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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 175 155
Rank change year-on-year +8 -20  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 691 767 874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.49% 1.37% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.27% 6.20% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 524 525
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £370 £338
% change year-on-year +0.67% +9.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 36
Median hourly rate £18.40 £17.50 £18.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.14% -5.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.24 £12.47 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £36.25 £46.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.60
% change year-on-year - -28.86%  

Apple iOS is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9503 12365 12517
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.50% 22.13% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6023 7718 7103
Median daily rate £408 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.16% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 561 692 1019
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +2.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Apple iOS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 April 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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple iOS in the UK

Apple iOS
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 647 £400 - 336
London +16 382 £425 -5.55% 150
City of London +22 70 £435 -3.33% 35
South East -21 69 £350 -6.66% 43
East of England +2 52 £385 -3.75% 29
Yorkshire +49 51 £400 +3.22% 30
West Yorkshire +35 47 £400 +3.22% 18
North West +15 43 £350 -6.04% 30
Leeds +25 40 £400 +3.22% 17
Scotland +35 36 £375 - 12
Manchester +18 28 £340 -2.85% 26
Glasgow +8 24 £375 +11.11% 5
East Midlands -9 21 £325 +8.33% 11
Buckinghamshire +3 20 £338 +3.84% 3
Hampshire +18 14 £411 +15.43% 14
Bedfordshire +5 13 £370 +13.84% 8
Milton Keynes +4 13 £350 +12.90% 2
South West -6 13 £270 -16.92% 15
Norfolk +10 12 £450 +12.50% 2
Essex +4 12 £313 - 2
Cheshire +20 11 £413 +10.00% 4
Gloucestershire +15 10 £270 - 1
Norwich +9 10 £450 +12.50% 1
North East +18 8 £438 +40.00% 4
Cambridgeshire -12 8 £225 -53.60% 14
West Sussex -22 8 £350 -6.66% 1
Berkshire +24 7 £356 - 9
Kent +23 7 £450 -14.28% 2
Nottinghamshire +13 7 £400 +14.28%
Nottingham +9 7 £400 +14.28%

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 842 (64.23%) Android
2 551 (42.03%) iOS Development
3 550 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
4 432 (32.95%) Mobile App
5 360 (27.46%) Apple Swift
6 346 (26.39%) Objective-C
7 265 (20.21%) JavaScript
8 256 (19.53%) Windows
9 251 (19.15%) TDD
10 242 (18.46%) Android Development
11 224 (17.09%) HTML
12 221 (16.86%) Java
13 209 (15.94%) User Experience
14 207 (15.79%) Scrum
15 180 (13.73%) CSS
16 173 (13.20%) Mobile Development
17 170 (12.97%) Apple
18 167 (12.74%) Finance
19 162 (12.36%) Git (software)
20 154 (11.75%) RESTful
21 149 (11.37%) Microsoft
22 139 (10.60%) C#
22 139 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
23 130 (9.92%) Web Services
24 126 (9.61%) iPhone
25 123 (9.38%) Xamarin
26 119 (9.08%) REST
27 118 (9.00%) Software Engineering
28 116 (8.85%) JIRA
29 115 (8.77%) JSON

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 34 (2.59%) MS Exchange
2 32 (2.44%) Confluence
2 32 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 27 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (1.53%) CMS
5 19 (1.45%) Skype for Business
6 15 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 15 (1.14%) JBoss
7 14 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (0.84%) Apache
8 11 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (0.84%) IBM Notes
9 10 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (0.69%) IIS
10 9 (0.69%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.53%) Mule
12 7 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
13 6 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 73 (5.57%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (2.75%) InVision
3 28 (2.14%) Photoshop
4 16 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (0.31%) UXPin
9 2 (0.15%) UserZoom
10 1 (0.076%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.076%) Flinto
10 1 (0.076%) InDesign
10 1 (0.076%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (0.84%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.076%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 51 (3.89%) Office 365
2 48 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (2.59%) GitHub
5 15 (1.14%) G Suite
6 11 (0.84%) Google Play
6 11 (0.84%) OneDrive
7 10 (0.76%) iTunes
8 9 (0.69%) Heroku
8 9 (0.69%) TestFlight
9 7 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.46%) PaaS
11 5 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 5 (0.38%) SaaS
12 4 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.31%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.31%) Firebase
12 4 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.13%) DNS
2 33 (2.52%) Internet
3 25 (1.91%) DHCP
3 25 (1.91%) Skype
3 25 (1.91%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.68%) VPN
5 20 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
6 17 (1.30%) HTTP
6 17 (1.30%) LAN
7 14 (1.07%) Bluetooth
7 14 (1.07%) Network Security
7 14 (1.07%) VoIP
8 13 (0.99%) LDAP
9 9 (0.69%) RTP
9 9 (0.69%) RTSP
9 9 (0.69%) Wireless
10 7 (0.53%) Ethernet
10 7 (0.53%) Firewall
10 7 (0.53%) WAN
11 6 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 36 (2.75%) MongoDB
3 32 (2.44%) MySQL
4 22 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (1.68%) Relational Database
5 20 (1.53%) NoSQL
6 18 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (1.37%) RDBMS
7 17 (1.30%) SQLite
8 10 (0.76%) Big Data
9 8 (0.61%) MariaDB
10 7 (0.53%) CouchDB
11 5 (0.38%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.31%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (0.31%) Mixpanel
13 3 (0.23%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 162 (12.36%) Git (software)
2 116 (8.85%) JIRA
3 114 (8.70%) Xcode
4 105 (8.01%) Jenkins
5 61 (4.65%) Selenium
6 50 (3.81%) Subversion
7 48 (3.66%) Cucumber
8 36 (2.75%) Axure RP
8 36 (2.75%) Calabash
9 34 (2.59%) JUnit
10 30 (2.29%) Appium
11 29 (2.21%) Android Studio
12 20 (1.53%) git-flow
13 18 (1.37%) WebDriver
14 17 (1.30%) CocoaPods
15 16 (1.22%) SoapUI
16 15 (1.14%) Bitbucket
16 15 (1.14%) Capybara
16 15 (1.14%) Gradle
17 14 (1.07%) Visual Studio
General
1 167 (12.74%) Finance
2 98 (7.48%) Banking
3 63 (4.81%) Retail
4 41 (3.13%) Games
4 41 (3.13%) Marketing
5 25 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.37%) Publishing
7 12 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 12 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (0.69%) Advertising
8 9 (0.69%) Automotive
9 8 (0.61%) Electronics
10 7 (0.53%) Law
10 7 (0.53%) Legal
11 6 (0.46%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.38%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.38%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.31%) Back Office
13 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 756 (57.67%) Developer
2 431 (32.88%) iOS Developer
3 118 (9.00%) Android Developer
4 94 (7.17%) Designer
5 93 (7.09%) Mobile Developer
6 77 (5.87%) Xamarin Developer
7 76 (5.80%) Applications Developer
7 76 (5.80%) Senior Developer
8 74 (5.64%) iOS Android Developer
9 71 (5.42%) Analyst
10 59 (4.50%) Java Developer
11 56 (4.27%) UI Designer
12 49 (3.74%) Senior iOS Developer
13 47 (3.59%) Architect
14 43 (3.28%) Support Engineer
15 42 (3.20%) UX Designer
16 41 (3.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
16 41 (3.13%) Mobile Designer
17 37 (2.82%) Tester
18 34 (2.59%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (17.09%) HTML
2 180 (13.73%) CSS
3 154 (11.75%) RESTful
4 130 (9.92%) Web Services
5 119 (9.08%) REST
6 115 (8.77%) JSON
7 114 (8.70%) HTML5
8 101 (7.70%) .NET
8 101 (7.70%) Cocoa
9 90 (6.86%) iOS SDK
9 90 (6.86%) XML
10 83 (6.33%) Core Data
11 68 (5.19%) AngularJS
12 66 (5.03%) Node.js
13 63 (4.81%) jQuery
14 56 (4.27%) SOAP
15 54 (4.12%) React
16 52 (3.97%) Cocoa Touch
17 50 (3.81%) CSS3
18 41 (3.13%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 432 (32.95%) Mobile App
2 209 (15.94%) User Experience
3 126 (9.61%) iPhone
4 84 (6.41%) iPad
5 59 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
6 49 (3.74%) Blackberry
7 48 (3.66%) Computer Science
8 42 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
9 38 (2.90%) Animation
10 32 (2.44%) Smartphone
11 31 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (2.06%) Algorithms
13 23 (1.75%) Data Structures
14 20 (1.53%) Fintech
14 20 (1.53%) Mobile Banking
15 17 (1.30%) Management Information System
16 16 (1.22%) Streaming Video
17 9 (0.69%) Digital Media
17 9 (0.69%) Social Media
18 8 (0.61%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 842 (64.23%) Android
2 256 (19.53%) Windows
3 68 (5.19%) Windows 7
4 63 (4.81%) Linux
5 58 (4.42%) Windows 10
6 45 (3.43%) Windows Server
7 43 (3.28%) Mac OS X
8 32 (2.44%) Windows 8
9 27 (2.06%) Mac OS
10 23 (1.75%) Unix
10 23 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
10 23 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (1.75%) Windows XP
11 21 (1.60%) Windows Phone
12 15 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.69%) AIX
13 9 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.53%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.46%) webOS
15 6 (0.46%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (42.03%) iOS Development
2 550 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
3 251 (19.15%) TDD
4 242 (18.46%) Android Development
5 207 (15.79%) Scrum
6 173 (13.20%) Mobile Development
7 139 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
8 118 (9.00%) Software Engineering
9 109 (8.31%) BDD
10 98 (7.48%) OO
11 89 (6.79%) Automated Testing
12 85 (6.48%) MVC
13 83 (6.33%) E-Commerce
14 66 (5.03%) Mobile Application Development
15 65 (4.96%) Pair Programming
16 63 (4.81%) DevOps
17 60 (4.58%) Unit Testing
18 59 (4.50%) Front End Development
19 53 (4.04%) Mentoring
19 53 (4.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 360 (27.46%) Apple Swift
2 346 (26.39%) Objective-C
3 265 (20.21%) JavaScript
4 221 (16.86%) Java
5 139 (10.60%) C#
6 99 (7.55%) SQL
7 68 (5.19%) C++
8 66 (5.03%) Python
9 49 (3.74%) Ruby
10 29 (2.21%) C
11 27 (2.06%) PHP
12 20 (1.53%) PowerShell
13 13 (0.99%) Scala
13 13 (0.99%) VBScript
14 12 (0.92%) Bash Shell
14 12 (0.92%) XAML
15 10 (0.76%) ES6
16 9 (0.69%) ActionScript
16 9 (0.69%) Go
16 9 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 81 (6.18%) Degree
2 44 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (0.84%) MCSE
7 9 (0.69%) ISEB
8 8 (0.61%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.53%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.46%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.31%) MCP
12 4 (0.31%) MCSA
12 4 (0.31%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (0.23%) ACDT
13 3 (0.23%) ACHDS
13 3 (0.23%) ACTC
13 3 (0.23%) MCDST
13 3 (0.23%) MCSD
13 3 (0.23%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (6.41%) QA
2 12 (0.92%) SLA
3 7 (0.53%) SDET
4 6 (0.46%) WCAG
5 5 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.38%) PMO
5 5 (0.38%) WAI
6 1 (0.076%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.076%) GDPR
6 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 97 (7.40%) Active Directory
2 27 (2.06%) Docker
3 16 (1.22%) XenDesktop
4 12 (0.92%) BitLocker
4 12 (0.92%) XenApp
5 10 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.61%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.53%) Xen
8 5 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.31%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.076%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.076%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 40 (3.05%) SCCM
2 22 (1.68%) AirWatch
3 21 (1.60%) HockeyApp
4 13 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
5 12 (0.92%) Ansible
6 11 (0.84%) Puppet
7 10 (0.76%) WSUS
8 9 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.53%) Jamf Pro
10 5 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.15%) XenMobile
14 1 (0.076%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 1 (0.076%) Kubernetes
14 1 (0.076%) Mesos
14 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 1 (0.076%) SCOrch
14 1 (0.076%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 170 (12.97%) Apple
2 149 (11.37%) Microsoft
3 123 (9.38%) Xamarin
4 67 (5.11%) Adobe
5 54 (4.12%) Google
6 34 (2.59%) Citrix
7 23 (1.75%) Oracle
8 16 (1.22%) HP
9 13 (0.99%) VMware
10 12 (0.92%) SAP
10 12 (0.92%) Symantec
11 11 (0.84%) IBM
11 11 (0.84%) Lotus
11 11 (0.84%) Remedy
11 11 (0.84%) Splunk
12 10 (0.76%) Samsung
13 9 (0.69%) Brightcove
14 8 (0.61%) BMC
14 8 (0.61%) Tealium
15 7 (0.53%) Dell
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