The first table below looks at the demand for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 18 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 Berkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 72 96 118
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +22
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 58 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.03% 1.02% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.90% 5.22% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 15 12
Average daily rate £350 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £158 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £384 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.87 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
586 479 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.53% 19.49% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 191 210
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 36 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +32.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £34.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Apple iOS
South East

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the Berkshire region.

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 15 £209 -42.34% 9
Bracknell - 15 £400 -
Newbury - 2 £104 -
Maidenhead - 1 £195 - 1
Slough - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Apple iOS
South East

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 69 (71.88%) Android
2 59 (61.46%) Mobile App
3 48 (50.00%) HTML
4 38 (39.58%) CSS
5 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (34.38%) HTML5
6 32 (33.33%) iOS Development
7 30 (31.25%) CSS3
8 26 (27.08%) Scrum
9 24 (25.00%) Windows
10 19 (19.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 19 (19.79%) Appcelerator
10 19 (19.79%) Blackberry
10 19 (19.79%) Retail
11 18 (18.75%) Adobe
11 18 (18.75%) Axure RP
12 17 (17.71%) jQuery
12 17 (17.71%) Mobile Application Development
12 17 (17.71%) Automotive
13 16 (16.67%) Apple
13 16 (16.67%) SOAP
13 16 (16.67%) QA
14 14 (14.58%) Mobile Device Management
14 14 (14.58%) Android Development
15 13 (13.54%) XML
15 13 (13.54%) Smartphone
16 12 (12.50%) Web Services
16 12 (12.50%) JavaScript
16 12 (12.50%) .NET
16 12 (12.50%) Analytics

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.33%) IIS
2 7 (7.29%) Lotus Domino
2 7 (7.29%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.17%) CMS
4 3 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) HTTP
1 3 (3.13%) VPN
1 3 (3.13%) Internet
2 2 (2.08%) HSPA
2 2 (2.08%) LTE
2 2 (2.08%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.08%) VoIP
2 2 (2.08%) WCDMA
2 2 (2.08%) LDAP
2 2 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (1.04%) DHCP
3 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.04%) DNS
3 1 (1.04%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) DB2
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.04%) Big Data
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (19.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 18 (18.75%) Axure RP
3 8 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 7 (7.29%) Subversion
5 6 (6.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (4.17%) PhoneGap
6 4 (4.17%) Xcode
7 3 (3.13%) JMeter
7 3 (3.13%) LoadUI
7 3 (3.13%) Selenium
7 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.13%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.08%) JIRA
8 2 (2.08%) Calabash
8 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.04%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.04%) Robotium
9 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (19.79%) Retail
2 17 (17.71%) Automotive
3 7 (7.29%) Publishing
3 7 (7.29%) Finance
4 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.17%) Marketing
6 2 (2.08%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.04%) Back Office
7 1 (1.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (29.17%) Developer
2 21 (21.88%) Designer
3 19 (19.79%) User Experience Designer
4 9 (9.38%) Senior User Experience Designer
4 9 (9.38%) iOS Developer
4 9 (9.38%) Senior Designer
5 8 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
5 8 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.33%) Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Web Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Architect
6 7 (7.29%) Mobile Web Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Release Manager
7 6 (6.25%) Applications Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Applications Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Web Applications Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Technical Design Authority
9 4 (4.17%) Mobility Specialist
9 4 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (50.00%) HTML
2 38 (39.58%) CSS
3 33 (34.38%) HTML5
4 30 (31.25%) CSS3
5 17 (17.71%) jQuery
6 16 (16.67%) SOAP
7 13 (13.54%) XML
8 12 (12.50%) Web Services
8 12 (12.50%) .NET
8 12 (12.50%) REST
8 12 (12.50%) JSON
9 11 (11.46%) Ajax
10 9 (9.38%) Sencha Touch
11 8 (8.33%) .NET Framework
11 8 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (8.33%) NHibernate
12 5 (5.21%) Cocoa
13 4 (4.17%) Struts2
13 4 (4.17%) Struts
13 4 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 59 (61.46%) Mobile App
2 19 (19.79%) Blackberry
3 13 (13.54%) Smartphone
4 9 (9.38%) iPhone
4 9 (9.38%) Visualisation
5 5 (5.21%) Handset
5 5 (5.21%) iPad
6 3 (3.13%) Animation
7 2 (2.08%) Open Source
7 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.08%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.08%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.04%) CESG
8 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.04%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 69 (71.88%) Android
2 24 (25.00%) Windows
3 11 (11.46%) Windows Phone
4 6 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 6 (6.25%) Linux
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (3.13%) BlackBerry OS
5 3 (3.13%) webOS
6 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 26 (27.08%) Scrum
4 17 (17.71%) Mobile Application Development
5 14 (14.58%) Mobile Device Management
5 14 (14.58%) Android Development
6 12 (12.50%) Analytics
7 10 (10.42%) MVC
8 9 (9.38%) Web Analytics
8 9 (9.38%) Usability Testing
8 9 (9.38%) Unit Testing
9 8 (8.33%) OO
9 8 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 7 (7.29%) Automated Testing
10 7 (7.29%) Test Management
10 7 (7.29%) Rapid Prototyping
11 6 (6.25%) Time Management
11 6 (6.25%) Release Management
11 6 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 11 (11.46%) SQL
2 11 (11.46%) C#
3 9 (9.38%) Objective-C
3 9 (9.38%) Java
4 6 (6.25%) C
5 2 (2.08%) Embedded C
5 2 (2.08%) Embedded C++
5 2 (2.08%) C++
6 1 (1.04%) Korn
6 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared
1 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (1.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) Appcelerator
2 18 (18.75%) Adobe
3 16 (16.67%) Apple
4 9 (9.38%) Sencha
5 5 (5.21%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.17%) CODA
6 4 (4.17%) Symbian
7 2 (2.08%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.08%) Nokia
7 2 (2.08%) HP
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle
7 2 (2.08%) VMware
8 1 (1.04%) Perforce
8 1 (1.04%) BMC