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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iOS Developer
Rank 398 328 413
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +85
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 268 355 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.64% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.67% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 220 154
Median daily rate £413 £400 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Median hourly rate - £41.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +26.15%

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
52745 52880 52258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.86% 94.75% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34373 32080 31881
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 2113 2153
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -95 244 £425 +6.25% 84
London -73 151 £475 +11.76% 46
Yorkshire +28 25 £388 - 6
West Yorkshire +35 24 £389 - 3
Leeds - 23 £390 - 3
South East -41 21 £419 +15.51% 12
North West -16 20 £375 +7.14% 9
Scotland -4 15 £400 +28.00% 3
City of London +10 14 £500 +17.64% 7
East of England +8 10 £350 -3.44% 1
South West -8 10 £413 +6.45% 2
Glasgow +13 9 £400 +6.66% 3
Manchester -9 8 £350 - 7
Cheshire -18 8 £375 +7.14%
Edinburgh -6 6 £400 -
West Sussex -21 6 £438 +45.83% 1
East Midlands +4 5 £300 -22.58% 2
Wales +4 5 £238 -
South Wales +1 5 £238 -
Bristol -1 5 £413 +6.45% 2
Wiltshire - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire +9 4 £400 -5.88%
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £338 -12.90%
Oxfordshire +11 3 - - 3
Cambridge +2 3 £400 -5.88%
Crawley -11 3 £450 +50.00%
Kent -27 3 £450 - 2
Cardiff - 3 £175 -
North East - 3 £325 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 £325 - 1

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 495 (99.20%) Apple iOS
2 492 (98.60%) iOS Development
3 312 (62.53%) Objective-C
4 235 (47.09%) Apple Swift
5 209 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
6 138 (27.66%) Mobile App
7 134 (26.85%) TDD
8 121 (24.25%) Xcode
9 115 (23.05%) Mobile Development
10 109 (21.84%) Android
11 108 (21.64%) RESTful
12 105 (21.04%) Cocoa
13 99 (19.84%) User Experience
14 96 (19.24%) iPhone
15 92 (18.44%) Scrum
16 87 (17.43%) iPad
17 84 (16.83%) Android Development
18 73 (14.63%) Apple
19 71 (14.23%) Unit Testing
20 65 (13.03%) BDD
21 64 (12.83%) iOS SDK
22 61 (12.22%) JSON
23 59 (11.82%) OO
23 59 (11.82%) JavaScript
24 55 (11.02%) REST
25 53 (10.62%) Software Engineering
26 52 (10.42%) Java
26 52 (10.42%) Web Services
27 46 (9.22%) XML
27 46 (9.22%) 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 14 (2.81%) CMS
2 7 (1.40%) Mule
3 5 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (0.80%) Confluence
5 3 (0.60%) Node.js
6 2 (0.40%) IIS
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.20%) MS Office
2 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.81%) GitHub
2 6 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.40%) SaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.61%) HTTP
2 6 (1.20%) Bluetooth
2 6 (1.20%) Network Security
3 4 (0.80%) MQTT
4 3 (0.60%) Internet
5 2 (0.40%) Firewall
5 2 (0.40%) RTSP
5 2 (0.40%) SSL
5 2 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.20%) DNS
6 1 (0.20%) iBeacon
6 1 (0.20%) PPP
6 1 (0.20%) PPTP
6 1 (0.20%) RIP
6 1 (0.20%) Skype
6 1 (0.20%) SSH
6 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.60%) SQLite
2 6 (1.20%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (0.80%) MySQL
4 4 (0.80%) SAP HANA
5 3 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (0.60%) Big Data
5 3 (0.60%) CouchDB
5 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 121 (24.25%) Xcode
2 43 (8.62%) Git (software)
3 27 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 14 (2.81%) Gradle
5 13 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (2.61%) Subversion
6 12 (2.40%) Ant
7 10 (2.00%) JIRA
8 7 (1.40%) Android Studio
9 6 (1.20%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 5 (1.00%) Clang
10 5 (1.00%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.00%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.80%) Appium
11 4 (0.80%) CocoaPods
11 4 (0.80%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.40%) git-flow
12 2 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.40%) Travis CI
General
1 35 (7.01%) Retail
2 34 (6.81%) Finance
3 26 (5.21%) Games
4 24 (4.81%) Banking
5 16 (3.21%) Publishing
6 11 (2.20%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.00%) Automotive
7 5 (1.00%) Marketing
8 4 (0.80%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.40%) Back Office
9 2 (0.40%) Electronics
9 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.20%) Billing
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (21.64%) RESTful
2 105 (21.04%) Cocoa
3 64 (12.83%) iOS SDK
4 61 (12.22%) JSON
5 55 (11.02%) REST
6 52 (10.42%) Web Services
7 46 (9.22%) XML
8 45 (9.02%) Cocoa Touch
9 34 (6.81%) HTML
10 29 (5.81%) SOAP
11 26 (5.21%) Core Animation
12 23 (4.61%) HTML5
13 21 (4.21%) CSS
14 18 (3.61%) .NET
15 16 (3.21%) AngularJS
16 14 (2.81%) UIKit
17 13 (2.61%) PhoneGap
18 11 (2.20%) CSS3
18 11 (2.20%) J2EE
18 11 (2.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 138 (27.66%) Mobile App
2 99 (19.84%) User Experience
3 96 (19.24%) iPhone
4 87 (17.43%) iPad
5 33 (6.61%) Computer Science
6 25 (5.01%) Animation
6 25 (5.01%) Data Structures
7 19 (3.81%) Algorithms
8 17 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.81%) Cryptography
10 13 (2.61%) Mobile Banking
11 12 (2.40%) Streaming Video
12 10 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (2.00%) Smartphone
13 8 (1.60%) Digital Media
14 7 (1.40%) Fintech
14 7 (1.40%) Social Media
14 7 (1.40%) Video on Demand
15 6 (1.20%) Blockchain
15 6 (1.20%) Cryptocurrency
Operating Systems
1 495 (99.20%) Apple iOS
2 109 (21.84%) Android
3 13 (2.61%) Windows
4 5 (1.00%) Linux
5 3 (0.60%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.20%) Unix
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (98.60%) iOS Development
2 209 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (26.85%) TDD
4 115 (23.05%) Mobile Development
5 92 (18.44%) Scrum
6 84 (16.83%) Android Development
7 71 (14.23%) Unit Testing
8 65 (13.03%) BDD
9 59 (11.82%) OO
10 53 (10.62%) Software Engineering
11 46 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (8.62%) E-Commerce
13 39 (7.82%) Multithreading
14 28 (5.61%) OOD
15 22 (4.41%) Mobile Application Development
16 21 (4.21%) Automated Testing
16 21 (4.21%) Memory Management
16 21 (4.21%) OOP
17 16 (3.21%) Continuous Delivery
17 16 (3.21%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 312 (62.53%) Objective-C
2 235 (47.09%) Apple Swift
3 59 (11.82%) JavaScript
4 52 (10.42%) Java
5 28 (5.61%) C#
6 25 (5.01%) C
6 25 (5.01%) C++
7 11 (2.20%) PHP
8 10 (2.00%) SQL
9 4 (0.80%) Groovy
9 4 (0.80%) Ruby
10 2 (0.40%) Python
10 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.20%) F#
11 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (6.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) Firmware
2 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (1.20%) AirWatch
2 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.40%) yum
Vendors
1 73 (14.63%) Apple
2 21 (4.21%) Xamarin
3 9 (1.80%) Google
4 7 (1.40%) Kony
5 5 (1.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.00%) SAP
6 4 (0.80%) Appcelerator
6 4 (0.80%) ION Trading
7 2 (0.40%) Facebook
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe
8 1 (0.20%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.20%) OpenText
8 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.20%) Sencha
8 1 (0.20%) Twitter
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