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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iOS Software Development
Rank 199 207 201
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 47 56 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.59% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.76% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 26
Average daily rate £400 £344 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £230 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.38 £27.79 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+48.88% -13.82%
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
6811 7377 6371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.31% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4182 4043 3391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 240 269
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Sussex +14 12 £475 +35.71%
Berkshire +10 10 £325 - 3
Buckinghamshire +9 7 £425 +9.67%
Oxfordshire +8 7 £350 +55.55% 3
Kent - 5 £375 -
East Sussex +12 2 - -
Surrey -10 2 £400 -5.88% 5
Middlesex -5 1 - -
Hampshire -14 1 £300 -14.28% 8
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 96 (98.97%) Apple iOS
2 50 (51.55%) Objective-C
3 44 (45.36%) Mobile App
4 41 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (41.24%) Android
6 38 (39.18%) Android Development
7 32 (32.99%) Cocoa
8 31 (31.96%) User Experience
8 31 (31.96%) Apple Swift
9 29 (29.90%) Cocoa Touch
10 25 (25.77%) Animation
11 24 (24.74%) Mobile Development
12 22 (22.68%) Core Animation
12 22 (22.68%) JavaScript
13 20 (20.62%) TDD
14 19 (19.59%) Apple
15 18 (18.56%) HTML
16 17 (17.53%) Java
16 17 (17.53%) CSS
16 17 (17.53%) E-Commerce
17 16 (16.49%) OO
18 14 (14.43%) BDD
19 13 (13.40%) Mobile Application Development
20 12 (12.37%) C++
21 11 (11.34%) Node.js
21 11 (11.34%) Front End Development
21 11 (11.34%) XML
21 11 (11.34%) OpenGL
21 11 (11.34%) jQuery
22 10 (10.31%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (11.34%) Node.js
2 2 (2.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.06%) CMS
2 2 (2.06%) concrete5
2 2 (2.06%) Drupal
2 2 (2.06%) ExpressionEngine
2 2 (2.06%) Joomla!
2 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.06%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.06%) WordPress
3 1 (1.03%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.03%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) 3ds Max
1 2 (2.06%) Acrobat
1 2 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.06%) GIMP
1 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Magento
2 1 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.06%) MailChimp
3 1 (1.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) HTTP
2 3 (3.09%) PPP
2 3 (3.09%) PPTP
3 1 (1.03%) Network Security
3 1 (1.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.12%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 3 (3.09%) Subversion
3 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.06%) Grunt
4 2 (2.06%) JIRA
4 2 (2.06%) JUnit
4 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.06%) Xcode
5 1 (1.03%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.03%) Calabash
5 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.03%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.03%) MSTest
General
1 9 (9.28%) Publishing
2 8 (8.25%) Banking
2 8 (8.25%) Finance
3 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.09%) Games
5 1 (1.03%) Automotive
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (94.85%) Developer
2 71 (73.20%) iOS Developer
3 29 (29.90%) Applications Developer
4 18 (18.56%) Senior Developer
4 18 (18.56%) Senior iOS Developer
5 17 (17.53%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 15 (15.46%) Mobile Developer
7 14 (14.43%) Android Developer
7 14 (14.43%) iOS Android Developer
8 13 (13.40%) iOS Programmer
8 13 (13.40%) Objective-C Developer
8 13 (13.40%) Programmer
9 12 (12.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (8.25%) UX Developer
11 6 (6.19%) Java Developer
11 6 (6.19%) Senior Programmer
12 5 (5.15%) C++ Developer
12 5 (5.15%) Java Mobile Developer
13 4 (4.12%) C++/Java Developer
13 4 (4.12%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.99%) Cocoa
2 29 (29.90%) Cocoa Touch
3 22 (22.68%) Core Animation
4 18 (18.56%) HTML
5 17 (17.53%) CSS
6 11 (11.34%) jQuery
6 11 (11.34%) OpenGL
6 11 (11.34%) XML
7 10 (10.31%) AngularJS
7 10 (10.31%) CSS3
7 10 (10.31%) HTML5
8 9 (9.28%) REST
9 8 (8.25%) HTML5 Canvas
9 8 (8.25%) JSON
9 8 (8.25%) OpenGL ES
9 8 (8.25%) SVG
10 7 (7.22%) .NET
11 5 (5.15%) DOM
11 5 (5.15%) SOAP
12 4 (4.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (45.36%) Mobile App
2 31 (31.96%) User Experience
3 25 (25.77%) Animation
4 8 (8.25%) Motion Graphics
5 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.15%) Blockchain
6 5 (5.15%) Cryptocurrency
7 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.06%) iPhone
8 2 (2.06%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 96 (98.97%) Apple iOS
2 40 (41.24%) Android
3 9 (9.28%) Windows
4 4 (4.12%) Windows Phone
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.06%) CentOS
7 1 (1.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (39.18%) Android Development
3 24 (24.74%) Mobile Development
4 20 (20.62%) TDD
5 17 (17.53%) E-Commerce
6 16 (16.49%) OO
7 14 (14.43%) BDD
8 13 (13.40%) Mobile Application Development
9 11 (11.34%) Front End Development
10 7 (7.22%) Rapid Prototyping
10 7 (7.22%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.19%) Scrum
12 5 (5.15%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (5.15%) Test Scripting
13 4 (4.12%) OOP
14 3 (3.09%) MVC
14 3 (3.09%) OOD
14 3 (3.09%) SDLC
15 2 (2.06%) Mentoring
15 2 (2.06%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 50 (51.55%) Objective-C
2 31 (31.96%) Apple Swift
3 22 (22.68%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.53%) Java
5 12 (12.37%) C++
6 6 (6.19%) C#
7 4 (4.12%) SQL
8 3 (3.09%) C
9 2 (2.06%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.06%) PHP
9 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.06%) Python
9 2 (2.06%) Ruby
9 2 (2.06%) VB
10 1 (1.03%) ABAP
10 1 (1.03%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (19.59%) Apple
2 5 (5.15%) ION Trading
2 5 (5.15%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.06%) Adobe
3 2 (2.06%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.06%) Zend
4 1 (1.03%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle
4 1 (1.03%) SAP