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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 127 153 166
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +13
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 72 69 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.22% 0.97% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.28% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 58 42
Average daily rate
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£425 £353 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% -4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £274 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.05% -35.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4452 5405 5840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.69% 76.06% 74.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3298 4052 4356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 97 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.60 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 24 July 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 24 July 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.

1 111 (97.37%) Apple iOS
2 78 (68.42%) Objective-C
3 42 (36.84%) Xcode
4 40 (35.09%) iPhone
5 37 (32.46%) JSON
5 37 (32.46%) iPad
6 36 (31.58%) Cocoa
7 34 (29.82%) HTML
8 33 (28.95%) Mobile App
9 32 (28.07%) OO
10 30 (26.32%) Web Services
10 30 (26.32%) Android
10 30 (26.32%) iOS SDK
11 27 (23.68%) XML
12 26 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
14 21 (18.42%) TDD
14 21 (18.42%) HTML5
15 20 (17.54%) Android Development
15 20 (17.54%) CSS
16 18 (15.79%) Java
16 18 (15.79%) Apple
16 18 (15.79%) Scrum
17 17 (14.91%) C++
18 16 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (14.04%) Cocoa Touch
19 14 (12.28%) Computer Science
20 12 (10.53%) REST
20 12 (10.53%) BDD
21 11 (9.65%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (6.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.51%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.88%) Node.js
4 1 (0.88%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) HTTPS
2 5 (4.39%) HTTP
3 4 (3.51%) SSL
3 4 (3.51%) Bluetooth
4 3 (2.63%) VoIP
5 2 (1.75%) VPN
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.51%) MySQL
2 3 (2.63%) SQLite
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 42 (36.84%) Xcode
2 11 (9.65%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.65%) Subversion
3 4 (3.51%) JUnit
4 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.75%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.88%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.88%) Calabash
5 1 (0.88%) JIRA
5 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (9.65%) Legal
2 9 (7.89%) Banking
3 5 (4.39%) Finance
4 4 (3.51%) Back Office
4 4 (3.51%) Marketing
5 2 (1.75%) Front Office
5 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Advertising
5 2 (1.75%) Publishing
5 2 (1.75%) French Language
5 2 (1.75%) German Language
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 104 (91.23%) Developer
2 96 (84.21%) iOS Developer
3 14 (12.28%) Senior Developer
4 13 (11.40%) Senior iOS Developer
5 10 (8.77%) Mobile Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Lead Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Android Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Applications Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Junior iOS Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Junior Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Junior
10 2 (1.75%) Development Manager
10 2 (1.75%) iPhone Developer
11 1 (0.88%) Automation Tester
11 1 (0.88%) Internet Developer
11 1 (0.88%) Test Engineer
11 1 (0.88%) Senior Internet Developer
11 1 (0.88%) Programmer
11 1 (0.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (32.46%) JSON
2 36 (31.58%) Cocoa
3 34 (29.82%) HTML
4 30 (26.32%) Web Services
4 30 (26.32%) iOS SDK
5 27 (23.68%) XML
6 21 (18.42%) HTML5
7 20 (17.54%) CSS
8 16 (14.04%) Cocoa Touch
9 12 (10.53%) REST
10 11 (9.65%) RESTful
11 10 (8.77%) jQuery
11 10 (8.77%) Ajax
12 6 (5.26%) SOAP
12 6 (5.26%) CSS3
13 4 (3.51%) Hibernate
13 4 (3.51%) Spring
13 4 (3.51%) UIKit
13 4 (3.51%) Android SDK
14 2 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (35.09%) iPhone
2 37 (32.46%) iPad
3 33 (28.95%) Mobile App
4 14 (12.28%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.51%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.51%) Arduino
6 3 (2.63%) Social Media
6 3 (2.63%) Augmented Reality
6 3 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.75%) DTV
7 2 (1.75%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.75%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.75%) Animation
8 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.88%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 111 (97.37%) Apple iOS
2 30 (26.32%) Android
3 6 (5.26%) Windows
4 3 (2.63%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.75%) UNIX
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.07%) OO
2 26 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.42%) TDD
4 20 (17.54%) Android Development
5 18 (15.79%) Scrum
6 16 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (10.53%) BDD
8 11 (9.65%) OOP
9 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.89%) MVC
10 9 (7.89%) Project Management
11 8 (7.02%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.02%) OOD
11 8 (7.02%) Multithreading
12 7 (6.14%) Kanban
13 6 (5.26%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.26%) Test Automation
14 5 (4.39%) Domain-Driven Design
15 4 (3.51%) Mobile Application Development
15 4 (3.51%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (68.42%) Objective-C
2 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
3 18 (15.79%) Java
4 17 (14.91%) C++
5 8 (7.02%) SQL
6 7 (6.14%) C#
7 6 (5.26%) C
8 5 (4.39%) PHP
9 3 (2.63%) Ruby
10 2 (1.75%) Python
11 1 (0.88%) Golang
11 1 (0.88%) Groovy
11 1 (0.88%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (15.79%) Apple
2 4 (3.51%) MobileIron
3 3 (2.63%) Facebook
3 3 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (0.88%) Sencha
4 1 (0.88%) Twitter
4 1 (0.88%) Northgate
4 1 (0.88%) Cognos
4 1 (0.88%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
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