Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 43 63
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20 -8
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 27 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.99% 1.78% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.89% 11.43% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 2
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £318 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.24% -25.07% -20.05%
10th Percentile £319 £251 £368
90th Percentile £441 £638 £485
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year - +9.38% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -58.82% +54.55%

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 113 105 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 16.69% 15.60% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 77 66
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% -7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £113 £153
90th Percentile £500 £515 £496
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 16
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.25 £37.50 £38.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.67% -2.28% +91.88%
10th Percentile £14.85 £10.70 £9.88
90th Percentile £17.65 £50.76 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +6.06%

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Apple iOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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 6 months to 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +5 8 £313 -1.57%
Bedford -3 8 £400 +29.03%
Apple iOS
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 24 (88.89%) Android
2 22 (81.48%) Mobile App
3 20 (74.07%) Test Automation
4 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (55.56%) JIRA
5 15 (55.56%) Cucumber
6 13 (48.15%) QA
7 12 (44.44%) Selenium
7 12 (44.44%) Java
7 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
7 12 (44.44%) SQL
8 11 (40.74%) Ruby
8 11 (40.74%) Calabash
8 11 (40.74%) iOS Development
9 10 (37.04%) API Testing
10 8 (29.63%) Python
10 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
10 8 (29.63%) SoapUI
10 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (29.63%) Capybara
11 7 (25.93%) Android Development
11 7 (25.93%) Xamarin
11 7 (25.93%) Apple Swift
11 7 (25.93%) Appium
11 7 (25.93%) Web Services
12 5 (18.52%) SDET
12 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
13 4 (14.81%) QA Automation
13 4 (14.81%) Docker

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.81%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Cucumber
1 15 (55.56%) JIRA
2 12 (44.44%) Selenium
3 11 (40.74%) Calabash
4 8 (29.63%) Capybara
4 8 (29.63%) SoapUI
5 7 (25.93%) Appium
6 4 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (14.81%) Bitbucket
6 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
6 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
6 4 (14.81%) Protractor
6 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
7 3 (11.11%) Jasmine
8 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
1 4 (14.81%) Corporate Banking
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
1 11 (40.74%) iOS Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Android Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Automation Tester
3 7 (25.93%) iOS Android Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Tester
4 6 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Xamarin Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Mobile Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) QA Automation Tester
6 4 (14.81%) QA Tester
7 3 (11.11%) Applications Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Ruby Automation Tester
7 3 (11.11%) Ruby Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Web Applications Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) REST
2 4 (14.81%) SOAP
2 4 (14.81%) Xamarin.iOS
3 3 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 2 (7.41%) Node.js
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) CSS3
5 1 (3.70%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) HTML5
5 1 (3.70%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 22 (81.48%) Mobile App
2 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (88.89%) Android
2 4 (14.81%) Mac OS X
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Test Automation
2 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (40.74%) iOS Development
4 10 (37.04%) API Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Android Development
6 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
6 5 (18.52%) SDET
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.81%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
7 4 (14.81%) QA Automation
7 4 (14.81%) TDD
8 3 (11.11%) Mobile Development
8 3 (11.11%) OO
9 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
10 1 (3.70%) BDD
10 1 (3.70%) Web Design
10 1 (3.70%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Java
1 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) Ruby
3 8 (29.63%) Python
4 7 (25.93%) Apple Swift
5 3 (11.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.70%) Apple