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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iOS Developer
Rank 368 312 337
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +25
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 302 408 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.70% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.74% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 320 219
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £31.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 -

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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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 September 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 -53 286 £425 - 109
London -63 176 £450 - 67
City of London +3 33 £475 +15.15% 18
North West 0 24 £425 +7.93% 23
Yorkshire +21 23 £363 +20.83% 3
West Yorkshire +30 21 £363 +3.57% 3
Manchester -1 21 £425 +2.40% 17
South West +9 18 £500 +42.85% 6
Bristol +9 17 £500 +25.00% 5
Leeds +18 16 £389 +11.07% 3
South East -19 15 £350 -6.66% 2
Scotland +11 14 £375 -3.22% 5
East of England +10 14 £350 +16.66% 3
Cambridgeshire +38 12 £350 +55.55%
Edinburgh +22 12 £375 -6.25% 3
Cambridge +25 11 £350 +55.55%
East Midlands -1 6 £400 +8.10% 3
Salford - 6 £413 - 1
West Sussex -8 5 £338 -23.94%
West Midlands -27 4 £375 +19.04% 2
Berkshire +9 3 £375 +50.00%
Hampshire +8 3 £355 -5.96% 1
Surrey +6 3 £500 +25.00%
Crawley +2 3 - -
Leicestershire +2 2 £300 -4.76%
Northamptonshire -3 2 £400 - 1
Nottingham -17 2 £450 +5.88% 2
Nottinghamshire -18 2 £450 +5.88% 2
Loughborough - 2 £300 -
Stockport - 2 £425 - 1

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 551 (98.75%) Apple iOS
2 549 (98.39%) iOS Development
3 408 (73.12%) Objective-C
4 327 (58.60%) Apple Swift
5 295 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
6 193 (34.59%) TDD
7 175 (31.36%) Cocoa
8 161 (28.85%) Mobile Development
9 152 (27.24%) Mobile App
10 148 (26.52%) Xcode
11 140 (25.09%) Scrum
12 128 (22.94%) Android
13 119 (21.33%) User Experience
14 112 (20.07%) Unit Testing
15 110 (19.71%) iPhone
16 108 (19.35%) RESTful
16 108 (19.35%) Apple
17 103 (18.46%) BDD
18 101 (18.10%) iPad
18 101 (18.10%) Git (software)
19 94 (16.85%) Cocoa Touch
19 94 (16.85%) Core Data
20 93 (16.67%) Android Development
21 87 (15.59%) OO
22 85 (15.23%) Web Services
23 80 (14.34%) JavaScript
23 80 (14.34%) REST
24 77 (13.80%) JSON
25 74 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
26 73 (13.08%) iOS SDK

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 3 (0.54%) CMS
1 3 (0.54%) Confluence
2 2 (0.36%) Apache
2 2 (0.36%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (0.36%) JBoss
3 1 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.18%) Mule
3 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.54%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.18%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (3.58%) TestFlight
3 9 (1.61%) Google Play
3 9 (1.61%) iTunes
4 8 (1.43%) GitHub
5 4 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.54%) Firebase
6 3 (0.54%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.18%) Heroku
7 1 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.30%) HTTP
2 17 (3.05%) Internet
3 16 (2.87%) Network Security
4 8 (1.43%) Skype
5 5 (0.90%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.54%) MQTT
7 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.36%) SSL
7 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.18%) iBeacon
8 1 (0.18%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.66%) MongoDB
2 24 (4.30%) SQLite
3 23 (4.12%) MySQL
4 21 (3.76%) CouchDB
5 20 (3.58%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.36%) Big Data
6 2 (0.36%) DB2
7 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.18%) Mixpanel
7 1 (0.18%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 148 (26.52%) Xcode
2 101 (18.10%) Git (software)
3 35 (6.27%) Jenkins
4 30 (5.38%) Subversion
5 17 (3.05%) JIRA
6 15 (2.69%) CocoaPods
7 12 (2.15%) Calabash
8 11 (1.97%) Maven
9 10 (1.79%) Hudson
10 9 (1.61%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.25%) Ant
12 6 (1.08%) Android Studio
12 6 (1.08%) Appium
12 6 (1.08%) Gradle
13 5 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.90%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.90%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.72%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 3 (0.54%) JUnit
15 3 (0.54%) Selenium
General
1 31 (5.56%) Retail
2 28 (5.02%) Games
3 22 (3.94%) Banking
4 20 (3.58%) Finance
4 20 (3.58%) Publishing
5 15 (2.69%) Marketing
6 9 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.36%) Advertising
7 2 (0.36%) Private Banking
7 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.18%) Back Office
8 1 (0.18%) German Language
8 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (31.36%) Cocoa
2 108 (19.35%) RESTful
3 94 (16.85%) Cocoa Touch
3 94 (16.85%) Core Data
4 85 (15.23%) Web Services
5 80 (14.34%) REST
6 77 (13.80%) JSON
7 73 (13.08%) iOS SDK
8 56 (10.04%) Core Animation
9 55 (9.86%) XML
10 46 (8.24%) HTML
11 38 (6.81%) CSS
12 36 (6.45%) SOAP
13 34 (6.09%) UIKit
14 32 (5.73%) HTML5
15 24 (4.30%) CSS3
16 19 (3.41%) OpenGL
17 18 (3.23%) Android SDK
17 18 (3.23%) Node.js
18 10 (1.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 152 (27.24%) Mobile App
2 119 (21.33%) User Experience
3 110 (19.71%) iPhone
4 101 (18.10%) iPad
5 55 (9.86%) Animation
6 52 (9.32%) Computer Science
7 25 (4.48%) Digital Media
8 19 (3.41%) Fintech
9 18 (3.23%) Apple TV
9 18 (3.23%) Smartphone
10 14 (2.51%) Data Structures
11 12 (2.15%) Algorithms
11 12 (2.15%) Cryptography
12 11 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
14 9 (1.61%) Mathematics
15 8 (1.43%) Augmented Reality
15 8 (1.43%) Social Media
15 8 (1.43%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 551 (98.75%) Apple iOS
2 128 (22.94%) Android
3 10 (1.79%) Windows
4 8 (1.43%) Linux
5 6 (1.08%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.72%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.72%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (98.39%) iOS Development
2 295 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (34.59%) TDD
4 161 (28.85%) Mobile Development
5 140 (25.09%) Scrum
6 112 (20.07%) Unit Testing
7 103 (18.46%) BDD
8 93 (16.67%) Android Development
9 87 (15.59%) OO
10 74 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
11 65 (11.65%) E-Commerce
12 56 (10.04%) Software Engineering
13 40 (7.17%) OOD
14 38 (6.81%) Automated Testing
15 33 (5.91%) OOP
16 30 (5.38%) Pair Programming
17 26 (4.66%) Memory Management
18 25 (4.48%) Progressive Enhancement
18 25 (4.48%) Web Development
19 23 (4.12%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 408 (73.12%) Objective-C
2 327 (58.60%) Apple Swift
3 80 (14.34%) JavaScript
4 66 (11.83%) Java
5 28 (5.02%) C++
5 28 (5.02%) SQL
6 24 (4.30%) PHP
7 19 (3.41%) C#
8 17 (3.05%) C
9 15 (2.69%) Ruby
10 5 (0.90%) Python
11 2 (0.36%) ECMAScript
11 2 (0.36%) ES6
11 2 (0.36%) RubyMotion
12 1 (0.18%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.18%) R
12 1 (0.18%) Scala
12 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (10.22%) Degree
2 2 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.25%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) SDET
3 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 108 (19.35%) Apple
2 15 (2.69%) Google
3 14 (2.51%) Xamarin
4 7 (1.25%) ION Trading
5 6 (1.08%) Twitter
6 4 (0.72%) Facebook
7 3 (0.54%) Appcelerator
7 3 (0.54%) Kony
8 2 (0.36%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle
8 2 (0.36%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.18%) HP
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