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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Developer
Rank 227 223 209
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 207 227 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.87% 0.95% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.02% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 156 195
Average daily rate
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£448 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 - £22.66
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
21943 22179 23245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15426 15072 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
City of London -9 36 £475 +11.76% 12
Wimbledon - 1 £325 -
iOS Developer
England

iOS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 391 (99.49%) Apple iOS
1 391 (99.49%) iOS Development
2 268 (68.19%) Objective-C
3 201 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (29.52%) Cocoa
5 113 (28.75%) Xcode
6 108 (27.48%) Mobile App
6 108 (27.48%) iPhone
7 103 (26.21%) TDD
8 98 (24.94%) Apple Swift
9 91 (23.16%) JSON
10 90 (22.90%) OO
11 88 (22.39%) Android
12 80 (20.36%) Mobile Development
13 78 (19.85%) User Experience
14 77 (19.59%) iOS SDK
15 75 (19.08%) RESTful
16 70 (17.81%) Android Development
17 64 (16.28%) Scrum
18 63 (16.03%) iPad
19 61 (15.52%) Apple
20 58 (14.76%) Git (software)
21 57 (14.50%) Cocoa Touch
22 54 (13.74%) Unit Testing
23 50 (12.72%) Web Services
24 49 (12.47%) JavaScript
25 46 (11.70%) REST
26 45 (11.45%) Java
27 44 (11.20%) BDD
28 42 (10.69%) OOD

iOS Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (4.07%) CMS
2 3 (0.76%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (0.25%) Confluence
3 1 (0.25%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.54%) GitHub
2 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.80%) HTTP
2 5 (1.27%) NFC
2 5 (1.27%) Bluetooth
3 3 (0.76%) Internet
3 3 (0.76%) UPnP
4 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.51%) iBeacon
5 1 (0.25%) Skype
5 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.05%) SQLite
2 5 (1.27%) MySQL
3 3 (0.76%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.76%) CouchDB
3 3 (0.76%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (0.76%) Big Data
4 2 (0.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 113 (28.75%) Xcode
2 58 (14.76%) Git (software)
3 20 (5.09%) CocoaPods
4 11 (2.80%) Subversion
5 7 (1.78%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.02%) Hudson
7 3 (0.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (0.76%) JIRA
8 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.25%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.25%) Appium
General
1 27 (6.87%) Finance
2 25 (6.36%) Publishing
3 17 (4.33%) Retail
4 8 (2.04%) Banking
5 7 (1.78%) Electronics
6 6 (1.53%) Marketing
6 6 (1.53%) Games
7 5 (1.27%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.51%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Automotive
10 1 (0.25%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (29.52%) Cocoa
2 91 (23.16%) JSON
3 77 (19.59%) iOS SDK
4 75 (19.08%) RESTful
5 57 (14.50%) Cocoa Touch
6 50 (12.72%) Web Services
7 46 (11.70%) REST
8 39 (9.92%) XML
8 39 (9.92%) HTML
9 33 (8.40%) Android SDK
10 28 (7.12%) UIKit
11 27 (6.87%) SOAP
12 25 (6.36%) Core Animation
13 23 (5.85%) CSS
14 18 (4.58%) HTML5
15 9 (2.29%) CSS3
16 5 (1.27%) Flash
16 5 (1.27%) jQuery
17 4 (1.02%) PlayReady
18 3 (0.76%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 108 (27.48%) iPhone
1 108 (27.48%) Mobile App
2 78 (19.85%) User Experience
3 63 (16.03%) iPad
4 27 (6.87%) Computer Science
5 24 (6.11%) Social Media
5 24 (6.11%) Animation
6 13 (3.31%) Streaming Video
7 9 (2.29%) Video on Demand
8 7 (1.78%) Augmented Reality
8 7 (1.78%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.78%) Physics
9 5 (1.27%) Social Network
9 5 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.27%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (1.02%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.02%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.02%) Apple TV
11 3 (0.76%) DTV
11 3 (0.76%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 391 (99.49%) Apple iOS
2 88 (22.39%) Android
3 8 (2.04%) Windows
4 6 (1.53%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.51%) Linux
5 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (99.49%) iOS Development
2 201 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (26.21%) TDD
4 90 (22.90%) OO
5 80 (20.36%) Mobile Development
6 70 (17.81%) Android Development
7 64 (16.28%) Scrum
8 54 (13.74%) Unit Testing
9 44 (11.20%) BDD
10 42 (10.69%) OOD
11 36 (9.16%) Software Engineering
12 35 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (7.63%) E-Commerce
14 24 (6.11%) OOP
15 21 (5.34%) Pair Programming
16 19 (4.83%) Mobile Application Development
17 17 (4.33%) Content Management
18 16 (4.07%) Multithreading
19 15 (3.82%) Memory Management
20 10 (2.54%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 268 (68.19%) Objective-C
2 98 (24.94%) Apple Swift
3 49 (12.47%) JavaScript
4 45 (11.45%) Java
5 32 (8.14%) C++
6 27 (6.87%) C#
7 8 (2.04%) C
7 8 (2.04%) SQL
8 4 (1.02%) PHP
9 3 (0.76%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.51%) Ruby
11 1 (0.25%) XPath
11 1 (0.25%) Python
11 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (6.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.62%) QA
Vendors
1 61 (15.52%) Apple
2 13 (3.31%) Google
3 9 (2.29%) Facebook
4 5 (1.27%) Xamarin
5 3 (0.76%) SAP
5 3 (0.76%) Zend
6 2 (0.51%) Appcelerator
6 2 (0.51%) PayPal
6 2 (0.51%) Ingenico
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe
7 1 (0.25%) MobileIron
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