Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 176 172 190
Rank change year-on-year -4 +18 -16
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 1,529 1,553 1,420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.55% 1.55% 1.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.39% 7.47% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,060 1,098 975
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £169 £193 £206
90th Percentile £583 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 37 39
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -8.04% +20.18%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.73 £14.50
90th Percentile £53.88 £63.75 £50.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +13.51% -2.63%

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 20,693 20,786 20,467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.96% 20.74% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,910 13,252 12,840
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £160 £169 £193
90th Percentile £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year +3.90% +4.05% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,346 1,268 1,282
UK median hourly rate £17.42 £17.43 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.06% +5.64% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.61
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +3.13% -3.03%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 -14 1,373 £425 - 580
London -1 861 £475 +5.85% 253
UK excluding London -11 645 £400 +6.67% 371
South East -6 174 £400 +6.67% 92
North of England -55 135 £387 -3.31% 109
Scotland +40 116 £400 +8.47% 27
Midlands -29 82 £375 +7.14% 48
North West -36 76 £400 +6.67% 69
South West -13 65 £358 -10.63% 41
East of England +1 53 £388 - 37
Yorkshire -35 46 £386 -9.18% 35
East Midlands +14 45 £400 +33.33% 26
West Midlands -34 37 £360 -4.00% 22
Wales +3 23 £388 +176.79% 13
North East -8 13 £188 -34.78% 5

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 967 (63.24%) Android
2 580 (37.93%) iOS Development
3 492 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
4 455 (29.76%) Mobile App
5 425 (27.80%) Apple Swift
6 396 (25.90%) Windows
7 344 (22.50%) JavaScript
8 299 (19.56%) Objective-C
9 280 (18.31%) Java
10 267 (17.46%) TDD
11 266 (17.40%) Apple
12 264 (17.27%) Microsoft
13 251 (16.42%) Android Development
13 251 (16.42%) User Experience
14 234 (15.30%) Finance
15 211 (13.80%) Git (software)
16 208 (13.60%) HTML
17 199 (13.02%) Active Directory
18 190 (12.43%) Mobile Development
19 188 (12.30%) Scrum
20 187 (12.23%) RESTful
21 183 (11.97%) Test Automation
22 170 (11.12%) Xcode
23 169 (11.05%) JSON
23 169 (11.05%) Windows 10
24 158 (10.33%) C#
24 158 (10.33%) CSS
25 157 (10.27%) Windows 7
26 155 (10.14%) JIRA
26 155 (10.14%) Banking

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 50 (3.27%) Confluence
2 35 (2.29%) MS Exchange
3 22 (1.44%) SharePoint
4 21 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
5 18 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (0.98%) CMS
7 14 (0.92%) Skype for Business
8 10 (0.65%) IIS
9 8 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.52%) JBoss
10 6 (0.39%) Apache
10 6 (0.39%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.33%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.33%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.33%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.26%) nginx
13 3 (0.20%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 145 (9.48%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.11%) InVision
4 16 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.72%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.33%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.26%) Pixate
9 3 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.20%) Flinto
9 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.13%) Maya
10 2 (0.13%) MotionBuilder
10 2 (0.13%) UXPin
11 1 (0.065%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.065%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.065%) Snapchat
11 1 (0.065%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 11 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.065%) Eikon
6 1 (0.065%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.065%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.065%) Shopify
6 1 (0.065%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 154 (10.07%) Office 365
2 138 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
4 53 (3.47%) GitHub
5 46 (3.01%) OneDrive
6 35 (2.29%) Google Play
7 27 (1.77%) PaaS
8 18 (1.18%) SaaS
9 17 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (1.05%) npm
11 14 (0.92%) Mimecast
12 13 (0.85%) Google Analytics
13 12 (0.78%) NuGet
14 9 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (0.59%) Datadog
15 8 (0.52%) Apigee
15 8 (0.52%) TestFlight
16 7 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
16 7 (0.46%) Serverless
16 7 (0.46%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.05%) TCP/IP
2 59 (3.86%) Internet
3 53 (3.47%) DNS
4 42 (2.75%) VPN
5 37 (2.42%) LAN
6 32 (2.09%) DHCP
7 30 (1.96%) Skype
8 25 (1.64%) HTTP
8 25 (1.64%) WAN
9 22 (1.44%) Firewall
10 21 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
11 19 (1.24%) SSL
12 18 (1.18%) Wireless
13 17 (1.11%) VoIP
14 14 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (0.85%) Bluetooth
16 12 (0.78%) PABX
16 12 (0.78%) WLAN
17 10 (0.65%) Ethernet
18 7 (0.46%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (3.66%) SQLite
2 54 (3.53%) MySQL
3 46 (3.01%) SQL Server
4 44 (2.88%) Relational Database
5 35 (2.29%) NoSQL
6 23 (1.50%) MongoDB
7 22 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (1.05%) Redis
9 14 (0.92%) RDBMS
10 12 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (0.65%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.52%) Big Data
14 6 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.39%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.26%) Cosmos DB
15 4 (0.26%) InfluxDB
15 4 (0.26%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 211 (13.80%) Git (software)
2 170 (11.12%) Xcode
3 155 (10.14%) JIRA
4 136 (8.89%) Jenkins
5 71 (4.64%) Selenium
6 58 (3.79%) Appium
7 55 (3.60%) Cucumber
8 54 (3.53%) Subversion
9 47 (3.07%) Bitbucket
10 40 (2.62%) Visual Studio
11 34 (2.22%) CocoaPods
12 32 (2.09%) Visual Studio Team System
13 30 (1.96%) fastlane
13 30 (1.96%) Maven
14 25 (1.64%) WebDriver
15 22 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
16 20 (1.31%) Gradle
17 19 (1.24%) CircleCI
17 19 (1.24%) IntelliJ
17 19 (1.24%) NUnit
General
1 234 (15.30%) Finance
2 155 (10.14%) Banking
3 62 (4.05%) Retail
4 45 (2.94%) Marketing
5 44 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 28 (1.83%) Games
7 22 (1.44%) Automotive
8 20 (1.31%) Legal
9 19 (1.24%) Investment Banking
9 19 (1.24%) Publishing
10 18 (1.18%) Law
11 15 (0.98%) Electronics
12 14 (0.92%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.78%) Advertising
14 10 (0.65%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.46%) Back Office
15 7 (0.46%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.33%) Billing
18 4 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 744 (48.66%) Developer
2 373 (24.40%) iOS Developer
3 134 (8.76%) Analyst
4 106 (6.93%) Mobile Developer
5 98 (6.41%) React Developer
6 91 (5.95%) Senior Developer
7 87 (5.69%) Support Engineer
8 79 (5.17%) Desktop Support
9 65 (4.25%) Designer
9 65 (4.25%) IT Support
10 62 (4.05%) Architect
10 62 (4.05%) Xamarin Developer
11 54 (3.53%) Android Developer
12 52 (3.40%) Applications Developer
13 51 (3.34%) Support Analyst
14 49 (3.20%) Desktop Engineer
15 48 (3.14%) UX Designer
16 46 (3.01%) Java Developer
16 46 (3.01%) Senior iOS Developer
17 44 (2.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (13.60%) HTML
2 187 (12.23%) RESTful
3 169 (11.05%) JSON
4 158 (10.33%) CSS
5 150 (9.81%) REST
6 149 (9.74%) React Native
7 143 (9.35%) Web Services
8 129 (8.44%) iOS SDK
9 124 (8.11%) HTML5
10 122 (7.98%) Node.js
11 121 (7.91%) React
12 97 (6.34%) .NET
13 85 (5.56%) AngularJS
14 72 (4.71%) XML
15 68 (4.45%) CSS3
16 61 (3.99%) Cocoa
17 59 (3.86%) Redux
18 55 (3.60%) jQuery
19 53 (3.47%) SOAP
20 51 (3.34%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 455 (29.76%) Mobile App
2 251 (16.42%) User Experience
3 87 (5.69%) iPhone
4 70 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
5 67 (4.38%) iPad
6 51 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (3.01%) Fintech
8 35 (2.29%) Blackberry
9 34 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
9 34 (2.22%) Smartphone
10 31 (2.03%) Algorithms
11 28 (1.83%) Cloud Native
12 26 (1.70%) Data Structures
13 25 (1.64%) Mobile Banking
14 22 (1.44%) Animation
15 20 (1.31%) Management Information System
16 18 (1.18%) Video\Live Streaming
17 17 (1.11%) Client/Server
18 16 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
18 16 (1.05%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 967 (63.24%) Android
2 396 (25.90%) Windows
3 169 (11.05%) Windows 10
4 157 (10.27%) Windows 7
5 102 (6.67%) Mac OS
6 80 (5.23%) Linux
7 51 (3.34%) Unix
8 49 (3.20%) Windows Server
9 40 (2.62%) Mac OS X
10 29 (1.90%) Windows 8
11 23 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
14 9 (0.59%) tvOS
15 8 (0.52%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.26%) Android TV
18 3 (0.20%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
19 1 (0.065%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (37.93%) iOS Development
2 492 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
3 267 (17.46%) TDD
4 251 (16.42%) Android Development
5 190 (12.43%) Mobile Development
6 188 (12.30%) Scrum
7 183 (11.97%) Test Automation
8 138 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
9 131 (8.57%) DevOps
10 118 (7.72%) Unit Testing
11 113 (7.39%) OO
12 110 (7.19%) BDD
13 105 (6.87%) Software Engineering
14 90 (5.89%) MVC
15 89 (5.82%) Mobile Application Development
16 85 (5.56%) Microservices
17 84 (5.49%) Computer Science
18 82 (5.36%) Problem-Solving
19 79 (5.17%) MVVM
20 70 (4.58%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 425 (27.80%) Apple Swift
2 344 (22.50%) JavaScript
3 299 (19.56%) Objective-C
4 280 (18.31%) Java
5 158 (10.33%) C#
6 126 (8.24%) SQL
7 120 (7.85%) Python
8 86 (5.62%) C++
9 53 (3.47%) PHP
10 49 (3.20%) TypeScript
11 38 (2.49%) C
12 33 (2.16%) Kotlin
13 27 (1.77%) Ruby
14 26 (1.70%) Go
15 24 (1.57%) PowerShell
16 22 (1.44%) ES6
17 21 (1.37%) Bash Shell
17 21 (1.37%) Java 8
18 19 (1.24%) Rust
19 16 (1.05%) XAML
Qualifications
1 106 (6.93%) Degree
2 46 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (2.29%) A+ Certification
4 29 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (1.44%) CISSP
5 22 (1.44%) Security Cleared
6 21 (1.37%) MCSE
7 17 (1.11%) CEH
8 11 (0.72%) MCP
8 11 (0.72%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.59%) MCSA
9 9 (0.59%) MCSM
9 9 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.46%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.46%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.46%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.39%) ISEB
11 6 (0.39%) MCDST
11 6 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (7.33%) QA
2 40 (2.62%) SLA
3 10 (0.65%) GDPR
3 10 (0.65%) WCAG
4 4 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.26%) PMO
4 4 (0.26%) TickIT
5 3 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.20%) PSD2
5 3 (0.20%) WAI
6 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.13%) Section 508
7 1 (0.065%) GxP
7 1 (0.065%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.065%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.065%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.065%) SEPA
System Software
1 199 (13.02%) Active Directory
2 80 (5.23%) Docker
3 40 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.72%) vSphere
5 8 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (0.39%) XenApp
8 5 (0.33%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.33%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.13%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.065%) Firmware
10 1 (0.065%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.065%) UAG
10 1 (0.065%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.065%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 102 (6.67%) SCCM
2 38 (2.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 36 (2.35%) Kubernetes
4 26 (1.70%) Terraform
5 25 (1.64%) AirWatch
5 25 (1.64%) Puppet
6 21 (1.37%) Ansible
7 20 (1.31%) Microsoft Intune
8 15 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (0.85%) HockeyApp
10 12 (0.78%) Kibana
11 9 (0.59%) Grafana
11 9 (0.59%) logstash
12 8 (0.52%) Salt
13 7 (0.46%) Jamf Pro
14 6 (0.39%) Graphite
15 5 (0.33%) ZABBIX
16 4 (0.26%) Consul
16 4 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
17 3 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 266 (17.40%) Apple
2 264 (17.27%) Microsoft
3 117 (7.65%) Xamarin
4 100 (6.54%) Google
5 61 (3.99%) VMware
6 52 (3.40%) ServiceNow
7 48 (3.14%) Citrix
8 29 (1.90%) Adobe
9 23 (1.50%) Oracle
10 20 (1.31%) Atlassian
11 19 (1.24%) Micro Focus
12 18 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
13 17 (1.11%) HP
14 14 (0.92%) SAP
14 14 (0.92%) Sophos
14 14 (0.92%) Twitter
15 13 (0.85%) Avaya
16 12 (0.78%) Sencha
17 11 (0.72%) MobileIron
17 11 (0.72%) Remedy