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 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 202 188 164
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -24
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 256 285 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.09% 1.21% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.54% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 197 234
Average daily rate
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£427 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £314 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £49.25 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 £26.53 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+28.93% +17.05%
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
18590 18554 19032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.19% 78.90% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13248 12960 13184
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 225 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £53.50 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 July 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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -26 54 £427 +0.47% 24
Wimbledon - 3 £350 -
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 512 (98.84%) Apple iOS
2 269 (51.93%) Objective-C
3 260 (50.19%) Agile Software Development
4 193 (37.26%) Android
5 176 (33.98%) Mobile App
6 160 (30.89%) Android Development
7 138 (26.64%) Mobile Development
8 117 (22.59%) iPhone
8 117 (22.59%) JSON
9 103 (19.88%) Xcode
10 101 (19.50%) OO
11 100 (19.31%) Cocoa
12 98 (18.92%) TDD
13 92 (17.76%) Web Services
13 92 (17.76%) User Experience
14 86 (16.60%) JavaScript
15 81 (15.64%) iPad
16 78 (15.06%) Apple Swift
17 76 (14.67%) iOS SDK
18 73 (14.09%) Java
19 72 (13.90%) HTML
19 72 (13.90%) RESTful
20 69 (13.32%) Scrum
21 65 (12.55%) Git (software)
22 60 (11.58%) REST
23 57 (11.00%) Unit Testing
24 55 (10.62%) XML
25 54 (10.42%) Cocoa Touch
26 53 (10.23%) Apple
27 50 (9.65%) CSS

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (2.51%) Node.js
2 11 (2.12%) CMS
3 6 (1.16%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.58%) Confluence
5 2 (0.39%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.19%) uiautomator
6 1 (0.19%) IIS
6 1 (0.19%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
1 2 (0.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.19%) MS Project
2 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.74%) GitHub
2 8 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.93%) HTTP
2 7 (1.35%) NFC
3 6 (1.16%) Bluetooth
4 4 (0.77%) Internet
5 3 (0.58%) iBeacon
5 3 (0.58%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.39%) SSL
6 2 (0.39%) Skype
6 2 (0.39%) UPnP
7 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.05%) SQLite
2 12 (2.32%) MySQL
3 11 (2.12%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.77%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.77%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.58%) Big Data
5 3 (0.58%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.58%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.19%) Redis
7 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.19%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 103 (19.88%) Xcode
2 65 (12.55%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.67%) CocoaPods
4 18 (3.47%) Subversion
5 11 (2.12%) Jenkins
5 11 (2.12%) Android Studio
6 8 (1.54%) Appium
7 7 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.16%) Calabash
9 4 (0.77%) Hudson
9 4 (0.77%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (0.77%) JIRA
10 3 (0.58%) Maven
11 2 (0.39%) JUnit
11 2 (0.39%) Selenium
11 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.19%) MonkeyTalk
12 1 (0.19%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.19%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.19%) WebLOAD
General
1 43 (8.30%) Finance
2 20 (3.86%) Banking
2 20 (3.86%) Publishing
3 16 (3.09%) Retail
4 12 (2.32%) Games
5 11 (2.12%) Marketing
6 8 (1.54%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.54%) Legal
7 6 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.97%) Electronics
8 5 (0.97%) Automotive
9 4 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.58%) Law
11 2 (0.39%) Back Office
11 2 (0.39%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.39%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 475 (91.70%) Developer
2 374 (72.20%) iOS Developer
3 92 (17.76%) Senior Developer
4 77 (14.86%) Mobile Developer
5 67 (12.93%) Senior iOS Developer
6 47 (9.07%) Android Developer
7 14 (2.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 12 (2.32%) iPhone Developer
9 10 (1.93%) Architect
10 9 (1.74%) Programmer
10 9 (1.74%) Lead Developer
10 9 (1.74%) Applications Developer
10 9 (1.74%) iPhone Applications Developer
11 8 (1.54%) Senior Android Developer
11 8 (1.54%) Technical Leader
11 8 (1.54%) Project Manager
12 7 (1.35%) Junior
12 7 (1.35%) Junior Developer
12 7 (1.35%) Front-End Developer
13 5 (0.97%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (22.59%) JSON
2 100 (19.31%) Cocoa
3 92 (17.76%) Web Services
4 76 (14.67%) iOS SDK
5 72 (13.90%) HTML
5 72 (13.90%) RESTful
6 60 (11.58%) REST
7 55 (10.62%) XML
8 54 (10.42%) Cocoa Touch
9 50 (9.65%) CSS
10 44 (8.49%) HTML5
11 40 (7.72%) Android SDK
12 34 (6.56%) SOAP
13 27 (5.21%) Core Animation
13 27 (5.21%) UIKit
14 21 (4.05%) AngularJS
15 18 (3.47%) .NET
16 17 (3.28%) CSS3
17 15 (2.90%) jQuery
18 9 (1.74%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 176 (33.98%) Mobile App
2 117 (22.59%) iPhone
3 92 (17.76%) User Experience
4 81 (15.64%) iPad
5 50 (9.65%) Computer Science
6 28 (5.41%) Animation
7 27 (5.21%) Social Media
8 15 (2.90%) Streaming Video
9 13 (2.51%) Mathematics
9 13 (2.51%) Physics
10 12 (2.32%) Smartphone
11 11 (2.12%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.54%) Video on Demand
13 7 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
13 7 (1.35%) Over-the-Top Content
14 6 (1.16%) Augmented Reality
15 5 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
16 4 (0.77%) Social Network
16 4 (0.77%) Data Structures
17 3 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 512 (98.84%) Apple iOS
2 193 (37.26%) Android
3 20 (3.86%) Windows
4 16 (3.09%) Mac OS X
5 7 (1.35%) Linux
5 7 (1.35%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.58%) UNIX
7 3 (0.58%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (50.19%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (30.89%) Android Development
3 138 (26.64%) Mobile Development
4 101 (19.50%) OO
5 98 (18.92%) TDD
6 69 (13.32%) Scrum
7 57 (11.00%) Unit Testing
8 45 (8.69%) BDD
9 43 (8.30%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (8.11%) Software Engineering
11 39 (7.53%) Mobile Application Development
12 38 (7.34%) E-Commerce
13 33 (6.37%) OOD
14 30 (5.79%) OOP
15 23 (4.44%) Memory Management
16 19 (3.67%) Open Source
17 18 (3.47%) Analytics
17 18 (3.47%) Automated Testing
18 17 (3.28%) Multithreading
19 15 (2.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 269 (51.93%) Objective-C
2 86 (16.60%) JavaScript
3 78 (15.06%) Apple Swift
4 73 (14.09%) Java
5 48 (9.27%) C#
6 38 (7.34%) C++
7 13 (2.51%) C
8 12 (2.32%) SQL
9 8 (1.54%) ActionScript
10 7 (1.35%) Ruby
10 7 (1.35%) PHP
11 6 (1.16%) Python
12 4 (0.77%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.58%) Go
14 2 (0.39%) XAML
14 2 (0.39%) Clojure
14 2 (0.39%) XPath
14 2 (0.39%) Groovy
14 2 (0.39%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (9.07%) Degree
2 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.60%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.77%) Jitterbit
2 2 (0.39%) yum
2 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 53 (10.23%) Apple
2 23 (4.44%) Google
3 13 (2.51%) Xamarin
4 9 (1.74%) Facebook
4 9 (1.74%) Microsoft
5 7 (1.35%) MobileIron
6 6 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.77%) Informatica
8 2 (0.39%) hybris
8 2 (0.39%) Appcelerator
8 2 (0.39%) SAP
8 2 (0.39%) PayPal
8 2 (0.39%) Ingenico
9 1 (0.19%) StreamBase
9 1 (0.19%) IBM
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe
9 1 (0.19%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.19%) Metastorm
9 1 (0.19%) ATG
9 1 (0.19%) Perforce
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