The table below looks at the statistics for the iOS Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iOS Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Developer
Rank 365 354 249
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -105
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 248 247 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.48% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.52% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 174 268
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -60.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

iOS Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iOS Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

iOS Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

iOS Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iOS Developer within the UK.

iOS Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

iOS Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

iOS Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

iOS Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iOS Developer within the UK.

iOS Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

iOS Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iOS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
England -34 225 £375 - 71
London -8 144 £400 - 39
City of London +19 41 £400 +6.66% 11
South East -14 29 £325 -13.33% 15
North West +5 25 £350 +7.69% 6
Manchester +2 18 £350 - 3
East Midlands +14 14 £325 +8.33%
Scotland +1 13 £425 +30.76% 7
Hampshire -19 10 £325 -13.33% 3
Nottinghamshire +14 9 £361 -
Nottingham +10 9 £361 -
Edinburgh -5 8 £438 +34.61% 2
Cheshire - 6 £381 - 3
Buckinghamshire -12 5 £369 -1.66%
Southampton - 5 £325 - 1
Milton Keynes -13 4 £400 +6.66%
West Midlands -13 4 £338 -3.57% 1
Wales -22 4 £350 +40.00% 5
Oxfordshire - 4 £225 -
Glasgow -1 3 £375 +15.38% 4
Berkshire -3 3 £320 -8.57% 6
Cardiff -9 3 £350 +40.00% 3
South Wales -19 3 £350 +40.00% 5
South West -25 3 £356 -5.00% 4
Bristol -12 2 £356 - 1
North East -25 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £388 - 3
Cambridge +1 1 £350 +1.81%
Brighton -1 1 £275 - 3
East Sussex -1 1 £275 - 3

iOS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited iOS Developer in their job title 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 with iOS Developer in their job title.

1 568 (99.82%) iOS Development
2 562 (98.77%) Apple iOS
3 378 (66.43%) Objective-C
4 229 (40.25%) iPhone
5 221 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
6 208 (36.56%) Xcode
7 179 (31.46%) iPad
8 145 (25.48%) JSON
9 142 (24.96%) Android
10 131 (23.02%) Cocoa
11 119 (20.91%) Mobile App
12 117 (20.56%) XML
13 112 (19.68%) OO
14 100 (17.57%) Git (software)
15 97 (17.05%) Web Services
16 93 (16.34%) RESTful
17 87 (15.29%) JavaScript
18 85 (14.94%) Cocoa Touch
19 83 (14.59%) User Experience
20 82 (14.41%) iOS SDK
21 81 (14.24%) TDD
22 78 (13.71%) HTML
23 71 (12.48%) Android Development
24 67 (11.78%) Apple
25 61 (10.72%) Scrum
26 57 (10.02%) HTML5
27 54 (9.49%) Subversion
28 48 (8.44%) Finance
29 47 (8.26%) CSS
30 46 (8.08%) HTTP

iOS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited iOS Developer in their job title 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 with iOS Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.05%) Node.js
2 5 (0.88%) CMS
3 4 (0.70%) Apache
4 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.18%) IIS
5 1 (0.18%) Confluence
5 1 (0.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (1.58%) Doxygen
2 3 (0.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.18%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.88%) GitHub
2 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.08%) HTTP
2 22 (3.87%) VPN
3 11 (1.93%) HTTPS
4 6 (1.05%) Internet
5 5 (0.88%) iBeacon
5 5 (0.88%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.53%) VoIP
7 2 (0.35%) SSL
8 1 (0.18%) RTP
8 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.18%) Intranet
8 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.39%) MySQL
2 14 (2.46%) SQLite
3 5 (0.88%) Relational Database
3 5 (0.88%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.53%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.35%) CouchDB
5 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.18%) Redis
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.18%) Big Data
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 208 (36.56%) Xcode
2 100 (17.57%) Git (software)
3 54 (9.49%) Subversion
4 17 (2.99%) Calabash
5 8 (1.41%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.23%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.05%) Mercurial
8 5 (0.88%) JUnit
8 5 (0.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (0.70%) JIRA
9 4 (0.70%) Hudson
10 3 (0.53%) Ranorex
10 3 (0.53%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.53%) NUnit
10 3 (0.53%) MonkeyTalk
11 2 (0.35%) Selenium
11 2 (0.35%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.35%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.35%) Android Studio
12 1 (0.18%) Appium
General
1 48 (8.44%) Finance
2 31 (5.45%) Banking
3 29 (5.10%) Retail
4 16 (2.81%) Games
5 13 (2.28%) Marketing
6 8 (1.41%) Publishing
7 6 (1.05%) French Language
7 6 (1.05%) German Language
7 6 (1.05%) Advertising
8 4 (0.70%) Automotive
9 3 (0.53%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Avionics
10 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (25.48%) JSON
2 131 (23.02%) Cocoa
3 117 (20.56%) XML
4 97 (17.05%) Web Services
5 93 (16.34%) RESTful
6 85 (14.94%) Cocoa Touch
7 82 (14.41%) iOS SDK
8 78 (13.71%) HTML
9 57 (10.02%) HTML5
10 47 (8.26%) CSS
11 40 (7.03%) REST
12 33 (5.80%) CSS3
13 30 (5.27%) SOAP
14 23 (4.04%) UIKit
15 17 (2.99%) jQuery
16 12 (2.11%) .NET
17 11 (1.93%) Core Animation
18 10 (1.76%) Android SDK
18 10 (1.76%) Apache Cordova
18 10 (1.76%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 229 (40.25%) iPhone
2 179 (31.46%) iPad
3 119 (20.91%) Mobile App
4 83 (14.59%) User Experience
5 29 (5.10%) Computer Science
6 26 (4.57%) Social Media
7 16 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (2.64%) Mobile Banking
9 13 (2.28%) Animation
10 11 (1.93%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.93%) Open Source
10 11 (1.93%) Data Structures
11 9 (1.58%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.58%) Mobile Payment
12 8 (1.41%) New Media
12 8 (1.41%) N-Tier
13 7 (1.23%) Video on Demand
14 6 (1.05%) Streaming Video
14 6 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (0.88%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 562 (98.77%) Apple iOS
2 142 (24.96%) Android
3 20 (3.51%) Windows
4 10 (1.76%) Linux
5 9 (1.58%) Windows Phone
6 6 (1.05%) UNIX
7 4 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (99.82%) iOS Development
2 221 (38.84%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (19.68%) OO
4 81 (14.24%) TDD
5 71 (12.48%) Android Development
6 61 (10.72%) Scrum
7 45 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (7.21%) Software Engineering
9 39 (6.85%) OOP
10 33 (5.80%) E-Commerce
11 32 (5.62%) BDD
12 27 (4.75%) Mobile Application Development
13 25 (4.39%) Multithreading
14 24 (4.22%) Memory Management
15 21 (3.69%) MVC
16 20 (3.51%) Kanban
17 19 (3.34%) OOD
17 19 (3.34%) Systems Analysis
18 16 (2.81%) Unit Testing
19 14 (2.46%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 378 (66.43%) Objective-C
2 87 (15.29%) JavaScript
3 42 (7.38%) Java
4 33 (5.80%) C++
5 15 (2.64%) C
6 14 (2.46%) SQL
7 12 (2.11%) C#
8 10 (1.76%) PHP
9 8 (1.41%) XPath
10 4 (0.70%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.53%) Ruby
12 1 (0.18%) XAML
12 1 (0.18%) Python
12 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (3.34%) Degree
2 5 (0.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.35%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) IAG
Vendors
1 67 (11.78%) Apple
2 18 (3.16%) Facebook
3 12 (2.11%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.76%) Twitter
4 10 (1.76%) Google
5 9 (1.58%) Xamarin
6 8 (1.41%) Perforce
7 7 (1.23%) Oracle
8 5 (0.88%) Appcelerator
9 4 (0.70%) Sencha
10 3 (0.53%) Adobe
10 3 (0.53%) Yahoo!
11 2 (0.35%) Symbian
11 2 (0.35%) Kony
12 1 (0.18%) MobileIron
12 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.18%) SAP
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