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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UIKit Framework
Rank 606 592 562
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -30
Contract jobs citing UIKit 27 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.032% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 17
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £346 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £465 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.55 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.55 -

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
16449 15532 15196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.15% 27.80% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11194 9877 9773
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 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 213 261
Average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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 5 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 4 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 27 £475 +35.71% 7
London +22 26 £475 +5.55% 5
West Yorkshire -27 1 - -
Yorkshire -28 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -

UIKit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 39 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 39 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 31 (79.49%) Objective-C
3 30 (76.92%) Xcode
4 24 (61.54%) iPhone
5 20 (51.28%) Git (software)
6 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (38.46%) iPad
8 14 (35.90%) Web Services
8 14 (35.90%) OOP
9 13 (33.33%) Mobile Development
10 12 (30.77%) JSON
11 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
11 11 (28.21%) Cocoa
12 10 (25.64%) Smartphone
12 10 (25.64%) Subversion
13 9 (23.08%) Android
13 9 (23.08%) OO
14 8 (20.51%) iOS SDK
14 8 (20.51%) Apple Swift
15 7 (17.95%) Android Development
15 7 (17.95%) BDD
15 7 (17.95%) HTML
15 7 (17.95%) CSS
16 6 (15.38%) REST
16 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
16 6 (15.38%) Social Media
17 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
17 5 (12.82%) OOD
17 5 (12.82%) Publishing

UIKit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 30 (76.92%) Xcode
2 20 (51.28%) Git (software)
3 10 (25.64%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) CocoaPods
General
1 5 (12.82%) Publishing
2 2 (5.13%) Games
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Music Industry
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (100.00%) Developer
2 31 (79.49%) iOS Developer
3 20 (51.28%) Senior Developer
4 13 (33.33%) Senior iOS Developer
5 11 (28.21%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) Web Services
2 12 (30.77%) JSON
3 11 (28.21%) Cocoa
4 8 (20.51%) iOS SDK
5 7 (17.95%) HTML
5 7 (17.95%) CSS
6 6 (15.38%) REST
7 4 (10.26%) Cocoa Touch
8 3 (7.69%) Smarty
8 3 (7.69%) Core Animation
9 2 (5.13%) SOAP
10 1 (2.56%) .NET
10 1 (2.56%) RESTful
10 1 (2.56%) XML
10 1 (2.56%) OAuth2
10 1 (2.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 24 (61.54%) iPhone
2 15 (38.46%) iPad
3 10 (25.64%) Smartphone
4 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 6 (15.38%) Social Media
5 2 (5.13%) Animation
5 2 (5.13%) Social Network
6 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.56%) Mobile Games
6 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (23.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) OOP
4 13 (33.33%) Mobile Development
5 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
6 9 (23.08%) OO
7 7 (17.95%) BDD
7 7 (17.95%) Android Development
8 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.82%) OOD
9 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
10 2 (5.13%) Multithreading
10 2 (5.13%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (5.13%) Automation Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
11 1 (2.56%) Analytics
11 1 (2.56%) Open Source
11 1 (2.56%) MVC
11 1 (2.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (79.49%) Objective-C
2 8 (20.51%) Apple Swift
3 4 (10.26%) Ruby
4 3 (7.69%) PHP
4 3 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Apple
2 3 (7.69%) Zend
3 1 (2.56%) Appcelerator
3 1 (2.56%) Netbiscuits
3 1 (2.56%) Kony
3 1 (2.56%) Volantis