The table below looks at the statistics for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 15 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 20 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.30% - 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.32% - 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.87 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+18.96% -47.66%
Apple iOS
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
79 80 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 32.78% 37.21% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 18 9
Average daily rate £388 £323 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% +21.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £730 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +133.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.50 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the Chester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (85.71%) Android
2 16 (76.19%) Mobile App
3 14 (66.67%) iOS Development
4 11 (52.38%) Android Development
5 9 (42.86%) Automation Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
8 3 (14.29%) Appium
8 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (14.29%) Java
9 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
9 2 (9.52%) SOAP
9 2 (9.52%) Web Services
9 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 2 (9.52%) Scrum
9 2 (9.52%) Objective-C
9 2 (9.52%) TDD
9 2 (9.52%) Pair Programming
9 2 (9.52%) JSON
9 2 (9.52%) Selenium
9 2 (9.52%) Mobile Development
9 2 (9.52%) Redis
9 2 (9.52%) Calabash
9 2 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
9 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (9.52%) Node.js
9 2 (9.52%) RESTful

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (9.52%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (4.76%) Fireworks
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Redis
1 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
1 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
2 3 (14.29%) Appium
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) Calabash
3 2 (9.52%) Mocha
4 1 (4.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (4.76%) Axure RP
4 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) Xcode
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) iOS Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Android Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Mobile Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Creative Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) SOAP
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
1 2 (9.52%) JSON
1 2 (9.52%) RESTful
2 1 (4.76%) iOS SDK
2 1 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) Cocoa
2 1 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Mobile App
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) iOS Development
3 11 (52.38%) Android Development
4 9 (42.86%) Automation Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Pair Programming
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile Development
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.76%) UX Design
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Coaching
7 1 (4.76%) Usability Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
7 1 (4.76%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.76%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Apigee
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe