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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Developer
Rank 345 383 344
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -39
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 304 213 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.44% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 151 156
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£413 £413 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Average hourly rate £41.00 - £22.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 - £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
50953 48768 42881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.48% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31537 30266 24598
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1993 1997 2122
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 27 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

iOS Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 May 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 +36 295 £413 - 84
London +10 183 £450 +5.82% 41
South East +9 37 £325 - 7
City of London -20 31 £450 +3.44% 14
North West +4 30 £350 -0.07% 10
South West +27 19 £400 +25.49% 6
Cheshire - 18 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 17 £375 - 1
Chester - 15 £350 - 1
Bristol +14 13 £413 +26.92% 5
East Midlands - 10 £400 - 1
Milton Keynes - 9 - -
Manchester +3 8 £350 -12.50% 6
West Midlands -6 8 £348 +26.36% 3
Nottinghamshire - 7 £400 -
West Sussex -11 6 £300 -7.69%
East of England -1 5 £450 +28.57% 7
Nottingham - 5 £425 -
Crawley - 5 £300 -
Berkshire +3 4 £353 -
Birmingham -5 4 £350 +27.27%
Kent - 4 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 4 - - 1
Hampshire +7 3 - -
Belfast +4 3 £215 -42.66% 1
County Antrim +3 3 £215 -42.66% 1
Northern Ireland 0 3 £215 -42.66% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 3 £425 +36.00% 3
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Surrey +4 2 £340 -15.00% 3

iOS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 563 (99.82%) iOS Development
2 560 (99.29%) Apple iOS
3 351 (62.23%) Objective-C
4 267 (47.34%) Agile Software Development
5 173 (30.67%) iPhone
6 163 (28.90%) Mobile App
7 154 (27.30%) Xcode
8 140 (24.82%) Cocoa
9 133 (23.58%) iPad
10 130 (23.05%) Android
11 127 (22.52%) JSON
12 114 (20.21%) TDD
13 110 (19.50%) Mobile Development
14 108 (19.15%) Web Services
15 104 (18.44%) iOS SDK
16 103 (18.26%) Android Development
17 100 (17.73%) Git (software)
18 94 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
19 93 (16.49%) User Experience
20 92 (16.31%) Scrum
21 91 (16.13%) RESTful
22 90 (15.96%) Apple
23 83 (14.72%) OO
24 76 (13.48%) Finance
24 76 (13.48%) Apple Swift
25 72 (12.77%) HTML
26 67 (11.88%) REST
27 63 (11.17%) JavaScript
28 62 (10.99%) HTML5
29 60 (10.64%) Software Engineering

iOS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 17 (3.01%) Node.js
2 13 (2.30%) CMS
3 2 (0.35%) WordPress
3 2 (0.35%) Confluence
3 2 (0.35%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.53%) GitHub
3 3 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.43%) HTTP
2 9 (1.60%) Internet
3 7 (1.24%) Bluetooth
4 5 (0.89%) iBeacon
5 3 (0.53%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.35%) UPnP
6 2 (0.35%) Skype
7 1 (0.18%) NFC
7 1 (0.18%) DVB
7 1 (0.18%) PPTP
7 1 (0.18%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.66%) MySQL
2 12 (2.13%) SQLite
3 10 (1.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.71%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.53%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 154 (27.30%) Xcode
2 100 (17.73%) Git (software)
3 32 (5.67%) Subversion
4 21 (3.72%) CocoaPods
5 15 (2.66%) Jenkins
6 14 (2.48%) Calabash
7 8 (1.42%) JIRA
8 7 (1.24%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (0.71%) JUnit
9 4 (0.71%) Hudson
10 3 (0.53%) Android Studio
10 3 (0.53%) Appium
10 3 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.53%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.35%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.18%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.18%) Maven
12 1 (0.18%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.18%) Bitbucket
General
1 76 (13.48%) Finance
2 46 (8.16%) Banking
3 25 (4.43%) Retail
4 14 (2.48%) Games
5 10 (1.77%) Publishing
5 10 (1.77%) Marketing
6 6 (1.06%) Electronics
6 6 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.89%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.71%) Advertising
9 3 (0.53%) Automotive
9 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.53%) German Language
10 2 (0.35%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.35%) French Language
10 2 (0.35%) Law
10 2 (0.35%) Legal
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.18%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (24.82%) Cocoa
2 127 (22.52%) JSON
3 108 (19.15%) Web Services
4 104 (18.44%) iOS SDK
5 94 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
6 91 (16.13%) RESTful
7 72 (12.77%) HTML
8 67 (11.88%) REST
9 62 (10.99%) HTML5
10 56 (9.93%) XML
11 40 (7.09%) Core Animation
12 33 (5.85%) CSS
13 30 (5.32%) SOAP
14 25 (4.43%) .NET
15 23 (4.08%) UIKit
16 19 (3.37%) Android SDK
17 18 (3.19%) CSS3
18 12 (2.13%) AngularJS
19 8 (1.42%) OpenGL
20 7 (1.24%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 173 (30.67%) iPhone
2 163 (28.90%) Mobile App
3 133 (23.58%) iPad
4 93 (16.49%) User Experience
5 43 (7.62%) Animation
6 42 (7.45%) Computer Science
7 19 (3.37%) Social Media
8 11 (1.95%) Mobile Banking
8 11 (1.95%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.77%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.42%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.42%) Physics
10 8 (1.42%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.24%) Streaming Video
11 7 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (1.06%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.06%) Video on Demand
13 5 (0.89%) Social Network
13 5 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 560 (99.29%) Apple iOS
2 130 (23.05%) Android
3 18 (3.19%) Linux
4 16 (2.84%) Windows
5 14 (2.48%) UNIX
6 8 (1.42%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.71%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 563 (99.82%) iOS Development
2 267 (47.34%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (20.21%) TDD
4 110 (19.50%) Mobile Development
5 103 (18.26%) Android Development
6 92 (16.31%) Scrum
7 83 (14.72%) OO
8 60 (10.64%) Software Engineering
9 52 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (8.16%) BDD
11 38 (6.74%) Unit Testing
12 37 (6.56%) Multithreading
13 36 (6.38%) Mobile Application Development
14 34 (6.03%) OOP
15 28 (4.96%) MVC
16 27 (4.79%) E-Commerce
16 27 (4.79%) Memory Management
17 20 (3.55%) OOD
18 15 (2.66%) Kanban
18 15 (2.66%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 351 (62.23%) Objective-C
2 76 (13.48%) Apple Swift
3 63 (11.17%) JavaScript
4 44 (7.80%) Java
5 39 (6.91%) C#
5 39 (6.91%) C++
6 17 (3.01%) C
7 13 (2.30%) SQL
8 6 (1.06%) Ruby
9 5 (0.89%) ActionScript
9 5 (0.89%) PHP
10 2 (0.35%) XPath
10 2 (0.35%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.18%) XAML
11 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (8.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) Firmware
1 1 (0.18%) IAG
Systems Management
1 5 (0.89%) yum
1 5 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 90 (15.96%) Apple
2 18 (3.19%) Google
3 13 (2.30%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.13%) Facebook
5 10 (1.77%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.06%) Twitter
6 6 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.89%) Oracle
7 5 (0.89%) SAP
8 4 (0.71%) Adobe
9 3 (0.53%) Appcelerator
10 2 (0.35%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.35%) Kony
10 2 (0.35%) PayPal
10 2 (0.35%) Ingenico
11 1 (0.18%) Netbiscuits
11 1 (0.18%) Perforce
11 1 (0.18%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.18%) Volantis
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