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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 105 102
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3  
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 11 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 1.01% 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.17% 4.60% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 4
Median daily rate £350 £288 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.73% -17.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -4.66% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Median hourly rate - £25.46 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £25.70
% change year-on-year +4.28% -31.90%  

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 347 609 495
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.42% 22.00% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 278 225
Median daily rate £400 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +20.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 83
Median hourly rate £14.96 £15.93 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.04% +6.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.73 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Apple iOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Apple iOS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Solihull - 5 £350 - 2
Coventry +2 3 £400 +45.45% 2
Worcestershire - 2 £350 - 1
Warwickshire +1 1 £400 +247.82% 2
Apple iOS
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 26 (68.42%) Android
2 19 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 14 (36.84%) iOS Development
4 13 (34.21%) Android Development
5 12 (31.58%) Git (software)
6 10 (26.32%) HTML
7 9 (23.68%) JUnit
7 9 (23.68%) CSS
7 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
7 9 (23.68%) Xamarin
7 9 (23.68%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (21.05%) Ansible
8 8 (21.05%) DevOps
8 8 (21.05%) Apache Ivy
8 8 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (21.05%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (21.05%) Puppet
8 8 (21.05%) Selenium
8 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (21.05%) Unix
8 8 (21.05%) Windows
8 8 (21.05%) AIX
8 8 (21.05%) Linux
8 8 (21.05%) ClearCase
8 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
8 8 (21.05%) ClearQuest
8 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (21.05%) Subversion
9 7 (18.42%) Objective-C
9 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP

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 4 (10.53%) Skype for Business
2 3 (7.89%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) GitHub
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) DNS
1 7 (18.42%) LDAP
1 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.16%) Bluetooth
2 5 (13.16%) Skype
3 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.63%) 3G
4 1 (2.63%) 4G
4 1 (2.63%) GPRS
4 1 (2.63%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
2 9 (23.68%) JUnit
3 8 (21.05%) Apache Ivy
3 8 (21.05%) ClearCase
3 8 (21.05%) ClearQuest
3 8 (21.05%) Selenium
3 8 (21.05%) Sonatype Nexus
3 8 (21.05%) Subversion
4 2 (5.26%) gulp
5 1 (2.63%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.63%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.63%) CocoaPods
5 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.63%) GitLab
5 1 (2.63%) Gradle
5 1 (2.63%) Grunt
5 1 (2.63%) JIRA
5 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.63%) webpack
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) iOS Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Android Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Applications Developer
4 7 (18.42%) iOS Android Developer
5 6 (15.79%) DevOps Specialist
5 6 (15.79%) Xamarin Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 2 (5.26%) Lead DevOps
9 2 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Applications Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Build Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Desktop Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Mobile Software Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Test Automation Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) HTML
2 9 (23.68%) CSS
3 6 (15.79%) XSLT
4 5 (13.16%) Xamarin.iOS
5 4 (10.53%) .NET
5 4 (10.53%) Core Data
6 3 (7.89%) HTML5
6 3 (7.89%) REST
7 2 (5.26%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (5.26%) iOS SDK
7 2 (5.26%) React
7 2 (5.26%) RESTful
7 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (5.26%) Web Services
8 1 (2.63%) Android SDK
8 1 (2.63%) Material Design
8 1 (2.63%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.63%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Android
2 8 (21.05%) AIX
2 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Unix
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) iOS Development
2 13 (34.21%) Android Development
3 9 (23.68%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (21.05%) DevOps
5 7 (18.42%) Mobile Development
6 4 (10.53%) Application Packaging
6 4 (10.53%) MVC
6 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (10.53%) Use Case
6 4 (10.53%) Web Development
7 3 (7.89%) Computer Security
8 2 (5.26%) Asynchronous Programming
8 2 (5.26%) Cross-Platform Development
8 2 (5.26%) Identity Management
8 2 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Java
1 7 (18.42%) Objective-C
2 5 (13.16%) C#
3 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) VB
4 3 (7.89%) VBScript
5 2 (5.26%) Apple Swift
5 2 (5.26%) C
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.63%) PHP 7
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Ansible
1 8 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (21.05%) Puppet
2 5 (13.16%) SCCM
3 4 (10.53%) AirWatch
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (7.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Xamarin
2 4 (10.53%) LANDesk
3 3 (7.89%) Intel Security
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (2.63%) MobileIron