Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an iOS Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 418 426 363
Rank change year-on-year +8 -63 +31
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 509 513 682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.53% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.56% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 410 508
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £300 £315 £304
90th Percentile £540 £550 £552
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.51 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.19% +19.70% -32.22%
10th Percentile £23.25 £36.10 £16.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £36.92 £37.60
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £36.51 £30.50
% change year-on-year +71.19% +19.70% -32.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89119 91561 99256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.77% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59385 60311 64207
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2639 2960 3840
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.96 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

iOS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured iOS Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -25 311 £473 +5.00% 63
North of England +73 80 £375 -6.25% 13
North West +34 45 £360 -15.29% 10
Midlands +33 36 £338 -8.16% 11
South East +11 36 £375 +7.14% 7
Yorkshire +13 28 £400 +6.67% 3
South West +10 26 £375 -14.29% 9
West Midlands +39 21 £350 -6.67% 7
East of England -30 20 £313 -15.25% 2
East Midlands 0 15 £300 -18.37% 4
North East +66 7 £310 -8.15%
iOS Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 506 (99.41%) Apple iOS
2 502 (98.62%) iOS Development
3 358 (70.33%) Apple Swift
4 315 (61.89%) Objective-C
5 247 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
6 166 (32.61%) Mobile App
7 161 (31.63%) TDD
8 150 (29.47%) RESTful
9 142 (27.90%) Xcode
10 129 (25.34%) User Experience
11 128 (25.15%) Apple
12 126 (24.75%) Mobile Development
13 119 (23.38%) Android
14 116 (22.79%) Scrum
15 105 (20.63%) Cocoa
16 98 (19.25%) iPhone
17 97 (19.06%) iOS SDK
18 91 (17.88%) iPad
19 89 (17.49%) Git (software)
20 88 (17.29%) OO
21 86 (16.90%) Android Development
22 81 (15.91%) Unit Testing
23 65 (12.77%) JSON
24 61 (11.98%) BDD
25 57 (11.20%) Web Services
25 57 (11.20%) Java
26 55 (10.81%) REST
27 54 (10.61%) OOD
28 53 (10.41%) Finance
28 53 (10.41%) Core Data

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 38 (7.47%) CMS
2 20 (3.93%) Confluence
3 3 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (0.59%) Mule
4 2 (0.39%) Alfresco
4 2 (0.39%) Drupal
4 2 (0.39%) Liferay
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (0.59%) InVision
1 3 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 44 (8.64%) GitHub
2 4 (0.79%) Google Play
2 4 (0.79%) TestFlight
3 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.59%) SaaS
4 2 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) G Suite
5 1 (0.20%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.32%) Bluetooth
2 10 (1.96%) Network Security
3 7 (1.38%) HTTP
4 4 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.59%) SSL
6 2 (0.39%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.39%) Internet
6 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.20%) 4G
7 1 (0.20%) NFC
7 1 (0.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.38%) Redis
2 6 (1.18%) MySQL
3 5 (0.98%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.98%) SQLite
4 3 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.39%) CouchDB
5 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.20%) Big Data
6 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 142 (27.90%) Xcode
2 89 (17.49%) Git (software)
3 52 (10.22%) JIRA
4 31 (6.09%) Jenkins
5 21 (4.13%) git-flow
6 19 (3.73%) Bitbucket
7 17 (3.34%) Subversion
8 14 (2.75%) CocoaPods
9 12 (2.36%) Appium
10 11 (2.16%) Crashlytics
10 11 (2.16%) JUnit
11 8 (1.57%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.18%) Calabash
12 6 (1.18%) GitLab
13 5 (0.98%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.79%) Android Studio
14 4 (0.79%) jMock
14 4 (0.79%) Maven
14 4 (0.79%) Mockito
14 4 (0.79%) TestRail
General
1 53 (10.41%) Finance
2 38 (7.47%) Publishing
3 33 (6.48%) Banking
4 26 (5.11%) Retail
5 8 (1.57%) Games
6 7 (1.38%) Advertising
7 5 (0.98%) Marketing
8 4 (0.79%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.59%) Automotive
9 3 (0.59%) Legal
9 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.59%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (29.47%) RESTful
2 105 (20.63%) Cocoa
3 97 (19.06%) iOS SDK
4 65 (12.77%) JSON
5 57 (11.20%) Web Services
6 55 (10.81%) REST
7 53 (10.41%) Core Data
8 42 (8.25%) HTML
9 35 (6.88%) XML
10 33 (6.48%) Core Animation
11 31 (6.09%) SOAP
12 24 (4.72%) Cocoa Touch
13 21 (4.13%) CSS
13 21 (4.13%) UIKit
14 20 (3.93%) RxSwift
15 17 (3.34%) HTML5
16 16 (3.14%) WebKit
17 15 (2.95%) Android SDK
18 14 (2.75%) React Native
19 12 (2.36%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 166 (32.61%) Mobile App
2 129 (25.34%) User Experience
3 98 (19.25%) iPhone
4 91 (17.88%) iPad
5 28 (5.50%) Computer Science
6 26 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
7 21 (4.13%) Animation
8 14 (2.75%) Fintech
9 12 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.96%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.57%) Video on Demand
12 6 (1.18%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.18%) Video\Live Streaming
13 4 (0.79%) Social Media
14 3 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
14 3 (0.59%) Over-the-Top Content
15 2 (0.39%) Analytical Skills
15 2 (0.39%) Embedded Systems
15 2 (0.39%) Minimum Viable Product
15 2 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 506 (99.41%) Apple iOS
2 119 (23.38%) Android
3 17 (3.34%) Windows
4 7 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (1.18%) Linux
6 4 (0.79%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.79%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.79%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (98.62%) iOS Development
2 247 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (31.63%) TDD
4 126 (24.75%) Mobile Development
5 116 (22.79%) Scrum
6 88 (17.29%) OO
7 86 (16.90%) Android Development
8 81 (15.91%) Unit Testing
9 61 (11.98%) BDD
10 54 (10.61%) OOD
11 47 (9.23%) Software Engineering
12 46 (9.04%) OOP
13 45 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
14 44 (8.64%) MVC
14 44 (8.64%) Test Automation
15 36 (7.07%) Acceptance Criteria
16 32 (6.29%) Content Management
16 32 (6.29%) E-Commerce
17 24 (4.72%) Mobile Application Development
17 24 (4.72%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 358 (70.33%) Apple Swift
2 315 (61.89%) Objective-C
3 57 (11.20%) Java
4 51 (10.02%) JavaScript
5 18 (3.54%) C#
5 18 (3.54%) C++
6 10 (1.96%) C
7 7 (1.38%) Ruby
8 4 (0.79%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.59%) Go
9 3 (0.59%) PHP
10 2 (0.39%) GraphQL
10 2 (0.39%) Kotlin
10 2 (0.39%) SQL
11 1 (0.20%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.20%) ES6
11 1 (0.20%) JSX
11 1 (0.20%) Python
11 1 (0.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (5.70%) Degree
2 24 (4.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (3.93%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.20%) PhD
4 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.72%) QA
System Software
1 5 (0.98%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.59%) Kubernetes
1 3 (0.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 128 (25.15%) Apple
2 30 (5.89%) Atlassian
3 20 (3.93%) Xamarin
4 8 (1.57%) Google
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle
5 3 (0.59%) SAP
6 2 (0.39%) Adobe
6 2 (0.39%) IBM
6 2 (0.39%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.39%) OpenText
6 2 (0.39%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (0.39%) Tealium
7 1 (0.20%) Appcelerator