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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iOS Developer
Rank 384 328 336
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +8
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 273 381 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.65% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.69% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 284 218
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £32.60 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.60 -

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
50509 55363 53299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.95% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32914 35215 32203
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1615 2084 2078
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -63 268 £425 - 98
London -52 166 £450 - 57
City of London +30 37 £475 +8.32% 19
North West -7 25 £425 +6.25% 11
Manchester +6 19 £425 +5.59% 8
South East -15 18 £325 -13.33% 4
South West -1 17 £500 +25.00% 7
Yorkshire +15 16 £363 +26.08% 3
East of England +23 15 £350 +16.66% 5
West Yorkshire +15 14 £388 +19.23% 2
Cambridgeshire +32 13 £350 +7.69% 2
Cambridge +29 12 £350 +7.69% 2
Bristol -5 12 £500 +25.00% 6
Leeds +9 11 £406 +25.00% 2
Hampshire +10 5 £294 -18.96% 1
Scotland +10 5 £350 -12.50% 3
Edinburgh +5 4 £350 -12.50% 2
Tunbridge Wells 0 4 - -
West Sussex -1 4 £388 +6.89% 2
Kent -3 4 - -
West Midlands -29 4 £350 -9.67% 3
Salford - 4 £413 -
Berkshire +14 3 £375 +50.00%
East Midlands 0 3 £300 - 7
Birmingham -10 3 £350 -
Cheshire -10 3 £450 +20.80% 2
Leicestershire +11 2 £300 -4.76% 1
Southampton +9 2 £269 -28.33%
Wiltshire +8 2 - -
Surrey +7 2 - -

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 523 (98.87%) iOS Development
2 520 (98.30%) Apple iOS
3 371 (70.13%) Objective-C
4 289 (54.63%) Apple Swift
5 258 (48.77%) Agile Software Development
6 177 (33.46%) TDD
7 163 (30.81%) Xcode
8 161 (30.43%) Cocoa
9 147 (27.79%) Mobile App
10 146 (27.60%) Mobile Development
11 119 (22.50%) Scrum
12 116 (21.93%) iPhone
13 112 (21.17%) Android
14 110 (20.79%) Unit Testing
14 110 (20.79%) iPad
15 109 (20.60%) User Experience
16 106 (20.04%) Apple
17 92 (17.39%) RESTful
18 91 (17.20%) BDD
19 88 (16.64%) Git (software)
20 86 (16.26%) Cocoa Touch
21 78 (14.74%) Core Data
22 76 (14.37%) Android Development
23 75 (14.18%) OO
24 73 (13.80%) JSON
25 71 (13.42%) iOS SDK
26 70 (13.23%) REST
26 70 (13.23%) Web Services
26 70 (13.23%) JavaScript
27 65 (12.29%) Continuous Integration

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 7 (1.32%) Mule
2 5 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (0.76%) CMS
4 2 (0.38%) Apache
4 2 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (0.38%) JBoss
5 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.57%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.19%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.21%) TestFlight
3 9 (1.70%) GitHub
4 7 (1.32%) Google Play
4 7 (1.32%) iTunes
5 4 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.57%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.38%) Firebase
8 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.10%) HTTP
2 17 (3.21%) Network Security
3 12 (2.27%) Internet
4 5 (0.95%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.57%) MQTT
6 2 (0.38%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.38%) Skype
6 2 (0.38%) SSL
6 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.19%) DNS
7 1 (0.19%) RIP
7 1 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 23 (4.35%) SQLite
2 21 (3.97%) MySQL
3 18 (3.40%) CouchDB
4 17 (3.21%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.38%) Big Data
5 2 (0.38%) DB2
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.19%) Mixpanel
6 1 (0.19%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 163 (30.81%) Xcode
2 88 (16.64%) Git (software)
3 31 (5.86%) Jenkins
4 23 (4.35%) Subversion
5 12 (2.27%) CocoaPods
6 11 (2.08%) Ant
7 10 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (1.70%) Bitbucket
8 9 (1.70%) Gradle
9 6 (1.13%) Appium
9 6 (1.13%) Hudson
9 6 (1.13%) Maven
10 5 (0.95%) Android Studio
10 5 (0.95%) Calabash
10 5 (0.95%) JIRA
10 5 (0.95%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 4 (0.76%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.57%) JUnit
12 3 (0.57%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (5.10%) Games
1 27 (5.10%) Retail
2 23 (4.35%) Banking
3 19 (3.59%) Publishing
4 17 (3.21%) Finance
5 11 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.32%) Marketing
7 6 (1.13%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.38%) Advertising
8 2 (0.38%) Back Office
8 2 (0.38%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.19%) Billing
9 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (30.43%) Cocoa
2 92 (17.39%) RESTful
3 86 (16.26%) Cocoa Touch
4 78 (14.74%) Core Data
5 73 (13.80%) JSON
6 71 (13.42%) iOS SDK
7 70 (13.23%) REST
7 70 (13.23%) Web Services
8 53 (10.02%) XML
9 44 (8.32%) Core Animation
10 39 (7.37%) UIKit
11 36 (6.81%) SOAP
12 31 (5.86%) HTML
13 23 (4.35%) CSS
14 19 (3.59%) HTML5
15 18 (3.40%) OpenGL
16 15 (2.84%) Node.js
17 14 (2.65%) CSS3
18 8 (1.51%) .NET
18 8 (1.51%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 147 (27.79%) Mobile App
2 116 (21.93%) iPhone
3 110 (20.79%) iPad
4 109 (20.60%) User Experience
5 51 (9.64%) Computer Science
6 42 (7.94%) Animation
7 26 (4.91%) Digital Media
8 19 (3.59%) Apple TV
9 16 (3.02%) Mobile Banking
10 15 (2.84%) Smartphone
11 14 (2.65%) Data Structures
12 13 (2.46%) Fintech
13 11 (2.08%) Algorithms
13 11 (2.08%) Cryptography
14 9 (1.70%) Mathematics
14 9 (1.70%) NHS
14 9 (1.70%) Social Media
15 8 (1.51%) Augmented Reality
15 8 (1.51%) Embedded Systems
16 7 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 520 (98.30%) Apple iOS
2 112 (21.17%) Android
3 11 (2.08%) Windows
4 9 (1.70%) Linux
5 5 (0.95%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.76%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.76%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.38%) Unix
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (98.87%) iOS Development
2 258 (48.77%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (33.46%) TDD
4 146 (27.60%) Mobile Development
5 119 (22.50%) Scrum
6 110 (20.79%) Unit Testing
7 91 (17.20%) BDD
8 76 (14.37%) Android Development
9 75 (14.18%) OO
10 65 (12.29%) Continuous Integration
11 58 (10.96%) E-Commerce
12 50 (9.45%) Software Engineering
13 38 (7.18%) OOD
14 31 (5.86%) OOP
15 28 (5.29%) Automated Testing
15 28 (5.29%) Web Development
16 25 (4.73%) Memory Management
16 25 (4.73%) Multithreading
17 23 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
18 20 (3.78%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 371 (70.13%) Objective-C
2 289 (54.63%) Apple Swift
3 70 (13.23%) JavaScript
4 61 (11.53%) Java
5 27 (5.10%) C++
6 25 (4.73%) SQL
7 24 (4.54%) PHP
8 22 (4.16%) C#
9 17 (3.21%) C
10 11 (2.08%) Ruby
11 3 (0.57%) Python
12 2 (0.38%) ECMAScript
12 2 (0.38%) ES6
13 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.19%) F#
13 1 (0.19%) Groovy
13 1 (0.19%) R
13 1 (0.19%) RubyMotion
13 1 (0.19%) Scala
13 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (10.78%) Degree
2 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.76%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (0.95%) Docker
2 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (0.57%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 106 (20.04%) Apple
2 14 (2.65%) Google
2 14 (2.65%) Xamarin
3 6 (1.13%) ION Trading
4 3 (0.57%) Appcelerator
4 3 (0.57%) Facebook
4 3 (0.57%) Twitter
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle
6 1 (0.19%) HP
6 1 (0.19%) Kony
6 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
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