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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 253 257 236
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 468 423 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.77% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.02% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 263 296
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Average hourly rate £34.20 £45.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +98.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 £26.53 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+28.93% +17.05%

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
44378 41654 38176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.75% 76.18% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28795 25786 23134
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1172 1177 1108
Average hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.82 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 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 +3 459 £413 +3.12% 206
London -14 256 £425 +1.19% 86
South East +2 61 £375 +7.14% 23
City of London -12 56 £427 +0.47% 31
North West +24 55 £375 +7.14% 21
South West +41 48 £413 +17.85% 29
Bristol +20 31 £413 +17.85% 11
Cheshire +23 27 £381 - 8
Chester - 24 £373 - 3
Manchester -1 22 £363 +3.57% 11
Buckinghamshire +11 18 £375 - 2
Kent +5 13 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 13 - - 1
East of England -2 12 £300 -25.00% 11
Milton Keynes +3 11 £363 - 2
West Midlands 0 11 £325 +18.18% 8
Hampshire 0 11 £350 -12.50% 4
Southampton +3 9 £350 -8.19%
East Midlands -3 9 £275 +37.50% 4
Cambridgeshire 0 7 £225 - 3
Yorkshire -29 7 £300 -11.11% 22
Berkshire -1 6 £358 -17.10% 4
Cambridge -2 6 £225 - 3
Scotland -19 5 £450 +46.93% 7
Leeds -20 5 £330 -12.00% 14
Oxfordshire -21 5 £400 +14.28% 6
West Yorkshire -29 5 £330 -2.22% 21
Surrey +1 4 £370 - 5
Edinburgh -16 4 £425 +17.24% 2
Warwickshire +5 3 £300 -

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 906 (98.16%) Apple iOS
2 467 (50.60%) Objective-C
3 456 (49.40%) Agile Software Development
4 390 (42.25%) Android
5 343 (37.16%) Android Development
6 338 (36.62%) Mobile App
7 255 (27.63%) Mobile Development
8 195 (21.13%) iPhone
9 192 (20.80%) Cocoa
10 177 (19.18%) JSON
11 174 (18.85%) TDD
12 171 (18.53%) Xcode
13 167 (18.09%) Web Services
14 158 (17.12%) JavaScript
15 148 (16.03%) HTML
16 144 (15.60%) User Experience
17 136 (14.73%) iPad
17 136 (14.73%) Git (software)
18 133 (14.41%) iOS SDK
18 133 (14.41%) REST
18 133 (14.41%) Apple Swift
19 132 (14.30%) Scrum
20 131 (14.19%) Java
21 123 (13.33%) OO
21 123 (13.33%) Cocoa Touch
22 107 (11.59%) Apple
23 104 (11.27%) RESTful
24 103 (11.16%) CSS
25 100 (10.83%) C#
26 98 (10.62%) HTML5

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 29 (3.14%) Node.js
2 12 (1.30%) CMS
3 6 (0.65%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.43%) IIS
5 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.33%) Confluence
6 2 (0.22%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.11%) uiautomator
7 1 (0.11%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.11%) Drupal
7 1 (0.11%) WordPress
7 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.11%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 6 (0.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.33%) MS Office
3 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.11%) Magento
2 1 (0.11%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.30%) GitHub
4 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.22%) SaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Route 53
5 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.60%) HTTP
2 13 (1.41%) Internet
3 9 (0.98%) iBeacon
4 8 (0.87%) NFC
4 8 (0.87%) Bluetooth
5 4 (0.43%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.22%) SSL
6 2 (0.22%) UPnP
6 2 (0.22%) Skype
7 1 (0.11%) SMS
7 1 (0.11%) PPP
7 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.11%) DVB
7 1 (0.11%) PPTP
7 1 (0.11%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.12%) SQLite
2 26 (2.82%) MySQL
3 23 (2.49%) SQL Server
4 11 (1.19%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.54%) Big Data
6 4 (0.43%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.43%) CouchDB
7 3 (0.33%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.33%) Redis
8 2 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.11%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.11%) MS Access
9 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.11%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 171 (18.53%) Xcode
2 136 (14.73%) Git (software)
3 52 (5.63%) Subversion
4 22 (2.38%) CocoaPods
5 21 (2.28%) Jenkins
6 20 (2.17%) Appium
7 15 (1.63%) Calabash
8 14 (1.52%) Cucumber
9 13 (1.41%) Android Studio
10 12 (1.30%) JIRA
11 10 (1.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 8 (0.87%) Selenium
12 8 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.76%) Hudson
14 6 (0.65%) Maven
15 5 (0.54%) JUnit
15 5 (0.54%) Eclipse
15 5 (0.54%) WebDriver
16 3 (0.33%) Mocha
16 3 (0.33%) Axure RP
General
1 97 (10.51%) Finance
2 47 (5.09%) Banking
3 28 (3.03%) Retail
4 24 (2.60%) Games
5 23 (2.49%) Marketing
6 20 (2.17%) Publishing
7 17 (1.84%) Electronics
8 15 (1.63%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.87%) Automotive
10 8 (0.87%) Legal
11 7 (0.76%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.33%) Law
14 2 (0.22%) Advertising
14 2 (0.22%) Back Office
14 2 (0.22%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 836 (90.57%) Developer
2 630 (68.26%) iOS Developer
3 169 (18.31%) Mobile Developer
4 115 (12.46%) Senior Developer
5 98 (10.62%) Android Developer
6 88 (9.53%) Senior iOS Developer
7 46 (4.98%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 39 (4.23%) Applications Developer
9 19 (2.06%) Software Engineer
10 17 (1.84%) iPhone Developer
11 15 (1.63%) Lead Developer
12 14 (1.52%) Architect
13 13 (1.41%) Programmer
14 12 (1.30%) Front-End Developer
15 10 (1.08%) iPhone Applications Developer
15 10 (1.08%) Project Manager
16 9 (0.98%) Web Developer
16 9 (0.98%) Java Developer
17 8 (0.87%) .NET Developer
17 8 (0.87%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (20.80%) Cocoa
2 177 (19.18%) JSON
3 167 (18.09%) Web Services
4 148 (16.03%) HTML
5 133 (14.41%) iOS SDK
5 133 (14.41%) REST
6 123 (13.33%) Cocoa Touch
7 104 (11.27%) RESTful
8 103 (11.16%) CSS
9 98 (10.62%) HTML5
10 90 (9.75%) XML
11 74 (8.02%) .NET
12 55 (5.96%) SOAP
13 48 (5.20%) Core Animation
13 48 (5.20%) Android SDK
14 43 (4.66%) AngularJS
15 42 (4.55%) CSS3
16 34 (3.68%) UIKit
16 34 (3.68%) jQuery
17 23 (2.49%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 338 (36.62%) Mobile App
2 195 (21.13%) iPhone
3 144 (15.60%) User Experience
4 136 (14.73%) iPad
5 68 (7.37%) Computer Science
6 50 (5.42%) Animation
7 36 (3.90%) Social Media
8 19 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (1.84%) Streaming Video
10 16 (1.73%) Mobile Payment
11 15 (1.63%) Blackberry
12 14 (1.52%) Client/Server
13 13 (1.41%) Mathematics
13 13 (1.41%) Physics
14 12 (1.30%) Smartphone
14 12 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (1.08%) Data Structures
16 9 (0.98%) DTV
17 8 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
17 8 (0.87%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 906 (98.16%) Apple iOS
2 390 (42.25%) Android
3 54 (5.85%) Windows
4 22 (2.38%) Windows Phone
5 20 (2.17%) Linux
6 18 (1.95%) Mac OS X
7 16 (1.73%) UNIX
8 14 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (0.76%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.33%) Windows Phone 7
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.11%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (49.40%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (37.16%) Android Development
3 255 (27.63%) Mobile Development
4 174 (18.85%) TDD
5 132 (14.30%) Scrum
6 123 (13.33%) OO
7 88 (9.53%) E-Commerce
8 86 (9.32%) Software Engineering
9 82 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
10 69 (7.48%) Mobile Application Development
11 68 (7.37%) Unit Testing
12 66 (7.15%) BDD
13 59 (6.39%) OOP
14 37 (4.01%) OOD
14 37 (4.01%) Memory Management
15 35 (3.79%) Open Source
16 32 (3.47%) Automation Testing
16 32 (3.47%) Multithreading
17 27 (2.93%) Automated Testing
18 26 (2.82%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 467 (50.60%) Objective-C
2 158 (17.12%) JavaScript
3 133 (14.41%) Apple Swift
4 131 (14.19%) Java
5 100 (10.83%) C#
6 67 (7.26%) C++
7 36 (3.90%) C
8 26 (2.82%) SQL
9 22 (2.38%) PHP
10 17 (1.84%) Ruby
11 12 (1.30%) ActionScript
12 11 (1.19%) Python
13 4 (0.43%) Assembly Language
13 4 (0.43%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.43%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.33%) VB6
14 3 (0.33%) ActionScript 2.0
14 3 (0.33%) Go
14 3 (0.33%) VB
15 2 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (7.91%) Degree
2 5 (0.54%) ISEB
3 3 (0.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.77%) QA
2 4 (0.43%) IEC 61508
2 4 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.33%) yum
1 3 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.33%) Jitterbit
2 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.11%) Puppet
3 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 107 (11.59%) Apple
2 41 (4.44%) Xamarin
3 33 (3.58%) Google
4 23 (2.49%) Microsoft
5 13 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.08%) Facebook
7 9 (0.98%) MobileIron
7 9 (0.98%) SAP
8 6 (0.65%) Appcelerator
9 5 (0.54%) IBM
9 5 (0.54%) Adobe
10 4 (0.43%) Oracle
11 3 (0.33%) Informatica
11 3 (0.33%) Twitter
12 2 (0.22%) hybris
12 2 (0.22%) Kony
12 2 (0.22%) PayPal
12 2 (0.22%) Ingenico
13 1 (0.11%) Apigee
13 1 (0.11%) Netbiscuits
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