Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 123 146
Rank change year-on-year -47 +23 -3
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 37 68 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.76% 1.44% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.81% 7.67% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 42 25
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £193 £225 £215
90th Percentile £443 £475 £518
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £27.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.13% -14.62% +85.71%
10th Percentile £32.50 £13.14 £22.15
90th Percentile £37.50 £33.77 £39.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -16.67% -8.04% +20.18%

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 972 886 872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.93% 18.80% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 515 459
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £142 £160 £125
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 88 96
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.31% - +7.41%
10th Percentile £10.87 £10.68 £10.38
90th Percentile £21.75 £36.53 £26.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 17 January 2019.

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
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 17 January 2019. 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
Shropshire -54 11 £360 -4.00% 1
Solihull +12 5 £384 -6.97% 1
Staffordshire -4 5 £381 -4.69%
Birmingham -6 4 £330 -20.00% 8
Warwickshire -9 2 £288 -17.86% 4
Coventry -10 2 £244 -8.02% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £363 -
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 24 (64.86%) Android
2 21 (56.76%) Objective-C
2 21 (56.76%) Apple Swift
3 19 (51.35%) Xamarin
3 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (48.65%) HTML
5 17 (45.95%) CSS
5 17 (45.95%) Mobile Development
6 16 (43.24%) HTML5
7 15 (40.54%) CSS3
7 15 (40.54%) iOS Development
8 14 (37.84%) Mobile App
8 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
9 13 (35.14%) C#
9 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
9 13 (35.14%) MVC
9 13 (35.14%) Xcode
9 13 (35.14%) iOS SDK
10 12 (32.43%) MVVM
10 12 (32.43%) JSON
11 11 (29.73%) Apple
11 11 (29.73%) Web Design
11 11 (29.73%) jQuery
11 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (29.73%) User Experience
11 11 (29.73%) Zurb Foundation
11 11 (29.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (29.73%) KnockoutJS

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 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (24.32%) SaaS
4 4 (10.81%) Office 365
5 1 (2.70%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Skype
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) 3G
3 1 (2.70%) 4G
3 1 (2.70%) Broadband
3 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) SMS
3 1 (2.70%) SSL
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) MySQL
1 9 (24.32%) SQLite
2 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Xcode
2 10 (27.03%) JIRA
2 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (24.32%) Eclipse
3 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.41%) Axure RP
5 2 (5.41%) CocoaPods
6 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.70%) Burp Suite
6 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.70%) Metasploit
6 1 (2.70%) Moq
6 1 (2.70%) Subversion
6 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.70%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.11%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Mobile Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Applications Developer
3 12 (32.43%) iOS Developer
4 11 (29.73%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Xamarin Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Android Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (5.41%) iOS Android Developer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support
6 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) HTML
2 17 (45.95%) CSS
3 16 (43.24%) HTML5
4 15 (40.54%) CSS3
5 13 (35.14%) iOS SDK
6 12 (32.43%) JSON
7 11 (29.73%) jQuery
7 11 (29.73%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (29.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (29.73%) Zurb Foundation
8 10 (27.03%) Web Services
9 9 (24.32%) Android SDK
9 9 (24.32%) J2EE
9 9 (24.32%) J2ME
10 4 (10.81%) .NET
11 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
12 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (5.41%) SpriteKit
12 2 (5.41%) WPF
12 2 (5.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Mobile App
2 11 (29.73%) User Experience
3 10 (27.03%) iPhone
3 10 (27.03%) Public Cloud
4 3 (8.11%) Animation
4 3 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.70%) CMDB
5 1 (2.70%) EPoS
5 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.70%) Online Games
5 1 (2.70%) SCADA
5 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Android
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
3 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Kali Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Mobile Development
3 15 (40.54%) iOS Development
4 13 (35.14%) MVC
5 12 (32.43%) MVVM
6 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (29.73%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (29.73%) Web Design
7 10 (27.03%) OO
7 10 (27.03%) Scrum
7 10 (27.03%) SDLC
7 10 (27.03%) SOLID
7 10 (27.03%) TDD
7 10 (27.03%) UX Design
8 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
9 8 (21.62%) Functional Testing
10 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
10 7 (18.92%) Technical Leadership
11 6 (16.22%) Android Development
11 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) Apple Swift
1 21 (56.76%) Objective-C
2 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 13 (35.14%) C#
4 6 (16.22%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) XAML
6 2 (5.41%) Python
7 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) C
7 1 (2.70%) Lua
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) A+ Certification
2 2 (5.41%) MCP
2 2 (5.41%) MCSE
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ACDT
3 1 (2.70%) ACHDS
3 1 (2.70%) ACTC
3 1 (2.70%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.70%) MCDST
3 1 (2.70%) MCSA
3 1 (2.70%) MCSM
3 1 (2.70%) MCTS
3 1 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.70%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) HockeyApp
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.70%) Nessus
3 1 (2.70%) Nmap
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Xamarin
2 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (29.73%) Apple
3 11 (29.73%) Twitter
4 9 (24.32%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) Lotus
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle