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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 246 276 224
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -52
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 442 327 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.68% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.90% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 242 239
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 13
Average hourly rate £43.30 £55.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 £53.85 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.44 £56.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.30 - £25.07
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
38728 36307 31355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.28% 75.63% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24983 23317 19199
Average daily rate £418 £400 £417
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1116 1099 985
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% -12.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £50.00 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Development across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

iOS Development Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 May 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 +23 257 £450 +9.09% 76
South East +13 61 £340 +4.61% 19
North West +13 49 £350 +16.66% 17
South West +43 38 £413 +17.85% 11
East Midlands -5 12 £388 +138.46% 1
West Midlands -4 11 £345 +25.45% 6
East of England -2 9 £438 +34.61% 13
Yorkshire -23 4 £345 +6.15% 12
iOS Development
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iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 766 (98.97%) Apple iOS
2 392 (50.65%) Objective-C
3 366 (47.29%) Agile Software Development
4 305 (39.41%) Android
5 267 (34.50%) Mobile App
6 262 (33.85%) Android Development
7 195 (25.19%) Mobile Development
8 186 (24.03%) iPhone
9 174 (22.48%) Xcode
10 161 (20.80%) JSON
11 160 (20.67%) Web Services
12 155 (20.03%) TDD
13 146 (18.86%) Cocoa
14 145 (18.73%) iPad
15 140 (18.09%) Git (software)
16 136 (17.57%) HTML
17 133 (17.18%) User Experience
18 129 (16.67%) JavaScript
19 124 (16.02%) iOS SDK
20 120 (15.50%) Scrum
21 117 (15.12%) OO
22 107 (13.82%) RESTful
23 105 (13.57%) REST
23 105 (13.57%) HTML5
24 103 (13.31%) Apple
25 101 (13.05%) Cocoa Touch
26 96 (12.40%) Java
27 91 (11.76%) CSS
28 90 (11.63%) Apple Swift
29 87 (11.24%) Finance

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 31 (4.01%) Node.js
2 14 (1.81%) CMS
3 6 (0.78%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.39%) WordPress
4 3 (0.39%) Confluence
5 2 (0.26%) Facebook Platform
5 2 (0.26%) IIS
5 2 (0.26%) Apache
6 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.13%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.13%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.13%) Drupal
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.13%) uiautomator
6 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.13%) nginx
6 1 (0.13%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 3 (0.39%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.26%) MS Office
2 2 (0.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.78%) GitHub
4 3 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.75%) HTTP
2 14 (1.81%) Internet
3 11 (1.42%) Bluetooth
4 6 (0.78%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.65%) iBeacon
6 2 (0.26%) Skype
6 2 (0.26%) Firewall
6 2 (0.26%) UPnP
6 2 (0.26%) VPN
7 1 (0.13%) PPP
7 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.13%) SSL
7 1 (0.13%) DVB
7 1 (0.13%) PPTP
7 1 (0.13%) NFC
7 1 (0.13%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (3.62%) SQLite
2 26 (3.36%) MySQL
3 25 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 6 (0.78%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.52%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.39%) CouchDB
6 3 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.26%) Redis
7 2 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.26%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.26%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.13%) MS Access
8 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.13%) Big Data
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 174 (22.48%) Xcode
2 140 (18.09%) Git (software)
3 55 (7.11%) Subversion
4 22 (2.84%) Jenkins
5 21 (2.71%) Calabash
6 20 (2.58%) CocoaPods
7 17 (2.20%) Appium
8 16 (2.07%) Android Studio
9 15 (1.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 10 (1.29%) JIRA
11 9 (1.16%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.78%) Selenium
13 6 (0.78%) Maven
13 6 (0.78%) JUnit
14 4 (0.52%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.52%) Hudson
14 4 (0.52%) Mockito
15 3 (0.39%) Mocha
General
1 87 (11.24%) Finance
2 45 (5.81%) Banking
3 26 (3.36%) Retail
4 23 (2.97%) Games
5 14 (1.81%) Publishing
6 13 (1.68%) Marketing
7 10 (1.29%) Electronics
8 8 (1.03%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.90%) Automotive
9 7 (0.90%) Legal
10 6 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.78%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.52%) Advertising
11 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.39%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.39%) Law
13 2 (0.26%) French Language
13 2 (0.26%) German Language
13 2 (0.26%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.13%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 710 (91.73%) Developer
2 539 (69.64%) iOS Developer
3 128 (16.54%) Mobile Developer
4 92 (11.89%) Senior Developer
5 76 (9.82%) Android Developer
6 72 (9.30%) Senior iOS Developer
7 37 (4.78%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 28 (3.62%) Applications Developer
9 15 (1.94%) Software Engineer
10 14 (1.81%) Architect
11 13 (1.68%) Lead Developer
11 13 (1.68%) Front-End Developer
11 13 (1.68%) iPhone Developer
12 10 (1.29%) .NET Developer
13 9 (1.16%) Programmer
14 7 (0.90%) iPhone Applications Developer
15 6 (0.78%) iPad Developer
15 6 (0.78%) Junior
15 6 (0.78%) Web Developer
15 6 (0.78%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (20.80%) JSON
2 160 (20.67%) Web Services
3 146 (18.86%) Cocoa
4 136 (17.57%) HTML
5 124 (16.02%) iOS SDK
6 107 (13.82%) RESTful
7 105 (13.57%) REST
7 105 (13.57%) HTML5
8 101 (13.05%) Cocoa Touch
9 91 (11.76%) CSS
10 82 (10.59%) XML
11 59 (7.62%) .NET
12 46 (5.94%) CSS3
13 41 (5.30%) SOAP
14 36 (4.65%) Core Animation
15 35 (4.52%) Android SDK
16 32 (4.13%) AngularJS
17 23 (2.97%) UIKit
18 21 (2.71%) PhoneGap
19 20 (2.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 267 (34.50%) Mobile App
2 186 (24.03%) iPhone
3 145 (18.73%) iPad
4 133 (17.18%) User Experience
5 62 (8.01%) Computer Science
6 41 (5.30%) Animation
7 23 (2.97%) Social Media
8 16 (2.07%) Blackberry
9 13 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.68%) Mathematics
9 13 (1.68%) Physics
9 13 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (1.55%) Data Structures
11 11 (1.42%) Mobile Banking
11 11 (1.42%) Streaming Video
12 9 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
13 8 (1.03%) Smartphone
13 8 (1.03%) Video on Demand
14 6 (0.78%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 766 (98.97%) Apple iOS
2 305 (39.41%) Android
3 43 (5.56%) Windows
4 23 (2.97%) Linux
5 21 (2.71%) Mac OS X
6 16 (2.07%) UNIX
7 13 (1.68%) Windows Phone
8 12 (1.55%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (0.90%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.13%) BlackBerry OS
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (47.29%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (33.85%) Android Development
3 195 (25.19%) Mobile Development
4 155 (20.03%) TDD
5 120 (15.50%) Scrum
6 117 (15.12%) OO
7 82 (10.59%) Software Engineering
8 80 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 66 (8.53%) Mobile Application Development
10 61 (7.88%) E-Commerce
11 57 (7.36%) BDD
12 54 (6.98%) Unit Testing
13 50 (6.46%) OOP
14 46 (5.94%) MVC
15 39 (5.04%) Multithreading
16 36 (4.65%) Memory Management
17 30 (3.88%) Open Source
18 26 (3.36%) Automated Testing
19 25 (3.23%) OOD
20 21 (2.71%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 392 (50.65%) Objective-C
2 129 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 96 (12.40%) Java
4 90 (11.63%) Apple Swift
5 84 (10.85%) C#
6 55 (7.11%) C++
7 27 (3.49%) C
8 22 (2.84%) SQL
9 15 (1.94%) PHP
10 13 (1.68%) Ruby
11 11 (1.42%) ActionScript
12 5 (0.65%) Python
13 4 (0.52%) Assembly Language
14 3 (0.39%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.39%) ActionScript 2.0
14 3 (0.39%) Clojure
15 2 (0.26%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.26%) Scala
15 2 (0.26%) XPath
15 2 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (9.04%) Degree
2 3 (0.39%) ISEB
3 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.65%) QA
2 4 (0.52%) IEC 61508
2 4 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.13%) Firmware
2 1 (0.13%) IAG
2 1 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (0.65%) yum
1 5 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.39%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 103 (13.31%) Apple
2 32 (4.13%) Google
3 29 (3.75%) Xamarin
4 26 (3.36%) Microsoft
5 15 (1.94%) Facebook
6 10 (1.29%) Twitter
7 8 (1.03%) MobileIron
8 7 (0.90%) Oracle
9 6 (0.78%) Adobe
9 6 (0.78%) Appcelerator
9 6 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.65%) IBM
11 4 (0.52%) SAP
12 2 (0.26%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.26%) Kony
12 2 (0.26%) PayPal
12 2 (0.26%) Ingenico
13 1 (0.13%) Apigee
13 1 (0.13%) StreamBase
13 1 (0.13%) Netbiscuits
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