The table below looks at the statistics for iOS Development skills 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 Development over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 206 210 212
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 61 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.55% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 12
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£375 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £428 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7344 6872 6130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.13% 74.63% 72.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4439 3764 3310
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 257 268
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.96 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

iOS Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

iOS Development Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

iOS Development
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 Development across the South East region.

iOS Development Daily Rate Trend in the South East

iOS Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Development across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

iOS Development Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

iOS Development
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 Development across the South East region.

iOS Development Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

iOS Development
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 Development within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Buckinghamshire +5 17 £375 - 2
Kent +15 15 £350 - 2
Hampshire -5 11 £350 -12.50% 5
Berkshire -7 6 £358 -13.33% 4
Oxfordshire -23 5 £400 +14.28% 6
Surrey 0 4 £370 - 4
East Sussex -8 2 £438 +25.00% 1
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 131 (99.24%) Apple iOS
2 71 (53.79%) Objective-C
3 64 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (40.91%) Mobile App
5 47 (35.61%) Android
6 42 (31.82%) Android Development
7 41 (31.06%) Cocoa
8 39 (29.55%) iPhone
9 37 (28.03%) Mobile Development
10 32 (24.24%) Xcode
10 32 (24.24%) Apple
11 31 (23.48%) Cocoa Touch
12 30 (22.73%) iOS SDK
13 28 (21.21%) iPad
13 28 (21.21%) Scrum
14 26 (19.70%) Web Services
14 26 (19.70%) User Experience
15 24 (18.18%) TDD
15 24 (18.18%) Banking
15 24 (18.18%) HTML
16 23 (17.42%) REST
17 21 (15.91%) Finance
18 20 (15.15%) JSON
19 19 (14.39%) HTML5
20 18 (13.64%) OpenGL
20 18 (13.64%) JavaScript
21 17 (12.88%) Git (software)
22 16 (12.12%) XML
23 15 (11.36%) Java
23 15 (11.36%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.33%) HTTP
2 3 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) PPTP
3 1 (0.76%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.27%) SQLite
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.76%) MS Access
3 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (24.24%) Xcode
2 17 (12.88%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.55%) Subversion
4 5 (3.79%) Selenium
4 5 (3.79%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.79%) WebDriver
4 5 (3.79%) Appium
5 3 (2.27%) Axure RP
5 3 (2.27%) Zephyr
5 3 (2.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (2.27%) JIRA
6 2 (1.52%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.52%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.76%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (18.18%) Banking
2 21 (15.91%) Finance
3 4 (3.03%) Games
3 4 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 116 (87.88%) Developer
2 87 (65.91%) iOS Developer
3 25 (18.94%) Mobile Developer
4 14 (10.61%) Applications Developer
5 10 (7.58%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 6 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 5 (3.79%) Senior iOS Developer
8 4 (3.03%) iPhone Developer
8 4 (3.03%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (2.27%) Analyst
9 3 (2.27%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.27%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.27%) Xamarin Developer
9 3 (2.27%) iPad Developer
10 2 (1.52%) Android Developer
10 2 (1.52%) Mobile Tester
10 2 (1.52%) UI Designer
10 2 (1.52%) Interface Designer
10 2 (1.52%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (31.06%) Cocoa
2 31 (23.48%) Cocoa Touch
3 30 (22.73%) iOS SDK
4 26 (19.70%) Web Services
5 24 (18.18%) HTML
6 23 (17.42%) REST
7 20 (15.15%) JSON
8 19 (14.39%) HTML5
9 18 (13.64%) OpenGL
10 16 (12.12%) XML
11 15 (11.36%) RESTful
12 13 (9.85%) SOAP
13 12 (9.09%) .NET
14 10 (7.58%) AngularJS
14 10 (7.58%) PhoneGap
15 9 (6.82%) Core Animation
16 6 (4.55%) OAuth
17 5 (3.79%) CSS
17 5 (3.79%) DOM
18 3 (2.27%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 54 (40.91%) Mobile App
2 39 (29.55%) iPhone
3 28 (21.21%) iPad
4 26 (19.70%) User Experience
5 9 (6.82%) Animation
6 8 (6.06%) Computer Science
6 8 (6.06%) Client/Server
7 7 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (5.30%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (4.55%) Social Media
9 5 (3.79%) GIS
10 4 (3.03%) Device Driver
11 3 (2.27%) Online Banking
12 2 (1.52%) Graphic Design
12 2 (1.52%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.76%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.76%) Life Science
13 1 (0.76%) Mobile Games
13 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 131 (99.24%) Apple iOS
2 47 (35.61%) Android
3 9 (6.82%) UNIX
3 9 (6.82%) Linux
4 4 (3.03%) Windows
5 3 (2.27%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.76%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (31.82%) Android Development
3 37 (28.03%) Mobile Development
4 28 (21.21%) Scrum
5 24 (18.18%) TDD
6 14 (10.61%) Software Engineering
7 11 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (7.58%) Multithreading
8 10 (7.58%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (6.82%) Memory Management
10 7 (5.30%) BDD
11 6 (4.55%) E-Commerce
12 5 (3.79%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (3.79%) Performance Testing
12 5 (3.79%) Load Testing
12 5 (3.79%) Test Management
12 5 (3.79%) Test Automation
13 3 (2.27%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.27%) Test Scripting
13 3 (2.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (53.79%) Objective-C
2 18 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 15 (11.36%) Apple Swift
3 15 (11.36%) C#
3 15 (11.36%) Java
4 12 (9.09%) C++
5 10 (7.58%) C
6 4 (3.03%) Assembly Language
7 3 (2.27%) Ruby
8 2 (1.52%) SQL
9 1 (0.76%) VBScript
9 1 (0.76%) VB
9 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.76%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.76%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.76%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.76%) PHP
9 1 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (7.58%) Degree
2 5 (3.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) QA
2 4 (3.03%) IEC 61508
2 4 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 32 (24.24%) Apple
2 10 (7.58%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.82%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.27%) Google
4 3 (2.27%) Adobe
5 1 (0.76%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.76%) Appcelerator
5 1 (0.76%) MobileIron