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 3 months to 28 April 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.

Apple iOS SDK
UK / England
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 535 571 526
Rank change year-on-year +36 -45  
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 48 54 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.37% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 48 53
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £321 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £363 £388
% change year-on-year -17.24% -6.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - -

iOS SDK is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13861 14463 13822
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.86% 28.15% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9665 10201 9057
Median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 176 180
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £11.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

iOS SDK
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing iOS SDK as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS SDK in England over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 28 April 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 +10 21 £450 +5.88% 14
East of England +3 13 £275 -31.25% 3
Yorkshire +27 6 £420 +40.00% 3
South East +28 5 £388 +12.31% 1
North West +30 2 £395 +5.40%
South West 0 1 £200 -51.51% 3
iOS SDK
UK

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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 82 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 59 (71.95%) iOS Development
3 48 (58.54%) Android
4 46 (56.10%) Objective-C
5 41 (50.00%) Mobile App
6 39 (47.56%) Android SDK
6 39 (47.56%) Android Development
7 37 (45.12%) Apple Swift
8 36 (43.90%) Java
9 33 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (35.37%) TDD
11 28 (34.15%) JSON
11 28 (34.15%) RESTful
12 25 (30.49%) Xcode
13 23 (28.05%) Scrum
14 22 (26.83%) Cocoa
14 22 (26.83%) XML
15 21 (25.61%) User Experience
16 20 (24.39%) Core Data
16 20 (24.39%) JavaScript
17 18 (21.95%) Jenkins
18 17 (20.73%) OOD
18 17 (20.73%) Apple
19 16 (19.51%) C++
19 16 (19.51%) HTML
19 16 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (19.51%) REST
20 14 (17.07%) OO
21 13 (15.85%) JUnit
21 13 (15.85%) Pair Programming

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 4 (4.88%) Confluence
2 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.22%) CMS
2 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.44%) InVision
1 2 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) GitHub
2 4 (4.88%) Google Play
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.44%) Heroku
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.22%) CloudBees
4 1 (1.22%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.22%) IaaS
4 1 (1.22%) Office 365
4 1 (1.22%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.22%) PaaS
4 1 (1.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) VoIP
1 4 (4.88%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.44%) NFC
3 1 (1.22%) 3G
3 1 (1.22%) 4G
3 1 (1.22%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.22%) GPRS
3 1 (1.22%) HTTP
3 1 (1.22%) RFID
3 1 (1.22%) Skype
3 1 (1.22%) SSL
3 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (30.49%) Xcode
2 18 (21.95%) Jenkins
3 13 (15.85%) JUnit
4 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
5 11 (13.41%) Android Studio
6 8 (9.76%) JIRA
7 4 (4.88%) git-flow
8 3 (3.66%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (2.44%) Capybara
9 2 (2.44%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.44%) Gradle
9 2 (2.44%) Selenium
9 2 (2.44%) Subversion
10 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.22%) Hudson
10 1 (1.22%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.22%) Mocha
10 1 (1.22%) QUnit
10 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (9.76%) Automotive
1 8 (9.76%) Banking
2 7 (8.54%) Finance
3 5 (6.10%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.66%) Retail
6 2 (2.44%) Advertising
6 2 (2.44%) Games
6 2 (2.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (93.90%) Developer
2 51 (62.20%) iOS Developer
3 35 (42.68%) Android Developer
4 14 (17.07%) iOS Android Developer
5 10 (12.20%) Java Developer
6 8 (9.76%) Java Android Developer
6 8 (9.76%) Mobile Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Applications Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Agile Developer
8 5 (6.10%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Objective-C Developer
9 4 (4.88%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.66%) C++ Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Senior iOS Developer
11 2 (2.44%) C++/Java Developer
11 2 (2.44%) Java Software Developer
12 1 (1.22%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (47.56%) Android SDK
2 28 (34.15%) JSON
2 28 (34.15%) RESTful
3 22 (26.83%) Cocoa
3 22 (26.83%) XML
4 20 (24.39%) Core Data
5 16 (19.51%) HTML
5 16 (19.51%) REST
6 12 (14.63%) Core Animation
7 11 (13.41%) iPhone SDK
8 10 (12.20%) SOAP
9 8 (9.76%) Web Services
10 7 (8.54%) Cocoa Touch
10 7 (8.54%) UIKit
11 6 (7.32%) jQuery
12 5 (6.10%) HTML5
12 5 (6.10%) PhoneGap
13 4 (4.88%) Android NDK
14 3 (3.66%) React Native
14 3 (3.66%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 41 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 21 (25.61%) User Experience
3 12 (14.63%) Animation
4 11 (13.41%) iPhone
5 5 (6.10%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.88%) Digital Media
7 3 (3.66%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (2.44%) BBC
8 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.44%) Streaming Video
9 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.22%) Contactless
9 1 (1.22%) EMV
9 1 (1.22%) Fintech
9 1 (1.22%) NHS
9 1 (1.22%) Social Media
9 1 (1.22%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 48 (58.54%) Android
3 2 (2.44%) Windows
4 1 (1.22%) Linux
4 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (71.95%) iOS Development
2 39 (47.56%) Android Development
3 33 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (35.37%) TDD
5 23 (28.05%) Scrum
6 17 (20.73%) OOD
7 16 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (17.07%) OO
9 13 (15.85%) Pair Programming
10 12 (14.63%) MVC
10 12 (14.63%) OOA/OOD
11 11 (13.41%) Mobile Development
11 11 (13.41%) Push Notifications
12 8 (9.76%) Unit Testing
13 6 (7.32%) BDD
14 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
14 5 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
15 4 (4.88%) Business Analysis
15 4 (4.88%) Front End Development
15 4 (4.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.10%) Objective-C
2 37 (45.12%) Apple Swift
3 36 (43.90%) Java
4 20 (24.39%) JavaScript
5 16 (19.51%) C++
6 6 (7.32%) C#
7 4 (4.88%) Python
8 1 (1.22%) C
8 1 (1.22%) PHP
8 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Apple
2 6 (7.32%) Google
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.10%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.44%) Telerik
5 1 (1.22%) Appcelerator
5 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.22%) Infor
5 1 (1.22%) Kony
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle
5 1 (1.22%) PayPal
5 1 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.22%) Samsung
5 1 (1.22%) SAP
5 1 (1.22%) Sencha
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