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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 94 69 95
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +26
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 28 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.09% 1.65% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.21% 9.21% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.13% -13.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £343 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.36% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-38.18% -21.42%
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
537 380 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.89% 17.94% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 199 230
Average daily rate £315 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £160 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 56 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.91 £10.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.84 £23.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -9 14 £400 +42.94% 4
Warwickshire -13 5 £350 -
Coventry -5 2 £351 +47.84% 1
Staffordshire -2 1 £450 +36.36% 1
Solihull - 1 - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 28 (51.85%) Android
2 21 (38.89%) iOS Development
3 19 (35.19%) HTML
4 17 (31.48%) Java
4 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
4 17 (31.48%) CSS
5 15 (27.78%) Windows
5 15 (27.78%) Mobile App
6 14 (25.93%) Android Development
6 14 (25.93%) HTML5
6 14 (25.93%) OOP
6 14 (25.93%) .NET
6 14 (25.93%) MVC
7 13 (24.07%) Objective-C
7 13 (24.07%) XML
8 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (20.37%) jQuery
9 11 (20.37%) OO
9 11 (20.37%) SAP
10 10 (18.52%) SOA
10 10 (18.52%) SQL
11 9 (16.67%) JSON
11 9 (16.67%) User Experience
12 8 (14.81%) iPad
12 8 (14.81%) PhoneGap
12 8 (14.81%) AngularJS
12 8 (14.81%) Ajax
12 8 (14.81%) Marketing
12 8 (14.81%) Cocoa
12 8 (14.81%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.85%) InDesign
2 1 (1.85%) Blender
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle CRM
1 6 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) SQLite
2 2 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) JIRA
2 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.41%) Ant
3 4 (7.41%) Xcode
4 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 8 (14.81%) Marketing
2 6 (11.11%) Games
3 2 (3.70%) Automotive
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (59.26%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) iOS Developer
3 11 (20.37%) Architect
4 9 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Mobility Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Android Developer
7 4 (7.41%) SAP Architect
8 3 (5.56%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Architect
8 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.56%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (3.70%) Programmer
9 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) HTML
2 17 (31.48%) CSS
3 14 (25.93%) .NET
3 14 (25.93%) HTML5
4 13 (24.07%) XML
5 11 (20.37%) jQuery
6 9 (16.67%) JSON
7 8 (14.81%) Cocoa
7 8 (14.81%) Ajax
7 8 (14.81%) PhoneGap
7 8 (14.81%) AngularJS
8 7 (12.96%) Cocoa Touch
9 5 (9.26%) CSS3
10 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
10 4 (7.41%) iOS SDK
11 3 (5.56%) XSLT
11 3 (5.56%) XHTML
11 3 (5.56%) Web Services
12 2 (3.70%) Android SDK
12 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 9 (16.67%) User Experience
3 8 (14.81%) iPad
4 7 (12.96%) Blackberry
4 7 (12.96%) iPhone
5 3 (5.56%) WURFL
5 3 (5.56%) N-Tier
5 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (3.70%) Handset
6 2 (3.70%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.85%) Podcast
7 1 (1.85%) Telematics
7 1 (1.85%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.85%) Social Media
7 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (51.85%) Android
2 15 (27.78%) Windows
3 5 (9.26%) Linux
3 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Phone
4 3 (5.56%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.70%) VxWorks
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) iOS Development
2 14 (25.93%) Android Development
2 14 (25.93%) OOP
2 14 (25.93%) MVC
3 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.37%) OO
5 10 (18.52%) SOA
6 8 (14.81%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.96%) Memory Management
8 6 (11.11%) CRM
9 4 (7.41%) Document Management
9 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (5.56%) Web Application Development
10 3 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (5.56%) TDD
10 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.56%) SEO
11 2 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) Java
1 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
2 13 (24.07%) Objective-C
3 10 (18.52%) SQL
4 8 (14.81%) C#
5 7 (12.96%) PHP
6 5 (9.26%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.56%) C++
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%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
1 3 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (5.56%) XenServer
2 2 (3.70%) XenApp
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) SAP
2 8 (14.81%) Apple
3 6 (11.11%) JD Edwards
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (11.11%) Sencha
4 4 (7.41%) Lotus
4 4 (7.41%) Google
5 3 (5.56%) AccuRev
5 3 (5.56%) VMware
5 3 (5.56%) Citrix
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.70%) Appcelerator
7 1 (1.85%) Facebook
7 1 (1.85%) Twitter
7 1 (1.85%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.85%) Adobe