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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iOS
Rank 103 93 92
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 18 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.72% 0.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.32% 3.17% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 9
Average daily rate £275 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £30.20 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-28.80% -7.07%
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
542 504 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.36% 22.80% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 225 200
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 104 61
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.00 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 9 £325 -31.57% 14
Coventry -7 2 £275 - 2
Staffordshire - 2 £319 - 4
Wolverhampton - 1 £225 -
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 19 (51.35%) Android
2 12 (32.43%) Blackberry
2 12 (32.43%) Mobile App
3 11 (29.73%) Windows
4 10 (27.03%) iOS Development
5 9 (24.32%) MobileIron
5 9 (24.32%) Java
5 9 (24.32%) Firewall
6 8 (21.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
7 7 (18.92%) Xcode
7 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (16.22%) Objective-C
8 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.51%) Finance
9 5 (13.51%) Selenium
9 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
9 5 (13.51%) DNS
9 5 (13.51%) C++
9 5 (13.51%) HTML
9 5 (13.51%) iOS SDK
9 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
9 5 (13.51%) User Experience
10 4 (10.81%) Linked Data
10 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
10 4 (10.81%) HTML5
10 4 (10.81%) BDD
10 4 (10.81%) PHP
10 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.81%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (21.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) GitHub
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) ADSL
3 2 (5.41%) Junos
3 2 (5.41%) VPN
4 1 (2.70%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.70%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) Redis
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Xcode
2 5 (13.51%) Selenium
2 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
3 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.81%) JIRA
4 3 (8.11%) PHPUnit
5 2 (5.41%) Appium
5 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Games
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) iOS Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Applications Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Specialist
3 4 (10.81%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Android Developer
5 2 (5.41%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (5.41%) IT Trainer
5 2 (5.41%) Messaging Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Trainer
5 2 (5.41%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Trainer
6 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) HTML
1 5 (13.51%) iOS SDK
2 4 (10.81%) CSS
2 4 (10.81%) HTML5
3 3 (8.11%) Android SDK
3 3 (8.11%) CSS3
3 3 (8.11%) LAMP
4 2 (5.41%) .NET
4 2 (5.41%) Cocoa
4 2 (5.41%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.70%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (2.70%) Core Animation
5 1 (2.70%) JDBC
5 1 (2.70%) JSON
5 1 (2.70%) Lucene
5 1 (2.70%) Mason
5 1 (2.70%) ODBC
5 1 (2.70%) RESTful
5 1 (2.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Blackberry
1 12 (32.43%) Mobile App
2 5 (13.51%) User Experience
3 4 (10.81%) Linked Data
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.41%) iPad
5 2 (5.41%) iPhone
5 2 (5.41%) SecurID
6 1 (2.70%) Animation
6 1 (2.70%) Apple TV
6 1 (2.70%) BYOD
6 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.70%) PDA
6 1 (2.70%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Android
2 11 (29.73%) Windows
3 4 (10.81%) Mac OS X
4 3 (8.11%) Linux
5 2 (5.41%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Phone
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Solaris
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) iOS Development
2 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.81%) BDD
4 4 (10.81%) RDF
4 4 (10.81%) TDD
4 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
5 3 (8.11%) Change Management
5 3 (8.11%) Coaching
5 3 (8.11%) CRM
5 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.11%) Mobile Development
5 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.11%) Workflow
6 2 (5.41%) OO
6 2 (5.41%) Open Source
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) Java
2 6 (16.22%) Objective-C
3 5 (13.51%) C++
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) PHP
5 2 (5.41%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) Groovy
5 2 (5.41%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) MobileIron
2 3 (8.11%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) Acronis
3 2 (5.41%) Apple
3 2 (5.41%) Juniper
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) Broadcom
4 1 (2.70%) Capita
4 1 (2.70%) Dell
4 1 (2.70%) iManage
4 1 (2.70%) Lotus
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec
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