The first table below looks at the demand for iOS Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iOS Development over the 3 months to 30 July 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 West 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 124 109 117
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 10 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.23% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.33% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
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£350 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £346 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +15.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.05% -35.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2221 1510 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.46% 70.46% 69.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1476 979 1296
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 65 130
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

iOS Development Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

iOS Development
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iOS Development across the South West region.

iOS Development Daily Rate Trend in the South West

iOS Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development across the South West region.

iOS Development Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

iOS Development
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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
Somerset - 6 - -
Wiltshire -9 1 £350 -3.44% 1
Bristol -19 1 £350 +27.27% 6
Devon - 1 £313 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 3
Dorset - - - -
Cornwall - - - -
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (93.33%) Apple iOS
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Android Development
3 6 (40.00%) Android
4 5 (33.33%) Objective-C
4 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) Cocoa
5 4 (26.67%) Xcode
6 3 (20.00%) REST
7 2 (13.33%) iPad
7 2 (13.33%) iOS SDK
7 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (13.33%) Big Data
7 2 (13.33%) User Stories
7 2 (13.33%) Web Development
7 2 (13.33%) JSON
7 2 (13.33%) iPhone
7 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
7 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Subversion
7 2 (13.33%) C#
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Xcode
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) iOS Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Android Developer
4 2 (13.33%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Development Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Application Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Application Development Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) iPad Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Cocoa
2 3 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (13.33%) iOS SDK
3 2 (13.33%) JSON
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) iPad
2 2 (13.33%) iPhone
2 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Apple iOS
2 6 (40.00%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Scrum
2 6 (40.00%) Android Development
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Dependency Management
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Objective-C
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) C
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Apple