Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 176 183
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7 -22
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 1,755 1,435 1,570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.70% 1.50% 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.19% 7.24% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,197 979 1,118
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £205 £225 £225
90th Percentile £588 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 44 51
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% -12.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £41.25 £47.17 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +7.87%

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 21,422 19,824 24,594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.73% 20.66% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,394 12,501 15,478
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £180 £195 £210
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,462 1,149 1,311
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +2.10%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% -6.06% +4.07%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Top 16 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 22 July 2018. 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 +11 1,623 £440 +10.00% 624
London +13 1,010 £475 +6.15% 238
UK excluding London +7 719 £375 +3.45% 409
North of England +6 232 £375 -5.06% 145
South East +13 215 £400 +3.23% 79
North West +19 126 £400 +14.29% 93
Midlands +12 110 £350 +3.70% 65
Scotland -3 106 £378 +0.67% 17
Yorkshire -28 76 £400 - 47
East Midlands +20 68 £363 +7.41% 26
West Midlands -22 42 £325 -7.14% 38
North East +16 30 £260 -35.00% 5
East of England -53 29 £388 +10.71% 52
South West -8 20 £375 +25.00% 45
Wales -5 8 £175 -54.84% 6
Northern Ireland +19 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 1,172 (66.78%) Android
2 723 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
3 601 (34.25%) iOS Development
4 551 (31.40%) Mobile App
5 469 (26.72%) JavaScript
6 425 (24.22%) Windows
7 395 (22.51%) Apple Swift
8 373 (21.25%) Java
9 349 (19.89%) User Experience
10 313 (17.83%) Objective-C
11 302 (17.21%) Android Development
12 295 (16.81%) Git (software)
13 275 (15.67%) HTML
14 270 (15.38%) Mobile Development
15 267 (15.21%) Scrum
16 263 (14.99%) TDD
16 263 (14.99%) CSS
17 262 (14.93%) Finance
18 255 (14.53%) Microsoft
19 244 (13.90%) Test Automation
20 238 (13.56%) Apple
21 227 (12.93%) Active Directory
22 198 (11.28%) JIRA
23 196 (11.17%) RESTful
23 196 (11.17%) React Native
24 195 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
25 174 (9.91%) REST
26 170 (9.69%) Office 365
27 168 (9.57%) Windows 10
28 164 (9.34%) C#

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 60 (3.42%) MS Exchange
2 55 (3.13%) Confluence
3 39 (2.22%) Skype for Business
4 34 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 32 (1.82%) CMS
6 29 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.46%) IIS
11 7 (0.40%) JBoss
11 7 (0.40%) Mule
12 6 (0.34%) Liferay
12 6 (0.34%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.28%) Alfresco
13 5 (0.28%) Apache
13 5 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.28%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 140 (7.98%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (3.25%) InVision
3 35 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 31 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
5 26 (1.48%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.85%) UserZoom
7 13 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 12 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (0.28%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.23%) UXPin
12 3 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.17%) Flinto
13 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.11%) InDesign
13 2 (0.11%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.057%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.057%) Simulink
14 1 (0.057%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.11%) Line 50
2 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.11%) Sage X3
2 2 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.057%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.057%) Magento
3 1 (0.057%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.057%) Revive Adserver
3 1 (0.057%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.057%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 170 (9.69%) Office 365
2 153 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (2.39%) PaaS
5 38 (2.17%) GitHub
6 24 (1.37%) OneDrive
7 23 (1.31%) G Suite
8 21 (1.20%) IaaS
9 20 (1.14%) Google Play
10 13 (0.74%) BrowserStack
10 13 (0.74%) OpenShift
11 12 (0.68%) SaaS
12 11 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 11 (0.63%) Sauce Labs
12 11 (0.63%) TestFlight
13 10 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (0.46%) Serverless
15 7 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (0.34%) Heroku
17 5 (0.28%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 91 (5.19%) DNS
2 67 (3.82%) DHCP
3 54 (3.08%) VPN
4 47 (2.68%) Internet
5 39 (2.22%) Skype
6 31 (1.77%) LAN
7 28 (1.60%) VoIP
8 25 (1.42%) Remote Desktop
8 25 (1.42%) WAN
9 21 (1.20%) HTTP
10 20 (1.14%) SMS
11 19 (1.08%) TCP/IP
11 19 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (0.97%) Bluetooth
13 14 (0.80%) SSL
13 14 (0.80%) WLAN
14 11 (0.63%) SMTP
15 10 (0.57%) PBX
16 9 (0.51%) DSL
16 9 (0.51%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 59 (3.36%) MySQL
3 44 (2.51%) MongoDB
4 33 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (1.71%) Cosmos DB
6 28 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 25 (1.42%) SQLite
8 20 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 18 (1.03%) Big Data
10 17 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (0.97%) Redis
11 16 (0.91%) Blockchain
12 15 (0.85%) NoSQL
13 12 (0.68%) CouchDB
14 10 (0.57%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.46%) Hadoop
15 8 (0.46%) HBase
16 7 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 5 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 295 (16.81%) Git (software)
2 198 (11.28%) JIRA
3 156 (8.89%) Jenkins
4 152 (8.66%) Xcode
5 97 (5.53%) Selenium
6 94 (5.36%) Cucumber
7 88 (5.01%) Axure RP
8 83 (4.73%) Appium
9 76 (4.33%) Visual Studio
10 70 (3.99%) Subversion
11 54 (3.08%) Visual Studio Team System
12 41 (2.34%) Mercurial
13 40 (2.28%) CocoaPods
14 31 (1.77%) Maven
14 31 (1.77%) TeamCity
15 29 (1.65%) Sublime Text
16 26 (1.48%) WebDriver
17 25 (1.42%) Zephyr
18 24 (1.37%) Gradle
19 22 (1.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 262 (14.93%) Finance
2 147 (8.38%) Banking
3 80 (4.56%) Retail
4 51 (2.91%) Games
5 47 (2.68%) Marketing
6 42 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 34 (1.94%) Publishing
8 24 (1.37%) Law
9 22 (1.25%) Investment Banking
10 21 (1.20%) Retail Banking
11 15 (0.85%) Legal
12 12 (0.68%) Automotive
13 8 (0.46%) Advertising
14 7 (0.40%) Electronics
14 7 (0.40%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.34%) French Language
16 5 (0.28%) Front Office
16 5 (0.28%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 840 (47.86%) Developer
2 355 (20.23%) iOS Developer
3 177 (10.09%) Analyst
4 126 (7.18%) Mobile Developer
5 117 (6.67%) React Developer
6 94 (5.36%) Designer
7 90 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 88 (5.01%) Applications Developer
9 83 (4.73%) Architect
10 80 (4.56%) Android Developer
11 76 (4.33%) Desktop Support
11 76 (4.33%) Support Analyst
12 74 (4.22%) Support Engineer
13 72 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
14 68 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support
14 68 (3.87%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 66 (3.76%) Tester
16 65 (3.70%) UX Designer
17 59 (3.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 54 (3.08%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (15.67%) HTML
2 263 (14.99%) CSS
3 196 (11.17%) React Native
3 196 (11.17%) RESTful
4 174 (9.91%) REST
5 162 (9.23%) Web Services
6 157 (8.95%) React
7 155 (8.83%) AngularJS
8 152 (8.66%) Node.js
9 143 (8.15%) .NET
10 133 (7.58%) HTML5
11 128 (7.29%) JSON
12 95 (5.41%) CSS3
13 79 (4.50%) jQuery
14 64 (3.65%) iOS SDK
15 58 (3.30%) Apache Cordova
15 58 (3.30%) Cocoa
15 58 (3.30%) Redux
15 58 (3.30%) SOAP
16 55 (3.13%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 551 (31.40%) Mobile App
2 349 (19.89%) User Experience
3 109 (6.21%) iPhone
4 108 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 96 (5.47%) Greenfield Project
6 92 (5.24%) iPad
7 89 (5.07%) Computer Science
8 84 (4.79%) Fintech
9 55 (3.13%) Smartphone
10 42 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
11 36 (2.05%) Management Information System
12 29 (1.65%) PKI
13 25 (1.42%) Animation
13 25 (1.42%) Data Structures
13 25 (1.42%) Virtual Team
14 24 (1.37%) Blackberry
15 23 (1.31%) Algorithms
16 20 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
17 14 (0.80%) Video on Demand
18 12 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1,172 (66.78%) Android
2 425 (24.22%) Windows
3 168 (9.57%) Windows 10
4 108 (6.15%) Windows 7
5 91 (5.19%) Mac OS
6 85 (4.84%) Linux
6 85 (4.84%) Windows Server
7 76 (4.33%) Mac OS X
8 64 (3.65%) Windows 8
9 47 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 38 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 36 (2.05%) Unix
12 35 (1.99%) Windows Phone
13 30 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 26 (1.48%) Windows Phone 8
15 19 (1.08%) Windows XP
16 13 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
17 8 (0.46%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.28%) Nucleus RTOS
18 5 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
2 601 (34.25%) iOS Development
3 302 (17.21%) Android Development
4 270 (15.38%) Mobile Development
5 267 (15.21%) Scrum
6 263 (14.99%) TDD
7 244 (13.90%) Test Automation
8 195 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 160 (9.12%) BDD
10 155 (8.83%) DevOps
11 152 (8.66%) Problem-Solving
12 106 (6.04%) MVC
13 101 (5.75%) OO
14 100 (5.70%) Microservices
15 98 (5.58%) ITIL
16 96 (5.47%) Unit Testing
17 95 (5.41%) Mobile Application Development
17 95 (5.41%) Software Engineering
18 82 (4.67%) Front End Development
19 79 (4.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 469 (26.72%) JavaScript
2 395 (22.51%) Apple Swift
3 373 (21.25%) Java
4 313 (17.83%) Objective-C
5 164 (9.34%) C#
6 125 (7.12%) SQL
7 85 (4.84%) Python
8 83 (4.73%) C++
9 58 (3.30%) PHP
10 56 (3.19%) PowerShell
11 49 (2.79%) ES6
12 40 (2.28%) Go
13 37 (2.11%) Kotlin
14 31 (1.77%) C
15 29 (1.65%) Java 8
15 29 (1.65%) Ruby
16 28 (1.60%) JSX
17 26 (1.48%) ES7
18 22 (1.25%) TypeScript
19 15 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 119 (6.78%) Degree
2 92 (5.24%) Security Cleared
3 71 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 53 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 43 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
7 15 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 15 (0.85%) Master's Degree
7 15 (0.85%) MCSE
8 13 (0.74%) ISEB
9 11 (0.63%) MCDST
10 10 (0.57%) A+ Certification
11 9 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
12 8 (0.46%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (0.34%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.28%) CEH
14 5 (0.28%) CISSP
14 5 (0.28%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (6.44%) QA
2 59 (3.36%) SLA
3 17 (0.97%) GDPR
4 15 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.34%) NIST 800
5 6 (0.34%) PMO
6 5 (0.28%) ISO 8583
6 5 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.17%) COBIT
8 3 (0.17%) FISMA
8 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.17%) WCAG
9 2 (0.11%) JTAG
10 1 (0.057%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.057%) GCP
10 1 (0.057%) ISO 26262
10 1 (0.057%) MISRA
10 1 (0.057%) MISRA C
System Software
1 227 (12.93%) Active Directory
2 71 (4.05%) Docker
3 25 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (0.57%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (0.28%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.17%) Firmware
9 3 (0.17%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.17%) XenApp
10 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.057%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.057%) Varnish
11 1 (0.057%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.057%) Xen
Systems Management
1 103 (5.87%) SCCM
2 42 (2.39%) AirWatch
3 41 (2.34%) Kubernetes
4 39 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 26 (1.48%) XenMobile
6 25 (1.42%) SAP Afaria
7 19 (1.08%) Terraform
8 18 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 12 (0.68%) Ansible
9 12 (0.68%) Puppet
10 8 (0.46%) HockeyApp
11 6 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.28%) Kibana
12 5 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
14 3 (0.17%) CASB
14 3 (0.17%) Nessus
14 3 (0.17%) Nmap
Vendors
1 255 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 238 (13.56%) Apple
3 111 (6.32%) Xamarin
4 88 (5.01%) Google
5 86 (4.90%) Citrix
6 51 (2.91%) Adobe
7 38 (2.17%) SAP
8 36 (2.05%) Oracle
9 30 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
10 28 (1.60%) McAfee
10 28 (1.60%) VMware
11 20 (1.14%) IBM
12 18 (1.03%) HP
13 17 (0.97%) ServiceNow
14 14 (0.80%) Atlassian
15 13 (0.74%) CA Agile Central
16 12 (0.68%) Bloomberg
16 12 (0.68%) Remedy
17 11 (0.63%) Reuters
17 11 (0.63%) Sencha