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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 55 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 4 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.54% 1.94% 2.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 8.72% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
Average daily rate
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£290 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.54% +42.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £320 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £480 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.87 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -26.88%
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
100 172 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.46% 22.28% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 75 94
Average daily rate £300 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 27 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £13.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +18.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £25.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2 September 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 5 (62.50%) iOS Development
2 4 (50.00%) iOS SDK
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) Android
3 3 (37.50%) Objective-C
3 3 (37.50%) Android Development
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (25.00%) MobileIron
4 2 (25.00%) Android SDK
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) iPhone
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Cocoa
5 1 (12.50%) Xcode
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) SAP BI
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) SAP

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BI
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (12.50%) iPhone Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 3 (37.50%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) Android SDK
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Cocoa
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (25.00%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) iOS Development
2 3 (37.50%) Android Development
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Objective-C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin