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 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple iOS
Rank 72 101 77
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -24
Contract jobs citing Apple iOS 86 33 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.20% 1.06% 1.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.21% 4.55% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 28
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£331 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £540 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.60 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-23.12% -1.53%
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
842 726 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.57% 23.27% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 317 241
Average daily rate £375 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 122 72
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.91 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £36.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

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 May 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 1 May 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 36 £331 +10.41% 17
Cheshire +18 25 £350 -6.66% 19
Merseyside -5 8 £300 -25.00% 2
Lancashire - 8 £319 - 1
Apple iOS
England

Apple iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 95 (78.51%) Android
2 64 (52.89%) iOS Development
3 54 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (37.19%) Mobile App
5 43 (35.54%) Android Development
6 32 (26.45%) Windows
7 28 (23.14%) Java
8 26 (21.49%) Objective-C
9 24 (19.83%) Mobile Development
10 23 (19.01%) JavaScript
10 23 (19.01%) Web Services
11 21 (17.36%) Git (software)
11 21 (17.36%) TDD
12 20 (16.53%) HTML
12 20 (16.53%) OOP
13 19 (15.70%) Microsoft
13 19 (15.70%) Subversion
13 19 (15.70%) JSON
13 19 (15.70%) REST
14 18 (14.88%) Apple
14 18 (14.88%) CSS
14 18 (14.88%) Scrum
15 16 (13.22%) HTML5
15 16 (13.22%) CSS3
16 14 (11.57%) Cucumber
16 14 (11.57%) XML
16 14 (11.57%) E-Commerce
17 13 (10.74%) .NET
17 13 (10.74%) BDD
17 13 (10.74%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (4.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.48%) Node.js
3 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.83%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) Apache
3 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) MS Office
2 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.83%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) TCP/IP
1 5 (4.13%) Internet
2 4 (3.31%) IP Telephony
3 3 (2.48%) 4G
3 3 (2.48%) LTE
3 3 (2.48%) SSL
3 3 (2.48%) Broadband
3 3 (2.48%) 3G
3 3 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.48%) Wireless
3 3 (2.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.65%) iBeacon
4 2 (1.65%) HTTP
5 1 (0.83%) VLAN
5 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.83%) GPRS
5 1 (0.83%) LAN
5 1 (0.83%) UMTS
5 1 (0.83%) WAN
5 1 (0.83%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.96%) MySQL
2 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.65%) Redis
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) SQLite
5 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (17.36%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.70%) Subversion
3 14 (11.57%) Cucumber
4 10 (8.26%) Xcode
5 9 (7.44%) Appium
6 6 (4.96%) Calabash
7 4 (3.31%) Selenium
8 3 (2.48%) JIRA
8 3 (2.48%) JUnit
9 2 (1.65%) CocoaPods
9 2 (1.65%) Mocha
9 2 (1.65%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.83%) TestNG
10 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (9.92%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Back Office
3 4 (3.31%) Retail
4 3 (2.48%) Banking
4 3 (2.48%) Games
5 2 (1.65%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (55.37%) Developer
2 37 (30.58%) iOS Developer
3 18 (14.88%) Mobile Developer
4 13 (10.74%) Android Developer
5 10 (8.26%) Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) Test Consultant
6 8 (6.61%) Consultant
7 7 (5.79%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Tester
9 5 (4.13%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Technical Writer
10 4 (3.31%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.31%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (2.48%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 3 (2.48%) IT Support
11 3 (2.48%) Technical Leader
11 3 (2.48%) Applications Tester
11 3 (2.48%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.48%) Support Technician
11 3 (2.48%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.01%) Web Services
2 20 (16.53%) HTML
3 19 (15.70%) JSON
3 19 (15.70%) REST
4 18 (14.88%) CSS
5 16 (13.22%) HTML5
5 16 (13.22%) CSS3
6 14 (11.57%) XML
7 13 (10.74%) .NET
8 9 (7.44%) Cocoa
9 8 (6.61%) RESTful
10 5 (4.13%) jQuery
10 5 (4.13%) XSLT
10 5 (4.13%) SOAP
11 4 (3.31%) XHTML
11 4 (3.31%) Cocoa Touch
12 3 (2.48%) iOS SDK
12 3 (2.48%) Core Animation
12 3 (2.48%) J2EE
12 3 (2.48%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 45 (37.19%) Mobile App
2 11 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.96%) NHS
3 6 (4.96%) iPad
3 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.13%) User Experience
4 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.31%) CESG
5 4 (3.31%) PKI
6 3 (2.48%) iPhone
6 3 (2.48%) Open Source
6 3 (2.48%) Animation
7 2 (1.65%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.65%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.65%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.65%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.65%) Biometrics
7 2 (1.65%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 95 (78.51%) Android
2 32 (26.45%) Windows
3 13 (10.74%) Windows 8
4 11 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 10 (8.26%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.79%) Windows Phone
7 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.31%) Linux
8 4 (3.31%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (3.31%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (2.48%) BlackBerry OS
9 3 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.65%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.83%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (52.89%) iOS Development
2 54 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (35.54%) Android Development
4 24 (19.83%) Mobile Development
5 21 (17.36%) TDD
6 20 (16.53%) OOP
7 18 (14.88%) Scrum
8 14 (11.57%) E-Commerce
9 13 (10.74%) BDD
10 10 (8.26%) Software Engineering
10 10 (8.26%) Software Testing
10 10 (8.26%) Mobile Device Management
11 9 (7.44%) OO
11 9 (7.44%) Project Management
11 9 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (6.61%) Kanban
12 8 (6.61%) Automated Testing
12 8 (6.61%) Test Planning
13 7 (5.79%) Automation Testing
13 7 (5.79%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.14%) Java
2 26 (21.49%) Objective-C
3 23 (19.01%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.61%) C#
5 7 (5.79%) Apple Swift
6 6 (4.96%) SQL
7 5 (4.13%) VBA
8 3 (2.48%) C++
8 3 (2.48%) C
9 2 (1.65%) PHP
9 2 (1.65%) Ruby
9 2 (1.65%) XPath
9 2 (1.65%) Clojure
10 1 (0.83%) PHP5
10 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.83%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (4.96%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.48%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.65%) MCSE
3 2 (1.65%) MCSA
4 1 (0.83%) MCDST
4 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) MCP
4 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.48%) Firmware
3 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.83%) XenApp
3 1 (0.83%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) AirWatch
2 4 (3.31%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.88%) Apple
3 9 (7.44%) Oracle
4 7 (5.79%) Xamarin
5 6 (4.96%) LANDesk
6 5 (4.13%) HP
7 4 (3.31%) Citrix
8 3 (2.48%) F5
8 3 (2.48%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.48%) Adobe
8 3 (2.48%) Symantec
8 3 (2.48%) VMware
9 2 (1.65%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.65%) Twitter
10 1 (0.83%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.83%) Facebook
10 1 (0.83%) Atmel
10 1 (0.83%) Google
10 1 (0.83%) WatchGuard
10 1 (0.83%) AppSense
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