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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS SDK
Rank 509 526 455
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -71
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 93 78 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.51% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 53 70
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.69%
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
14912 15204 12834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.64% 27.05% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9674 9787 8012
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 227 352
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.64 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 21 April 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 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 21 April 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 +21 90 £400 - 29
London -7 44 £400 - 14
South East +16 32 £400 +3.22% 4
Buckinghamshire +8 15 £400 -5.88%
Hampshire -3 12 £448 +27.85%
City of London +13 9 £273 -39.44% 2
Basingstoke +8 9 £425 +21.42%
Milton Keynes +3 9 - -
South West +12 8 £381 +17.30% 5
Bristol +2 4 £381 +17.30% 3
Berkshire - 4 £313 -
East of England +13 3 - - 3
Hertfordshire +11 3 - -
Watford - 3 - -
West Midlands -7 2 - -
Belfast -3 1 - -
County Antrim -5 1 - -
Northern Ireland -5 1 - -
Manchester -9 1 £350 -12.50% 2
North West -18 1 £350 -0.07% 3
Gloucestershire - 1 £275 -
Reading - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 4
Cheltenham - 1 £275 -
Colchester - - - - 2
Cwmbran - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Egham - - - - 2
Evesham - - - -

iOS SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 112 (69.57%) iOS Development
3 99 (61.49%) Objective-C
4 87 (54.04%) Android
5 70 (43.48%) Mobile App
6 66 (40.99%) Android SDK
6 66 (40.99%) Xcode
6 66 (40.99%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (35.40%) iPhone
8 55 (34.16%) Android Development
9 50 (31.06%) Java
10 48 (29.81%) JavaScript
11 43 (26.71%) HTML
12 40 (24.84%) HTML5
13 37 (22.98%) JSON
14 35 (21.74%) Mobile Development
15 33 (20.50%) Cocoa
16 32 (19.88%) User Experience
17 31 (19.25%) iPad
17 31 (19.25%) Scrum
17 31 (19.25%) Web Services
17 31 (19.25%) OO
18 28 (17.39%) Finance
19 27 (16.77%) TDD
19 27 (16.77%) Git (software)
19 27 (16.77%) REST
20 26 (16.15%) C++
21 25 (15.53%) Multithreading
22 24 (14.91%) XML
23 23 (14.29%) Banking

iOS SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 15 (9.32%) Node.js
2 2 (1.24%) Confluence
3 1 (0.62%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Photoshop
1 3 (1.86%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.11%) HTTP
2 2 (1.24%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.24%) NFC
3 1 (0.62%) SMS
3 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.48%) SQLite
3 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.24%) MySQL
4 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.62%) DB2
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 66 (40.99%) Xcode
2 27 (16.77%) Git (software)
3 16 (9.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 13 (8.07%) Android Studio
5 12 (7.45%) Eclipse
6 7 (4.35%) Subversion
6 7 (4.35%) Appium
7 6 (3.73%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.48%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.48%) Maven
8 4 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.48%) Ant
8 4 (2.48%) Robotium
8 4 (2.48%) Mockito
9 3 (1.86%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.86%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.86%) Calabash
10 2 (1.24%) CocoaPods
10 2 (1.24%) PHPUnit
10 2 (1.24%) Jasmine
General
1 28 (17.39%) Finance
2 23 (14.29%) Banking
3 6 (3.73%) Spanish Language
4 5 (3.11%) Publishing
5 4 (2.48%) Retail
5 4 (2.48%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.86%) Marketing
6 3 (1.86%) Games
7 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.62%) Advertising
8 1 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 145 (90.06%) Developer
2 92 (57.14%) iOS Developer
3 48 (29.81%) Mobile Developer
4 32 (19.88%) Android Developer
5 30 (18.63%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 17 (10.56%) Applications Developer
7 16 (9.94%) Senior Developer
8 13 (8.07%) Lead Developer
9 10 (6.21%) Senior iOS Developer
10 5 (3.11%) Lead Android Developer
11 4 (2.48%) Test Engineer
12 3 (1.86%) Senior Applications Developer
12 3 (1.86%) Tester
12 3 (1.86%) Mobile Tester
12 3 (1.86%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
12 3 (1.86%) Senior Android Developer
13 2 (1.24%) Mobile Test Analyst
13 2 (1.24%) Automation Analyst
13 2 (1.24%) Automation Test Analyst
13 2 (1.24%) iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (40.99%) Android SDK
2 43 (26.71%) HTML
3 40 (24.84%) HTML5
4 37 (22.98%) JSON
5 33 (20.50%) Cocoa
6 31 (19.25%) Web Services
7 27 (16.77%) REST
8 24 (14.91%) XML
9 18 (11.18%) .NET
9 18 (11.18%) Cocoa Touch
9 18 (11.18%) RESTful
10 17 (10.56%) CSS
11 13 (8.07%) SOAP
11 13 (8.07%) AngularJS
12 12 (7.45%) UIKit
13 10 (6.21%) CSS3
14 9 (5.59%) PhoneGap
15 6 (3.73%) iPhone SDK
16 5 (3.11%) Flash
16 5 (3.11%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 70 (43.48%) Mobile App
2 57 (35.40%) iPhone
3 32 (19.88%) User Experience
4 31 (19.25%) iPad
5 16 (9.94%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.97%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.11%) Social Network
8 4 (2.48%) Social Media
9 3 (1.86%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.86%) Streaming Video
9 3 (1.86%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.86%) Animation
10 2 (1.24%) Mobile Games
10 2 (1.24%) Open Source
10 2 (1.24%) Video on Demand
10 2 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.24%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.24%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.24%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 161 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 87 (54.04%) Android
3 15 (9.32%) Linux
4 13 (8.07%) UNIX
5 6 (3.73%) Windows
6 5 (3.11%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (69.57%) iOS Development
2 66 (40.99%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (34.16%) Android Development
4 35 (21.74%) Mobile Development
5 31 (19.25%) Scrum
5 31 (19.25%) OO
6 27 (16.77%) TDD
7 25 (15.53%) Multithreading
8 18 (11.18%) Software Engineering
8 18 (11.18%) OOP
9 17 (10.56%) MVC
9 17 (10.56%) Unit Testing
10 16 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (9.94%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.21%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (4.97%) Automated Testing
13 6 (3.73%) Content Management
14 5 (3.11%) Time Management
15 4 (2.48%) Dependency Injection
15 4 (2.48%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (61.49%) Objective-C
2 50 (31.06%) Java
3 48 (29.81%) JavaScript
4 26 (16.15%) C++
5 19 (11.80%) C#
6 17 (10.56%) Apple Swift
7 11 (6.83%) C
8 4 (2.48%) Ruby
9 3 (1.86%) ActionScript
9 3 (1.86%) PHP
9 3 (1.86%) SQL
10 2 (1.24%) Scala
11 1 (0.62%) VB
11 1 (0.62%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (11.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (12.42%) Apple
2 11 (6.83%) Twitter
3 10 (6.21%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.21%) Facebook
4 8 (4.97%) Google
5 6 (3.73%) Appcelerator
6 4 (2.48%) Xamarin
6 4 (2.48%) IBM
7 3 (1.86%) Adobe
8 2 (1.24%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle
9 1 (0.62%) Kony
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