The median contractor rate for a Senior iOS Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior iOS Developer
UK
Rank 563 586 567
Rank change year-on-year +23 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior iOS Developer 23 44 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.083% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.088% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 39 43
Median daily rate £475 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £380 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £394 £425
% change year-on-year +9.52% -7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.60

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 42134 50253 49507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.85% 95.17% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27277 32490 29886
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1476 1587 1956
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +6.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior iOS Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior iOS Developer in the UK

Senior iOS Developer
Top 7 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 22 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 +30 23 £475 -2.56% 17
London -2 21 £475 -5.00% 9
City of London 0 4 £513 - 1
North West +32 1 £450 - 3
Manchester +13 1 £450 - 3
South West +2 1 £413 +6.45%
Dorset - 1 £413 -

Senior iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 55 (98.21%) Apple iOS
1 55 (98.21%) iOS Development
2 45 (80.36%) Apple Swift
3 43 (76.79%) Objective-C
4 33 (58.93%) TDD
5 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (32.14%) Git (software)
7 16 (28.57%) Mobile Development
7 16 (28.57%) Unit Testing
8 15 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (25.00%) Mobile App
9 14 (25.00%) REST
10 13 (23.21%) Pair Programming
11 11 (19.64%) Scrum
11 11 (19.64%) Apple
11 11 (19.64%) E-Commerce
12 10 (17.86%) Cocoa
12 10 (17.86%) JSON
12 10 (17.86%) Android
13 9 (16.07%) RESTful
13 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
14 8 (14.29%) iPhone
14 8 (14.29%) Android Development
14 8 (14.29%) User Experience
14 8 (14.29%) Xcode
14 8 (14.29%) OO
15 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
15 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
15 7 (12.50%) CouchDB
15 7 (12.50%) Test Automation

Senior iOS Developer Skill Set
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 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (8.93%) TestFlight
2 1 (1.79%) Firebase
2 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.79%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (3.57%) Network Security
3 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) CouchDB
1 7 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 6 (10.71%) MySQL
3 5 (8.93%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (8.93%) Mixpanel
3 5 (8.93%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
3 8 (14.29%) Xcode
4 6 (10.71%) CocoaPods
4 6 (10.71%) git-flow
5 5 (8.93%) CircleCI
5 5 (8.93%) Travis CI
6 3 (5.36%) JIRA
6 3 (5.36%) Subversion
7 1 (1.79%) Babel
7 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.79%) Gradle
7 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
1 4 (7.14%) Retail
2 3 (5.36%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Automotive
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) REST
2 10 (17.86%) Cocoa
2 10 (17.86%) JSON
3 9 (16.07%) RESTful
4 7 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
4 7 (12.50%) Core Data
5 6 (10.71%) Web Services
6 5 (8.93%) SOAP
7 4 (7.14%) CSS
7 4 (7.14%) HTML
7 4 (7.14%) iOS SDK
8 3 (5.36%) React Native
8 3 (5.36%) XML
9 2 (3.57%) CSS3
9 2 (3.57%) HTML5
10 1 (1.79%) .NET
10 1 (1.79%) Node.js
10 1 (1.79%) Redux
10 1 (1.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (14.29%) iPhone
2 8 (14.29%) User Experience
3 6 (10.71%) iPad
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Fintech
4 2 (3.57%) NHS
4 2 (3.57%) Social Network
4 2 (3.57%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.57%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 55 (98.21%) Apple iOS
2 10 (17.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (98.21%) iOS Development
2 33 (58.93%) TDD
3 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (28.57%) Mobile Development
4 16 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 15 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (23.21%) Pair Programming
7 11 (19.64%) E-Commerce
7 11 (19.64%) Scrum
8 8 (14.29%) Android Development
8 8 (14.29%) OO
9 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 7 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 6 (10.71%) Extreme Programming
10 6 (10.71%) OOP
10 6 (10.71%) SOLID
11 5 (8.93%) Analytics
11 5 (8.93%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (8.93%) Progressive Enhancement
11 5 (8.93%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 45 (80.36%) Apple Swift
2 43 (76.79%) Objective-C
3 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.71%) SQL
5 4 (7.14%) Java
6 2 (3.57%) C#
6 2 (3.57%) Ruby
7 1 (1.79%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.79%) C++
7 1 (1.79%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.79%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Apple
2 5 (8.93%) Coremetrics
3 2 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (1.79%) Facebook
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates - 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Morgan Mckinley
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago