The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Birmingham 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 54 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 0.98% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.90% 4.59% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Average daily rate £275 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £276 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £385 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
138 109 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.51% 21.29% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 52 25
Average daily rate £270 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.30 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.05 £37.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Apple iOS
West Midlands

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 18 April 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 8 (61.54%) Android
2 7 (53.85%) HTML5
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) Games
4 5 (38.46%) Game Development
4 5 (38.46%) iOS Development
5 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
5 4 (30.77%) iPhone
5 4 (30.77%) Xcode
5 4 (30.77%) Objective-C
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) OO
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) iPad
7 2 (15.38%) CSS3
7 2 (15.38%) Web Development
7 2 (15.38%) PHP
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) OOP
7 2 (15.38%) MVC
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
8 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
8 1 (7.69%) Grunt
8 1 (7.69%) Android Development
8 1 (7.69%) Corona SDK
8 1 (7.69%) RhoMobile
8 1 (7.69%) Linux

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (7.69%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Xcode
2 1 (7.69%) Grunt
2 1 (7.69%) PhoneGap
2 1 (7.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (7.69%) RubyGems
General
1 5 (38.46%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Games Developer
3 4 (30.77%) iOS Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Programmer
5 2 (15.38%) iPhone Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) PHP Magento Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (7.69%) iPhone Applications Developer
6 1 (7.69%) iPad Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML5
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) Corona SDK
4 1 (7.69%) RhoMobile
4 1 (7.69%) SVG
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (7.69%) Cocoa
4 1 (7.69%) Symfony
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) WebGL
4 1 (7.69%) iOS SDK
4 1 (7.69%) Sencha Touch
4 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
4 1 (7.69%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (7.69%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mobile App
1 4 (30.77%) iPhone
2 3 (23.08%) iPad
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Android
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Game Development
1 5 (38.46%) iOS Development
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) OOP
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Android Development
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.69%) Process Management
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) Objective-C
3 2 (15.38%) PHP
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) PHP5
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Apple
1 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) Google
1 1 (7.69%) Appcelerator
1 1 (7.69%) Sencha