The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Midlands region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 88 73 94
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 30 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.22% 1.51% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.99% 8.22% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.01% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £241 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £350 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.39% -14.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-33.80% -35.25%
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
501 365 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.45% 18.33% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 167 215
Average daily rate £301 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 60 54
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £26.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Apple iOS
England

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 30 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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 -2 14 £401 +45.63% 6
Staffordshire +7 4 £390 +18.18% 3
Warwickshire -6 4 - - 2
Solihull - 1 - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (53.70%) Android
2 23 (42.59%) iOS Development
3 20 (37.04%) HTML
4 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
5 18 (33.33%) Windows
6 16 (29.63%) Android Development
6 16 (29.63%) HTML5
7 15 (27.78%) Java
7 15 (27.78%) .NET
8 14 (25.93%) PHP
8 14 (25.93%) Mobile App
9 13 (24.07%) OO
9 13 (24.07%) CSS
9 13 (24.07%) XML
9 13 (24.07%) jQuery
9 13 (24.07%) Objective-C
10 12 (22.22%) OOP
10 12 (22.22%) SAP
10 12 (22.22%) MVC
11 11 (20.37%) SQL
11 11 (20.37%) Ajax
12 10 (18.52%) JSON
13 9 (16.67%) Apple
13 9 (16.67%) E-Commerce
13 9 (16.67%) Marketing
14 8 (14.81%) Cocoa
14 8 (14.81%) iPad
14 8 (14.81%) Memory Management
15 7 (12.96%) Web Application Development
15 7 (12.96%) Cocoa Touch

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (7.41%) IBM Notes
2 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.85%) Node.js
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.85%) Blender
2 1 (1.85%) InDesign
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle CRM
1 7 (12.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) SQLite
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) PhoneGap
2 5 (9.26%) JIRA
3 3 (5.56%) Xcode
3 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.70%) Ant
4 2 (3.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.85%) Grunt
5 1 (1.85%) RubyGems
5 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 9 (16.67%) Marketing
2 6 (11.11%) Games
3 5 (9.26%) Automotive
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (59.26%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) iOS Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Mobility Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Android Developer
7 4 (7.41%) SAP Architect
8 3 (5.56%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.56%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.70%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.04%) HTML
2 16 (29.63%) HTML5
3 15 (27.78%) .NET
4 13 (24.07%) CSS
4 13 (24.07%) XML
4 13 (24.07%) jQuery
5 11 (20.37%) Ajax
6 10 (18.52%) JSON
7 8 (14.81%) Cocoa
8 7 (12.96%) Cocoa Touch
9 6 (11.11%) REST
10 5 (9.26%) iOS SDK
10 5 (9.26%) CSS3
10 5 (9.26%) SOAP
11 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
12 3 (5.56%) XHTML
12 3 (5.56%) Web Services
12 3 (5.56%) XSLT
12 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
13 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Mobile App
2 8 (14.81%) iPad
3 7 (12.96%) iPhone
3 7 (12.96%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.56%) WURFL
4 3 (5.56%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.70%) Handset
5 2 (3.70%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.85%) Social Media
6 1 (1.85%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.85%) Open Source
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 29 (53.70%) Android
2 18 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (9.26%) Linux
4 4 (7.41%) Windows CE
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Phone
5 3 (5.56%) BlackBerry OS
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.70%) VxWorks
6 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.85%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) iOS Development
2 16 (29.63%) Android Development
3 13 (24.07%) OO
4 12 (22.22%) OOP
4 12 (22.22%) MVC
5 9 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 8 (14.81%) Memory Management
7 7 (12.96%) Web Application Development
7 7 (12.96%) CRM
7 7 (12.96%) SOA
8 4 (7.41%) Document Management
8 4 (7.41%) TDD
9 3 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.56%) SEO
10 2 (3.70%) ITIL
10 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.70%) Information Architecture
10 2 (3.70%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
2 15 (27.78%) Java
3 14 (25.93%) PHP
4 13 (24.07%) Objective-C
5 11 (20.37%) SQL
6 6 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 6 (11.11%) C#
7 2 (3.70%) C++
8 1 (1.85%) PHP5
8 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (5.56%) XenServer
1 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) SAP
2 9 (16.67%) Apple
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle
3 7 (12.96%) JD Edwards
4 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.41%) Lotus
5 4 (7.41%) Google
6 3 (5.56%) Sencha
6 3 (5.56%) VMware
6 3 (5.56%) AccuRev
6 3 (5.56%) Citrix
7 2 (3.70%) Appcelerator
8 1 (1.85%) Facebook
8 1 (1.85%) Twitter
8 1 (1.85%) Adobe
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