Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 16 January 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 > South East
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 196 184
Rank change year-on-year -20 -12 +8
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 167 164 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.01% 1.07% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.41% 4.78% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 66 148
South East median daily rate £385 £348 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.79% -0.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £138 £138 £180
90th Percentile £501 £497 £538
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 14
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £16.25 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -10.96% -3.44%
10th Percentile £16.05 £14.50 £11.81
90th Percentile £92.50 £19.38 £21.75
England median hourly rate £21.35 £22.84 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.50% +20.18% +13.43%

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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,786 3,430 4,455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.85% 22.32% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,133 1,964 2,516
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.85%
10th Percentile £143 £200 £200
90th Percentile £550 £538 £513
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 269 408
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £10.90 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.79 £50.38
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +3.13%

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Apple iOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Apple iOS in the South East

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in the South East

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in the South East over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple iOS in the South East

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in the South East

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in the South East over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple iOS in the South East

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Thames Valley -23 87 £400 +11.89% 20
Berkshire -3 48 £388 +6.16% 7
Hampshire +8 39 £239 -27.10% 18
Buckinghamshire -38 33 £480 +30.17% 6
Surrey -25 20 £213 +46.55% 13
East Sussex 0 7 £338 -15.63% 5
Oxfordshire -8 6 £225 +50.00% 7
West Sussex -9 6 £463 +19.35% 3
Kent -10 6 £207 -17.40% 3
Middlesex - 1 - -
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 121 (72.46%) Android
2 76 (45.51%) Windows
3 69 (41.32%) Mobile App
4 43 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (23.35%) Active Directory
5 39 (23.35%) JavaScript
5 39 (23.35%) iOS Development
6 33 (19.76%) REST
7 32 (19.16%) Apple
8 31 (18.56%) Microsoft
8 31 (18.56%) Git (software)
9 30 (17.96%) Test Automation
10 27 (16.17%) Windows 7
10 27 (16.17%) Apple Swift
10 27 (16.17%) Web Services
11 26 (15.57%) Office 365
12 25 (14.97%) Mobile Development
13 24 (14.37%) Android Development
13 24 (14.37%) Windows 10
13 24 (14.37%) HTML
13 24 (14.37%) Java
13 24 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (13.77%) QA
14 23 (13.77%) iPhone
15 22 (13.17%) TDD
16 21 (12.57%) SQL
17 20 (11.98%) ITIL
18 19 (11.38%) CSS
18 19 (11.38%) Jenkins
19 17 (10.18%) SOAP

Apple iOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (7.78%) Confluence
2 5 (2.99%) IBM Notes
2 5 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.20%) Apache
4 2 (1.20%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.60%) IIS
5 1 (0.60%) JBoss
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (10.18%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.99%) Photoshop
4 4 (2.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.60%) Flinto
6 1 (0.60%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.57%) Office 365
2 12 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (5.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (5.39%) Sauce Labs
5 5 (2.99%) SaaS
6 4 (2.40%) Firebase
7 3 (1.80%) GitHub
8 1 (0.60%) npm
8 1 (0.60%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.60%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.18%) LAN
2 15 (8.98%) Internet
3 12 (7.19%) DNS
4 11 (6.59%) TCP/IP
5 10 (5.99%) VPN
6 9 (5.39%) DHCP
7 8 (4.79%) WAN
7 8 (4.79%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (4.19%) Bluetooth
8 7 (4.19%) Firewall
9 5 (2.99%) GSM
9 5 (2.99%) HSPA
9 5 (2.99%) LTE
9 5 (2.99%) VoLTE
9 5 (2.99%) VoWiFi
9 5 (2.99%) WCDMA
10 4 (2.40%) SAN
10 4 (2.40%) VLAN
11 3 (1.80%) 3G
11 3 (1.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.99%) Redis
2 6 (3.59%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.40%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.80%) Big Data
4 3 (1.80%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.80%) MySQL
5 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.60%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (18.56%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.38%) Jenkins
3 17 (10.18%) Selenium
4 16 (9.58%) Appium
4 16 (9.58%) JIRA
5 14 (8.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (8.38%) Cucumber
5 14 (8.38%) WebDriver
6 13 (7.78%) Bitbucket
7 12 (7.19%) Xcode
8 9 (5.39%) Android Studio
9 6 (3.59%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.59%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.99%) gulp
10 5 (2.99%) webpack
11 4 (2.40%) Calabash
11 4 (2.40%) SpecFlow
11 4 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.80%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.80%) PhantomJS
General
1 17 (10.18%) Finance
2 8 (4.79%) Publishing
3 7 (4.19%) Retail
3 7 (4.19%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.59%) Banking
5 5 (2.99%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (2.40%) Back Office
7 3 (1.80%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (29.34%) Developer
2 18 (10.78%) Desktop Support
2 18 (10.78%) iOS Developer
3 14 (8.38%) Analyst
3 14 (8.38%) Architect
3 14 (8.38%) Tester
4 13 (7.78%) Support Engineer
5 12 (7.19%) Automation Tester
6 11 (6.59%) Mobile Developer
7 10 (5.99%) QA Tester
8 9 (5.39%) QA Automation Tester
9 8 (4.79%) Designer
9 8 (4.79%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (4.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) Desktop Technician
10 6 (3.59%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.59%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.59%) UI Designer
10 6 (3.59%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.76%) REST
2 27 (16.17%) Web Services
3 24 (14.37%) HTML
4 19 (11.38%) CSS
5 17 (10.18%) AngularJS
5 17 (10.18%) SOAP
6 16 (9.58%) Node.js
7 15 (8.98%) HTML5
8 13 (7.78%) CSS3
9 11 (6.59%) React
10 10 (5.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (4.79%) JSON
11 8 (4.79%) RESTful
11 8 (4.79%) Sass
12 7 (4.19%) Ionic Framework
12 7 (4.19%) LESS
13 6 (3.59%) Apache Cordova
13 6 (3.59%) iOS SDK
13 6 (3.59%) jQuery
13 6 (3.59%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 69 (41.32%) Mobile App
2 23 (13.77%) iPhone
3 16 (9.58%) iPad
3 16 (9.58%) User Experience
4 15 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (7.19%) Smartphone
6 8 (4.79%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.99%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.40%) Life Science
8 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.80%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.80%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.80%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.80%) Social Media
9 3 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.60%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.60%) BYOD
10 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 121 (72.46%) Android
2 76 (45.51%) Windows
3 27 (16.17%) Windows 7
4 24 (14.37%) Windows 10
5 16 (9.58%) Windows Server
6 15 (8.98%) Linux
6 15 (8.98%) Mac OS X
7 13 (7.78%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.19%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (3.59%) Windows Vista
10 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.99%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.20%) Solaris
13 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.60%) Unix
13 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.75%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (23.35%) iOS Development
3 30 (17.96%) Test Automation
4 25 (14.97%) Mobile Development
5 24 (14.37%) Android Development
5 24 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (13.17%) TDD
7 20 (11.98%) ITIL
8 17 (10.18%) Open Source
9 15 (8.98%) Mentoring
10 13 (7.78%) Scrum
11 11 (6.59%) BDD
11 11 (6.59%) Coaching
11 11 (6.59%) Project Management
12 9 (5.39%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 9 (5.39%) Service Management
13 8 (4.79%) E-Commerce
13 8 (4.79%) SDLC
13 8 (4.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (4.19%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 39 (23.35%) JavaScript
2 27 (16.17%) Apple Swift
3 24 (14.37%) Java
4 21 (12.57%) SQL
5 16 (9.58%) Objective-C
6 7 (4.19%) C#
7 4 (2.40%) C++
7 4 (2.40%) PHP
7 4 (2.40%) Ruby
8 2 (1.20%) C
8 2 (1.20%) Python
9 1 (0.60%) ES6
9 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.60%) Scala
9 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (10.18%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.19%) Degree
3 11 (6.59%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.99%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.99%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (2.40%) A+ Certification
5 4 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.40%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.20%) CCNA
7 2 (1.20%) CCSP
7 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.20%) PMP
8 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.60%) MCITP
8 1 (0.60%) MCSE
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.77%) QA
2 9 (5.39%) SLA
3 2 (1.20%) PMO
4 1 (0.60%) WAI
4 1 (0.60%) WCAG
System Software
1 39 (23.35%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.98%) Docker
3 6 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.99%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.40%) XenApp
6 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (7.19%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (5.99%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (5.99%) SCCM
3 9 (5.39%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.80%) SCOM
5 2 (1.20%) Ansible
5 2 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (19.16%) Apple
2 31 (18.56%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.58%) Citrix
4 12 (7.19%) Xamarin
5 10 (5.99%) Samsung
5 10 (5.99%) Symantec
6 9 (5.39%) HP
7 8 (4.79%) VMware
8 5 (2.99%) Google
8 5 (2.99%) Lotus
9 4 (2.40%) Remedy
10 3 (1.80%) Forcepoint
10 3 (1.80%) MobileIron
10 3 (1.80%) Polycom
11 2 (1.20%) BMC
11 2 (1.20%) Canon
11 2 (1.20%) Demandware
11 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.20%) Sun
12 1 (0.60%) Adobe