Period
to 4 August 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 177 205 166
Rank change year-on-year +28 -39 +15
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 532 1,243 1,739
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.49% 1.36% 1.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.71% 6.70% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 883 1,214
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £190 £171 £200
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 57
Median hourly rate £19.39 £16.88 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.90% -9.76% +6.86%
10th Percentile £14.46 £13.05 £12.80
90th Percentile £24.58 £22.10 £40.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £16.49 £18.50
% change year-on-year +18.24% -10.85% +5.71%

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 6,903 18,549 21,486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.28% 20.35% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,228 11,660 13,409
Median daily rate £431 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% - -
10th Percentile £156 £154 £180
90th Percentile £625 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 1,193 1,461
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.16 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £18.16 £16.56 £16.00
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.48% +1.43%

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Apple iOS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Apple iOS.

Daily rate trend for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Apple iOS over the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Apple iOS.

Hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Apple iOS over the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Top 17 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 4 August 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 +24 482 £430 -2.11% 185
London +39 319 £450 - 63
UK excluding London +34 177 £400 - 135
Work from Home -9 83 £375 -8.54% 43
North of England +38 58 £375 -6.25% 58
South East +39 42 £425 -5.56% 21
North West +52 35 £360 -4.00% 40
Midlands +54 32 £325 -18.75% 20
Scotland +50 21 £400 +10.34% 8
West Midlands +53 18 £400 -3.03% 16
Yorkshire +40 18 £425 -5.56% 10
East Midlands +37 14 £323 -19.38% 4
East of England +52 13 £240 -33.61% 10
South West +65 7 £450 +5.88% 12
North East +18 5 £563 +137.05% 8
Northern Ireland +23 3 - -
Wales +29 1 - - 6

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 321 (60.34%) Android
2 189 (35.53%) iOS Development
3 157 (29.51%) Apple Swift
4 149 (28.01%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (25.38%) Windows
6 132 (24.81%) Mobile App
7 117 (21.99%) User Experience
8 104 (19.55%) Objective-C
9 93 (17.48%) JavaScript
10 91 (17.11%) Java
11 86 (16.17%) Microsoft
12 71 (13.35%) Android Development
13 68 (12.78%) Finance
14 64 (12.03%) Azure
15 63 (11.84%) Active Directory
16 62 (11.65%) Apple
17 60 (11.28%) HTML
17 60 (11.28%) REST
18 59 (11.09%) Git (software)
19 58 (10.90%) Xcode
19 58 (10.90%) React Native
20 57 (10.71%) Scrum
20 57 (10.71%) Test Automation
21 56 (10.53%) Office 365
22 52 (9.77%) Mobile Development
22 52 (9.77%) TDD
23 48 (9.02%) DevOps
23 48 (9.02%) Node.js
24 46 (8.65%) React
25 45 (8.46%) AWS

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 25 (4.70%) Confluence
2 17 (3.20%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.26%) Skype for Business
4 11 (2.07%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.94%) Headless CMS
6 5 (0.94%) JBoss
6 5 (0.94%) Jetty
6 5 (0.94%) MQSeries
6 5 (0.94%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 5 (0.94%) Red Hat Fuse
6 5 (0.94%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.94%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.75%) Apache
7 4 (0.75%) Gunicorn
7 4 (0.75%) nginx
7 4 (0.75%) WordPress
8 2 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (6.95%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.26%) Figma
3 12 (2.26%) Sketch
4 10 (1.88%) Photoshop
5 9 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (1.32%) InVision
6 7 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (1.32%) Zeplin
7 6 (1.13%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.56%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.56%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.94%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 64 (12.03%) Azure
2 56 (10.53%) Office 365
3 45 (8.46%) AWS
4 20 (3.76%) GitHub
5 17 (3.20%) Firebase
6 14 (2.63%) Slack
7 12 (2.26%) GCP
7 12 (2.26%) SaaS
8 11 (2.07%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (2.07%) Serverless
9 10 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (1.50%) G Suite
11 6 (1.13%) Amazon Alexa
12 5 (0.94%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.94%) AWS CloudTrail
12 5 (0.94%) Azure Functions
12 5 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.75%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.75%) IaaS
13 4 (0.75%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.38%) Skype
2 15 (2.82%) VPN
3 14 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (2.44%) Firewall
5 10 (1.88%) VoIP
6 9 (1.69%) DNS
6 9 (1.69%) Internet
7 7 (1.32%) LAN
7 7 (1.32%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.94%) Bluetooth
8 5 (0.94%) IP Telephony
8 5 (0.94%) SSH
8 5 (0.94%) WAN
8 5 (0.94%) Wireless
9 3 (0.56%) DHCP
9 3 (0.56%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.56%) ZigBee
9 3 (0.56%) Z-Wave
10 2 (0.38%) 4G
10 2 (0.38%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.89%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.95%) MySQL
3 14 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 14 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 11 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (1.88%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.50%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.94%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.75%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.56%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.56%) MS Access
10 2 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.38%) QlikView
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon Aurora
11 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 59 (11.09%) Git (software)
2 58 (10.90%) Xcode
3 38 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 34 (6.39%) JIRA
5 24 (4.51%) Selenium
6 19 (3.57%) CocoaPods
7 17 (3.20%) Gradle
8 14 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
9 13 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (2.26%) Android Studio
10 12 (2.26%) Katalon Studio
11 11 (2.07%) Cucumber
12 10 (1.88%) Maven
13 9 (1.69%) Vagrant
14 8 (1.50%) Appium
14 8 (1.50%) JUnit
14 8 (1.50%) Subversion
15 7 (1.32%) Axure RP
15 7 (1.32%) fastlane
15 7 (1.32%) Mocha
General
1 68 (12.78%) Finance
2 39 (7.33%) Banking
3 23 (4.32%) Public Sector
4 16 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.26%) Law
5 12 (2.26%) Retail
6 11 (2.07%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.07%) Games
7 10 (1.88%) Electronics
8 8 (1.50%) Marketing
9 7 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.94%) Local Government
10 5 (0.94%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.75%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.75%) Police
12 3 (0.56%) Billing
12 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.56%) Publishing
13 2 (0.38%) Advertising
13 2 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 265 (49.81%) Developer
2 145 (27.26%) iOS Developer
3 36 (6.77%) Analyst
4 33 (6.20%) React Developer
5 28 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 26 (4.89%) Android Developer
6 26 (4.89%) Mobile Developer
6 26 (4.89%) Support Engineer
7 23 (4.32%) Senior iOS Developer
8 22 (4.14%) Desktop Support
9 21 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support
9 21 (3.95%) Applications Developer
9 21 (3.95%) Architect
9 21 (3.95%) Designer
10 20 (3.76%) Full Stack Developer
11 15 (2.82%) iOS Android Developer
11 15 (2.82%) IT Support
11 15 (2.82%) Office 365 Engineer
12 14 (2.63%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 14 (2.63%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (11.28%) HTML
1 60 (11.28%) REST
2 58 (10.90%) React Native
3 48 (9.02%) Node.js
4 46 (8.65%) React
5 43 (8.08%) HTML5
6 38 (7.14%) CSS
7 37 (6.95%) RESTful
8 35 (6.58%) JSON
9 31 (5.83%) Cocoa
10 30 (5.64%) AngularJS
11 25 (4.70%) .NET
11 25 (4.70%) iOS SDK
12 19 (3.57%) Ionic Framework
12 19 (3.57%) Kafka
12 19 (3.57%) Redux
13 18 (3.38%) jQuery
13 18 (3.38%) RxSwift
14 17 (3.20%) CSS3
14 17 (3.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 132 (24.81%) Mobile App
2 117 (21.99%) User Experience
3 32 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.95%) iPhone
5 19 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (3.38%) Video Conferencing
7 17 (3.20%) iPad
8 16 (3.01%) Animation
9 15 (2.82%) Management Information System
10 12 (2.26%) Blackberry
11 11 (2.07%) SCORM
11 11 (2.07%) W3C
12 9 (1.69%) Video\Live Streaming
13 7 (1.32%) Graphic Design
13 7 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
14 6 (1.13%) Client/Server
14 6 (1.13%) Public Cloud
14 6 (1.13%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.94%) Derivative
15 5 (0.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 321 (60.34%) Android
2 135 (25.38%) Windows
3 44 (8.27%) Windows 10
4 33 (6.20%) Windows 7
5 25 (4.70%) Mac OS
6 23 (4.32%) Mac OS X
7 21 (3.95%) Linux
8 18 (3.38%) Windows Server
9 12 (2.26%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (1.32%) tvOS
11 7 (1.32%) Unix
12 6 (1.13%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.94%) CentOS
13 5 (0.94%) Debian
13 5 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.94%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2016
14 3 (0.56%) Tizen
14 3 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (35.53%) iOS Development
2 149 (28.01%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (13.35%) Android Development
4 57 (10.71%) Scrum
4 57 (10.71%) Test Automation
5 52 (9.77%) Mobile Development
5 52 (9.77%) TDD
6 48 (9.02%) DevOps
7 44 (8.27%) Software Engineering
8 40 (7.52%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (5.45%) OO
10 28 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
11 26 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (4.89%) ITIL
11 26 (4.89%) Microservices
12 25 (4.70%) Mentoring
13 24 (4.51%) Kanban
14 22 (4.14%) MVVM
15 21 (3.95%) Change Management
16 20 (3.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 157 (29.51%) Apple Swift
2 104 (19.55%) Objective-C
3 93 (17.48%) JavaScript
4 91 (17.11%) Java
5 43 (8.08%) Kotlin
6 37 (6.95%) Python
7 27 (5.08%) C#
7 27 (5.08%) SQL
8 22 (4.14%) C++
8 22 (4.14%) TypeScript
9 12 (2.26%) C
10 11 (2.07%) Scala
11 10 (1.88%) PHP
11 10 (1.88%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.88%) Ruby
12 9 (1.69%) Clojure
12 9 (1.69%) VBA
13 8 (1.50%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.50%) Groovy
14 7 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (6.39%) Degree
1 34 (6.39%) Security Cleared
2 30 (5.64%) SC Cleared
3 10 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.75%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.75%) ISEB
6 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.38%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.38%) MCSA
8 2 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.38%) PhD
8 2 (0.38%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.20%) QA
2 12 (2.26%) WCAG
3 6 (1.13%) SLA
4 3 (0.56%) GDPR
5 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) PSD2
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 63 (11.84%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.14%) Docker
3 9 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 9 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.19%) Firmware
6 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (4.14%) SCCM
2 17 (3.20%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (2.63%) Terraform
4 11 (2.07%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.32%) Ansible
6 6 (1.13%) AirWatch
6 6 (1.13%) Jamf Pro
6 6 (1.13%) WSUS
7 5 (0.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (0.94%) Puppet
7 5 (0.94%) Salt
8 3 (0.56%) SafeCom
9 2 (0.38%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 86 (16.17%) Microsoft
2 62 (11.65%) Apple
3 31 (5.83%) Google
4 20 (3.76%) Splunk
5 16 (3.01%) Xamarin
6 13 (2.44%) VMware
7 12 (2.26%) Adobe
7 12 (2.26%) AppDynamics
8 11 (2.07%) HP
8 11 (2.07%) Oracle
9 9 (1.69%) Samsung
9 9 (1.69%) SAP
10 7 (1.32%) Citrix
10 7 (1.32%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.13%) Dell
12 5 (0.94%) Axway
12 5 (0.94%) Hortonworks
12 5 (0.94%) MobileIron
12 5 (0.94%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.94%) Sybase