The first table below looks at the demand for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cheshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 61 47 56
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 2 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% 2.29% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.90% 7.66% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £420 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% +39.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £466 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £310
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.66 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-33.80% -35.25%
Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
222 222 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.94% 29.96% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 92 87
Average daily rate £275 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 18
Average hourly rate £14.35 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.83% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £42.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Apple iOS
North West

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple iOS across the Cheshire region.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 1
Warrington - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Apple iOS
North West

Apple iOS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple iOS.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Django
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Leaflet
1 2 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 2 (100.00%) Flask

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple iOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Django
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Leaflet
1 2 (100.00%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) TypeScript