The table below looks at the statistics for iOS SDK skills 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 SDK over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS SDK
Rank 97 87 73
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.77% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.53 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
443 392 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.51% 29.70% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 256 222
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.64 £19.50 £17.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

iOS SDK
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iOS SDK across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

iOS SDK Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

iOS SDK
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

iOS SDK Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

iOS SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing iOS SDK 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 SDK.

1 4 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Cocoa
3 1 (25.00%) Xcode
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) SQLite
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (25.00%) REST

iOS SDK
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing iOS SDK 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 SDK. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Xcode
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) Cocoa Touch
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Xamarin