Period
to 21 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an iOS Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 405 351 349
Rank change year-on-year -54 -2 -94
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 222 269 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.63% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.66% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 213 249
London median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +0.61%
10th Percentile £368 £350 £351
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £50.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year -15.66% - -

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 43,064 40,715 42,979
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.69% 95.04% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,067 29,026 30,940
London median daily rate £500 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% +1.12%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 623 503 481
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.57 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.80
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.92%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -51 22 £450 - 27
West London -49 7 £450 -5.26% 11
East London - 7 £475 - 4
iOS Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 213 (95.95%) iOS Development
2 211 (95.05%) Apple iOS
3 173 (77.93%) Apple Swift
4 131 (59.01%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (58.56%) Objective-C
6 94 (42.34%) TDD
7 71 (31.98%) Mobile Development
8 69 (31.08%) RESTful
9 68 (30.63%) Mobile App
10 63 (28.38%) Git (software)
10 63 (28.38%) Xcode
11 58 (26.13%) User Experience
12 53 (23.87%) Scrum
13 50 (22.52%) Continuous Integration
14 49 (22.07%) BDD
15 48 (21.62%) Unit Testing
16 45 (20.27%) Apple
17 39 (17.57%) OO
17 39 (17.57%) Test Automation
18 37 (16.67%) iPhone
18 37 (16.67%) iPad
19 34 (15.32%) Cocoa
20 33 (14.86%) Core Data
21 32 (14.41%) Fintech
22 30 (13.51%) Banking
22 30 (13.51%) Finance
23 29 (13.06%) JavaScript
23 29 (13.06%) Android
24 28 (12.61%) JIRA
25 25 (11.26%) Jenkins

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 13 (5.86%) CMS
2 4 (1.80%) Confluence
3 2 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (1.35%) InVision
1 3 (1.35%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.15%) PaaS
3 4 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.80%) GitHub
4 1 (0.45%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.25%) Network Security
2 2 (0.90%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.45%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.15%) Cosmos DB
2 4 (1.80%) SQLite
3 1 (0.45%) Big Data
3 1 (0.45%) MySQL
3 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 63 (28.38%) Git (software)
1 63 (28.38%) Xcode
2 28 (12.61%) JIRA
3 25 (11.26%) Jenkins
4 16 (7.21%) CocoaPods
5 11 (4.95%) Cucumber
6 10 (4.50%) Subversion
7 9 (4.05%) Mercurial
7 9 (4.05%) Selenium
8 7 (3.15%) Sublime Text
8 7 (3.15%) Visual Studio
8 7 (3.15%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (2.70%) Appium
9 6 (2.70%) Gradle
10 5 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.25%) fastlane
10 5 (2.25%) git-flow
11 4 (1.80%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.80%) Gerrit
12 3 (1.35%) CruiseControl
General
1 30 (13.51%) Banking
1 30 (13.51%) Finance
2 15 (6.76%) Publishing
3 13 (5.86%) Retail
4 9 (4.05%) Automotive
5 5 (2.25%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.35%) Law
7 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (31.08%) RESTful
2 34 (15.32%) Cocoa
3 33 (14.86%) Core Data
4 23 (10.36%) HTML
5 21 (9.46%) JSON
6 20 (9.01%) iOS SDK
7 19 (8.56%) Core Animation
8 18 (8.11%) CSS
9 16 (7.21%) REST
10 15 (6.76%) Web Services
11 13 (5.86%) RxSwift
12 11 (4.95%) HTML5
13 10 (4.50%) AngularJS
13 10 (4.50%) React Native
14 8 (3.60%) Gherkin
15 7 (3.15%) OAuth
15 7 (3.15%) OAuth2
15 7 (3.15%) OpenID
15 7 (3.15%) UIKit
16 5 (2.25%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 68 (30.63%) Mobile App
2 58 (26.13%) User Experience
3 37 (16.67%) iPad
3 37 (16.67%) iPhone
4 32 (14.41%) Fintech
5 19 (8.56%) Animation
5 19 (8.56%) Computer Science
6 16 (7.21%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (4.05%) Video on Demand
8 7 (3.15%) Video\Live Streaming
9 5 (2.25%) Algorithms
9 5 (2.25%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.80%) Apple TV
10 4 (1.80%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (1.80%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (1.80%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (1.80%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.35%) Vector Graphics
11 3 (1.35%) Wiki
12 2 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 211 (95.05%) Apple iOS
2 29 (13.06%) Android
3 13 (5.86%) Mac OS
4 8 (3.60%) Unix
5 7 (3.15%) Windows
5 7 (3.15%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.15%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.80%) Linux
7 3 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (95.95%) iOS Development
2 131 (59.01%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (42.34%) TDD
4 71 (31.98%) Mobile Development
5 53 (23.87%) Scrum
6 50 (22.52%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (22.07%) BDD
8 48 (21.62%) Unit Testing
9 39 (17.57%) OO
9 39 (17.57%) Test Automation
10 22 (9.91%) OOD
11 21 (9.46%) MVC
12 19 (8.56%) MVVM
12 19 (8.56%) OOP
13 16 (7.21%) Acceptance Criteria
14 15 (6.76%) Android Development
14 15 (6.76%) E-Commerce
15 13 (5.86%) Content Management
16 12 (5.41%) API Integration
16 12 (5.41%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 173 (77.93%) Apple Swift
2 130 (58.56%) Objective-C
3 29 (13.06%) JavaScript
4 14 (6.31%) Java
5 8 (3.60%) C
6 7 (3.15%) JSX
7 6 (2.70%) C++
8 3 (1.35%) Ruby
9 2 (0.90%) C#
9 2 (0.90%) Kotlin
9 2 (0.90%) PHP
9 2 (0.90%) Python
9 2 (0.90%) SQL
10 1 (0.45%) Go
10 1 (0.45%) Scala
10 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (5.86%) Degree
2 7 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.35%) QA
Vendors
1 45 (20.27%) Apple
2 3 (1.35%) Atlassian
2 3 (1.35%) Google
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.45%) Xamarin