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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 177 149
Rank change year-on-year +12 -28  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 690 762 874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.48% 1.36% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.24% 6.12% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 516 530
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £373 £338
% change year-on-year +0.67% +10.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 36
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £18.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.85% -5.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.26 £12.47 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £36.25 £46.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.60
% change year-on-year - -28.86%  

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 9530 12456 12307
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.51% 22.28% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6046 7771 7001
Median daily rate £410 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.80% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 696 1001
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +1.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.84 £15.75
% change year-on-year -7.95% +6.92%  

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +10 645 £400 - 343
London +16 384 £425 -2.85% 143
City of London +13 68 £448 -1.91% 32
South East -33 66 £350 -6.66% 49
Yorkshire +44 53 £400 +3.22% 27
East of England +9 53 £385 -3.75% 30
West Yorkshire +39 48 £400 +3.22% 15
Leeds +30 41 £400 +2.56% 14
North West +22 41 £350 -6.04% 33
Scotland +43 37 £375 - 9
Manchester +23 27 £340 -2.85% 28
Glasgow +11 26 £375 +9.09% 4
East Midlands -2 20 £331 +10.41% 15
Buckinghamshire +2 19 £350 +7.69% 8
Hampshire +4 14 £411 +21.85% 15
Bedfordshire +7 13 £370 +13.84% 6
Essex 0 13 £313 - 2
Norfolk +11 12 £450 +12.50% 3
Milton Keynes +7 12 £369 +18.95% 6
South West -3 12 £270 -16.92% 15
Cheshire +21 11 £413 +10.00% 4
Gloucestershire +17 10 £270 - 3
Norwich +9 10 £450 +12.50% 2
North East +17 8 £438 +40.00% 5
Cambridgeshire -14 8 £225 -53.60% 14
West Sussex -22 8 £350 -6.66% 1
Kent +19 7 £450 -14.28% 3
Berkshire +17 7 £356 - 8
Nottinghamshire +12 7 £400 +14.28% 3
Nottingham +11 7 £400 +14.28% 2

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 831 (64.52%) Android
2 542 (42.08%) Agile Software Development
3 540 (41.93%) iOS Development
4 424 (32.92%) Mobile App
5 352 (27.33%) Apple Swift
6 337 (26.16%) Objective-C
7 258 (20.03%) JavaScript
8 247 (19.18%) Windows
9 242 (18.79%) TDD
10 240 (18.63%) Android Development
11 220 (17.08%) HTML
12 219 (17.00%) Java
13 204 (15.84%) User Experience
14 201 (15.61%) Scrum
15 175 (13.59%) CSS
16 168 (13.04%) Apple
16 168 (13.04%) Finance
17 166 (12.89%) Mobile Development
18 156 (12.11%) Git (software)
19 154 (11.96%) RESTful
20 148 (11.49%) Microsoft
21 136 (10.56%) C#
22 131 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
23 127 (9.86%) iPhone
23 127 (9.86%) Web Services
24 121 (9.39%) Xamarin
25 119 (9.24%) REST
25 119 (9.24%) JIRA
26 116 (9.01%) Software Engineering
27 114 (8.85%) JSON

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 34 (2.64%) MS Exchange
2 33 (2.56%) Confluence
3 32 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 27 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (1.48%) CMS
6 18 (1.40%) Skype for Business
7 16 (1.24%) JBoss
8 14 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 14 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (0.93%) Apache
10 11 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (0.85%) IBM Notes
11 10 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (0.70%) IIS
12 9 (0.70%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.54%) Mule
14 7 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
15 6 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 74 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (2.80%) InVision
3 28 (2.17%) Photoshop
4 16 (1.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (0.31%) UXPin
9 2 (0.16%) UserZoom
10 1 (0.078%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.078%) Flinto
10 1 (0.078%) InDesign
10 1 (0.078%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.078%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (0.70%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.078%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 51 (3.96%) Office 365
2 48 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (2.64%) GitHub
5 14 (1.09%) G Suite
6 11 (0.85%) Google Play
6 11 (0.85%) OneDrive
7 10 (0.78%) iTunes
8 9 (0.70%) Heroku
8 9 (0.70%) TestFlight
9 7 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.47%) PaaS
11 5 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 5 (0.39%) SaaS
12 4 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.31%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.31%) Firebase
12 4 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.03%) DNS
2 34 (2.64%) Internet
3 25 (1.94%) DHCP
4 24 (1.86%) Skype
5 23 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 22 (1.71%) VPN
7 21 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
8 17 (1.32%) HTTP
8 17 (1.32%) LAN
9 14 (1.09%) Network Security
9 14 (1.09%) VoIP
10 12 (0.93%) Bluetooth
11 11 (0.85%) LDAP
12 10 (0.78%) Wireless
13 9 (0.70%) RTP
13 9 (0.70%) RTSP
14 7 (0.54%) Ethernet
14 7 (0.54%) Firewall
14 7 (0.54%) WAN
15 6 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (4.66%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.64%) MongoDB
3 31 (2.41%) MySQL
4 20 (1.55%) NoSQL
4 20 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (1.55%) Relational Database
5 17 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (1.32%) SQLite
6 16 (1.24%) RDBMS
7 10 (0.78%) Big Data
8 9 (0.70%) MariaDB
9 6 (0.47%) CouchDB
10 5 (0.39%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.31%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (0.31%) Mixpanel
11 4 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.23%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 156 (12.11%) Git (software)
2 119 (9.24%) JIRA
3 114 (8.85%) Xcode
4 103 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 58 (4.50%) Selenium
6 47 (3.65%) Cucumber
7 46 (3.57%) Subversion
8 37 (2.87%) Calabash
9 36 (2.80%) Axure RP
10 32 (2.48%) JUnit
11 31 (2.41%) Appium
12 29 (2.25%) Android Studio
13 20 (1.55%) git-flow
14 18 (1.40%) WebDriver
15 17 (1.32%) CocoaPods
16 16 (1.24%) SoapUI
17 15 (1.16%) Bitbucket
17 15 (1.16%) Capybara
17 15 (1.16%) Gradle
18 13 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 168 (13.04%) Finance
2 98 (7.61%) Banking
3 64 (4.97%) Retail
4 41 (3.18%) Games
5 40 (3.11%) Marketing
6 25 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.40%) Publishing
8 12 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 12 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (0.70%) Advertising
10 8 (0.62%) Automotive
10 8 (0.62%) Electronics
10 8 (0.62%) Law
11 7 (0.54%) Legal
12 6 (0.47%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.39%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.39%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.39%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.31%) Back Office
14 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 739 (57.38%) Developer
2 422 (32.76%) iOS Developer
3 118 (9.16%) Android Developer
4 94 (7.30%) Designer
5 90 (6.99%) Mobile Developer
6 76 (5.90%) Xamarin Developer
7 75 (5.82%) iOS Android Developer
7 75 (5.82%) Senior Developer
8 73 (5.67%) Applications Developer
9 72 (5.59%) Analyst
10 55 (4.27%) UI Designer
11 54 (4.19%) Java Developer
12 47 (3.65%) Architect
12 47 (3.65%) Senior iOS Developer
13 43 (3.34%) Support Engineer
14 42 (3.26%) UX Designer
15 41 (3.18%) Mobile Designer
16 39 (3.03%) Mobile Applications Developer
16 39 (3.03%) Tester
17 33 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (17.08%) HTML
2 175 (13.59%) CSS
3 154 (11.96%) RESTful
4 127 (9.86%) Web Services
5 119 (9.24%) REST
6 114 (8.85%) JSON
7 111 (8.62%) HTML5
8 100 (7.76%) Cocoa
9 98 (7.61%) .NET
10 90 (6.99%) XML
11 87 (6.75%) iOS SDK
12 84 (6.52%) Core Data
13 67 (5.20%) AngularJS
14 65 (5.05%) Node.js
15 61 (4.74%) jQuery
16 57 (4.43%) SOAP
17 54 (4.19%) React
18 52 (4.04%) Cocoa Touch
19 48 (3.73%) CSS3
20 41 (3.18%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 424 (32.92%) Mobile App
2 204 (15.84%) User Experience
3 127 (9.86%) iPhone
4 83 (6.44%) iPad
5 59 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
6 48 (3.73%) Computer Science
7 46 (3.57%) Blackberry
8 43 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
9 39 (3.03%) Animation
10 32 (2.48%) Smartphone
11 29 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (2.10%) Algorithms
13 23 (1.79%) Data Structures
14 21 (1.63%) Mobile Banking
15 20 (1.55%) Fintech
16 17 (1.32%) Management Information System
17 16 (1.24%) Streaming Video
18 10 (0.78%) Social Media
19 9 (0.70%) Digital Media
19 9 (0.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 831 (64.52%) Android
2 247 (19.18%) Windows
3 67 (5.20%) Windows 7
4 58 (4.50%) Linux
5 57 (4.43%) Windows 10
6 44 (3.42%) Windows Server
7 41 (3.18%) Mac OS X
8 33 (2.56%) Windows 8
9 26 (2.02%) Mac OS
10 24 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
11 23 (1.79%) Windows XP
12 20 (1.55%) Unix
13 18 (1.40%) Windows Phone
14 15 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
16 6 (0.47%) AIX
16 6 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.47%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 542 (42.08%) Agile Software Development
2 540 (41.93%) iOS Development
3 242 (18.79%) TDD
4 240 (18.63%) Android Development
5 201 (15.61%) Scrum
6 166 (12.89%) Mobile Development
7 131 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
8 116 (9.01%) Software Engineering
9 105 (8.15%) BDD
10 97 (7.53%) OO
11 88 (6.83%) Automated Testing
12 83 (6.44%) MVC
13 79 (6.13%) E-Commerce
14 65 (5.05%) Mobile Application Development
15 64 (4.97%) Pair Programming
16 61 (4.74%) DevOps
17 58 (4.50%) Front End Development
18 57 (4.43%) Unit Testing
19 52 (4.04%) Web Development
20 51 (3.96%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 352 (27.33%) Apple Swift
2 337 (26.16%) Objective-C
3 258 (20.03%) JavaScript
4 219 (17.00%) Java
5 136 (10.56%) C#
6 99 (7.69%) SQL
7 70 (5.43%) C++
8 66 (5.12%) Python
9 49 (3.80%) Ruby
10 29 (2.25%) C
11 26 (2.02%) PHP
12 18 (1.40%) PowerShell
13 12 (0.93%) Scala
13 12 (0.93%) VBScript
13 12 (0.93%) XAML
14 11 (0.85%) Bash Shell
15 10 (0.78%) ES6
16 9 (0.70%) ActionScript
16 9 (0.70%) Go
16 9 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 80 (6.21%) Degree
2 41 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (0.85%) MCSE
7 10 (0.78%) ISEB
8 8 (0.62%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.54%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.47%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.31%) MCP
12 4 (0.31%) MCSA
12 4 (0.31%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (0.23%) ACDT
13 3 (0.23%) ACHDS
13 3 (0.23%) ACTC
13 3 (0.23%) MCDST
13 3 (0.23%) MCSD
13 3 (0.23%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (6.52%) QA
2 13 (1.01%) SLA
3 7 (0.54%) SDET
4 6 (0.47%) WCAG
5 5 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.39%) WAI
6 4 (0.31%) PMO
7 1 (0.078%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.078%) GDPR
7 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 97 (7.53%) Active Directory
2 26 (2.02%) Docker
3 15 (1.16%) XenDesktop
4 11 (0.85%) BitLocker
4 11 (0.85%) XenApp
5 10 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.62%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.47%) Xen
8 5 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.31%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.078%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.078%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 38 (2.95%) SCCM
2 21 (1.63%) AirWatch
2 21 (1.63%) HockeyApp
3 12 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (0.70%) Ansible
5 8 (0.62%) Puppet
5 8 (0.62%) WSUS
6 7 (0.54%) Jamf Pro
7 6 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.16%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.078%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.078%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.078%) Mesos
11 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.078%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.078%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 168 (13.04%) Apple
2 148 (11.49%) Microsoft
3 121 (9.39%) Xamarin
4 64 (4.97%) Adobe
5 53 (4.11%) Google
6 33 (2.56%) Citrix
7 21 (1.63%) Oracle
8 16 (1.24%) HP
9 13 (1.01%) VMware
10 12 (0.93%) IBM
10 12 (0.93%) SAP
11 11 (0.85%) Lotus
11 11 (0.85%) Remedy
11 11 (0.85%) Symantec
12 10 (0.78%) Samsung
12 10 (0.78%) Splunk
13 9 (0.70%) Brightcove
14 8 (0.62%) BMC
14 8 (0.62%) Pega
15 7 (0.54%) Trend Micro
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 600 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Cadence Resourcing Ltd
Rate: On application
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £325.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Aquent
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - Korus Group - Chester
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Affecto Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Circa £450-550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £460 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Travel occasionally to Germany
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TekSkills
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 12 hours ago
North London
Lennon Wright
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 300-500pd
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Networking People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lafosse Contractors
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Source Technology
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per day Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago