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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior iOS Developer
Rank 594 596 595
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior iOS Developer 56 59 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.10% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 50 25
Median daily rate £488 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 10 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 25 August 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 -9 56 £488 +2.63% 29
London -21 42 £475 - 23
City of London +41 15 £500 +5.26% 10
South West +15 8 £550 +29.41% 1
Bristol -2 8 £550 +29.41% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £363 -
North West - 2 £475 - 2
Knutsford - 2 £475 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £363 -
Cheshire - 2 £475 -

Senior iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 91 (98.91%) iOS Development
2 90 (97.83%) Apple iOS
3 75 (81.52%) Objective-C
4 69 (75.00%) Apple Swift
5 52 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (53.26%) TDD
7 47 (51.09%) Scrum
8 39 (42.39%) Cocoa
9 38 (41.30%) Unit Testing
10 34 (36.96%) Git (software)
11 30 (32.61%) Xcode
11 30 (32.61%) E-Commerce
12 29 (31.52%) Cocoa Touch
13 27 (29.35%) Mobile App
14 24 (26.09%) REST
14 24 (26.09%) Web Services
15 22 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (23.91%) User Experience
16 21 (22.83%) BDD
16 21 (22.83%) Software Engineering
16 21 (22.83%) SQLite
17 20 (21.74%) Mobile Development
18 19 (20.65%) MongoDB
18 19 (20.65%) RESTful
18 19 (20.65%) JSON
18 19 (20.65%) SQL
18 19 (20.65%) SOAP
19 18 (19.57%) Test Automation
19 18 (19.57%) CouchDB
19 18 (19.57%) Progressive Enhancement

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 2 (2.17%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 17 (18.48%) TestFlight
2 4 (4.35%) GitHub
3 3 (3.26%) iTunes
4 2 (2.17%) Firebase
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.09%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) HTTP
2 5 (5.43%) Internet
3 1 (1.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.83%) SQLite
2 19 (20.65%) MongoDB
3 18 (19.57%) CouchDB
4 17 (18.48%) Azure SQL Database
4 17 (18.48%) MySQL
5 1 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.09%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 34 (36.96%) Git (software)
2 30 (32.61%) Xcode
3 9 (9.78%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.52%) Subversion
5 3 (3.26%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.26%) Calabash
5 3 (3.26%) Hudson
5 3 (3.26%) JIRA
5 3 (3.26%) Maven
6 2 (2.17%) Appium
7 1 (1.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (1.09%) CocoaPods
General
1 6 (6.52%) Publishing
1 6 (6.52%) Retail
2 5 (5.43%) Finance
3 3 (3.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Games
4 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (42.39%) Cocoa
2 29 (31.52%) Cocoa Touch
3 24 (26.09%) REST
3 24 (26.09%) Web Services
4 19 (20.65%) JSON
4 19 (20.65%) RESTful
4 19 (20.65%) SOAP
5 11 (11.96%) XML
6 7 (7.61%) HTML
7 6 (6.52%) Core Data
7 6 (6.52%) iOS SDK
7 6 (6.52%) UIKit
8 4 (4.35%) Core Animation
9 3 (3.26%) Android SDK
9 3 (3.26%) CSS
9 3 (3.26%) CSS3
9 3 (3.26%) HTML5
10 2 (2.17%) Node.js
10 2 (2.17%) PhoneGap
11 1 (1.09%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.35%) Mobile App
2 22 (23.91%) User Experience
3 16 (17.39%) iPad
3 16 (17.39%) iPhone
4 11 (11.96%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.52%) Fintech
6 5 (5.43%) NHS
7 4 (4.35%) Animation
7 4 (4.35%) Wiki
8 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.26%) Apple TV
9 2 (2.17%) Smartphone
9 2 (2.17%) Social Network
10 1 (1.09%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.09%) Physics
10 1 (1.09%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 90 (97.83%) Apple iOS
2 14 (15.22%) Android
3 2 (2.17%) Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (98.91%) iOS Development
2 52 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (53.26%) TDD
4 47 (51.09%) Scrum
5 38 (41.30%) Unit Testing
6 30 (32.61%) E-Commerce
7 22 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (22.83%) BDD
8 21 (22.83%) Software Engineering
9 20 (21.74%) Mobile Development
10 18 (19.57%) Progressive Enhancement
10 18 (19.57%) Test Automation
11 16 (17.39%) OO
12 11 (11.96%) OOD
13 10 (10.87%) Android Development
14 6 (6.52%) Automated Testing
15 5 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (5.43%) Pair Programming
16 4 (4.35%) Integration Testing
16 4 (4.35%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 75 (81.52%) Objective-C
2 69 (75.00%) Apple Swift
3 19 (20.65%) SQL
4 14 (15.22%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.26%) Ruby
6 2 (2.17%) Java
7 1 (1.09%) C#
7 1 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (16.30%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) Apple
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.09%) Appcelerator
3 1 (1.09%) Google
3 1 (1.09%) HP
3 1 (1.09%) Xamarin
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