The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for iOS SDK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iOS SDK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple iOS SDK
England / East of England
Rank 112 121 125
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4  
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 15 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.69% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.37% 0.81% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 0
Median daily rate £275 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -20.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - -

iOS SDK is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 634 621 754
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.22% 25.27% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 374 428
Median daily rate £375 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 24
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

iOS SDK
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing iOS SDK as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for iOS SDK in the East of England

iOS SDK
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing iOS SDK in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS SDK in the East of England

iOS SDK
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iOS SDK in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for iOS SDK in the East of England

iOS SDK
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS SDK in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iOS SDK in the East of England

iOS SDK
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iOS SDK within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex 0 9 £275 -31.25%
Hertfordshire - 4 £275 - 3
Cambridgeshire +7 2 £325 -18.75%
iOS SDK
England

iOS SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iOS SDK also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for iOS SDK.

1 26 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 18 (69.23%) iOS Development
3 17 (65.38%) Mobile App
3 17 (65.38%) Objective-C
4 14 (53.85%) XML
4 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 14 (53.85%) RESTful
5 13 (50.00%) Android
5 13 (50.00%) TDD
5 13 (50.00%) GitHub
5 13 (50.00%) C++
5 13 (50.00%) Cocoa
5 13 (50.00%) Apple Swift
5 13 (50.00%) Push Notifications
6 12 (46.15%) Xcode
6 12 (46.15%) Pair Programming
7 10 (38.46%) Animation
7 10 (38.46%) JSON
7 10 (38.46%) iPhone
7 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
7 10 (38.46%) Core Animation
7 10 (38.46%) iPhone SDK
7 10 (38.46%) MVC
7 10 (38.46%) HTML
7 10 (38.46%) JUnit
7 10 (38.46%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (38.46%) OOD
7 10 (38.46%) Core Data
7 10 (38.46%) Android SDK

iOS SDK
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) GitHub
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Office 365
3 2 (7.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) VoIP
1 4 (15.38%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.85%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Xcode
2 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 10 (38.46%) JUnit
3 4 (15.38%) Android Studio
4 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (34.62%) Automotive
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (69.23%) iOS Developer
3 10 (38.46%) Android Developer
4 5 (19.23%) iOS Android Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Java Android Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Objective-C Developer
5 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 4 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) RESTful
1 14 (53.85%) XML
2 13 (50.00%) Cocoa
3 10 (38.46%) Android SDK
3 10 (38.46%) Core Animation
3 10 (38.46%) Core Data
3 10 (38.46%) HTML
3 10 (38.46%) iPhone SDK
3 10 (38.46%) JSON
4 3 (11.54%) .NET
5 2 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (65.38%) Mobile App
2 10 (38.46%) Animation
2 10 (38.46%) iPhone
3 4 (15.38%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 13 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) iOS Development
2 13 (50.00%) Push Notifications
2 13 (50.00%) TDD
3 12 (46.15%) Pair Programming
4 10 (38.46%) Android Development
4 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (38.46%) MVC
4 10 (38.46%) OOA/OOD
4 10 (38.46%) OOD
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) IT Strategy
5 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (15.38%) Wireframes
6 3 (11.54%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.69%) Case Management
7 2 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) Data Management
7 2 (7.69%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Objective-C
2 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 13 (50.00%) Apple Swift
3 13 (50.00%) C++
4 9 (34.62%) Java
5 7 (26.92%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Xamarin
2 2 (7.69%) Apple
2 2 (7.69%) Infor
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (7.69%) SAP