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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple iOS over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple iOS
Rank 97 79 126
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +47
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 54 83 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.57% 1.95% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.59% 9.44% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 51 8
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £451 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.77 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+60.56% +4.41%
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
711 879 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.66% 20.64% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 476 395
Median daily rate £388 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £172 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 96 99
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £31.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

Apple iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Apple iOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Apple iOS within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 37 £425 +8.97% 17
Cheshire -26 5 £425 +3.03% 6
Lancashire - 5 £375 -
Merseyside +7 2 £186 +30.70% 1
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Apple iOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Apple iOS.

1 54 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (56.47%) Android
3 44 (51.76%) iOS Development
4 37 (43.53%) Objective-C
5 26 (30.59%) Android Development
6 25 (29.41%) Mobile App
6 25 (29.41%) BDD
6 25 (29.41%) Git (software)
7 24 (28.24%) Mobile Development
7 24 (28.24%) Java
7 24 (28.24%) OOP
8 22 (25.88%) TDD
8 22 (25.88%) User Experience
9 21 (24.71%) Apple Swift
9 21 (24.71%) Windows
10 20 (23.53%) Scrum
11 19 (22.35%) Xcode
12 17 (20.00%) Unit Testing
12 17 (20.00%) Subversion
12 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 14 (16.47%) Project Management
14 13 (15.29%) Apple
14 13 (15.29%) REST
15 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
16 11 (12.94%) OO
16 11 (12.94%) Automated Testing
16 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
16 11 (12.94%) Cocoa
16 11 (12.94%) Finance
16 11 (12.94%) Jenkins

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (7.06%) Drupal
1 6 (7.06%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.35%) Marvel
3 1 (1.18%) Apache
3 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) MS Office
2 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.35%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (2.35%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Google Apps
1 2 (2.35%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) HTTP
1 8 (9.41%) Internet
2 6 (7.06%) Extranet
2 6 (7.06%) Network Security
3 2 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.18%) SAN
4 1 (1.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.35%) SQLite
2 1 (1.18%) DB2
2 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 19 (22.35%) Xcode
3 17 (20.00%) Subversion
4 11 (12.94%) Jenkins
5 9 (10.59%) JUnit
6 5 (5.88%) Android Studio
6 5 (5.88%) CocoaPods
7 3 (3.53%) Appium
7 3 (3.53%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.53%) Calabash
7 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.53%) Hudson
7 3 (3.53%) Robotium
7 3 (3.53%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.35%) Gradle
9 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.18%) JIRA
9 1 (1.18%) Maven
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Law
3 5 (5.88%) Legal
3 5 (5.88%) Publishing
4 4 (4.71%) Banking
5 3 (3.53%) Retail
6 2 (2.35%) Games
6 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.18%) Advertising
7 1 (1.18%) Billing
7 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (64.71%) Developer
2 38 (44.71%) iOS Developer
3 19 (22.35%) Android Developer
4 13 (15.29%) Mobile Developer
5 10 (11.76%) Objective-C Developer
6 9 (10.59%) iOS Android Developer
7 8 (9.41%) Desktop Support
7 8 (9.41%) Java Developer
8 7 (8.24%) Agile Developer
8 7 (8.24%) Analyst
8 7 (8.24%) Java Android Developer
8 7 (8.24%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Java Mobile Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Digital Delivery Manager
10 4 (4.71%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.53%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.29%) REST
2 11 (12.94%) Cocoa
3 10 (11.76%) JSON
3 10 (11.76%) XML
4 8 (9.41%) Web Services
5 7 (8.24%) iOS SDK
6 5 (5.88%) RESTful
7 3 (3.53%) .NET
7 3 (3.53%) Cocoa Touch
7 3 (3.53%) CSS
7 3 (3.53%) HTML
8 2 (2.35%) Framer.js
8 2 (2.35%) HTML5
8 2 (2.35%) Sass
9 1 (1.18%) CGI
9 1 (1.18%) GWT
9 1 (1.18%) jQuery
9 1 (1.18%) OAuth
9 1 (1.18%) SAX
9 1 (1.18%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.41%) Mobile App
2 22 (25.88%) User Experience
3 7 (8.24%) Blackberry
4 6 (7.06%) Digital Media
4 6 (7.06%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.53%) iPhone
5 3 (3.53%) Streaming Media
6 2 (2.35%) iPad
7 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.18%) FMCG
7 1 (1.18%) iSeries
7 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 48 (56.47%) Android
2 21 (24.71%) Windows
3 7 (8.24%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.71%) Mac OS
4 4 (4.71%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.18%) Linux
7 1 (1.18%) Unix
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (51.76%) iOS Development
3 26 (30.59%) Android Development
4 25 (29.41%) BDD
5 24 (28.24%) Mobile Development
5 24 (28.24%) OOP
6 22 (25.88%) TDD
7 20 (23.53%) Scrum
8 17 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 14 (16.47%) Project Management
10 11 (12.94%) Automated Testing
10 11 (12.94%) OO
10 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
11 10 (11.76%) ITIL
11 10 (11.76%) Software Testing
12 7 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (8.24%) CRM
12 7 (8.24%) E-Commerce
12 7 (8.24%) Service Management
12 7 (8.24%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (43.53%) Objective-C
2 24 (28.24%) Java
3 21 (24.71%) Apple Swift
4 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.24%) PHP
6 4 (4.71%) Ruby
7 3 (3.53%) C#
7 3 (3.53%) C++
8 2 (2.35%) SQL
9 1 (1.18%) C
9 1 (1.18%) F#
9 1 (1.18%) Lua
9 1 (1.18%) Python
9 1 (1.18%) RPG IV
9 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) Degree
1 4 (4.71%) MCDST
1 4 (4.71%) MCP
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) CISM
4 1 (1.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.18%) SCCM
2 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.29%) Apple
3 6 (7.06%) Citrix
3 6 (7.06%) HP
3 6 (7.06%) Samsung
3 6 (7.06%) Verint
4 3 (3.53%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.35%) Adobe
5 2 (2.35%) Google
6 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.18%) IBM
6 1 (1.18%) IFS
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