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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iOS SDK
Rank 599 539 537
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -2
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 52 85 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.58% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 51 61
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
14868 14585 14718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.77% 26.94% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10530 9574 9788
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 203 179
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.53 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

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 24 May 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 28 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 24 May 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 -42 50 £400 -3.03% 28
London -31 35 £450 +8.76% 15
City of London +31 4 £456 +35.18% 4
East of England - 4 £400 - 3
North West -8 3 £375 +25.00%
South East -19 3 £345 -3.15% 3
Cambridgeshire - 3 £400 - 2
Buckinghamshire 0 2 - -
Milton Keynes -4 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £400 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 2 £313 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £313 -
North East - 2 £313 -
Merseyside -3 1 £375 +25.00%
Bristol -4 1 £413 -2.94% 1
South West -5 1 £413 -1.49% 1
West Midlands -6 1 - - 2
Liverpool -6 1 £375 +25.00%
Cheshire -7 1 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £345 -
Warrington - 1 £375 -
Oxford - 1 £345 -
Wakefield - 1 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 2
Essex - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
Scotland - 1 £375 - 1

iOS SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 89 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 66 (74.16%) iOS Development
3 53 (59.55%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (57.30%) Objective-C
5 43 (48.31%) Android
6 40 (44.94%) Apple Swift
7 35 (39.33%) Xcode
8 29 (32.58%) Android SDK
8 29 (32.58%) Mobile App
9 28 (31.46%) Java
10 27 (30.34%) JSON
11 26 (29.21%) Android Development
11 26 (29.21%) Mobile Development
12 24 (26.97%) REST
13 23 (25.84%) Cocoa
14 21 (23.60%) TDD
15 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
16 19 (21.35%) User Experience
17 18 (20.22%) Google
17 18 (20.22%) Scrum
18 17 (19.10%) Web Services
19 15 (16.85%) SOAP
19 15 (16.85%) Cocoa Touch
20 14 (15.73%) iPhone
20 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
21 13 (14.61%) XML
21 13 (14.61%) Jenkins
21 13 (14.61%) iPad
22 12 (13.48%) OO
22 12 (13.48%) Unit 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 (4.49%) CMS
2 2 (2.25%) Confluence
3 1 (1.12%) Apache
3 1 (1.12%) IIS
3 1 (1.12%) Node.js
3 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Google Play
2 2 (2.25%) GitHub
3 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) Network Security
2 2 (2.25%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.25%) HTTP
2 2 (2.25%) NFC
2 2 (2.25%) VoIP
3 1 (1.12%) 3G
3 1 (1.12%) 4G
3 1 (1.12%) GPRS
3 1 (1.12%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) SQLite
2 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.25%) Big Data
3 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.25%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.12%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.12%) MySQL
4 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (39.33%) Xcode
2 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
3 13 (14.61%) Jenkins
4 10 (11.24%) Android Studio
5 9 (10.11%) JIRA
6 8 (8.99%) Gradle
7 5 (5.62%) Eclipse
8 4 (4.49%) Appium
8 4 (4.49%) Bitbucket
9 3 (3.37%) Selenium
9 3 (3.37%) Subversion
9 3 (3.37%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (2.25%) git-flow
10 2 (2.25%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.25%) jMock
10 2 (2.25%) JUnit
10 2 (2.25%) Robolectric
10 2 (2.25%) Robotium
10 2 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (5.62%) Retail
2 3 (3.37%) Automotive
2 3 (3.37%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Games
2 3 (3.37%) Marketing
3 2 (2.25%) Publishing
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (91.01%) Developer
2 56 (62.92%) iOS Developer
3 18 (20.22%) Android Developer
4 15 (16.85%) Mobile Developer
5 14 (15.73%) Objective-C Developer
6 9 (10.11%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.99%) Applications Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Agile Developer
8 5 (5.62%) iOS Android Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Android Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Senior iOS Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Architect
10 3 (3.37%) Java Android Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Lead iOS Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Technical Architect
11 2 (2.25%) Analyst
11 2 (2.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.58%) Android SDK
2 27 (30.34%) JSON
3 24 (26.97%) REST
4 23 (25.84%) Cocoa
5 17 (19.10%) Web Services
6 15 (16.85%) Cocoa Touch
6 15 (16.85%) SOAP
7 13 (14.61%) XML
8 11 (12.36%) HTML
9 9 (10.11%) HTML5
10 8 (8.99%) RESTful
11 7 (7.87%) CSS
11 7 (7.87%) UIKit
12 6 (6.74%) AngularJS
12 6 (6.74%) Google Maps API
12 6 (6.74%) jQuery
13 4 (4.49%) Apache Cordova
14 3 (3.37%) Backbone.js
14 3 (3.37%) Core Animation
14 3 (3.37%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (32.58%) Mobile App
2 19 (21.35%) User Experience
3 14 (15.73%) iPhone
4 13 (14.61%) iPad
5 8 (8.99%) Smartphone
6 7 (7.87%) Data Structures
7 5 (5.62%) Fintech
8 4 (4.49%) Algorithms
9 3 (3.37%) Digital Media
9 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (3.37%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (3.37%) Social Media
10 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.25%) Animation
10 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
10 2 (2.25%) Cryptography
10 2 (2.25%) NHS
10 2 (2.25%) Streaming Video
11 1 (1.12%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (1.12%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 89 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 43 (48.31%) Android
3 5 (5.62%) Linux
4 3 (3.37%) Windows
5 2 (2.25%) Unix
6 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (74.16%) iOS Development
2 53 (59.55%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (29.21%) Android Development
3 26 (29.21%) Mobile Development
4 21 (23.60%) TDD
5 18 (20.22%) Scrum
6 12 (13.48%) OO
6 12 (13.48%) Unit Testing
7 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (11.24%) Web Development
9 8 (8.99%) Automated Testing
9 8 (8.99%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.87%) BDD
10 7 (7.87%) Product Management
11 6 (6.74%) Analytics
11 6 (6.74%) Multithreading
12 5 (5.62%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
13 4 (4.49%) CRM
13 4 (4.49%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 51 (57.30%) Objective-C
2 40 (44.94%) Apple Swift
3 28 (31.46%) Java
4 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.87%) C
6 5 (5.62%) PHP
7 4 (4.49%) C++
8 3 (3.37%) Ruby
8 3 (3.37%) SQL
9 2 (2.25%) C#
10 1 (1.12%) Python
10 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.25%) yum
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Google
2 8 (8.99%) Apple
3 3 (3.37%) Facebook
4 2 (2.25%) Appcelerator
4 2 (2.25%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.25%) Endeca
4 2 (2.25%) hybris
4 2 (2.25%) SAP
4 2 (2.25%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.12%) Optimizely
5 1 (1.12%) Twitter
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300.00 - £301 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago