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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 547 602 552
Rank change year-on-year +55 -50  
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 48 55 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.098% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.35% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 52
Median daily rate £394 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £321 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £363 £388
% change year-on-year -17.24% -6.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 14621 15591 15187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.58% 27.89% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10143 10885 9839
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 198 203
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.00 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.82%  

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 24 April 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 24 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iOS SDK in the UK

iOS SDK
Top 23 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 24 April 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 +52 47 £388 -3.12% 34
London +19 20 £438 - 17
East of England +13 12 £275 -31.25% 3
Essex -6 7 £275 -
Yorkshire +35 6 £420 +40.00% 4
West Yorkshire +24 6 £420 +40.00% 1
Leeds - 6 £420 - 1
South East +26 5 £388 +12.31% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £300 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £388 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £388 -
St Albans - 4 £275 - 1
City of London +5 3 £480 +3.78% 3
Brentwood - 3 £265 -
North West +29 2 £395 +5.40%
South West +2 2 £306 -25.75% 3
Dorset - 2 £306 -
Manchester - 2 £395 -
Edinburgh - 1 £425 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £200 -
Scotland - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 90 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 66 (73.33%) iOS Development
3 54 (60.00%) Objective-C
4 47 (52.22%) Android
4 47 (52.22%) Mobile App
5 43 (47.78%) Apple Swift
6 38 (42.22%) Android SDK
6 38 (42.22%) Android Development
7 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (38.89%) Java
9 32 (35.56%) TDD
10 30 (33.33%) JSON
11 29 (32.22%) RESTful
12 28 (31.11%) Xcode
13 26 (28.89%) Cocoa
13 26 (28.89%) User Experience
14 24 (26.67%) Scrum
15 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
16 22 (24.44%) XML
16 22 (24.44%) Core Data
17 20 (22.22%) Jenkins
18 19 (21.11%) REST
18 19 (21.11%) Apple
19 18 (20.00%) HTML
20 17 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
21 16 (17.78%) C++
21 16 (17.78%) OOD
22 15 (16.67%) OO
23 13 (14.44%) JUnit
23 13 (14.44%) Pair Programming

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 (6.67%) Confluence
2 2 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.22%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.11%) CMS
3 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.22%) InVision
1 2 (2.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.33%) GitHub
2 4 (4.44%) Google Play
3 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.22%) Heroku
4 2 (2.22%) Office 365
4 2 (2.22%) Yammer
5 1 (1.11%) CloudBees
5 1 (1.11%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.11%) IaaS
5 1 (1.11%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) VoIP
1 4 (4.44%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.22%) NFC
3 1 (1.11%) 3G
3 1 (1.11%) 4G
3 1 (1.11%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.11%) GPRS
3 1 (1.11%) HTTP
3 1 (1.11%) RFID
3 1 (1.11%) Skype
3 1 (1.11%) SSL
3 1 (1.11%) VPN
3 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.22%) MySQL
1 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (31.11%) Xcode
2 20 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 13 (14.44%) JUnit
4 12 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 10 (11.11%) Android Studio
5 10 (11.11%) JIRA
6 5 (5.56%) Bitbucket
7 4 (4.44%) git-flow
8 2 (2.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (2.22%) Capybara
8 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.22%) Gradle
8 2 (2.22%) Hudson
8 2 (2.22%) Selenium
8 2 (2.22%) Subversion
9 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.11%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.11%) Mocha
9 1 (1.11%) QUnit
9 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (10.00%) Automotive
2 8 (8.89%) Banking
3 7 (7.78%) Finance
4 5 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.44%) Retail
5 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.22%) Advertising
6 2 (2.22%) Games
6 2 (2.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 84 (93.33%) Developer
2 58 (64.44%) iOS Developer
3 34 (37.78%) Android Developer
4 13 (14.44%) iOS Android Developer
5 10 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Java Android Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Mobile Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Applications Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Objective-C Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Agile Developer
9 5 (5.56%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.44%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Senior iOS Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.33%) C++ Developer
12 2 (2.22%) C++/Java Developer
12 2 (2.22%) Java Software Developer
13 1 (1.11%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (42.22%) Android SDK
2 30 (33.33%) JSON
3 29 (32.22%) RESTful
4 26 (28.89%) Cocoa
5 22 (24.44%) Core Data
5 22 (24.44%) XML
6 19 (21.11%) REST
7 18 (20.00%) HTML
8 12 (13.33%) Core Animation
8 12 (13.33%) iPhone SDK
8 12 (13.33%) SOAP
8 12 (13.33%) Web Services
9 9 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
9 9 (10.00%) UIKit
10 8 (8.89%) jQuery
11 7 (7.78%) HTML5
12 5 (5.56%) PhoneGap
13 4 (4.44%) Android NDK
13 4 (4.44%) React Native
14 3 (3.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 47 (52.22%) Mobile App
2 26 (28.89%) User Experience
3 12 (13.33%) Animation
3 12 (13.33%) iPhone
4 6 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (4.44%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (2.22%) BBC
7 2 (2.22%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.22%) Fintech
7 2 (2.22%) Social Media
7 2 (2.22%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.11%) Contactless
8 1 (1.11%) EMV
8 1 (1.11%) NHS
8 1 (1.11%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 47 (52.22%) Android
3 3 (3.33%) Windows
4 1 (1.11%) Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (73.33%) iOS Development
2 38 (42.22%) Android Development
3 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (35.56%) TDD
5 24 (26.67%) Scrum
6 17 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (17.78%) OOD
8 15 (16.67%) OO
9 13 (14.44%) Pair Programming
10 12 (13.33%) MVC
10 12 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
11 11 (12.22%) Mobile Development
11 11 (12.22%) Push Notifications
12 7 (7.78%) BDD
12 7 (7.78%) Unit Testing
13 6 (6.67%) E-Commerce
14 5 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (5.56%) Web Development
15 4 (4.44%) IT Strategy
15 4 (4.44%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (60.00%) Objective-C
2 43 (47.78%) Apple Swift
3 35 (38.89%) Java
4 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
5 16 (17.78%) C++
6 7 (7.78%) C#
7 4 (4.44%) Python
8 1 (1.11%) C
8 1 (1.11%) PHP
8 1 (1.11%) Ruby
8 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.11%) Degree
1 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 19 (21.11%) Apple
2 6 (6.67%) Google
2 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.67%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.22%) Infor
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle
3 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.22%) SAP
3 2 (2.22%) Telerik
4 1 (1.11%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.11%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.11%) Kony
4 1 (1.11%) PayPal
4 1 (1.11%) Samsung
4 1 (1.11%) Sencha
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