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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple iOS
England / South West
Rank 116 121 115
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 20 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.78% 0.65% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.36% 2.89% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 23
Median daily rate £268 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £195 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £354 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -4.66% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
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 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 459 657 618
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.83% 22.64% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 394 310
Median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £160 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £471 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 73 85
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +13.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £9.72 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £46.27 £36.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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
Gloucestershire +20 15 £268 - 5
Bristol +2 2 £425 +30.76% 6
Dorset - 2 £306 - 1
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 South West region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 34 (62.96%) Android
2 25 (46.30%) Windows
3 17 (31.48%) MS Office
4 16 (29.63%) Internet
5 15 (27.78%) Apple
5 15 (27.78%) User Experience
6 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
7 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
8 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
8 10 (18.52%) DBS Check
8 10 (18.52%) AngularJS
9 9 (16.67%) iOS Development
9 9 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 8 (14.81%) Web Services
10 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
10 8 (14.81%) Mac OS
11 7 (12.96%) Mobile App
11 7 (12.96%) Network Management
11 7 (12.96%) Time Management
11 7 (12.96%) C#
12 6 (11.11%) SQL
12 6 (11.11%) JIRA
12 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 6 (11.11%) Scrum
12 6 (11.11%) Objective-C
12 6 (11.11%) Mobile Development
13 5 (9.26%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (9.26%) Apple Swift
13 5 (9.26%) Issue Tracking

Apple iOS
Top Related 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 5 (9.26%) CMS
1 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.70%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) GitHub
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) Internet
2 5 (9.26%) DHCP
2 5 (9.26%) DNS
2 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.41%) Firewall
3 4 (7.41%) LAN
3 4 (7.41%) VPN
3 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (7.41%) Wireless
3 4 (7.41%) X.509
4 1 (1.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Apache Hive
1 2 (3.70%) Big Data
1 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) Xcode
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Games
3 2 (3.70%) Advertising
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Automotive
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Applications Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Customer Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Customer Support Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) iOS Developer
5 5 (9.26%) 1st Line Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (9.26%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Customer Support Technician
6 4 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Support Technician
6 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Tester
7 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) AngularJS
2 8 (14.81%) Web Services
3 3 (5.56%) Cocoa
3 3 (5.56%) CSS
3 3 (5.56%) HTML
3 3 (5.56%) RESTful
4 2 (3.70%) .NET
4 2 (3.70%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (3.70%) Core Animation
4 2 (3.70%) Core Data
4 2 (3.70%) EJB
4 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.70%) iOS SDK
4 2 (3.70%) J2EE
4 2 (3.70%) Java EE
4 2 (3.70%) Node.js
4 2 (3.70%) SOAP
4 2 (3.70%) Spring
4 2 (3.70%) STL
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) User Experience
2 7 (12.96%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.70%) Animation
3 2 (3.70%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.70%) iPhone
4 1 (1.85%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.85%) iPad
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile Games
4 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (62.96%) Android
2 25 (46.30%) Windows
3 8 (14.81%) Mac OS
4 4 (7.41%) Mac OS X
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Vista
4 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.85%) Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 9 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 7 (12.96%) Network Management
3 7 (12.96%) Time Management
4 6 (11.11%) Mobile Development
4 6 (11.11%) Scrum
4 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.26%) Automated Testing
5 5 (9.26%) Content Management
5 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
5 5 (9.26%) Issue Tracking
5 5 (9.26%) ITIL
5 5 (9.26%) Manual Testing
5 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.41%) Android Development
6 4 (7.41%) Regression Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.56%) OOP
7 3 (5.56%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
2 7 (12.96%) C#
3 6 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 6 (11.11%) SQL
4 5 (9.26%) Apple Swift
5 4 (7.41%) Java
6 3 (5.56%) C++
7 2 (3.70%) C
7 2 (3.70%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.70%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
8 1 (1.85%) Ruby
8 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) DBS Check
1 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
2 4 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Apple
2 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) IBM
3 3 (5.56%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (3.70%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.85%) Citrix
5 1 (1.85%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.85%) VMware