Period
to 24 June 2019

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 June 2019 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 204 161 176
Rank change year-on-year -43 +15 +20
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 1,261 1,720 1,341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.39% 1.72% 1.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.91% 8.23% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 1,166 917
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £181 £213 £221
90th Percentile £588 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £372
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.29% +2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 53 45
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.42% +6.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £13.05 £12.60 £13.00
90th Percentile £25.35 £42.00 £56.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -6.94% +2.86% -4.11%

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 18,249 20,911 19,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.08% 20.86% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,521 13,163 11,988
UK median daily rate £437 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.71% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £158 £185 £200
90th Percentile £625 £606 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,145 1,402 1,128
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.47 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.20% +5.85% -2.94%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year - +0.88% -3.88%

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 6 months to 24 June 2019.

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 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Top 15 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 June 2019. 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 -34 1,174 £450 +5.88% 254
London -24 719 £464 +1.37% 96
UK excluding London -51 516 £400 +5.26% 176
South East -7 177 £450 +12.50% 32
North of England -38 147 £400 - 61
Midlands -7 63 £400 +14.29% 24
North West -45 61 £425 +6.25% 39
Scotland -23 60 £400 +3.23% 14
Yorkshire -15 54 £450 +5.88% 19
West Midlands +3 33 £438 +29.63% 13
North East +14 32 £200 -24.53% 3
East of England +12 31 £381 -1.61% 22
East Midlands -4 30 £400 +10.34% 11
South West -19 25 £425 +13.33% 21
Wales +13 13 £325 +85.71% 3

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 880 (69.79%) Android
2 457 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
3 429 (34.02%) Mobile App
4 410 (32.51%) iOS Development
5 315 (24.98%) Windows
6 300 (23.79%) Apple Swift
7 279 (22.13%) JavaScript
8 230 (18.24%) Java
8 230 (18.24%) User Experience
9 203 (16.10%) Microsoft
10 189 (14.99%) Android Development
11 176 (13.96%) Office 365
12 174 (13.80%) Objective-C
13 164 (13.01%) Scrum
14 163 (12.93%) Active Directory
14 163 (12.93%) Git (software)
15 161 (12.77%) Finance
16 157 (12.45%) TDD
17 150 (11.90%) Mobile Development
18 149 (11.82%) HTML
19 147 (11.66%) Windows 10
20 142 (11.26%) Test Automation
20 142 (11.26%) REST
21 141 (11.18%) JIRA
22 140 (11.10%) Microsoft Azure
23 130 (10.31%) Apple
24 117 (9.28%) Windows 7
25 114 (9.04%) React Native
26 113 (8.96%) Jenkins
27 112 (8.88%) CSS

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 51 (4.04%) Confluence
2 50 (3.97%) MS Exchange
3 29 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 26 (2.06%) Skype for Business
5 24 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (1.19%) CMS
8 11 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 9 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.56%) IIS
10 7 (0.56%) Mule
11 6 (0.48%) Drupal
12 3 (0.24%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.16%) Apache
13 2 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.16%) Commerce Server
13 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.079%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 98 (7.77%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (4.60%) Sketch
3 36 (2.85%) InVision
4 26 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
5 19 (1.51%) Zeplin
6 18 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 15 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (1.03%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.56%) Flinto
10 6 (0.48%) Marvel
10 6 (0.48%) MS Visio
11 5 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.24%) Adobe XD
12 3 (0.24%) FreeHand
12 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
13 2 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.079%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.079%) InDesign
14 1 (0.079%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.24%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.16%) assyst
4 1 (0.079%) BASE24
4 1 (0.079%) Postilion
4 1 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.079%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 176 (13.96%) Office 365
2 140 (11.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
4 67 (5.31%) GitHub
5 35 (2.78%) Slack
6 31 (2.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 21 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 15 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (1.19%) Serverless
10 12 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
10 12 (0.95%) Firebase
11 11 (0.87%) G Suite
11 11 (0.87%) SaaS
12 10 (0.79%) Apigee
12 10 (0.79%) Datadog
13 9 (0.71%) PaaS
14 8 (0.63%) Google Play
14 8 (0.63%) OneDrive
15 7 (0.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.44%) VPN
2 48 (3.81%) Skype
3 35 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 34 (2.70%) DNS
5 30 (2.38%) Internet
6 25 (1.98%) LAN
6 25 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
7 21 (1.67%) DHCP
8 20 (1.59%) Firewall
9 17 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
9 17 (1.35%) VoIP
9 17 (1.35%) Wireless
10 12 (0.95%) SSL
10 12 (0.95%) WAN
11 10 (0.79%) HTTP
12 9 (0.71%) WebEx
13 8 (0.63%) NFC
14 7 (0.56%) FTP
14 7 (0.56%) H.323
14 7 (0.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 22 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 20 (1.59%) NoSQL
3 20 (1.59%) SQLite
4 18 (1.43%) Redis
5 16 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 14 (1.11%) MySQL
7 12 (0.95%) Big Data
8 11 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (0.71%) InfluxDB
10 8 (0.63%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.48%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.40%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.40%) Neo4j
13 4 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.24%) Power BI
14 3 (0.24%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.16%) Blockchain
15 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 163 (12.93%) Git (software)
2 141 (11.18%) JIRA
3 113 (8.96%) Jenkins
4 100 (7.93%) Xcode
5 59 (4.68%) Selenium
6 57 (4.52%) Appium
7 43 (3.41%) Maven
8 38 (3.01%) Cucumber
9 34 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
10 32 (2.54%) Axure RP
11 31 (2.46%) Visual Studio Team System
12 29 (2.30%) WebDriver
13 24 (1.90%) Android Studio
14 23 (1.82%) Bitbucket
14 23 (1.82%) CocoaPods
15 20 (1.59%) Gradle
16 19 (1.51%) Subversion
16 19 (1.51%) Visual Studio
17 18 (1.43%) CircleCI
17 18 (1.43%) GitLab
General
1 161 (12.77%) Finance
2 97 (7.69%) Banking
3 57 (4.52%) Retail
4 49 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.70%) Marketing
6 17 (1.35%) Games
7 16 (1.27%) Law
8 15 (1.19%) Advertising
9 14 (1.11%) Investment Banking
10 11 (0.87%) Automotive
11 9 (0.71%) Legal
12 7 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.48%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.40%) Electronics
14 5 (0.40%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.40%) Publishing
15 4 (0.32%) Local Government
16 2 (0.16%) Back Office
17 1 (0.079%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 573 (45.44%) Developer
2 299 (23.71%) iOS Developer
3 93 (7.38%) Senior Developer
4 92 (7.30%) React Developer
5 81 (6.42%) Analyst
6 79 (6.26%) Designer
7 78 (6.19%) Android Developer
8 64 (5.08%) Support Engineer
9 61 (4.84%) Mobile Developer
10 57 (4.52%) Senior iOS Developer
10 57 (4.52%) UX Designer
11 55 (4.36%) iOS Android Developer
12 52 (4.12%) Architect
12 52 (4.12%) Desktop Support
13 46 (3.65%) UI Designer
14 45 (3.57%) Tester
15 36 (2.85%) Xamarin Developer
16 34 (2.70%) IT Support
17 33 (2.62%) Applications Developer
18 32 (2.54%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (11.82%) HTML
2 142 (11.26%) REST
3 114 (9.04%) React Native
4 112 (8.88%) CSS
5 106 (8.41%) React
6 103 (8.17%) JSON
7 99 (7.85%) Node.js
8 93 (7.38%) RESTful
9 91 (7.22%) .NET
10 77 (6.11%) iOS SDK
11 73 (5.79%) Web Services
12 71 (5.63%) AngularJS
13 68 (5.39%) HTML5
14 58 (4.60%) Spring
15 49 (3.89%) GraphQL
16 39 (3.09%) RxSwift
17 36 (2.85%) XML
18 33 (2.62%) SOAP
19 31 (2.46%) Apache Cordova
19 31 (2.46%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 429 (34.02%) Mobile App
2 230 (18.24%) User Experience
3 52 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
4 48 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (2.85%) Video on Demand
6 34 (2.70%) Blackberry
6 34 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
7 32 (2.54%) Animation
8 29 (2.30%) Video\Live Streaming
9 28 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
10 25 (1.98%) iPhone
10 25 (1.98%) Smartphone
11 24 (1.90%) Mobile Banking
12 22 (1.74%) iPad
13 19 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (1.43%) Handset
15 13 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
16 12 (0.95%) Private Cloud
17 10 (0.79%) Data Centre
17 10 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 880 (69.79%) Android
2 315 (24.98%) Windows
3 147 (11.66%) Windows 10
4 117 (9.28%) Windows 7
5 69 (5.47%) Mac OS
6 68 (5.39%) Linux
7 28 (2.22%) Windows Server
8 27 (2.14%) tvOS
9 24 (1.90%) Unix
10 20 (1.59%) Mac OS X
11 19 (1.51%) Windows Mobile
11 19 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (1.11%) Windows 8
12 14 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.48%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.40%) Android TV
15 4 (0.32%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.079%) CentOS
17 1 (0.079%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
2 410 (32.51%) iOS Development
3 189 (14.99%) Android Development
4 164 (13.01%) Scrum
5 157 (12.45%) TDD
6 150 (11.90%) Mobile Development
7 142 (11.26%) Test Automation
8 106 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
9 89 (7.06%) DevOps
10 86 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
11 74 (5.87%) E-Commerce
12 70 (5.55%) Kanban
13 67 (5.31%) Mobile Application Development
14 66 (5.23%) BDD
14 66 (5.23%) Unit Testing
15 64 (5.08%) Microservices
16 62 (4.92%) ITIL
17 61 (4.84%) Front End Development
18 54 (4.28%) Mobile Device Management
18 54 (4.28%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 300 (23.79%) Apple Swift
2 279 (22.13%) JavaScript
3 230 (18.24%) Java
4 174 (13.80%) Objective-C
5 109 (8.64%) Python
6 107 (8.49%) C#
7 90 (7.14%) SQL
8 77 (6.11%) Kotlin
9 43 (3.41%) PowerShell
10 40 (3.17%) Bash Shell
11 39 (3.09%) TypeScript
12 32 (2.54%) Java 8
12 32 (2.54%) PHP
13 31 (2.46%) C
14 26 (2.06%) C++
15 22 (1.74%) Ruby
16 16 (1.27%) ES6
17 14 (1.11%) Perl
18 13 (1.03%) Scala
19 9 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (5.08%) Degree
2 29 (2.30%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.56%) A+ Certification
5 7 (0.56%) ISTQB
5 7 (0.56%) Master's Degree
5 7 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.40%) AWS Certification
6 5 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.32%) DBS Check
7 4 (0.32%) ISEB
7 4 (0.32%) MBA
7 4 (0.32%) MCSA
8 3 (0.24%) CREST Certified
8 3 (0.24%) MCP
8 3 (0.24%) OSCP
9 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (7.30%) QA
2 32 (2.54%) SLA
3 6 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.32%) GDPR
5 2 (0.16%) PSD2
5 2 (0.16%) WAI
5 2 (0.16%) WCAG
6 1 (0.079%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.079%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.079%) NCSC
6 1 (0.079%) NIST
6 1 (0.079%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.079%) PMO
6 1 (0.079%) Section 508
System Software
1 163 (12.93%) Active Directory
2 62 (4.92%) Docker
3 14 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (0.40%) vSphere
7 3 (0.24%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.24%) UAG
7 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.24%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.079%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 73 (5.79%) SCCM
2 68 (5.39%) Microsoft Intune
3 56 (4.44%) AirWatch
4 31 (2.46%) Kubernetes
5 23 (1.82%) Jamf Pro
6 20 (1.59%) Ansible
7 19 (1.51%) Terraform
8 17 (1.35%) Puppet
9 14 (1.11%) Grafana
9 14 (1.11%) Graphite
10 11 (0.87%) Kibana
10 11 (0.87%) logstash
11 9 (0.71%) Consul
11 9 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (0.71%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (0.40%) PaperCut
14 3 (0.24%) EnCase
14 3 (0.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 203 (16.10%) Microsoft
2 130 (10.31%) Apple
3 61 (4.84%) Xamarin
4 60 (4.76%) Google
5 56 (4.44%) Adobe
6 35 (2.78%) Citrix
7 34 (2.70%) VMware
8 30 (2.38%) Splunk
9 29 (2.30%) ServiceNow
10 23 (1.82%) AppDynamics
11 20 (1.59%) Samsung
12 11 (0.87%) Oracle
13 9 (0.71%) Mitel
13 9 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.71%) SaltStack
14 8 (0.63%) Roku
14 8 (0.63%) SAP
14 8 (0.63%) Sophos
15 7 (0.56%) HP
15 7 (0.56%) Micro Focus