The table below looks at the statistics for the iOS Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iOS Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Developer
Rank 243 206 197
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -9
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 193 246 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.97% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.04% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 177 195
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £312 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%
iOS Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22765 23591 22534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.33% 93.10% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16128 16266 15004
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 406 529
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £43.00 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

iOS Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iOS Developer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

iOS Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

iOS Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

iOS Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

iOS Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

iOS Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

iOS Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

iOS Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

iOS Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iOS Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
City of London -1 43 £400 - 12
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
iOS Developer
England

iOS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited iOS Developer in their job title 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 with iOS Developer in their job title.

1 433 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 423 (97.69%) Apple iOS
3 300 (69.28%) Objective-C
4 180 (41.57%) Xcode
5 178 (41.11%) iPhone
6 158 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
7 146 (33.72%) iPad
8 123 (28.41%) JSON
9 103 (23.79%) Cocoa
10 95 (21.94%) Android
11 93 (21.48%) XML
12 90 (20.79%) OO
13 83 (19.17%) Mobile App
14 82 (18.94%) Git (software)
14 82 (18.94%) Web Services
15 71 (16.40%) Cocoa Touch
16 68 (15.70%) User Experience
17 67 (15.47%) iOS SDK
18 62 (14.32%) RESTful
18 62 (14.32%) HTML
19 61 (14.09%) JavaScript
20 49 (11.32%) Subversion
21 47 (10.85%) TDD
21 47 (10.85%) Android Development
22 46 (10.62%) Apple
23 43 (9.93%) Scrum
24 42 (9.70%) Software Engineering
24 42 (9.70%) HTML5
25 37 (8.55%) C++
26 34 (7.85%) Continuous Integration

iOS Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited iOS Developer in their job title 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 with iOS Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.15%) CMS
2 4 (0.92%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.92%) Node.js
3 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.23%) Apache
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.23%) Drupal
4 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (2.77%) Doxygen
2 3 (0.69%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.92%) GitHub
2 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.16%) HTTP
2 26 (6.00%) VPN
3 18 (4.16%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.15%) VoIP
5 4 (0.92%) iBeacon
5 4 (0.92%) SSL
6 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.23%) Intranet
7 1 (0.23%) Internet
7 1 (0.23%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.85%) MySQL
2 13 (3.00%) SQLite
3 5 (1.15%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.15%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.46%) CouchDB
4 2 (0.46%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.46%) MS Access
5 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.23%) Redis
5 1 (0.23%) Big Data
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 180 (41.57%) Xcode
2 82 (18.94%) Git (software)
3 49 (11.32%) Subversion
4 6 (1.39%) JIRA
4 6 (1.39%) NUnit
4 6 (1.39%) Hudson
5 5 (1.15%) Mercurial
5 5 (1.15%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.92%) Ranorex
6 4 (0.92%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.46%) Calabash
8 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.23%) Appium
9 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.23%) Bugzilla
General
1 25 (5.77%) Finance
2 22 (5.08%) Retail
3 16 (3.70%) Banking
4 14 (3.23%) Marketing
4 14 (3.23%) Publishing
5 13 (3.00%) Games
6 6 (1.39%) Advertising
7 5 (1.15%) French Language
7 5 (1.15%) German Language
8 3 (0.69%) Back Office
8 3 (0.69%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.69%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.46%) Interactive Media
9 2 (0.46%) Front Office
9 2 (0.46%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (28.41%) JSON
2 103 (23.79%) Cocoa
3 93 (21.48%) XML
4 82 (18.94%) Web Services
5 71 (16.40%) Cocoa Touch
6 67 (15.47%) iOS SDK
7 62 (14.32%) RESTful
7 62 (14.32%) HTML
8 42 (9.70%) HTML5
9 33 (7.62%) REST
10 28 (6.47%) CSS
11 18 (4.16%) CSS3
12 17 (3.93%) UIKit
13 10 (2.31%) Xamarin.iOS
14 8 (1.85%) jQuery
15 7 (1.62%) Core Animation
16 6 (1.39%) SOAP
16 6 (1.39%) OpenGL
17 5 (1.15%) Android SDK
18 4 (0.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 178 (41.11%) iPhone
2 146 (33.72%) iPad
3 83 (19.17%) Mobile App
4 68 (15.70%) User Experience
5 27 (6.24%) Computer Science
6 23 (5.31%) Social Media
7 11 (2.54%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.31%) Video on Demand
9 9 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
9 9 (2.08%) Streaming Media
10 8 (1.85%) Animation
10 8 (1.85%) Streaming Video
11 7 (1.62%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.62%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.62%) Online Games
12 6 (1.39%) Open Source
12 6 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (1.39%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 423 (97.69%) Apple iOS
2 95 (21.94%) Android
3 11 (2.54%) Windows
4 6 (1.39%) Windows Phone
5 4 (0.92%) Linux
5 4 (0.92%) UNIX
5 4 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 158 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (20.79%) OO
4 47 (10.85%) TDD
4 47 (10.85%) Android Development
5 43 (9.93%) Scrum
6 42 (9.70%) Software Engineering
7 34 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (6.93%) E-Commerce
9 23 (5.31%) BDD
10 21 (4.85%) Multithreading
11 20 (4.62%) OOP
11 20 (4.62%) Unit Testing
12 15 (3.46%) OOD
12 15 (3.46%) Memory Management
12 15 (3.46%) Mobile Device Management
13 14 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
14 13 (3.00%) MVC
14 13 (3.00%) Mobile Application Development
15 10 (2.31%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 300 (69.28%) Objective-C
2 61 (14.09%) JavaScript
3 37 (8.55%) C++
4 28 (6.47%) Java
5 20 (4.62%) C
6 16 (3.70%) SQL
7 11 (2.54%) PHP
8 9 (2.08%) C#
9 6 (1.39%) Python
10 4 (0.92%) Ruby
10 4 (0.92%) PowerHouse
11 2 (0.46%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.46%) VBA
12 1 (0.23%) XPath
12 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (3.23%) Degree
2 4 (0.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.15%) QA
Vendors
1 46 (10.62%) Apple
2 21 (4.85%) Facebook
3 8 (1.85%) Perforce
4 7 (1.62%) Google
4 7 (1.62%) Xamarin
5 4 (0.92%) MobileIron
5 4 (0.92%) Sencha
5 4 (0.92%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.69%) Adobe
6 3 (0.69%) Twitter
7 2 (0.46%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle
8 1 (0.23%) Cognos
8 1 (0.23%) Symbian
8 1 (0.23%) IBM
8 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.23%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.23%) Appcelerator
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