The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 June 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 108 119
Rank change year-on-year +41 +11  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 46 39 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.10% 1.33% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 4.85% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 7
Median daily rate £375 £270 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.88% -16.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £182 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £416 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.75 £16.14
% change year-on-year -29.29% +53.39%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 506 804 551
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.06% 27.36% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 411 263
Median daily rate £375 £344 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.01% +7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 43
Median hourly rate £15.25 £36.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.63% +118.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in Scotland

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple iOS in Scotland

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in Scotland

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Glasgow +26 37 £375 +36.36% 2
Edinburgh +21 7 £350 -14.63% 5
Dundee +2 2 £225 -
Apple iOS
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 53 (66.25%) iOS Development
2 42 (52.50%) Objective-C
3 39 (48.75%) Android
4 28 (35.00%) Apple Swift
5 24 (30.00%) iPad
5 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (28.75%) Mobile App
7 21 (26.25%) Cocoa
8 20 (25.00%) iPhone
9 19 (23.75%) Java
9 19 (23.75%) OO
10 16 (20.00%) MVC
10 16 (20.00%) Core Data
11 15 (18.75%) Cocoa Touch
11 15 (18.75%) UIKit
11 15 (18.75%) C#
12 14 (17.50%) OOD
12 14 (17.50%) Data Protection
13 13 (16.25%) JSON
13 13 (16.25%) Finance
13 13 (16.25%) Mobile Development
14 12 (15.00%) Android Development
15 11 (13.75%) Xamarin
15 11 (13.75%) XML
16 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
17 9 (11.25%) Xcode
17 9 (11.25%) REST
18 8 (10.00%) Front End Development
18 8 (10.00%) Apple
18 8 (10.00%) Mathematics

Apple iOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.25%) Apache
2 1 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.25%) CMS
2 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) iTunes
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.50%) SaaS
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.25%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.25%) IaaS
4 1 (1.25%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.25%) DNS
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) NFC
2 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) SQLite
2 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Xcode
2 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.25%) Subversion
5 3 (3.75%) Axure RP
5 3 (3.75%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.50%) JIRA
6 2 (2.50%) Maven
7 1 (1.25%) Ant
7 1 (1.25%) Appium
7 1 (1.25%) CocoaPods
7 1 (1.25%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.25%) JMeter
7 1 (1.25%) JUnit
7 1 (1.25%) Selenium
7 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Banking
2 3 (3.75%) Games
3 1 (1.25%) Electronics
3 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (83.75%) Developer
2 45 (56.25%) iOS Developer
3 9 (11.25%) Xamarin Developer
4 6 (7.50%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (6.25%) Objective-C Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Android Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 4 (5.00%) iOS Android Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Tester
8 2 (2.50%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Designer
8 2 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Senior iOS Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.25%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (1.25%) Mobile Tester
9 1 (1.25%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.25%) Cocoa
2 16 (20.00%) Core Data
3 15 (18.75%) Cocoa Touch
3 15 (18.75%) UIKit
4 13 (16.25%) JSON
5 11 (13.75%) XML
6 9 (11.25%) REST
7 6 (7.50%) SOAP
8 5 (6.25%) .NET
8 5 (6.25%) iOS SDK
8 5 (6.25%) React
8 5 (6.25%) Web Services
9 4 (5.00%) Core Animation
9 4 (5.00%) Spring
10 3 (3.75%) HTML
10 3 (3.75%) HTML5
10 3 (3.75%) Java ME
10 3 (3.75%) Node.js
11 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (2.50%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.00%) iPad
2 23 (28.75%) Mobile App
3 20 (25.00%) iPhone
4 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.50%) User Experience
5 5 (6.25%) Algorithms
6 4 (5.00%) Animation
7 3 (3.75%) Apple TV
7 3 (3.75%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.75%) Smartphone
8 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.25%) Fintech
9 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.25%) Social Media
9 1 (1.25%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 39 (48.75%) Android
2 6 (7.50%) Windows
3 5 (6.25%) Linux
4 2 (2.50%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.50%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.50%) Unix
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.25%) Solaris
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (66.25%) iOS Development
2 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (23.75%) OO
4 16 (20.00%) MVC
5 14 (17.50%) Data Protection
5 14 (17.50%) OOD
6 13 (16.25%) Mobile Development
7 12 (15.00%) Android Development
8 8 (10.00%) Front End Development
8 8 (10.00%) Mathematics
9 6 (7.50%) Multithreading
9 6 (7.50%) Scrum
9 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.50%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.00%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.00%) Web Development
11 3 (3.75%) Performance Testing
11 3 (3.75%) Physics
11 3 (3.75%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 42 (52.50%) Objective-C
2 28 (35.00%) Apple Swift
3 19 (23.75%) Java
4 15 (18.75%) C#
5 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.50%) C++
7 5 (6.25%) SQL
8 4 (5.00%) C
8 4 (5.00%) Ruby
9 3 (3.75%) Python
10 2 (2.50%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.25%) Perl
11 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) Degree
2 6 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.50%) ISEB
5 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.25%) MCSE
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.25%) Docker
1 1 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Xamarin
2 8 (10.00%) Apple
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.25%) Adobe
4 1 (1.25%) HP
4 1 (1.25%) Lumension
4 1 (1.25%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.25%) Splunk