The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 28 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.

Apple iOS SDK
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 92 -
Rank change year-on-year +25 -  
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.066% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.52% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 263 315 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 28.96% 20.74% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 181 165
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Median hourly rate £52.17 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.80% -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

iOS SDK
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

iOS SDK
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS SDK in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for iOS SDK.

1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 3 (60.00%) Apple Swift
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Core Data
4 2 (40.00%) Cocoa
4 2 (40.00%) Xcode
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Apple
4 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (40.00%) UIKit
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Confluence
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) Social Media
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Android
5 1 (20.00%) Xamarin

iOS SDK
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (40.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Cocoa
2 2 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (40.00%) Core Data
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) UIKit
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (20.00%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Apple Swift
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Xamarin