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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 40 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 7 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.81% 3.90% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.73% 16.85% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -26.88%
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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
104 89 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.94% 23.12% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 62 51
Average daily rate £363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 13
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +96.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.50 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £33.00 £22.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 2 September 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 10 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Cocoa
3 7 (70.00%) Objective-C
4 5 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 5 (50.00%) BDD
4 5 (50.00%) Android Development
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) Android
4 5 (50.00%) Apple
4 5 (50.00%) TDD
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (30.00%) RESTful
6 3 (30.00%) GIS
6 3 (30.00%) Subversion
6 3 (30.00%) Selenium
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Test Management
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) SOAP
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (30.00%) HTTP
6 3 (30.00%) ISEB

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (30.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (30.00%) Appium
2 1 (10.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Cocoa
2 5 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 3 (30.00%) RESTful
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (30.00%) GIS
3 1 (10.00%) iPhone
3 1 (10.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 5 (50.00%) Android Development
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Apple