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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 257 258 266
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 458 400 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.74% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.98% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 265 270
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £53.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.84% +41.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £37.54 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £56.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £33.55 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+10.28% +48.05%

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
42683 40843 36923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.49% 76.03% 74.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27538 25481 22182
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1145 1208 1092
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 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 2 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 +11 452 £413 +3.12% 192
London -19 250 £438 +4.16% 93
South East +6 66 £350 -3.44% 18
North West +30 53 £364 +3.92% 24
South West +44 51 £413 +24.52% 19
City of London -22 50 £450 +5.88% 29
Bristol - 37 £413 - 9
Cheshire - 27 £364 - 8
Chester - 24 £356 - 1
Manchester +9 22 £363 +20.83% 14
Buckinghamshire +21 19 £375 - 2
Kent +11 13 - - 4
Tunbridge Wells - 13 - - 2
East Midlands +2 11 £325 +62.50% 2
West Sussex -4 11 £340 +23.63% 1
East of England -12 11 £438 +13.63% 17
Milton Keynes +10 10 £363 - 2
Hampshire -1 10 £330 -17.50% 4
Crawley +3 9 £340 +23.63%
Cambridgeshire +4 8 £325 +44.44% 5
Southampton -4 7 £310 -23.69% 1
Berkshire +2 6 £408 -4.11% 1
Nottingham -1 6 £400 +100.00%
Cambridge -2 6 £325 +44.44% 5
Nottinghamshire -4 6 £400 +100.00%
West Midlands -3 5 £339 +23.18% 2
Yorkshire -23 5 £345 +6.15% 10
West Yorkshire -10 4 £345 +6.15% 9
Leeds -21 4 £345 +6.15% 6
Somerset +7 3 - -

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 836 (98.70%) Apple iOS
2 436 (51.48%) Objective-C
3 407 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
4 349 (41.20%) Android
5 308 (36.36%) Mobile App
6 305 (36.01%) Android Development
7 232 (27.39%) Mobile Development
8 198 (23.38%) iPhone
9 177 (20.90%) Cocoa
10 170 (20.07%) Xcode
11 168 (19.83%) TDD
12 165 (19.48%) Web Services
13 161 (19.01%) JSON
14 142 (16.77%) JavaScript
14 142 (16.77%) iPad
15 136 (16.06%) User Experience
16 132 (15.58%) HTML
17 128 (15.11%) iOS SDK
17 128 (15.11%) Git (software)
18 124 (14.64%) Scrum
19 120 (14.17%) REST
20 119 (14.05%) Cocoa Touch
21 117 (13.81%) OO
22 115 (13.58%) Java
23 113 (13.34%) Apple Swift
24 107 (12.63%) RESTful
25 104 (12.28%) Apple
26 98 (11.57%) HTML5
27 90 (10.63%) C#
28 88 (10.39%) CSS

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 30 (3.54%) Node.js
2 13 (1.53%) CMS
3 6 (0.71%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.35%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.35%) Confluence
5 2 (0.24%) WordPress
5 2 (0.24%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.12%) uiautomator
6 1 (0.12%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.12%) IIS
6 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (0.59%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.35%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.24%) MS Office
3 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Magento
2 1 (0.12%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.18%) GitHub
4 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.12%) SaaS
5 1 (0.12%) Route 53
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.07%) HTTP
2 13 (1.53%) Internet
3 9 (1.06%) Bluetooth
4 8 (0.94%) iBeacon
5 7 (0.83%) NFC
6 6 (0.71%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.24%) SSL
7 2 (0.24%) UPnP
7 2 (0.24%) Skype
8 1 (0.12%) SMS
8 1 (0.12%) PPP
8 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.12%) DVB
8 1 (0.12%) PPTP
8 1 (0.12%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.66%) SQLite
2 24 (2.83%) MySQL
3 23 (2.72%) SQL Server
4 9 (1.06%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.47%) Big Data
5 4 (0.47%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.35%) Redis
6 3 (0.35%) CouchDB
6 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.12%) MS Access
8 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 170 (20.07%) Xcode
2 128 (15.11%) Git (software)
3 49 (5.79%) Subversion
4 23 (2.72%) Jenkins
5 21 (2.48%) CocoaPods
6 19 (2.24%) Appium
7 16 (1.89%) Calabash
8 14 (1.65%) Cucumber
9 13 (1.53%) Android Studio
10 12 (1.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 9 (1.06%) JIRA
12 8 (0.94%) Selenium
12 8 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.83%) Hudson
14 6 (0.71%) Maven
15 5 (0.59%) JUnit
15 5 (0.59%) WebDriver
16 4 (0.47%) Eclipse
17 3 (0.35%) Mocha
17 3 (0.35%) Axure RP
General
1 87 (10.27%) Finance
2 48 (5.67%) Banking
3 28 (3.31%) Retail
4 21 (2.48%) Games
4 21 (2.48%) Marketing
5 14 (1.65%) Electronics
6 13 (1.53%) Publishing
7 12 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.83%) Legal
9 7 (0.83%) Automotive
10 6 (0.71%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.35%) Advertising
12 3 (0.35%) Law
13 2 (0.24%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.24%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.24%) German Language
14 1 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 765 (90.32%) Developer
2 580 (68.48%) iOS Developer
3 141 (16.65%) Mobile Developer
4 103 (12.16%) Senior Developer
5 84 (9.92%) Android Developer
6 83 (9.80%) Senior iOS Developer
7 37 (4.37%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 29 (3.42%) Applications Developer
9 19 (2.24%) Software Engineer
10 17 (2.01%) Lead Developer
11 16 (1.89%) iPhone Developer
12 13 (1.53%) Front-End Developer
12 13 (1.53%) Architect
13 11 (1.30%) Programmer
14 10 (1.18%) iPhone Applications Developer
15 9 (1.06%) Technical Leader
16 8 (0.94%) Project Manager
16 8 (0.94%) .NET Developer
17 7 (0.83%) Junior
17 7 (0.83%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (20.90%) Cocoa
2 165 (19.48%) Web Services
3 161 (19.01%) JSON
4 132 (15.58%) HTML
5 128 (15.11%) iOS SDK
6 120 (14.17%) REST
7 119 (14.05%) Cocoa Touch
8 107 (12.63%) RESTful
9 98 (11.57%) HTML5
10 88 (10.39%) CSS
11 80 (9.45%) XML
12 63 (7.44%) .NET
13 46 (5.43%) SOAP
13 46 (5.43%) Core Animation
14 43 (5.08%) CSS3
15 40 (4.72%) Android SDK
16 36 (4.25%) AngularJS
17 23 (2.72%) PhoneGap
18 22 (2.60%) UIKit
18 22 (2.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 308 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 198 (23.38%) iPhone
3 142 (16.77%) iPad
4 136 (16.06%) User Experience
5 70 (8.26%) Computer Science
6 50 (5.90%) Animation
7 28 (3.31%) Social Media
8 16 (1.89%) Client/Server
8 16 (1.89%) Mobile Payment
9 15 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (1.77%) Blackberry
10 13 (1.53%) Mathematics
10 13 (1.53%) Physics
10 13 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.42%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.30%) Streaming Video
13 7 (0.83%) Video on Demand
13 7 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
14 6 (0.71%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.71%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 836 (98.70%) Apple iOS
2 349 (41.20%) Android
3 50 (5.90%) Windows
4 21 (2.48%) Linux
5 20 (2.36%) Mac OS X
6 18 (2.13%) Windows Phone
7 16 (1.89%) UNIX
8 14 (1.65%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (0.83%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.12%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (36.01%) Android Development
3 232 (27.39%) Mobile Development
4 168 (19.83%) TDD
5 124 (14.64%) Scrum
6 117 (13.81%) OO
7 84 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
8 76 (8.97%) Software Engineering
9 72 (8.50%) E-Commerce
10 67 (7.91%) Mobile Application Development
11 60 (7.08%) BDD
12 52 (6.14%) Unit Testing
13 48 (5.67%) OOP
14 33 (3.90%) Memory Management
15 32 (3.78%) OOD
16 31 (3.66%) Multithreading
16 31 (3.66%) Open Source
17 24 (2.83%) API Integration
18 23 (2.72%) Automated Testing
19 22 (2.60%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 436 (51.48%) Objective-C
2 142 (16.77%) JavaScript
3 115 (13.58%) Java
4 113 (13.34%) Apple Swift
5 90 (10.63%) C#
6 62 (7.32%) C++
7 31 (3.66%) C
8 26 (3.07%) SQL
9 19 (2.24%) PHP
10 13 (1.53%) Ruby
11 11 (1.30%) ActionScript
12 8 (0.94%) Python
13 4 (0.47%) Assembly Language
14 3 (0.35%) ActionScript 2.0
14 3 (0.35%) Clojure
15 2 (0.24%) Go
15 2 (0.24%) XAML
15 2 (0.24%) XPath
15 2 (0.24%) VB6
15 2 (0.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 78 (9.21%) Degree
2 5 (0.59%) ISEB
3 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.25%) QA
2 4 (0.47%) IEC 61508
2 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (0.47%) yum
1 4 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 104 (12.28%) Apple
2 35 (4.13%) Xamarin
3 34 (4.01%) Google
4 21 (2.48%) Microsoft
5 11 (1.30%) Facebook
6 10 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.06%) MobileIron
8 7 (0.83%) SAP
8 7 (0.83%) IBM
9 6 (0.71%) Appcelerator
10 5 (0.59%) Adobe
10 5 (0.59%) Oracle
11 4 (0.47%) Twitter
12 2 (0.24%) Kony
12 2 (0.24%) PayPal
12 2 (0.24%) Ingenico
13 1 (0.12%) Apigee
13 1 (0.12%) MicroStrategy
13 1 (0.12%) Netbiscuits
13 1 (0.12%) StreamBase
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