The table below looks at the statistics for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 20 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 54 44 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 9 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.19% 2.56% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.08% 11.04% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 6
Average daily rate
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£463 £288 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.86% +17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £241 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £307 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.07% -45.33%
Apple iOS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
148 154 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.50% 23.23% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 99 43
Average daily rate £350 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £126 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.98 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.11% +3.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £34.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 14 (58.33%) MVC
2 13 (54.17%) iOS Development
3 12 (50.00%) OOP
4 11 (45.83%) Android
5 10 (41.67%) Objective-C
5 10 (41.67%) Mobile App
6 9 (37.50%) Android Development
6 9 (37.50%) HTML5
6 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (37.50%) HTML
7 8 (33.33%) Java
7 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 8 (33.33%) CSS
7 8 (33.33%) SOA
7 8 (33.33%) jQuery
7 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 8 (33.33%) User Experience
8 7 (29.17%) PhoneGap
8 7 (29.17%) Memory Management
8 7 (29.17%) XML
8 7 (29.17%) Cocoa
9 6 (25.00%) JSON
9 6 (25.00%) SAP
9 6 (25.00%) OO
9 6 (25.00%) Sencha
9 6 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
10 5 (20.83%) JIRA
10 5 (20.83%) Ajax
11 4 (16.67%) Ant
11 4 (16.67%) Mentoring

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) JIRA
2 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) Ant
3 2 (8.33%) Xcode
4 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Architect
3 7 (29.17%) iOS Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Mobility Architect
6 4 (16.67%) SAP Architect
7 3 (12.50%) Android Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Senior Architect
8 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
8 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (8.33%) Mobile Solutions Architect
9 1 (4.17%) UI Programmer
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
9 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) HTML
1 9 (37.50%) HTML5
2 8 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 8 (33.33%) CSS
2 8 (33.33%) jQuery
3 7 (29.17%) XML
3 7 (29.17%) Cocoa
3 7 (29.17%) PhoneGap
4 6 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 6 (25.00%) JSON
5 5 (20.83%) Ajax
6 2 (8.33%) .NET
6 2 (8.33%) CSS3
7 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
7 1 (4.17%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.17%) XSLT
7 1 (4.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Mobile App
2 8 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) iPhone
3 2 (8.33%) iPad
4 1 (4.17%) WURFL
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Android
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) MVC
2 13 (54.17%) iOS Development
3 12 (50.00%) OOP
4 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) Android Development
5 8 (33.33%) SOA
6 7 (29.17%) Memory Management
7 6 (25.00%) OO
8 4 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (8.33%) Game Development
10 2 (8.33%) Document Management
10 2 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
11 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
11 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
11 1 (4.17%) TDD
11 1 (4.17%) CRM
11 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
11 1 (4.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Objective-C
2 8 (33.33%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (4.17%) XenApp
1 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) SAP
1 6 (25.00%) Sencha
2 3 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) AccuRev
3 1 (4.17%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle