Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for iOS Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iOS Development over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Software Development
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 283 253 234
Rank change year-on-year -30 -19 +12
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 416 450 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.89% 0.99% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.15% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 358 403
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £313
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
England median daily rate £440 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
London median hourly rate £15.00 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.41% - -
England median hourly rate £33.54 £36.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -6.83% +16.13% -31.11%

iOS Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40725 39072 39570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.97% 86.26% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29617 28032 28294
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £669 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 402 477
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.26 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80% +18.42%

iOS Development
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing iOS Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for iOS Development in London

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing iOS Development in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Development in London

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Development in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS Development in London

iOS Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing iOS Development in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for iOS Development in London

iOS Development
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 Development within the London region over the 6 months to 17 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 -29 79 £450 -7.69% 15
West London +19 30 £493 +3.68% 3
East London -4 2 £625 +78.57% 3
North London -9 2 £338 +8.00%
iOS Development
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for iOS Development.

1 414 (99.52%) Apple iOS
2 266 (63.94%) Apple Swift
3 230 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
4 227 (54.57%) Objective-C
5 154 (37.02%) TDD
6 148 (35.58%) Android
7 133 (31.97%) Android Development
8 123 (29.57%) RESTful
9 119 (28.61%) Mobile App
10 117 (28.13%) User Experience
11 106 (25.48%) Scrum
12 103 (24.76%) Xcode
13 95 (22.84%) Apple
13 95 (22.84%) Mobile Development
14 81 (19.47%) iPhone
15 77 (18.51%) Cocoa
16 76 (18.27%) Git (software)
16 76 (18.27%) OO
17 74 (17.79%) iPad
18 66 (15.87%) JavaScript
19 63 (15.14%) Java
20 62 (14.90%) Unit Testing
21 57 (13.70%) iOS SDK
21 57 (13.70%) BDD
22 55 (13.22%) Test Automation
23 54 (12.98%) HTML
23 54 (12.98%) Finance
24 51 (12.26%) OOP
25 49 (11.78%) JIRA
26 48 (11.54%) Software Engineering

iOS Development
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 (7.69%) CMS
2 19 (4.57%) Confluence
3 4 (0.96%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.96%) JBoss
4 2 (0.48%) Apache
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.24%) Mule
5 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (1.20%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.72%) InVision
2 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.93%) GitHub
2 15 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.68%) PaaS
5 6 (1.44%) Google Play
6 4 (0.96%) SaaS
6 4 (0.96%) TestFlight
7 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.72%) npm
8 2 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.48%) IaaS
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.24%) Firebase
9 1 (0.24%) Office 365
9 1 (0.24%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.85%) Bluetooth
2 15 (3.61%) HTTP
3 10 (2.40%) Network Security
4 7 (1.68%) Internet
5 4 (0.96%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.24%) 4G
6 1 (0.24%) CTI
6 1 (0.24%) NFC
6 1 (0.24%) Skype
6 1 (0.24%) SMS
6 1 (0.24%) SSL
6 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.88%) MongoDB
2 8 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (1.92%) MySQL
2 8 (1.92%) NoSQL
2 8 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.68%) Redis
4 6 (1.44%) Big Data
4 6 (1.44%) CouchDB
5 5 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (0.96%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.96%) SQLite
7 3 (0.72%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.24%) GIS
9 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.24%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 103 (24.76%) Xcode
2 76 (18.27%) Git (software)
3 49 (11.78%) JIRA
4 25 (6.01%) Jenkins
5 19 (4.57%) Bitbucket
6 15 (3.61%) git-flow
7 12 (2.88%) Appium
8 11 (2.64%) CocoaPods
8 11 (2.64%) Crashlytics
9 10 (2.40%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.92%) Subversion
10 8 (1.92%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.20%) Calabash
11 5 (1.20%) NUnit
12 3 (0.72%) Android Studio
12 3 (0.72%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 3 (0.72%) Gerrit
12 3 (0.72%) GitLab
12 3 (0.72%) Gradle
12 3 (0.72%) TestRail
General
1 54 (12.98%) Finance
2 35 (8.41%) Publishing
3 28 (6.73%) Banking
4 26 (6.25%) Retail
5 16 (3.85%) Games
6 8 (1.92%) Advertising
7 5 (1.20%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.96%) Marketing
9 3 (0.72%) Front Office
9 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Automotive
10 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 373 (89.66%) Developer
2 309 (74.28%) iOS Developer
3 75 (18.03%) Senior Developer
4 63 (15.14%) Senior iOS Developer
5 47 (11.30%) Android Developer
6 37 (8.89%) Mobile Developer
7 31 (7.45%) iOS Android Developer
8 15 (3.61%) Applications Developer
8 15 (3.61%) Objective-C Developer
9 9 (2.16%) Lead Developer
9 9 (2.16%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 8 (1.92%) C# Developer
11 7 (1.68%) Programmer
11 7 (1.68%) Xamarin Developer
12 6 (1.44%) Android Engineer
12 6 (1.44%) Applications Engineer
12 6 (1.44%) Java Developer
12 6 (1.44%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (1.44%) Lead iOS Developer
13 5 (1.20%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (29.57%) RESTful
2 77 (18.51%) Cocoa
3 57 (13.70%) iOS SDK
4 54 (12.98%) HTML
5 46 (11.06%) REST
6 42 (10.10%) Core Data
7 36 (8.65%) HTML5
8 34 (8.17%) CSS
9 33 (7.93%) React Native
10 28 (6.73%) Web Services
11 26 (6.25%) Core Animation
12 24 (5.77%) JSON
12 24 (5.77%) XML
13 23 (5.53%) .NET
14 21 (5.05%) RxSwift
15 19 (4.57%) CSS3
16 17 (4.09%) React
16 17 (4.09%) UIKit
17 16 (3.85%) Node.js
18 15 (3.61%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 119 (28.61%) Mobile App
2 117 (28.13%) User Experience
3 81 (19.47%) iPhone
4 74 (17.79%) iPad
5 32 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 29 (6.97%) Greenfield Project
7 21 (5.05%) Animation
8 18 (4.33%) Fintech
9 13 (3.13%) Video on Demand
10 12 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (1.92%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.92%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.68%) Video\Live Streaming
13 6 (1.44%) Mobile Games
13 6 (1.44%) Over-the-Top Content
13 6 (1.44%) SWIFT
14 5 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
14 5 (1.20%) Social Media
15 4 (0.96%) Spread Betting
16 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 414 (99.52%) Apple iOS
2 148 (35.58%) Android
3 12 (2.88%) Windows
4 7 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (1.44%) Linux
6 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.24%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (37.02%) TDD
3 133 (31.97%) Android Development
4 106 (25.48%) Scrum
5 95 (22.84%) Mobile Development
6 76 (18.27%) OO
7 62 (14.90%) Unit Testing
8 57 (13.70%) BDD
9 55 (13.22%) Test Automation
10 51 (12.26%) OOP
11 48 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (11.54%) Software Engineering
12 44 (10.58%) OOD
13 39 (9.38%) MVC
14 34 (8.17%) Acceptance Criteria
15 32 (7.69%) Content Management
16 27 (6.49%) Mobile Application Development
16 27 (6.49%) SOLID
17 25 (6.01%) E-Commerce
18 19 (4.57%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 266 (63.94%) Apple Swift
2 227 (54.57%) Objective-C
3 66 (15.87%) JavaScript
4 63 (15.14%) Java
5 26 (6.25%) C++
6 20 (4.81%) C#
6 20 (4.81%) SQL
7 14 (3.37%) C
8 9 (2.16%) PHP
8 9 (2.16%) Python
8 9 (2.16%) Ruby
9 8 (1.92%) GraphQL
10 5 (1.20%) Scala
11 4 (0.96%) ES6
12 3 (0.72%) Go
12 3 (0.72%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.72%) VBA
13 2 (0.48%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.24%) JSX
14 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (7.69%) Degree
2 28 (6.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (4.81%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.24%) MCSE
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.96%) Docker
2 2 (0.48%) Firmware
3 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.72%) Kubernetes
1 3 (0.72%) Terraform
2 2 (0.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.24%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.24%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 95 (22.84%) Apple
2 23 (5.53%) Atlassian
3 13 (3.13%) Google
4 9 (2.16%) Xamarin
5 4 (0.96%) Oracle
5 4 (0.96%) SAP
6 3 (0.72%) Alteryx
6 3 (0.72%) Appcelerator
6 3 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.72%) Twitter
7 2 (0.48%) Adobe
7 2 (0.48%) Facebook
7 2 (0.48%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.48%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (0.48%) Tealium
8 1 (0.24%) Citrix
8 1 (0.24%) Optimizely
8 1 (0.24%) Syncfusion