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 3 months to 27 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 SDK
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 129 -
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.11% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £319 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -20.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - -

iOS SDK is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 548 673 624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.39% 25.00% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 411 396
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £32.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -39.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £9.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

iOS SDK
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing iOS SDK as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iOS SDK 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 SDK.

1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) 4G
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) GPRS
2 1 (50.00%) 3G
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
1 1 (50.00%) GPRS
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C