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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 62 50 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 5 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.63% 1.55% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.79% 7.87% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 £13.87 £24.58
% change year-on-year
+85.29% -43.57%
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
132 127 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.73% 19.72% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 64 38
Average daily rate £340 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £18.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -13.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £18.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 May 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) iOS Development
2 5 (45.45%) Android
3 4 (36.36%) Mobile Development
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) Android Development
4 3 (27.27%) Objective-C
4 3 (27.27%) iOS SDK
4 3 (27.27%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) Syclo
5 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (18.18%) Android SDK
5 2 (18.18%) J2ME
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) Cocoa
5 2 (18.18%) Xcode
5 2 (18.18%) BREW
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) J2EE
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) VC++
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) Apple

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SAP BI
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Xcode
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) iOS Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Architect
5 2 (18.18%) Android Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Mobility Architect
6 1 (9.09%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) iOS SDK
2 3 (27.27%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) Android SDK
3 2 (18.18%) J2ME
3 2 (18.18%) Cocoa
3 2 (18.18%) BREW
3 2 (18.18%) JSON
3 2 (18.18%) J2EE
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) OpenGL
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) WebRTC
4 1 (9.09%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) FMCG
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Android
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) iOS Development
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile Development
3 3 (27.27%) Android Development
4 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Objective-C
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) VC++
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Syclo
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) SAP