The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple iOS
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank - 45 56
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 0 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 1.86% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 8.51% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -4.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £25.70
% change year-on-year +8.57% -31.90%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 89 141 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 13.71% 21.89% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 68 43
Median daily rate £368 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.07% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.73 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £22.50 £26.00
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 Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in Birmingham

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in Birmingham

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 5 (100.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) Android Development
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) MVVM
4 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (20.00%) GitHub
4 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQLite
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Android Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (20.00%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Android Development
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
2 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin