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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS SDK
Rank 524 474 489
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +15
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 80 113 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.74% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 78 74
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 - £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
15578 15242 15706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.84% 28.87% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10165 9888 9399
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 254 394
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 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 30 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 30 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 -59 72 £350 -10.25% 34
London -12 52 £363 -10.76% 17
City of London +28 12 £325 -21.68% 6
East Midlands +8 4 £311 - 1
North West -12 4 £305 +1.66% 5
Scotland -11 3 £450 +20.00% 4
Manchester -12 3 £305 +1.66% 4
South East -13 3 £406 +16.07% 3
West Midlands -22 3 £450 +66.66% 3
Northern Ireland - 3 £213 -
County Antrim - 3 £213 -
Belfast - 3 £213 -
Edinburgh +2 2 £450 - 2
South West -30 2 £338 +22.72%
Berkshire +6 1 £413 +26.92% 1
Cheshire -3 1 - - 1
Staffordshire -4 1 £450 +28.57% 3
Bristol -17 1 £338 +22.72%
East of England -18 1 £350 -22.22% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 3
Havant - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Leamington Spa - - - -

iOS SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 161 (99.38%) Apple iOS
2 117 (72.22%) iOS Development
3 99 (61.11%) Objective-C
4 79 (48.77%) Xcode
4 79 (48.77%) Android
5 68 (41.98%) Cocoa
5 68 (41.98%) Mobile App
6 60 (37.04%) Android SDK
7 54 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (32.72%) iPhone
9 50 (30.86%) OO
10 48 (29.63%) Android Development
10 48 (29.63%) Cocoa Touch
11 45 (27.78%) Java
12 44 (27.16%) HTML
13 42 (25.93%) Web Services
14 39 (24.07%) JSON
15 32 (19.75%) Git (software)
16 31 (19.14%) JavaScript
17 30 (18.52%) iPad
18 29 (17.90%) XML
19 25 (15.43%) Scrum
20 22 (13.58%) RESTful
20 22 (13.58%) Facebook
20 22 (13.58%) Software Engineering
20 22 (13.58%) CSS
21 21 (12.96%) TDD
21 21 (12.96%) REST
22 20 (12.35%) HTML5
22 20 (12.35%) OOP

iOS SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 5 (3.09%) Apache
2 4 (2.47%) uiautomator
3 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.23%) nginx
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.62%) Lightstreamer
4 1 (0.62%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.62%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.70%) HTTP
1 6 (3.70%) HTTPS
2 5 (3.09%) SSL
3 3 (1.85%) Internet
3 3 (1.85%) VoIP
4 1 (0.62%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.62%) VPN
4 1 (0.62%) DNS
4 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.41%) MySQL
2 7 (4.32%) SQLite
3 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 79 (48.77%) Xcode
2 32 (19.75%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.64%) Subversion
4 6 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.70%) Mercurial
5 5 (3.09%) Robotium
5 5 (3.09%) Calabash
5 5 (3.09%) Appium
6 3 (1.85%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.85%) NUnit
7 2 (1.23%) JIRA
7 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.62%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.62%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.62%) Gradle
General
1 17 (10.49%) Finance
2 7 (4.32%) Banking
3 5 (3.09%) Retail
4 4 (2.47%) Back Office
4 4 (2.47%) Games
5 3 (1.85%) Advertising
5 3 (1.85%) Publishing
5 3 (1.85%) Marketing
5 3 (1.85%) French Language
5 3 (1.85%) German Language
6 2 (1.23%) Legal
7 1 (0.62%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 144 (88.89%) Developer
2 95 (58.64%) iOS Developer
3 34 (20.99%) Android Developer
4 23 (14.20%) Mobile Developer
5 12 (7.41%) Senior iOS Developer
5 12 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 8 (4.94%) Tester
6 8 (4.94%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (3.70%) Mobile Tester
8 4 (2.47%) Applications Developer
8 4 (2.47%) Lead Developer
9 2 (1.23%) Analyst
9 2 (1.23%) Test Analyst
9 2 (1.23%) Mobile Test Analyst
9 2 (1.23%) Automation Tester
10 1 (0.62%) Software Engineer
10 1 (0.62%) Project Manager
10 1 (0.62%) Programmer
10 1 (0.62%) Quality Engineer
10 1 (0.62%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (41.98%) Cocoa
2 60 (37.04%) Android SDK
3 48 (29.63%) Cocoa Touch
4 44 (27.16%) HTML
5 42 (25.93%) Web Services
6 39 (24.07%) JSON
7 29 (17.90%) XML
8 22 (13.58%) CSS
8 22 (13.58%) RESTful
9 21 (12.96%) REST
10 20 (12.35%) HTML5
11 13 (8.02%) UIKit
11 13 (8.02%) jQuery
12 11 (6.79%) Ajax
13 9 (5.56%) SOAP
14 8 (4.94%) OpenGL
15 6 (3.70%) J2EE
15 6 (3.70%) CSS3
16 5 (3.09%) Xamarin.iOS
16 5 (3.09%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 68 (41.98%) Mobile App
2 53 (32.72%) iPhone
3 30 (18.52%) iPad
4 14 (8.64%) User Experience
4 14 (8.64%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.94%) Video on Demand
6 7 (4.32%) N-Tier
7 6 (3.70%) Augmented Reality
7 6 (3.70%) Social Media
7 6 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.09%) Data Structures
8 5 (3.09%) Algorithms
8 5 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.09%) Blackberry
9 4 (2.47%) IPTV
9 4 (2.47%) Smartphone
9 4 (2.47%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (2.47%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.85%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 161 (99.38%) Apple iOS
2 79 (48.77%) Android
3 6 (3.70%) Windows
4 5 (3.09%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.85%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.23%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.23%) Linux
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.62%) webOS
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (72.22%) iOS Development
2 54 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (30.86%) OO
4 48 (29.63%) Android Development
5 25 (15.43%) Scrum
6 22 (13.58%) Software Engineering
7 21 (12.96%) TDD
8 20 (12.35%) OOP
9 16 (9.88%) E-Commerce
10 13 (8.02%) Multithreading
11 12 (7.41%) MVC
11 12 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
12 11 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (4.32%) Memory Management
14 6 (3.70%) Waterfall
14 6 (3.70%) OOD
14 6 (3.70%) SOA
14 6 (3.70%) Project Management
15 5 (3.09%) Time Management
15 5 (3.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 99 (61.11%) Objective-C
2 45 (27.78%) Java
3 31 (19.14%) JavaScript
4 17 (10.49%) C++
5 10 (6.17%) SQL
6 8 (4.94%) Ruby
7 7 (4.32%) PHP
8 6 (3.70%) C#
9 4 (2.47%) PowerHouse
10 3 (1.85%) C
11 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.62%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.62%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.62%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 12 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (13.58%) Facebook
2 16 (9.88%) Google
3 13 (8.02%) Apple
4 7 (4.32%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.85%) Yahoo!
5 3 (1.85%) Twitter
6 2 (1.23%) Zend
6 2 (1.23%) Sencha
7 1 (0.62%) Adobe
7 1 (0.62%) Citrix
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle
7 1 (0.62%) Cognos
7 1 (0.62%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.62%) MobileIron
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