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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 87 100 97
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 59 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.84% 1.17% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.61% 5.29% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 19 12
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£413 £238 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.68% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £178 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £368 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £37.00 £16.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.24% +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £14.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £20.10 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £15.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+27.20% -33.80%
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
685 680 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.41% 22.16% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 370 202
Average daily rate £350 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 96 70
Average hourly rate £19.03 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.33% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Bristol +32 38 £413 +17.85% 18
Wiltshire -8 5 £370 +64.44% 12
Dorset +2 3 £330 -40.00% 4
Somerset -2 2 - -
Devon -7 2 £350 -4.10% 2
Gloucestershire -1 1 £350 +112.12% 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 72 (70.59%) iOS Development
2 57 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (52.94%) Android
4 47 (46.08%) Objective-C
5 33 (32.35%) Mobile App
6 31 (30.39%) E-Commerce
7 30 (29.41%) Android Development
8 28 (27.45%) TDD
9 27 (26.47%) Windows
9 27 (26.47%) Apple Swift
10 25 (24.51%) Web Services
11 19 (18.63%) .NET
12 18 (17.65%) Scrum
12 18 (17.65%) Cocoa
12 18 (17.65%) User Experience
12 18 (17.65%) REST
13 17 (16.67%) Windows Phone
13 17 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 16 (15.69%) Git (software)
15 15 (14.71%) Cocoa Touch
15 15 (14.71%) iPhone
15 15 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (13.73%) Marketing
16 14 (13.73%) HTML
16 14 (13.73%) CSS
16 14 (13.73%) Mobile Development
17 13 (12.75%) SQLite
18 12 (11.76%) Software Engineering
18 12 (11.76%) Java
18 12 (11.76%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.90%) CMS
1 5 (4.90%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 9 (8.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.98%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.96%) SaaS
4 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.86%) Internet
2 3 (2.94%) HTTP
3 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.98%) LAN
3 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.75%) SQLite
2 5 (4.90%) MySQL
3 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.96%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.98%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 16 (15.69%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (3.92%) Robotium
3 4 (3.92%) Mechanoid
3 4 (3.92%) Robolectric
3 4 (3.92%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.94%) Calabash
4 3 (2.94%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.94%) Xcode
5 2 (1.96%) Subversion
5 2 (1.96%) JIRA
5 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.96%) Grunt
5 2 (1.96%) gulp
6 1 (0.98%) JUnit
6 1 (0.98%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.98%) Selenium
6 1 (0.98%) TestNG
General
1 14 (13.73%) Marketing
2 11 (10.78%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.78%) Finance
3 9 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 9 (8.82%) Electronics
4 8 (7.84%) Retail
5 3 (2.94%) Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Games
7 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Publishing
7 1 (0.98%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 73 (71.57%) Developer
2 42 (41.18%) iOS Developer
3 14 (13.73%) Senior Developer
4 13 (12.75%) Android Developer
5 11 (10.78%) Software Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) Mobile Developer
7 8 (7.84%) Senior iOS Developer
8 7 (6.86%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 6 (5.88%) Senior Android Developer
9 6 (5.88%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Tester
10 4 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Architect
11 3 (2.94%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.94%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Consultant
11 3 (2.94%) AWS Developer
11 3 (2.94%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.51%) Web Services
2 19 (18.63%) .NET
3 18 (17.65%) Cocoa
3 18 (17.65%) REST
4 15 (14.71%) Cocoa Touch
5 14 (13.73%) HTML
5 14 (13.73%) CSS
6 11 (10.78%) iOS SDK
7 9 (8.82%) HTML5
8 8 (7.84%) jQuery
9 7 (6.86%) CSS3
10 6 (5.88%) JSON
10 6 (5.88%) XML
10 6 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 6 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
11 5 (4.90%) RESTful
11 5 (4.90%) Sass
12 4 (3.92%) Backbone.js
12 4 (3.92%) Ajax
12 4 (3.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (32.35%) Mobile App
2 18 (17.65%) User Experience
3 15 (14.71%) iPhone
4 12 (11.76%) Mobile Payment
5 9 (8.82%) iPad
5 9 (8.82%) DTV
6 3 (2.94%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.94%) FMCG
7 2 (1.96%) Handset
8 1 (0.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.98%) iSeries
8 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 54 (52.94%) Android
2 27 (26.47%) Windows
3 17 (16.67%) Windows Phone
4 8 (7.84%) Windows Phone 7
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.96%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.98%) webOS
7 1 (0.98%) Linux
7 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (70.59%) iOS Development
2 57 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (30.39%) E-Commerce
4 30 (29.41%) Android Development
5 28 (27.45%) TDD
6 18 (17.65%) Scrum
7 15 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (13.73%) Mobile Development
9 12 (11.76%) API Integration
9 12 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 11 (10.78%) Unit Testing
10 11 (10.78%) Kanban
10 11 (10.78%) BDD
11 10 (9.80%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (8.82%) Programme Management
13 8 (7.84%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (7.84%) OOD
13 8 (7.84%) OO
14 7 (6.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 47 (46.08%) Objective-C
2 27 (26.47%) Apple Swift
3 17 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.76%) C#
4 12 (11.76%) Java
5 11 (10.78%) C
6 7 (6.86%) C++
7 5 (4.90%) PHP
8 4 (3.92%) Ruby
9 2 (1.96%) SQL
10 1 (0.98%) Python
10 1 (0.98%) RPG
10 1 (0.98%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.98%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (8.82%) SAP
2 8 (7.84%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (5.88%) Apple
4 5 (4.90%) Appcelerator
4 5 (4.90%) Xamarin
4 5 (4.90%) Google
4 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle
5 1 (0.98%) Siebel
5 1 (0.98%) IBM
5 1 (0.98%) Sencha
5 1 (0.98%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.98%) Volantis
5 1 (0.98%) Netbiscuits
5 1 (0.98%) SOTI
5 1 (0.98%) Kony
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