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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Developer
Rank 352 292 284
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -8
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 291 347 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.66% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.71% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 246 253
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.14%
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
52814 48754 52062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.76% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32941 29468 29352
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2105 2558
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -78 272 £400 +6.66% 82
London -36 197 £400 - 38
City of London +8 42 £400 - 10
South East -8 31 £355 +1.42% 11
North West -17 16 £338 +5.46% 13
Manchester -1 15 £338 -0.73% 11
Hampshire -4 14 £355 -2.06% 4
Scotland -8 10 £475 +26.66% 7
Edinburgh +4 8 £463 - 2
Southampton - 8 £355 - 4
Bristol -25 7 £344 -8.33% 1
South West -42 7 £344 -8.33% 6
West Sussex +8 6 - -
West Midlands -12 6 £425 +21.42% 1
East Midlands +5 5 £319 -
Brighton -8 4 £350 -
East Sussex -9 4 £350 -
West Yorkshire -12 3 £300 -14.28% 7
Yorkshire -13 3 £300 -9.77% 8
Birmingham - 3 £425 -
Berkshire +7 2 £380 +8.57% 3
Surrey -2 2 £388 +29.16% 2
Leicestershire - 2 £290 -
Reading +14 1 £440 +25.71%
Cheshire 0 1 - - 2
Leeds -5 1 £300 -4.76% 3
Cambridge -5 1 £350 -
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £375 +50.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -7 1 £350 -20.45%
Oxfordshire -10 1 £475 -

iOS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 596 (99.83%) iOS Development
2 582 (97.49%) Apple iOS
3 414 (69.35%) Objective-C
4 243 (40.70%) iPhone
5 231 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
6 211 (35.34%) Xcode
7 198 (33.17%) iPad
8 157 (26.30%) JSON
9 148 (24.79%) Cocoa
10 146 (24.46%) Android
11 134 (22.45%) Mobile App
12 124 (20.77%) XML
13 120 (20.10%) Web Services
14 115 (19.26%) OO
15 112 (18.76%) Git (software)
16 108 (18.09%) RESTful
17 105 (17.59%) Cocoa Touch
18 91 (15.24%) iOS SDK
19 87 (14.57%) TDD
20 83 (13.90%) JavaScript
20 83 (13.90%) User Experience
21 82 (13.74%) Apple
22 79 (13.23%) HTML
23 76 (12.73%) Android Development
24 73 (12.23%) Subversion
25 65 (10.89%) Scrum
26 59 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
27 55 (9.21%) HTTP
28 54 (9.05%) HTML5
29 50 (8.38%) Software Engineering

iOS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 5 (0.84%) SharePoint
1 5 (0.84%) CMS
2 4 (0.67%) Node.js
3 3 (0.50%) Apache
4 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.17%) IIS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.17%) Drupal
5 1 (0.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (2.18%) Doxygen
2 5 (0.84%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.17%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.17%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.50%) GitHub
2 1 (0.17%) IaaS
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (9.21%) HTTP
2 29 (4.86%) VPN
3 19 (3.18%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.17%) iBeacon
5 5 (0.84%) VoIP
5 5 (0.84%) Internet
6 4 (0.67%) SSL
7 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.50%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.17%) SMS
8 1 (0.17%) Intranet
8 1 (0.17%) RTP
8 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.52%) MySQL
2 23 (3.85%) SQLite
3 5 (0.84%) NoSQL
3 5 (0.84%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.34%) CouchDB
4 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.34%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.34%) MS Access
5 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 211 (35.34%) Xcode
2 112 (18.76%) Git (software)
3 73 (12.23%) Subversion
4 8 (1.34%) JIRA
5 7 (1.17%) NUnit
5 7 (1.17%) Cucumber
5 7 (1.17%) Calabash
6 6 (1.01%) Hudson
6 6 (1.01%) Mercurial
7 5 (0.84%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.84%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 5 (0.84%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.67%) Ranorex
9 3 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (0.50%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.50%) MonkeyTalk
9 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.17%) Ant
10 1 (0.17%) JUnit
10 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (5.86%) Finance
2 22 (3.69%) Retail
3 21 (3.52%) Banking
4 17 (2.85%) Games
5 15 (2.51%) Publishing
5 15 (2.51%) Marketing
6 9 (1.51%) Advertising
7 6 (1.01%) French Language
7 6 (1.01%) German Language
8 3 (0.50%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.50%) Automotive
8 3 (0.50%) Back Office
8 3 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.34%) Interactive Media
9 2 (0.34%) Front Office
9 2 (0.34%) Legal
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (26.30%) JSON
2 148 (24.79%) Cocoa
3 124 (20.77%) XML
4 120 (20.10%) Web Services
5 108 (18.09%) RESTful
6 105 (17.59%) Cocoa Touch
7 91 (15.24%) iOS SDK
8 79 (13.23%) HTML
9 54 (9.05%) HTML5
10 45 (7.54%) REST
11 40 (6.70%) CSS
12 30 (5.03%) SOAP
13 25 (4.19%) CSS3
14 23 (3.85%) UIKit
15 18 (3.02%) jQuery
16 14 (2.35%) Core Animation
16 14 (2.35%) .NET
17 12 (2.01%) Xamarin.iOS
18 9 (1.51%) OpenGL
19 8 (1.34%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 243 (40.70%) iPhone
2 198 (33.17%) iPad
3 134 (22.45%) Mobile App
4 83 (13.90%) User Experience
5 32 (5.36%) Computer Science
6 23 (3.85%) Social Media
7 17 (2.85%) Data Structures
7 17 (2.85%) Client/Server
8 15 (2.51%) Animation
9 13 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (2.01%) Blackberry
11 11 (1.84%) Mobile Banking
11 11 (1.84%) Video on Demand
12 10 (1.68%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.68%) Streaming Media
13 8 (1.34%) Streaming Video
13 8 (1.34%) Mobile Payment
14 7 (1.17%) Open Source
14 7 (1.17%) Visualisation
14 7 (1.17%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 582 (97.49%) Apple iOS
2 146 (24.46%) Android
3 19 (3.18%) Windows
4 12 (2.01%) Windows Phone
5 5 (0.84%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (0.67%) Linux
6 4 (0.67%) UNIX
7 2 (0.34%) webOS
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (99.83%) iOS Development
2 231 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (19.26%) OO
4 87 (14.57%) TDD
5 76 (12.73%) Android Development
6 65 (10.89%) Scrum
7 59 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (8.38%) Software Engineering
9 41 (6.87%) OOP
10 35 (5.86%) E-Commerce
11 31 (5.19%) BDD
12 28 (4.69%) Unit Testing
13 27 (4.52%) Multithreading
14 26 (4.36%) Mobile Application Development
15 24 (4.02%) Kanban
16 23 (3.85%) Memory Management
16 23 (3.85%) MVC
17 19 (3.18%) OOD
18 17 (2.85%) Mobile Device Management
19 14 (2.35%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 414 (69.35%) Objective-C
2 83 (13.90%) JavaScript
3 43 (7.20%) C++
4 39 (6.53%) Java
5 25 (4.19%) C
6 17 (2.85%) SQL
7 14 (2.35%) C#
8 13 (2.18%) PHP
9 6 (1.01%) Python
10 5 (0.84%) Ruby
10 5 (0.84%) XPath
11 4 (0.67%) PowerHouse
12 3 (0.50%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.50%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.34%) VBA
14 1 (0.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (3.18%) Degree
2 7 (1.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.34%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.34%) QA
Vendors
1 82 (13.74%) Apple
2 24 (4.02%) Facebook
3 14 (2.35%) Xamarin
4 10 (1.68%) Perforce
5 8 (1.34%) Microsoft
6 7 (1.17%) Google
7 5 (0.84%) Adobe
7 5 (0.84%) Appcelerator
8 4 (0.67%) MobileIron
8 4 (0.67%) Sencha
9 3 (0.50%) Yahoo!
9 3 (0.50%) Twitter
9 3 (0.50%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle
10 2 (0.34%) Symbian
10 2 (0.34%) Capita
10 2 (0.34%) Kony
11 1 (0.17%) IBM
11 1 (0.17%) Cognos
11 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com
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