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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple iOS SDK
UK
Rank 557 592 546
Rank change year-on-year +35 -46  
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 52 49 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.092% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.33% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 40
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -20.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - -

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 14027 14876 14126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.36% 27.95% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9735 10312 9157
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 227 189
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iOS SDK in the UK

iOS SDK
Top 24 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 26 March 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 +41 48 £375 -6.25% 19
London +25 25 £400 -5.88% 7
East of England +8 15 £275 -31.25% 4
Essex +1 9 £275 -31.25%
Scotland +25 4 £500 -
Edinburgh +20 4 £500 -
Brentwood - 4 £265 -
St Albans - 4 £275 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £275 - 3
South East +27 3 - - 1
City of London +3 3 £480 +2.40% 2
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire +17 2 £398 +32.50% 1
West Yorkshire +16 2 £398 +32.50% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 2 £325 -18.75%
Cambridge +6 2 £325 -18.75%
Leeds - 2 £398 - 1
South West - 2 £306 - 1
Dorset - 2 £306 -
North West +24 1 £551 +46.80% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £551 - 1
Bournemouth - 1 £200 -

iOS SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 95 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 66 (69.47%) iOS Development
3 55 (57.89%) Android
4 49 (51.58%) Objective-C
5 45 (47.37%) Mobile App
6 42 (44.21%) Android Development
7 41 (43.16%) Android SDK
8 40 (42.11%) Apple Swift
9 39 (41.05%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (41.05%) Java
10 29 (30.53%) TDD
11 28 (29.47%) Xcode
11 28 (29.47%) User Experience
12 27 (28.42%) JSON
13 26 (27.37%) RESTful
13 26 (27.37%) Cocoa
14 23 (24.21%) JavaScript
15 22 (23.16%) C++
16 21 (22.11%) Scrum
17 20 (21.05%) REST
18 19 (20.00%) Jenkins
18 19 (20.00%) Android Studio
18 19 (20.00%) Core Data
19 18 (18.95%) Continuous Integration
19 18 (18.95%) HTML
19 18 (18.95%) XML
19 18 (18.95%) Apple
20 15 (15.79%) OOD
20 15 (15.79%) GitHub
21 14 (14.74%) Pair Programming

iOS SDK
Top Related 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 (6.32%) Confluence
2 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.05%) CMS
3 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.11%) InVision
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.79%) GitHub
2 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.21%) Google Play
4 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.11%) Heroku
4 2 (2.11%) Office 365
4 2 (2.11%) Yammer
5 1 (1.05%) CloudBees
5 1 (1.05%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.05%) IaaS
5 1 (1.05%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) VoIP
1 4 (4.21%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.11%) NFC
3 1 (1.05%) 3G
3 1 (1.05%) 4G
3 1 (1.05%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.05%) GPRS
3 1 (1.05%) HTTP
3 1 (1.05%) RFID
3 1 (1.05%) Skype
3 1 (1.05%) SSL
3 1 (1.05%) VPN
3 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) MySQL
1 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (29.47%) Xcode
2 19 (20.00%) Android Studio
2 19 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (13.68%) Git (software)
4 11 (11.58%) JIRA
4 11 (11.58%) JUnit
5 7 (7.37%) Gradle
6 6 (6.32%) Bitbucket
7 4 (4.21%) CocoaPods
8 2 (2.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (2.11%) git-flow
8 2 (2.11%) Hudson
9 1 (1.05%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.05%) Capybara
9 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.05%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.05%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.05%) Mocha
9 1 (1.05%) QUnit
9 1 (1.05%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (9.47%) Automotive
2 8 (8.42%) Finance
3 5 (5.26%) Games
4 4 (4.21%) Banking
4 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.11%) Advertising
5 2 (2.11%) Retail
5 2 (2.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 88 (92.63%) Developer
2 53 (55.79%) iOS Developer
3 35 (36.84%) Android Developer
4 11 (11.58%) iOS Android Developer
5 10 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.42%) Java Android Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Mobile Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Objective-C Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.26%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.21%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior iOS Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.16%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Agile Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Applications Developer
10 3 (3.16%) C++ Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Junior
10 3 (3.16%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 2 (2.11%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (43.16%) Android SDK
2 27 (28.42%) JSON
3 26 (27.37%) Cocoa
3 26 (27.37%) RESTful
4 20 (21.05%) REST
5 19 (20.00%) Core Data
6 18 (18.95%) HTML
6 18 (18.95%) XML
7 11 (11.58%) Core Animation
7 11 (11.58%) iPhone SDK
8 10 (10.53%) SOAP
9 9 (9.47%) Web Services
10 8 (8.42%) Cocoa Touch
10 8 (8.42%) jQuery
11 7 (7.37%) UIKit
12 6 (6.32%) .NET
12 6 (6.32%) HTML5
13 5 (5.26%) Android NDK
13 5 (5.26%) JNI
13 5 (5.26%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (47.37%) Mobile App
2 28 (29.47%) User Experience
3 11 (11.58%) Animation
3 11 (11.58%) iPhone
4 5 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.21%) Augmented Reality
5 4 (4.21%) Digital Media
6 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.16%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (2.11%) Apple TV
7 2 (2.11%) BBC
7 2 (2.11%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.11%) Fintech
7 2 (2.11%) Streaming Video
7 2 (2.11%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.05%) EMV
8 1 (1.05%) Mobile Games
8 1 (1.05%) NHS
8 1 (1.05%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 55 (57.89%) Android
3 5 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (1.05%) Linux
4 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (69.47%) iOS Development
2 42 (44.21%) Android Development
3 39 (41.05%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (30.53%) TDD
5 21 (22.11%) Scrum
6 18 (18.95%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (15.79%) OOD
8 14 (14.74%) Pair Programming
9 13 (13.68%) Mobile Development
9 13 (13.68%) OO
9 13 (13.68%) Push Notifications
10 12 (12.63%) MVC
11 11 (11.58%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (7.37%) Mobile Application Development
12 7 (7.37%) Unit Testing
13 6 (6.32%) BDD
13 6 (6.32%) E-Commerce
14 5 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
15 4 (4.21%) API Integration
15 4 (4.21%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 49 (51.58%) Objective-C
2 40 (42.11%) Apple Swift
3 39 (41.05%) Java
4 23 (24.21%) JavaScript
5 22 (23.16%) C++
6 11 (11.58%) C#
7 7 (7.37%) C
7 7 (7.37%) Python
8 1 (1.05%) Ruby
8 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.16%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) ISEB
2 2 (2.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 18 (18.95%) Apple
2 8 (8.42%) Xamarin
3 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.26%) Google
5 2 (2.11%) Infor
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle
5 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.11%) SAP
6 1 (1.05%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.05%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.05%) Facebook
6 1 (1.05%) Kony
6 1 (1.05%) PayPal
6 1 (1.05%) PubNub
6 1 (1.05%) Samsung
6 1 (1.05%) Sencha
6 1 (1.05%) Telerik
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago