The first table below looks at the demand for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bedfordshire region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 46 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.23% 0.54% 0.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.75% 2.00% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 50 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.29% 27.17% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 20
Average daily rate £338 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £462 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £33.85 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Apple iOS
East of England

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple iOS across the Bedfordshire region.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Luton -15 1 - -
Bedford - - - -
Apple iOS
East of England

Apple iOS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Apple iOS 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 Apple iOS.

1 5 (83.33%) Android
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) SaaS
2 3 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) PhoneGap
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (16.67%) iPad
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Xcode
4 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (16.67%) iPhone

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Apple iOS 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 Apple iOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) PhoneGap
2 1 (16.67%) Xcode
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C