The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for iPhone SDK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iPhone SDK over the 3 months to 27 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.

iPhone SDK
UK / England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 559 614 600
Rank change year-on-year +55 -14  
Contract jobs citing iPhone SDK 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.053% 0.007% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £275 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.58% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - -

iPhone 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 13124 13831 13262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.67% 28.19% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9106 9697 8711
Median daily rate £425 £410 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +3.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 213 174
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

iPhone SDK
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing iPhone 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 iPhone SDK in England

iPhone SDK
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iPhone SDK in England

iPhone SDK
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iPhone SDK in England

iPhone SDK
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing iPhone SDK in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iPhone SDK in England

iPhone 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 iPhone SDK within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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
East of England - 7 £275 -
iPhone SDK
UK

iPhone SDK
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iPhone 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 iPhone SDK.

1 11 (100.00%) Xcode
1 11 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (100.00%) iPhone
1 11 (100.00%) RESTful
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 11 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 11 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 10 (90.91%) Core Data
2 10 (90.91%) Push Notifications
2 10 (90.91%) GitHub
2 10 (90.91%) Jenkins
2 10 (90.91%) Mobile App
2 10 (90.91%) iOS Development
2 10 (90.91%) Core Animation
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
2 10 (90.91%) Pair Programming
2 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 10 (90.91%) Cocoa
2 10 (90.91%) Animation
2 10 (90.91%) JSON
2 10 (90.91%) C++
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) JUnit
2 10 (90.91%) XML
2 10 (90.91%) OOA/OOD
2 10 (90.91%) OOD
3 6 (54.55%) Automotive
4 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing

iPhone 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 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) GitHub
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Xcode
2 10 (90.91%) Jenkins
2 10 (90.91%) JUnit
General
1 6 (54.55%) Automotive
2 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
1 10 (90.91%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 11 (100.00%) RESTful
2 10 (90.91%) Cocoa
2 10 (90.91%) Core Animation
2 10 (90.91%) Core Data
2 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) JSON
2 10 (90.91%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) COM
4 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) iPhone
2 10 (90.91%) Animation
2 10 (90.91%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Fintech
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (90.91%) iOS Development
2 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 10 (90.91%) OOA/OOD
2 10 (90.91%) OOD
2 10 (90.91%) Pair Programming
2 10 (90.91%) Push Notifications
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) IT Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Case Management
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Document Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 11 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 10 (90.91%) C++
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Infor
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (18.18%) SAP