Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 146 201 188
Rank change year-on-year +55 -13 +20
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 40 174 213
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 1.18% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.01% 5.50% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 102 141
Median daily rate £425 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +11.25% -
10th Percentile £184 £163 £213
90th Percentile £544 £524 £519
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 11
Median hourly rate £19.50 £13.10 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.85% -34.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £18.25 £11.52 £12.50
90th Percentile £20.75 £15.39 £39.00
England median hourly rate £19.39 £16.75 £18.70
% change year-on-year +15.76% -10.43% +6.86%

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 997 3,164 3,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.09% 21.44% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 1,872 1,994
Median daily rate £400 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +0.61% +3.13%
10th Percentile £135 £158 £168
90th Percentile £575 £575 £556
England median daily rate £450 £434 £438
% change year-on-year +3.75% -0.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 243 320
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -5.91% +12.73%
10th Percentile £11.53 £11.19 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £51.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.43% - +2.94%

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 7 August 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
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 7 August 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 +35 15 £453 +64.60% 6
Hampshire +27 11 £400 -15.79% 12
Surrey +63 8 £225 -43.75% 3
Berkshire +54 8 £475 +58.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +36 7 £453 +34.12% 3
East Sussex +46 5 £425 -
Kent +31 1 £375 -25.00% 1
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 23 (57.50%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) Android
3 15 (37.50%) Mobile App
4 14 (35.00%) Objective-C
5 13 (32.50%) Apple Swift
6 12 (30.00%) Apple
7 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (22.50%) Java
8 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
9 8 (20.00%) React Native
9 8 (20.00%) Office 365
10 7 (17.50%) SCCM
10 7 (17.50%) Open Source
10 7 (17.50%) Windows 10
10 7 (17.50%) Kotlin
10 7 (17.50%) User Experience
10 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
10 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
11 6 (15.00%) HTML
11 6 (15.00%) Degree
11 6 (15.00%) ITSM
11 6 (15.00%) iOS Development
11 6 (15.00%) React
11 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
11 6 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 5 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016

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 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Office 365
2 5 (12.50%) Azure
3 4 (10.00%) AWS
4 3 (7.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (7.50%) Amazon S3
4 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (7.50%) npm
5 2 (5.00%) SaaS
6 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.50%) Lucidchart
6 1 (2.50%) Power Platform
6 1 (2.50%) PowerApps
6 1 (2.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Skype
2 3 (7.50%) Bluetooth
2 3 (7.50%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) VoIP
2 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (5.00%) 3G
3 2 (5.00%) 4G
3 2 (5.00%) 5G
3 2 (5.00%) Broadband
3 2 (5.00%) GPRS
3 2 (5.00%) LTE
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) UMTS
3 2 (5.00%) WAN
3 2 (5.00%) ZigBee
3 2 (5.00%) Z-Wave
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) WAAS
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.50%) MySQL
1 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.00%) Mocha
3 3 (7.50%) Grunt
3 3 (7.50%) webpack
4 2 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) Ant
5 1 (2.50%) git-flow
5 1 (2.50%) JUnit
5 1 (2.50%) PhantomJS
5 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Billing
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) iOS Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) IT Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) IT Support
6 3 (7.50%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Applications Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior iOS Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Mobile Developer
7 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) React Native
2 6 (15.00%) HTML
2 6 (15.00%) React
3 5 (12.50%) CSS
4 4 (10.00%) jQuery
4 4 (10.00%) Node.js
4 4 (10.00%) SOAP
5 3 (7.50%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (7.50%) Backbone.js
5 3 (7.50%) Chai
5 3 (7.50%) Express
5 3 (7.50%) JSON
5 3 (7.50%) Middleware
5 3 (7.50%) PhoneGap
5 3 (7.50%) Redux
5 3 (7.50%) REST
5 3 (7.50%) RESTful
5 3 (7.50%) Sass
5 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (7.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 7 (17.50%) User Experience
3 6 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (12.50%) Client/Server
5 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (10.00%) Virtual Team
6 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
7 2 (5.00%) iPhone
7 2 (5.00%) NHS
8 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
8 1 (2.50%) iPad
8 1 (2.50%) Life Science
8 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) Android
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
4 7 (17.50%) Windows 10
5 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.00%) Linux
8 2 (5.00%) Tizen
8 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.50%) Open Source
3 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (15.00%) iOS Development
3 6 (15.00%) ITSM
4 5 (12.50%) ITIL
4 5 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 5 (12.50%) Service Management
5 4 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (10.00%) Scrum
5 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.50%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (7.50%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.50%) Minimum Viable Product
6 3 (7.50%) Project Delivery
6 3 (7.50%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) Objective-C
2 13 (32.50%) Apple Swift
3 9 (22.50%) Java
4 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.50%) Kotlin
5 5 (12.50%) C#
6 3 (7.50%) ES6
7 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.50%) Perl
8 1 (2.50%) PHP
8 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.00%) MCSA
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) WSUS
3 2 (5.00%) AirWatch
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Apple
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (10.00%) Avaya
5 3 (7.50%) OutSystems
5 3 (7.50%) Xamarin
6 2 (5.00%) Capita
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix
6 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.50%) Adobe
7 1 (2.50%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.50%) Sony