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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 251 229 244
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 425 410 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.80% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.10% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 291 266
Average daily rate
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£400 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £472 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £22.66 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.58% -35.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.53 £22.66 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.25 £44.00 £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
40489 37285 40846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25068 22600 23485
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1070 1445
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £48.84 £46.70
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 28 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 28 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 28 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 -12 399 £400 +6.66% 164
London -3 290 £423 +12.66% 72
City of London +11 71 £425 +16.43% 11
South East -9 39 £363 +16.00% 31
Scotland -6 20 £306 -12.50% 4
East of England -35 15 £400 - 4
Berkshire +17 14 £431 +23.21% 3
Yorkshire +9 14 £338 +42.10% 11
West Midlands -8 14 £275 -18.51% 10
West Yorkshire +14 13 £338 +170.00% 7
Edinburgh -10 13 £363 -9.37%
North West -13 12 £350 -4.10% 18
Hampshire -6 11 £400 +52.38% 10
South West -26 10 £350 +16.66% 13
Birmingham -5 7 £275 +1.85% 3
Southampton -6 7 £381 +45.23% 5
Manchester -14 7 £350 -12.50% 13
Oxfordshire 0 6 £350 +40.00% 4
Somerset - 6 - -
Hertfordshire -1 5 £375 +63.04%
Glasgow -4 5 £300 -7.69% 3
Bedfordshire -15 5 £530 +51.42%
Northern Ireland - 4 £275 -
Luton - 4 £530 -
Reading - 4 £500 - 1
Salford -1 3 £350 +2.18% 1
Oxford -3 2 £338 +35.00%
Buckinghamshire -7 2 - - 2
Warwickshire -9 2 - - 2
Cambridgeshire -17 2 £225 -48.86%

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 715 (94.58%) Apple iOS
2 395 (52.25%) Objective-C
3 281 (37.17%) Android
4 250 (33.07%) iPhone
5 230 (30.42%) Android Development
6 221 (29.23%) iPad
7 209 (27.65%) Mobile App
8 204 (26.98%) HTML
9 198 (26.19%) Xcode
10 179 (23.68%) JavaScript
11 177 (23.41%) Agile Software Development
12 160 (21.16%) Web Services
13 156 (20.63%) JSON
14 152 (20.11%) Cocoa
15 146 (19.31%) CSS
16 145 (19.18%) OO
17 128 (16.93%) iOS SDK
18 123 (16.27%) XML
19 112 (14.81%) HTML5
20 108 (14.29%) TDD
21 99 (13.10%) Apple
22 98 (12.96%) RESTful
23 92 (12.17%) Java
24 90 (11.90%) Cocoa Touch
25 86 (11.38%) Scrum
26 84 (11.11%) MVC
27 80 (10.58%) Git (software)
28 72 (9.52%) jQuery
29 69 (9.13%) Subversion
30 68 (8.99%) OOP

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (2.65%) CMS
2 19 (2.51%) Node.js
3 14 (1.85%) Apache
4 13 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.72%) WordPress
5 10 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
6 9 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (0.93%) IIS
9 6 (0.79%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.40%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (0.40%) TeamSite
11 2 (0.26%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.26%) Lync
11 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.13%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.13%) Drupal
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (1.06%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.79%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.66%) Doxygen
4 2 (0.26%) Blender
5 1 (0.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.13%) SaaS
3 1 (0.13%) IaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.29%) HTTP
2 14 (1.85%) HTTPS
3 11 (1.46%) VPN
4 10 (1.32%) Internet
5 7 (0.93%) Bluetooth
6 6 (0.79%) SSL
7 4 (0.53%) VoIP
7 4 (0.53%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.13%) FTP
8 1 (0.13%) DVB
8 1 (0.13%) RFID
8 1 (0.13%) RTSP
8 1 (0.13%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (6.08%) MySQL
2 21 (2.78%) SQLite
3 11 (1.46%) SQL Server
4 7 (0.93%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.53%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.40%) MS Access
7 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.26%) Big Data
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.13%) QlikView
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.13%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 198 (26.19%) Xcode
2 80 (10.58%) Git (software)
3 69 (9.13%) Subversion
4 25 (3.31%) PhoneGap
5 15 (1.98%) Eclipse
6 13 (1.72%) JIRA
7 9 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.19%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.06%) Calabash
8 8 (1.06%) NUnit
9 7 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (0.93%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 7 (0.93%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.79%) JUnit
10 6 (0.79%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.53%) Hudson
12 3 (0.40%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.40%) Grunt
12 3 (0.40%) Mocha
13 2 (0.26%) Ant
General
1 60 (7.94%) Finance
2 34 (4.50%) Retail
3 25 (3.31%) Games
4 24 (3.17%) Banking
5 21 (2.78%) Publishing
6 15 (1.98%) Marketing
7 14 (1.85%) Legal
8 9 (1.19%) Advertising
9 8 (1.06%) Automotive
9 8 (1.06%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.66%) Back Office
11 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.40%) French Language
11 3 (0.40%) German Language
12 2 (0.26%) Interactive Media
12 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.26%) Front Office
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 691 (91.40%) Developer
2 501 (66.27%) iOS Developer
3 81 (10.71%) Mobile Developer
4 56 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 52 (6.88%) Android Developer
6 46 (6.08%) Senior iOS Developer
7 28 (3.70%) Web Developer
8 25 (3.31%) Applications Developer
8 25 (3.31%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 19 (2.51%) iPhone Developer
9 19 (2.51%) Lead Developer
10 16 (2.12%) PHP Developer
11 13 (1.72%) Programmer
12 11 (1.46%) Architect
12 11 (1.46%) LAMP Developer
12 11 (1.46%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 10 (1.32%) Software Engineer
13 10 (1.32%) .NET Developer
13 10 (1.32%) C# Developer
14 9 (1.19%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (26.98%) HTML
2 160 (21.16%) Web Services
3 156 (20.63%) JSON
4 152 (20.11%) Cocoa
5 146 (19.31%) CSS
6 128 (16.93%) iOS SDK
7 123 (16.27%) XML
8 112 (14.81%) HTML5
9 98 (12.96%) RESTful
10 90 (11.90%) Cocoa Touch
11 72 (9.52%) jQuery
12 60 (7.94%) REST
13 51 (6.75%) SOAP
14 49 (6.48%) .NET
15 47 (6.22%) Ajax
15 47 (6.22%) CSS3
16 29 (3.84%) UIKit
17 27 (3.57%) Backbone.js
18 21 (2.78%) AngularJS
18 21 (2.78%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 250 (33.07%) iPhone
2 221 (29.23%) iPad
3 209 (27.65%) Mobile App
4 39 (5.16%) Computer Science
5 30 (3.97%) Social Media
6 24 (3.17%) Blackberry
7 20 (2.65%) Digital Media
8 19 (2.51%) Client/Server
9 16 (2.12%) Smartphone
10 14 (1.85%) Animation
11 12 (1.59%) Graphic Design
12 9 (1.19%) Open Source
12 9 (1.19%) Video on Demand
12 9 (1.19%) Visualisation
12 9 (1.19%) Social Network
12 9 (1.19%) Streaming Video
13 8 (1.06%) Streaming Media
13 8 (1.06%) Augmented Reality
13 8 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 715 (94.58%) Apple iOS
2 281 (37.17%) Android
3 39 (5.16%) Windows
4 25 (3.31%) Linux
5 11 (1.46%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.19%) Windows Phone
7 8 (1.06%) UNIX
8 5 (0.66%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
9 4 (0.53%) Windows CE
10 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.26%) webOS
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.26%) Debian
12 1 (0.13%) SUSE
12 1 (0.13%) Solaris
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (30.42%) Android Development
2 177 (23.41%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (19.18%) OO
4 108 (14.29%) TDD
5 86 (11.38%) Scrum
6 84 (11.11%) MVC
7 68 (8.99%) OOP
8 66 (8.73%) Software Engineering
9 59 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (5.69%) Web Development
11 42 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
12 40 (5.29%) E-Commerce
13 36 (4.76%) BDD
14 32 (4.23%) Unit Testing
15 27 (3.57%) Kanban
16 25 (3.31%) Memory Management
17 23 (3.04%) Multithreading
18 19 (2.51%) Project Management
19 16 (2.12%) User Stories
20 14 (1.85%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 395 (52.25%) Objective-C
2 179 (23.68%) JavaScript
3 92 (12.17%) Java
4 54 (7.14%) PHP
5 53 (7.01%) C++
6 50 (6.61%) C#
7 38 (5.03%) C
8 30 (3.97%) SQL
9 27 (3.57%) PHP5
10 10 (1.32%) Python
11 8 (1.06%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.93%) Ruby
13 5 (0.66%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.40%) ActionScript
14 3 (0.40%) VBA
14 3 (0.40%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.40%) ActionScript 3.0
15 2 (0.26%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.13%) VB
16 1 (0.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 31 (4.10%) Degree
2 3 (0.40%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.13%) CBAP
3 1 (0.13%) ISEB
3 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (1.46%) Nagios
2 3 (0.40%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 99 (13.10%) Apple
2 39 (5.16%) Facebook
3 20 (2.65%) Microsoft
4 19 (2.51%) Google
5 18 (2.38%) Xamarin
6 16 (2.12%) Sencha
7 15 (1.98%) Twitter
8 9 (1.19%) MobileIron
9 7 (0.93%) Adobe
9 7 (0.93%) Oracle
10 6 (0.79%) Appcelerator
11 3 (0.40%) IBM
11 3 (0.40%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.40%) HP
11 3 (0.40%) Cognos
12 2 (0.26%) Metastorm
12 2 (0.26%) Perforce
12 2 (0.26%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.26%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.26%) Ektron
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £344 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Steria
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
dsp
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £390 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £100 to £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 150-250
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago