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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UIKit Framework
Rank 584 547 553
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +6
Contract jobs citing UIKit 8 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.045% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.054% 0.16% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
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
14718 14100 13785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.54% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10077 9008 8644
Average daily rate £395 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 302 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
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 13 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 24 December 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 -43 8 £400 +6.66% 6
London +10 7 £400 +6.66% 4
City of London +4 1 - -
South East - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -

UIKit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 26 (92.86%) Apple iOS
1 26 (92.86%) iOS Development
2 19 (67.86%) Objective-C
3 18 (64.29%) Xcode
4 17 (60.71%) Cocoa
5 16 (57.14%) JSON
6 15 (53.57%) iOS SDK
6 15 (53.57%) XML
7 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (39.29%) Web Services
8 11 (39.29%) Cocoa Touch
9 9 (32.14%) TDD
9 9 (32.14%) OO
10 8 (28.57%) REST
10 8 (28.57%) Android
10 8 (28.57%) User Experience
11 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
11 7 (25.00%) Scrum
12 6 (21.43%) iPhone
12 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
12 6 (21.43%) Memory Management
12 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
12 6 (21.43%) Subversion
12 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
12 6 (21.43%) Google
13 5 (17.86%) Ajax
13 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
13 5 (17.86%) QA
13 5 (17.86%) Finance
13 5 (17.86%) SOA

UIKit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 2 (7.14%) JBoss
1 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (7.14%) WebLogic Integration
1 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Process Server
1 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 2 (7.14%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQLite
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Xcode
2 6 (21.43%) Subversion
2 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) NUnit
3 2 (7.14%) Calabash
3 2 (7.14%) Ranorex
3 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 23 (82.14%) iOS Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Designer
5 2 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) Cocoa
2 16 (57.14%) JSON
3 15 (53.57%) XML
3 15 (53.57%) iOS SDK
4 11 (39.29%) Cocoa Touch
4 11 (39.29%) Web Services
5 8 (28.57%) REST
6 5 (17.86%) Ajax
6 5 (17.86%) HTML
6 5 (17.86%) SOAP
7 4 (14.29%) Core Animation
8 3 (10.71%) Xamarin.iOS
8 3 (10.71%) jQuery
9 2 (7.14%) Google Maps API
9 2 (7.14%) JPA
9 2 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (7.14%) Java EE
9 2 (7.14%) Struts2
9 2 (7.14%) Dojo
9 2 (7.14%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) User Experience
2 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (21.43%) iPhone
4 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
5 4 (14.29%) Social Media
5 4 (14.29%) Animation
6 3 (10.71%) N-Tier
6 3 (10.71%) iPad
6 3 (10.71%) Social Network
6 3 (10.71%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (7.14%) Clustering
7 2 (7.14%) DataPower
7 2 (7.14%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
8 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Apple iOS
2 8 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) iOS Development
2 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) TDD
3 9 (32.14%) OO
4 7 (25.00%) Scrum
5 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
5 6 (21.43%) Memory Management
6 5 (17.86%) SOA
7 4 (14.29%) BDD
7 4 (14.29%) Android Development
8 3 (10.71%) Vertical Search
8 3 (10.71%) Time Management
8 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.14%) Web Development
9 2 (7.14%) AOP
9 2 (7.14%) BPEL
9 2 (7.14%) Mobile Commerce
9 2 (7.14%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) Objective-C
2 3 (10.71%) C#
2 3 (10.71%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) XPath
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Google
2 4 (14.29%) Facebook
2 4 (14.29%) Twitter
2 4 (14.29%) Apple
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Yahoo!
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) Kony