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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 191 208 210
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 63 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.36% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.50% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 19
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£340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.30 - £27.48
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
7059 6436 5756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.65% 71.88% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3994 3588 3039
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 263 240
Average hourly rate £27.25 £27.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +20 19 £375 +53.06% 2
West Sussex -8 11 £340 +13.33%
Berkshire -10 10 £313 -3.84% 1
Hampshire -2 7 £330 -1.85% 3
Kent - 6 - - 2
Surrey +7 5 £400 -5.88% 5
Oxfordshire -21 3 £313 -26.47% 8
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 133 (98.52%) Apple iOS
2 77 (57.04%) Objective-C
3 68 (50.37%) iPhone
4 65 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (41.48%) Mobile App
6 52 (38.52%) iPad
7 46 (34.07%) iOS SDK
8 44 (32.59%) Android
9 40 (29.63%) Android Development
10 38 (28.15%) Cocoa
10 38 (28.15%) Xcode
11 36 (26.67%) Scrum
11 36 (26.67%) Apple
12 33 (24.44%) HTML
13 32 (23.70%) Web Services
14 31 (22.96%) Cocoa Touch
15 29 (21.48%) Git (software)
16 27 (20.00%) RESTful
16 27 (20.00%) HTML5
17 26 (19.26%) Mobile Development
17 26 (19.26%) Banking
18 24 (17.78%) JavaScript
18 24 (17.78%) Finance
19 23 (17.04%) User Experience
20 22 (16.30%) TDD
20 22 (16.30%) MVC
21 19 (14.07%) .NET
22 17 (12.59%) C#
23 16 (11.85%) Software Engineering
23 16 (11.85%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (11.85%) Node.js
2 1 (0.74%) CMS
2 1 (0.74%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.74%) MS Office
1 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.41%) HTTP
2 4 (2.96%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) PPTP
3 1 (0.74%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.74%) MS Access
2 1 (0.74%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 38 (28.15%) Xcode
2 29 (21.48%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.63%) Subversion
4 8 (5.93%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 6 (4.44%) Appium
6 4 (2.96%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.22%) Axure RP
7 3 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.22%) Mockito
7 3 (2.22%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.22%) Robotium
7 3 (2.22%) Zephyr
7 3 (2.22%) Ant
7 3 (2.22%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.22%) JIRA
7 3 (2.22%) Selenium
7 3 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.22%) Maven
8 2 (1.48%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.74%) Jasmine
General
1 26 (19.26%) Banking
2 24 (17.78%) Finance
3 5 (3.70%) Games
4 3 (2.22%) Electronics
4 3 (2.22%) Publishing
5 2 (1.48%) Retail
5 2 (1.48%) Avionics
5 2 (1.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 122 (90.37%) Developer
2 96 (71.11%) iOS Developer
3 23 (17.04%) Mobile Developer
4 12 (8.89%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 11 (8.15%) Applications Developer
6 8 (5.93%) Android Developer
7 6 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.70%) Senior iOS Developer
9 4 (2.96%) Software Engineer
9 4 (2.96%) iPhone Developer
9 4 (2.96%) iPad Developer
10 3 (2.22%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.22%) Analyst
10 3 (2.22%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.22%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (2.22%) .NET Developer
11 2 (1.48%) Interface Designer
11 2 (1.48%) UI Designer
11 2 (1.48%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (34.07%) iOS SDK
2 38 (28.15%) Cocoa
3 33 (24.44%) HTML
4 32 (23.70%) Web Services
5 31 (22.96%) Cocoa Touch
6 27 (20.00%) RESTful
6 27 (20.00%) HTML5
7 19 (14.07%) .NET
8 14 (10.37%) SOAP
9 13 (9.63%) JSON
9 13 (9.63%) REST
10 12 (8.89%) PhoneGap
10 12 (8.89%) AngularJS
11 9 (6.67%) XML
11 9 (6.67%) Core Animation
12 8 (5.93%) CSS
13 5 (3.70%) OpenGL
14 3 (2.22%) iPhone SDK
14 3 (2.22%) RoboGuice
14 3 (2.22%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 68 (50.37%) iPhone
2 56 (41.48%) Mobile App
3 52 (38.52%) iPad
4 23 (17.04%) User Experience
5 9 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 9 (6.67%) Animation
6 6 (4.44%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.70%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.22%) GIS
8 3 (2.22%) Online Banking
8 3 (2.22%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.48%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.48%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.74%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.74%) Social Media
10 1 (0.74%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 133 (98.52%) Apple iOS
2 44 (32.59%) Android
3 11 (8.15%) UNIX
3 11 (8.15%) Linux
4 6 (4.44%) Windows
5 3 (2.22%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.48%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.74%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (29.63%) Android Development
3 36 (26.67%) Scrum
4 26 (19.26%) Mobile Development
5 22 (16.30%) TDD
5 22 (16.30%) MVC
6 16 (11.85%) Software Engineering
6 16 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (10.37%) Multithreading
8 10 (7.41%) OO
9 7 (5.19%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (4.44%) Unit Testing
10 6 (4.44%) OOP
10 6 (4.44%) Memory Management
11 5 (3.70%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.70%) Kanban
12 4 (2.96%) Automated Testing
12 4 (2.96%) Project Management
12 4 (2.96%) Line Management
13 3 (2.22%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 77 (57.04%) Objective-C
2 24 (17.78%) JavaScript
3 17 (12.59%) C#
4 15 (11.11%) Java
5 13 (9.63%) C++
6 11 (8.15%) Apple Swift
6 11 (8.15%) C
7 5 (3.70%) SQL
8 3 (2.22%) Assembly Language
8 3 (2.22%) Ruby
9 1 (0.74%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.74%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.74%) PHP
9 1 (0.74%) VBScript
9 1 (0.74%) VB
9 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.74%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (5.19%) Degree
2 3 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) QA
2 3 (2.22%) IEC 61508
2 3 (2.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) IAG
1 1 (0.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 36 (26.67%) Apple
2 11 (8.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.44%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.22%) Adobe
5 2 (1.48%) Google
5 2 (1.48%) Facebook
5 2 (1.48%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.74%) MobileIron
6 1 (0.74%) Lotus
6 1 (0.74%) ION Trading
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