Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 123 159
Rank change year-on-year -38 +36 -23
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 48 63 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.94% 1.31% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.41% 6.80% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 35
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.64% +16.91%
10th Percentile £180 £115 £115
90th Percentile £441 £450 £463
England median daily rate £440 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £27.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.13% -13.28% +82.86%
10th Percentile £32.50 £13.14 £15.63
90th Percentile £37.50 £33.77 £33.55
England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £22.84
% change year-on-year -4.11% -20.08% +30.49%

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 1,089 927 1,056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 21.31% 19.26% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 532 562
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% -8.75% +19.40%
10th Percentile £143 £158 £182
90th Percentile £525 £560 £519
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 89 103
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -1.41%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.70 £10.05
90th Percentile £25.58 £34.37 £36.50
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 November 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
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 November 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 -1 11 £323 -14.00% 1
Shropshire - 11 £360 -
Birmingham +2 9 £200 -54.29% 11
Coventry -26 4 £244 +111.96% 2
Warwickshire -8 3 £288 +91.67% 3
Solihull +4 2 £330 -20.00% 1
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 36 (75.00%) Android
2 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (52.08%) HTML
4 24 (50.00%) CSS
5 22 (45.83%) Objective-C
5 22 (45.83%) Xamarin
6 21 (43.75%) Apple Swift
7 20 (41.67%) HTML5
8 19 (39.58%) Mobile App
8 19 (39.58%) iOS Development
9 18 (37.50%) C#
9 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
10 17 (35.42%) Mobile Development
10 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (33.33%) CSS3
12 15 (31.25%) MVC
13 14 (29.17%) Scrum
13 14 (29.17%) jQuery
14 13 (27.08%) iOS SDK
14 13 (27.08%) Web Services
14 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
15 12 (25.00%) Apple
15 12 (25.00%) JSON
15 12 (25.00%) Xcode
15 12 (25.00%) User Experience
16 11 (22.92%) SDLC
16 11 (22.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (22.92%) Zurb Foundation
16 11 (22.92%) MVVM
16 11 (22.92%) Twitter

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 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (18.75%) SaaS
4 4 (8.33%) Office 365
5 1 (2.08%) Firebase
5 1 (2.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) Skype
3 1 (2.08%) 3G
3 1 (2.08%) 4G
3 1 (2.08%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.08%) Broadband
3 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) SMS
3 1 (2.08%) SSL
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) MySQL
1 9 (18.75%) SQLite
2 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Xcode
2 10 (20.83%) JIRA
2 10 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (18.75%) Eclipse
3 9 (18.75%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (8.33%) Axure RP
5 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.08%) Burp Suite
6 1 (2.08%) CocoaPods
6 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.08%) Metasploit
6 1 (2.08%) Selenium
6 1 (2.08%) Subversion
6 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.08%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.17%) Law
1 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) French Language
2 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (72.92%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Applications Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Mobile Developer
3 11 (22.92%) iOS Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Xamarin Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Android Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.17%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.17%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) iOS Android Developer
6 2 (4.17%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) IT Support
6 2 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Desktop Technician
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) HTML
2 24 (50.00%) CSS
3 20 (41.67%) HTML5
4 16 (33.33%) CSS3
5 14 (29.17%) jQuery
6 13 (27.08%) iOS SDK
6 13 (27.08%) Web Services
7 12 (25.00%) JSON
8 11 (22.92%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (22.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (22.92%) Zurb Foundation
9 9 (18.75%) .NET
9 9 (18.75%) Android SDK
9 9 (18.75%) J2EE
9 9 (18.75%) J2ME
10 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
11 4 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
11 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (8.33%) REST
11 4 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Mobile App
2 12 (25.00%) User Experience
3 11 (22.92%) iPhone
4 10 (20.83%) Public Cloud
5 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.08%) Animation
7 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.08%) CMDB
7 1 (2.08%) EPoS
7 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.08%) Internet of Things
7 1 (2.08%) NHS
7 1 (2.08%) Online Games
7 1 (2.08%) Robotics
7 1 (2.08%) SCADA
7 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (75.00%) Android
2 9 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.17%) Unix
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) iOS Development
3 17 (35.42%) Mobile Development
4 15 (31.25%) MVC
5 14 (29.17%) Scrum
6 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (22.92%) MVVM
6 11 (22.92%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (22.92%) SDLC
6 11 (22.92%) Web Design
7 10 (20.83%) OO
7 10 (20.83%) SOLID
7 10 (20.83%) TDD
7 10 (20.83%) Test Automation
7 10 (20.83%) UX Design
8 8 (16.67%) Android Development
8 8 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (10.42%) Facilities Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) Objective-C
2 21 (43.75%) Apple Swift
3 18 (37.50%) C#
3 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.83%) Java
5 5 (10.42%) SQL
6 4 (8.33%) XAML
7 3 (6.25%) Python
8 2 (4.17%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.08%) Lua
9 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.08%) Ruby
9 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) A+ Certification
2 2 (4.17%) MCP
2 2 (4.17%) MCSE
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) ACDT
3 1 (2.08%) ACHDS
3 1 (2.08%) ACTC
3 1 (2.08%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.08%) MCDST
3 1 (2.08%) MCSA
3 1 (2.08%) MCSM
3 1 (2.08%) MCTS
3 1 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (2.08%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) PMO
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) BitLocker
2 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) HockeyApp
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.08%) Nessus
2 1 (2.08%) Nmap
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Xamarin
2 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
3 12 (25.00%) Apple
4 11 (22.92%) Twitter
5 9 (18.75%) Atlassian
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle
7 2 (4.17%) Google
8 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.08%) Blue Prism
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix
8 1 (2.08%) Facebook
8 1 (2.08%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.08%) Lotus
8 1 (2.08%) VMware