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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iOS Developer
UK
Rank 385 395 351
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -44
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 205 242 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.48% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.51% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 162 207
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 £330 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.02 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
+108.62% -

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
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
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 £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

iOS Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +13 193 £425 +0.89% 86
London -11 109 £450 +3.44% 46
East of England +19 22 £400 +10.34% 1
North West +33 16 £400 - 15
South East +3 14 £375 -11.76% 6
City of London -2 14 £500 +11.11% 10
Essex +1 12 £275 -32.30%
Manchester +16 11 £425 +6.25% 11
Scotland +11 11 £450 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire +10 10 £400 -4.19% 5
West Yorkshire +15 9 £400 -4.19% 5
Leeds +11 9 £400 -4.19% 5
Leicestershire +14 8 £375 +36.36% 3
East Midlands +6 8 £375 +36.36% 4
Bedfordshire - 8 £450 -
Buckinghamshire -1 7 £400 -5.88% 1
West Midlands -7 7 £350 +7.69% 7
Bedford - 7 £450 -
Glasgow +7 5 £316 -9.64% 1
Cheshire +29 4 £350 +3.70% 2
Edinburgh +8 4 £500 +6.66% 1
Leicester - 4 £360 - 1
Milton Keynes +1 3 £450 +5.88% 1
South West -1 3 £363 +11.53% 2
West Sussex -7 3 £115 -78.09% 1
Warrington - 3 £350 -
North East - 3 £350 -
Brentwood - 3 £265 -
Arundel - 3 £115 -
Solihull - 3 £350 - 1

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 460 (98.08%) Apple iOS
2 455 (97.01%) iOS Development
3 326 (69.51%) Objective-C
4 316 (67.38%) Apple Swift
5 252 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
6 165 (35.18%) TDD
7 135 (28.78%) Mobile App
7 135 (28.78%) Android
8 127 (27.08%) Cocoa
9 113 (24.09%) Mobile Development
10 108 (23.03%) Scrum
11 95 (20.26%) RESTful
12 92 (19.62%) Android Development
13 88 (18.76%) Xcode
14 84 (17.91%) Git (software)
15 77 (16.42%) User Experience
16 75 (15.99%) JavaScript
17 74 (15.78%) Web Services
17 74 (15.78%) iPhone
18 72 (15.35%) Unit Testing
18 72 (15.35%) Apple
19 69 (14.71%) REST
20 68 (14.50%) BDD
21 66 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
22 65 (13.86%) Core Data
23 62 (13.22%) OO
24 61 (13.01%) iPad
25 58 (12.37%) HTML
26 56 (11.94%) Pair Programming
27 55 (11.73%) JSON

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 8 (1.71%) Confluence
2 5 (1.07%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.64%) CMS
3 3 (0.64%) Mule
4 2 (0.43%) Apache
4 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (0.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (3.84%) TestFlight
2 10 (2.13%) GitHub
3 7 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.28%) Google Play
5 4 (0.85%) iTunes
6 2 (0.43%) Heroku
6 2 (0.43%) Office 365
6 2 (0.43%) Yammer
7 1 (0.21%) Firebase
7 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.35%) Internet
2 9 (1.92%) Network Security
3 8 (1.71%) Skype
4 6 (1.28%) HTTP
5 4 (0.85%) iBeacon
6 3 (0.64%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.21%) NFC
7 1 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.05%) MongoDB
2 18 (3.84%) MySQL
2 18 (3.84%) SQLite
3 16 (3.41%) CouchDB
4 14 (2.99%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (1.49%) Mixpanel
6 6 (1.28%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 88 (18.76%) Xcode
2 84 (17.91%) Git (software)
3 44 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 31 (6.61%) Subversion
5 28 (5.97%) JIRA
6 21 (4.48%) CocoaPods
7 15 (3.20%) Calabash
8 10 (2.13%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.13%) Hudson
8 10 (2.13%) Travis CI
9 9 (1.92%) git-flow
10 8 (1.71%) Maven
11 7 (1.49%) Android Studio
11 7 (1.49%) JUnit
12 6 (1.28%) Bitbucket
12 6 (1.28%) CircleCI
13 5 (1.07%) Appium
13 5 (1.07%) Selenium
14 4 (0.85%) WebDriver
15 3 (0.64%) Gradle
General
1 39 (8.32%) Retail
2 22 (4.69%) Finance
3 21 (4.48%) Games
4 13 (2.77%) Banking
5 12 (2.56%) Marketing
5 12 (2.56%) Publishing
6 4 (0.85%) Advertising
6 4 (0.85%) Automotive
7 3 (0.64%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) German Language
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (27.08%) Cocoa
2 95 (20.26%) RESTful
3 74 (15.78%) Web Services
4 69 (14.71%) REST
5 65 (13.86%) Core Data
6 58 (12.37%) HTML
7 55 (11.73%) JSON
8 54 (11.51%) iOS SDK
9 53 (11.30%) Cocoa Touch
10 44 (9.38%) CSS
11 40 (8.53%) Core Animation
12 36 (7.68%) HTML5
13 32 (6.82%) XML
14 26 (5.54%) .NET
15 22 (4.69%) SOAP
16 21 (4.48%) CSS3
17 16 (3.41%) Android SDK
18 14 (2.99%) jQuery
19 12 (2.56%) Node.js
20 10 (2.13%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 135 (28.78%) Mobile App
2 77 (16.42%) User Experience
3 74 (15.78%) iPhone
4 61 (13.01%) iPad
5 28 (5.97%) Animation
6 18 (3.84%) Computer Science
7 17 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.56%) Fintech
9 10 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (2.13%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.71%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.71%) Video on Demand
11 7 (1.49%) Apple TV
11 7 (1.49%) mHealth
12 5 (1.07%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.85%) Augmented Reality
13 4 (0.85%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (0.85%) Social Media
13 4 (0.85%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 460 (98.08%) Apple iOS
2 135 (28.78%) Android
3 12 (2.56%) Windows
4 9 (1.92%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.07%) Linux
6 3 (0.64%) Unix
6 3 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (97.01%) iOS Development
2 252 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (35.18%) TDD
4 113 (24.09%) Mobile Development
5 108 (23.03%) Scrum
6 92 (19.62%) Android Development
7 72 (15.35%) Unit Testing
8 68 (14.50%) BDD
9 66 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
10 62 (13.22%) OO
11 56 (11.94%) Pair Programming
12 54 (11.51%) E-Commerce
13 40 (8.53%) Software Engineering
14 30 (6.40%) Automated Testing
15 26 (5.54%) OOP
16 24 (5.12%) Mobile Application Development
17 22 (4.69%) OOD
18 20 (4.26%) High Availability
19 18 (3.84%) Progressive Enhancement
20 17 (3.62%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 326 (69.51%) Objective-C
2 316 (67.38%) Apple Swift
3 75 (15.99%) JavaScript
4 54 (11.51%) Java
5 29 (6.18%) C#
6 22 (4.69%) SQL
7 18 (3.84%) C++
8 14 (2.99%) C
9 13 (2.77%) PHP
10 12 (2.56%) Ruby
11 4 (0.85%) Python
12 3 (0.64%) ECMAScript
12 3 (0.64%) ES6
13 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.21%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.21%) CoffeeScript
14 1 (0.21%) R
14 1 (0.21%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 20 (4.26%) Degree
2 5 (1.07%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (0.85%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.71%) QA
2 4 (0.85%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (1.28%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 72 (15.35%) Apple
2 17 (3.62%) Xamarin
3 7 (1.49%) Google
4 6 (1.28%) Coremetrics
5 5 (1.07%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.64%) Facebook
6 3 (0.64%) Splunk
6 3 (0.64%) Tealium
6 3 (0.64%) Twitter
7 2 (0.43%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.43%) Infor
7 2 (0.43%) Kony
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle
7 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.43%) SAP
7 2 (0.43%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.21%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.21%) Optimizely
8 1 (0.21%) PubNub
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