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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 62 61 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.48% 0.32% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.49% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.30 £32.50 £29.99
% change year-on-year
+33.23% +8.36%
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
595 411 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.60% 66.50% 71.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 243 177
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 13
Average hourly rate £19.75 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile Development
3 3 (60.00%) Android Development
3 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
3 3 (60.00%) Android
4 2 (40.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) Cocoa
4 2 (40.00%) Xcode
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Android SDK
4 2 (40.00%) iOS SDK
4 2 (40.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) Node.js
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) WebRTC
5 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Xcode
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile Developer
2 4 (80.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cocoa
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) iOS SDK
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) WebRTC
2 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (60.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP