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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Developer
Rank 159 150 165
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 38 52 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.88% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.96% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 40
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £325 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 - £22.66
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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
5005 5436 6720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.89% 92.15% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3940 3934 4907
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 92 148
Average hourly rate £15.13 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.97% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.01 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.55 £36.35 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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 68 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 67 (98.53%) Apple iOS
3 50 (73.53%) Objective-C
4 40 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (51.47%) Mobile App
6 30 (44.12%) Apple Swift
7 25 (36.76%) Android
7 25 (36.76%) JSON
8 21 (30.88%) TDD
8 21 (30.88%) Android Development
9 20 (29.41%) HTML
10 19 (27.94%) Cocoa
11 18 (26.47%) Web Services
11 18 (26.47%) XML
12 17 (25.00%) Xcode
13 14 (20.59%) Unit Testing
13 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (20.59%) REST
13 14 (20.59%) Cocoa Touch
13 14 (20.59%) Software Engineering
13 14 (20.59%) SOAP
14 13 (19.12%) CSS
15 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
15 12 (17.65%) iOS SDK
15 12 (17.65%) HTML5
16 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
16 11 (16.18%) User Experience
17 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
17 10 (14.71%) RESTful
17 10 (14.71%) SQLite

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 1 (1.47%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) HTTP
2 3 (4.41%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQLite
2 4 (5.88%) MySQL
3 3 (4.41%) CouchDB
3 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.41%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) Xcode
2 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.88%) Hudson
3 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.88%) CocoaPods
4 2 (2.94%) JIRA
5 1 (1.47%) Subversion
5 1 (1.47%) Appium
General
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Automotive
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Publishing
4 1 (1.47%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.76%) JSON
2 20 (29.41%) HTML
3 19 (27.94%) Cocoa
4 18 (26.47%) Web Services
4 18 (26.47%) XML
5 14 (20.59%) SOAP
5 14 (20.59%) REST
5 14 (20.59%) Cocoa Touch
6 13 (19.12%) CSS
7 12 (17.65%) HTML5
7 12 (17.65%) iOS SDK
8 10 (14.71%) RESTful
9 9 (13.24%) Android SDK
10 7 (10.29%) CSS3
11 2 (2.94%) PlayReady
11 2 (2.94%) Unity DI Container
11 2 (2.94%) jQuery
12 1 (1.47%) Mason
12 1 (1.47%) Velocity
12 1 (1.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (51.47%) Mobile App
2 11 (16.18%) User Experience
3 7 (10.29%) iPhone
4 6 (8.82%) iPad
5 4 (5.88%) Social Media
6 3 (4.41%) N-Tier
6 3 (4.41%) iDTV
6 3 (4.41%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.41%) BBC
6 3 (4.41%) Kindle
7 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.47%) Social Network
8 1 (1.47%) Animation
8 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 67 (98.53%) Apple iOS
2 25 (36.76%) Android
3 3 (4.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 40 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.88%) TDD
3 21 (30.88%) Android Development
4 14 (20.59%) Unit Testing
4 14 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (20.59%) Software Engineering
5 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
6 9 (13.24%) Scrum
7 8 (11.76%) OO
8 7 (10.29%) Mobile Application Development
8 7 (10.29%) Progressive Enhancement
9 6 (8.82%) BDD
9 6 (8.82%) Open Source
10 5 (7.35%) Multithreading
10 5 (7.35%) Mobile Development
11 4 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (5.88%) Memory Management
11 4 (5.88%) OOD
12 3 (4.41%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 50 (73.53%) Objective-C
2 30 (44.12%) Apple Swift
3 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.82%) Java
5 4 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (1.47%) XPath
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
6 1 (1.47%) C
6 1 (1.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Apple
2 1 (1.47%) Google
2 1 (1.47%) SAP
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