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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 57 71 58
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 10 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.29% 0.13% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.45% 0.50% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
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£350 £320 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £320 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £320 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.85 £32.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year
-17.38% -24.85%
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
155 199 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.05% 25.09% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 82 73
Average daily rate £363 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £202 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £569 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 38 28
Average hourly rate £14.00 £28.28 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.49% +76.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.49 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -6.96%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +14 1 £250 -21.87% 1
Knutsford - 1 £425 -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Northwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Apple iOS
North West

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 25 (92.59%) Android
2 18 (66.67%) Windows
3 14 (51.85%) Mobile App
4 12 (44.44%) Windows Phone
5 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 9 (33.33%) CESG
5 9 (33.33%) PKI
5 9 (33.33%) Java
5 9 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
5 9 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 9 (33.33%) iOS Development
6 8 (29.63%) SSL
7 7 (25.93%) Firmware
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
8 6 (22.22%) VMware
8 6 (22.22%) MySQL
8 6 (22.22%) Linux
8 6 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (22.22%) F5
8 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
9 5 (18.52%) HTML
9 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
9 5 (18.52%) Citrix
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle
10 4 (14.81%) .NET
10 4 (14.81%) Objective-C

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (7.41%) Lync
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) SSL
2 6 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (11.11%) Wireless
3 3 (11.11%) Broadband
4 2 (7.41%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) GPRS
5 1 (3.70%) UMTS
5 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQLite
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.70%) Xcode
1 1 (3.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (3.70%) Axure RP
1 1 (3.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
1 2 (7.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) iOS Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 3 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Android Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Management Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Designer
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Creative Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 3 (11.11%) XML
3 3 (11.11%) Cocoa
3 3 (11.11%) JSON
3 3 (11.11%) HTML5
4 2 (7.41%) iOS SDK
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.41%) CSS3
4 2 (7.41%) Worklight
4 2 (7.41%) CSS
4 2 (7.41%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) J2EE
5 1 (3.70%) WinForms
5 1 (3.70%) Spring
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware
5 1 (3.70%) ServiceStack
5 1 (3.70%) Android SDK
5 1 (3.70%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Mobile App
2 9 (33.33%) CESG
2 9 (33.33%) PKI
3 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (11.11%) User Experience
5 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
5 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (7.41%) Biometrics
5 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.70%) Telematics
6 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Android
2 18 (66.67%) Windows
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Phone
4 9 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
5 6 (22.22%) Linux
5 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
7 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (7.41%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (3.70%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 9 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
1 9 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 4 (14.81%) Android Development
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) OOP
4 2 (7.41%) OO
4 2 (7.41%) OOD
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Web Design
4 2 (7.41%) Memory Management
4 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.70%) Usability Testing
5 1 (3.70%) UX Design
5 1 (3.70%) MVVM
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) Objective-C
3 3 (11.11%) C
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Firmware
2 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
1 6 (22.22%) VMware
1 6 (22.22%) F5
2 5 (18.52%) Citrix
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Kony
4 2 (7.41%) Juniper
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe
5 1 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) Appcelerator