The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS SDK
Rank 527 456 541
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +85
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 76 96 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.20% 0.084%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.74% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 73 35
Average daily rate £400 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £445 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15377 12977 15258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.75% 26.71% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9880 8116 8998
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 361 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.95 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -61 70 £400 +1.26% 38
London -58 50 £400 - 23
City of London -27 13 £450 +15.44% 7
South East -9 11 £413 +8.19% 2
North West -20 4 £350 +49.04% 3
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Bristol -16 1 £325 +27.45% 3
Manchester -17 1 £400 +70.21% 2
South West -18 1 £325 +42.85% 5
East of England -34 1 £325 -13.33% 2
Merseyside - 1 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £325 - 2
Liverpool - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Newport - - - -
Reading - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Watford - - - - 2
Wilmslow - - - -
Woking - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -

iOS SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 124 (78.98%) iOS Development
3 104 (66.24%) Objective-C
4 80 (50.96%) Mobile App
5 77 (49.04%) Android
6 68 (43.31%) Xcode
7 66 (42.04%) iPhone
8 58 (36.94%) Cocoa
9 51 (32.48%) iPad
10 47 (29.94%) OO
11 42 (26.75%) Java
12 40 (25.48%) JSON
13 38 (24.20%) Android SDK
14 37 (23.57%) Web Services
15 34 (21.66%) Android Development
16 28 (17.83%) C++
16 28 (17.83%) Scrum
17 27 (17.20%) HTML
17 27 (17.20%) Apple
18 24 (15.29%) OOP
18 24 (15.29%) JavaScript
18 24 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (14.65%) REST
20 19 (12.10%) Multithreading
20 19 (12.10%) Google
21 18 (11.46%) Cocoa Touch
22 17 (10.83%) Git (software)
23 16 (10.19%) RESTful
23 16 (10.19%) Software Engineering
23 16 (10.19%) TDD

iOS SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (1.27%) CMS
1 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.27%) Apache
2 1 (0.64%) Confluence
2 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (7.01%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.37%) GitHub
2 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.18%) HTTP
2 3 (1.91%) Internet
3 2 (1.27%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.27%) SSL
3 2 (1.27%) VPN
3 2 (1.27%) DNS
4 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.64%) FTP
4 1 (0.64%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.64%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.46%) MySQL
1 7 (4.46%) SQLite
2 1 (0.64%) MS Access
2 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.64%) Infinispan
2 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 68 (43.31%) Xcode
2 17 (10.83%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.28%) Eclipse
4 9 (5.73%) Subversion
4 9 (5.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 9 (5.73%) Mercurial
5 7 (4.46%) PhoneGap
6 5 (3.18%) Calabash
6 5 (3.18%) Robotium
7 4 (2.55%) JIRA
8 3 (1.91%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.91%) Mocha
9 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.64%) JUnit
10 1 (0.64%) Maven
10 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (8.28%) Finance
2 8 (5.10%) Games
2 8 (5.10%) Legal
3 7 (4.46%) Banking
4 5 (3.18%) Publishing
5 3 (1.91%) Marketing
6 2 (1.27%) Back Office
6 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.27%) Local Government
7 1 (0.64%) Advertising
7 1 (0.64%) Law
7 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 141 (89.81%) Developer
2 104 (66.24%) iOS Developer
3 24 (15.29%) Mobile Developer
4 21 (13.38%) Android Developer
5 16 (10.19%) Senior Developer
6 15 (9.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 13 (8.28%) Applications Developer
8 11 (7.01%) Senior iOS Developer
9 9 (5.73%) iPhone Developer
10 5 (3.18%) Tester
10 5 (3.18%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.18%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.18%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
11 4 (2.55%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.55%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.55%) Senior Applications Developer
12 3 (1.91%) Software Test Engineer
12 3 (1.91%) iPad Developer
13 2 (1.27%) Applications Manager
13 2 (1.27%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (36.94%) Cocoa
2 40 (25.48%) JSON
3 38 (24.20%) Android SDK
4 37 (23.57%) Web Services
5 27 (17.20%) HTML
6 23 (14.65%) REST
7 18 (11.46%) Cocoa Touch
8 16 (10.19%) RESTful
9 13 (8.28%) HTML5
9 13 (8.28%) UIKit
10 12 (7.64%) .NET
10 12 (7.64%) XML
10 12 (7.64%) CSS
11 9 (5.73%) ASP.NET
12 8 (5.10%) jQuery
12 8 (5.10%) OpenGL
12 8 (5.10%) J2ME
13 7 (4.46%) LAMP
14 6 (3.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 5 (3.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 80 (50.96%) Mobile App
2 66 (42.04%) iPhone
3 51 (32.48%) iPad
4 15 (9.55%) Graphic Design
5 11 (7.01%) Blackberry
5 11 (7.01%) Open Source
6 9 (5.73%) Social Media
7 8 (5.10%) Augmented Reality
8 7 (4.46%) Computer Science
8 7 (4.46%) Video on Demand
9 6 (3.82%) N-Tier
10 5 (3.18%) Social Network
10 5 (3.18%) Digital Media
11 4 (2.55%) Streaming Media
11 4 (2.55%) IPTV
11 4 (2.55%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.91%) Streaming Video
12 3 (1.91%) Mobile Payment
13 2 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (1.27%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 157 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 77 (49.04%) Android
3 14 (8.92%) Windows
4 13 (8.28%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.91%) BlackBerry OS
6 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (78.98%) iOS Development
2 47 (29.94%) OO
3 34 (21.66%) Android Development
4 28 (17.83%) Scrum
5 24 (15.29%) OOP
5 24 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (12.10%) Multithreading
7 16 (10.19%) Software Engineering
7 16 (10.19%) TDD
8 15 (9.55%) Mobile Application Development
9 13 (8.28%) Memory Management
10 11 (7.01%) OOD
10 11 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (5.73%) Time Management
12 8 (5.10%) Test Automation
13 7 (4.46%) SOA
14 6 (3.82%) MVC
15 5 (3.18%) Analytics
15 5 (3.18%) Continuous Improvement
16 4 (2.55%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 104 (66.24%) Objective-C
2 42 (26.75%) Java
3 28 (17.83%) C++
4 24 (15.29%) JavaScript
5 15 (9.55%) C#
6 10 (6.37%) Python
7 6 (3.82%) Ruby
7 6 (3.82%) PHP
8 5 (3.18%) C
8 5 (3.18%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.55%) SQL
10 1 (0.64%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.64%) VBA
10 1 (0.64%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.64%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.64%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 7 (4.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.46%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (17.20%) Apple
2 19 (12.10%) Google
3 12 (7.64%) Facebook
4 10 (6.37%) Twitter
5 7 (4.46%) SAP
5 7 (4.46%) Adobe
6 6 (3.82%) Symbian
7 4 (2.55%) Xamarin
7 4 (2.55%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.55%) Sybase
8 3 (1.91%) Oracle
8 3 (1.91%) Nokia
8 3 (1.91%) Yahoo!
8 3 (1.91%) Sencha
9 2 (1.27%) Citrix
9 2 (1.27%) JBoss
10 1 (0.64%) Cognos
10 1 (0.64%) MobileIron
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