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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 147 142 145
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 56 58 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.03% 1.00% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.29% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 36 59
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £323 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 £26.53 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+28.93% +17.05%
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
4348 4497 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.24% 77.31% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3333 4204
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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.

1 107 (99.07%) Apple iOS
2 63 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (51.85%) Objective-C
4 55 (50.93%) Mobile App
5 54 (50.00%) Android
6 45 (41.67%) Android Development
7 34 (31.48%) Apple Swift
8 30 (27.78%) TDD
8 30 (27.78%) JSON
8 30 (27.78%) Web Services
9 25 (23.15%) HTML
10 23 (21.30%) XML
11 21 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (18.52%) SOAP
12 20 (18.52%) Cocoa
12 20 (18.52%) Xcode
13 19 (17.59%) User Experience
13 19 (17.59%) Mobile Development
14 18 (16.67%) REST
15 17 (15.74%) Unit Testing
15 17 (15.74%) SQLite
16 16 (14.81%) HTML5
16 16 (14.81%) Java
16 16 (14.81%) JavaScript
17 15 (13.89%) CSS
17 15 (13.89%) Scrum
17 15 (13.89%) Software Engineering
18 14 (12.96%) Open Source
18 14 (12.96%) iOS SDK
18 14 (12.96%) Cocoa Touch

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.93%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) Node.js
2 1 (0.93%) uiautomator
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) HTTP
2 4 (3.70%) NFC
3 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.74%) SQLite
2 4 (3.70%) MySQL
2 4 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (2.78%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (18.52%) Xcode
2 12 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.63%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.70%) CocoaPods
4 4 (3.70%) Hudson
4 4 (3.70%) JIRA
5 3 (2.78%) Subversion
5 3 (2.78%) Appium
6 2 (1.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.93%) Mocha
7 1 (0.93%) Calabash
7 1 (0.93%) Maven
7 1 (0.93%) JUnit
7 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.93%) JMeter
7 1 (0.93%) Selenium
7 1 (0.93%) WebLOAD
7 1 (0.93%) TestNG
General
1 11 (10.19%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Legal
2 4 (3.70%) Retail
3 3 (2.78%) Games
3 3 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Automotive
5 1 (0.93%) Law
Job Titles
1 93 (86.11%) Developer
2 69 (63.89%) iOS Developer
3 28 (25.93%) Android Developer
4 22 (20.37%) Senior Developer
5 18 (16.67%) Senior iOS Developer
6 12 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.78%) Lead Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Senior Android Developer
10 2 (1.85%) Junior
10 2 (1.85%) Digital Project Manager
10 2 (1.85%) Technical Leader
10 2 (1.85%) Java Developer
10 2 (1.85%) Junior Developer
11 1 (0.93%) Technical Manager
11 1 (0.93%) Junior C# Developer
11 1 (0.93%) Junior .NET Developer
11 1 (0.93%) .NET Developer
11 1 (0.93%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.78%) Web Services
1 30 (27.78%) JSON
2 25 (23.15%) HTML
3 23 (21.30%) XML
4 20 (18.52%) SOAP
4 20 (18.52%) Cocoa
5 18 (16.67%) REST
6 16 (14.81%) HTML5
7 15 (13.89%) CSS
8 14 (12.96%) iOS SDK
8 14 (12.96%) Cocoa Touch
9 10 (9.26%) RESTful
9 10 (9.26%) Android SDK
10 8 (7.41%) CSS3
11 3 (2.78%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.78%) .NET
11 3 (2.78%) jQuery
12 2 (1.85%) WCF
12 2 (1.85%) PlayReady
13 1 (0.93%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 55 (50.93%) Mobile App
2 19 (17.59%) User Experience
3 10 (9.26%) iPad
4 9 (8.33%) iPhone
5 8 (7.41%) Blackberry
6 6 (5.56%) Social Media
7 5 (4.63%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.70%) N-Tier
9 3 (2.78%) iDTV
9 3 (2.78%) BBC
9 3 (2.78%) Kindle
10 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.93%) Animation
11 1 (0.93%) Social Network
11 1 (0.93%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 107 (99.07%) Apple iOS
2 54 (50.00%) Android
3 4 (3.70%) Windows
4 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (41.67%) Android Development
3 30 (27.78%) TDD
4 21 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (17.59%) Mobile Development
6 17 (15.74%) Unit Testing
7 15 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 15 (13.89%) Scrum
8 14 (12.96%) Open Source
9 10 (9.26%) Test Automation
9 10 (9.26%) Mobile Application Development
9 10 (9.26%) E-Commerce
10 9 (8.33%) OO
11 7 (6.48%) Usability Testing
11 7 (6.48%) BDD
11 7 (6.48%) Progressive Enhancement
12 6 (5.56%) Memory Management
13 5 (4.63%) Multithreading
14 4 (3.70%) OOD
14 4 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (51.85%) Objective-C
2 34 (31.48%) Apple Swift
3 16 (14.81%) Java
3 16 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.63%) SQL
5 3 (2.78%) C++
5 3 (2.78%) PHP
6 2 (1.85%) C#
7 1 (0.93%) C
7 1 (0.93%) Python
7 1 (0.93%) Smalltalk
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby
7 1 (0.93%) XPath
7 1 (0.93%) PHP5
7 1 (0.93%) Groovy
7 1 (0.93%) Scala
7 1 (0.93%) Clojure
7 1 (0.93%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (4.63%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (8.33%) Apple
2 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.70%) MobileIron
4 3 (2.78%) Google
5 2 (1.85%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.93%) hybris
6 1 (0.93%) SAP
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