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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 98 91 83
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 18 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.78% 0.77% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.70% 4.30% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £245 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Average hourly rate £30.20 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £32.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-26.56% -24.70%
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
486 395 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.13% 17.95% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 184 149
Average daily rate £300 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £153 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 63 57
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £32.50 £33.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 7 £413 +65.00% 3
Warwickshire -8 4 - - 3
Worcestershire - 2 - - 1
Coventry - 2 - - 1
Dudley - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Brierley Hill - - - -
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 18 (62.07%) Android
2 13 (44.83%) iOS Development
3 10 (34.48%) Mobile App
4 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
5 7 (24.14%) .NET
6 6 (20.69%) C#
6 6 (20.69%) Java
6 6 (20.69%) Apple
7 5 (17.24%) Windows
7 5 (17.24%) HTML
7 5 (17.24%) Degree
8 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.79%) PHP
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.79%) Automotive
8 4 (13.79%) Xcode
8 4 (13.79%) Objective-C
8 4 (13.79%) Android Development
9 3 (10.34%) Electronics
9 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.34%) Linux
9 3 (10.34%) XML
9 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
9 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Syclo
10 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
10 2 (6.90%) HTML5
10 2 (6.90%) VCP4
10 2 (6.90%) Telematics

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) S-PLUS
3 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Wireless
2 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.45%) ASN.1
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) RFID
2 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.45%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.45%) SQLite
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Xcode
2 1 (3.45%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (13.79%) Automotive
2 3 (10.34%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Games
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) iOS Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Tester
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Web Tester
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) XML
4 2 (6.90%) HTML5
4 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (6.90%) jQuery
4 2 (6.90%) Cocoa
4 2 (6.90%) BREW
4 2 (6.90%) J2ME
4 2 (6.90%) J2EE
4 2 (6.90%) CSS
4 2 (6.90%) SOAP
5 1 (3.45%) OpenGL
5 1 (3.45%) Middleware
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) WCF
5 1 (3.45%) WPF
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) Telematics
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Android
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) iOS Development
2 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) Android Development
3 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
4 2 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (6.90%) DevOps
4 2 (6.90%) OO
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) MVC
5 1 (3.45%) Validation
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) UML
5 1 (3.45%) OOP
5 1 (3.45%) B2B
5 1 (3.45%) B2C
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Business Development
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.69%) C#
2 6 (20.69%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) PHP
3 4 (13.79%) Objective-C
4 2 (6.90%) VC++
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) C
4 2 (6.90%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) VCP4
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Apple
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Syclo
4 2 (6.90%) Xamarin
5 1 (3.45%) CA
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Sybase
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Kony
5 1 (3.45%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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