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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iOS SDK
Rank 573 583 591
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 51 63 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.40% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 55 46
Median daily rate £388 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

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
15333 15939 15512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.99% 28.79% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10591 11100 10567
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 261 171
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £19.23 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 4 December 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 22 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 4 December 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 -2 48 £400 - 36
London -4 29 £400 -5.88% 12
East of England +12 8 £305 - 3
Yorkshire +18 5 £375 -7.40% 1
West Yorkshire +13 5 £375 -7.40% 1
City of London -9 5 £356 -8.06% 6
Leeds +16 4 £398 -1.85% 1
Essex - 4 £275 - 1
Scotland +12 3 £120 -68.52%
West Midlands -8 3 £375 - 8
East Anglia - 3 - -
South West +7 2 £438 +34.61% 1
Bristol +7 2 £438 - 1
Brentwood - 2 £265 -
Birmingham - 2 £375 - 2
Dundee - 2 £115 -
Edinburgh +18 1 £350 +40.00%
Manchester 0 1 £370 +13.84% 3
North West -5 1 £370 +13.84% 8
Cambridgeshire - 1 £335 -
Cambridge - 1 £335 -
Altrincham - 1 £370 -

iOS SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 115 (98.29%) Apple iOS
2 96 (82.05%) iOS Development
3 74 (63.25%) Android
4 63 (53.85%) Objective-C
5 60 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (40.17%) Android Development
7 46 (39.32%) Android SDK
8 41 (35.04%) Apple Swift
9 37 (31.62%) Xcode
10 36 (30.77%) Java
11 34 (29.06%) Git (software)
12 33 (28.21%) Mobile App
13 31 (26.50%) RESTful
14 29 (24.79%) User Experience
14 29 (24.79%) TDD
15 27 (23.08%) Scrum
15 27 (23.08%) JSON
16 26 (22.22%) C++
16 26 (22.22%) Mobile Development
17 24 (20.51%) REST
17 24 (20.51%) JavaScript
18 23 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
19 20 (17.09%) Android Studio
19 20 (17.09%) C
20 19 (16.24%) Cocoa
21 18 (15.38%) Jenkins
22 17 (14.53%) Gradle
22 17 (14.53%) Google
22 17 (14.53%) Google Play
23 16 (13.68%) HTML

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 3 (2.56%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.71%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (1.71%) Confluence
2 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.71%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.53%) Google Play
2 9 (7.69%) GitHub
3 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.42%) iTunes
5 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.71%) CloudBees
5 2 (1.71%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.71%) Heroku
5 2 (1.71%) IaaS
5 2 (1.71%) Office 365
5 2 (1.71%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.71%) PaaS
5 2 (1.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) Network Security
2 3 (2.56%) NFC
3 2 (1.71%) HTTP
4 1 (0.85%) 3G
4 1 (0.85%) 4G
4 1 (0.85%) GPRS
4 1 (0.85%) SSL
4 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) MySQL
2 2 (1.71%) DB2
2 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.71%) SQLite
3 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 37 (31.62%) Xcode
2 34 (29.06%) Git (software)
3 20 (17.09%) Android Studio
4 18 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 17 (14.53%) Gradle
6 12 (10.26%) JUnit
7 9 (7.69%) CocoaPods
8 7 (5.98%) Appium
8 7 (5.98%) git-flow
8 7 (5.98%) Hamcrest
8 7 (5.98%) jMock
8 7 (5.98%) Mockito
8 7 (5.98%) Robolectric
8 7 (5.98%) Robotium
9 4 (3.42%) JIRA
9 4 (3.42%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (2.56%) Selenium
11 2 (1.71%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.71%) Mocha
General
1 11 (9.40%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Banking
3 7 (5.98%) Games
3 7 (5.98%) Retail
4 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.71%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Automotive
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 103 (88.03%) Developer
2 65 (55.56%) iOS Developer
3 33 (28.21%) Android Developer
4 15 (12.82%) Senior Developer
5 12 (10.26%) iOS Android Developer
5 12 (10.26%) Mobile Developer
6 10 (8.55%) Senior iOS Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Objective-C Developer
8 6 (5.13%) C++ Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Java Android Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Senior Android Developer
9 4 (3.42%) C Developer
10 3 (2.56%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.56%) Applications Developer
10 3 (2.56%) Games Developer
10 3 (2.56%) Junior
10 3 (2.56%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.56%) Lead iOS Developer
10 3 (2.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (39.32%) Android SDK
2 31 (26.50%) RESTful
3 27 (23.08%) JSON
4 24 (20.51%) REST
5 19 (16.24%) Cocoa
6 16 (13.68%) HTML
7 14 (11.97%) XML
8 13 (11.11%) CSS
9 12 (10.26%) Core Data
10 10 (8.55%) JNI
10 10 (8.55%) OpenGL
11 9 (7.69%) HTML5
11 9 (7.69%) jQuery
12 8 (6.84%) Web Services
13 7 (5.98%) PhoneGap
13 7 (5.98%) UIKit
14 5 (4.27%) Cocoa Touch
14 5 (4.27%) Hibernate
14 5 (4.27%) Node.js
14 5 (4.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (28.21%) Mobile App
2 29 (24.79%) User Experience
3 11 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.55%) Algorithms
5 9 (7.69%) Apple TV
6 8 (6.84%) Augmented Reality
7 7 (5.98%) Digital Media
8 6 (5.13%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (5.13%) Video on Demand
9 5 (4.27%) Animation
10 4 (3.42%) iPhone
11 3 (2.56%) Contactless
11 3 (2.56%) EMV
11 3 (2.56%) Fintech
11 3 (2.56%) NHS
11 3 (2.56%) Streaming Media
12 2 (1.71%) Cryptography
12 2 (1.71%) Mathematics
12 2 (1.71%) Smartcard
12 2 (1.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 115 (98.29%) Apple iOS
2 74 (63.25%) Android
3 8 (6.84%) Windows
4 3 (2.56%) Linux
5 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (82.05%) iOS Development
2 60 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (40.17%) Android Development
4 29 (24.79%) TDD
5 27 (23.08%) Scrum
6 26 (22.22%) Mobile Development
7 23 (19.66%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (11.11%) Pair Programming
9 12 (10.26%) OO
9 12 (10.26%) Web Development
10 10 (8.55%) Automated Testing
10 10 (8.55%) Cross-Platform Development
10 10 (8.55%) E-Commerce
10 10 (8.55%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.69%) BDD
11 9 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
11 9 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 8 (6.84%) Automation Testing
13 7 (5.98%) Analytics
13 7 (5.98%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 63 (53.85%) Objective-C
2 41 (35.04%) Apple Swift
3 36 (30.77%) Java
4 26 (22.22%) C++
5 24 (20.51%) JavaScript
6 20 (17.09%) C
7 11 (9.40%) C#
8 10 (8.55%) Python
9 7 (5.98%) SQL
10 6 (5.13%) PHP
11 5 (4.27%) Ruby
12 1 (0.85%) R
12 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (2.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) ISEB
2 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.42%) yum
Vendors
1 17 (14.53%) Google
2 12 (10.26%) Apple
3 9 (7.69%) Facebook
3 9 (7.69%) Xamarin
4 5 (4.27%) Optimizely
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle
6 3 (2.56%) Kony
6 3 (2.56%) PayPal
6 3 (2.56%) Twitter
7 2 (1.71%) Adobe
7 2 (1.71%) Infor
7 2 (1.71%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.71%) SAP
7 2 (1.71%) Telerik
8 1 (0.85%) PubNub