The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 219 205 226
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 33 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.35% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.50% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 18
Average daily rate £325 £395 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% +25.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.88% -4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6831 6018 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.90% 70.63% 65.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3797 3140 3330
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 254 366
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
iOS Development
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +5 14 £281 -19.64% 7
East Sussex - 5 £270 - 1
Oxfordshire -2 3 £438 - 2
Hampshire -5 3 £285 -13.63% 7
Surrey -14 3 £425 +3.03%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £425 -
West Sussex - 2 £300 - 2
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 3
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 82 (95.35%) Apple iOS
2 49 (56.98%) Android
3 40 (46.51%) HTML
4 35 (40.70%) Objective-C
5 34 (39.53%) JavaScript
5 34 (39.53%) Android Development
6 33 (38.37%) Mobile App
7 30 (34.88%) .NET
8 27 (31.40%) Xcode
9 26 (30.23%) jQuery
9 26 (30.23%) CSS
10 25 (29.07%) C#
11 23 (26.74%) JSON
12 22 (25.58%) iPhone
12 22 (25.58%) Mobile Application Development
12 22 (25.58%) iPad
13 21 (24.42%) XML
14 20 (23.26%) HTML5
15 15 (17.44%) CSS3
15 15 (17.44%) Web Services
15 15 (17.44%) SQL
15 15 (17.44%) Cocoa
16 14 (16.28%) Ajax
16 14 (16.28%) Windows
16 14 (16.28%) iOS SDK
16 14 (16.28%) Git (software)
17 13 (15.12%) SOAP
18 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
18 12 (13.95%) MVC
18 12 (13.95%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 8 (9.30%) IIS
2 3 (3.49%) CMS
3 2 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.16%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) HTTP
2 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) MySQL
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.16%) SQLite
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (31.40%) Xcode
2 14 (16.28%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.47%) Subversion
4 7 (8.14%) Eclipse
5 5 (5.81%) PhoneGap
6 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.16%) JIRA
8 1 (1.16%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (8.14%) Publishing
2 6 (6.98%) Games
3 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.49%) Finance
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Billing
5 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 78 (90.70%) Developer
2 40 (46.51%) iOS Developer
3 16 (18.60%) Mobile Developer
4 11 (12.79%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Web Developer
5 10 (11.63%) .NET Developer
6 9 (10.47%) C# Developer
6 9 (10.47%) Applications Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Mobile Web Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Web Applications Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Programmer
10 3 (3.49%) Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Technical Design Authority
11 2 (2.33%) Front-End Developer
11 2 (2.33%) Front-End Web Developer
11 2 (2.33%) iPhone Developer
11 2 (2.33%) Android Developer
11 2 (2.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (46.51%) HTML
2 30 (34.88%) .NET
3 26 (30.23%) jQuery
3 26 (30.23%) CSS
4 23 (26.74%) JSON
5 21 (24.42%) XML
6 20 (23.26%) HTML5
7 15 (17.44%) CSS3
7 15 (17.44%) Web Services
7 15 (17.44%) Cocoa
8 14 (16.28%) Ajax
8 14 (16.28%) iOS SDK
9 13 (15.12%) SOAP
10 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
10 12 (13.95%) .NET Framework
10 12 (13.95%) REST
11 9 (10.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (9.30%) NHibernate
13 7 (8.14%) Sencha Touch
14 6 (6.98%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 33 (38.37%) Mobile App
2 22 (25.58%) iPhone
2 22 (25.58%) iPad
3 7 (8.14%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.81%) Animation
5 4 (4.65%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.16%) Social Network
6 1 (1.16%) Mashup
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.16%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.16%) Social Media
6 1 (1.16%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 82 (95.35%) Apple iOS
2 49 (56.98%) Android
3 14 (16.28%) Windows
4 6 (6.98%) Windows 8
5 4 (4.65%) webOS
5 4 (4.65%) Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.16%) Debian
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.16%) UNIX
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.53%) Android Development
2 22 (25.58%) Mobile Application Development
3 12 (13.95%) MVC
4 11 (12.79%) OO
5 9 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.47%) Unit Testing
5 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
6 8 (9.30%) Web Development
7 7 (8.14%) TDD
8 4 (4.65%) OOP
8 4 (4.65%) SOA
8 4 (4.65%) Scrum
8 4 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.65%) Multithreading
8 4 (4.65%) Time Management
9 3 (3.49%) WFM
9 3 (3.49%) Content Management
9 3 (3.49%) Benchmarking
9 3 (3.49%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (3.49%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.70%) Objective-C
2 34 (39.53%) JavaScript
3 25 (29.07%) C#
4 15 (17.44%) SQL
5 7 (8.14%) Java
6 4 (4.65%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.65%) PHP
7 3 (3.49%) C
8 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.16%) PHP5
9 1 (1.16%) Ruby
9 1 (1.16%) C++
9 1 (1.16%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.16%) ActionScript 3.0
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) Apple
2 8 (9.30%) Xamarin
3 7 (8.14%) Sencha
4 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.33%) Facebook
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle
6 1 (1.16%) Twitter
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