Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 167 180 173
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7 +19
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 1,150 1,522 1,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.61% 1.55% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.66% 7.43% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 1,053 1,107
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £179 £170 £197
90th Percentile £575 £583 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 80 35
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £21.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -19.35% -4.97%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.50 £13.73
90th Percentile £78.75 £55.50 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +13.51%

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 15,018 20,489 20,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.00% 20.91% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,277 12,783 13,248
UK median daily rate £410 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% - +3.91%
10th Percentile £140 £159 £168
90th Percentile £600 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -0.63% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,190 1,330 1,276
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.35 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.85% -0.44% +5.64%
10th Percentile £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.76 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.72% -3.03% +4.43%

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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 +28 1,071 £435 +2.35% 487
London +18 628 £450 -5.26% 209
UK excluding London +13 472 £413 +3.13% 310
North of England +70 162 £400 +1.59% 113
South East +24 127 £400 - 56
North West +42 89 £413 +3.13% 61
Midlands +21 51 £400 +6.67% 61
East of England +23 49 £450 +16.13% 23
Scotland -39 45 £438 +9.38% 19
Yorkshire +46 43 £400 +3.63% 40
North East +39 30 £400 +113.33% 12
West Midlands +35 29 £500 +38.89% 28
South West -20 27 £475 +37.68% 26
East Midlands +6 22 £370 -7.50% 33
Wales +16 10 £450 +16.13% 10
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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.

1 719 (62.52%) Android
2 393 (34.17%) iOS Development
3 340 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
4 312 (27.13%) Apple Swift
5 279 (24.26%) Windows
6 253 (22.00%) Mobile App
7 204 (17.74%) Microsoft
8 177 (15.39%) Objective-C
9 173 (15.04%) Office 365
10 158 (13.74%) Apple
11 156 (13.57%) User Experience
12 150 (13.04%) Active Directory
13 147 (12.78%) Windows 10
14 144 (12.52%) Android Development
15 138 (12.00%) JavaScript
16 131 (11.39%) TDD
17 129 (11.22%) Java
18 121 (10.52%) React Native
19 119 (10.35%) Finance
20 117 (10.17%) Microsoft Office
20 117 (10.17%) Mobile Development
21 116 (10.09%) Git (software)
22 106 (9.22%) Scrum
23 100 (8.70%) JIRA
23 100 (8.70%) REST
24 97 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
25 93 (8.09%) Xcode
26 86 (7.48%) HTML
27 85 (7.39%) Windows 7
28 83 (7.22%) Problem-Solving

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 43 (3.74%) Confluence
2 39 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 35 (3.04%) Skype for Business
4 14 (1.22%) MS Exchange
5 11 (0.96%) CMS
6 10 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.52%) JBoss
8 5 (0.43%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.35%) Apache
9 4 (0.35%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.35%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.26%) IIS
10 3 (0.26%) Mendix
10 3 (0.26%) nginx
11 2 (0.17%) Drupal
11 2 (0.17%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.17%) WordPress
12 1 (0.087%) Jetty
Applications
1 117 (10.17%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (3.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (2.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.83%) Sketch
5 16 (1.39%) InVision
6 10 (0.87%) Zeplin
7 8 (0.70%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.17%) CINEMA 4D
10 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.087%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.087%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.087%) Marvel
11 1 (0.087%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.087%) Revit
11 1 (0.087%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 8 (0.70%) assyst
2 4 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.087%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.087%) Magento
4 1 (0.087%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.087%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 173 (15.04%) Office 365
2 80 (6.96%) Azure
3 51 (4.43%) AWS
4 39 (3.39%) GitHub
5 30 (2.61%) SaaS
6 23 (2.00%) G Suite
7 21 (1.83%) OneDrive
8 19 (1.65%) Serverless
8 19 (1.65%) TestFlight
9 17 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
10 15 (1.30%) Slack
11 14 (1.22%) GCP
12 12 (1.04%) Power Platform
13 11 (0.96%) Google Play
13 11 (0.96%) PowerApps
14 10 (0.87%) Azure Functions
14 10 (0.87%) Google Analytics
15 9 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (0.70%) Firebase
17 7 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.43%) Skype
2 36 (3.13%) VPN
3 21 (1.83%) LAN
4 20 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
5 16 (1.39%) HTTP
5 16 (1.39%) WAN
6 15 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
6 15 (1.30%) Wireless
7 14 (1.22%) TCP/IP
8 13 (1.13%) Internet
9 12 (1.04%) VoIP
9 12 (1.04%) Wireshark
10 10 (0.87%) HTTPS
11 8 (0.70%) DNS
12 6 (0.52%) WebEx
13 5 (0.43%) Bluetooth
13 5 (0.43%) DHCP
13 5 (0.43%) Ethernet
13 5 (0.43%) NAS
13 5 (0.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.74%) MySQL
3 16 (1.39%) MongoDB
3 16 (1.39%) SQLite
4 12 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
4 12 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (0.96%) NoSQL
6 10 (0.87%) Big Data
6 10 (0.87%) Cosmos DB
7 6 (0.52%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.35%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.26%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.17%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.17%) MS Access
10 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 116 (10.09%) Git (software)
2 100 (8.70%) JIRA
3 93 (8.09%) Xcode
4 51 (4.43%) Jenkins
5 31 (2.70%) fastlane
6 22 (1.91%) CocoaPods
7 21 (1.83%) git-flow
7 21 (1.83%) Selenium
8 20 (1.74%) Cucumber
9 16 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
10 14 (1.22%) Bitbucket
11 13 (1.13%) CircleCI
11 13 (1.13%) Gradle
11 13 (1.13%) Postman
11 13 (1.13%) Subversion
11 13 (1.13%) Visual Studio
12 12 (1.04%) Appium
12 12 (1.04%) Bugzilla
13 9 (0.78%) Android Studio
13 9 (0.78%) Maven
General
1 119 (10.35%) Finance
2 69 (6.00%) Banking
3 59 (5.13%) Retail
4 44 (3.83%) Public Sector
5 41 (3.57%) Marketing
6 30 (2.61%) Games
7 19 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.22%) Publishing
9 13 (1.13%) Advertising
10 12 (1.04%) German Language
10 12 (1.04%) Law
10 12 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.87%) Electronics
11 10 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.70%) Italian Language
13 7 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.35%) Local Government
15 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.17%) Back Office
16 1 (0.087%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 538 (46.78%) Developer
2 299 (26.00%) iOS Developer
3 76 (6.61%) Analyst
3 76 (6.61%) React Developer
4 75 (6.52%) Android Developer
5 65 (5.65%) Support Engineer
6 62 (5.39%) Senior Developer
7 59 (5.13%) Mobile Developer
8 54 (4.70%) 2nd Line Support
9 46 (4.00%) Desktop Support
10 39 (3.39%) iOS Android Developer
11 38 (3.30%) Applications Developer
12 37 (3.22%) Senior iOS Developer
12 37 (3.22%) Tester
13 34 (2.96%) Designer
13 34 (2.96%) Desktop Engineer
14 31 (2.70%) Service Analyst
14 31 (2.70%) Service Desk Analyst
14 31 (2.70%) Xamarin Developer
15 29 (2.52%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (10.52%) React Native
2 100 (8.70%) REST
3 86 (7.48%) HTML
4 80 (6.96%) RESTful
5 73 (6.35%) .NET
6 71 (6.17%) CSS
7 62 (5.39%) JSON
7 62 (5.39%) React
8 60 (5.22%) iOS SDK
9 55 (4.78%) Node.js
10 44 (3.83%) AngularJS
11 42 (3.65%) HTML5
12 40 (3.48%) RxSwift
13 38 (3.30%) Web Services
14 37 (3.22%) XML
15 32 (2.78%) Core Data
16 29 (2.52%) ASP.NET
17 27 (2.35%) .NET Framework
18 25 (2.17%) Flutter
19 24 (2.09%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 253 (22.00%) Mobile App
2 156 (13.57%) User Experience
3 68 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
5 44 (3.83%) iPhone
6 39 (3.39%) Blackberry
7 33 (2.87%) iPad
8 30 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
9 27 (2.35%) Animation
10 25 (2.17%) Management Information System
11 24 (2.09%) Smartphone
12 20 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (1.48%) Video on Demand
14 15 (1.30%) Video\Live Streaming
15 14 (1.22%) Algorithms
16 13 (1.13%) Wiki
17 12 (1.04%) Data Structures
18 11 (0.96%) Social Media
19 10 (0.87%) STB
19 10 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 719 (62.52%) Android
2 279 (24.26%) Windows
3 147 (12.78%) Windows 10
4 85 (7.39%) Windows 7
5 59 (5.13%) Mac OS
6 55 (4.78%) Linux
7 49 (4.26%) Mac OS X
8 17 (1.48%) tvOS
9 14 (1.22%) Windows 8
10 13 (1.13%) Unix
11 12 (1.04%) Windows Server
12 10 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (0.52%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.43%) CentOS
14 5 (0.43%) Mac OS X Server
14 5 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (34.17%) iOS Development
2 340 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (12.52%) Android Development
4 131 (11.39%) TDD
5 117 (10.17%) Mobile Development
6 106 (9.22%) Scrum
7 97 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
8 83 (7.22%) Problem-Solving
9 66 (5.74%) ITIL
9 66 (5.74%) Test Automation
10 63 (5.48%) Unit Testing
11 60 (5.22%) BDD
12 59 (5.13%) Mobile Application Development
13 55 (4.78%) MVVM
14 47 (4.09%) OO
15 46 (4.00%) DevOps
15 46 (4.00%) MVC
15 46 (4.00%) Software Engineering
16 42 (3.65%) E-Commerce
17 36 (3.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 312 (27.13%) Apple Swift
2 177 (15.39%) Objective-C
3 138 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 129 (11.22%) Java
5 74 (6.43%) Kotlin
6 68 (5.91%) C#
7 61 (5.30%) Python
8 34 (2.96%) SQL
9 29 (2.52%) C
10 28 (2.43%) C++
11 25 (2.17%) PowerShell
12 23 (2.00%) PHP
13 20 (1.74%) Ruby
14 16 (1.39%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.13%) Groovy
15 13 (1.13%) T-SQL
16 10 (0.87%) Scala
16 10 (0.87%) TypeScript
17 9 (0.78%) Perl
18 8 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (5.83%) Security Cleared
2 62 (5.39%) SC Cleared
3 55 (4.78%) Degree
4 17 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.39%) DBS Check
6 14 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (0.96%) MCSE
8 9 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.61%) A+ Certification
9 7 (0.61%) CISSP
10 5 (0.43%) ACSP
10 5 (0.43%) CCNA
10 5 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.43%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.43%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.43%) MCP
10 5 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (0.35%) ISEB
11 4 (0.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.35%) QA
2 40 (3.48%) SLA
3 5 (0.43%) GDPR
4 3 (0.26%) PMO
5 2 (0.17%) COBIT
5 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.17%) NCSC
5 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.087%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 150 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 32 (2.78%) Docker
3 10 (0.87%) Firmware
3 10 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.35%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.17%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.087%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.087%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.087%) HDFS
6 1 (0.087%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.087%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.087%) Xen
6 1 (0.087%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 53 (4.61%) SCCM
2 39 (3.39%) AirWatch
3 29 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 25 (2.17%) Kubernetes
5 23 (2.00%) Jamf Pro
6 13 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (1.13%) Terraform
7 11 (0.96%) Puppet
8 8 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.43%) WSUS
11 3 (0.26%) Ansible
11 3 (0.26%) Grafana
11 3 (0.26%) Kibana
11 3 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.17%) Nagios
12 2 (0.17%) SCOM
13 1 (0.087%) Norton AntiVirus
13 1 (0.087%) TeamSite
13 1 (0.087%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 204 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 158 (13.74%) Apple
3 60 (5.22%) Xamarin
4 54 (4.70%) Google
5 31 (2.70%) VMware
6 30 (2.61%) HP
7 26 (2.26%) Citrix
8 23 (2.00%) Adobe
9 19 (1.65%) Dell
10 14 (1.22%) ServiceNow
11 12 (1.04%) Oracle
12 11 (0.96%) CA
13 10 (0.87%) Mitel
14 9 (0.78%) Facebook
14 9 (0.78%) Juniper
14 9 (0.78%) SAP
14 9 (0.78%) Zscaler
15 7 (0.61%) hybris
16 6 (0.52%) FactSet
16 6 (0.52%) Reuters