The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 57 78
Rank change year-on-year -3 +21  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.32% 0.53% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.27% 1.70% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £388 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +93.75% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 158 176 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.65% 31.32% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 99 120
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £125 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +0.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in Wales

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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
South Wales -5 2 £388 +93.75% 1
Apple iOS
UK

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

1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
2 1 (33.33%) Samsung
2 1 (33.33%) Cocoa
2 1 (33.33%) Xcode
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) B2C
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms

Apple iOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Cocoa
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) B2C
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Samsung