Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an iOS Developer was £473 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 351 318 266
Rank change year-on-year -33 -52 +5
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 310 331 424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.73% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.77% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 281 342
London median daily rate £473 £450 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.75% +8.30%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £313
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.51 £30.50
% change year-on-year +71.19% +19.70% -32.22%

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 44677 42926 44295
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.98% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32353 30510 31225
London median daily rate £498 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 563 683
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.77
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -23 46 £438 -7.89% 15
West London +20 29 £493 +1.03% 2
North London -11 1 £400 +28.00%
iOS Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, iOS Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring iOS Developer in the job title.

1 309 (99.68%) Apple iOS
2 307 (99.03%) iOS Development
3 237 (76.45%) Apple Swift
4 198 (63.87%) Objective-C
5 174 (56.13%) Agile Software Development
6 123 (39.68%) TDD
7 112 (36.13%) RESTful
8 106 (34.19%) User Experience
9 99 (31.94%) Xcode
10 89 (28.71%) Apple
11 86 (27.74%) Scrum
12 78 (25.16%) iPhone
13 73 (23.55%) Cocoa
13 73 (23.55%) iPad
14 67 (21.61%) Mobile App
14 67 (21.61%) OO
15 66 (21.29%) Mobile Development
16 63 (20.32%) Android
17 60 (19.35%) Git (software)
18 56 (18.06%) Unit Testing
19 50 (16.13%) JIRA
19 50 (16.13%) BDD
19 50 (16.13%) iOS SDK
20 47 (15.16%) Android Development
21 45 (14.52%) OOP
21 45 (14.52%) OOD
22 41 (13.23%) Test Automation
22 41 (13.23%) Core Data
23 36 (11.61%) Acceptance Criteria
23 36 (11.61%) Software Engineering

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 32 (10.32%) CMS
2 20 (6.45%) Confluence
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.32%) JBoss
3 1 (0.32%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (0.97%) InVision
1 3 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 34 (10.97%) GitHub
2 3 (0.97%) SaaS
3 2 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.65%) Google Play
3 2 (0.65%) TestFlight
4 1 (0.32%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.52%) Bluetooth
2 10 (3.23%) Network Security
3 4 (1.29%) HTTP
4 2 (0.65%) Internet
5 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.32%) NFC
5 1 (0.32%) SSL
5 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.94%) Redis
2 3 (0.97%) MySQL
2 3 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.65%) SQLite
4 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 99 (31.94%) Xcode
2 60 (19.35%) Git (software)
3 50 (16.13%) JIRA
4 24 (7.74%) Jenkins
5 19 (6.13%) Bitbucket
6 14 (4.52%) git-flow
7 11 (3.55%) Crashlytics
8 10 (3.23%) Appium
8 10 (3.23%) CocoaPods
9 9 (2.90%) Subversion
10 7 (2.26%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.29%) Calabash
11 4 (1.29%) GitLab
12 3 (0.97%) Android Studio
12 3 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.97%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.97%) TestRail
12 3 (0.97%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.65%) IntelliJ
13 2 (0.65%) Maven
General
1 34 (10.97%) Publishing
2 33 (10.65%) Finance
3 19 (6.13%) Retail
4 17 (5.48%) Banking
5 6 (1.94%) Games
6 5 (1.61%) Advertising
7 3 (0.97%) Marketing
7 3 (0.97%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.32%) Automotive
8 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (36.13%) RESTful
2 73 (23.55%) Cocoa
3 50 (16.13%) iOS SDK
4 41 (13.23%) Core Data
5 25 (8.06%) Core Animation
5 25 (8.06%) REST
6 19 (6.13%) RxSwift
7 18 (5.81%) HTML
8 17 (5.48%) UIKit
9 16 (5.16%) HTML5
10 15 (4.84%) Web Services
10 15 (4.84%) WebKit
11 14 (4.52%) CSS
11 14 (4.52%) JSON
12 12 (3.87%) Cocoa Touch
12 12 (3.87%) CSS3
13 10 (3.23%) React Native
13 10 (3.23%) XML
14 5 (1.61%) .NET
14 5 (1.61%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 106 (34.19%) User Experience
2 78 (25.16%) iPhone
3 73 (23.55%) iPad
4 67 (21.61%) Mobile App
5 25 (8.06%) Computer Science
6 20 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (4.52%) Animation
8 13 (4.19%) Fintech
9 8 (2.58%) Video on Demand
10 7 (2.26%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.94%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.94%) Video\Live Streaming
12 3 (0.97%) Over-the-Top Content
13 2 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.65%) Minimum Viable Product
13 2 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (0.65%) Social Media
13 2 (0.65%) SWIFT
13 2 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 309 (99.68%) Apple iOS
2 63 (20.32%) Android
3 4 (1.29%) Windows
4 3 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.32%) Linux
5 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (99.03%) iOS Development
2 174 (56.13%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (39.68%) TDD
4 86 (27.74%) Scrum
5 67 (21.61%) OO
6 66 (21.29%) Mobile Development
7 56 (18.06%) Unit Testing
8 50 (16.13%) BDD
9 47 (15.16%) Android Development
10 45 (14.52%) OOD
10 45 (14.52%) OOP
11 41 (13.23%) Test Automation
12 36 (11.61%) Acceptance Criteria
12 36 (11.61%) Software Engineering
13 32 (10.32%) Content Management
14 27 (8.71%) MVC
15 25 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (7.10%) E-Commerce
17 21 (6.77%) SOLID
18 19 (6.13%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 237 (76.45%) Apple Swift
2 198 (63.87%) Objective-C
3 26 (8.39%) Java
4 23 (7.42%) JavaScript
5 11 (3.55%) C++
6 7 (2.26%) C
7 6 (1.94%) C#
7 6 (1.94%) Ruby
8 3 (0.97%) Go
9 2 (0.65%) GraphQL
9 2 (0.65%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.32%) ES6
10 1 (0.32%) JSX
10 1 (0.32%) Python
10 1 (0.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (8.06%) Degree
2 23 (7.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (6.45%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.16%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.97%) Kubernetes
1 3 (0.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 89 (28.71%) Apple
2 24 (7.74%) Atlassian
3 4 (1.29%) Google
3 4 (1.29%) Xamarin
4 3 (0.97%) SAP
5 2 (0.65%) Adobe
5 2 (0.65%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (0.65%) Tealium
6 1 (0.32%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle