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 28 June 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 138 134
Rank change year-on-year +58 -4  
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 37 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.68% 0.44% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 0.52% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 10 1
Median daily rate £375 £273 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.61% -48.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £226 £513
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £392 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - £39.00

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 1815 2515 2405
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.35% 85.49% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3457 5158 3899
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £233 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £501 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 148 219
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +20.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.25 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

iOS Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +23 31 £375 +38.88% 2
Edinburgh +15 4 £350 -11.94% 3
Dundee - 1 £225 -
iOS Development
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 53 (96.36%) Apple iOS
2 43 (78.18%) Objective-C
3 30 (54.55%) Apple Swift
4 24 (43.64%) iPad
5 21 (38.18%) Cocoa
6 20 (36.36%) iPhone
7 16 (29.09%) OO
7 16 (29.09%) Core Data
8 15 (27.27%) Cocoa Touch
8 15 (27.27%) UIKit
8 15 (27.27%) Mobile App
9 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (23.64%) JSON
10 12 (21.82%) Data Protection
10 12 (21.82%) MVC
10 12 (21.82%) Finance
10 12 (21.82%) Android Development
10 12 (21.82%) Android
11 11 (20.00%) Mobile Development
11 11 (20.00%) OOD
11 11 (20.00%) XML
12 9 (16.36%) Java
12 9 (16.36%) Xcode
13 8 (14.55%) Apple
13 8 (14.55%) C#
13 8 (14.55%) REST
14 7 (12.73%) Xamarin
14 7 (12.73%) AirWatch
14 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
15 6 (10.91%) SQL

iOS Development
Co-occurring 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 (3.64%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) iTunes
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) NFC
2 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQLite
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Xcode
2 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.45%) Subversion
4 2 (3.64%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.64%) JIRA
5 1 (1.82%) CocoaPods
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (98.18%) Developer
2 47 (85.45%) iOS Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Xamarin Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Objective-C Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Android Developer
5 4 (7.27%) iOS Android Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior iOS Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.82%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Angular Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Junior
8 1 (1.82%) Junior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Mobile Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) Cocoa
2 16 (29.09%) Core Data
3 15 (27.27%) Cocoa Touch
3 15 (27.27%) UIKit
4 13 (23.64%) JSON
5 11 (20.00%) XML
6 8 (14.55%) REST
7 5 (9.09%) iOS SDK
8 4 (7.27%) Core Animation
8 4 (7.27%) SOAP
8 4 (7.27%) Web Services
9 3 (5.45%) .NET
10 2 (3.64%) Flash
10 2 (3.64%) HTML
10 2 (3.64%) HTML5
10 2 (3.64%) Java ME
10 2 (3.64%) jQuery
11 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.82%) Node.js
11 1 (1.82%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (43.64%) iPad
2 20 (36.36%) iPhone
3 15 (27.27%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.27%) Animation
5 3 (5.45%) Apple TV
5 3 (5.45%) User Experience
6 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.82%) Social Media
7 1 (1.82%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 53 (96.36%) Apple iOS
2 12 (21.82%) Android
3 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.82%) Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) OO
2 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.82%) Android Development
3 12 (21.82%) Data Protection
3 12 (21.82%) MVC
4 11 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 11 (20.00%) OOD
5 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
6 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.27%) Mathematics
6 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.64%) Applied Mathematics
8 2 (3.64%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (3.64%) Physics
8 2 (3.64%) Web Development
9 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.82%) Scrum
9 1 (1.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (78.18%) Objective-C
2 30 (54.55%) Apple Swift
3 9 (16.36%) Java
4 8 (14.55%) C#
5 7 (12.73%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.91%) SQL
7 4 (7.27%) C
8 2 (3.64%) ActionScript
8 2 (3.64%) C++
8 2 (3.64%) Python
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby
9 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Apple
2 7 (12.73%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) Palo Alto