The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 309 234 316
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +82
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 313 321 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.74% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.02% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 220 205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
iOS Development
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -29 208 £413 +3.12% 90
South East -5 37 £308 -23.12% 23
East of England -12 24 £338 -10.00% 14
North West -20 14 £300 -4.00% 17
West Midlands -17 12 £350 +7.69% 4
Yorkshire -17 9 £325 +5.69% 7
South West -38 6 £450 +87.50% 9
East Midlands -6 5 £125 - 6
iOS Development
UK

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 575 (94.88%) Apple iOS
2 308 (50.83%) Objective-C
3 243 (40.10%) Android
4 196 (32.34%) HTML
5 195 (32.18%) Android Development
6 186 (30.69%) iPhone
7 175 (28.88%) Mobile App
8 174 (28.71%) Xcode
9 173 (28.55%) iPad
10 168 (27.72%) JavaScript
11 144 (23.76%) CSS
12 129 (21.29%) OO
13 122 (20.13%) Web Services
13 122 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
14 120 (19.80%) JSON
14 120 (19.80%) HTML5
15 115 (18.98%) iOS SDK
16 108 (17.82%) Cocoa
17 94 (15.51%) Java
18 93 (15.35%) jQuery
19 89 (14.69%) XML
20 88 (14.52%) Apple
21 80 (13.20%) TDD
22 70 (11.55%) REST
23 69 (11.39%) Scrum
23 69 (11.39%) MVC
23 69 (11.39%) OOP
24 64 (10.56%) C#
24 64 (10.56%) .NET
25 61 (10.07%) PHP

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (3.63%) CMS
2 18 (2.97%) WordPress
2 18 (2.97%) Apache
3 13 (2.15%) IIS
4 11 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.65%) Node.js
6 7 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.83%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (0.50%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.50%) Drupal
10 2 (0.33%) concrete5
10 2 (0.33%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.17%) Confluence
11 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (2.64%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.82%) GitHub
2 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.33%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.33%) Heroku
4 2 (0.33%) SaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.45%) HTTP
2 12 (1.98%) Internet
3 11 (1.82%) Bluetooth
4 5 (0.83%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.83%) NFC
5 4 (0.66%) VPN
6 3 (0.50%) SSL
7 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.17%) FTP
8 1 (0.17%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.43%) MySQL
2 16 (2.64%) SQLite
3 15 (2.48%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.32%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.66%) EDRMS
7 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.50%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.33%) Big Data
8 2 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.33%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.33%) QlikView
9 1 (0.17%) MS Access
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.17%) Infinispan
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 174 (28.71%) Xcode
2 49 (8.09%) Git (software)
3 46 (7.59%) Subversion
4 31 (5.12%) PhoneGap
5 19 (3.14%) Eclipse
6 14 (2.31%) Mercurial
6 14 (2.31%) JIRA
7 12 (1.98%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 7 (1.16%) JUnit
9 7 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.66%) Grunt
10 4 (0.66%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 4 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (0.50%) Mocha
11 3 (0.50%) Yeoman
11 3 (0.50%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.33%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.33%) Axure RP
General
1 55 (9.08%) Finance
2 34 (5.61%) Games
3 18 (2.97%) Publishing
3 18 (2.97%) Banking
4 13 (2.15%) Retail
5 10 (1.65%) Legal
5 10 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.49%) Marketing
7 8 (1.32%) Advertising
8 7 (1.16%) Automotive
9 5 (0.83%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.50%) Back Office
12 2 (0.33%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) Electronics
13 1 (0.17%) Front Office
13 1 (0.17%) Law
13 1 (0.17%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 561 (92.57%) Developer
2 364 (60.07%) iOS Developer
3 72 (11.88%) Mobile Developer
4 44 (7.26%) Android Developer
5 39 (6.44%) Senior Developer
6 33 (5.45%) Senior iOS Developer
7 31 (5.12%) Applications Developer
8 29 (4.79%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 26 (4.29%) Web Developer
10 21 (3.47%) iPhone Developer
11 18 (2.97%) .NET Developer
12 16 (2.64%) JavaScript Developer
12 16 (2.64%) C# Developer
13 14 (2.31%) PHP Developer
13 14 (2.31%) Programmer
14 13 (2.15%) Architect
15 12 (1.98%) Front-End Developer
16 11 (1.82%) Software Engineer
16 11 (1.82%) LAMP Developer
17 10 (1.65%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (32.34%) HTML
2 144 (23.76%) CSS
3 122 (20.13%) Web Services
4 120 (19.80%) JSON
4 120 (19.80%) HTML5
5 115 (18.98%) iOS SDK
6 108 (17.82%) Cocoa
7 93 (15.35%) jQuery
8 89 (14.69%) XML
9 70 (11.55%) REST
10 64 (10.56%) .NET
11 55 (9.08%) Ajax
11 55 (9.08%) RESTful
12 46 (7.59%) CSS3
13 35 (5.78%) Cocoa Touch
14 31 (5.12%) SOAP
15 30 (4.95%) UIKit
16 25 (4.13%) ASP.NET
17 24 (3.96%) OpenGL
18 19 (3.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 186 (30.69%) iPhone
2 175 (28.88%) Mobile App
3 173 (28.55%) iPad
4 27 (4.46%) Social Media
5 26 (4.29%) Blackberry
6 21 (3.47%) Open Source
7 19 (3.14%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.48%) Graphic Design
9 13 (2.15%) Animation
9 13 (2.15%) Smartphone
10 12 (1.98%) Social Network
11 11 (1.82%) Digital Media
12 9 (1.49%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.49%) Visualisation
13 8 (1.32%) N-Tier
14 7 (1.16%) Augmented Reality
15 6 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
15 6 (0.99%) Arduino
16 5 (0.83%) Streaming Video
16 5 (0.83%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 575 (94.88%) Apple iOS
2 243 (40.10%) Android
3 48 (7.92%) Windows
4 17 (2.81%) Linux
5 15 (2.48%) Windows Phone
6 11 (1.82%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.16%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.83%) UNIX
8 5 (0.83%) Windows CE
8 5 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.66%) webOS
10 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.50%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.33%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.17%) Debian
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (32.18%) Android Development
2 129 (21.29%) OO
3 122 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (13.20%) TDD
5 69 (11.39%) Scrum
5 69 (11.39%) MVC
5 69 (11.39%) OOP
6 47 (7.76%) Software Engineering
7 42 (6.93%) Mobile Application Development
7 42 (6.93%) Web Development
8 40 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (5.45%) Unit Testing
10 30 (4.95%) Memory Management
11 29 (4.79%) Multithreading
12 21 (3.47%) OOD
13 20 (3.30%) BDD
13 20 (3.30%) Kanban
13 20 (3.30%) SOA
13 20 (3.30%) E-Commerce
14 15 (2.48%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 308 (50.83%) Objective-C
2 168 (27.72%) JavaScript
3 94 (15.51%) Java
4 64 (10.56%) C#
5 61 (10.07%) PHP
6 57 (9.41%) C++
7 39 (6.44%) SQL
8 31 (5.12%) C
9 25 (4.13%) PHP5
10 19 (3.14%) Python
11 12 (1.98%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.49%) Ruby
13 8 (1.32%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.83%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.66%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.50%) VB
16 3 (0.50%) ActionScript 3.0
17 2 (0.33%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.33%) PowerHouse
17 2 (0.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (2.81%) Degree
2 5 (0.83%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.31%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (1.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 88 (14.52%) Apple
2 25 (4.13%) Facebook
3 23 (3.80%) Google
4 19 (3.14%) Sencha
5 18 (2.97%) Twitter
6 15 (2.48%) Microsoft
6 15 (2.48%) Xamarin
7 8 (1.32%) Oracle
8 4 (0.66%) Civica
8 4 (0.66%) Orchard
8 4 (0.66%) Lagan
8 4 (0.66%) Adobe
8 4 (0.66%) ESRI
9 3 (0.50%) SAP
9 3 (0.50%) Sybase
9 3 (0.50%) Metastorm
9 3 (0.50%) Ektron
9 3 (0.50%) MobileIron
9 3 (0.50%) StreamBase
9 3 (0.50%) Appcelerator
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