Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for iOS SDK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iOS SDK over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 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.

Apple iOS SDK
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 710 726 739
Rank change year-on-year +16 +13 -31
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 123 96 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.34% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 75 99
England median daily rate £450 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +8.00%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £263
90th Percentile £600 £515 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.61% - -
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +73.61% - -

iOS SDK is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29,792 28,048 28,604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.27% 31.25% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,457 19,488 19,891
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 309 514
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.00 £15.20 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £55.55
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

iOS SDK
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for iOS SDK in England

iOS SDK
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS SDK in England

iOS SDK
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS SDK in England over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS SDK in England

iOS SDK
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iOS SDK in England

iOS SDK
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 SDK within the England region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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 -29 69 £500 +25.00% 9
North of England +47 21 £425 +18.06% 6
Midlands +15 14 £388 +3.33% 10
West Midlands +17 12 £375 - 8
Yorkshire +25 10 £425 +21.43% 1
South West +17 9 £350 -20.00% 1
North West +19 7 £439 +18.58% 4
South East -18 6 £375 -25.00% 5
East of England -25 4 £425 +30.77% 6
North East - 4 £310 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £400 - 2
iOS SDK
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing iOS SDK 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 SDK.

1 122 (99.19%) Apple iOS
2 100 (81.30%) iOS Development
3 91 (73.98%) Objective-C
4 65 (52.85%) Mobile App
5 64 (52.03%) Apple Swift
6 60 (48.78%) Android
7 54 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (34.15%) RESTful
9 40 (32.52%) TDD
9 40 (32.52%) Android SDK
10 35 (28.46%) Xcode
10 35 (28.46%) Java
11 29 (23.58%) Web Services
11 29 (23.58%) Apple
12 28 (22.76%) JavaScript
12 28 (22.76%) Scrum
12 28 (22.76%) REST
13 26 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (20.33%) Jenkins
14 25 (20.33%) Mobile Development
15 24 (19.51%) Android Development
16 23 (18.70%) User Experience
16 23 (18.70%) Core Data
16 23 (18.70%) Git (software)
17 22 (17.89%) OO
18 21 (17.07%) BDD
18 21 (17.07%) React
19 20 (16.26%) Push Notifications
20 19 (15.45%) GitHub
20 19 (15.45%) UIKit

iOS SDK
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 11 (8.94%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (6.50%) Confluence
3 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.45%) GitHub
2 12 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (8.94%) Google Play
4 4 (3.25%) Firebase
5 1 (0.81%) iTunes
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.81%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.94%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.20%) NoSQL
2 12 (9.76%) MySQL
2 12 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (8.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 11 (8.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (8.94%) JanusGraph
3 11 (8.94%) MongoDB
3 11 (8.94%) Neo4j
3 11 (8.94%) Redis
4 1 (0.81%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 35 (28.46%) Xcode
2 25 (20.33%) Jenkins
3 23 (18.70%) Git (software)
4 19 (15.45%) JIRA
5 11 (8.94%) Crashlytics
5 11 (8.94%) Cucumber
6 8 (6.50%) Android Studio
6 8 (6.50%) Gradle
6 8 (6.50%) Subversion
7 7 (5.69%) Bitbucket
8 6 (4.88%) Appium
8 6 (4.88%) JUnit
8 6 (4.88%) Maven
8 6 (4.88%) Selenium
8 6 (4.88%) SonarQube
9 5 (4.07%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.25%) CocoaPods
11 2 (1.63%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.81%) webpack
General
1 18 (14.63%) Finance
2 16 (13.01%) Banking
3 8 (6.50%) Publishing
4 7 (5.69%) Games
5 6 (4.88%) Advertising
5 6 (4.88%) Retail
6 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.44%) Marketing
7 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.81%) Automotive
8 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (93.50%) Developer
2 90 (73.17%) iOS Developer
3 18 (14.63%) Android Developer
4 16 (13.01%) Mobile Developer
5 12 (9.76%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.76%) Senior iOS Developer
6 11 (8.94%) iOS Android Developer
7 9 (7.32%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.69%) Objective-C Developer
8 7 (5.69%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Mobile Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Applications Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Xamarin Developer
11 3 (2.44%) Applications Developer
11 3 (2.44%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (2.44%) JIRA Developer
11 3 (2.44%) Node.js Developer
11 3 (2.44%) Software Engineer
12 2 (1.63%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (34.15%) RESTful
2 40 (32.52%) Android SDK
3 29 (23.58%) Web Services
4 28 (22.76%) REST
5 23 (18.70%) Core Data
6 21 (17.07%) React
7 19 (15.45%) UIKit
8 18 (14.63%) React Native
9 17 (13.82%) Core Animation
10 16 (13.01%) Cocoa
10 16 (13.01%) Redux
11 14 (11.38%) JSON
12 13 (10.57%) Node.js
13 12 (9.76%) Spring
13 12 (9.76%) Spring Boot
13 12 (9.76%) Spring Security
14 11 (8.94%) Kafka
14 11 (8.94%) ReactiveX
15 10 (8.13%) XML
16 9 (7.32%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 65 (52.85%) Mobile App
2 23 (18.70%) User Experience
3 19 (15.45%) iPhone
4 15 (12.20%) Fintech
4 15 (12.20%) iPad
5 12 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (8.94%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (4.88%) Animation
8 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
9 4 (3.25%) Data Structures
9 4 (3.25%) Life Science
10 3 (2.44%) Social Media
11 2 (1.63%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.81%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.81%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 122 (99.19%) Apple iOS
2 60 (48.78%) Android
3 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (81.30%) iOS Development
2 54 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (32.52%) TDD
4 28 (22.76%) Scrum
5 26 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (20.33%) Mobile Development
7 24 (19.51%) Android Development
8 22 (17.89%) OO
9 21 (17.07%) BDD
10 20 (16.26%) Push Notifications
11 19 (15.45%) MVC
12 17 (13.82%) OOP
13 12 (9.76%) Microservices
14 11 (8.94%) CQRS
14 11 (8.94%) Domain-Driven Design
14 11 (8.94%) OOD
15 10 (8.13%) Functional Testing
15 10 (8.13%) Open Source
15 10 (8.13%) Test Automation
15 10 (8.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (73.98%) Objective-C
2 64 (52.03%) Apple Swift
3 35 (28.46%) Java
4 28 (22.76%) JavaScript
5 15 (12.20%) ES6
6 13 (10.57%) GraphQL
7 12 (9.76%) SQL
8 4 (3.25%) C++
9 2 (1.63%) C
9 2 (1.63%) C#
9 2 (1.63%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.81%) ES7
10 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (0.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.01%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Docker
1 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 29 (23.58%) Apple
2 16 (13.01%) Atlassian
3 15 (12.20%) Google
4 4 (3.25%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.44%) SAP