Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 395 370 399
Rank change year-on-year -25 +29 -94
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 594 565 607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.63% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.74% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 374 446
UK median daily rate £430 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £306 £301 £300
90th Percentile £575 £518 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 3
UK median hourly rate £18.51 £41.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.41% +7.10% -5.49%
10th Percentile £15.83 £35.45 £15.05
90th Percentile £30.08 £75.63 £44.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.57 £40.75 £41.38
% change year-on-year -39.70% -1.51% +10.04%

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 87,051 76,514 88,853
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.75% 84.64% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,428 50,211 58,397
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,301 2,055 2,327
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.31 £26.00 £26.54
% change year-on-year -21.88% -2.03% +22.97%

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 25 May 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 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iOS Development in the UK

iOS Development
Top 16 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 25 May 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 -25 533 £450 +12.50% 305
London -19 315 £475 +5.56% 110
UK excluding London -36 273 £400 +6.67% 210
North of England -19 95 £388 -3.13% 68
South East -14 66 £425 +9.68% 36
North West +3 59 £370 -2.95% 39
Scotland -35 45 £400 +6.67% 12
Midlands -1 37 £316 -9.64% 42
Yorkshire -37 31 £400 - 24
West Midlands -20 20 £394 +12.50% 17
East Midlands +2 17 £240 -33.33% 24
South West +11 11 £363 +7.41% 28
East of England -30 7 £425 +30.77% 20
Northern Ireland - 7 £350 - 3
North East +7 5 £400 +14.29% 5
Wales -3 5 £400 +14.29% 1

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 580 (97.64%) Apple iOS
2 300 (50.51%) Apple Swift
3 290 (48.82%) Android
4 273 (45.96%) Agile Software Development
5 261 (43.94%) Objective-C
6 259 (43.60%) Android Development
7 213 (35.86%) Mobile App
8 192 (32.32%) Mobile Development
9 161 (27.10%) JavaScript
10 148 (24.92%) Git (software)
11 147 (24.75%) TDD
12 113 (19.02%) Scrum
13 112 (18.86%) Java
14 109 (18.35%) User Experience
15 106 (17.85%) Xcode
16 103 (17.34%) RESTful
17 88 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
18 87 (14.65%) HTML
19 81 (13.64%) React Native
20 77 (12.96%) BDD
21 72 (12.12%) CSS
22 71 (11.95%) MVC
22 71 (11.95%) Finance
23 68 (11.45%) Web Services
24 63 (10.61%) C#
24 63 (10.61%) OO
25 59 (9.93%) Apple
26 58 (9.76%) Cocoa
26 58 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
27 57 (9.60%) iPhone

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 22 (3.70%) CMS
2 6 (1.01%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.34%) Apache
4 2 (0.34%) Confluence
4 2 (0.34%) Liferay
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.34%) WordPress
5 1 (0.17%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.17%) JBoss
5 1 (0.17%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.17%) nginx
5 1 (0.17%) SAS
5 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.17%) InVision
3 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.19%) GitHub
4 9 (1.52%) TestFlight
5 4 (0.67%) Google Play
5 4 (0.67%) npm
6 3 (0.51%) iTunes
6 3 (0.51%) PaaS
6 3 (0.51%) Serverless
7 2 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.34%) Firebase
7 2 (0.34%) IaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.17%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.02%) HTTP
2 7 (1.18%) SMS
3 6 (1.01%) Internet
4 5 (0.84%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.34%) Miracast
6 1 (0.17%) NFC
6 1 (0.17%) Skype
6 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.17%) VPN
6 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.23%) MySQL
2 24 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (2.69%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.35%) SQLite
5 7 (1.18%) Redis
6 6 (1.01%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.67%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.51%) Hazelcast
9 2 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.34%) DB2
9 2 (0.34%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.17%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 148 (24.92%) Git (software)
2 106 (17.85%) Xcode
3 50 (8.42%) Jenkins
4 37 (6.23%) CocoaPods
5 31 (5.22%) Subversion
6 25 (4.21%) JIRA
7 22 (3.70%) Visual Studio
8 21 (3.54%) TeamCity
9 17 (2.86%) Cucumber
10 16 (2.69%) Selenium
11 15 (2.53%) Appium
12 14 (2.36%) fastlane
13 13 (2.19%) gulp
14 11 (1.85%) Android Studio
14 11 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
15 9 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (1.52%) Gerrit
15 9 (1.52%) Grunt
15 9 (1.52%) Maven
16 8 (1.35%) Gradle
General
1 71 (11.95%) Finance
2 47 (7.91%) Banking
3 28 (4.71%) Retail
4 26 (4.38%) Games
5 24 (4.04%) Publishing
6 14 (2.36%) Marketing
7 12 (2.02%) Law
8 11 (1.85%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.18%) Automotive
10 5 (0.84%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.84%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.67%) Advertising
12 3 (0.51%) Electronics
12 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.34%) Front Office
14 1 (0.17%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 518 (87.21%) Developer
2 356 (59.93%) iOS Developer
3 89 (14.98%) Mobile Developer
4 64 (10.77%) Android Developer
5 55 (9.26%) iOS Android Developer
6 53 (8.92%) Senior Developer
7 48 (8.08%) Applications Developer
8 40 (6.73%) Senior iOS Developer
9 32 (5.39%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 32 (5.39%) Objective-C Developer
9 32 (5.39%) React Developer
10 20 (3.37%) C# Developer
11 17 (2.86%) Xamarin Developer
12 16 (2.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 15 (2.53%) Agile Developer
13 15 (2.53%) Software Developer
14 14 (2.36%) Java Developer
15 13 (2.19%) JavaScript Developer
16 12 (2.02%) Angular Developer
16 12 (2.02%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (17.34%) RESTful
2 87 (14.65%) HTML
3 81 (13.64%) React Native
4 72 (12.12%) CSS
5 68 (11.45%) Web Services
6 58 (9.76%) Cocoa
7 57 (9.60%) REST
8 54 (9.09%) JSON
9 53 (8.92%) AngularJS
10 50 (8.42%) React
11 47 (7.91%) HTML5
12 45 (7.58%) iOS SDK
13 41 (6.90%) Node.js
14 37 (6.23%) Apache Cordova
15 36 (6.06%) CSS3
15 36 (6.06%) jQuery
16 34 (5.72%) .NET
17 32 (5.39%) Core Data
18 31 (5.22%) Ionic Framework
19 30 (5.05%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 213 (35.86%) Mobile App
2 109 (18.35%) User Experience
3 58 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
4 57 (9.60%) iPhone
5 52 (8.75%) iPad
6 46 (7.74%) Computer Science
7 25 (4.21%) Fintech
8 21 (3.54%) Data Structures
9 20 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
10 18 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (1.85%) Animation
11 11 (1.85%) Video on Demand
12 8 (1.35%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.18%) Smart Meter
14 6 (1.01%) Over-the-Top Content
14 6 (1.01%) Video\Live Streaming
15 5 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
16 4 (0.67%) Augmented Reality
16 4 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
16 4 (0.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 580 (97.64%) Apple iOS
2 290 (48.82%) Android
3 41 (6.90%) Windows
4 35 (5.89%) Linux
5 13 (2.19%) Mac OS
5 13 (2.19%) Mac OS X
6 11 (1.85%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.68%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.18%) Unix
9 6 (1.01%) Nucleus RTOS
9 6 (1.01%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (45.96%) Agile Software Development
2 259 (43.60%) Android Development
3 192 (32.32%) Mobile Development
4 147 (24.75%) TDD
5 113 (19.02%) Scrum
6 88 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 77 (12.96%) BDD
8 71 (11.95%) MVC
9 63 (10.61%) OO
10 56 (9.43%) Test Automation
11 53 (8.92%) Unit Testing
12 48 (8.08%) Software Engineering
13 46 (7.74%) MVVM
14 44 (7.41%) OOP
15 43 (7.24%) Mobile Application Development
15 43 (7.24%) Problem-Solving
16 35 (5.89%) DevOps
17 31 (5.22%) OOD
17 31 (5.22%) SDLC
18 30 (5.05%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 300 (50.51%) Apple Swift
2 261 (43.94%) Objective-C
3 161 (27.10%) JavaScript
4 112 (18.86%) Java
5 63 (10.61%) C#
6 40 (6.73%) C++
7 31 (5.22%) SQL
8 26 (4.38%) Python
9 19 (3.20%) ES6
9 19 (3.20%) Go
10 16 (2.69%) Kotlin
10 16 (2.69%) PHP
11 15 (2.53%) C
12 11 (1.85%) Ruby
13 5 (0.84%) ES7
13 5 (0.84%) Java 8
13 5 (0.84%) Scala
14 3 (0.51%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.51%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 44 (7.41%) Degree
2 33 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (2.53%) Master's Degree
4 6 (1.01%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.34%) PMP
5 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.17%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.17%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.17%) ECDL
6 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.17%) PhD
6 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.37%) QA
2 2 (0.34%) PMO
3 1 (0.17%) GCP
3 1 (0.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (3.87%) Docker
2 3 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (3.54%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.35%) Terraform
3 3 (0.51%) Ansible
4 2 (0.34%) Kibana
4 2 (0.34%) logstash
4 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.34%) Puppet
5 1 (0.17%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 59 (9.93%) Apple
2 45 (7.58%) Xamarin
3 23 (3.87%) Microsoft
4 22 (3.70%) Oracle
5 14 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.35%) Google
7 7 (1.18%) Sencha
8 5 (0.84%) SAP
9 4 (0.67%) Adobe
9 4 (0.67%) Splunk
10 3 (0.51%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.51%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.34%) Alteryx
11 2 (0.34%) Appcelerator
11 2 (0.34%) Demandware
11 2 (0.34%) Kony
12 1 (0.17%) Citrix
12 1 (0.17%) IBM
12 1 (0.17%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.17%) Twitter