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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Developer
Rank 148 164 171
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 52 53 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 0.73% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.79% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 45
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £261 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -35.25%
iOS Developer
London

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
5432 6713 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.08% 92.61% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3931 4902 5241
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 148 171
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.01 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £32.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 105 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 73 (69.52%) Objective-C
3 43 (40.95%) JSON
4 41 (39.05%) Xcode
5 39 (37.14%) iPhone
5 39 (37.14%) OO
6 38 (36.19%) Cocoa
7 32 (30.48%) iPad
8 29 (27.62%) iOS SDK
9 28 (26.67%) XML
10 27 (25.71%) Mobile App
11 26 (24.76%) Web Services
12 24 (22.86%) HTML
13 23 (21.90%) Android
14 20 (19.05%) Cocoa Touch
14 20 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (18.10%) Git (software)
15 19 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (17.14%) C++
17 17 (16.19%) Apple
18 16 (15.24%) Subversion
19 15 (14.29%) TDD
19 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
19 15 (14.29%) HTML5
20 14 (13.33%) Scrum
21 13 (12.38%) RESTful
21 13 (12.38%) Computer Science
22 12 (11.43%) Android Development
23 11 (10.48%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.81%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (3.81%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.90%) CMS
4 1 (0.95%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) HTTP
2 6 (5.71%) HTTPS
3 4 (3.81%) VPN
4 3 (2.86%) VoIP
4 3 (2.86%) SSL
5 1 (0.95%) Intranet
5 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) MySQL
2 3 (2.86%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 41 (39.05%) Xcode
2 19 (18.10%) Git (software)
3 16 (15.24%) Subversion
4 5 (4.76%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.90%) JIRA
6 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (9.52%) Banking
2 7 (6.67%) Legal
3 6 (5.71%) Finance
4 5 (4.76%) French Language
4 5 (4.76%) German Language
5 4 (3.81%) Retail
5 4 (3.81%) Marketing
6 3 (2.86%) Back Office
7 2 (1.90%) Front Office
7 2 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.90%) Advertising
7 2 (1.90%) Publishing
7 2 (1.90%) Games
8 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (40.95%) JSON
2 38 (36.19%) Cocoa
3 29 (27.62%) iOS SDK
4 28 (26.67%) XML
5 26 (24.76%) Web Services
6 24 (22.86%) HTML
7 20 (19.05%) Cocoa Touch
8 15 (14.29%) HTML5
9 13 (12.38%) RESTful
10 10 (9.52%) CSS
10 10 (9.52%) REST
11 6 (5.71%) jQuery
12 5 (4.76%) CSS3
12 5 (4.76%) Ajax
13 4 (3.81%) SOAP
14 3 (2.86%) UIKit
14 3 (2.86%) Android SDK
15 2 (1.90%) Core Animation
16 1 (0.95%) Xamarin.iOS
16 1 (0.95%) cocos2d
Miscellaneous
1 39 (37.14%) iPhone
2 32 (30.48%) iPad
3 27 (25.71%) Mobile App
4 13 (12.38%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.76%) Social Media
6 4 (3.81%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (3.81%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.86%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.90%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.90%) DTV
8 2 (1.90%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.90%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.90%) Animation
9 1 (0.95%) Open Source
9 1 (0.95%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.95%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.95%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 105 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 23 (21.90%) Android
3 6 (5.71%) Windows
4 3 (2.86%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.90%) UNIX
5 2 (1.90%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 39 (37.14%) OO
3 20 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (14.29%) TDD
6 14 (13.33%) Scrum
7 12 (11.43%) Android Development
8 11 (10.48%) BDD
8 11 (10.48%) OOD
9 10 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 10 (9.52%) OOP
10 9 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.57%) MVC
11 8 (7.62%) Project Management
11 8 (7.62%) Multithreading
11 8 (7.62%) Kanban
12 6 (5.71%) Unit Testing
12 6 (5.71%) Test Automation
13 5 (4.76%) Domain-Driven Design
14 4 (3.81%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (69.52%) Objective-C
2 18 (17.14%) C++
3 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.52%) SQL
4 10 (9.52%) Java
5 7 (6.67%) C#
5 7 (6.67%) PHP
6 6 (5.71%) C
7 4 (3.81%) PowerHouse
8 2 (1.90%) Python
8 2 (1.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (16.19%) Apple
2 4 (3.81%) MobileIron
3 3 (2.86%) Facebook
4 2 (1.90%) Google
5 1 (0.95%) Twitter
5 1 (0.95%) Sencha
5 1 (0.95%) Cognos
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