The table below looks at the statistics for iOS SDK skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iOS SDK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iOS SDK
Rank 606 573 536
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -37
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 55 69 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.44% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 48 45
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £368 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £39.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.53

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
15635 15673 14872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.94% 27.51% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10934 10539 9618
Median daily rate £415 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.40% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 220 211
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.58 £16.51 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

iOS SDK
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing iOS SDK as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iOS SDK within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 54 £425 -5.55% 33
London -14 40 £450 - 21
East of England - 5 £330 - 6
Cambridge - 5 £330 - 5
Cambridgeshire - 5 £330 - 5
City of London +46 4 £438 -7.89% 6
North West +7 4 £425 +6.25% 1
South East +1 3 - - 2
Manchester -10 3 £425 +6.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 2 - -
Milton Keynes +8 2 - -
South West -5 2 £263 -37.31% 1
Cheshire +2 1 £425 -
Chester -4 1 £425 -
Bristol -6 1 £300 -29.41% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £225 -
Edinburgh - 1 £375 - 1
Scotland - 1 £375 - 2
Cirencester - 1 £225 -
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1

iOS SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing iOS SDK also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for iOS SDK.

1 108 (98.18%) Apple iOS
2 89 (80.91%) iOS Development
3 62 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (54.55%) Objective-C
5 55 (50.00%) Android
6 47 (42.73%) Apple Swift
7 42 (38.18%) Xcode
8 37 (33.64%) Android Development
9 34 (30.91%) Java
10 33 (30.00%) REST
11 32 (29.09%) JSON
12 31 (28.18%) Git (software)
12 31 (28.18%) Mobile App
13 30 (27.27%) Mobile Development
13 30 (27.27%) TDD
14 29 (26.36%) Android SDK
15 28 (25.45%) Cocoa
16 23 (20.91%) Google
17 21 (19.09%) JavaScript
17 21 (19.09%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (18.18%) Cocoa Touch
18 20 (18.18%) Jenkins
19 19 (17.27%) Unit Testing
19 19 (17.27%) SOAP
19 19 (17.27%) Web Services
20 18 (16.36%) Web Development
20 18 (16.36%) Scrum
20 18 (16.36%) RESTful
21 17 (15.45%) User Experience
21 17 (15.45%) Automated Testing

iOS SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.64%) CMS
2 2 (1.82%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (1.82%) JBoss
2 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.91%) Apache
3 1 (0.91%) IIS
3 1 (0.91%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.82%) Google Play
2 2 (1.82%) GitHub
3 1 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.91%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.36%) Network Security
2 4 (3.64%) NFC
3 2 (1.82%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.82%) HTTP
3 2 (1.82%) VoIP
4 1 (0.91%) 3G
4 1 (0.91%) 4G
4 1 (0.91%) GPRS
4 1 (0.91%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.36%) SQLite
2 5 (4.55%) MySQL
3 3 (2.73%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.82%) Big Data
4 2 (1.82%) DB2
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.91%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.91%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (38.18%) Xcode
2 31 (28.18%) Git (software)
3 20 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 14 (12.73%) Gradle
5 12 (10.91%) Appium
6 10 (9.09%) git-flow
6 10 (9.09%) Hamcrest
6 10 (9.09%) jMock
6 10 (9.09%) JUnit
6 10 (9.09%) Mockito
6 10 (9.09%) Robolectric
6 10 (9.09%) Robotium
7 7 (6.36%) JIRA
8 6 (5.45%) Android Studio
9 5 (4.55%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.73%) Maven
10 3 (2.73%) Selenium
10 3 (2.73%) Subversion
10 3 (2.73%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.82%) Bitbucket
General
1 9 (8.18%) Banking
2 7 (6.36%) Retail
3 6 (5.45%) Finance
4 4 (3.64%) Games
5 3 (2.73%) Automotive
5 3 (2.73%) Marketing
5 3 (2.73%) Publishing
5 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.82%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (92.73%) Developer
2 69 (62.73%) iOS Developer
3 28 (25.45%) Android Developer
4 17 (15.45%) Objective-C Developer
5 14 (12.73%) Mobile Developer
6 11 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 9 (8.18%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.27%) Java Android Developer
8 8 (7.27%) Lead Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Lead iOS Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Agile Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.55%) iOS Android Developer
11 4 (3.64%) C++ Developer
11 4 (3.64%) Senior iOS Developer
12 3 (2.73%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 3 (2.73%) Senior Android Developer
13 2 (1.82%) Agile Java Developer
13 2 (1.82%) Designer
13 2 (1.82%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (30.00%) REST
2 32 (29.09%) JSON
3 29 (26.36%) Android SDK
4 28 (25.45%) Cocoa
5 20 (18.18%) Cocoa Touch
6 19 (17.27%) SOAP
6 19 (17.27%) Web Services
7 18 (16.36%) RESTful
8 14 (12.73%) XML
9 12 (10.91%) HTML
10 11 (10.00%) HTML5
10 11 (10.00%) UIKit
11 8 (7.27%) CSS
11 8 (7.27%) jQuery
12 6 (5.45%) AngularJS
13 5 (4.55%) Google Maps API
14 4 (3.64%) Hibernate
14 4 (3.64%) Node.js
14 4 (3.64%) Spring
15 3 (2.73%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.18%) Mobile App
2 17 (15.45%) User Experience
3 13 (11.82%) iPhone
4 12 (10.91%) iPad
5 10 (9.09%) Smartphone
6 9 (8.18%) Digital Media
7 6 (5.45%) Algorithms
7 6 (5.45%) Mobile Banking
8 5 (4.55%) Data Structures
8 5 (4.55%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (4.55%) NHS
9 4 (3.64%) Cryptography
10 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.82%) Animation
11 2 (1.82%) Apple TV
11 2 (1.82%) Contactless
11 2 (1.82%) Online Games
11 2 (1.82%) Smartcard
11 2 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 108 (98.18%) Apple iOS
2 55 (50.00%) Android
3 7 (6.36%) Linux
3 7 (6.36%) Windows
4 2 (1.82%) Unix
4 2 (1.82%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (80.91%) iOS Development
2 62 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (33.64%) Android Development
4 30 (27.27%) Mobile Development
4 30 (27.27%) TDD
5 21 (19.09%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (17.27%) Unit Testing
7 18 (16.36%) Scrum
7 18 (16.36%) Web Development
8 17 (15.45%) Automated Testing
9 12 (10.91%) Software Engineering
9 12 (10.91%) SOLID
10 11 (10.00%) Automation Testing
10 11 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 10 (9.09%) Analytics
11 10 (9.09%) Code Coverage
11 10 (9.09%) OO
11 10 (9.09%) Open Source
11 10 (9.09%) Pair Programming
12 8 (7.27%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 60 (54.55%) Objective-C
2 47 (42.73%) Apple Swift
3 34 (30.91%) Java
4 21 (19.09%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.00%) PHP
5 11 (10.00%) SQL
6 10 (9.09%) C++
7 9 (8.18%) C
7 9 (8.18%) C#
7 9 (8.18%) Ruby
8 2 (1.82%) Python
9 1 (0.91%) Scala
9 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.91%) yum
Vendors
1 23 (20.91%) Google
2 11 (10.00%) Apple
3 10 (9.09%) Facebook
4 7 (6.36%) Optimizely
5 2 (1.82%) Adobe
5 2 (1.82%) Appcelerator
5 2 (1.82%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.82%) Endeca
5 2 (1.82%) hybris
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle
5 2 (1.82%) PayPal
5 2 (1.82%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.91%) Xamarin
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