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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 23 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.33% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.64% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.20 £26.53 -
% change year-on-year
+28.93% -
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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
139 111 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 92.67% 78.17% 77.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 42 43
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £39.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -10.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.54 £18.17 £30.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 2015, 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 38 (92.68%) Apple iOS
2 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (78.05%) Mobile App
4 28 (68.29%) Android Development
4 28 (68.29%) Android
5 22 (53.66%) Automation Testing
6 13 (31.71%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (31.71%) Mobile Development
7 8 (19.51%) Objective-C
7 8 (19.51%) Finance
8 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
8 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Cocoa
10 4 (9.76%) JSON
10 4 (9.76%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
11 3 (7.32%) Calabash
11 3 (7.32%) SDLC
11 3 (7.32%) Appium
11 3 (7.32%) RESTful
11 3 (7.32%) Mocha
11 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
11 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
11 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (7.32%) Redis
11 3 (7.32%) Node.js
11 3 (7.32%) TDD
11 3 (7.32%) Pair Programming
11 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (7.32%) Scrum

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (7.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Mocha
1 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
1 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.32%) Calabash
1 3 (7.32%) Appium
2 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Xcode
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (95.12%) Developer
2 32 (78.05%) iOS Developer
3 18 (43.90%) Android Developer
4 15 (36.59%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (9.76%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Cocoa
2 4 (9.76%) JSON
3 3 (7.32%) RESTful
4 1 (2.44%) iOS SDK
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (2.44%) XML
4 1 (2.44%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 32 (78.05%) Mobile App
2 13 (31.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) iPhone
3 2 (4.88%) iPad
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (92.68%) Apple iOS
2 28 (68.29%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (68.29%) Android Development
3 22 (53.66%) Automation Testing
4 13 (31.71%) Mobile Development
5 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
5 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.76%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (7.32%) Scrum
7 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.32%) TDD
7 3 (7.32%) Pair Programming
7 3 (7.32%) SDLC
8 2 (4.88%) Requirements Management
8 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.44%) Analytics
9 1 (2.44%) Time Management
9 1 (2.44%) Coaching
9 1 (2.44%) Refactoring
9 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.44%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) Objective-C
2 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) Apple Swift
3 1 (2.44%) C++
3 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) yum
1 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Apple
1 2 (4.88%) Apigee