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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 193 206 195
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 55 26 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.30% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.41% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 23
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £226 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £375 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.05% -35.25%
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
6767 6276 6920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.84% 71.75% 70.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3811 3439 3310
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 246 324
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.84 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 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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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 0 19 £400 - 7
Berkshire +17 12 £440 +25.71% 1
West Sussex +4 7 £275 -12.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £375 +25.00% 2
East Sussex -3 5 £350 - 2
Oxfordshire -4 5 £350 +52.17% 2
Surrey -4 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 84 (96.55%) Apple iOS
2 51 (58.62%) Objective-C
3 40 (45.98%) iPhone
4 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (36.78%) SOAP
4 32 (36.78%) Mobile App
5 30 (34.48%) RESTful
6 29 (33.33%) Cocoa
6 29 (33.33%) iPad
7 27 (31.03%) Web Services
7 27 (31.03%) Android
8 25 (28.74%) TDD
8 25 (28.74%) Subversion
8 25 (28.74%) HTML
8 25 (28.74%) Cocoa Touch
9 24 (27.59%) HTTP
10 23 (26.44%) Git (software)
10 23 (26.44%) Android Development
11 22 (25.29%) Apple
12 21 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (22.99%) JSON
13 20 (22.99%) XML
14 19 (21.84%) Scrum
15 17 (19.54%) MVC
16 16 (18.39%) CSS
16 16 (18.39%) JavaScript
16 16 (18.39%) Kanban
16 16 (18.39%) HTML5
17 15 (17.24%) Client/Server
18 14 (16.09%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (5.75%) IIS
2 4 (4.60%) CMS
3 3 (3.45%) Apache
4 2 (2.30%) Lync
4 2 (2.30%) WordPress
4 2 (2.30%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.15%) Drupal
5 1 (1.15%) Confluence
5 1 (1.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.59%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) NFC
2 1 (1.15%) RFID
2 1 (1.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) MySQL
2 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (28.74%) Subversion
2 23 (26.44%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.49%) Xcode
4 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.15%) JIRA
General
1 5 (5.75%) Publishing
2 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.45%) Finance
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (95.40%) Developer
2 53 (60.92%) iOS Developer
3 27 (31.03%) Mobile Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 8 (9.20%) .NET Developer
5 6 (6.90%) Applications Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.75%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Senior iOS Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Mobile Web Developer
9 2 (2.30%) UI Programmer
9 2 (2.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Android Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.30%) UI Developer
9 2 (2.30%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (2.30%) PHP Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Web Applications Developer
10 1 (1.15%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (36.78%) SOAP
2 30 (34.48%) RESTful
3 29 (33.33%) Cocoa
4 27 (31.03%) Web Services
5 25 (28.74%) HTML
5 25 (28.74%) Cocoa Touch
6 20 (22.99%) JSON
6 20 (22.99%) XML
7 16 (18.39%) CSS
7 16 (18.39%) HTML5
8 14 (16.09%) jQuery
9 11 (12.64%) .NET
9 11 (12.64%) iOS SDK
10 9 (10.34%) Ajax
11 7 (8.05%) CSS3
12 6 (6.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (6.90%) .NET Framework
13 5 (5.75%) NHibernate
13 5 (5.75%) REST
14 4 (4.60%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 40 (45.98%) iPhone
2 32 (36.78%) Mobile App
3 29 (33.33%) iPad
4 15 (17.24%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.75%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.45%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.45%) Animation
6 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.45%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.30%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (2.30%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.15%) Derivative
8 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.15%) Open Source
8 1 (1.15%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.15%) Kinect
8 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 84 (96.55%) Apple iOS
2 27 (31.03%) Android
3 10 (11.49%) Windows
4 5 (5.75%) Linux
5 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.30%) webOS
5 2 (2.30%) UNIX
5 2 (2.30%) Debian
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.74%) TDD
3 23 (26.44%) Android Development
4 21 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (21.84%) Scrum
6 17 (19.54%) MVC
7 16 (18.39%) Kanban
8 14 (16.09%) OO
9 11 (12.64%) Mobile Application Development
10 8 (9.20%) OOP
11 6 (6.90%) Unit Testing
12 5 (5.75%) Multithreading
12 5 (5.75%) E-Commerce
13 4 (4.60%) Memory Management
13 4 (4.60%) Web Development
14 3 (3.45%) Software Engineering
14 3 (3.45%) Time Management
15 2 (2.30%) Web Application Development
15 2 (2.30%) ITIL
15 2 (2.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 51 (58.62%) Objective-C
2 16 (18.39%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.79%) SQL
3 12 (13.79%) C#
4 7 (8.05%) Java
5 6 (6.90%) PHP
6 4 (4.60%) C
6 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.60%) C++
7 2 (2.30%) PHP5
8 1 (1.15%) Ruby
8 1 (1.15%) PHP4
8 1 (1.15%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) Degree
1 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.30%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (25.29%) Apple
2 4 (4.60%) Facebook
2 4 (4.60%) Sencha
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.30%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.30%) MobileIron
3 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.15%) Google
4 1 (1.15%) Zend
4 1 (1.15%) Perforce
4 1 (1.15%) SAP
4 1 (1.15%) Syclo
4 1 (1.15%) Twitter
4 1 (1.15%) Rackspace
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