The median contractor rate for a iOS Developer was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iOS Developer
UK / England
Rank 354 402 341
Rank change year-on-year +48 -61  
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 226 217 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.44% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.46% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 162 181
Median daily rate £420 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £39.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -2.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £38.75 £32.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £119.80 £38.75 £49.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.75 £39.90
% change year-on-year -4.51% -2.88%  

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 39295 46721 46527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.22% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25610 30627 28567
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1460 1889
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 27 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
London +26 133 £450 - 49
Yorkshire +30 30 £400 +3.22% 5
East of England +6 23 £275 -22.80% 10
North West +25 15 £388 +3.33% 15
South East +5 10 £419 +1.51% 3
West Midlands +19 7 £350 +27.27% 3
East Midlands -7 4 £325 +18.18% 3
South West +1 3 £413 +17.85% 2
North East - 2 £350 - 1
iOS Developer
UK

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 412 (97.17%) Apple iOS
2 408 (96.23%) iOS Development
3 295 (69.58%) Apple Swift
4 270 (63.68%) Objective-C
5 199 (46.93%) Agile Software Development
6 136 (32.08%) TDD
7 135 (31.84%) Mobile App
8 130 (30.66%) Android
9 92 (21.70%) Mobile Development
10 91 (21.46%) Cocoa
11 90 (21.23%) RESTful
12 86 (20.28%) Android Development
13 75 (17.69%) Git (software)
14 74 (17.45%) iPhone
15 73 (17.22%) Scrum
16 70 (16.51%) Xcode
17 66 (15.57%) Web Services
17 66 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
18 65 (15.33%) User Experience
19 62 (14.62%) Core Data
19 62 (14.62%) JavaScript
20 58 (13.68%) Apple
21 56 (13.21%) JSON
22 55 (12.97%) REST
23 51 (12.03%) iOS SDK
23 51 (12.03%) OO
24 49 (11.56%) Pair Programming
25 48 (11.32%) HTML
25 48 (11.32%) Java
26 45 (10.61%) Jenkins

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (1.18%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.94%) Confluence
3 3 (0.71%) Mule
4 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.47%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.24%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.30%) GitHub
2 10 (2.36%) TestFlight
3 8 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.18%) Google Play
6 4 (0.94%) iTunes
7 3 (0.71%) Firebase
8 2 (0.47%) Heroku
8 2 (0.47%) Office 365
8 2 (0.47%) Yammer
9 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.83%) Network Security
2 8 (1.89%) HTTP
3 5 (1.18%) VoIP
4 4 (0.94%) Bluetooth
4 4 (0.94%) iBeacon
4 4 (0.94%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.71%) Skype
6 1 (0.24%) Internet
6 1 (0.24%) NFC
6 1 (0.24%) SSL
6 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.07%) MongoDB
2 12 (2.83%) SQLite
3 11 (2.59%) MySQL
4 8 (1.89%) CouchDB
5 6 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (1.42%) Mixpanel
5 6 (1.42%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 75 (17.69%) Git (software)
2 70 (16.51%) Xcode
3 45 (10.61%) Jenkins
4 25 (5.90%) Subversion
5 24 (5.66%) JIRA
6 21 (4.95%) git-flow
7 19 (4.48%) CocoaPods
8 15 (3.54%) JUnit
9 10 (2.36%) Travis CI
10 8 (1.89%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.65%) Android Studio
12 6 (1.42%) CircleCI
13 5 (1.18%) Calabash
13 5 (1.18%) Selenium
14 4 (0.94%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.94%) Mercurial
15 3 (0.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 2 (0.47%) Gradle
16 2 (0.47%) Hudson
16 2 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (7.78%) Finance
2 31 (7.31%) Retail
3 21 (4.95%) Banking
4 11 (2.59%) Games
5 10 (2.36%) Automotive
6 8 (1.89%) Publishing
7 5 (1.18%) Advertising
7 5 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.71%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.47%) Marketing
9 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.47%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.24%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (21.46%) Cocoa
2 90 (21.23%) RESTful
3 66 (15.57%) Web Services
4 62 (14.62%) Core Data
5 56 (13.21%) JSON
6 55 (12.97%) REST
7 51 (12.03%) iOS SDK
8 48 (11.32%) HTML
9 43 (10.14%) Cocoa Touch
10 40 (9.43%) Core Animation
11 39 (9.20%) XML
12 29 (6.84%) CSS
13 26 (6.13%) .NET
14 24 (5.66%) HTML5
15 19 (4.48%) SOAP
15 19 (4.48%) Xamarin.iOS
16 12 (2.83%) Node.js
16 12 (2.83%) React Native
17 11 (2.59%) Android SDK
17 11 (2.59%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 135 (31.84%) Mobile App
2 74 (17.45%) iPhone
3 65 (15.33%) User Experience
4 42 (9.91%) iPad
5 28 (6.60%) Animation
6 16 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (3.07%) Algorithms
8 12 (2.83%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (1.18%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (0.94%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.71%) Fintech
11 3 (0.71%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.71%) Social Network
11 3 (0.71%) Streaming Video
11 3 (0.71%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.47%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.47%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.47%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 412 (97.17%) Apple iOS
2 130 (30.66%) Android
3 13 (3.07%) Windows
4 9 (2.12%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.18%) Linux
6 4 (0.94%) Unix
7 3 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (96.23%) iOS Development
2 199 (46.93%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (32.08%) TDD
4 92 (21.70%) Mobile Development
5 86 (20.28%) Android Development
6 73 (17.22%) Scrum
7 66 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (12.03%) OO
9 49 (11.56%) Pair Programming
10 37 (8.73%) Unit Testing
11 32 (7.55%) Automated Testing
11 32 (7.55%) E-Commerce
11 32 (7.55%) Software Engineering
12 25 (5.90%) BDD
12 25 (5.90%) OOP
13 23 (5.42%) MVC
14 20 (4.72%) OOD
15 19 (4.48%) API Design
15 19 (4.48%) Push Notifications
16 18 (4.25%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 295 (69.58%) Apple Swift
2 270 (63.68%) Objective-C
3 62 (14.62%) JavaScript
4 48 (11.32%) Java
5 31 (7.31%) C#
6 26 (6.13%) C++
7 13 (3.07%) SQL
8 9 (2.12%) Ruby
9 6 (1.42%) PHP
10 4 (0.94%) C
11 3 (0.71%) Python
12 1 (0.24%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.24%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.24%) ES6
12 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (1.18%) Degree
2 4 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.18%) QA
2 2 (0.47%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (1.42%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 58 (13.68%) Apple
2 37 (8.73%) Xamarin
3 8 (1.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.65%) Google
5 6 (1.42%) Coremetrics
6 4 (0.94%) Splunk
6 4 (0.94%) Tealium
6 4 (0.94%) Telerik
7 3 (0.71%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.71%) SAP
8 2 (0.47%) Facebook
8 2 (0.47%) Infor
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle
8 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.24%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.24%) Kony
9 1 (0.24%) Optimizely
9 1 (0.24%) PubNub
9 1 (0.24%) Sencha
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