The table below looks at the statistics for iOS Development skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iOS Development over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iOS Software Development
Rank 314 282 283
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +1
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 377 468 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.80% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.00% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 347 270
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £34.20 £39.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -12.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £34.20 £26.53
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +28.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44128 46836 44243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.32% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29130 30462 27410
Median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 1273 1191
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

iOS Development
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing iOS Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

iOS Development Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

iOS Development
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iOS Development within the UK.

iOS Development Daily Rate Trend in the UK

iOS Development
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Development within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

iOS Development Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

iOS Development
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development within the UK.

iOS Development Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

iOS Development
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 Development within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -29 368 £450 +5.88% 155
London -17 250 £475 +5.55% 77
City of London +34 54 £500 +8.10% 19
North West -18 28 £425 +10.74% 16
Manchester 0 22 £425 +13.33% 10
South East -22 22 £338 -5.26% 13
Yorkshire +16 19 £375 +25.00% 4
South West -6 19 £500 +21.21% 19
West Yorkshire +16 17 £394 +21.15% 3
East of England +23 16 £350 +16.66% 8
Leeds +10 14 £413 +26.92% 3
Bristol -8 14 £500 +25.00% 11
Cambridgeshire +31 13 £350 +55.55% 3
Cambridge +28 12 £350 +55.55% 2
Scotland +10 9 £353 -11.87% 4
Edinburgh +3 6 £350 -12.50% 2
Berkshire +15 5 £350 +18.64% 2
West Midlands -32 5 £350 - 7
Hampshire +7 4 £300 -9.09% 2
East Midlands 0 4 £300 +14.28% 9
Tunbridge Wells 0 4 - -
West Sussex -1 4 £388 +6.89% 2
Kent -4 4 - -
Salford - 4 £413 -
Reading +17 3 £338 +14.40%
Brighton +10 3 £348 -20.57% 3
East Sussex +8 3 £348 -20.57% 3
Birmingham -11 3 £350 -
Cheshire -15 3 £450 +16.12% 5
Leicestershire +10 2 £300 +20.00% 1

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for iOS Development.

1 680 (96.87%) Apple iOS
2 413 (58.83%) Objective-C
3 356 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
4 315 (44.87%) Apple Swift
5 254 (36.18%) Android
6 232 (33.05%) TDD
7 213 (30.34%) Android Development
8 201 (28.63%) Mobile Development
9 196 (27.92%) Mobile App
10 181 (25.78%) Xcode
11 175 (24.93%) Cocoa
12 149 (21.23%) Scrum
13 148 (21.08%) User Experience
14 135 (19.23%) JavaScript
15 134 (19.09%) iPhone
16 131 (18.66%) Unit Testing
17 127 (18.09%) Git (software)
18 125 (17.81%) BDD
19 118 (16.81%) iPad
19 118 (16.81%) RESTful
20 114 (16.24%) Java
21 110 (15.67%) Apple
22 99 (14.10%) HTML
22 99 (14.10%) iOS SDK
23 97 (13.82%) JSON
24 94 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
24 94 (13.39%) REST
25 88 (12.54%) Cocoa Touch
25 88 (12.54%) E-Commerce
26 87 (12.39%) OO

iOS Development
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 9 (1.28%) Mule
2 8 (1.14%) Apache
2 8 (1.14%) CMS
3 7 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (0.71%) Marvel
5 4 (0.57%) nginx
6 2 (0.28%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (0.28%) JBoss
6 2 (0.28%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.14%) Confluence
7 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (2.28%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.57%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.85%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) KANA IQ
2 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.85%) Google Play
4 18 (2.56%) TestFlight
5 11 (1.57%) GitHub
5 11 (1.57%) iTunes
6 6 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.57%) Bluemix
7 4 (0.57%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.28%) Firebase
9 2 (0.28%) IaaS
9 2 (0.28%) PaaS
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.14%) CloudBees
10 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.14%) Heroku
10 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.42%) HTTP
2 19 (2.71%) Network Security
3 15 (2.14%) Internet
4 5 (0.71%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.43%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.43%) MQTT
5 3 (0.43%) Skype
6 2 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.28%) NFC
6 2 (0.28%) SSL
6 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.14%) DNS
7 1 (0.14%) RIP
7 1 (0.14%) SSH
7 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.13%) MongoDB
2 26 (3.70%) SQLite
3 25 (3.56%) MySQL
4 18 (2.56%) CouchDB
5 17 (2.42%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (1.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (0.85%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.85%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.57%) GIS
9 3 (0.43%) Big Data
9 3 (0.43%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.28%) DB2
10 2 (0.28%) Mixpanel
10 2 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.28%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.14%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 181 (25.78%) Xcode
2 127 (18.09%) Git (software)
3 51 (7.26%) Jenkins
4 32 (4.56%) Subversion
5 19 (2.71%) Gradle
6 16 (2.28%) JUnit
7 15 (2.14%) JIRA
8 14 (1.99%) Appium
9 13 (1.85%) Bitbucket
9 13 (1.85%) CocoaPods
10 12 (1.71%) Ant
11 11 (1.57%) Android Studio
11 11 (1.57%) git-flow
12 9 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (1.28%) Maven
12 9 (1.28%) Robotium
13 8 (1.14%) Mercurial
13 8 (1.14%) Robolectric
14 7 (1.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 7 (1.00%) Mockito
General
1 41 (5.84%) Banking
2 40 (5.70%) Finance
3 39 (5.56%) Retail
4 33 (4.70%) Games
5 22 (3.13%) Publishing
6 12 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.42%) Marketing
8 7 (1.00%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.43%) Advertising
10 2 (0.28%) Back Office
10 2 (0.28%) Billing
10 2 (0.28%) Front Office
10 2 (0.28%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.14%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 635 (90.46%) Developer
2 523 (74.50%) iOS Developer
3 104 (14.81%) Senior Developer
4 91 (12.96%) Senior iOS Developer
5 84 (11.97%) Objective-C Developer
6 81 (11.54%) Android Developer
7 76 (10.83%) Mobile Developer
8 58 (8.26%) iOS Android Developer
9 45 (6.41%) Applications Developer
10 32 (4.56%) Java Developer
11 26 (3.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 19 (2.71%) Agile Developer
12 19 (2.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 19 (2.71%) Xamarin Developer
13 18 (2.56%) Java Android Developer
14 16 (2.28%) JavaScript Developer
14 16 (2.28%) Lead Developer
15 15 (2.14%) HTML Developer
16 14 (1.99%) Designer
17 13 (1.85%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (24.93%) Cocoa
2 118 (16.81%) RESTful
3 99 (14.10%) HTML
3 99 (14.10%) iOS SDK
4 97 (13.82%) JSON
5 94 (13.39%) REST
6 88 (12.54%) Cocoa Touch
7 87 (12.39%) Web Services
8 82 (11.68%) Core Data
8 82 (11.68%) CSS
9 68 (9.69%) XML
10 59 (8.40%) HTML5
11 50 (7.12%) AngularJS
12 49 (6.98%) Node.js
13 45 (6.41%) SOAP
13 45 (6.41%) UIKit
14 44 (6.27%) Core Animation
15 43 (6.13%) CSS3
16 39 (5.56%) .NET
17 26 (3.70%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 196 (27.92%) Mobile App
2 148 (21.08%) User Experience
3 134 (19.09%) iPhone
4 118 (16.81%) iPad
5 72 (10.26%) Computer Science
6 42 (5.98%) Animation
7 28 (3.99%) Digital Media
8 24 (3.42%) Mobile Banking
9 18 (2.56%) Apple TV
10 17 (2.42%) Data Structures
10 17 (2.42%) Smartphone
11 14 (1.99%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.99%) Fintech
12 13 (1.85%) Mathematics
13 11 (1.57%) Cryptography
14 10 (1.42%) Augmented Reality
14 10 (1.42%) NHS
15 9 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (1.28%) Social Media
16 8 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 680 (96.87%) Apple iOS
2 254 (36.18%) Android
3 33 (4.70%) Windows
4 24 (3.42%) Linux
5 8 (1.14%) Mac OS
6 6 (0.85%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.71%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.71%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.43%) Unix
8 3 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (33.05%) TDD
3 213 (30.34%) Android Development
4 201 (28.63%) Mobile Development
5 149 (21.23%) Scrum
6 131 (18.66%) Unit Testing
7 125 (17.81%) BDD
8 94 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
9 88 (12.54%) E-Commerce
10 87 (12.39%) OO
11 70 (9.97%) Software Engineering
12 44 (6.27%) OOP
13 43 (6.13%) Web Development
14 40 (5.70%) OOD
15 39 (5.56%) Automated Testing
16 36 (5.13%) Open Source
17 35 (4.99%) Mobile Application Development
18 29 (4.13%) Multithreading
18 29 (4.13%) Pair Programming
19 25 (3.56%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 413 (58.83%) Objective-C
2 315 (44.87%) Apple Swift
3 135 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 114 (16.24%) Java
5 59 (8.40%) C#
6 46 (6.55%) C++
7 39 (5.56%) PHP
7 39 (5.56%) SQL
8 24 (3.42%) Ruby
9 23 (3.28%) C
10 14 (1.99%) Python
11 5 (0.71%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.43%) ECMAScript
12 3 (0.43%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.28%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.28%) ES6
13 2 (0.28%) Go
13 2 (0.28%) Groovy
13 2 (0.28%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.14%) RubyMotion
Qualifications
1 79 (11.25%) Degree
2 3 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.28%) PMP
4 1 (0.14%) PhD
4 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.28%) QA
2 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (1.57%) Docker
2 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.57%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.43%) Puppet
3 3 (0.43%) yum
4 2 (0.28%) Ansible
4 2 (0.28%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 110 (15.67%) Apple
2 32 (4.56%) Google
2 32 (4.56%) Xamarin
3 12 (1.71%) Facebook
4 10 (1.42%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.42%) Oracle
5 7 (1.00%) Adobe
5 7 (1.00%) Optimizely
6 6 (0.85%) ION Trading
7 5 (0.71%) Twitter
8 3 (0.43%) Appcelerator
8 3 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.28%) Cisco
9 2 (0.28%) ComArch
9 2 (0.28%) PayPal
9 2 (0.28%) SAP
9 2 (0.28%) Telerik
10 1 (0.14%) HP
10 1 (0.14%) Kony
10 1 (0.14%) Sybase
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