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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iOS Software Development
Rank 345 271 263
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -8
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 345 476 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.84% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.05% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 342 264
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £549 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £26.53
% change year-on-year
- +31.95%

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
44695 45488 42364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 79.85% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 29430 26290
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1183 1185
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 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 -70 333 £450 +9.09% 176
London -27 221 £475 +11.24% 92
City of London +40 47 £481 +12.70% 19
South East -26 34 £400 +6.66% 19
Yorkshire +7 21 £413 +25.00% 9
West Yorkshire +12 19 £413 +25.00% 8
North West -33 18 £425 +13.33% 16
Leeds +16 17 £413 +25.00% 7
South West -39 15 £425 +3.03% 9
Manchester -22 13 £413 +13.79% 12
East of England +20 11 £369 +1.72% 9
Scotland +6 11 £270 -40.00% 7
Cambridgeshire +20 10 £369 +13.46% 6
Bristol -29 10 £500 +21.21% 6
Cambridge +16 9 £375 +15.38% 6
Kent +2 9 - -
West Sussex 0 9 £450 +28.11% 1
Tunbridge Wells -3 9 - -
Buckinghamshire +8 6 - -
Crawley +1 6 £450 +28.11%
Edinburgh -2 6 £375 -11.76% 4
West Midlands -31 5 £325 - 11
Glasgow - 5 £270 - 2
Milton Keynes +5 4 - -
Berkshire -3 4 £375 +4.89% 3
East Midlands -9 4 £330 +14.78% 10
Cheshire -22 4 £450 +16.12% 1
Reading +8 3 £375 +10.29% 1
Nottinghamshire -2 3 £340 -17.57% 3
Nottingham -4 3 £340 -17.57% 3

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 667 (98.38%) Apple iOS
2 407 (60.03%) Objective-C
3 313 (46.17%) Agile Software Development
4 306 (45.13%) Apple Swift
5 220 (32.45%) Android
6 212 (31.27%) TDD
7 201 (29.65%) Mobile Development
8 197 (29.06%) Mobile App
9 188 (27.73%) Android Development
10 165 (24.34%) Xcode
11 161 (23.75%) Cocoa
12 148 (21.83%) User Experience
13 127 (18.73%) Scrum
14 121 (17.85%) iPhone
14 121 (17.85%) RESTful
15 118 (17.40%) JavaScript
16 116 (17.11%) Unit Testing
17 114 (16.81%) iPad
18 111 (16.37%) BDD
18 111 (16.37%) Java
19 106 (15.63%) Apple
20 105 (15.49%) Git (software)
21 100 (14.75%) Web Services
22 93 (13.72%) JSON
23 90 (13.27%) REST
24 89 (13.13%) iOS SDK
25 87 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
26 86 (12.68%) Cocoa Touch
27 81 (11.95%) OO
28 72 (10.62%) E-Commerce

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 13 (1.92%) CMS
2 9 (1.33%) Mule
3 6 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (0.74%) Apache
4 5 (0.74%) Marvel
5 4 (0.59%) nginx
6 3 (0.44%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.29%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.29%) JBoss
7 2 (0.29%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.15%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (1.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.88%) InVision
5 1 (0.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) KANA IQ
1 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.51%) Google Play
4 14 (2.06%) TestFlight
5 12 (1.77%) GitHub
6 11 (1.62%) iTunes
7 4 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.59%) Bluemix
7 4 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.29%) Firebase
8 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.15%) Heroku
9 1 (0.15%) IaaS
9 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.42%) HTTP
2 15 (2.21%) Network Security
3 7 (1.03%) Internet
4 5 (0.74%) Bluetooth
5 4 (0.59%) MQTT
6 3 (0.44%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.44%) Skype
6 3 (0.44%) SSL
7 2 (0.29%) NFC
7 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.29%) Wireless
8 1 (0.15%) DNS
8 1 (0.15%) RIP
8 1 (0.15%) SSH
8 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.54%) MongoDB
1 24 (3.54%) SQLite
2 21 (3.10%) MySQL
3 14 (2.06%) CouchDB
4 13 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
5 9 (1.33%) SQL Server
6 7 (1.03%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.74%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.59%) GIS
9 3 (0.44%) Big Data
9 3 (0.44%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.44%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.29%) DB2
10 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.15%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 165 (24.34%) Xcode
2 105 (15.49%) Git (software)
3 48 (7.08%) Jenkins
4 23 (3.39%) Subversion
5 22 (3.24%) Gradle
6 16 (2.36%) Ant
7 13 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (1.92%) Bitbucket
8 12 (1.77%) Appium
8 12 (1.77%) JIRA
9 11 (1.62%) JUnit
10 10 (1.47%) CocoaPods
11 9 (1.33%) git-flow
11 9 (1.33%) Robotium
12 8 (1.18%) Android Studio
12 8 (1.18%) Robolectric
13 7 (1.03%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 7 (1.03%) jMock
13 7 (1.03%) Maven
13 7 (1.03%) Mercurial
General
1 49 (7.23%) Banking
2 39 (5.75%) Retail
3 37 (5.46%) Finance
4 28 (4.13%) Games
5 24 (3.54%) Publishing
6 12 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.62%) Retail Banking
8 8 (1.18%) Marketing
9 5 (0.74%) Advertising
10 3 (0.44%) Automotive
10 3 (0.44%) Back Office
11 2 (0.29%) Billing
11 2 (0.29%) Electronics
11 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 624 (92.04%) Developer
2 541 (79.79%) iOS Developer
3 95 (14.01%) Senior Developer
4 86 (12.68%) Senior iOS Developer
5 84 (12.39%) Objective-C Developer
6 83 (12.24%) Android Developer
7 79 (11.65%) Mobile Developer
8 67 (9.88%) iOS Android Developer
9 53 (7.82%) Applications Developer
10 28 (4.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 27 (3.98%) Java Developer
12 21 (3.10%) Agile Developer
13 15 (2.21%) Java Android Developer
13 15 (2.21%) Lead Developer
14 13 (1.92%) Lead iOS Developer
14 13 (1.92%) Xamarin Developer
15 12 (1.77%) Designer
16 10 (1.47%) iOS Programmer
16 10 (1.47%) Programmer
16 10 (1.47%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (23.75%) Cocoa
2 121 (17.85%) RESTful
3 100 (14.75%) Web Services
4 93 (13.72%) JSON
5 90 (13.27%) REST
6 89 (13.13%) iOS SDK
7 86 (12.68%) Cocoa Touch
8 71 (10.47%) HTML
9 62 (9.14%) XML
10 51 (7.52%) CSS
11 50 (7.37%) Core Animation
12 47 (6.93%) SOAP
13 43 (6.34%) HTML5
14 41 (6.05%) UIKit
15 35 (5.16%) AngularJS
16 32 (4.72%) .NET
17 29 (4.28%) Node.js
18 23 (3.39%) CSS3
19 19 (2.80%) OpenGL
20 18 (2.65%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 197 (29.06%) Mobile App
2 148 (21.83%) User Experience
3 121 (17.85%) iPhone
4 114 (16.81%) iPad
5 59 (8.70%) Computer Science
6 50 (7.37%) Animation
7 27 (3.98%) Mobile Banking
8 24 (3.54%) Data Structures
9 23 (3.39%) Digital Media
10 20 (2.95%) Algorithms
11 19 (2.80%) Smartphone
12 16 (2.36%) Fintech
13 13 (1.92%) Apple TV
13 13 (1.92%) Cryptography
14 12 (1.77%) Mathematics
15 10 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
16 9 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (1.33%) NHS
17 8 (1.18%) Augmented Reality
17 8 (1.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 667 (98.38%) Apple iOS
2 220 (32.45%) Android
3 27 (3.98%) Windows
4 25 (3.69%) Linux
5 7 (1.03%) Mac OS
6 5 (0.74%) Mac OS X
6 5 (0.74%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.59%) Unix
8 3 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.29%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (46.17%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (31.27%) TDD
3 201 (29.65%) Mobile Development
4 188 (27.73%) Android Development
5 127 (18.73%) Scrum
6 116 (17.11%) Unit Testing
7 111 (16.37%) BDD
8 87 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
9 81 (11.95%) OO
10 72 (10.62%) E-Commerce
11 68 (10.03%) Software Engineering
12 41 (6.05%) Multithreading
13 39 (5.75%) OOD
14 37 (5.46%) Mobile Application Development
14 37 (5.46%) Web Development
15 35 (5.16%) Automated Testing
16 32 (4.72%) OOP
17 27 (3.98%) Memory Management
18 25 (3.69%) MVC
19 22 (3.24%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 407 (60.03%) Objective-C
2 306 (45.13%) Apple Swift
3 118 (17.40%) JavaScript
4 111 (16.37%) Java
5 52 (7.67%) C#
6 41 (6.05%) C++
7 35 (5.16%) SQL
8 31 (4.57%) PHP
9 24 (3.54%) C
10 21 (3.10%) Ruby
11 12 (1.77%) Python
12 4 (0.59%) Groovy
13 3 (0.44%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.15%) Clojure
15 1 (0.15%) C-shell
15 1 (0.15%) F#
15 1 (0.15%) Lua
15 1 (0.15%) RubyMotion
15 1 (0.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 71 (10.47%) Degree
2 3 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (0.44%) PMI Certification
2 3 (0.44%) PMP
3 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (1.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.59%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.44%) Puppet
4 2 (0.29%) Ansible
5 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.15%) yum
Vendors
1 106 (15.63%) Apple
2 30 (4.42%) Google
3 29 (4.28%) Xamarin
4 13 (1.92%) Facebook
5 8 (1.18%) ION Trading
6 7 (1.03%) Adobe
6 7 (1.03%) Optimizely
7 6 (0.88%) Twitter
8 5 (0.74%) Oracle
9 4 (0.59%) Microsoft
10 3 (0.44%) Appcelerator
10 3 (0.44%) SAP
11 2 (0.29%) Kony
11 2 (0.29%) PayPal
12 1 (0.15%) HP
12 1 (0.15%) OpenText
12 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.15%) Sybase
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