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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Developer
Rank 337 379 323
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -56
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 263 193 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.38% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.42% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 133 154
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£394 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 February 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 27 February 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 +39 248 £388 - 91
London +14 148 £400 - 47
South East +6 59 £360 +10.76% 16
City of London +41 39 £388 +1.63% 16
Hampshire +14 28 £388 - 2
Scotland -1 14 £500 +42.85% 6
Buckinghamshire -8 14 £400 +14.28% 1
East Midlands +11 13 £375 +25.00% 3
North West -12 12 £375 +7.14% 12
Nottinghamshire - 12 £338 -
Nottingham - 12 £338 -
South West -16 9 £358 +12.59% 4
Basingstoke - 9 £425 -
Manchester -7 7 £363 +3.57% 9
Southampton - 7 £359 -
Berkshire -2 5 £320 -1.53% 5
Edinburgh -6 5 £450 +28.57% 3
Bristol -7 4 £363 +14.17% 3
Oxfordshire -10 4 £225 - 2
East of England +4 3 £331 +32.50% 2
Surrey - 3 - - 4
West Sussex - 3 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £331 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £425 - 2
West Midlands -9 2 - - 4
Birmingham -4 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -16 1 - - 3
West Yorkshire -17 1 - - 2
Cheltenham - 1 £275 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £375 - 3

iOS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 512 (99.81%) iOS Development
2 510 (99.42%) Apple iOS
3 316 (61.60%) Objective-C
4 194 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
5 191 (37.23%) iPhone
6 170 (33.14%) Xcode
7 151 (29.43%) iPad
8 123 (23.98%) Mobile App
9 117 (22.81%) Android
10 112 (21.83%) JSON
11 104 (20.27%) Web Services
12 103 (20.08%) Cocoa
13 94 (18.32%) TDD
13 94 (18.32%) Git (software)
14 90 (17.54%) User Experience
15 82 (15.98%) RESTful
16 81 (15.79%) iOS SDK
16 81 (15.79%) JavaScript
17 80 (15.59%) OO
18 76 (14.81%) XML
18 76 (14.81%) HTML
19 74 (14.42%) Scrum
20 68 (13.26%) Cocoa Touch
21 66 (12.87%) Android Development
22 62 (12.09%) HTML5
22 62 (12.09%) Apple
23 59 (11.50%) Software Engineering
24 58 (11.31%) Finance
25 51 (9.94%) REST
26 44 (8.58%) Continuous Integration

iOS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (2.73%) Node.js
2 9 (1.75%) CMS
3 2 (0.39%) WordPress
3 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.19%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (1.17%) Doxygen
2 4 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.39%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.97%) GitHub
3 3 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.19%) IaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.43%) HTTP
2 14 (2.73%) VPN
3 9 (1.75%) Internet
4 8 (1.56%) iBeacon
5 7 (1.36%) HTTPS
6 6 (1.17%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.39%) VoIP
8 1 (0.19%) SMS
8 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.19%) DVB
8 1 (0.19%) RTP
8 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.51%) MySQL
2 10 (1.95%) SQLite
3 8 (1.56%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.58%) CouchDB
5 3 (0.58%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.58%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (0.58%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.19%) Redis
6 1 (0.19%) Big Data
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 170 (33.14%) Xcode
2 94 (18.32%) Git (software)
3 34 (6.63%) Subversion
4 13 (2.53%) Calabash
5 10 (1.95%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 5 (0.97%) JUnit
8 4 (0.78%) JIRA
9 3 (0.58%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.58%) MonkeyTalk
10 2 (0.39%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.39%) Ranorex
10 2 (0.39%) Android Studio
10 2 (0.39%) Appium
10 2 (0.39%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.39%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.39%) Selenium
10 2 (0.39%) NUnit
11 1 (0.19%) Hudson
General
1 58 (11.31%) Finance
2 38 (7.41%) Banking
3 21 (4.09%) Retail
4 17 (3.31%) Games
5 9 (1.75%) Marketing
6 7 (1.36%) Advertising
7 5 (0.97%) French Language
7 5 (0.97%) German Language
8 4 (0.78%) Publishing
8 4 (0.78%) Automotive
9 3 (0.58%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.39%) Law
10 2 (0.39%) Legal
10 2 (0.39%) Avionics
10 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (21.83%) JSON
2 104 (20.27%) Web Services
3 103 (20.08%) Cocoa
4 82 (15.98%) RESTful
5 81 (15.79%) iOS SDK
6 76 (14.81%) XML
6 76 (14.81%) HTML
7 68 (13.26%) Cocoa Touch
8 62 (12.09%) HTML5
9 51 (9.94%) REST
10 38 (7.41%) CSS
11 32 (6.24%) SOAP
12 27 (5.26%) CSS3
13 24 (4.68%) .NET
14 20 (3.90%) UIKit
15 18 (3.51%) Core Animation
16 13 (2.53%) Apache Cordova
17 12 (2.34%) jQuery
18 10 (1.95%) XHTML
19 9 (1.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 191 (37.23%) iPhone
2 151 (29.43%) iPad
3 123 (23.98%) Mobile App
4 90 (17.54%) User Experience
5 37 (7.21%) Computer Science
6 26 (5.07%) Social Media
7 20 (3.90%) Animation
8 13 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (2.34%) Data Structures
9 12 (2.34%) Client/Server
9 12 (2.34%) Open Source
10 10 (1.95%) Mobile Banking
11 8 (1.56%) Streaming Video
12 7 (1.36%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.36%) New Media
13 6 (1.17%) Blackberry
13 6 (1.17%) Smartphone
13 6 (1.17%) Mobile Payment
13 6 (1.17%) Social Network
14 5 (0.97%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 510 (99.42%) Apple iOS
2 117 (22.81%) Android
3 22 (4.29%) Windows
3 22 (4.29%) Linux
4 13 (2.53%) UNIX
5 10 (1.95%) Windows Phone
6 7 (1.36%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 512 (99.81%) iOS Development
2 194 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (18.32%) TDD
4 80 (15.59%) OO
5 74 (14.42%) Scrum
6 66 (12.87%) Android Development
7 59 (11.50%) Software Engineering
8 44 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (7.60%) Multithreading
10 38 (7.41%) BDD
11 33 (6.43%) E-Commerce
11 33 (6.43%) OOP
12 25 (4.87%) Unit Testing
13 24 (4.68%) Mobile Application Development
14 23 (4.48%) Memory Management
15 19 (3.70%) MVC
16 17 (3.31%) Kanban
17 14 (2.73%) Web Design
18 13 (2.53%) Project Management
19 12 (2.34%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 316 (61.60%) Objective-C
2 81 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 36 (7.02%) C++
3 36 (7.02%) Java
4 19 (3.70%) C#
5 16 (3.12%) C
6 13 (2.53%) SQL
7 9 (1.75%) XPath
8 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.58%) PHP
9 2 (0.39%) XAML
9 2 (0.39%) Ruby
10 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (5.07%) Degree
2 6 (1.17%) VCP4
3 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.95%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) IAG
Systems Management
1 4 (0.78%) yum
1 4 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (12.09%) Apple
2 15 (2.92%) Facebook
3 14 (2.73%) Google
4 13 (2.53%) Microsoft
5 10 (1.95%) Twitter
5 10 (1.95%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.36%) Oracle
7 6 (1.17%) Appcelerator
8 4 (0.78%) Sencha
8 4 (0.78%) Perforce
9 3 (0.58%) Adobe
9 3 (0.58%) Kony
10 1 (0.19%) SAP
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