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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 568 607 555
Rank change year-on-year +39 -52  
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 42 44 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.082% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.29% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 41 60
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £338 £413
% change year-on-year +14.81% -18.18%  
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 15073 15351 15194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 28.50% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40527 42125 37909
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £298 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 592 521 675
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £48.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for iOS SDK in the UK

iOS SDK
Top 8 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 28 June 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 +35 41 £400 -5.88% 26
UK excluding London +59 32 £388 +14.81% 11
North of England +65 10 £370 +5.71% 4
South East +34 10 £388 -
London -12 10 £413 -8.33% 15
Midlands - 8 £394 - 4
East of England - 3 £400 - 2
Scotland +34 1 £388 +3.33%

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 80 (81.63%) iOS Development
3 60 (61.22%) Objective-C
4 54 (55.10%) Mobile App
5 51 (52.04%) Android
6 48 (48.98%) Apple Swift
7 44 (44.90%) Android Development
8 43 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (40.82%) Android SDK
10 39 (39.80%) JSON
10 39 (39.80%) Java
11 36 (36.73%) RESTful
12 29 (29.59%) Xcode
13 28 (28.57%) TDD
14 26 (26.53%) XML
14 26 (26.53%) Cocoa
14 26 (26.53%) Apple
15 25 (25.51%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (23.47%) Scrum
17 22 (22.45%) User Experience
18 20 (20.41%) REST
18 20 (20.41%) JavaScript
19 19 (19.39%) Web Services
19 19 (19.39%) Mobile Development
19 19 (19.39%) Core Data
20 18 (18.37%) SOAP
21 17 (17.35%) OO
21 17 (17.35%) Jenkins
22 16 (16.33%) HTML
23 14 (14.29%) 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 5 (5.10%) 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 10 (10.20%) 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 4 (4.08%) VoIP
1 4 (4.08%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.04%) Bluetooth
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 29 (29.59%) Xcode
2 17 (17.35%) Jenkins
3 14 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 10 (10.20%) JUnit
5 9 (9.18%) git-flow
6 7 (7.14%) JIRA
7 6 (6.12%) Android Studio
8 5 (5.10%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.04%) Selenium
9 2 (2.04%) Subversion
10 1 (1.02%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.02%) Capybara
10 1 (1.02%) CircleCI
10 1 (1.02%) CocoaPods
10 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.02%) Gradle
10 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.02%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (13.27%) Banking
2 11 (11.22%) Finance
3 8 (8.16%) Automotive
4 5 (5.10%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.04%) Advertising
5 2 (2.04%) Retail
5 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.02%) Games
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 94 (95.92%) Developer
2 74 (75.51%) iOS Developer
3 40 (40.82%) 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
7 8 (8.16%) Java Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Java Android Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Agile Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Objective-C Developer
10 4 (4.08%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.08%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Senior iOS Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Android Engineer
12 2 (2.04%) Java Software Developer
13 1 (1.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 1 (1.02%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (40.82%) Android SDK
2 39 (39.80%) JSON
3 36 (36.73%) RESTful
4 26 (26.53%) Cocoa
4 26 (26.53%) XML
5 20 (20.41%) REST
6 19 (19.39%) Core Data
6 19 (19.39%) Web Services
7 18 (18.37%) SOAP
8 16 (16.33%) HTML
9 12 (12.24%) Cocoa Touch
10 10 (10.20%) Core Animation
11 9 (9.18%) iPhone SDK
12 8 (8.16%) UIKit
13 7 (7.14%) jQuery
14 6 (6.12%) HTML5
15 4 (4.08%) Android NDK
15 4 (4.08%) PhoneGap
16 3 (3.06%) .NET
16 3 (3.06%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 54 (55.10%) Mobile App
2 22 (22.45%) User Experience
3 13 (13.27%) iPhone
4 9 (9.18%) Animation
5 5 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.08%) iPad
7 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.04%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.04%) BBC
8 2 (2.04%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.04%) Fintech
8 2 (2.04%) Social Media
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%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 98 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 51 (52.04%) Android
3 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (81.63%) iOS Development
2 44 (44.90%) Android Development
3 43 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (28.57%) TDD
5 25 (25.51%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (23.47%) Scrum
7 19 (19.39%) Mobile Development
8 17 (17.35%) OO
9 14 (14.29%) OOD
10 12 (12.24%) Pair Programming
11 11 (11.22%) MVC
12 10 (10.20%) OOA/OOD
12 10 (10.20%) Unit Testing
13 9 (9.18%) Push Notifications
14 8 (8.16%) B2C
15 7 (7.14%) BDD
16 6 (6.12%) Mobile Application Development
17 5 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
17 5 (5.10%) Test Automation
17 5 (5.10%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (61.22%) Objective-C
2 48 (48.98%) Apple Swift
3 39 (39.80%) Java
4 20 (20.41%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.20%) C++
6 5 (5.10%) C#
7 4 (4.08%) Python
8 2 (2.04%) Ruby
9 1 (1.02%) Perl
9 1 (1.02%) PHP
9 1 (1.02%) SQL
9 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 3 (3.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.02%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 26 (26.53%) Apple
2 6 (6.12%) Google
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.12%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.04%) IBM
3 2 (2.04%) OpenText
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (1.02%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.02%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.02%) Facebook
4 1 (1.02%) Kony
4 1 (1.02%) Optimizely
4 1 (1.02%) Sencha
4 1 (1.02%) Telerik
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Social Superstore
Rate: From £250 to £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: 5 days ago