The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Developer
Rank 406 335 407
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +72
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 185 217 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.45% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.49% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 154 136
Average daily rate £413 £390 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +19.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £40.00
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -106 180 £419 +4.68% 71
London -23 145 £425 +6.25% 46
City of London -17 33 £425 +6.25% 14
South East -17 15 £325 -18.75% 5
East of England -24 9 £350 -6.66% 1
Cambridgeshire -8 6 £400 +6.66%
West Midlands -16 6 £313 -26.47% 2
Yorkshire -22 3 £350 +13.82% 6
South West -26 3 £325 - 2
Hampshire +4 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire -1 2 £450 -
Birmingham -9 2 £263 -30.00% 1
Berkshire -12 2 £325 -17.72% 1
Surrey -12 2 £400 +39.13% 1
West Yorkshire -21 2 £350 +13.82% 4
North West -24 2 £350 +16.75% 6
Northern Ireland - 2 £375 -
Oxford - 2 £450 -
Solihull - 2 £350 -
County Antrim - 2 £375 -
Belfast - 2 £375 -
Cambridge -1 1 £400 +6.66%
East Midlands -8 1 £250 - 3
Bristol -18 1 £325 - 2
Scotland -19 1 - - 2
Manchester -20 1 £400 +33.33% 6
Brighton - 1 £270 - 1
Dundee - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £350 - 1
York - 1 - - 1

iOS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 386 (99.48%) Apple iOS
1 386 (99.48%) iOS Development
2 273 (70.36%) Objective-C
3 164 (42.27%) Xcode
4 146 (37.63%) iPhone
5 139 (35.82%) iPad
6 107 (27.58%) Cocoa
7 106 (27.32%) Mobile App
8 100 (25.77%) iOS SDK
9 87 (22.42%) JSON
10 85 (21.91%) Apple
11 84 (21.65%) Android
12 82 (21.13%) OO
13 79 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
14 69 (17.78%) HTML
15 63 (16.24%) Web Services
16 56 (14.43%) OOP
17 55 (14.18%) TDD
18 49 (12.63%) Scrum
18 49 (12.63%) HTML5
19 47 (12.11%) REST
20 46 (11.86%) C++
21 45 (11.60%) JavaScript
22 44 (11.34%) Android Development
23 43 (11.08%) RESTful
24 41 (10.57%) Java
24 41 (10.57%) XML
25 40 (10.31%) Git (software)
26 38 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
27 37 (9.54%) Cocoa Touch

iOS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (3.09%) CMS
2 7 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (1.03%) WordPress
3 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.26%) Node.js
5 1 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (3.35%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.26%) MS Office
2 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.26%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.84%) GitHub
2 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.67%) HTTP
2 6 (1.55%) Bluetooth
3 5 (1.29%) HTTPS
3 5 (1.29%) NFC
4 4 (1.03%) VPN
5 3 (0.77%) SSL
6 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.52%) Internet
7 1 (0.26%) FTP
7 1 (0.26%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.58%) MySQL
2 9 (2.32%) SQLite
3 1 (0.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.26%) MS Access
3 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 164 (42.27%) Xcode
2 40 (10.31%) Git (software)
3 31 (7.99%) Subversion
4 13 (3.35%) Mercurial
4 13 (3.35%) PhoneGap
5 8 (2.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 7 (1.80%) JIRA
7 5 (1.29%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.03%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.52%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.26%) JUnit
10 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.26%) Maven
10 1 (0.26%) Hudson
10 1 (0.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.26%) Grunt
10 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
General
1 31 (7.99%) Finance
2 16 (4.12%) Games
3 15 (3.87%) Publishing
4 10 (2.58%) Legal
4 10 (2.58%) Banking
5 9 (2.32%) Retail
5 9 (2.32%) Marketing
6 8 (2.06%) Advertising
7 5 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.77%) Back Office
9 2 (0.52%) French Language
9 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) Automotive
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.26%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (27.58%) Cocoa
2 100 (25.77%) iOS SDK
3 87 (22.42%) JSON
4 69 (17.78%) HTML
5 63 (16.24%) Web Services
6 49 (12.63%) HTML5
7 47 (12.11%) REST
8 43 (11.08%) RESTful
9 41 (10.57%) XML
10 37 (9.54%) Cocoa Touch
11 31 (7.99%) CSS
12 24 (6.19%) UIKit
13 20 (5.15%) .NET
14 17 (4.38%) jQuery
15 15 (3.87%) OpenGL
16 14 (3.61%) CSS3
16 14 (3.61%) Core Animation
17 12 (3.09%) Android SDK
18 8 (2.06%) Ajax
19 7 (1.80%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 146 (37.63%) iPhone
2 139 (35.82%) iPad
3 106 (27.32%) Mobile App
4 19 (4.90%) Social Media
5 14 (3.61%) Graphic Design
6 13 (3.35%) Animation
6 13 (3.35%) Open Source
7 11 (2.84%) Visualisation
7 11 (2.84%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.58%) Social Network
9 8 (2.06%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.80%) Augmented Reality
11 6 (1.55%) Blackberry
12 5 (1.29%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.29%) Mobile Payment
12 5 (1.29%) Online Games
13 4 (1.03%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.77%) Smartphone
15 2 (0.52%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 386 (99.48%) Apple iOS
2 84 (21.65%) Android
3 8 (2.06%) Windows
4 4 (1.03%) webOS
5 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.26%) Linux
6 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.26%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (99.48%) iOS Development
2 82 (21.13%) OO
3 79 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (14.43%) OOP
5 55 (14.18%) TDD
6 49 (12.63%) Scrum
7 44 (11.34%) Android Development
8 38 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (8.51%) Unit Testing
10 31 (7.99%) MVC
11 28 (7.22%) Multithreading
12 27 (6.96%) Memory Management
12 27 (6.96%) Software Engineering
13 23 (5.93%) Mobile Application Development
14 19 (4.90%) OOD
15 17 (4.38%) BDD
16 13 (3.35%) E-Commerce
17 11 (2.84%) Kanban
18 8 (2.06%) Time Management
18 8 (2.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 273 (70.36%) Objective-C
2 46 (11.86%) C++
3 45 (11.60%) JavaScript
4 41 (10.57%) Java
5 26 (6.70%) C#
6 20 (5.15%) C
7 15 (3.87%) PHP
8 14 (3.61%) SQL
9 11 (2.84%) Python
10 7 (1.80%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.52%) Ruby
11 2 (0.52%) VB
12 1 (0.26%) Perl
12 1 (0.26%) VBA
12 1 (0.26%) VB6
12 1 (0.26%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.26%) Lua
Qualifications
1 5 (1.29%) Degree
2 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.06%) QA
Vendors
1 85 (21.91%) Apple
2 20 (5.15%) Facebook
3 15 (3.87%) Twitter
4 13 (3.35%) Google
5 12 (3.09%) Sencha
6 8 (2.06%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.03%) Orchard
7 4 (1.03%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.52%) MobileIron
8 2 (0.52%) Oracle
9 1 (0.26%) Sybase
9 1 (0.26%) SAP
9 1 (0.26%) JBoss
9 1 (0.26%) Cognos
9 1 (0.26%) Symbian
9 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe
9 1 (0.26%) Volantis
9 1 (0.26%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.26%) Sony
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum dep on exp
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Consol Partners
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West Sussex
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £330 - £360 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £320 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 27 days ago