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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iOS SDK
Rank 582 534 521
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -13
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 42 82 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.59% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 53 48
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £292 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
14632 13891 13281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.42% 26.89% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10146 9263 8358
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 189 271
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -0.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 9 February 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 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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -68 39 £394 +5.00% 27
London -10 20 £475 +18.75% 13
North West -5 6 £325 -7.14% 4
South West -3 5 £325 -7.14% 1
Manchester -13 4 £325 -7.14% 1
Somerset - 4 £325 -
City of London +34 3 £475 +26.66% 2
Scotland -2 3 £350 -22.22% 1
East of England -1 2 £400 - 1
Edinburgh -8 2 - - 1
South East -32 2 £350 +5.66% 2
West Midlands - 2 £319 - 2
Staffordshire - 2 £319 -
Yorkshire - 2 £415 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £350 -
Oxford - 2 £350 -
Street - 2 £331 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £319 -
Leeds - 2 £415 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £415 -
Hertfordshire +9 1 - - 1
Bristol -1 1 - - 1
Watford -4 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £350 -
Essex - 1 £400 -
Macclesfield - 1 £350 -
Colchester - 1 £400 -
Liverpool - 1 £325 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £350 - 2
Merseyside - 1 £325 - 1

iOS SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 87 (79.09%) iOS Development
3 68 (61.82%) Objective-C
4 57 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (50.00%) Android
6 47 (42.73%) Mobile App
7 46 (41.82%) Android SDK
8 42 (38.18%) Xcode
9 37 (33.64%) Android Development
10 32 (29.09%) OO
11 30 (27.27%) JSON
11 30 (27.27%) Mobile Development
11 30 (27.27%) Apple Swift
12 29 (26.36%) Java
13 27 (24.55%) TDD
14 26 (23.64%) User Experience
15 24 (21.82%) HTML
16 22 (20.00%) Cocoa
17 21 (19.09%) XML
17 21 (19.09%) REST
18 20 (18.18%) JavaScript
18 20 (18.18%) Git (software)
19 19 (17.27%) Scrum
19 19 (17.27%) Web Services
20 17 (15.45%) HTML5
20 17 (15.45%) SOAP
20 17 (15.45%) Unit Testing
21 16 (14.55%) iPhone
21 16 (14.55%) Apple
22 15 (13.64%) Continuous Integration

iOS SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (3.64%) CMS
1 4 (3.64%) Confluence
1 4 (3.64%) IIS
2 3 (2.73%) Node.js
2 3 (2.73%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) GitHub
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) HTTP
1 3 (2.73%) iBeacon
2 2 (1.82%) Firewall
2 2 (1.82%) NFC
3 1 (0.91%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.91%) Skype
3 1 (0.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.45%) SQLite
3 4 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (3.64%) SAP HANA
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.82%) MySQL
6 1 (0.91%) Big Data
6 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (38.18%) Xcode
2 20 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 13 (11.82%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.09%) Android Studio
5 8 (7.27%) JIRA
5 8 (7.27%) Subversion
6 7 (6.36%) Eclipse
7 6 (5.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 4 (3.64%) Bitbucket
8 4 (3.64%) IntelliJ
8 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.73%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.73%) Selenium
9 3 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.82%) Appium
10 2 (1.82%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.82%) Gradle
10 2 (1.82%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.91%) CocoaPods
11 1 (0.91%) NUnit
General
1 11 (10.00%) Retail
2 9 (8.18%) Finance
3 5 (4.55%) Games
4 3 (2.73%) Marketing
5 2 (1.82%) Electronics
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Advertising
6 1 (0.91%) Automotive
6 1 (0.91%) Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 101 (91.82%) Developer
2 79 (71.82%) iOS Developer
3 33 (30.00%) Android Developer
4 20 (18.18%) iOS Android Developer
5 18 (16.36%) Objective-C Developer
6 17 (15.45%) Applications Developer
7 14 (12.73%) Mobile Developer
8 11 (10.00%) Senior Developer
9 9 (8.18%) Senior iOS Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Lead Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Lead iOS Developer
11 6 (5.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 5 (4.55%) Objective-C Engineer
13 4 (3.64%) Senior Android Developer
14 3 (2.73%) Agile Developer
15 2 (1.82%) C# .NET Developer
15 2 (1.82%) E-Commerce Developer
15 2 (1.82%) Mobile Tester
15 2 (1.82%) Senior iOS Android Developer
15 2 (1.82%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (41.82%) Android SDK
2 30 (27.27%) JSON
3 24 (21.82%) HTML
4 22 (20.00%) Cocoa
5 21 (19.09%) REST
5 21 (19.09%) XML
6 19 (17.27%) Web Services
7 17 (15.45%) HTML5
7 17 (15.45%) SOAP
8 14 (12.73%) RESTful
9 11 (10.00%) .NET
10 9 (8.18%) Ajax
10 9 (8.18%) CSS
10 9 (8.18%) jQuery
11 8 (7.27%) Cocoa Touch
11 8 (7.27%) UIKit
12 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET
12 7 (6.36%) Velocity
13 6 (5.45%) .NET Framework
13 6 (5.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (42.73%) Mobile App
2 26 (23.64%) User Experience
3 16 (14.55%) iPhone
4 7 (6.36%) Data Structures
4 7 (6.36%) Streaming Video
5 6 (5.45%) iPad
6 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.55%) Apple TV
6 5 (4.55%) Video on Demand
7 4 (3.64%) Fintech
7 4 (3.64%) Social Media
8 3 (2.73%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.73%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.82%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.82%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 110 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 55 (50.00%) Android
3 10 (9.09%) Windows
4 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.82%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (79.09%) iOS Development
2 57 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (33.64%) Android Development
4 32 (29.09%) OO
5 30 (27.27%) Mobile Development
6 27 (24.55%) TDD
7 19 (17.27%) Scrum
8 17 (15.45%) Unit Testing
9 15 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
11 9 (8.18%) E-Commerce
11 9 (8.18%) OOP
12 8 (7.27%) BDD
12 8 (7.27%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (7.27%) OOD
12 8 (7.27%) SOLID
13 7 (6.36%) Analytics
13 7 (6.36%) MVC
14 5 (4.55%) Kanban
14 5 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 68 (61.82%) Objective-C
2 30 (27.27%) Apple Swift
3 29 (26.36%) Java
4 20 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 14 (12.73%) C++
6 11 (10.00%) SQL
7 8 (7.27%) C#
8 7 (6.36%) PHP
9 5 (4.55%) C
10 4 (3.64%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.91%) Ruby
11 1 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.73%) yum
Vendors
1 16 (14.55%) Apple
2 14 (12.73%) Google
3 9 (8.18%) Xamarin
4 7 (6.36%) SAP
5 6 (5.45%) Appcelerator
5 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.55%) Oracle
7 3 (2.73%) EPiServer
7 3 (2.73%) OpenText
8 1 (0.91%) Facebook
8 1 (0.91%) Twitter
8 1 (0.91%) Zend
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