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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 33 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 17 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.93% 0.74% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.60% 3.13% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.79 £32.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-14.49% -30.85%
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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
125 64 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 36.23% 23.62% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 31 20
Average daily rate £350 £275 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 8
Average hourly rate £13.75 £16.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 24 (82.76%) iOS Development
2 21 (72.41%) Objective-C
3 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (68.97%) Cocoa
3 20 (68.97%) Cocoa Touch
4 17 (58.62%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (55.17%) RESTful
5 16 (55.17%) Apple
5 16 (55.17%) SOAP
6 15 (51.72%) TDD
7 14 (48.28%) Web Services
7 14 (48.28%) HTTP
7 14 (48.28%) iPad
7 14 (48.28%) iPhone
8 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
8 13 (44.83%) Subversion
9 12 (41.38%) Scrum
10 9 (31.03%) Mobile App
11 8 (27.59%) Appium
11 8 (27.59%) Android
11 8 (27.59%) Kanban
11 8 (27.59%) JSON
12 7 (24.14%) Client/Server
13 5 (17.24%) Java
13 5 (17.24%) Data Structures
14 4 (13.79%) RoboGuice
14 4 (13.79%) Artifactory
14 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
14 4 (13.79%) Android NDK
14 4 (13.79%) Calabash

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (48.28%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
1 13 (44.83%) Subversion
2 8 (27.59%) Appium
3 4 (13.79%) Artifactory
3 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 4 (13.79%) Calabash
3 4 (13.79%) Robotium
3 4 (13.79%) Mockito
3 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
3 4 (13.79%) Ant
3 4 (13.79%) IntelliJ
3 4 (13.79%) JIRA
3 4 (13.79%) Xcode
3 4 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (13.79%) Maven
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 4 (13.79%) Publishing
2 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 18 (62.07%) iOS Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Android Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) Cocoa
1 20 (68.97%) Cocoa Touch
2 16 (55.17%) RESTful
2 16 (55.17%) SOAP
3 14 (48.28%) Web Services
4 8 (27.59%) JSON
5 4 (13.79%) RoboGuice
5 4 (13.79%) Android NDK
5 4 (13.79%) Android SDK
5 4 (13.79%) iOS SDK
5 4 (13.79%) REST
5 4 (13.79%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) iPad
1 14 (48.28%) iPhone
2 9 (31.03%) Mobile App
3 7 (24.14%) Client/Server
4 5 (17.24%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) iOS Development
2 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (58.62%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (51.72%) TDD
5 12 (41.38%) Scrum
6 8 (27.59%) Kanban
7 4 (13.79%) Android Development
7 4 (13.79%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (13.79%) OOP
7 4 (13.79%) OO
7 4 (13.79%) Load Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) Objective-C
2 5 (17.24%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Apple