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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 36 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -7
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 36 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.75% 0.26% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.09% 0.92% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £400 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £15.75 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+21.14% -30.49%
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
199 217 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.71% 27.71% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 111 77
Average daily rate £375 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £193 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 25
Average hourly rate £14.35 £14.35 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 - 26 £373 - 5
Knutsford - 4 £231 -
Crewe - 2 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £500 -
Apple iOS
North West

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 46 (79.31%) Android
2 39 (67.24%) iOS Development
3 38 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (60.34%) Mobile App
5 31 (53.45%) Android Development
6 23 (39.66%) Automation Testing
7 14 (24.14%) Mobile Development
8 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (17.24%) Objective-C
9 9 (15.52%) Finance
10 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 7 (12.07%) Cocoa
11 7 (12.07%) Apple
12 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
12 6 (10.34%) Java
12 6 (10.34%) Oracle
12 6 (10.34%) Windows
12 6 (10.34%) Automated Testing
13 5 (8.62%) iPad
13 5 (8.62%) Windows 8
13 5 (8.62%) Windows XP
13 5 (8.62%) MS Office
13 5 (8.62%) Broadband
13 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
13 5 (8.62%) Citrix
13 5 (8.62%) Wireless
13 5 (8.62%) Oracle Payables
14 4 (6.90%) REST
14 4 (6.90%) SOAP
14 4 (6.90%) Web Services

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (5.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.72%) Route 53
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (1.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Broadband
1 5 (8.62%) Wireless
2 1 (1.72%) GPRS
2 1 (1.72%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (3.45%) Redis
1 2 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.72%) Big Data
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.17%) Xcode
2 3 (5.17%) Selenium
2 3 (5.17%) Appium
3 2 (3.45%) Mocha
3 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.45%) Calabash
4 1 (1.72%) JUnit
4 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.72%) TestNG
4 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (68.97%) Developer
2 29 (50.00%) iOS Developer
3 17 (29.31%) Android Developer
4 16 (27.59%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (8.62%) IT Support
5 5 (8.62%) Tester
5 5 (8.62%) Support Technician
5 5 (8.62%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (6.90%) Mobile Tester
6 4 (6.90%) AWS Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Applications Tester
8 2 (3.45%) Deskside Support
8 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.45%) Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Mobile Test Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) DevOps Architect
9 1 (1.72%) Xamarin Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) Cocoa
2 4 (6.90%) JSON
2 4 (6.90%) SOAP
2 4 (6.90%) Web Services
2 4 (6.90%) REST
3 3 (5.17%) J2EE
3 3 (5.17%) Spring
4 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.45%) .NET
4 2 (3.45%) XML
4 2 (3.45%) RESTful
5 1 (1.72%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.72%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (1.72%) ServiceStack
5 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.72%) Flash
5 1 (1.72%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.72%) HTML
5 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 35 (60.34%) Mobile App
2 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.62%) iPad
4 2 (3.45%) CMDB
4 2 (3.45%) iPhone
5 1 (1.72%) Telematics
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.72%) Replication
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 46 (79.31%) Android
2 6 (10.34%) Windows
3 5 (8.62%) Windows XP
3 5 (8.62%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (1.72%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (67.24%) iOS Development
2 38 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (53.45%) Android Development
4 23 (39.66%) Automation Testing
5 14 (24.14%) Mobile Development
6 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 6 (10.34%) Automated Testing
7 3 (5.17%) TDD
7 3 (5.17%) Scrum
7 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.17%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (3.45%) Manual Testing
8 2 (3.45%) SDLC
8 2 (3.45%) Coaching
8 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Pair Programming
8 2 (3.45%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.45%) ITIL
9 1 (1.72%) OOP
9 1 (1.72%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) Objective-C
2 6 (10.34%) Java
3 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (1.72%) C++
5 1 (1.72%) SQL
5 1 (1.72%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) MCSE
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.45%) A+ Certification
1 2 (3.45%) MCITP
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
1 2 (3.45%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) yum
1 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Apple
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle
4 5 (8.62%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) Twitter
5 1 (1.72%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.72%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.72%) Apigee
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