Period
to 24 October 2020

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 24 October 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
UK
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 154 201 180
Rank change year-on-year +47 -21 -3
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 560 1,182 1,654
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.76% 1.40% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.54% 6.70% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 820 1,178
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £263 £163 £163
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 75
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.74 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.40% -4.37% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £12.05 £12.50
90th Percentile £54.50 £28.91 £34.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.23 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.19% -7.43% -

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 5,871 17,643 21,692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.44% 20.88% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,520 10,959 13,435
Median daily rate £432 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.65% - -
10th Percentile £166 £150 £163
90th Percentile £605 £613 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 1,246 1,518
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +0.46% -0.46%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.24 £11.07
90th Percentile £52.95 £50.00 £47.03
Median hourly rate £17.63 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.68% +3.03% -1.81%

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Apple iOS.

Daily rate trend for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Apple iOS over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Apple iOS.

Hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Apple iOS over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

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 24 October 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
England +51 514 £441 +3.76% 254
London +29 288 £450 - 98
UK excluding London +90 213 £375 - 170
Work from Home -17 131 £400 -2.44% 59
North of England +72 100 £400 +6.67% 67
Yorkshire +88 48 £450 +12.50% 27
North West +46 47 £355 -6.82% 30
Midlands +80 45 £350 -12.50% 22
South East +71 37 £405 +15.71% 29
West Midlands +66 24 £350 -16.42% 15
East Midlands +41 21 £400 +6.67% 7
South West +95 10 £450 +20.00% 26
East of England +60 9 £325 -16.67% 9
Scotland +40 9 £313 -3.85% 12
North East +20 5 £562 +256.51% 10
Wales +33 3 £319 -32.95% 4

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 343 (61.25%) Android
2 207 (36.96%) iOS Development
3 193 (34.46%) Apple Swift
4 172 (30.71%) Mobile App
5 167 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
6 114 (20.36%) Java
7 105 (18.75%) User Experience
8 98 (17.50%) Git (software)
9 95 (16.96%) Objective-C
10 92 (16.43%) JavaScript
11 91 (16.25%) Test Automation
12 89 (15.89%) AWS
12 89 (15.89%) REST
13 86 (15.36%) Windows
13 86 (15.36%) Android Development
14 81 (14.46%) Jenkins
15 77 (13.75%) Microsoft
16 74 (13.21%) React
17 73 (13.04%) Xcode
18 72 (12.86%) JIRA
19 69 (12.32%) Node.js
19 69 (12.32%) Azure
19 69 (12.32%) Kotlin
20 68 (12.14%) DevOps
20 68 (12.14%) Python
21 67 (11.96%) Scrum
22 65 (11.61%) Mobile Development
23 64 (11.43%) Finance
24 62 (11.07%) JSON
25 60 (10.71%) HTML

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 48 (8.57%) Confluence
2 28 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 21 (3.75%) Mule
4 13 (2.32%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.14%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.89%) Headless CMS
7 5 (0.89%) IIS
7 5 (0.89%) JBoss
7 5 (0.89%) Jetty
7 5 (0.89%) MQSeries
7 5 (0.89%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 5 (0.89%) Red Hat Fuse
7 5 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.89%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.89%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.89%) WordPress
8 4 (0.71%) Apache
8 4 (0.71%) nginx
Applications
1 23 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.50%) Figma
3 13 (2.32%) Sketch
4 10 (1.79%) Photoshop
5 9 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (1.43%) InVision
6 8 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (1.25%) Zeplin
8 5 (0.89%) Adobe XD
8 5 (0.89%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.36%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.36%) iWork
9 2 (0.36%) Marvel
9 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.89%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 89 (15.89%) AWS
2 69 (12.32%) Azure
3 47 (8.39%) GitHub
4 36 (6.43%) Slack
5 33 (5.89%) Office 365
6 27 (4.82%) GCP
7 23 (4.11%) IaaS
7 23 (4.11%) PaaS
8 15 (2.68%) Firebase
9 12 (2.14%) SaaS
10 10 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (1.79%) Serverless
11 9 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (1.43%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.89%) AWS CloudTrail
13 5 (0.89%) Azure Functions
13 5 (0.89%) Google Play
13 5 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.71%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.04%) Wi-Fi
2 14 (2.50%) Firewall
3 8 (1.43%) VoIP
4 7 (1.25%) Bluetooth
4 7 (1.25%) DNS
4 7 (1.25%) Internet
4 7 (1.25%) VPN
5 6 (1.07%) WAN
6 5 (0.89%) IP Telephony
6 5 (0.89%) Network Security
6 5 (0.89%) SSH
6 5 (0.89%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.71%) HTTP
7 4 (0.71%) Wireless
8 3 (0.54%) DHCP
8 3 (0.54%) LAN
8 3 (0.54%) ZigBee
8 3 (0.54%) Z-Wave
9 2 (0.36%) Skype
9 2 (0.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.11%) NoSQL
2 22 (3.93%) MongoDB
3 20 (3.57%) MySQL
4 19 (3.39%) SQL Server
5 10 (1.79%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.61%) Cosmos DB
7 7 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.07%) Data Lake
9 5 (0.89%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.54%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.36%) Big Data
11 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.36%) MS Access
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.36%) Power BI
12 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 98 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 81 (14.46%) Jenkins
3 73 (13.04%) Xcode
4 72 (12.86%) JIRA
5 43 (7.68%) CocoaPods
6 41 (7.32%) Maven
7 40 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 38 (6.79%) Android Studio
9 28 (5.00%) IntelliJ
9 28 (5.00%) JUnit
10 24 (4.29%) Mockito
11 19 (3.39%) Gradle
12 14 (2.50%) Appium
12 14 (2.50%) Vagrant
13 12 (2.14%) Cucumber
13 12 (2.14%) fastlane
14 11 (1.96%) CircleCI
14 11 (1.96%) webpack
15 10 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
16 9 (1.61%) Eclipse
General
1 64 (11.43%) Finance
2 44 (7.86%) Banking
3 22 (3.93%) Public Sector
4 19 (3.39%) Retail
5 18 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.68%) Law
6 15 (2.68%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.96%) Electronics
8 9 (1.61%) Games
9 7 (1.25%) Marketing
9 7 (1.25%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.89%) Advertising
10 5 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.71%) Automotive
11 4 (0.71%) German Language
11 4 (0.71%) Local Government
11 4 (0.71%) Publishing
12 3 (0.54%) Billing
12 3 (0.54%) Police
13 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 277 (49.46%) Developer
2 147 (26.25%) iOS Developer
3 44 (7.86%) Mobile Developer
4 34 (6.07%) React Developer
5 30 (5.36%) Applications Developer
5 30 (5.36%) Architect
6 27 (4.82%) Senior Developer
7 26 (4.64%) Android Developer
8 25 (4.46%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 24 (4.29%) Analyst
9 24 (4.29%) Designer
10 22 (3.93%) Mobile Engineer
11 20 (3.57%) Support Engineer
12 19 (3.39%) Xamarin Developer
13 18 (3.21%) iOS Android Developer
13 18 (3.21%) Senior iOS Developer
14 17 (3.04%) UX Designer
15 15 (2.68%) Lead Developer
15 15 (2.68%) Technical Support
16 14 (2.50%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (15.89%) REST
2 74 (13.21%) React
3 69 (12.32%) Node.js
4 62 (11.07%) JSON
5 60 (10.71%) HTML
6 57 (10.18%) React Native
7 43 (7.68%) CSS
7 43 (7.68%) Spring
8 42 (7.50%) .NET
8 42 (7.50%) HTML5
9 36 (6.43%) RESTful
10 33 (5.89%) AngularJS
10 33 (5.89%) Spring Boot
11 23 (4.11%) jQuery
11 23 (4.11%) WireMock
12 22 (3.93%) ASP.NET
12 22 (3.93%) iOS SDK
12 22 (3.93%) Web Services
13 21 (3.75%) GraphQL
13 21 (3.75%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 172 (30.71%) Mobile App
2 105 (18.75%) User Experience
3 22 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.86%) iPhone
5 15 (2.68%) Animation
5 15 (2.68%) iPad
6 12 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 11 (1.96%) Blackberry
7 11 (1.96%) Graphic Design
8 10 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.61%) NHS
9 9 (1.61%) Public Cloud
10 8 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.43%) Video\Live Streaming
11 7 (1.25%) Digital Signage
11 7 (1.25%) Social Media
12 6 (1.07%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.07%) Mobile Banking
12 6 (1.07%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 343 (61.25%) Android
2 86 (15.36%) Windows
3 24 (4.29%) Linux
3 24 (4.29%) Windows 10
4 19 (3.39%) Mac OS
5 18 (3.21%) Mac OS X
6 15 (2.68%) Windows 7
7 14 (2.50%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (1.25%) tvOS
9 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.07%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.89%) CentOS
11 5 (0.89%) Debian
11 5 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2016
12 4 (0.71%) Unix
12 4 (0.71%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.54%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (36.96%) iOS Development
2 167 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (16.25%) Test Automation
4 86 (15.36%) Android Development
5 68 (12.14%) DevOps
6 67 (11.96%) Scrum
7 65 (11.61%) Mobile Development
8 59 (10.54%) TDD
9 44 (7.86%) Kanban
10 39 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (6.25%) Microservices
12 34 (6.07%) Software Engineering
13 32 (5.71%) OO
14 30 (5.36%) BDD
15 28 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
15 28 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
16 27 (4.82%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 26 (4.64%) E-Commerce
17 26 (4.64%) SDLC
17 26 (4.64%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 193 (34.46%) Apple Swift
2 114 (20.36%) Java
3 95 (16.96%) Objective-C
4 92 (16.43%) JavaScript
5 69 (12.32%) Kotlin
6 68 (12.14%) Python
7 40 (7.14%) SQL
8 34 (6.07%) C#
9 31 (5.54%) Java 8
10 16 (2.86%) C++
11 15 (2.68%) Bash Shell
11 15 (2.68%) ES6
12 14 (2.50%) PHP
13 11 (1.96%) Groovy
14 10 (1.79%) Perl
14 10 (1.79%) Ruby
15 9 (1.61%) PowerShell
15 9 (1.61%) VBA
16 8 (1.43%) C
16 8 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (6.07%) Security Cleared
2 33 (5.89%) Degree
3 31 (5.54%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (1.61%) TOGAF Certification
6 8 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (1.25%) ISEB
8 6 (1.07%) HNC
8 6 (1.07%) HND
8 6 (1.07%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.54%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.54%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.54%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.36%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.36%) QA
2 8 (1.43%) SLA
3 7 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.89%) PSD2
5 3 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.36%) GDPR
6 2 (0.36%) IEC 62304
6 2 (0.36%) NIST
7 1 (0.18%) COBIT
7 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.18%) NCSC
System Software
1 32 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.75%) Docker
3 10 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.36%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) XenApp
6 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (4.11%) Microsoft Intune
2 16 (2.86%) Kubernetes
3 15 (2.68%) SCCM
4 12 (2.14%) Ansible
4 12 (2.14%) Prometheus
5 7 (1.25%) Grafana
6 6 (1.07%) AirWatch
6 6 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (0.89%) Puppet
7 5 (0.89%) Salt
8 3 (0.54%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.54%) SafeCom
8 3 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.36%) WSUS
10 1 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.18%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 77 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 60 (10.71%) Apple
3 45 (8.04%) Splunk
4 38 (6.79%) AppDynamics
5 30 (5.36%) Xamarin
6 29 (5.18%) Google
7 20 (3.57%) Adobe
8 14 (2.50%) VMware
9 12 (2.14%) Oracle
10 7 (1.25%) MuleSoft
11 6 (1.07%) Citrix
11 6 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.07%) SAP
11 6 (1.07%) Twitter
12 5 (0.89%) Axway
12 5 (0.89%) Cloudera
12 5 (0.89%) Hortonworks
12 5 (0.89%) HP
12 5 (0.89%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.89%) Sybase