The first table below looks at the demand for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 117 113 165
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +52
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 97 86 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.50% 1.38% 0.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.62% 6.72% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 68 48
Average daily rate £425 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1273 1280 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.72% 20.54% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 872 1006
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 74 92
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £135.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Apple iOS
London

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple iOS across the City of London region.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the City of London region.

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple iOS.

1 110 (60.77%) Android
2 78 (43.09%) Mobile App
3 65 (35.91%) iOS Development
4 50 (27.62%) Objective-C
5 46 (25.41%) Java
6 40 (22.10%) HTML
7 38 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (19.89%) TDD
9 35 (19.34%) Windows
9 35 (19.34%) iPad
9 35 (19.34%) iPhone
10 31 (17.13%) JavaScript
10 31 (17.13%) Scrum
11 29 (16.02%) Xcode
11 29 (16.02%) HTML5
12 28 (15.47%) Web Services
13 26 (14.36%) CSS
13 26 (14.36%) Finance
14 22 (12.15%) OO
14 22 (12.15%) iOS SDK
14 22 (12.15%) Test Automation
15 21 (11.60%) Android Development
15 21 (11.60%) Apple
16 20 (11.05%) Banking
16 20 (11.05%) Degree
16 20 (11.05%) BDD
17 19 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (10.50%) QA
17 19 (10.50%) Selenium
18 18 (9.94%) Blackberry

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple iOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.87%) Node.js
3 6 (3.31%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.76%) nginx
4 5 (2.76%) CMS
5 4 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.21%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (1.66%) Lync
6 3 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.66%) Apache
6 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.10%) IIS
8 1 (0.55%) WordPress
8 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.55%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (2.76%) Photoshop
1 5 (2.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.21%) MS Office
2 4 (2.21%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.66%) MS Project
4 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.10%) InDesign
4 2 (1.10%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.10%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.10%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.42%) Oracle CRM
1 8 (4.42%) Magento
2 2 (1.10%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) GitHub
1 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.97%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.42%) DNS
3 7 (3.87%) HTTP
4 6 (3.31%) Internet
4 6 (3.31%) VPN
5 5 (2.76%) Bluetooth
6 4 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (2.21%) Wireless
7 3 (1.66%) AMQP
7 3 (1.66%) DHCP
7 3 (1.66%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.66%) SSL
8 2 (1.10%) ZigBee
8 2 (1.10%) LDAP
8 2 (1.10%) LAN
8 2 (1.10%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.55%) Network Security
9 1 (0.55%) WAN
9 1 (0.55%) ADSL
9 1 (0.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (3.31%) MySQL
1 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (2.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (2.21%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.10%) Big Data
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (16.02%) Xcode
2 19 (10.50%) Selenium
3 16 (8.84%) Calabash
4 15 (8.29%) Cucumber
5 14 (7.73%) Git (software)
6 12 (6.63%) Robotium
7 11 (6.08%) WebDriver
8 9 (4.97%) JIRA
9 8 (4.42%) Jenkins
9 8 (4.42%) Hudson
10 6 (3.31%) Subversion
10 6 (3.31%) PhoneGap
11 5 (2.76%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.76%) JBehave
12 4 (2.21%) JUnit
12 4 (2.21%) Axure RP
12 4 (2.21%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.66%) eggPlant
14 2 (1.10%) WATIR
14 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (14.36%) Finance
2 20 (11.05%) Banking
3 11 (6.08%) Marketing
4 8 (4.42%) Legal
5 6 (3.31%) Back Office
6 4 (2.21%) Games
7 3 (1.66%) Billing
7 3 (1.66%) Retail
7 3 (1.66%) International Banking
7 3 (1.66%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.10%) Publishing
8 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.55%) Front Office
9 1 (0.55%) Automotive
9 1 (0.55%) Law
9 1 (0.55%) Advertising
9 1 (0.55%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (43.65%) Developer
2 51 (28.18%) iOS Developer
3 14 (7.73%) Tester
4 13 (7.18%) Mobile Developer
4 13 (7.18%) Project Manager
4 13 (7.18%) Analyst
5 11 (6.08%) Architect
6 10 (5.52%) Android Developer
7 9 (4.97%) Senior Developer
7 9 (4.97%) Test Engineer
8 8 (4.42%) Mobile Tester
8 8 (4.42%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 6 (3.31%) Senior iOS Developer
9 6 (3.31%) Designer
10 5 (2.76%) Business Analyst
11 4 (2.21%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.21%) Consultant
11 4 (2.21%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 4 (2.21%) Applications Developer
11 4 (2.21%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (22.10%) HTML
2 29 (16.02%) HTML5
3 28 (15.47%) Web Services
4 26 (14.36%) CSS
5 22 (12.15%) iOS SDK
6 17 (9.39%) jQuery
6 17 (9.39%) JSON
7 16 (8.84%) Cocoa
7 16 (8.84%) RESTful
8 15 (8.29%) XML
9 13 (7.18%) .NET
10 9 (4.97%) REST
11 7 (3.87%) CSS3
11 7 (3.87%) Ajax
12 5 (2.76%) Cocoa Touch
12 5 (2.76%) Android SDK
12 5 (2.76%) SOAP
13 4 (2.21%) MDX
13 4 (2.21%) Hibernate
13 4 (2.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 78 (43.09%) Mobile App
2 35 (19.34%) iPad
2 35 (19.34%) iPhone
3 18 (9.94%) Blackberry
4 13 (7.18%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.42%) Open Source
6 5 (2.76%) PKI
7 4 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.21%) Video on Demand
7 4 (2.21%) Arduino
8 3 (1.66%) Social Media
8 3 (1.66%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.66%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.66%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.10%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.10%) IPTV
9 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.10%) Replication
9 2 (1.10%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.10%) STB
Operating Systems
1 110 (60.77%) Android
2 35 (19.34%) Windows
3 7 (3.87%) Windows Phone
3 7 (3.87%) Mac OS X
3 7 (3.87%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (3.31%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.21%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.66%) Windows Phone 7
7 2 (1.10%) Linux
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.55%) bada
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.55%) Solaris
8 1 (0.55%) UNIX
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (35.91%) iOS Development
2 38 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (19.89%) TDD
4 31 (17.13%) Scrum
5 22 (12.15%) OO
5 22 (12.15%) Test Automation
6 21 (11.60%) Android Development
7 20 (11.05%) BDD
8 19 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (8.84%) E-Commerce
10 12 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (6.63%) CRM
10 12 (6.63%) Kanban
11 10 (5.52%) MVC
11 10 (5.52%) Project Management
12 9 (4.97%) Mobile Application Development
13 8 (4.42%) SOA
13 8 (4.42%) Mobile Device Management
14 7 (3.87%) Web Development
14 7 (3.87%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.62%) Objective-C
2 46 (25.41%) Java
3 31 (17.13%) JavaScript
4 16 (8.84%) C#
5 14 (7.73%) Python
6 13 (7.18%) PHP
7 11 (6.08%) SQL
7 11 (6.08%) Ruby
8 6 (3.31%) Groovy
9 5 (2.76%) C
10 4 (2.21%) C++
11 3 (1.66%) Perl
12 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.10%) PHP5
13 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.55%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 20 (11.05%) Degree
2 3 (1.66%) ISEB
3 1 (0.55%) MCSE
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.50%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (4.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.66%) SCCM
2 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (11.60%) Apple
2 15 (8.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.42%) Oracle
3 8 (4.42%) SAP
3 8 (4.42%) JD Edwards
4 7 (3.87%) Google
5 6 (3.31%) Citrix
6 5 (2.76%) MobileIron
7 4 (2.21%) Facebook
8 3 (1.66%) Symbian
8 3 (1.66%) CA
8 3 (1.66%) Reuters
8 3 (1.66%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.10%) Omniture
9 2 (1.10%) Nokia
9 2 (1.10%) Adobe
9 2 (1.10%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.55%) Ektron
10 1 (0.55%) Sencha
10 1 (0.55%) Xamarin
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