The first table below looks at the demand for iOS Development 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 iOS Development over the 3 months to 16 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 Processes & Methodologies 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 172 149 181
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +32
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 43 56 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.89% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.19% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 32
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.88% -4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5041 4725 5880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.08% 74.88% 72.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3685 3616 4145
Average daily rate £450 £450 £454
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 52 93
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £16.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £135.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
iOS Development
London

iOS Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

iOS Development Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

iOS Development
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 Development across the City of London region.

iOS Development Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

iOS Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Development across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

iOS Development Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

iOS Development
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 Development across the City of London region.

iOS Development Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing iOS Development 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 iOS Development.

1 64 (92.75%) Apple iOS
2 41 (59.42%) Objective-C
3 27 (39.13%) iPad
4 24 (34.78%) iPhone
5 22 (31.88%) HTML
6 21 (30.43%) CSS
7 20 (28.99%) Xcode
8 19 (27.54%) Android
8 19 (27.54%) Mobile App
9 17 (24.64%) HTML5
9 17 (24.64%) Web Services
10 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
10 16 (23.19%) TDD
10 16 (23.19%) Cocoa
11 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (21.74%) XML
11 15 (21.74%) Android Development
12 14 (20.29%) Scrum
12 14 (20.29%) JSON
13 13 (18.84%) iOS SDK
14 11 (15.94%) Java
15 10 (14.49%) OO
16 9 (13.04%) jQuery
17 8 (11.59%) Ajax
17 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
18 7 (10.14%) RESTful
18 7 (10.14%) MVC
18 7 (10.14%) Legal
18 7 (10.14%) Apple
19 6 (8.70%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing iOS Development 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 iOS Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.80%) CMS
2 4 (5.80%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (5.80%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) WordPress
5 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.45%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Bluetooth
2 4 (5.80%) HTTP
3 2 (2.90%) VPN
3 2 (2.90%) Internet
3 2 (2.90%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.90%) SSL
4 1 (1.45%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) MySQL
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) QlikView
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (28.99%) Xcode
2 4 (5.80%) JUnit
2 4 (5.80%) Subversion
3 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.35%) JIRA
4 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.45%) PhoneGap
5 1 (1.45%) NUnit
General
1 7 (10.14%) Legal
2 6 (8.70%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Back Office
4 2 (2.90%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.45%) Games
5 1 (1.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Publishing
5 1 (1.45%) Automotive
5 1 (1.45%) Law
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 61 (88.41%) Developer
2 50 (72.46%) iOS Developer
3 7 (10.14%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Senior iOS Developer
5 4 (5.80%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (2.90%) C# Developer
7 2 (2.90%) PHP Developer
7 2 (2.90%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Android Developer
8 1 (1.45%) iPhone Developer
8 1 (1.45%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.45%) Junior iOS Developer
8 1 (1.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.45%) Java Developer
8 1 (1.45%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.45%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (1.45%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.88%) HTML
2 21 (30.43%) CSS
3 17 (24.64%) HTML5
3 17 (24.64%) Web Services
4 16 (23.19%) Cocoa
5 15 (21.74%) XML
6 14 (20.29%) JSON
7 13 (18.84%) iOS SDK
8 9 (13.04%) jQuery
9 8 (11.59%) Ajax
10 7 (10.14%) RESTful
11 5 (7.25%) CSS3
12 4 (5.80%) Hibernate
12 4 (5.80%) Spring
12 4 (5.80%) Cocoa Touch
13 3 (4.35%) REST
14 2 (2.90%) XSLT
14 2 (2.90%) XHTML
14 2 (2.90%) .NET
14 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (39.13%) iPad
2 24 (34.78%) iPhone
3 19 (27.54%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.80%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.80%) Arduino
5 2 (2.90%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.90%) Social Media
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.45%) Animation
6 1 (1.45%) Spread Betting
6 1 (1.45%) Wiki
6 1 (1.45%) Social Network
6 1 (1.45%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 64 (92.75%) Apple iOS
2 19 (27.54%) Android
3 5 (7.25%) Windows
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) TDD
2 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.74%) Android Development
3 14 (20.29%) Scrum
4 10 (14.49%) OO
5 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.14%) MVC
7 6 (8.70%) Kanban
8 5 (7.25%) OOP
9 4 (5.80%) SOA
9 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.80%) Web Development
9 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.80%) BDD
9 4 (5.80%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (4.35%) Memory Management
10 3 (4.35%) Multithreading
10 3 (4.35%) Content Management
10 3 (4.35%) Project Management
10 3 (4.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 41 (59.42%) Objective-C
2 16 (23.19%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.94%) Java
4 6 (8.70%) SQL
5 4 (5.80%) PHP
5 4 (5.80%) C#
6 3 (4.35%) C++
6 3 (4.35%) C
7 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.90%) PHP5
8 1 (1.45%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Apple
2 4 (5.80%) Facebook
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.90%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) Northgate
3 2 (2.90%) Google
3 2 (2.90%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.45%) Ektron
4 1 (1.45%) StreamBase
4 1 (1.45%) Sencha
4 1 (1.45%) Metastorm
4 1 (1.45%) Cognos
4 1 (1.45%) TIBCO
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