The table below looks at the statistics for iPhone 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 iPhone SDK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iPhone SDK
Rank 619 614 579
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -35
Contract jobs citing iPhone SDK 6 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.004% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.037% 0.013% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£406 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +33.33%
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
16337 15619 15306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.89% 28.09% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11094 9900 9829
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 288 218 264
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 £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

iPhone SDK
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iPhone SDK within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

iPhone SDK Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

iPhone SDK
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iPhone SDK within the UK.

iPhone SDK Daily Rate Trend in the UK

iPhone SDK
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iPhone SDK within the UK.

iPhone SDK Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

iPhone SDK
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPhone SDK within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -8 6 £406 +12.06%
London +20 3 £400 +23.07%
West Midlands - 3 £413 -
Birmingham - 3 £413 -

iPhone SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing iPhone 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 iPhone SDK.

1 10 (100.00%) iPhone
2 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (70.00%) iOS SDK
2 7 (70.00%) iOS Development
3 6 (60.00%) Cocoa
3 6 (60.00%) Objective-C
3 6 (60.00%) Mobile Development
4 5 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) Client/Server
4 5 (50.00%) iPad
4 5 (50.00%) REST
5 4 (40.00%) SQLite
6 3 (30.00%) jQuery
6 3 (30.00%) Symfony
6 3 (30.00%) Zend
6 3 (30.00%) Django
6 3 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (30.00%) Flask
6 3 (30.00%) User Experience
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) MySQL
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) Retail
6 3 (30.00%) Subversion
7 2 (20.00%) Xcode

iPhone SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing iPhone 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 iPhone SDK. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQLite
2 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Xcode
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) iOS Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Python Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) iOS SDK
2 6 (60.00%) Cocoa
3 5 (50.00%) REST
3 5 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 5 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Flask
4 3 (30.00%) Symfony
4 3 (30.00%) Django
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) iPhone
2 5 (50.00%) iPad
2 5 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (30.00%) User Experience
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) iOS Development
2 6 (60.00%) Mobile Development
3 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Apple Swift
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Zend