The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 - 57
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.70% - 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - £39.00

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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 388 380 497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 90.87% 80.34% 78.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 185 291
Median daily rate £500 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.84% -11.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £228 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 92 39
Median hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.90% -26.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £42.50 £46.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

iOS Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Development in Essex

iOS Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iOS Development in Essex

iOS Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Development in Essex over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iOS Development in Essex

iOS Development
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Basildon - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
iOS Development
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for iOS Development.

1 19 (100.00%) TDD
2 17 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (89.47%) Apple iOS
3 14 (73.68%) Mobile App
3 14 (73.68%) Pair Programming
4 12 (63.16%) Apple Swift
5 11 (57.89%) iOS SDK
5 11 (57.89%) Objective-C
5 11 (57.89%) Cocoa
6 10 (52.63%) Xcode
6 10 (52.63%) C++
6 10 (52.63%) HTML
6 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
6 10 (52.63%) XML
6 10 (52.63%) iPhone
6 10 (52.63%) Core Data
6 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
7 9 (47.37%) Push Notifications
7 9 (47.37%) RESTful
7 9 (47.37%) Core Animation
7 9 (47.37%) iPhone SDK
7 9 (47.37%) GitHub
7 9 (47.37%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (47.37%) OOD
7 9 (47.37%) JUnit
7 9 (47.37%) MVC
7 9 (47.37%) Animation
7 9 (47.37%) JSON
8 8 (42.11%) Automotive
9 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development

iOS Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 5 (26.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
1 10 (52.63%) Xcode
2 9 (47.37%) JUnit
General
1 8 (42.11%) Automotive
2 6 (31.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (73.68%) iOS Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Java Software Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Cocoa
1 11 (57.89%) iOS SDK
2 10 (52.63%) Core Data
2 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 10 (52.63%) XML
3 9 (47.37%) Core Animation
3 9 (47.37%) iPhone SDK
3 9 (47.37%) JSON
3 9 (47.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Mobile App
2 10 (52.63%) iPhone
3 9 (47.37%) Animation
4 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Apple iOS
2 5 (26.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) TDD
2 17 (89.47%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (73.68%) Pair Programming
4 9 (47.37%) MVC
4 9 (47.37%) OOA/OOD
4 9 (47.37%) OOD
4 9 (47.37%) Push Notifications
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Android Development
6 5 (26.32%) DevOps
6 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
6 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
7 4 (21.05%) IT Strategy
8 2 (10.53%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Apple Swift
2 11 (57.89%) Objective-C
3 10 (52.63%) C++
3 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Adobe