Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an iOS Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 425 344 327
Rank change year-on-year -81 -17 -73
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 204 298 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.65% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.69% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 252 280
London median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +4.65%
10th Percentile £374 £344 £343
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £62.50 -
% change year-on-year -32.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43,807 43,225 42,138
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 94.99% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,677 31,203 30,056
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 590 518 549
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.22 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.02% +5.14% +1.21%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.63 £47.83 £52.50
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%

iOS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured iOS Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for iOS Developer in London

iOS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Developer in London

iOS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Developer in London over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS Developer in London

iOS Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iOS Developer in London

iOS Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iOS Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Central London -38 27 £463 +2.78% 26
West London -31 8 £450 -5.26% 16
East London - 3 £475 - 4
iOS Developer
England

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, iOS Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring iOS Developer in the job title.

1 203 (99.51%) iOS Development
2 197 (96.57%) Apple iOS
3 166 (81.37%) Apple Swift
4 119 (58.33%) Objective-C
5 104 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (45.59%) TDD
7 69 (33.82%) Xcode
8 66 (32.35%) RESTful
9 59 (28.92%) Git (software)
10 55 (26.96%) Mobile Development
11 50 (24.51%) User Experience
11 50 (24.51%) Mobile App
11 50 (24.51%) Unit Testing
12 45 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
13 42 (20.59%) Apple
14 41 (20.10%) Scrum
15 40 (19.61%) BDD
16 37 (18.14%) Banking
16 37 (18.14%) OO
16 37 (18.14%) Core Data
17 31 (15.20%) iPad
17 31 (15.20%) iPhone
18 29 (14.22%) Test Automation
19 28 (13.73%) Cocoa
20 26 (12.75%) iOS SDK
21 25 (12.25%) Jenkins
22 24 (11.76%) Finance
23 22 (10.78%) Fintech
24 21 (10.29%) MVVM
25 20 (9.80%) JIRA

iOS Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 9 (4.41%) CMS
2 7 (3.43%) Confluence
3 3 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (1.47%) InVision
1 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.47%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.49%) Snapchat
2 1 (0.49%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.92%) GitHub
2 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.49%) Apple Pay
4 1 (0.49%) iTunes
4 1 (0.49%) PaaS
4 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.45%) Network Security
2 1 (0.49%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.45%) SQLite
2 1 (0.49%) Big Data
2 1 (0.49%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 69 (33.82%) Xcode
2 59 (28.92%) Git (software)
3 25 (12.25%) Jenkins
4 20 (9.80%) JIRA
5 12 (5.88%) fastlane
6 11 (5.39%) CocoaPods
7 8 (3.92%) Gradle
8 6 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.45%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.45%) CircleCI
9 5 (2.45%) git-flow
9 5 (2.45%) Maven
9 5 (2.45%) Pivotal Tracker
10 4 (1.96%) CruiseControl
10 4 (1.96%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.96%) Selenium
10 4 (1.96%) Subversion
11 3 (1.47%) Gerrit
11 3 (1.47%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.47%) Travis CI
General
1 37 (18.14%) Banking
2 24 (11.76%) Finance
3 13 (6.37%) Retail
4 10 (4.90%) Publishing
5 4 (1.96%) Automotive
6 3 (1.47%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.98%) Law
7 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (32.35%) RESTful
2 37 (18.14%) Core Data
3 28 (13.73%) Cocoa
4 26 (12.75%) iOS SDK
5 20 (9.80%) HTML
6 19 (9.31%) Core Animation
6 19 (9.31%) RxSwift
7 17 (8.33%) JSON
8 16 (7.84%) CSS
9 13 (6.37%) Web Services
10 11 (5.39%) REST
11 10 (4.90%) HTML5
12 9 (4.41%) UIKit
13 8 (3.92%) RxCocoa
14 7 (3.43%) CSS3
15 6 (2.94%) XML
16 5 (2.45%) .NET
16 5 (2.45%) Cocoa Touch
17 4 (1.96%) Gherkin
17 4 (1.96%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 50 (24.51%) Mobile App
1 50 (24.51%) User Experience
2 31 (15.20%) iPad
2 31 (15.20%) iPhone
3 22 (10.78%) Fintech
4 19 (9.31%) Animation
5 16 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 12 (5.88%) Video\Live Streaming
7 10 (4.90%) Video on Demand
8 6 (2.94%) Apple TV
8 6 (2.94%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.94%) Over-the-Top Content
9 5 (2.45%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.47%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.47%) Vector Graphics
10 3 (1.47%) Wiki
11 2 (0.98%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 197 (96.57%) Apple iOS
2 18 (8.82%) Android
3 11 (5.39%) Mac OS
4 9 (4.41%) Unix
5 7 (3.43%) Linux
6 6 (2.94%) Windows
6 6 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.94%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.96%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.49%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (99.51%) iOS Development
2 104 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (45.59%) TDD
4 55 (26.96%) Mobile Development
5 50 (24.51%) Unit Testing
6 45 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (20.10%) Scrum
8 40 (19.61%) BDD
9 37 (18.14%) OO
10 29 (14.22%) Test Automation
11 21 (10.29%) MVVM
12 20 (9.80%) OOP
13 17 (8.33%) MVC
14 16 (7.84%) Pair Programming
15 13 (6.37%) Android Development
15 13 (6.37%) Software Engineering
16 12 (5.88%) Acceptance Criteria
16 12 (5.88%) OOD
17 10 (4.90%) E-Commerce
17 10 (4.90%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 166 (81.37%) Apple Swift
2 119 (58.33%) Objective-C
3 19 (9.31%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.41%) C
5 8 (3.92%) Java
6 5 (2.45%) C++
7 4 (1.96%) Ruby
8 3 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.47%) PHP
8 3 (1.47%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.98%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.49%) C#
10 1 (0.49%) JSX
10 1 (0.49%) Python
10 1 (0.49%) Scala
10 1 (0.49%) SQL
10 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (3.43%) Degree
2 4 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.43%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) PSD2
Vendors
1 42 (20.59%) Apple
2 4 (1.96%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.47%) Atlassian
3 3 (1.47%) Google
4 1 (0.49%) Xamarin