The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for iOS SDK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iOS SDK over the 3 months to 27 May 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.

Apple iOS SDK
UK
3 months to
27 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 604 545
Rank change year-on-year +46 -59  
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 35 51 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.093% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.33% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 45 53
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £406
% change year-on-year +3.33% -7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 - -

iOS SDK is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14572 15252 14758
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.99% 27.96% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10015 10774 9702
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 181 203
Median hourly rate £41.50 £33.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.75% -5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year +30.76% -14.02%  

iOS SDK
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing iOS SDK as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for iOS SDK in the UK

iOS SDK
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS SDK in the UK

iOS SDK
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS SDK over the 3 months to 27 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS SDK in the UK

iOS SDK
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iOS SDK in the UK

iOS SDK
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS SDK over the 3 months to 27 May 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iOS SDK in the UK

iOS SDK
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iOS SDK within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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 +48 34 £400 - 16
London +2 10 £475 +5.55% 8
South East +38 9 £388 - 1
Buckinghamshire -5 8 £388 - 1
East of England +6 5 £275 -31.25% 1
Milton Keynes -6 5 £388 -
West Yorkshire +24 4 £420 +40.00% 1
Yorkshire +13 4 £420 +40.00% 3
Essex -4 4 £275 -
Leeds - 4 £420 -
East Midlands - 3 £400 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £400 -
Nottingham - 3 £400 -
City of London -1 2 £500 +9.58% 1
Scotland +47 1 £388 +3.33%
North East +45 1 £500 +60.00%
West Midlands +25 1 £350 -
North West +23 1 £240 -36.00%
East Sussex - 1 £288 -
Coventry - 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 £240 -
Brighton - 1 £288 -
Basildon - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £388 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 27 May 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iOS SDK 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 SDK.

1 89 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 69 (77.53%) iOS Development
3 53 (59.55%) Objective-C
4 48 (53.93%) Mobile App
5 47 (52.81%) Android
6 45 (50.56%) Apple Swift
7 41 (46.07%) Android Development
8 39 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (42.70%) Android SDK
10 37 (41.57%) Java
11 35 (39.33%) JSON
12 31 (34.83%) RESTful
13 29 (32.58%) TDD
14 27 (30.34%) Xcode
15 25 (28.09%) Cocoa
15 25 (28.09%) Apple
16 24 (26.97%) Scrum
16 24 (26.97%) User Experience
17 23 (25.84%) XML
18 21 (23.60%) REST
19 20 (22.47%) JavaScript
19 20 (22.47%) Core Data
20 19 (21.35%) Jenkins
20 19 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
21 18 (20.22%) SOAP
22 16 (17.98%) HTML
22 16 (17.98%) OO
23 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
23 15 (16.85%) Mobile Development
24 14 (15.73%) OOD

iOS SDK
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 6 (6.74%) Confluence
2 1 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.12%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.25%) InVision
1 2 (2.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.36%) GitHub
2 4 (4.49%) Google Play
3 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.25%) Heroku
4 1 (1.12%) CloudBees
4 1 (1.12%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.12%) IaaS
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.12%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) VoIP
1 4 (4.49%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.25%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.25%) NFC
3 1 (1.12%) 3G
3 1 (1.12%) 4G
3 1 (1.12%) GPRS
3 1 (1.12%) RFID
3 1 (1.12%) Skype
3 1 (1.12%) VPN
3 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (30.34%) Xcode
2 19 (21.35%) Jenkins
3 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
4 11 (12.36%) JUnit
5 10 (11.24%) JIRA
6 9 (10.11%) Android Studio
7 7 (7.87%) git-flow
8 5 (5.62%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (2.25%) Capybara
9 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.25%) Gradle
9 2 (2.25%) Selenium
9 2 (2.25%) Subversion
10 1 (1.12%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.12%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.12%) Mocha
10 1 (1.12%) QUnit
10 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.12%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (13.48%) Banking
2 10 (11.24%) Finance
3 8 (8.99%) Automotive
4 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.25%) Advertising
6 2 (2.25%) Retail
6 2 (2.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 85 (95.51%) Developer
2 64 (71.91%) iOS Developer
3 36 (40.45%) Android Developer
4 18 (20.22%) iOS Android Developer
5 12 (13.48%) Mobile Developer
6 11 (12.36%) Java Developer
7 10 (11.24%) Applications Developer
7 10 (11.24%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 8 (8.99%) Java Android Developer
9 6 (6.74%) Agile Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Objective-C Developer
11 4 (4.49%) C# Developer
11 4 (4.49%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (4.49%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.49%) Senior iOS Developer
11 4 (4.49%) Software Developer
12 2 (2.25%) C++ Developer
12 2 (2.25%) C++/Java Developer
12 2 (2.25%) Java Software Developer
13 1 (1.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (42.70%) Android SDK
2 35 (39.33%) JSON
3 31 (34.83%) RESTful
4 25 (28.09%) Cocoa
5 23 (25.84%) XML
6 21 (23.60%) REST
7 20 (22.47%) Core Data
8 18 (20.22%) SOAP
9 16 (17.98%) HTML
10 13 (14.61%) Web Services
11 12 (13.48%) Cocoa Touch
12 10 (11.24%) Core Animation
13 9 (10.11%) iPhone SDK
13 9 (10.11%) UIKit
14 8 (8.99%) jQuery
15 7 (7.87%) HTML5
16 5 (5.62%) PhoneGap
17 4 (4.49%) Android NDK
17 4 (4.49%) React Native
18 3 (3.37%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 48 (53.93%) Mobile App
2 24 (26.97%) User Experience
3 12 (13.48%) iPhone
4 9 (10.11%) Animation
5 5 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.49%) Digital Media
7 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.37%) iPad
7 3 (3.37%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (2.25%) BBC
8 2 (2.25%) Fintech
8 2 (2.25%) Social Media
8 2 (2.25%) Streaming Video
9 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.12%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 89 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 47 (52.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (77.53%) iOS Development
2 41 (46.07%) Android Development
3 39 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (32.58%) TDD
5 24 (26.97%) Scrum
6 19 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (17.98%) OO
8 15 (16.85%) Mobile Development
9 14 (15.73%) OOD
10 12 (13.48%) Pair Programming
11 11 (12.36%) MVC
12 10 (11.24%) OOA/OOD
13 9 (10.11%) Push Notifications
13 9 (10.11%) Unit Testing
14 7 (7.87%) BDD
14 7 (7.87%) Test Automation
15 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
15 5 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
15 5 (5.62%) Web Development
16 4 (4.49%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 53 (59.55%) Objective-C
2 45 (50.56%) Apple Swift
3 37 (41.57%) Java
4 20 (22.47%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.48%) C++
6 5 (5.62%) C#
7 4 (4.49%) Python
8 2 (2.25%) Ruby
9 1 (1.12%) PHP
9 1 (1.12%) SQL
9 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.37%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.12%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 25 (28.09%) Apple
2 7 (7.87%) Xamarin
3 6 (6.74%) Google
4 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.25%) Telerik
6 1 (1.12%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.12%) Kony
6 1 (1.12%) Optimizely
6 1 (1.12%) Samsung
6 1 (1.12%) Sencha
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