The table below looks at the statistics for iOS Development skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iOS Development over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iOS Software Development
Rank 364 269 326
Rank change year-on-year
-95 +57
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 328 463 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.82% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.04% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 297 228
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Average hourly rate £10.25 £43.30 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.32% +33.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £43.30 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +33.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45575 44729 42342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.84% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30101 27892 26461
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1297 1209
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

iOS Development
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

iOS Development Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

iOS Development
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iOS Development within the UK.

iOS Development Daily Rate Trend in the UK

iOS Development
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Development within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

iOS Development Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

iOS Development
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development within the UK.

iOS Development Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

iOS Development
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 Development within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -90 300 £413 +3.12% 149
London -67 189 £463 +8.63% 78
South East -54 32 £400 +17.64% 24
Yorkshire +22 25 £389 +12.68% 9
West Yorkshire +16 24 £389 +12.68% 5
North West -28 24 £370 +5.71% 17
Leeds +22 23 £390 +13.04% 4
Scotland -8 19 £400 +1.58% 4
City of London +3 17 £494 +9.84% 11
Glasgow +15 11 £375 - 3
East of England +10 11 £350 +1.81% 3
Cheshire -10 11 £373 +6.42%
South West -12 10 £413 +3.12% 6
Manchester -17 9 £350 - 11
West Sussex -15 8 £425 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +2 6 £305 -15.86% 4
Edinburgh -8 6 £400 -3.03%
Wales +8 5 £238 -15.17%
South Wales -4 5 £238 -15.17%
Crawley -14 5 £438 +28.67%
Bristol -15 5 £413 +3.12% 3
Wiltshire - 5 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +9 4 £400 +6.66%
Berkshire -3 4 £356 +14.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -6 4 £338 -12.90% 1
Warrington -9 4 £375 +87.50%
Hampshire -16 4 £356 +1.06% 5
West Midlands -19 4 £325 -6.47% 8
Oxfordshire +8 3 - - 7
Leicestershire +6 3 £300 - 1

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing iOS Development also 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 that cited iOS Development.

1 595 (99.17%) Apple iOS
2 335 (55.83%) Objective-C
3 255 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
4 246 (41.00%) Apple Swift
5 200 (33.33%) Android
6 175 (29.17%) Mobile App
7 174 (29.00%) Android Development
8 148 (24.67%) TDD
9 146 (24.33%) Mobile Development
10 137 (22.83%) User Experience
11 128 (21.33%) Xcode
12 119 (19.83%) RESTful
13 111 (18.50%) JavaScript
14 109 (18.17%) Cocoa
15 100 (16.67%) Scrum
15 100 (16.67%) iPhone
16 92 (15.33%) iPad
17 87 (14.50%) Java
18 77 (12.83%) Web Services
18 77 (12.83%) OO
19 76 (12.67%) JSON
20 75 (12.50%) HTML
21 74 (12.33%) Unit Testing
22 73 (12.17%) Apple
23 72 (12.00%) BDD
23 72 (12.00%) iOS SDK
24 65 (10.83%) Software Engineering
25 61 (10.17%) REST
26 59 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
27 56 (9.33%) XML

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing iOS Development also 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 that cited iOS Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (3.17%) CMS
2 14 (2.33%) Node.js
3 8 (1.33%) Mule
4 6 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (0.67%) Apache
5 4 (0.67%) Confluence
5 4 (0.67%) NetWeaver
5 4 (0.67%) SAP Portal
6 3 (0.50%) nginx
6 3 (0.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.50%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.50%) WordPress
7 2 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.33%) concrete5
7 2 (0.33%) Drupal
7 2 (0.33%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (0.33%) IIS
7 2 (0.33%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (0.83%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.33%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.33%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.33%) GIMP
3 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.33%) KANA IQ
2 2 (0.33%) Magento
2 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.50%) GitHub
2 13 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.67%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.50%) Amazon Glacier
5 3 (0.50%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (0.50%) Bluemix
5 3 (0.50%) Route 53
6 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.33%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.33%) SaaS
7 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.17%) Heroku
7 1 (0.17%) IaaS
7 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.83%) HTTP
2 7 (1.17%) Network Security
3 6 (1.00%) Bluetooth
4 4 (0.67%) MQTT
5 3 (0.50%) Internet
5 3 (0.50%) SSL
6 2 (0.33%) Firewall
6 2 (0.33%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.33%) RTSP
6 2 (0.33%) Skype
6 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.33%) Wireless
7 1 (0.17%) DNS
7 1 (0.17%) iBeacon
7 1 (0.17%) PPP
7 1 (0.17%) PPTP
7 1 (0.17%) RIP
7 1 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.67%) MySQL
3 9 (1.50%) MongoDB
3 9 (1.50%) SQLite
4 8 (1.33%) Big Data
5 5 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.67%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.67%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.50%) CouchDB
7 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) GIS
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 128 (21.33%) Xcode
2 55 (9.17%) Git (software)
3 27 (4.50%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.00%) Subversion
5 16 (2.67%) Gradle
6 13 (2.17%) Ant
6 13 (2.17%) JIRA
7 12 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (1.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 9 (1.50%) Android Studio
10 8 (1.33%) Bitbucket
10 8 (1.33%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.00%) Grunt
12 5 (0.83%) Clang
12 5 (0.83%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.67%) CocoaPods
13 4 (0.67%) IntelliJ
13 4 (0.67%) Maven
14 3 (0.50%) Jasmine
14 3 (0.50%) Mocha
General
1 46 (7.67%) Finance
2 41 (6.83%) Retail
3 35 (5.83%) Banking
4 30 (5.00%) Games
5 17 (2.83%) Publishing
6 12 (2.00%) Retail Banking
7 9 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.17%) Marketing
9 6 (1.00%) Advertising
10 5 (0.83%) Automotive
11 4 (0.67%) Electronics
12 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.33%) Back Office
13 2 (0.33%) Billing
14 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 559 (93.17%) Developer
2 489 (81.50%) iOS Developer
3 82 (13.67%) Applications Developer
4 76 (12.67%) Android Developer
5 75 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 71 (11.83%) Objective-C Developer
7 70 (11.67%) Mobile Developer
8 69 (11.50%) iOS Android Developer
9 68 (11.33%) Senior iOS Developer
10 40 (6.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 22 (3.67%) Java Developer
12 17 (2.83%) Agile Developer
13 12 (2.00%) Consultant
14 11 (1.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 11 (1.83%) JavaScript Developer
14 11 (1.83%) Lead Developer
15 9 (1.50%) Java Android Developer
16 8 (1.33%) iOS Programmer
16 8 (1.33%) iPhone Developer
16 8 (1.33%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (19.83%) RESTful
2 109 (18.17%) Cocoa
3 77 (12.83%) Web Services
4 76 (12.67%) JSON
5 75 (12.50%) HTML
6 72 (12.00%) iOS SDK
7 61 (10.17%) REST
8 56 (9.33%) XML
9 53 (8.83%) HTML5
10 50 (8.33%) CSS
11 47 (7.83%) Cocoa Touch
12 36 (6.00%) SOAP
13 35 (5.83%) Core Animation
14 33 (5.50%) AngularJS
14 33 (5.50%) jQuery
15 32 (5.33%) .NET
16 30 (5.00%) CSS3
17 22 (3.67%) PhoneGap
18 19 (3.17%) Android SDK
19 18 (3.00%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 175 (29.17%) Mobile App
2 137 (22.83%) User Experience
3 100 (16.67%) iPhone
4 92 (15.33%) iPad
5 41 (6.83%) Computer Science
6 34 (5.67%) Animation
7 26 (4.33%) Data Structures
8 20 (3.33%) Algorithms
9 17 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (2.83%) Mobile Banking
10 15 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (2.33%) Cryptography
12 12 (2.00%) Digital Media
12 12 (2.00%) Streaming Video
13 10 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (1.67%) Smartphone
13 10 (1.67%) Social Media
14 8 (1.33%) Motion Graphics
15 7 (1.17%) Fintech
15 7 (1.17%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 595 (99.17%) Apple iOS
2 200 (33.33%) Android
3 26 (4.33%) Windows
4 18 (3.00%) Linux
5 6 (1.00%) Windows Phone
5 6 (1.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.50%) Unix
6 3 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.33%) CentOS
7 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (29.00%) Android Development
3 148 (24.67%) TDD
4 146 (24.33%) Mobile Development
5 100 (16.67%) Scrum
6 77 (12.83%) OO
7 74 (12.33%) Unit Testing
8 72 (12.00%) BDD
9 65 (10.83%) Software Engineering
10 59 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (7.83%) E-Commerce
12 43 (7.17%) Multithreading
13 37 (6.17%) Mobile Application Development
14 32 (5.33%) OOD
15 24 (4.00%) OOP
16 23 (3.83%) Web Development
17 22 (3.67%) Automated Testing
18 21 (3.50%) Memory Management
19 17 (2.83%) Front End Development
19 17 (2.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 335 (55.83%) Objective-C
2 246 (41.00%) Apple Swift
3 111 (18.50%) JavaScript
4 87 (14.50%) Java
5 42 (7.00%) C#
6 35 (5.83%) C++
7 28 (4.67%) C
8 22 (3.67%) SQL
9 19 (3.17%) PHP
10 8 (1.33%) Python
11 7 (1.17%) Ruby
12 5 (0.83%) Groovy
13 4 (0.67%) ABAP
13 4 (0.67%) ActionScript
13 4 (0.67%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.33%) Perl
14 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.33%) VB
14 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.17%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 42 (7.00%) Degree
2 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (0.33%) PMP
3 1 (0.17%) PhD
3 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.33%) Firmware
2 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (1.00%) AirWatch
2 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.33%) yum
Vendors
1 73 (12.17%) Apple
2 26 (4.33%) Xamarin
3 17 (2.83%) Google
4 11 (1.83%) SAP
5 8 (1.33%) Adobe
6 7 (1.17%) Kony
6 7 (1.17%) Oracle
7 5 (0.83%) Appcelerator
8 4 (0.67%) Facebook
8 4 (0.67%) ION Trading
9 3 (0.50%) Microsoft
9 3 (0.50%) Twitter
10 2 (0.33%) OpenText
10 2 (0.33%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.33%) Zend
11 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.17%) PayPal
11 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.17%) Sencha
11 1 (0.17%) Sybase
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