The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS SDK
Rank 80 71 87
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Contract jobs citing iOS SDK 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.071% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 1.03% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £400 £235 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -14.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.68% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
403 291 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.46% 29.85% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 151 259
Average daily rate £325 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 17
Average hourly rate £135.00 £31.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+328.57% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
iOS SDK
North West

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 20 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Cocoa
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) iPad

iOS SDK
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript