The median contractor rate for a iOS Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iOS Developer
England / London
Rank 267 282 243
Rank change year-on-year +15 -39  
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 137 138 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.71% 0.63% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.66% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 104 130
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £107.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.75 £39.90
% change year-on-year -4.51% -2.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18217 20900 19829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.03% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12944 14975 13682
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 282 362
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

iOS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured iOS Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iOS Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for iOS Developer in London

iOS Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Developer in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 23 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
City of London +16 21 £460 -8.00% 13
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
iOS Developer
England

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 247 (97.63%) Apple iOS
2 239 (94.47%) iOS Development
3 179 (70.75%) Apple Swift
4 164 (64.82%) Objective-C
5 141 (55.73%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (38.34%) TDD
7 67 (26.48%) Android
8 59 (23.32%) Mobile App
9 56 (22.13%) Mobile Development
10 51 (20.16%) Cocoa
11 47 (18.58%) Git (software)
12 43 (17.00%) Scrum
12 43 (17.00%) REST
13 41 (16.21%) Apple
13 41 (16.21%) Core Data
14 40 (15.81%) RESTful
15 37 (14.62%) User Experience
16 36 (14.23%) Android Development
16 36 (14.23%) iPhone
17 33 (13.04%) OO
18 32 (12.65%) Web Services
19 31 (12.25%) Continuous Integration
20 30 (11.86%) Pair Programming
21 29 (11.46%) iPad
22 28 (11.07%) Retail
22 28 (11.07%) JSON
22 28 (11.07%) Xcode
23 26 (10.28%) JavaScript
23 26 (10.28%) Unit Testing
24 25 (9.88%) HTML

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (1.19%) Confluence
2 1 (0.40%) JBoss
2 1 (0.40%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (2.37%) TestFlight
2 3 (1.19%) Firebase
3 2 (0.79%) GitHub
3 2 (0.79%) Heroku
3 2 (0.79%) iTunes
4 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.40%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.74%) Network Security
2 5 (1.98%) HTTP
3 4 (1.58%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.58%) iBeacon
4 3 (1.19%) Skype
5 1 (0.40%) SSL
5 1 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.95%) MySQL
2 9 (3.56%) MongoDB
3 8 (3.16%) CouchDB
3 8 (3.16%) SQLite
4 6 (2.37%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (2.37%) Mixpanel
5 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 47 (18.58%) Git (software)
2 28 (11.07%) Xcode
3 25 (9.88%) Jenkins
4 19 (7.51%) JIRA
5 17 (6.72%) git-flow
6 13 (5.14%) CocoaPods
7 11 (4.35%) Subversion
8 10 (3.95%) Travis CI
9 6 (2.37%) CircleCI
10 5 (1.98%) Calabash
11 4 (1.58%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.58%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.58%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.19%) Android Studio
12 3 (1.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 3 (1.19%) Gradle
12 3 (1.19%) JUnit
12 3 (1.19%) Selenium
13 2 (0.79%) Appium
13 2 (0.79%) Protractor
General
1 28 (11.07%) Retail
2 19 (7.51%) Finance
3 10 (3.95%) Banking
4 6 (2.37%) Games
5 4 (1.58%) Publishing
6 3 (1.19%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.79%) Advertising
7 2 (0.79%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (20.16%) Cocoa
2 43 (17.00%) REST
3 41 (16.21%) Core Data
4 40 (15.81%) RESTful
5 32 (12.65%) Web Services
6 28 (11.07%) JSON
7 25 (9.88%) HTML
8 22 (8.70%) Cocoa Touch
9 20 (7.91%) iOS SDK
10 18 (7.11%) CSS
11 17 (6.72%) HTML5
12 14 (5.53%) Core Animation
12 14 (5.53%) SOAP
13 11 (4.35%) React Native
13 11 (4.35%) XML
14 9 (3.56%) .NET
15 8 (3.16%) CSS3
16 7 (2.77%) jQuery
16 7 (2.77%) UIKit
17 5 (1.98%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 59 (23.32%) Mobile App
2 37 (14.62%) User Experience
3 36 (14.23%) iPhone
4 29 (11.46%) iPad
5 14 (5.53%) Animation
6 12 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.58%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.58%) Fintech
7 4 (1.58%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.19%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.19%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.19%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.79%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.79%) mHealth
9 2 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.79%) Online Games
9 2 (0.79%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 247 (97.63%) Apple iOS
2 67 (26.48%) Android
3 3 (1.19%) Windows
4 2 (0.79%) Linux
4 2 (0.79%) Unix
4 2 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (94.47%) iOS Development
2 141 (55.73%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (38.34%) TDD
4 56 (22.13%) Mobile Development
5 43 (17.00%) Scrum
6 36 (14.23%) Android Development
7 33 (13.04%) OO
8 31 (12.25%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (11.86%) Pair Programming
10 26 (10.28%) Unit Testing
11 23 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 21 (8.30%) Automated Testing
12 21 (8.30%) BDD
13 19 (7.51%) API Design
14 18 (7.11%) OOP
15 15 (5.93%) Workflow
16 14 (5.53%) High Availability
16 14 (5.53%) Software Engineering
17 13 (5.14%) Systems Analysis
18 11 (4.35%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 179 (70.75%) Apple Swift
2 164 (64.82%) Objective-C
3 26 (10.28%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.72%) Java
5 14 (5.53%) C#
6 13 (5.14%) C++
7 9 (3.56%) SQL
8 6 (2.37%) Ruby
9 4 (1.58%) Python
10 3 (1.19%) C
10 3 (1.19%) PHP
11 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.40%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.40%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (0.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.19%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (2.37%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 41 (16.21%) Apple
2 10 (3.95%) Xamarin
3 6 (2.37%) Coremetrics
4 5 (1.98%) Google
5 3 (1.19%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.79%) Facebook
6 2 (0.79%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.79%) Telerik
7 1 (0.40%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.40%) Kony
7 1 (0.40%) Optimizely
7 1 (0.40%) PubNub
7 1 (0.40%) Sencha
7 1 (0.40%) Splunk
7 1 (0.40%) Tealium
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £550.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hurren and Hope
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450-£600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago