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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS SDK
Rank 519 521 449
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -72
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 89 82 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.54% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 56 89
Average daily rate
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£425 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £325 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £460 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £33.55 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.55 -

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
15327 15078 13744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.39% 28.02% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10240 9797 8648
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 220 336
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%

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 1 July 2015.

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 27 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 1 July 2015. 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 -11 87 £425 +6.25% 23
London -4 64 £438 +4.47% 9
South East -14 8 £400 +14.28% 4
Milton Keynes - 7 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 - - 1
City of London -20 6 £375 -11.76% 2
North West -17 5 £400 +6.66% 5
South West - 5 £425 - 1
West Midlands -1 4 - -
Bristol - 4 £425 -
Manchester -7 3 £400 +6.66% 4
Birmingham - 3 - -
Wimbledon - 2 £375 -
Berkshire -1 1 £400 +14.28% 1
Liverpool -12 1 £300 -25.00%
Merseyside -14 1 £300 -25.00%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £400 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Chester - 1 - -

iOS SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

1 172 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 126 (73.26%) iOS Development
3 112 (65.12%) Objective-C
4 96 (55.81%) Android
5 87 (50.58%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (47.67%) Mobile App
7 69 (40.12%) Android Development
8 68 (39.53%) Android SDK
9 57 (33.14%) Xcode
10 55 (31.98%) Mobile Development
11 53 (30.81%) iPhone
11 53 (30.81%) JavaScript
12 51 (29.65%) Java
13 44 (25.58%) Cocoa
14 38 (22.09%) HTML
15 35 (20.35%) C++
15 35 (20.35%) XML
16 34 (19.77%) HTML5
17 33 (19.19%) iPad
18 32 (18.60%) JSON
19 31 (18.02%) OO
19 31 (18.02%) User Experience
20 30 (17.44%) REST
21 29 (16.86%) Web Services
21 29 (16.86%) C#
21 29 (16.86%) Scrum
22 28 (16.28%) Finance
23 27 (15.70%) TDD
24 23 (13.37%) Apple
25 22 (12.79%) Banking

iOS SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 12 (6.98%) Node.js
2 2 (1.16%) Confluence
3 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Photoshop
1 3 (1.74%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) GitHub
2 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.74%) HTTP
2 2 (1.16%) NFC
2 2 (1.16%) iBeacon
3 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.58%) Internet
3 1 (0.58%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.58%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.81%) SQL Server
1 10 (5.81%) SQLite
2 7 (4.07%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.16%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.58%) MySQL
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.58%) DB2
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 57 (33.14%) Xcode
2 21 (12.21%) Git (software)
3 17 (9.88%) Android Studio
4 16 (9.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 9 (5.23%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.91%) Subversion
7 4 (2.33%) Appium
7 4 (2.33%) Calabash
8 3 (1.74%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.58%) Flash Builder
10 1 (0.58%) IntelliJ
General
1 28 (16.28%) Finance
2 22 (12.79%) Banking
3 5 (2.91%) Retail
3 5 (2.91%) Marketing
4 4 (2.33%) Games
5 2 (1.16%) Publishing
5 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) Automotive
6 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 164 (95.35%) Developer
2 104 (60.47%) iOS Developer
3 57 (33.14%) Mobile Developer
4 32 (18.60%) Android Developer
5 27 (15.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 23 (13.37%) Senior Developer
7 19 (11.05%) Applications Developer
8 13 (7.56%) Lead Developer
9 12 (6.98%) Senior iOS Developer
10 9 (5.23%) Senior Android Developer
11 6 (3.49%) Lead Android Developer
12 5 (2.91%) Microstrategy Developer
13 4 (2.33%) Programmer
14 3 (1.74%) Senior Applications Developer
14 3 (1.74%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
15 2 (1.16%) Mobile Test Analyst
15 2 (1.16%) Automation Test Analyst
15 2 (1.16%) Automation Analyst
15 2 (1.16%) Junior
15 2 (1.16%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (39.53%) Android SDK
2 44 (25.58%) Cocoa
3 38 (22.09%) HTML
4 35 (20.35%) XML
5 34 (19.77%) HTML5
6 32 (18.60%) JSON
7 30 (17.44%) REST
8 29 (16.86%) Web Services
9 20 (11.63%) Cocoa Touch
10 18 (10.47%) SOAP
11 17 (9.88%) .NET
12 16 (9.30%) RESTful
13 13 (7.56%) CSS
14 11 (6.40%) Flash
14 11 (6.40%) AngularJS
14 11 (6.40%) iPhone SDK
15 9 (5.23%) CSS3
16 8 (4.65%) PhoneGap
16 8 (4.65%) UIKit
16 8 (4.65%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 82 (47.67%) Mobile App
2 53 (30.81%) iPhone
3 33 (19.19%) iPad
4 31 (18.02%) User Experience
5 8 (4.65%) Blackberry
6 7 (4.07%) Streaming Video
7 6 (3.49%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.49%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (2.33%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.33%) Social Media
9 3 (1.74%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.74%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.74%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.16%) Animation
10 2 (1.16%) Mobile Games
10 2 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.58%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 172 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 96 (55.81%) Android
3 10 (5.81%) UNIX
3 10 (5.81%) Linux
4 7 (4.07%) Windows
5 4 (2.33%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (73.26%) iOS Development
2 87 (50.58%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (40.12%) Android Development
4 55 (31.98%) Mobile Development
5 31 (18.02%) OO
6 29 (16.86%) Scrum
7 27 (15.70%) TDD
8 18 (10.47%) Multithreading
9 17 (9.88%) E-Commerce
10 16 (9.30%) Unit Testing
11 15 (8.72%) OOP
11 15 (8.72%) Software Engineering
12 13 (7.56%) Mobile Application Development
13 12 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (3.49%) Memory Management
14 6 (3.49%) Content Management
15 5 (2.91%) MVC
15 5 (2.91%) Time Management
15 5 (2.91%) Dashboard Development
16 4 (2.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (65.12%) Objective-C
2 53 (30.81%) JavaScript
3 51 (29.65%) Java
4 35 (20.35%) C++
5 29 (16.86%) C#
6 16 (9.30%) Apple Swift
7 8 (4.65%) C
7 8 (4.65%) SQL
8 6 (3.49%) ActionScript
9 5 (2.91%) PHP
10 4 (2.33%) Ruby
11 2 (1.16%) Scala
12 1 (0.58%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.58%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.58%) XAML
12 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.91%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (13.37%) Apple
2 9 (5.23%) Google
3 8 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.49%) Appcelerator
4 6 (3.49%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (2.91%) Xamarin
6 4 (2.33%) Facebook
6 4 (2.33%) Twitter
6 4 (2.33%) IBM
7 3 (1.74%) Adobe
8 2 (1.16%) Kony
9 1 (0.58%) Netbiscuits
9 1 (0.58%) Volantis
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle
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