The first table below looks at the demand for the iOS Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iOS Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Developer
Rank 56 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.35% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £138
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -35.25%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
649 567 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.39% 91.60% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 326 328
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 22 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £11.06 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
iOS Developer
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iOS Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iOS Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

iOS Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

iOS Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

iOS Developer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

iOS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited iOS Developer in their job title 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 with iOS Developer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (83.33%) Objective-C
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
4 3 (50.00%) Apple
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Games
5 2 (33.33%) Cocoa
5 2 (33.33%) Xcode
5 2 (33.33%) Android
5 2 (33.33%) iPhone
5 2 (33.33%) Memory Management
5 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (33.33%) Android Development
5 2 (33.33%) iPad
5 2 (33.33%) Game Development
6 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
6 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
6 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
6 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (16.67%) Ajax
6 1 (16.67%) JIRA
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) JavaScript

iOS Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited iOS Developer in their job title 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 with iOS Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Xcode
2 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Cocoa
2 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
2 1 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) iPhone
2 2 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Memory Management
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) Android Development
3 2 (33.33%) Game Development
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Apple