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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 187 188 158
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -30
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 279 271 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.18% 1.13% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.43% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 190 251
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.64% +2.18%
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 £34.20 £26.53 -
% change year-on-year
+28.93% -
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
18950 18955 19371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.97% 79.16% 78.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13553 13216 13545
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 218 237
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.62 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +6 57 £450 +12.50% 27
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 528 (98.69%) Apple iOS
2 307 (57.38%) Objective-C
3 284 (53.08%) Agile Software Development
4 190 (35.51%) Android
5 182 (34.02%) Mobile App
6 163 (30.47%) Android Development
7 149 (27.85%) Mobile Development
8 135 (25.23%) Xcode
9 130 (24.30%) TDD
10 123 (22.99%) iPhone
10 123 (22.99%) Cocoa
11 119 (22.24%) JSON
12 112 (20.93%) OO
13 108 (20.19%) User Experience
13 108 (20.19%) Apple Swift
14 95 (17.76%) iOS SDK
15 86 (16.07%) Web Services
16 85 (15.89%) Scrum
17 83 (15.51%) iPad
18 82 (15.33%) RESTful
19 81 (15.14%) Java
20 79 (14.77%) JavaScript
21 73 (13.64%) Git (software)
21 73 (13.64%) HTML
22 70 (13.08%) Apple
22 70 (13.08%) Unit Testing
23 69 (12.90%) REST
23 69 (12.90%) BDD
24 63 (11.78%) XML
25 62 (11.59%) Cocoa Touch

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 19 (3.55%) CMS
2 12 (2.24%) Node.js
3 3 (0.56%) Facebook Platform
4 2 (0.37%) Confluence
4 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.19%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.19%) WordPress
5 1 (0.19%) IIS
5 1 (0.19%) uiautomator
Applications
1 2 (0.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.19%) MS Project
2 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.87%) GitHub
2 7 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.62%) HTTP
2 8 (1.50%) NFC
3 6 (1.12%) Bluetooth
4 5 (0.93%) Internet
5 3 (0.56%) UPnP
5 3 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.56%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.56%) iBeacon
6 2 (0.37%) SSL
6 2 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.19%) Wireless
7 1 (0.19%) Skype
7 1 (0.19%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.05%) SQLite
2 13 (2.43%) MySQL
3 12 (2.24%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.75%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.75%) CouchDB
6 3 (0.56%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.56%) Big Data
6 3 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.19%) Redis
8 1 (0.19%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 135 (25.23%) Xcode
2 73 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 22 (4.11%) CocoaPods
4 21 (3.93%) Subversion
5 10 (1.87%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.68%) Android Studio
7 8 (1.50%) Appium
7 8 (1.50%) Calabash
8 7 (1.31%) JIRA
9 6 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.12%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 5 (0.93%) Hudson
11 3 (0.56%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.56%) Maven
12 2 (0.37%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.19%) JMeter
13 1 (0.19%) Ant
13 1 (0.19%) JUnit
13 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.19%) NUnit
General
1 43 (8.04%) Finance
2 29 (5.42%) Publishing
3 21 (3.93%) Retail
4 17 (3.18%) Banking
5 13 (2.43%) Marketing
6 12 (2.24%) Games
7 9 (1.68%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.68%) Electronics
8 8 (1.50%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.93%) Automotive
10 4 (0.75%) Legal
11 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.56%) Back Office
12 2 (0.37%) Advertising
12 2 (0.37%) Law
12 2 (0.37%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 495 (92.52%) Developer
2 397 (74.21%) iOS Developer
3 98 (18.32%) Senior Developer
4 79 (14.77%) Mobile Developer
5 77 (14.39%) Senior iOS Developer
6 51 (9.53%) Android Developer
7 19 (3.55%) Lead Developer
8 17 (3.18%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 14 (2.62%) iPhone Developer
10 11 (2.06%) Applications Developer
11 10 (1.87%) Programmer
11 10 (1.87%) iPhone Applications Developer
12 9 (1.68%) Senior Android Developer
12 9 (1.68%) Junior
12 9 (1.68%) Project Manager
12 9 (1.68%) Junior Developer
13 8 (1.50%) Technical Leader
14 6 (1.12%) UI Developer
14 6 (1.12%) UI Programmer
15 5 (0.93%) Junior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (22.99%) Cocoa
2 119 (22.24%) JSON
3 95 (17.76%) iOS SDK
4 86 (16.07%) Web Services
5 82 (15.33%) RESTful
6 73 (13.64%) HTML
7 69 (12.90%) REST
8 63 (11.78%) XML
9 62 (11.59%) Cocoa Touch
10 45 (8.41%) Android SDK
11 44 (8.22%) CSS
12 43 (8.04%) SOAP
13 37 (6.92%) HTML5
14 34 (6.36%) UIKit
15 24 (4.49%) Core Animation
16 19 (3.55%) AngularJS
17 17 (3.18%) .NET
18 14 (2.62%) jQuery
19 12 (2.24%) CSS3
20 9 (1.68%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 182 (34.02%) Mobile App
2 123 (22.99%) iPhone
3 108 (20.19%) User Experience
4 83 (15.51%) iPad
5 40 (7.48%) Computer Science
6 26 (4.86%) Social Media
7 25 (4.67%) Animation
8 17 (3.18%) Streaming Video
9 12 (2.24%) Video on Demand
10 11 (2.06%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.31%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.31%) Augmented Reality
12 6 (1.12%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.12%) Physics
13 5 (0.93%) Social Network
13 5 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
13 5 (0.93%) Apple TV
14 4 (0.75%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.75%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 528 (98.69%) Apple iOS
2 190 (35.51%) Android
3 20 (3.74%) Windows
4 6 (1.12%) Mac OS X
4 6 (1.12%) Windows 8
5 5 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.56%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.37%) Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (53.08%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (30.47%) Android Development
3 149 (27.85%) Mobile Development
4 130 (24.30%) TDD
5 112 (20.93%) OO
6 85 (15.89%) Scrum
7 70 (13.08%) Unit Testing
8 69 (12.90%) BDD
9 49 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (8.97%) OOD
11 45 (8.41%) Software Engineering
12 43 (8.04%) E-Commerce
13 35 (6.54%) Mobile Application Development
14 34 (6.36%) OOP
15 21 (3.93%) Pair Programming
15 21 (3.93%) Content Management
16 20 (3.74%) Memory Management
17 19 (3.55%) Multithreading
17 19 (3.55%) Open Source
18 15 (2.80%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 307 (57.38%) Objective-C
2 108 (20.19%) Apple Swift
3 81 (15.14%) Java
4 79 (14.77%) JavaScript
5 48 (8.97%) C#
6 44 (8.22%) C++
7 13 (2.43%) SQL
8 11 (2.06%) C
9 10 (1.87%) PHP
10 8 (1.50%) ActionScript
11 7 (1.31%) Ruby
12 5 (0.93%) Python
13 4 (0.75%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.56%) Go
15 2 (0.37%) Clojure
15 2 (0.37%) Groovy
15 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.37%) Scala
15 2 (0.37%) XAML
16 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (7.10%) Degree
2 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.98%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.75%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 70 (13.08%) Apple
2 23 (4.30%) Google
3 13 (2.43%) Xamarin
4 10 (1.87%) Facebook
5 6 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.75%) SAP
6 4 (0.75%) Microsoft
6 4 (0.75%) Appcelerator
6 4 (0.75%) Informatica
7 3 (0.56%) Zend
7 3 (0.56%) MobileIron
8 2 (0.37%) hybris
9 1 (0.19%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.19%) StreamBase
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe
9 1 (0.19%) IBM
9 1 (0.19%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.19%) Metastorm
9 1 (0.19%) ATG
9 1 (0.19%) PayPal
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