Period
to 18 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an iOS Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 427 357 338
Rank change year-on-year -70 -19 -70
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 198 238 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.60% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.63% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 158 207
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £346
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
London median hourly rate £21.50 £107.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -80.00% - -
England median hourly rate £28.25 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -31.93% +7.10% -3.13%

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 42,514 37,692 41,328
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 95.08% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,687 26,862 29,786
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.81% +2.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 672 488 519
London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £18.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +15.88% -3.70%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.48 £46.75
England median hourly rate £18.51 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% -6.25% +14.29%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -77 18 £450 - 16
West London -37 7 £504 +6.05% 13
East London - 6 £475 - 3
iOS Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 190 (95.96%) iOS Development
2 187 (94.44%) Apple iOS
3 147 (74.24%) Apple Swift
4 119 (60.10%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (54.55%) Objective-C
6 79 (39.90%) TDD
7 61 (30.81%) Mobile Development
8 55 (27.78%) Mobile App
9 53 (26.77%) User Experience
10 49 (24.75%) RESTful
11 46 (23.23%) Xcode
11 46 (23.23%) Scrum
12 42 (21.21%) Git (software)
13 39 (19.70%) BDD
14 37 (18.69%) iPhone
15 34 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (16.67%) Apple
17 32 (16.16%) Finance
17 32 (16.16%) Unit Testing
18 31 (15.66%) Android
18 31 (15.66%) iPad
18 31 (15.66%) Cocoa
19 30 (15.15%) MVC
20 29 (14.65%) OO
20 29 (14.65%) Test Automation
21 25 (12.63%) MVVM
21 25 (12.63%) JavaScript
22 24 (12.12%) Banking
23 23 (11.62%) OOD
24 21 (10.61%) 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 13 (6.57%) CMS
2 2 (1.01%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (3.54%) PaaS
2 6 (3.03%) GitHub
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.01%) Firebase
4 1 (0.51%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.01%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.51%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.54%) Cosmos DB
2 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.01%) SQLite
4 1 (0.51%) MySQL
4 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (23.23%) Xcode
2 42 (21.21%) Git (software)
3 21 (10.61%) CocoaPods
3 21 (10.61%) JIRA
4 19 (9.60%) Jenkins
5 12 (6.06%) Cucumber
6 9 (4.55%) Selenium
6 9 (4.55%) Subversion
7 8 (4.04%) Appium
8 7 (3.54%) Mercurial
8 7 (3.54%) Sublime Text
8 7 (3.54%) Visual Studio
8 7 (3.54%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (1.52%) Gerrit
10 2 (1.01%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.01%) Calabash
10 2 (1.01%) Crashlytics
10 2 (1.01%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.01%) fastlane
10 2 (1.01%) Gradle
General
1 32 (16.16%) Finance
2 24 (12.12%) Banking
3 15 (7.58%) Publishing
4 8 (4.04%) Retail
5 7 (3.54%) Automotive
6 5 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.02%) Games
7 4 (2.02%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.01%) Law
8 2 (1.01%) Marketing
9 1 (0.51%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (24.75%) RESTful
2 31 (15.66%) Cocoa
3 20 (10.10%) Core Data
4 16 (8.08%) JSON
4 16 (8.08%) REST
5 15 (7.58%) iOS SDK
6 13 (6.57%) HTML
7 12 (6.06%) CSS
7 12 (6.06%) React Native
8 11 (5.56%) Web Services
9 10 (5.05%) RxSwift
10 9 (4.55%) AngularJS
10 9 (4.55%) Cocoa Touch
11 8 (4.04%) Core Animation
11 8 (4.04%) Gherkin
11 8 (4.04%) Node.js
12 7 (3.54%) OAuth
12 7 (3.54%) OAuth2
12 7 (3.54%) OpenID
13 6 (3.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 55 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 53 (26.77%) User Experience
3 37 (18.69%) iPhone
4 31 (15.66%) iPad
5 21 (10.61%) Fintech
6 18 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 15 (7.58%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (5.05%) Video on Demand
9 8 (4.04%) Animation
10 5 (2.53%) Over-the-Top Content
11 4 (2.02%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (2.02%) SWIFT
11 4 (2.02%) Video\Live Streaming
12 2 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.51%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 187 (94.44%) Apple iOS
2 31 (15.66%) Android
3 8 (4.04%) Mac OS
4 5 (2.53%) Linux
4 5 (2.53%) Unix
5 3 (1.52%) Windows
5 3 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (95.96%) iOS Development
2 119 (60.10%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (39.90%) TDD
4 61 (30.81%) Mobile Development
5 46 (23.23%) Scrum
6 39 (19.70%) BDD
7 34 (17.17%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (16.16%) Unit Testing
9 30 (15.15%) MVC
10 29 (14.65%) OO
10 29 (14.65%) Test Automation
11 25 (12.63%) MVVM
12 23 (11.62%) OOD
13 19 (9.60%) Android Development
13 19 (9.60%) OOP
14 16 (8.08%) E-Commerce
15 14 (7.07%) Acceptance Criteria
16 13 (6.57%) Content Management
17 12 (6.06%) DevOps
18 11 (5.56%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 147 (74.24%) Apple Swift
2 108 (54.55%) Objective-C
3 25 (12.63%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.58%) Java
5 7 (3.54%) JSX
6 6 (3.03%) C
7 4 (2.02%) C#
7 4 (2.02%) C++
7 4 (2.02%) SQL
8 3 (1.52%) Python
9 2 (1.01%) ES6
9 2 (1.01%) Go
9 2 (1.01%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.51%) Java 8
10 1 (0.51%) PHP
10 1 (0.51%) Ruby
10 1 (0.51%) Scala
10 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (7.07%) Degree
2 9 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (0.51%) Adobe
2 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
2 1 (0.51%) Google
2 1 (0.51%) Ingenico
2 1 (0.51%) SAP
2 1 (0.51%) Xamarin