Period
to 28 July 2017

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 6 months to 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 757 771 728
Rank change year-on-year +14 -43 -7
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 98 114 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.36% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 102 103
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £315 £309
90th Percentile £530 £525 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +8.93% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
UK 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 30779 31287 30670
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.03% 28.47% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21317 21829 20235
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £268
90th Percentile £613 £595 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £370
% change year-on-year +5.96% +2.03% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 399 423
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £36.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.96% -1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £15.08 £13.00 £15.30
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £53.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.58% -2.70% +8.82%

iOS SDK
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 28 July 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 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iOS SDK in the UK

iOS SDK
Top 14 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 6 months to 28 July 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 +29 96 £400 -5.88% 25
UK excluding London +70 53 £381 +8.93% 16
London -13 45 £450 - 9
South East +45 15 £388 +12.32% 2
North of England +77 14 £420 +12.00% 3
East of England +1 13 £275 -21.43% 5
Midlands +41 8 £394 +23.53% 4
Yorkshire +40 8 £420 +31.76%
East Midlands - 7 £400 - 2
North East +48 4 £500 +60.00%
Scotland +38 2 £406 +8.33%
North West +27 2 £395 +5.40% 3
West Midlands +30 1 £350 +9.80% 2
South West +2 1 £200 -33.33% 2

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 98 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 82 (83.67%) iOS Development
3 65 (66.33%) Objective-C
4 54 (55.10%) Apple Swift
5 49 (50.00%) Android
6 48 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (45.92%) RESTful
7 45 (45.92%) Mobile App
8 39 (39.80%) Android Development
9 35 (35.71%) Android SDK
9 35 (35.71%) Xcode
9 35 (35.71%) Java
10 30 (30.61%) TDD
10 30 (30.61%) JSON
11 26 (26.53%) Apple
12 25 (25.51%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (24.49%) XML
13 24 (24.49%) User Experience
14 23 (23.47%) Scrum
15 21 (21.43%) Git (software)
15 21 (21.43%) Mobile Development
16 20 (20.41%) iPhone
17 19 (19.39%) Cocoa
18 17 (17.35%) REST
18 17 (17.35%) Core Data
19 15 (15.31%) Web Services
19 15 (15.31%) OO
19 15 (15.31%) Banking
20 14 (14.29%) JIRA
20 14 (14.29%) Jenkins

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 8 (8.16%) Confluence
2 2 (2.04%) Alfresco
2 2 (2.04%) CMS
2 2 (2.04%) Drupal
2 2 (2.04%) Liferay
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.02%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.04%) InVision
1 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.24%) GitHub
2 3 (3.06%) Google Play
3 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.04%) Firebase
4 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.02%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) Bluetooth
2 4 (4.08%) VoIP
2 4 (4.08%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.02%) NFC
3 1 (1.02%) RFID
3 1 (1.02%) Skype
3 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) MySQL
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (35.71%) Xcode
2 21 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 14 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 14 (14.29%) JIRA
4 9 (9.18%) git-flow
5 8 (8.16%) Bitbucket
5 8 (8.16%) JUnit
6 5 (5.10%) Android Studio
7 4 (4.08%) Crashlytics
8 3 (3.06%) Subversion
9 2 (2.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (2.04%) CocoaPods
9 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.04%) Gradle
9 2 (2.04%) Selenium
10 1 (1.02%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.02%) Capybara
10 1 (1.02%) CircleCI
10 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.02%) Travis CI
General
1 15 (15.31%) Banking
2 11 (11.22%) Finance
3 6 (6.12%) Automotive
4 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.04%) Advertising
5 2 (2.04%) Retail
6 1 (1.02%) Games
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (96.94%) Developer
2 79 (80.61%) iOS Developer
3 35 (35.71%) Android Developer
4 23 (23.47%) iOS Android Developer
5 14 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
6 11 (11.22%) Applications Developer
6 11 (11.22%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 11 (11.22%) Senior Developer
6 11 (11.22%) Senior iOS Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Java Android Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Agile Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Objective-C Developer
10 4 (4.08%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.08%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Android Engineer
12 2 (2.04%) Java Software Developer
13 1 (1.02%) Java Applications Developer
13 1 (1.02%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (45.92%) RESTful
2 35 (35.71%) Android SDK
3 30 (30.61%) JSON
4 24 (24.49%) XML
5 19 (19.39%) Cocoa
6 17 (17.35%) Core Data
6 17 (17.35%) REST
7 15 (15.31%) Web Services
8 13 (13.27%) SOAP
9 12 (12.24%) Core Animation
10 9 (9.18%) HTML
11 8 (8.16%) Cocoa Touch
11 8 (8.16%) UIKit
12 7 (7.14%) iPhone SDK
12 7 (7.14%) WebKit
13 5 (5.10%) .NET
14 4 (4.08%) PhoneGap
15 3 (3.06%) React Native
16 2 (2.04%) Android NDK
16 2 (2.04%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 45 (45.92%) Mobile App
2 24 (24.49%) User Experience
3 20 (20.41%) iPhone
4 11 (11.22%) iPad
5 7 (7.14%) Animation
6 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (4.08%) Fintech
8 2 (2.04%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.04%) Streaming Video
9 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (1.02%) Social Media
9 1 (1.02%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 98 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 49 (50.00%) Android
3 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (83.67%) iOS Development
2 48 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (39.80%) Android Development
4 30 (30.61%) TDD
5 25 (25.51%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (23.47%) Scrum
7 21 (21.43%) Mobile Development
8 15 (15.31%) OO
9 13 (13.27%) MVC
10 12 (12.24%) OOD
11 11 (11.22%) Push Notifications
11 11 (11.22%) Unit Testing
12 9 (9.18%) Pair Programming
13 8 (8.16%) B2C
13 8 (8.16%) Low Latency
13 8 (8.16%) OOA/OOD
14 6 (6.12%) BDD
14 6 (6.12%) Dependency Management
14 6 (6.12%) OOP
14 6 (6.12%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 65 (66.33%) Objective-C
2 54 (55.10%) Apple Swift
3 35 (35.71%) Java
4 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.16%) C++
6 5 (5.10%) C#
7 2 (2.04%) Python
8 1 (1.02%) Perl
8 1 (1.02%) PHP
8 1 (1.02%) Ruby
8 1 (1.02%) SQL
8 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.06%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.02%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 26 (26.53%) Apple
2 13 (13.27%) Atlassian
3 8 (8.16%) Xamarin
4 6 (6.12%) Google
5 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.04%) IBM
6 2 (2.04%) OpenText
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle
7 1 (1.02%) Appcelerator
7 1 (1.02%) Facebook
7 1 (1.02%) Kony
7 1 (1.02%) Optimizely
7 1 (1.02%) SAP
7 1 (1.02%) Sencha
7 1 (1.02%) Telerik
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