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 1 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 144 157 150
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 57 46 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.04% 0.74% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.95% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 41 44
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £310 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.30 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+33.23% -
iOS Development
London

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
4247 4832 4874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.51% 77.23% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3311 3563 3695
Average daily rate £464 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 57
Average hourly rate £23.63 £23.50 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.53% -67.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 61 (55.96%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (46.79%) Objective-C
4 41 (37.61%) JSON
5 38 (34.86%) Android
6 34 (31.19%) Mobile App
7 29 (26.61%) Android Development
7 29 (26.61%) Web Services
8 28 (25.69%) Mobile Development
9 27 (24.77%) User Experience
10 26 (23.85%) Xcode
11 23 (21.10%) XML
11 23 (21.10%) OO
11 23 (21.10%) Cocoa
12 22 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (19.27%) iPhone
13 21 (19.27%) HTML
14 18 (16.51%) Apple Swift
14 18 (16.51%) HTML5
15 17 (15.60%) Git (software)
15 17 (15.60%) iPad
15 17 (15.60%) REST
16 16 (14.68%) Cocoa Touch
16 16 (14.68%) TDD
16 16 (14.68%) Finance
17 14 (12.84%) Scrum
17 14 (12.84%) E-Commerce
17 14 (12.84%) Computer Science
18 13 (11.93%) Degree
18 13 (11.93%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 4 (3.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.75%) CMS
3 2 (1.83%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) HTTP
2 3 (2.75%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.83%) Firewall
3 2 (1.83%) Internet
3 2 (1.83%) VPN
4 1 (0.92%) VoIP
4 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) SQLite
2 2 (1.83%) MySQL
3 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.92%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (23.85%) Xcode
2 17 (15.60%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.17%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.50%) CocoaPods
5 4 (3.67%) Hudson
6 2 (1.83%) Subversion
6 2 (1.83%) JIRA
6 2 (1.83%) Appium
7 1 (0.92%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.92%) Calabash
7 1 (0.92%) Selenium
7 1 (0.92%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (14.68%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Retail
3 4 (3.67%) Legal
3 4 (3.67%) Banking
3 4 (3.67%) French Language
3 4 (3.67%) German Language
4 2 (1.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Publishing
5 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 100 (91.74%) Developer
2 77 (70.64%) iOS Developer
3 23 (21.10%) Senior Developer
4 20 (18.35%) Senior iOS Developer
5 18 (16.51%) Android Developer
6 10 (9.17%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (2.75%) C++ Developer
7 3 (2.75%) C Developer
7 3 (2.75%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (2.75%) SQL Developer
8 2 (1.83%) Junior Developer
8 2 (1.83%) Junior
8 2 (1.83%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (1.83%) Architect
8 2 (1.83%) Mac Developer
8 2 (1.83%) Mobile Solutions Architect
9 1 (0.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (0.92%) Mid-Level C# Developer
9 1 (0.92%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
9 1 (0.92%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (37.61%) JSON
2 29 (26.61%) Web Services
3 23 (21.10%) XML
3 23 (21.10%) Cocoa
4 21 (19.27%) HTML
5 18 (16.51%) HTML5
6 17 (15.60%) REST
7 16 (14.68%) Cocoa Touch
8 12 (11.01%) CSS
8 12 (11.01%) RESTful
9 10 (9.17%) SOAP
10 9 (8.26%) iOS SDK
11 6 (5.50%) XML Schema
11 6 (5.50%) CSS3
12 4 (3.67%) .NET
13 3 (2.75%) jQuery
14 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
14 2 (1.83%) Core Animation
14 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
14 2 (1.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (31.19%) Mobile App
2 27 (24.77%) User Experience
3 21 (19.27%) iPhone
4 17 (15.60%) iPad
5 14 (12.84%) Computer Science
6 10 (9.17%) Open Source
7 6 (5.50%) Blackberry
8 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (4.59%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (2.75%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (2.75%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.83%) Streaming Video
10 2 (1.83%) Social Media
10 2 (1.83%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.83%) Streaming Media
10 2 (1.83%) Animation
10 2 (1.83%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.83%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 109 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 38 (34.86%) Android
3 4 (3.67%) Linux
4 3 (2.75%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.83%) Windows
5 2 (1.83%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (55.96%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.61%) Android Development
3 28 (25.69%) Mobile Development
4 23 (21.10%) OO
5 22 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (14.68%) TDD
7 14 (12.84%) Scrum
7 14 (12.84%) E-Commerce
8 12 (11.01%) Unit Testing
9 10 (9.17%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.26%) Usability Testing
10 9 (8.26%) OOP
11 8 (7.34%) Analytics
12 7 (6.42%) Mobile Application Development
13 6 (5.50%) Kanban
14 5 (4.59%) MVC
15 4 (3.67%) Service Management
15 4 (3.67%) Mobile Device Management
15 4 (3.67%) Memory Management
16 3 (2.75%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 51 (46.79%) Objective-C
2 18 (16.51%) Apple Swift
3 13 (11.93%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.17%) C++
5 5 (4.59%) SQL
6 4 (3.67%) C#
7 3 (2.75%) C
7 3 (2.75%) Java
8 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.92%) XPath
9 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (11.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) yum
1 4 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (7.34%) Apple
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.67%) MobileIron
4 3 (2.75%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.75%) Google
5 1 (0.92%) SAP
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