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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 68 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 1 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 1.51% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 1.99% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 5
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- £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.53 - £35.00
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
578 705 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 74.01% 75.97% 65.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 337 341
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 44 26
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -23.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £14.90 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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
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 15 September 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
iOS Development
North West

iOS Development
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (100.00%) UIKit
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (100.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (100.00%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C