Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for iOS SDK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iOS SDK over the 6 months to 21 October 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 SDK
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 180 215
Rank change year-on-year -9 +35 -33
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 13 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.086% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.83% 0.35% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - -
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £85.00 £62.50 -
% change year-on-year +36.00% - -

iOS SDK is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,565 1,148 1,589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.01% 24.78% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 755 1,002
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £253
90th Percentile £575 £575 £519
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.75 £30.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.30% +29.79% -19.92%
10th Percentile £11.03 £15.15 £11.23
90th Percentile £57.35 £40.18 £39.58
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% +6.67% +1.24%

iOS SDK
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing iOS SDK as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for iOS SDK in the West Midlands

iOS SDK
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 SDK in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for iOS SDK in the West Midlands

iOS SDK
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 SDK within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Shropshire - 10 £360 -
Birmingham +3 1 £330 - 1
Solihull - 1 £330 -
iOS SDK
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing iOS SDK 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 iOS SDK.

1 13 (100.00%) Android
1 13 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 13 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 12 (92.31%) Apple Swift
2 12 (92.31%) Objective-C
2 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 11 (84.62%) HTML
3 11 (84.62%) CSS
3 11 (84.62%) Web Design
3 11 (84.62%) JSON
3 11 (84.62%) jQuery
3 11 (84.62%) HockeyApp
3 11 (84.62%) Zurb Foundation
3 11 (84.62%) Xamarin
3 11 (84.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 11 (84.62%) User Experience
3 11 (84.62%) Mobile Development
3 11 (84.62%) Xcode
3 11 (84.62%) HTML5
3 11 (84.62%) CSS3
3 11 (84.62%) KnockoutJS
3 11 (84.62%) Twitter
3 11 (84.62%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (76.92%) MVVM
4 10 (76.92%) Public Cloud
4 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (76.92%) iPhone
4 10 (76.92%) UX Design

iOS SDK
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (69.23%) SaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Firebase
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) MySQL
1 9 (69.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Xcode
2 9 (69.23%) Eclipse
2 9 (69.23%) JIRA
2 9 (69.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (69.23%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (84.62%) Applications Developer
2 11 (84.62%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 11 (84.62%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (15.38%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) CSS
1 11 (84.62%) CSS3
1 11 (84.62%) HTML
1 11 (84.62%) HTML5
1 11 (84.62%) jQuery
1 11 (84.62%) JSON
1 11 (84.62%) KnockoutJS
1 11 (84.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 11 (84.62%) Zurb Foundation
2 10 (76.92%) Web Services
3 9 (69.23%) Android SDK
3 9 (69.23%) J2EE
3 9 (69.23%) J2ME
4 1 (7.69%) GraphQL
4 1 (7.69%) React Native
4 1 (7.69%) Redux
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) Retrofit
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 11 (84.62%) User Experience
3 10 (76.92%) iPhone
3 10 (76.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Android
1 13 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Mobile Development
1 11 (84.62%) Responsive Web Design
1 11 (84.62%) Web Design
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (76.92%) MVC
2 10 (76.92%) MVVM
2 10 (76.92%) OO
2 10 (76.92%) Scrum
2 10 (76.92%) SOLID
2 10 (76.92%) TDD
2 10 (76.92%) UX Design
3 9 (69.23%) SDLC
3 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
4 8 (61.54%) Functional Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
6 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
8 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.69%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Apple Swift
1 12 (92.31%) JavaScript
1 12 (92.31%) Objective-C
2 9 (69.23%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Twitter
1 11 (84.62%) Xamarin
2 10 (76.92%) Apple
3 9 (69.23%) Atlassian
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Facebook
4 1 (7.69%) Google