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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iOS Software Development
UK / England
Rank 310 375 305
Rank change year-on-year +65 -70  
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 290 257 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.53% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.63% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 186 220
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £356
% change year-on-year +3.66% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £24.50 £45.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.08% -46.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £13.10 £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £119.80 £35.90 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.75 £45.60
% change year-on-year -4.51% -15.02%  

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 34806 40518 38294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.27% 82.93% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23035 26911 24118
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1000 1121
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 24 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 +29 166 £450 - 56
Yorkshire +25 31 £400 +1.58% 6
East of England +11 28 £275 -22.80% 18
South East +26 24 £388 -3.12% 19
North West +29 19 £400 +7.38% 20
West Midlands +10 9 £350 +27.27% 12
East Midlands -2 8 £325 +18.18% 7
South West -6 3 £413 +22.22% 6
North East - 2 £350 - 1
iOS Development
UK

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 528 (96.88%) Apple iOS
2 305 (55.96%) Apple Swift
3 284 (52.11%) Objective-C
4 250 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
5 248 (45.50%) Android
6 216 (39.63%) Android Development
7 172 (31.56%) Mobile App
8 157 (28.81%) TDD
9 113 (20.73%) JavaScript
10 109 (20.00%) Mobile Development
11 99 (18.17%) Scrum
12 98 (17.98%) RESTful
13 96 (17.61%) HTML
14 95 (17.43%) Cocoa
15 92 (16.88%) Git (software)
16 89 (16.33%) iPhone
16 89 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
17 86 (15.78%) User Experience
18 82 (15.05%) Java
19 77 (14.13%) Xcode
20 76 (13.94%) CSS
21 67 (12.29%) REST
22 65 (11.93%) Web Services
23 64 (11.74%) iOS SDK
24 63 (11.56%) Core Data
24 63 (11.56%) JSON
25 60 (11.01%) Software Engineering
25 60 (11.01%) Apple
26 57 (10.46%) XML
27 54 (9.91%) C#

iOS Development
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 12 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.10%) Confluence
4 5 (0.92%) IIS
5 4 (0.73%) JBoss
6 3 (0.55%) Apache
6 3 (0.55%) Mule
6 3 (0.55%) NetWeaver
6 3 (0.55%) SAP Portal
7 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.37%) CMS
7 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.18%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.18%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.18%) nginx
8 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (2.20%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.67%) GitHub
2 13 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.83%) TestFlight
4 9 (1.65%) Google Play
5 4 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.73%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.73%) iTunes
6 3 (0.55%) Firebase
6 3 (0.55%) PaaS
7 2 (0.37%) Heroku
7 2 (0.37%) Office 365
7 2 (0.37%) Slack
7 2 (0.37%) Yammer
8 1 (0.18%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.20%) Network Security
2 8 (1.47%) Bluetooth
3 7 (1.28%) HTTP
4 5 (0.92%) VoIP
5 4 (0.73%) iBeacon
5 4 (0.73%) Skype
5 4 (0.73%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.37%) NFC
7 1 (0.18%) Internet
7 1 (0.18%) RFID
7 1 (0.18%) SMTP
7 1 (0.18%) SSL
7 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.49%) MongoDB
3 17 (3.12%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.94%) MySQL
4 16 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (2.39%) RDBMS
5 13 (2.39%) SQLite
6 9 (1.65%) CouchDB
7 7 (1.28%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (1.10%) Mixpanel
9 5 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.73%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (0.73%) Big Data
10 4 (0.73%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.55%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.37%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.37%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.18%) HBase
Development Applications
1 92 (16.88%) Git (software)
2 77 (14.13%) Xcode
3 53 (9.72%) Jenkins
4 27 (4.95%) JIRA
5 24 (4.40%) Subversion
6 22 (4.04%) CocoaPods
7 21 (3.85%) Android Studio
8 18 (3.30%) git-flow
9 13 (2.39%) JUnit
10 12 (2.20%) Gradle
11 10 (1.83%) Travis CI
12 8 (1.47%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.28%) Calabash
14 6 (1.10%) Bitbucket
14 6 (1.10%) CircleCI
15 5 (0.92%) Mercurial
16 4 (0.73%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 4 (0.73%) Maven
17 3 (0.55%) Jasmine
17 3 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (9.72%) Finance
2 34 (6.24%) Retail
3 33 (6.06%) Banking
4 17 (3.12%) Games
5 15 (2.75%) Marketing
6 11 (2.02%) Automotive
7 10 (1.83%) Publishing
8 7 (1.28%) Advertising
9 6 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.92%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.73%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Electronics
13 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 506 (92.84%) Developer
2 406 (74.50%) iOS Developer
3 85 (15.60%) Android Developer
4 75 (13.76%) Senior Developer
5 64 (11.74%) iOS Android Developer
6 59 (10.83%) Mobile Developer
7 55 (10.09%) Senior iOS Developer
8 41 (7.52%) Applications Developer
9 33 (6.06%) Objective-C Developer
10 27 (4.95%) Java Developer
11 23 (4.22%) Xamarin Developer
12 18 (3.30%) Agile Developer
12 18 (3.30%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 15 (2.75%) C# Developer
14 13 (2.39%) Designer
14 13 (2.39%) Lead Developer
14 13 (2.39%) UI Designer
15 12 (2.20%) Java Software Developer
15 12 (2.20%) Senior Java Developer
15 12 (2.20%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (17.98%) RESTful
2 96 (17.61%) HTML
3 95 (17.43%) Cocoa
4 76 (13.94%) CSS
5 67 (12.29%) REST
6 65 (11.93%) Web Services
7 64 (11.74%) iOS SDK
8 63 (11.56%) Core Data
8 63 (11.56%) JSON
9 57 (10.46%) XML
10 46 (8.44%) .NET
10 46 (8.44%) Cocoa Touch
11 43 (7.89%) HTML5
12 40 (7.34%) Core Animation
13 28 (5.14%) Node.js
14 25 (4.59%) Android SDK
14 25 (4.59%) jQuery
15 23 (4.22%) SOAP
16 22 (4.04%) AngularJS
17 20 (3.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 172 (31.56%) Mobile App
2 89 (16.33%) iPhone
3 86 (15.78%) User Experience
4 52 (9.54%) iPad
5 29 (5.32%) Animation
6 28 (5.14%) Computer Science
6 28 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (3.12%) Algorithms
8 16 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (2.39%) Data Structures
10 12 (2.20%) Mobile Banking
11 7 (1.28%) Augmented Reality
11 7 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.10%) Smartphone
12 6 (1.10%) Video on Demand
13 5 (0.92%) Fintech
14 4 (0.73%) Apple TV
15 3 (0.55%) Online Banking
15 3 (0.55%) Social Network
15 3 (0.55%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 528 (96.88%) Apple iOS
2 248 (45.50%) Android
3 34 (6.24%) Windows
4 26 (4.77%) Linux
5 18 (3.30%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.28%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.55%) Unix
8 3 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (39.63%) Android Development
3 157 (28.81%) TDD
4 109 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 99 (18.17%) Scrum
6 89 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (11.01%) Software Engineering
8 54 (9.91%) OO
9 53 (9.72%) Pair Programming
10 49 (8.99%) Automated Testing
11 45 (8.26%) Unit Testing
12 37 (6.79%) E-Commerce
13 35 (6.42%) Mobile Application Development
14 32 (5.87%) Mentoring
15 31 (5.69%) MVC
16 30 (5.50%) BDD
17 27 (4.95%) OOP
18 24 (4.40%) OOD
19 19 (3.49%) DevOps
19 19 (3.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 305 (55.96%) Apple Swift
2 284 (52.11%) Objective-C
3 113 (20.73%) JavaScript
4 82 (15.05%) Java
5 54 (9.91%) C#
6 47 (8.62%) C++
7 36 (6.61%) SQL
8 17 (3.12%) C
8 17 (3.12%) Python
9 12 (2.20%) PHP
9 12 (2.20%) Ruby
10 4 (0.73%) Go
11 3 (0.55%) ES6
11 3 (0.55%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.37%) ECMAScript
12 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.18%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.18%) Perl
13 1 (0.18%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (4.59%) Degree
2 4 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) PMO
2 1 (0.18%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (0.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.10%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 60 (11.01%) Apple
2 43 (7.89%) Xamarin
3 24 (4.40%) Adobe
4 20 (3.67%) Oracle
5 15 (2.75%) Google
6 12 (2.20%) Microsoft
7 6 (1.10%) Coremetrics
7 6 (1.10%) SAP
8 4 (0.73%) Splunk
8 4 (0.73%) Tealium
9 3 (0.55%) Cognizant
9 3 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.37%) Appcelerator
10 2 (0.37%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.37%) Facebook
10 2 (0.37%) Infor
10 2 (0.37%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.37%) Twitter
11 1 (0.18%) Demandware
11 1 (0.18%) Sencha
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