The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for iOS Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iOS Development over the 3 months to 28 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.

iOS Software Development
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 54 60
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.37% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £356
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.75 £45.60
% change year-on-year -4.51% -15.02%  

iOS Development is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 502 544 579
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.84% 81.07% 76.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 342 368
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

iOS Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing iOS Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for iOS Development in Birmingham

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Development in Birmingham

iOS Development
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development 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 iOS Development.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) Material Design

iOS Development
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Android Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Android Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Android Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM