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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Developer
Rank 332 342 374
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +32
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 316 285 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.58% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 189 164
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£413 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £32.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.66

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
50665 48981 46333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32010 29890 26848
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1968 2163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 +7 312 £413 - 105
London -31 188 £425 +1.19% 74
North West +9 36 £364 -3.00% 8
South East -3 34 £363 +3.57% 9
City of London -27 33 £425 - 30
South West +18 32 £400 +28.00% 7
Bristol - 26 £400 - 4
Cheshire - 22 £350 - 2
Chester - 21 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 11 £375 -
Manchester -7 10 £400 +6.66% 6
East of England +5 8 £450 +100.00% 4
East Midlands - 8 £350 - 1
Kent +1 6 - - 1
West Sussex -4 6 £300 -7.69%
Tunbridge Wells - 6 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +2 5 £425 +88.88% 1
Hampshire -1 5 £365 -8.75% 3
Southampton -2 5 £365 +4.28% 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £375 -
Crawley - 5 £300 -
Cambridge -5 4 £425 +88.88% 1
Nottingham - 4 £413 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £413 -
West Midlands -1 3 - -
Birmingham -3 3 - -
Yorkshire -22 3 £360 +6.66% 1
Berkshire +10 2 £408 - 1
Scotland -11 2 £488 +61.82% 3
West Yorkshire -22 2 £360 +4.72%

iOS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 602 (99.50%) iOS Development
2 600 (99.17%) Apple iOS
3 388 (64.13%) Objective-C
4 300 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
5 185 (30.58%) Mobile App
6 183 (30.25%) iPhone
7 157 (25.95%) Cocoa
8 152 (25.12%) Android
9 151 (24.96%) Xcode
10 130 (21.49%) iPad
11 127 (20.99%) Mobile Development
12 125 (20.66%) Android Development
13 121 (20.00%) JSON
14 120 (19.83%) TDD
15 110 (18.18%) Web Services
16 105 (17.36%) iOS SDK
17 102 (16.86%) Cocoa Touch
18 97 (16.03%) Scrum
18 97 (16.03%) User Experience
19 96 (15.87%) Apple Swift
20 95 (15.70%) RESTful
21 91 (15.04%) Git (software)
21 91 (15.04%) OO
21 91 (15.04%) Apple
22 71 (11.74%) REST
23 69 (11.40%) JavaScript
24 68 (11.24%) HTML
24 68 (11.24%) Finance
25 56 (9.26%) HTML5
26 54 (8.93%) Continuous Integration

iOS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 15 (2.48%) Node.js
2 14 (2.31%) CMS
3 2 (0.33%) WordPress
3 2 (0.33%) Confluence
3 2 (0.33%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 3 (0.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.16%) GitHub
3 3 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.17%) SaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.80%) HTTP
2 9 (1.49%) Internet
3 7 (1.16%) iBeacon
4 5 (0.83%) NFC
4 5 (0.83%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.50%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.33%) UPnP
6 2 (0.33%) Skype
7 1 (0.17%) DVB
7 1 (0.17%) PPTP
7 1 (0.17%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.81%) SQLite
2 14 (2.31%) MySQL
3 10 (1.65%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.66%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.50%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.33%) Big Data
6 2 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 151 (24.96%) Xcode
2 91 (15.04%) Git (software)
3 31 (5.12%) Subversion
4 21 (3.47%) CocoaPods
5 15 (2.48%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.32%) JIRA
7 5 (0.83%) Calabash
7 5 (0.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 4 (0.66%) Hudson
9 3 (0.50%) Appium
9 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.50%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.33%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.17%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.17%) Maven
11 1 (0.17%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.17%) Android Studio
General
1 68 (11.24%) Finance
2 38 (6.28%) Banking
3 26 (4.30%) Retail
4 14 (2.31%) Marketing
5 13 (2.15%) Publishing
6 12 (1.98%) Games
7 10 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.32%) Electronics
9 7 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.83%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.50%) Advertising
11 3 (0.50%) Legal
11 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.50%) Automotive
12 2 (0.33%) Law
12 2 (0.33%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.33%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (25.95%) Cocoa
2 121 (20.00%) JSON
3 110 (18.18%) Web Services
4 105 (17.36%) iOS SDK
5 102 (16.86%) Cocoa Touch
6 95 (15.70%) RESTful
7 71 (11.74%) REST
8 68 (11.24%) HTML
9 56 (9.26%) HTML5
10 50 (8.26%) XML
11 43 (7.11%) Core Animation
12 35 (5.79%) CSS
13 31 (5.12%) .NET
14 29 (4.79%) SOAP
15 26 (4.30%) Android SDK
16 21 (3.47%) UIKit
17 19 (3.14%) CSS3
18 12 (1.98%) OpenGL
18 12 (1.98%) AngularJS
19 8 (1.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 185 (30.58%) Mobile App
2 183 (30.25%) iPhone
3 130 (21.49%) iPad
4 97 (16.03%) User Experience
5 45 (7.44%) Animation
6 40 (6.61%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.98%) Social Media
8 13 (2.15%) Client/Server
9 11 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
9 11 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (1.65%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.49%) Streaming Video
12 8 (1.32%) Mathematics
12 8 (1.32%) Physics
13 7 (1.16%) Augmented Reality
14 6 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
15 5 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
15 5 (0.83%) Video on Demand
15 5 (0.83%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 600 (99.17%) Apple iOS
2 152 (25.12%) Android
3 24 (3.97%) Windows
4 16 (2.64%) Linux
5 12 (1.98%) UNIX
6 10 (1.65%) Mac OS X
7 9 (1.49%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 602 (99.50%) iOS Development
2 300 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (20.99%) Mobile Development
4 125 (20.66%) Android Development
5 120 (19.83%) TDD
6 97 (16.03%) Scrum
7 91 (15.04%) OO
8 54 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (7.77%) Software Engineering
10 44 (7.27%) Unit Testing
11 43 (7.11%) BDD
12 38 (6.28%) OOP
13 36 (5.95%) E-Commerce
14 34 (5.62%) Mobile Application Development
15 31 (5.12%) OOD
16 29 (4.79%) Multithreading
17 24 (3.97%) Memory Management
17 24 (3.97%) Automation Testing
18 20 (3.31%) Kanban
19 14 (2.31%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 388 (64.13%) Objective-C
2 96 (15.87%) Apple Swift
3 69 (11.40%) JavaScript
4 49 (8.10%) Java
5 47 (7.77%) C#
6 43 (7.11%) C++
7 21 (3.47%) C
8 14 (2.31%) SQL
9 10 (1.65%) PHP
10 7 (1.16%) Ruby
11 5 (0.83%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.33%) XPath
12 2 (0.33%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.17%) Python
13 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.17%) XAML
13 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (7.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.12%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (0.66%) yum
1 4 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 91 (15.04%) Apple
2 19 (3.14%) Google
3 15 (2.48%) Xamarin
4 11 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 8 (1.32%) Facebook
6 7 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (0.99%) SAP
8 4 (0.66%) Adobe
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle
9 3 (0.50%) Appcelerator
10 2 (0.33%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.33%) Kony
10 2 (0.33%) PayPal
10 2 (0.33%) Ingenico
11 1 (0.17%) Netbiscuits
11 1 (0.17%) Eloqua
11 1 (0.17%) Siebel
11 1 (0.17%) Perforce
11 1 (0.17%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.17%) Volantis
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