The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 54 72 47
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -25
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 25 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.51% 0.25% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.02% 0.92% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £355 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £395 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.60 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-23.12% -1.53%
Apple iOS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
208 217 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.84% 26.82% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 85 78
Average daily rate £400 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £134 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 16
Average hourly rate £14.50 £32.03 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.72% +68.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £14.26 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Apple iOS Hourly 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 1 May 2015. 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 - 17 £350 - 7
Warrington - 2 £200 - 5
Apple iOS
North West

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 32 (88.89%) Android
2 20 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 20 (55.56%) iOS Development
3 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (36.11%) Android Development
5 9 (25.00%) Java
5 9 (25.00%) Windows
6 7 (19.44%) Mobile Development
7 6 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Objective-C
8 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
8 5 (13.89%) Finance
8 5 (13.89%) Cocoa
8 5 (13.89%) Windows Phone
9 4 (11.11%) Windows Phone 8
9 4 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
9 4 (11.11%) CESG
9 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 4 (11.11%) PKI
9 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 4 (11.11%) MySQL
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle
9 4 (11.11%) SOAP
9 4 (11.11%) HTML
9 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.33%) SSL
10 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
10 3 (8.33%) Citrix
10 3 (8.33%) Red Hat

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.78%) Fireworks
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) SSL
1 3 (8.33%) Broadband
1 3 (8.33%) Wireless
1 3 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.78%) GPRS
2 1 (2.78%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) Redis
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 3 (8.33%) Selenium
2 3 (8.33%) Appium
3 2 (5.56%) Calabash
3 2 (5.56%) Mocha
3 2 (5.56%) Xcode
4 1 (2.78%) JUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.78%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.78%) TestNG
4 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) iOS Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Android Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Tester
5 3 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Support Technician
5 3 (8.33%) Tester
5 3 (8.33%) IT Support
5 3 (8.33%) Mobile Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Junior
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Creative Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Cocoa
2 4 (11.11%) SOAP
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
3 3 (8.33%) Web Services
3 3 (8.33%) .NET
3 3 (8.33%) REST
3 3 (8.33%) HTML5
4 2 (5.56%) JSON
4 2 (5.56%) RESTful
4 2 (5.56%) Spring
4 2 (5.56%) J2EE
5 1 (2.78%) XML
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.78%) Flash
5 1 (2.78%) WinForms
5 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.78%) WPF
5 1 (2.78%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.11%) CESG
2 4 (11.11%) PKI
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience
3 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Biometrics
5 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 32 (88.89%) Android
2 9 (25.00%) Windows
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Phone
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Phone 8
5 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.33%) Linux
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.78%) Windows CE
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) iOS Development
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) Android Development
4 7 (19.44%) Mobile Development
5 6 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.33%) OOP
9 2 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (5.56%) Scrum
9 2 (5.56%) TDD
9 2 (5.56%) Pair Programming
9 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.78%) Requirements Management
10 1 (2.78%) MVC
10 1 (2.78%) MVVM
10 1 (2.78%) Refactoring
10 1 (2.78%) UX Design
10 1 (2.78%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.33%) Firmware
1 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Citrix
2 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.33%) VMware
2 3 (8.33%) F5
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe
4 1 (2.78%) Apple
4 1 (2.78%) Apigee
4 1 (2.78%) Twitter
4 1 (2.78%) Xamarin
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