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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 298 292 250
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -42
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 361 317 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.61% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.82% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 200 236
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£400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £315 £295
% change year-on-year
+15.87% +6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 5
Average hourly rate £45.60 £32.50 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.30% -26.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.58 £25.23 £29.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £33.25 £128.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.60 £32.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+40.30% -26.13%

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
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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 +2 336 £400 +6.66% 181
London +10 200 £415 +3.75% 92
South East -10 65 £370 +13.84% 30
City of London +33 49 £400 -3.03% 28
Hampshire +13 29 £375 +29.31% 1
North West -11 22 £350 +9.37% 23
Scotland +4 16 £413 +17.85% 6
South West +2 15 £375 +15.38% 15
Buckinghamshire +1 15 £400 +37.93%
Manchester -8 15 £363 +7.40% 14
East of England -2 12 £325 +30.00% 6
West Midlands -7 10 £348 +11.20% 1
Basingstoke +9 9 £425 +49.12%
Hertfordshire - 9 £331 - 1
Surrey +12 8 £400 - 8
Southampton -9 8 £330 +13.79%
Berkshire -20 8 £325 - 6
Edinburgh -5 7 £413 +17.85% 3
Milton Keynes -7 7 - -
East Midlands -7 7 £375 +66.66% 4
Bristol 0 6 £375 +15.38% 6
Warwickshire -4 6 - -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £375 - 3
Nottingham - 5 £375 - 2
Watford - 5 £363 - 1
Northern Ireland -2 4 £215 -42.66%
Reading -3 4 £270 +49.58% 3
County Antrim -4 4 £215 -42.66%
Belfast -4 4 £215 -42.66%
Cambridgeshire -14 3 £325 - 3

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 721 (98.90%) Apple iOS
2 345 (47.33%) Objective-C
3 295 (40.47%) Android
4 283 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
5 231 (31.69%) Android Development
6 215 (29.49%) Mobile App
7 195 (26.75%) iPhone
8 184 (25.24%) Xcode
9 162 (22.22%) iPad
10 158 (21.67%) HTML
11 152 (20.85%) JavaScript
12 136 (18.66%) Web Services
13 135 (18.52%) JSON
14 122 (16.74%) TDD
15 118 (16.19%) HTML5
16 117 (16.05%) Cocoa
17 114 (15.64%) CSS
17 114 (15.64%) User Experience
18 111 (15.23%) Git (software)
18 111 (15.23%) Scrum
19 106 (14.54%) OO
20 104 (14.27%) RESTful
21 103 (14.13%) iOS SDK
22 91 (12.48%) XML
23 90 (12.35%) Finance
24 87 (11.93%) Java
25 76 (10.43%) Cocoa Touch
26 75 (10.29%) Apple
27 72 (9.88%) .NET
27 72 (9.88%) Software Engineering

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 26 (3.57%) Node.js
2 17 (2.33%) CMS
3 7 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (0.69%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.69%) IIS
5 4 (0.55%) WordPress
6 3 (0.41%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.41%) Apache
7 2 (0.27%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.27%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.27%) Confluence
8 1 (0.14%) Drupal
8 1 (0.14%) nginx
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.14%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.14%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.41%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.27%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Maya
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Magento
2 1 (0.14%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.82%) GitHub
4 3 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.14%) IaaS
5 1 (0.14%) PaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Heroku
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.25%) HTTP
2 14 (1.92%) Internet
3 12 (1.65%) Bluetooth
4 8 (1.10%) HTTPS
5 7 (0.96%) iBeacon
6 4 (0.55%) VPN
7 2 (0.27%) Firewall
7 2 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.27%) SMS
7 2 (0.27%) VoIP
7 2 (0.27%) 3G
8 1 (0.14%) DVB
8 1 (0.14%) PPTP
8 1 (0.14%) PPP
8 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.14%) Wireless
8 1 (0.14%) ASN.1
8 1 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.02%) MySQL
3 21 (2.88%) SQLite
4 7 (0.96%) MongoDB
5 6 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.41%) CouchDB
7 3 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.27%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.27%) Big Data
8 2 (0.27%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.27%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.14%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 184 (25.24%) Xcode
2 111 (15.23%) Git (software)
3 44 (6.04%) Subversion
4 17 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 16 (2.19%) Calabash
6 15 (2.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 10 (1.37%) Appium
8 9 (1.23%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.10%) Android Studio
9 8 (1.10%) Maven
10 7 (0.96%) JUnit
11 6 (0.82%) Ant
11 6 (0.82%) JIRA
11 6 (0.82%) Selenium
11 6 (0.82%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.55%) NUnit
12 4 (0.55%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.55%) Hudson
12 4 (0.55%) Mockito
General
1 90 (12.35%) Finance
2 49 (6.72%) Banking
3 27 (3.70%) Games
4 26 (3.57%) Retail
5 12 (1.65%) Publishing
6 11 (1.51%) Marketing
7 8 (1.10%) Advertising
8 7 (0.96%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.82%) Legal
10 5 (0.69%) Automotive
10 5 (0.69%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.55%) French Language
11 4 (0.55%) German Language
12 3 (0.41%) Law
13 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.27%) Avionics
14 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 670 (91.91%) Developer
2 499 (68.45%) iOS Developer
3 117 (16.05%) Mobile Developer
4 65 (8.92%) Senior Developer
5 61 (8.37%) Android Developer
6 51 (7.00%) Senior iOS Developer
7 46 (6.31%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 34 (4.66%) Applications Developer
9 19 (2.61%) Architect
10 16 (2.19%) .NET Developer
11 13 (1.78%) Front-End Developer
12 12 (1.65%) Lead Developer
13 10 (1.37%) iPhone Developer
13 10 (1.37%) iPad Developer
14 9 (1.23%) Web Developer
15 8 (1.10%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (1.10%) C# Developer
16 7 (0.96%) Java Developer
17 5 (0.69%) Software Engineer
17 5 (0.69%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (21.67%) HTML
2 136 (18.66%) Web Services
3 135 (18.52%) JSON
4 118 (16.19%) HTML5
5 117 (16.05%) Cocoa
6 114 (15.64%) CSS
7 104 (14.27%) RESTful
8 103 (14.13%) iOS SDK
9 91 (12.48%) XML
10 76 (10.43%) Cocoa Touch
11 72 (9.88%) .NET
12 70 (9.60%) REST
13 61 (8.37%) CSS3
14 42 (5.76%) jQuery
15 38 (5.21%) SOAP
16 37 (5.08%) PhoneGap
17 31 (4.25%) Apache Cordova
18 29 (3.98%) Core Animation
19 28 (3.84%) AngularJS
20 25 (3.43%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 215 (29.49%) Mobile App
2 195 (26.75%) iPhone
3 162 (22.22%) iPad
4 114 (15.64%) User Experience
5 66 (9.05%) Computer Science
6 34 (4.66%) Animation
7 29 (3.98%) Open Source
8 23 (3.16%) Social Media
9 19 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (2.33%) Blackberry
11 14 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.65%) Mobile Payment
12 12 (1.65%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.51%) Mobile Banking
13 11 (1.51%) Client/Server
14 10 (1.37%) Mathematics
14 10 (1.37%) Physics
15 8 (1.10%) Algorithms
16 7 (0.96%) New Media
16 7 (0.96%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 721 (98.90%) Apple iOS
2 295 (40.47%) Android
3 64 (8.78%) Windows
4 28 (3.84%) Linux
5 23 (3.16%) Mac OS X
6 21 (2.88%) UNIX
7 20 (2.74%) Windows Phone
8 10 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (0.69%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (31.69%) Android Development
3 122 (16.74%) TDD
4 111 (15.23%) Scrum
5 106 (14.54%) OO
6 72 (9.88%) Software Engineering
7 62 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (6.58%) BDD
9 47 (6.45%) E-Commerce
10 45 (6.17%) OOP
11 44 (6.04%) MVC
11 44 (6.04%) Mobile Application Development
12 38 (5.21%) Unit Testing
13 35 (4.80%) Multithreading
14 28 (3.84%) Mentoring
15 27 (3.70%) Web Design
16 25 (3.43%) Memory Management
17 23 (3.16%) OOD
18 20 (2.74%) Analytics
19 19 (2.61%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 345 (47.33%) Objective-C
2 152 (20.85%) JavaScript
3 87 (11.93%) Java
4 68 (9.33%) C#
5 46 (6.31%) C++
6 29 (3.98%) SQL
7 20 (2.74%) C
8 17 (2.33%) PHP
9 14 (1.92%) XPath
10 13 (1.78%) Ruby
11 6 (0.82%) Python
12 3 (0.41%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.41%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.41%) Clojure
13 2 (0.27%) PHP5
13 2 (0.27%) Scala
14 1 (0.14%) ActionScript 3.0
14 1 (0.14%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.14%) Groovy
14 1 (0.14%) Golang
Qualifications
1 72 (9.88%) Degree
2 2 (0.27%) ISEB
3 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.02%) QA
2 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) Firmware
2 1 (0.14%) IAG
2 1 (0.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.55%) yum
1 4 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 75 (10.29%) Apple
2 26 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 25 (3.43%) Xamarin
4 22 (3.02%) Google
5 15 (2.06%) Twitter
6 14 (1.92%) Facebook
7 8 (1.10%) Sencha
7 8 (1.10%) Adobe
7 8 (1.10%) Oracle
8 7 (0.96%) Sitecore
8 7 (0.96%) MobileIron
9 6 (0.82%) Appcelerator
10 5 (0.69%) IBM
11 4 (0.55%) Kony
12 3 (0.41%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.27%) Zend
14 1 (0.14%) Ektron
14 1 (0.14%) hybris
14 1 (0.14%) Metastorm
14 1 (0.14%) ATG
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Zebra People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wimbledon
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £350 - 425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £280pd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £325 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £375 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £575 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Mansfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £3 - £4 per annum + MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £375 - 400 per day
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Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £490.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
GL Global
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
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