Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 176 198 213
Rank change year-on-year +22 +15 +3
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 95 200 178
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.00% 1.27% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 5.84% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 119 118
Median daily rate £425 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +16.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £173 £250 £140
90th Percentile £575 £513 £500
England median daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 9
Median hourly rate £19.50 £29.38 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.62% +46.88% +2.56%
10th Percentile £13.05 £12.65 £14.30
90th Percentile £25.00 £63.75 £28.25
England median hourly rate £20.75 £17.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.23% -12.25% -21.57%

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 1,995 3,424 3,799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.04% 21.79% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,159 2,024 2,087
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +1.91%
10th Percentile £126 £158 £146
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £425 £438 £438
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 287 283
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57% +12.90%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.10 £50.25
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.33
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +2.67%

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Apple iOS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Apple iOS in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Apple iOS in the South East

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Apple iOS in the South East over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Apple iOS in the South East

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Apple iOS in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in the South East

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Apple iOS in the South East over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020. 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 +1 36 £450 +12.50% 21
Berkshire -2 25 £450 +12.15% 6
East Sussex +39 20 £425 +70.00% 2
Hampshire +15 14 £438 -5.91% 6
Buckinghamshire +15 11 £438 +34.62% 4
Surrey +42 10 £325 -18.75% 15
West Sussex +26 10 £100 -78.95% 2
Kent +20 5 £450 -10.00% 1
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 61 (64.21%) Android
2 42 (44.21%) Windows
3 32 (33.68%) Mobile App
4 31 (32.63%) Microsoft
5 29 (30.53%) Apple Swift
6 23 (24.21%) Office 365
7 22 (23.16%) iOS Development
7 22 (23.16%) React Native
7 22 (23.16%) Active Directory
8 21 (22.11%) Objective-C
9 20 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
10 19 (20.00%) Java
11 18 (18.95%) Apple
11 18 (18.95%) SCCM
11 18 (18.95%) Kotlin
11 18 (18.95%) Windows 10
12 16 (16.84%) ITSM
13 15 (15.79%) Open Source
13 15 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
14 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
15 13 (13.68%) Service Management
16 12 (12.63%) Mac OS
16 12 (12.63%) AirWatch
17 11 (11.58%) Mobile Development
17 11 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
18 10 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
18 10 (10.53%) Skype
19 9 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
19 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills

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 7 (7.37%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.21%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.11%) Confluence
5 2 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.11%) IIS
6 1 (1.05%) CMS
6 1 (1.05%) Drupal
6 1 (1.05%) JBoss
6 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (8.42%) assyst
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 23 (24.21%) Office 365
2 4 (4.21%) OneDrive
2 4 (4.21%) Power Platform
3 3 (3.16%) AWS
3 3 (3.16%) Azure
3 3 (3.16%) Google Analytics
3 3 (3.16%) PowerApps
3 3 (3.16%) SaaS
4 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.11%) Firebase
4 2 (2.11%) GitHub
5 1 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.05%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.05%) GCP
5 1 (1.05%) Google Play
5 1 (1.05%) IaaS
5 1 (1.05%) Lucidchart
5 1 (1.05%) Trello
5 1 (1.05%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
1 10 (10.53%) Skype
2 8 (8.42%) Wireless
3 4 (4.21%) NAS
3 4 (4.21%) Unified Communications
4 3 (3.16%) LAN
4 3 (3.16%) PBX
4 3 (3.16%) WAN
5 2 (2.11%) 3G
5 2 (2.11%) 4G
5 2 (2.11%) 5G
5 2 (2.11%) Broadband
5 2 (2.11%) DNS
5 2 (2.11%) GPRS
5 2 (2.11%) LTE
5 2 (2.11%) UMTS
5 2 (2.11%) VPN
5 2 (2.11%) WebEx
5 2 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.05%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.11%) MySQL
4 1 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.05%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.05%) Power BI
4 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.05%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.16%) JIRA
2 3 (3.16%) Subversion
2 3 (3.16%) Xcode
3 2 (2.11%) Crashlytics
3 2 (2.11%) git-flow
3 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.11%) Mocha
4 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.05%) fastlane
4 1 (1.05%) Grunt
4 1 (1.05%) gulp
4 1 (1.05%) JMeter
4 1 (1.05%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.05%) Postman
4 1 (1.05%) Selenium
4 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.05%) TestCafe
4 1 (1.05%) webpack
General
1 7 (7.37%) Retail
2 4 (4.21%) Banking
2 4 (4.21%) Law
3 2 (2.11%) Billing
3 2 (2.11%) Electronics
3 2 (2.11%) Finance
3 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Back Office
4 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.05%) Games
4 1 (1.05%) Legal
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (30.53%) Developer
2 17 (17.89%) iOS Developer
3 10 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) Junior
4 8 (8.42%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Architect
6 6 (6.32%) Junior Desktop Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Office 365 Architect
8 4 (4.21%) React Developer
9 3 (3.16%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.16%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) IT Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.16%) React Native
2 8 (8.42%) CSS
2 8 (8.42%) HTML
3 7 (7.37%) React
4 6 (6.32%) .NET
4 6 (6.32%) AngularJS
5 5 (5.26%) iOS SDK
5 5 (5.26%) REST
6 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.21%) JSON
6 4 (4.21%) Node.js
6 4 (4.21%) SOAP
7 3 (3.16%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.16%) Flutter
7 3 (3.16%) PhoneGap
7 3 (3.16%) Redux
7 3 (3.16%) Web Services
7 3 (3.16%) XML
8 2 (2.11%) jQuery
8 2 (2.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (33.68%) Mobile App
2 15 (15.79%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.32%) User Experience
5 5 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.21%) iPad
6 4 (4.21%) iPhone
7 3 (3.16%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.16%) Virtual Team
8 2 (2.11%) Life Science
8 2 (2.11%) Social Media
9 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.05%) NHS
9 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 61 (64.21%) Android
2 42 (44.21%) Windows
3 18 (18.95%) Windows 10
4 12 (12.63%) Mac OS
5 7 (7.37%) Mac OS X
5 7 (7.37%) Windows Server
6 6 (6.32%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.16%) Linux
7 3 (3.16%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.05%) Unix
8 1 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) iOS Development
2 16 (16.84%) ITSM
3 15 (15.79%) Open Source
4 13 (13.68%) Service Management
5 11 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.58%) Mobile Development
6 9 (9.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (9.47%) ITIL
6 9 (9.47%) Migration
6 9 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (9.47%) Project Delivery
7 8 (8.42%) Hardware Maintenance
8 7 (7.37%) OO
9 6 (6.32%) Analytics
9 6 (6.32%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (6.32%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (6.32%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.26%) Android Development
10 5 (5.26%) Scrum
10 5 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.53%) Apple Swift
2 21 (22.11%) Objective-C
3 19 (20.00%) Java
4 18 (18.95%) Kotlin
5 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.32%) C
6 6 (6.32%) C#
7 3 (3.16%) Dart
7 3 (3.16%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.11%) C++
8 2 (2.11%) PHP
8 2 (2.11%) SQL
9 1 (1.05%) ES6
9 1 (1.05%) Python
9 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.05%) XPath
9 1 (1.05%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.42%) MCSE
3 7 (7.37%) Degree
4 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.16%) DBS Check
5 3 (3.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.11%) CCNA
6 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.11%) MCSA
7 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.05%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 22 (23.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) Docker
2 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.05%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (18.95%) SCCM
2 12 (12.63%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.11%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.05%) TeamSite
4 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (32.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.95%) Apple
3 5 (5.26%) Citrix
3 5 (5.26%) VMware
4 4 (4.21%) Google
5 3 (3.16%) Polycom
5 3 (3.16%) Sonus
6 2 (2.11%) Bomgar
6 2 (2.11%) Facebook
6 2 (2.11%) Remedy
6 2 (2.11%) Tealium
6 2 (2.11%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.05%) Agnitio
7 1 (1.05%) Avaya
7 1 (1.05%) Capita
7 1 (1.05%) Dell
7 1 (1.05%) HP
7 1 (1.05%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle
7 1 (1.05%) Sony