The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for iOS Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iOS Development over the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iOS Software Development
England / West Midlands
Rank 109 124 112
Rank change year-on-year +15 -12  
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 9 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.22% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.27% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
Median daily rate £350 £275 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -20.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +3.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £39.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £38.75 £45.60
% change year-on-year -4.51% -15.02%  

iOS Development is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1844 2222 1903
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 80.07% 82.45% 75.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1185 1221 1087
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 45 109
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

iOS Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing iOS Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for iOS Development in the West Midlands

iOS Development
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 Development in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS Development in the West Midlands

iOS Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iOS Development in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iOS Development in the West Midlands

iOS Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for iOS Development in the West Midlands

iOS Development
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 Development within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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 - 3
Coventry +3 2 £400 +45.45%
Worcestershire - 2 £350 -
iOS Development
England

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development 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 iOS Development.

1 14 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 11 (78.57%) Android
2 11 (78.57%) Mobile App
2 11 (78.57%) Android Development
3 7 (50.00%) Xamarin
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) XSLT
5 5 (35.71%) Objective-C
5 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Xamarin.iOS
6 4 (28.57%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) Mobile Development
7 3 (21.43%) Core Data
8 2 (14.29%) Cross-Platform Development
8 2 (14.29%) HTML5
8 2 (14.29%) REST
8 2 (14.29%) GitHub
8 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 2 (14.29%) C
8 2 (14.29%) C#
8 2 (14.29%) .NET
8 2 (14.29%) MVC
8 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 2 (14.29%) Web Services
8 2 (14.29%) Web Development
9 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 1 (7.14%) Social Network
9 1 (7.14%) CodeIgniter

iOS Development
Top Related 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 2 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
1 1 (7.14%) RFID
1 1 (7.14%) Skype
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Android Studio
2 1 (7.14%) GitLab
2 1 (7.14%) Gradle
2 1 (7.14%) gulp
2 1 (7.14%) webpack
General
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) iOS Developer
3 7 (50.00%) Android Developer
3 7 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 7 (50.00%) iOS Android Developer
4 5 (35.71%) Xamarin Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Android Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Objective-C Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) Xamarin.iOS
3 5 (35.71%) XSLT
4 3 (21.43%) Core Data
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) REST
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
6 1 (7.14%) Laravel
6 1 (7.14%) Material Design
6 1 (7.14%) PhoneGap
6 1 (7.14%) React
6 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (7.14%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 11 (78.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Android Development
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile Development
4 2 (14.29%) Cross-Platform Development
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) API Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) MVVM
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Objective-C
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) C
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Apple Swift
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) PHP 7
4 1 (7.14%) Python
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft