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 28 June 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.

Apple iOS
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 178 163
Rank change year-on-year 0 -15  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 654 755 811
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.39% 1.40% 1.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.64% 6.06% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 545 532
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £545 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +5.35% -3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 27
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +64.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £18.18 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.95 £81.90 £40.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.75 £16.14
% change year-on-year -29.29% +53.39%  

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 9853 12453 12199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.92% 23.12% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13105 17961 16391
Median daily rate £403 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.54% +12.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £556 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1322 1608 2542
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.11 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +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 3 months to 28 June 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Top 10 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 28 June 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 -5 603 £400 -3.03% 358
London -24 348 £434 -0.28% 158
UK excluding London +22 302 £369 +5.35% 208
North of England +56 90 £350 -10.25% 76
South East +7 70 £400 +6.66% 39
Scotland +40 46 £375 +38.88% 7
Midlands +29 46 £313 -3.84% 38
East of England +5 31 £340 -2.85% 32
South West -21 17 £403 +15.00% 14
Wales -2 2 £388 +93.75% 1

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 853 (62.77%) Android
2 582 (42.83%) Agile Software Development
3 573 (42.16%) iOS Development
4 464 (34.14%) Mobile App
5 379 (27.89%) Apple Swift
6 347 (25.53%) Objective-C
7 280 (20.60%) Windows
8 243 (17.88%) TDD
9 242 (17.81%) Android Development
10 238 (17.51%) Java
11 232 (17.07%) Test Automation
12 230 (16.92%) JavaScript
13 214 (15.75%) HTML
14 211 (15.53%) Finance
15 208 (15.31%) Scrum
16 205 (15.08%) User Experience
17 194 (14.28%) Apple
18 167 (12.29%) Git (software)
18 167 (12.29%) RESTful
19 157 (11.55%) Microsoft
19 157 (11.55%) Mobile Development
20 146 (10.74%) CSS
21 141 (10.38%) JIRA
22 140 (10.30%) REST
23 138 (10.15%) Continuous Integration
23 138 (10.15%) iPhone
24 135 (9.93%) Web Services
25 133 (9.79%) Xamarin
26 127 (9.35%) C#
27 123 (9.05%) Software Engineering

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 45 (3.31%) Confluence
2 34 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 32 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 24 (1.77%) JBoss
5 23 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (1.40%) CMS
7 17 (1.25%) Apache
8 15 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (1.03%) IBM Notes
10 13 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 12 (0.88%) Skype for Business
12 11 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (0.74%) Apache Spark
13 10 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 9 (0.66%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.52%) IIS
15 7 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.52%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 76 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (2.35%) InVision
3 24 (1.77%) Photoshop
4 22 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
5 19 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.37%) UXPin
9 4 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.074%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.074%) Flinto
11 1 (0.074%) InDesign
11 1 (0.074%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.074%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 21 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.074%) Magento
4 1 (0.074%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.90%) Office 365
2 50 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (2.21%) GitHub
5 17 (1.25%) G Suite
6 15 (1.10%) OneDrive
7 9 (0.66%) Google Drive
7 9 (0.66%) Google Play
7 9 (0.66%) iTunes
7 9 (0.66%) SaaS
8 7 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 6 (0.44%) Firebase
9 6 (0.44%) Heroku
9 6 (0.44%) TestFlight
10 5 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.29%) PaaS
11 4 (0.29%) Sauce Labs
12 3 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.72%) Internet
2 30 (2.21%) DNS
3 27 (1.99%) VPN
4 23 (1.69%) DHCP
4 23 (1.69%) LAN
5 21 (1.55%) Skype
6 20 (1.47%) Wireless
7 18 (1.32%) Network Security
8 17 (1.25%) TCP/IP
8 17 (1.25%) WAN
9 14 (1.03%) HTTP
10 13 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (0.74%) Bluetooth
11 10 (0.74%) GSM
11 10 (0.74%) LTE
11 10 (0.74%) VoIP
12 9 (0.66%) 3G
12 9 (0.66%) GPRS
12 9 (0.66%) SGSN
12 9 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (3.16%) MongoDB
2 38 (2.80%) SQL Server
3 24 (1.77%) MySQL
4 21 (1.55%) NoSQL
5 17 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (1.10%) Relational Database
8 13 (0.96%) Big Data
8 13 (0.96%) SQLite
9 10 (0.74%) Hadoop
9 10 (0.74%) MariaDB
9 10 (0.74%) Redis
10 9 (0.66%) CouchDB
11 8 (0.59%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.37%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.22%) HBase
14 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.15%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 167 (12.29%) Git (software)
2 141 (10.38%) JIRA
3 116 (8.54%) Xcode
4 100 (7.36%) Jenkins
5 60 (4.42%) Selenium
6 46 (3.38%) Cucumber
7 43 (3.16%) Appium
8 42 (3.09%) Subversion
9 39 (2.87%) Axure RP
10 38 (2.80%) Calabash
11 29 (2.13%) git-flow
11 29 (2.13%) JUnit
12 25 (1.84%) Bitbucket
13 20 (1.47%) Android Studio
13 20 (1.47%) WebDriver
14 16 (1.18%) SpecFlow
15 13 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (0.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 12 (0.88%) SoapUI
16 12 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 211 (15.53%) Finance
2 114 (8.39%) Banking
3 65 (4.78%) Retail
4 55 (4.05%) Marketing
5 36 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.28%) Games
7 27 (1.99%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.91%) Electronics
9 13 (0.96%) Publishing
10 10 (0.74%) Advertising
11 9 (0.66%) Legal
11 9 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.59%) Automotive
12 8 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
12 8 (0.59%) Law
12 8 (0.59%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.52%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.44%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.44%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 742 (54.60%) Developer
2 453 (33.33%) iOS Developer
3 122 (8.98%) Android Developer
4 97 (7.14%) Analyst
5 89 (6.55%) Designer
6 85 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
7 82 (6.03%) iOS Android Developer
8 79 (5.81%) Xamarin Developer
9 73 (5.37%) Applications Developer
10 66 (4.86%) Senior Developer
11 48 (3.53%) Tester
12 47 (3.46%) UI Designer
13 46 (3.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 44 (3.24%) Architect
14 44 (3.24%) Desktop Support
14 44 (3.24%) Senior iOS Developer
15 42 (3.09%) UX Designer
16 37 (2.72%) Mobile Engineer
16 37 (2.72%) Support Analyst
16 37 (2.72%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (15.75%) HTML
2 167 (12.29%) RESTful
3 146 (10.74%) CSS
4 140 (10.30%) REST
5 135 (9.93%) Web Services
6 121 (8.90%) JSON
7 107 (7.87%) Cocoa
8 106 (7.80%) HTML5
9 99 (7.28%) .NET
10 98 (7.21%) iOS SDK
11 90 (6.62%) XML
12 80 (5.89%) AngularJS
13 76 (5.59%) Core Data
14 73 (5.37%) SOAP
15 67 (4.93%) Node.js
16 64 (4.71%) React
17 60 (4.42%) Cocoa Touch
18 59 (4.34%) jQuery
19 48 (3.53%) CSS3
20 44 (3.24%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 464 (34.14%) Mobile App
2 205 (15.08%) User Experience
3 138 (10.15%) iPhone
4 91 (6.70%) iPad
5 71 (5.22%) Greenfield Project
6 58 (4.27%) Smartphone
7 56 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
8 52 (3.83%) Computer Science
9 51 (3.75%) Blackberry
10 39 (2.87%) Animation
11 34 (2.50%) Algorithms
12 29 (2.13%) Data Structures
13 26 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
14 24 (1.77%) Fintech
15 22 (1.62%) Management Information System
16 18 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
17 13 (0.96%) Social Media
18 10 (0.74%) Private Cloud
18 10 (0.74%) Streaming Video
18 10 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 853 (62.77%) Android
2 280 (20.60%) Windows
3 75 (5.52%) Windows 7
4 56 (4.12%) Windows 10
5 51 (3.75%) Linux
6 49 (3.61%) Mac OS X
7 33 (2.43%) Unix
8 32 (2.35%) Windows 8
9 31 (2.28%) Windows Server
10 26 (1.91%) Windows Mobile
10 26 (1.91%) Windows XP
11 25 (1.84%) Mac OS
12 23 (1.69%) Windows Phone
13 20 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.44%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 582 (42.83%) Agile Software Development
2 573 (42.16%) iOS Development
3 243 (17.88%) TDD
4 242 (17.81%) Android Development
5 232 (17.07%) Test Automation
6 208 (15.31%) Scrum
7 157 (11.55%) Mobile Development
8 138 (10.15%) Continuous Integration
9 123 (9.05%) Software Engineering
10 112 (8.24%) OO
11 100 (7.36%) BDD
12 87 (6.40%) MVC
13 79 (5.81%) Mobile Application Development
14 78 (5.74%) E-Commerce
15 71 (5.22%) DevOps
16 70 (5.15%) Unit Testing
17 55 (4.05%) Front End Development
18 48 (3.53%) ITIL
18 48 (3.53%) Pair Programming
19 46 (3.38%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 379 (27.89%) Apple Swift
2 347 (25.53%) Objective-C
3 238 (17.51%) Java
4 230 (16.92%) JavaScript
5 127 (9.35%) C#
6 98 (7.21%) SQL
7 65 (4.78%) C++
8 58 (4.27%) Python
9 49 (3.61%) Ruby
10 37 (2.72%) PHP
11 28 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 26 (1.91%) C
13 19 (1.40%) XAML
14 14 (1.03%) Scala
15 10 (0.74%) Go
15 10 (0.74%) VB
15 10 (0.74%) VBScript
16 8 (0.59%) Perl
16 8 (0.59%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.52%) ES6
Qualifications
1 94 (6.92%) Degree
2 54 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.28%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (1.55%) Master's Degree
7 11 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (0.81%) ISEB
7 11 (0.81%) MCSE
8 9 (0.66%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
9 7 (0.52%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.44%) A+ Certification
10 6 (0.44%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.44%) MCSA
11 5 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.29%) MCP
12 4 (0.29%) NVQ Level 4
12 4 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (7.36%) QA
2 14 (1.03%) SLA
3 5 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.37%) WAI
3 5 (0.37%) WCAG
4 3 (0.22%) PMO
5 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.074%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 108 (7.95%) Active Directory
2 36 (2.65%) Docker
3 10 (0.74%) XenDesktop
4 9 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.37%) XenApp
7 4 (0.29%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.22%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.15%) HDFS
9 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.074%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.074%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.074%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (2.87%) SCCM
2 27 (1.99%) AirWatch
3 24 (1.77%) HockeyApp
4 9 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.22%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (0.22%) Puppet
6 3 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.15%) Ansible
7 2 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.15%) Kibana
7 2 (0.15%) logstash
7 2 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.074%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.074%) Oozie
8 1 (0.074%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.074%) WSUS
8 1 (0.074%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.074%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 194 (14.28%) Apple
2 157 (11.55%) Microsoft
3 133 (9.79%) Xamarin
4 80 (5.89%) Google
5 52 (3.83%) Adobe
6 29 (2.13%) Citrix
7 27 (1.99%) SAP
8 22 (1.62%) Oracle
9 16 (1.18%) HP
9 16 (1.18%) IBM
10 15 (1.10%) MobileIron
11 14 (1.03%) Lotus
12 12 (0.88%) VMware
13 11 (0.81%) Samsung
14 9 (0.66%) Atlassian
14 9 (0.66%) Remedy
15 8 (0.59%) BMC
15 8 (0.59%) Pega
16 7 (0.52%) Facebook
17 6 (0.44%) Twitter
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