The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 252 237 243
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 430 418 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.82% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.12% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 297 266
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.83 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.69% -20.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.53 £22.66 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.25 £44.40 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.05% -35.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40540 37166 40747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.91% 70.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25134 22527 23434
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1072 1446
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £46.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 24 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Development within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

iOS Development Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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
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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 -16 403 £400 +8.10% 166
London 0 292 £415 +10.66% 75
City of London +26 72 £425 +20.48% 16
South East +8 42 £363 +16.00% 31
Scotland 0 21 £306 -12.50% 7
Yorkshire +12 15 £338 +42.10% 12
Hampshire -3 15 £400 +52.38% 9
East of England -28 15 £400 +1.26% 4
Berkshire +15 14 £431 +23.21% 4
West Yorkshire +14 14 £338 +170.00% 8
Edinburgh -8 14 £363 -9.37% 1
West Midlands -13 14 £275 -18.51% 6
North West -13 11 £350 -1.06% 20
Southampton 0 10 £388 +47.61% 4
South West -24 10 £350 +16.66% 10
Birmingham -3 7 £275 +1.85% 1
Oxfordshire -1 6 £350 +40.00% 4
Manchester -10 6 £350 -12.50% 17
Somerset - 6 - -
Glasgow 0 5 £300 -7.69% 5
Hertfordshire -3 5 £375 +63.04%
Bedfordshire -14 5 £530 +51.42%
Reading - 5 £500 - 1
Luton - 4 £530 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £275 -
Leeds +7 2 £350 +180.00% 2
Merseyside +4 2 - - 1
Liverpool 0 2 - -
Salford -2 2 £350 +2.18% 1
Oxford -4 2 £338 +35.00%

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 704 (94.50%) Apple iOS
2 386 (51.81%) Objective-C
3 278 (37.32%) Android
4 244 (32.75%) iPhone
5 231 (31.01%) Android Development
6 216 (28.99%) iPad
7 210 (28.19%) Mobile App
8 202 (27.11%) HTML
9 192 (25.77%) Xcode
10 177 (23.76%) JavaScript
11 173 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
12 161 (21.61%) Web Services
13 154 (20.67%) JSON
14 149 (20.00%) Cocoa
15 142 (19.06%) CSS
16 140 (18.79%) OO
17 127 (17.05%) iOS SDK
18 124 (16.64%) XML
19 111 (14.90%) HTML5
20 107 (14.36%) TDD
21 99 (13.29%) Apple
22 96 (12.89%) RESTful
23 93 (12.48%) Java
24 89 (11.95%) Cocoa Touch
25 86 (11.54%) Scrum
26 83 (11.14%) MVC
27 80 (10.74%) Git (software)
28 72 (9.66%) jQuery
29 68 (9.13%) Subversion
30 67 (8.99%) OOP

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 20 (2.68%) CMS
2 19 (2.55%) Node.js
3 13 (1.74%) WordPress
3 13 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.74%) Apache
4 10 (1.34%) Adobe CQ
5 9 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (0.81%) IIS
7 6 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.40%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (0.40%) TeamSite
9 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.27%) Lync
10 1 (0.13%) Facebook Platform
10 1 (0.13%) Drupal
10 1 (0.13%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (1.07%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (0.67%) Doxygen
2 5 (0.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.27%) Blender
4 1 (0.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.13%) IaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.13%) SaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.37%) HTTP
2 14 (1.88%) HTTPS
3 11 (1.48%) VPN
4 10 (1.34%) Internet
5 7 (0.94%) Bluetooth
6 6 (0.81%) SSL
7 4 (0.54%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.54%) VoIP
8 1 (0.13%) NFC
8 1 (0.13%) RTSP
8 1 (0.13%) DVB
8 1 (0.13%) RFID
8 1 (0.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (5.91%) MySQL
2 21 (2.82%) SQLite
3 11 (1.48%) SQL Server
4 7 (0.94%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.40%) MS Access
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.27%) Big Data
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.13%) QlikView
9 1 (0.13%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 192 (25.77%) Xcode
2 80 (10.74%) Git (software)
3 68 (9.13%) Subversion
4 24 (3.22%) PhoneGap
5 16 (2.15%) Eclipse
6 13 (1.74%) JIRA
7 9 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.21%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.07%) NUnit
9 7 (0.94%) Calabash
9 7 (0.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 7 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (0.81%) JUnit
10 6 (0.81%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.81%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.54%) Hudson
12 3 (0.40%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.40%) Grunt
12 3 (0.40%) Mocha
13 2 (0.27%) Ant
General
1 59 (7.92%) Finance
2 31 (4.16%) Retail
3 25 (3.36%) Games
4 23 (3.09%) Banking
5 21 (2.82%) Publishing
6 15 (2.01%) Marketing
7 14 (1.88%) Legal
8 9 (1.21%) Advertising
8 9 (1.21%) Automotive
9 8 (1.07%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.67%) Back Office
11 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.40%) French Language
11 3 (0.40%) German Language
11 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.27%) Front Office
12 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.27%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.13%) Law
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 681 (91.41%) Developer
2 491 (65.91%) iOS Developer
3 82 (11.01%) Mobile Developer
4 55 (7.38%) Senior Developer
5 51 (6.85%) Android Developer
6 45 (6.04%) Senior iOS Developer
7 28 (3.76%) Web Developer
8 27 (3.62%) Applications Developer
9 26 (3.49%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 19 (2.55%) iPhone Developer
10 19 (2.55%) Lead Developer
11 16 (2.15%) PHP Developer
12 13 (1.74%) Programmer
13 11 (1.48%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 11 (1.48%) LAMP Developer
13 11 (1.48%) Architect
14 10 (1.34%) Software Engineer
14 10 (1.34%) C# Developer
15 9 (1.21%) .NET Developer
15 9 (1.21%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (27.11%) HTML
2 161 (21.61%) Web Services
3 154 (20.67%) JSON
4 149 (20.00%) Cocoa
5 142 (19.06%) CSS
6 127 (17.05%) iOS SDK
7 124 (16.64%) XML
8 111 (14.90%) HTML5
9 96 (12.89%) RESTful
10 89 (11.95%) Cocoa Touch
11 72 (9.66%) jQuery
12 60 (8.05%) REST
13 52 (6.98%) SOAP
14 49 (6.58%) Ajax
15 48 (6.44%) .NET
16 44 (5.91%) CSS3
17 29 (3.89%) UIKit
18 27 (3.62%) Backbone.js
19 22 (2.95%) Android SDK
20 21 (2.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 244 (32.75%) iPhone
2 216 (28.99%) iPad
3 210 (28.19%) Mobile App
4 39 (5.23%) Computer Science
5 30 (4.03%) Social Media
6 24 (3.22%) Blackberry
7 20 (2.68%) Digital Media
8 19 (2.55%) Client/Server
9 16 (2.15%) Smartphone
10 14 (1.88%) Animation
11 12 (1.61%) Graphic Design
12 9 (1.21%) Video on Demand
12 9 (1.21%) Open Source
12 9 (1.21%) Visualisation
12 9 (1.21%) Streaming Video
12 9 (1.21%) Social Network
13 8 (1.07%) Streaming Media
13 8 (1.07%) Augmented Reality
13 8 (1.07%) Mobile Payment
13 8 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 704 (94.50%) Apple iOS
2 278 (37.32%) Android
3 41 (5.50%) Windows
4 25 (3.36%) Linux
5 11 (1.48%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.21%) Windows Phone
7 8 (1.07%) UNIX
8 5 (0.67%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.67%) Windows CE
9 4 (0.54%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.27%) Debian
11 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.27%) webOS
12 1 (0.13%) SUSE
12 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (31.01%) Android Development
2 173 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (18.79%) OO
4 107 (14.36%) TDD
5 86 (11.54%) Scrum
6 83 (11.14%) MVC
7 67 (8.99%) OOP
8 65 (8.72%) Software Engineering
9 58 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (5.77%) Web Development
11 41 (5.50%) Mobile Application Development
12 40 (5.37%) E-Commerce
13 34 (4.56%) BDD
14 32 (4.30%) Unit Testing
15 27 (3.62%) Kanban
16 24 (3.22%) Memory Management
17 23 (3.09%) Multithreading
18 19 (2.55%) Project Management
19 16 (2.15%) User Stories
20 15 (2.01%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 386 (51.81%) Objective-C
2 177 (23.76%) JavaScript
3 93 (12.48%) Java
4 54 (7.25%) PHP
5 53 (7.11%) C++
6 49 (6.58%) C#
7 38 (5.10%) C
8 29 (3.89%) SQL
9 27 (3.62%) PHP5
10 10 (1.34%) Python
11 8 (1.07%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.94%) Ruby
13 5 (0.67%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.40%) ActionScript 3.0
14 3 (0.40%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.40%) VBA
14 3 (0.40%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.27%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.13%) Golang
16 1 (0.13%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 31 (4.16%) Degree
2 3 (0.40%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.13%) CBAP
3 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (1.48%) Nagios
2 3 (0.40%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 99 (13.29%) Apple
2 39 (5.23%) Facebook
3 20 (2.68%) Microsoft
4 19 (2.55%) Google
5 18 (2.42%) Xamarin
6 16 (2.15%) Sencha
7 15 (2.01%) Twitter
8 9 (1.21%) MobileIron
9 7 (0.94%) Adobe
10 6 (0.81%) Oracle
10 6 (0.81%) Appcelerator
11 3 (0.40%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.40%) Cognos
11 3 (0.40%) IBM
11 3 (0.40%) HP
12 2 (0.27%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.27%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.27%) Zend
12 2 (0.27%) Capita
12 2 (0.27%) Metastorm
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
dsp
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £390 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Salford
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £100 to £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester
OHO Group
Rate: £100 - £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 150-250
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day - dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago