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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS SDK
Rank 533 441 457
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +16
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 80 136 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.89% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 91 89
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
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
15771 15204 15018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 28.99% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10491 9867 8994
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 284 376
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.02 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -86 70 £350 -6.66% 32
London -60 46 £400 - 17
City of London +10 13 £350 -15.66% 7
North West -9 7 £350 -1.75% 6
Manchester 0 5 £350 -1.75% 5
Scotland -2 5 £500 +33.33% 4
Edinburgh 0 4 £500 - 1
South East -20 4 £320 -8.57% 2
Northern Ireland - 4 £281 -
County Antrim - 4 £281 -
Belfast - 4 £281 -
East Midlands +2 3 £313 -
East of England -13 3 £350 +16.27% 3
West Midlands -18 2 £450 +55.17% 3
South West -33 2 £363 +20.83%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £288 -
Bristol - 2 £363 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £350 - 2
Staffordshire -9 1 £450 +28.57% 2
Hampshire -15 1 £320 -8.57% 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £288 -
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Slough - - - -

iOS SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 154 (99.35%) Apple iOS
2 114 (73.55%) iOS Development
3 101 (65.16%) Objective-C
4 81 (52.26%) Android
5 75 (48.39%) Xcode
6 70 (45.16%) Mobile App
7 65 (41.94%) Cocoa
8 57 (36.77%) OO
9 55 (35.48%) Android SDK
9 55 (35.48%) Android Development
10 50 (32.26%) HTML
10 50 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (31.61%) Web Services
12 48 (30.97%) Java
12 48 (30.97%) iPhone
13 45 (29.03%) JSON
14 44 (28.39%) Cocoa Touch
15 39 (25.16%) JavaScript
16 34 (21.94%) XML
17 32 (20.65%) Git (software)
18 28 (18.06%) CSS
19 24 (15.48%) RESTful
20 22 (14.19%) iPad
21 21 (13.55%) HTML5
21 21 (13.55%) Facebook
22 19 (12.26%) C++
22 19 (12.26%) Finance
23 18 (11.61%) Scrum
23 18 (11.61%) TDD
23 18 (11.61%) Software Engineering

iOS SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (3.23%) Apache
2 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.29%) nginx
2 2 (1.29%) uiautomator
3 1 (0.65%) Lightstreamer
3 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) S-PLUS
2 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.65%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.65%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.65%) PaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.23%) HTTP
1 5 (3.23%) HTTPS
2 4 (2.58%) SSL
3 3 (1.94%) Internet
3 3 (1.94%) VoIP
4 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.65%) VPN
4 1 (0.65%) DNS
4 1 (0.65%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.39%) MySQL
2 12 (7.74%) SQLite
3 2 (1.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 75 (48.39%) Xcode
2 32 (20.65%) Git (software)
3 15 (9.68%) Subversion
4 8 (5.16%) Eclipse
4 8 (5.16%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.58%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (1.94%) Robotium
6 3 (1.94%) Calabash
6 3 (1.94%) Appium
6 3 (1.94%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.94%) NUnit
7 2 (1.29%) JIRA
7 2 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.65%) JUnit
8 1 (0.65%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.65%) Gradle
General
1 19 (12.26%) Finance
2 7 (4.52%) Banking
3 5 (3.23%) Games
4 4 (2.58%) Retail
5 3 (1.94%) Back Office
5 3 (1.94%) Publishing
5 3 (1.94%) French Language
5 3 (1.94%) German Language
6 2 (1.29%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Automotive
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 146 (94.19%) Developer
2 91 (58.71%) iOS Developer
3 38 (24.52%) Android Developer
4 28 (18.06%) Mobile Developer
5 13 (8.39%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 9 (5.81%) Senior Developer
6 9 (5.81%) Senior iOS Developer
7 8 (5.16%) Applications Developer
8 4 (2.58%) Lead Developer
9 3 (1.94%) Tester
10 2 (1.29%) Mobile Tester
11 1 (0.65%) Mobile Test Analyst
11 1 (0.65%) Software Engineer
11 1 (0.65%) Analyst
11 1 (0.65%) Test Analyst
11 1 (0.65%) Project Manager
11 1 (0.65%) Programmer
11 1 (0.65%) Games Developer
11 1 (0.65%) C# Developer
11 1 (0.65%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (41.94%) Cocoa
2 55 (35.48%) Android SDK
3 50 (32.26%) HTML
4 49 (31.61%) Web Services
5 45 (29.03%) JSON
6 44 (28.39%) Cocoa Touch
7 34 (21.94%) XML
8 28 (18.06%) CSS
9 24 (15.48%) RESTful
10 21 (13.55%) HTML5
11 18 (11.61%) REST
12 14 (9.03%) jQuery
12 14 (9.03%) UIKit
13 11 (7.10%) CSS3
13 11 (7.10%) SOAP
13 11 (7.10%) Ajax
14 9 (5.81%) OpenGL
15 8 (5.16%) .NET
16 7 (4.52%) J2EE
16 7 (4.52%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 70 (45.16%) Mobile App
2 48 (30.97%) iPhone
3 22 (14.19%) iPad
4 13 (8.39%) User Experience
5 10 (6.45%) Computer Science
6 9 (5.81%) N-Tier
6 9 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (5.16%) Video on Demand
8 7 (4.52%) Data Structures
8 7 (4.52%) Algorithms
9 6 (3.87%) Social Media
9 6 (3.87%) Blackberry
10 5 (3.23%) Augmented Reality
10 5 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (2.58%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (2.58%) Streaming Video
12 3 (1.94%) Photography
12 3 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (1.29%) Over-the-Top Content
13 2 (1.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 154 (99.35%) Apple iOS
2 81 (52.26%) Android
3 11 (7.10%) Windows
4 10 (6.45%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.94%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.29%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.29%) Linux
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.65%) webOS
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (73.55%) iOS Development
2 57 (36.77%) OO
3 55 (35.48%) Android Development
4 50 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (11.61%) TDD
5 18 (11.61%) Scrum
5 18 (11.61%) Software Engineering
5 18 (11.61%) OOP
6 16 (10.32%) Multithreading
7 14 (9.03%) E-Commerce
7 14 (9.03%) MVC
8 13 (8.39%) Mobile Application Development
9 11 (7.10%) Memory Management
10 10 (6.45%) OOD
11 8 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.52%) Waterfall
13 6 (3.87%) SOA
14 5 (3.23%) Information Architecture
14 5 (3.23%) Time Management
14 5 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 101 (65.16%) Objective-C
2 48 (30.97%) Java
3 39 (25.16%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.26%) C++
5 11 (7.10%) SQL
6 8 (5.16%) PHP
6 8 (5.16%) C#
7 7 (4.52%) Ruby
8 4 (2.58%) PowerHouse
9 3 (1.94%) C
10 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (5.16%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (13.55%) Facebook
2 18 (11.61%) Google
3 14 (9.03%) Apple
4 8 (5.16%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.58%) Sencha
5 4 (2.58%) Kony
6 3 (1.94%) Oracle
6 3 (1.94%) Twitter
6 3 (1.94%) Appcelerator
6 3 (1.94%) Yahoo!
7 2 (1.29%) Zend
7 2 (1.29%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.65%) Adobe
8 1 (0.65%) Citrix
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