Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for iPhone SDK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iPhone SDK over the 6 months to 22 November 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.

iPhone SDK
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 880 895 894
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1 -30
Contract jobs citing iPhone SDK 4 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.012% 0.013% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
UK median daily rate £425 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -15.15% +17.86%
10th Percentile £388 £275 £366
90th Percentile £463 £415 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £313 £413
% change year-on-year +36.00% -24.24% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.61% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +73.61% - -

iPhone SDK is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33013 32000 31983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.00% 30.35% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23308 22171 21922
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 364 549
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.37 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.40 £54.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.74%

iPhone SDK
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for iPhone SDK in the UK

iPhone SDK
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iPhone SDK in the UK

iPhone SDK
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iPhone SDK in the UK

iPhone SDK
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPhone SDK within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 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
UK excluding London +32 4 £425 +36.00%
England +15 4 £425 +21.43% 1
East of England -11 4 £425 +36.00%

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iPhone 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 iPhone SDK.

1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 4 (100.00%) OOD
1 4 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 4 (100.00%) Xcode
1 4 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 4 (100.00%) Animation
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 4 (100.00%) GitHub
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 4 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 4 (100.00%) Core Data
1 4 (100.00%) Push Notifications
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) iPhone
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) Core Animation
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science

iPhone 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Xcode
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 4 (100.00%) Core Animation
1 4 (100.00%) Core Data
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Animation
1 4 (100.00%) iPhone
1 4 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 4 (100.00%) OOD
1 4 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 4 (100.00%) Push Notifications
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Objective-C