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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS SDK
Rank 558 527 467
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -60
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 72 81 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.51% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 53 91
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £39.28 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.58%
UK excluding London average 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
16619 15847 15524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.04% 28.03% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11307 10086 9969
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 218 271
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 September 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 29 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 September 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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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 -13 69 £450 +20.00% 31
London -7 55 £475 +15.15% 14
City of London +3 11 £500 +42.85% 6
South West +1 4 £275 -18.51% 2
North West -27 4 £400 +17.64% 6
Manchester -20 3 £400 +17.64% 6
Wiltshire - 3 £275 - 2
Chippenham - 3 £275 - 2
Buckinghamshire -9 2 - -
South East -25 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £275 - 2
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
East of England +4 1 £225 -40.00% 2
West Midlands +3 1 - - 1
Bristol +2 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -
North East - 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 £225 - 2
Leeds - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £275 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Liverpool - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £225 - 2
County Antrim - 1 - -

iOS SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 130 (80.25%) iOS Development
3 107 (66.05%) Objective-C
4 92 (56.79%) Android
5 82 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (50.00%) Android Development
7 73 (45.06%) Android SDK
7 73 (45.06%) Mobile App
8 64 (39.51%) Mobile Development
9 57 (35.19%) Java
10 55 (33.95%) Cocoa
11 48 (29.63%) Xcode
12 42 (25.93%) REST
12 42 (25.93%) JSON
13 39 (24.07%) JavaScript
14 37 (22.84%) XML
15 36 (22.22%) C++
16 35 (21.60%) OO
17 31 (19.14%) iPhone
18 30 (18.52%) TDD
19 28 (17.28%) User Experience
20 26 (16.05%) SOAP
20 26 (16.05%) C#
20 26 (16.05%) Apple
21 23 (14.20%) Web Services
21 23 (14.20%) Cocoa Touch
22 22 (13.58%) OOP
22 22 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
23 21 (12.96%) Finance
23 21 (12.96%) HTML

iOS SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (1.23%) Confluence
1 2 (1.23%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.47%) GitHub
2 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.85%) HTTP
1 3 (1.85%) iBeacon
2 1 (0.62%) VoIP
2 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.62%) Internet
2 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.62%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.88%) SQLite
2 11 (6.79%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.32%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.62%) MySQL
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.62%) DB2
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (29.63%) Xcode
2 18 (11.11%) Android Studio
3 15 (9.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 14 (8.64%) Git (software)
5 9 (5.56%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.85%) Subversion
7 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.62%) Calabash
8 1 (0.62%) JIRA
8 1 (0.62%) Appium
8 1 (0.62%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.62%) Flash Builder
8 1 (0.62%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.62%) NUnit
General
1 21 (12.96%) Finance
2 10 (6.17%) Banking
3 9 (5.56%) Retail
4 7 (4.32%) Marketing
5 6 (3.70%) Publishing
6 4 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.85%) Games
8 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.23%) Electronics
9 1 (0.62%) Automotive
9 1 (0.62%) Advertising
9 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 160 (98.77%) Developer
2 109 (67.28%) iOS Developer
3 47 (29.01%) Mobile Developer
4 45 (27.78%) Android Developer
5 22 (13.58%) Senior Developer
6 13 (8.02%) Senior iOS Developer
7 12 (7.41%) Senior Android Developer
7 12 (7.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 12 (7.41%) Applications Developer
8 6 (3.70%) Lead Developer
9 5 (3.09%) Microstrategy Developer
10 4 (2.47%) Junior Developer
10 4 (2.47%) Programmer
10 4 (2.47%) Junior
11 2 (1.23%) Lead Android Developer
11 2 (1.23%) Junior iOS Developer
12 1 (0.62%) Xamarin Developer
12 1 (0.62%) Architect
12 1 (0.62%) C++ Developer
12 1 (0.62%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (45.06%) Android SDK
2 55 (33.95%) Cocoa
3 42 (25.93%) JSON
3 42 (25.93%) REST
4 37 (22.84%) XML
5 26 (16.05%) SOAP
6 23 (14.20%) Web Services
6 23 (14.20%) Cocoa Touch
7 21 (12.96%) HTML
8 12 (7.41%) HTML5
9 11 (6.79%) Flash
10 8 (4.94%) RESTful
10 8 (4.94%) UIKit
11 7 (4.32%) iPhone SDK
11 7 (4.32%) .NET
11 7 (4.32%) CSS
12 6 (3.70%) OpenGL
12 6 (3.70%) AngularJS
13 5 (3.09%) ASP.NET
14 3 (1.85%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 73 (45.06%) Mobile App
2 31 (19.14%) iPhone
3 28 (17.28%) User Experience
4 17 (10.49%) iPad
5 12 (7.41%) Streaming Video
6 8 (4.94%) Video on Demand
7 5 (3.09%) Social Media
7 5 (3.09%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.09%) Apple TV
8 3 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.85%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.23%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.23%) DTV
9 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.62%) Social Network
10 1 (0.62%) Streaming Media
10 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.62%) Animation
10 1 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 162 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 92 (56.79%) Android
3 6 (3.70%) Windows
4 1 (0.62%) Linux
4 1 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (80.25%) iOS Development
2 82 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (50.00%) Android Development
4 64 (39.51%) Mobile Development
5 35 (21.60%) OO
6 30 (18.52%) TDD
7 22 (13.58%) OOP
7 22 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (12.35%) Scrum
9 19 (11.73%) E-Commerce
9 19 (11.73%) Unit Testing
10 14 (8.64%) Mobile Application Development
11 10 (6.17%) Multithreading
12 8 (4.94%) Software Engineering
13 7 (4.32%) MVC
14 5 (3.09%) Digital Marketing
14 5 (3.09%) Progressive Enhancement
14 5 (3.09%) Open Source
14 5 (3.09%) Dashboard Development
15 4 (2.47%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 107 (66.05%) Objective-C
2 57 (35.19%) Java
3 39 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 36 (22.22%) C++
5 26 (16.05%) C#
6 21 (12.96%) Apple Swift
7 12 (7.41%) SQL
8 7 (4.32%) PHP
9 6 (3.70%) ActionScript
10 3 (1.85%) Ruby
11 1 (0.62%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.62%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (1.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (16.05%) Apple
2 12 (7.41%) Google
3 10 (6.17%) Xamarin
4 7 (4.32%) Appcelerator
5 6 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (1.85%) SAP
6 3 (1.85%) Zend
7 2 (1.23%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle
8 1 (0.62%) Volantis
8 1 (0.62%) Facebook
8 1 (0.62%) Twitter
8 1 (0.62%) Netbiscuits
8 1 (0.62%) Kony
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