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

iOS Software Development
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 353 346 258
Rank change year-on-year -7 -88  
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 240 308 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.63% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.76% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 229 298
Median daily rate £425 £436 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.57% +5.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £41.50 - £39.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £35.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.10 - £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - £39.00

iOS Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36004 40667 41211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.73% 83.47% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23651 27315 26961
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 936 954 1137
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

iOS Development
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing iOS Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for iOS Development in England

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Development in England

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS Development in England

iOS Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iOS Development in England

iOS Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iOS Development in England

iOS Development
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 Development 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 -54 130 £450 -1.09% 65
South East +28 32 £400 -5.88% 20
Yorkshire +26 25 £400 -3.03% 19
North West +29 17 £350 -14.63% 20
East Midlands -4 11 £400 +17.64% 5
South West -2 9 £403 +2.22% 7
East of England -3 7 £350 -6.66% 13
North East +68 6 £369 +18.00%
West Midlands +22 3 £338 +3.84% 13
iOS Development
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development 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 England region with a requirement for iOS Development.

1 519 (97.92%) Apple iOS
2 295 (55.66%) Apple Swift
3 266 (50.19%) Objective-C
4 258 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
5 226 (42.64%) Android
6 198 (37.36%) Android Development
7 194 (36.60%) Mobile App
8 162 (30.57%) TDD
9 117 (22.08%) Scrum
10 113 (21.32%) RESTful
11 101 (19.06%) Test Automation
11 101 (19.06%) Mobile Development
12 93 (17.55%) HTML
13 92 (17.36%) Git (software)
14 90 (16.98%) JavaScript
14 90 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
15 87 (16.42%) Java
16 85 (16.04%) Cocoa
16 85 (16.04%) iPhone
17 81 (15.28%) User Experience
18 80 (15.09%) Web Services
19 76 (14.34%) REST
20 74 (13.96%) iOS SDK
20 74 (13.96%) JSON
21 71 (13.40%) OO
22 70 (13.21%) Apple
23 69 (13.02%) Xcode
24 67 (12.64%) Finance
25 63 (11.89%) Software Engineering
26 60 (11.32%) Core Data

iOS Development
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 6 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 6 (1.13%) CMS
1 6 (1.13%) Confluence
2 3 (0.57%) Drupal
2 3 (0.57%) IIS
2 3 (0.57%) JBoss
2 3 (0.57%) NetWeaver
2 3 (0.57%) SAP Portal
3 2 (0.38%) Alfresco
3 2 (0.38%) Apache
3 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.38%) Liferay
3 2 (0.38%) Mule
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.38%) InVision
1 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.58%) GitHub
2 11 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.94%) Google Play
4 5 (0.94%) TestFlight
5 3 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.57%) Firebase
5 3 (0.57%) Heroku
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.38%) iTunes
6 2 (0.38%) PaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.19%) SaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.02%) Network Security
2 8 (1.51%) HTTP
3 6 (1.13%) SSL
4 5 (0.94%) Bluetooth
4 5 (0.94%) VoIP
5 4 (0.75%) 4G
5 4 (0.75%) Skype
5 4 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.75%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.57%) Internet
7 1 (0.19%) CTI
7 1 (0.19%) SMS
7 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.21%) MongoDB
2 9 (1.70%) MySQL
2 9 (1.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.70%) SQLite
3 6 (1.13%) CouchDB
4 5 (0.94%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.38%) Big Data
6 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.38%) Mixpanel
6 2 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.38%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.19%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.19%) GIS
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 92 (17.36%) Git (software)
2 69 (13.02%) Xcode
3 44 (8.30%) Jenkins
4 31 (5.85%) JIRA
5 28 (5.28%) git-flow
6 22 (4.15%) Subversion
7 19 (3.58%) JUnit
8 11 (2.08%) CocoaPods
9 9 (1.70%) Cucumber
9 9 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.51%) Android Studio
10 8 (1.51%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.32%) NUnit
12 6 (1.13%) Selenium
13 5 (0.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 4 (0.75%) jMock
14 4 (0.75%) Maven
14 4 (0.75%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.75%) Mockito
15 3 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 67 (12.64%) Finance
2 46 (8.68%) Banking
3 30 (5.66%) Retail
4 9 (1.70%) Games
5 8 (1.51%) Automotive
5 8 (1.51%) Multimedia
6 7 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.94%) Publishing
7 5 (0.94%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.75%) Advertising
9 3 (0.57%) Electronics
10 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Billing
11 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Marketing
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 495 (93.40%) Developer
2 406 (76.60%) iOS Developer
3 90 (16.98%) Android Developer
4 69 (13.02%) iOS Android Developer
5 65 (12.26%) Mobile Developer
6 55 (10.38%) Applications Developer
7 53 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 44 (8.30%) Senior iOS Developer
9 37 (6.98%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 29 (5.47%) Xamarin Developer
11 25 (4.72%) Objective-C Developer
12 19 (3.58%) Agile Developer
13 16 (3.02%) Java Developer
14 14 (2.64%) C# Developer
14 14 (2.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 11 (2.08%) .NET Developer
15 11 (2.08%) UI Developer
16 10 (1.89%) Designer
16 10 (1.89%) JavaScript Developer
16 10 (1.89%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (21.32%) RESTful
2 93 (17.55%) HTML
3 85 (16.04%) Cocoa
4 80 (15.09%) Web Services
5 76 (14.34%) REST
6 74 (13.96%) iOS SDK
6 74 (13.96%) JSON
7 60 (11.32%) Core Data
8 55 (10.38%) CSS
9 53 (10.00%) XML
10 45 (8.49%) HTML5
11 43 (8.11%) Cocoa Touch
12 38 (7.17%) SOAP
13 31 (5.85%) Node.js
14 30 (5.66%) .NET
15 27 (5.09%) Core Animation
16 26 (4.91%) Android SDK
16 26 (4.91%) React
17 25 (4.72%) AngularJS
18 23 (4.34%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 194 (36.60%) Mobile App
2 85 (16.04%) iPhone
3 81 (15.28%) User Experience
4 49 (9.25%) iPad
5 45 (8.49%) Greenfield Project
6 27 (5.09%) Computer Science
7 25 (4.72%) Animation
8 24 (4.53%) Algorithms
9 23 (4.34%) Data Structures
10 22 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (1.70%) Fintech
12 9 (1.70%) Smartphone
12 9 (1.70%) Social Media
13 7 (1.32%) Blackberry
13 7 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
14 5 (0.94%) PKI
14 5 (0.94%) Streaming Video
15 4 (0.75%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 519 (97.92%) Apple iOS
2 226 (42.64%) Android
3 21 (3.96%) Windows
4 12 (2.26%) Linux
5 5 (0.94%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.75%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.75%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.75%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.38%) Unix
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (37.36%) Android Development
3 162 (30.57%) TDD
4 117 (22.08%) Scrum
5 101 (19.06%) Mobile Development
5 101 (19.06%) Test Automation
6 90 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
7 71 (13.40%) OO
8 63 (11.89%) Software Engineering
9 51 (9.62%) Mobile Application Development
10 48 (9.06%) Pair Programming
11 40 (7.55%) Unit Testing
12 32 (6.04%) MVC
13 29 (5.47%) BDD
13 29 (5.47%) OOD
13 29 (5.47%) OOP
14 26 (4.91%) E-Commerce
15 23 (4.34%) API Design
15 23 (4.34%) Multithreading
16 22 (4.15%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 295 (55.66%) Apple Swift
2 266 (50.19%) Objective-C
3 90 (16.98%) JavaScript
4 87 (16.42%) Java
5 46 (8.68%) C#
6 32 (6.04%) C++
7 21 (3.96%) SQL
8 15 (2.83%) PHP
9 12 (2.26%) Python
10 10 (1.89%) Ruby
11 8 (1.51%) C
12 7 (1.32%) XAML
13 4 (0.75%) ES6
13 4 (0.75%) Go
13 4 (0.75%) GraphQL
14 3 (0.57%) Scala
15 2 (0.38%) Perl
16 1 (0.19%) PHP 7
16 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (4.15%) Degree
2 17 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.19%) PMP
3 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 5 (0.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.75%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 70 (13.21%) Apple
2 52 (9.81%) Xamarin
3 19 (3.58%) Microsoft
4 16 (3.02%) Google
5 6 (1.13%) Adobe
5 6 (1.13%) Oracle
5 6 (1.13%) Twitter
6 5 (0.94%) Facebook
6 5 (0.94%) Telerik
7 4 (0.75%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.75%) SAP
8 3 (0.57%) Appcelerator
8 3 (0.57%) Splunk
8 3 (0.57%) Tealium
9 2 (0.38%) Coremetrics
9 2 (0.38%) IBM
9 2 (0.38%) OpenText
9 2 (0.38%) Optimizely
9 2 (0.38%) Sencha
10 1 (0.19%) Zend
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