Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 6 months to 17 July 2018 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
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 305 294 327
Rank change year-on-year -11 +33 -67
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 81 65 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 0.41% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.49% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 37 44
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £328 £313 £305
90th Percentile £521 £460 £484
England median daily rate £450 £405 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
South East median hourly rate £14.15 £33.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.09% - -
England median hourly rate £18.51 £41.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -55.41% +69.39% -38.75%

iOS Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,505 13,292 15,494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.03% 83.42% 82.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,604 7,720 9,488
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 519 573
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £24.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -16.87% +11.65%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.62 £11.81
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.30 £51.00
England median hourly rate £22.25 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -11.01% +4.17% +11.63%

iOS Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing iOS Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for iOS Development in the South East

iOS Development
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 Development in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Development in the South East

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Development in the South East over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS Development in the South East

iOS Development
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 Development in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for iOS Development in the South East

iOS Development
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 Development within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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
Surrey -17 27 £425 +6.25% 7
Thames Valley -22 23 £359 +2.50% 14
Buckinghamshire -8 19 £350 - 2
Hampshire +2 13 £450 +9.42% 4
West Sussex +13 11 £500 +25.00% 5
East Sussex +3 4 £425 +47.83% 1
Oxfordshire -1 3 £400 +45.45% 7
Kent +12 2 £375 -16.67%
Middlesex +5 1 £425 +41.43%
Berkshire -26 1 £450 +20.00% 5
iOS Development
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for iOS Development.

1 81 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 50 (61.73%) Android
3 46 (56.79%) Android Development
4 43 (53.09%) Git (software)
4 43 (53.09%) Objective-C
5 36 (44.44%) Apple Swift
6 35 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (41.98%) Mobile App
8 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
9 30 (37.04%) Mobile Development
10 22 (27.16%) Java
11 20 (24.69%) RESTful
11 20 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (22.22%) HTML
13 17 (20.99%) OO
13 17 (20.99%) jQuery
13 17 (20.99%) DevOps
14 16 (19.75%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (19.75%) TeamCity
15 15 (18.52%) Xcode
16 14 (17.28%) Scrum
16 14 (17.28%) TDD
16 14 (17.28%) XML
16 14 (17.28%) Continuous Delivery
16 14 (17.28%) HTML5
17 13 (16.05%) Open Source
17 13 (16.05%) REST
17 13 (16.05%) React
17 13 (16.05%) User Experience
17 13 (16.05%) CSS

iOS Development
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 6 (7.41%) CMS
2 1 (1.23%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.23%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (1.23%) InVision
2 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) TestFlight
2 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.17%) GitHub
3 5 (6.17%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) SQLite
2 3 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (53.09%) Git (software)
2 16 (19.75%) TeamCity
3 15 (18.52%) Xcode
4 12 (14.81%) Jenkins
5 9 (11.11%) CocoaPods
5 9 (11.11%) fastlane
6 8 (9.88%) Subversion
7 7 (8.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (8.64%) Hudson
7 7 (8.64%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.70%) Appium
8 3 (3.70%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.70%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.47%) Android Studio
9 2 (2.47%) MonoDevelop
10 1 (1.23%) git-flow
10 1 (1.23%) Maven
General
1 8 (9.88%) Banking
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
1 8 (9.88%) Marketing
2 3 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (1.23%) Advertising
3 1 (1.23%) Automotive
3 1 (1.23%) Publishing
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (87.65%) Developer
2 43 (53.09%) iOS Developer
3 19 (23.46%) Mobile Developer
4 13 (16.05%) Android Developer
4 13 (16.05%) iOS Android Developer
5 9 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Angular Developer
6 6 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Senior iOS Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Applications Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Cordova Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (6.17%) Mobile Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.70%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior iOS Android Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Mobile Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.69%) RESTful
2 18 (22.22%) HTML
3 17 (20.99%) jQuery
4 14 (17.28%) HTML5
4 14 (17.28%) XML
5 13 (16.05%) CSS
5 13 (16.05%) React
5 13 (16.05%) REST
6 12 (14.81%) Node.js
7 11 (13.58%) AngularJS
7 11 (13.58%) iOS SDK
7 11 (13.58%) Web Services
8 9 (11.11%) Core Data
8 9 (11.11%) JSON
8 9 (11.11%) React Native
9 8 (9.88%) Apache Cordova
9 8 (9.88%) Cocoa
9 8 (9.88%) Cocoa Touch
9 8 (9.88%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 7 (8.64%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (41.98%) Mobile App
2 13 (16.05%) User Experience
3 8 (9.88%) Data Structures
4 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.41%) Animation
6 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
6 5 (6.17%) iPad
6 5 (6.17%) iPhone
6 5 (6.17%) Social Media
7 2 (2.47%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.23%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (1.23%) RIA
8 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.23%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 50 (61.73%) Android
3 6 (7.41%) Linux
4 4 (4.94%) Windows
5 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (56.79%) Android Development
2 35 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (37.04%) Mobile Development
4 20 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (20.99%) DevOps
5 17 (20.99%) OO
6 16 (19.75%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (17.28%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (17.28%) Scrum
7 14 (17.28%) TDD
8 13 (16.05%) Open Source
9 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
10 11 (13.58%) Pair Programming
11 10 (12.35%) MVC
12 9 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
12 9 (11.11%) Software Delivery
12 9 (11.11%) SOLID
12 9 (11.11%) Test-First Development
13 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
13 8 (9.88%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 43 (53.09%) Objective-C
2 36 (44.44%) Apple Swift
3 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 22 (27.16%) Java
5 9 (11.11%) Kotlin
6 8 (9.88%) C#
7 5 (6.17%) Go
8 4 (4.94%) C++
8 4 (4.94%) ES6
8 4 (4.94%) SQL
9 3 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.23%) ECDL
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.23%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) Apple
2 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.47%) Adobe
4 1 (1.23%) Citrix
4 1 (1.23%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.23%) DoubleClick
4 1 (1.23%) Novell
4 1 (1.23%) Remedy