Period
to 20 October 2017

The median contractor rate for an iOS Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 October 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.

iOS Developer
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 328 338 319
Rank change year-on-year +10 -19 -22
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 36 43 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.25% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.27% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 47
South East median daily rate £388 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +9.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £321 £285 £307
90th Percentile £435 £500 £550
England median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South East median hourly rate £33.75 - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 - £32.60

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15344 16019 18545
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 94.33% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9113 9588 10886
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.90% +6.94%
10th Percentile £241 £230 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 629 789 915
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £45.39
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +1.08% +3.41% +8.42%

iOS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for iOS Developer in the South East

iOS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Developer in the South East

iOS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS Developer in the South East

iOS Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iOS Developer in the South East

iOS Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iOS Developer in the South East

iOS Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iOS Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Thames Valley +19 27 £388 -3.13%
Buckinghamshire -4 23 £388 +19.23%
Surrey -7 5 £425 -15.00%
Berkshire +9 4 £394 -4.55%
Hampshire +12 3 - - 2
East Sussex - 2 £288 -
iOS Developer
England

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, 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 South East region featuring iOS Developer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 36 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 27 (75.00%) Apple Swift
3 20 (55.56%) Objective-C
4 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (41.67%) Mobile Development
6 13 (36.11%) Apple
6 13 (36.11%) JSON
6 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
6 13 (36.11%) RESTful
7 12 (33.33%) iOS SDK
8 11 (30.56%) Mobile App
8 11 (30.56%) Web Services
9 10 (27.78%) XML
9 10 (27.78%) SOAP
9 10 (27.78%) TDD
9 10 (27.78%) REST
10 9 (25.00%) Scrum
10 9 (25.00%) Finance
11 8 (22.22%) OO
11 8 (22.22%) Java
12 7 (19.44%) git-flow
13 6 (16.67%) Banking
13 6 (16.67%) MVVM
13 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
15 4 (11.11%) Xcode
15 4 (11.11%) Java EE
15 4 (11.11%) MVC
15 4 (11.11%) HTML

iOS Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (5.56%) Alfresco
1 2 (5.56%) CMS
1 2 (5.56%) Drupal
1 2 (5.56%) Liferay
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) MySQL
1 1 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (19.44%) git-flow
3 4 (11.11%) Xcode
4 2 (5.56%) GitLab
4 2 (5.56%) Subversion
5 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.78%) Selenium
5 1 (2.78%) TestRail
5 1 (2.78%) Trac
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) JSON
1 13 (36.11%) RESTful
2 12 (33.33%) iOS SDK
3 11 (30.56%) Web Services
4 10 (27.78%) REST
4 10 (27.78%) SOAP
4 10 (27.78%) XML
5 4 (11.11%) HTML
5 4 (11.11%) Java EE
5 4 (11.11%) WSDL
6 2 (5.56%) Core Data
7 1 (2.78%) Cocoa
7 1 (2.78%) Node.js
7 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.78%) React
7 1 (2.78%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) Mobile Development
4 10 (27.78%) TDD
5 9 (25.00%) Scrum
6 8 (22.22%) OO
7 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (16.67%) MVVM
8 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.11%) MVC
10 3 (8.33%) Android Development
11 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (5.56%) CRM
11 2 (5.56%) Document Management
11 2 (5.56%) Multithreading
11 2 (5.56%) Open Source
11 2 (5.56%) Product Management
11 2 (5.56%) SOA
12 1 (2.78%) OOD
12 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) Apple Swift
2 20 (55.56%) Objective-C
3 8 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Apple
2 2 (5.56%) IBM
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) OpenText
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Xamarin