The table below looks at the statistics for the iOS Developer role 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 iOS Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Developer
Rank 151 165 160
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 49 61 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 0.85% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.92% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 50
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +13.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5425 6640 7304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.53% 92.34% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3981 4839 5227
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 133 183
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £27.50 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

iOS Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iOS Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

iOS Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

iOS Developer
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 iOS Developer across the City of London region.

iOS Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

iOS Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

iOS Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

iOS Developer
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 iOS Developer across the City of London region.

iOS Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited iOS Developer in their job title 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 with iOS Developer in their job title.

1 107 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 106 (99.07%) Apple iOS
3 72 (67.29%) Objective-C
4 45 (42.06%) JSON
5 41 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (38.32%) Xcode
6 40 (37.38%) OO
7 38 (35.51%) iPhone
8 35 (32.71%) Cocoa
9 31 (28.97%) iPad
10 30 (28.04%) XML
11 27 (25.23%) Web Services
11 27 (25.23%) Mobile App
12 26 (24.30%) iOS SDK
13 24 (22.43%) HTML
13 24 (22.43%) Android
14 20 (18.69%) Git (software)
14 20 (18.69%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (18.69%) C++
14 20 (18.69%) Cocoa Touch
15 17 (15.89%) User Experience
15 17 (15.89%) Subversion
16 16 (14.95%) Apple
17 15 (14.02%) TDD
17 15 (14.02%) HTML5
18 14 (13.08%) JavaScript
19 13 (12.15%) Scrum
19 13 (12.15%) Computer Science
20 12 (11.21%) RESTful
20 12 (11.21%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited iOS Developer in their job title 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 with iOS Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.74%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (3.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.93%) CMS
3 1 (0.93%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) HTTP
2 6 (5.61%) HTTPS
3 4 (3.74%) VPN
4 3 (2.80%) VoIP
4 3 (2.80%) SSL
5 1 (0.93%) Intranet
5 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) MySQL
2 3 (2.80%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 41 (38.32%) Xcode
2 20 (18.69%) Git (software)
3 17 (15.89%) Subversion
4 5 (4.67%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.87%) JIRA
6 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.93%) Calabash
General
1 10 (9.35%) Banking
2 7 (6.54%) Finance
3 5 (4.67%) French Language
3 5 (4.67%) German Language
4 4 (3.74%) Retail
4 4 (3.74%) Marketing
4 4 (3.74%) Legal
4 4 (3.74%) Games
5 3 (2.80%) Back Office
6 2 (1.87%) Front Office
6 2 (1.87%) Advertising
6 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.93%) Publishing
7 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (42.06%) JSON
2 35 (32.71%) Cocoa
3 30 (28.04%) XML
4 27 (25.23%) Web Services
5 26 (24.30%) iOS SDK
6 24 (22.43%) HTML
7 20 (18.69%) Cocoa Touch
8 15 (14.02%) HTML5
9 12 (11.21%) RESTful
10 11 (10.28%) REST
11 10 (9.35%) CSS
12 6 (5.61%) jQuery
13 5 (4.67%) Ajax
13 5 (4.67%) CSS3
14 4 (3.74%) UIKit
14 4 (3.74%) SOAP
15 3 (2.80%) Android SDK
16 2 (1.87%) XML Schema
16 2 (1.87%) Core Animation
17 1 (0.93%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (35.51%) iPhone
2 31 (28.97%) iPad
3 27 (25.23%) Mobile App
4 17 (15.89%) User Experience
5 13 (12.15%) Computer Science
6 7 (6.54%) Social Media
7 4 (3.74%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (3.74%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.80%) Streaming Video
8 3 (2.80%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.87%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.87%) DTV
9 2 (1.87%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.87%) Animation
9 2 (1.87%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.93%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 106 (99.07%) Apple iOS
2 24 (22.43%) Android
3 7 (6.54%) Windows
4 4 (3.74%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.87%) UNIX
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 41 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (37.38%) OO
4 20 (18.69%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (14.02%) TDD
6 13 (12.15%) Scrum
7 12 (11.21%) OOP
8 11 (10.28%) OOD
8 11 (10.28%) BDD
8 11 (10.28%) Android Development
9 10 (9.35%) MVC
9 10 (9.35%) Software Engineering
9 10 (9.35%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.48%) Project Management
10 8 (7.48%) Multithreading
10 8 (7.48%) Kanban
11 6 (5.61%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.61%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.67%) Domain-Driven Design
12 5 (4.67%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (67.29%) Objective-C
2 20 (18.69%) C++
3 14 (13.08%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.35%) SQL
4 10 (9.35%) Java
5 7 (6.54%) C#
5 7 (6.54%) PHP
6 5 (4.67%) C
7 4 (3.74%) PowerHouse
8 2 (1.87%) Ruby
8 2 (1.87%) Python
9 1 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (14.95%) Apple
2 4 (3.74%) MobileIron
3 3 (2.80%) Google
3 3 (2.80%) Facebook
4 1 (0.93%) Twitter
4 1 (0.93%) Sencha
4 1 (0.93%) Cognos
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