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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 97 96 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -32
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 35 25 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.11% 0.94% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.16% 4.40% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 41
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £308 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.79 £32.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-14.49% -30.85%
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
678 568 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.56% 21.28% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 242 273
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 87 84
Average hourly rate £14.35 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £11.63 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.07 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
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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
Manchester +1 19 £376 +7.42% 30
Cheshire +14 11 £350 +4.47% 7
Merseyside -12 1 - -
Lancashire -17 1 £420 - 3
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 67 (69.79%) Android
2 50 (52.08%) iOS Development
3 46 (47.92%) Mobile App
4 37 (38.54%) Windows
5 30 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 27 (28.13%) HTML
7 25 (26.04%) CSS
8 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (23.96%) Objective-C
9 23 (23.96%) XML
10 20 (20.83%) .NET
10 20 (20.83%) Windows Phone
11 18 (18.75%) CSS3
11 18 (18.75%) jQuery
12 17 (17.71%) Java
13 16 (16.67%) Web Services
13 16 (16.67%) Android Development
14 15 (15.63%) HTML5
14 15 (15.63%) XSLT
15 13 (13.54%) Apache Cordova
15 13 (13.54%) XHTML
15 13 (13.54%) OO
15 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
16 12 (12.50%) Xamarin
16 12 (12.50%) XPath
17 11 (11.46%) Web Design
18 10 (10.42%) User Experience
19 9 (9.38%) Windows Phone 8
19 9 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
19 9 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (4.17%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.08%) Lync
3 1 (1.04%) Apache
3 1 (1.04%) IIS
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (4.17%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.13%) MS Office
3 3 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.04%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) SSL
2 6 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (4.17%) VPN
4 2 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.04%) VLAN
5 1 (1.04%) HTTP
5 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) MySQL
2 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) SQLite
3 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Xcode
2 6 (6.25%) Subversion
2 6 (6.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 5 (5.21%) Axure RP
4 4 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.13%) JIRA
6 2 (2.08%) JUnit
6 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.08%) Selenium
6 2 (2.08%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.04%) Appium
7 1 (1.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (8.33%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (3.13%) Publishing
3 3 (3.13%) Games
4 2 (2.08%) Local Government
4 2 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (61.46%) Developer
2 31 (32.29%) iOS Developer
3 14 (14.58%) Mobile Developer
4 7 (7.29%) Android Developer
5 6 (6.25%) Analyst
5 6 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 6 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.21%) Xamarin Developer
6 5 (5.21%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Designer
8 3 (3.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Architect
8 3 (3.13%) Tester
8 3 (3.13%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.08%) Software Tester
9 2 (2.08%) Desktop Support
9 2 (2.08%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (28.13%) HTML
2 25 (26.04%) CSS
3 23 (23.96%) XML
4 20 (20.83%) .NET
5 18 (18.75%) CSS3
5 18 (18.75%) jQuery
6 16 (16.67%) Web Services
7 15 (15.63%) HTML5
7 15 (15.63%) XSLT
8 13 (13.54%) Apache Cordova
8 13 (13.54%) XHTML
9 8 (8.33%) iOS SDK
10 7 (7.29%) PhoneGap
10 7 (7.29%) JSON
10 7 (7.29%) Cocoa
10 7 (7.29%) Ajax
11 6 (6.25%) SOAP
11 6 (6.25%) Sass
12 5 (5.21%) .NET Framework
13 4 (4.17%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 46 (47.92%) Mobile App
2 10 (10.42%) User Experience
3 9 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (9.38%) PKI
3 9 (9.38%) CESG
4 7 (7.29%) Open Source
4 7 (7.29%) Computer Science
4 7 (7.29%) Blackberry
5 6 (6.25%) Web 2.0
5 6 (6.25%) iPad
6 5 (5.21%) NHS
7 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.17%) Data Structures
7 4 (4.17%) Algorithms
8 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.13%) Social Media
8 3 (3.13%) iPhone
9 2 (2.08%) STB
9 2 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (2.08%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 67 (69.79%) Android
2 37 (38.54%) Windows
3 20 (20.83%) Windows Phone
4 9 (9.38%) Windows Phone 8
5 8 (8.33%) Linux
6 7 (7.29%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.13%) Windows Vista
8 3 (3.13%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.08%) NetWare
10 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.08%) iOS Development
2 24 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.67%) Android Development
4 13 (13.54%) OO
5 11 (11.46%) Web Design
6 9 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (9.38%) TDD
6 9 (9.38%) Configuration Management
7 8 (8.33%) OOD
8 7 (7.29%) OOP
8 7 (7.29%) Scrum
8 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.25%) SOA
9 6 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.17%) ITIL
11 4 (4.17%) Use Case
11 4 (4.17%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 23 (23.96%) Objective-C
3 17 (17.71%) Java
4 12 (12.50%) XPath
5 6 (6.25%) C#
6 5 (5.21%) C
6 5 (5.21%) SQL
7 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.08%) VBScript
8 2 (2.08%) C++
8 2 (2.08%) Python
8 2 (2.08%) Ruby
8 2 (2.08%) Clojure
9 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.04%) Perl
9 1 (1.04%) PHP
9 1 (1.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.13%) ISEB
3 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) Firmware
2 6 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.13%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.08%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.50%) Xamarin
3 6 (6.25%) VMware
3 6 (6.25%) Citrix
3 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.25%) F5
4 5 (5.21%) Appcelerator
4 5 (5.21%) Adobe
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle
5 4 (4.17%) Apple
5 4 (4.17%) HP
5 4 (4.17%) Lotus
5 4 (4.17%) Kony
6 2 (2.08%) Juniper
6 2 (2.08%) Novell
6 2 (2.08%) Atmel
7 1 (1.04%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.04%) Google
7 1 (1.04%) Symbian
7 1 (1.04%) AppSense
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