The table below looks at the statistics for iOS Development 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 iOS Development over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 52 69 54
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 26 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.34% 0.12% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 0.16% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 7
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£384 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 - £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 £26.53 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+28.93% +17.05%
iOS Development
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
915 615 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.51% 74.82% 74.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 332 292
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 35
Average hourly rate £17.42 £28.25 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.35% -10.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

iOS Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

iOS Development Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

iOS Development
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iOS Development across the Cheshire region.

iOS Development Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

iOS Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Development across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

iOS Development Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

iOS Development
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 iOS Development within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 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 - 24 £388 - 1
Warrington - 1 £301 - 2
iOS Development
North West

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing iOS Development 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 iOS Development.

1 46 (93.88%) Apple iOS
2 40 (81.63%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (75.51%) Mobile App
4 35 (71.43%) Android
4 35 (71.43%) Android Development
5 23 (46.94%) Automation Testing
6 15 (30.61%) Mobile Development
7 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (20.41%) Objective-C
9 9 (18.37%) Finance
10 7 (14.29%) Cocoa
10 7 (14.29%) Automated Testing
11 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
11 6 (12.24%) JSON
11 6 (12.24%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (10.20%) Node.js
12 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
12 5 (10.20%) TDD
13 4 (8.16%) Pair Programming
13 4 (8.16%) Scrum
13 4 (8.16%) QA
13 4 (8.16%) RESTful
13 4 (8.16%) Mocha
13 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
13 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
13 4 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
13 4 (8.16%) Redis
13 4 (8.16%) Appium

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing iOS Development 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 iOS Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.20%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) Route 53
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (2.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
1 4 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (8.16%) Redis
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Mocha
1 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
1 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
1 4 (8.16%) Calabash
1 4 (8.16%) Appium
2 3 (6.12%) Xcode
2 3 (6.12%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (91.84%) Developer
2 36 (73.47%) iOS Developer
3 19 (38.78%) Android Developer
4 18 (36.73%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (8.16%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Architect
6 1 (2.04%) Junior
6 1 (2.04%) Junior iOS Developer
6 1 (2.04%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (2.04%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.04%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Junior Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.04%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Cocoa
2 6 (12.24%) JSON
3 4 (8.16%) RESTful
4 2 (4.08%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (2.04%) iOS SDK
5 1 (2.04%) jQuery
5 1 (2.04%) Spring
5 1 (2.04%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) J2EE
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.04%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) XML
5 1 (2.04%) XML Schema
5 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 37 (75.51%) Mobile App
2 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) iPad
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) iPhone
4 1 (2.04%) Telematics
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 46 (93.88%) Apple iOS
2 35 (71.43%) Android
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (81.63%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (71.43%) Android Development
3 23 (46.94%) Automation Testing
4 15 (30.61%) Mobile Development
5 7 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
6 6 (12.24%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (10.20%) TDD
7 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.16%) Pair Programming
8 4 (8.16%) Scrum
8 4 (8.16%) SDLC
9 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.12%) Requirements Management
10 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.08%) Coaching
11 1 (2.04%) Server Monitoring
11 1 (2.04%) DevOps
11 1 (2.04%) OOP
11 1 (2.04%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) Objective-C
2 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.12%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) Apple Swift
4 1 (2.04%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) yum
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Apple
1 3 (6.12%) Apigee
2 1 (2.04%) Twitter
2 1 (2.04%) Xamarin