The table below looks at the statistics for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 23 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.63% 2.60% 4.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 9.09% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
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£345 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £13.87 £24.58
% change year-on-year
+37.56% -43.57%
Apple iOS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 44 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.79% 28.57% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 7
Average daily rate £295 £263 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.38% -20.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.44 £15.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.68% -11.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Apple iOS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Vista
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (20.00%) UIKit
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (20.00%) Xcode
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) .NET

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
1 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (20.00%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Vista
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft