The first table below looks at the demand for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 17 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 Hertfordshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 63 50 64
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 5 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.65% 1.72% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.18% 7.14% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 6
Average daily rate £320 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.85% +25.00%
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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
157 154 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.39% 24.10% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 75 101
Average daily rate £300 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £243 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 37
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Apple iOS
East of England

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the Hertfordshire region.

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Borehamwood - - - -
Hertford - - - - 2
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 2
Welwyn - - - -
Apple iOS
East of England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 12 (80.00%) Android
2 11 (73.33%) Java
3 10 (66.67%) Mobile App
4 8 (53.33%) Web Services
4 8 (53.33%) JSON
5 7 (46.67%) Qt
5 7 (46.67%) bada
5 7 (46.67%) .NET
5 7 (46.67%) Symbian
6 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (40.00%) NFC
7 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 5 (33.33%) Degree
8 4 (26.67%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) HTML
9 3 (20.00%) C++
9 3 (20.00%) C
9 3 (20.00%) CSS
9 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
9 3 (20.00%) Android Development
10 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
10 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
10 2 (13.33%) Windows Phone
10 2 (13.33%) HTML5
10 2 (13.33%) Analytics
10 2 (13.33%) SiteCatalyst
10 2 (13.33%) REST
10 2 (13.33%) Axure RP
10 2 (13.33%) Project Management
10 2 (13.33%) Web Analytics

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
1 2 (13.33%) Fireworks
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) WebTrends
1 2 (13.33%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (6.67%) SAP MDM
2 1 (6.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) NFC
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (13.33%) Axure RP
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Android Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) UI Designer
4 2 (13.33%) User Experience Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
1 8 (53.33%) JSON
2 7 (46.67%) Qt
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) REST
6 1 (6.67%) CSS3
6 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
6 1 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (6.67%) iOS SDK
6 1 (6.67%) RESTful
6 1 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) FMCG
3 1 (6.67%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Android
2 7 (46.67%) bada
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (20.00%) Android Development
3 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Web Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Document Management
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
4 1 (6.67%) Game Development
4 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) C
2 3 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Symbian
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe
2 2 (13.33%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards