Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 201 175 173
Rank change year-on-year -26 -2 +13
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 1,178 1,654 1,544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.39% 1.60% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 7.67% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 1,158 1,075
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £163 £163 £200
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 71 42
UK median hourly rate £16.74 £17.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.33% -4.11% -20.08%
10th Percentile £11.87 £12.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £29.09 £29.02 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.20 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.43% - -37.50%

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 17,666 21,570 20,713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.83% 20.88% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,981 13,331 13,092
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £150 £163 £175
90th Percentile £613 £606 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,255 1,510 1,235
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.21% -0.21% +6.06%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.96
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.81
% change year-on-year +3.03% -1.81% +5.03%

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 22 October 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 22 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Top 16 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 22 October 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 -18 1,096 £425 - 502
London -26 652 £450 -2.17% 182
UK excluding London -12 476 £375 -3.23% 357
South East +39 154 £350 -12.50% 79
North of England +13 138 £375 -6.25% 83
North West +1 79 £375 -6.25% 47
Midlands +3 55 £400 +11.11% 52
Scotland -17 50 £325 -16.40% 28
East of England +16 40 £390 +0.65% 59
Yorkshire +6 38 £475 +18.75% 29
East Midlands +2 30 £375 - 25
West Midlands 0 25 £425 +21.43% 27
South West -25 25 £363 - 47
North East +16 21 £158 -39.42% 7
Wales +12 12 £425 +13.33% 8
Northern Ireland - 2 - - 4

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 759 (64.43%) Android
2 404 (34.30%) iOS Development
3 400 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
4 340 (28.86%) Windows
5 330 (28.01%) Mobile App
6 286 (24.28%) Apple Swift
7 220 (18.68%) JavaScript
8 203 (17.23%) Microsoft
8 203 (17.23%) User Experience
9 192 (16.30%) Office 365
10 189 (16.04%) Android Development
11 171 (14.52%) TDD
12 169 (14.35%) Active Directory
13 165 (14.01%) Java
14 156 (13.24%) Apple
15 154 (13.07%) Git (software)
16 150 (12.73%) Windows 10
17 142 (12.05%) Objective-C
18 137 (11.63%) Finance
19 133 (11.29%) Mobile Development
20 131 (11.12%) React Native
20 131 (11.12%) Scrum
21 125 (10.61%) HTML
22 123 (10.44%) Azure
23 122 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
24 120 (10.19%) Microsoft Office
24 120 (10.19%) Test Automation
25 119 (10.10%) REST
26 109 (9.25%) Windows 7
27 106 (9.00%) 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 59 (5.01%) SharePoint
2 44 (3.74%) Confluence
3 39 (3.31%) Skype for Business
4 34 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
5 33 (2.80%) MS Exchange
6 12 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (0.93%) JBoss
7 11 (0.93%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.85%) CMS
8 10 (0.85%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.59%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.51%) Apache
10 6 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (0.51%) Jetty
10 6 (0.51%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.25%) IIS
12 3 (0.25%) nginx
13 2 (0.17%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.17%) Mendix
Applications
1 120 (10.19%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (2.80%) Sketch
4 32 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (1.87%) InVision
6 14 (1.19%) Zeplin
7 12 (1.02%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.42%) Flinto
10 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (0.42%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.25%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.17%) Marvel
13 1 (0.085%) Adobe XD
13 1 (0.085%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.085%) FreeHand
13 1 (0.085%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 5 (0.42%) assyst
2 3 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.085%) BASE24
4 1 (0.085%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.085%) Magento
4 1 (0.085%) Postilion
4 1 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.085%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 192 (16.30%) Office 365
2 123 (10.44%) Azure
3 93 (7.89%) AWS
4 54 (4.58%) GitHub
5 36 (3.06%) Azure Active Directory
6 23 (1.95%) Slack
7 19 (1.61%) Serverless
8 14 (1.19%) OneDrive
8 14 (1.19%) TestFlight
9 13 (1.10%) SaaS
10 10 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (0.85%) GCP
11 9 (0.76%) Datadog
11 9 (0.76%) IaaS
12 7 (0.59%) Firebase
12 7 (0.59%) iTunes
12 7 (0.59%) Sauce Labs
13 6 (0.51%) Azure Functions
13 6 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.24%) Skype
2 48 (4.07%) VPN
3 33 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
4 28 (2.38%) DNS
5 26 (2.21%) TCP/IP
6 21 (1.78%) LAN
6 21 (1.78%) Wireless
7 19 (1.61%) HTTP
8 18 (1.53%) Internet
9 14 (1.19%) VoIP
9 14 (1.19%) WAN
10 13 (1.10%) DHCP
11 10 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
12 9 (0.76%) Intranet
13 8 (0.68%) Ethernet
14 7 (0.59%) SSH
15 6 (0.51%) PABX
15 6 (0.51%) WebEx
15 6 (0.51%) Wireshark
16 5 (0.42%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (2.46%) MySQL
2 25 (2.12%) MongoDB
3 21 (1.78%) SQL Server
4 18 (1.53%) Data Mining
5 17 (1.44%) NoSQL
5 17 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (1.19%) Big Data
6 14 (1.19%) Redis
7 13 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 12 (1.02%) Hadoop
9 11 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (0.93%) SQLite
10 10 (0.85%) Relational Database
11 9 (0.76%) InfluxDB
12 8 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
13 7 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (0.59%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.34%) Neo4j
15 3 (0.25%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 154 (13.07%) Git (software)
2 106 (9.00%) JIRA
3 89 (7.56%) Xcode
4 87 (7.39%) Jenkins
5 50 (4.24%) Appium
6 45 (3.82%) Selenium
7 37 (3.14%) Cucumber
8 28 (2.38%) Subversion
9 26 (2.21%) Maven
9 26 (2.21%) Visual Studio
10 25 (2.12%) Sonatype Nexus
11 21 (1.78%) fastlane
12 19 (1.61%) CircleCI
12 19 (1.61%) git-flow
12 19 (1.61%) WebDriver
13 18 (1.53%) Axure RP
14 17 (1.44%) Visual Studio Team System
15 16 (1.36%) GitLab
15 16 (1.36%) Gradle
15 16 (1.36%) Mercurial
General
1 137 (11.63%) Finance
2 92 (7.81%) Banking
3 71 (6.03%) Retail
4 41 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 36 (3.06%) Public Sector
6 29 (2.46%) Marketing
7 19 (1.61%) Games
8 14 (1.19%) Publishing
9 11 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.85%) Law
11 9 (0.76%) Electronics
11 9 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.68%) Advertising
12 8 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.59%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.51%) German Language
14 6 (0.51%) Italian Language
14 6 (0.51%) Local Government
15 5 (0.42%) Automotive
16 4 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 534 (45.33%) Developer
2 286 (24.28%) iOS Developer
3 92 (7.81%) Analyst
3 92 (7.81%) React Developer
4 87 (7.39%) Android Developer
5 86 (7.30%) Support Engineer
6 70 (5.94%) Senior Developer
7 52 (4.41%) iOS Android Developer
7 52 (4.41%) Tester
8 48 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support
9 45 (3.82%) Designer
9 45 (3.82%) Desktop Support
10 42 (3.57%) Mobile Developer
11 41 (3.48%) Senior iOS Developer
12 37 (3.14%) Service Analyst
13 35 (2.97%) Service Desk Analyst
13 35 (2.97%) Support Analyst
14 33 (2.80%) Architect
14 33 (2.80%) IT Support
15 31 (2.63%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (11.12%) React Native
2 125 (10.61%) HTML
3 119 (10.10%) REST
4 98 (8.32%) JSON
5 96 (8.15%) CSS
6 95 (8.06%) React
7 91 (7.72%) RESTful
8 73 (6.20%) Node.js
9 64 (5.43%) Web Services
10 58 (4.92%) HTML5
11 56 (4.75%) .NET
12 53 (4.50%) AngularJS
13 49 (4.16%) RxSwift
14 46 (3.90%) XML
15 45 (3.82%) Spring
16 44 (3.74%) GraphQL
17 37 (3.14%) iOS SDK
18 27 (2.29%) ASP.NET
18 27 (2.29%) Kafka
19 24 (2.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 330 (28.01%) Mobile App
2 203 (17.23%) User Experience
3 71 (6.03%) Greenfield Project
4 46 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
5 41 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (3.31%) Animation
7 38 (3.23%) Blackberry
8 36 (3.06%) iPhone
9 33 (2.80%) Video on Demand
10 30 (2.55%) Smartphone
11 27 (2.29%) Video\Live Streaming
12 21 (1.78%) Management Information System
13 17 (1.44%) iPad
13 17 (1.44%) STB
13 17 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
14 15 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
14 15 (1.27%) Wiki
15 14 (1.19%) Handset
16 12 (1.02%) Algorithms
17 11 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 759 (64.43%) Android
2 340 (28.86%) Windows
3 150 (12.73%) Windows 10
4 109 (9.25%) Windows 7
5 77 (6.54%) Linux
6 71 (6.03%) Mac OS
7 51 (4.33%) Mac OS X
8 34 (2.89%) tvOS
9 22 (1.87%) Windows Mobile
10 19 (1.61%) Unix
10 19 (1.61%) Windows Server
11 12 (1.02%) Windows 8
11 12 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (0.85%) CentOS
12 10 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.68%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.51%) Debian
14 6 (0.51%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.42%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (34.30%) iOS Development
2 400 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (16.04%) Android Development
4 171 (14.52%) TDD
5 133 (11.29%) Mobile Development
6 131 (11.12%) Scrum
7 122 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
8 120 (10.19%) Test Automation
9 85 (7.22%) DevOps
10 76 (6.45%) BDD
11 73 (6.20%) Problem-Solving
12 65 (5.52%) ITIL
13 62 (5.26%) Kanban
14 59 (5.01%) Mobile Application Development
15 57 (4.84%) OO
16 56 (4.75%) Fintech
17 50 (4.24%) E-Commerce
17 50 (4.24%) Microservices
18 47 (3.99%) Mobile Device Management
18 47 (3.99%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 286 (24.28%) Apple Swift
2 220 (18.68%) JavaScript
3 165 (14.01%) Java
4 142 (12.05%) Objective-C
5 92 (7.81%) Python
6 74 (6.28%) SQL
7 71 (6.03%) C#
8 69 (5.86%) Kotlin
9 45 (3.82%) PowerShell
10 41 (3.48%) Bash Shell
11 27 (2.29%) PHP
12 24 (2.04%) Ruby
13 21 (1.78%) Java 8
13 21 (1.78%) TypeScript
14 20 (1.70%) C++
15 19 (1.61%) C
15 19 (1.61%) Perl
16 14 (1.19%) Groovy
16 14 (1.19%) Scala
17 12 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (4.67%) Security Cleared
2 50 (4.24%) Degree
2 50 (4.24%) SC Cleared
3 17 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.44%) DBS Check
4 13 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (0.51%) A+ Certification
6 6 (0.51%) MCSE
7 5 (0.42%) CISSP
7 5 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.34%) SANS
9 3 (0.25%) CISM
9 3 (0.25%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.25%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.25%) PMP
9 3 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.17%) ACTC
10 2 (0.17%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (5.35%) QA
2 61 (5.18%) SLA
3 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.34%) PMO
4 3 (0.25%) GDPR
5 2 (0.17%) COBIT
5 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.085%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 169 (14.35%) Active Directory
2 49 (4.16%) Docker
3 9 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (0.42%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.17%) Firmware
7 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.085%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.085%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.085%) HDFS
8 1 (0.085%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.085%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.085%) UAG
8 1 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.085%) vSphere
8 1 (0.085%) Xen
8 1 (0.085%) XenApp
8 1 (0.085%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 57 (4.84%) SCCM
2 56 (4.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 37 (3.14%) AirWatch
4 35 (2.97%) Jamf Pro
5 29 (2.46%) Kubernetes
6 24 (2.04%) Puppet
7 19 (1.61%) Terraform
8 15 (1.27%) Grafana
9 13 (1.10%) Graphite
10 12 (1.02%) Ansible
11 11 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (0.93%) Kibana
12 9 (0.76%) Consul
12 9 (0.76%) logstash
12 9 (0.76%) ZABBIX
13 7 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
14 6 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
14 6 (0.51%) Salt
14 6 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 4 (0.34%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 203 (17.23%) Microsoft
2 156 (13.24%) Apple
3 53 (4.50%) Xamarin
4 37 (3.14%) Google
5 32 (2.72%) ServiceNow
6 29 (2.46%) Adobe
6 29 (2.46%) Citrix
7 24 (2.04%) Oracle
8 23 (1.95%) HP
9 22 (1.87%) Samsung
10 18 (1.53%) VMware
11 15 (1.27%) Splunk
12 12 (1.02%) Mitel
13 11 (0.93%) AppDynamics
13 11 (0.93%) Red Hat
13 11 (0.93%) Sophos
14 10 (0.85%) Dell
15 9 (0.76%) SaltStack
15 9 (0.76%) SAP
16 7 (0.59%) IBM