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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 115 112 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -24
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 5 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.38% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.51% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate
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£339 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £315 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.55 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £33.55 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+10.28% +48.05%
iOS Development
England

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
1761 1779 1171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.15% 74.91% 67.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1094 936 582
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 138 53
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.55 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.48% +0.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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
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
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 30 June 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
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Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -10 3 - - 1
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
2 8 (53.33%) Objective-C
3 7 (46.67%) Cocoa
3 7 (46.67%) Mobile Development
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 6 (40.00%) Android
5 5 (33.33%) HTML5
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) C#
6 4 (26.67%) iPad
6 4 (26.67%) iPhone
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) Android Development
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Phone
7 3 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (20.00%) iOS SDK
7 3 (20.00%) REST
7 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) Subversion
7 3 (20.00%) Xcode
8 2 (13.33%) Scrum
8 2 (13.33%) Apple
8 2 (13.33%) Web Services
8 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (13.33%) PHP
8 2 (13.33%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Xcode
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
1 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) iOS Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Android Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior iOS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Cocoa
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) iOS SDK
4 3 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) JSON
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) Android SDK
5 2 (13.33%) Core Animation
6 1 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) OpenGL
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) UIKit
6 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (26.67%) iPhone
2 4 (26.67%) iPad
3 2 (13.33%) Animation
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (40.00%) Android
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Phone
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Mobile Development
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Android Development
4 3 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Objective-C
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
4 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Apple