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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 256 191 215
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +24
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 399 492 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.76% 1.02% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.37% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 332 330
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 - £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 - £35.00
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
38954 35940 38894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.26% 74.48% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24704 22658 22956
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1007 1440
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 -30 272 £407 +1.62% 75
South East +22 53 £400 +26.48% 28
Yorkshire +6 22 £331 -5.35% 11
West Midlands -13 16 £450 +28.57% 5
South West -36 12 £350 -6.66% 18
North West -28 11 £350 +6.06% 15
East of England -57 5 £388 +10.71% 6
East Midlands -5 3 £290 -3.33% 7
North East - - - - 1
iOS Development
UK

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 729 (96.17%) Apple iOS
2 425 (56.07%) Objective-C
3 311 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
4 277 (36.54%) iPhone
5 264 (34.83%) Android
6 231 (30.47%) iPad
7 223 (29.42%) Xcode
8 204 (26.91%) Mobile App
9 200 (26.39%) Android Development
10 191 (25.20%) JSON
11 167 (22.03%) Cocoa
12 161 (21.24%) HTML
13 158 (20.84%) XML
14 156 (20.58%) Web Services
15 150 (19.79%) JavaScript
16 137 (18.07%) OO
17 131 (17.28%) Git (software)
18 121 (15.96%) TDD
19 120 (15.83%) RESTful
20 114 (15.04%) Cocoa Touch
21 113 (14.91%) CSS
22 109 (14.38%) iOS SDK
22 109 (14.38%) User Experience
23 103 (13.59%) Subversion
24 101 (13.32%) HTML5
25 99 (13.06%) Scrum
26 93 (12.27%) Apple
27 88 (11.61%) Java
28 76 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
29 74 (9.76%) MVC

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 21 (2.77%) CMS
2 14 (1.85%) Node.js
3 13 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (0.92%) Adobe CQ
6 7 (0.92%) IIS
7 5 (0.66%) Apache
8 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.40%) WordPress
9 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.26%) Confluence
9 2 (0.26%) Lync
9 2 (0.26%) Facebook Platform
9 2 (0.26%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.26%) Drupal
9 2 (0.26%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (1.45%) Doxygen
2 9 (1.19%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.92%) MS Excel
4 6 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.26%) Blender
5 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.26%) Maya
6 1 (0.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.79%) GitHub
2 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.26%) SaaS
3 2 (0.26%) PaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 63 (8.31%) HTTP
2 26 (3.43%) VPN
3 18 (2.37%) HTTPS
4 7 (0.92%) VoIP
4 7 (0.92%) Internet
5 5 (0.66%) SSL
6 4 (0.53%) iBeacon
7 3 (0.40%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.13%) Intranet
8 1 (0.13%) RTP
8 1 (0.13%) RFID
8 1 (0.13%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.88%) MySQL
2 26 (3.43%) SQLite
3 10 (1.32%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.06%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.66%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.40%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.26%) MS Access
8 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.13%) QlikView
9 1 (0.13%) Redis
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 223 (29.42%) Xcode
2 131 (17.28%) Git (software)
3 103 (13.59%) Subversion
4 19 (2.51%) JIRA
5 12 (1.58%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 11 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (1.45%) NUnit
6 11 (1.45%) Eclipse
7 10 (1.32%) Mercurial
7 10 (1.32%) Calabash
8 8 (1.06%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.06%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (0.79%) Hudson
11 5 (0.66%) Ant
11 5 (0.66%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.53%) Ranorex
13 3 (0.40%) JUnit
13 3 (0.40%) Bugzilla
14 2 (0.26%) Bitbucket
General
1 50 (6.60%) Finance
2 34 (4.49%) Retail
3 24 (3.17%) Games
4 20 (2.64%) Banking
4 20 (2.64%) Publishing
5 17 (2.24%) Marketing
6 11 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.32%) Advertising
8 7 (0.92%) Legal
9 6 (0.79%) French Language
9 6 (0.79%) German Language
10 4 (0.53%) Automotive
10 4 (0.53%) Back Office
11 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.26%) Electronics
12 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.26%) Front Office
12 2 (0.26%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 697 (91.95%) Developer
2 558 (73.61%) iOS Developer
3 94 (12.40%) Mobile Developer
4 73 (9.63%) Senior Developer
5 59 (7.78%) Senior iOS Developer
6 53 (6.99%) Android Developer
7 21 (2.77%) iPhone Developer
7 21 (2.77%) Lead Developer
7 21 (2.77%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 14 (1.85%) PHP Developer
8 14 (1.85%) Applications Developer
8 14 (1.85%) Web Developer
9 11 (1.45%) Architect
10 10 (1.32%) Front-End Developer
11 9 (1.19%) .NET Developer
11 9 (1.19%) Programmer
12 8 (1.06%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (1.06%) Software Engineer
13 7 (0.92%) Junior
13 7 (0.92%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (25.20%) JSON
2 167 (22.03%) Cocoa
3 161 (21.24%) HTML
4 158 (20.84%) XML
5 156 (20.58%) Web Services
6 120 (15.83%) RESTful
7 114 (15.04%) Cocoa Touch
8 113 (14.91%) CSS
9 109 (14.38%) iOS SDK
10 101 (13.32%) HTML5
11 65 (8.58%) REST
12 51 (6.73%) SOAP
13 46 (6.07%) jQuery
14 43 (5.67%) CSS3
15 36 (4.75%) .NET
16 32 (4.22%) UIKit
17 24 (3.17%) PhoneGap
18 23 (3.03%) Ajax
19 20 (2.64%) Android SDK
20 17 (2.24%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 277 (36.54%) iPhone
2 231 (30.47%) iPad
3 204 (26.91%) Mobile App
4 109 (14.38%) User Experience
5 37 (4.88%) Computer Science
6 23 (3.03%) Social Media
6 23 (3.03%) Client/Server
7 21 (2.77%) Blackberry
8 17 (2.24%) Animation
9 16 (2.11%) Digital Media
10 13 (1.72%) Video on Demand
10 13 (1.72%) Smartphone
11 12 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
12 10 (1.32%) Streaming Media
12 10 (1.32%) N-Tier
13 9 (1.19%) Streaming Video
13 9 (1.19%) Open Source
13 9 (1.19%) Online Games
14 8 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 729 (96.17%) Apple iOS
2 264 (34.83%) Android
3 32 (4.22%) Windows
4 12 (1.58%) Linux
5 8 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (1.06%) Windows Phone
6 6 (0.79%) UNIX
7 5 (0.66%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.40%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.26%) webOS
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.13%) SUSE
10 1 (0.13%) Debian
10 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (26.39%) Android Development
3 137 (18.07%) OO
4 121 (15.96%) TDD
5 99 (13.06%) Scrum
6 76 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (9.76%) MVC
8 66 (8.71%) OOP
9 60 (7.92%) Software Engineering
10 52 (6.86%) E-Commerce
11 47 (6.20%) Mobile Application Development
12 46 (6.07%) BDD
13 37 (4.88%) Kanban
14 29 (3.83%) Multithreading
15 27 (3.56%) Unit Testing
15 27 (3.56%) Memory Management
16 24 (3.17%) Project Management
17 22 (2.90%) Web Development
18 20 (2.64%) OOD
19 18 (2.37%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 425 (56.07%) Objective-C
2 150 (19.79%) JavaScript
3 88 (11.61%) Java
4 51 (6.73%) C++
5 36 (4.75%) C#
5 36 (4.75%) PHP
6 34 (4.49%) SQL
7 29 (3.83%) C
8 11 (1.45%) PHP5
9 10 (1.32%) Ruby
10 8 (1.06%) Python
11 5 (0.66%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.66%) ActionScript
12 4 (0.53%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.53%) PowerHouse
12 4 (0.53%) ActionScript 3.0
13 3 (0.40%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (0.26%) Lua
14 2 (0.26%) VBA
14 2 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (4.35%) Degree
2 7 (0.92%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.26%) CBAP
3 2 (0.26%) BC Cleared
3 2 (0.26%) ISEB
4 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.24%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.40%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 93 (12.27%) Apple
2 33 (4.35%) Facebook
3 22 (2.90%) Xamarin
4 21 (2.77%) Google
5 17 (2.24%) Microsoft
6 10 (1.32%) Sencha
7 9 (1.19%) MobileIron
7 9 (1.19%) Appcelerator
7 9 (1.19%) Oracle
7 9 (1.19%) Perforce
8 7 (0.92%) Adobe
8 7 (0.92%) Twitter
9 3 (0.40%) Yahoo!
9 3 (0.40%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.40%) IBM
9 3 (0.40%) Cognos
10 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.26%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.26%) Metastorm
10 2 (0.26%) Capita
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