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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iOS Developer
Rank 385 342 361
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +19
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 242 287 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.57% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.60% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 202 155
Average daily rate £424 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £38.75 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 - £32.50

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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -34 215 £425 +6.25% 126
London -35 139 £435 +8.75% 74
South East -16 31 £400 +14.28% 12
Scotland -1 24 £419 -23.86% 2
City of London +13 15 £475 +18.75% 12
Edinburgh -5 15 £469 +4.16%
West Sussex +13 12 £475 +35.71%
North West -26 10 £350 -6.91% 11
South West +2 8 £325 -7.14% 4
Yorkshire -2 8 £435 - 9
Glasgow +14 7 £325 -29.72% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 7 £425 +6.25%
East of England +5 7 £388 +29.16% 3
Crawley -1 7 £500 +53.84%
Milton Keynes +7 6 £425 +6.25%
West Yorkshire +1 6 £435 - 9
Manchester -22 6 £400 +6.10% 9
Leeds - 6 £435 - 6
Oxfordshire 0 5 £350 +55.55%
West Midlands -10 5 £275 -15.38% 7
Somerset - 5 £325 -
Cheshire -6 4 £340 -2.85% 1
East Midlands -18 4 £275 -26.66% 2
Essex - 4 £406 -
Berkshire +1 3 £363 +13.28% 2
Kent - 3 £375 - 2
Colchester - 3 £413 -
Oxford - 3 £350 -
Cambridgeshire +9 2 £325 +8.33% 2
Bristol -2 2 £388 +5.08% 2

iOS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 585 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 575 (98.29%) iOS Development
3 379 (64.79%) Objective-C
4 282 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
5 223 (38.12%) Apple Swift
6 170 (29.06%) Mobile App
7 146 (24.96%) TDD
8 139 (23.76%) Xcode
8 139 (23.76%) Android
9 125 (21.37%) Cocoa
10 111 (18.97%) Mobile Development
11 105 (17.95%) Android Development
11 105 (17.95%) Scrum
12 104 (17.78%) User Experience
13 102 (17.44%) RESTful
14 98 (16.75%) iPhone
15 94 (16.07%) Apple
16 84 (14.36%) BDD
17 79 (13.50%) iOS SDK
18 78 (13.33%) JSON
19 76 (12.99%) REST
20 74 (12.65%) Git (software)
21 71 (12.14%) iPad
22 68 (11.62%) Cocoa Touch
23 66 (11.28%) HTML
23 66 (11.28%) Java
23 66 (11.28%) Web Services
23 66 (11.28%) OO
24 63 (10.77%) JavaScript
24 63 (10.77%) Software Engineering

iOS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (2.39%) CMS
2 6 (1.03%) Node.js
3 5 (0.85%) Confluence
4 2 (0.34%) IIS
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.17%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.76%) GitHub
2 9 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.34%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.13%) HTTP
2 8 (1.37%) Internet
3 6 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.68%) iBeacon
5 3 (0.51%) PPP
5 3 (0.51%) PPTP
6 2 (0.34%) Firewall
6 2 (0.34%) RTSP
6 2 (0.34%) Skype
6 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.17%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.17%) Network Security
7 1 (0.17%) NFC
7 1 (0.17%) SMS
7 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.59%) SQLite
2 15 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.85%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (0.68%) SAP HANA
4 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.51%) MySQL
6 2 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.34%) Big Data
6 2 (0.34%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 139 (23.76%) Xcode
2 74 (12.65%) Git (software)
3 39 (6.67%) Subversion
4 23 (3.93%) Jenkins
5 19 (3.25%) JIRA
6 13 (2.22%) CocoaPods
7 12 (2.05%) Android Studio
8 8 (1.37%) Selenium
9 7 (1.20%) Appium
9 7 (1.20%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.20%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.03%) Calabash
11 5 (0.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 5 (0.85%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.85%) Gradle
11 5 (0.85%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.68%) Ant
12 4 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.68%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.68%) IntelliJ
General
1 46 (7.86%) Finance
2 30 (5.13%) Retail
3 27 (4.62%) Games
4 24 (4.10%) Publishing
5 21 (3.59%) Banking
6 13 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.71%) Electronics
8 7 (1.20%) Marketing
9 6 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.85%) Automotive
11 4 (0.68%) Advertising
11 4 (0.68%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.17%) Legal
13 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (21.37%) Cocoa
2 102 (17.44%) RESTful
3 79 (13.50%) iOS SDK
4 78 (13.33%) JSON
5 76 (12.99%) REST
6 68 (11.62%) Cocoa Touch
7 66 (11.28%) HTML
7 66 (11.28%) Web Services
8 54 (9.23%) XML
9 46 (7.86%) HTML5
10 40 (6.84%) CSS
11 34 (5.81%) SOAP
12 32 (5.47%) Core Animation
13 30 (5.13%) .NET
14 24 (4.10%) CSS3
15 23 (3.93%) Android SDK
16 20 (3.42%) UIKit
17 16 (2.74%) AngularJS
18 15 (2.56%) OpenGL
19 13 (2.22%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 170 (29.06%) Mobile App
2 104 (17.78%) User Experience
3 98 (16.75%) iPhone
4 71 (12.14%) iPad
5 36 (6.15%) Animation
6 22 (3.76%) Computer Science
7 19 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (3.25%) Streaming Video
8 18 (3.08%) Data Structures
9 13 (2.22%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.88%) Mobile Payment
10 11 (1.88%) Social Media
10 11 (1.88%) Video on Demand
11 10 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (1.54%) Cryptography
12 9 (1.54%) Fintech
13 6 (1.03%) Apple TV
13 6 (1.03%) Augmented Reality
13 6 (1.03%) Blackberry
13 6 (1.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 585 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 139 (23.76%) Android
3 25 (4.27%) Windows
4 8 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (0.85%) Linux
6 3 (0.51%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.51%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) Unix
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 575 (98.29%) iOS Development
2 282 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (24.96%) TDD
4 111 (18.97%) Mobile Development
5 105 (17.95%) Android Development
5 105 (17.95%) Scrum
6 84 (14.36%) BDD
7 66 (11.28%) OO
8 63 (10.77%) Software Engineering
9 60 (10.26%) Unit Testing
10 53 (9.06%) E-Commerce
10 53 (9.06%) OOP
11 48 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (6.84%) Multithreading
13 28 (4.79%) OOD
14 27 (4.62%) Mobile Application Development
15 23 (3.93%) SOLID
16 18 (3.08%) Project Management
17 16 (2.74%) MVC
17 16 (2.74%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 379 (64.79%) Objective-C
2 223 (38.12%) Apple Swift
3 66 (11.28%) Java
4 63 (10.77%) JavaScript
5 52 (8.89%) C++
6 29 (4.96%) C#
7 23 (3.93%) C
8 15 (2.56%) SQL
9 7 (1.20%) PHP
10 3 (0.51%) Python
11 2 (0.34%) Groovy
11 2 (0.34%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.17%) Ruby
12 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (4.10%) Degree
2 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.51%) Firmware
2 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.85%) AirWatch
2 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.68%) yum
Vendors
1 94 (16.07%) Apple
2 25 (4.27%) Xamarin
3 10 (1.71%) Google
4 9 (1.54%) SAP
5 5 (0.85%) ION Trading
5 5 (0.85%) Kony
5 5 (0.85%) Microsoft
6 4 (0.68%) Appcelerator
6 4 (0.68%) Oracle
7 3 (0.51%) Facebook
7 3 (0.51%) Sencha
8 2 (0.34%) Symbian
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe
9 1 (0.17%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.17%) OpenText
9 1 (0.17%) Twitter
9 1 (0.17%) Zend
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