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 29 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS SDK
Rank 525 454 492
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +38
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 81 125 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.83% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 90 69
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £39.28 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.58% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 - £35.00

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
15698 15095 15547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.76% 28.64% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9962 9698 9555
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 265 367
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS SDK within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

iOS SDK Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

iOS SDK
Top 30 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 29 August 2014. 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
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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 -59 77 £388 +3.33% 32
London -19 53 £425 +6.25% 17
City of London +24 17 £350 -17.64% 5
South East -12 7 £375 +15.38% 2
West Midlands -14 4 £450 +66.66% 2
North West -17 4 £340 +13.33% 5
Manchester -12 3 £340 +13.33% 4
Berkshire +10 2 £413 +26.92% 1
Oxfordshire -1 2 £350 +52.17%
Scotland -16 2 £425 +13.33% 3
East of England -25 2 £375 -16.66% 1
South West -37 2 £338 +17.39% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 -
Cheshire -7 1 - - 1
Bristol -20 1 £338 +22.72% 1
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Surrey - - - -
North East - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Farnham - - - -

iOS SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 149 (99.33%) Apple iOS
2 116 (77.33%) iOS Development
3 91 (60.67%) Objective-C
4 72 (48.00%) Xcode
5 70 (46.67%) Cocoa
6 67 (44.67%) Mobile App
7 65 (43.33%) Android
8 53 (35.33%) iPhone
9 47 (31.33%) Android SDK
10 46 (30.67%) Cocoa Touch
10 46 (30.67%) OO
11 36 (24.00%) HTML
12 35 (23.33%) Java
12 35 (23.33%) JSON
12 35 (23.33%) Android Development
13 34 (22.67%) iPad
14 29 (19.33%) Web Services
15 27 (18.00%) JavaScript
16 25 (16.67%) XML
16 25 (16.67%) Git (software)
17 24 (16.00%) Scrum
18 23 (15.33%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (13.33%) REST
19 20 (13.33%) Facebook
20 19 (12.67%) Software Engineering
21 18 (12.00%) HTML5
22 17 (11.33%) C++
23 16 (10.67%) TDD
24 15 (10.00%) OOP
25 14 (9.33%) Finance

iOS SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.67%) Lightstreamer
2 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.67%) Blender
2 1 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.00%) HTTPS
2 5 (3.33%) SSL
2 5 (3.33%) HTTP
3 4 (2.67%) Internet
4 3 (2.00%) VoIP
5 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.67%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.67%) VPN
5 1 (0.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.33%) MySQL
2 6 (4.00%) SQLite
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 72 (48.00%) Xcode
2 25 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.00%) Subversion
4 5 (3.33%) Robotium
4 5 (3.33%) Calabash
5 4 (2.67%) Mercurial
6 3 (2.00%) Bugzilla
6 3 (2.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.67%) Mocha
7 1 (0.67%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.67%) NUnit
General
1 14 (9.33%) Finance
2 7 (4.67%) Legal
3 6 (4.00%) Banking
4 5 (3.33%) Retail
5 4 (2.67%) Back Office
5 4 (2.67%) Games
6 3 (2.00%) French Language
6 3 (2.00%) German Language
6 3 (2.00%) Marketing
6 3 (2.00%) Advertising
7 2 (1.33%) Publishing
8 1 (0.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 133 (88.67%) Developer
2 97 (64.67%) iOS Developer
3 25 (16.67%) Android Developer
4 22 (14.67%) Mobile Developer
5 13 (8.67%) Senior Developer
5 13 (8.67%) Senior iOS Developer
6 8 (5.33%) Tester
7 6 (4.00%) Mobile Tester
8 5 (3.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 4 (2.67%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.00%) iPhone Developer
11 2 (1.33%) Analyst
11 2 (1.33%) Test Analyst
11 2 (1.33%) Automation Tester
11 2 (1.33%) Mobile Test Analyst
12 1 (0.67%) Applications Manager
12 1 (0.67%) Games Developer
12 1 (0.67%) Test Engineer
12 1 (0.67%) Senior Software Engineer
12 1 (0.67%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (46.67%) Cocoa
2 47 (31.33%) Android SDK
3 46 (30.67%) Cocoa Touch
4 36 (24.00%) HTML
5 35 (23.33%) JSON
6 29 (19.33%) Web Services
7 25 (16.67%) XML
8 20 (13.33%) REST
9 18 (12.00%) HTML5
10 13 (8.67%) CSS
11 12 (8.00%) UIKit
11 12 (8.00%) RESTful
12 11 (7.33%) jQuery
13 8 (5.33%) Ajax
14 6 (4.00%) SOAP
15 4 (2.67%) OpenGL
15 4 (2.67%) Xamarin.iOS
15 4 (2.67%) PhoneGap
16 3 (2.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 3 (2.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 67 (44.67%) Mobile App
2 53 (35.33%) iPhone
3 34 (22.67%) iPad
4 13 (8.67%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.33%) Video on Demand
6 6 (4.00%) Social Media
7 5 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.33%) Augmented Reality
8 4 (2.67%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.67%) IPTV
8 4 (2.67%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.67%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (2.00%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.33%) DTV
11 1 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.67%) Social Network
11 1 (0.67%) Streaming Music
11 1 (0.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 149 (99.33%) Apple iOS
2 65 (43.33%) Android
3 3 (2.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.33%) Windows
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.67%) webOS
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (77.33%) iOS Development
2 46 (30.67%) OO
3 35 (23.33%) Android Development
4 24 (16.00%) Scrum
5 23 (15.33%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (12.67%) Software Engineering
7 16 (10.67%) TDD
8 15 (10.00%) OOP
9 13 (8.67%) E-Commerce
10 12 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
11 11 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.33%) Multithreading
12 8 (5.33%) Memory Management
13 6 (4.00%) Project Management
13 6 (4.00%) Kanban
14 5 (3.33%) Information Architecture
14 5 (3.33%) Time Management
14 5 (3.33%) MVC
14 5 (3.33%) OOD
14 5 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 91 (60.67%) Objective-C
2 35 (23.33%) Java
3 27 (18.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.33%) C++
5 8 (5.33%) Ruby
6 7 (4.67%) PHP
6 7 (4.67%) SQL
7 5 (3.33%) C#
8 4 (2.67%) PowerHouse
9 3 (2.00%) C
10 1 (0.67%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.67%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.67%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 11 (7.33%) Degree
2 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (13.33%) Facebook
2 14 (9.33%) Google
3 12 (8.00%) Apple
4 4 (2.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.00%) Twitter
5 3 (2.00%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.67%) MobileIron
6 1 (0.67%) Sencha
6 1 (0.67%) Adobe
6 1 (0.67%) Citrix
6 1 (0.67%) Cognos
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