The table below looks at the statistics for iOS Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 43 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.90% 0.29% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 0.41% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£330 £290 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £290 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £290 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £320 £295
% change year-on-year
+16.40% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.30 £32.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+33.23% -26.13%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
327 246 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.67% 70.49% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 186 93
Average daily rate £388 £325 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -19.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £175 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 17
Average hourly rate £18.25 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.37% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.22 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £110.00 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

iOS Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

iOS Development Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

iOS Development
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

iOS Development Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 16 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 12 (75.00%) Objective-C
3 11 (68.75%) Cocoa Touch
3 11 (68.75%) Cocoa
4 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) Apple
5 7 (43.75%) SOAP
5 7 (43.75%) JSON
5 7 (43.75%) RESTful
6 6 (37.50%) TDD
6 6 (37.50%) Web Services
7 5 (31.25%) Java
7 5 (31.25%) HTTP
7 5 (31.25%) Subversion
7 5 (31.25%) Android
7 5 (31.25%) iPhone
7 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
7 5 (31.25%) iPad
7 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
7 5 (31.25%) Android Development
8 4 (25.00%) Appium
9 3 (18.75%) Mockito
9 3 (18.75%) iOS SDK
9 3 (18.75%) REST
9 3 (18.75%) Android SDK
9 3 (18.75%) Robotium
9 3 (18.75%) Artifactory
9 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
9 3 (18.75%) RoboGuice

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) HTTP
2 3 (18.75%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Subversion
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Appium
3 3 (18.75%) Robotium
3 3 (18.75%) Artifactory
3 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) Mockito
3 3 (18.75%) Maven
3 3 (18.75%) Ant
3 3 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.25%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (18.75%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) iOS Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) Cocoa
1 11 (68.75%) Cocoa Touch
2 7 (43.75%) SOAP
2 7 (43.75%) JSON
2 7 (43.75%) RESTful
3 6 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) JNI
4 3 (18.75%) iOS SDK
4 3 (18.75%) REST
4 3 (18.75%) Android SDK
4 3 (18.75%) Android NDK
4 3 (18.75%) RoboGuice
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) iPhone
1 5 (31.25%) iPad
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (31.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) Android Development
4 3 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 3 (18.75%) OOP
4 3 (18.75%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) User Stories
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Objective-C
2 5 (31.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Apple