The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 June 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
England / South West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 109 79
Rank change year-on-year -12 -30  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 13 38 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.48% 1.27% 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.83% 5.90% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 49
Median daily rate £338 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £142 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year -18.60% +33.25%  

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 the South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 459 644 677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.03% 21.47% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 374 384
Median daily rate £363 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.53% +2.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £170 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 41 91
Median hourly rate £42.00 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +180.00% -21.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.71 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in the South West

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in the South West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple iOS in the South West

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in the South West

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Bristol -15 5 £425 +13.33% 5
Wiltshire -3 4 £275 -26.66% 3
Devon - 2 £405 - 3
Gloucestershire +9 1 £270 +52.11% 2
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 16 (48.48%) Windows
1 16 (48.48%) Android
2 13 (39.39%) Internet
3 12 (36.36%) iOS Development
4 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (27.27%) Apple
5 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (24.24%) Objective-C
6 8 (24.24%) JIRA
7 7 (21.21%) Mobile App
7 7 (21.21%) Issue Tracking
7 7 (21.21%) DBS Check
7 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
7 7 (21.21%) SQL
8 6 (18.18%) CMS
8 6 (18.18%) Content Management
8 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
8 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
9 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
9 5 (15.15%) Mobile Development
10 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
10 4 (12.12%) Android Development
10 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (12.12%) Mac OS X
10 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
10 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
10 4 (12.12%) C#
10 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003

Apple iOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (18.18%) CMS
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Pig
3 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.03%) Drupal
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) Internet
2 4 (12.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Apache Hive
1 2 (6.06%) Big Data
1 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Android Studio
3 1 (3.03%) git-flow
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.03%) Xcode
General
1 3 (9.09%) Games
2 2 (6.06%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) iOS Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Customer Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Tester
7 2 (6.06%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Java Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Python Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Support Technician
7 2 (6.06%) Web Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
1 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 3 (9.09%) CSS
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
1 3 (9.09%) React
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (6.06%) Cocoa
2 2 (6.06%) EJB
2 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.06%) iOS SDK
2 2 (6.06%) J2EE
2 2 (6.06%) Java EE
2 2 (6.06%) REST
2 2 (6.06%) RESTful
2 2 (6.06%) Spring
2 2 (6.06%) STL
2 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Android
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Mac OS X
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Vista
2 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
3 3 (9.09%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) iOS Development
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 7 (21.21%) Issue Tracking
5 6 (18.18%) Content Management
5 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.15%) Mobile Development
7 4 (12.12%) Android Development
7 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.12%) TDD
8 3 (9.09%) Coaching
8 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 3 (9.09%) MVC
8 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 3 (9.09%) Smoke Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
8 3 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Objective-C
2 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
2 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) Apple Swift
5 2 (6.06%) C
5 2 (6.06%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
5 2 (6.06%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) DBS Check
2 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Apple
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 3 (9.09%) IBM
2 3 (9.09%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (6.06%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.03%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) Sencha
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