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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iOS Developer
Rank 396 326 323
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -3
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 275 370 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.65% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.68% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 264 209
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 £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £344
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £34.20 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.20 -

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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 July 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 July 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 -81 266 £438 +6.06% 128
London -35 163 £450 +5.88% 76
City of London +47 34 £453 +18.61% 24
South East -5 30 £425 +13.33% 10
Yorkshire +11 17 £413 +14.58% 6
North West -24 17 £425 +7.59% 16
West Yorkshire +11 15 £413 +14.58% 5
South West -15 15 £500 +25.00% 3
East of England +26 14 £356 -1.72% 7
Leeds +5 14 £413 +14.58% 4
Cambridgeshire +29 12 £363 +11.53% 4
Manchester -4 12 £419 +4.68% 11
Cambridge +19 11 £369 +13.46% 4
Bristol -9 10 £500 +25.00% 3
Kent +4 9 - -
West Sussex +1 9 £450 +50.00%
Tunbridge Wells -3 9 - -
Scotland +4 8 £270 -44.61% 3
Crawley +7 6 £450 +50.00%
Glasgow - 5 £270 - 1
Buckinghamshire +1 4 - -
Hampshire -3 4 £288 -23.33% 5
East Midlands -5 4 £330 +10.00% 5
Cheshire -21 4 £450 +20.00% 1
West Midlands -36 4 £281 -27.41% 4
Milton Keynes +13 3 - -
Edinburgh +4 3 £375 -28.57% 2
Berkshire +1 3 £400 +6.66% 4
Nottinghamshire 0 3 £340 -20.00% 2
Nottingham -3 3 £340 -20.00% 2

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 542 (98.72%) iOS Development
2 540 (98.36%) Apple iOS
3 377 (68.67%) Objective-C
4 293 (53.37%) Apple Swift
5 253 (46.08%) Agile Software Development
6 175 (31.88%) TDD
7 159 (28.96%) Xcode
8 155 (28.23%) Mobile Development
9 154 (28.05%) Cocoa
10 151 (27.50%) Mobile App
11 114 (20.77%) Scrum
12 113 (20.58%) iPhone
13 112 (20.40%) Android
13 112 (20.40%) User Experience
14 106 (19.31%) iPad
14 106 (19.31%) Apple
15 103 (18.76%) Unit Testing
16 97 (17.67%) RESTful
17 88 (16.03%) BDD
18 85 (15.48%) Cocoa Touch
19 83 (15.12%) Git (software)
20 82 (14.94%) Android Development
21 79 (14.39%) Web Services
22 74 (13.48%) JSON
22 74 (13.48%) REST
23 71 (12.93%) iOS SDK
24 70 (12.75%) OO
25 68 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
26 65 (11.84%) Java
27 63 (11.48%) JavaScript

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 10 (1.82%) CMS
2 7 (1.28%) Mule
3 5 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.36%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (0.36%) JBoss
5 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.55%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.18%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.73%) TestFlight
3 11 (2.00%) GitHub
4 7 (1.28%) Google Play
4 7 (1.28%) iTunes
5 4 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.36%) Firebase
6 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.10%) HTTP
2 14 (2.55%) Network Security
3 7 (1.28%) Internet
4 5 (0.91%) Bluetooth
5 4 (0.73%) MQTT
6 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.36%) Skype
6 2 (0.36%) SSL
6 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.18%) DNS
7 1 (0.18%) RIP
7 1 (0.18%) SSH
7 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.19%) SQLite
2 21 (3.83%) MongoDB
3 19 (3.46%) MySQL
4 16 (2.91%) CouchDB
5 15 (2.73%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.36%) Big Data
6 2 (0.36%) DB2
6 2 (0.36%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.36%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.18%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 159 (28.96%) Xcode
2 83 (15.12%) Git (software)
3 33 (6.01%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.10%) Subversion
5 14 (2.55%) Ant
6 13 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (2.19%) Gradle
8 9 (1.64%) Bitbucket
8 9 (1.64%) CocoaPods
9 5 (0.91%) Android Studio
9 5 (0.91%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.73%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (0.73%) Appium
10 4 (0.73%) JIRA
11 3 (0.55%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.55%) Hudson
11 3 (0.55%) JUnit
11 3 (0.55%) Maven
11 3 (0.55%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.36%) Cucumber
General
1 31 (5.65%) Banking
2 27 (4.92%) Retail
3 26 (4.74%) Games
4 22 (4.01%) Finance
5 21 (3.83%) Publishing
6 12 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.82%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.09%) Marketing
9 3 (0.55%) Automotive
9 3 (0.55%) Back Office
10 2 (0.36%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (28.05%) Cocoa
2 97 (17.67%) RESTful
3 85 (15.48%) Cocoa Touch
4 79 (14.39%) Web Services
5 74 (13.48%) JSON
5 74 (13.48%) REST
6 71 (12.93%) iOS SDK
7 53 (9.65%) XML
8 49 (8.93%) Core Animation
9 40 (7.29%) SOAP
10 37 (6.74%) UIKit
11 26 (4.74%) HTML
12 18 (3.28%) CSS
12 18 (3.28%) OpenGL
13 17 (3.10%) HTML5
14 13 (2.37%) Node.js
15 12 (2.19%) CSS3
16 10 (1.82%) AngularJS
17 9 (1.64%) .NET
18 7 (1.28%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 151 (27.50%) Mobile App
2 113 (20.58%) iPhone
3 112 (20.40%) User Experience
4 106 (19.31%) iPad
5 49 (8.93%) Animation
5 49 (8.93%) Computer Science
6 23 (4.19%) Digital Media
7 20 (3.64%) Data Structures
8 19 (3.46%) Mobile Banking
9 16 (2.91%) Algorithms
9 16 (2.91%) Apple TV
9 16 (2.91%) Fintech
9 16 (2.91%) Smartphone
10 13 (2.37%) Cryptography
11 9 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (1.64%) Mathematics
12 8 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.46%) NHS
13 7 (1.28%) Social Media
14 6 (1.09%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 540 (98.36%) Apple iOS
2 112 (20.40%) Android
3 11 (2.00%) Windows
4 9 (1.64%) Linux
5 4 (0.73%) Mac OS
5 4 (0.73%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.36%) Unix
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 542 (98.72%) iOS Development
2 253 (46.08%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (31.88%) TDD
4 155 (28.23%) Mobile Development
5 114 (20.77%) Scrum
6 103 (18.76%) Unit Testing
7 88 (16.03%) BDD
8 82 (14.94%) Android Development
9 70 (12.75%) OO
10 68 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
11 55 (10.02%) Software Engineering
12 52 (9.47%) E-Commerce
13 37 (6.74%) Multithreading
14 36 (6.56%) OOD
15 27 (4.92%) Automated Testing
15 27 (4.92%) Memory Management
16 26 (4.74%) OOP
17 23 (4.19%) Web Development
18 19 (3.46%) Continuous Delivery
18 19 (3.46%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 377 (68.67%) Objective-C
2 293 (53.37%) Apple Swift
3 65 (11.84%) Java
4 63 (11.48%) JavaScript
5 28 (5.10%) C++
6 26 (4.74%) C#
7 23 (4.19%) SQL
8 21 (3.83%) PHP
9 19 (3.46%) C
10 10 (1.82%) Ruby
11 3 (0.55%) Groovy
12 2 (0.36%) Python
13 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.18%) F#
13 1 (0.18%) RubyMotion
13 1 (0.18%) Scala
13 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (10.20%) Degree
2 2 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.73%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (0.91%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (0.55%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.18%) yum
Vendors
1 106 (19.31%) Apple
2 18 (3.28%) Xamarin
3 16 (2.91%) Google
4 8 (1.46%) ION Trading
5 3 (0.55%) Appcelerator
5 3 (0.55%) Facebook
5 3 (0.55%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.55%) Twitter
6 2 (0.36%) Kony
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle
7 1 (0.18%) HP
7 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.18%) SAP
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