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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iOS Software Development
Rank 300 288 288
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 410 483 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.83% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.03% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 376 266
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 £301
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 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £30.20 £25.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.20 £33.56 £50.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £26.53
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +16.87%

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
44299 46946 44879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.12% 81.11% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29375 30672 28106
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1305 1228
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Development within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

iOS Development Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 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 -33 390 £425 - 154
London -2 252 £450 - 77
City of London +2 44 £500 +17.64% 17
North West -19 28 £425 +13.33% 26
Yorkshire +29 27 £363 +20.83% 4
Manchester -9 25 £425 +15.25% 19
West Yorkshire +21 24 £369 +5.35% 4
South East -17 24 £338 -6.89% 8
South West +12 21 £500 +23.07% 13
Bristol +5 21 £500 +21.21% 7
Leeds +19 19 £390 +11.42% 4
Scotland +12 17 £375 -6.25% 6
East of England +17 16 £350 +16.66% 13
Cambridgeshire +32 12 £350 +55.55% 2
Edinburgh +20 12 £375 -6.25% 3
Cambridge +29 11 £350 +55.55% 1
East Midlands -6 8 £400 +18.51% 6
Berkshire +8 7 £350 +40.00%
West Midlands -35 7 £350 - 6
Salford -6 6 £413 +13.79% 1
Reading +19 5 £338 +14.40%
West Sussex -5 5 £338 -23.94%
Surrey +11 3 £500 +25.00% 2
Hampshire +6 3 £355 -5.96% 3
Glasgow +6 3 £365 -2.66% 2
Crawley +6 3 - -
Nottinghamshire -6 3 £450 +5.88% 4
Nottingham -11 3 £450 +5.88% 3
Brighton - 3 £348 -
East Sussex - 3 £348 -

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 713 (97.01%) Apple iOS
2 442 (60.14%) Objective-C
3 400 (54.42%) Agile Software Development
4 352 (47.89%) Apple Swift
5 285 (38.78%) Android
6 250 (34.01%) TDD
7 247 (33.61%) Android Development
8 219 (29.80%) Mobile Development
9 207 (28.16%) Mobile App
10 187 (25.44%) Cocoa
11 169 (22.99%) Scrum
12 167 (22.72%) Xcode
13 154 (20.95%) User Experience
14 145 (19.73%) Git (software)
15 141 (19.18%) JavaScript
16 139 (18.91%) BDD
17 135 (18.37%) Unit Testing
18 134 (18.23%) RESTful
19 132 (17.96%) iPhone
20 117 (15.92%) Java
21 114 (15.51%) Apple
22 113 (15.37%) HTML
23 111 (15.10%) iPad
24 107 (14.56%) REST
25 106 (14.42%) iOS SDK
26 104 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
26 104 (14.15%) JSON
27 99 (13.47%) Web Services
27 99 (13.47%) Core Data
28 97 (13.20%) CSS

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 7 (0.95%) Apache
1 7 (0.95%) CMS
2 5 (0.68%) Marvel
3 3 (0.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.27%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.27%) Confluence
4 2 (0.27%) JBoss
4 2 (0.27%) Mule
4 2 (0.27%) nginx
4 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.14%) Drupal
5 1 (0.14%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
Applications
1 16 (2.18%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.63%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.82%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (6.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (3.40%) Google Play
4 21 (2.86%) TestFlight
5 15 (2.04%) iTunes
6 11 (1.50%) GitHub
7 8 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.54%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.41%) Firebase
9 3 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.27%) Bluemix
10 2 (0.27%) Heroku
10 2 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.14%) CloudBees
11 1 (0.14%) IaaS
11 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.08%) HTTP
2 20 (2.72%) Internet
3 18 (2.45%) Network Security
4 9 (1.22%) Skype
5 7 (0.95%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.41%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.41%) MQTT
6 3 (0.41%) NFC
7 2 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.27%) iBeacon
7 2 (0.27%) SSL
7 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.14%) RIP
8 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.22%) MongoDB
2 29 (3.95%) MySQL
3 26 (3.54%) SQLite
4 21 (2.86%) CouchDB
5 20 (2.72%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (0.95%) SQL Server
7 6 (0.82%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.68%) GIS
9 4 (0.54%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.54%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.41%) Big Data
10 3 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.27%) DB2
11 2 (0.27%) Mixpanel
11 2 (0.27%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.14%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.14%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 167 (22.72%) Xcode
2 145 (19.73%) Git (software)
3 55 (7.48%) Jenkins
4 37 (5.03%) Subversion
5 25 (3.40%) JIRA
6 20 (2.72%) Android Studio
6 20 (2.72%) CocoaPods
6 20 (2.72%) Gradle
7 16 (2.18%) JUnit
8 13 (1.77%) Appium
8 13 (1.77%) Maven
9 12 (1.63%) Calabash
9 12 (1.63%) git-flow
10 11 (1.50%) Bitbucket
11 10 (1.36%) Hudson
12 9 (1.22%) Mercurial
12 9 (1.22%) Robotium
13 8 (1.09%) Robolectric
14 7 (0.95%) Hamcrest
14 7 (0.95%) Mockito
General
1 44 (5.99%) Finance
2 38 (5.17%) Banking
2 38 (5.17%) Retail
3 37 (5.03%) Games
4 24 (3.27%) Publishing
5 18 (2.45%) Marketing
6 10 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.41%) Advertising
7 3 (0.41%) Front Office
8 2 (0.27%) Automotive
8 2 (0.27%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.14%) Back Office
9 1 (0.14%) Electronics
9 1 (0.14%) German Language
9 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.14%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 669 (91.02%) Developer
2 547 (74.42%) iOS Developer
3 114 (15.51%) Senior Developer
4 99 (13.47%) Senior iOS Developer
5 89 (12.11%) Android Developer
6 81 (11.02%) Mobile Developer
7 68 (9.25%) Objective-C Developer
8 63 (8.57%) iOS Android Developer
9 41 (5.58%) Applications Developer
10 31 (4.22%) Java Developer
11 24 (3.27%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 23 (3.13%) Xamarin Developer
13 20 (2.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 18 (2.45%) Java Android Developer
14 18 (2.45%) Lead Developer
15 17 (2.31%) Designer
16 14 (1.90%) Lead iOS Developer
17 13 (1.77%) Agile Developer
17 13 (1.77%) HTML Developer
17 13 (1.77%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (25.44%) Cocoa
2 134 (18.23%) RESTful
3 113 (15.37%) HTML
4 107 (14.56%) REST
5 106 (14.42%) iOS SDK
6 104 (14.15%) JSON
7 99 (13.47%) Core Data
7 99 (13.47%) Web Services
8 97 (13.20%) CSS
9 95 (12.93%) Cocoa Touch
10 73 (9.93%) XML
11 64 (8.71%) HTML5
12 57 (7.76%) Core Animation
13 49 (6.67%) Node.js
14 48 (6.53%) AngularJS
14 48 (6.53%) CSS3
15 46 (6.26%) .NET
16 44 (5.99%) SOAP
17 40 (5.44%) Android SDK
18 36 (4.90%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 207 (28.16%) Mobile App
2 154 (20.95%) User Experience
3 132 (17.96%) iPhone
4 111 (15.10%) iPad
5 70 (9.52%) Computer Science
6 56 (7.62%) Animation
7 27 (3.67%) Digital Media
8 20 (2.72%) Algorithms
8 20 (2.72%) Fintech
8 20 (2.72%) Smartphone
9 19 (2.59%) Apple TV
10 18 (2.45%) Mobile Banking
11 17 (2.31%) Data Structures
12 16 (2.18%) Augmented Reality
13 14 (1.90%) Mathematics
14 13 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (1.63%) Cryptography
16 11 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
17 10 (1.36%) Video on Demand
18 9 (1.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 713 (97.01%) Apple iOS
2 285 (38.78%) Android
3 29 (3.95%) Windows
4 19 (2.59%) Linux
5 9 (1.22%) Mac OS
6 6 (0.82%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.68%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.27%) Unix
9 2 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.14%) CentOS
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.14%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (54.42%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (34.01%) TDD
3 247 (33.61%) Android Development
4 219 (29.80%) Mobile Development
5 169 (22.99%) Scrum
6 139 (18.91%) BDD
7 135 (18.37%) Unit Testing
8 104 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
9 97 (13.20%) OO
10 95 (12.93%) E-Commerce
11 72 (9.80%) Software Engineering
12 49 (6.67%) Automated Testing
13 46 (6.26%) OOP
14 41 (5.58%) OOD
15 39 (5.31%) Pair Programming
15 39 (5.31%) Web Development
16 34 (4.63%) Open Source
17 33 (4.49%) Mobile Application Development
18 27 (3.67%) Multithreading
19 26 (3.54%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 442 (60.14%) Objective-C
2 352 (47.89%) Apple Swift
3 141 (19.18%) JavaScript
4 117 (15.92%) Java
5 63 (8.57%) C#
6 57 (7.76%) C++
7 43 (5.85%) SQL
8 38 (5.17%) PHP
9 29 (3.95%) Ruby
10 28 (3.81%) C
11 20 (2.72%) Python
12 6 (0.82%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.41%) ECMAScript
14 2 (0.27%) ES6
14 2 (0.27%) Go
14 2 (0.27%) PHP 5
14 2 (0.27%) RubyMotion
14 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.27%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.14%) Dart
Qualifications
1 72 (9.80%) Degree
2 3 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.27%) PhD
4 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.36%) QA
2 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (1.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.54%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.54%) yum
3 3 (0.41%) Puppet
4 2 (0.27%) Ansible
4 2 (0.27%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 114 (15.51%) Apple
2 40 (5.44%) Xamarin
3 37 (5.03%) Google
4 14 (1.90%) Facebook
5 11 (1.50%) Microsoft
6 10 (1.36%) Oracle
7 9 (1.22%) Twitter
8 7 (0.95%) Adobe
8 7 (0.95%) Optimizely
9 6 (0.82%) ION Trading
10 4 (0.54%) Kony
11 3 (0.41%) Appcelerator
11 3 (0.41%) WorldPay
12 2 (0.27%) Cisco
12 2 (0.27%) ComArch
12 2 (0.27%) IBM
12 2 (0.27%) OpenText
12 2 (0.27%) PayPal
12 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.27%) Telerik
London
Energon Global
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £250.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 days ago