The table below looks at the statistics for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 101 89 107
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 43 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.37% 1.25% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.53% 6.01% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 8
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£350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £283 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £588 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £71.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -75.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.15 £32.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
-22.63% -26.13%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
658 516 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.02% 20.82% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 252 331
Average daily rate £350 £275 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -25.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 73 85
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
Gloucestershire -6 15 £350 - 4
Wiltshire -4 10 £359 +10.30% 5
Bristol -15 5 £325 -33.67% 8
Dorset -1 4 £350 -
Devon -4 3 £363 +31.81% 1
Somerset -6 2 £338 +22.72% 3
Cornwall - - - -
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 43 (65.15%) Android
2 29 (43.94%) Windows
3 27 (40.91%) HTML
4 26 (39.39%) JavaScript
5 24 (36.36%) CSS
6 21 (31.82%) HTML5
7 18 (27.27%) iOS Development
7 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (24.24%) .NET
9 14 (21.21%) Web Services
9 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
9 14 (21.21%) User Experience
10 13 (19.70%) CSS3
10 13 (19.70%) C#
11 12 (18.18%) Finance
11 12 (18.18%) Android Development
12 11 (16.67%) Mobile App
12 11 (16.67%) REST
12 11 (16.67%) RESTful
12 11 (16.67%) jQuery
12 11 (16.67%) Scrum
13 10 (15.15%) Banking
13 10 (15.15%) Blackberry
13 10 (15.15%) Apache Cordova
14 9 (13.64%) Windows Phone
14 9 (13.64%) PHP
14 9 (13.64%) SOAP
14 9 (13.64%) Ajax
14 9 (13.64%) Objective-C
15 8 (12.12%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (7.58%) CMS
2 4 (6.06%) Node.js
3 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.03%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.52%) Apache
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.52%) WordPress
5 1 (1.52%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Office
2 5 (7.58%) Photoshop
3 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) DHCP
1 4 (6.06%) DNS
1 4 (6.06%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) VPN
2 2 (3.03%) SAN
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) 3G
2 2 (3.03%) Firewall
2 2 (3.03%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (3.03%) FTP
2 2 (3.03%) LDAP
3 1 (1.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) MySQL
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Axure RP
2 5 (7.58%) Xcode
3 4 (6.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.03%) Subversion
5 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.52%) PVCS
6 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.52%) JIRA
6 1 (1.52%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 12 (18.18%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Banking
3 6 (9.09%) Retail
3 6 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.03%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Publishing
5 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (56.06%) Developer
2 10 (15.15%) iOS Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Analyst
4 6 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 6 (9.09%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Android Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Designer
7 3 (4.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (4.55%) User Experience Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Information Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (40.91%) HTML
2 24 (36.36%) CSS
3 21 (31.82%) HTML5
4 16 (24.24%) .NET
5 14 (21.21%) Web Services
6 13 (19.70%) CSS3
7 11 (16.67%) REST
7 11 (16.67%) jQuery
7 11 (16.67%) RESTful
8 10 (15.15%) Apache Cordova
9 9 (13.64%) SOAP
9 9 (13.64%) Ajax
10 7 (10.61%) AngularJS
11 6 (9.09%) XML
11 6 (9.09%) Ember.js
11 6 (9.09%) Sencha Touch
11 6 (9.09%) Backbone.js
12 5 (7.58%) Sass
12 5 (7.58%) iOS SDK
13 4 (6.06%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) User Experience
2 11 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 10 (15.15%) Blackberry
4 6 (9.09%) iPhone
5 5 (7.58%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (7.58%) iPad
6 4 (6.06%) Graphic Design
6 4 (6.06%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (6.06%) Mathematics
6 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
6 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.55%) Streaming Video
8 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.52%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (1.52%) Animation
9 1 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (1.52%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.52%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 43 (65.15%) Android
2 29 (43.94%) Windows
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Phone
4 6 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.58%) Mac OS X
6 4 (6.06%) Linux
6 4 (6.06%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (3.03%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (1.52%) bada
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (27.27%) iOS Development
2 12 (18.18%) Android Development
3 11 (16.67%) Scrum
4 7 (10.61%) E-Commerce
5 6 (9.09%) Workflow
6 5 (7.58%) ITIL
6 5 (7.58%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.58%) Time Management
6 5 (7.58%) Information Architecture
6 5 (7.58%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (6.06%) 3D Rendering
7 4 (6.06%) Content Management
8 3 (4.55%) TDD
8 3 (4.55%) MVC
8 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.55%) Business Process Improvement
9 2 (3.03%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.03%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (39.39%) JavaScript
2 13 (19.70%) C#
3 9 (13.64%) Objective-C
3 9 (13.64%) PHP
4 8 (12.12%) C++
5 7 (10.61%) C
6 6 (9.09%) SQL
7 4 (6.06%) Java
8 1 (1.52%) VB
8 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.52%) VC++
8 1 (1.52%) Python
8 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.03%) Kerio MailServer
3 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) VMware
2 6 (9.09%) Sencha
3 4 (6.06%) Appcelerator
3 4 (6.06%) Citrix
4 3 (4.55%) Apple
5 2 (3.03%) HP
5 2 (3.03%) SAP
5 2 (3.03%) NEC
5 2 (3.03%) LANDesk
5 2 (3.03%) SonicWALL
5 2 (3.03%) ProCurve
5 2 (3.03%) Infor
5 2 (3.03%) Kerio
5 2 (3.03%) Lotus
5 2 (3.03%) Mitel
6 1 (1.52%) Google
6 1 (1.52%) Acronis
6 1 (1.52%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.52%) Wyse
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