The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had iOS Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iOS Developer
Rank 401 349 380
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +31
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 238 316 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.58% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.61% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 225 211
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £323 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.51 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+108.62% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47494 51855 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31084 33012 33811
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2028 2194
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

iOS Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured iOS Developer in the job title.

iOS Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

iOS Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iOS Developer within the UK.

iOS Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

iOS Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

iOS Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

iOS Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iOS Developer within the UK.

iOS Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

iOS Developer
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 iOS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -47 225 £425 - 97
London -38 145 £438 +1.74% 42
East of England +26 21 £450 +63.63% 2
City of London 0 20 £488 +21.87% 11
Edinburgh +20 12 £375 +3.44% 3
Yorkshire +14 12 £383 -6.70% 1
West Yorkshire +14 12 £383 -6.70% 1
Scotland +4 12 £375 +7.14% 4
East Midlands +2 12 £375 -11.76% 9
South East -17 12 £338 -30.76% 7
Leeds +14 11 £390 -4.87% 1
Bedfordshire - 10 £450 -
South West +5 8 £357 +9.76% 6
North West -12 8 £388 -1.58% 17
Essex - 8 £313 - 1
Leicestershire - 8 £375 - 2
Manchester -6 7 £400 +6.66% 11
Bedford - 7 £450 -
Bristol +4 6 £340 -10.52% 2
West Sussex -7 6 £115 -78.09% 1
Crawley +6 3 - -
Nottingham -3 3 £450 +5.88% 7
Nottinghamshire -5 3 £450 +5.88% 7
West Midlands -20 3 £375 +19.04% 12
Leicester - 3 £360 - 1
Arundel - 3 £115 -
Cambridge +9 2 £198 -28.18% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 2 £338 -20.58% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £198 -28.18% 1
Oxfordshire -2 2 - - 2

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, iOS Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring iOS Developer in the job title.

1 513 (98.09%) Apple iOS
2 506 (96.75%) iOS Development
3 380 (72.66%) Objective-C
4 338 (64.63%) Apple Swift
5 264 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
6 185 (35.37%) TDD
7 153 (29.25%) Cocoa
8 144 (27.53%) Android
9 138 (26.39%) Mobile Development
10 128 (24.47%) Mobile App
11 126 (24.09%) Xcode
12 120 (22.94%) Scrum
13 110 (21.03%) Git (software)
14 104 (19.89%) RESTful
15 101 (19.31%) Android Development
16 97 (18.55%) User Experience
17 95 (18.16%) Unit Testing
18 88 (16.83%) Web Services
19 87 (16.63%) iPhone
20 86 (16.44%) BDD
21 83 (15.87%) REST
22 82 (15.68%) Apple
23 80 (15.30%) JavaScript
24 78 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
25 74 (14.15%) Cocoa Touch
26 73 (13.96%) JSON
27 72 (13.77%) Core Data
28 71 (13.58%) iPad
29 65 (12.43%) iOS SDK
29 65 (12.43%) OO

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (0.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.76%) Confluence
3 3 (0.57%) CMS
4 2 (0.38%) Apache
4 2 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.19%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (0.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (4.78%) TestFlight
3 12 (2.29%) Google Play
4 11 (2.10%) GitHub
5 10 (1.91%) iTunes
6 7 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.57%) Firebase
7 3 (0.57%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.38%) Office 365
8 2 (0.38%) Yammer
9 1 (0.19%) Heroku
9 1 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.87%) HTTP
2 14 (2.68%) Internet
3 13 (2.49%) Network Security
4 8 (1.53%) Skype
5 4 (0.76%) iBeacon
6 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.19%) SSL
6 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.54%) MySQL
1 29 (5.54%) SQLite
2 27 (5.16%) MongoDB
3 26 (4.97%) CouchDB
4 23 (4.40%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (1.34%) Mixpanel
6 4 (0.76%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.38%) DB2
8 1 (0.19%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 126 (24.09%) Xcode
2 110 (21.03%) Git (software)
3 40 (7.65%) Jenkins
4 38 (7.27%) Subversion
5 21 (4.02%) JIRA
6 19 (3.63%) CocoaPods
7 17 (3.25%) Calabash
8 12 (2.29%) Hudson
9 10 (1.91%) Travis CI
10 9 (1.72%) git-flow
10 9 (1.72%) Maven
11 8 (1.53%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.53%) JUnit
12 6 (1.15%) Android Studio
12 6 (1.15%) Appium
12 6 (1.15%) CircleCI
13 5 (0.96%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.96%) Selenium
14 4 (0.76%) WebDriver
15 3 (0.57%) Mercurial
General
1 36 (6.88%) Retail
2 29 (5.54%) Games
3 18 (3.44%) Finance
4 15 (2.87%) Publishing
5 13 (2.49%) Marketing
6 12 (2.29%) Banking
7 8 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.76%) Advertising
9 2 (0.38%) Automotive
9 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.38%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (29.25%) Cocoa
2 104 (19.89%) RESTful
3 88 (16.83%) Web Services
4 83 (15.87%) REST
5 74 (14.15%) Cocoa Touch
6 73 (13.96%) JSON
7 72 (13.77%) Core Data
8 65 (12.43%) iOS SDK
9 53 (10.13%) HTML
10 47 (8.99%) Core Animation
11 43 (8.22%) XML
12 41 (7.84%) CSS
13 36 (6.88%) HTML5
14 30 (5.74%) SOAP
15 25 (4.78%) .NET
16 24 (4.59%) CSS3
17 21 (4.02%) UIKit
18 17 (3.25%) Android SDK
19 16 (3.06%) Node.js
20 9 (1.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 128 (24.47%) Mobile App
2 97 (18.55%) User Experience
3 87 (16.63%) iPhone
4 71 (13.58%) iPad
5 37 (7.07%) Animation
6 31 (5.93%) Computer Science
7 20 (3.82%) Digital Media
8 16 (3.06%) Fintech
9 15 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (2.29%) Apple TV
12 10 (1.91%) Smartphone
13 7 (1.34%) Augmented Reality
13 7 (1.34%) NHS
13 7 (1.34%) Video on Demand
14 6 (1.15%) Algorithms
14 6 (1.15%) Data Structures
14 6 (1.15%) mHealth
14 6 (1.15%) Wiki
15 5 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 513 (98.09%) Apple iOS
2 144 (27.53%) Android
3 11 (2.10%) Windows
4 8 (1.53%) Mac OS X
5 5 (0.96%) Linux
6 4 (0.76%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.57%) Unix
7 3 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 506 (96.75%) iOS Development
2 264 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (35.37%) TDD
4 138 (26.39%) Mobile Development
5 120 (22.94%) Scrum
6 101 (19.31%) Android Development
7 95 (18.16%) Unit Testing
8 86 (16.44%) BDD
9 78 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
10 65 (12.43%) OO
11 62 (11.85%) E-Commerce
12 56 (10.71%) Software Engineering
13 45 (8.60%) Pair Programming
14 31 (5.93%) OOP
15 30 (5.74%) Automated Testing
16 28 (5.35%) Progressive Enhancement
17 27 (5.16%) Test Automation
18 24 (4.59%) OOD
19 22 (4.21%) Web Development
20 20 (3.82%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 380 (72.66%) Objective-C
2 338 (64.63%) Apple Swift
3 80 (15.30%) JavaScript
4 58 (11.09%) Java
5 32 (6.12%) SQL
6 27 (5.16%) C#
7 26 (4.97%) C++
8 20 (3.82%) PHP
9 17 (3.25%) Ruby
10 12 (2.29%) C
11 4 (0.76%) Python
12 3 (0.57%) ECMAScript
12 3 (0.57%) ES6
13 2 (0.38%) RubyMotion
13 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.19%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.19%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.19%) R
14 1 (0.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (6.69%) Degree
2 4 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.10%) QA
2 4 (0.76%) SDET
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 82 (15.68%) Apple
2 19 (3.63%) Xamarin
3 15 (2.87%) Google
4 6 (1.15%) Coremetrics
5 5 (0.96%) Microsoft
6 4 (0.76%) Oracle
6 4 (0.76%) Twitter
7 3 (0.57%) Facebook
8 2 (0.38%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.38%) Infor
8 2 (0.38%) Kony
8 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.38%) SAP
8 2 (0.38%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.19%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.19%) Optimizely
9 1 (0.19%) PubNub
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