The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior iOS Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior iOS Developer
Rank 610 587 604
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior iOS Developer 37 49 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.088% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.093% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 41 12
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £375 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.60 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.60 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52732 52894 51448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.87% 94.71% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34355 32133 31426
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 2114 2112
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Senior iOS Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior iOS Developer in the job title.

Senior iOS Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior iOS Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior iOS Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior iOS Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior iOS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Senior iOS Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior iOS Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior iOS Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior iOS Developer
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior iOS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 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 -34 35 £500 +11.11% 19
London -20 29 £500 +11.11% 13
City of London +34 4 £513 +20.58% 2
South West -1 2 £431 +15.00% 2
Bristol -6 2 £431 +15.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 1 £425 +30.76%
East of England +9 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +5 1 - -
Cambridge +1 1 - -
South East -7 1 £425 +30.76%
Wales - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £425 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 2

Senior iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Senior iOS Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior iOS Developer in the job title.

1 71 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 70 (98.59%) Apple iOS
3 50 (70.42%) Objective-C
4 40 (56.34%) Apple Swift
5 33 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (39.44%) TDD
7 25 (35.21%) Cocoa
8 23 (32.39%) Xcode
9 22 (30.99%) Scrum
9 22 (30.99%) BDD
9 22 (30.99%) RESTful
10 19 (26.76%) iPhone
11 18 (25.35%) User Experience
12 17 (23.94%) Unit Testing
12 17 (23.94%) Apple
13 15 (21.13%) iPad
14 14 (19.72%) Mobile Development
14 14 (19.72%) Computer Science
15 12 (16.90%) OO
16 11 (15.49%) Degree
16 11 (15.49%) Software Engineering
16 11 (15.49%) Mobile App
17 10 (14.08%) Cocoa Touch
17 10 (14.08%) E-Commerce
17 10 (14.08%) OOD
18 9 (12.68%) Android
19 8 (11.27%) Publishing
19 8 (11.27%) CMS
19 8 (11.27%) OOP
19 8 (11.27%) Content Management

Senior iOS Developer Skill Set
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 8 (11.27%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) GitHub
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) HTTP
1 2 (2.82%) RTSP
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) Skype
2 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) SQLite
2 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.82%) CouchDB
3 2 (2.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (32.39%) Xcode
2 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.23%) CocoaPods
4 2 (2.82%) JIRA
4 2 (2.82%) Subversion
5 1 (1.41%) Appium
5 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (11.27%) Publishing
2 7 (9.86%) Games
3 6 (8.45%) Finance
4 2 (2.82%) Electronics
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Automotive
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.21%) Cocoa
2 22 (30.99%) RESTful
3 10 (14.08%) Cocoa Touch
4 4 (5.63%) HTML
4 4 (5.63%) JSON
4 4 (5.63%) REST
4 4 (5.63%) Web Services
5 3 (4.23%) iOS SDK
5 3 (4.23%) SOAP
6 2 (2.82%) HTML5
6 2 (2.82%) React Native
6 2 (2.82%) XML
7 1 (1.41%) CSS
7 1 (1.41%) CSS3
7 1 (1.41%) iPhone SDK
7 1 (1.41%) Mason
7 1 (1.41%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) iPhone
2 18 (25.35%) User Experience
3 15 (21.13%) iPad
4 14 (19.72%) Computer Science
5 11 (15.49%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.23%) Fintech
6 3 (4.23%) NHS
7 2 (2.82%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.41%) Animation
8 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 70 (98.59%) Apple iOS
2 9 (12.68%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 33 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (39.44%) TDD
4 22 (30.99%) BDD
4 22 (30.99%) Scrum
5 17 (23.94%) Unit Testing
6 14 (19.72%) Mobile Development
7 12 (16.90%) OO
8 11 (15.49%) Software Engineering
9 10 (14.08%) E-Commerce
9 10 (14.08%) OOD
10 8 (11.27%) Content Management
10 8 (11.27%) OOP
11 7 (9.86%) Android Development
12 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.63%) SOLID
13 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (4.23%) Multithreading
13 3 (4.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 50 (70.42%) Objective-C
2 40 (56.34%) Apple Swift
3 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.23%) C
4 3 (4.23%) Java
4 3 (4.23%) SQL
5 2 (2.82%) C++
6 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (23.94%) Apple
2 1 (1.41%) Adobe
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.41%) SAP
2 1 (1.41%) Xamarin
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