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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iOS
Rank 107 80 69
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -11
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 33 51 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.03% 1.75% 2.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.60% 8.03% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 37
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£350 £343 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £550 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-38.18% -24.13%
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
717 635 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.45% 21.81% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 265 312
Average daily rate £325 £310 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 88 87
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £35.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 1 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple iOS across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Apple iOS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 October 2014. 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 -3 29 £338 -1.45% 26
Cheshire -20 4 £563 +50.00% 12
Lancashire - - - - 3
Merseyside - - - - 1
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 41 (69.49%) Android
2 24 (40.68%) Mobile App
3 20 (33.90%) iOS Development
3 20 (33.90%) Objective-C
4 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (25.42%) TDD
6 12 (20.34%) Java
7 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
7 11 (18.64%) HTML
8 10 (16.95%) .NET
8 10 (16.95%) Windows
9 9 (15.25%) User Experience
10 8 (13.56%) Xamarin
10 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
11 7 (11.86%) CSS
11 7 (11.86%) OOP
11 7 (11.86%) OO
11 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
11 7 (11.86%) Blackberry
11 7 (11.86%) iPad
11 7 (11.86%) Cucumber
11 7 (11.86%) BDD
12 6 (10.17%) iOS SDK
12 6 (10.17%) Calabash
12 6 (10.17%) Oracle
12 6 (10.17%) C#
12 6 (10.17%) Automated Testing
13 5 (8.47%) jQuery
13 5 (8.47%) Finance
13 5 (8.47%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (6.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.08%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.39%) Lync
3 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (5.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Magento
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) VPN
2 2 (3.39%) SSL
3 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) MySQL
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Cucumber
2 6 (10.17%) Calabash
3 4 (6.78%) Subversion
3 4 (6.78%) Xcode
3 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Retail
3 3 (5.08%) Games
4 2 (3.39%) Publishing
4 2 (3.39%) Local Government
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (64.41%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) iOS Developer
3 12 (20.34%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Applications Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Designer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.39%) CSS Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Remote Desktop Support
7 2 (3.39%) Xamarin Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.39%) Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.39%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) HTML
2 10 (16.95%) .NET
3 7 (11.86%) CSS
4 6 (10.17%) iOS SDK
5 5 (8.47%) jQuery
5 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
5 5 (8.47%) HTML5
6 4 (6.78%) Android SDK
6 4 (6.78%) Cocoa
7 3 (5.08%) JSON
7 3 (5.08%) Web Services
7 3 (5.08%) Cocoa Touch
7 3 (5.08%) PhoneGap
8 2 (3.39%) UIKit
8 2 (3.39%) RESTful
8 2 (3.39%) Xamarin.iOS
8 2 (3.39%) Leaflet
8 2 (3.39%) Flask
8 2 (3.39%) Flash
8 2 (3.39%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (40.68%) Mobile App
2 9 (15.25%) User Experience
3 7 (11.86%) Blackberry
3 7 (11.86%) iPad
4 4 (6.78%) iPhone
5 3 (5.08%) Social Media
6 2 (3.39%) GIS
7 1 (1.69%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 41 (69.49%) Android
2 10 (16.95%) Windows
3 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Phone
4 2 (3.39%) Linux
4 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.39%) NetWare
4 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) iOS Development
2 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.42%) TDD
4 8 (13.56%) Software Engineering
5 7 (11.86%) OOP
5 7 (11.86%) OO
5 7 (11.86%) BDD
6 6 (10.17%) Automated Testing
7 5 (8.47%) Android Development
7 5 (8.47%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.78%) Pair Programming
8 4 (6.78%) Scrum
9 3 (5.08%) ITIL
9 3 (5.08%) OOD
9 3 (5.08%) SOA
9 3 (5.08%) Project Management
9 3 (5.08%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (3.39%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) Objective-C
2 12 (20.34%) Java
3 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.17%) C#
5 4 (6.78%) Ruby
6 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.08%) PHP
6 3 (5.08%) SQL
6 3 (5.08%) Python
7 2 (3.39%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.39%) VBScript
7 2 (3.39%) C++
7 2 (3.39%) C
8 1 (1.69%) XAML
8 1 (1.69%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.69%) Perl
8 1 (1.69%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.69%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Xamarin
2 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.17%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) Citrix
5 3 (5.08%) Lotus
5 3 (5.08%) Apple
6 2 (3.39%) Appcelerator
6 2 (3.39%) Kony
6 2 (3.39%) HP
6 2 (3.39%) Juniper
6 2 (3.39%) Novell
7 1 (1.69%) Symbian
7 1 (1.69%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.69%) SAP
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