The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 80 118 138
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +20
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 131 123 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.22% 1.67% 1.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.88% 7.74% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 93 76
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £264 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-24.97% -35.25%
Apple iOS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1326 1590 1535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.51% 21.61% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 1070 1010
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 77 83
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £41.75 £25.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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.

1 134 (54.69%) Android
2 122 (49.80%) iOS Development
3 90 (36.73%) Mobile App
4 83 (33.88%) Objective-C
5 64 (26.12%) HTML
6 53 (21.63%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (19.59%) JSON
7 48 (19.59%) JavaScript
8 47 (19.18%) Web Services
9 46 (18.78%) OO
9 46 (18.78%) Xcode
10 45 (18.37%) CSS
11 44 (17.96%) Java
12 42 (17.14%) HTML5
12 42 (17.14%) iPhone
13 39 (15.92%) Cocoa
13 39 (15.92%) Scrum
14 38 (15.51%) TDD
15 35 (14.29%) iPad
15 35 (14.29%) iOS SDK
16 32 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (13.06%) XML
16 32 (13.06%) Windows
17 31 (12.65%) BDD
18 29 (11.84%) Git (software)
18 29 (11.84%) Android Development
18 29 (11.84%) Project Management
19 27 (11.02%) Apple
20 25 (10.20%) Test Automation
21 24 (9.80%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (1.63%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (1.63%) Node.js
3 3 (1.22%) CMS
4 2 (0.82%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.41%) Drupal
5 1 (0.41%) Apache
5 1 (0.41%) IIS
5 1 (0.41%) Moodle
5 1 (0.41%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (3.27%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.63%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (1.63%) Fireworks
4 3 (1.22%) InDesign
4 3 (1.22%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (1.22%) MS Office
5 2 (0.82%) MS Project
5 2 (0.82%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.41%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Magento
1 4 (1.63%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.22%) GitHub
3 2 (0.82%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.49%) HTTP
2 6 (2.45%) HTTPS
3 5 (2.04%) VPN
3 5 (2.04%) Bluetooth
4 4 (1.63%) VoIP
4 4 (1.63%) DNS
5 3 (1.22%) Firewall
5 3 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.22%) Intranet
5 3 (1.22%) Internet
5 3 (1.22%) SSL
6 2 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.41%) Wireless
7 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.41%) WAN
7 1 (0.41%) DHCP
7 1 (0.41%) LAN
7 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.27%) Big Data
1 8 (3.27%) MySQL
2 6 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.22%) SQLite
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.41%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.41%) DataStage
5 1 (0.41%) QualityStage
5 1 (0.41%) OLAP
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.41%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 46 (18.78%) Xcode
2 29 (11.84%) Git (software)
3 18 (7.35%) Subversion
4 15 (6.12%) Calabash
4 15 (6.12%) Cucumber
5 12 (4.90%) Selenium
6 11 (4.49%) Jenkins
7 10 (4.08%) WebDriver
7 10 (4.08%) Robotium
8 8 (3.27%) JIRA
9 7 (2.86%) Hudson
9 7 (2.86%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.45%) Mercurial
10 6 (2.45%) Axure RP
10 6 (2.45%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.04%) JUnit
11 5 (2.04%) JBehave
11 5 (2.04%) eggPlant
12 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.82%) Jasmine
General
1 24 (9.80%) Finance
2 22 (8.98%) Banking
3 12 (4.90%) Legal
4 9 (3.67%) Marketing
5 8 (3.27%) Retail
6 7 (2.86%) Publishing
6 7 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.63%) French Language
7 4 (1.63%) German Language
8 3 (1.22%) Games
8 3 (1.22%) Advertising
8 3 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.22%) Back Office
9 2 (0.82%) Front Office
9 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Law
10 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 138 (56.33%) Developer
2 102 (41.63%) iOS Developer
3 18 (7.35%) Senior Developer
4 16 (6.53%) Project Manager
5 15 (6.12%) Analyst
6 14 (5.71%) Senior iOS Developer
6 14 (5.71%) Tester
6 14 (5.71%) Architect
7 13 (5.31%) Android Developer
8 12 (4.90%) Mobile Developer
8 12 (4.90%) Front-End Developer
9 9 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.67%) Designer
10 8 (3.27%) Lead Developer
11 7 (2.86%) Mobile Tester
12 6 (2.45%) Test Leader
12 6 (2.45%) ScrumMaster
12 6 (2.45%) Test Analyst
12 6 (2.45%) Web Developer
12 6 (2.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (26.12%) HTML
2 48 (19.59%) JSON
3 47 (19.18%) Web Services
4 45 (18.37%) CSS
5 42 (17.14%) HTML5
6 39 (15.92%) Cocoa
7 35 (14.29%) iOS SDK
8 32 (13.06%) XML
9 23 (9.39%) jQuery
10 20 (8.16%) RESTful
10 20 (8.16%) REST
11 19 (7.76%) Cocoa Touch
12 14 (5.71%) CSS3
13 11 (4.49%) Ajax
14 9 (3.67%) .NET
14 9 (3.67%) SOAP
15 8 (3.27%) AngularJS
16 6 (2.45%) Android SDK
16 6 (2.45%) MEAP
16 6 (2.45%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 90 (36.73%) Mobile App
2 42 (17.14%) iPhone
3 35 (14.29%) iPad
4 20 (8.16%) Computer Science
5 13 (5.31%) Blackberry
6 11 (4.49%) Open Source
7 8 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.27%) Mobile Banking
8 7 (2.86%) Streaming Video
8 7 (2.86%) Social Media
9 6 (2.45%) Digital Media
10 5 (2.04%) GIS
10 5 (2.04%) Video on Demand
11 4 (1.63%) Augmented Reality
11 4 (1.63%) Arduino
11 4 (1.63%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.22%) DTV
12 3 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
13 2 (0.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 134 (54.69%) Android
2 32 (13.06%) Windows
3 9 (3.67%) Windows Phone
4 5 (2.04%) Linux
4 5 (2.04%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.63%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.22%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.22%) UNIX
6 3 (1.22%) Windows Phone 7
6 3 (1.22%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.41%) webOS
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (49.80%) iOS Development
2 53 (21.63%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (18.78%) OO
4 39 (15.92%) Scrum
5 38 (15.51%) TDD
6 32 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (12.65%) BDD
8 29 (11.84%) Android Development
8 29 (11.84%) Project Management
9 25 (10.20%) Test Automation
10 21 (8.57%) E-Commerce
11 16 (6.53%) MVC
12 12 (4.90%) Software Engineering
13 11 (4.49%) OOP
14 10 (4.08%) OOD
14 10 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (3.67%) Kanban
16 8 (3.27%) Mobile Application Development
16 8 (3.27%) Multithreading
16 8 (3.27%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 83 (33.88%) Objective-C
2 48 (19.59%) JavaScript
3 44 (17.96%) Java
4 21 (8.57%) C#
5 19 (7.76%) C++
6 16 (6.53%) PHP
6 16 (6.53%) SQL
7 15 (6.12%) Ruby
8 10 (4.08%) Python
9 7 (2.86%) C
10 5 (2.04%) Groovy
11 3 (1.22%) PowerHouse
11 3 (1.22%) Perl
12 2 (0.82%) PHP5
13 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.41%) Golang
Qualifications
1 22 (8.98%) Degree
2 4 (1.63%) ISEB
3 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) CEH
4 1 (0.41%) CISM
4 1 (0.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.16%) QA
2 3 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) WSUS
1 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (11.02%) Apple
2 8 (3.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.45%) Google
4 5 (2.04%) Adobe
4 5 (2.04%) Oracle
4 5 (2.04%) MobileIron
5 4 (1.63%) Facebook
5 4 (1.63%) SAP
5 4 (1.63%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.82%) Sencha
6 2 (0.82%) CA
6 2 (0.82%) Citrix
6 2 (0.82%) HP
7 1 (0.41%) Perforce
7 1 (0.41%) Teradata
7 1 (0.41%) Telerik
7 1 (0.41%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.41%) Cognos
7 1 (0.41%) IBM
7 1 (0.41%) Twitter
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