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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS SDK
Rank 504 507 465
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -42
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 90 70 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.48% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 55 72
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £456 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
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
14441 14444 12535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.62% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9593 9514 7875
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 186 355
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 2 June 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 26 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 2 June 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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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 +10 89 £413 +3.12% 41
London +10 60 £415 +1.21% 22
South East -2 14 £313 -10.71% 6
Buckinghamshire - 11 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 10 - - 1
City of London +1 8 £356 -16.17% 4
South West +5 7 £425 +30.76% 2
Bristol -2 4 £425 +30.76% 2
West Midlands - 4 - - 2
Berkshire +4 3 £313 -10.71%
North West -17 3 £300 -14.34% 3
Birmingham - 3 - -
Wimbledon - 2 £375 - 2
Manchester -9 1 - - 3
Liverpool -11 1 £300 -25.00%
Merseyside -14 1 £300 -25.00%
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
Bath - 1 £400 -
Bracknell - 1 £400 -
Chester - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £400 -

iOS SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 184 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 129 (70.11%) iOS Development
3 111 (60.33%) Objective-C
4 104 (56.52%) Android
5 81 (44.02%) Mobile App
5 81 (44.02%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (40.76%) Android SDK
7 70 (38.04%) Xcode
8 68 (36.96%) Android Development
9 61 (33.15%) iPhone
10 58 (31.52%) Java
11 55 (29.89%) JavaScript
12 48 (26.09%) Mobile Development
13 45 (24.46%) HTML
14 43 (23.37%) Cocoa
15 40 (21.74%) JSON
15 40 (21.74%) HTML5
16 39 (21.20%) OO
17 36 (19.57%) XML
17 36 (19.57%) iPad
17 36 (19.57%) User Experience
18 34 (18.48%) REST
19 33 (17.93%) Web Services
19 33 (17.93%) C++
20 30 (16.30%) Finance
20 30 (16.30%) Scrum
21 27 (14.67%) Git (software)
22 25 (13.59%) TDD
22 25 (13.59%) Banking
22 25 (13.59%) C#

iOS SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 14 (7.61%) Node.js
2 2 (1.09%) Confluence
3 1 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (1.63%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.17%) HTTP
2 2 (1.09%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.09%) NFC
3 1 (0.54%) Internet
3 1 (0.54%) SMS
3 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.35%) SQLite
3 5 (2.72%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.63%) MySQL
5 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 70 (38.04%) Xcode
2 27 (14.67%) Git (software)
3 18 (9.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 18 (9.78%) Android Studio
4 12 (6.52%) Eclipse
5 8 (4.35%) Appium
6 7 (3.80%) Subversion
7 6 (3.26%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.17%) Mockito
8 4 (2.17%) Artifactory
8 4 (2.17%) Robotium
8 4 (2.17%) Calabash
8 4 (2.17%) Ant
8 4 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.17%) Maven
9 3 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.63%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.09%) PHPUnit
10 2 (1.09%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.09%) CocoaPods
General
1 30 (16.30%) Finance
2 25 (13.59%) Banking
3 6 (3.26%) Publishing
3 6 (3.26%) Spanish Language
4 4 (2.17%) Italian Language
4 4 (2.17%) Marketing
4 4 (2.17%) Retail
4 4 (2.17%) Games
5 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.54%) Military
6 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 170 (92.39%) Developer
2 106 (57.61%) iOS Developer
3 59 (32.07%) Mobile Developer
4 36 (19.57%) Android Developer
5 31 (16.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 22 (11.96%) Senior Developer
7 20 (10.87%) Applications Developer
8 14 (7.61%) Lead Developer
9 13 (7.07%) Senior iOS Developer
10 7 (3.80%) Senior Android Developer
11 6 (3.26%) Lead Android Developer
12 4 (2.17%) Microstrategy Developer
12 4 (2.17%) Test Engineer
13 3 (1.63%) Senior Applications Developer
13 3 (1.63%) Programmer
13 3 (1.63%) Tester
13 3 (1.63%) Mobile Tester
13 3 (1.63%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
14 2 (1.09%) Automation Analyst
14 2 (1.09%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (40.76%) Android SDK
2 45 (24.46%) HTML
3 43 (23.37%) Cocoa
4 40 (21.74%) JSON
4 40 (21.74%) HTML5
5 36 (19.57%) XML
6 34 (18.48%) REST
7 33 (17.93%) Web Services
8 21 (11.41%) SOAP
9 20 (10.87%) Cocoa Touch
10 18 (9.78%) .NET
11 16 (8.70%) CSS
11 16 (8.70%) RESTful
12 13 (7.07%) AngularJS
13 11 (5.98%) Flash
13 11 (5.98%) UIKit
14 9 (4.89%) CSS3
14 9 (4.89%) PhoneGap
14 9 (4.89%) iPhone SDK
15 6 (3.26%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 81 (44.02%) Mobile App
2 61 (33.15%) iPhone
3 36 (19.57%) iPad
3 36 (19.57%) User Experience
4 15 (8.15%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.80%) Streaming Video
5 7 (3.80%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.72%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.72%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.72%) Social Media
7 4 (2.17%) Video on Demand
7 4 (2.17%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.63%) Social Network
8 3 (1.63%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.09%) Animation
9 2 (1.09%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 184 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 104 (56.52%) Android
3 12 (6.52%) Linux
3 12 (6.52%) UNIX
4 7 (3.80%) Windows
5 4 (2.17%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (70.11%) iOS Development
2 81 (44.02%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (36.96%) Android Development
4 48 (26.09%) Mobile Development
5 39 (21.20%) OO
6 30 (16.30%) Scrum
7 25 (13.59%) TDD
8 24 (13.04%) Multithreading
9 23 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 20 (10.87%) MVC
11 19 (10.33%) OOP
11 19 (10.33%) Software Engineering
12 17 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (8.70%) E-Commerce
14 14 (7.61%) Mobile Application Development
15 8 (4.35%) Automated Testing
16 7 (3.80%) Memory Management
17 6 (3.26%) Content Management
17 6 (3.26%) Time Management
18 5 (2.72%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 111 (60.33%) Objective-C
2 58 (31.52%) Java
3 55 (29.89%) JavaScript
4 33 (17.93%) C++
5 25 (13.59%) C#
6 15 (8.15%) Apple Swift
7 10 (5.43%) C
8 6 (3.26%) ActionScript
8 6 (3.26%) SQL
9 5 (2.72%) PHP
10 4 (2.17%) Ruby
11 2 (1.09%) Scala
12 1 (0.54%) VB
12 1 (0.54%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.54%) XAML
12 1 (0.54%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 17 (9.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.89%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (13.04%) Apple
2 10 (5.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.89%) Google
4 7 (3.80%) Appcelerator
4 7 (3.80%) Twitter
5 6 (3.26%) Facebook
6 5 (2.72%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (2.17%) Xamarin
7 4 (2.17%) IBM
8 3 (1.63%) Adobe
9 2 (1.09%) Kony
10 1 (0.54%) Volantis
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle
10 1 (0.54%) Netbiscuits
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