The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 29 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.

iOS Software Development
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 323 375 311
Rank change year-on-year +52 -64  
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 308 299 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.56% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.67% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 217 232
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £24.50 £45.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.08% -46.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £13.10 £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £119.80 £35.90 £49.75
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37580 44576 42623
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.08% 82.82% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24839 29287 26403
Median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.77% +2.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1229
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +32.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

iOS Development
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Development in the UK

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Development over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS Development in the UK

iOS Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iOS Development in the UK

iOS Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Development over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iOS Development in the UK

iOS Development
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +65 289 £400 -3.03% 138
London +26 161 £450 - 63
Yorkshire +32 33 £400 +1.58% 7
West Yorkshire +30 31 £400 +3.22% 4
Leeds +20 30 £400 +1.58% 4
East of England +14 30 £300 -15.78% 12
South East +18 26 £388 -3.12% 17
City of London +7 24 £455 -9.00% 14
North West +27 18 £400 +8.10% 15
Scotland +19 18 £350 -12.50% 7
Essex +7 16 £275 -31.25%
Buckinghamshire +3 12 £350 +7.69% 2
Manchester +23 11 £400 +14.28% 10
Glasgow -1 10 £333 -11.33% 5
West Midlands +17 9 £350 +27.27% 13
Milton Keynes +5 9 £350 +10.23% 2
Bedfordshire +3 7 £350 +10.23% 3
East Midlands -5 7 £325 +18.18% 7
Cheshire +22 6 £375 +0.67% 2
Edinburgh +15 5 £463 +4.22% 2
Luton +12 5 - - 1
Hertfordshire +2 5 £300 -25.00% 2
Leicestershire -2 5 £325 +18.18% 2
Solihull - 5 £350 - 3
Canary Wharf - 5 £375 -
Brentwood - 4 £265 -
St Albans - 4 £275 -
Hampshire +13 3 £435 +16.00% 1
Kent +13 3 £450 - 2
Salford -2 3 £425 - 1

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for iOS Development.

1 564 (97.24%) Apple iOS
2 323 (55.69%) Apple Swift
3 310 (53.45%) Objective-C
4 261 (45.00%) Android
5 259 (44.66%) Agile Software Development
6 229 (39.48%) Android Development
7 184 (31.72%) Mobile App
8 163 (28.10%) TDD
9 123 (21.21%) JavaScript
10 115 (19.83%) Mobile Development
11 103 (17.76%) Scrum
12 101 (17.41%) HTML
12 101 (17.41%) RESTful
13 97 (16.72%) Git (software)
13 97 (16.72%) Cocoa
14 92 (15.86%) iPhone
15 91 (15.69%) Java
16 88 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
17 85 (14.66%) User Experience
18 80 (13.79%) Xcode
19 79 (13.62%) REST
20 78 (13.45%) CSS
20 78 (13.45%) Web Services
21 70 (12.07%) JSON
21 70 (12.07%) iOS SDK
22 69 (11.90%) Core Data
23 66 (11.38%) OO
24 65 (11.21%) Apple
25 64 (11.03%) Software Engineering
26 63 (10.86%) C#

iOS Development
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (2.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (1.38%) Confluence
3 7 (1.21%) IIS
3 7 (1.21%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.69%) JBoss
5 3 (0.52%) Apache
5 3 (0.52%) Mule
5 3 (0.52%) NetWeaver
5 3 (0.52%) SAP Portal
6 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.34%) CMS
6 2 (0.34%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.17%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (2.07%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.45%) GitHub
2 13 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.72%) Google Play
4 10 (1.72%) TestFlight
5 8 (1.38%) iTunes
6 4 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.69%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.69%) Firebase
7 3 (0.52%) PaaS
8 2 (0.34%) Heroku
8 2 (0.34%) Office 365
8 2 (0.34%) Slack
8 2 (0.34%) Yammer
9 1 (0.17%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.07%) Network Security
2 8 (1.38%) Bluetooth
2 8 (1.38%) HTTP
3 5 (0.86%) VoIP
4 4 (0.69%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.52%) iBeacon
5 3 (0.52%) Skype
6 2 (0.34%) NFC
7 1 (0.17%) DNS
7 1 (0.17%) Internet
7 1 (0.17%) RFID
7 1 (0.17%) SMTP
7 1 (0.17%) SSL
7 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.17%) VPN
7 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.62%) MongoDB
3 17 (2.93%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.76%) MySQL
4 16 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (2.24%) RDBMS
5 13 (2.24%) SQLite
6 9 (1.55%) CouchDB
7 7 (1.21%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (1.03%) Mixpanel
9 5 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (0.69%) Big Data
10 4 (0.69%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.52%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.34%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.34%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 97 (16.72%) Git (software)
2 80 (13.79%) Xcode
3 56 (9.66%) Jenkins
4 30 (5.17%) JIRA
5 27 (4.66%) Subversion
6 23 (3.97%) Android Studio
7 22 (3.79%) CocoaPods
8 20 (3.45%) git-flow
9 16 (2.76%) JUnit
10 14 (2.41%) Gradle
11 10 (1.72%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.72%) Travis CI
12 8 (1.38%) Bitbucket
13 7 (1.21%) Calabash
14 6 (1.03%) CircleCI
14 6 (1.03%) Mercurial
15 4 (0.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 4 (0.69%) Maven
15 4 (0.69%) Selenium
16 3 (0.52%) Jasmine
General
1 54 (9.31%) Finance
2 37 (6.38%) Retail
3 36 (6.21%) Banking
4 17 (2.93%) Games
5 14 (2.41%) Marketing
6 11 (1.90%) Automotive
7 10 (1.72%) Publishing
8 8 (1.38%) Advertising
9 6 (1.03%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.86%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.69%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.17%) Electronics
13 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 541 (93.28%) Developer
2 428 (73.79%) iOS Developer
3 86 (14.83%) Android Developer
4 76 (13.10%) Senior Developer
5 66 (11.38%) Mobile Developer
6 64 (11.03%) iOS Android Developer
7 56 (9.66%) Senior iOS Developer
8 44 (7.59%) Applications Developer
9 36 (6.21%) Objective-C Developer
10 27 (4.66%) Java Developer
11 23 (3.97%) Xamarin Developer
12 21 (3.62%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 20 (3.45%) Agile Developer
14 16 (2.76%) Software Developer
15 15 (2.59%) C# Developer
16 13 (2.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 12 (2.07%) .NET Developer
17 12 (2.07%) Designer
17 12 (2.07%) Java Software Developer
17 12 (2.07%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (17.41%) HTML
1 101 (17.41%) RESTful
2 97 (16.72%) Cocoa
3 79 (13.62%) REST
4 78 (13.45%) CSS
4 78 (13.45%) Web Services
5 70 (12.07%) iOS SDK
5 70 (12.07%) JSON
6 69 (11.90%) Core Data
7 61 (10.52%) XML
8 52 (8.97%) .NET
9 48 (8.28%) Cocoa Touch
9 48 (8.28%) HTML5
10 37 (6.38%) Core Animation
11 31 (5.34%) Node.js
12 30 (5.17%) jQuery
13 29 (5.00%) SOAP
14 26 (4.48%) AngularJS
15 24 (4.14%) Android SDK
16 21 (3.62%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 184 (31.72%) Mobile App
2 92 (15.86%) iPhone
3 85 (14.66%) User Experience
4 62 (10.69%) iPad
5 28 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (4.66%) Computer Science
7 25 (4.31%) Animation
8 21 (3.62%) Algorithms
9 13 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (2.24%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.72%) Mobile Banking
11 7 (1.21%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.03%) Augmented Reality
13 5 (0.86%) Apple TV
13 5 (0.86%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.86%) Video on Demand
14 4 (0.69%) Social Media
15 3 (0.52%) Online Games
15 3 (0.52%) Social Network
15 3 (0.52%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 564 (97.24%) Apple iOS
2 261 (45.00%) Android
3 36 (6.21%) Windows
4 28 (4.83%) Linux
5 18 (3.10%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.21%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.69%) Unix
7 4 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (44.66%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (39.48%) Android Development
3 163 (28.10%) TDD
4 115 (19.83%) Mobile Development
5 103 (17.76%) Scrum
6 88 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (11.38%) OO
8 64 (11.03%) Software Engineering
9 54 (9.31%) Pair Programming
10 49 (8.45%) Automated Testing
11 48 (8.28%) Unit Testing
12 38 (6.55%) E-Commerce
12 38 (6.55%) Mobile Application Development
13 34 (5.86%) Mentoring
14 33 (5.69%) MVC
15 31 (5.34%) BDD
16 29 (5.00%) OOP
17 25 (4.31%) OOD
18 21 (3.62%) Web Development
19 20 (3.45%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 323 (55.69%) Apple Swift
2 310 (53.45%) Objective-C
3 123 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 91 (15.69%) Java
5 63 (10.86%) C#
6 49 (8.45%) C++
7 36 (6.21%) SQL
8 21 (3.62%) C
8 21 (3.62%) Python
9 15 (2.59%) Ruby
10 11 (1.90%) PHP
11 4 (0.69%) ActionScript
11 4 (0.69%) Go
12 3 (0.52%) ES6
12 3 (0.52%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.34%) ECMAScript
13 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.17%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.17%) Perl
14 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (4.14%) Degree
2 6 (1.03%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (0.69%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.07%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) PMO
2 1 (0.17%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (0.86%) Docker
2 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.38%) AirWatch
2 6 (1.03%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 65 (11.21%) Apple
2 48 (8.28%) Xamarin
3 24 (4.14%) Adobe
4 20 (3.45%) Oracle
5 16 (2.76%) Google
6 15 (2.59%) Microsoft
7 6 (1.03%) Coremetrics
7 6 (1.03%) SAP
8 4 (0.69%) Splunk
8 4 (0.69%) Tealium
8 4 (0.69%) Telerik
9 3 (0.52%) Cognizant
9 3 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.34%) Appcelerator
10 2 (0.34%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.34%) Facebook
10 2 (0.34%) Infor
10 2 (0.34%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.34%) VMware
11 1 (0.17%) Sencha
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