Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 171 162
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 -2
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 1608 1626 1770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.56% 1.53% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.45% 7.09% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1125 1160 1256
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £212 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 42 59
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £24.17 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.38% +38.10% +14.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.50 £11.14
90th Percentile £61.25 £42.00 £35.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £24.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year -26.26% +37.50% +9.09%

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 21590 22931 24661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.00% 21.64% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13712 14439 14550
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £171 £200 £188
90th Percentile £600 £575 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.07% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1308 1304 1958
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.28 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% -1.36% +6.45%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £42.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.43 £16.15
% change year-on-year +6.97% -4.49% +4.19%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +20 1558 £425 +3.66% 247
London -3 954 £450 +2.86% 119
UK excluding London +10 647 £375 +7.14% 138
South East +21 187 £388 +10.71% 25
North of England +31 174 £375 +2.74% 49
North West +35 110 £370 -7.50% 27
Midlands +51 109 £350 -3.05% 26
East of England -26 73 £350 - 12
West Midlands +31 63 £350 -2.64% 15
South West -17 59 £425 +22.30% 16
Yorkshire +7 51 £420 +15.07% 17
East Midlands +21 46 £375 - 11
Scotland -48 44 £375 +14.50% 4
North East +46 14 £248 -20.16% 5
Wales +5 3 £400 +6.67% 6
Northern Ireland -41 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 977 (60.76%) Android
2 700 (43.53%) iOS Development
3 659 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
4 552 (34.33%) Mobile App
5 471 (29.29%) Apple Swift
6 424 (26.37%) Objective-C
7 368 (22.89%) Windows
8 328 (20.40%) Java
9 305 (18.97%) TDD
10 291 (18.10%) User Experience
11 285 (17.72%) JavaScript
12 278 (17.29%) Scrum
13 269 (16.73%) Android Development
14 258 (16.04%) Apple
15 253 (15.73%) Mobile Development
16 234 (14.55%) HTML
16 234 (14.55%) RESTful
17 229 (14.24%) Finance
18 212 (13.18%) Test Automation
19 201 (12.50%) Git (software)
20 190 (11.82%) Active Directory
21 182 (11.32%) JIRA
22 168 (10.45%) Xcode
23 166 (10.32%) Microsoft
24 161 (10.01%) BDD
25 157 (9.76%) Web Services
26 155 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
27 153 (9.51%) CSS
28 151 (9.39%) iPhone
29 147 (9.14%) REST

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 63 (3.92%) Confluence
2 47 (2.92%) CMS
3 30 (1.87%) MS Exchange
4 28 (1.74%) IBM Notes
5 27 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 19 (1.18%) JBoss
7 16 (1.00%) Apache Spark
8 15 (0.93%) Skype for Business
9 13 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 11 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (0.68%) GlassFish
10 11 (0.68%) WildFly
11 10 (0.62%) IIS
12 9 (0.56%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (0.44%) Apache
14 7 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
15 6 (0.37%) Mule
16 5 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
16 5 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 101 (6.28%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (2.43%) Photoshop
4 36 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 35 (2.18%) InVision
6 31 (1.93%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (0.81%) Flinto
8 5 (0.31%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.25%) UXPin
10 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.062%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.062%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.062%) Revit
12 1 (0.062%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 9 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.19%) Maximo
3 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.12%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.062%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 109 (6.78%) Office 365
2 84 (5.22%) GitHub
3 65 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 57 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (1.18%) Google Play
7 18 (1.12%) OneDrive
7 18 (1.12%) SaaS
7 18 (1.12%) Sauce Labs
8 17 (1.06%) G Suite
9 14 (0.87%) Google Drive
9 14 (0.87%) Slack
10 11 (0.68%) PaaS
11 10 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 10 (0.62%) IaaS
12 8 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.50%) npm
13 7 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.37%) Firebase
15 5 (0.31%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 67 (4.17%) Internet
2 52 (3.23%) VPN
3 49 (3.05%) LAN
4 47 (2.92%) TCP/IP
5 45 (2.80%) Bluetooth
6 39 (2.43%) Wireless
7 34 (2.11%) DNS
8 31 (1.93%) HTTP
9 29 (1.80%) Ethernet
10 28 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
11 27 (1.68%) DHCP
12 26 (1.62%) WAN
13 25 (1.55%) Skype
14 15 (0.93%) Network Security
15 14 (0.87%) 3G
15 14 (0.87%) Firewall
15 14 (0.87%) GSM
15 14 (0.87%) LTE
16 11 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
17 10 (0.62%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (2.99%) MongoDB
2 45 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
3 41 (2.55%) SQL Server
4 37 (2.30%) NoSQL
5 36 (2.24%) Redis
6 34 (2.11%) MySQL
7 29 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 27 (1.68%) Big Data
9 20 (1.24%) Relational Database
10 18 (1.12%) Hadoop
11 14 (0.87%) SQLite
12 11 (0.68%) CouchDB
12 11 (0.68%) RDBMS
13 10 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (0.56%) Neo4j
15 7 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
17 5 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
18 4 (0.25%) Data Mining
19 3 (0.19%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 201 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 182 (11.32%) JIRA
3 168 (10.45%) Xcode
4 139 (8.64%) Jenkins
5 83 (5.16%) Cucumber
6 75 (4.66%) Appium
7 74 (4.60%) Selenium
8 47 (2.92%) Subversion
9 39 (2.43%) JUnit
10 37 (2.30%) WebDriver
11 36 (2.24%) Bitbucket
12 34 (2.11%) Axure RP
12 34 (2.11%) Visual Studio
13 29 (1.80%) Calabash
14 28 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 25 (1.55%) git-flow
15 25 (1.55%) Maven
16 24 (1.49%) Android Studio
17 23 (1.43%) Gradle
18 20 (1.24%) TeamCity
General
1 229 (14.24%) Finance
2 145 (9.02%) Banking
3 94 (5.85%) Retail
4 58 (3.61%) Publishing
5 49 (3.05%) Marketing
6 46 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 38 (2.36%) Games
8 22 (1.37%) Electronics
8 22 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.06%) Advertising
10 16 (1.00%) Investment Banking
11 15 (0.93%) Retail Banking
12 13 (0.81%) Legal
13 12 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
13 12 (0.75%) Front Office
14 7 (0.44%) Automotive
14 7 (0.44%) Private Banking
15 5 (0.31%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.25%) Back Office
16 4 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 859 (53.42%) Developer
2 529 (32.90%) iOS Developer
3 116 (7.21%) Android Developer
4 108 (6.72%) Analyst
5 106 (6.59%) Senior Developer
6 100 (6.22%) Mobile Developer
7 79 (4.91%) Designer
8 74 (4.60%) Desktop Support
9 72 (4.48%) iOS Android Developer
10 69 (4.29%) Senior iOS Developer
11 65 (4.04%) Xamarin Developer
12 63 (3.92%) Support Engineer
13 60 (3.73%) Architect
14 54 (3.36%) Applications Developer
15 50 (3.11%) UX Designer
16 49 (3.05%) Tester
17 45 (2.80%) Support Analyst
18 43 (2.67%) IT Support
19 41 (2.55%) 2nd Line Support
20 40 (2.49%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (14.55%) HTML
1 234 (14.55%) RESTful
2 157 (9.76%) Web Services
3 153 (9.51%) CSS
4 147 (9.14%) REST
5 128 (7.96%) iOS SDK
5 128 (7.96%) JSON
6 117 (7.28%) HTML5
7 114 (7.09%) Cocoa
8 112 (6.97%) .NET
9 91 (5.66%) React Native
10 88 (5.47%) React
11 85 (5.29%) Node.js
12 80 (4.98%) AngularJS
13 75 (4.66%) SOAP
14 71 (4.42%) XML
15 61 (3.79%) CSS3
16 59 (3.67%) Core Data
17 50 (3.11%) jQuery
18 48 (2.99%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 552 (34.33%) Mobile App
2 291 (18.10%) User Experience
3 151 (9.39%) iPhone
4 125 (7.77%) iPad
5 93 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
6 71 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
7 57 (3.54%) Blackberry
8 55 (3.42%) Computer Science
9 53 (3.30%) Smartphone
10 41 (2.55%) Fintech
11 33 (2.05%) Animation
12 32 (1.99%) Management Information System
13 20 (1.24%) Social Media
13 20 (1.24%) Virtual Team
14 19 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (1.12%) Client/Server
15 18 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
15 18 (1.12%) Video on Demand
16 17 (1.06%) Data Structures
17 12 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 977 (60.76%) Android
2 368 (22.89%) Windows
3 129 (8.02%) Windows 7
4 97 (6.03%) Windows 10
5 77 (4.79%) Linux
6 60 (3.73%) Mac OS X
7 44 (2.74%) Windows Server
8 39 (2.43%) Unix
9 37 (2.30%) Windows 8
10 29 (1.80%) Windows Mobile
11 28 (1.74%) Mac OS
12 19 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (1.00%) Windows Phone
14 15 (0.93%) Windows XP
15 12 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (0.62%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.50%) Solaris
18 5 (0.31%) AIX
18 5 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 700 (43.53%) iOS Development
2 659 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
3 305 (18.97%) TDD
4 278 (17.29%) Scrum
5 269 (16.73%) Android Development
6 253 (15.73%) Mobile Development
7 212 (13.18%) Test Automation
8 161 (10.01%) BDD
9 155 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
10 131 (8.15%) Software Engineering
11 130 (8.08%) OO
12 119 (7.40%) Unit Testing
13 99 (6.16%) E-Commerce
14 95 (5.91%) MVC
15 78 (4.85%) Mobile Application Development
16 76 (4.73%) DevOps
17 67 (4.17%) ITIL
18 65 (4.04%) OOP
19 62 (3.86%) OOD
20 60 (3.73%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 471 (29.29%) Apple Swift
2 424 (26.37%) Objective-C
3 328 (20.40%) Java
4 285 (17.72%) JavaScript
5 122 (7.59%) C#
6 110 (6.84%) SQL
7 60 (3.73%) C++
8 56 (3.48%) PHP
9 53 (3.30%) Python
10 42 (2.61%) Ruby
11 35 (2.18%) ES6
12 28 (1.74%) C
13 25 (1.55%) PowerShell
14 21 (1.31%) Scala
15 18 (1.12%) GraphQL
16 13 (0.81%) TypeScript
17 11 (0.68%) VB
18 9 (0.56%) Go
18 9 (0.56%) XAML
19 8 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (6.72%) Degree
2 75 (4.66%) Security Cleared
3 47 (2.92%) SC Cleared
4 44 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 32 (1.99%) MCSE
7 26 (1.62%) Master's Degree
8 25 (1.55%) MCDST
8 25 (1.55%) MCSA
9 22 (1.37%) A+ Certification
10 20 (1.24%) CTC Cleared
11 19 (1.18%) MCP
12 18 (1.12%) DV Cleared
12 18 (1.12%) MCSM
12 18 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
13 17 (1.06%) ACHDS
14 16 (1.00%) ACDT
14 16 (1.00%) ACTC
15 11 (0.68%) NVQ Level 4
16 9 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (8.15%) QA
2 19 (1.18%) SLA
3 4 (0.25%) PMO
4 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.062%) WAI
System Software
1 190 (11.82%) Active Directory
2 69 (4.29%) Docker
3 23 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
5 12 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (0.62%) XenApp
7 9 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.50%) Hyper-V
9 7 (0.44%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.31%) vCloud
10 5 (0.31%) vSphere
11 4 (0.25%) Firmware
12 3 (0.19%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.12%) HDFS
13 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.062%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 68 (4.23%) SCCM
2 29 (1.80%) AirWatch
3 23 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.31%) SCOM
8 4 (0.25%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.25%) WSUS
9 3 (0.19%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.19%) HockeyApp
9 3 (0.19%) Terraform
10 2 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 2 (0.12%) Control-M
10 2 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.12%) Kibana
10 2 (0.12%) Nessus
10 2 (0.12%) Oozie
10 2 (0.12%) Puppet
10 2 (0.12%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 258 (16.04%) Apple
2 166 (10.32%) Microsoft
3 104 (6.47%) Xamarin
4 98 (6.09%) Google
5 69 (4.29%) Citrix
6 49 (3.05%) Oracle
7 46 (2.86%) Atlassian
8 32 (1.99%) SAP
9 29 (1.80%) VMware
10 28 (1.74%) Lotus
11 27 (1.68%) HP
12 26 (1.62%) Adobe
13 18 (1.12%) Samsung
14 15 (0.93%) MobileIron
15 14 (0.87%) Bloomberg
15 14 (0.87%) Reuters
16 13 (0.81%) Symantec
17 9 (0.56%) Altiris
17 9 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
18 8 (0.50%) Wyse