Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 6 months to 21 February 2018 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 147 140
Rank change year-on-year +27 -7 +5
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 67 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.40% 0.89% 0.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.56% 5.67% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 27 32
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -11.11%
10th Percentile £225 £199 £180
90th Percentile £475 £470 £384
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.92% +85.71% -39.64%
10th Percentile £12.94 £22.15 £12.85
90th Percentile £33.50 £39.00 £18.75
England median hourly rate £21.89 £32.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -32.12% +69.74% +6.35%

Apple iOS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 886 829 1,004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.47% 15.65% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 462 460
West Midlands median daily rate £368 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.47% +3.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £155 £128 £175
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 95 104
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.93 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +14.81% -7.14%
10th Percentile £9.27 £10.50 £10.13
90th Percentile £43.75 £31.06 £20.43
England median hourly rate £17.30 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.85% - +3.13%

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Apple iOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Apple iOS in the West Midlands

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Apple iOS in the West Midlands

Apple iOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Apple iOS in the West Midlands

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Apple iOS in the West Midlands

Apple iOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Apple iOS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Apple iOS in the West Midlands

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +8 16 £350 +204.35% 5
Birmingham -1 14 £400 +14.29% 7
Shropshire +6 11 £375 +13.64% 3
Coventry +17 10 £265 -29.80% 4
Staffordshire +6 3 £400 - 3
Solihull -6 1 £425 +21.43%
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 37 (55.22%) Android
2 36 (53.73%) iOS Development
3 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (37.31%) Objective-C
5 19 (28.36%) Mobile App
6 14 (20.90%) Windows
7 11 (16.42%) HTML
7 11 (16.42%) iOS SDK
8 10 (14.93%) C#
8 10 (14.93%) CSS
8 10 (14.93%) MVC
8 10 (14.93%) JIRA
9 9 (13.43%) Java
9 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
9 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
9 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
9 9 (13.43%) Apple Swift
10 8 (11.94%) Mobile Development
10 8 (11.94%) Windows 10
10 8 (11.94%) Core Data
10 8 (11.94%) Xamarin
10 8 (11.94%) .NET
10 8 (11.94%) Xcode
10 8 (11.94%) Degree
11 7 (10.45%) JSON
11 7 (10.45%) Automotive
11 7 (10.45%) Scrum
11 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (10.45%) Web Services
11 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure

Apple iOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.48%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.97%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (5.97%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.48%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (4.48%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.97%) Office 365
3 2 (2.99%) GitHub
4 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (5.97%) Bluetooth
3 3 (4.48%) HTTP
3 3 (4.48%) Skype
3 3 (4.48%) SSL
4 2 (2.99%) DHCP
4 2 (2.99%) DNS
4 2 (2.99%) LAN
4 2 (2.99%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.99%) VPN
4 2 (2.99%) WAN
5 1 (1.49%) SAN
5 1 (1.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) JIRA
2 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.94%) Xcode
4 6 (8.96%) Android Studio
4 6 (8.96%) Axure RP
5 5 (7.46%) Eclipse
5 5 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.99%) CocoaPods
7 2 (2.99%) Pivotal Tracker
7 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.49%) Ant
8 1 (1.49%) Gradle
8 1 (1.49%) Maven
8 1 (1.49%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.49%) MonoDevelop
8 1 (1.49%) Selenium
8 1 (1.49%) Subversion
8 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (10.45%) Automotive
2 5 (7.46%) Games
3 4 (5.97%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) French Language
4 1 (1.49%) Law
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (62.69%) Developer
2 30 (44.78%) iOS Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Xamarin Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Designer
5 4 (5.97%) Objective-C Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) UI Designer
5 4 (5.97%) UI/UX Designer
5 4 (5.97%) UX Designer
6 3 (4.48%) Agile Coach
6 3 (4.48%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (2.99%) IT Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Senior SCCM Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) HTML
1 11 (16.42%) iOS SDK
2 10 (14.93%) CSS
3 8 (11.94%) .NET
3 8 (11.94%) Core Data
4 7 (10.45%) JSON
4 7 (10.45%) Web Services
5 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (8.96%) RESTful
5 6 (8.96%) WPF
5 6 (8.96%) XSLT
6 4 (5.97%) REST
7 3 (4.48%) Android SDK
7 3 (4.48%) Core Animation
7 3 (4.48%) Framer.js
7 3 (4.48%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (4.48%) XML
8 2 (2.99%) Cocoa
8 2 (2.99%) Cocoa Touch
8 2 (2.99%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.45%) User Experience
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Animation
4 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) iPhone
4 2 (2.99%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.49%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (1.49%) Robotics
5 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (55.22%) Android
2 14 (20.90%) Windows
3 8 (11.94%) Windows 10
4 6 (8.96%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.48%) Unix
7 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (53.73%) iOS Development
2 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.93%) MVC
4 8 (11.94%) Mobile Development
5 7 (10.45%) Android Development
5 7 (10.45%) Scrum
6 6 (8.96%) SDLC
7 5 (7.46%) Multithreading
7 5 (7.46%) OO
8 4 (5.97%) Coaching
8 4 (5.97%) TDD
8 4 (5.97%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.48%) BDD
9 3 (4.48%) Kanban
9 3 (4.48%) Migration
9 3 (4.48%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 3 (4.48%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.48%) UX Design
9 3 (4.48%) Web Development
9 3 (4.48%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.31%) Objective-C
2 10 (14.93%) C#
3 9 (13.43%) Apple Swift
3 9 (13.43%) Java
4 6 (8.96%) XAML
5 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.48%) SQL
7 2 (2.99%) Kotlin
7 2 (2.99%) PHP
7 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.49%) C
8 1 (1.49%) C++
8 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.49%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) Tcl
8 1 (1.49%) VB
8 1 (1.49%) VBA
8 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) SCCM
2 2 (2.99%) AirWatch
2 2 (2.99%) HockeyApp
3 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Xamarin
3 5 (7.46%) Apple
3 5 (7.46%) Citrix
4 3 (4.48%) VMware
5 2 (2.99%) Aruba
5 2 (2.99%) Avaya
6 1 (1.49%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.49%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) McAfee
6 1 (1.49%) Symantec