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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 250 321 262
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -59
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 444 316 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.57% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.77% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 213 244
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 6
Average hourly rate £43.30 £32.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.23% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 £25.23 £29.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.44 £33.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.30 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+33.23% -

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
42559 41264 35676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.38% 74.73% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25722 21281
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1225 1158 1074
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +53 426 £400 - 177
London +26 249 £425 +2.71% 94
South East +33 71 £340 +4.61% 18
City of London +33 57 £438 +3.05% 29
North West +8 41 £350 +16.66% 20
South West +25 26 £375 -16.66% 23
Hampshire +9 21 £353 +23.68% 2
Manchester -5 19 £350 +21.73% 9
Buckinghamshire +16 18 £394 +17.53% 1
Bristol +17 14 £375 -6.25% 12
Cheshire - 14 £350 - 8
East of England +10 12 £344 +1.85% 8
West Midlands -10 12 £348 -0.71% 5
East Midlands +11 10 £363 +190.00% 2
Chester - 10 £350 - 5
Basingstoke +12 9 £375 +31.57% 1
Scotland +11 9 £394 - 8
Milton Keynes +4 9 - -
West Sussex -12 9 £351 +17.08% 2
Hertfordshire +10 7 £331 +1.92%
Crawley +2 7 £363 +31.81% 1
Berkshire -12 7 £313 +11.11% 3
Nottinghamshire - 7 £363 -
Surrey +4 6 £425 - 4
Warwickshire -2 6 - - 2
Edinburgh +5 5 £413 - 1
Reading +1 5 £325 +80.05% 1
Cambridgeshire -8 5 £375 -6.25% 4
Merseyside -12 5 £235 -41.25% 2
Kent - 5 - - 2

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 774 (98.72%) Apple iOS
2 385 (49.11%) Objective-C
3 334 (42.60%) Agile Software Development
4 308 (39.29%) Android
5 258 (32.91%) Android Development
6 249 (31.76%) Mobile App
7 201 (25.64%) Mobile Development
7 201 (25.64%) iPhone
8 182 (23.21%) Xcode
9 164 (20.92%) iPad
10 154 (19.64%) JSON
11 152 (19.39%) HTML
12 147 (18.75%) Cocoa
13 145 (18.49%) Web Services
14 140 (17.86%) JavaScript
15 138 (17.60%) TDD
16 134 (17.09%) User Experience
17 124 (15.82%) Scrum
18 119 (15.18%) Git (software)
19 117 (14.92%) HTML5
20 116 (14.80%) iOS SDK
21 110 (14.03%) OO
22 109 (13.90%) RESTful
23 105 (13.39%) CSS
24 100 (12.76%) Cocoa Touch
25 96 (12.24%) Apple
26 94 (11.99%) Java
27 91 (11.61%) Finance
28 87 (11.10%) REST
29 84 (10.71%) XML

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (3.70%) Node.js
2 20 (2.55%) CMS
3 7 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (0.64%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.38%) IIS
5 3 (0.38%) Apache
5 3 (0.38%) Confluence
5 3 (0.38%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.38%) WordPress
6 1 (0.13%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.13%) Drupal
6 1 (0.13%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.13%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.64%) GitHub
4 3 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.13%) IaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Heroku
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.95%) HTTP
2 14 (1.79%) Internet
3 12 (1.53%) Bluetooth
4 6 (0.77%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.51%) iBeacon
6 2 (0.26%) VPN
6 2 (0.26%) 3G
6 2 (0.26%) Firewall
6 2 (0.26%) UPnP
7 1 (0.13%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.13%) Wireless
7 1 (0.13%) DVB
7 1 (0.13%) PPTP
7 1 (0.13%) PPP
7 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.13%) SMS
7 1 (0.13%) VoIP
7 1 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.06%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.81%) MySQL
3 19 (2.42%) SQLite
4 6 (0.77%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.26%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.26%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.13%) Redis
8 1 (0.13%) Big Data
8 1 (0.13%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.13%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 182 (23.21%) Xcode
2 119 (15.18%) Git (software)
3 49 (6.25%) Subversion
4 23 (2.93%) CocoaPods
5 21 (2.68%) Calabash
5 21 (2.68%) Jenkins
6 16 (2.04%) Appium
7 13 (1.66%) Android Studio
8 12 (1.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 10 (1.28%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.15%) JIRA
11 8 (1.02%) Maven
12 7 (0.89%) Selenium
13 6 (0.77%) Hudson
13 6 (0.77%) Ant
13 6 (0.77%) JUnit
14 5 (0.64%) Eclipse
15 4 (0.51%) Mockito
15 4 (0.51%) Axure RP
16 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 91 (11.61%) Finance
2 58 (7.40%) Banking
3 33 (4.21%) Retail
4 27 (3.44%) Games
5 13 (1.66%) Publishing
6 12 (1.53%) Marketing
7 7 (0.89%) Retail Banking
7 7 (0.89%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.77%) Automotive
8 6 (0.77%) Legal
8 6 (0.77%) Advertising
8 6 (0.77%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.64%) German Language
9 5 (0.64%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.64%) Electronics
10 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.51%) French Language
11 3 (0.38%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.38%) Law
12 2 (0.26%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 720 (91.84%) Developer
2 545 (69.52%) iOS Developer
3 125 (15.94%) Mobile Developer
4 81 (10.33%) Senior Developer
5 70 (8.93%) Android Developer
6 66 (8.42%) Senior iOS Developer
7 40 (5.10%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 33 (4.21%) Applications Developer
9 20 (2.55%) Architect
10 14 (1.79%) iPhone Developer
10 14 (1.79%) Lead Developer
11 13 (1.66%) .NET Developer
11 13 (1.66%) Front-End Developer
12 10 (1.28%) iPad Developer
13 9 (1.15%) Web Developer
14 8 (1.02%) Solutions Architect
15 7 (0.89%) Programmer
16 6 (0.77%) iPhone Applications Developer
17 5 (0.64%) Java Developer
17 5 (0.64%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (19.64%) JSON
2 152 (19.39%) HTML
3 147 (18.75%) Cocoa
4 145 (18.49%) Web Services
5 117 (14.92%) HTML5
6 116 (14.80%) iOS SDK
7 109 (13.90%) RESTful
8 105 (13.39%) CSS
9 100 (12.76%) Cocoa Touch
10 87 (11.10%) REST
11 84 (10.71%) XML
12 68 (8.67%) .NET
13 55 (7.02%) CSS3
14 41 (5.23%) Core Animation
15 39 (4.97%) SOAP
16 31 (3.95%) AngularJS
16 31 (3.95%) Android SDK
17 30 (3.83%) PhoneGap
18 29 (3.70%) jQuery
19 23 (2.93%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 249 (31.76%) Mobile App
2 201 (25.64%) iPhone
3 164 (20.92%) iPad
4 134 (17.09%) User Experience
5 68 (8.67%) Computer Science
6 47 (5.99%) Animation
7 32 (4.08%) Open Source
8 20 (2.55%) Social Media
9 17 (2.17%) Blackberry
9 17 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.53%) Mobile Banking
11 12 (1.53%) Mathematics
11 12 (1.53%) Physics
12 11 (1.40%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.40%) Mobile Payment
13 10 (1.28%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.28%) Streaming Video
14 6 (0.77%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.77%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 774 (98.72%) Apple iOS
2 308 (39.29%) Android
3 54 (6.89%) Windows
4 27 (3.44%) Linux
5 22 (2.81%) Mac OS X
6 21 (2.68%) UNIX
7 12 (1.53%) Windows Phone
7 12 (1.53%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (0.89%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.13%) Debian
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.13%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (42.60%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (32.91%) Android Development
3 201 (25.64%) Mobile Development
4 138 (17.60%) TDD
5 124 (15.82%) Scrum
6 110 (14.03%) OO
7 73 (9.31%) Software Engineering
8 70 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
9 58 (7.40%) BDD
10 57 (7.27%) Mobile Application Development
11 54 (6.89%) E-Commerce
12 50 (6.38%) MVC
13 48 (6.12%) OOP
14 44 (5.61%) Unit Testing
15 40 (5.10%) Multithreading
16 36 (4.59%) Memory Management
17 28 (3.57%) Mentoring
18 24 (3.06%) OOD
19 23 (2.93%) Automated Testing
20 20 (2.55%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 385 (49.11%) Objective-C
2 140 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 94 (11.99%) Java
4 82 (10.46%) Apple Swift
5 76 (9.69%) C#
6 49 (6.25%) C++
7 27 (3.44%) SQL
8 21 (2.68%) C
8 21 (2.68%) PHP
9 12 (1.53%) Ruby
10 6 (0.77%) ActionScript
11 5 (0.64%) XPath
11 5 (0.64%) Python
12 3 (0.38%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.38%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.38%) ActionScript 2.0
12 3 (0.38%) Clojure
13 2 (0.26%) Scala
13 2 (0.26%) PHP5
14 1 (0.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 79 (10.08%) Degree
2 3 (0.38%) ISEB
3 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.83%) QA
2 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.13%) Firmware
2 1 (0.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.13%) IAG
Systems Management
1 4 (0.51%) yum
1 4 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.38%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 96 (12.24%) Apple
2 32 (4.08%) Google
3 28 (3.57%) Xamarin
4 26 (3.32%) Microsoft
5 16 (2.04%) Facebook
6 15 (1.91%) Twitter
7 8 (1.02%) Sitecore
7 8 (1.02%) MobileIron
7 8 (1.02%) Adobe
8 7 (0.89%) Oracle
9 6 (0.77%) Sencha
10 5 (0.64%) IBM
10 5 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.38%) SAP
11 3 (0.38%) Appcelerator
12 2 (0.26%) PayPal
12 2 (0.26%) Ingenico
13 1 (0.13%) Zend
13 1 (0.13%) ION Trading
13 1 (0.13%) ATG
South East London
Recruit Creatives
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £345 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crawley, Sussex
Launch IT Recruitment LTD
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Intelletec
Rate: Up to £400 per annum 3 Month Rolling Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago