The table below looks at the statistics for the iOS Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iOS Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Developer
Rank 209 229 201
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -28
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 36 16 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.18% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.19% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 15
Average daily rate
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£365 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £243 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £401 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -35.25%
iOS Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8553 8234 9061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.18% 92.81% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4750 4342 4208
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 512 624
Average hourly rate £16.14 £17.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -11.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

iOS Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iOS Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

iOS Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

iOS Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iOS Developer across the South East region.

iOS Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

iOS Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

iOS Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

iOS Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iOS Developer across the South East region.

iOS Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

iOS Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iOS Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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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
Hampshire +4 13 £400 - 6
Berkshire +15 6 £450 +38.46%
West Sussex +3 5 - - 1
East Sussex - 5 £350 - 4
Oxfordshire +3 4 £350 -6.66%
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £375 +25.00% 1
Kent - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
iOS Developer
England

iOS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited iOS Developer in their job title 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 with iOS Developer in their job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 47 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 35 (74.47%) Objective-C
3 27 (57.45%) iPhone
4 21 (44.68%) RESTful
4 21 (44.68%) iPad
5 20 (42.55%) Cocoa
6 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (36.17%) Cocoa Touch
7 15 (31.91%) HTTP
7 15 (31.91%) SOAP
8 14 (29.79%) Apple
8 14 (29.79%) TDD
9 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (27.66%) Web Services
10 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
11 11 (23.40%) JSON
11 11 (23.40%) Subversion
12 10 (21.28%) Scrum
12 10 (21.28%) Xcode
12 10 (21.28%) Mobile App
13 9 (19.15%) XML
13 9 (19.15%) Kanban
14 8 (17.02%) iOS SDK
15 7 (14.89%) OO
15 7 (14.89%) Client/Server
16 6 (12.77%) OOP
17 5 (10.64%) MVC
17 5 (10.64%) HTML
17 5 (10.64%) Android

iOS Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited iOS Developer in their job title 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 with iOS Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Blender
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
2 11 (23.40%) Subversion
3 10 (21.28%) Xcode
General
1 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Publishing
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) RESTful
2 20 (42.55%) Cocoa
3 17 (36.17%) Cocoa Touch
4 15 (31.91%) SOAP
5 13 (27.66%) Web Services
6 11 (23.40%) JSON
7 9 (19.15%) XML
8 8 (17.02%) iOS SDK
9 5 (10.64%) HTML
9 5 (10.64%) HTML5
10 3 (6.38%) Core Animation
11 2 (4.26%) Ajax
11 2 (4.26%) CSS
11 2 (4.26%) UIKit
12 1 (2.13%) REST
12 1 (2.13%) CSS3
12 1 (2.13%) .NET
12 1 (2.13%) OpenGL
12 1 (2.13%) Xamarin.iOS
12 1 (2.13%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 27 (57.45%) iPhone
2 21 (44.68%) iPad
3 10 (21.28%) Mobile App
4 7 (14.89%) Client/Server
5 3 (6.38%) Animation
6 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Video on Demand
6 1 (2.13%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (10.64%) Android
3 2 (4.26%) webOS
4 1 (2.13%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.79%) TDD
4 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (21.28%) Scrum
6 9 (19.15%) Kanban
7 7 (14.89%) OO
8 6 (12.77%) OOP
9 5 (10.64%) MVC
10 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
11 3 (6.38%) Memory Management
11 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
12 2 (4.26%) Resource Management
12 2 (4.26%) Pair Programming
12 2 (4.26%) Mobile Application Development
12 2 (4.26%) Android Development
13 1 (2.13%) Analytics
13 1 (2.13%) SOA
13 1 (2.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (74.47%) Objective-C
2 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
1 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Apple
2 3 (6.38%) Facebook
3 1 (2.13%) Twitter
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