The table below looks at the statistics for iOS SDK 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 SDK over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS SDK
Rank 176 191 168
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 10 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.14% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.47% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £460 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.47% +16.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £303
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +32.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1569 1706 1569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.98% 29.55% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1257 1244 1260
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 16
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% +9.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

iOS SDK
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iOS SDK across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

iOS SDK Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

iOS SDK
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 SDK across the City of London region.

iOS SDK Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

iOS SDK
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS SDK across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

iOS SDK Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

iOS SDK
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 SDK across the City of London region.

iOS SDK Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

iOS SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing iOS SDK 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 SDK.

1 18 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 11 (61.11%) Android
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) iOS Development
4 8 (44.44%) Xcode
4 8 (44.44%) Objective-C
5 7 (38.89%) OO
5 7 (38.89%) Cocoa
5 7 (38.89%) Mobile App
5 7 (38.89%) Android SDK
6 6 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
6 6 (33.33%) iPhone
7 5 (27.78%) JSON
8 4 (22.22%) Degree
8 4 (22.22%) XML
8 4 (22.22%) REST
8 4 (22.22%) Android Development
9 3 (16.67%) Calabash
9 3 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
9 3 (16.67%) C++
9 3 (16.67%) Web Services
9 3 (16.67%) OOP
9 3 (16.67%) SOA
9 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
9 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 3 (16.67%) QA
9 3 (16.67%) Ruby
9 3 (16.67%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing iOS SDK 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 SDK. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Xcode
2 3 (16.67%) Calabash
2 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Android Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Appium
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) iOS Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Android Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior iOS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Cocoa
1 7 (38.89%) Android SDK
2 6 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
3 5 (27.78%) JSON
4 4 (22.22%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) REST
5 3 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) Xamarin.iOS
6 2 (11.11%) XML Schema
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (11.11%) SOAP
6 2 (11.11%) Sencha Touch
7 1 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (5.56%) UIKit
7 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.56%) CSS3
7 1 (5.56%) PhoneGap
7 1 (5.56%) Middleware
7 1 (5.56%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Mobile App
2 6 (33.33%) iPhone
3 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.11%) Video on Demand
4 2 (11.11%) Streaming Video
4 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.56%) Social Gaming
5 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Games
5 1 (5.56%) iPad
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 11 (61.11%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) iOS Development
2 7 (38.89%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Android Development
4 3 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (16.67%) OOP
4 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Functional Programming
6 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) OOD
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Objective-C
2 3 (16.67%) C++
2 3 (16.67%) Ruby
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Sencha
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Google