The median contractor rate for a Senior iOS Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Senior iOS Developer
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 612 590
Rank change year-on-year +27 -22  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior iOS Developer 22 39 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.073% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.077% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 36 37
Median daily rate £475 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £288 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £414
% change year-on-year -8.82% +2.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior iOS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior iOS Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior iOS Developer in the UK

Senior iOS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior iOS Developer.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior iOS Developer in the UK

Senior iOS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior iOS Developer over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior iOS Developer in the UK

Senior iOS Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior iOS Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior iOS Developer in the UK

Senior iOS Developer
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior iOS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +18 20 £475 - 14
London -16 17 £475 -1.29% 12
City of London -6 4 £425 -13.92% 3
Scotland +33 2 £388 +57.20%
Yorkshire +25 2 £500 -
Glasgow +7 1 £388 +57.20%
Edinburgh - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £388 -
Nottingham - 1 £388 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £388 -

Senior iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Senior iOS Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior iOS Developer in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 44 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 36 (81.82%) Apple Swift
2 36 (81.82%) Objective-C
3 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (61.36%) TDD
5 17 (38.64%) Test Automation
6 16 (36.36%) iPhone
7 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
9 13 (29.55%) iPad
10 12 (27.27%) Pair Programming
11 11 (25.00%) Scrum
11 11 (25.00%) RESTful
11 11 (25.00%) Mobile Development
12 9 (20.45%) Mobile App
13 8 (18.18%) User Experience
13 8 (18.18%) Cocoa
13 8 (18.18%) OOP
13 8 (18.18%) OO
14 7 (15.91%) Xcode
14 7 (15.91%) Extreme Programming
14 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
14 7 (15.91%) JIRA
14 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
14 7 (15.91%) Jenkins
14 7 (15.91%) REST
15 6 (13.64%) JSON
15 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
16 5 (11.36%) SQL

Senior iOS Developer Skill Set
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 1 (2.27%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.82%) TestFlight
2 1 (2.27%) Firebase
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) HTTP
1 4 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (2.27%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.27%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (6.82%) CouchDB
1 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.82%) MySQL
1 3 (6.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.91%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.91%) JIRA
2 7 (15.91%) Xcode
3 4 (9.09%) CocoaPods
3 4 (9.09%) git-flow
4 1 (2.27%) CircleCI
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.27%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) RESTful
2 8 (18.18%) Cocoa
3 7 (15.91%) REST
4 6 (13.64%) JSON
5 5 (11.36%) Core Data
5 5 (11.36%) CSS
5 5 (11.36%) HTML
5 5 (11.36%) SOAP
5 5 (11.36%) XML
6 4 (9.09%) CSS3
6 4 (9.09%) HTML5
6 4 (9.09%) iOS SDK
6 4 (9.09%) Web Services
7 3 (6.82%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (2.27%) Node.js
8 1 (2.27%) React Native
8 1 (2.27%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) iPhone
2 13 (29.55%) iPad
3 9 (20.45%) Mobile App
4 8 (18.18%) User Experience
5 3 (6.82%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.82%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.55%) Streaming Video
6 2 (4.55%) Video on Demand
7 1 (2.27%) Apple TV
7 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.27%) Fintech
7 1 (2.27%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (61.36%) TDD
4 17 (38.64%) Test Automation
5 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (27.27%) Pair Programming
7 11 (25.00%) Mobile Development
7 11 (25.00%) Scrum
8 8 (18.18%) OO
8 8 (18.18%) OOP
9 7 (15.91%) Extreme Programming
9 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
9 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
10 4 (9.09%) API Design
10 4 (9.09%) High Availability
10 4 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (6.82%) API Integration
11 3 (6.82%) Code Optimisation
11 3 (6.82%) Memory Management
11 3 (6.82%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 36 (81.82%) Apple Swift
1 36 (81.82%) Objective-C
2 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.36%) SQL
4 3 (6.82%) Ruby
5 1 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Apple
2 1 (2.27%) Facebook
2 1 (2.27%) Google
2 1 (2.27%) Optimizely
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