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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iOS Developer
UK
Rank 379 390 332
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -58
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 233 247 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.47% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.50% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 176 211
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 £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year
-4.51% -

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
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

iOS Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 February 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 +37 219 £425 +3.03% 89
London +11 124 £450 - 51
Yorkshire +35 26 £410 +2.50% 2
West Yorkshire +38 25 £410 +2.50% 1
Leeds +24 25 £410 +2.50% 1
North West +30 20 £400 +14.28% 15
East of England +14 19 £275 -15.38% 2
City of London +3 18 £460 -0.54% 10
Manchester +19 12 £425 +3.03% 8
Scotland +5 12 £438 +2.94% 4
South East +6 11 £400 - 5
Essex +3 10 £275 -32.30%
West Midlands +14 9 £350 +27.27% 6
Buckinghamshire -3 7 £400 +23.07%
Cheshire +24 6 £350 - 4
Edinburgh +12 5 £500 +6.66% 2
Bedfordshire +6 5 £450 +38.46%
East Midlands +4 5 £325 +18.18% 3
Glasgow -8 5 £316 -15.66% 2
Solihull - 5 £350 -
Warrington +31 4 £350 -6.66%
Leicestershire +8 4 £325 +18.18% 3
Brentwood - 4 £265 -
St Albans - 4 £275 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £275 -
South West +10 3 £413 +22.22% 3
Milton Keynes 0 3 £450 +38.46%
Bedford -2 3 £450 +38.46%
North East - 3 £350 - 1
Luton +13 2 - -

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 478 (97.75%) Apple iOS
2 472 (96.52%) iOS Development
3 330 (67.48%) Apple Swift
4 329 (67.28%) Objective-C
5 251 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
6 156 (31.90%) TDD
7 149 (30.47%) Android
8 144 (29.45%) Mobile App
9 123 (25.15%) Cocoa
10 108 (22.09%) RESTful
11 104 (21.27%) Mobile Development
12 101 (20.65%) Scrum
13 100 (20.45%) Android Development
14 84 (17.18%) Xcode
14 84 (17.18%) JavaScript
15 82 (16.77%) Git (software)
15 82 (16.77%) User Experience
16 81 (16.56%) Web Services
17 76 (15.54%) iPhone
17 76 (15.54%) Core Data
18 74 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
19 70 (14.31%) REST
20 63 (12.88%) Apple
21 62 (12.68%) OO
21 62 (12.68%) HTML
21 62 (12.68%) iOS SDK
22 61 (12.47%) Unit Testing
23 58 (11.86%) JSON
23 58 (11.86%) Java
24 57 (11.66%) Cocoa Touch

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 9 (1.84%) Confluence
2 5 (1.02%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.82%) Mule
4 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.41%) CMS
4 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.86%) GitHub
1 14 (2.86%) TestFlight
2 12 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.23%) Google Play
4 5 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.02%) iTunes
5 3 (0.61%) Firebase
6 2 (0.41%) Heroku
6 2 (0.41%) Office 365
6 2 (0.41%) Yammer
7 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.45%) Network Security
2 8 (1.64%) HTTP
2 8 (1.64%) Skype
3 7 (1.43%) Internet
4 5 (1.02%) VoIP
5 4 (0.82%) Bluetooth
5 4 (0.82%) iBeacon
5 4 (0.82%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.20%) NFC
6 1 (0.20%) SSL
6 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.27%) MongoDB
2 15 (3.07%) MySQL
2 15 (3.07%) SQLite
3 12 (2.45%) CouchDB
4 10 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (1.23%) Mixpanel
5 6 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 84 (17.18%) Xcode
2 82 (16.77%) Git (software)
3 51 (10.43%) Jenkins
4 32 (6.54%) JIRA
4 32 (6.54%) Subversion
5 19 (3.89%) CocoaPods
6 13 (2.66%) git-flow
7 12 (2.45%) Calabash
8 10 (2.04%) JUnit
8 10 (2.04%) Travis CI
9 9 (1.84%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.43%) Android Studio
10 7 (1.43%) Hudson
10 7 (1.43%) Maven
11 6 (1.23%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.23%) CircleCI
12 5 (1.02%) Selenium
13 4 (0.82%) WebDriver
14 3 (0.61%) Appium
14 3 (0.61%) Gradle
General
1 38 (7.77%) Retail
2 25 (5.11%) Finance
3 20 (4.09%) Banking
4 16 (3.27%) Games
5 11 (2.25%) Publishing
6 10 (2.04%) Marketing
7 8 (1.64%) Automotive
8 6 (1.23%) Advertising
9 3 (0.61%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.61%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.20%) Back Office
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (25.15%) Cocoa
2 108 (22.09%) RESTful
3 81 (16.56%) Web Services
4 76 (15.54%) Core Data
5 70 (14.31%) REST
6 62 (12.68%) HTML
6 62 (12.68%) iOS SDK
7 58 (11.86%) JSON
8 57 (11.66%) Cocoa Touch
9 47 (9.61%) Core Animation
10 43 (8.79%) CSS
11 38 (7.77%) XML
12 36 (7.36%) HTML5
13 30 (6.13%) .NET
14 20 (4.09%) SOAP
15 19 (3.89%) Android SDK
15 19 (3.89%) CSS3
16 15 (3.07%) jQuery
16 15 (3.07%) Xamarin.iOS
17 13 (2.66%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 144 (29.45%) Mobile App
2 82 (16.77%) User Experience
3 76 (15.54%) iPhone
4 54 (11.04%) iPad
5 37 (7.57%) Animation
6 20 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.66%) Smartphone
8 11 (2.25%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.25%) Fintech
9 10 (2.04%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (1.84%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.43%) mHealth
12 6 (1.23%) Video on Demand
13 5 (1.02%) Digital Media
13 5 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
14 3 (0.61%) Online Banking
14 3 (0.61%) Social Network
14 3 (0.61%) Streaming Media
14 3 (0.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 478 (97.75%) Apple iOS
2 149 (30.47%) Android
3 11 (2.25%) Windows
4 8 (1.64%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.23%) Linux
6 4 (0.82%) Unix
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (96.52%) iOS Development
2 251 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (31.90%) TDD
4 104 (21.27%) Mobile Development
5 101 (20.65%) Scrum
6 100 (20.45%) Android Development
7 74 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
8 62 (12.68%) OO
9 61 (12.47%) Unit Testing
10 55 (11.25%) Pair Programming
11 47 (9.61%) BDD
12 46 (9.41%) E-Commerce
13 38 (7.77%) Software Engineering
14 36 (7.36%) Automated Testing
15 27 (5.52%) OOD
16 26 (5.32%) OOP
17 22 (4.50%) Multithreading
18 21 (4.29%) API Design
19 20 (4.09%) Mobile Application Development
19 20 (4.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 330 (67.48%) Apple Swift
2 329 (67.28%) Objective-C
3 84 (17.18%) JavaScript
4 58 (11.86%) Java
5 36 (7.36%) C#
6 24 (4.91%) C++
7 18 (3.68%) SQL
8 14 (2.86%) C
8 14 (2.86%) Ruby
9 13 (2.66%) PHP
10 4 (0.82%) Python
11 1 (0.20%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.20%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.20%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.20%) ES6
11 1 (0.20%) RubyMotion
11 1 (0.20%) VB
11 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (2.86%) Degree
2 6 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.84%) QA
2 4 (0.82%) SDET
Systems Management
1 7 (1.43%) AirWatch
2 6 (1.23%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 63 (12.88%) Apple
2 28 (5.73%) Xamarin
3 7 (1.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (1.23%) Coremetrics
4 6 (1.23%) Google
5 4 (0.82%) Splunk
5 4 (0.82%) Tealium
6 3 (0.61%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.61%) Facebook
6 3 (0.61%) Kony
6 3 (0.61%) Twitter
7 2 (0.41%) Infor
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle
7 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.41%) SAP
7 2 (0.41%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.20%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.20%) Optimizely
8 1 (0.20%) PubNub
8 1 (0.20%) Telerik
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