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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 99 108
Rank change year-on-year +26 +9  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 34 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.94% 1.23% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.48% 5.50% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 13
Median daily rate £350 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £233 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -4.66% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £25.70
% change year-on-year +8.57% -31.90%  

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 401 582 591
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 22.84% 22.44% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 326 319
Median daily rate £390 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +17.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 26
Median hourly rate £16.68 £16.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.25% -44.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.65 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £48.80 £62.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +6 14 £341 -9.00% 6
Edinburgh +17 10 £425 - 5
Dundee - 5 £93 - 1
Angus - 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £113 -
Apple iOS
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 39 (68.42%) Android
2 29 (50.88%) iOS Development
3 22 (38.60%) Objective-C
4 20 (35.09%) Java
5 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (24.56%) Mobile App
7 13 (22.81%) Android Development
7 13 (22.81%) iPad
7 13 (22.81%) C#
7 13 (22.81%) OO
8 10 (17.54%) Windows
8 10 (17.54%) Degree
8 10 (17.54%) Apple Swift
9 9 (15.79%) Algorithms
9 9 (15.79%) REST
9 9 (15.79%) Mathematics
9 9 (15.79%) C++
10 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
10 8 (14.04%) AirWatch
11 7 (12.28%) iOS SDK
11 7 (12.28%) Mobile Development
11 7 (12.28%) OOD
11 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
11 7 (12.28%) Apple
11 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
11 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
11 7 (12.28%) Ruby
12 6 (10.53%) Scrum
12 6 (10.53%) Web Development
12 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared

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 (3.51%) Confluence
1 2 (3.51%) IIS
1 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
2 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) iTunes
2 3 (5.26%) SaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) Bluemix
3 1 (1.75%) Google Play
3 1 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) DNS
2 2 (3.51%) DHCP
3 1 (1.75%) FTP
3 1 (1.75%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Axure RP
1 3 (5.26%) Bitbucket
1 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.26%) JIRA
2 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.51%) Xcode
3 1 (1.75%) Ant
3 1 (1.75%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.75%) JMeter
3 1 (1.75%) JUnit
3 1 (1.75%) Maven
3 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Games
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (66.67%) Developer
2 18 (31.58%) iOS Developer
3 5 (8.77%) Applications Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Software Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Tester
5 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Junior
5 3 (5.26%) Objective-C Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Android Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Angular Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Designer
6 2 (3.51%) Deskside Support
6 2 (3.51%) Junior Tester
6 2 (3.51%) Software Tester
6 2 (3.51%) Systems Tester
7 1 (1.75%) Consultant
7 1 (1.75%) Test Analyst
7 1 (1.75%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) REST
2 7 (12.28%) iOS SDK
3 6 (10.53%) HTML
4 5 (8.77%) .NET
4 5 (8.77%) Core Data
4 5 (8.77%) HTML5
4 5 (8.77%) Spring
5 4 (7.02%) Cocoa
5 4 (7.02%) Flash
5 4 (7.02%) jQuery
5 4 (7.02%) Web Services
6 3 (5.26%) Ajax
6 3 (5.26%) Cocoa Touch
6 3 (5.26%) CSS
6 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.26%) JSON
6 3 (5.26%) React
6 3 (5.26%) SOAP
6 3 (5.26%) WebGL
7 2 (3.51%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Mobile App
2 13 (22.81%) iPad
3 9 (15.79%) Algorithms
4 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
5 6 (10.53%) User Experience
6 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (8.77%) Data Structures
6 5 (8.77%) iPhone
7 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
7 3 (5.26%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.75%) Apple TV
8 1 (1.75%) Fintech
8 1 (1.75%) Social Media
8 1 (1.75%) Streaming Music
8 1 (1.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 39 (68.42%) Android
2 10 (17.54%) Windows
3 6 (10.53%) Linux
4 3 (5.26%) Mac OS
4 3 (5.26%) Unix
4 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Solaris
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) iOS Development
2 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.81%) Android Development
3 13 (22.81%) OO
4 9 (15.79%) Mathematics
5 7 (12.28%) Mobile Development
5 7 (12.28%) OOD
5 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.53%) Front End Development
6 6 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 6 (10.53%) Scrum
6 6 (10.53%) Web Development
7 5 (8.77%) Performance Testing
7 5 (8.77%) SOLID
8 4 (7.02%) Applied Mathematics
8 4 (7.02%) Physics
8 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.26%) MVC
9 3 (5.26%) Time Management
9 3 (5.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) Objective-C
2 20 (35.09%) Java
3 13 (22.81%) C#
4 10 (17.54%) Apple Swift
5 9 (15.79%) C++
6 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
7 7 (12.28%) Ruby
8 6 (10.53%) Python
9 5 (8.77%) C
10 4 (7.02%) ActionScript
11 2 (3.51%) SQL
12 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.75%) Lua
12 1 (1.75%) Perl
12 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) ISEB
3 4 (7.02%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.51%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) AirWatch
2 3 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Apple
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) HP
3 2 (3.51%) Adobe
3 2 (3.51%) Dell
3 2 (3.51%) Lumension
3 2 (3.51%) Mitel
3 2 (3.51%) VMware
3 2 (3.51%) Xerox
4 1 (1.75%) Canon
4 1 (1.75%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.75%) Splunk
4 1 (1.75%) Xamarin
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