Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 181 189
Rank change year-on-year +17 +8 -28
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 1,633 1,342 1,445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.62% 1.45% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.77% 7.00% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,132 896 984
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £213
90th Percentile £575 £528 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 70
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £11.98 £14.40 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £50.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +15.15%

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 21,008 19,165 23,184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.78% 20.68% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,354 12,135 14,210
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £181 £200 £195
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,282 1,196 1,515
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year - -3.88% +6.45%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +21 1,518 £425 +6.25% 628
London +13 896 £460 +6.67% 271
UK excluding London +15 724 £375 +7.14% 392
North of England +20 241 £400 - 130
South East +19 196 £375 +7.14% 79
North West +11 129 £400 +11.11% 75
Midlands +39 121 £350 - 57
Scotland -4 94 £388 +10.71% 25
Yorkshire +4 91 £450 +12.50% 36
West Midlands +10 62 £350 - 24
East Midlands +15 59 £350 +4.09% 33
South West -4 31 £375 +38.89% 46
East of England -77 28 £400 +14.29% 45
North East +24 22 £270 -22.86% 19
Wales -7 8 £140 -62.67% 7
Northern Ireland - 8 £350 - 3

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 1,097 (67.18%) Android
2 660 (40.42%) Agile Software Development
3 604 (36.99%) iOS Development
4 490 (30.01%) Mobile App
5 388 (23.76%) Apple Swift
6 382 (23.39%) JavaScript
7 375 (22.96%) Java
8 356 (21.80%) Windows
9 328 (20.09%) User Experience
10 316 (19.35%) Objective-C
11 293 (17.94%) Android Development
12 279 (17.09%) Git (software)
13 272 (16.66%) Mobile Development
14 270 (16.53%) TDD
15 266 (16.29%) Scrum
16 243 (14.88%) Test Automation
17 238 (14.57%) Finance
18 233 (14.27%) HTML
19 212 (12.98%) CSS
20 201 (12.31%) Apple
21 197 (12.06%) BDD
22 194 (11.88%) Microsoft
23 185 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
24 180 (11.02%) Jenkins
25 173 (10.59%) JIRA
26 169 (10.35%) C#
27 167 (10.23%) Web Services
28 165 (10.10%) RESTful
29 156 (9.55%) REST
30 153 (9.37%) Node.js

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 72 (4.41%) Confluence
2 48 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 43 (2.63%) CMS
4 33 (2.02%) Skype for Business
5 24 (1.47%) SharePoint
6 21 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (0.80%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.73%) IBM Notes
10 8 (0.49%) Apache
10 8 (0.49%) JBoss
10 8 (0.49%) Mule
11 7 (0.43%) IIS
12 6 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.37%) nginx
12 6 (0.37%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.31%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 95 (5.82%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (2.45%) InVision
3 31 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 30 (1.84%) Adobe Illustrator
5 25 (1.53%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 12 (0.73%) UserZoom
8 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.31%) Flinto
10 5 (0.31%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.24%) UXPin
12 3 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.12%) InDesign
13 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.061%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.061%) Revit
14 1 (0.061%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.12%) Maximo
2 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.12%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.061%) Line 50
3 1 (0.061%) Revive Adserver
3 1 (0.061%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.061%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.061%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 121 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 119 (7.29%) Office 365
3 112 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (2.63%) GitHub
5 26 (1.59%) PaaS
6 23 (1.41%) Google Play
6 23 (1.41%) IaaS
7 16 (0.98%) OneDrive
7 16 (0.98%) Sauce Labs
8 15 (0.92%) G Suite
8 15 (0.92%) SaaS
9 11 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 11 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (0.67%) Firebase
10 9 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (0.55%) BrowserStack
10 9 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.55%) Serverless
11 8 (0.49%) OpenShift
11 8 (0.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 63 (3.86%) DNS
2 60 (3.67%) VPN
3 53 (3.25%) DHCP
4 42 (2.57%) Internet
5 37 (2.27%) Skype
6 30 (1.84%) LAN
7 23 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
8 22 (1.35%) SMS
8 22 (1.35%) VoIP
8 22 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
9 21 (1.29%) WAN
10 19 (1.16%) HTTP
11 17 (1.04%) TCP/IP
12 16 (0.98%) Firewall
13 15 (0.92%) DSL
14 13 (0.80%) Bluetooth
15 11 (0.67%) PBX
16 9 (0.55%) SMTP
16 9 (0.55%) SSL
16 9 (0.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 58 (3.55%) MySQL
3 50 (3.06%) MongoDB
4 44 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (2.14%) NoSQL
5 35 (2.14%) Redis
6 25 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 20 (1.22%) Relational Database
8 18 (1.10%) Big Data
9 17 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 16 (0.98%) Neo4j
11 15 (0.92%) Cosmos DB
12 13 (0.80%) SQLite
13 12 (0.73%) CouchDB
14 11 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (0.67%) Hadoop
14 11 (0.67%) Oracle Database
15 10 (0.61%) Blockchain
15 10 (0.61%) HBase
16 9 (0.55%) JanusGraph
Development Applications
1 279 (17.09%) Git (software)
2 180 (11.02%) Jenkins
3 173 (10.59%) JIRA
4 143 (8.76%) Xcode
5 114 (6.98%) Cucumber
6 99 (6.06%) Selenium
7 98 (6.00%) Appium
8 72 (4.41%) Subversion
9 59 (3.61%) Axure RP
10 52 (3.18%) Visual Studio
11 34 (2.08%) Maven
12 33 (2.02%) Eclipse
13 31 (1.90%) CocoaPods
13 31 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
14 30 (1.84%) Android Studio
14 30 (1.84%) TeamCity
15 28 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 28 (1.71%) Zephyr
16 27 (1.65%) Calabash
16 27 (1.65%) Mercurial
General
1 238 (14.57%) Finance
2 126 (7.72%) Banking
3 99 (6.06%) Retail
4 68 (4.16%) Games
5 45 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 37 (2.27%) Marketing
7 35 (2.14%) Publishing
8 21 (1.29%) Legal
9 18 (1.10%) Law
10 12 (0.73%) Automotive
11 10 (0.61%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.49%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.43%) Advertising
13 7 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.37%) Back Office
14 6 (0.37%) Electronics
14 6 (0.37%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 808 (49.48%) Developer
2 384 (23.52%) iOS Developer
3 135 (8.27%) Analyst
4 133 (8.14%) Mobile Developer
5 103 (6.31%) Android Developer
6 89 (5.45%) Designer
7 84 (5.14%) Architect
8 78 (4.78%) Senior Developer
9 74 (4.53%) Applications Developer
10 72 (4.41%) React Developer
11 67 (4.10%) iOS Android Developer
12 65 (3.98%) Tester
13 60 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
13 60 (3.67%) Support Engineer
14 56 (3.43%) UX Designer
15 54 (3.31%) Desktop Support
16 53 (3.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 50 (3.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 50 (3.06%) Xamarin Developer
18 47 (2.88%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (14.27%) HTML
2 212 (12.98%) CSS
3 167 (10.23%) Web Services
4 165 (10.10%) RESTful
5 156 (9.55%) REST
6 153 (9.37%) Node.js
7 147 (9.00%) AngularJS
8 145 (8.88%) React
9 143 (8.76%) React Native
10 136 (8.33%) .NET
11 122 (7.47%) JSON
12 115 (7.04%) HTML5
13 91 (5.57%) CSS3
14 77 (4.72%) iOS SDK
15 70 (4.29%) Cocoa
16 68 (4.16%) jQuery
17 61 (3.74%) Sass
17 61 (3.74%) SOAP
18 60 (3.67%) XML
19 49 (3.00%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 490 (30.01%) Mobile App
2 328 (20.09%) User Experience
3 121 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 116 (7.10%) iPhone
5 100 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
6 88 (5.39%) Computer Science
7 76 (4.65%) iPad
8 60 (3.67%) Smartphone
9 47 (2.88%) Fintech
10 38 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
11 31 (1.90%) Blackberry
12 27 (1.65%) Virtual Team
13 26 (1.59%) Data Structures
14 23 (1.41%) Animation
14 23 (1.41%) Management Information System
15 21 (1.29%) PKI
16 17 (1.04%) Algorithms
16 17 (1.04%) Video on Demand
17 11 (0.67%) BYOD
18 10 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1,097 (67.18%) Android
2 356 (21.80%) Windows
3 118 (7.23%) Windows 10
4 91 (5.57%) Windows 7
5 74 (4.53%) Mac OS X
6 72 (4.41%) Linux
7 53 (3.25%) Windows Server
8 52 (3.18%) Mac OS
9 45 (2.76%) Windows 8
10 35 (2.14%) Unix
11 32 (1.96%) Windows Phone
11 32 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (1.22%) Windows Phone 8
15 12 (0.73%) Nucleus RTOS
15 12 (0.73%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.61%) Solaris
17 9 (0.55%) Windows Vista
18 8 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 660 (40.42%) Agile Software Development
2 604 (36.99%) iOS Development
3 293 (17.94%) Android Development
4 272 (16.66%) Mobile Development
5 270 (16.53%) TDD
6 266 (16.29%) Scrum
7 243 (14.88%) Test Automation
8 197 (12.06%) BDD
9 185 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
10 153 (9.37%) DevOps
11 141 (8.63%) Problem-Solving
12 109 (6.67%) Software Engineering
13 105 (6.43%) MVC
14 98 (6.00%) Unit Testing
15 90 (5.51%) OO
16 87 (5.33%) SDLC
17 83 (5.08%) Microservices
18 80 (4.90%) Wireframes
19 73 (4.47%) Kanban
20 72 (4.41%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 388 (23.76%) Apple Swift
2 382 (23.39%) JavaScript
3 375 (22.96%) Java
4 316 (19.35%) Objective-C
5 169 (10.35%) C#
6 130 (7.96%) SQL
7 86 (5.27%) C++
8 65 (3.98%) PHP
9 56 (3.43%) Python
10 46 (2.82%) ES6
11 44 (2.69%) Ruby
12 34 (2.08%) C
13 33 (2.02%) PowerShell
14 28 (1.71%) Java 8
15 26 (1.59%) Kotlin
15 26 (1.59%) TypeScript
16 25 (1.53%) Go
17 14 (0.86%) JSX
18 12 (0.73%) XAML
19 10 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 119 (7.29%) Degree
2 97 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 82 (5.02%) SC Cleared
4 51 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 36 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (1.53%) Master's Degree
7 15 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
8 14 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 12 (0.73%) MCSE
10 8 (0.49%) A+ Certification
10 8 (0.49%) ISEB
10 8 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
11 7 (0.43%) MCDST
12 6 (0.37%) CISM
12 6 (0.37%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.37%) MCSA
13 5 (0.31%) CISSP
13 5 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.31%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (7.53%) QA
2 41 (2.51%) SLA
3 13 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.67%) GDPR
5 7 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (0.31%) PMO
7 3 (0.18%) COBIT
7 3 (0.18%) FISMA
7 3 (0.18%) NIST 800
7 3 (0.18%) WAI
7 3 (0.18%) WCAG
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.12%) JTAG
9 1 (0.061%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.061%) GCP
9 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.061%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 144 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 70 (4.29%) Docker
3 18 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (0.37%) vCloud
5 6 (0.37%) vSphere
6 4 (0.24%) Firmware
6 4 (0.24%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.18%) Varnish
8 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.12%) XenApp
9 1 (0.061%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.061%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.061%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.061%) Xen
Systems Management
1 63 (3.86%) SCCM
2 42 (2.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 41 (2.51%) AirWatch
4 30 (1.84%) Kubernetes
5 20 (1.22%) XenMobile
6 19 (1.16%) SAP Afaria
7 15 (0.92%) Terraform
8 12 (0.73%) Ansible
9 11 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (0.55%) Puppet
11 8 (0.49%) HockeyApp
12 7 (0.43%) SCOM
13 6 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
14 5 (0.31%) Kibana
15 4 (0.24%) Grafana
15 4 (0.24%) Graphite
16 3 (0.18%) EnCase
16 3 (0.18%) FTK
16 3 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 201 (12.31%) Apple
2 194 (11.88%) Microsoft
3 115 (7.04%) Xamarin
4 72 (4.41%) Google
5 67 (4.10%) Citrix
6 37 (2.27%) Oracle
7 33 (2.02%) SAP
8 31 (1.90%) Adobe
9 24 (1.47%) VMware
10 20 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (1.04%) McAfee
12 15 (0.92%) HP
12 15 (0.92%) IBM
13 12 (0.73%) Atlassian
13 12 (0.73%) Lotus
13 12 (0.73%) Samsung
14 11 (0.67%) Remedy
15 10 (0.61%) CA Agile Central
15 10 (0.61%) Red Hat
16 9 (0.55%) Splunk