The table below looks at the statistics for Apple iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iOS
Rank 83 102 106
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 70 40 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.84% 1.24% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.86% 5.85% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 30 11
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.75 - £18.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £30.20 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-28.80% -7.07%
Apple iOS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
790 684 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.78% 21.14% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 330 247
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £172 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 82 93
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.35 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.99% -13.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.95 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £34.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Apple iOS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Apple iOS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Apple iOS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Apple iOS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Apple iOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS across the North West region.

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Apple iOS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +21 38 £425 +21.42% 7
Manchester -17 23 £325 -13.33% 18
Merseyside +3 6 £325 - 1
Lancashire +1 1 - - 1
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Apple iOS 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 Apple iOS.

1 117 (73.13%) Android
2 70 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (43.75%) Mobile App
3 64 (40.00%) iOS Development
4 36 (22.50%) Objective-C
5 35 (21.88%) TDD
6 34 (21.25%) HTML
7 32 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 32 (20.00%) Windows
7 32 (20.00%) Android Development
8 30 (18.75%) Web Services
8 30 (18.75%) Git (software)
9 29 (18.13%) Java
10 28 (17.50%) Scrum
11 25 (15.63%) Mobile Device Management
11 25 (15.63%) BDD
12 24 (15.00%) CSS
13 23 (14.38%) HTML5
14 22 (13.75%) VPN
14 22 (13.75%) JSON
15 21 (13.13%) Mobile Application Development
16 20 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (11.25%) Microsoft
18 17 (10.63%) REST
18 17 (10.63%) Mobile Development
18 17 (10.63%) AirWatch
19 16 (10.00%) Appium
19 16 (10.00%) OOP
19 16 (10.00%) Kanban
20 15 (9.38%) QA

Apple iOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Apple iOS 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 Apple iOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (3.75%) CMS
2 6 (3.75%) Node.js
2 6 (3.75%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.50%) IIS
5 3 (1.88%) Drupal
5 3 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.88%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.88%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.88%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.88%) WordPress
6 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) MS Office
2 3 (1.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.63%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.63%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.50%) Amazon Glacier
2 4 (2.50%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 4 (2.50%) Route 53
3 2 (1.25%) GitHub
3 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.75%) VPN
2 14 (8.75%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (7.50%) Wireless
4 6 (3.75%) Internet
4 6 (3.75%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.13%) SSL
6 2 (1.25%) DNS
6 2 (1.25%) Firewall
6 2 (1.25%) NAS
6 2 (1.25%) Skype
6 2 (1.25%) SMTP
7 1 (0.63%) HTTP
7 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.63%) Multicast
7 1 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.75%) SQL Server
1 6 (3.75%) SQLite
2 4 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (2.50%) Big Data
2 4 (2.50%) MySQL
2 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.25%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.25%) Redis
5 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.00%) Appium
3 15 (9.38%) Subversion
4 12 (7.50%) Jenkins
5 11 (6.88%) JIRA
6 9 (5.63%) Cucumber
7 8 (5.00%) Calabash
8 7 (4.38%) Selenium
8 7 (4.38%) Xcode
9 5 (3.13%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 3 (1.88%) CocoaPods
11 3 (1.88%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.25%) Ant
12 2 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.25%) Gradle
12 2 (1.25%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.25%) Mocha
12 2 (1.25%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.63%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (7.50%) Banking
1 12 (7.50%) Finance
2 6 (3.75%) Retail
3 4 (2.50%) Games
3 4 (2.50%) Local Government
4 2 (1.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (44.38%) Developer
2 43 (26.88%) iOS Developer
3 19 (11.88%) Android Developer
4 16 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
5 13 (8.13%) Analyst
5 13 (8.13%) iOS Android Developer
6 11 (6.88%) Applications Developer
6 11 (6.88%) Architect
6 11 (6.88%) Consultant
7 9 (5.63%) Delivery Manager
8 8 (5.00%) Administrator
8 8 (5.00%) Applications Manager
9 7 (4.38%) Mobility Architect
9 7 (4.38%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.75%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 5 (3.13%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.13%) Senior Developer
12 4 (2.50%) Security Consultant
12 4 (2.50%) Service Manager
12 4 (2.50%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.25%) HTML
2 30 (18.75%) Web Services
3 24 (15.00%) CSS
4 23 (14.38%) HTML5
5 22 (13.75%) JSON
6 17 (10.63%) REST
7 15 (9.38%) .NET
8 14 (8.75%) CSS3
8 14 (8.75%) jQuery
9 13 (8.13%) iOS SDK
10 11 (6.88%) Android SDK
11 7 (4.38%) AngularJS
11 7 (4.38%) PhoneGap
11 7 (4.38%) XML
12 5 (3.13%) .NET Framework
12 5 (3.13%) Ajax
12 5 (3.13%) Apache Cordova
12 5 (3.13%) Entity Framework
12 5 (3.13%) RESTful
13 4 (2.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 70 (43.75%) Mobile App
2 12 (7.50%) Blackberry
2 12 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.88%) User Experience
4 10 (6.25%) Handset
4 10 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.13%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.50%) FMCG
6 4 (2.50%) Replication
6 4 (2.50%) Streaming Video
6 4 (2.50%) Telematics
6 4 (2.50%) Video on Demand
7 3 (1.88%) Animation
7 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.25%) iPad
8 2 (1.25%) iPhone
8 2 (1.25%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.25%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 117 (73.13%) Android
2 32 (20.00%) Windows
3 11 (6.88%) Windows 7
4 7 (4.38%) Windows 8
5 6 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.13%) Linux
6 5 (3.13%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.50%) Windows Phone
7 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.25%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.25%) NetWare
8 2 (1.25%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.25%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.25%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.63%) webOS
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 35 (21.88%) TDD
4 32 (20.00%) Android Development
5 28 (17.50%) Scrum
6 25 (15.63%) BDD
6 25 (15.63%) Mobile Device Management
7 21 (13.13%) Mobile Application Development
8 20 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (10.63%) Mobile Development
10 16 (10.00%) Kanban
10 16 (10.00%) OOP
11 14 (8.75%) Automation Testing
12 13 (8.13%) OO
12 13 (8.13%) Problem Management
13 11 (6.88%) E-Commerce
13 11 (6.88%) Project Management
13 11 (6.88%) SDLC
14 10 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (6.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.50%) Objective-C
2 32 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 29 (18.13%) Java
4 15 (9.38%) SQL
5 12 (7.50%) C#
6 9 (5.63%) Apple Swift
7 7 (4.38%) C++
8 6 (3.75%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.88%) ActionScript
10 3 (1.88%) Perl
10 3 (1.88%) PHP
10 3 (1.88%) VBScript
11 2 (1.25%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (1.25%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.63%) C
12 1 (0.63%) Python
12 1 (0.63%) R
12 1 (0.63%) Ruby
12 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.50%) CISM
1 4 (2.50%) CISSP
1 4 (2.50%) Degree
1 4 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (8.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.88%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.25%) Postfix
3 2 (1.25%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 17 (10.63%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.25%) SCCM
2 2 (1.25%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (11.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.63%) Apple
2 9 (5.63%) Citrix
3 6 (3.75%) Juniper
3 6 (3.75%) MobileIron
3 6 (3.75%) Xamarin
4 5 (3.13%) Google
5 4 (2.50%) Appcelerator
6 3 (1.88%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.88%) HP
6 3 (1.88%) Lotus
6 3 (1.88%) OpenText
6 3 (1.88%) Oracle
6 3 (1.88%) Symantec
7 2 (1.25%) Adobe
7 2 (1.25%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.25%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.25%) Novell
7 2 (1.25%) Trustwave
8 1 (0.63%) Apigee
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