The table below looks at the statistics for iOS Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iOS Development over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 245 244 228
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 455 403 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.82% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.07% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 256 294
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Average hourly rate £34.60 £45.00 £27.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.11% +61.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.26 £26.53 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £55.25 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.60 £26.53 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+30.44% +17.05%
iOS Development
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40215 37779 34958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.82% 76.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26663 23855 21652
Average daily rate £420 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1061 1097 1040
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

iOS Development
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

iOS Development Jobs Demand Trend in England

iOS Development
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iOS Development across the England region.

iOS Development Daily Rate Trend in England

iOS Development
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Development across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

iOS Development Daily Rate Histogram in England

iOS Development
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development across the England region.

iOS Development Hourly Rate Trend in England

iOS Development
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iOS Development within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -24 253 £425 +2.40% 93
South East +3 61 £375 +3.44% 25
North West +24 55 £375 +7.14% 21
South West +41 50 £413 +17.85% 25
East of England -5 12 £300 -25.00% 10
West Midlands -5 10 £325 +18.18% 8
East Midlands +5 8 £275 +37.50% 5
Yorkshire -35 6 £330 -2.22% 20
North East -24 2 £320 +113.33% 1
iOS Development
UK

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 871 (98.09%) Apple iOS
2 450 (50.68%) Objective-C
3 441 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
4 370 (41.67%) Android
5 330 (37.16%) Mobile App
6 324 (36.49%) Android Development
7 243 (27.36%) Mobile Development
8 192 (21.62%) iPhone
9 184 (20.72%) Cocoa
10 168 (18.92%) JSON
11 166 (18.69%) TDD
12 162 (18.24%) Xcode
12 162 (18.24%) Web Services
13 156 (17.57%) JavaScript
14 144 (16.22%) HTML
15 142 (15.99%) User Experience
16 134 (15.09%) iPad
17 131 (14.75%) Git (software)
18 129 (14.53%) Apple Swift
18 129 (14.53%) Scrum
19 127 (14.30%) iOS SDK
20 123 (13.85%) REST
21 122 (13.74%) Java
22 116 (13.06%) OO
22 116 (13.06%) Cocoa Touch
23 105 (11.82%) Apple
24 102 (11.49%) RESTful
25 101 (11.37%) CSS
26 97 (10.92%) C#
27 96 (10.81%) HTML5

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 29 (3.27%) Node.js
2 12 (1.35%) CMS
3 6 (0.68%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.45%) IIS
5 3 (0.34%) Confluence
6 2 (0.23%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.11%) uiautomator
7 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.11%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.11%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.11%) Drupal
7 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (0.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.34%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.34%) MS Office
3 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.11%) Magento
2 1 (0.11%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.24%) GitHub
3 2 (0.23%) SaaS
3 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.11%) Route 53
4 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.59%) HTTP
2 13 (1.46%) Internet
3 8 (0.90%) Bluetooth
3 8 (0.90%) NFC
4 7 (0.79%) iBeacon
5 3 (0.34%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.23%) SSL
6 2 (0.23%) Skype
6 2 (0.23%) UPnP
7 1 (0.11%) PPP
7 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.11%) DVB
7 1 (0.11%) PPTP
7 1 (0.11%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.17%) SQLite
2 26 (2.93%) MySQL
3 23 (2.59%) SQL Server
4 8 (0.90%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.56%) Big Data
6 4 (0.45%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.45%) CouchDB
7 3 (0.34%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.34%) Redis
8 2 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.11%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.11%) MS Access
9 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 162 (18.24%) Xcode
2 131 (14.75%) Git (software)
3 50 (5.63%) Subversion
4 21 (2.36%) CocoaPods
5 17 (1.91%) Appium
6 16 (1.80%) Jenkins
7 13 (1.46%) Android Studio
8 12 (1.35%) Calabash
9 11 (1.24%) Cucumber
9 11 (1.24%) JIRA
10 10 (1.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 8 (0.90%) Selenium
11 8 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.56%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.45%) Hudson
14 3 (0.34%) Mocha
14 3 (0.34%) Axure RP
14 3 (0.34%) Zephyr
14 3 (0.34%) Maven
14 3 (0.34%) JUnit
General
1 95 (10.70%) Finance
2 44 (4.95%) Banking
3 25 (2.82%) Retail
4 23 (2.59%) Games
4 23 (2.59%) Marketing
5 19 (2.14%) Publishing
6 16 (1.80%) Electronics
7 15 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.90%) Legal
10 7 (0.79%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.79%) Automotive
11 4 (0.45%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.34%) Law
13 2 (0.23%) Advertising
13 2 (0.23%) Back Office
13 2 (0.23%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 804 (90.54%) Developer
2 609 (68.58%) iOS Developer
3 164 (18.47%) Mobile Developer
4 111 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 94 (10.59%) Android Developer
6 84 (9.46%) Senior iOS Developer
7 46 (5.18%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 38 (4.28%) Applications Developer
9 18 (2.03%) Software Engineer
10 17 (1.91%) iPhone Developer
11 14 (1.58%) Architect
11 14 (1.58%) Lead Developer
12 12 (1.35%) Programmer
13 11 (1.24%) Front-End Developer
14 10 (1.13%) iPhone Applications Developer
14 10 (1.13%) Project Manager
15 9 (1.01%) Web Developer
16 8 (0.90%) .NET Developer
16 8 (0.90%) Technical Leader
16 8 (0.90%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (20.72%) Cocoa
2 168 (18.92%) JSON
3 162 (18.24%) Web Services
4 144 (16.22%) HTML
5 127 (14.30%) iOS SDK
6 123 (13.85%) REST
7 116 (13.06%) Cocoa Touch
8 102 (11.49%) RESTful
9 101 (11.37%) CSS
10 96 (10.81%) HTML5
11 85 (9.57%) XML
12 72 (8.11%) .NET
13 49 (5.52%) SOAP
14 46 (5.18%) Android SDK
15 43 (4.84%) Core Animation
16 42 (4.73%) CSS3
17 40 (4.50%) AngularJS
18 34 (3.83%) jQuery
19 33 (3.72%) UIKit
20 23 (2.59%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 330 (37.16%) Mobile App
2 192 (21.62%) iPhone
3 142 (15.99%) User Experience
4 134 (15.09%) iPad
5 67 (7.55%) Computer Science
6 45 (5.07%) Animation
7 33 (3.72%) Social Media
8 17 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (1.91%) Streaming Video
9 15 (1.69%) Blackberry
9 15 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
10 14 (1.58%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.46%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.46%) Physics
12 12 (1.35%) Smartphone
12 12 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.13%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.01%) DTV
15 8 (0.90%) Video on Demand
15 8 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 871 (98.09%) Apple iOS
2 370 (41.67%) Android
3 54 (6.08%) Windows
4 22 (2.48%) Windows Phone
5 20 (2.25%) Linux
6 18 (2.03%) Mac OS X
7 13 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
7 13 (1.46%) UNIX
8 7 (0.79%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.34%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.11%) BlackBerry OS
11 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (36.49%) Android Development
3 243 (27.36%) Mobile Development
4 166 (18.69%) TDD
5 129 (14.53%) Scrum
6 116 (13.06%) OO
7 86 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 79 (8.90%) Software Engineering
9 76 (8.56%) Continuous Integration
10 69 (7.77%) Mobile Application Development
11 65 (7.32%) Unit Testing
12 62 (6.98%) BDD
13 57 (6.42%) OOP
14 36 (4.05%) OOD
14 36 (4.05%) Memory Management
15 32 (3.60%) Automation Testing
15 32 (3.60%) Multithreading
16 31 (3.49%) Open Source
17 26 (2.93%) Automated Testing
17 26 (2.93%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 450 (50.68%) Objective-C
2 156 (17.57%) JavaScript
3 129 (14.53%) Apple Swift
4 122 (13.74%) Java
5 97 (10.92%) C#
6 67 (7.55%) C++
7 35 (3.94%) C
8 24 (2.70%) SQL
9 21 (2.36%) PHP
10 16 (1.80%) Ruby
11 12 (1.35%) ActionScript
12 11 (1.24%) Python
13 4 (0.45%) Assembly Language
13 4 (0.45%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.45%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.34%) VB6
14 3 (0.34%) ActionScript 2.0
14 3 (0.34%) Go
14 3 (0.34%) VB
15 2 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 71 (8.00%) Degree
2 5 (0.56%) ISEB
3 3 (0.34%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.73%) QA
2 4 (0.45%) IEC 61508
2 4 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.34%) yum
1 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.34%) Jitterbit
2 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.11%) Puppet
3 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 105 (11.82%) Apple
2 36 (4.05%) Xamarin
3 32 (3.60%) Google
4 23 (2.59%) Microsoft
5 13 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.13%) Facebook
7 9 (1.01%) SAP
8 8 (0.90%) MobileIron
9 6 (0.68%) Appcelerator
10 5 (0.56%) Adobe
11 4 (0.45%) Oracle
12 3 (0.34%) IBM
12 3 (0.34%) Informatica
13 2 (0.23%) Kony
13 2 (0.23%) PayPal
13 2 (0.23%) Ingenico
13 2 (0.23%) Twitter
13 2 (0.23%) hybris
14 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
14 1 (0.11%) Zend
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Noir Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Outsource UK
Posted: Yesterday
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Coal IT Services
Rate: From £170 to £200 per day
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West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day + competitive
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Oho Group Ltd.
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