The table below looks at the statistics for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 96 85 78
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 14 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.93% 1.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.79% 4.87% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 18
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£325 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.15 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.88 £26.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-58.96% -29.33%
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 West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
502 411 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.02% 19.02% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 201 160
Average daily rate £325 £300 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 65 65
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £10.28 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.50 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Birmingham -16 5 £425 +47.82% 2
Warwickshire - 5 £325 - 1
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Stourbridge - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 23 (63.89%) Android
2 21 (58.33%) iOS Development
3 17 (47.22%) HTML
4 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 15 (41.67%) Android Development
6 13 (36.11%) Mobile App
7 12 (33.33%) CSS
7 12 (33.33%) HTML5
8 11 (30.56%) XML
8 11 (30.56%) Java
9 10 (27.78%) OOP
9 10 (27.78%) jQuery
9 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
9 10 (27.78%) User Experience
10 9 (25.00%) JSON
11 8 (22.22%) MVC
12 7 (19.44%) Windows
12 7 (19.44%) SOA
12 7 (19.44%) .NET
12 7 (19.44%) PhoneGap
13 6 (16.67%) Sencha
13 6 (16.67%) Apple
13 6 (16.67%) Objective-C
14 5 (13.89%) Ajax
14 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
14 5 (13.89%) C#
14 5 (13.89%) iOS SDK
15 4 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
15 4 (11.11%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.78%) Node.js
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) S-PLUS
1 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.78%) Blender
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Wireless
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.33%) SQLite
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) JIRA
2 4 (11.11%) Ant
2 4 (11.11%) Xcode
3 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.33%) Automotive
1 3 (8.33%) Games
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) iOS Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Programmer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Android Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) HTML
2 12 (33.33%) CSS
2 12 (33.33%) HTML5
3 11 (30.56%) XML
4 10 (27.78%) jQuery
4 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
5 9 (25.00%) JSON
6 7 (19.44%) .NET
6 7 (19.44%) PhoneGap
7 5 (13.89%) iOS SDK
7 5 (13.89%) Ajax
8 3 (8.33%) Web Services
9 2 (5.56%) Cocoa
9 2 (5.56%) BREW
9 2 (5.56%) WCF
9 2 (5.56%) J2EE
9 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.56%) J2ME
9 2 (5.56%) REST
9 2 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Mobile App
2 10 (27.78%) User Experience
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) iPhone
4 2 (5.56%) Telematics
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) iPad
5 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.78%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Android
2 7 (19.44%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.78%) UNIX
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) iOS Development
2 15 (41.67%) Android Development
3 10 (27.78%) OOP
3 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) MVC
5 7 (19.44%) SOA
6 4 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Project Management
9 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.78%) OO
9 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.78%) System Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Time Management
9 1 (2.78%) Information Architecture
9 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 11 (30.56%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 5 (13.89%) C#
5 2 (5.56%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (5.56%) XenApp
2 2 (5.56%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Apple
1 6 (16.67%) Sencha
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Google
3 2 (5.56%) Syclo
3 2 (5.56%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) Facebook
4 1 (2.78%) Twitter