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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS SDK
Rank 530 463 383
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -80
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 65 119 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.23% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.83% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 87 127
Average daily rate
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£394 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
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
14868 14366 14021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.84% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10163 9229 8765
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 300 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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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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 -88 58 £381 +1.66% 37
London -44 32 £400 +4.23% 16
South East -17 12 £338 -3.57% 10
City of London +5 9 £400 - 6
North West -6 5 £350 +3.70% 5
Buckinghamshire -10 5 £338 -10.00%
Scotland +1 4 £500 -
Edinburgh -6 4 £500 -
Milton Keynes -12 4 £344 -8.33%
Hampshire -19 4 £325 -7.14% 1
East Midlands -2 3 £313 -7.81%
Manchester -8 3 £350 +3.70% 4
South West - 3 £388 -
Berkshire +2 2 £375 +7.14% 4
East of England -16 2 £350 +16.27% 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £350 -
Essex - 1 £300 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £350 - 1
Brighton - 1 £350 -
Bristol - 1 £388 -
Cardiff - - - - 3
Chelmsford - - - -
Cwmbran - - - - 1
Dartford - - - -
Derby - - - -
Loughborough - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Brentwood - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1

iOS SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 101 (68.24%) iOS Development
3 89 (60.14%) Objective-C
4 82 (55.41%) Android
5 64 (43.24%) Xcode
6 62 (41.89%) Android SDK
7 59 (39.86%) Android Development
7 59 (39.86%) Mobile App
8 53 (35.81%) Java
9 52 (35.14%) OO
9 52 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (31.76%) JSON
11 46 (31.08%) Web Services
12 45 (30.41%) HTML
13 44 (29.73%) Cocoa
14 43 (29.05%) JavaScript
14 43 (29.05%) iPhone
15 33 (22.30%) XML
16 29 (19.59%) CSS
17 28 (18.92%) RESTful
17 28 (18.92%) Cocoa Touch
18 25 (16.89%) Git (software)
19 23 (15.54%) TDD
20 22 (14.86%) Finance
20 22 (14.86%) Multithreading
21 21 (14.19%) Google
22 20 (13.51%) REST
22 20 (13.51%) HTML5
23 18 (12.16%) iPad
23 18 (12.16%) MVC

iOS SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (3.38%) Apache
2 3 (2.03%) Node.js
3 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.35%) nginx
4 1 (0.68%) Lightstreamer
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.68%) Blender
2 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.68%) S-PLUS
2 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.68%) Heroku
2 1 (0.68%) PaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.41%) HTTP
2 3 (2.03%) Internet
3 2 (1.35%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.35%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.35%) SSL
4 1 (0.68%) SMS
4 1 (0.68%) VPN
4 1 (0.68%) DNS
4 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.11%) MySQL
2 10 (6.76%) SQLite
3 2 (1.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 64 (43.24%) Xcode
2 25 (16.89%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.78%) Subversion
4 10 (6.76%) Eclipse
5 8 (5.41%) Mercurial
6 4 (2.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (2.03%) Bugzilla
7 3 (2.03%) NUnit
8 2 (1.35%) JIRA
8 2 (1.35%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.68%) Robotium
9 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.68%) Mockito
9 1 (0.68%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.68%) Appium
9 1 (0.68%) Gradle
9 1 (0.68%) Artifactory
General
1 22 (14.86%) Finance
2 10 (6.76%) Banking
3 6 (4.05%) Games
4 5 (3.38%) Retail
5 4 (2.70%) Publishing
6 3 (2.03%) French Language
6 3 (2.03%) German Language
6 3 (2.03%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.35%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.68%) Military
8 1 (0.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Automotive
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 137 (92.57%) Developer
2 82 (55.41%) iOS Developer
3 43 (29.05%) Android Developer
4 25 (16.89%) Mobile Developer
5 14 (9.46%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 9 (6.08%) Applications Developer
7 7 (4.73%) Senior iOS Developer
7 7 (4.73%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.03%) Test Engineer
9 2 (1.35%) Lead Developer
9 2 (1.35%) iPhone Developer
10 1 (0.68%) Applications Manager
10 1 (0.68%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (0.68%) Games Developer
10 1 (0.68%) C# Developer
10 1 (0.68%) C# Application Developer
10 1 (0.68%) Project Manager
10 1 (0.68%) Software Engineer
10 1 (0.68%) Technical Support
10 1 (0.68%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (41.89%) Android SDK
2 47 (31.76%) JSON
3 46 (31.08%) Web Services
4 45 (30.41%) HTML
5 44 (29.73%) Cocoa
6 33 (22.30%) XML
7 29 (19.59%) CSS
8 28 (18.92%) RESTful
8 28 (18.92%) Cocoa Touch
9 20 (13.51%) REST
9 20 (13.51%) HTML5
10 14 (9.46%) UIKit
11 11 (7.43%) CSS3
11 11 (7.43%) .NET
12 10 (6.76%) OpenGL
12 10 (6.76%) Ajax
13 9 (6.08%) jQuery
13 9 (6.08%) SOAP
14 7 (4.73%) J2EE
15 6 (4.05%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 59 (39.86%) Mobile App
2 43 (29.05%) iPhone
3 18 (12.16%) iPad
4 17 (11.49%) User Experience
5 13 (8.78%) Computer Science
6 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (5.41%) N-Tier
8 6 (4.05%) Blackberry
9 5 (3.38%) Video on Demand
9 5 (3.38%) Augmented Reality
9 5 (3.38%) Data Structures
9 5 (3.38%) Algorithms
9 5 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (2.70%) Social Network
10 4 (2.70%) Streaming Video
10 4 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (2.70%) Social Media
11 3 (2.03%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (2.03%) Photography
12 2 (1.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 148 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 82 (55.41%) Android
3 11 (7.43%) Windows
4 10 (6.76%) Windows Phone
5 7 (4.73%) Linux
6 4 (2.70%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.03%) UNIX
8 2 (1.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (68.24%) iOS Development
2 59 (39.86%) Android Development
3 52 (35.14%) OO
3 52 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (15.54%) TDD
5 22 (14.86%) Multithreading
6 18 (12.16%) MVC
7 17 (11.49%) Scrum
7 17 (11.49%) OOP
8 15 (10.14%) E-Commerce
9 13 (8.78%) Software Engineering
10 12 (8.11%) Mobile Application Development
11 11 (7.43%) Memory Management
12 10 (6.76%) OOD
12 10 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (4.73%) Waterfall
14 5 (3.38%) SOA
15 4 (2.70%) Web Development
15 4 (2.70%) Web Design
15 4 (2.70%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 89 (60.14%) Objective-C
2 53 (35.81%) Java
3 43 (29.05%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.46%) C++
5 9 (6.08%) SQL
6 8 (5.41%) C#
7 7 (4.73%) PHP
8 6 (4.05%) C
9 3 (2.03%) Ruby
10 1 (0.68%) Python
10 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (14.19%) Google
2 15 (10.14%) Facebook
3 10 (6.76%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.76%) Apple
3 10 (6.76%) Twitter
4 4 (2.70%) Kony
5 3 (2.03%) Appcelerator
5 3 (2.03%) Sencha
5 3 (2.03%) Yahoo!
5 3 (2.03%) Oracle
6 2 (1.35%) Zend
6 2 (1.35%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.68%) Citrix
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