The median contractor rate for an iOS Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 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
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 393 398 309
Rank change year-on-year +5 -89  
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 189 240 355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.49% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.52% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 173 235
Median daily rate £425 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £375
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £41.50 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £39.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.10 - £40.80
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 England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40257 46300 48376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.74% 95.04% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26259 30600 30961
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1356 1863
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

iOS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for iOS Developer in England

iOS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Developer in England

iOS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Developer in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS Developer in England

iOS Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iOS Developer in England

iOS Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Developer in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iOS Developer in England

iOS Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iOS Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
London -35 101 £450 -5.26% 44
Yorkshire +27 24 £400 -3.03% 7
South East +24 21 £388 -13.88% 8
North West +26 12 £375 -9.09% 8
East Midlands -4 10 £400 +21.21% 2
East of England -3 7 £350 -6.66% 5
North East +68 6 £400 +23.07%
South West -5 5 £400 +6.66% 4
West Midlands +23 3 £338 +20.00% 8
iOS Developer
UK

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region featuring iOS Developer in the job title.

1 411 (98.33%) Apple iOS
2 406 (97.13%) iOS Development
3 282 (67.46%) Apple Swift
4 252 (60.29%) Objective-C
5 212 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
6 154 (36.84%) Mobile App
7 144 (34.45%) TDD
8 127 (30.38%) Android
9 107 (25.60%) RESTful
10 90 (21.53%) Android Development
11 89 (21.29%) Mobile Development
11 89 (21.29%) Scrum
12 84 (20.10%) Cocoa
13 78 (18.66%) iPhone
14 76 (18.18%) Git (software)
14 76 (18.18%) Test Automation
15 75 (17.94%) Continuous Integration
16 69 (16.51%) JSON
17 68 (16.27%) iOS SDK
17 68 (16.27%) User Experience
18 67 (16.03%) Xcode
18 67 (16.03%) OO
19 66 (15.79%) Apple
20 63 (15.07%) Web Services
21 58 (13.88%) Core Data
22 56 (13.40%) REST
23 55 (13.16%) Java
24 54 (12.92%) HTML
25 53 (12.68%) JavaScript
26 49 (11.72%) XML

iOS Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (0.96%) CMS
2 3 (0.72%) Confluence
3 2 (0.48%) Alfresco
3 2 (0.48%) Drupal
3 2 (0.48%) Liferay
3 2 (0.48%) Mule
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.24%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.48%) InVision
1 2 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.59%) GitHub
2 5 (1.20%) TestFlight
3 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.72%) Firebase
4 3 (0.72%) Heroku
5 2 (0.48%) iTunes
6 1 (0.24%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.83%) Network Security
2 6 (1.44%) HTTP
2 6 (1.44%) SSL
3 5 (1.20%) VoIP
4 4 (0.96%) 4G
4 4 (0.96%) Skype
4 4 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.96%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.72%) Internet
6 2 (0.48%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.11%) MongoDB
2 8 (1.91%) SQLite
3 6 (1.44%) MySQL
4 4 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (0.96%) CouchDB
5 3 (0.72%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.48%) Mixpanel
6 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 76 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 67 (16.03%) Xcode
3 38 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 27 (6.46%) git-flow
4 27 (6.46%) JIRA
5 22 (5.26%) Subversion
6 18 (4.31%) JUnit
7 11 (2.63%) CocoaPods
8 7 (1.67%) Bitbucket
8 7 (1.67%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.44%) Selenium
10 4 (0.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (0.96%) jMock
10 4 (0.96%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.96%) Mockito
11 3 (0.72%) Android Studio
11 3 (0.72%) Capybara
11 3 (0.72%) CircleCI
11 3 (0.72%) Travis CI
12 2 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (11.24%) Finance
2 34 (8.13%) Banking
3 24 (5.74%) Retail
4 8 (1.91%) Automotive
5 7 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.67%) Multimedia
6 6 (1.44%) Games
7 4 (0.96%) Publishing
8 3 (0.72%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.48%) Advertising
9 2 (0.48%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Marketing
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (25.60%) RESTful
2 84 (20.10%) Cocoa
3 69 (16.51%) JSON
4 68 (16.27%) iOS SDK
5 63 (15.07%) Web Services
6 58 (13.88%) Core Data
7 56 (13.40%) REST
8 54 (12.92%) HTML
9 49 (11.72%) XML
10 42 (10.05%) Cocoa Touch
11 34 (8.13%) SOAP
12 27 (6.46%) Core Animation
13 25 (5.98%) HTML5
14 23 (5.50%) CSS
15 22 (5.26%) Android SDK
16 17 (4.07%) .NET
17 16 (3.83%) Xamarin.iOS
18 14 (3.35%) React Native
18 14 (3.35%) UIKit
19 12 (2.87%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 154 (36.84%) Mobile App
2 78 (18.66%) iPhone
3 68 (16.27%) User Experience
4 44 (10.53%) iPad
5 33 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
6 25 (5.98%) Animation
7 22 (5.26%) Algorithms
7 22 (5.26%) Data Structures
8 15 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.87%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.91%) Fintech
10 8 (1.91%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.67%) Blackberry
12 5 (1.20%) PKI
12 5 (1.20%) Social Media
13 4 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (0.96%) Streaming Video
14 3 (0.72%) Video on Demand
15 2 (0.48%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 411 (98.33%) Apple iOS
2 127 (30.38%) Android
3 13 (3.11%) Windows
4 5 (1.20%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.96%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.96%) Windows 8
5 4 (0.96%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.48%) Linux
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.24%) Unix
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (97.13%) iOS Development
2 212 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (34.45%) TDD
4 90 (21.53%) Android Development
5 89 (21.29%) Mobile Development
5 89 (21.29%) Scrum
6 76 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 75 (17.94%) Continuous Integration
8 67 (16.03%) OO
9 46 (11.00%) Pair Programming
10 39 (9.33%) Software Engineering
11 36 (8.61%) Unit Testing
12 30 (7.18%) Mobile Application Development
13 28 (6.70%) OOD
13 28 (6.70%) OOP
14 25 (5.98%) BDD
14 25 (5.98%) MVC
15 24 (5.74%) API Design
16 22 (5.26%) Memory Management
16 22 (5.26%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 282 (67.46%) Apple Swift
2 252 (60.29%) Objective-C
3 55 (13.16%) Java
4 53 (12.68%) JavaScript
5 27 (6.46%) C#
6 25 (5.98%) C++
7 10 (2.39%) SQL
8 6 (1.44%) Ruby
9 5 (1.20%) Python
10 4 (0.96%) C
11 3 (0.72%) PHP
12 1 (0.24%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 10 (2.39%) Degree
2 9 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (0.96%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 66 (15.79%) Apple
2 37 (8.85%) Xamarin
3 8 (1.91%) Google
4 7 (1.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.44%) Telerik
6 3 (0.72%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.72%) Facebook
6 3 (0.72%) Oracle
6 3 (0.72%) Splunk
6 3 (0.72%) Tealium
7 2 (0.48%) Appcelerator
7 2 (0.48%) Coremetrics
7 2 (0.48%) IBM
7 2 (0.48%) OpenText
7 2 (0.48%) Optimizely
7 2 (0.48%) Twitter
8 1 (0.24%) Kony
8 1 (0.24%) SAP
8 1 (0.24%) Sencha
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