The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
iOS Software Development
Rank 136 159 161
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 64 73 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.09% 0.99% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.30% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 60 58
Average daily rate
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£425 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.05% -35.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4422 5597 5890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.06% 76.06% 75.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3282 4197 4388
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 71 91
Average hourly rate £22.60 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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.

1 122 (97.60%) Apple iOS
2 78 (62.40%) Objective-C
3 43 (34.40%) Xcode
4 41 (32.80%) JSON
5 40 (32.00%) iPhone
6 39 (31.20%) Cocoa
6 39 (31.20%) OO
7 37 (29.60%) Android
8 36 (28.80%) HTML
9 35 (28.00%) iPad
10 32 (25.60%) Mobile App
10 32 (25.60%) Web Services
11 31 (24.80%) iOS SDK
12 29 (23.20%) XML
13 26 (20.80%) JavaScript
13 26 (20.80%) Android Development
14 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (18.40%) CSS
16 21 (16.80%) HTML5
17 20 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (16.00%) TDD
18 19 (15.20%) Git (software)
18 19 (15.20%) Cocoa Touch
19 18 (14.40%) C++
20 17 (13.60%) Java
20 17 (13.60%) Apple
20 17 (13.60%) Subversion
20 17 (13.60%) Scrum
21 16 (12.80%) Computer Science
22 13 (10.40%) RESTful

iOS Development
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 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 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.20%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (2.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.80%) Drupal
5 1 (0.80%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.60%) HTTP
2 6 (4.80%) HTTPS
3 4 (3.20%) Bluetooth
4 3 (2.40%) VoIP
4 3 (2.40%) VPN
4 3 (2.40%) SSL
5 2 (1.60%) Internet
6 1 (0.80%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.00%) MySQL
2 3 (2.40%) SQLite
3 1 (0.80%) QlikView
3 1 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (34.40%) Xcode
2 19 (15.20%) Git (software)
3 17 (13.60%) Subversion
4 6 (4.80%) Mercurial
5 4 (3.20%) JUnit
6 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.60%) JIRA
7 1 (0.80%) Calabash
7 1 (0.80%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 10 (8.00%) Legal
1 10 (8.00%) Banking
2 8 (6.40%) Finance
3 5 (4.00%) Marketing
4 4 (3.20%) French Language
4 4 (3.20%) German Language
5 3 (2.40%) Retail
5 3 (2.40%) Back Office
5 3 (2.40%) Publishing
6 2 (1.60%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.60%) Front Office
6 2 (1.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.80%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.80%) Games
7 1 (0.80%) Law
7 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 115 (92.00%) Developer
2 102 (81.60%) iOS Developer
3 15 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 14 (11.20%) Senior iOS Developer
5 9 (7.20%) Android Developer
5 9 (7.20%) Mobile Developer
6 8 (6.40%) Lead Developer
7 5 (4.00%) Applications Developer
8 3 (2.40%) Junior Developer
8 3 (2.40%) PHP Developer
8 3 (2.40%) Junior
8 3 (2.40%) Junior iOS Developer
9 2 (1.60%) iPhone Developer
9 2 (1.60%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 2 (1.60%) Development Manager
9 2 (1.60%) Web Developer
10 1 (0.80%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (0.80%) Analyst
10 1 (0.80%) Architect
10 1 (0.80%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (32.80%) JSON
2 39 (31.20%) Cocoa
3 36 (28.80%) HTML
4 32 (25.60%) Web Services
5 31 (24.80%) iOS SDK
6 29 (23.20%) XML
7 23 (18.40%) CSS
8 21 (16.80%) HTML5
9 19 (15.20%) Cocoa Touch
10 13 (10.40%) RESTful
11 12 (9.60%) REST
12 11 (8.80%) jQuery
13 10 (8.00%) Ajax
14 7 (5.60%) CSS3
15 6 (4.80%) SOAP
16 4 (3.20%) Android SDK
16 4 (3.20%) Spring
16 4 (3.20%) Hibernate
17 3 (2.40%) UIKit
18 2 (1.60%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 40 (32.00%) iPhone
2 35 (28.00%) iPad
3 32 (25.60%) Mobile App
4 16 (12.80%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.20%) Social Media
5 4 (3.20%) Arduino
5 4 (3.20%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (3.20%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.40%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (2.40%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (1.60%) Animation
7 2 (1.60%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.60%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.60%) DTV
7 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.80%) W3C
8 1 (0.80%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.80%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 122 (97.60%) Apple iOS
2 37 (29.60%) Android
3 6 (4.80%) Windows
4 3 (2.40%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.60%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (1.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.20%) OO
2 26 (20.80%) Android Development
3 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (16.00%) TDD
5 17 (13.60%) Scrum
6 12 (9.60%) BDD
7 11 (8.80%) OOP
7 11 (8.80%) Project Management
7 11 (8.80%) MVC
8 10 (8.00%) Software Engineering
8 10 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 10 (8.00%) OOD
9 8 (6.40%) Kanban
9 8 (6.40%) Multithreading
10 6 (4.80%) Unit Testing
10 6 (4.80%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.00%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (3.20%) Memory Management
12 4 (3.20%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (62.40%) Objective-C
2 26 (20.80%) JavaScript
3 18 (14.40%) C++
4 17 (13.60%) Java
5 12 (9.60%) SQL
6 9 (7.20%) PHP
7 7 (5.60%) C#
8 6 (4.80%) C
9 3 (2.40%) PowerHouse
9 3 (2.40%) Ruby
10 2 (1.60%) PHP5
10 2 (1.60%) Python
11 1 (0.80%) Golang
11 1 (0.80%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (8.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (13.60%) Apple
2 4 (3.20%) MobileIron
3 3 (2.40%) Google
3 3 (2.40%) Facebook
4 1 (0.80%) Cognos
4 1 (0.80%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.80%) Northgate
4 1 (0.80%) Sencha
4 1 (0.80%) Twitter
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