The table below looks at the statistics for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 131 183 145
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -38
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 120 60 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.29% 0.70% 1.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.34% 2.86% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 40 51
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£350 £345 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £219 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £341 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +6.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.90 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £35.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-38.18% -21.42%
Apple iOS
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2249 2100 2000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.23% 24.35% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 1057 904
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 239 254
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.78 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +22 38 £325 -2.25% 11
Hampshire +13 27 £400 - 18
Buckinghamshire +5 18 £290 - 2
Kent - 7 £145 - 2
Surrey 0 6 £300 -10.44% 7
West Sussex 0 6 - - 2
East Sussex -13 6 £350 -12.50% 5
Oxfordshire -15 6 £363 +25.00% 6
Middlesex - 3 £270 -
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 116 (55.77%) Android
2 87 (41.83%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (40.87%) iOS Development
4 78 (37.50%) Mobile App
5 71 (34.13%) Objective-C
6 57 (27.40%) iPhone
7 49 (23.56%) HTML
8 47 (22.60%) iPad
9 45 (21.63%) Windows
10 41 (19.71%) TDD
10 41 (19.71%) Git (software)
10 41 (19.71%) RESTful
11 40 (19.23%) SOAP
12 37 (17.79%) JavaScript
12 37 (17.79%) Apple
13 35 (16.83%) Cocoa
14 33 (15.87%) Subversion
14 33 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (15.87%) User Experience
15 32 (15.38%) Blackberry
16 31 (14.90%) Web Services
16 31 (14.90%) CSS
17 29 (13.94%) MySQL
17 29 (13.94%) Cocoa Touch
18 28 (13.46%) OO
18 28 (13.46%) HTTP
18 28 (13.46%) Scrum
19 27 (12.98%) HTML5
20 24 (11.54%) Android Development
20 24 (11.54%) Microsoft

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (4.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (4.33%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.37%) Node.js
4 6 (2.88%) IBM Notes
5 5 (2.40%) Apache
5 5 (2.40%) IIS
6 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.44%) Lync
8 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.96%) WordPress
8 2 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.96%) CMS
8 2 (0.96%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.96%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.48%) Drupal
9 1 (0.48%) Confluence
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.48%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 19 (9.13%) MS Office
2 13 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.85%) Photoshop
3 8 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.48%) Blender
4 1 (0.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.40%) Office 365
2 2 (0.96%) IaaS
2 2 (0.96%) SaaS
2 2 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.46%) HTTP
2 13 (6.25%) VPN
3 11 (5.29%) Internet
4 4 (1.92%) Firewall
4 4 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.44%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.96%) NFC
6 2 (0.96%) WPA
6 2 (0.96%) 802.11
6 2 (0.96%) Intranet
6 2 (0.96%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.96%) WPA2
6 2 (0.96%) UPnP
6 2 (0.96%) DLNA
7 1 (0.48%) HSPA
7 1 (0.48%) LTE
7 1 (0.48%) LAN
7 1 (0.48%) VoIP
7 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.94%) MySQL
2 13 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.37%) Big Data
5 6 (2.88%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.88%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.88%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.48%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (19.71%) Git (software)
2 33 (15.87%) Subversion
3 13 (6.25%) Axure RP
4 10 (4.81%) Xcode
5 8 (3.85%) PHPUnit
6 7 (3.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 5 (2.40%) JIRA
8 3 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.44%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.44%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.96%) Selenium
9 2 (0.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.96%) Robotium
10 1 (0.48%) Calabash
10 1 (0.48%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.48%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.48%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.48%) JMeter
10 1 (0.48%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.48%) Mercurial
General
1 21 (10.10%) Finance
2 13 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.25%) Marketing
3 10 (4.81%) Retail
4 7 (3.37%) Advertising
4 7 (3.37%) Games
5 5 (2.40%) Dutch Language
6 4 (1.92%) Automotive
7 3 (1.44%) Publishing
8 2 (0.96%) Banking
8 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.96%) Electronics
9 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 121 (58.17%) Developer
2 56 (26.92%) iOS Developer
3 36 (17.31%) Mobile Developer
4 18 (8.65%) Designer
5 13 (6.25%) Analyst
6 12 (5.77%) PHP Developer
7 11 (5.29%) Architect
8 9 (4.33%) Senior Developer
9 8 (3.85%) Java Developer
9 8 (3.85%) Android Developer
9 8 (3.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 7 (3.37%) User Experience Designer
10 7 (3.37%) .NET Developer
11 6 (2.88%) Desktop Support
11 6 (2.88%) Applications Developer
12 5 (2.40%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.40%) Project Manager
12 5 (2.40%) Tester
12 5 (2.40%) Test Analyst
12 5 (2.40%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (23.56%) HTML
2 41 (19.71%) RESTful
3 40 (19.23%) SOAP
4 35 (16.83%) Cocoa
5 31 (14.90%) Web Services
5 31 (14.90%) CSS
6 29 (13.94%) Cocoa Touch
7 27 (12.98%) HTML5
8 19 (9.13%) JSON
9 17 (8.17%) XML
10 14 (6.73%) .NET
11 12 (5.77%) iOS SDK
12 11 (5.29%) jQuery
13 10 (4.81%) CSS3
14 9 (4.33%) Flash
15 8 (3.85%) Backbone.js
16 7 (3.37%) Sencha Touch
16 7 (3.37%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 6 (2.88%) Apache Cordova
17 6 (2.88%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 78 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 57 (27.40%) iPhone
3 47 (22.60%) iPad
4 33 (15.87%) User Experience
5 32 (15.38%) Blackberry
6 20 (9.62%) Client/Server
7 10 (4.81%) Visualisation
8 9 (4.33%) Smartphone
9 6 (2.88%) Animation
9 6 (2.88%) Open Source
10 4 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.44%) Physics
11 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.44%) PDA
11 3 (1.44%) Handset
11 3 (1.44%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.44%) AS400
11 3 (1.44%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.96%) DTV
12 2 (0.96%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 116 (55.77%) Android
2 45 (21.63%) Windows
3 20 (9.62%) Linux
4 14 (6.73%) Windows 7
5 12 (5.77%) Windows Phone
6 11 (5.29%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (2.40%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.44%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.96%) UNIX
9 2 (0.96%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.96%) webOS
10 1 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (41.83%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (40.87%) iOS Development
3 41 (19.71%) TDD
4 33 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (13.46%) Scrum
5 28 (13.46%) OO
6 24 (11.54%) Android Development
7 20 (9.62%) Kanban
8 19 (9.13%) OOP
9 17 (8.17%) MVC
10 14 (6.73%) E-Commerce
11 13 (6.25%) ITIL
12 12 (5.77%) SOA
12 12 (5.77%) Mobile Application Development
13 11 (5.29%) Analytics
13 11 (5.29%) Web Development
14 10 (4.81%) Unit Testing
15 7 (3.37%) Problem Management
16 6 (2.88%) Multithreading
16 6 (2.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 71 (34.13%) Objective-C
2 37 (17.79%) JavaScript
3 20 (9.62%) PHP
4 19 (9.13%) Java
5 16 (7.69%) SQL
6 15 (7.21%) C#
7 10 (4.81%) C++
7 10 (4.81%) C
7 10 (4.81%) PHP5
8 8 (3.85%) Groovy
9 5 (2.40%) Python
10 3 (1.44%) Scala
11 2 (0.96%) AppleScript
11 2 (0.96%) RPG IV
11 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.96%) RPG
12 1 (0.48%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.48%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.48%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.48%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 12 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.88%) Degree
4 2 (0.96%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.48%) MCDST
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) MCSE
5 1 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (0.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.48%) JTAG
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 13 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (0.96%) SCCM
2 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.48%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 37 (17.79%) Apple
2 24 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.73%) Adobe
4 9 (4.33%) MobileIron
5 7 (3.37%) Appcelerator
5 7 (3.37%) Sencha
5 7 (3.37%) HP
5 7 (3.37%) Oracle
6 6 (2.88%) Lotus
7 5 (2.40%) SAP
7 5 (2.40%) Citrix
7 5 (2.40%) Symantec
8 4 (1.92%) McAfee
8 4 (1.92%) Altiris
8 4 (1.92%) Zend
8 4 (1.92%) Facebook
9 3 (1.44%) QNX
10 2 (0.96%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.96%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.96%) webMethods
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