Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an iOS Developer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 428 382 341
Rank change year-on-year -46 -41 -59
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 192 265 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.43% 0.57% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.60% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 226 223
London median daily rate £488 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +2.78% +1.12%
10th Percentile £375 £338 £350
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
England median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.82% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £62.50 £36.51
% change year-on-year -32.00% +71.19% +21.70%

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 42,064 44,044 39,642
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 94.87% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,219 32,042 28,279
London median daily rate £500 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £669 £640
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 573 576 558
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.92 £20.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.41% -3.24% +8.34%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.69
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.16
% change year-on-year +1.08% +1.90% +0.86%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -26 32 £500 +17.65% 27
West London +6 8 £438 -14.63% 25
South London - 3 £475 -
East London - 3 £475 - 5
iOS Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 191 (99.48%) iOS Development
2 185 (96.35%) Apple iOS
3 165 (85.94%) Apple Swift
4 106 (55.21%) Objective-C
5 75 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (38.02%) TDD
7 63 (32.81%) Xcode
8 57 (29.69%) RESTful
9 47 (24.48%) Mobile App
10 42 (21.88%) User Experience
11 41 (21.35%) Git (software)
11 41 (21.35%) Unit Testing
12 39 (20.31%) iOS SDK
13 36 (18.75%) Banking
13 36 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (17.19%) Finance
15 32 (16.67%) Mobile Development
16 31 (16.15%) MVVM
17 30 (15.63%) RxSwift
18 29 (15.10%) Apple
19 27 (14.06%) OO
19 27 (14.06%) Core Data
20 26 (13.54%) Scrum
21 22 (11.46%) BDD
22 21 (10.94%) Android
23 20 (10.42%) Jenkins
24 19 (9.90%) Greenfield Project
24 19 (9.90%) Web Services
25 18 (9.38%) Fintech
26 17 (8.85%) Cocoa

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 12 (6.25%) Confluence
2 3 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.04%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.04%) InVision
2 2 (1.04%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.52%) Snapchat
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.17%) GitHub
2 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.52%) Apple Pay
4 1 (0.52%) iTunes
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.56%) Network Security
2 2 (1.04%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.04%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.08%) SQLite
2 1 (0.52%) Big Data
2 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 63 (32.81%) Xcode
2 41 (21.35%) Git (software)
3 20 (10.42%) Jenkins
4 16 (8.33%) JIRA
5 13 (6.77%) fastlane
6 8 (4.17%) Bitbucket
6 8 (4.17%) CocoaPods
7 7 (3.65%) Subversion
8 6 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (3.13%) Gradle
9 5 (2.60%) CircleCI
9 5 (2.60%) git-flow
9 5 (2.60%) Pivotal Tracker
10 3 (1.56%) CruiseControl
10 3 (1.56%) Maven
10 3 (1.56%) Travis CI
11 2 (1.04%) Gerrit
11 2 (1.04%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.52%) Android Studio
General
1 36 (18.75%) Banking
2 33 (17.19%) Finance
3 8 (4.17%) Retail
4 7 (3.65%) Automotive
5 2 (1.04%) Law
5 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (29.69%) RESTful
2 39 (20.31%) iOS SDK
3 30 (15.63%) RxSwift
4 27 (14.06%) Core Data
5 19 (9.90%) Web Services
6 17 (8.85%) Cocoa
7 16 (8.33%) HTML
7 16 (8.33%) REST
8 14 (7.29%) JSON
9 11 (5.73%) CSS
10 10 (5.21%) Core Animation
11 9 (4.69%) HTML5
12 8 (4.17%) RxCocoa
13 7 (3.65%) .NET
14 6 (3.13%) Cocoa Touch
14 6 (3.13%) CSS3
14 6 (3.13%) UIKit
14 6 (3.13%) XML
15 4 (2.08%) AngularJS
15 4 (2.08%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 47 (24.48%) Mobile App
2 42 (21.88%) User Experience
3 19 (9.90%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (9.38%) Fintech
5 16 (8.33%) iPad
5 16 (8.33%) iPhone
6 10 (5.21%) Animation
7 8 (4.17%) Video on Demand
7 8 (4.17%) Video\Live Streaming
8 5 (2.60%) Apple TV
8 5 (2.60%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.56%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.56%) Over-the-Top Content
9 3 (1.56%) Smart Home
10 2 (1.04%) Life Science
10 2 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.04%) Vector Graphics
10 2 (1.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 185 (96.35%) Apple iOS
2 21 (10.94%) Android
3 8 (4.17%) Unix
4 7 (3.65%) Mac OS
5 6 (3.13%) Linux
6 5 (2.60%) Mac OS X
7 4 (2.08%) tvOS
8 2 (1.04%) Windows
8 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.04%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.52%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (99.48%) iOS Development
2 75 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (38.02%) TDD
4 41 (21.35%) Unit Testing
5 36 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (16.67%) Mobile Development
7 31 (16.15%) MVVM
8 27 (14.06%) OO
9 26 (13.54%) Scrum
10 22 (11.46%) BDD
11 17 (8.85%) Test Automation
12 15 (7.81%) Android Development
12 15 (7.81%) OOP
12 15 (7.81%) Pair Programming
12 15 (7.81%) Software Engineering
13 13 (6.77%) MVC
14 12 (6.25%) Multithreading
15 10 (5.21%) Computer Science
16 7 (3.65%) API Integration
16 7 (3.65%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 165 (85.94%) Apple Swift
2 106 (55.21%) Objective-C
3 14 (7.29%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.77%) C
5 12 (6.25%) Java
6 9 (4.69%) Kotlin
7 4 (2.08%) C++
7 4 (2.08%) PHP
7 4 (2.08%) Ruby
7 4 (2.08%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.56%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (2.60%) Degree
2 3 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.65%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) PSD2
Vendors
1 29 (15.10%) Apple
2 7 (3.65%) Atlassian
3 5 (2.60%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.04%) Google
4 2 (1.04%) Xamarin