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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple iOS
UK
Rank 168 193 158
Rank change year-on-year +25 -35  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 705 669 782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.56% 1.26% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.51% 5.86% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 442 492
Median daily rate £400 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -4.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 29
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -25.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £12.47 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £25.70
% change year-on-year +8.57% -31.90%  

Apple iOS is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9385 11422 11433
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.72% 21.55% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5973 7075 6503
Median daily rate £408 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.23% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £193 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 578 686 932
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Apple iOS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +32 661 £400 - 319
London +26 372 £434 -3.61% 140
South East +12 79 £350 -6.66% 36
City of London +24 67 £450 +2.85% 36
East of England +15 52 £350 -12.50% 36
North West +22 49 £406 +8.33% 34
Yorkshire +33 46 £400 +1.58% 11
West Yorkshire +29 42 £400 +3.22% 6
Leeds +21 36 £400 +1.58% 6
Manchester +32 35 £419 +11.66% 28
Scotland +20 34 £350 -12.50% 13
Buckinghamshire +15 26 £325 +2.36% 1
East Midlands -3 22 £325 +13.04% 13
South West -1 20 £268 -17.69% 19
Bedfordshire +10 16 £435 +33.84% 3
Essex +6 16 £313 -21.87% 3
Gloucestershire +21 15 £268 - 4
Hampshire +18 15 £411 +9.66% 6
Glasgow +4 14 £341 -9.00% 5
Milton Keynes +5 13 £350 +12.90% 1
West Sussex -22 12 £388 +3.33% 3
West Midlands -10 11 £350 +21.73% 24
Berkshire +31 10 £350 - 6
Edinburgh +12 10 £425 -2.85% 6
Cheshire +8 10 £406 +8.33% 4
North East -5 10 £290 +38.09% 6
Salford +3 8 £425 +6.25% 1
Nottingham +8 7 £400 +14.28% 2
Nottinghamshire +5 7 £400 +14.28% 2
Hertfordshire +5 7 £300 -25.00% 7

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 904 (65.55%) Android
2 580 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
3 565 (40.97%) iOS Development
4 427 (30.96%) Mobile App
5 366 (26.54%) Apple Swift
6 355 (25.74%) Objective-C
7 284 (20.59%) Windows
8 279 (20.23%) JavaScript
9 269 (19.51%) Android Development
10 260 (18.85%) TDD
11 237 (17.19%) Java
12 231 (16.75%) HTML
13 225 (16.32%) User Experience
14 214 (15.52%) Scrum
15 193 (14.00%) CSS
16 182 (13.20%) Mobile Development
17 178 (12.91%) Apple
18 170 (12.33%) Git (software)
19 155 (11.24%) Microsoft
20 150 (10.88%) Finance
21 147 (10.66%) C#
22 146 (10.59%) RESTful
23 145 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
24 127 (9.21%) Software Engineering
25 125 (9.06%) Web Services
26 118 (8.56%) HTML5
26 118 (8.56%) BDD
27 116 (8.41%) iPhone
28 114 (8.27%) JIRA
28 114 (8.27%) Active Directory

Apple iOS
Top Related 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 36 (2.61%) MS Exchange
2 34 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 30 (2.18%) Confluence
4 26 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (1.52%) Skype for Business
6 19 (1.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 19 (1.38%) CMS
7 13 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (0.87%) IIS
9 10 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (0.65%) IBM Notes
10 9 (0.65%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.51%) JBoss
12 7 (0.51%) Mule
12 7 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
13 6 (0.44%) Apache
13 6 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 85 (6.16%) MS Office
2 55 (3.99%) MS Excel
3 33 (2.39%) InVision
4 28 (2.03%) Photoshop
5 15 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.29%) UXPin
9 2 (0.15%) UserZoom
10 1 (0.073%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.073%) InDesign
10 1 (0.073%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 12 (0.87%) Adobe Campaign
2 9 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.073%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 57 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (3.77%) Office 365
3 48 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (2.97%) GitHub
5 16 (1.16%) Google Play
6 14 (1.02%) G Suite
7 12 (0.87%) TestFlight
8 8 (0.58%) iTunes
9 7 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.51%) OneDrive
9 7 (0.51%) PaaS
10 6 (0.44%) Heroku
11 5 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.36%) Google Drive
11 5 (0.36%) SaaS
12 4 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 4 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.29%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.29%) Firebase
13 3 (0.22%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.26%) DNS
2 36 (2.61%) Internet
3 31 (2.25%) TCP/IP
4 30 (2.18%) DHCP
5 25 (1.81%) Skype
6 23 (1.67%) LAN
6 23 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
7 21 (1.52%) HTTP
8 19 (1.38%) VPN
9 17 (1.23%) Wireless
10 16 (1.16%) Bluetooth
10 16 (1.16%) VoIP
11 13 (0.94%) Ethernet
11 13 (0.94%) LDAP
11 13 (0.94%) Network Security
12 9 (0.65%) RTP
12 9 (0.65%) RTSP
12 9 (0.65%) WAN
13 8 (0.58%) Firewall
13 8 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 40 (2.90%) MySQL
3 35 (2.54%) MongoDB
4 29 (2.10%) Relational Database
5 22 (1.60%) NoSQL
5 22 (1.60%) RDBMS
5 22 (1.60%) SQLite
6 21 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 21 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (1.02%) Big Data
8 9 (0.65%) CouchDB
8 9 (0.65%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (0.44%) Mixpanel
11 4 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.29%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.22%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 170 (12.33%) Git (software)
2 114 (8.27%) JIRA
2 114 (8.27%) Xcode
3 104 (7.54%) Jenkins
4 61 (4.42%) Selenium
5 60 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 49 (3.55%) Subversion
7 48 (3.48%) Android Studio
8 42 (3.05%) Calabash
9 36 (2.61%) Axure RP
10 35 (2.54%) Appium
11 32 (2.32%) JUnit
12 24 (1.74%) CocoaPods
13 22 (1.60%) Gradle
14 20 (1.45%) git-flow
14 20 (1.45%) Visual Studio
14 20 (1.45%) WebDriver
15 18 (1.31%) SoapUI
16 16 (1.16%) Bitbucket
17 14 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 150 (10.88%) Finance
2 88 (6.38%) Banking
3 73 (5.29%) Retail
4 50 (3.63%) Games
5 44 (3.19%) Marketing
6 27 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.74%) Publishing
8 14 (1.02%) Automotive
9 13 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 12 (0.87%) Advertising
11 10 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.58%) Electronics
13 7 (0.51%) Law
14 6 (0.44%) Legal
14 6 (0.44%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.36%) Back Office
15 5 (0.36%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.36%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.29%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 776 (56.27%) Developer
2 431 (31.25%) iOS Developer
3 133 (9.64%) Android Developer
4 95 (6.89%) Designer
5 91 (6.60%) Senior Developer
6 88 (6.38%) Mobile Developer
7 77 (5.58%) Analyst
7 77 (5.58%) iOS Android Developer
8 71 (5.15%) Applications Developer
9 69 (5.00%) Xamarin Developer
10 64 (4.64%) Java Developer
11 59 (4.28%) UI Designer
12 55 (3.99%) Senior iOS Developer
13 47 (3.41%) Architect
13 47 (3.41%) UX Designer
14 44 (3.19%) Support Engineer
15 42 (3.05%) Tester
16 40 (2.90%) Mobile Designer
17 38 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
18 37 (2.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (16.75%) HTML
2 193 (14.00%) CSS
3 146 (10.59%) RESTful
4 125 (9.06%) Web Services
5 118 (8.56%) HTML5
6 113 (8.19%) JSON
7 111 (8.05%) REST
8 106 (7.69%) .NET
9 100 (7.25%) Cocoa
10 98 (7.11%) iOS SDK
11 83 (6.02%) XML
12 78 (5.66%) Core Data
13 70 (5.08%) AngularJS
14 66 (4.79%) jQuery
15 63 (4.57%) Node.js
16 53 (3.84%) CSS3
16 53 (3.84%) React
17 49 (3.55%) Cocoa Touch
18 44 (3.19%) Android SDK
19 42 (3.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 427 (30.96%) Mobile App
2 225 (16.32%) User Experience
3 116 (8.41%) iPhone
4 81 (5.87%) iPad
5 55 (3.99%) Blackberry
6 49 (3.55%) Computer Science
7 41 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (2.83%) Animation
9 32 (2.32%) Algorithms
10 31 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
11 30 (2.18%) Smartphone
12 23 (1.67%) Data Structures
13 21 (1.52%) Management Information System
14 20 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
15 19 (1.38%) Fintech
16 16 (1.16%) Streaming Video
17 13 (0.94%) Client/Server
18 11 (0.80%) Digital Media
19 9 (0.65%) Augmented Reality
20 8 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 904 (65.55%) Android
2 284 (20.59%) Windows
3 79 (5.73%) Linux
4 77 (5.58%) Windows 7
5 58 (4.21%) Windows 10
6 56 (4.06%) Windows Server
7 43 (3.12%) Mac OS X
8 31 (2.25%) Windows 8
9 30 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (2.03%) Unix
11 27 (1.96%) Mac OS
12 25 (1.81%) Windows Mobile
13 24 (1.74%) Windows Phone
14 22 (1.60%) Windows XP
15 17 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (0.65%) AIX
17 9 (0.65%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.58%) webOS
18 8 (0.58%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
2 565 (40.97%) iOS Development
3 269 (19.51%) Android Development
4 260 (18.85%) TDD
5 214 (15.52%) Scrum
6 182 (13.20%) Mobile Development
7 145 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
8 127 (9.21%) Software Engineering
9 118 (8.56%) BDD
10 92 (6.67%) OO
11 89 (6.45%) E-Commerce
12 86 (6.24%) Automated Testing
13 75 (5.44%) Unit Testing
14 73 (5.29%) MVC
15 66 (4.79%) Mobile Application Development
16 62 (4.50%) Front End Development
16 62 (4.50%) Pair Programming
17 61 (4.42%) Web Development
18 58 (4.21%) DevOps
19 57 (4.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 366 (26.54%) Apple Swift
2 355 (25.74%) Objective-C
3 279 (20.23%) JavaScript
4 237 (17.19%) Java
5 147 (10.66%) C#
6 104 (7.54%) SQL
7 81 (5.87%) C++
8 70 (5.08%) Python
9 60 (4.35%) Ruby
10 38 (2.76%) C
11 27 (1.96%) PHP
12 21 (1.52%) PowerShell
13 16 (1.16%) Scala
14 15 (1.09%) Bash Shell
15 14 (1.02%) VBScript
16 11 (0.80%) Perl
17 10 (0.73%) ActionScript
17 10 (0.73%) XAML
18 9 (0.65%) ES6
19 7 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 81 (5.87%) Degree
2 48 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 32 (2.32%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 16 (1.16%) MCSE
7 14 (1.02%) ISEB
8 11 (0.80%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.73%) DBS Check
9 10 (0.73%) MCSA
10 9 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (0.58%) ACDT
11 8 (0.58%) ACHDS
11 8 (0.58%) ACTC
11 8 (0.58%) MCDST
11 8 (0.58%) MCP
11 8 (0.58%) MCSM
12 7 (0.51%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.22%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (7.40%) QA
2 13 (0.94%) SLA
3 12 (0.87%) SDET
4 5 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.36%) WCAG
5 4 (0.29%) PMO
5 4 (0.29%) WAI
6 1 (0.073%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.073%) GDPR
6 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 114 (8.27%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.10%) Docker
3 15 (1.09%) XenDesktop
4 13 (0.94%) BitLocker
4 13 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.94%) XenApp
5 11 (0.80%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (0.58%) Xen
8 5 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.29%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.073%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.073%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 48 (3.48%) SCCM
2 31 (2.25%) AirWatch
3 21 (1.52%) HockeyApp
4 14 (1.02%) Puppet
5 13 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
6 12 (0.87%) Ansible
6 12 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.80%) WSUS
8 7 (0.51%) Jamf Pro
9 6 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.15%) Kibana
11 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.15%) SCOM
11 2 (0.15%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.073%) logstash
12 1 (0.073%) Mesos
12 1 (0.073%) Salt
12 1 (0.073%) Terraform
Vendors
1 178 (12.91%) Apple
2 155 (11.24%) Microsoft
3 113 (8.19%) Xamarin
4 73 (5.29%) Adobe
5 65 (4.71%) Google
6 40 (2.90%) Citrix
7 27 (1.96%) Oracle
8 19 (1.38%) HP
9 18 (1.31%) VMware
10 14 (1.02%) Symantec
11 13 (0.94%) Splunk
12 12 (0.87%) Dell
13 11 (0.80%) Remedy
14 10 (0.73%) MobileIron
14 10 (0.73%) SAP
15 9 (0.65%) Brightcove
15 9 (0.65%) Lotus
15 9 (0.65%) Samsung
15 9 (0.65%) ServiceNow
16 8 (0.58%) Tealium
North West
Ideal Training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 7 hours ago
North Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle upon Tyne
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hurren and Hope
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £550.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hurren and Hope
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coded People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400-£600 depending on experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
University Of Cambridge
Rate: From £25,298 to £38,183 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £355 - £396 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Source Technology
Rate: From £380 to £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Square One Resources
Rate: Excellent daily rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago