The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for UIKit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UIKit over the 3 months to 25 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.

UIKit Framework
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 564 635 624
Rank change year-on-year +71 -11  
Contract jobs citing UIKit 23 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.032% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.11% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 12
Median daily rate £405 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.28% -6.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £249 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £270 £426
% change year-on-year +38.88% -36.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

UIKit 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 14838 15088 15400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.06% 28.44% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10253 10630 10284
Median daily rate £425 £420 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 180 213
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

UIKit
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing UIKit as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for UIKit in the UK

UIKit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UIKit in the UK

UIKit
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UIKit over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UIKit in the UK

UIKit
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 UIKit within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
Scotland +49 13 £375 +42.85%
Glasgow +11 13 £375 +42.85%
England +45 9 £445 -3.78% 6
London +3 6 £450 -10.00% 3
City of London +4 3 £450 +2.85%
Leeds - 2 £430 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £430 -
Yorkshire - 2 £430 -
Wales - 1 £300 -
Bridgend - 1 £300 -
South Wales - 1 £300 -
East of England - 1 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing UIKit 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 UIKit.

1 33 (91.67%) Apple iOS
2 31 (86.11%) Objective-C
3 30 (83.33%) iOS Development
4 29 (80.56%) Apple Swift
5 25 (69.44%) Core Data
6 21 (58.33%) Cocoa
6 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (52.78%) Cocoa Touch
8 18 (50.00%) JSON
9 16 (44.44%) OO
10 15 (41.67%) REST
11 13 (36.11%) Mobile App
11 13 (36.11%) Apple
11 13 (36.11%) MVC
12 12 (33.33%) SOAP
12 12 (33.33%) iPad
13 11 (30.56%) jQuery
13 11 (30.56%) iPhone
14 10 (27.78%) XML
14 10 (27.78%) TDD
15 9 (25.00%) Finance
15 9 (25.00%) Web Services
15 9 (25.00%) OOD
15 9 (25.00%) HTML
15 9 (25.00%) Data Protection
15 9 (25.00%) BDD
16 8 (22.22%) iOS SDK
16 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
16 8 (22.22%) Jenkins

UIKit
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 (13.89%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) GlassFish
2 2 (5.56%) JBoss
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.56%) WebLogic Integration
2 2 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) iTunes
2 1 (2.78%) GitHub
2 1 (2.78%) Google Play
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.56%) DB2
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.67%) JIRA
3 5 (13.89%) Bitbucket
3 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
3 5 (13.89%) Subversion
4 4 (11.11%) JUnit
4 4 (11.11%) Selenium
5 3 (8.33%) Capybara
5 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (8.33%) Xcode
6 2 (5.56%) CocoaPods
7 1 (2.78%) Android Studio
7 1 (2.78%) NUnit
7 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.78%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Prime Brokerage
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (88.89%) Developer
2 29 (80.56%) iOS Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.56%) Android Developer
5 2 (5.56%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Mac Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (2.78%) UI Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) Core Data
2 21 (58.33%) Cocoa
3 19 (52.78%) Cocoa Touch
4 18 (50.00%) JSON
5 15 (41.67%) REST
6 12 (33.33%) SOAP
7 11 (30.56%) jQuery
8 10 (27.78%) XML
9 9 (25.00%) HTML
9 9 (25.00%) Web Services
10 8 (22.22%) iOS SDK
11 7 (19.44%) Core Animation
12 6 (16.67%) HTML5
13 5 (13.89%) Apache Cordova
13 5 (13.89%) Dojo
14 4 (11.11%) PhoneGap
14 4 (11.11%) React Native
15 3 (8.33%) Backbone.js
15 3 (8.33%) CSS
15 3 (8.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Mobile App
2 12 (33.33%) iPad
3 11 (30.56%) iPhone
4 7 (19.44%) User Experience
5 4 (11.11%) Animation
6 2 (5.56%) Apple TV
6 2 (5.56%) Clustering
6 2 (5.56%) DataPower
6 2 (5.56%) Derivative
7 1 (2.78%) Fintech
7 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.78%) Social Media
7 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.33%) Android
2 3 (8.33%) Mac OS
3 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) iOS Development
2 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (44.44%) OO
4 13 (36.11%) MVC
5 10 (27.78%) TDD
6 9 (25.00%) BDD
6 9 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 9 (25.00%) OOD
7 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (16.67%) Scrum
9 5 (13.89%) Front End Development
9 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
10 4 (11.11%) Mobile Development
10 4 (11.11%) Mobile First
10 4 (11.11%) Project Management
10 4 (11.11%) Prototyping
10 4 (11.11%) Web Development
11 3 (8.33%) Kanban
11 3 (8.33%) SOA
11 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) Objective-C
2 29 (80.56%) Apple Swift
3 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 7 (19.44%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) Perl
5 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Apple
2 5 (13.89%) Xamarin
3 4 (11.11%) Telerik
4 3 (8.33%) Google
5 2 (5.56%) IBM
5 2 (5.56%) Kony
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) Sybase
5 2 (5.56%) Yahoo!
6 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.78%) Palo Alto