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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS SDK
Rank 528 483 502
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +19
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 78 109 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.72% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 76 76
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £39.28 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 - £35.00

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
15699 15243 15940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.31% 28.86% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10130 9794 9627
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 273 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £17.50 £16.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS SDK within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

iOS SDK Hourly Rate Histogram 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 September 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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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 -33 73 £375 -6.25% 38
London -6 53 £400 -1.53% 24
City of London +26 14 £325 -22.61% 8
South East -5 4 £406 +25.00% 2
West Midlands -21 4 £450 +66.66% 2
North West -9 3 £305 +1.66% 7
Scotland -11 3 £413 +10.00% 4
Berkshire +11 2 £413 +26.92% 1
East Midlands +3 2 £305 -
Manchester -9 2 £305 +1.66% 6
South West -23 2 £338 +22.72% 1
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Cheshire +3 1 - - 1
Staffordshire +2 1 £450 +28.57% 1
Bristol -19 1 £338 +22.72% 1
East of England -33 1 £375 -16.66%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Cirencester - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Lancaster - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -

iOS SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 153 (99.35%) Apple iOS
2 114 (74.03%) iOS Development
3 92 (59.74%) Objective-C
4 77 (50.00%) Xcode
5 70 (45.45%) Android
6 69 (44.81%) Cocoa
7 68 (44.16%) Mobile App
8 52 (33.77%) Android SDK
9 51 (33.12%) iPhone
10 50 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (31.82%) OO
12 47 (30.52%) Cocoa Touch
13 42 (27.27%) HTML
14 41 (26.62%) Android Development
15 39 (25.32%) Java
16 37 (24.03%) JSON
17 34 (22.08%) Web Services
18 32 (20.78%) iPad
19 28 (18.18%) JavaScript
20 27 (17.53%) XML
20 27 (17.53%) Git (software)
21 24 (15.58%) Scrum
22 21 (13.64%) Software Engineering
22 21 (13.64%) Facebook
23 20 (12.99%) REST
23 20 (12.99%) TDD
24 19 (12.34%) CSS
24 19 (12.34%) HTML5
25 18 (11.69%) C++
25 18 (11.69%) OOP

iOS SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (1.95%) Apache
2 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.65%) Lightstreamer
2 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.65%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.90%) HTTPS
2 5 (3.25%) SSL
2 5 (3.25%) HTTP
3 4 (2.60%) Internet
4 3 (1.95%) VoIP
5 1 (0.65%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.65%) VPN
5 1 (0.65%) DNS
5 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.14%) MySQL
2 6 (3.90%) SQLite
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 77 (50.00%) Xcode
2 27 (17.53%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.79%) Subversion
4 5 (3.25%) Mercurial
4 5 (3.25%) Robotium
4 5 (3.25%) Calabash
5 3 (1.95%) NUnit
5 3 (1.95%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.95%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (10.39%) Finance
2 7 (4.55%) Banking
3 5 (3.25%) Retail
4 4 (2.60%) Legal
4 4 (2.60%) Back Office
4 4 (2.60%) Games
5 3 (1.95%) Advertising
5 3 (1.95%) Publishing
5 3 (1.95%) Marketing
5 3 (1.95%) French Language
5 3 (1.95%) German Language
6 1 (0.65%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 136 (88.31%) Developer
2 94 (61.04%) iOS Developer
3 29 (18.83%) Android Developer
4 21 (13.64%) Mobile Developer
5 12 (7.79%) Senior iOS Developer
5 12 (7.79%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.19%) Tester
7 7 (4.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 6 (3.90%) Mobile Tester
9 4 (2.60%) Lead Developer
10 3 (1.95%) Applications Developer
11 2 (1.30%) Analyst
11 2 (1.30%) Test Analyst
11 2 (1.30%) iPhone Developer
11 2 (1.30%) Automation Tester
11 2 (1.30%) Mobile Test Analyst
12 1 (0.65%) Quality Engineer
12 1 (0.65%) Games Developer
12 1 (0.65%) Test Engineer
12 1 (0.65%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (44.81%) Cocoa
2 52 (33.77%) Android SDK
3 47 (30.52%) Cocoa Touch
4 42 (27.27%) HTML
5 37 (24.03%) JSON
6 34 (22.08%) Web Services
7 27 (17.53%) XML
8 20 (12.99%) REST
9 19 (12.34%) HTML5
9 19 (12.34%) CSS
10 15 (9.74%) RESTful
11 13 (8.44%) UIKit
12 11 (7.14%) jQuery
12 11 (7.14%) Ajax
13 6 (3.90%) SOAP
13 6 (3.90%) OpenGL
14 5 (3.25%) J2EE
15 4 (2.60%) CSS3
15 4 (2.60%) PhoneGap
15 4 (2.60%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 68 (44.16%) Mobile App
2 51 (33.12%) iPhone
3 32 (20.78%) iPad
4 15 (9.74%) User Experience
5 14 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 8 (5.19%) Video on Demand
7 6 (3.90%) Social Media
8 5 (3.25%) Augmented Reality
8 5 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.60%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (2.60%) N-Tier
9 4 (2.60%) IPTV
9 4 (2.60%) Smartphone
9 4 (2.60%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.95%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.95%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (1.30%) DTV
11 2 (1.30%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 153 (99.35%) Apple iOS
2 70 (45.45%) Android
3 3 (1.95%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.30%) Windows
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.65%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (74.03%) iOS Development
2 50 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (31.82%) OO
4 41 (26.62%) Android Development
5 24 (15.58%) Scrum
6 21 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 20 (12.99%) TDD
8 18 (11.69%) OOP
9 15 (9.74%) E-Commerce
10 11 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (7.14%) Multithreading
10 11 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
11 10 (6.49%) MVC
12 8 (5.19%) Memory Management
13 6 (3.90%) Kanban
13 6 (3.90%) Project Management
13 6 (3.90%) Mentoring
14 5 (3.25%) Waterfall
14 5 (3.25%) OOD
14 5 (3.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 92 (59.74%) Objective-C
2 39 (25.32%) Java
3 28 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 18 (11.69%) C++
5 10 (6.49%) SQL
6 8 (5.19%) Ruby
7 7 (4.55%) PHP
8 5 (3.25%) C#
9 4 (2.60%) PowerHouse
10 3 (1.95%) C
11 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.65%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.65%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.65%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 12 (7.79%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (13.64%) Facebook
2 14 (9.09%) Google
3 13 (8.44%) Apple
4 7 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.95%) Yahoo!
5 3 (1.95%) Twitter
6 1 (0.65%) MobileIron
6 1 (0.65%) Sencha
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe
6 1 (0.65%) Citrix
6 1 (0.65%) Cognos
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