Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 179 181
Rank change year-on-year +17 +2 -15
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 1,726 1,451 1,566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.68% 1.48% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.10% 7.10% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,196 1,003 1,135
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £180 £213 £215
90th Percentile £575 £549 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 43 34
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.35% +30.88%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £13.15
90th Percentile £28.79 £60.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year - -17.65% +30.77%

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 21,300 20,431 23,448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.72% 20.80% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,191 12,830 14,770
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £183 £206
90th Percentile £606 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,526 1,204 1,266
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% +0.46%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -3.03% +1.54% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +12 1,579 £425 +6.25% 633
London +16 990 £450 +2.62% 244
UK excluding London -1 712 £380 +1.33% 443
South East -13 198 £375 -6.25% 101
North of England -2 188 £400 +14.29% 133
Midlands +2 114 £375 +11.11% 68
Scotland +21 103 £375 - 23
North West -14 100 £400 +14.29% 82
Yorkshire -8 72 £400 +14.29% 50
West Midlands -8 59 £355 +5.19% 34
East Midlands +11 55 £375 +9.09% 34
East of England -39 44 £388 +10.71% 41
South West -24 41 £363 -12.12% 46
Wales +5 25 £375 -3.23% 27
North East -8 16 £260 -11.86% 1

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1,097 (63.56%) Android
2 656 (38.01%) Agile Software Development
3 628 (36.38%) iOS Development
4 545 (31.58%) Mobile App
5 456 (26.42%) JavaScript
6 439 (25.43%) Apple Swift
7 425 (24.62%) Windows
8 342 (19.81%) Java
8 342 (19.81%) Objective-C
9 340 (19.70%) User Experience
10 301 (17.44%) Android Development
11 295 (17.09%) Apple
12 291 (16.86%) TDD
13 275 (15.93%) Finance
14 273 (15.82%) Git (software)
14 273 (15.82%) Mobile Development
15 265 (15.35%) HTML
16 264 (15.30%) Microsoft
17 242 (14.02%) Active Directory
18 241 (13.96%) CSS
19 236 (13.67%) Scrum
20 235 (13.62%) RESTful
21 223 (12.92%) Test Automation
22 213 (12.34%) React Native
23 194 (11.24%) Windows 10
24 190 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
25 185 (10.72%) Office 365
25 185 (10.72%) Banking
26 172 (9.97%) REST
26 172 (9.97%) JIRA

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 42 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 38 (2.20%) MS Exchange
3 35 (2.03%) Confluence
4 27 (1.56%) Skype for Business
5 25 (1.45%) CMS
5 25 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (0.64%) IIS
7 7 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (0.41%) IBM Notes
7 7 (0.41%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.29%) Liferay
9 4 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.23%) Alfresco
9 4 (0.23%) Apache
9 4 (0.23%) Drupal
9 4 (0.23%) JBoss
9 4 (0.23%) LiveCycle
9 4 (0.23%) LiveLink
9 4 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 155 (8.98%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (2.49%) InVision
3 24 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (1.39%) Photoshop
4 18 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.23%) UserZoom
8 3 (0.17%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.17%) Flinto
8 3 (0.17%) Pixate
8 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.12%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.058%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.058%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.058%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.12%) Line 50
2 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.12%) Sage X3
2 2 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.058%) Eikon
3 1 (0.058%) Magento
3 1 (0.058%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.058%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.058%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.058%) Shopify
3 1 (0.058%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 185 (10.72%) Office 365
2 161 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 118 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (2.78%) PaaS
5 38 (2.20%) OneDrive
6 34 (1.97%) GitHub
7 25 (1.45%) Google Play
8 19 (1.10%) SaaS
9 14 (0.81%) IaaS
9 14 (0.81%) npm
10 13 (0.75%) G Suite
11 9 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.46%) Sauce Labs
13 7 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 7 (0.41%) BrowserStack
13 7 (0.41%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.35%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.35%) TestFlight
15 4 (0.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 74 (4.29%) DNS
2 51 (2.95%) Internet
3 49 (2.84%) VPN
4 45 (2.61%) DHCP
5 37 (2.14%) LAN
6 31 (1.80%) TCP/IP
6 31 (1.80%) WAN
7 30 (1.74%) Skype
8 28 (1.62%) VoIP
9 26 (1.51%) Remote Desktop
10 19 (1.10%) HTTP
11 18 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (1.04%) Wireless
12 16 (0.93%) WLAN
13 15 (0.87%) SSL
14 12 (0.70%) Bluetooth
15 11 (0.64%) Firewall
15 11 (0.64%) SMS
16 9 (0.52%) PABX
16 9 (0.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (3.36%) MySQL
2 57 (3.30%) SQLite
3 47 (2.72%) SQL Server
4 41 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 29 (1.68%) MongoDB
6 28 (1.62%) Cosmos DB
6 28 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (1.33%) NoSQL
8 18 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
8 18 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (0.81%) RDBMS
9 14 (0.81%) Redis
10 10 (0.58%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 10 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (0.52%) Blockchain
12 7 (0.41%) Big Data
13 6 (0.35%) Power BI
14 5 (0.29%) CouchDB
14 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 273 (15.82%) Git (software)
2 172 (9.97%) JIRA
3 170 (9.85%) Xcode
4 122 (7.07%) Jenkins
5 72 (4.17%) Appium
6 69 (4.00%) Axure RP
6 69 (4.00%) Selenium
6 69 (4.00%) Subversion
7 66 (3.82%) Visual Studio
8 65 (3.77%) Cucumber
9 57 (3.30%) Visual Studio Team System
10 37 (2.14%) Maven
11 34 (1.97%) Mercurial
12 32 (1.85%) Gradle
13 28 (1.62%) WebDriver
14 27 (1.56%) Sublime Text
15 26 (1.51%) Bitbucket
16 24 (1.39%) TeamCity
17 23 (1.33%) CocoaPods
17 23 (1.33%) NUnit
General
1 275 (15.93%) Finance
2 185 (10.72%) Banking
3 78 (4.52%) Retail
4 54 (3.13%) Marketing
5 50 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 35 (2.03%) Games
7 31 (1.80%) Law
8 30 (1.74%) Investment Banking
9 26 (1.51%) Publishing
10 21 (1.22%) Retail Banking
11 19 (1.10%) Legal
12 16 (0.93%) Electronics
13 14 (0.81%) Advertising
14 12 (0.70%) Automotive
14 12 (0.70%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.52%) Billing
16 8 (0.46%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.35%) Spanish Language
18 5 (0.29%) Front Office
18 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 858 (49.71%) Developer
2 374 (21.67%) iOS Developer
3 172 (9.97%) Analyst
4 138 (8.00%) Mobile Developer
5 128 (7.42%) React Developer
6 107 (6.20%) Support Engineer
7 96 (5.56%) Applications Developer
8 95 (5.50%) Desktop Support
9 93 (5.39%) Designer
10 87 (5.04%) Senior Developer
11 85 (4.92%) Support Analyst
12 72 (4.17%) Architect
13 68 (3.94%) Android Developer
13 68 (3.94%) UX Designer
14 67 (3.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 63 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support
16 60 (3.48%) Desktop Engineer
16 60 (3.48%) Java Developer
17 59 (3.42%) IT Support
18 54 (3.13%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (15.35%) HTML
2 241 (13.96%) CSS
3 235 (13.62%) RESTful
4 213 (12.34%) React Native
5 172 (9.97%) REST
6 157 (9.10%) React
7 152 (8.81%) Web Services
8 145 (8.40%) JSON
9 143 (8.29%) HTML5
10 142 (8.23%) AngularJS
11 135 (7.82%) Node.js
12 128 (7.42%) .NET
13 104 (6.03%) CSS3
14 88 (5.10%) iOS SDK
15 82 (4.75%) Redux
16 79 (4.58%) jQuery
17 63 (3.65%) Apache Cordova
18 58 (3.36%) OAuth
19 56 (3.24%) XML
20 55 (3.19%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 545 (31.58%) Mobile App
2 340 (19.70%) User Experience
3 116 (6.72%) iPhone
4 100 (5.79%) iPad
5 94 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
6 92 (5.33%) Computer Science
7 84 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
8 82 (4.75%) Fintech
9 50 (2.90%) Smartphone
10 36 (2.09%) Data Structures
11 35 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
12 33 (1.91%) Algorithms
13 30 (1.74%) Blackberry
13 30 (1.74%) Management Information System
14 29 (1.68%) Animation
15 21 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
15 21 (1.22%) Virtual Team
16 17 (0.98%) Video\Live Streaming
17 16 (0.93%) Cloud Native
18 15 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,097 (63.56%) Android
2 425 (24.62%) Windows
3 194 (11.24%) Windows 10
4 141 (8.17%) Windows 7
5 110 (6.37%) Mac OS
6 84 (4.87%) Linux
7 77 (4.46%) Windows Server
8 60 (3.48%) Mac OS X
9 58 (3.36%) Windows 8
10 46 (2.67%) Unix
11 33 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
14 15 (0.87%) Windows Phone
15 12 (0.70%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
18 3 (0.17%) Windows Vista
19 2 (0.12%) DC/OS
19 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 656 (38.01%) Agile Software Development
2 628 (36.38%) iOS Development
3 301 (17.44%) Android Development
4 291 (16.86%) TDD
5 273 (15.82%) Mobile Development
6 236 (13.67%) Scrum
7 223 (12.92%) Test Automation
8 190 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
9 153 (8.86%) DevOps
10 141 (8.17%) BDD
11 123 (7.13%) OO
12 111 (6.43%) Problem-Solving
13 108 (6.26%) MVC
14 102 (5.91%) Microservices
14 102 (5.91%) Unit Testing
15 100 (5.79%) Mobile Application Development
16 97 (5.62%) Software Engineering
17 95 (5.50%) ITIL
18 85 (4.92%) E-Commerce
19 80 (4.63%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 456 (26.42%) JavaScript
2 439 (25.43%) Apple Swift
3 342 (19.81%) Java
3 342 (19.81%) Objective-C
4 169 (9.79%) C#
5 133 (7.71%) SQL
6 95 (5.50%) Python
7 85 (4.92%) C++
8 63 (3.65%) PHP
9 46 (2.67%) PowerShell
10 45 (2.61%) ES6
11 44 (2.55%) Go
12 35 (2.03%) C
13 33 (1.91%) TypeScript
14 31 (1.80%) Ruby
15 30 (1.74%) ES7
15 30 (1.74%) Java 8
15 30 (1.74%) Kotlin
16 26 (1.51%) JSX
17 23 (1.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 110 (6.37%) Degree
2 56 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (2.09%) Security Cleared
4 30 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 24 (1.39%) A+ Certification
7 19 (1.10%) MCSE
8 13 (0.75%) ISEB
8 13 (0.75%) Master's Degree
9 12 (0.70%) CEH
9 12 (0.70%) CISSP
10 10 (0.58%) MCDST
11 9 (0.52%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.35%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.35%) MCSA
13 5 (0.29%) MCSM
13 5 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
14 4 (0.23%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (6.08%) QA
2 56 (3.24%) SLA
3 22 (1.27%) GDPR
4 7 (0.41%) WCAG
5 5 (0.29%) ISO 8583
5 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.29%) PMO
6 4 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.17%) NIST 800
7 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) TickIT
9 1 (0.058%) GxP
9 1 (0.058%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.058%) MISRA
9 1 (0.058%) MISRA C
System Software
1 242 (14.02%) Active Directory
2 69 (4.00%) Docker
3 26 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (0.41%) BitLocker
7 7 (0.41%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.23%) XenApp
9 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.058%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.058%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.058%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.058%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.058%) vSphere
10 1 (0.058%) Xen
Systems Management
1 112 (6.49%) SCCM
2 40 (2.32%) Kubernetes
3 32 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 31 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 23 (1.33%) AirWatch
6 22 (1.27%) Terraform
7 16 (0.93%) HockeyApp
8 15 (0.87%) Ansible
9 9 (0.52%) Puppet
9 9 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.35%) SAP Afaria
11 6 (0.35%) XenMobile
12 5 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.29%) Salt
13 4 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.23%) Jamf Pro
14 3 (0.17%) CASB
14 3 (0.17%) Kibana
15 2 (0.12%) Graphite
Vendors
1 295 (17.09%) Apple
2 264 (15.30%) Microsoft
3 117 (6.78%) Xamarin
4 101 (5.85%) Google
5 67 (3.88%) Citrix
6 42 (2.43%) Adobe
7 40 (2.32%) VMware
8 35 (2.03%) ServiceNow
9 23 (1.33%) Oracle
9 23 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (1.27%) HP
11 21 (1.22%) SAP
12 19 (1.10%) Atlassian
13 18 (1.04%) IBM
14 16 (0.93%) Bloomberg
14 16 (0.93%) Sencha
15 15 (0.87%) McAfee
16 13 (0.75%) Twitter
17 12 (0.70%) Kony
18 11 (0.64%) Remedy