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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 289 238 187
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -51
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 373 432 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.84% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.13% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 300 385
Average daily rate
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£380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £40.65 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.96% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.36 £15.00 £29.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.93 £15.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.79 £15.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+85.26% -53.84%

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
41296 38155 37115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.66% 73.78% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 26858 23661 21624
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1160 1161 1471
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.03 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -53 334 £377 +0.53% 167
London -36 212 £400 -3.03% 63
City of London +22 51 £400 -3.03% 17
South East -11 44 £350 - 39
North West +3 35 £350 +7.69% 24
Manchester +2 28 £350 +3.70% 19
Scotland +2 24 £425 +30.76% 5
Hampshire -17 21 £325 -13.33% 13
Edinburgh +5 17 £425 +41.66% 1
South West -30 14 £394 +5.00% 10
Yorkshire -22 9 £325 -13.33% 6
Southampton - 9 £325 - 7
West Midlands -13 7 £338 -3.57% 10
Cheshire +8 6 £365 +12.30% 4
Bristol -9 6 £388 +3.33% 4
Swindon - 6 £489 - 1
Wiltshire - 6 £489 - 2
East Midlands +6 5 £325 - 3
West Yorkshire -8 5 £375 - 3
Surrey -8 5 £388 +47.61% 11
Glasgow -8 5 £350 -3.44% 2
Oxfordshire -24 5 £225 - 5
Wales -25 5 £350 +40.00% 8
West Sussex +2 4 £375 -16.66% 1
Horsham +1 4 £375 -16.66%
Berkshire -7 4 £338 -3.57% 4
Cardiff -10 4 £350 +40.00% 2
South Wales -16 4 £350 +40.00% 5
East of England -26 4 £350 +16.27% 11
Oxford -18 3 £475 - 1

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 781 (96.90%) Apple iOS
2 445 (55.21%) Objective-C
3 321 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
3 321 (39.83%) Android
4 266 (33.00%) iPhone
5 241 (29.90%) Android Development
6 226 (28.04%) Xcode
7 225 (27.92%) Mobile App
8 204 (25.31%) iPad
9 184 (22.83%) JSON
10 179 (22.21%) JavaScript
11 169 (20.97%) XML
12 160 (19.85%) HTML
12 160 (19.85%) Cocoa
13 150 (18.61%) OO
14 146 (18.11%) Web Services
15 125 (15.51%) Git (software)
16 120 (14.89%) RESTful
17 118 (14.64%) CSS
18 113 (14.02%) User Experience
19 109 (13.52%) HTML5
19 109 (13.52%) Cocoa Touch
20 105 (13.03%) iOS SDK
20 105 (13.03%) Scrum
21 100 (12.41%) TDD
22 93 (11.54%) Java
23 77 (9.55%) Apple
24 76 (9.43%) Finance
25 75 (9.31%) Subversion
26 68 (8.44%) .NET

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 25 (3.10%) CMS
2 17 (2.11%) Node.js
3 8 (0.99%) IIS
4 7 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (0.62%) Apache
5 5 (0.62%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
6 4 (0.50%) WordPress
6 4 (0.50%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.37%) TeamSite
7 3 (0.37%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.37%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (0.37%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.25%) Lync
8 2 (0.25%) Facebook Platform
8 2 (0.25%) Drupal
8 2 (0.25%) Confluence
9 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (1.36%) Doxygen
2 10 (1.24%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.37%) Maya
7 2 (0.25%) Blender
7 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.99%) GitHub
1 8 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.50%) PaaS
3 3 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.25%) IaaS
4 2 (0.25%) SaaS
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 56 (6.95%) HTTP
2 28 (3.47%) VPN
3 15 (1.86%) HTTPS
4 11 (1.36%) Internet
5 8 (0.99%) iBeacon
5 8 (0.99%) VoIP
6 5 (0.62%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.37%) SSL
8 2 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.25%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.25%) 3G
9 1 (0.12%) RTP
9 1 (0.12%) RFID
9 1 (0.12%) Intranet
9 1 (0.12%) SMS
9 1 (0.12%) Wireless
9 1 (0.12%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.96%) MySQL
2 31 (3.85%) SQLite
3 23 (2.85%) SQL Server
4 9 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.62%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.37%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.25%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.25%) MS Access
10 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 226 (28.04%) Xcode
2 125 (15.51%) Git (software)
3 75 (9.31%) Subversion
4 15 (1.86%) JIRA
5 14 (1.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 13 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (1.49%) Mercurial
7 12 (1.49%) Eclipse
8 11 (1.36%) Calabash
9 10 (1.24%) Jenkins
9 10 (1.24%) NUnit
10 8 (0.99%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.74%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.62%) Ant
13 4 (0.50%) Axure RP
13 4 (0.50%) Hudson
13 4 (0.50%) MonkeyTalk
13 4 (0.50%) Ranorex
14 3 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
14 3 (0.37%) Bugzilla
General
1 76 (9.43%) Finance
2 43 (5.33%) Retail
3 34 (4.22%) Banking
4 27 (3.35%) Games
5 18 (2.23%) Marketing
6 15 (1.86%) Publishing
7 9 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.99%) Retail Banking
8 8 (0.99%) Advertising
9 7 (0.87%) Automotive
10 6 (0.74%) French Language
10 6 (0.74%) German Language
11 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.25%) Interactive Media
13 2 (0.25%) Electronics
13 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 745 (92.43%) Developer
2 578 (71.71%) iOS Developer
3 125 (15.51%) Mobile Developer
4 68 (8.44%) Senior Developer
5 59 (7.32%) Android Developer
6 57 (7.07%) Senior iOS Developer
7 41 (5.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 34 (4.22%) Applications Developer
9 16 (1.99%) Architect
10 15 (1.86%) iPhone Developer
11 14 (1.74%) Lead Developer
11 14 (1.74%) Web Developer
12 13 (1.61%) .NET Developer
13 11 (1.36%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (1.24%) PHP Developer
15 8 (0.99%) Xamarin Developer
15 8 (0.99%) Junior iOS Developer
15 8 (0.99%) Front-End Developer
15 8 (0.99%) Junior Developer
15 8 (0.99%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (22.83%) JSON
2 169 (20.97%) XML
3 160 (19.85%) HTML
3 160 (19.85%) Cocoa
4 146 (18.11%) Web Services
5 120 (14.89%) RESTful
6 118 (14.64%) CSS
7 109 (13.52%) HTML5
7 109 (13.52%) Cocoa Touch
8 105 (13.03%) iOS SDK
9 68 (8.44%) .NET
9 68 (8.44%) REST
10 65 (8.06%) CSS3
11 62 (7.69%) jQuery
12 50 (6.20%) SOAP
13 42 (5.21%) PhoneGap
14 29 (3.60%) Apache Cordova
15 27 (3.35%) Ajax
16 26 (3.23%) UIKit
17 22 (2.73%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 266 (33.00%) iPhone
2 225 (27.92%) Mobile App
3 204 (25.31%) iPad
4 113 (14.02%) User Experience
5 47 (5.83%) Computer Science
6 31 (3.85%) Social Media
7 24 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (2.48%) Data Structures
9 18 (2.23%) Client/Server
10 16 (1.99%) Animation
10 16 (1.99%) Open Source
10 16 (1.99%) Blackberry
11 14 (1.74%) Mobile Banking
12 12 (1.49%) Video on Demand
12 12 (1.49%) N-Tier
13 11 (1.36%) Mobile Payment
14 9 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.99%) New Media
15 8 (0.99%) Augmented Reality
15 8 (0.99%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 781 (96.90%) Apple iOS
2 321 (39.83%) Android
3 56 (6.95%) Windows
4 18 (2.23%) Windows Phone
5 14 (1.74%) Linux
6 9 (1.12%) UNIX
6 9 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (0.74%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.12%) Solaris
8 1 (0.12%) SUSE
8 1 (0.12%) Debian
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (29.90%) Android Development
3 150 (18.61%) OO
4 105 (13.03%) Scrum
5 100 (12.41%) TDD
6 62 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (7.07%) OOP
8 54 (6.70%) MVC
9 53 (6.58%) E-Commerce
10 50 (6.20%) Software Engineering
11 48 (5.96%) Mobile Application Development
12 32 (3.97%) BDD
13 28 (3.47%) Memory Management
14 27 (3.35%) OOD
14 27 (3.35%) Web Design
14 27 (3.35%) Multithreading
15 24 (2.98%) Web Development
15 24 (2.98%) Mentoring
15 24 (2.98%) Unit Testing
15 24 (2.98%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 445 (55.21%) Objective-C
2 179 (22.21%) JavaScript
3 93 (11.54%) Java
4 55 (6.82%) C#
5 49 (6.08%) C++
6 35 (4.34%) SQL
7 28 (3.47%) PHP
8 23 (2.85%) C
9 13 (1.61%) XPath
10 10 (1.24%) Ruby
11 6 (0.74%) Python
11 6 (0.74%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.62%) ActionScript
12 5 (0.62%) PHP5
13 4 (0.50%) ActionScript 3.0
13 4 (0.50%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.50%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.50%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.37%) ActionScript 2.0
14 3 (0.37%) Lua
Qualifications
1 47 (5.83%) Degree
2 6 (0.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.25%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.12%) ISEB
4 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.12%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.73%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.12%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (9.55%) Apple
2 29 (3.60%) Xamarin
3 27 (3.35%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.35%) Facebook
4 20 (2.48%) Google
5 17 (2.11%) Sencha
6 12 (1.49%) Oracle
7 11 (1.36%) Perforce
8 10 (1.24%) Appcelerator
9 9 (1.12%) Twitter
10 8 (0.99%) Adobe
11 7 (0.87%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.50%) Zend
12 4 (0.50%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.37%) HP
13 3 (0.37%) Yahoo!
13 3 (0.37%) Kony
13 3 (0.37%) MobileIron
14 2 (0.25%) StreamBase
14 2 (0.25%) Ektron
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