The table below looks at the statistics 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 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UIKit Framework
Rank 575 578 522
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -56
Contract jobs citing UIKit 11 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.028% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.075% 0.10% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 20
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£388 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £350 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
+4.64% +40.00%
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
14707 14714 12753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.38% 27.19% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9574 9397 8038
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 228 336
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 April 2015.

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 23 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 April 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 -13 10 £388 -3.12% 11
London +1 5 £400 - 5
North West - 2 - - 1
South West +1 1 £388 - 1
Bristol -2 1 £388 - 1
South East - 1 - - 2
Berkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Epsom - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Witney - - - - 1

UIKit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 19 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 14 (73.68%) Cocoa
3 13 (68.42%) Xcode
3 13 (68.42%) iOS SDK
4 11 (57.89%) Objective-C
5 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (42.11%) JSON
7 7 (36.84%) Cocoa Touch
8 6 (31.58%) Animation
8 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
9 5 (26.32%) OO
9 5 (26.32%) REST
9 5 (26.32%) Android
9 5 (26.32%) iPhone
9 5 (26.32%) Core Animation
10 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
10 4 (21.05%) Facebook
10 4 (21.05%) Twitter
10 4 (21.05%) Web Services
10 4 (21.05%) XML
10 4 (21.05%) Apple
10 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
10 4 (21.05%) TDD
11 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
11 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
11 3 (15.79%) Ruby
11 3 (15.79%) QA
11 3 (15.79%) Social Network
11 3 (15.79%) OOP

UIKit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Xcode
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) Appium
3 2 (10.53%) Calabash
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Music Industry
2 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (94.74%) iOS Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Android Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior iOS Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (5.26%) iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) Cocoa
2 13 (68.42%) iOS SDK
3 8 (42.11%) JSON
4 7 (36.84%) Cocoa Touch
5 5 (26.32%) REST
5 5 (26.32%) Core Animation
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) XML
7 1 (5.26%) Ajax
7 1 (5.26%) .NET
7 1 (5.26%) SOAP
7 1 (5.26%) OAuth2
7 1 (5.26%) iPhone SDK
7 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Animation
2 5 (26.32%) iPhone
3 3 (15.79%) Social Network
4 2 (10.53%) Open Source
4 2 (10.53%) iPad
4 2 (10.53%) User Experience
5 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
5 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.26%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (26.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
4 5 (26.32%) OO
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) OOP
6 3 (15.79%) Android Development
6 3 (15.79%) Mobile Development
6 3 (15.79%) Vertical Search
6 3 (15.79%) Memory Management
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
7 2 (10.53%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.53%) OOD
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Objective-C
2 3 (15.79%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Facebook
1 4 (21.05%) Twitter
1 4 (21.05%) Apple
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £320 - £370 per day + Neg. Good chance of Extension
Posted: 23 days ago