Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 14 November 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
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 171 173
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -9
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 1,651 1,606 1,623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.58% 1.56% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.52% 7.42% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,138 1,123 1,158
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £163 £200 £212
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 45 40
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £25.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -25.25% +45.24%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £14.40
90th Percentile £50.13 £61.25 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year -4.11% -34.82% +55.56%

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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 21,942 21,645 22,927
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.03% 21.01% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,575 13,720 14,392
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £163 £170 £200
90th Percentile £606 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.35% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,507 1,315 1,312
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year -1.49% +6.35% -1.56%

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Top 15 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 14 November 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
England -7 1,500 £438 +2.94% 673
London +5 983 £475 +5.56% 277
UK excluding London -15 640 £388 +3.33% 446
South East -20 166 £400 +3.23% 115
North of England -34 138 £400 +6.67% 136
Midlands -5 106 £375 +7.14% 54
Scotland +41 103 £400 +6.67% 28
North West -33 79 £400 +9.59% 82
East Midlands +27 57 £375 +3.45% 29
East of England -5 57 £388 +17.42% 48
Yorkshire -14 51 £400 -4.76% 46
West Midlands -41 49 £350 - 25
South West -40 46 £370 -12.94% 44
Wales +2 26 £375 -6.25% 19
North East -6 8 £290 +17.17% 8

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 1,009 (61.11%) Android
2 621 (37.61%) iOS Development
3 580 (35.13%) Agile Software Development
4 504 (30.53%) Mobile App
5 454 (27.50%) Apple Swift
6 416 (25.20%) Windows
7 397 (24.05%) JavaScript
8 335 (20.29%) Objective-C
9 305 (18.47%) Apple
10 301 (18.23%) User Experience
11 294 (17.81%) Java
12 289 (17.50%) TDD
13 270 (16.35%) Android Development
14 268 (16.23%) Microsoft
15 256 (15.51%) Finance
16 249 (15.08%) HTML
17 246 (14.90%) Git (software)
18 232 (14.05%) Mobile Development
19 222 (13.45%) Active Directory
20 213 (12.90%) RESTful
21 209 (12.66%) Test Automation
22 206 (12.48%) Scrum
23 205 (12.42%) CSS
24 201 (12.17%) React Native
25 188 (11.39%) Windows 10
26 176 (10.66%) JIRA
27 175 (10.60%) Xcode
28 173 (10.48%) Office 365
29 171 (10.36%) Banking
30 161 (9.75%) Windows 7

Apple iOS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 45 (2.73%) Confluence
2 38 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 36 (2.18%) MS Exchange
4 24 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (1.03%) CMS
6 15 (0.91%) Skype for Business
7 10 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (0.48%) IIS
9 7 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.30%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.30%) Liferay
10 5 (0.30%) WordPress
11 4 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.24%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.24%) Documentum
11 4 (0.24%) Drupal
11 4 (0.24%) FileNet
11 4 (0.24%) LiveCycle
11 4 (0.24%) LiveLink
Applications
1 152 (9.21%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (1.82%) InVision
3 24 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (1.33%) Photoshop
5 14 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.24%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.24%) Pixate
10 3 (0.18%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.18%) Flinto
10 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.12%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.12%) UserZoom
12 1 (0.061%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.061%) Simulink
12 1 (0.061%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 8 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.061%) Eikon
5 1 (0.061%) Line 50
5 1 (0.061%) Magento
5 1 (0.061%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.061%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.061%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.061%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.061%) Shopify
5 1 (0.061%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 173 (10.48%) Office 365
2 138 (8.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (5.27%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (3.27%) OneDrive
5 51 (3.09%) GitHub
6 30 (1.82%) Google Play
7 25 (1.51%) PaaS
8 21 (1.27%) SaaS
9 18 (1.09%) npm
10 12 (0.73%) G Suite
11 11 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.48%) Datadog
12 8 (0.48%) Mimecast
12 8 (0.48%) Serverless
12 8 (0.48%) Slack
13 7 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 7 (0.42%) NuGet
14 6 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.36%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.57%) DNS
2 58 (3.51%) Internet
3 49 (2.97%) TCP/IP
4 43 (2.60%) VPN
5 37 (2.24%) LAN
6 33 (2.00%) DHCP
7 31 (1.88%) WAN
8 26 (1.57%) HTTP
9 22 (1.33%) Skype
10 20 (1.21%) Bluetooth
10 20 (1.21%) VoIP
11 19 (1.15%) Firewall
11 19 (1.15%) Wireless
12 16 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
12 16 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (0.73%) WLAN
14 9 (0.55%) PABX
14 9 (0.55%) SSL
15 8 (0.48%) Broadband
15 8 (0.48%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (4.00%) SQLite
2 51 (3.09%) MySQL
3 49 (2.97%) SQL Server
4 42 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 26 (1.57%) MongoDB
5 26 (1.57%) NoSQL
6 18 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (0.97%) Redis
8 14 (0.85%) RDBMS
9 11 (0.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 11 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (0.61%) Cosmos DB
11 9 (0.55%) Blockchain
12 8 (0.48%) Big Data
13 7 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
16 4 (0.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 246 (14.90%) Git (software)
2 176 (10.66%) JIRA
3 175 (10.60%) Xcode
4 123 (7.45%) Jenkins
5 68 (4.12%) Selenium
6 61 (3.69%) Subversion
7 54 (3.27%) Appium
7 54 (3.27%) Cucumber
8 53 (3.21%) Visual Studio
9 43 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
10 38 (2.30%) Axure RP
11 37 (2.24%) Bitbucket
12 28 (1.70%) Maven
13 27 (1.64%) WebDriver
14 26 (1.57%) CocoaPods
15 25 (1.51%) Gradle
16 24 (1.45%) NUnit
17 23 (1.39%) webpack
18 21 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
19 20 (1.21%) fastlane
General
1 256 (15.51%) Finance
2 171 (10.36%) Banking
3 80 (4.85%) Retail
4 46 (2.79%) Marketing
5 43 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 28 (1.70%) Games
7 26 (1.57%) Investment Banking
8 25 (1.51%) Law
9 20 (1.21%) Automotive
10 19 (1.15%) Legal
10 19 (1.15%) Publishing
11 15 (0.91%) Electronics
12 14 (0.85%) Advertising
13 13 (0.79%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.73%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.55%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.48%) Billing
17 7 (0.42%) Spanish Language
18 6 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
19 5 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 812 (49.18%) Developer
2 385 (23.32%) iOS Developer
3 155 (9.39%) Analyst
4 128 (7.75%) Mobile Developer
5 125 (7.57%) React Developer
6 103 (6.24%) Support Engineer
7 86 (5.21%) Desktop Support
8 83 (5.03%) Senior Developer
9 77 (4.66%) Designer
10 74 (4.48%) Support Analyst
11 70 (4.24%) Applications Developer
12 67 (4.06%) IT Support
13 64 (3.88%) Architect
14 57 (3.45%) Android Developer
15 56 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
16 55 (3.33%) Tester
16 55 (3.33%) UX Designer
17 54 (3.27%) Desktop Engineer
18 53 (3.21%) Java Developer
19 49 (2.97%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (15.08%) HTML
2 213 (12.90%) RESTful
3 205 (12.42%) CSS
4 201 (12.17%) React Native
5 160 (9.69%) REST
6 152 (9.21%) JSON
7 145 (8.78%) HTML5
7 145 (8.78%) React
8 135 (8.18%) Web Services
9 129 (7.81%) Node.js
10 122 (7.39%) iOS SDK
11 105 (6.36%) .NET
12 102 (6.18%) AngularJS
13 87 (5.27%) CSS3
14 74 (4.48%) jQuery
14 74 (4.48%) Redux
15 71 (4.30%) XML
16 67 (4.06%) Cocoa
17 64 (3.88%) Core Data
18 60 (3.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 504 (30.53%) Mobile App
2 301 (18.23%) User Experience
3 122 (7.39%) iPhone
4 100 (6.06%) iPad
5 83 (5.03%) Computer Science
6 77 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
7 76 (4.60%) Fintech
8 65 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
9 37 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
10 35 (2.12%) Algorithms
11 33 (2.00%) Smartphone
12 32 (1.94%) Blackberry
13 31 (1.88%) Animation
14 30 (1.82%) Data Structures
15 24 (1.45%) Management Information System
16 21 (1.27%) Cloud Native
17 19 (1.15%) Video\Live Streaming
17 19 (1.15%) Virtual Team
18 15 (0.91%) Client/Server
18 15 (0.91%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,009 (61.11%) Android
2 416 (25.20%) Windows
3 188 (11.39%) Windows 10
4 161 (9.75%) Windows 7
5 112 (6.78%) Mac OS
6 79 (4.78%) Linux
7 65 (3.94%) Windows Server
8 51 (3.09%) Unix
9 50 (3.03%) Windows 8
10 47 (2.85%) Mac OS X
11 27 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (0.85%) Windows Phone
14 12 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
15 9 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (0.48%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.30%) tvOS
18 4 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
19 2 (0.12%) Windows Vista
20 1 (0.061%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 621 (37.61%) iOS Development
2 580 (35.13%) Agile Software Development
3 289 (17.50%) TDD
4 270 (16.35%) Android Development
5 232 (14.05%) Mobile Development
6 209 (12.66%) Test Automation
7 206 (12.48%) Scrum
8 158 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
9 136 (8.24%) DevOps
10 122 (7.39%) BDD
11 116 (7.03%) OO
12 111 (6.72%) Unit Testing
13 105 (6.36%) Mobile Application Development
14 102 (6.18%) MVC
15 100 (6.06%) Software Engineering
16 91 (5.51%) Problem-Solving
17 89 (5.39%) Microservices
18 86 (5.21%) E-Commerce
18 86 (5.21%) ITIL
18 86 (5.21%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 454 (27.50%) Apple Swift
2 397 (24.05%) JavaScript
3 335 (20.29%) Objective-C
4 294 (17.81%) Java
5 158 (9.57%) C#
6 126 (7.63%) SQL
7 105 (6.36%) Python
8 100 (6.06%) C++
9 60 (3.63%) PHP
10 43 (2.60%) C
11 41 (2.48%) Go
12 37 (2.24%) TypeScript
13 34 (2.06%) PowerShell
14 31 (1.88%) ES6
15 30 (1.82%) Ruby
16 29 (1.76%) Java 8
17 24 (1.45%) ES7
17 24 (1.45%) Kotlin
18 19 (1.15%) Bash Shell
19 18 (1.09%) Rust
Qualifications
1 102 (6.18%) Degree
2 52 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (2.00%) A+ Certification
5 23 (1.39%) MCSE
6 22 (1.33%) CISSP
6 22 (1.33%) Security Cleared
7 17 (1.03%) CEH
8 11 (0.67%) SC Cleared
9 10 (0.61%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.55%) ISEB
10 9 (0.55%) MCDST
11 8 (0.48%) Master's Degree
11 8 (0.48%) MCSA
12 7 (0.42%) MCSM
12 7 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.30%) MCP
14 5 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
15 4 (0.24%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (6.54%) QA
2 51 (3.09%) SLA
3 11 (0.67%) GDPR
4 9 (0.55%) WCAG
5 8 (0.48%) PMO
6 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.24%) TickIT
8 3 (0.18%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.12%) Section 508
10 1 (0.061%) GxP
10 1 (0.061%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.061%) ISO 26262
10 1 (0.061%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.061%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.061%) PSD2
10 1 (0.061%) SEPA
System Software
1 222 (13.45%) Active Directory
2 75 (4.54%) Docker
3 39 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (0.61%) vSphere
6 9 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (0.48%) XenApp
8 7 (0.42%) Terminal Services
8 7 (0.42%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.24%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.18%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.061%) Firmware
12 1 (0.061%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.061%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.061%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 112 (6.78%) SCCM
2 42 (2.54%) Kubernetes
2 42 (2.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 30 (1.82%) Terraform
4 22 (1.33%) Ansible
4 22 (1.33%) Puppet
5 19 (1.15%) AirWatch
6 15 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (0.73%) HockeyApp
9 9 (0.55%) Jamf Pro
10 8 (0.48%) Kibana
10 8 (0.48%) logstash
10 8 (0.48%) Salt
11 6 (0.36%) Grafana
11 6 (0.36%) Graphite
12 5 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.24%) SCOM
13 4 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 305 (18.47%) Apple
2 268 (16.23%) Microsoft
3 105 (6.36%) Xamarin
4 86 (5.21%) Google
5 64 (3.88%) Citrix
6 53 (3.21%) VMware
7 51 (3.09%) ServiceNow
8 36 (2.18%) Adobe
9 30 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (1.45%) Atlassian
11 23 (1.39%) HP
12 18 (1.09%) Micro Focus
13 17 (1.03%) SAP
14 16 (0.97%) Avaya
14 16 (0.97%) Oracle
15 14 (0.85%) Twitter
16 13 (0.79%) Bloomberg
17 12 (0.73%) Sencha
18 11 (0.67%) Remedy
19 10 (0.61%) McAfee