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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 141 141 149
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 56 77 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.96% 1.07% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.40% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 60 70
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £286 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 - £35.00
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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
4472 5496 5951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.34% 76.56% 75.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3358 4067 4384
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 66 93
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £11.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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.

1 123 (98.40%) Apple iOS
2 76 (60.80%) Objective-C
3 51 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (36.00%) JSON
5 43 (34.40%) Xcode
6 42 (33.60%) OO
7 39 (31.20%) iPhone
8 37 (29.60%) Android
9 36 (28.80%) Cocoa
10 33 (26.40%) iPad
11 32 (25.60%) Web Services
12 31 (24.80%) XML
12 31 (24.80%) HTML
12 31 (24.80%) Mobile App
13 28 (22.40%) iOS SDK
14 24 (19.20%) Android Development
15 22 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (17.60%) Git (software)
16 20 (16.00%) JavaScript
16 20 (16.00%) C++
16 20 (16.00%) Cocoa Touch
17 19 (15.20%) Subversion
18 18 (14.40%) CSS
19 17 (13.60%) User Experience
19 17 (13.60%) HTML5
20 16 (12.80%) Apple
20 16 (12.80%) TDD
21 15 (12.00%) Scrum
21 15 (12.00%) Computer Science
22 13 (10.40%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (4.80%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.20%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (3.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.60%) CMS
4 1 (0.80%) Drupal
4 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 5 (4.00%) VPN
4 3 (2.40%) SSL
4 3 (2.40%) VoIP
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
Development Applications
1 43 (34.40%) Xcode
2 22 (17.60%) Git (software)
3 19 (15.20%) Subversion
4 7 (5.60%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.60%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.60%) JIRA
5 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.60%) Calabash
6 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (8.00%) Banking
2 9 (7.20%) Finance
3 6 (4.80%) Legal
4 5 (4.00%) Marketing
4 5 (4.00%) French Language
4 5 (4.00%) German Language
5 4 (3.20%) Retail
5 4 (3.20%) Games
6 3 (2.40%) Back Office
7 2 (1.60%) Front Office
7 2 (1.60%) Advertising
7 2 (1.60%) Publishing
7 2 (1.60%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.80%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 121 (96.80%) Developer
2 108 (86.40%) iOS Developer
3 14 (11.20%) Senior Developer
4 13 (10.40%) Senior iOS Developer
5 10 (8.00%) Mobile Developer
6 9 (7.20%) Android Developer
6 9 (7.20%) Lead Developer
7 4 (3.20%) Applications Developer
8 3 (2.40%) Junior
8 3 (2.40%) Junior Developer
8 3 (2.40%) PHP Developer
8 3 (2.40%) Junior iOS Developer
9 2 (1.60%) iPhone Developer
9 2 (1.60%) Web Developer
10 1 (0.80%) Development Manager
10 1 (0.80%) Analyst
10 1 (0.80%) Business Analyst
10 1 (0.80%) Tester
10 1 (0.80%) PHP Web Developer
10 1 (0.80%) Senior Internet Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (36.00%) JSON
2 36 (28.80%) Cocoa
3 32 (25.60%) Web Services
4 31 (24.80%) XML
4 31 (24.80%) HTML
5 28 (22.40%) iOS SDK
6 20 (16.00%) Cocoa Touch
7 18 (14.40%) CSS
8 17 (13.60%) HTML5
9 13 (10.40%) REST
10 12 (9.60%) RESTful
11 7 (5.60%) jQuery
11 7 (5.60%) CSS3
12 5 (4.00%) Ajax
12 5 (4.00%) SOAP
13 4 (3.20%) UIKit
13 4 (3.20%) Android SDK
14 2 (1.60%) XML Schema
14 2 (1.60%) Core Animation
15 1 (0.80%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (31.20%) iPhone
2 33 (26.40%) iPad
3 31 (24.80%) Mobile App
4 17 (13.60%) User Experience
5 15 (12.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.60%) Social Media
7 4 (3.20%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.20%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (2.40%) Streaming Video
8 3 (2.40%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (1.60%) Animation
9 2 (1.60%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.60%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.60%) DTV
9 2 (1.60%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.80%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.80%) W3C
10 1 (0.80%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 123 (98.40%) Apple iOS
2 37 (29.60%) Android
3 8 (6.40%) Windows
4 4 (3.20%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.60%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (1.60%) UNIX
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (33.60%) OO
3 24 (19.20%) Android Development
4 22 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (12.80%) TDD
6 15 (12.00%) Scrum
7 12 (9.60%) MVC
7 12 (9.60%) OOP
7 12 (9.60%) BDD
8 11 (8.80%) E-Commerce
8 11 (8.80%) OOD
8 11 (8.80%) Project Management
9 10 (8.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.40%) Multithreading
10 8 (6.40%) Kanban
11 6 (4.80%) Test Automation
11 6 (4.80%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.00%) B2C
12 5 (4.00%) Domain-Driven Design
12 5 (4.00%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (60.80%) Objective-C
2 20 (16.00%) C++
2 20 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (10.40%) SQL
4 12 (9.60%) Java
5 9 (7.20%) PHP
6 7 (5.60%) C#
7 5 (4.00%) C
8 4 (3.20%) PowerHouse
9 3 (2.40%) Ruby
10 2 (1.60%) PHP5
10 2 (1.60%) Python
11 1 (0.80%) Groovy
11 1 (0.80%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (8.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (12.80%) Apple
2 4 (3.20%) Google
2 4 (3.20%) MobileIron
3 3 (2.40%) Facebook
4 1 (0.80%) Twitter
4 1 (0.80%) Sencha
4 1 (0.80%) Northgate
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle
4 1 (0.80%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.80%) Cognos
4 1 (0.80%) Motorola
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