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 3 months to 28 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 124 106
Rank change year-on-year +23 -18  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 20 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.96% 0.73% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.05% 3.70% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 3
Median daily rate £225 £225 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -41.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £115 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £453 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +5.35% -3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £15.43 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.75 £16.14
% change year-on-year -29.29% +53.39%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 396 595 404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.06% 19.79% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 709 614
Median daily rate £375 £375 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £123 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 121 190
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -12.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.25 £27.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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
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 3 months to 28 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
Warwickshire +5 8 £115 - 3
Coventry +17 7 £115 -72.94% 1
Birmingham +14 3 £375 +48.51% 11
Staffordshire +1 1 £350 - 4
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 25 (80.65%) Android
2 17 (54.84%) Mobile App
3 13 (41.94%) iOS Development
4 12 (38.71%) Xamarin
4 12 (38.71%) HTML
5 10 (32.26%) Java
5 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (32.26%) Android Development
6 9 (29.03%) CSS
7 8 (25.81%) MVC
8 7 (22.58%) XSLT
8 7 (22.58%) JUnit
8 7 (22.58%) SOA
8 7 (22.58%) TDD
8 7 (22.58%) Spring
8 7 (22.58%) Hibernate
8 7 (22.58%) Scrum
9 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
9 6 (19.35%) RESTful
9 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
9 6 (19.35%) MySQL
10 5 (16.13%) WireMock
10 5 (16.13%) Personalization
10 5 (16.13%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (16.13%) Apache Spark
10 5 (16.13%) WildFly
10 5 (16.13%) Docker
10 5 (16.13%) Software Delivery
10 5 (16.13%) Spring Boot
10 5 (16.13%) RESTEasy

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 5 (16.13%) Apache Spark
1 5 (16.13%) GlassFish
1 5 (16.13%) JBoss
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (16.13%) WildFly
2 2 (6.45%) NServiceBus
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.23%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) G Suite
1 3 (9.68%) iTunes
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) DHCP
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) Skype
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
2 5 (16.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (16.13%) Big Data
2 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
2 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
2 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
2 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) JUnit
2 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) Hudson
2 5 (16.13%) JBehave
2 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.90%) Axure RP
4 2 (6.45%) jMock
4 2 (6.45%) Mercurial
4 2 (6.45%) Mockito
5 1 (3.23%) GitLab
5 1 (3.23%) gulp
5 1 (3.23%) webpack
5 1 (3.23%) Xcode
General
1 1 (3.23%) Back Office
1 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) iOS Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Xamarin Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Applications Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Android Developer
5 6 (19.35%) iOS Android Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Digital Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Analyst
8 3 (9.68%) IT Support
8 3 (9.68%) Mac Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) IT Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) HTML
2 9 (29.03%) CSS
3 7 (22.58%) Hibernate
3 7 (22.58%) Spring
3 7 (22.58%) XSLT
4 6 (19.35%) RESTful
5 5 (16.13%) HornetQ
5 5 (16.13%) Java EE
5 5 (16.13%) JAX-RS
5 5 (16.13%) JMS
5 5 (16.13%) RESTEasy
5 5 (16.13%) Spring Boot
5 5 (16.13%) WireMock
5 5 (16.13%) Xamarin.iOS
6 4 (12.90%) .NET
6 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (12.90%) SOAP
7 3 (9.68%) HTML5
7 3 (9.68%) React
7 3 (9.68%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (54.84%) Mobile App
2 5 (16.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.23%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.23%) Social Network
3 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Android
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) iOS Development
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Android Development
3 8 (25.81%) MVC
4 7 (22.58%) Scrum
4 7 (22.58%) SOA
4 7 (22.58%) TDD
5 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.13%) Analytics
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (16.13%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (16.13%) DSDM
6 5 (16.13%) Functional Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Kanban
6 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
6 5 (16.13%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (16.13%) Personalization
6 5 (16.13%) Predictive Analytics
6 5 (16.13%) Software Delivery
6 5 (16.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.13%) C#
3 5 (16.13%) Scala
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) Objective-C
5 3 (9.68%) Apple Swift
5 3 (9.68%) XAML
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Docker
2 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Xamarin
2 5 (16.13%) Google
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Apple
4 2 (6.45%) McAfee
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Sophos
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
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