The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for iOS SDK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iOS SDK over the 3 months to 28 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.

Apple iOS SDK
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 266 234
Rank change year-on-year +17 -32  
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 5 1 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.064% 0.011% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.045% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 16
Median daily rate £388 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.31% -8.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - -

iOS SDK is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2096 2203 2357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.75% 23.75% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1259 1479 1369
Median daily rate £400 £357 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +2.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 52
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £60.62 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

iOS SDK
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing iOS SDK as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for iOS SDK in the South East

iOS SDK
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 SDK in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS SDK in the South East

iOS SDK
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 SDK within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Buckinghamshire - 5 £388 -
iOS SDK
England

iOS SDK
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iOS SDK 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 South East region with a requirement for iOS SDK.

1 9 (100.00%) Apple
1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 9 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 8 (88.89%) Apple Swift
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Scrum
4 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (55.56%) RESTful
5 5 (55.56%) JSON
5 5 (55.56%) TDD
5 5 (55.56%) Banking
5 5 (55.56%) OO
6 4 (44.44%) Java
6 4 (44.44%) Web Services
6 4 (44.44%) XML
6 4 (44.44%) Objective-C
6 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
6 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
6 4 (44.44%) git-flow
7 3 (33.33%) Mobile Development
7 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
7 3 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (33.33%) Finance
8 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 2 (22.22%) SOAP
8 2 (22.22%) MVVM
8 2 (22.22%) Spanish Language
8 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (22.22%) SDLC
9 1 (11.11%) Android

iOS SDK
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:

Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) git-flow
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Android Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Developer
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Android Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Android Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) JSON
1 5 (55.56%) RESTful
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (11.11%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) OO
4 5 (55.56%) TDD
5 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Mobile Development
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (22.22%) MVVM
7 2 (22.22%) SDLC
7 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 1 (11.11%) Android Development
8 1 (11.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Apple Swift
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Apple