React Native
12 76 (14.64%) Objective-C
13 72 (13.87%) Finance
14 69 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
15 67 (12.91%) Java
15 67 (12.91%) Android Development
16 66 (12.72%) Microsoft
17 60 (11.56%) Azure
18 58 (11.18%) Test Automation
19 57 (10.98%) RESTful
20 56 (10.79%) iOS SDK
20 56 (10.79%) Microsoft 365
20 56 (10.79%) Apple
21 54 (10.40%) Jenkins
22 51 (9.83%) Active Directory
22 51 (9.83%) Banking
22 51 (9.83%) Mobile Development
23 50 (9.63%) Software Engineering
24 49 (9.44%) Git (software)
24 49 (9.44%) Sketch

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 17 (3.28%) Confluence
2 16 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.35%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.39%) Apache
5 2 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.39%) CMS
5 2 (0.39%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.19%) IIS
6 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 49 (9.44%) Sketch
2 39 (7.51%) Zeplin
3 35 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (3.47%) InVision
5 13 (2.50%) Adobe XD
6 11 (2.12%) Figma
6 11 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
7 10 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 8 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (1.54%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.96%) Marvel
10 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.19%) iWork
12 1 (0.19%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 60 (11.56%) Azure
2 56 (10.79%) Microsoft 365
3 25 (4.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 24 (4.62%) GitHub
5 19 (3.66%) AWS
6 18 (3.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 15 (2.89%) SaaS
8 11 (2.12%) Serverless
9 10 (1.93%) Firebase
9 10 (1.93%) Sauce Labs
10 9 (1.73%) BrowserStack
11 8 (1.54%) OneDrive
12 7 (1.35%) GCP
13 6 (1.16%) Google Play
13 6 (1.16%) IaaS
14 5 (0.96%) Google Workspace
15 4 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.77%) npm
15 4 (0.77%) Power Automate
16 3 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
2 14 (2.70%) LAN
3 13 (2.50%) VoIP
3 13 (2.50%) VPN
4 10 (1.93%) DNS
4 10 (1.93%) Firewall
5 9 (1.73%) Skype
6 8 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.54%) WebEx
7 6 (1.16%) HTTP
8 5 (0.96%) DHCP
8 5 (0.96%) Internet
8 5 (0.96%) Network Security
8 5 (0.96%) WAN
9 4 (0.77%) 2G
9 4 (0.77%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.58%) SMTP
10 3 (0.58%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.39%) NAS
11 2 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.35%) MySQL
3 6 (1.16%) MongoDB
3 6 (1.16%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.77%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.58%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.39%) BigQuery
6 2 (0.39%) DB2
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.19%) Big Data
7 1 (0.19%) Redis
7 1 (0.19%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 54 (10.40%) Jenkins
2 49 (9.44%) Git (software)
3 47 (9.06%) Xcode
4 28 (5.39%) JIRA
5 22 (4.24%) Appium
6 21 (4.05%) fastlane
7 19 (3.66%) Cucumber
7 19 (3.66%) Postman
8 17 (3.28%) JUnit
9 16 (3.08%) Selenium
10 10 (1.93%) Axure RP
11 9 (1.73%) Calabash
11 9 (1.73%) CircleCI
11 9 (1.73%) CocoaPods
11 9 (1.73%) GitLab
12 8 (1.54%) Cypress.io
12 8 (1.54%) Subversion
13 6 (1.16%) Gradle
13 6 (1.16%) Mercurial
13 6 (1.16%) TestNG
General
1 98 (18.88%) Social Skills
2 72 (13.87%) Finance
3 51 (9.83%) Banking
4 46 (8.86%) Retail
5 20 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 19 (3.66%) Publishing
7 18 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (3.08%) Manufacturing
9 14 (2.70%) Presentation Skills
10 13 (2.50%) Investment Banking
11 12 (2.31%) Marketing
12 11 (2.12%) Games
13 10 (1.93%) Public Sector
14 7 (1.35%) Electronics
15 5 (0.96%) Automotive
16 4 (0.77%) German Language
17 3 (0.58%) Advertising
17 3 (0.58%) Documentation Skills
17 3 (0.58%) Law
17 3 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 245 (47.21%) Developer
2 136 (26.20%) iOS Developer
3 53 (10.21%) Designer
4 50 (9.63%) Senior Developer
5 48 (9.25%) React Developer
6 38 (7.32%) UI Designer
7 32 (6.17%) Senior iOS Developer
8 30 (5.78%) Android Developer
8 30 (5.78%) Mobile Developer
9 20 (3.85%) Mobile Engineer
10 19 (3.66%) Support Engineer
11 18 (3.47%) Architect
12 16 (3.08%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
12 16 (3.08%) Tester
12 16 (3.08%) UX Designer
13 13 (2.50%) Analyst
13 13 (2.50%) QA Engineer
14 12 (2.31%) Automation Tester
15 11 (2.12%) Applications Developer
16 10 (1.93%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (15.03%) React Native
2 57 (10.98%) RESTful
3 56 (10.79%) iOS SDK
4 47 (9.06%) HTML
5 41 (7.90%) React
6 35 (6.74%) JSON
7 34 (6.55%) REST
8 29 (5.59%) Web Services
9 28 (5.39%) Node.js
10 26 (5.01%) Cocoa
10 26 (5.01%) CSS
11 25 (4.82%) Core Data
12 23 (4.43%) XML
13 21 (4.05%) GraphQL
14 16 (3.08%) Android SDK
14 16 (3.08%) Core Animation
15 13 (2.50%) .NET
15 13 (2.50%) RxSwift
15 13 (2.50%) SOAP
16 11 (2.12%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 150 (28.90%) Mobile App
2 108 (20.81%) User Experience
3 30 (5.78%) iPhone
4 22 (4.24%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (4.24%) iPad
5 18 (3.47%) Video Conferencing
6 17 (3.28%) Video\Live Streaming
6 17 (3.28%) W3C
7 16 (3.08%) Animation
8 14 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (2.70%) Virtual Team
9 12 (2.31%) Video on Demand
10 9 (1.73%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.73%) Social Media
11 8 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.96%) BYOD
12 5 (0.96%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.77%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.77%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 318 (61.27%) Android
2 107 (20.62%) Windows
3 45 (8.67%) Windows 10
4 37 (7.13%) Mac OS
5 20 (3.85%) Windows Server
6 15 (2.89%) Mac OS X
7 13 (2.50%) Linux
7 13 (2.50%) tvOS
8 9 (1.73%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.77%) Unix
11 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.39%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.19%) Tizen
14 1 (0.19%) VMS
14 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (33.91%) iOS Development
3 93 (17.92%) TDD
4 69 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (12.91%) Android Development
6 58 (11.18%) Test Automation
7 51 (9.83%) Mobile Development
8 50 (9.63%) Software Engineering
9 48 (9.25%) Problem-Solving
10 47 (9.06%) Pair Programming
11 43 (8.29%) Clean Code
12 41 (7.90%) Continuous Delivery
12 41 (7.90%) Scrum
13 39 (7.51%) MVVM
13 39 (7.51%) Unit Testing
14 38 (7.32%) Prototyping
15 36 (6.94%) DevOps
15 36 (6.94%) MVC
16 34 (6.55%) SDLC
17 33 (6.36%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 167 (32.18%) Apple Swift
2 90 (17.34%) JavaScript
3 76 (14.64%) Objective-C
4 67 (12.91%) Java
5 44 (8.48%) Kotlin
6 34 (6.55%) C++
7 33 (6.36%) TypeScript
8 26 (5.01%) C#
9 18 (3.47%) C
9 18 (3.47%) PowerShell
10 17 (3.28%) Python
11 16 (3.08%) Ruby
12 10 (1.93%) PHP
12 10 (1.93%) SQL
13 6 (1.16%) Go
13 6 (1.16%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.96%) Perl
14 5 (0.96%) Scala
14 5 (0.96%) XAML
15 3 (0.58%) ES6
Qualifications
1 35 (6.74%) Degree
2 12 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.12%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.54%) MCSA
5 8 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.16%) MCSE
7 4 (0.77%) A+ Certification
7 4 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.58%) MCP
8 3 (0.58%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.58%) PMP
9 2 (0.39%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.39%) MCDST
9 2 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (9.06%) QA
2 38 (7.32%) Accessibility
3 14 (2.70%) WCAG
4 10 (1.93%) SLA
5 4 (0.77%) PMO
6 2 (0.39%) GDPR
6 2 (0.39%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.39%) NIST
7 1 (0.19%) COBIT
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (9.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.58%) Docker
5 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.39%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.39%) PowerHA
5 2 (0.39%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (5.01%) SCCM
2 23 (4.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (2.12%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 8 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (1.16%) Jamf Pro
6 5 (0.96%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.77%) Terraform
8 2 (0.39%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.39%) SCOM
9 1 (0.19%) Ansible
9 1 (0.19%) EnCase
9 1 (0.19%) Grafana
9 1 (0.19%) Kibana
9 1 (0.19%) Nessus
9 1 (0.19%) Nmap
9 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (12.72%) Microsoft
2 56 (10.79%) Apple
3 46 (8.86%) Adobe
4 27 (5.20%) Google
5 19 (3.66%) Xamarin
6 12 (2.31%) Samsung
6 12 (2.31%) SAP
6 12 (2.31%) ServiceNow
7 10 (1.93%) Perfecto Mobile
8 9 (1.73%) VMware
9 8 (1.54%) Roku
10 6 (1.16%) Oracle
11 5 (0.96%) Citrix
11 5 (0.96%) Splunk
12 3 (0.58%) CA
12 3 (0.58%) Dell
12 3 (0.58%) Ivanti
12 3 (0.58%) MobileIron
12 3 (0.58%) Ping Identity
12 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com