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 3 months to 27 April 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
England / South East
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 163 146
Rank change year-on-year -33 -17  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 66 116 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 1.19% 1.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.75% 4.79% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 78 70
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £314 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £461 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £373 £338
% change year-on-year +0.67% +10.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Median hourly rate £16.95 £22.50 £19.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.66% +17.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £12.43 £13.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £36.50 £24.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.60
% change year-on-year - -28.86%  

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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1761 2422 2471
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 21.60% 24.84% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 1470 1248
Median daily rate £400 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 173 234
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.84 £15.75
% change year-on-year -7.95% +6.92%  

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 3 months to 27 April 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
Buckinghamshire +2 19 £350 +7.69% 8
Hampshire +4 14 £411 +21.85% 15
West Sussex -22 8 £350 -6.66% 1
Kent +19 7 £450 -14.28% 3
Berkshire +17 7 £356 - 8
Surrey -14 6 £400 - 5
Oxfordshire -10 2 £388 +15.67% 7
Middlesex +4 1 £301 +30.65%
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 97 (72.93%) Android
2 54 (40.60%) Mobile App
3 52 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (36.84%) iOS Development
5 36 (27.07%) Windows
6 35 (26.32%) Scrum
7 34 (25.56%) Android Development
8 27 (20.30%) User Experience
9 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
10 23 (17.29%) Banking
11 22 (16.54%) RESTful
11 22 (16.54%) Apple
12 21 (15.79%) Apple Swift
12 21 (15.79%) Web Services
13 20 (15.04%) iPhone
13 20 (15.04%) Mobile Development
14 19 (14.29%) CSS
14 19 (14.29%) Finance
15 18 (13.53%) HTML
16 17 (12.78%) Objective-C
17 16 (12.03%) JavaScript
17 16 (12.03%) XML
17 16 (12.03%) Adobe
17 16 (12.03%) Active Directory
17 16 (12.03%) Git (software)
18 15 (11.28%) TDD
18 15 (11.28%) SQL
18 15 (11.28%) iPad
19 14 (10.53%) Java
19 14 (10.53%) JSON

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 3 (2.26%) CMS
2 2 (1.50%) Confluence
2 2 (1.50%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.50%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.75%) Apache
3 1 (0.75%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.75%) Marvel
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (3.01%) InVision
3 4 (3.01%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.75%) Flinto
5 1 (0.75%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (4.51%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.01%) Office 365
3 3 (2.26%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.26%) Google Play
4 2 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) LAN
2 4 (3.01%) VoIP
2 4 (3.01%) WAN
2 4 (3.01%) WLAN
3 3 (2.26%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.50%) Internet
4 2 (1.50%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.50%) Skype
4 2 (1.50%) VPN
4 2 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.75%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.75%) DHCP
5 1 (0.75%) DNS
5 1 (0.75%) GSM
5 1 (0.75%) HSPA
5 1 (0.75%) LTE
5 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.75%) VLAN
5 1 (0.75%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (4.51%) RDBMS
2 6 (4.51%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.50%) MySQL
3 2 (1.50%) Redis
3 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (12.03%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.27%) JIRA
3 7 (5.26%) Selenium
4 6 (4.51%) Appium
5 5 (3.76%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.01%) Android Studio
6 4 (3.01%) Calabash
6 4 (3.01%) git-flow
6 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.01%) Xcode
7 3 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.26%) Gradle
7 3 (2.26%) Subversion
7 3 (2.26%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.50%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.50%) MSTest
8 2 (1.50%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (17.29%) Banking
2 19 (14.29%) Finance
3 11 (8.27%) Marketing
4 5 (3.76%) Spanish Language
5 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.26%) Retail
7 2 (1.50%) Publishing
8 1 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Games
8 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (38.35%) Developer
2 32 (24.06%) Designer
3 26 (19.55%) UI Designer
4 22 (16.54%) iOS Developer
5 14 (10.53%) UX Designer
6 13 (9.77%) Mobile Designer
6 13 (9.77%) Mobile UI Designer
6 13 (9.77%) UI/UX Designer
7 8 (6.02%) Analyst
7 8 (6.02%) Lead DevOps
8 7 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
8 7 (5.26%) Senior Designer
8 7 (5.26%) Senior UI Designer
8 7 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Visual Designer
9 6 (4.51%) Android Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Mobile UI/UX Designer
9 6 (4.51%) Mobile UX Designer
10 5 (3.76%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.54%) RESTful
2 21 (15.79%) Web Services
3 19 (14.29%) CSS
4 18 (13.53%) HTML
5 16 (12.03%) XML
6 14 (10.53%) JSON
7 9 (6.77%) .NET
7 9 (6.77%) iOS SDK
8 5 (3.76%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.76%) REST
9 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (3.01%) jQuery
9 4 (3.01%) React
10 3 (2.26%) Cocoa
10 3 (2.26%) Material Design
10 3 (2.26%) SOAP
10 3 (2.26%) WPF
11 2 (1.50%) LAMP
11 2 (1.50%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 54 (40.60%) Mobile App
2 27 (20.30%) User Experience
3 20 (15.04%) iPhone
4 15 (11.28%) iPad
5 11 (8.27%) Mobile Banking
6 8 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (5.26%) Computer Science
8 6 (4.51%) Animation
8 6 (4.51%) Management Information System
8 6 (4.51%) Smartphone
9 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (3.01%) CESG
10 3 (2.26%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.50%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.75%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.75%) Learning Management System
12 1 (0.75%) SCORM
12 1 (0.75%) Taxonomies
12 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 97 (72.93%) Android
2 36 (27.07%) Windows
3 10 (7.52%) Windows 7
4 8 (6.02%) Windows 10
4 8 (6.02%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.26%) Linux
6 5 (3.76%) Mac OS X
7 4 (3.01%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (3.01%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.26%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (36.84%) iOS Development
3 35 (26.32%) Scrum
4 34 (25.56%) Android Development
5 20 (15.04%) Mobile Development
6 15 (11.28%) TDD
7 11 (8.27%) Analytics
7 11 (8.27%) Business Analysis
7 11 (8.27%) CRM
7 11 (8.27%) OO
8 10 (7.52%) DevOps
8 10 (7.52%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.02%) Automated Testing
10 8 (6.02%) Exploratory Testing
10 8 (6.02%) Front End Development
10 8 (6.02%) MVC
11 7 (5.26%) BDD
11 7 (5.26%) Project Management
12 6 (4.51%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.79%) Apple Swift
2 17 (12.78%) Objective-C
3 16 (12.03%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.28%) SQL
5 14 (10.53%) Java
6 13 (9.77%) C#
7 5 (3.76%) C++
8 4 (3.01%) C
8 4 (3.01%) Ruby
9 3 (2.26%) PHP
9 3 (2.26%) XAML
10 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.50%) VBScript
11 1 (0.75%) ES6
11 1 (0.75%) Python
11 1 (0.75%) Scala
11 1 (0.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (6.77%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.26%) Degree
3 5 (3.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.01%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.26%) MCSD
6 2 (1.50%) ISEB
6 2 (1.50%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (12.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.26%) Docker
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.75%) XenApp
3 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.51%) AirWatch
2 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.50%) SCCM
4 1 (0.75%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.75%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.54%) Apple
3 16 (12.03%) Adobe
4 10 (7.52%) Remedy
4 10 (7.52%) Xamarin
5 8 (6.02%) BMC
5 8 (6.02%) Google
6 6 (4.51%) Oracle
7 4 (3.01%) Samsung
8 2 (1.50%) Citrix
8 2 (1.50%) Lotus
9 1 (0.75%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.75%) Motorola
9 1 (0.75%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.75%) Symantec
9 1 (0.75%) VMware
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