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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Developer
Rank 344 399 337
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -62
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 304 194 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.39% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 137 159
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£400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £41.00 £32.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+28.12% -

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
51461 50245 44013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.30% 92.35% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31311 30831 25140
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2031 2007 2180
Average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 +61 295 £400 -3.90% 65
London +20 180 £425 - 37
South East +27 51 £363 - 8
City of London +17 39 £437 +2.88% 10
North West +1 24 £350 -0.07% 7
South West +23 18 £388 +19.23% 5
Buckinghamshire +13 18 £388 -8.82% 1
Hampshire +10 14 £445 - 2
Bristol +13 13 £388 +19.23% 4
Cheshire - 13 £350 - 3
Chester - 11 £350 - 2
Milton Keynes +2 9 - - 1
West Midlands -9 9 £348 +26.36% 2
Manchester -3 7 £344 -14.06% 4
Basingstoke - 7 £425 - 1
East Midlands - 7 £388 - 1
West Sussex -18 6 £300 -7.69%
East of England +2 5 £363 -3.33%
Nottinghamshire - 5 £388 -
Crawley - 5 £300 -
Kent - 5 - - 1
Warwickshire +1 4 - -
Berkshire -1 4 £353 +8.46% 1
Birmingham -5 4 £350 +27.27%
Tunbridge Wells - 4 - - 1
Belfast +3 3 £215 -42.66%
County Antrim +3 3 £215 -42.66%
Northern Ireland +1 3 £215 -42.66%
Cambridgeshire -3 3 £425 +6.25%
Nottingham - 3 £413 -

iOS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 546 (99.82%) iOS Development
2 542 (99.09%) Apple iOS
3 335 (61.24%) Objective-C
4 248 (45.34%) Agile Software Development
5 181 (33.09%) iPhone
6 154 (28.15%) Mobile App
7 153 (27.97%) Xcode
8 142 (25.96%) iPad
9 136 (24.86%) Cocoa
10 120 (21.94%) Android
11 117 (21.39%) JSON
12 108 (19.74%) TDD
13 99 (18.10%) Mobile Development
14 97 (17.73%) iOS SDK
15 96 (17.55%) Web Services
16 92 (16.82%) Scrum
17 91 (16.64%) Cocoa Touch
17 91 (16.64%) User Experience
18 90 (16.45%) RESTful
19 87 (15.90%) Git (software)
20 86 (15.72%) Android Development
21 83 (15.17%) Apple
22 78 (14.26%) HTML
23 77 (14.08%) OO
24 76 (13.89%) Apple Swift
25 71 (12.98%) Finance
26 68 (12.43%) JavaScript
26 68 (12.43%) HTML5
27 59 (10.79%) XML
28 58 (10.60%) Software Engineering

iOS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 16 (2.93%) Node.js
2 13 (2.38%) CMS
3 2 (0.37%) Confluence
3 2 (0.37%) WordPress
4 1 (0.18%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.37%) GitHub
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.39%) HTTP
2 7 (1.28%) Bluetooth
3 6 (1.10%) Internet
4 3 (0.55%) iBeacon
4 3 (0.55%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.37%) UPnP
6 1 (0.18%) Skype
6 1 (0.18%) NFC
6 1 (0.18%) PPP
6 1 (0.18%) VoIP
6 1 (0.18%) DVB
6 1 (0.18%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.38%) MySQL
2 8 (1.46%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.28%) SQLite
4 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.18%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 153 (27.97%) Xcode
2 87 (15.90%) Git (software)
3 29 (5.30%) Subversion
4 24 (4.39%) CocoaPods
5 14 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.56%) Calabash
6 7 (1.28%) JIRA
7 6 (1.10%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 4 (0.73%) JUnit
8 4 (0.73%) Hudson
9 3 (0.55%) Appium
9 3 (0.55%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.37%) Android Studio
10 2 (0.37%) Selenium
11 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.18%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.18%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.18%) Maven
General
1 71 (12.98%) Finance
2 49 (8.96%) Banking
3 24 (4.39%) Retail
4 15 (2.74%) Games
5 10 (1.83%) Publishing
6 7 (1.28%) Marketing
7 5 (0.91%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.73%) Electronics
8 4 (0.73%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.73%) Advertising
8 4 (0.73%) German Language
9 3 (0.55%) French Language
9 3 (0.55%) Automotive
9 3 (0.55%) Law
9 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.37%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.37%) Legal
10 2 (0.37%) Avionics
11 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (24.86%) Cocoa
2 117 (21.39%) JSON
3 97 (17.73%) iOS SDK
4 96 (17.55%) Web Services
5 91 (16.64%) Cocoa Touch
6 90 (16.45%) RESTful
7 78 (14.26%) HTML
8 68 (12.43%) HTML5
9 59 (10.79%) XML
10 57 (10.42%) REST
11 40 (7.31%) Core Animation
11 40 (7.31%) CSS
12 29 (5.30%) SOAP
13 26 (4.75%) .NET
14 25 (4.57%) CSS3
15 20 (3.66%) UIKit
16 18 (3.29%) Android SDK
17 12 (2.19%) AngularJS
18 9 (1.65%) Apache Cordova
19 7 (1.28%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 181 (33.09%) iPhone
2 154 (28.15%) Mobile App
3 142 (25.96%) iPad
4 91 (16.64%) User Experience
5 43 (7.86%) Animation
6 41 (7.50%) Computer Science
7 19 (3.47%) Social Media
8 13 (2.38%) Open Source
9 11 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (1.83%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.83%) Mobile Banking
11 9 (1.65%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.28%) Mathematics
12 7 (1.28%) Physics
12 7 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.10%) Smartphone
13 6 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
13 6 (1.10%) Social Network
13 6 (1.10%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 542 (99.09%) Apple iOS
2 120 (21.94%) Android
3 19 (3.47%) Linux
4 18 (3.29%) Windows
5 13 (2.38%) UNIX
6 8 (1.46%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.73%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (99.82%) iOS Development
2 248 (45.34%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (19.74%) TDD
4 99 (18.10%) Mobile Development
5 92 (16.82%) Scrum
6 86 (15.72%) Android Development
7 77 (14.08%) OO
8 58 (10.60%) Software Engineering
9 45 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (8.04%) BDD
11 39 (7.13%) Multithreading
12 35 (6.40%) Mobile Application Development
13 33 (6.03%) Unit Testing
14 31 (5.67%) OOP
15 28 (5.12%) MVC
15 28 (5.12%) Memory Management
16 22 (4.02%) E-Commerce
17 17 (3.11%) OOD
18 15 (2.74%) Concurrent Programming
19 14 (2.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 335 (61.24%) Objective-C
2 76 (13.89%) Apple Swift
3 68 (12.43%) JavaScript
4 43 (7.86%) Java
5 36 (6.58%) C#
5 36 (6.58%) C++
6 16 (2.93%) C
7 11 (2.01%) SQL
8 5 (0.91%) PHP
8 5 (0.91%) Ruby
9 3 (0.55%) XPath
10 2 (0.37%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.37%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.18%) VB
11 1 (0.18%) XAML
Qualifications
1 46 (8.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) IAG
1 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.73%) yum
2 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 83 (15.17%) Apple
2 18 (3.29%) Google
3 13 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.19%) Facebook
5 9 (1.65%) Xamarin
6 8 (1.46%) Twitter
7 6 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.91%) Oracle
9 4 (0.73%) Adobe
10 3 (0.55%) SAP
11 2 (0.37%) Appcelerator
11 2 (0.37%) MobileIron
11 2 (0.37%) PayPal
11 2 (0.37%) Ingenico
12 1 (0.18%) Kony
12 1 (0.18%) Sencha
12 1 (0.18%) ION Trading
12 1 (0.18%) Perforce
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