The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 South East 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 132 178 174
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -4
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 113 61 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.25% 0.72% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.19% 2.92% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 39 32
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +19.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £165 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £33.75 £36.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +67.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £18.80 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £137.20 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.49% -35.25%
Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2178 2086 2008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.08% 24.74% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 1048 824
Average daily rate £325 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 266 292
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -1.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Apple iOS
England

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 23 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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 +16 35 £338 -10.00% 9
Hampshire +5 28 £340 +38.77% 11
Buckinghamshire +5 15 £345 +18.96% 6
Oxfordshire +1 13 £325 +30.00% 8
Surrey +3 12 £160 -54.28% 8
Middlesex - 5 £270 -
West Sussex -4 2 £275 -35.29% 7
East Sussex -6 1 - - 3
Kent - 1 - - 3
Sussex - - - -
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 149 (62.87%) Android
2 98 (41.35%) Mobile App
3 80 (33.76%) HTML
4 73 (30.80%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (30.38%) iOS Development
6 58 (24.47%) CSS
7 52 (21.94%) Windows
7 52 (21.94%) JavaScript
8 46 (19.41%) Objective-C
9 44 (18.57%) HTML5
10 43 (18.14%) iPhone
11 41 (17.30%) Blackberry
12 40 (16.88%) Apple
13 38 (16.03%) OO
14 35 (14.77%) Android Development
14 35 (14.77%) PHP
14 35 (14.77%) Scrum
15 33 (13.92%) iPad
16 32 (13.50%) MySQL
17 31 (13.08%) SOAP
17 31 (13.08%) TDD
18 30 (12.66%) Java
19 29 (12.24%) .NET
20 28 (11.81%) Git (software)
20 28 (11.81%) jQuery
21 27 (11.39%) Microsoft
21 27 (11.39%) Axure RP
22 26 (10.97%) CSS3
22 26 (10.97%) Subversion
23 25 (10.55%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 15 (6.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (3.38%) Node.js
4 7 (2.95%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.53%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (2.11%) IIS
6 5 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.69%) Apache
7 4 (1.69%) CMS
8 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.27%) Lync
8 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.42%) Drupal
10 1 (0.42%) WordPress
10 1 (0.42%) nginx
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.49%) MS Office
3 6 (2.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (2.53%) Photoshop
4 5 (2.11%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.84%) MS Project
6 1 (0.42%) Blender
Business Applications
1 8 (3.38%) Oracle CRM
1 8 (3.38%) Magento
2 2 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.22%) Office 365
2 4 (1.69%) IaaS
2 4 (1.69%) PaaS
3 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.75%) VPN
2 11 (4.64%) HTTP
3 10 (4.22%) Internet
4 9 (3.80%) Firewall
5 2 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.84%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.84%) HSPA
5 2 (0.84%) LTE
5 2 (0.84%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.84%) DNS
5 2 (0.84%) VoIP
5 2 (0.84%) WCDMA
5 2 (0.84%) DHCP
5 2 (0.84%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.42%) WAN
6 1 (0.42%) RFID
6 1 (0.42%) NFC
6 1 (0.42%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.50%) MySQL
2 14 (5.91%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.38%) Big Data
3 8 (3.38%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.95%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.53%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.53%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.42%) Redis
6 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.42%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (11.81%) Git (software)
2 27 (11.39%) Axure RP
3 26 (10.97%) Subversion
4 15 (6.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 13 (5.49%) Xcode
6 8 (3.38%) PHPUnit
7 7 (2.95%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 4 (1.69%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.27%) Selenium
11 2 (0.84%) Robotium
11 2 (0.84%) Calabash
11 2 (0.84%) JIRA
12 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.42%) PhoneGap
12 1 (0.42%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.42%) IntelliJ
General
1 22 (9.28%) Finance
2 19 (8.02%) Retail
2 19 (8.02%) Marketing
3 14 (5.91%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.49%) Automotive
5 11 (4.64%) Games
6 10 (4.22%) Dutch Language
7 9 (3.80%) Advertising
8 6 (2.53%) Publishing
9 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.84%) Back Office
9 2 (0.84%) Electronics
9 2 (0.84%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 120 (50.63%) Developer
2 38 (16.03%) iOS Developer
3 29 (12.24%) Designer
3 29 (12.24%) Mobile Developer
4 17 (7.17%) User Experience Designer
4 17 (7.17%) Web Developer
5 16 (6.75%) Analyst
5 16 (6.75%) PHP Developer
6 14 (5.91%) Architect
7 13 (5.49%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 11 (4.64%) Applications Developer
9 9 (3.80%) C# Developer
9 9 (3.80%) Android Developer
10 8 (3.38%) PHP Web Developer
10 8 (3.38%) Java Developer
11 7 (2.95%) .NET Developer
11 7 (2.95%) Mobility Specialist
12 6 (2.53%) Release Manager
12 6 (2.53%) Project Manager
12 6 (2.53%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (33.76%) HTML
2 58 (24.47%) CSS
3 44 (18.57%) HTML5
4 31 (13.08%) SOAP
5 29 (12.24%) .NET
6 28 (11.81%) jQuery
7 26 (10.97%) CSS3
8 24 (10.13%) Web Services
9 23 (9.70%) RESTful
10 21 (8.86%) Cocoa
11 16 (6.75%) JSON
11 16 (6.75%) Cocoa Touch
12 15 (6.33%) iOS SDK
12 15 (6.33%) XML
13 14 (5.91%) Sencha Touch
14 10 (4.22%) Backbone.js
14 10 (4.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 10 (4.22%) Ajax
15 8 (3.38%) ASP.NET
15 8 (3.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 98 (41.35%) Mobile App
2 43 (18.14%) iPhone
3 41 (17.30%) Blackberry
4 33 (13.92%) iPad
5 15 (6.33%) Smartphone
6 13 (5.49%) Visualisation
7 11 (4.64%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.95%) Open Source
9 5 (2.11%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.69%) Handset
10 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.27%) Animation
11 3 (1.27%) Physics
12 2 (0.84%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.84%) Copywriting
12 2 (0.84%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.84%) AS400
12 2 (0.84%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.84%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.84%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 149 (62.87%) Android
2 52 (21.94%) Windows
3 20 (8.44%) Linux
4 16 (6.75%) Windows 7
5 14 (5.91%) Windows Phone
6 9 (3.80%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (2.11%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.11%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.69%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.84%) webOS
10 1 (0.42%) BlackBerry OS
10 1 (0.42%) UNIX
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (30.80%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (30.38%) iOS Development
3 38 (16.03%) OO
4 35 (14.77%) Scrum
4 35 (14.77%) Android Development
5 31 (13.08%) TDD
6 23 (9.70%) E-Commerce
6 23 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (9.28%) Analytics
8 21 (8.86%) Mobile Application Development
8 21 (8.86%) OOP
9 17 (7.17%) MVC
10 14 (5.91%) Web Development
10 14 (5.91%) Unit Testing
11 13 (5.49%) Usability Testing
12 11 (4.64%) SOA
13 10 (4.22%) Kanban
14 9 (3.80%) Information Architecture
14 9 (3.80%) Mobile Device Management
14 9 (3.80%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 52 (21.94%) JavaScript
2 46 (19.41%) Objective-C
3 35 (14.77%) PHP
4 30 (12.66%) Java
5 25 (10.55%) SQL
6 22 (9.28%) C#
7 13 (5.49%) PHP5
8 11 (4.64%) C
9 9 (3.80%) C++
10 8 (3.38%) Groovy
11 3 (1.27%) Scala
11 3 (1.27%) Python
12 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.84%) RPG
12 2 (0.84%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.42%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.42%) Ruby
13 1 (0.42%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (5.49%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.22%) Degree
2 10 (4.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.17%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) JTAG
System Software
1 18 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.22%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) SCCM
2 1 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.42%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 40 (16.88%) Apple
2 27 (11.39%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.44%) Adobe
4 15 (6.33%) Appcelerator
5 14 (5.91%) Sencha
6 12 (5.06%) Oracle
7 11 (4.64%) SAP
8 10 (4.22%) Citrix
8 10 (4.22%) MobileIron
9 8 (3.38%) JD Edwards
9 8 (3.38%) Symantec
10 7 (2.95%) McAfee
10 7 (2.95%) Altiris
11 4 (1.69%) Zend
11 4 (1.69%) Xamarin
11 4 (1.69%) Facebook
11 4 (1.69%) CODA
11 4 (1.69%) HP
12 3 (1.27%) QNX
12 3 (1.27%) Twitter
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