Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 409 393 355
Rank change year-on-year -16 -38 +3
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 567 622 654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.61% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.71% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 468 456
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +8.24% -0.25%
10th Percentile £338 £275 £313
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 7
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £33.00 £37.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.30% -10.86% +31.63%
10th Percentile £32.65 £17.52 £30.00
90th Percentile £52.63 £63.75 £113.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £62.50 £37.01
% change year-on-year -20.00% +68.87% +31.59%

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 86,293 87,160 81,807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 87.06% 85.96% 85.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,984 58,125 54,088
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,245 2,122 2,363
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £24.00
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.26 £11.18
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.65 £24.02 £22.90
% change year-on-year -5.70% +4.89% -8.40%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 -58 471 £475 +5.56% 246
London -34 285 £500 +5.26% 82
UK excluding London -22 275 £400 +6.67% 187
Scotland +50 72 £400 +36.17% 13
South East +30 66 £450 +12.50% 26
North of England -66 51 £400 - 67
Midlands -17 40 £400 +16.36% 38
East Midlands +14 28 £400 +52.38% 19
North West -33 27 £400 +14.29% 25
Wales +14 21 £375 - 10
Yorkshire -37 21 £400 -5.88% 39
South West -39 17 £413 +11.86% 15
West Midlands -43 12 £419 +11.67% 19
East of England +17 11 £413 +50.00% 18
North East -14 3 £350 +10.24% 3

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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.

1 558 (98.41%) Apple iOS
2 338 (59.61%) Apple Swift
3 271 (47.80%) Android
4 254 (44.80%) Objective-C
5 241 (42.50%) Android Development
6 218 (38.45%) Mobile App
7 203 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
8 146 (25.75%) TDD
9 137 (24.16%) JavaScript
10 134 (23.63%) Git (software)
11 126 (22.22%) Xcode
12 115 (20.28%) JSON
13 110 (19.40%) Mobile Development
14 103 (18.17%) Unit Testing
15 100 (17.64%) REST
15 100 (17.64%) HTML
16 98 (17.28%) Java
16 98 (17.28%) iOS SDK
17 97 (17.11%) RESTful
18 90 (15.87%) Web Services
19 89 (15.70%) User Experience
20 87 (15.34%) Scrum
21 80 (14.11%) Finance
22 76 (13.40%) Apple
23 73 (12.87%) Banking
24 72 (12.70%) HTML5
25 67 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
25 67 (11.82%) CSS
26 66 (11.64%) SQL
27 62 (10.93%) Mobile Application Development

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 21 (3.70%) Confluence
2 8 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (0.88%) Apache
3 5 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (0.88%) JBoss
3 5 (0.88%) WebLogic
4 4 (0.71%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.53%) nginx
6 2 (0.35%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.18%) CMS
7 1 (0.18%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.18%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.17%) GitHub
4 13 (2.29%) npm
5 11 (1.94%) Google Analytics
6 8 (1.41%) Google Play
7 7 (1.23%) TestFlight
8 5 (0.88%) Datadog
8 5 (0.88%) Firebase
9 4 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.53%) PaaS
10 3 (0.53%) SaaS
11 2 (0.35%) Apple Pay
12 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.18%) Heroku
12 1 (0.18%) NuGet
12 1 (0.18%) Slack
12 1 (0.18%) Tricentis Tosca
12 1 (0.18%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.47%) HTTP
2 13 (2.29%) Bluetooth
3 8 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.88%) SSL
5 4 (0.71%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.71%) NFC
6 3 (0.53%) Internet
7 1 (0.18%) DSL
7 1 (0.18%) Network Security
7 1 (0.18%) Skype
7 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.94%) SQLite
2 26 (4.59%) MySQL
3 21 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (2.65%) SQL Server
6 14 (2.47%) RDBMS
7 13 (2.29%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.41%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.23%) Redis
10 5 (0.88%) InfluxDB
11 3 (0.53%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.35%) Big Data
12 2 (0.35%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 134 (23.63%) Git (software)
2 126 (22.22%) Xcode
3 55 (9.70%) JIRA
4 49 (8.64%) Jenkins
5 34 (6.00%) CocoaPods
6 27 (4.76%) fastlane
7 22 (3.88%) Subversion
8 21 (3.70%) Bitbucket
8 21 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
9 20 (3.53%) Selenium
10 17 (3.00%) MSTest
11 16 (2.82%) Appium
11 16 (2.82%) NUnit
12 15 (2.65%) IntelliJ
13 14 (2.47%) Cucumber
14 12 (2.12%) Visual Studio
15 10 (1.76%) Android Studio
15 10 (1.76%) CircleCI
16 9 (1.59%) Babel
16 9 (1.59%) webpack
General
1 80 (14.11%) Finance
2 73 (12.87%) Banking
3 14 (2.47%) Retail
4 12 (2.12%) Automotive
5 10 (1.76%) Games
6 9 (1.59%) Law
7 7 (1.23%) Marketing
8 6 (1.06%) Legal
8 6 (1.06%) Publishing
9 4 (0.71%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.35%) Advertising
11 2 (0.35%) German Language
11 2 (0.35%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 493 (86.95%) Developer
2 362 (63.84%) iOS Developer
3 60 (10.58%) Senior Developer
4 59 (10.41%) Mobile Developer
5 48 (8.47%) Senior iOS Developer
6 45 (7.94%) Android Developer
7 42 (7.41%) iOS Android Developer
8 39 (6.88%) React Developer
9 33 (5.82%) Applications Developer
10 32 (5.64%) Objective-C Developer
11 24 (4.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 24 (4.23%) Xamarin Developer
12 15 (2.65%) Lead Developer
13 12 (2.12%) .NET Developer
14 10 (1.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 10 (1.76%) Python Developer
14 10 (1.76%) Test Engineer
15 9 (1.59%) Java Developer
16 8 (1.41%) Software Engineer
16 8 (1.41%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (20.28%) JSON
2 100 (17.64%) HTML
2 100 (17.64%) REST
3 98 (17.28%) iOS SDK
4 97 (17.11%) RESTful
5 90 (15.87%) Web Services
6 72 (12.70%) HTML5
7 67 (11.82%) CSS
8 61 (10.76%) React Native
9 60 (10.58%) Cocoa
10 57 (10.05%) XML
11 51 (8.99%) React
12 47 (8.29%) Core Data
13 44 (7.76%) Node.js
14 41 (7.23%) AngularJS
15 39 (6.88%) .NET
16 38 (6.70%) CSS3
16 38 (6.70%) RxSwift
17 26 (4.59%) SOAP
18 24 (4.23%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 218 (38.45%) Mobile App
2 89 (15.70%) User Experience
3 47 (8.29%) Greenfield Project
4 30 (5.29%) iPhone
5 27 (4.76%) Fintech
6 23 (4.06%) iPad
7 14 (2.47%) Mobile Banking
8 11 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (1.94%) Video\Live Streaming
9 10 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.76%) Video on Demand
10 9 (1.59%) Animation
10 9 (1.59%) NHS
11 8 (1.41%) Social Media
12 6 (1.06%) Augmented Reality
12 6 (1.06%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.88%) Apple TV
13 5 (0.88%) Equities
13 5 (0.88%) Over-the-Top Content
13 5 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 558 (98.41%) Apple iOS
2 271 (47.80%) Android
3 44 (7.76%) Windows
4 31 (5.47%) Linux
5 26 (4.59%) Unix
6 11 (1.94%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.23%) Mac OS
7 7 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.23%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.06%) tvOS
9 4 (0.71%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.53%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (42.50%) Android Development
2 203 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (25.75%) TDD
4 110 (19.40%) Mobile Development
5 103 (18.17%) Unit Testing
6 87 (15.34%) Scrum
7 67 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
8 62 (10.93%) Mobile Application Development
9 61 (10.76%) MVC
10 59 (10.41%) OO
11 58 (10.23%) MVVM
12 50 (8.82%) Test Automation
13 49 (8.64%) DevOps
14 42 (7.41%) Computer Science
14 42 (7.41%) Software Engineering
15 40 (7.05%) BDD
16 38 (6.70%) OOP
17 35 (6.17%) Mentoring
18 33 (5.82%) Microservices
19 30 (5.29%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 338 (59.61%) Apple Swift
2 254 (44.80%) Objective-C
3 137 (24.16%) JavaScript
4 98 (17.28%) Java
5 66 (11.64%) SQL
6 56 (9.88%) C#
7 43 (7.58%) Python
8 26 (4.59%) Kotlin
9 23 (4.06%) PHP
10 21 (3.70%) C
11 19 (3.35%) Go
12 17 (3.00%) C++
13 15 (2.65%) Ruby
14 13 (2.29%) TypeScript
15 12 (2.12%) XAML
16 11 (1.94%) Scala
17 8 (1.41%) Bash Shell
18 6 (1.06%) Java 8
19 4 (0.71%) ES7
20 3 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (8.11%) Degree
2 20 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.06%) CEH
3 6 (1.06%) CISSP
4 4 (0.71%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.71%) PMP
4 4 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.53%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.53%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.00%) QA
2 6 (1.06%) GDPR
3 4 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.71%) PMO
3 4 (0.71%) TickIT
4 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.18%) PSD2
System Software
1 30 (5.29%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 15 (2.65%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.12%) Terraform
3 11 (1.94%) Puppet
4 8 (1.41%) Grafana
4 8 (1.41%) Kibana
5 7 (1.23%) Ansible
6 6 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.88%) Consul
7 5 (0.88%) Graphite
7 5 (0.88%) logstash
7 5 (0.88%) Salt
7 5 (0.88%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.35%) HockeyApp
9 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 76 (13.40%) Apple
2 51 (8.99%) Xamarin
3 37 (6.53%) Microsoft
4 33 (5.82%) Google
5 17 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.41%) Oracle
7 7 (1.23%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.23%) Sencha
8 5 (0.88%) Alibaba
8 5 (0.88%) SaltStack
8 5 (0.88%) ServiceNow
8 5 (0.88%) webMethods
9 4 (0.71%) Adobe
9 4 (0.71%) Demandware
9 4 (0.71%) Twitter
10 3 (0.53%) Facebook
10 3 (0.53%) SAP
11 2 (0.35%) Splunk
12 1 (0.18%) HP
12 1 (0.18%) Perforce