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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Developer
Rank 359 365 289
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -76
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 239 192 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.40% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.43% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 136 204
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £84.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £84.50
% change year-on-year
- -62.13%

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +24 222 £388 +3.33% 93
London +28 140 £400 - 47
South East +14 44 £325 -7.14% 17
City of London +37 38 £413 +10.00% 12
Hampshire -6 18 £375 - 2
Scotland -10 15 £550 +62.96% 4
East Midlands +22 14 £375 +25.00% 7
North West -11 14 £363 +3.57% 7
Nottinghamshire - 12 £338 -
Nottingham - 12 £338 -
Buckinghamshire -16 9 £400 +14.28% 1
Southampton - 9 £325 -
Manchester -5 7 £375 +7.14% 4
South West -14 6 £350 +10.23% 2
Milton Keynes -20 6 £400 +23.07%
Berkshire 0 5 £320 -8.57% 7
Edinburgh -8 5 £450 +28.57% 2
Cheshire - 5 £350 - 3
Oxfordshire - 5 £225 -
West Sussex - 5 £350 -
West Midlands 0 2 £238 - 2
Glasgow -4 2 £463 +42.30% 2
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Bristol -7 1 £350 +10.23% 1
Liverpool -7 1 - -
Merseyside -9 1 - -
Wales -14 1 - -
Gloucestershire -16 1 £275 - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 1

iOS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 525 (99.81%) iOS Development
2 522 (99.24%) Apple iOS
3 328 (62.36%) Objective-C
4 215 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
5 191 (36.31%) iPhone
6 170 (32.32%) Xcode
7 151 (28.71%) iPad
8 125 (23.76%) JSON
9 120 (22.81%) Android
9 120 (22.81%) Cocoa
10 113 (21.48%) Mobile App
11 105 (19.96%) Git (software)
12 97 (18.44%) Web Services
13 95 (18.06%) XML
14 91 (17.30%) TDD
15 89 (16.92%) OO
16 88 (16.73%) User Experience
17 85 (16.16%) Cocoa Touch
18 84 (15.97%) RESTful
19 75 (14.26%) iOS SDK
19 75 (14.26%) JavaScript
20 70 (13.31%) Scrum
21 68 (12.93%) Android Development
22 67 (12.74%) HTML
23 64 (12.17%) Apple
24 54 (10.27%) Subversion
25 53 (10.08%) Finance
25 53 (10.08%) HTML5
26 52 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
27 50 (9.51%) HTTP

iOS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (1.90%) CMS
2 7 (1.33%) Node.js
3 3 (0.57%) Apache
4 2 (0.38%) WordPress
4 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.19%) Drupal
5 1 (0.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (1.71%) Doxygen
2 4 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.95%) GitHub
3 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.51%) HTTP
2 22 (4.18%) VPN
3 10 (1.90%) HTTPS
3 10 (1.90%) Internet
4 6 (1.14%) Bluetooth
5 5 (0.95%) iBeacon
6 2 (0.38%) VoIP
7 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.19%) SMS
7 1 (0.19%) RTP
7 1 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.56%) MySQL
2 7 (1.33%) SQLite
3 5 (0.95%) Relational Database
3 5 (0.95%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.95%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.57%) CouchDB
5 3 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (0.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.19%) Big Data
6 1 (0.19%) Redis
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 170 (32.32%) Xcode
2 105 (19.96%) Git (software)
3 54 (10.27%) Subversion
4 14 (2.66%) Calabash
5 11 (2.09%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 5 (0.95%) JUnit
7 5 (0.95%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.57%) JIRA
8 3 (0.57%) Hudson
8 3 (0.57%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.57%) MonkeyTalk
9 2 (0.38%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.38%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.38%) Selenium
9 2 (0.38%) NUnit
9 2 (0.38%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.38%) Ranorex
9 2 (0.38%) Android Studio
9 2 (0.38%) Appium
General
1 53 (10.08%) Finance
2 32 (6.08%) Banking
3 20 (3.80%) Retail
4 14 (2.66%) Games
5 10 (1.90%) Marketing
6 7 (1.33%) Advertising
6 7 (1.33%) French Language
6 7 (1.33%) German Language
7 6 (1.14%) Publishing
8 4 (0.76%) Automotive
9 2 (0.38%) Avionics
9 2 (0.38%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.38%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) Law
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (23.76%) JSON
2 120 (22.81%) Cocoa
3 97 (18.44%) Web Services
4 95 (18.06%) XML
5 85 (16.16%) Cocoa Touch
6 84 (15.97%) RESTful
7 75 (14.26%) iOS SDK
8 67 (12.74%) HTML
9 53 (10.08%) HTML5
10 45 (8.56%) REST
11 37 (7.03%) CSS
12 36 (6.84%) SOAP
13 25 (4.75%) CSS3
14 22 (4.18%) UIKit
15 16 (3.04%) Core Animation
16 15 (2.85%) jQuery
16 15 (2.85%) .NET
17 12 (2.28%) Apache Cordova
18 10 (1.90%) XHTML
19 9 (1.71%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 191 (36.31%) iPhone
2 151 (28.71%) iPad
3 113 (21.48%) Mobile App
4 88 (16.73%) User Experience
5 35 (6.65%) Computer Science
6 25 (4.75%) Social Media
7 19 (3.61%) Animation
8 14 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (2.47%) Data Structures
9 13 (2.47%) Mobile Banking
9 13 (2.47%) Client/Server
9 13 (2.47%) Open Source
10 8 (1.52%) New Media
10 8 (1.52%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.33%) Streaming Video
11 7 (1.33%) Video on Demand
12 6 (1.14%) Social Network
12 6 (1.14%) Smartphone
12 6 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (1.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 522 (99.24%) Apple iOS
2 120 (22.81%) Android
3 21 (3.99%) Windows
4 12 (2.28%) Linux
5 9 (1.71%) Windows Phone
6 4 (0.76%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.57%) UNIX
7 3 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (99.81%) iOS Development
2 215 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (17.30%) TDD
4 89 (16.92%) OO
5 70 (13.31%) Scrum
6 68 (12.93%) Android Development
7 52 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (8.56%) Software Engineering
9 39 (7.41%) BDD
10 36 (6.84%) E-Commerce
11 31 (5.89%) OOP
12 27 (5.13%) Multithreading
13 25 (4.75%) Mobile Application Development
14 22 (4.18%) Kanban
14 22 (4.18%) Memory Management
15 21 (3.99%) Unit Testing
16 17 (3.23%) MVC
17 14 (2.66%) Project Management
17 14 (2.66%) Web Design
18 13 (2.47%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 328 (62.36%) Objective-C
2 75 (14.26%) JavaScript
3 35 (6.65%) Java
4 27 (5.13%) C++
5 16 (3.04%) SQL
6 10 (1.90%) C
6 10 (1.90%) C#
7 8 (1.52%) XPath
7 8 (1.52%) PHP
8 3 (0.57%) Ruby
8 3 (0.57%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.38%) XAML
10 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (4.37%) Degree
2 4 (0.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) IAG
Systems Management
1 3 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.57%) yum
Vendors
1 64 (12.17%) Apple
2 16 (3.04%) Facebook
3 14 (2.66%) Google
4 10 (1.90%) Twitter
5 9 (1.71%) Microsoft
6 8 (1.52%) Xamarin
6 8 (1.52%) Perforce
7 7 (1.33%) Oracle
8 5 (0.95%) Appcelerator
9 4 (0.76%) Sencha
10 3 (0.57%) Adobe
11 2 (0.38%) Yahoo!
11 2 (0.38%) Kony
12 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.19%) SAP
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