Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 147 133
Rank change year-on-year +34 -14 +11
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 70 56 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.44% 0.91% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.53% 5.42% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 30
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £365 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.04% +18.62% -5.38%
10th Percentile £115 £135 £180
90th Percentile £450 £480 £376
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.75 £32.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.28% +82.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £13.14 £15.63 £11.14
90th Percentile £33.77 £33.55 £32.04
England median hourly rate £19.50 £22.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.60% +30.49% +6.06%

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 930 1033 848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.11% 16.76% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 549 362
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £395 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +16.61% +4.23%
10th Percentile £156 £185 £145
90th Percentile £558 £519 £475
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 102 123
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -2.78% -4.00%
10th Percentile £10.68 £10.03 £10.27
90th Percentile £34.37 £36.50 £21.40
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.90%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +16 23 £150 +30.43% 2
Birmingham +7 16 £400 +14.29% 6
Coventry +16 12 £115 -71.25%
Shropshire +29 5 £375 +13.64% 5
Staffordshire +11 4 £375 +7.14%
Solihull 0 2 £413 -19.51%
Walsall - 1 - -
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 39 (55.71%) Android
2 34 (48.57%) iOS Development
3 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (37.14%) Mobile App
5 22 (31.43%) Objective-C
6 18 (25.71%) Java
7 17 (24.29%) RESTful
8 16 (22.86%) Scrum
9 15 (21.43%) TDD
10 14 (20.00%) Degree
10 14 (20.00%) SQL
10 14 (20.00%) Windows
11 13 (18.57%) Analytics
11 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
12 12 (17.14%) Apple Swift
12 12 (17.14%) Unit Testing
12 12 (17.14%) SOA
12 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
13 11 (15.71%) Spring
13 11 (15.71%) Hibernate
13 11 (15.71%) JUnit
13 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (15.71%) Dependency Injection
14 10 (14.29%) JBehave
14 10 (14.29%) Scala
14 10 (14.29%) Hadoop
14 10 (14.29%) GlassFish
14 10 (14.29%) Kanban
14 10 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
14 10 (14.29%) Mathematics

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 10 (14.29%) Apache Spark
1 10 (14.29%) GlassFish
1 10 (14.29%) JBoss
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 10 (14.29%) WildFly
2 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.43%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.86%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) G Suite
1 3 (4.29%) iTunes
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (1.43%) GitHub
3 1 (1.43%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) Bluetooth
2 4 (5.71%) HTTP
2 4 (5.71%) SSL
2 4 (5.71%) VPN
2 4 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (1.43%) DHCP
4 1 (1.43%) DNS
4 1 (1.43%) Firewall
4 1 (1.43%) Skype
4 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 10 (14.29%) Big Data
1 10 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 10 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 10 (14.29%) MySQL
1 10 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 10 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
2 11 (15.71%) JUnit
3 10 (14.29%) Hudson
3 10 (14.29%) JBehave
4 8 (11.43%) Git (software)
5 7 (10.00%) JIRA
6 5 (7.14%) Axure RP
6 5 (7.14%) Xcode
7 3 (4.29%) Android Studio
7 3 (4.29%) CocoaPods
7 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.86%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.43%) Ant
9 1 (1.43%) Maven
9 1 (1.43%) Mockito
9 1 (1.43%) Selenium
9 1 (1.43%) Subversion
9 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (7.14%) Automotive
2 2 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Back Office
3 1 (1.43%) Games
3 1 (1.43%) Marketing
3 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (68.57%) Developer
2 27 (38.57%) iOS Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Digital Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Xamarin Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.71%) IT Support
7 4 (5.71%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) IT Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Mac Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Objective-C Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.29%) RESTful
2 11 (15.71%) Hibernate
2 11 (15.71%) Spring
3 10 (14.29%) HornetQ
3 10 (14.29%) HTML
3 10 (14.29%) Java EE
3 10 (14.29%) JAX-RS
3 10 (14.29%) JMS
3 10 (14.29%) RESTEasy
3 10 (14.29%) Spring Boot
3 10 (14.29%) WireMock
4 8 (11.43%) JSON
5 7 (10.00%) Cocoa
5 7 (10.00%) Core Data
5 7 (10.00%) CSS
5 7 (10.00%) iOS SDK
5 7 (10.00%) Web Services
6 5 (7.14%) .NET
6 5 (7.14%) REST
6 5 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (37.14%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.57%) User Experience
3 5 (7.14%) iPhone
4 3 (4.29%) Animation
4 3 (4.29%) iPad
5 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.86%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.43%) Robotics
6 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (55.71%) Android
2 14 (20.00%) Windows
3 8 (11.43%) Windows 7
4 7 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.71%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.86%) Unix
7 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (48.57%) iOS Development
2 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (22.86%) Scrum
4 15 (21.43%) TDD
5 13 (18.57%) Analytics
6 12 (17.14%) SOA
6 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
6 12 (17.14%) Unit Testing
7 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (15.71%) Dependency Injection
8 10 (14.29%) DSDM
8 10 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 10 (14.29%) Kanban
8 10 (14.29%) Mathematics
8 10 (14.29%) Personalization
8 10 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
8 10 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 8 (11.43%) Android Development
9 8 (11.43%) Mobile Development
10 7 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.43%) Objective-C
2 18 (25.71%) Java
3 14 (20.00%) SQL
4 12 (17.14%) Apple Swift
5 10 (14.29%) Scala
6 8 (11.43%) C#
6 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.29%) XAML
8 2 (2.86%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.43%) C
9 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.43%) Ruby
9 1 (1.43%) Tcl
9 1 (1.43%) VB
9 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
2 3 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.29%) Docker
2 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.86%) HockeyApp
3 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle
2 9 (12.86%) Apple
3 8 (11.43%) Xamarin
4 6 (8.57%) Google
5 4 (5.71%) Citrix
5 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.29%) HP
6 3 (4.29%) McAfee
6 3 (4.29%) VMware
7 2 (2.86%) Adobe
8 1 (1.43%) Blue Prism
8 1 (1.43%) Sophos
8 1 (1.43%) Symantec