The first table below looks at the demand for UIKit skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UIKit over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UIKit Framework
Rank 579 544 564
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +20
Contract jobs citing UIKit 11 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.057% 0.029%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.073% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £356 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +18.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £274 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £333 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +20.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £33.55 £22.66 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £22.66 -
% change year-on-year
+48.05% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15054 14274 15028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.55% 27.91% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9655 9067 9193
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 282 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

UIKit
Jobs Demand Trend

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

UIKit Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UIKit
Daily Rate Trend

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

UIKit Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UIKit
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UIKit within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

UIKit Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

UIKit
Hourly Rate Trend

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

UIKit Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UIKit
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UIKit within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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 -22 11 £400 +12.28% 5
London -8 7 £450 +26.31% 2
City of London +29 3 £500 +37.93%
Cheshire +3 1 - -
North West -7 1 - - 1
South East - 1 £325 - 1
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Reading - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -

UIKit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing UIKit 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 UIKit.

1 30 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 30 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 27 (90.00%) Objective-C
3 18 (60.00%) JSON
3 18 (60.00%) Web Services
4 17 (56.67%) OO
4 17 (56.67%) Xcode
5 16 (53.33%) Cocoa
6 15 (50.00%) iOS SDK
7 14 (46.67%) Android
8 13 (43.33%) Subversion
9 11 (36.67%) Apple
9 11 (36.67%) Mobile App
10 10 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
10 10 (33.33%) Social Media
11 9 (30.00%) RESTful
11 9 (30.00%) iPhone
12 8 (26.67%) TDD
12 8 (26.67%) HTML
13 7 (23.33%) XML
14 6 (20.00%) HTML5
14 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 6 (20.00%) iPad
14 6 (20.00%) Android Development
14 6 (20.00%) SOAP
14 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 6 (20.00%) Time Management
15 5 (16.67%) Social Network
15 5 (16.67%) Graphic Design
15 5 (16.67%) Facebook

UIKit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing UIKit 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 UIKit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) VoIP
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQLite
1 4 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Xcode
2 13 (43.33%) Subversion
3 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.67%) Ranorex
4 2 (6.67%) NUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.33%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.33%) Grunt
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Publishing
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 23 (76.67%) iOS Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Android Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (13.33%) iPhone Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Lead Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior iOS Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Designer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) JSON
1 18 (60.00%) Web Services
2 16 (53.33%) Cocoa
3 15 (50.00%) iOS SDK
4 10 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
5 9 (30.00%) RESTful
6 8 (26.67%) HTML
7 7 (23.33%) XML
8 6 (20.00%) HTML5
8 6 (20.00%) SOAP
9 5 (16.67%) Xamarin.iOS
10 4 (13.33%) REST
10 4 (13.33%) jQuery
10 4 (13.33%) Ajax
11 3 (10.00%) Core Animation
12 2 (6.67%) LINQ
13 1 (3.33%) OpenGL
13 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Mobile App
2 10 (33.33%) Social Media
3 9 (30.00%) iPhone
4 6 (20.00%) iPad
5 5 (16.67%) Social Network
5 5 (16.67%) Graphic Design
6 4 (13.33%) Digital Media
6 4 (13.33%) Handset
7 3 (10.00%) N-Tier
7 3 (10.00%) Animation
7 3 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 14 (46.67%) Android
3 2 (6.67%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 17 (56.67%) OO
3 8 (26.67%) TDD
4 6 (20.00%) Android Development
4 6 (20.00%) Time Management
5 4 (13.33%) Information Architecture
5 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
5 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) MVC
6 3 (10.00%) SOA
6 3 (10.00%) OOP
6 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.33%) OOD
8 1 (3.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) Objective-C
2 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) PHP
3 4 (13.33%) C++
4 3 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Apple
2 5 (16.67%) Facebook
2 5 (16.67%) Twitter
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Xamarin
5 1 (3.33%) Google