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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iOS Software Development
Rank 365 304 305
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +1
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 278 353 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.68% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.88% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 246 201
Average daily rate £418 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £41.38 £27.79 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.88% -13.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.28 £27.79 £22.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £27.79 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.38 £27.79 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+48.88% -13.82%

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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -52 250 £425 +6.25% 207
London -28 152 £450 +12.50% 110
South East +8 47 £400 +16.36% 21
Scotland -2 23 £400 -20.00% 6
City of London +3 17 £450 +12.50% 19
Edinburgh -9 14 £488 +14.70%
North West -28 13 £350 -6.91% 14
West Sussex +14 12 £475 +35.71%
Berkshire +10 10 £325 - 3
South West 0 10 £325 -7.14% 19
Crawley +2 8 £475 +46.15%
Cheshire -3 8 £340 -2.85% 7
Leeds -4 8 £420 +29.23% 8
West Yorkshire -5 8 £420 +29.23% 9
Yorkshire -17 8 £420 +29.23% 10
Glasgow +13 7 £325 -29.72% 6
Buckinghamshire +9 7 £425 +9.67%
Oxfordshire +8 7 £350 +55.55% 4
East of England +2 7 £388 +63.15% 6
Milton Keynes +2 6 £425 +16.04%
West Midlands -10 6 £275 -4.34% 10
Manchester -26 5 £375 -3.47% 6
Somerset - 5 £325 - 1
Kent - 5 £375 -
Essex - 4 £406 -
Bristol 0 3 £388 +10.71% 9
East Midlands -27 3 £275 -26.66% 11
Colchester - 3 £413 -
Coventry - 3 £275 -
Maidenhead - 3 - - 1

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 695 (99.29%) Apple iOS
2 400 (57.14%) Objective-C
3 327 (46.71%) Agile Software Development
4 237 (33.86%) Apple Swift
5 226 (32.29%) Android
6 210 (30.00%) Mobile App
7 196 (28.00%) Android Development
8 162 (23.14%) TDD
9 145 (20.71%) Xcode
10 136 (19.43%) Mobile Development
11 130 (18.57%) User Experience
12 128 (18.29%) Cocoa
13 116 (16.57%) Scrum
14 114 (16.29%) RESTful
15 109 (15.57%) JavaScript
16 107 (15.29%) HTML
17 106 (15.14%) Java
18 101 (14.43%) iPhone
19 94 (13.43%) Apple
19 94 (13.43%) JSON
20 92 (13.14%) BDD
21 90 (12.86%) Git (software)
22 88 (12.57%) iOS SDK
22 88 (12.57%) Web Services
23 86 (12.29%) OO
24 80 (11.43%) REST
25 78 (11.14%) iPad
26 75 (10.71%) CSS
27 74 (10.57%) Software Engineering
28 70 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 19 (2.71%) Node.js
2 15 (2.14%) CMS
3 5 (0.71%) Confluence
4 4 (0.57%) NetWeaver
4 4 (0.57%) SAP Portal
5 3 (0.43%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.43%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.29%) concrete5
6 2 (0.29%) Drupal
6 2 (0.29%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (0.29%) IIS
6 2 (0.29%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.29%) WordPress
7 1 (0.14%) Apache
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.14%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (0.57%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.29%) 3ds Max
2 2 (0.29%) Acrobat
2 2 (0.29%) GIMP
2 2 (0.29%) MS Office
2 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.29%) Magento
3 2 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.86%) GitHub
2 15 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.71%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.57%) Amazon Glacier
6 4 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (0.57%) Route 53
7 2 (0.29%) MailChimp
7 2 (0.29%) SaaS
8 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.00%) HTTP
2 11 (1.57%) Internet
3 7 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.57%) iBeacon
5 3 (0.43%) PPP
5 3 (0.43%) PPTP
5 3 (0.43%) Skype
5 3 (0.43%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.29%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.29%) Firewall
6 2 (0.29%) RTSP
6 2 (0.29%) Wireless
7 1 (0.14%) 4G
7 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.14%) Intranet
7 1 (0.14%) Network Security
7 1 (0.14%) NFC
7 1 (0.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.71%) SQLite
3 12 (1.71%) MySQL
4 9 (1.29%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.00%) Big Data
6 4 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.57%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.57%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.57%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.57%) SAP HANA
6 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.29%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.29%) Redis
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 145 (20.71%) Xcode
2 90 (12.86%) Git (software)
3 44 (6.29%) Subversion
4 30 (4.29%) Jenkins
5 19 (2.71%) JIRA
6 14 (2.00%) CocoaPods
7 13 (1.86%) Android Studio
7 13 (1.86%) Eclipse
8 11 (1.57%) Appium
9 9 (1.29%) Calabash
10 8 (1.14%) Gradle
10 8 (1.14%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 7 (1.00%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.00%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.00%) Selenium
12 6 (0.86%) Ant
13 5 (0.71%) Mercurial
13 5 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 59 (8.43%) Finance
2 33 (4.71%) Games
3 32 (4.57%) Retail
4 30 (4.29%) Banking
5 22 (3.14%) Publishing
6 21 (3.00%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.71%) Electronics
8 8 (1.14%) Marketing
9 7 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.86%) Advertising
10 6 (0.86%) Legal
11 5 (0.71%) Automotive
11 5 (0.71%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.29%) Law
13 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 653 (93.29%) Developer
2 579 (82.71%) iOS Developer
3 106 (15.14%) Senior Developer
4 104 (14.86%) Android Developer
5 103 (14.71%) Senior iOS Developer
6 99 (14.14%) Applications Developer
7 93 (13.29%) iOS Android Developer
8 79 (11.29%) Objective-C Developer
9 72 (10.29%) Mobile Developer
10 43 (6.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 27 (3.86%) Lead Developer
12 23 (3.29%) Java Developer
12 23 (3.29%) Lead iOS Developer
13 17 (2.43%) Programmer
14 16 (2.29%) iOS Programmer
14 16 (2.29%) iPhone Developer
15 15 (2.14%) Agile Developer
15 15 (2.14%) Consultant
16 14 (2.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 11 (1.57%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (18.29%) Cocoa
2 114 (16.29%) RESTful
3 107 (15.29%) HTML
4 94 (13.43%) JSON
5 88 (12.57%) iOS SDK
5 88 (12.57%) Web Services
6 80 (11.43%) REST
7 75 (10.71%) CSS
8 70 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
9 68 (9.71%) HTML5
10 61 (8.71%) XML
11 45 (6.43%) Core Animation
12 44 (6.29%) .NET
13 42 (6.00%) CSS3
14 37 (5.29%) SOAP
15 30 (4.29%) Android SDK
15 30 (4.29%) jQuery
16 28 (4.00%) AngularJS
17 23 (3.29%) OpenGL
18 22 (3.14%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 210 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 130 (18.57%) User Experience
3 101 (14.43%) iPhone
4 78 (11.14%) iPad
5 48 (6.86%) Animation
6 29 (4.14%) Computer Science
7 22 (3.14%) Streaming Video
8 20 (2.86%) Data Structures
8 20 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (2.14%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.71%) Mobile Payment
11 12 (1.71%) Video on Demand
12 11 (1.57%) Cryptography
12 11 (1.57%) Social Media
13 10 (1.43%) Blackberry
14 9 (1.29%) Augmented Reality
14 9 (1.29%) Fintech
15 8 (1.14%) Digital Media
15 8 (1.14%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 695 (99.29%) Apple iOS
2 226 (32.29%) Android
3 38 (5.43%) Windows
4 14 (2.00%) Linux
5 10 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (0.86%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.29%) CentOS
9 2 (0.29%) Unix
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (46.71%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (28.00%) Android Development
3 162 (23.14%) TDD
4 136 (19.43%) Mobile Development
5 116 (16.57%) Scrum
6 92 (13.14%) BDD
7 86 (12.29%) OO
8 74 (10.57%) Software Engineering
9 66 (9.43%) E-Commerce
10 64 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
11 63 (9.00%) Unit Testing
12 56 (8.00%) OOP
13 46 (6.57%) Mobile Application Development
14 45 (6.43%) Multithreading
15 28 (4.00%) OOD
16 24 (3.43%) Project Management
17 21 (3.00%) SOLID
18 19 (2.71%) Automated Testing
19 18 (2.57%) MVC
20 16 (2.29%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 400 (57.14%) Objective-C
2 237 (33.86%) Apple Swift
3 109 (15.57%) JavaScript
4 106 (15.14%) Java
5 64 (9.14%) C++
6 41 (5.86%) C#
7 33 (4.71%) SQL
8 28 (4.00%) C
9 16 (2.29%) PHP
10 11 (1.57%) Ruby
11 8 (1.14%) Python
12 5 (0.71%) ActionScript
13 4 (0.57%) ABAP
13 4 (0.57%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.43%) Groovy
14 3 (0.43%) VB
15 2 (0.29%) ActionScript 3.0
15 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.29%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (4.43%) Degree
2 3 (0.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (0.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.14%) PhD
3 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.29%) QA
2 1 (0.14%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (0.57%) Firmware
2 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.71%) AirWatch
2 4 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.57%) yum
Vendors
1 94 (13.43%) Apple
2 27 (3.86%) Xamarin
3 20 (2.86%) Google
4 14 (2.00%) SAP
5 11 (1.57%) Oracle
6 7 (1.00%) Facebook
7 6 (0.86%) Adobe
7 6 (0.86%) Microsoft
8 5 (0.71%) Appcelerator
8 5 (0.71%) ION Trading
8 5 (0.71%) Kony
8 5 (0.71%) Twitter
9 3 (0.43%) Sencha
9 3 (0.43%) Zend
10 2 (0.29%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.29%) Symbian
11 1 (0.14%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.14%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.14%) OpenText
11 1 (0.14%) PayPal
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Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £500 - £700 per day
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London
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Rate: £300 - 400 per day
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Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Greater Manchester
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: From £350 to £425 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
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Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day + doe
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
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