Period
to 21 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 134 174
Rank change year-on-year -5 +40 -40
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 60 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.17% 0.98% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.78% 5.26% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 35
West Midlands median daily rate £355 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% -3.57% +12.00%
10th Percentile £201 £115 £115
90th Percentile £443 £445 £463
England median daily rate £425 £405 £410
% change year-on-year +4.94% -1.22% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.17 £30.50 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.10% +97.73% +14.26%
10th Percentile £11.50 £24.10 £15.21
90th Percentile £30.15 £33.62 £15.64
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year - -18.60% +26.47%

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 1,038 836 1,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.28% 18.58% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 500 587
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £370 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -6.33% +17.04%
10th Percentile £130 £169 £175
90th Percentile £538 £558 £519
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 76 92
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.22 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.30% -6.90%
10th Percentile £10.89 £10.63 £10.03
90th Percentile £21.20 £29.75 £36.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +0.46%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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
Staffordshire +7 15 £323 -7.86% 7
Birmingham -3 15 £265 -35.76% 13
Shropshire - 9 £360 - 2
Coventry -18 5 £325 +182.61% 2
Warwickshire -5 3 £400 +166.67% 3
Solihull -5 2 £278 -30.63%
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 46 (76.67%) Android
2 28 (46.67%) Objective-C
3 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (43.33%) HTML
5 25 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 25 (41.67%) CSS
5 25 (41.67%) Xamarin
6 24 (40.00%) iOS Development
7 23 (38.33%) Mobile Development
8 20 (33.33%) Apple Swift
8 20 (33.33%) Mobile App
9 19 (31.67%) HTML5
9 19 (31.67%) C#
10 18 (30.00%) iPhone
11 16 (26.67%) Android Development
12 15 (25.00%) CSS3
13 14 (23.33%) AngularJS
13 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (23.33%) MVC
14 13 (21.67%) Scrum
14 13 (21.67%) Java
14 13 (21.67%) Apache Cordova
15 12 (20.00%) .NET
15 12 (20.00%) Web Services
15 12 (20.00%) Law
15 12 (20.00%) jQuery
16 11 (18.33%) Windows
16 11 (18.33%) iOS SDK
16 11 (18.33%) iPad
17 10 (16.67%) User Experience

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 (1.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.67%) IIS
1 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (11.67%) SaaS
4 3 (5.00%) Office 365
5 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.67%) Firebase
5 1 (1.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Internet
2 2 (3.33%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.33%) SMS
2 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.67%) HTTP
3 1 (1.67%) Skype
3 1 (1.67%) SSL
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) MySQL
1 8 (13.33%) SQLite
2 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Xcode
2 8 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 8 (13.33%) JIRA
2 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (11.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (8.33%) Axure RP
5 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.33%) Selenium
5 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.67%) CocoaPods
General
1 12 (20.00%) Law
2 2 (3.33%) French Language
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Games
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (73.33%) Developer
2 18 (30.00%) Applications Developer
2 18 (30.00%) Mobile Developer
3 13 (21.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 9 (15.00%) iOS Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Xamarin Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.00%) Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Desktop Support Technician
7 3 (5.00%) Desktop Technician
7 3 (5.00%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Mobile Web Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Support Technician
7 3 (5.00%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.33%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Android Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) iOS Android Developer
8 2 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (43.33%) HTML
2 25 (41.67%) CSS
3 19 (31.67%) HTML5
4 15 (25.00%) CSS3
5 14 (23.33%) AngularJS
6 13 (21.67%) Apache Cordova
7 12 (20.00%) .NET
7 12 (20.00%) jQuery
7 12 (20.00%) Web Services
8 11 (18.33%) iOS SDK
9 10 (16.67%) Angular 2
9 10 (16.67%) Ionic Framework
9 10 (16.67%) JSON
9 10 (16.67%) React Native
10 9 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (15.00%) Zurb Foundation
11 8 (13.33%) Android SDK
11 8 (13.33%) J2EE
11 8 (13.33%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 18 (30.00%) iPhone
3 11 (18.33%) iPad
4 10 (16.67%) User Experience
5 9 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (13.33%) Public Cloud
7 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.33%) Internet of Things
8 2 (3.33%) Robotics
8 2 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.67%) Animation
9 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.67%) NHS
9 1 (1.67%) Online Games
9 1 (1.67%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 46 (76.67%) Android
2 11 (18.33%) Windows
3 5 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 23 (38.33%) Mobile Development
4 16 (26.67%) Android Development
5 14 (23.33%) MVC
6 13 (21.67%) Scrum
7 10 (16.67%) SDLC
8 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (15.00%) MVVM
8 9 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (15.00%) Web Design
9 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
9 8 (13.33%) OO
9 8 (13.33%) SOLID
9 8 (13.33%) TDD
9 8 (13.33%) UX Design
10 7 (11.67%) Web Development
11 6 (10.00%) Functional Testing
12 5 (8.33%) Facilities Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) Objective-C
2 25 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 20 (33.33%) Apple Swift
4 19 (31.67%) C#
5 13 (21.67%) Java
6 6 (10.00%) SQL
7 5 (8.33%) XAML
8 3 (5.00%) Python
8 3 (5.00%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.33%) VBScript
10 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.67%) ACDT
2 1 (1.67%) ACHDS
2 1 (1.67%) ACTC
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.67%) MCDST
2 1 (1.67%) MCP
2 1 (1.67%) MCSA
2 1 (1.67%) MCSE
2 1 (1.67%) MCSM
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) HockeyApp
2 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (41.67%) Xamarin
2 10 (16.67%) Apple
2 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.00%) Twitter
4 7 (11.67%) Atlassian
4 7 (11.67%) Sencha
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle
6 2 (3.33%) Blue Prism
6 2 (3.33%) Google
7 1 (1.67%) Appcelerator
7 1 (1.67%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.67%) Citrix
7 1 (1.67%) Facebook
7 1 (1.67%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.67%) Lotus
7 1 (1.67%) SAP
7 1 (1.67%) UiPath
7 1 (1.67%) VMware