Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 102 126
Rank change year-on-year -38 +24 +2
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 44 84 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.88% 1.92% 1.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.39% 8.04% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 57 44
Scotland median daily rate £375 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -5.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £235 £107 £254
90th Percentile £438 £431 £500
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £40.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.62% +102.50% -
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.17 £17.50
% change year-on-year -21.38% +38.10% +14.75%

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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1003 1045 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.15% 23.86% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 582 589
Scotland median daily rate £384 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.29% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £150 £160 £170
90th Percentile £550 £451 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 41
Scotland median hourly rate £16.43 £19.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.65% +1.32% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £26.88 £42.55 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.26 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.66% -1.48% +6.45%

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Apple iOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Glasgow +3 19 £375 - 3
Edinburgh -21 15 £344 -8.33%
Fife +2 3 - -
Dundee -4 2 £240 +6.67% 1
West Lothian -6 1 £220 -48.24%
Apple iOS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 25 (56.82%) Android
2 22 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 16 (36.36%) Objective-C
3 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 11 (25.00%) Apple Swift
5 7 (15.91%) Java
6 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.64%) Windows
6 6 (13.64%) Scrum
6 6 (13.64%) iPhone
6 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
7 5 (11.36%) Xcode
7 5 (11.36%) C++
7 5 (11.36%) SQL
7 5 (11.36%) OO
7 5 (11.36%) Android Development
7 5 (11.36%) Mobile Development
8 4 (9.09%) Front End Development
8 4 (9.09%) React
8 4 (9.09%) HTML
8 4 (9.09%) C#
8 4 (9.09%) CSS
8 4 (9.09%) Cocoa
8 4 (9.09%) Games
8 4 (9.09%) Finance
8 4 (9.09%) SQLite
8 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
8 4 (9.09%) RESTful

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 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.82%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
2 1 (2.27%) iTunes
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) OneDrive
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Skype
2 2 (4.55%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQLite
2 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Xcode
2 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.55%) Axure RP
3 2 (4.55%) Maven
4 1 (2.27%) Ant
4 1 (2.27%) CocoaPods
4 1 (2.27%) JIRA
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
1 4 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Publishing
2 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) iOS Developer
3 4 (9.09%) Designer
4 2 (4.55%) Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
4 2 (4.55%) C++ Developer
4 2 (4.55%) IT Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) IT Support
4 2 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Objective-C Developer
4 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.55%) Tester
4 2 (4.55%) UX Designer
5 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (2.27%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (2.27%) iOS Tester
5 1 (2.27%) PC Technician
5 1 (2.27%) Printer Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Cocoa
1 4 (9.09%) CSS
1 4 (9.09%) HTML
1 4 (9.09%) React
1 4 (9.09%) RESTful
2 3 (6.82%) Core Data
2 3 (6.82%) CSS3
3 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.55%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.55%) HTML5
3 2 (4.55%) OpenGL
3 2 (4.55%) React Native
3 2 (4.55%) Spring
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) WebGL
4 1 (2.27%) .NET
4 1 (2.27%) JSP
4 1 (2.27%) SOAP
4 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.64%) iPhone
3 4 (9.09%) iPad
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.82%) Smartphone
4 3 (6.82%) User Experience
5 2 (4.55%) Social Media
5 2 (4.55%) Xbox
6 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.27%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.27%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 25 (56.82%) Android
2 6 (13.64%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.27%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 6 (13.64%) Scrum
4 5 (11.36%) Android Development
4 5 (11.36%) Mobile Development
4 5 (11.36%) OO
5 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.55%) Game Development
7 2 (4.55%) Kanban
7 2 (4.55%) Migration
7 2 (4.55%) OOD
7 2 (4.55%) Open Source
7 2 (4.55%) Statistics
7 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.55%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) Objective-C
2 11 (25.00%) Apple Swift
3 7 (15.91%) Java
4 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.36%) C++
5 5 (11.36%) SQL
6 4 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (2.27%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.27%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) ISEB
1 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.27%) MCSE
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Apple
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Capita
2 1 (2.27%) Symantec
2 1 (2.27%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.27%) Zend