Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 356 316
Rank change year-on-year +6 -40 +1
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 708 718 876
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.68% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.81% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 544 656
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £306 £319 £299
90th Percentile £544 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 7
UK median hourly rate £33.54 £36.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.83% +16.13% -31.11%
10th Percentile £22.78 £27.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £55.31 £40.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.08 £36.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -5.33% +16.13% +16.87%

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 86286 88673 93962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.92% 81.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 57474 58658 60890
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2038 2353 2731
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -1.96% +4.26% +17.50%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +14 680 £443 +4.12% 118
London -34 415 £475 +5.56% 52
UK excluding London +54 286 £375 - 71
North of England +88 101 £375 -6.37% 28
South East +28 60 £400 +14.29% 12
North West +42 53 £360 -15.29% 17
Midlands +43 47 £350 -2.78% 10
Yorkshire +25 39 £420 +8.39% 10
South West +13 33 £400 -20.00% 14
West Midlands +55 29 £350 - 6
East of England -35 24 £325 -7.14% 2
Scotland -4 22 £375 - 4
East Midlands +5 18 £325 -11.56% 4
North East +72 9 £305 -13.78% 1
Wales +7 1 £350 -6.67% 1

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 698 (98.59%) Apple iOS
2 407 (57.49%) Apple Swift
3 365 (51.55%) Objective-C
4 339 (47.88%) Agile Software Development
5 272 (38.42%) Android
6 260 (36.72%) Mobile App
7 242 (34.18%) Android Development
8 196 (27.68%) TDD
9 174 (24.58%) Mobile Development
10 169 (23.87%) RESTful
11 155 (21.89%) Xcode
12 149 (21.05%) Scrum
13 148 (20.90%) User Experience
14 139 (19.63%) Apple
15 120 (16.95%) Java
16 118 (16.67%) JavaScript
17 115 (16.24%) Cocoa
18 113 (15.96%) Git (software)
19 107 (15.11%) iOS SDK
20 105 (14.83%) iPhone
21 104 (14.69%) OO
22 102 (14.41%) HTML
23 97 (13.70%) iPad
24 95 (13.42%) Unit Testing
25 82 (11.58%) Finance
26 79 (11.16%) Web Services
27 78 (11.02%) JSON
28 76 (10.73%) REST
29 75 (10.59%) BDD
30 68 (9.60%) 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 41 (5.79%) CMS
2 19 (2.68%) Confluence
3 6 (0.85%) JBoss
4 4 (0.56%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.56%) Drupal
5 3 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (0.42%) Mule
5 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.28%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.28%) Apache
6 2 (0.28%) Liferay
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.28%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (0.85%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.42%) InVision
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.36%) GitHub
2 17 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.27%) Google Play
5 7 (0.99%) PaaS
6 4 (0.56%) SaaS
6 4 (0.56%) TestFlight
7 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.42%) npm
8 2 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.28%) IaaS
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.14%) Firebase
9 1 (0.14%) G Suite
9 1 (0.14%) Office 365
9 1 (0.14%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.08%) Bluetooth
2 22 (3.11%) HTTP
3 10 (1.41%) Network Security
4 7 (0.99%) Internet
5 6 (0.85%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.71%) SSL
7 3 (0.42%) SMS
7 3 (0.42%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.14%) 4G
8 1 (0.14%) CTI
8 1 (0.14%) NFC
8 1 (0.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.84%) MongoDB
3 12 (1.69%) MySQL
4 8 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (1.13%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.13%) Redis
5 7 (0.99%) Big Data
5 7 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (0.85%) CouchDB
6 6 (0.85%) SQLite
7 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.56%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.42%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.28%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 155 (21.89%) Xcode
2 113 (15.96%) Git (software)
3 59 (8.33%) JIRA
4 38 (5.37%) Jenkins
5 22 (3.11%) git-flow
6 19 (2.68%) Bitbucket
7 17 (2.40%) Subversion
8 16 (2.26%) CocoaPods
9 14 (1.98%) Appium
10 11 (1.55%) Android Studio
10 11 (1.55%) Crashlytics
10 11 (1.55%) Cucumber
10 11 (1.55%) JUnit
10 11 (1.55%) Visual Studio
11 8 (1.13%) NUnit
12 7 (0.99%) Calabash
12 7 (0.99%) Gradle
12 7 (0.99%) Maven
13 6 (0.85%) GitLab
13 6 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 82 (11.58%) Finance
2 45 (6.36%) Banking
3 41 (5.79%) Publishing
4 37 (5.23%) Retail
5 19 (2.68%) Games
6 10 (1.41%) Advertising
7 8 (1.13%) Marketing
8 7 (0.99%) Automotive
8 7 (0.99%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.71%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.56%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.42%) Electronics
11 3 (0.42%) Front Office
11 3 (0.42%) Legal
11 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.28%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 642 (90.68%) Developer
2 526 (74.29%) iOS Developer
3 90 (12.71%) Android Developer
4 80 (11.30%) Senior Developer
5 77 (10.88%) Mobile Developer
6 67 (9.46%) Senior iOS Developer
7 66 (9.32%) iOS Android Developer
8 42 (5.93%) Applications Developer
9 29 (4.10%) Xamarin Developer
10 28 (3.95%) Objective-C Developer
11 26 (3.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 16 (2.26%) Java Developer
13 11 (1.55%) C# Developer
13 11 (1.55%) Software Engineer
14 10 (1.41%) Lead Developer
15 9 (1.27%) JavaScript Developer
15 9 (1.27%) Programmer
15 9 (1.27%) Web Developer
16 8 (1.13%) .NET Developer
16 8 (1.13%) Android Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (23.87%) RESTful
2 115 (16.24%) Cocoa
3 107 (15.11%) iOS SDK
4 102 (14.41%) HTML
5 79 (11.16%) Web Services
6 78 (11.02%) JSON
7 76 (10.73%) REST
8 58 (8.19%) Core Data
9 56 (7.91%) XML
10 55 (7.77%) CSS
11 45 (6.36%) .NET
12 43 (6.07%) React Native
13 41 (5.79%) HTML5
14 38 (5.37%) SOAP
15 35 (4.94%) Core Animation
16 29 (4.10%) React
17 28 (3.95%) Cocoa Touch
18 24 (3.39%) CSS3
18 24 (3.39%) Node.js
19 23 (3.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 260 (36.72%) Mobile App
2 148 (20.90%) User Experience
3 105 (14.83%) iPhone
4 97 (13.70%) iPad
5 43 (6.07%) Greenfield Project
6 37 (5.23%) Computer Science
7 29 (4.10%) Animation
8 19 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (2.54%) Fintech
10 16 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.84%) Video on Demand
12 10 (1.41%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.99%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.99%) Mobile Games
13 7 (0.99%) Social Media
13 7 (0.99%) Video\Live Streaming
14 6 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
14 6 (0.85%) Over-the-Top Content
14 6 (0.85%) SWIFT
15 4 (0.56%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 698 (98.59%) Apple iOS
2 272 (38.42%) Android
3 25 (3.53%) Windows
4 14 (1.98%) Linux
5 11 (1.55%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (0.56%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.56%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.56%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.14%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (47.88%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (34.18%) Android Development
3 196 (27.68%) TDD
4 174 (24.58%) Mobile Development
5 149 (21.05%) Scrum
6 104 (14.69%) OO
7 95 (13.42%) Unit Testing
8 75 (10.59%) BDD
9 68 (9.60%) Test Automation
10 67 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
11 66 (9.32%) Software Engineering
12 62 (8.76%) MVC
13 58 (8.19%) OOD
14 52 (7.34%) OOP
15 51 (7.20%) Mobile Application Development
16 43 (6.07%) E-Commerce
17 35 (4.94%) Acceptance Criteria
18 34 (4.80%) Content Management
19 28 (3.95%) SDLC
20 27 (3.81%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 407 (57.49%) Apple Swift
2 365 (51.55%) Objective-C
3 120 (16.95%) Java
4 118 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 47 (6.64%) C#
6 36 (5.08%) C++
7 28 (3.95%) SQL
8 24 (3.39%) PHP
9 20 (2.82%) C
10 10 (1.41%) Python
10 10 (1.41%) Ruby
11 8 (1.13%) GraphQL
12 6 (0.85%) Kotlin
13 5 (0.71%) Scala
13 5 (0.71%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.56%) ES6
15 3 (0.42%) Go
15 3 (0.42%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.42%) VBA
15 3 (0.42%) XAML
Qualifications
1 41 (5.79%) Degree
2 31 (4.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (2.82%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.28%) PMP
4 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.28%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.28%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.14%) MCSE
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.38%) QA
2 2 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (0.85%) Docker
2 3 (0.42%) Firmware
3 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.42%) Kubernetes
1 3 (0.42%) Terraform
2 2 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (0.28%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.14%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 139 (19.63%) Apple
2 51 (7.20%) Xamarin
3 30 (4.24%) Atlassian
4 17 (2.40%) Google
5 10 (1.41%) Microsoft
6 7 (0.99%) Oracle
6 7 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.56%) Demandware
7 4 (0.56%) SAP
8 3 (0.42%) Adobe
8 3 (0.42%) Alteryx
8 3 (0.42%) Appcelerator
8 3 (0.42%) Twitter
9 2 (0.28%) Facebook
9 2 (0.28%) IBM
9 2 (0.28%) OpenText
9 2 (0.28%) SOASTA, Inc
9 2 (0.28%) Tealium
10 1 (0.14%) Sencha
10 1 (0.14%) Syncfusion