The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Processes & Methodologies 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 50 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 7 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.01% 1.16% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.72% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £270 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -46.00%
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 £26.53 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.05% -35.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
475 408 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.54% 67.33% 70.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 233 250
Average daily rate £351 £385 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.42% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.20 £16.48 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £178.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
iOS Development
West Midlands

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (87.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) Objective-C
4 4 (50.00%) Android Development
4 4 (50.00%) Android
4 4 (50.00%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) Apple
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) OOP
5 3 (37.50%) SOA
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) PhoneGap
5 3 (37.50%) Sencha
5 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) Game Development
6 2 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (25.00%) Memory Management
6 2 (25.00%) iPad
6 2 (25.00%) iPhone
6 2 (25.00%) Games
6 2 (25.00%) Cocoa
6 2 (25.00%) Xcode
7 1 (12.50%) Eclipse

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) PhoneGap
2 2 (25.00%) Xcode
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Ant
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) iOS Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
5 1 (12.50%) iPad Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (12.50%) iPhone Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) XML
1 3 (37.50%) JSON
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
1 3 (37.50%) HTML5
1 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) Cocoa
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
3 1 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) iPhone
2 2 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Android Development
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) OOP
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (25.00%) Memory Management
4 2 (25.00%) Game Development
5 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Objective-C
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Apple
1 3 (37.50%) Sencha