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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 194 163 163
Rank change year-on-year
-31 0
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 269 342 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.10% 1.38% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.78% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 241 252
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 - £35.00
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
19003 19168 19421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.68% 77.47% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13405 13408 13084
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 242 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

iOS Development
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 18 September 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 18 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
City of London +7 55 £400 - 12
Croydon - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £438 - 1
Orpington - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Brentford - - - - 1
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 523 (96.14%) Apple iOS
2 309 (56.80%) Objective-C
3 226 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
4 195 (35.85%) iPhone
5 190 (34.93%) Xcode
6 169 (31.07%) iPad
7 166 (30.51%) Android
8 137 (25.18%) JSON
9 117 (21.51%) HTML
10 115 (21.14%) Android Development
11 114 (20.96%) Cocoa
12 113 (20.77%) Mobile App
13 110 (20.22%) XML
14 108 (19.85%) OO
15 107 (19.67%) JavaScript
16 106 (19.49%) Web Services
17 91 (16.73%) Git (software)
18 81 (14.89%) iOS SDK
19 80 (14.71%) CSS
20 79 (14.52%) User Experience
21 77 (14.15%) Cocoa Touch
22 71 (13.05%) TDD
23 67 (12.32%) HTML5
24 63 (11.58%) RESTful
24 63 (11.58%) Subversion
24 63 (11.58%) Java
25 62 (11.40%) Scrum
26 55 (10.11%) Apple
27 52 (9.56%) Software Engineering
28 50 (9.19%) Continuous Integration

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (2.57%) CMS
2 11 (2.02%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.02%) Node.js
3 9 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.37%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (0.37%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.37%) IIS
6 1 (0.18%) Apache
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Drupal
6 1 (0.18%) Confluence
6 1 (0.18%) WordPress
6 1 (0.18%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 10 (1.84%) Doxygen
2 5 (0.92%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.37%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.10%) GitHub
2 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.18%) PaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.25%) HTTP
2 22 (4.04%) VPN
3 17 (3.13%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.29%) VoIP
5 5 (0.92%) SSL
5 5 (0.92%) Internet
6 4 (0.74%) iBeacon
7 3 (0.55%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.37%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.18%) Intranet
9 1 (0.18%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.78%) MySQL
2 13 (2.39%) SQLite
3 5 (0.92%) NoSQL
3 5 (0.92%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.55%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.37%) MS Access
5 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.18%) QlikView
6 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.18%) Redis
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 190 (34.93%) Xcode
2 91 (16.73%) Git (software)
3 63 (11.58%) Subversion
4 9 (1.65%) Mercurial
5 8 (1.47%) JIRA
5 8 (1.47%) NUnit
5 8 (1.47%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (1.10%) Hudson
7 6 (1.10%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 6 (1.10%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.74%) Calabash
10 3 (0.55%) Ranorex
10 3 (0.55%) JUnit
11 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.37%) Robotium
11 2 (0.37%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.18%) Redmine
General
1 34 (6.25%) Finance
2 25 (4.60%) Retail
3 20 (3.68%) Banking
4 17 (3.13%) Publishing
5 16 (2.94%) Games
6 12 (2.21%) Marketing
7 10 (1.84%) Advertising
8 7 (1.29%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.10%) Legal
9 6 (1.10%) French Language
9 6 (1.10%) German Language
10 4 (0.74%) Back Office
11 3 (0.55%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.37%) Front Office
12 2 (0.37%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 505 (92.83%) Developer
2 440 (80.88%) iOS Developer
3 56 (10.29%) Senior Developer
4 49 (9.01%) Senior iOS Developer
5 34 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
6 30 (5.51%) Android Developer
7 21 (3.86%) Lead Developer
8 11 (2.02%) PHP Developer
8 11 (2.02%) iPhone Developer
9 8 (1.47%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 8 (1.47%) Programmer
9 8 (1.47%) Web Developer
10 7 (1.29%) Junior
10 7 (1.29%) Architect
10 7 (1.29%) Junior Developer
10 7 (1.29%) Junior iOS Developer
11 6 (1.10%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (1.10%) Software Engineer
11 6 (1.10%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (0.92%) PHP Symfony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (25.18%) JSON
2 117 (21.51%) HTML
3 114 (20.96%) Cocoa
4 110 (20.22%) XML
5 106 (19.49%) Web Services
6 81 (14.89%) iOS SDK
7 80 (14.71%) CSS
8 77 (14.15%) Cocoa Touch
9 67 (12.32%) HTML5
10 63 (11.58%) RESTful
11 48 (8.82%) REST
12 32 (5.88%) CSS3
13 26 (4.78%) jQuery
14 19 (3.49%) UIKit
15 17 (3.13%) SOAP
16 14 (2.57%) .NET
17 11 (2.02%) Ajax
17 11 (2.02%) Android SDK
18 10 (1.84%) Xamarin.iOS
18 10 (1.84%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 195 (35.85%) iPhone
2 169 (31.07%) iPad
3 113 (20.77%) Mobile App
4 79 (14.52%) User Experience
5 33 (6.07%) Computer Science
6 20 (3.68%) Social Media
7 19 (3.49%) Blackberry
8 11 (2.02%) Animation
8 11 (2.02%) Video on Demand
9 10 (1.84%) Streaming Media
10 8 (1.47%) Streaming Video
10 8 (1.47%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.47%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.47%) Open Source
10 8 (1.47%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
11 7 (1.29%) Mobile Payment
11 7 (1.29%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 523 (96.14%) Apple iOS
2 166 (30.51%) Android
3 24 (4.41%) Windows
4 7 (1.29%) Linux
4 7 (1.29%) Windows Phone
5 6 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (0.74%) UNIX
7 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (21.14%) Android Development
3 108 (19.85%) OO
4 71 (13.05%) TDD
5 62 (11.40%) Scrum
6 52 (9.56%) Software Engineering
7 50 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (7.72%) MVC
9 38 (6.99%) OOP
10 37 (6.80%) BDD
11 34 (6.25%) E-Commerce
12 23 (4.23%) Multithreading
13 21 (3.86%) Unit Testing
14 20 (3.68%) Mobile Application Development
15 19 (3.49%) Memory Management
15 19 (3.49%) Project Management
16 17 (3.13%) OOD
16 17 (3.13%) Web Development
16 17 (3.13%) Kanban
17 15 (2.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 309 (56.80%) Objective-C
2 107 (19.67%) JavaScript
3 63 (11.58%) Java
4 42 (7.72%) C++
5 26 (4.78%) PHP
6 23 (4.23%) C
7 22 (4.04%) SQL
8 16 (2.94%) C#
9 10 (1.84%) PHP5
10 7 (1.29%) Python
10 7 (1.29%) Ruby
11 4 (0.74%) PowerHouse
12 2 (0.37%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.37%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.37%) VBA
13 1 (0.18%) XPath
13 1 (0.18%) Lua
13 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (5.15%) Degree
2 3 (0.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.37%) CBAP
3 2 (0.37%) ISEB
4 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (0.55%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 55 (10.11%) Apple
2 25 (4.60%) Facebook
3 17 (3.13%) Google
4 10 (1.84%) Xamarin
5 8 (1.47%) Microsoft
6 7 (1.29%) MobileIron
7 6 (1.10%) Perforce
8 4 (0.74%) Adobe
8 4 (0.74%) Oracle
9 3 (0.55%) Cognos
9 3 (0.55%) Sencha
9 3 (0.55%) Appcelerator
10 2 (0.37%) Twitter
10 2 (0.37%) IBM
10 2 (0.37%) StreamBase
10 2 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.37%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.37%) Metastorm
10 2 (0.37%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.37%) Sitecore
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