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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iOS Development over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iOS Software Development
Rank 63 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 4 28 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.51% 2.98% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 3.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 0
Median daily rate £450 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £26.53
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +31.95%
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
655 782 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.97% 83.28% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 474 312
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 25
Median hourly rate £62.50 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

iOS Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing iOS Development as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iOS Development within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 2 £475 -
Chester -26 1 £425 +13.33%
iOS Development
North West

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for iOS Development.

1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (66.67%) Objective-C
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
5 7 (46.67%) TDD
5 7 (46.67%) Banking
6 6 (40.00%) Scrum
6 6 (40.00%) Xcode
6 6 (40.00%) Apple Swift
7 5 (33.33%) Mobile Development
7 5 (33.33%) BDD
8 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Android
8 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
8 4 (26.67%) RESTful
8 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
8 4 (26.67%) Android Development
8 4 (26.67%) User Experience
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
9 3 (20.00%) Publishing
9 3 (20.00%) Retail
9 3 (20.00%) Java
9 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (20.00%) PHP
9 3 (20.00%) Web Services
9 3 (20.00%) XML
9 3 (20.00%) iOS SDK
9 3 (20.00%) Bitbucket
9 3 (20.00%) JSON
10 2 (13.33%) HTML

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Xcode
2 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (20.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (6.67%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.67%) Gradle
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Publishing
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Billing
4 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) iOS Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Objective-C Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Android Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior iOS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) RESTful
2 3 (20.00%) iOS SDK
2 3 (20.00%) JSON
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) Cocoa
4 1 (6.67%) Flash
4 1 (6.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (26.67%) User Experience
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (6.67%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (26.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) BDD
4 5 (33.33%) Mobile Development
5 4 (26.67%) Android Development
5 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) CRM
6 2 (13.33%) ERP
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) DevOps
7 1 (6.67%) Kanban
7 1 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) OOP
7 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 6 (40.00%) Apple Swift
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree