The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Operating Systems category for the Edinburgh 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 82 51 66
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +15
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.93% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.67% 4.43% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £300 £326 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +30.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -31.25%
Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
240 158 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.02% 20.90% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 48 85
Average daily rate £375 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 14
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £31.65 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Apple iOS
Scotland

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 14 (51.85%) iOS Development
2 12 (44.44%) Windows
3 11 (40.74%) Apple
4 10 (37.04%) Mac OS X
5 9 (33.33%) Objective-C
6 8 (29.63%) JSON
7 7 (25.93%) iPad
8 6 (22.22%) Android
8 6 (22.22%) Mac OS X Server
8 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 6 (22.22%) C#
8 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 5 (18.52%) LDAP
9 5 (18.52%) Xcode
9 5 (18.52%) Network Security
9 5 (18.52%) iPhone
9 5 (18.52%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (18.52%) Android Development
9 5 (18.52%) Cocoa Touch
9 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
10 4 (14.81%) REST
10 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (14.81%) SLA
10 4 (14.81%) HTML
11 3 (11.11%) Java
11 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 3 (11.11%) CSS
11 3 (11.11%) Cocoa
11 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (7.41%) HTML5

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) LDAP
1 5 (18.52%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Xcode
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) iOS Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (18.52%) Administrator
5 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (11.11%) Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Systems Support
8 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) IT Administrator
8 1 (3.70%) UI Developer
8 1 (3.70%) UI Programmer
8 1 (3.70%) Android Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) JSON
2 5 (18.52%) Cocoa Touch
3 4 (14.81%) REST
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
4 3 (11.11%) CSS
4 3 (11.11%) Cocoa
5 2 (7.41%) HTML5
5 2 (7.41%) iOS SDK
5 2 (7.41%) CSS3
5 2 (7.41%) jQuery
6 1 (3.70%) .NET
6 1 (3.70%) SOAP
6 1 (3.70%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.70%) EDI
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.70%) Apache Flex
6 1 (3.70%) Sencha Touch
6 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) iPad
2 5 (18.52%) iPhone
2 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Mac OS X
3 6 (22.22%) Android
3 6 (22.22%) Mac OS X Server
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) iOS Development
2 5 (18.52%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (18.52%) Android Development
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) B2B
4 2 (7.41%) OOP
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.70%) MVC
5 1 (3.70%) Web Development
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 6 (22.22%) C#
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
4 2 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) C++
5 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ACTC
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (7.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Apple
2 2 (7.41%) Sencha
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) VMware