The table below looks at the statistics for iOS Development skills 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 Development over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 207 160 148
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -12
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 239 342 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.97% 1.35% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.74% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 235 265
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £319 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £53.50 - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -53.84%
iOS Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19024 19638 18030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.75% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13887 13776 12360
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 240 294
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -29.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

iOS Development
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

iOS Development Jobs Demand Trend in London

iOS Development
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

iOS Development Daily Rate Trend in London

iOS Development
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Development across the London region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

iOS Development Daily Rate Histogram in London

iOS Development
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

iOS Development Hourly Rate Trend in London

iOS Development
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 Development within the London region over the 3 months to 31 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 52 £400 -1.53% 19
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £438 -
Orpington - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - -
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 508 (97.50%) Apple iOS
2 316 (60.65%) Objective-C
3 216 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
4 187 (35.89%) Xcode
5 186 (35.70%) iPhone
6 159 (30.52%) Android
7 151 (28.98%) iPad
8 134 (25.72%) JSON
9 110 (21.11%) XML
10 109 (20.92%) Android Development
11 107 (20.54%) Cocoa
12 106 (20.35%) OO
13 105 (20.15%) Mobile App
14 100 (19.19%) JavaScript
15 96 (18.43%) Web Services
16 94 (18.04%) Git (software)
17 93 (17.85%) HTML
18 77 (14.78%) User Experience
19 73 (14.01%) Cocoa Touch
20 71 (13.63%) iOS SDK
21 63 (12.09%) Scrum
21 63 (12.09%) TDD
22 61 (11.71%) RESTful
23 59 (11.32%) CSS
24 57 (10.94%) Subversion
25 55 (10.56%) Java
26 54 (10.36%) HTML5
27 50 (9.60%) Software Engineering
28 47 (9.02%) Apple
29 46 (8.83%) REST

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 13 (2.50%) Node.js
2 12 (2.30%) CMS
3 5 (0.96%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.58%) IIS
5 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.38%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.38%) WordPress
5 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.19%) Confluence
6 1 (0.19%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.19%) Apache
6 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.19%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (2.11%) Doxygen
2 7 (1.34%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.58%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.58%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (1.34%) GitHub
2 4 (0.77%) PaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.33%) HTTP
2 26 (4.99%) VPN
3 17 (3.26%) HTTPS
4 8 (1.54%) VoIP
5 5 (0.96%) SSL
5 5 (0.96%) Internet
6 4 (0.77%) iBeacon
7 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.19%) RTP
8 1 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.18%) MySQL
2 15 (2.88%) SQLite
3 7 (1.34%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (0.96%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.96%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.38%) MS Access
8 2 (0.38%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.19%) Redis
9 1 (0.19%) Big Data
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 187 (35.89%) Xcode
2 94 (18.04%) Git (software)
3 57 (10.94%) Subversion
4 12 (2.30%) NUnit
4 12 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.54%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.34%) Mercurial
6 7 (1.34%) JIRA
7 6 (1.15%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.15%) Calabash
8 5 (0.96%) Hudson
8 5 (0.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (0.77%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.77%) Ranorex
9 4 (0.77%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.58%) Appium
10 3 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.38%) Robotium
11 2 (0.38%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.19%) Redmine
General
1 33 (6.33%) Finance
2 24 (4.61%) Retail
3 20 (3.84%) Games
4 16 (3.07%) Banking
4 16 (3.07%) Publishing
5 14 (2.69%) Marketing
6 8 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.15%) Advertising
7 6 (1.15%) French Language
7 6 (1.15%) German Language
8 3 (0.58%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.58%) Legal
8 3 (0.58%) Back Office
9 2 (0.38%) Front Office
9 2 (0.38%) Automotive
9 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.38%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 480 (92.13%) Developer
2 424 (81.38%) iOS Developer
3 52 (9.98%) Senior Developer
4 45 (8.64%) Senior iOS Developer
5 36 (6.91%) Mobile Developer
6 26 (4.99%) Android Developer
7 20 (3.84%) Lead Developer
8 13 (2.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 11 (2.11%) iPhone Developer
10 9 (1.73%) PHP Developer
11 8 (1.54%) Junior Developer
11 8 (1.54%) Junior iOS Developer
11 8 (1.54%) Programmer
11 8 (1.54%) Junior
11 8 (1.54%) Software Engineer
12 6 (1.15%) Analyst
12 6 (1.15%) Applications Developer
12 6 (1.15%) Front-End Developer
13 5 (0.96%) Web Developer
13 5 (0.96%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (25.72%) JSON
2 110 (21.11%) XML
3 107 (20.54%) Cocoa
4 96 (18.43%) Web Services
5 93 (17.85%) HTML
6 73 (14.01%) Cocoa Touch
7 71 (13.63%) iOS SDK
8 61 (11.71%) RESTful
9 59 (11.32%) CSS
10 54 (10.36%) HTML5
11 46 (8.83%) REST
12 27 (5.18%) CSS3
13 18 (3.45%) UIKit
13 18 (3.45%) jQuery
14 15 (2.88%) SOAP
14 15 (2.88%) .NET
15 11 (2.11%) Xamarin.iOS
16 8 (1.54%) Backbone.js
16 8 (1.54%) Android SDK
16 8 (1.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 186 (35.70%) iPhone
2 151 (28.98%) iPad
3 105 (20.15%) Mobile App
4 77 (14.78%) User Experience
5 37 (7.10%) Computer Science
6 30 (5.76%) Social Media
7 16 (3.07%) Blackberry
8 12 (2.30%) Video on Demand
9 10 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (1.73%) Mobile Banking
10 9 (1.73%) N-Tier
10 9 (1.73%) Streaming Video
11 8 (1.54%) Open Source
11 8 (1.54%) Animation
12 7 (1.34%) Online Games
12 7 (1.34%) Visualisation
12 7 (1.34%) Streaming Media
13 6 (1.15%) Augmented Reality
13 6 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
13 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 508 (97.50%) Apple iOS
2 159 (30.52%) Android
3 27 (5.18%) Windows
4 8 (1.54%) Linux
4 8 (1.54%) Windows Phone
5 6 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (0.96%) UNIX
7 3 (0.58%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (20.92%) Android Development
3 106 (20.35%) OO
4 63 (12.09%) TDD
4 63 (12.09%) Scrum
5 50 (9.60%) Software Engineering
6 40 (7.68%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (6.33%) E-Commerce
8 31 (5.95%) MVC
8 31 (5.95%) BDD
9 26 (4.99%) OOP
10 25 (4.80%) Multithreading
11 23 (4.41%) Mobile Application Development
12 21 (4.03%) Unit Testing
13 19 (3.65%) OOD
14 16 (3.07%) Project Management
14 16 (3.07%) Memory Management
14 16 (3.07%) Mobile Device Management
15 15 (2.88%) Systems Analysis
16 14 (2.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 316 (60.65%) Objective-C
2 100 (19.19%) JavaScript
3 55 (10.56%) Java
4 44 (8.45%) C++
5 25 (4.80%) SQL
6 24 (4.61%) PHP
7 18 (3.45%) C
8 17 (3.26%) C#
9 11 (2.11%) Ruby
10 8 (1.54%) Python
11 7 (1.34%) PHP5
12 4 (0.77%) ActionScript 3.0
12 4 (0.77%) ActionScript
12 4 (0.77%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.58%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.58%) ActionScript 2.0
13 3 (0.58%) Lua
14 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.38%) VBA
15 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (5.37%) Degree
2 4 (0.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.38%) CBAP
3 2 (0.38%) ISEB
4 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 47 (9.02%) Apple
2 22 (4.22%) Facebook
3 13 (2.50%) Google
4 10 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.92%) Xamarin
5 9 (1.73%) Perforce
6 7 (1.34%) Oracle
7 5 (0.96%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.77%) Adobe
8 4 (0.77%) MobileIron
8 4 (0.77%) Twitter
9 3 (0.58%) Sencha
9 3 (0.58%) StreamBase
9 3 (0.58%) Metastorm
9 3 (0.58%) Zend
10 2 (0.38%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.38%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.38%) Ektron
10 2 (0.38%) Appcelerator
11 1 (0.19%) Yahoo!
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