Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for iOS SDK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iOS SDK over the 6 months to 23 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.

Apple iOS SDK
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 540 537
Rank change year-on-year -18 -3 -14
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 77 79 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.51% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 72 87
London median daily rate £488 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £375 £344 £307
90th Percentile £625 £549 £585
England median daily rate £456 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +7.35% +1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +73.61% - -

iOS SDK is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17426 15521 15041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.99% 34.34% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13294 11606 11199
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 72 91
London median hourly rate £33.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £19.13 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.44 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

iOS SDK
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for iOS SDK in London

iOS SDK
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS SDK in London

iOS SDK
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS SDK in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS SDK in London

iOS SDK
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 SDK 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 +7 15 £550 +44.26% 2
iOS SDK
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iOS SDK 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 SDK.

1 77 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 56 (72.73%) Objective-C
2 56 (72.73%) iOS Development
3 51 (66.23%) Apple Swift
4 48 (62.34%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (51.95%) RESTful
6 31 (40.26%) Android
7 29 (37.66%) TDD
8 27 (35.06%) User Experience
9 26 (33.77%) Android SDK
10 25 (32.47%) Apple
11 24 (31.17%) Scrum
11 24 (31.17%) JIRA
12 23 (29.87%) Git (software)
12 23 (29.87%) Xcode
13 22 (28.57%) Java
13 22 (28.57%) Atlassian
13 22 (28.57%) Mobile App
14 21 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (24.68%) iPhone
16 17 (22.08%) Jenkins
16 17 (22.08%) iPad
16 17 (22.08%) Banking
16 17 (22.08%) Finance
17 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
17 16 (20.78%) UIKit
17 16 (20.78%) React Native
17 16 (20.78%) Fintech
17 16 (20.78%) Core Data
18 15 (19.48%) Redux

iOS SDK
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 (16.88%) Confluence
2 10 (12.99%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (14.29%) GitHub
3 10 (12.99%) Google Play
4 2 (2.60%) Firebase
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.30%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.30%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) MySQL
2 11 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (12.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (12.99%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (12.99%) MongoDB
3 10 (12.99%) Neo4j
3 10 (12.99%) NoSQL
3 10 (12.99%) Redis
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 24 (31.17%) JIRA
2 23 (29.87%) Git (software)
2 23 (29.87%) Xcode
3 17 (22.08%) Jenkins
4 13 (16.88%) Bitbucket
5 11 (14.29%) Crashlytics
6 10 (12.99%) Cucumber
7 9 (11.69%) Gradle
8 7 (9.09%) Subversion
9 6 (7.79%) Maven
9 6 (7.79%) SonarQube
10 5 (6.49%) Appium
10 5 (6.49%) Selenium
11 3 (3.90%) CocoaPods
12 2 (2.60%) JUnit
12 2 (2.60%) Mercurial
13 1 (1.30%) Android Studio
13 1 (1.30%) webpack
General
1 17 (22.08%) Banking
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Publishing
3 6 (7.79%) Games
4 3 (3.90%) Advertising
5 2 (2.60%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Automotive
6 1 (1.30%) Retail
6 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (88.31%) Developer
2 50 (64.94%) iOS Developer
3 15 (19.48%) Senior Developer
3 15 (19.48%) Senior iOS Developer
4 9 (11.69%) Android Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Mobile Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Android Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) iOS Android Developer
8 3 (3.90%) JIRA Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Objective-C Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Mobile Software Engineer
10 1 (1.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 1 (1.30%) Software Analyst
10 1 (1.30%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (51.95%) RESTful
2 26 (33.77%) Android SDK
3 16 (20.78%) Core Data
3 16 (20.78%) React Native
3 16 (20.78%) UIKit
4 15 (19.48%) Redux
5 13 (16.88%) Core Animation
5 13 (16.88%) React
5 13 (16.88%) REST
6 11 (14.29%) Spring
6 11 (14.29%) Spring Boot
6 11 (14.29%) Spring Security
6 11 (14.29%) Web Services
7 10 (12.99%) Kafka
7 10 (12.99%) ReactiveX
8 9 (11.69%) gRPC
8 9 (11.69%) WebKit
9 8 (10.39%) Cocoa
10 7 (9.09%) Node.js
11 5 (6.49%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.06%) User Experience
2 22 (28.57%) Mobile App
3 19 (24.68%) iPhone
4 17 (22.08%) iPad
5 16 (20.78%) Fintech
6 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (12.99%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.60%) Animation
8 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.60%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (1.30%) Social Media
9 1 (1.30%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 31 (40.26%) Android
3 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (72.73%) iOS Development
2 48 (62.34%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (37.66%) TDD
4 24 (31.17%) Scrum
5 21 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (19.48%) Low Latency
7 14 (18.18%) BDD
7 14 (18.18%) OOP
7 14 (18.18%) Push Notifications
8 13 (16.88%) Dependency Management
9 12 (15.58%) Android Development
9 12 (15.58%) MVC
10 11 (14.29%) Microservices
11 10 (12.99%) CQRS
11 10 (12.99%) Domain-Driven Design
11 10 (12.99%) Functional Testing
11 10 (12.99%) Open Source
11 10 (12.99%) Software Engineering
12 9 (11.69%) Mobile Development
12 9 (11.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 56 (72.73%) Objective-C
2 51 (66.23%) Apple Swift
3 22 (28.57%) Java
4 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
5 14 (18.18%) ES6
6 12 (15.58%) GraphQL
7 11 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (2.60%) C
9 1 (1.30%) C++
9 1 (1.30%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (32.47%) Apple
2 22 (28.57%) Atlassian
3 15 (19.48%) Google
4 3 (3.90%) SAP
5 2 (2.60%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.30%) Facebook