The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Apple iOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apple iOS
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 35 44
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 13 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.22% 2.14% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 14.00% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Median daily rate £370 £325 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.84% -23.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £276 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £640 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £370 £338
% change year-on-year -1.01% +9.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.60
% change year-on-year - -28.86%  

Apple iOS is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 52 50 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 16.88% 15.29% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 34
Median daily rate £370 £350 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £140 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £580 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -65.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Apple iOS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Apple iOS in Bedfordshire

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Apple iOS in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in Bedfordshire

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple iOS in Bedfordshire

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +12 5 - -
Bedford 0 3 £450 +41.73% 1
Apple iOS
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 17 (62.96%) Android
2 15 (55.56%) iOS Development
3 13 (48.15%) Mobile App
3 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) JIRA
4 10 (37.04%) Ruby
4 10 (37.04%) Selenium
4 10 (37.04%) Objective-C
4 10 (37.04%) Java
4 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) Python
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 10 (37.04%) Capybara
4 10 (37.04%) SoapUI
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (37.04%) Cucumber
4 10 (37.04%) Apple Swift
4 10 (37.04%) API Testing
4 10 (37.04%) Calabash
5 8 (29.63%) Core Animation
6 6 (22.22%) Xamarin
7 5 (18.52%) Android Development
7 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
7 5 (18.52%) QA
7 5 (18.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (18.52%) Web Services
8 4 (14.81%) Xamarin.iOS
9 3 (11.11%) RESTful
9 3 (11.11%) ISEB

Apple iOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) JIRA
2 10 (37.04%) Calabash
2 10 (37.04%) Capybara
2 10 (37.04%) Cucumber
2 10 (37.04%) Selenium
2 10 (37.04%) SoapUI
3 3 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (7.41%) Appium
5 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (18.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
1 15 (55.56%) iOS Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Mobile Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Android Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Applications Developer
4 5 (18.52%) iOS Android Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Xamarin Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Web Applications Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Web Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Android Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.70%) iOS Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Core Animation
2 5 (18.52%) Web Services
3 4 (14.81%) Xamarin.iOS
4 3 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (3.70%) .NET
5 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) iOS Development
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) API Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Android Development
4 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Mobile Development
6 2 (7.41%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Apple Swift
1 10 (37.04%) Java
1 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
1 10 (37.04%) Objective-C
1 10 (37.04%) Python
1 10 (37.04%) Ruby
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
1 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) SDET
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Xamarin