The median contractor rate for an iOS Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

iOS Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 139 176
Rank change year-on-year -10 +37  
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 17 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.52% 0.77% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.80% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 18
Median daily rate £425 £450 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +3.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £372 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £500 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - £40.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3113 3230 5440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.40% 95.93% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2382 2617 4191
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 39 96
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.57% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £14.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

iOS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured iOS Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for iOS Developer in the City of London

iOS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing iOS Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Developer in the City of London

iOS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS Developer in the City of London

iOS Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing iOS Developer in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for iOS Developer in the City of London

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring iOS Developer in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 36 (92.31%) iOS Development
3 27 (69.23%) Apple Swift
4 25 (64.10%) Objective-C
4 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (53.85%) REST
6 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
6 14 (35.90%) Mobile App
6 14 (35.90%) TDD
6 14 (35.90%) Scrum
6 14 (35.90%) Web Services
7 13 (33.33%) Android
7 13 (33.33%) iPad
8 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
8 10 (25.64%) iPhone
8 10 (25.64%) JSON
8 10 (25.64%) Cocoa
9 9 (23.08%) SOAP
9 9 (23.08%) RESTful
9 9 (23.08%) Android Development
9 9 (23.08%) User Experience
10 8 (20.51%) Mobile Development
10 8 (20.51%) CSS
10 8 (20.51%) HTML
10 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (20.51%) Cross-Platform Development
11 7 (17.95%) Banking
11 7 (17.95%) Apple
11 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
11 7 (17.95%) CSS3

iOS Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (2.56%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (10.26%) TestFlight
2 1 (2.56%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
1 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.26%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (10.26%) CouchDB
2 4 (10.26%) MySQL
2 4 (10.26%) SQLite
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.26%) JIRA
4 3 (7.69%) Capybara
4 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.69%) JUnit
4 3 (7.69%) Selenium
5 2 (5.13%) Maven
6 1 (2.56%) Android Studio
6 1 (2.56%) Ant
6 1 (2.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (2.56%) git-flow
6 1 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 7 (17.95%) Banking
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 5 (12.82%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) REST
2 14 (35.90%) Web Services
3 10 (25.64%) Cocoa
3 10 (25.64%) JSON
4 9 (23.08%) RESTful
4 9 (23.08%) SOAP
5 8 (20.51%) CSS
5 8 (20.51%) HTML
6 7 (17.95%) CSS3
6 7 (17.95%) HTML5
7 6 (15.38%) Apache Cordova
7 6 (15.38%) PhoneGap
7 6 (15.38%) React Native
8 5 (12.82%) Core Data
9 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
9 4 (10.26%) Backbone.js
9 4 (10.26%) Cocoa Touch
9 4 (10.26%) jQuery
9 4 (10.26%) React
10 3 (7.69%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Mobile App
2 13 (33.33%) iPad
3 10 (25.64%) iPhone
4 9 (23.08%) User Experience
5 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (12.82%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (5.13%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (5.13%) Social Media
8 1 (2.56%) Animation
8 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
8 1 (2.56%) Streaming Video
8 1 (2.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 13 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (92.31%) iOS Development
2 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) Scrum
3 14 (35.90%) TDD
3 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
4 9 (23.08%) Android Development
5 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (20.51%) Cross-Platform Development
5 8 (20.51%) Mobile Development
6 5 (12.82%) OO
6 5 (12.82%) OOP
6 5 (12.82%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.26%) Adaptive Web Design
7 4 (10.26%) Progressive Enhancement
7 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Web Development
8 3 (7.69%) ATDD
8 3 (7.69%) Mobile First
8 3 (7.69%) Prototyping
8 3 (7.69%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) Apple Swift
2 25 (64.10%) Objective-C
3 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) Java
4 4 (10.26%) SQL
5 2 (5.13%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) C++
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Apple
1 7 (17.95%) Xamarin
2 4 (10.26%) Telerik
3 1 (2.56%) Appcelerator
3 1 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) Kony
3 1 (2.56%) Sencha
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