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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 37 68 52
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -16
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 42 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.84% 0.24% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 0.95% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 1 9
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£414 £563 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.44% +87.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £563 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.77 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -24.97%
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
231 210 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.13% 25.58% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 100 92
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £218 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 34
Average hourly rate £14.35 £16.16 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% -48.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £8.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.75 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 August 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 August 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 - 30 £414 - 6
Knutsford - 3 £213 -
Crewe - 2 - - 1
Warrington -10 1 £301 -46.57% 2
Wilmslow - 1 £500 -
Apple iOS
North West

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 54 (78.26%) Android
2 51 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (71.01%) Mobile App
4 46 (66.67%) iOS Development
5 35 (50.72%) Android Development
6 26 (37.68%) Automation Testing
7 15 (21.74%) Mobile Development
8 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (14.49%) Objective-C
10 9 (13.04%) Finance
10 9 (13.04%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (11.59%) Automated Testing
11 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
12 7 (10.14%) Apple
12 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
12 7 (10.14%) Cocoa
13 6 (8.70%) TDD
13 6 (8.70%) Cucumber
13 6 (8.70%) JSON
14 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (7.25%) Node.js
14 5 (7.25%) iPad
14 5 (7.25%) Scrum
14 5 (7.25%) Java
14 5 (7.25%) Appium
15 4 (5.80%) SDLC
15 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
15 4 (5.80%) Pair Programming
15 4 (5.80%) Redis
15 4 (5.80%) Jenkins

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (7.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.45%) Route 53
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (1.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Broadband
1 2 (2.90%) Wireless
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
1 4 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (5.80%) Redis
2 1 (1.45%) Big Data
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Cucumber
2 5 (7.25%) Appium
3 4 (5.80%) Mocha
3 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.80%) Calabash
4 3 (4.35%) Xcode
4 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.90%) Selenium
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (66.67%) Developer
2 33 (47.83%) iOS Developer
3 19 (27.54%) Android Developer
4 18 (26.09%) Mobile Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Tester
6 4 (5.80%) Mobile Tester
6 4 (5.80%) AWS Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Applications Tester
7 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.90%) Desktop Support
8 2 (2.90%) Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Support Technician
8 2 (2.90%) IT Support Technician
8 2 (2.90%) Deskside Support
8 2 (2.90%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.90%) IT Support
8 2 (2.90%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) Cocoa
2 6 (8.70%) JSON
3 4 (5.80%) RESTful
4 3 (4.35%) jQuery
4 3 (4.35%) Web Services
4 3 (4.35%) REST
5 2 (2.90%) Backbone.js
5 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.90%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (2.90%) Ionic Framework
5 2 (2.90%) CSS
5 2 (2.90%) SOAP
5 2 (2.90%) HTML
5 2 (2.90%) J2EE
5 2 (2.90%) Spring
5 2 (2.90%) Middleware
6 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.45%) iOS SDK
6 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 49 (71.01%) Mobile App
2 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) iPad
4 2 (2.90%) User Experience
4 2 (2.90%) CMDB
4 2 (2.90%) iPhone
5 1 (1.45%) Telematics
5 1 (1.45%) Replication
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.45%) BYOD
5 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 54 (78.26%) Android
2 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
2 2 (2.90%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (66.67%) iOS Development
3 35 (50.72%) Android Development
4 26 (37.68%) Automation Testing
5 15 (21.74%) Mobile Development
6 9 (13.04%) Mobile Application Development
7 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
7 8 (11.59%) Automated Testing
8 6 (8.70%) TDD
9 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.25%) Scrum
10 4 (5.80%) SDLC
10 4 (5.80%) Pair Programming
11 3 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.35%) Requirements Management
12 2 (2.90%) Configuration Management
12 2 (2.90%) ITIL
12 2 (2.90%) Data Protection
12 2 (2.90%) Manual Testing
12 2 (2.90%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) Objective-C
2 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.25%) Java
4 1 (1.45%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.45%) SQL
4 1 (1.45%) C#
4 1 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) MCSE
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.90%) A+ Certification
1 2 (2.90%) MCITP
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
1 2 (2.90%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) yum
1 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Apple
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.35%) Apigee
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) Citrix
5 1 (1.45%) Twitter
5 1 (1.45%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.45%) MobileIron
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