The table below looks at the statistics for iOS SDK skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iOS SDK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iOS SDK
Rank 580 588 554
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -34
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 64 67 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.42% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 55 52
Median daily rate £425 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £291 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £39.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.53

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
16134 16105 15692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.85% 28.01% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11187 10923 9942
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 286 217
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

iOS SDK
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing iOS SDK as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 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 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iOS SDK within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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 +5 63 £425 -10.52% 33
London -19 47 £450 -5.26% 19
Cambridgeshire +30 7 £330 +46.66%
East of England +28 7 £330 +46.66% 4
Cambridge +23 7 £330 +46.66%
North West +11 4 £425 +6.25% 3
City of London +21 3 £450 -5.26% 4
Manchester -4 3 £425 +6.25% 2
West Yorkshire +4 2 £344 -
South West +4 2 £263 +5.00% 4
Leeds +2 2 £344 -
Yorkshire -4 2 £344 +25.00% 1
South East +11 1 - - 1
Bristol 0 1 £300 - 4
Gloucestershire - 1 £225 -
Cheshire - 1 £425 - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £425 -
Cirencester - 1 £225 -
Glasgow - 1 £355 - 1
Scotland - 1 £355 - 2

iOS SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing iOS SDK 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 SDK.

1 113 (98.26%) Apple iOS
2 101 (87.83%) iOS Development
3 66 (57.39%) Objective-C
3 66 (57.39%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (51.30%) Android
5 49 (42.61%) Apple Swift
6 47 (40.87%) Xcode
7 43 (37.39%) Git (software)
8 41 (35.65%) Android Development
9 38 (33.04%) Java
10 34 (29.57%) JSON
11 33 (28.70%) TDD
11 33 (28.70%) Android SDK
12 30 (26.09%) REST
13 28 (24.35%) Mobile App
13 28 (24.35%) Mobile Development
13 28 (24.35%) Cocoa
14 25 (21.74%) RESTful
15 24 (20.87%) Scrum
16 23 (20.00%) Google
16 23 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (20.00%) User Experience
17 22 (19.13%) Jenkins
17 22 (19.13%) JavaScript
18 20 (17.39%) Web Development
19 19 (16.52%) SOAP
19 19 (16.52%) Web Services
19 19 (16.52%) Google Play
20 18 (15.65%) Automated Testing
20 18 (15.65%) Cocoa Touch

iOS SDK
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 2 (1.74%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (1.74%) Confluence
1 2 (1.74%) JBoss
1 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.87%) Apache
2 1 (0.87%) CMS
2 1 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.74%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.52%) Google Play
2 4 (3.48%) GitHub
3 3 (2.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.61%) iTunes
4 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.74%) CloudBees
4 2 (1.74%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.74%) Heroku
4 2 (1.74%) IaaS
4 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.74%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) Network Security
2 2 (1.74%) HTTP
2 2 (1.74%) NFC
2 2 (1.74%) VoIP
3 1 (0.87%) 3G
3 1 (0.87%) 4G
3 1 (0.87%) GPRS
3 1 (0.87%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.22%) SQLite
2 5 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.48%) MySQL
4 2 (1.74%) Big Data
4 2 (1.74%) DB2
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.87%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.87%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 47 (40.87%) Xcode
2 43 (37.39%) Git (software)
3 22 (19.13%) Jenkins
4 13 (11.30%) Gradle
5 12 (10.43%) JUnit
6 10 (8.70%) Appium
6 10 (8.70%) git-flow
6 10 (8.70%) Hamcrest
6 10 (8.70%) jMock
6 10 (8.70%) Mockito
6 10 (8.70%) Robolectric
6 10 (8.70%) Robotium
7 7 (6.09%) Android Studio
8 5 (4.35%) JIRA
9 4 (3.48%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.61%) Maven
10 3 (2.61%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (2.61%) Subversion
11 2 (1.74%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.74%) Selenium
General
1 11 (9.57%) Banking
2 8 (6.96%) Finance
3 7 (6.09%) Retail
4 4 (3.48%) Games
4 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.61%) Marketing
5 3 (2.61%) Publishing
6 2 (1.74%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (90.43%) Developer
2 73 (63.48%) iOS Developer
3 30 (26.09%) Android Developer
4 14 (12.17%) Objective-C Developer
5 12 (10.43%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.43%) Senior Developer
6 11 (9.57%) Mobile Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Java Android Developer
8 7 (6.09%) iOS Android Developer
8 7 (6.09%) Lead Developer
8 7 (6.09%) Senior iOS Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Lead iOS Developer
10 5 (4.35%) C++ Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Senior Android Developer
12 3 (2.61%) Agile Developer
12 3 (2.61%) Applications Developer
12 3 (2.61%) C Developer
12 3 (2.61%) Java Mobile Developer
12 3 (2.61%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 2 (1.74%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.57%) JSON
2 33 (28.70%) Android SDK
3 30 (26.09%) REST
4 28 (24.35%) Cocoa
5 25 (21.74%) RESTful
6 19 (16.52%) SOAP
6 19 (16.52%) Web Services
7 18 (15.65%) Cocoa Touch
8 15 (13.04%) HTML
8 15 (13.04%) XML
9 14 (12.17%) HTML5
10 13 (11.30%) Core Data
11 11 (9.57%) CSS
11 11 (9.57%) UIKit
12 9 (7.83%) jQuery
13 7 (6.09%) PhoneGap
14 5 (4.35%) CSS3
14 5 (4.35%) Node.js
15 4 (3.48%) AngularJS
15 4 (3.48%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.35%) Mobile App
2 23 (20.00%) User Experience
3 12 (10.43%) iPad
3 12 (10.43%) iPhone
4 10 (8.70%) Digital Media
5 8 (6.96%) Mobile Banking
5 8 (6.96%) Smartphone
6 6 (5.22%) Apple TV
7 5 (4.35%) NHS
8 4 (3.48%) Cryptography
9 3 (2.61%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.61%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.74%) Contactless
10 2 (1.74%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.74%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.74%) Online Games
10 2 (1.74%) Smartcard
10 2 (1.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 113 (98.26%) Apple iOS
2 59 (51.30%) Android
3 7 (6.09%) Windows
4 6 (5.22%) Linux
5 2 (1.74%) Unix
5 2 (1.74%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (87.83%) iOS Development
2 66 (57.39%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (35.65%) Android Development
4 33 (28.70%) TDD
5 28 (24.35%) Mobile Development
6 24 (20.87%) Scrum
7 23 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (17.39%) Web Development
9 18 (15.65%) Automated Testing
10 14 (12.17%) Unit Testing
11 13 (11.30%) Software Engineering
12 12 (10.43%) BDD
13 11 (9.57%) Automation Testing
13 11 (9.57%) SOLID
14 10 (8.70%) Analytics
14 10 (8.70%) Code Coverage
14 10 (8.70%) Open Source
14 10 (8.70%) Pair Programming
15 9 (7.83%) E-Commerce
15 9 (7.83%) OO
Programming Languages
1 66 (57.39%) Objective-C
2 49 (42.61%) Apple Swift
3 38 (33.04%) Java
4 22 (19.13%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.57%) C
5 11 (9.57%) C++
5 11 (9.57%) SQL
6 10 (8.70%) PHP
7 9 (7.83%) C#
7 9 (7.83%) Ruby
8 3 (2.61%) Python
9 1 (0.87%) R
9 1 (0.87%) Scala
9 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (1.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.61%) yum
Vendors
1 23 (20.00%) Google
2 13 (11.30%) Apple
3 10 (8.70%) Facebook
4 7 (6.09%) Optimizely
5 5 (4.35%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.74%) Adobe
6 2 (1.74%) Appcelerator
6 2 (1.74%) Endeca
6 2 (1.74%) hybris
6 2 (1.74%) Kony
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle
6 2 (1.74%) PayPal
6 2 (1.74%) Telerik
6 2 (1.74%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.87%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.87%) Microsoft
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