Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior iOS Developer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Senior iOS Developer
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 570 539 526
Rank change year-on-year -31 -13 +45
Contract jobs requiring a Senior iOS Developer 59 81 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 74 74
London median daily rate £463 £481 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.90% +4.05% +10.45%
10th Percentile £353 £364 £375
90th Percentile £550 £575 £571
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 44654 42830 44617
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.96% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32346 30451 31444
London median daily rate £495 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £269
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 562 687
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.41 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.64
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Senior iOS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Senior iOS Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior iOS Developer in London

Senior iOS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior iOS Developer in London

Senior iOS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior iOS Developer in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior iOS Developer in London

Senior 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 Senior iOS Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 24 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
West London -3 9 £469 -1.32%
Central London -18 8 £410 -18.00% 7
North London - 1 £400 -
Senior iOS Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior iOS Developer in the job title.

1 59 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 59 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 53 (89.83%) Apple Swift
3 39 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (64.41%) Objective-C
5 28 (47.46%) TDD
6 24 (40.68%) RESTful
7 20 (33.90%) JIRA
7 20 (33.90%) Xcode
8 16 (27.12%) iPhone
9 15 (25.42%) User Experience
9 15 (25.42%) iOS SDK
10 14 (23.73%) WebKit
10 14 (23.73%) Mobile App
10 14 (23.73%) Bitbucket
10 14 (23.73%) Confluence
11 13 (22.03%) Apple
12 12 (20.34%) Scrum
12 12 (20.34%) Git (software)
12 12 (20.34%) iPad
13 11 (18.64%) Core Data
13 11 (18.64%) Test Automation
13 11 (18.64%) Atlassian
14 10 (16.95%) Android
14 10 (16.95%) OOP
15 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (15.25%) BDD
16 8 (13.56%) Low Latency
17 7 (11.86%) GitHub
17 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering

Senior 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 14 (23.73%) Confluence
2 3 (5.08%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) GitHub
2 2 (3.39%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.69%) Network Security
2 1 (1.69%) NFC
Development Applications
1 20 (33.90%) JIRA
1 20 (33.90%) Xcode
2 14 (23.73%) Bitbucket
3 12 (20.34%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.78%) CocoaPods
5 4 (6.78%) Crashlytics
6 3 (5.08%) Appium
6 3 (5.08%) Calabash
6 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.08%) git-flow
7 1 (1.69%) Gradle
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
1 3 (5.08%) Publishing
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) RESTful
2 15 (25.42%) iOS SDK
3 14 (23.73%) WebKit
4 11 (18.64%) Core Data
5 7 (11.86%) Cocoa
6 6 (10.17%) RxSwift
7 5 (8.47%) JSON
7 5 (8.47%) UIKit
8 4 (6.78%) Core Animation
8 4 (6.78%) HTML
8 4 (6.78%) REST
8 4 (6.78%) Web Services
9 3 (5.08%) CSS
9 3 (5.08%) CSS3
9 3 (5.08%) Gherkin
9 3 (5.08%) HTML5
9 3 (5.08%) Velocity
9 3 (5.08%) XML
10 2 (3.39%) Cocoa Touch
11 1 (1.69%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) iPhone
2 15 (25.42%) User Experience
3 14 (23.73%) Mobile App
4 12 (20.34%) iPad
5 4 (6.78%) Algorithms
5 4 (6.78%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.39%) Fintech
7 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.69%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.69%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.69%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (16.95%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 39 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (47.46%) TDD
4 12 (20.34%) Scrum
5 11 (18.64%) Test Automation
6 10 (16.95%) OOP
7 9 (15.25%) BDD
7 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (13.56%) Low Latency
9 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.17%) Acceptance Criteria
10 6 (10.17%) Dependency Management
11 5 (8.47%) OO
12 4 (6.78%) Code Optimisation
12 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
12 4 (6.78%) Memory Management
12 4 (6.78%) Multithreading
12 4 (6.78%) MVC
12 4 (6.78%) OOD
12 4 (6.78%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 53 (89.83%) Apple Swift
2 38 (64.41%) Objective-C
3 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.08%) Ruby
4 2 (3.39%) GraphQL
4 2 (3.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
1 1 (1.69%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Apple
2 11 (18.64%) Atlassian