The table below looks at the statistics for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iOS
Rank 34 43 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.52% 0.82% 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.71% 2.78% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate £345 £300 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -31.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.37% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £24.60 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-28.86% -23.12%
Apple iOS
Oxfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
85 108 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 32.32% 29.35% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 79 17
Average daily rate £305 £348 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.23% +98.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £226 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £11.29 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (55.56%) Android
1 5 (55.56%) iOS Development
2 4 (44.44%) Objective-C
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) iOS SDK
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) iPhone
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Android SDK
4 2 (22.22%) Android Development
4 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
4 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
4 2 (22.22%) OOD
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Electronics
4 2 (22.22%) Cocoa
4 2 (22.22%) Xcode
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) XML-RPC
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Xcode
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) iOS Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
4 2 (22.22%) iOS Android Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior iOS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Java Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Mac Technician
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior iOS Android Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Mobile Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) iOS SDK
1 3 (33.33%) JSON
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) Android SDK
2 2 (22.22%) Cocoa
3 1 (11.11%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (11.11%) Core Animation
3 1 (11.11%) Google Maps API
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) PhoneGap
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
1 2 (22.22%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) Animation
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) iOS Development
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Android Development
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Objective-C
2 3 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Apple Swift
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) LPIC
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Apple
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft