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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
iOS Developer
Rank 102 78 72
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -6
Contract jobs requiring an iOS Developer 5 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.85% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.88% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Average daily rate £375 £377 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 - £32.50
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
1732 1360 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.01% 95.84% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 799 576
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £263 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 60 51
Average hourly rate £17.30 £14.00 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -23.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iOS Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

iOS Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

iOS Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 26 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 20 (76.92%) Objective-C
3 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (50.00%) HTML
4 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (50.00%) Web Services
4 13 (50.00%) HTML5
5 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
6 10 (38.46%) Android
6 10 (38.46%) TDD
6 10 (38.46%) REST
6 10 (38.46%) Android Development
7 9 (34.62%) Scrum
7 9 (34.62%) Subversion
7 9 (34.62%) Java
8 8 (30.77%) CSS
8 8 (30.77%) OOP
8 8 (30.77%) JSON
8 8 (30.77%) CSS3
9 6 (23.08%) BDD
9 6 (23.08%) Mobile Development
10 5 (19.23%) SQLite
11 4 (15.38%) JIRA
11 4 (15.38%) OO
11 4 (15.38%) Project Management
11 4 (15.38%) User Experience
11 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
11 4 (15.38%) Xamarin
11 4 (15.38%) Mobile App

iOS Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQLite
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 9 (34.62%) Subversion
3 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 4 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (7.69%) Mercurial
4 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.69%) Xcode
5 1 (3.85%) Ant
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.85%) Gradle
General
1 3 (11.54%) Games
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) HTML
1 13 (50.00%) HTML5
1 13 (50.00%) Web Services
2 10 (38.46%) REST
3 8 (30.77%) CSS
3 8 (30.77%) CSS3
3 8 (30.77%) JSON
4 3 (11.54%) iOS SDK
4 3 (11.54%) jQuery
5 2 (7.69%) .NET
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.69%) Ajax
5 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.69%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
5 2 (7.69%) PhoneGap
5 2 (7.69%) SOAP
5 2 (7.69%) WCF
5 2 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
1 4 (15.38%) Video on Demand
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) iPhone
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (38.46%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Android Development
3 10 (38.46%) TDD
4 9 (34.62%) Scrum
5 8 (30.77%) OOP
6 6 (23.08%) BDD
6 6 (23.08%) Mobile Development
7 4 (15.38%) OO
7 4 (15.38%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) ITIL
8 2 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (7.69%) MVC
8 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.85%) Content Management
9 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.85%) Kanban
9 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) Objective-C
2 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) Apple Swift
5 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Xamarin
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Appcelerator
4 1 (3.85%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.85%) OpenText
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
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