Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an iOS Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

iOS Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 200 158
Rank change year-on-year +37 -42 +7
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 21 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.097% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.10% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 3
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £205 £325 £319
90th Percentile £470 £425 £403
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.00 - £30.00
10th Percentile £23.50 - £16.25
90th Percentile £32.90 - £33.12
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.51 £30.50
% change year-on-year +71.19% +19.70% -32.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4579 5861 4672
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.61% 95.07% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2890 3522 2671
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £236 £213
90th Percentile £540 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 236 273
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.76% +5.72%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.53
90th Percentile £43.75 £38.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

iOS Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured iOS Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for iOS Developer in the West Midlands

iOS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing iOS Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Developer in the West Midlands

iOS Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS Developer in the West Midlands

iOS Developer
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 iOS Developer in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for iOS Developer in the West Midlands

iOS Developer
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 iOS Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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 - 6 £425 - 1
Coventry - 4 £280 -
Birmingham +7 3 £475 +35.71%
Staffordshire +11 1 £400 +14.29%
iOS Developer
England

iOS Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, iOS Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring iOS Developer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 20 (95.24%) iOS Development
3 13 (61.90%) Objective-C
4 9 (42.86%) Apple Swift
5 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (33.33%) Cocoa
7 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
8 5 (23.81%) iOS SDK
8 5 (23.81%) RESTful
8 5 (23.81%) JSON
8 5 (23.81%) Web Services
9 4 (19.05%) Scrum
9 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
9 4 (19.05%) REST
9 4 (19.05%) Cocoa Touch
9 4 (19.05%) Core Data
9 4 (19.05%) Mobile Development
10 3 (14.29%) User Experience
10 3 (14.29%) iPad
10 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (14.29%) Android
10 3 (14.29%) iPhone
10 3 (14.29%) QA
10 3 (14.29%) Core Animation
10 3 (14.29%) Xcode
10 3 (14.29%) TDD
10 3 (14.29%) XML
10 3 (14.29%) Bluetooth
11 2 (9.52%) HTTP
11 2 (9.52%) SSL

iOS Developer Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Bluetooth
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) SSL
2 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Xcode
3 2 (9.52%) CocoaPods
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) jMock
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.76%) Mockito
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Cocoa
2 5 (23.81%) iOS SDK
2 5 (23.81%) JSON
2 5 (23.81%) RESTful
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) Cocoa Touch
3 4 (19.05%) Core Data
3 4 (19.05%) REST
4 3 (14.29%) Core Animation
4 3 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) HTML
5 2 (9.52%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) Ajax
6 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) J2EE
6 1 (4.76%) jQuery
6 1 (4.76%) Spring
6 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
6 1 (4.76%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (14.29%) iPad
2 3 (14.29%) iPhone
2 3 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (9.52%) Animation
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) iOS Development
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Mobile Development
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) BDD
5 2 (9.52%) MVC
5 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Android Development
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.76%) MVVM
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source Development
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Push Notifications
6 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Objective-C
2 9 (42.86%) Apple Swift
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Apple
2 1 (4.76%) Xamarin