The table below looks at the statistics for iOS Development 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 iOS Development over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
iOS Software Development
Rank 20 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.42% 0.48% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 0.55% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£413 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +22.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.79 £15.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+85.26% -57.14%
iOS Development
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
99 181 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 79.84% 87.44% 79.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 61 41
Average daily rate £400 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £261 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 17
Average hourly rate £18.02 £34.06 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.10% +0.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £30.00 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.38 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

iOS Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

iOS Development Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

iOS Development
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

iOS Development Daily Rate Trend in Chester

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Xcode
3 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) SQLite
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Memory Management

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
1 1 (33.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Android Developer
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Worklight
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Memory Management
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Appcelerator
1 1 (33.33%) Kony