The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iOS Software Development
UK / Scotland
Rank 89 97 107
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10  
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 18 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.03% 1.17% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.40% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 10
Median daily rate £350 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £219 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £356
% change year-on-year +3.66% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.75 £45.60
% change year-on-year -4.51% -15.02%  

iOS Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1471 2144 2283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.87% 83.36% 81.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 1197 1255
Median daily rate £390 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 40
Median hourly rate £35.50 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.97% +41.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

iOS Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing iOS Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for iOS Development in Scotland

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Development in Scotland

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Development in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS Development in Scotland

iOS Development
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow 0 10 £333 -11.33% 4
Edinburgh +11 5 £463 +2.77% 2
Angus - 2 - -
iOS Development
UK

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for iOS Development.

1 29 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 21 (72.41%) Objective-C
3 12 (41.38%) Android Development
3 12 (41.38%) Android
4 11 (37.93%) iPad
5 10 (34.48%) Mobile App
5 10 (34.48%) Apple Swift
6 9 (31.03%) REST
6 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (27.59%) C#
8 7 (24.14%) Java
8 7 (24.14%) OO
8 7 (24.14%) Mobile Development
8 7 (24.14%) AirWatch
9 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
9 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
9 6 (20.69%) Multithreading
10 5 (17.24%) iPhone
10 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
10 5 (17.24%) .NET
10 5 (17.24%) C
10 5 (17.24%) Core Data
11 4 (13.79%) iTunes
11 4 (13.79%) HTML5
11 4 (13.79%) iOS SDK
11 4 (13.79%) Algorithms
11 4 (13.79%) ActionScript
11 4 (13.79%) Web Services
11 4 (13.79%) Apple
11 4 (13.79%) C++

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (6.90%) Confluence
1 2 (6.90%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) Xcode
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 18 (62.07%) iOS Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Objective-C Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.45%) iOS Android Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Junior
6 1 (3.45%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) REST
2 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) Core Data
3 4 (13.79%) Cocoa
3 4 (13.79%) Flash
3 4 (13.79%) HTML
3 4 (13.79%) HTML5
3 4 (13.79%) iOS SDK
3 4 (13.79%) jQuery
3 4 (13.79%) Web Services
4 3 (10.34%) Ajax
4 3 (10.34%) Cocoa Touch
4 3 (10.34%) JSON
4 3 (10.34%) React
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.90%) CSS
5 2 (6.90%) SOAP
5 2 (6.90%) UIKit
6 1 (3.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) iPad
2 10 (34.48%) Mobile App
3 5 (17.24%) iPhone
4 4 (13.79%) Algorithms
5 3 (10.34%) User Experience
6 1 (3.45%) Apple TV
6 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.45%) Social Media
6 1 (3.45%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 12 (41.38%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Android Development
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Mobile Development
3 7 (24.14%) OO
4 6 (20.69%) Multithreading
5 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) Applied Mathematics
6 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
6 4 (13.79%) Physics
6 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Front End Development
7 3 (10.34%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) Web Development
8 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
8 2 (6.90%) MVC
8 2 (6.90%) Time Management
8 2 (6.90%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (3.45%) Feasibility Study
9 1 (3.45%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) Objective-C
2 10 (34.48%) Apple Swift
3 8 (27.59%) C#
4 7 (24.14%) Java
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 5 (17.24%) C
7 4 (13.79%) ActionScript
7 4 (13.79%) C++
7 4 (13.79%) Python
7 4 (13.79%) Ruby
8 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Apple
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Xamarin