The table below looks at the statistics for the iOS Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iOS Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Developer
Rank 91 84 69
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 8 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 0.072% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.078% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+28.12% -
iOS Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1548 1274 932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.20% 92.32% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 668 418
Average daily rate £363 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 61 90
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.38 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% -9.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.49 £81.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

iOS Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iOS Developer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

iOS Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

iOS Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

iOS Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

iOS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited iOS Developer in their job title 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 with iOS Developer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 15 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Objective-C
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 7 (46.67%) CSS3
4 6 (40.00%) Android
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) OOP
5 5 (33.33%) TDD
5 5 (33.33%) JSON
5 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 5 (33.33%) Android Development
6 4 (26.67%) REST
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) Xcode
6 4 (26.67%) Mobile Development
7 3 (20.00%) Apple Swift
7 3 (20.00%) XHTML
7 3 (20.00%) XSLT
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) RESTful
7 3 (20.00%) BDD
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery

iOS Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited iOS Developer in their job title 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 with iOS Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Xcode
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Axure RP
3 1 (6.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) CSS
1 7 (46.67%) CSS3
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 6 (40.00%) Web Services
3 5 (33.33%) XML
3 5 (33.33%) JSON
4 4 (26.67%) REST
4 4 (26.67%) HTML5
5 3 (20.00%) XHTML
5 3 (20.00%) XSLT
5 3 (20.00%) RESTful
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (13.33%) iOS SDK
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.67%) Ajax
7 1 (6.67%) WSDL
7 1 (6.67%) SOAP
7 1 (6.67%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) iPhone
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Web 2.0
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (40.00%) Android
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) OOP
3 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (33.33%) Android Development
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Mobile Development
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) Web Design
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
7 1 (6.67%) OOD
7 1 (6.67%) SOA
7 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
7 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Objective-C
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) Apple Swift
4 2 (13.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe
1 1 (6.67%) Appcelerator
1 1 (6.67%) Kony
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