The first table below looks at the demand for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Liverpool region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 20 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.48% - 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% - 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 57 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.19% 37.01% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 40 18
Average daily rate £340 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £12.49 £28.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.17% +62.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Apple iOS
Merseyside

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 5 (71.43%) iOS Development
2 4 (57.14%) Android
3 3 (42.86%) Android Development
4 2 (28.57%) Google
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Apple
4 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) TDD

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
1 1 (14.29%) Cocoa
1 1 (14.29%) Android SDK
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) Google Maps API
1 1 (14.29%) Twisted
1 1 (14.29%) iOS SDK
1 1 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) iOS Development
2 3 (42.86%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Google
1 2 (28.57%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware