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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 156 153 117
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -36
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 50 58 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.86% 0.82% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.06% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 70
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £316 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -53.84%
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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
4529 5467 4844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.78% 76.90% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3520 4052 3657
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £609 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 68
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% -30.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.20 £16.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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.

1 114 (99.13%) Apple iOS
2 72 (62.61%) Objective-C
3 50 (43.48%) OO
4 46 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (33.91%) JSON
6 38 (33.04%) Xcode
7 35 (30.43%) iPhone
8 34 (29.57%) Cocoa
9 33 (28.70%) Android
10 28 (24.35%) Web Services
10 28 (24.35%) XML
11 27 (23.48%) Mobile App
12 25 (21.74%) iOS SDK
13 24 (20.87%) iPad
13 24 (20.87%) HTML
14 23 (20.00%) C++
15 22 (19.13%) Cocoa Touch
16 21 (18.26%) Git (software)
17 20 (17.39%) JavaScript
17 20 (17.39%) Android Development
18 18 (15.65%) User Experience
18 18 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (14.78%) Computer Science
20 15 (13.04%) RESTful
20 15 (13.04%) Subversion
21 14 (12.17%) SQL
22 13 (11.30%) E-Commerce
22 13 (11.30%) REST
23 12 (10.43%) Social Media
23 12 (10.43%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (1.74%) CMS
2 1 (0.87%) Drupal
2 1 (0.87%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.96%) HTTP
2 5 (4.35%) HTTPS
3 4 (3.48%) VoIP
4 3 (2.61%) VPN
5 2 (1.74%) SSL
5 2 (1.74%) Internet
6 1 (0.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.22%) SQLite
1 6 (5.22%) MySQL
2 2 (1.74%) CouchDB
2 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (33.04%) Xcode
2 21 (18.26%) Git (software)
3 15 (13.04%) Subversion
4 6 (5.22%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.74%) JIRA
5 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.74%) Calabash
6 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.87%) Selenium
6 1 (0.87%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.87%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 12 (10.43%) Finance
2 9 (7.83%) Banking
3 8 (6.96%) Marketing
4 5 (4.35%) French Language
4 5 (4.35%) German Language
4 5 (4.35%) Retail
5 4 (3.48%) Games
6 2 (1.74%) Legal
6 2 (1.74%) Front Office
6 2 (1.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.87%) Publishing
7 1 (0.87%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (96.52%) Developer
2 98 (85.22%) iOS Developer
3 17 (14.78%) Senior Developer
4 16 (13.91%) Senior iOS Developer
5 10 (8.70%) Mobile Developer
6 8 (6.96%) Android Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Lead Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Junior Developer
8 4 (3.48%) PHP Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Junior
8 4 (3.48%) Junior iOS Developer
9 2 (1.74%) iPhone Developer
9 2 (1.74%) Applications Developer
9 2 (1.74%) Web Developer
10 1 (0.87%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (0.87%) Programmer
10 1 (0.87%) Architect
10 1 (0.87%) Analyst
10 1 (0.87%) Test Analyst
10 1 (0.87%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (33.91%) JSON
2 34 (29.57%) Cocoa
3 28 (24.35%) Web Services
3 28 (24.35%) XML
4 25 (21.74%) iOS SDK
5 24 (20.87%) HTML
6 22 (19.13%) Cocoa Touch
7 15 (13.04%) RESTful
8 13 (11.30%) REST
9 11 (9.57%) HTML5
10 9 (7.83%) CSS
11 6 (5.22%) SOAP
11 6 (5.22%) jQuery
12 4 (3.48%) Ajax
12 4 (3.48%) XML Schema
12 4 (3.48%) CSS3
12 4 (3.48%) UIKit
13 3 (2.61%) Core Animation
14 2 (1.74%) Xamarin.iOS
14 2 (1.74%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 35 (30.43%) iPhone
2 27 (23.48%) Mobile App
3 24 (20.87%) iPad
4 18 (15.65%) User Experience
5 17 (14.78%) Computer Science
6 12 (10.43%) Social Media
7 7 (6.09%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (3.48%) Data Structures
8 4 (3.48%) Streaming Video
9 3 (2.61%) N-Tier
9 3 (2.61%) Video on Demand
9 3 (2.61%) Animation
9 3 (2.61%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.74%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.74%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.74%) Augmented Reality
10 2 (1.74%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.74%) DTV
10 2 (1.74%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 114 (99.13%) Apple iOS
2 33 (28.70%) Android
3 5 (4.35%) Windows
4 4 (3.48%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.74%) UNIX
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (43.48%) OO
2 46 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (17.39%) Android Development
4 18 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (11.30%) E-Commerce
6 12 (10.43%) OOD
6 12 (10.43%) TDD
6 12 (10.43%) Scrum
7 11 (9.57%) OOP
8 9 (7.83%) Software Engineering
9 8 (6.96%) MVC
10 7 (6.09%) Web Design
10 7 (6.09%) Multithreading
10 7 (6.09%) Kanban
11 6 (5.22%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.22%) BDD
12 5 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (4.35%) Project Management
13 4 (3.48%) B2C
13 4 (3.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 72 (62.61%) Objective-C
2 23 (20.00%) C++
3 20 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.17%) SQL
5 9 (7.83%) PHP
6 8 (6.96%) Java
7 5 (4.35%) C
8 3 (2.61%) C#
8 3 (2.61%) Ruby
8 3 (2.61%) PHP5
9 1 (0.87%) Scala
9 1 (0.87%) XPath
9 1 (0.87%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (9.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (9.57%) Apple
2 2 (1.74%) Google
2 2 (1.74%) Sencha
3 1 (0.87%) Facebook
3 1 (0.87%) Twitter
3 1 (0.87%) Zend
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.87%) Motorola
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