The table below looks at the statistics for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 63 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 15 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.09% 2.09% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.64% 10.34% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 1
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £95.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.15 £32.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
-22.63% -26.13%
Apple iOS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
226 232 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.42% 20.21% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 117 66
Average daily rate £350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £123 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £12.42 £10.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.28% -19.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 33 (71.74%) Android
2 24 (52.17%) iOS Development
3 19 (41.30%) Finance
4 18 (39.13%) Mobile App
5 17 (36.96%) Android Development
5 17 (36.96%) Java
6 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (32.61%) Objective-C
8 12 (26.09%) Banking
9 11 (23.91%) .NET
9 11 (23.91%) Windows
10 10 (21.74%) Mercurial
11 9 (19.57%) JSON
12 7 (15.22%) RESTful
12 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
12 7 (15.22%) C#
12 7 (15.22%) HTML
12 7 (15.22%) Cocoa
13 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
13 6 (13.04%) Subversion
14 5 (10.87%) Spring
14 5 (10.87%) Web Development
14 5 (10.87%) iPhone
14 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (10.87%) Multithreading
14 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
14 5 (10.87%) Open Source
14 5 (10.87%) iOS SDK
14 5 (10.87%) REST
14 5 (10.87%) SOAP

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.70%) CMS
2 4 (8.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) LAN
1 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) MySQL
1 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (8.70%) MongoDB
1 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Mercurial
2 6 (13.04%) Subversion
3 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.70%) JUnit
4 4 (8.70%) JMeter
5 3 (6.52%) Xcode
5 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.52%) Maven
5 3 (6.52%) HttpUnit
5 3 (6.52%) Ant
6 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.35%) Selenium
6 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.35%) Hudson
6 2 (4.35%) Gradle
6 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.17%) Calabash
7 1 (2.17%) Android Studio
7 1 (2.17%) Appium
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Games
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) iOS Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Android Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Mobile Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Programmer
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Designer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Designer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Service Desk Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Java Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) .NET
2 9 (19.57%) JSON
3 7 (15.22%) HTML
3 7 (15.22%) Cocoa
3 7 (15.22%) RESTful
4 5 (10.87%) Spring
4 5 (10.87%) iOS SDK
4 5 (10.87%) REST
4 5 (10.87%) Android SDK
4 5 (10.87%) Hibernate
4 5 (10.87%) SOAP
4 5 (10.87%) Web Services
5 4 (8.70%) J2EE
5 4 (8.70%) CSS
5 4 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.35%) Cocoa Touch
7 2 (4.35%) HTML5
7 2 (4.35%) JSP
7 2 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.87%) iPhone
2 5 (10.87%) Open Source
3 4 (8.70%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Machine to Machine
4 3 (6.52%) User Experience
4 3 (6.52%) Data Integration
5 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.35%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) W3C
6 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (71.74%) Android
2 11 (23.91%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.17%) Solaris
4 1 (2.17%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) iOS Development
2 17 (36.96%) Android Development
3 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.87%) Web Development
4 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (10.87%) Multithreading
5 4 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (8.70%) Scrum
5 4 (8.70%) TDD
5 4 (8.70%) CRM
6 3 (6.52%) OO
6 3 (6.52%) BDD
7 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.35%) MVC
7 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.35%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (2.17%) OOD
8 1 (2.17%) Pair Programming
8 1 (2.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) Java
2 15 (32.61%) Objective-C
3 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.22%) C#
4 4 (8.70%) Ruby
4 4 (8.70%) PHP
5 3 (6.52%) SQL
5 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.52%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
1 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Google
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Apple