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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 210 226 161
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -65
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 198 174 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.93% 0.80% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.02% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 131 199
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £84.50
% change year-on-year
- -61.53%
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
16714 17075 15210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.57% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11868 11661 10681
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 236 247
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 +42 48 £400 +14.28% 24
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 405 (98.78%) Apple iOS
2 203 (49.51%) Objective-C
3 164 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (33.17%) Android
5 129 (31.46%) Xcode
6 121 (29.51%) iPhone
7 99 (24.15%) JSON
7 99 (24.15%) iPad
8 94 (22.93%) Android Development
9 88 (21.46%) User Experience
10 80 (19.51%) Mobile App
11 77 (18.78%) Web Services
12 76 (18.54%) JavaScript
13 70 (17.07%) OO
14 69 (16.83%) HTML
15 61 (14.88%) XML
15 61 (14.88%) Cocoa
16 58 (14.15%) Git (software)
17 56 (13.66%) TDD
18 51 (12.44%) Scrum
18 51 (12.44%) CSS
19 50 (12.20%) HTML5
20 47 (11.46%) REST
20 47 (11.46%) RESTful
21 46 (11.22%) Software Engineering
22 38 (9.27%) iOS SDK
23 37 (9.02%) Computer Science
24 35 (8.54%) E-Commerce
25 34 (8.29%) Cocoa Touch
26 32 (7.80%) Continuous Integration

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 12 (2.93%) CMS
2 9 (2.20%) Node.js
3 4 (0.98%) WordPress
4 3 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.49%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.24%) Drupal
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.24%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (1.22%) Doxygen
2 3 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.49%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.49%) Maya
3 2 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.20%) GitHub
3 5 (1.22%) PaaS
4 3 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.24%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.85%) HTTP
2 16 (3.90%) VPN
3 8 (1.95%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.71%) Internet
5 2 (0.49%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.49%) VoIP
5 2 (0.49%) Firewall
5 2 (0.49%) iBeacon
6 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.24%) RTP
6 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.17%) MySQL
1 13 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.20%) SQLite
3 8 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (1.22%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.73%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.73%) CouchDB
6 3 (0.73%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.24%) Redis
8 1 (0.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 129 (31.46%) Xcode
2 58 (14.15%) Git (software)
3 22 (5.37%) Subversion
4 11 (2.68%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.22%) NUnit
7 4 (0.98%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.98%) Selenium
7 4 (0.98%) Calabash
7 4 (0.98%) Android Studio
8 3 (0.73%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.49%) JIRA
9 2 (0.49%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.49%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.24%) Bower
10 1 (0.24%) Grunt
10 1 (0.24%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.24%) JUnit
10 1 (0.24%) Hudson
10 1 (0.24%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 30 (7.32%) Finance
2 19 (4.63%) Games
3 16 (3.90%) Retail
4 14 (3.41%) Banking
5 9 (2.20%) Marketing
6 5 (1.22%) French Language
6 5 (1.22%) German Language
7 4 (0.98%) Advertising
7 4 (0.98%) Publishing
7 4 (0.98%) Automotive
8 3 (0.73%) Legal
8 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.73%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.49%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 372 (90.73%) Developer
2 308 (75.12%) iOS Developer
3 47 (11.46%) Senior Developer
4 41 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
5 40 (9.76%) Senior iOS Developer
6 17 (4.15%) Android Developer
7 15 (3.66%) Front-End Developer
8 14 (3.41%) Applications Developer
8 14 (3.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 13 (3.17%) Architect
10 6 (1.46%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (1.46%) Lead Developer
10 6 (1.46%) Team Leader
11 5 (1.22%) .NET Developer
11 5 (1.22%) iPhone Developer
12 4 (0.98%) .NET Team Leader
12 4 (0.98%) Mac Developer
12 4 (0.98%) Mobile Solutions Architect
12 4 (0.98%) C# Developer
12 4 (0.98%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (24.15%) JSON
2 77 (18.78%) Web Services
3 69 (16.83%) HTML
4 61 (14.88%) XML
4 61 (14.88%) Cocoa
5 51 (12.44%) CSS
6 50 (12.20%) HTML5
7 47 (11.46%) RESTful
7 47 (11.46%) REST
8 38 (9.27%) iOS SDK
9 34 (8.29%) Cocoa Touch
10 28 (6.83%) CSS3
11 21 (5.12%) .NET
12 16 (3.90%) UIKit
13 13 (3.17%) jQuery
14 12 (2.93%) Core Animation
15 11 (2.68%) AngularJS
15 11 (2.68%) SOAP
16 10 (2.44%) .NET Framework
17 9 (2.20%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 121 (29.51%) iPhone
2 99 (24.15%) iPad
3 88 (21.46%) User Experience
4 80 (19.51%) Mobile App
5 37 (9.02%) Computer Science
6 25 (6.10%) Social Media
7 14 (3.41%) Animation
8 10 (2.44%) Mobile Payment
9 9 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.95%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.71%) Streaming Video
11 7 (1.71%) New Media
11 7 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
12 5 (1.22%) Streaming Media
12 5 (1.22%) Mathematics
12 5 (1.22%) Physics
12 5 (1.22%) Social Network
13 4 (0.98%) Open Source
13 4 (0.98%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 405 (98.78%) Apple iOS
2 136 (33.17%) Android
3 21 (5.12%) Windows
4 20 (4.88%) Mac OS X
5 14 (3.41%) Linux
6 5 (1.22%) UNIX
6 5 (1.22%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (22.93%) Android Development
3 70 (17.07%) OO
4 56 (13.66%) TDD
5 51 (12.44%) Scrum
6 46 (11.22%) Software Engineering
7 35 (8.54%) E-Commerce
8 32 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (7.07%) BDD
10 25 (6.10%) Mobile Application Development
11 23 (5.61%) Multithreading
12 22 (5.37%) MVC
13 20 (4.88%) OOP
14 19 (4.63%) Unit Testing
15 18 (4.39%) Memory Management
16 15 (3.66%) Mentoring
17 14 (3.41%) Analytics
18 13 (3.17%) OOD
18 13 (3.17%) Web Design
19 12 (2.93%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 203 (49.51%) Objective-C
2 76 (18.54%) JavaScript
3 27 (6.59%) Java
4 26 (6.34%) C++
5 24 (5.85%) SQL
6 20 (4.88%) C#
7 11 (2.68%) C
8 8 (1.95%) PHP
8 8 (1.95%) Ruby
9 4 (0.98%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.98%) Python
10 3 (0.73%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.73%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.49%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.49%) XPath
11 2 (0.49%) Lua
11 2 (0.49%) Scala
11 2 (0.49%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (0.49%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.24%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 32 (7.80%) Degree
2 8 (1.95%) VCP4
3 1 (0.24%) CBAP
3 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.98%) yum
1 4 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (7.07%) Apple
2 17 (4.15%) Google
3 14 (3.41%) Facebook
4 12 (2.93%) Twitter
4 12 (2.93%) Xamarin
5 9 (2.20%) Microsoft
6 7 (1.71%) Oracle
7 5 (1.22%) Perforce
8 3 (0.73%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.73%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.73%) Sencha
9 2 (0.49%) Zend
10 1 (0.24%) Metastorm
10 1 (0.24%) Adobe
10 1 (0.24%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.24%) StreamBase
10 1 (0.24%) MobileIron
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