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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 261 300 245
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -55
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 457 336 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.64% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.85% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 244 250
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£413 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 13
Average hourly rate £43.30 £55.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.62% +70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 £53.85 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.44 £56.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.30 - £25.07

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
42560 39708 34604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.14% 75.30% 74.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26984 25126 20661
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 £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1224 1175 1047
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.75 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 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
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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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 +30 442 £413 +3.12% 162
London +23 257 £450 +9.09% 77
South East +13 61 £340 +4.61% 19
City of London -10 54 £450 +1.12% 23
North West +13 49 £350 +16.66% 15
South West +43 38 £413 +17.85% 12
Bristol +25 25 £413 +3.12% 9
Cheshire - 23 £350 - 4
Manchester +10 21 £350 +16.66% 8
Buckinghamshire +17 19 £375 +53.06% 2
Chester - 17 £350 - 1
East Midlands -5 12 £388 +138.46% 2
Berkshire -3 11 £313 -3.84% 1
West Midlands -4 11 £345 +25.45% 7
West Sussex -7 11 £340 +13.33%
Milton Keynes - 10 - - 1
Crawley +2 9 £340 +23.63%
Nottinghamshire -1 9 £388 +93.75%
East of England -2 9 £438 +34.61% 13
Nottingham -5 7 £413 +106.25%
Hampshire +7 6 £330 -1.85% 2
Warwickshire +5 5 - - 1
Belfast +4 5 £295 -21.33% 3
County Antrim +3 5 £295 -21.33% 3
Edinburgh 0 5 £413 - 1
Northern Ireland 0 5 £295 -21.33% 3
Scotland -2 5 £413 - 5
Cambridgeshire -4 5 £375 +20.00% 6
Reading -5 5 £325 +80.30% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 5 - - 2

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 802 (99.01%) Apple iOS
2 410 (50.62%) Objective-C
3 373 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
4 323 (39.88%) Android
5 278 (34.32%) Android Development
6 274 (33.83%) Mobile App
7 211 (26.05%) Mobile Development
8 189 (23.33%) iPhone
9 182 (22.47%) Xcode
10 167 (20.62%) JSON
11 165 (20.37%) Web Services
12 159 (19.63%) Cocoa
12 159 (19.63%) TDD
13 146 (18.02%) iPad
14 144 (17.78%) Git (software)
15 140 (17.28%) HTML
16 134 (16.54%) User Experience
17 131 (16.17%) JavaScript
18 127 (15.68%) iOS SDK
19 120 (14.81%) OO
19 120 (14.81%) Scrum
20 112 (13.83%) REST
21 108 (13.33%) Cocoa Touch
21 108 (13.33%) HTML5
21 108 (13.33%) RESTful
22 106 (13.09%) Java
23 105 (12.96%) Apple
24 94 (11.60%) Finance
25 92 (11.36%) CSS
26 91 (11.23%) Apple Swift

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 31 (3.83%) Node.js
2 14 (1.73%) CMS
3 6 (0.74%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.37%) WordPress
4 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.37%) Confluence
5 2 (0.25%) IIS
5 2 (0.25%) Apache
5 2 (0.25%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.12%) uiautomator
6 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.12%) nginx
6 1 (0.12%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.12%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.12%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.12%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.25%) MS Office
2 2 (0.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Magento
2 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.74%) GitHub
4 3 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.12%) PaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.70%) HTTP
2 14 (1.73%) Internet
3 11 (1.36%) Bluetooth
4 7 (0.86%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.74%) iBeacon
6 2 (0.25%) Skype
6 2 (0.25%) VPN
6 2 (0.25%) Firewall
6 2 (0.25%) UPnP
7 1 (0.12%) NFC
7 1 (0.12%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.12%) SSL
7 1 (0.12%) DVB
7 1 (0.12%) PPTP
7 1 (0.12%) SMS
7 1 (0.12%) PPP
7 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (3.46%) SQLite
2 27 (3.33%) MySQL
3 26 (3.21%) SQL Server
4 9 (1.11%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.37%) CouchDB
6 3 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.25%) Redis
7 2 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.25%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.12%) MS Access
8 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.12%) Big Data
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 182 (22.47%) Xcode
2 144 (17.78%) Git (software)
3 55 (6.79%) Subversion
4 27 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 24 (2.96%) Calabash
6 21 (2.59%) CocoaPods
7 20 (2.47%) Appium
8 16 (1.98%) Android Studio
9 15 (1.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 12 (1.48%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.23%) JIRA
12 9 (1.11%) Maven
12 9 (1.11%) JUnit
13 8 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (0.86%) Hudson
15 6 (0.74%) Selenium
15 6 (0.74%) Eclipse
15 6 (0.74%) Ant
16 4 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 4 (0.49%) Mockito
General
1 94 (11.60%) Finance
2 52 (6.42%) Banking
3 27 (3.33%) Retail
4 25 (3.09%) Games
5 14 (1.73%) Publishing
6 13 (1.60%) Marketing
7 11 (1.36%) Electronics
8 8 (0.99%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.86%) Automotive
9 7 (0.86%) Legal
10 6 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.74%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.49%) Advertising
12 3 (0.37%) Law
12 3 (0.37%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.37%) German Language
13 2 (0.25%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.25%) French Language
14 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 743 (91.73%) Developer
2 563 (69.51%) iOS Developer
3 133 (16.42%) Mobile Developer
4 97 (11.98%) Senior Developer
5 81 (10.00%) Android Developer
6 77 (9.51%) Senior iOS Developer
7 38 (4.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 28 (3.46%) Applications Developer
9 16 (1.98%) Software Engineer
10 14 (1.73%) Architect
10 14 (1.73%) Lead Developer
10 14 (1.73%) Front-End Developer
11 13 (1.60%) iPhone Developer
12 10 (1.23%) .NET Developer
13 9 (1.11%) Programmer
14 8 (0.99%) Java Developer
15 7 (0.86%) iPhone Applications Developer
16 6 (0.74%) iPad Developer
16 6 (0.74%) Junior Developer
16 6 (0.74%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (20.62%) JSON
2 165 (20.37%) Web Services
3 159 (19.63%) Cocoa
4 140 (17.28%) HTML
5 127 (15.68%) iOS SDK
6 112 (13.83%) REST
7 108 (13.33%) Cocoa Touch
7 108 (13.33%) RESTful
7 108 (13.33%) HTML5
8 92 (11.36%) CSS
9 87 (10.74%) XML
10 60 (7.41%) .NET
11 46 (5.68%) SOAP
11 46 (5.68%) CSS3
12 43 (5.31%) Core Animation
13 37 (4.57%) Android SDK
14 35 (4.32%) AngularJS
15 24 (2.96%) UIKit
16 21 (2.59%) PhoneGap
17 20 (2.47%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 274 (33.83%) Mobile App
2 189 (23.33%) iPhone
3 146 (18.02%) iPad
4 134 (16.54%) User Experience
5 67 (8.27%) Computer Science
6 48 (5.93%) Animation
7 24 (2.96%) Social Media
8 16 (1.98%) Blackberry
9 14 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.60%) Mathematics
10 13 (1.60%) Physics
11 12 (1.48%) Mobile Banking
11 12 (1.48%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.36%) Streaming Video
13 10 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
14 8 (0.99%) Smartphone
14 8 (0.99%) Video on Demand
15 7 (0.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 802 (99.01%) Apple iOS
2 323 (39.88%) Android
3 44 (5.43%) Windows
4 23 (2.84%) Linux
5 21 (2.59%) Mac OS X
6 19 (2.35%) UNIX
7 13 (1.60%) Windows Mobile
7 13 (1.60%) Windows Phone
8 7 (0.86%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.12%) BlackBerry OS
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (34.32%) Android Development
3 211 (26.05%) Mobile Development
4 159 (19.63%) TDD
5 120 (14.81%) Scrum
5 120 (14.81%) OO
6 88 (10.86%) Software Engineering
7 85 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (8.15%) Mobile Application Development
9 61 (7.53%) E-Commerce
10 60 (7.41%) BDD
11 54 (6.67%) Unit Testing
12 50 (6.17%) OOP
13 46 (5.68%) MVC
14 39 (4.81%) Multithreading
15 36 (4.44%) Memory Management
16 33 (4.07%) Open Source
17 26 (3.21%) Automated Testing
18 25 (3.09%) OOD
19 21 (2.59%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 410 (50.62%) Objective-C
2 131 (16.17%) JavaScript
3 106 (13.09%) Java
4 91 (11.23%) Apple Swift
5 84 (10.37%) C#
6 56 (6.91%) C++
7 28 (3.46%) C
8 25 (3.09%) SQL
9 16 (1.98%) PHP
10 14 (1.73%) Ruby
11 11 (1.36%) ActionScript
12 5 (0.62%) Python
13 4 (0.49%) Assembly Language
14 3 (0.37%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.37%) ActionScript 2.0
14 3 (0.37%) Clojure
15 2 (0.25%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.25%) Scala
15 2 (0.25%) XPath
15 2 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (9.38%) Degree
2 3 (0.37%) ISEB
3 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.44%) QA
2 4 (0.49%) IEC 61508
2 4 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.12%) Firmware
2 1 (0.12%) IAG
2 1 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (0.62%) yum
1 5 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.37%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 105 (12.96%) Apple
2 32 (3.95%) Google
3 31 (3.83%) Xamarin
4 26 (3.21%) Microsoft
5 15 (1.85%) Facebook
6 11 (1.36%) Twitter
7 9 (1.11%) MobileIron
8 7 (0.86%) Oracle
8 7 (0.86%) IBM
9 6 (0.74%) Appcelerator
9 6 (0.74%) Adobe
9 6 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.62%) SAP
11 2 (0.25%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.25%) Kony
11 2 (0.25%) PayPal
11 2 (0.25%) Ingenico
12 1 (0.12%) Apigee
12 1 (0.12%) StreamBase
12 1 (0.12%) Netbiscuits
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Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
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Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Mason Frank
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £325 to £550 per annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £3 - £4 per annum + MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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City of London
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Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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London
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