The table below looks at the statistics for iOS SDK skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iOS SDK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iOS SDK
Rank 604 537 535
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -2
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 54 94 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.63% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 53 63
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £560 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £394 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15413 14955 14841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.57% 26.78% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10766 9686 9710
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 202 204
Average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

iOS SDK
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iOS SDK within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

iOS SDK Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

iOS SDK
Daily Rate Trend

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

iOS SDK Daily Rate Trend in the UK

iOS SDK
Daily Rate Histogram

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

iOS SDK Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

iOS SDK
Hourly Rate Trend

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

iOS SDK Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

iOS SDK
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iOS SDK within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -67 53 £400 - 23
London -15 37 £425 +3.03% 15
City of London +40 5 £463 +37.03% 3
North West -2 5 £375 +15.38% 2
East of England +6 4 £400 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £400 - 1
West Midlands -6 2 £325 - 1
North East - 2 £313 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £313 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £400 - 1
Warrington - 2 £375 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £313 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £375 -
South West +3 1 £413 +6.45%
Merseyside +2 1 £375 +25.00% 2
Liverpool -2 1 £375 +25.00% 2
Bristol -4 1 £413 +8.19%
South East -51 1 £345 -13.75% 1
Staffordshire - 1 £325 -
Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £345 -
Oxford - 1 £345 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £325 -
Wakefield - 1 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Essex - 1 - -

iOS SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing iOS SDK also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iOS SDK.

1 99 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 72 (72.73%) iOS Development
3 61 (61.62%) Objective-C
4 56 (56.57%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (51.52%) Android
6 41 (41.41%) Mobile App
7 40 (40.40%) Android SDK
7 40 (40.40%) Apple Swift
8 39 (39.39%) Xcode
9 33 (33.33%) Java
10 31 (31.31%) Android Development
11 29 (29.29%) Mobile Development
12 28 (28.28%) JSON
13 23 (23.23%) Cocoa
13 23 (23.23%) User Experience
14 22 (22.22%) OO
15 20 (20.20%) Web Services
15 20 (20.20%) JavaScript
15 20 (20.20%) Scrum
15 20 (20.20%) REST
16 19 (19.19%) TDD
16 19 (19.19%) HTML
17 18 (18.18%) XML
17 18 (18.18%) HTML5
17 18 (18.18%) Git (software)
18 17 (17.17%) Google
19 15 (15.15%) Jenkins
20 14 (14.14%) Cocoa Touch
20 14 (14.14%) iPhone
20 14 (14.14%) SOAP

iOS SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing iOS SDK also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iOS SDK. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.07%) CMS
2 5 (5.05%) IIS
3 4 (4.04%) Confluence
4 3 (3.03%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.01%) Apache
5 1 (1.01%) Node.js
5 1 (1.01%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) GitHub
2 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) Network Security
2 2 (2.02%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.02%) Firewall
2 2 (2.02%) NFC
2 2 (2.02%) VoIP
3 1 (1.01%) 3G
3 1 (1.01%) 4G
3 1 (1.01%) GPRS
3 1 (1.01%) HTTP
3 1 (1.01%) iBeacon
3 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) SQLite
3 4 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (4.04%) SAP HANA
3 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.01%) Big Data
6 1 (1.01%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (39.39%) Xcode
2 18 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 15 (15.15%) Jenkins
4 12 (12.12%) Android Studio
5 11 (11.11%) JIRA
6 7 (7.07%) Eclipse
7 6 (6.06%) Bitbucket
7 6 (6.06%) Gradle
8 5 (5.05%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 5 (5.05%) Subversion
9 4 (4.04%) IntelliJ
9 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.03%) Selenium
10 3 (3.03%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.02%) Appium
11 2 (2.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.02%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (1.01%) Calabash
12 1 (1.01%) Maven
General
1 8 (8.08%) Retail
2 5 (5.05%) Finance
3 4 (4.04%) Games
4 3 (3.03%) Automotive
5 2 (2.02%) Marketing
5 2 (2.02%) Publishing
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (90.91%) Developer
2 63 (63.64%) iOS Developer
3 22 (22.22%) Android Developer
4 19 (19.19%) Mobile Developer
5 18 (18.18%) Applications Developer
6 17 (17.17%) Objective-C Developer
7 9 (9.09%) iOS Android Developer
8 8 (8.08%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 8 (8.08%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Agile Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Senior Android Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Architect
11 3 (3.03%) Java Android Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Lead iOS Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Senior iOS Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Technical Architect
12 2 (2.02%) Agile Java Developer
12 2 (2.02%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (40.40%) Android SDK
2 28 (28.28%) JSON
3 23 (23.23%) Cocoa
4 20 (20.20%) REST
4 20 (20.20%) Web Services
5 19 (19.19%) HTML
6 18 (18.18%) HTML5
6 18 (18.18%) XML
7 14 (14.14%) Cocoa Touch
7 14 (14.14%) SOAP
8 9 (9.09%) jQuery
8 9 (9.09%) RESTful
9 8 (8.08%) CSS
10 7 (7.07%) .NET
10 7 (7.07%) Ajax
10 7 (7.07%) PhoneGap
11 6 (6.06%) AngularJS
11 6 (6.06%) Google Maps API
11 6 (6.06%) UIKit
11 6 (6.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (41.41%) Mobile App
2 23 (23.23%) User Experience
3 14 (14.14%) iPhone
4 13 (13.13%) iPad
5 11 (11.11%) Data Structures
6 6 (6.06%) Algorithms
7 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.05%) Smartphone
8 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (4.04%) Fintech
9 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
9 3 (3.03%) Digital Media
9 3 (3.03%) Social Media
10 2 (2.02%) Cryptography
10 2 (2.02%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (2.02%) Streaming Video
11 1 (1.01%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (1.01%) Social Gaming
11 1 (1.01%) SWIFT
11 1 (1.01%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 51 (51.52%) Android
3 8 (8.08%) Windows
4 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.03%) Linux
6 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.01%) Unix
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (72.73%) iOS Development
2 56 (56.57%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (31.31%) Android Development
4 29 (29.29%) Mobile Development
5 22 (22.22%) OO
6 20 (20.20%) Scrum
7 19 (19.19%) TDD
8 11 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 10 (10.10%) Web Development
10 9 (9.09%) BDD
10 9 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
10 9 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (7.07%) Product Management
13 6 (6.06%) Analytics
13 6 (6.06%) Automated Testing
13 6 (6.06%) MVC
14 5 (5.05%) Continuous Delivery
14 5 (5.05%) CRM
14 5 (5.05%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 61 (61.62%) Objective-C
2 40 (40.40%) Apple Swift
3 33 (33.33%) Java
4 20 (20.20%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.09%) C#
6 7 (7.07%) C
7 6 (6.06%) C++
7 6 (6.06%) PHP
8 4 (4.04%) SQL
8 4 (4.04%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.01%) Ruby
9 1 (1.01%) Scala
9 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.02%) yum
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) Google
2 6 (6.06%) Apple
3 5 (5.05%) Appcelerator
3 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.04%) SAP
4 4 (4.04%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.03%) EPiServer
5 3 (3.03%) OpenText
6 2 (2.02%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.02%) Endeca
6 2 (2.02%) hybris
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle
6 2 (2.02%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.01%) Facebook
7 1 (1.01%) Twitter
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