Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior iOS Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 822 782 783
Rank change year-on-year -40 +1 +41
Contract jobs requiring a Senior iOS Developer 67 104 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.098% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 97 107
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.43%
10th Percentile £350 £360 £370
90th Percentile £550 £575 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -25.00% +17.65% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

Senior iOS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior iOS Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior iOS Developer in the UK

Senior iOS Developer
Top 9 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 6 months to 18 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
England +5 66 £450 -6.49% 16
London -28 61 £463 -5.13% 11
UK excluding London +22 6 £375 -25.00% 6
North of England +60 2 £450 +12.50% 3
North West +25 2 £450 - 2
South East - 2 £375 - 1
Midlands +25 1 £388 -13.89%
East Midlands +5 1 £388 -13.89%
Scotland - 1 - - 1

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 67 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 67 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 58 (86.57%) Apple Swift
3 43 (64.18%) Objective-C
3 43 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (46.27%) TDD
5 24 (35.82%) RESTful
6 22 (32.84%) Xcode
7 20 (29.85%) JIRA
8 19 (28.36%) Mobile App
9 17 (25.37%) iPhone
10 16 (23.88%) iOS SDK
11 15 (22.39%) User Experience
11 15 (22.39%) Git (software)
12 14 (20.90%) Scrum
12 14 (20.90%) Confluence
12 14 (20.90%) WebKit
12 14 (20.90%) Bitbucket
13 13 (19.40%) iPad
13 13 (19.40%) Apple
13 13 (19.40%) Test Automation
14 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (17.91%) Android
15 11 (16.42%) Atlassian
15 11 (16.42%) Cocoa
15 11 (16.42%) Core Data
16 10 (14.93%) OOP
16 10 (14.93%) BDD
17 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
18 8 (11.94%) REST

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 14 (20.90%) Confluence
2 3 (4.48%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) GitHub
2 4 (5.97%) TestFlight
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.49%) Network Security
2 1 (1.49%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (2.99%) CouchDB
1 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.99%) MySQL
1 2 (2.99%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (32.84%) Xcode
2 20 (29.85%) JIRA
3 15 (22.39%) Git (software)
4 14 (20.90%) Bitbucket
5 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.46%) CocoaPods
7 4 (5.97%) Crashlytics
8 3 (4.48%) Appium
8 3 (4.48%) Calabash
8 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.48%) git-flow
9 1 (1.49%) Gradle
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Banking
2 3 (4.48%) Publishing
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.82%) RESTful
2 16 (23.88%) iOS SDK
3 14 (20.90%) WebKit
4 11 (16.42%) Cocoa
4 11 (16.42%) Core Data
5 8 (11.94%) REST
6 7 (10.45%) RxSwift
6 7 (10.45%) Web Services
7 6 (8.96%) JSON
8 5 (7.46%) UIKit
9 4 (5.97%) Cocoa Touch
9 4 (5.97%) Core Animation
9 4 (5.97%) HTML
9 4 (5.97%) XML
10 3 (4.48%) CSS
10 3 (4.48%) CSS3
10 3 (4.48%) Gherkin
10 3 (4.48%) HTML5
10 3 (4.48%) SOAP
10 3 (4.48%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Mobile App
2 17 (25.37%) iPhone
3 15 (22.39%) User Experience
4 13 (19.40%) iPad
5 4 (5.97%) Algorithms
5 4 (5.97%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.99%) Fintech
7 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.49%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.49%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.49%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.49%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 12 (17.91%) Android
3 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 43 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (46.27%) TDD
4 14 (20.90%) Scrum
5 13 (19.40%) Test Automation
6 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (14.93%) BDD
7 10 (14.93%) OOP
8 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.94%) Low Latency
10 7 (10.45%) Mobile Development
11 6 (8.96%) Acceptance Criteria
11 6 (8.96%) Android Development
11 6 (8.96%) Dependency Management
12 5 (7.46%) OO
13 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
13 4 (5.97%) Multithreading
13 4 (5.97%) MVC
13 4 (5.97%) OOD
13 4 (5.97%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (86.57%) Apple Swift
2 43 (64.18%) Objective-C
3 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.48%) Ruby
4 2 (2.99%) GraphQL
4 2 (2.99%) Java
4 2 (2.99%) SQL
5 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.49%) Degree
1 1 (1.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Apple
2 11 (16.42%) Atlassian