Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 334 342 310
Rank change year-on-year +8 -32 +16
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 683 674 828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.70% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.83% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 516 621
England median daily rate £445 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £306 £319 £299
90th Percentile £544 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £436 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.65% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 7
England median hourly rate £33.54 £36.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.83% +16.13% -31.11%
10th Percentile £22.78 £27.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £55.31 £40.40
UK median hourly rate £33.54 £36.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -6.83% +16.13% -31.11%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79631 81325 85624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.67% 84.17% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53568 54246 56450
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1862 2110 2524
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

iOS Development
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing iOS Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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 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 -37 418 £475 +5.56% 78
North of England +81 101 £375 -6.31% 27
South East +21 60 £400 +14.29% 17
North West +36 53 £360 -15.29% 19
Midlands +39 47 £350 -1.41% 16
Yorkshire +20 39 £420 +10.16% 6
South West +12 33 £400 -20.00% 12
West Midlands +44 29 £350 - 10
East of England -32 24 £325 -7.14% 5
East Midlands +1 18 £325 -11.56% 6
North East +67 9 £305 -13.78% 2
iOS Development
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 676 (98.98%) Apple iOS
2 393 (57.54%) Apple Swift
3 349 (51.10%) Objective-C
4 333 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
5 269 (39.39%) Android
6 253 (37.04%) Mobile App
7 240 (35.14%) Android Development
8 197 (28.84%) TDD
9 172 (25.18%) Mobile Development
10 165 (24.16%) RESTful
11 150 (21.96%) Xcode
12 149 (21.82%) User Experience
13 147 (21.52%) Scrum
14 137 (20.06%) Apple
15 119 (17.42%) Java
16 117 (17.13%) JavaScript
17 111 (16.25%) Git (software)
18 109 (15.96%) Cocoa
19 108 (15.81%) iOS SDK
20 102 (14.93%) OO
21 101 (14.79%) HTML
21 101 (14.79%) iPhone
22 95 (13.91%) iPad
23 93 (13.62%) Unit Testing
24 81 (11.86%) Finance
25 77 (11.27%) Web Services
26 76 (11.13%) JSON
26 76 (11.13%) BDD
26 76 (11.13%) REST
27 68 (9.96%) Test Automation

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 42 (6.15%) CMS
2 19 (2.78%) Confluence
3 6 (0.88%) JBoss
4 4 (0.59%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.59%) Drupal
5 3 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (0.44%) Mule
5 3 (0.44%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.44%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.29%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.29%) Apache
6 2 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.29%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.29%) Liferay
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (0.88%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.44%) InVision
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.59%) GitHub
2 17 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.46%) Google Play
5 7 (1.02%) PaaS
6 5 (0.73%) SaaS
7 4 (0.59%) TestFlight
8 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.44%) npm
9 2 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.29%) IaaS
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.15%) Firebase
10 1 (0.15%) G Suite
10 1 (0.15%) Office 365
10 1 (0.15%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.69%) Bluetooth
2 22 (3.22%) HTTP
3 10 (1.46%) Network Security
4 7 (1.02%) Internet
5 6 (0.88%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.73%) SSL
7 3 (0.44%) SMS
7 3 (0.44%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.15%) 4G
8 1 (0.15%) CTI
8 1 (0.15%) NFC
8 1 (0.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.05%) MongoDB
3 13 (1.90%) MySQL
4 9 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (1.32%) NoSQL
4 9 (1.32%) Redis
5 8 (1.17%) Big Data
5 8 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (0.88%) CouchDB
7 5 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.59%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.59%) SQLite
9 3 (0.44%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.29%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 150 (21.96%) Xcode
2 111 (16.25%) Git (software)
3 58 (8.49%) JIRA
4 35 (5.12%) Jenkins
5 22 (3.22%) git-flow
6 19 (2.78%) Bitbucket
7 18 (2.64%) Subversion
8 15 (2.20%) Appium
8 15 (2.20%) CocoaPods
9 12 (1.76%) Cucumber
10 11 (1.61%) Android Studio
10 11 (1.61%) Crashlytics
10 11 (1.61%) JUnit
10 11 (1.61%) Visual Studio
11 8 (1.17%) NUnit
12 7 (1.02%) Calabash
12 7 (1.02%) Gradle
12 7 (1.02%) Maven
13 6 (0.88%) GitLab
14 5 (0.73%) Mercurial
General
1 81 (11.86%) Finance
2 45 (6.59%) Banking
3 42 (6.15%) Publishing
4 37 (5.42%) Retail
5 19 (2.78%) Games
6 11 (1.61%) Advertising
7 9 (1.32%) Marketing
8 7 (1.02%) Automotive
8 7 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.73%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.44%) Electronics
10 3 (0.44%) Front Office
10 3 (0.44%) Legal
10 3 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.44%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 617 (90.34%) Developer
2 502 (73.50%) iOS Developer
3 89 (13.03%) Android Developer
4 79 (11.57%) Senior Developer
5 76 (11.13%) Mobile Developer
6 66 (9.66%) Senior iOS Developer
7 65 (9.52%) iOS Android Developer
8 43 (6.30%) Applications Developer
9 28 (4.10%) Xamarin Developer
10 26 (3.81%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 26 (3.81%) Objective-C Developer
11 17 (2.49%) Java Developer
12 11 (1.61%) C# Developer
12 11 (1.61%) Software Engineer
13 10 (1.46%) Lead Developer
14 9 (1.32%) JavaScript Developer
14 9 (1.32%) Programmer
15 8 (1.17%) .NET Developer
15 8 (1.17%) Architect
15 8 (1.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (24.16%) RESTful
2 109 (15.96%) Cocoa
3 108 (15.81%) iOS SDK
4 101 (14.79%) HTML
5 77 (11.27%) Web Services
6 76 (11.13%) JSON
6 76 (11.13%) REST
7 56 (8.20%) XML
8 55 (8.05%) Core Data
9 54 (7.91%) CSS
10 46 (6.73%) .NET
11 43 (6.30%) React Native
12 41 (6.00%) HTML5
13 37 (5.42%) SOAP
14 35 (5.12%) Core Animation
15 28 (4.10%) React
16 26 (3.81%) Cocoa Touch
17 25 (3.66%) Node.js
18 23 (3.37%) Android SDK
18 23 (3.37%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 253 (37.04%) Mobile App
2 149 (21.82%) User Experience
3 101 (14.79%) iPhone
4 95 (13.91%) iPad
5 43 (6.30%) Greenfield Project
6 37 (5.42%) Computer Science
7 29 (4.25%) Animation
8 20 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (2.78%) Fintech
10 15 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.90%) Video on Demand
12 10 (1.46%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.02%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.02%) Mobile Games
13 7 (1.02%) Social Media
13 7 (1.02%) Video\Live Streaming
14 6 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
14 6 (0.88%) Over-the-Top Content
14 6 (0.88%) SWIFT
15 4 (0.59%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 676 (98.98%) Apple iOS
2 269 (39.39%) Android
3 25 (3.66%) Windows
4 14 (2.05%) Linux
5 11 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (0.59%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.59%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.59%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.15%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (35.14%) Android Development
3 197 (28.84%) TDD
4 172 (25.18%) Mobile Development
5 147 (21.52%) Scrum
6 102 (14.93%) OO
7 93 (13.62%) Unit Testing
8 76 (11.13%) BDD
9 68 (9.96%) Test Automation
10 67 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
11 66 (9.66%) Software Engineering
12 62 (9.08%) MVC
13 58 (8.49%) OOD
14 52 (7.61%) OOP
15 50 (7.32%) Mobile Application Development
16 43 (6.30%) E-Commerce
17 35 (5.12%) Acceptance Criteria
17 35 (5.12%) Content Management
18 28 (4.10%) SDLC
19 27 (3.95%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 393 (57.54%) Apple Swift
2 349 (51.10%) Objective-C
3 119 (17.42%) Java
4 117 (17.13%) JavaScript
5 46 (6.73%) C#
6 36 (5.27%) C++
7 26 (3.81%) SQL
8 24 (3.51%) PHP
9 20 (2.93%) C
10 10 (1.46%) Python
10 10 (1.46%) Ruby
11 9 (1.32%) GraphQL
12 6 (0.88%) Kotlin
13 5 (0.73%) ES6
13 5 (0.73%) Scala
13 5 (0.73%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.44%) Go
14 3 (0.44%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.44%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (6.15%) Degree
2 31 (4.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (2.93%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.29%) PMP
4 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) MCSE
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.69%) QA
2 2 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (0.88%) Docker
2 3 (0.44%) Firmware
3 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.44%) Kubernetes
1 3 (0.44%) Terraform
2 2 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (0.29%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 137 (20.06%) Apple
2 50 (7.32%) Xamarin
3 30 (4.39%) Atlassian
4 18 (2.64%) Google
5 10 (1.46%) Microsoft
6 7 (1.02%) Oracle
6 7 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.59%) Demandware
7 4 (0.59%) SAP
8 3 (0.44%) Adobe
8 3 (0.44%) Alteryx
8 3 (0.44%) Appcelerator
8 3 (0.44%) Twitter
9 2 (0.29%) Facebook
9 2 (0.29%) IBM
9 2 (0.29%) OpenText
9 2 (0.29%) SOASTA, Inc
9 2 (0.29%) Tealium
10 1 (0.15%) Sencha
10 1 (0.15%) Syncfusion