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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iOS Developer
Rank 402 327 357
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +30
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 257 355 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.64% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.68% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 234 196
Median daily rate £425 £413 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £531 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
51146 52265 50988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.79% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33349 32884 31286
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1531 1986 2062
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -76 246 £438 +6.06% 112
London -53 152 £475 +11.76% 58
South East 0 36 £450 +28.11% 13
City of London +32 26 £450 +3.80% 11
Yorkshire +15 19 £413 +14.58% 4
West Yorkshire +13 17 £413 +14.58% 4
Leeds +10 17 £413 +14.58% 4
West Sussex -3 14 £450 +50.00%
North West -40 13 £413 +13.79% 13
South West -15 12 £375 -6.25% 3
Kent +6 10 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells -1 10 - -
Crawley +5 9 £450 +50.00%
Scotland -7 9 £270 -48.57% 4
Manchester -23 8 £375 -6.25% 10
Glasgow - 7 £270 - 1
Buckinghamshire +5 5 £425 +13.33%
Bristol -12 5 £413 +3.12% 1
Wiltshire - 5 - -
East Midlands -11 4 £330 -12.00% 3
Cheshire -20 4 £450 +28.57% 1
West Midlands -21 4 £281 -27.41% 6
North East - 4 £325 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 4 £325 - 1
Cambridge +17 3 £375 -14.28% 7
Cambridgeshire +17 3 £375 -14.28% 7
East of England +10 3 £375 -16.66% 11
Milton Keynes +7 3 - -
Nottingham -2 3 £340 -20.00% 2
Berkshire -3 3 £425 -3.40% 1

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 504 (99.02%) iOS Development
2 503 (98.82%) Apple iOS
3 345 (67.78%) Objective-C
4 263 (51.67%) Apple Swift
5 223 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
6 152 (29.86%) TDD
7 145 (28.49%) Mobile App
8 140 (27.50%) Mobile Development
9 138 (27.11%) Xcode
10 130 (25.54%) Cocoa
11 110 (21.61%) iPhone
12 106 (20.83%) Scrum
13 103 (20.24%) User Experience
14 101 (19.84%) Android
15 100 (19.65%) iPad
16 97 (19.06%) Unit Testing
17 96 (18.86%) RESTful
18 92 (18.07%) Apple
19 77 (15.13%) Android Development
20 76 (14.93%) BDD
21 73 (14.34%) Web Services
22 72 (14.15%) Cocoa Touch
23 67 (13.16%) JSON
24 65 (12.77%) Git (software)
24 65 (12.77%) REST
25 63 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
26 60 (11.79%) iOS SDK
26 60 (11.79%) JavaScript
27 58 (11.39%) OO
28 55 (10.81%) Java

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 11 (2.16%) CMS
2 7 (1.38%) Mule
3 5 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.39%) JBoss
5 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.59%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.96%) GitHub
1 10 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (1.96%) TestFlight
2 6 (1.18%) iTunes
3 4 (0.79%) Google Play
4 3 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.32%) HTTP
2 10 (1.96%) Network Security
3 5 (0.98%) Bluetooth
4 4 (0.79%) Internet
4 4 (0.79%) MQTT
5 2 (0.39%) SSL
6 1 (0.20%) DNS
6 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.20%) RIP
6 1 (0.20%) SSH
6 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.95%) MongoDB
2 14 (2.75%) SQLite
3 12 (2.36%) MySQL
4 10 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
4 10 (1.96%) CouchDB
5 2 (0.39%) Big Data
5 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 138 (27.11%) Xcode
2 65 (12.77%) Git (software)
3 33 (6.48%) Jenkins
4 15 (2.95%) Ant
4 15 (2.95%) Gradle
5 14 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (2.55%) Subversion
7 10 (1.96%) CocoaPods
8 9 (1.77%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.98%) Android Studio
9 5 (0.98%) Clang
10 4 (0.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (0.79%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.59%) Appium
11 3 (0.59%) JIRA
12 2 (0.39%) git-flow
12 2 (0.39%) Maven
12 2 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.39%) Travis CI
13 1 (0.20%) JUnit
General
1 30 (5.89%) Banking
2 27 (5.30%) Finance
2 27 (5.30%) Retail
3 22 (4.32%) Games
3 22 (4.32%) Publishing
4 11 (2.16%) Retail Banking
5 9 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.18%) Marketing
7 4 (0.79%) Automotive
8 3 (0.59%) Back Office
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.20%) Billing
9 1 (0.20%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (25.54%) Cocoa
2 96 (18.86%) RESTful
3 73 (14.34%) Web Services
4 72 (14.15%) Cocoa Touch
5 67 (13.16%) JSON
6 65 (12.77%) REST
7 60 (11.79%) iOS SDK
8 49 (9.63%) XML
9 45 (8.84%) Core Animation
10 30 (5.89%) SOAP
11 27 (5.30%) HTML
12 24 (4.72%) UIKit
13 19 (3.73%) CSS
14 18 (3.54%) HTML5
14 18 (3.54%) OpenGL
15 15 (2.95%) CSS3
16 14 (2.75%) AngularJS
17 11 (2.16%) .NET
17 11 (2.16%) PhoneGap
18 10 (1.96%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 145 (28.49%) Mobile App
2 110 (21.61%) iPhone
3 103 (20.24%) User Experience
4 100 (19.65%) iPad
5 45 (8.84%) Animation
6 41 (8.06%) Computer Science
7 20 (3.93%) Data Structures
8 18 (3.54%) Mobile Banking
8 18 (3.54%) Smartphone
9 17 (3.34%) Algorithms
10 16 (3.14%) Digital Media
11 14 (2.75%) Cryptography
12 11 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (2.16%) Fintech
13 10 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
14 9 (1.77%) Apple TV
14 9 (1.77%) Mathematics
14 9 (1.77%) NHS
15 6 (1.18%) Augmented Reality
15 6 (1.18%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 503 (98.82%) Apple iOS
2 101 (19.84%) Android
3 9 (1.77%) Linux
4 8 (1.57%) Windows
5 4 (0.79%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.59%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.59%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.39%) Unix
8 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (99.02%) iOS Development
2 223 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (29.86%) TDD
4 140 (27.50%) Mobile Development
5 106 (20.83%) Scrum
6 97 (19.06%) Unit Testing
7 77 (15.13%) Android Development
8 76 (14.93%) BDD
9 63 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (11.39%) OO
11 47 (9.23%) E-Commerce
12 45 (8.84%) Software Engineering
13 33 (6.48%) Multithreading
13 33 (6.48%) OOD
14 26 (5.11%) Memory Management
15 24 (4.72%) Automated Testing
15 24 (4.72%) OOP
16 19 (3.73%) Web Development
17 18 (3.54%) Continuous Delivery
18 16 (3.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 345 (67.78%) Objective-C
2 263 (51.67%) Apple Swift
3 60 (11.79%) JavaScript
4 55 (10.81%) Java
5 24 (4.72%) C#
6 23 (4.52%) C++
7 22 (4.32%) C
8 16 (3.14%) PHP
9 15 (2.95%) SQL
10 6 (1.18%) Ruby
11 4 (0.79%) Groovy
12 3 (0.59%) Python
13 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.20%) F#
13 1 (0.20%) RubyMotion
13 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (9.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (1.18%) AirWatch
2 3 (0.59%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.39%) yum
Vendors
1 92 (18.07%) Apple
2 20 (3.93%) Xamarin
3 15 (2.95%) Google
4 8 (1.57%) ION Trading
5 7 (1.38%) Kony
6 4 (0.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (0.59%) Appcelerator
7 3 (0.59%) Facebook
7 3 (0.59%) Twitter
8 1 (0.20%) HP
8 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.20%) SAP
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