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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 69 46 61
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 4 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.49% 3.09% 1.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.14% 11.69% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 9
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£563 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-38.18% -24.13%
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
187 248 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.94% 26.38% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 95 108
Average daily rate £340 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 36 20
Average hourly rate £16.75 £31.56 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.91% +125.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.44 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.57 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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
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 2 October 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 +12 2 - - 1
Warrington -17 1 £563 +87.50% 4
Wilmslow - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 2
Runcorn - - - - 3
Apple iOS
North West

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 4 (66.67%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) OOD
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) GIS
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 2 (33.33%) Leaflet
3 2 (33.33%) Flask
3 2 (33.33%) Local Government
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Django

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (33.33%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Xcode
General
1 2 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Python Developer
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) Leaflet
1 2 (33.33%) Flask
1 2 (33.33%) Django
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
2 1 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (16.67%) UIKit
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) GIS
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OOD
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) TypeScript
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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