The table below looks at the statistics for iOS Development 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 iOS Development over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 57 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.31% 0.65% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.93% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.79 £15.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+85.26% -57.14%
iOS Development
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
417 428 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.45% 69.37% 64.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 266 148
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

iOS Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

iOS Development Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

iOS Development
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

iOS Development Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

iOS Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Development across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

iOS Development Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing iOS Development 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 iOS Development.

1 12 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (75.00%) MVC
2 9 (75.00%) Android
2 9 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (75.00%) Android Development
3 8 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 8 (66.67%) HTML5
3 8 (66.67%) jQuery
3 8 (66.67%) HTML
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (58.33%) CSS
4 7 (58.33%) OOP
4 7 (58.33%) SOA
4 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) PhoneGap
4 7 (58.33%) User Experience
5 6 (50.00%) Sencha
5 6 (50.00%) JSON
5 6 (50.00%) XML
5 6 (50.00%) Java
6 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (33.33%) JIRA
7 4 (33.33%) Ajax
7 4 (33.33%) Ant
8 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (25.00%) Objective-C
9 2 (16.67%) Memory Management
9 2 (16.67%) Game Development

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing iOS Development 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 iOS Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 2 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
3 5 (41.67%) iOS Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Architect
5 3 (25.00%) Senior Architect
6 2 (16.67%) Android Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 8 (66.67%) HTML5
1 8 (66.67%) jQuery
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) PhoneGap
3 6 (50.00%) JSON
3 6 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) Ajax
5 2 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (8.33%) Cocoa
6 1 (8.33%) CSS3
6 1 (8.33%) WebRTC
6 1 (8.33%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (58.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (75.00%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) MVC
1 9 (75.00%) Android Development
2 7 (58.33%) OOP
2 7 (58.33%) SOA
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Memory Management
5 2 (16.67%) Game Development
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Sencha
2 2 (16.67%) Apple