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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 287 246 177
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -69
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 380 406 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.79% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.07% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 281 379
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £27.79 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.26% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.79 £15.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+85.26% -57.14%

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
41214 38103 35480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.51% 73.72% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26955 23499 20863
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1172 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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
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 18 December 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 -47 344 £375 - 143
London -13 205 £400 -3.03% 67
City of London +25 55 £413 +1.53% 21
South East -37 48 £325 -7.14% 32
North West +9 41 £350 +7.69% 16
Manchester +6 31 £350 +3.70% 11
Scotland -6 21 £425 +25.92% 10
Hampshire -18 16 £325 -13.33% 7
Edinburgh +1 15 £450 +38.46% 4
East Midlands +18 14 £325 +8.33%
South West -35 12 £388 +3.33% 7
Nottinghamshire +10 9 £361 -
Cheshire +10 9 £380 +8.57% 4
Nottingham +8 9 £361 -
West Midlands -4 7 £325 -7.14% 3
Buckinghamshire -10 7 £344 -8.33% 1
Yorkshire -18 7 £325 -5.79% 11
Berkshire -11 6 £325 -7.14% 6
Milton Keynes -13 6 £350 -6.66% 1
Oxfordshire -26 6 £225 - 4
Wiltshire - 6 £489 - 1
Swindon - 6 £489 -
Horsham +5 5 £350 -22.22%
West Sussex -5 5 £350 -22.22% 1
East of England -18 5 £350 +11.82% 6
Wales -20 5 £350 +40.00% 13
Southampton - 5 £325 - 3
Glasgow -1 4 £350 - 4
Surrey -5 4 £425 +88.88% 7
Cardiff -10 4 £350 +40.00% 9

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 783 (97.88%) Apple iOS
2 430 (53.75%) Objective-C
3 323 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
4 319 (39.88%) Android
5 256 (32.00%) iPhone
6 236 (29.50%) Android Development
7 230 (28.75%) Xcode
8 218 (27.25%) Mobile App
9 200 (25.00%) iPad
10 190 (23.75%) JSON
11 182 (22.75%) JavaScript
12 169 (21.13%) XML
13 165 (20.63%) HTML
14 148 (18.50%) OO
15 147 (18.38%) Cocoa
16 136 (17.00%) Web Services
17 129 (16.13%) Git (software)
18 123 (15.38%) RESTful
19 119 (14.88%) HTML5
19 119 (14.88%) CSS
20 114 (14.25%) User Experience
21 109 (13.63%) Scrum
22 105 (13.13%) TDD
23 103 (12.88%) iOS SDK
24 94 (11.75%) Java
25 92 (11.50%) Cocoa Touch
26 82 (10.25%) Finance
27 80 (10.00%) Apple
28 68 (8.50%) .NET
29 67 (8.38%) Subversion

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 22 (2.75%) CMS
2 19 (2.38%) Node.js
3 8 (1.00%) IIS
4 7 (0.88%) Apache
4 7 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (0.63%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.50%) WordPress
7 3 (0.38%) TeamSite
7 3 (0.38%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.38%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (0.38%) Joomla!
7 3 (0.38%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.25%) Drupal
8 2 (0.25%) Confluence
8 2 (0.25%) Lync
8 2 (0.25%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.13%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.13%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 10 (1.25%) Doxygen
2 9 (1.13%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.75%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.38%) Maya
6 3 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.25%) Blender
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (1.00%) GitHub
2 4 (0.50%) PaaS
2 4 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.25%) SaaS
3 2 (0.25%) IaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 57 (7.13%) HTTP
2 26 (3.25%) VPN
3 14 (1.75%) HTTPS
4 11 (1.38%) Internet
5 6 (0.75%) iBeacon
5 6 (0.75%) Bluetooth
5 6 (0.75%) VoIP
6 3 (0.38%) SSL
7 2 (0.25%) 3G
7 2 (0.25%) Firewall
7 2 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.13%) Wireless
8 1 (0.13%) RTP
8 1 (0.13%) RFID
8 1 (0.13%) Intranet
8 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.13%) SMS
8 1 (0.13%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.75%) MySQL
2 26 (3.25%) SQLite
3 24 (3.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.13%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (0.75%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.38%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.38%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.25%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.13%) Big Data
12 1 (0.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 230 (28.75%) Xcode
2 129 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 67 (8.38%) Subversion
4 18 (2.25%) Calabash
5 12 (1.50%) Mercurial
5 12 (1.50%) Jenkins
5 12 (1.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 11 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (1.38%) JIRA
7 8 (1.00%) Cucumber
7 8 (1.00%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.00%) NUnit
8 5 (0.63%) Ant
8 5 (0.63%) JUnit
8 5 (0.63%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.50%) Android Studio
9 4 (0.50%) Axure RP
9 4 (0.50%) Hudson
9 4 (0.50%) MonkeyTalk
10 3 (0.38%) Bugzilla
General
1 82 (10.25%) Finance
2 41 (5.13%) Retail
3 39 (4.88%) Banking
4 30 (3.75%) Games
5 16 (2.00%) Marketing
6 14 (1.75%) Publishing
7 8 (1.00%) Advertising
7 8 (1.00%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.00%) Retail Banking
8 6 (0.75%) French Language
8 6 (0.75%) German Language
8 6 (0.75%) Automotive
9 4 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.38%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.25%) Avionics
11 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 740 (92.50%) Developer
2 574 (71.75%) iOS Developer
3 126 (15.75%) Mobile Developer
4 64 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 58 (7.25%) Android Developer
6 54 (6.75%) Senior iOS Developer
7 39 (4.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 33 (4.13%) Applications Developer
9 19 (2.38%) Architect
10 16 (2.00%) Web Developer
11 15 (1.88%) iPhone Developer
11 15 (1.88%) .NET Developer
12 12 (1.50%) Lead Developer
12 12 (1.50%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (1.13%) PHP Developer
14 8 (1.00%) Junior iOS Developer
14 8 (1.00%) Junior
14 8 (1.00%) Junior Developer
14 8 (1.00%) Java Developer
14 8 (1.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (23.75%) JSON
2 169 (21.13%) XML
3 165 (20.63%) HTML
4 147 (18.38%) Cocoa
5 136 (17.00%) Web Services
6 123 (15.38%) RESTful
7 119 (14.88%) HTML5
7 119 (14.88%) CSS
8 103 (12.88%) iOS SDK
9 92 (11.50%) Cocoa Touch
10 68 (8.50%) .NET
11 67 (8.38%) REST
12 66 (8.25%) CSS3
13 62 (7.75%) jQuery
14 45 (5.63%) SOAP
15 43 (5.38%) PhoneGap
16 30 (3.75%) Apache Cordova
17 28 (3.50%) Ajax
18 26 (3.25%) UIKit
19 23 (2.88%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 256 (32.00%) iPhone
2 218 (27.25%) Mobile App
3 200 (25.00%) iPad
4 114 (14.25%) User Experience
5 45 (5.63%) Computer Science
6 28 (3.50%) Social Media
7 23 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (2.25%) Open Source
9 17 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
10 16 (2.00%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.88%) Blackberry
11 15 (1.88%) Client/Server
12 14 (1.75%) Animation
13 12 (1.50%) N-Tier
14 11 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (1.38%) Mobile Payment
14 11 (1.38%) Video on Demand
15 8 (1.00%) New Media
16 7 (0.88%) Smartphone
16 7 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 783 (97.88%) Apple iOS
2 319 (39.88%) Android
3 59 (7.38%) Windows
4 18 (2.25%) Windows Phone
5 17 (2.13%) Linux
6 10 (1.25%) UNIX
6 10 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (1.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.13%) Debian
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (29.50%) Android Development
3 148 (18.50%) OO
4 109 (13.63%) Scrum
5 105 (13.13%) TDD
6 61 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
6 61 (7.63%) MVC
7 56 (7.00%) Software Engineering
8 55 (6.88%) OOP
9 52 (6.50%) Mobile Application Development
10 50 (6.25%) E-Commerce
11 38 (4.75%) BDD
12 30 (3.75%) OOD
13 29 (3.63%) Multithreading
14 28 (3.50%) Web Design
15 26 (3.25%) Mentoring
15 26 (3.25%) Memory Management
16 24 (3.00%) SOA
17 23 (2.88%) Kanban
18 21 (2.63%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 430 (53.75%) Objective-C
2 182 (22.75%) JavaScript
3 94 (11.75%) Java
4 56 (7.00%) C#
5 43 (5.38%) C++
6 36 (4.50%) SQL
7 27 (3.38%) PHP
8 19 (2.38%) C
9 13 (1.63%) XPath
10 9 (1.13%) Ruby
11 6 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.63%) PHP5
13 4 (0.50%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.50%) ActionScript
13 4 (0.50%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.38%) Python
14 3 (0.38%) ActionScript 3.0
14 3 (0.38%) ActionScript 2.0
14 3 (0.38%) Lua
15 2 (0.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (5.63%) Degree
2 5 (0.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.25%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.13%) ISEB
4 1 (0.13%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) IAG
1 1 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) cPanel
1 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 80 (10.00%) Apple
2 29 (3.63%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.38%) Xamarin
4 23 (2.88%) Facebook
5 16 (2.00%) Google
5 16 (2.00%) Sencha
6 15 (1.88%) Twitter
7 14 (1.75%) Oracle
8 9 (1.13%) Perforce
9 7 (0.88%) Adobe
9 7 (0.88%) Appcelerator
9 7 (0.88%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.50%) Zend
11 3 (0.38%) Yahoo!
11 3 (0.38%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.38%) HP
11 3 (0.38%) Kony
11 3 (0.38%) MobileIron
12 2 (0.25%) Symbian
13 1 (0.13%) Metastorm
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