The table below looks at the statistics for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 50 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.91% 2.10% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.25% 7.77% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £156 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £540 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-19.68% +16.36%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
123 103 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.08% 27.03% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 63 43
Average daily rate £375 £288 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £95 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £61.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 17 (77.27%) iOS Development
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Objective-C
4 11 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 11 (50.00%) Android
4 11 (50.00%) Cocoa
5 10 (45.45%) Appium
6 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (36.36%) JSON
7 8 (36.36%) Apple
7 8 (36.36%) Java
8 7 (31.82%) SOAP
8 7 (31.82%) RESTful
8 7 (31.82%) Android Development
9 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
9 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
9 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
9 6 (27.27%) Web Services
9 6 (27.27%) Load Testing
9 6 (27.27%) Scrum
9 6 (27.27%) TDD
9 6 (27.27%) Subversion
10 5 (22.73%) HTTP
10 5 (22.73%) iPhone
10 5 (22.73%) iPad
11 4 (18.18%) Android NDK
11 4 (18.18%) RoboGuice
11 4 (18.18%) Calabash
11 4 (18.18%) Android SDK
11 4 (18.18%) Robotium

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) HTTP
2 3 (13.64%) Internet
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Appium
2 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 6 (27.27%) Subversion
2 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 4 (18.18%) Ant
3 4 (18.18%) IntelliJ
3 4 (18.18%) Xcode
3 4 (18.18%) Maven
3 4 (18.18%) JIRA
3 4 (18.18%) Robotium
3 4 (18.18%) Artifactory
3 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 4 (18.18%) Calabash
3 4 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (18.18%) Mockito
4 3 (13.64%) Selenium
5 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 2 (9.09%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (18.18%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) iOS Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Android Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Automation Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Cocoa
1 11 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 8 (36.36%) JSON
3 7 (31.82%) RESTful
3 7 (31.82%) SOAP
4 6 (27.27%) Web Services
5 4 (18.18%) JNI
5 4 (18.18%) iOS SDK
5 4 (18.18%) REST
5 4 (18.18%) Android SDK
5 4 (18.18%) Android NDK
5 4 (18.18%) RoboGuice
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 5 (22.73%) iPhone
2 5 (22.73%) iPad
3 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.09%) GIS
4 1 (4.55%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) iOS Development
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (31.82%) Android Development
5 6 (27.27%) Scrum
5 6 (27.27%) TDD
5 6 (27.27%) Load Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 4 (18.18%) OOP
6 4 (18.18%) OO
6 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Test Management
8 2 (9.09%) BDD
9 1 (4.55%) User Stories
9 1 (4.55%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Objective-C
2 8 (36.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISEB
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Apple