The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iOS Software Development
England / South West
Rank 134 133 132
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 3 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.24% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.30% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 11
Median daily rate £413 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £376 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +3.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £38.75 -
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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2099 2317 2454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.55% 79.87% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1527 1585
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 137 84
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

iOS Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Development in the South West

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Development in the South West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS Development in the South West

iOS Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iOS Development in the South West

iOS Development
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Dorset - 2 £306 -
Bristol +2 1 £425 +21.42% 3
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 South West region with a requirement for iOS Development.

1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 4 (44.44%) Apple Swift
2 4 (44.44%) Objective-C
3 3 (33.33%) Cocoa
3 3 (33.33%) Android
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) Android Development
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) Core Animation
4 2 (22.22%) iOS SDK
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) Apple
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) Animation
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Core Data
4 2 (22.22%) Push Notifications
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
1 1 (11.11%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) iOS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior iOS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior UI Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Cocoa
1 3 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (22.22%) Core Animation
2 2 (22.22%) Core Data
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) iOS SDK
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Angular 2
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (11.11%) React
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Animation
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Android Development
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Push Notifications
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Apple Swift
1 4 (44.44%) Objective-C
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Apple