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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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 251 217 171
Rank change year-on-year -34 -46 +41
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 944 719 750
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.08% 1.23% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.30% 7.91% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 488 514
10th Percentile £179 £210 £185
25th Percentile £313 £358 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £458 £438
Median % change year-on-year +9.23% +4.63% -1.13%
75th Percentile £575 £538 £526
90th Percentile £675 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £369 £425
% change year-on-year +8.74% -13.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 17
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.03 £14.22
25th Percentile £16.25 £12.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate £18.88 £14.81 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +27.49% -24.08% +11.43%
75th Percentile £62.44 £52.50 £20.75
90th Percentile £77.85 £57.53 £24.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.80 £19.50
% change year-on-year +19.57% -29.23% +14.71%

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 12,926 9,090 9,558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.77% 15.50% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,816 5,961 6,196
10th Percentile £175 £185 £144
25th Percentile £340 £338 £267
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -1.16%
75th Percentile £615 £550 £525
90th Percentile £700 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 451 700
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.00 £11.64
25th Percentile £15.75 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +25.71% - +5.74%
75th Percentile £52.50 £43.88 £23.56
90th Percentile £65.00 £60.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +21.21% -2.94% +7.59%

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 25 May 2022.

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 25 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Top 17 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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -31 792 £500 +6.67% 238
London -69 441 £521 +9.75% 126
Work from Home -52 429 £524 +12.63% 119
UK excluding London +24 346 £401 +8.74% 134
North of England +30 119 £500 +19.05% 39
South East +8 96 £252 -17.54% 26
North West +23 78 £513 +25.77% 25
Midlands -21 48 £403 +8.78% 12
Yorkshire -21 35 £475 +9.83% 11
Scotland -7 29 £243 +44.78% 14
West Midlands -23 27 £425 +3.03% 8
East Midlands -20 21 £403 +17.52% 4
East of England -27 21 £190 -60.00% 11
South West -21 20 £319 -8.93% 23
Wales -4 11 £375 +17.19% 4
North East -5 9 £500 +489.48% 3
Northern Ireland +3 3 £158 -58.00% 5

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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.

1 575 (60.91%) Android
2 294 (31.14%) iOS Development
3 265 (28.07%) Mobile App
4 249 (26.38%) Windows
5 242 (25.64%) Agile
6 234 (24.79%) Apple Swift
7 206 (21.82%) Microsoft
8 190 (20.13%) Social Skills
9 171 (18.11%) Active Directory
10 156 (16.53%) Apple
11 143 (15.15%) JavaScript
12 139 (14.72%) Microsoft 365
13 136 (14.41%) Windows 10
14 125 (13.24%) Java
15 124 (13.14%) Azure
16 121 (12.82%) User Experience
17 119 (12.61%) React Native
17 119 (12.61%) REST
18 114 (12.08%) CI/CD
19 112 (11.86%) Android Development
20 107 (11.33%) Finance
21 103 (10.91%) Git (software)
22 96 (10.17%) Test Automation
23 94 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
24 92 (9.75%) TDD
25 88 (9.32%) Node.js
26 84 (8.90%) Banking
27 82 (8.69%) Xcode
28 80 (8.47%) AWS
29 79 (8.37%) 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 (6.25%) Confluence
2 29 (3.07%) SharePoint
3 25 (2.65%) CMS
4 13 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (0.95%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.85%) OnBase
7 6 (0.64%) Mule
8 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.32%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.21%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.21%) Facebook Platform
9 2 (0.21%) Mailman
9 2 (0.21%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.11%) Jupyter
Applications
1 56 (5.93%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (3.50%) Sketch
3 26 (2.75%) InVision
4 18 (1.91%) Zeplin
5 15 (1.59%) Adobe XD
6 14 (1.48%) Photoshop
7 12 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
8 11 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.42%) Marvel
10 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
11 3 (0.32%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.21%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.21%) Maya
13 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.11%) InDesign
13 1 (0.11%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 6 (0.64%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.21%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.21%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Eikon
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 139 (14.72%) Microsoft 365
2 124 (13.14%) Azure
3 80 (8.47%) AWS
4 62 (6.57%) GitHub
5 54 (5.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 36 (3.81%) SaaS
7 25 (2.65%) Figma
8 21 (2.22%) Google Workspace
9 20 (2.12%) Slack
10 14 (1.48%) Power Platform
11 13 (1.38%) GCP
11 13 (1.38%) PaaS
11 13 (1.38%) TestFlight
12 12 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
12 12 (1.27%) IaaS
12 12 (1.27%) OneDrive
12 12 (1.27%) Serverless
13 11 (1.17%) Google Play
14 8 (0.85%) OpenShift
14 8 (0.85%) Stripe
Communications & Networking
1 59 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
2 48 (5.08%) VPN
3 34 (3.60%) DNS
4 30 (3.18%) DHCP
5 21 (2.22%) LAN
5 21 (2.22%) TCP/IP
6 19 (2.01%) Firewall
6 19 (2.01%) Wireless
7 16 (1.69%) WAN
8 15 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
9 14 (1.48%) HTTPS
10 13 (1.38%) VoIP
11 9 (0.95%) 3G
11 9 (0.95%) 4G
12 8 (0.85%) IOS XR
12 8 (0.85%) NX-OS
12 8 (0.85%) VoLTE
12 8 (0.85%) VoWiFi
12 8 (0.85%) VPLS
12 8 (0.85%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 17 (1.80%) SQL Server
3 16 (1.69%) SQLite
4 14 (1.48%) MySQL
5 11 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (0.74%) Power BI
7 6 (0.64%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.53%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.32%) GIS
10 3 (0.32%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.32%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.32%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.21%) Big Data
11 2 (0.21%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.21%) KDB
11 2 (0.21%) Kdb+
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.21%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 103 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 82 (8.69%) Xcode
3 79 (8.37%) JIRA
4 65 (6.89%) Jenkins
5 43 (4.56%) fastlane
6 28 (2.97%) Android Studio
7 25 (2.65%) JUnit
7 25 (2.65%) Selenium
8 21 (2.22%) CocoaPods
9 20 (2.12%) Appium
9 20 (2.12%) Sonatype Nexus
10 19 (2.01%) GitLab
11 18 (1.91%) Cucumber
12 16 (1.69%) Postman
13 15 (1.59%) Axure RP
14 12 (1.27%) Cypress.io
15 11 (1.17%) Maven
16 10 (1.06%) SoapUI
17 9 (0.95%) Mockito
18 8 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 190 (20.13%) Social Skills
2 107 (11.33%) Finance
3 84 (8.90%) Banking
4 74 (7.84%) Retail
5 46 (4.87%) Public Sector
6 44 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (2.75%) Telecoms
8 21 (2.22%) Presentation Skills
9 20 (2.12%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.27%) Organisational Skills
11 11 (1.17%) Law
12 10 (1.06%) Games
13 9 (0.95%) Marketing
14 8 (0.85%) Influencing Skills
15 6 (0.64%) Advertising
15 6 (0.64%) Legal
15 6 (0.64%) Publishing
16 5 (0.53%) Documentation Skills
16 5 (0.53%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.53%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 361 (38.24%) Developer
2 207 (21.93%) iOS Developer
3 77 (8.16%) React Developer
3 77 (8.16%) Support Engineer
4 66 (6.99%) Senior Developer
5 59 (6.25%) Designer
6 56 (5.93%) Analyst
7 49 (5.19%) Android Developer
8 48 (5.08%) IT Support
9 43 (4.56%) Mobile Engineer
10 40 (4.24%) 1st Line Support
11 39 (4.13%) Desktop Support
12 37 (3.92%) Mobile Developer
13 34 (3.60%) Senior iOS Developer
14 33 (3.50%) UX Designer
15 29 (3.07%) iOS Android Developer
16 28 (2.97%) IT Engineer
17 27 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
17 27 (2.86%) Support Analyst
18 26 (2.75%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (12.61%) React Native
1 119 (12.61%) REST
2 88 (9.32%) Node.js
3 74 (7.84%) React
4 55 (5.83%) iOS SDK
5 53 (5.61%) HTML
6 48 (5.08%) JSON
7 41 (4.34%) .NET
8 37 (3.92%) RESTful
9 35 (3.71%) AngularJS
10 25 (2.65%) CSS
11 24 (2.54%) GraphQL
11 24 (2.54%) Web Services
12 23 (2.44%) OAuth
13 22 (2.33%) Spring
14 21 (2.22%) SAML
15 19 (2.01%) Redux
16 18 (1.91%) Android SDK
16 18 (1.91%) Kafka
16 18 (1.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 265 (28.07%) Mobile App
2 121 (12.82%) User Experience
3 29 (3.07%) Digital Signage
4 27 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
5 25 (2.65%) iPhone
6 23 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
6 23 (2.44%) Virtual Team
7 22 (2.33%) iPad
8 19 (2.01%) Smartphone
9 16 (1.69%) NHS
9 16 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (1.59%) Blackberry
10 15 (1.59%) BYOD
11 14 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (1.38%) Management Information System
13 11 (1.17%) Animation
13 11 (1.17%) Renewable Energy
13 11 (1.17%) Social Media
13 11 (1.17%) SWIFT
14 10 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 575 (60.91%) Android
2 249 (26.38%) Windows
3 136 (14.41%) Windows 10
4 55 (5.83%) Mac OS
5 50 (5.30%) Mac OS X
6 37 (3.92%) Linux
7 35 (3.71%) Windows Server
8 29 (3.07%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.42%) tvOS
11 4 (0.42%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.42%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.21%) Unix
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (31.14%) iOS Development
2 242 (25.64%) Agile
3 114 (12.08%) CI/CD
4 112 (11.86%) Android Development
5 96 (10.17%) Test Automation
6 94 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
7 92 (9.75%) TDD
8 75 (7.94%) DevOps
9 66 (6.99%) Scrum
10 65 (6.89%) UX Design
11 64 (6.78%) Mobile Development
11 64 (6.78%) Software Engineering
12 53 (5.61%) CRM
13 47 (4.98%) Kanban
13 47 (4.98%) Mobile Application Development
14 44 (4.66%) Change Management
15 43 (4.56%) Data Protection
16 42 (4.45%) Continuous Integration
16 42 (4.45%) Web Development
17 41 (4.34%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 234 (24.79%) Apple Swift
2 143 (15.15%) JavaScript
3 125 (13.24%) Java
4 72 (7.63%) Objective-C
4 72 (7.63%) SQL
5 58 (6.14%) Kotlin
6 54 (5.72%) TypeScript
7 49 (5.19%) PowerShell
8 45 (4.77%) Python
9 40 (4.24%) C#
10 24 (2.54%) PHP
11 18 (1.91%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.59%) Bash
13 13 (1.38%) Ruby
14 12 (1.27%) Groovy
15 9 (0.95%) C
15 9 (0.95%) C++
16 8 (0.85%) VBScript
17 5 (0.53%) Perl
18 4 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (4.24%) Degree
2 31 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.74%) ISEB
5 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.53%) A+ Certification
6 5 (0.53%) CCNA
6 5 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.53%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (0.53%) OSCP
7 4 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.42%) CCA
7 4 (0.42%) CEH
7 4 (0.42%) CREST Certified
8 3 (0.32%) MCSA
9 2 (0.21%) CISSP
9 2 (0.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.20%) Accessibility
2 57 (6.04%) SLA
3 44 (4.66%) QA
4 14 (1.48%) WCAG
5 5 (0.53%) GDPR
5 5 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.21%) NCSC
8 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.11%) NIST
8 1 (0.11%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.11%) PMO
8 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 171 (18.11%) Active Directory
2 37 (3.92%) Docker
3 15 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.48%) BitLocker
5 8 (0.85%) vSphere
6 4 (0.42%) Firmware
6 4 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.21%) Ceph
8 2 (0.21%) KVM
8 2 (0.21%) oVirt
8 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.11%) XenApp
9 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 70 (7.42%) Microsoft Intune
2 63 (6.67%) SCCM
3 28 (2.97%) Kubernetes
4 17 (1.80%) Jamf Pro
5 16 (1.69%) Terraform
6 15 (1.59%) Ansible
7 12 (1.27%) AirWatch
8 10 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.64%) HP ALM
10 3 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.32%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.32%) WSUS
11 2 (0.21%) Grafana
11 2 (0.21%) Kibana
11 2 (0.21%) Nagios
11 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.21%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.11%) Nessus
12 1 (0.11%) Packer
12 1 (0.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 206 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 156 (16.53%) Apple
3 55 (5.83%) Google
4 35 (3.71%) Adobe
5 34 (3.60%) ServiceNow
6 26 (2.75%) Xamarin
7 25 (2.65%) Citrix
8 24 (2.54%) HP
9 22 (2.33%) VMware
10 16 (1.69%) SAP
11 14 (1.48%) Remedy
12 13 (1.38%) Oracle
12 13 (1.38%) Sitecore
12 13 (1.38%) Splunk
13 12 (1.27%) AppDynamics
13 12 (1.27%) IBM
14 11 (1.17%) Dell
15 10 (1.06%) Okta
16 8 (0.85%) Nuxeo
16 8 (0.85%) Salesforce.com