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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 261 207 236
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +29
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 413 509 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.96% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.31% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 348 322
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £467 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £39.28 £32.58 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.54% -6.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.05% -35.25%

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
41079 38998 41722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.15% 73.31% 70.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 25436 23913 24140
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1126 1046 1483
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -54 389 £400 +6.66% 173
London -27 268 £425 +9.67% 85
City of London +26 65 £425 +11.47% 31
South East +21 46 £355 +10.93% 23
Scotland -6 20 £306 -15.51% 6
West Midlands -11 18 £388 +10.71% 7
West Yorkshire +13 17 £338 +90.14% 6
Yorkshire +8 17 £331 +31.18% 8
Hampshire -5 14 £400 - 8
East of England -31 14 £405 +15.71% 2
Edinburgh -3 12 £363 -9.37% 2
Berkshire +12 10 £431 +18.96% 2
Birmingham +5 10 - - 4
South West -30 10 £350 +16.66% 15
Southampton +2 9 £384 - 2
North West -28 8 £350 +2.18% 21
Manchester -18 7 £350 -2.43% 16
Somerset -6 6 - - 3
West Sussex +5 5 £275 -12.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 5 £375 +25.00% 2
Oxfordshire -3 5 £350 +15.70% 3
Hertfordshire -12 5 £375 +19.04%
Glasgow -13 5 £300 -17.24% 2
Bedfordshire -15 5 £530 +51.42%
East Sussex - 5 £350 - 4
Brighton - 5 £350 - 3
Leeds +7 4 £325 +83.09% 2
Luton - 4 £530 -
Salford -3 3 £350 +2.18%
Bristol -19 3 £350 +27.27% 6

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 727 (94.91%) Apple iOS
2 407 (53.13%) Objective-C
3 280 (36.55%) Android
4 265 (34.60%) iPhone
5 226 (29.50%) iPad
6 225 (29.37%) Android Development
7 213 (27.81%) Mobile App
8 202 (26.37%) Xcode
9 192 (25.07%) HTML
10 186 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
11 173 (22.58%) JavaScript
12 171 (22.32%) JSON
13 160 (20.89%) Web Services
14 158 (20.63%) Cocoa
15 146 (19.06%) OO
16 141 (18.41%) XML
17 138 (18.02%) CSS
18 128 (16.71%) iOS SDK
19 113 (14.75%) TDD
20 110 (14.36%) RESTful
21 109 (14.23%) HTML5
22 101 (13.19%) Git (software)
23 97 (12.66%) Cocoa Touch
24 93 (12.14%) Java
25 91 (11.88%) Scrum
26 90 (11.75%) Apple
27 85 (11.10%) MVC
28 84 (10.97%) Subversion
29 71 (9.27%) OOP
30 65 (8.49%) jQuery

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 26 (3.39%) CMS
2 18 (2.35%) Node.js
3 11 (1.44%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.31%) Apache
4 10 (1.31%) Adobe CQ
5 9 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (1.04%) IIS
7 7 (0.91%) WordPress
8 6 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.39%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (0.39%) TeamSite
10 2 (0.26%) Confluence
10 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.26%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.26%) Drupal
10 2 (0.26%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.26%) Lync
10 2 (0.26%) Facebook Platform
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (1.04%) Photoshop
1 8 (1.04%) Doxygen
2 6 (0.78%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.26%) Blender
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Maya
5 1 (0.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.26%) GitHub
3 1 (0.13%) IaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.13%) SaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.40%) HTTP
2 16 (2.09%) HTTPS
3 14 (1.83%) VPN
4 11 (1.44%) Internet
5 7 (0.91%) Bluetooth
6 6 (0.78%) VoIP
7 5 (0.65%) SSL
8 4 (0.52%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.26%) iBeacon
10 1 (0.13%) Intranet
10 1 (0.13%) FTP
10 1 (0.13%) DVB
10 1 (0.13%) RFID
10 1 (0.13%) RTSP
10 1 (0.13%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (5.74%) MySQL
2 22 (2.87%) SQLite
3 12 (1.57%) SQL Server
4 6 (0.78%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.65%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.39%) MS Access
7 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.26%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.26%) Big Data
8 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.13%) QlikView
9 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 202 (26.37%) Xcode
2 101 (13.19%) Git (software)
3 84 (10.97%) Subversion
4 16 (2.09%) JIRA
5 13 (1.70%) Eclipse
6 10 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (1.31%) Mercurial
7 9 (1.17%) Visual Studio
7 9 (1.17%) NUnit
7 9 (1.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 9 (1.17%) Calabash
8 7 (0.91%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (0.78%) JUnit
10 5 (0.65%) Hudson
10 5 (0.65%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.52%) Ant
12 3 (0.39%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.39%) Mocha
12 3 (0.39%) Jasmine
General
1 62 (8.09%) Finance
2 35 (4.57%) Retail
3 25 (3.26%) Games
3 25 (3.26%) Banking
4 20 (2.61%) Publishing
5 18 (2.35%) Marketing
6 13 (1.70%) Legal
7 10 (1.31%) Advertising
7 10 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.65%) French Language
8 5 (0.65%) German Language
9 4 (0.52%) Back Office
10 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.39%) Automotive
10 3 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.26%) Front Office
11 2 (0.26%) Electronics
11 2 (0.26%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 705 (92.04%) Developer
2 528 (68.93%) iOS Developer
3 85 (11.10%) Mobile Developer
4 67 (8.75%) Senior Developer
5 56 (7.31%) Android Developer
6 55 (7.18%) Senior iOS Developer
7 26 (3.39%) Web Developer
8 23 (3.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 19 (2.48%) Applications Developer
9 19 (2.48%) Lead Developer
9 19 (2.48%) PHP Developer
9 19 (2.48%) iPhone Developer
10 13 (1.70%) Programmer
10 13 (1.70%) Architect
11 11 (1.44%) .NET Developer
12 9 (1.17%) PHP Symfony Developer
13 8 (1.04%) Xamarin Developer
13 8 (1.04%) Junior
13 8 (1.04%) Software Engineer
13 8 (1.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (25.07%) HTML
2 171 (22.32%) JSON
3 160 (20.89%) Web Services
4 158 (20.63%) Cocoa
5 141 (18.41%) XML
6 138 (18.02%) CSS
7 128 (16.71%) iOS SDK
8 110 (14.36%) RESTful
9 109 (14.23%) HTML5
10 97 (12.66%) Cocoa Touch
11 65 (8.49%) jQuery
12 54 (7.05%) REST
13 47 (6.14%) SOAP
14 45 (5.87%) .NET
14 45 (5.87%) CSS3
15 36 (4.70%) Ajax
16 25 (3.26%) UIKit
17 23 (3.00%) PhoneGap
17 23 (3.00%) Backbone.js
18 21 (2.74%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 265 (34.60%) iPhone
2 226 (29.50%) iPad
3 213 (27.81%) Mobile App
4 41 (5.35%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.13%) Social Media
6 23 (3.00%) Blackberry
7 21 (2.74%) Client/Server
8 19 (2.48%) Digital Media
9 17 (2.22%) Animation
10 16 (2.09%) Smartphone
11 11 (1.44%) Open Source
11 11 (1.44%) Video on Demand
12 10 (1.31%) Augmented Reality
12 10 (1.31%) Graphic Design
12 10 (1.31%) Streaming Video
13 9 (1.17%) Streaming Media
13 9 (1.17%) Mobile Payment
14 8 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
15 7 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.91%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 727 (94.91%) Apple iOS
2 280 (36.55%) Android
3 36 (4.70%) Windows
4 19 (2.48%) Linux
5 7 (0.91%) UNIX
5 7 (0.91%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.65%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.52%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.39%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
8 3 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.26%) webOS
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.26%) Debian
10 1 (0.13%) Solaris
10 1 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (29.37%) Android Development
2 186 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (19.06%) OO
4 113 (14.75%) TDD
5 91 (11.88%) Scrum
6 85 (11.10%) MVC
7 71 (9.27%) OOP
8 63 (8.22%) Software Engineering
9 61 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (6.01%) E-Commerce
10 46 (6.01%) Mobile Application Development
11 41 (5.35%) Web Development
12 40 (5.22%) BDD
13 28 (3.66%) Unit Testing
13 28 (3.66%) Kanban
14 27 (3.52%) Memory Management
15 24 (3.13%) Multithreading
16 23 (3.00%) Project Management
17 19 (2.48%) SOA
18 17 (2.22%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 407 (53.13%) Objective-C
2 173 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 93 (12.14%) Java
4 54 (7.05%) C++
5 48 (6.27%) PHP
6 44 (5.74%) C#
7 36 (4.70%) C
8 33 (4.31%) SQL
9 21 (2.74%) PHP5
10 10 (1.31%) Ruby
10 10 (1.31%) Python
11 7 (0.91%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.65%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.65%) ActionScript
13 4 (0.52%) ActionScript 3.0
14 3 (0.39%) PowerHouse
14 3 (0.39%) VBA
15 2 (0.26%) ActionScript 2.0
16 1 (0.13%) Golang
16 1 (0.13%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 32 (4.18%) Degree
2 3 (0.39%) 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 21 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (0.52%) Nagios
2 3 (0.39%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 90 (11.75%) Apple
2 36 (4.70%) Facebook
3 20 (2.61%) Xamarin
4 19 (2.48%) Google
5 18 (2.35%) Microsoft
6 13 (1.70%) Sencha
7 12 (1.57%) Twitter
8 9 (1.17%) MobileIron
9 7 (0.91%) Adobe
10 6 (0.78%) Appcelerator
11 5 (0.65%) Oracle
12 4 (0.52%) Yahoo!
13 3 (0.39%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.39%) IBM
13 3 (0.39%) HP
13 3 (0.39%) Cognos
14 2 (0.26%) Symbian
14 2 (0.26%) Metastorm
14 2 (0.26%) Perforce
14 2 (0.26%) Red Hat
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