The table below looks at the statistics for iOS Development skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iOS Development over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iOS Software Development
Rank 39 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing iOS Development 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.00% 0.52% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.85% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£170 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.30 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+33.23% -
iOS Development
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
269 117 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 67.42% 61.26% 70.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 70 85
Average daily rate £400 £400 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £278 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

iOS Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iOS Development across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

iOS Development Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

iOS Development
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

iOS Development Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

iOS Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing iOS Development 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 Development.

1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 3 (75.00%) Android Development
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Cocoa
2 3 (75.00%) Xcode
2 3 (75.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Apple
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Animation
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Core Animation
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Apple Swift
3 2 (50.00%) CocoaPods
3 2 (50.00%) Appium
3 2 (50.00%) UIKit
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Games
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (25.00%) PlayStation

iOS Development
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing iOS Development 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 Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Xcode
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Appium
2 2 (50.00%) CocoaPods
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Cocoa
1 3 (75.00%) Core Animation
1 3 (75.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (50.00%) UIKit
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) POSIX
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Pthreads
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Animation
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) PlayStation
3 1 (25.00%) iPhone
3 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Apple
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago