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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 40 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.53% 0.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.79 £32.25 £84.50
% change year-on-year
-13.82% -61.83%
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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
256 193 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 75.29% 70.44% 64.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 133 60
Average daily rate £380 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £170.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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 24 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 21 (87.50%) Objective-C
3 20 (83.33%) Cocoa
3 20 (83.33%) Cocoa Touch
4 16 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (66.67%) RESTful
4 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (66.67%) Apple
4 16 (66.67%) SOAP
5 15 (62.50%) TDD
6 14 (58.33%) Web Services
6 14 (58.33%) HTTP
6 14 (58.33%) iPhone
6 14 (58.33%) iPad
7 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 12 (50.00%) Subversion
8 9 (37.50%) Mobile App
9 8 (33.33%) Kanban
9 8 (33.33%) Scrum
10 7 (29.17%) JSON
10 7 (29.17%) Client/Server
11 5 (20.83%) Data Structures
12 3 (12.50%) Artifactory
12 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
12 3 (12.50%) Android SDK
12 3 (12.50%) Android Development
12 3 (12.50%) Android NDK
12 3 (12.50%) Appium
12 3 (12.50%) RoboGuice
12 3 (12.50%) Robotium

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 14 (58.33%) HTTP
2 3 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (12.50%) Artifactory
2 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) Appium
2 3 (12.50%) Robotium
2 3 (12.50%) Mockito
2 3 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (12.50%) Ant
2 3 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 3 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (75.00%) iOS Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) Cocoa
1 20 (83.33%) Cocoa Touch
2 16 (66.67%) RESTful
2 16 (66.67%) SOAP
3 14 (58.33%) Web Services
4 7 (29.17%) JSON
5 3 (12.50%) Android SDK
5 3 (12.50%) Android NDK
5 3 (12.50%) RoboGuice
5 3 (12.50%) iOS SDK
5 3 (12.50%) REST
5 3 (12.50%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) iPhone
1 14 (58.33%) iPad
2 9 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 7 (29.17%) Client/Server
4 5 (20.83%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) Kanban
3 8 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) Android Development
4 3 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.50%) OOP
4 3 (12.50%) OO
4 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) Objective-C
2 3 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Apple