The table below looks at the statistics for iOS Development 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 iOS Development over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 105 89 105
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 17 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.87% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.27% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +43.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £220 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £378 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.53 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 - £35.00
iOS Development
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1776 1414 1592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.38% 68.21% 69.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 920 756 817
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 57 91
Average hourly rate £29.75 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

iOS Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

iOS Development Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

iOS Development
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

iOS Development Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

iOS Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Development across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

iOS Development Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

iOS Development
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

iOS Development Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

iOS Development
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Development across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

iOS Development Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

iOS Development
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 iOS Development within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 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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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Birmingham +3 11 £500 +117.39% 2
Solihull - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing iOS Development 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 iOS Development.

1 21 (87.50%) Apple iOS
2 14 (58.33%) Mobile App
3 13 (54.17%) Android Development
3 13 (54.17%) Android
4 9 (37.50%) JSON
4 9 (37.50%) MVC
4 9 (37.50%) HTML
4 9 (37.50%) Java
4 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (37.50%) XML
4 9 (37.50%) OOP
4 9 (37.50%) HTML5
5 8 (33.33%) PhoneGap
5 8 (33.33%) User Experience
5 8 (33.33%) jQuery
5 8 (33.33%) Objective-C
6 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (29.17%) CSS
6 7 (29.17%) SOA
6 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
7 6 (25.00%) Sencha
8 5 (20.83%) Apple
8 5 (20.83%) Web Services
8 5 (20.83%) .NET
8 5 (20.83%) Ajax
9 4 (16.67%) JIRA
9 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 4 (16.67%) Ant
9 4 (16.67%) Xcode
9 4 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing iOS Development 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 iOS Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.17%) Blender
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQLite
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Ant
1 4 (16.67%) Xcode
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 3 (12.50%) Automotive
1 3 (12.50%) Games
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) iOS Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Mobile Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Android Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Senior iOS Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) HTML
1 9 (37.50%) XML
1 9 (37.50%) JSON
1 9 (37.50%) HTML5
2 8 (33.33%) PhoneGap
2 8 (33.33%) jQuery
3 7 (29.17%) CSS
3 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
4 5 (20.83%) .NET
4 5 (20.83%) Web Services
4 5 (20.83%) Ajax
5 3 (12.50%) Cocoa
5 3 (12.50%) iOS SDK
6 2 (8.33%) REST
6 2 (8.33%) Cocoa Touch
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.17%) SOAP
7 1 (4.17%) UIKit
7 1 (4.17%) RESTful
7 1 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Mobile App
2 8 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (8.33%) iPad
3 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.33%) iPhone
4 1 (4.17%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (4.17%) Social Media
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Apple iOS
2 13 (54.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Android Development
2 9 (37.50%) OOP
2 9 (37.50%) MVC
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) SOA
4 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Memory Management
6 2 (8.33%) Game Development
7 1 (4.17%) Time Management
7 1 (4.17%) Information Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
1 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Sencha
2 5 (20.83%) Apple
3 2 (8.33%) Capita
3 2 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) Appcelerator
4 1 (4.17%) Facebook
4 1 (4.17%) Twitter
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