The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior iOS Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior iOS Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior iOS Developer
Rank 576 569 501
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -68
Contract jobs requiring a Senior iOS Developer 19 13 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.025% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.027% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 45
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£407 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £340 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £300 £388
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior iOS Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior iOS Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior iOS Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior iOS Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior iOS Developer within the UK.

Senior iOS Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior iOS Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior iOS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Senior iOS Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior iOS Developer
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 Senior iOS Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -25 18 £401 -2.90% 11
London +19 16 £401 -3.20% 4
City of London +12 8 £413 -0.30% 1
South East - 2 - - 3
Scotland - 1 £550 - 2
Glasgow - 1 £550 - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - -
South West - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Bath - - - - 1
Bolton - - - -
Brighton - - - - 3
Bristol - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Dartford - - - -
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Loughborough - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

Senior iOS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior iOS Developer in their job title 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 with Senior iOS Developer in their job title.

1 54 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 54 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 36 (66.67%) Objective-C
3 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (35.19%) iPad
5 18 (33.33%) iPhone
6 15 (27.78%) OO
7 13 (24.07%) Finance
7 13 (24.07%) Banking
7 13 (24.07%) Mobile App
8 12 (22.22%) TDD
9 11 (20.37%) Cocoa
9 11 (20.37%) REST
10 10 (18.52%) Xcode
10 10 (18.52%) JSON
10 10 (18.52%) Scrum
11 9 (16.67%) Web Services
11 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 9 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
12 8 (14.81%) User Experience
13 7 (12.96%) Cocoa Touch
13 7 (12.96%) iOS SDK
13 7 (12.96%) HTML
13 7 (12.96%) XML
13 7 (12.96%) MVC
14 6 (11.11%) Apple
14 6 (11.11%) OOP
14 6 (11.11%) C
14 6 (11.11%) C++
14 6 (11.11%) Android

Senior iOS Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior iOS Developer in their job title 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 with Senior iOS Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (3.70%) VoIP
3 1 (1.85%) VPN
3 1 (1.85%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.85%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Xcode
2 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
1 13 (24.07%) Banking
2 4 (7.41%) Advertising
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) Cocoa
1 11 (20.37%) REST
2 10 (18.52%) JSON
3 9 (16.67%) Web Services
4 7 (12.96%) Cocoa Touch
4 7 (12.96%) iOS SDK
4 7 (12.96%) HTML
4 7 (12.96%) XML
5 5 (9.26%) HTML5
6 4 (7.41%) CSS
7 3 (5.56%) RESTful
7 3 (5.56%) Xamarin.iOS
7 3 (5.56%) UIKit
8 2 (3.70%) OpenCV
8 2 (3.70%) OpenGL ES
8 2 (3.70%) CSS3
8 2 (3.70%) PhoneGap
8 2 (3.70%) XMPP
8 2 (3.70%) OpenGL
9 1 (1.85%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) iPad
2 18 (33.33%) iPhone
3 13 (24.07%) Mobile App
4 9 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
5 8 (14.81%) User Experience
6 3 (5.56%) N-Tier
6 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.70%) Open Source
7 2 (3.70%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (3.70%) Streaming Media
8 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.85%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.85%) Social Media
8 1 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.78%) OO
4 12 (22.22%) TDD
5 10 (18.52%) Scrum
6 7 (12.96%) MVC
7 6 (11.11%) OOP
8 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.56%) SOA
9 3 (5.56%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.70%) Coaching
10 2 (3.70%) BDD
10 2 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (3.70%) Mobile Commerce
11 1 (1.85%) Project Management
11 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.11%) C
3 6 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Apple
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Facebook
3 2 (3.70%) Twitter
4 1 (1.85%) Symbian
4 1 (1.85%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.85%) Sencha
4 1 (1.85%) Xamarin