Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 179 155
Rank change year-on-year +7 -24 0
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 1438 1561 1722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.50% 1.42% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.26% 6.35% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 984 1114 1105
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £225 £250
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £353
% change year-on-year +3.57% -0.71% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 51 64
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% +12.12%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.59
90th Percentile £47.17 £38.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.08
% change year-on-year -12.50% +4.82% -2.95%

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 19817 24575 24657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.66% 22.33% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12502 15455 14278
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £195 £213 £181
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1144 1320 1941
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.10% +1.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.53 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.86
% change year-on-year -6.06% +4.04% +2.32%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +10 1352 £400 -2.44% 321
London -8 780 £445 -0.56% 155
UK excluding London +28 644 £363 +3.57% 181
North of England +39 186 £395 +5.33% 65
South East +14 169 £388 +3.33% 26
East of England +12 92 £350 -1.75% 23
Midlands +33 90 £338 +3.85% 34
Yorkshire +27 86 £400 +2.56% 29
North West +23 86 £350 -6.67% 34
Scotland +34 70 £375 +33.93% 10
East Midlands +6 50 £338 +3.85% 11
West Midlands +22 40 £350 +9.80% 22
South West -24 33 £300 -14.29% 19
North East +35 15 £400 +31.15% 2
Wales 0 3 £388 +93.75% 3
Northern Ireland -43 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 901 (62.66%) Android
2 627 (43.60%) iOS Development
3 613 (42.63%) Agile Software Development
4 483 (33.59%) Mobile App
5 430 (29.90%) Apple Swift
6 375 (26.08%) Objective-C
7 301 (20.93%) Windows
8 275 (19.12%) TDD
9 266 (18.50%) Java
10 248 (17.25%) Test Automation
11 247 (17.18%) Android Development
12 243 (16.90%) User Experience
13 236 (16.41%) JavaScript
14 230 (15.99%) Scrum
15 222 (15.44%) HTML
16 219 (15.23%) Finance
17 214 (14.88%) RESTful
18 197 (13.70%) Git (software)
19 192 (13.35%) Apple
20 174 (12.10%) Mobile Development
21 165 (11.47%) iPhone
22 162 (11.27%) JIRA
23 154 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
24 147 (10.22%) Microsoft
25 145 (10.08%) CSS
26 141 (9.81%) Xamarin
27 140 (9.74%) Web Services
27 140 (9.74%) Xcode
28 137 (9.53%) Software Engineering
29 136 (9.46%) 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 49 (3.41%) Confluence
2 31 (2.16%) MS Exchange
3 30 (2.09%) CMS
3 30 (2.09%) JBoss
4 29 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 20 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (1.25%) Apache Spark
7 17 (1.18%) Apache
8 13 (0.90%) IBM Notes
8 13 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
9 11 (0.76%) GlassFish
9 11 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (0.76%) WildFly
10 10 (0.70%) Mule
11 9 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (0.63%) Skype for Business
12 8 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 66 (4.59%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (2.23%) InVision
3 25 (1.74%) Photoshop
4 23 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
5 18 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.35%) UXPin
8 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.070%) Flinto
10 1 (0.070%) InDesign
10 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.070%) Magento
4 1 (0.070%) RMDS
4 1 (0.070%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 58 (4.03%) Office 365
2 55 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (3.13%) GitHub
4 40 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (1.18%) G Suite
6 16 (1.11%) OneDrive
7 12 (0.83%) SaaS
8 11 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (0.70%) Google Play
10 9 (0.63%) Google Drive
11 8 (0.56%) Sauce Labs
12 7 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 7 (0.49%) Firebase
12 7 (0.49%) iTunes
12 7 (0.49%) TestFlight
13 6 (0.42%) PaaS
14 5 (0.35%) Heroku
15 4 (0.28%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.28%) IaaS
16 3 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.71%) Internet
2 34 (2.36%) VPN
3 28 (1.95%) LAN
4 27 (1.88%) DNS
4 27 (1.88%) Network Security
5 25 (1.74%) WAN
6 21 (1.46%) Wireless
7 19 (1.32%) DHCP
8 17 (1.18%) Skype
8 17 (1.18%) TCP/IP
9 16 (1.11%) HTTP
9 16 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
10 15 (1.04%) Bluetooth
11 13 (0.90%) 3G
12 12 (0.83%) GPRS
12 12 (0.83%) GSM
12 12 (0.83%) LTE
12 12 (0.83%) SGSN
13 10 (0.70%) WLAN
14 9 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (3.55%) MongoDB
2 41 (2.85%) SQL Server
3 30 (2.09%) MySQL
4 28 (1.95%) NoSQL
5 23 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 21 (1.46%) Big Data
8 17 (1.18%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.04%) Hadoop
9 15 (1.04%) Redis
10 14 (0.97%) SQLite
11 10 (0.70%) CouchDB
11 10 (0.70%) MariaDB
12 9 (0.63%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.35%) HBase
14 4 (0.28%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (0.21%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 197 (13.70%) Git (software)
2 162 (11.27%) JIRA
3 140 (9.74%) Xcode
4 113 (7.86%) Jenkins
5 71 (4.94%) Selenium
6 58 (4.03%) Cucumber
7 52 (3.62%) Appium
8 48 (3.34%) Subversion
9 42 (2.92%) Calabash
10 41 (2.85%) Axure RP
11 40 (2.78%) JUnit
12 38 (2.64%) git-flow
13 31 (2.16%) Bitbucket
14 26 (1.81%) WebDriver
15 19 (1.32%) SpecFlow
16 18 (1.25%) Android Studio
17 16 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 16 (1.11%) TeamCity
18 15 (1.04%) Hudson
19 14 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 219 (15.23%) Finance
2 127 (8.83%) Banking
3 85 (5.91%) Retail
4 58 (4.03%) Marketing
5 41 (2.85%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 28 (1.95%) Electronics
8 26 (1.81%) Publishing
9 21 (1.46%) Games
10 12 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
11 10 (0.70%) Advertising
12 9 (0.63%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.56%) Automotive
13 8 (0.56%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.49%) Legal
14 7 (0.49%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.42%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.35%) Back Office
16 5 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 800 (55.63%) Developer
2 498 (34.63%) iOS Developer
3 123 (8.55%) Android Developer
4 98 (6.82%) Analyst
5 88 (6.12%) Mobile Developer
6 87 (6.05%) Senior Developer
7 86 (5.98%) Designer
8 85 (5.91%) iOS Android Developer
9 81 (5.63%) Xamarin Developer
10 74 (5.15%) Applications Developer
11 55 (3.82%) Senior iOS Developer
12 54 (3.76%) Tester
13 48 (3.34%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 48 (3.34%) UI Designer
14 46 (3.20%) Architect
15 43 (2.99%) Desktop Support
16 41 (2.85%) UX Designer
17 38 (2.64%) Support Engineer
18 35 (2.43%) Support Analyst
18 35 (2.43%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (15.44%) HTML
2 214 (14.88%) RESTful
3 145 (10.08%) CSS
4 140 (9.74%) Web Services
5 136 (9.46%) REST
6 127 (8.83%) JSON
7 118 (8.21%) Cocoa
8 110 (7.65%) HTML5
9 106 (7.37%) .NET
10 97 (6.75%) iOS SDK
11 94 (6.54%) XML
12 81 (5.63%) AngularJS
13 78 (5.42%) SOAP
14 73 (5.08%) Core Data
15 71 (4.94%) Node.js
16 67 (4.66%) React
17 57 (3.96%) jQuery
18 56 (3.89%) Cocoa Touch
19 53 (3.69%) CSS3
20 51 (3.55%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 483 (33.59%) Mobile App
2 243 (16.90%) User Experience
3 165 (11.47%) iPhone
4 111 (7.72%) iPad
5 76 (5.29%) Greenfield Project
6 59 (4.10%) Computer Science
7 58 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
7 58 (4.03%) Smartphone
8 49 (3.41%) Blackberry
9 43 (2.99%) Animation
10 29 (2.02%) Algorithms
10 29 (2.02%) Fintech
11 27 (1.88%) Data Structures
12 25 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
13 22 (1.53%) Management Information System
14 18 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
15 15 (1.04%) Social Media
16 12 (0.83%) Virtual Team
17 10 (0.70%) Private Cloud
17 10 (0.70%) STB
Operating Systems
1 901 (62.66%) Android
2 301 (20.93%) Windows
3 79 (5.49%) Windows 7
4 63 (4.38%) Windows 10
5 57 (3.96%) Linux
6 54 (3.76%) Mac OS X
7 37 (2.57%) Unix
8 34 (2.36%) Windows 8
9 33 (2.29%) Windows Mobile
10 27 (1.88%) Windows Server
11 26 (1.81%) Mac OS
12 24 (1.67%) Windows Phone
13 23 (1.60%) Windows XP
14 17 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.35%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (0.28%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 3 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 627 (43.60%) iOS Development
2 613 (42.63%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (19.12%) TDD
4 248 (17.25%) Test Automation
5 247 (17.18%) Android Development
6 230 (15.99%) Scrum
7 174 (12.10%) Mobile Development
8 154 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 137 (9.53%) Software Engineering
10 131 (9.11%) OO
11 98 (6.82%) BDD
12 95 (6.61%) MVC
13 85 (5.91%) Mobile Application Development
14 83 (5.77%) Unit Testing
15 79 (5.49%) E-Commerce
16 75 (5.22%) DevOps
17 60 (4.17%) OOD
18 59 (4.10%) Front End Development
19 54 (3.76%) Open Source
20 52 (3.62%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 430 (29.90%) Apple Swift
2 375 (26.08%) Objective-C
3 266 (18.50%) Java
4 236 (16.41%) JavaScript
5 130 (9.04%) C#
6 109 (7.58%) SQL
7 62 (4.31%) C++
8 60 (4.17%) Python
9 51 (3.55%) Ruby
10 42 (2.92%) PHP
11 35 (2.43%) PowerShell
12 21 (1.46%) C
12 21 (1.46%) XAML
13 20 (1.39%) Scala
14 13 (0.90%) VB
15 11 (0.76%) VBScript
16 10 (0.70%) Go
17 9 (0.63%) GraphQL
18 8 (0.56%) ES6
18 8 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 105 (7.30%) Degree
2 48 (3.34%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (1.67%) Master's Degree
4 24 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (0.70%) ISEB
8 7 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
8 7 (0.49%) MCSE
9 6 (0.42%) A+ Certification
9 6 (0.42%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.42%) NVQ Level 4
10 5 (0.35%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.35%) MCSA
10 5 (0.35%) PMP
11 4 (0.28%) CISM
11 4 (0.28%) CISSP
11 4 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (7.51%) QA
2 14 (0.97%) SLA
3 5 (0.35%) PMO
3 5 (0.35%) WAI
3 5 (0.35%) WCAG
4 4 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.070%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 118 (8.21%) Active Directory
2 48 (3.34%) Docker
3 10 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.70%) XenDesktop
4 5 (0.35%) XenApp
5 4 (0.28%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.21%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.21%) HDFS
7 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.070%) Firmware
8 1 (0.070%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (2.99%) SCCM
2 32 (2.23%) AirWatch
3 18 (1.25%) HockeyApp
4 13 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
5 11 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.28%) Puppet
6 4 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.21%) Ansible
7 3 (0.21%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.14%) Control-M
8 2 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.14%) Kibana
8 2 (0.14%) logstash
8 2 (0.14%) Nessus
8 2 (0.14%) Oozie
8 2 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.070%) Nagios
9 1 (0.070%) Nmap
Vendors
1 192 (13.35%) Apple
2 147 (10.22%) Microsoft
3 141 (9.81%) Xamarin
4 82 (5.70%) Google
5 49 (3.41%) Adobe
6 36 (2.50%) SAP
7 30 (2.09%) Oracle
8 27 (1.88%) Citrix
9 19 (1.32%) MobileIron
10 18 (1.25%) Atlassian
10 18 (1.25%) HP
11 17 (1.18%) IBM
12 14 (0.97%) Samsung
13 13 (0.90%) Lotus
13 13 (0.90%) VMware
14 8 (0.56%) Pega
14 8 (0.56%) Remedy
14 8 (0.56%) Telerik
15 7 (0.49%) BMC
15 7 (0.49%) Facebook
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Pearson Frank
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Plexus Resource Solutions ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
WestPoint Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £540 p/day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum 12 month fixed term contract
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: Circa £400-500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £470 per day 3 Months Rolling
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Modis International
Rate: £19 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Rate: £350 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Tech Associates
Rate: From £450 to £650 per day TBC
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
PCR
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Accenture
Rate: From £26,100 to £42,570 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago