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 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 222 198 127
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -71
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 198 248 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.87% 1.04% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.34% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 182 269
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.79 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+85.26% -60.00%
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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +27 56 £413 +3.12% 14
Hounslow +1 1 £350 -12.50%
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 456 (97.85%) Apple iOS
2 264 (56.65%) Objective-C
3 190 (40.77%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (37.34%) Xcode
5 160 (34.33%) iPhone
6 153 (32.83%) Android
7 126 (27.04%) iPad
8 124 (26.61%) JSON
9 103 (22.10%) OO
10 100 (21.46%) Android Development
11 96 (20.60%) XML
12 90 (19.31%) Cocoa
13 88 (18.88%) JavaScript
14 81 (17.38%) HTML
15 79 (16.95%) Mobile App
16 74 (15.88%) User Experience
16 74 (15.88%) Web Services
17 72 (15.45%) Git (software)
18 58 (12.45%) iOS SDK
19 57 (12.23%) HTML5
20 56 (12.02%) CSS
21 53 (11.37%) RESTful
22 52 (11.16%) TDD
22 52 (11.16%) Cocoa Touch
23 49 (10.52%) Scrum
24 41 (8.80%) Software Engineering
25 40 (8.58%) Java
25 40 (8.58%) REST
26 38 (8.15%) Finance
27 36 (7.73%) Continuous Integration

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (2.36%) CMS
1 11 (2.36%) Node.js
2 3 (0.64%) WordPress
2 3 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.43%) Joomla!
3 2 (0.43%) Drupal
3 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.21%) Confluence
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.21%) IIS
4 1 (0.21%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (1.72%) Doxygen
2 4 (0.86%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.64%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.64%) Maya
3 3 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (1.72%) GitHub
2 5 (1.07%) PaaS
3 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.21%) Heroku
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.87%) HTTP
2 22 (4.72%) VPN
3 10 (2.15%) HTTPS
4 6 (1.29%) VoIP
5 5 (1.07%) Internet
6 2 (0.43%) Firewall
6 2 (0.43%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.21%) RTP
7 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.21%) SSL
7 1 (0.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.08%) MySQL
2 10 (2.15%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.72%) SQLite
4 7 (1.50%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.07%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.64%) CouchDB
6 3 (0.64%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.21%) Redis
8 1 (0.21%) Big Data
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 174 (37.34%) Xcode
2 72 (15.45%) Git (software)
3 33 (7.08%) Subversion
4 12 (2.58%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.29%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.07%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 5 (1.07%) NUnit
7 5 (1.07%) Calabash
8 4 (0.86%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.86%) JIRA
8 4 (0.86%) Hudson
9 3 (0.64%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.64%) Selenium
10 2 (0.43%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.43%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.21%) Bower
11 1 (0.21%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.21%) Appium
11 1 (0.21%) Grunt
General
1 38 (8.15%) Finance
2 28 (6.01%) Retail
3 19 (4.08%) Games
4 17 (3.65%) Banking
5 12 (2.58%) Marketing
6 9 (1.93%) Publishing
7 7 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.29%) French Language
8 6 (1.29%) German Language
9 5 (1.07%) Advertising
10 4 (0.86%) Automotive
11 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.43%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 425 (91.20%) Developer
2 368 (78.97%) iOS Developer
3 46 (9.87%) Senior Developer
4 42 (9.01%) Senior iOS Developer
5 41 (8.80%) Mobile Developer
6 18 (3.86%) Android Developer
7 16 (3.43%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 14 (3.00%) Applications Developer
9 10 (2.15%) Architect
9 10 (2.15%) iPhone Developer
10 9 (1.93%) Lead Developer
11 8 (1.72%) Junior Developer
11 8 (1.72%) Junior
11 8 (1.72%) Junior iOS Developer
12 7 (1.50%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (1.50%) Web Developer
13 6 (1.29%) Team Leader
13 6 (1.29%) Front-End Developer
14 5 (1.07%) PHP Developer
15 4 (0.86%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (26.61%) JSON
2 96 (20.60%) XML
3 90 (19.31%) Cocoa
4 81 (17.38%) HTML
5 74 (15.88%) Web Services
6 58 (12.45%) iOS SDK
7 57 (12.23%) HTML5
8 56 (12.02%) CSS
9 53 (11.37%) RESTful
10 52 (11.16%) Cocoa Touch
11 40 (8.58%) REST
12 34 (7.30%) CSS3
13 19 (4.08%) UIKit
13 19 (4.08%) .NET
14 17 (3.65%) jQuery
15 12 (2.58%) SOAP
16 9 (1.93%) Ajax
17 8 (1.72%) .NET Framework
17 8 (1.72%) PhoneGap
18 7 (1.50%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 160 (34.33%) iPhone
2 126 (27.04%) iPad
3 79 (16.95%) Mobile App
4 74 (15.88%) User Experience
5 32 (6.87%) Computer Science
6 26 (5.58%) Social Media
7 14 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.15%) Mobile Banking
8 10 (2.15%) Blackberry
9 9 (1.93%) N-Tier
9 9 (1.93%) Animation
10 8 (1.72%) New Media
10 8 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.50%) Mobile Payment
11 7 (1.50%) Video on Demand
12 5 (1.07%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.07%) Open Source
12 5 (1.07%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.86%) Streaming Video
13 4 (0.86%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 456 (97.85%) Apple iOS
2 153 (32.83%) Android
3 25 (5.36%) Windows
4 11 (2.36%) Linux
5 7 (1.50%) Windows Phone
6 6 (1.29%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.29%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (1.07%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (40.77%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (22.10%) OO
3 100 (21.46%) Android Development
4 52 (11.16%) TDD
5 49 (10.52%) Scrum
6 41 (8.80%) Software Engineering
7 36 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (6.87%) E-Commerce
9 26 (5.58%) BDD
10 25 (5.36%) MVC
11 23 (4.94%) OOP
12 22 (4.72%) Multithreading
13 21 (4.51%) OOD
13 21 (4.51%) Systems Analysis
13 21 (4.51%) Mobile Application Development
14 16 (3.43%) Memory Management
15 15 (3.22%) Web Design
16 13 (2.79%) Project Management
16 13 (2.79%) Unit Testing
16 13 (2.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 264 (56.65%) Objective-C
2 88 (18.88%) JavaScript
3 40 (8.58%) Java
4 32 (6.87%) C++
5 29 (6.22%) SQL
6 19 (4.08%) C#
7 14 (3.00%) PHP
8 12 (2.58%) C
9 9 (1.93%) Ruby
10 4 (0.86%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.64%) Lua
11 3 (0.64%) PHP5
11 3 (0.64%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.64%) ActionScript
11 3 (0.64%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (0.64%) ActionScript 2.0
11 3 (0.64%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.43%) Python
12 2 (0.43%) Scala
13 1 (0.21%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (6.01%) Degree
2 2 (0.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.21%) CBAP
3 1 (0.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.21%) Varnish
1 1 (0.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) yum
1 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (6.44%) Apple
2 18 (3.86%) Facebook
3 14 (3.00%) Google
4 11 (2.36%) Twitter
4 11 (2.36%) Microsoft
5 9 (1.93%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.50%) Oracle
6 7 (1.50%) Perforce
7 3 (0.64%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.64%) Zend
7 3 (0.64%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.64%) Sencha
8 2 (0.43%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.21%) StreamBase
9 1 (0.21%) Metastorm
9 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.21%) Symbian
9 1 (0.21%) Adobe
9 1 (0.21%) Motorola
9 1 (0.21%) Yahoo!
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
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Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 25 days ago