Period
to 16 August 2018

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 6 months to 16 August 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
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 397 376 380
Rank change year-on-year -21 +4 -82
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 615 608 693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.64% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.74% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 424 536
UK median daily rate £450 £416 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -2.06% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 2
UK median hourly rate £18.51 £41.50 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.41% +79.46% -33.93%
10th Percentile £14.40 £30.76 £11.81
90th Percentile £33.40 £61.83 £33.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.57 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -40.79% +15.28% +4.05%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 88,210 81,843 92,507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.23% 85.54% 84.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,214 53,662 61,020
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,373 2,071 2,299
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.49 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.23% +4.19% +8.47%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.41 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year -19.19% +3.13% +9.94%

iOS Development
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing iOS Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iOS Development in the UK

iOS Development
Top 15 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 6 months to 16 August 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
England -33 557 £450 +5.88% 282
London +4 352 £475 +3.83% 115
UK excluding London -32 256 £400 +6.67% 182
North of England -16 79 £381 -4.69% 56
South East 0 76 £425 +6.25% 43
North West 0 54 £375 +5.63% 27
Scotland -26 51 £400 +6.67% 8
Midlands -6 27 £325 -13.33% 25
Yorkshire -30 22 £358 -10.63% 28
West Midlands -21 16 £325 -7.14% 16
East Midlands -2 11 £338 -12.90% 9
East of England -27 11 £463 +37.04% 21
South West -13 9 £375 -6.25% 22
North East -12 3 £400 +25.49% 1
Wales -14 3 £205 -41.43% 6

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 with a requirement for iOS Development.

1 602 (97.89%) Apple iOS
2 341 (55.45%) Apple Swift
3 308 (50.08%) Agile Software Development
4 284 (46.18%) Objective-C
5 281 (45.69%) Android
6 254 (41.30%) Android Development
7 242 (39.35%) Mobile App
8 196 (31.87%) Mobile Development
9 183 (29.76%) JavaScript
10 171 (27.80%) TDD
11 169 (27.48%) Git (software)
12 143 (23.25%) RESTful
13 127 (20.65%) User Experience
14 123 (20.00%) Xcode
15 120 (19.51%) Scrum
16 110 (17.89%) Java
17 99 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
18 98 (15.93%) HTML
19 93 (15.12%) React Native
20 76 (12.36%) Web Services
21 75 (12.20%) REST
22 74 (12.03%) OO
23 73 (11.87%) CSS
24 72 (11.71%) Unit Testing
25 71 (11.54%) BDD
25 71 (11.54%) Apple
26 68 (11.06%) Finance
27 65 (10.57%) MVC
28 63 (10.24%) iPhone
28 63 (10.24%) Test Automation

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 23 (3.74%) CMS
2 6 (0.98%) Tomcat
3 5 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (0.65%) Confluence
5 3 (0.49%) Liferay
6 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.33%) Mendix
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.33%) WordPress
7 1 (0.16%) Apache
7 1 (0.16%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.16%) IIS
7 1 (0.16%) JBoss
7 1 (0.16%) nginx
7 1 (0.16%) PrestaShop
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (0.65%) InVision
1 4 (0.65%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.16%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Magento
2 1 (0.16%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.76%) GitHub
4 9 (1.46%) TestFlight
5 7 (1.14%) Google Play
6 5 (0.81%) OpenShift
7 4 (0.65%) PaaS
8 3 (0.49%) IaaS
8 3 (0.49%) iTunes
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.33%) npm
9 2 (0.33%) Serverless
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.16%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.79%) HTTP
2 8 (1.30%) Bluetooth
3 5 (0.81%) Network Security
4 4 (0.65%) Internet
4 4 (0.65%) SMS
5 2 (0.33%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.16%) NFC
6 1 (0.16%) Skype
6 1 (0.16%) SSL
6 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.02%) MySQL
2 28 (4.55%) SQLite
3 18 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (2.76%) SQL Server
5 11 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.98%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.65%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.49%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.49%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.49%) Redis
9 3 (0.49%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.33%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.33%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.16%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.16%) OpenTSDB
11 1 (0.16%) Parquet
11 1 (0.16%) Power BI
11 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 169 (27.48%) Git (software)
2 123 (20.00%) Xcode
3 54 (8.78%) Jenkins
4 40 (6.50%) CocoaPods
5 37 (6.02%) JIRA
6 25 (4.07%) Visual Studio
7 23 (3.74%) Subversion
8 20 (3.25%) TeamCity
8 20 (3.25%) Visual Studio Team System
9 17 (2.76%) Cucumber
10 15 (2.44%) fastlane
10 15 (2.44%) Selenium
11 13 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (1.95%) Appium
13 10 (1.63%) git-flow
13 10 (1.63%) NUnit
14 9 (1.46%) Gradle
15 8 (1.30%) Hudson
15 8 (1.30%) Maven
16 7 (1.14%) Gerrit
General
1 68 (11.06%) Finance
2 62 (10.08%) Banking
3 21 (3.41%) Publishing
4 20 (3.25%) Retail
5 15 (2.44%) Games
5 15 (2.44%) Marketing
6 14 (2.28%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.11%) Automotive
8 12 (1.95%) Law
9 8 (1.30%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.81%) Electronics
12 3 (0.49%) Front Office
12 3 (0.49%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.33%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.16%) Advertising
14 1 (0.16%) German Language
14 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 541 (87.97%) Developer
2 371 (60.33%) iOS Developer
3 83 (13.50%) Mobile Developer
4 64 (10.41%) Senior Developer
5 45 (7.32%) Android Developer
6 43 (6.99%) React Developer
6 43 (6.99%) Senior iOS Developer
7 41 (6.67%) iOS Android Developer
8 32 (5.20%) Applications Developer
9 23 (3.74%) Objective-C Developer
10 21 (3.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 19 (3.09%) Xamarin Developer
12 17 (2.76%) Java Developer
12 17 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
13 16 (2.60%) Architect
13 16 (2.60%) C# Developer
13 16 (2.60%) Lead Developer
14 15 (2.44%) .NET Developer
15 13 (2.11%) Consultant
16 12 (1.95%) Senior Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (23.25%) RESTful
2 98 (15.93%) HTML
3 93 (15.12%) React Native
4 76 (12.36%) Web Services
5 75 (12.20%) REST
6 73 (11.87%) CSS
7 62 (10.08%) React
8 60 (9.76%) iOS SDK
8 60 (9.76%) JSON
9 58 (9.43%) HTML5
10 53 (8.62%) Cocoa
10 53 (8.62%) Core Data
11 52 (8.46%) AngularJS
12 50 (8.13%) Node.js
13 44 (7.15%) .NET
14 42 (6.83%) jQuery
15 34 (5.53%) CSS3
16 30 (4.88%) Apache Cordova
16 30 (4.88%) XML
17 26 (4.23%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 242 (39.35%) Mobile App
2 127 (20.65%) User Experience
3 63 (10.24%) iPhone
4 61 (9.92%) iPad
5 54 (8.78%) Greenfield Project
6 51 (8.29%) Fintech
7 38 (6.18%) Computer Science
8 26 (4.23%) Animation
9 20 (3.25%) Data Structures
10 15 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (1.63%) Video on Demand
12 9 (1.46%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.46%) Video\Live Streaming
13 8 (1.30%) Minimum Viable Product
14 7 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
14 7 (1.14%) Smart Meter
14 7 (1.14%) Social Media
15 5 (0.81%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 602 (97.89%) Apple iOS
2 281 (45.69%) Android
3 32 (5.20%) Windows
4 30 (4.88%) Linux
5 17 (2.76%) Unix
6 13 (2.11%) Mac OS
7 11 (1.79%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.63%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.14%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.49%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.33%) Nucleus RTOS
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (50.08%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (41.30%) Android Development
3 196 (31.87%) Mobile Development
4 171 (27.80%) TDD
5 120 (19.51%) Scrum
6 99 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (12.03%) OO
8 72 (11.71%) Unit Testing
9 71 (11.54%) BDD
10 65 (10.57%) MVC
11 63 (10.24%) Test Automation
12 61 (9.92%) Mobile Application Development
13 44 (7.15%) DevOps
14 42 (6.83%) Software Engineering
15 40 (6.50%) Problem-Solving
16 39 (6.34%) Kanban
16 39 (6.34%) Web Development
17 35 (5.69%) MVVM
18 33 (5.37%) SDLC
19 31 (5.04%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 341 (55.45%) Apple Swift
2 284 (46.18%) Objective-C
3 183 (29.76%) JavaScript
4 110 (17.89%) Java
5 56 (9.11%) C#
6 34 (5.53%) SQL
7 32 (5.20%) C++
8 31 (5.04%) Python
9 29 (4.72%) Go
10 23 (3.74%) C
11 16 (2.60%) ES6
11 16 (2.60%) Kotlin
12 14 (2.28%) PHP
13 10 (1.63%) Ruby
14 9 (1.46%) Java 8
15 4 (0.65%) ES7
15 4 (0.65%) Scala
16 3 (0.49%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.49%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (4.88%) Degree
2 19 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.14%) Master's Degree
4 5 (0.81%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.16%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.16%) ECDL
5 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.25%) QA
2 2 (0.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 35 (5.69%) Docker
2 2 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (4.72%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.81%) Terraform
3 2 (0.33%) Kibana
3 2 (0.33%) logstash
4 1 (0.16%) Ansible
4 1 (0.16%) HockeyApp
4 1 (0.16%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 71 (11.54%) Apple
2 40 (6.50%) Xamarin
3 28 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 21 (3.41%) Google
4 21 (3.41%) Oracle
5 15 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.30%) SAP
7 7 (1.14%) Sencha
8 5 (0.81%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.49%) Adobe
9 3 (0.49%) Alteryx
9 3 (0.49%) Appcelerator
10 2 (0.33%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.33%) Kony
10 2 (0.33%) OutSystems
10 2 (0.33%) Splunk
10 2 (0.33%) Twitter
11 1 (0.16%) Citrix
11 1 (0.16%) Novell
11 1 (0.16%) Zend